Jun 07 2019

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding   Giles County, VA- Giles County Public Schools is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. FREE meals will be provided to all children through age 18 at the following locations: Narrows High School (11:30am-1:00pm), Monday thru Friday, June 10-August 15 (closed week of July 1) (menu posted on...

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Jun 02 2019

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library

Family READS Program at Pearisburg Public Library   Family READS | A Reading Skills and English Learning Program for Families   PARENTS will strengthen their reading and English skills, and learn how to read with their children! CHILDREN ages 3-8 will do fun educational activities! (Siblings welcome). FAMILIES will get free dinner!   Family READS (Reading and English to Achieve Dreams and Success) will be held weekly at the Pearisburg Public Library. 7...

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Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding

Giles County Schools Prepares to Start its 7th Year of Summer Feeding   Giles County Public Schools is once again participating in the Summer Food Service Program. FREE meals will be provided to all children through age 18 at the following locations:   Narrows High School (11:30am-1:00pm), Monday thru Friday, June 10-August 15 (closed week of July 1) (menu posted on SBO website) (adults can...

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Pie Throwing Relay for Life Opportunity

[caption id="attachment_26431" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Come out & pie people in the face on 5-31-19 at 1pm to raise funds for the Giles Relay for Life.[/caption]   In an effort to raise money for Relay for Life, the County Curesaders team is hosting a Pie Throwing opportunity.  Anyone interested in bidding to throw a pie at the participants listed below, please send your...

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May 20 2019

Music on the Porch + Jam Session at Kairos

[caption id="attachment_26405" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] New River Valley Regional Commission, Draper Mercantile, Roanoke, Portrait, Event Photographer, 5.11.16, mattrossphotography.com[/caption]   A whole summer of music and jams at Kairos! Join us to enjoy local old-time, bluegrass, and string music on the porch at Ed's Place. Bring your own instruments to join in a group jam session following our host band's performance (or just hang...

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Apr 20 2019

Giles Community Film Screening Night

Giles County is Virginia’s Mountain Playground™. It is also the place to play, stay, love, and enjoy and that is just what will be showcased at the second Giles Community Film Screening Night on April 26th. Many film and productions crews have found Giles to be a special place to work including feature films like Dirty Dancing, and Wish You...

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Friends of SWVA to Host 2nd Annual Spring Break Blitz, Hold 21 Public Orientations

ABINGDON, VA – Friends of Southwest Virginia and ‘Round the Mountain: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Network announced today their 2nd Annual “Spring Break Blitz” to be held during the first two weeks in March. 21 public meetings throughout Southwest Virginia will take place March 1st - March 13th to orient communities to the services and programs of the organization.    Friends of Southwest Virginia represents 19 counties,...

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Feb 20 2019

New River 500 Event Returns to Kairos Resort

Photo by: Sam Dean The New River 500 Event Returns at Kairos Resort in Giles County, Virginia Giles County, VA - The New River 500, is back; brought to you by Kairos, Loud N Clear Car Stereo and Customs, and GearHead Moto Tours. The New River 500 will be held May 3 through 5, 2019 in Giles County, Virginia and it encompasses over 500 kilometers of dual-sport riding. Depending on route and lunch destinations...

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Kindergarten Registration

Giles County Public Schools Kindergarten Registration Registration is for Giles County children five years old on or before September 30, 2019. MACY McCLAUGHERTY                      March 27th         9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) NARROWS ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE   April 3rd             9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) EASTERN ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE     April 10th           9:00 - 10:30 (A-J)                                                                                                10:00 - 11:30 (K-O)                                                                                                1:00 - 2:15 (P-Z) For more...

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Dec 04 2018

Dec 8 | Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday

Newport Village Christmas Market Held Saturday, December 8   Newport, VA – Make plans to attend the first Newport Village Christmas Market on Saturday, December 8 from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.!   The Christmas Market will take place at the Newport Community Center, 434 Blue Grass Trail, in Newport. Shop artisan and handmade gifts throughout the day and don’t miss a donation-based holiday...

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