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    Adult Paint Night - May 8 at Brambleton Center

    Embrace your creativity and enjoy a fun night out with friends! Our instructor will guide you step by step from a blank canvas to a finished masterpiece! All materials will be provided. No art experience necessary! Read on...
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    Frog Calling Night Hike - Saturday at Explore Park

    Join us at Explore Park for a short talk about the habits and habitats of the frogs who call Explore Park home. Following the brief discussion, a naturalist will lead you on a night hike to listen for the frog’s diverse calls. Read on...
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    Green Ridge Basketball Courts & Track Closed for Maintenance May 1-10

    Please be aware the Green Ridge gymnasium (basketball courts) and walking track will be closed for refurbishment May 1-10. During this closure we will be resurfacing the gymnasium floor. Read on...
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    Family Scenic Horseback Ride - Saturday, April 29

    Seated adjacent to the Peaks of Otter and with endless miles of trail, join the equine experts at Reba Farm and enjoy scenic landscapes while learning to ride and work with your horse companion. Read on...
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    Cane Self Defense - Thursday, April 27 at Brambleton Center

    This class will teach anyone the benefits of the cane and how to use the cane for stretching, strength, and developing better balance. The class will also demonstrate that the cane is more than a crutch, and it is in fact a source of confidence. Read on...
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    Rugrat Ramblers Race - Saturday, April 29 at Explore Park

    A running series for kids of all abilities, from toddlers to teen and everyone in between, we'll have an age group specific race just for you. Toddler Trot 50 yard crawl, 3-4 year old 1/4 mile, 5-7 year old 1/2 mile and 8-13 years 1 mile race. Read on...
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    Explore Park Adventure Plan Receives 2017 Governor's Environmental Excellence Award

    At a ceremony on Tuesday during the 28th Annual Environment Virginia Symposium, Roanoke County was honored with a 2017 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award for the Explore Park Adventure Plan. The County received an honorable mention... Read on...
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    Stand Up Paddleboarding at Explore Park Apr. 29, May 11 & May 27

    Go on a Stand Up Paddleboarding Adventure with no previous experience! Join the experts at Roanoke Mountain Adventures for fun on the water during select dates this April and May. Read on...
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    Explore Park Visitor Center Opens for the Season April 15

    The Blue Ridge Parkway Visitor Center at Explore Park, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at MP115, will open for the season on Saturday, April 15. It will be open daily from 9:00AM to 5:00PM through Sunday, November 5. Read on...
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    Roanoke County Seeks Business Partners to Develop Explore Park

    Roanoke County is formally requesting proposals from adventure recreation companies and service providers to build and operate amenities called for in the park’s recent Adventure Plan. Proposals are due back May 17... Read on...
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    New Kids Yoga Classes at Green Ridge

    New at Green Ridge, kids ages 3-12 are invited to join us for a new yoga class series from Kinderdance International! Participate in fun fitness, playful movements with strength and flexibility and enjoy the relaxation benefits to the beat of... Read on...
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    Splash Valley Season Passes Now On Sale - New Online Registration

    Save money with unlimited visits during the 2017 season! Splash Valley season passes are now available, with early bird savings through May 15. New this year, sign up online with your Roanoke County Parks account. Only 500 passes will be sold. Read on...
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    Summer Camp Programs Now Open for Registration

    Roanoke County's 2017 summer camp lineup has been set! Registration is now available for over 200 weeks of programming for ages 3 to 17. Pick up a copy of the new program guide at Green Ridge and Brambleton Center, or go online to browse your options. Read on...
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