Senior Programs

CHRISTIANSBURG/MONTGOMERY TRIAD S.A.L.T.

Additional Information: The Christiansburg/Montgomery Triad S.A.L.T. (seniors and Law Enforcement Working Together) Council works on various projects to benefit senior citizens in the community. The council meets every third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Christiansburg Recreation Center; meetings are open to all senior citizens to attend. For additional information, please contact Tammy Caldwell, 540–382–2349, ext. 2003

ProgramEligibilityDateTimeLocation
Senior Police Academy50 & overM-F July 15-199 a.m. - 3 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
Annual Summer Picnic50 & overTuesday, Aug. 2011 a.m.Mid-County Park
Patriot's Day50 & overWednesday, Sept. 11TBAChristiansburg Recreation Center
Triad Meeting50 & overTuesday, Sept. 171:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center


HIKES  

Additional Information: Join us for some exercise in the beautiful outdoors! We will stop for lunch after the hike. Participants are responsible for paying for their lunch.    Minimum: 4          Maximum: 8       Eligibility: 18 & over           Difficulty of all hikes: Flat

RegistrationDateTimeTR/NRLocation
April 1 - Aug. 8Tuesday, August 13Leave Rec. Center at 9 a.m.$6/$12Segment of Roanoke Valley Greenway (Flat)


SUPER BINGO AND HEALTH TALKS   

Additional Information:  Join us for everyone’s favorite game, bingo.  Each month there will be a different health topic prior to playing bingo. Lunch provided to registered participants.  This program is FREE; registration is required before deadline. Transportation provided from recreation center.   Minimum: 4 Maximum: 8                                        Location: Commonwealth Senior Living Christiansburg 

RegistrationEligibility DateTopic Time
April 10 - Aug. 2250 & overThursday, Aug. 29TBANoon - 2 p.m.
April 10 - Sept. 1250 & overThursday, Sept. 19TBANoon - 2 p.m.


LUNCH BUNCH

Additional Information: Join us for our monthly lunch outings to various restaurants in the area. Participants are responsible for paying for their own lunch and any additional expenses.
Minimum: 5           Maximum: 8

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRLocation
April 10-Aug. 2118 & overWednesday, Aug. 28Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10:30 a.m.$7/$14The Barn-Rich Creek
April 10-Aug. 2918 & overThursday, Sept. 5Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10:30 a.m.$7/$14Sagebrush Steakhouse-Wytheville


MYSTERY MOVIES AND MUNCHIES

Additional Information: Join us for Monday movies and refreshments. This program is FREE, register by the Monday before each movie.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 12

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 1650 & overMonday, Aug. 1911 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE
April 10 - Sept. 1350 & overMonday, Sept. 1611 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE


MEDICARE DECISIONS MADE EASY

Additional Information: You and a guest are invited to an educational workshop where you can get answers to your Medicare questions. You’ll have a better understanding of Medicare and how it works so you can make the right choice for your needs. Speaker: Linda Walker, Humana
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 12

EligibilityDateTimeFeeLocation
50 & overSaturday, Aug. 1010 a.mFREEChristiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2
50 & overSaturday, Sept. 1410 a.mFREEChristiansburg Rec Center-Classroom 2


BOOK SWAP          

Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8 – 5 p.m. at least two days before the scheduled Book Swap. At 5:15 p.m. on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy.  Location: Recreation Center- Classroom I

RegistrationDateTimeFee
April 1 - Aug. 21Monday, Aug 265:15 p.m.$1 non-refundable


STAMPIN UP                

Additional Information:Have you always wanted to try painting on canvas, but aren’t very artistic?  Then this is the class for you.  Learn to paint using simple step by step instructions and patterns.  Pre-register  Minimum: 8       Maximum: 15  

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - July 1050 & over
Thursday, July 1810 a.m. - noon
$12 to be paid to instructor at class
April 10 - Aug. 750 & overThursday, Aug. 1510 a.m. - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class
April 10 - Sept. 1150 & overThursday, Sept. 1910 a.m.  - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class


STEP BY STEP CANVAS PAINTING               

Additional Information:Have you always wanted to try painting on canvas, but aren’t very artistic?  Then this is the class for you.  Learn to paint using simple step by step instructions and patterns.  Pre-register  Minimum: 8       Maximum: 15  

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 118 & overWednesday, Aug. 710:30 a.m.$25 fee includes all painting supplies
April 10 - Aug. 2818 & overWednesday, Sept. 410:30 a.m.$25 fee includes all painting supplies


WELLNESS WORKSHOPS                

Additional Information: Join us for a one hour wellness workshop!  Attendees will learn the skills needed for a healthy lifestyle! A healthy snack will be provide at each workshop. Participants must sign up for each workshop individually   Minimum: 6             Maximum: 20

RegistrationDateTimeTopicFee
April 1 - Aug. 7Tuesday, Aug. 134 - 5 p.m.Sitting DiseaseFree, Must Pre-register


TIME CAPSULE                

Additional Information: Get crafty and create your own time capsule. A box in which you can put personal mementos, a place to put hopes and dreams sending a message to the future about your own life. Participants should bring 5 – 10 items that reflect their life including photos, coins, letters, and other objects that depict daily life in 2019. You will take the time capsule with you and secure it in a location and designate a time when the capsule is to be opened or you can give it away as a really neat gift  Pre-register.   Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10  Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - July 1850 & overThursday, July 2510:30 a.m.$5


MAKE AND TAKE: ESSENTIAL OILS                 

Additional Information: There are so many people who have the seasonal "bug" and this workshop will allow you to experience Essential Oils and their ability to support you and your family through this Cold, Cough and Flu season. We will make blends that support the Immune System, Respiratory, Muscle Ache and Pains and Digestive. Each roller ball is $5-we will have 5 recipe stations set up. If you have your own oils, bring them and learn how to blend them for Wellness. .  Minimum: 4             Maximum: 8

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 1 - July 2518 & overFriday, Aug. 211 a.m.$25


LUNCH AND LEARN: EDIBLE ART PROJECT            

Additional Information: Create at artwork using tortillas, and edible paints in this fun activity.  Lunch provided by Commonwealth Senior Living – Christiansburg. Pre-register. Minimum: 5 Maximum: 8                                          Location: Commonwealth Senior Living - Christiansburg

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 150 & overThursday, Aug. 811 a.m.Free


BINGO IS JUST PEACH             

Additional Information: August is National Peach Month, celebrate with us with peach inspired refreshments and drinks while playing bingo. Pre-register.    Minimum: 10 Maximum: 15   Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 550 & overTuesday, Aug. 1311 a.m.$4; $1 in quarter for prizes


NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY              

Additional Information: Enjoy all the watermelon you can eat! This juicy wondrous fruit is enjoyed by the young and old alike. Watermelon is filled with Vitamins A, B6 and C, antioxidants and potassium. Watermelon is fat free and has 40 calories per cup, so eat as much as you want. Enjoy a fun game of bingo and win prizes to celebrate your summer.     Pre-register.   Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10   Location: Montgomery County Government Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 1550 & overThursday, Aug. 221 p.m.Free


SENIOR SOCIAL               

Additional Information: Enjoy an evening of music, refreshments and friendship on the patio.  Pre-register.          Minimum: 10 Maximum: 15    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Sept. 1350 & overWednesday, Sept. 186 p.m.Free


INSTANT POT COOKING         

Additional Information: Do you have an Instant Pot or other brand of electronic pressure cooker and are nervous to use it?  Or are you thinking about getting one and want to learn more? This class will cover the basics of how to use the Instant Pot, as well as providing ideas of what it can be used for.  Several recipes will be demonstrated that you can taste test. Feel free to bring your own Instant Pot with you for hands-on instruction.   Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRLocation
April 1 - Sept. 1818 & overMonday, Sept. 236:30-8 p.m.$13/$23Rec. Ctr.-Kitchen


LUNCH & CRAFT          

Additional Information: Enjoy a delicious lunch before making a unique painting using Q - tips.  Pre-register.        Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10     Location: Commonwealth Senior Living - Christiansburg

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NR
April 10 - Sept. 1950 & overThursday, Sept. 26Noon - 2 p.m.Free