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AARP Virginia staff and volunteers work together to bring fun and informative events and activities to your community. We connect you with many community partner organizations that provide unique tools and programs to tackle issues that matter most to you and your family. Our events are for educational and enjoyment purposes, no products are promoted, and most are free.

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Here are upcoming events in your area:

Blacksburg AARP #2613 Chapter Meeting
The third Tuesday of each month At 11:30 a.m.
The Blacksburg Community Center, 725 Patrick Henry Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060
View a current list of scheduled program events: http://blacksburgaarp.org/2019-programs

Twin Lakes AARP Chapter Meeting
The 1st Wednesday of every month at 11:00 a.m.
Brian's Steakhouse, 625 E Atlantic St, South Hill, VA 23970.

Bedford Area Seniors Raising Kids: A Kinship Caregivers’ Support Network
Meetings are held the 3rd Saturday of the month from 10:00 a.m. - noon
Main St. United Methodist Church (Room 201), 212 E. Main St., Bedford, VA 24523
For More Information Call 540-583-0794 or email BASrRK@gmail.com.

Grief and Loss Support Group Meetings
Monday evenings Sept. 9 - Oct. 14 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Living Well Counseling & Support Services
100 Arbor Drive, N.E., Suite 105, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073
For more information, click here.

Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft
Saturday, October 12 from 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Nazareth Baptist Church
2840 Midway Road, Phenix, Virginia 23959
Register here.

HomeFit: Modify Your Home for Safety and Comfort
Saturday, October 12 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mount Hermon Library
4058 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 34540
Click here to register.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, October 14, 2019 at 8 AM.
Where: Wasena Park, entrance at the corner of 12th St. and Winchester Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. (Near the children’s playground and picnic shelter)
Route: Cross the footbridge and continue walking through Vic Thomas Park. Proceed up the hill to Memorial Bridge. Cross the bridge then make a left and follow the greenway signs. Continue west on the greenway to just past the second footbridge. Turn around and follow the greenway back to the Wasena Park lot.

Downsizing and Decluterring
Thursday, October 17, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
McGurk House Retirement Community
2425 Tate Springs Road, Lynchburg, VA 24501
Click here to register.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9 AM.
Where: Wiley Drive just off Franklin Rd. Park on the street between the tennis courts/restroom pavilion and soccer fields.
Route: 5K walk – cross Wiley Drive and make a right onto the Roanoke River Greenway heading east. Continue along the greenway to milepost 24.9 turn around and return to Wiley Drive.

Movies for Grownups- The Art of Racing in the Rain
Wednesday, October 23 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The Grandin Theatre
1310 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015
Click here to register.

Fraud Prevention and Identity Theft
Saturday, October 26 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mt. Hermon Library
4058 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 34540
Click here to register.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, October 28, 2019 at 9 AM.
Where: Wasena Park, entrance at the corner of 12th St. and Winchester Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. (Near the children’s playground and picnic shelter)
Route: 5K walk – east on the Roanoke River Greenway. Turn around on Wiley Drive opposite the tennis courts, then return to Wasena Park lot

AARP Franklin County Chapter 50th Anniversary and Open House
Tuesday, October 29, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Franklin County Public Library
355 Franklin St., Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Walking for Grownups
Monday, November 4, 2019 at 9 AM.
Where: Salem (Rotary) Park parking lot, 1705 Electric Rd., Salem, VA 24016. (From I-81 take Rt. 419 exit southbound to just past Apperson Dr., park is on the right. From Towers Shopping Center take Brandon Ave. west to Apperson Dr. Make a left onto Electric Rd. park is on the right)
Route: 5K walk – north on the Roanoke River Greenway to the Moyer Sports Complex then return to Salem Park lot.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, November 11, 2019 at 9 AM.
Where: Wasena Park, entrance at the corner of 12th St. and Winchester Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. (Near the children’s playground and picnic shelter)
Route: Cross the footbridge and continue walking through Vic Thomas Park. Proceed up the hill to Memorial Bridge. Cross the bridge then make a left and follow the greenway signs. Continue west on the greenway to just past the second footbridge. Turn around and follow the greenway back to the Wasena Park lot.

Downsizing and Decluttering
Saturday, November 16 from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
Mt. Hermon Library
4058 Franklin Turnpike, Danville, VA 34540
Click here to register.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9 AM.
Where: Wiley Drive just off Franklin Rd. Park on the street between the tennis courts/restroom pavilion and soccer fields.
Route: 5K walk – cross Wiley Drive and make a right onto the Roanoke River Greenway heading east. Continue along the greenway to milepost 24.9 turn around and return to Wiley Drive.

Walking for Grownups
Monday, November 25, 2019 at 9 AM
Where: Wasena Park, entrance at the corner of 12th St. and Winchester Ave. SW, Roanoke, VA 24015. (Near the children’s playground and picnic shelter)
Route: 5K walk – east on the Roanoke River Greenway. Turn around on Wiley Drive opposite the tennis courts, then return to Wasena Park lot.

Dinner Group at Charley's Restaurant - Lynchburg
Tuesday, November 26 from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Charley's Restaurant
707 Graves Mill Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Click here to register.

Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft
Thursday, January 23 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Templeton Senior Center
225 Wiggington Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502
Register here.

Protect Yourself From Fraud and Identity Theft
Wednesday, March 11 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church
1215 V.E. S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503
Register here.

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