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Life and Recreation in Blacksburg

About Town is a publication of the Community Relations Office in partnership with Blacksburg Parks and Recreation. Inside are insightful articles about town happenings and community endeavors as well as information about seasonal programs offered by Blacksburg Parks and Recreation.

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Page 11 - Romp & Stomp information should be:

 Activity Number  Dates  Ages  Time  Fee (R/NR)
 201002-W1   W Feb 6-Mar 13  18-24 mos  9:30-10:30am  $42/$52
 201002-S1  W Apr 3-May   18-24 mos  9:30-10:30am  $42/$52


Page 12 - Kangaroo Kids days should be Tuesdays. 

Page 16 - Bike the New River Trail description should read "Want to try biking but don’t have a group of riders or a bike? Come with us and discover the beauty of the New River Rail Trail. The trail's level gradient and short sections makes it great for visitors of all abilities.”

Page 18 - Guppies activity number 239010- 07 should be 239010-01 and 239010 – 08 should be 239010-02.

Page 20 -  Snorkeling 101 activity (#239085-02). Originally scheduled for Friday, Feb. 15, has been moved to Friday, Feb. 22. The time has remained unchanged (6-9pm). 

Page 27 - None of these programs are active.

Page 24 - Computer, smartphone, tablet –oh my!  This class will be Fridays from 11am-noon

Page 35 - Shakespeare for Adults with Dr. Donald Rude dates should be Thursdays, Feb. 28 - April 11 

Page 39 - Arts and Appetizers date is Tuesday, May 21 not April 21.