Programs, Activities and Events

  1. Annual City Neighborhoods Awards Dinner

    This annual potluck dinner provides an opportunity for neighbors from across the city to come together to share great home cooked food complemented by great fellowship.

  2. Leadership College

    The Leadership College is an interactive, practical, and engaging series of discussions, lectures, role plays, team building, and related field work.

  3. National Night Out

    National Night Out, a unique crime and prevention annual event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, takes place each year on the first Tuesday in August.

  4. Neighborhood Development Grant Program

    This program creates opportunities for volunteer community organizations to make their neighborhoods safer, cleaner, and healthier by providing them with the resources to achieve their goals.

  5. Neighborhood Partnership Awards Program

    This program recognizes and honors the outstanding contributions, excellence and accomplishments achieved by neighborhood organizations and civic individuals.

  6. Neighborhood Month

    Neighborhood Month provides you with an opportunity to learn about a neighborhood (or neighborhoods) other than your own.

  7. Parks and Arts: Celebrating Roanoke Neighborhoods

  8. Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference

    The 16th annual Virginia Statewide Neighborhood Conference is a conference that provides an opportunity for neighborhoods and communities from across the Commonwealth to share their knowledge, experience and vision on how to make Virginia’s communities and neighborhoods - the neighborhoods of choice.

  9. Workshops & Educational Opportunities

    Educational workshops are offered several times during the year on topics ranging from code enforcement, grant writing, and enhancing one's leadership skills.

  10. City of Roanoke Planning Academy

    Roanoke's Citizens’ Planning Academy is a dynamic and interactive program providing residents with background into the history of city planning and a discussion of the development patterns that have created the framework for our community.