Calendar and Events

Schedule of Events 2005

Feb 28
General Membership Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Roanoke Church of Christ. Sandra Elder will present a program on Terrapin Mountain. See additional article in this Newsletter. NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION BELOW!
March 12
Randolph-Macon Woman's College Botanic Garden Spring Work Day, 2:00 - 4:30 p.m. We will clean away the debris accumulated during winter, do raking, mulching and cutting back. Please bring hand tools, rakes, etc. We need your help with this. Rain date is March 19. Dot Bliss, 434-845-5665.
March 28
General Membership Meeting. 7:00 p.m., Roanoke Church of Christ. Mike Leahy with the Division of Natural Heritage will present a program on Wild Blueberries. He will include specimens and identification guides.NOTE NEW MEETING LOCATION BELOW!
April 2
Roaring Run Field Trip. Meet at the Daleville Park and Ride at 900 am. Bring your lunch. Cindy Burks, leader, 540-977-0868.
April 3
Smith Mountain Lake Park Lecture and Slide Program, 3:00 p.m., by Rich Crites. This is near Huddleston. For more details, call Rich, 540-774-4518.
April 22
Earth Day. Check your local newspaper for events in your area.
April 23
Woodpecker Ridge Nature Center Field Trip. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Daleville Park and Ride. Bring your lunch. A pair of binoculars would be useful in watching the many birds. Butch Kelly, leader. 540-384-7429.
April 29-30
Mount Rogers Area Overnight Field Trip. Details are tentative at this time but the trip will probably include a visit to Saltville. Contact Rich Crites. 540-774-4518, if you are interested.
May 14
Twenty-first Annual Spring Wildflower Sale. Community Arboretum at Virginia Western Community College, 9:00 a.m. - Noon. No plants may be selected or sold prior to 9:00. If you need pots to prepare for your donations, contact Paul Cowins, 434-239-4884 or Cindy Burks, 540-977-0860.
May 21
Parkway South. Meet at 10:00 a.m. at Buck Mountain Overlook, Blue Ridge Parkway milepost 123.2. Lunch at Tuggle's Gap Restaurant. Butch Kelly. 540-384-7429, leader.
May 23
General Membership Meeting, 7:00 p.m., Roanoke Church of Christ. The Board of Directors will meet at 5:30. Bring your supper.
June 4
Parkway North. Meet at the Peaks of Otter Restaurant at 8:00 a.m. for breakfast or at the Visitor Center at 9:30. We will go North along the Parkway for high elevation wildflowers, Bring your lunch. Rich Crites, 540-774-4518, leader.
Please Note
General Membership Meetings - New Location!
BRWS meetings in the Roanoke area will be held at the Roanoke Church of Christ fellowship hall. Ample parking close to the entrance.

From the Lynchburg area: Take 1-581 South to the Colonial Avenue/Wonju Street exit (near Towers Shopping Center). Turn right onto Colonial. At the next traffic light, turn left onto Brandon Avenue and drive 2.3 miles. The church is on the left at 2606 Brandon Avenue, SW.

From the New River Valley: From 1-81, exit 141, take Route 419 south to the intersection with Apperson Drive (there will be a Sheetz gas station on your left). Turn left onto Apperson Drive and continue to the intersection with Mud Lick Road. Continue straight (the street name changes to Brandon Avenue). The church is several blocks ahead on the right (past Rosalind Hills Baptist Church).

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