Roanoke, VA – Neighborhood Month, a celebration of unity and neighborhood pride hosted by the City of Roanoke’s neighborhood organizations, will be celebrated in May. During the month, neighborhood groups will sponsor events to come together as one community and celebrate our neighborhoods. Planned events include:
Airlee Court Neighborhood Watch Association, “Airlee Court 24-Block Yard Sale”: between Florist Road and Airport Road, and north of Hershberger Road, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last year, there were 90+ yard sales. More information: 366-8407.
Melrose-Rugby Neighborhood Forum, Inc., “Fish Fry”: 1730 Orange Ave. NW, 11a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy a mouth-watering lunch of freshly prepared fish filets with choice of chips or slaw, $6 per person. Eat in or carry out. More information: 519-4211.
Loudon Melrose Neighborhood Organization, Inc., “Neighborhood Yard Sale/Flea Market”: 1427 Melrose Ave. NW, 8 a.m-2 p.m. Bring no money as everything is free. More information: 819-8848.
Hurt Park Elementary School PTA, “Neighborhood Yard Sale”: 1525 Salem Ave. SW, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Bring your shopping bags and find that special treasure. More information: 853-2986.
Grandin Court Neighborhood Association, “Plant Exchange and Give-A-Way”: Grandin Court Recreation Center, 2621 Barham Road, 7 p.m.–8 p.m. Bring your extra perennials to share and shopping bags. More information: 204-6354.
Old Southwest, Inc., “Neighborhood Safety for Kids Event & Picnic”: 641 Walnut Ave. SW, 5-7 p.m. Instruction provided by Roanoke Fire-EMS and Roanoke Police on neighborhood safety. More information: 293-4075.
Gainsborough SW Community Organization, Inc., “Third Annual Neighborhood Celebration and Block Party”: 15 Patton Ave. NW, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Music, games, food, and youth activities. More information: 343-0311.
Hurt Park Neighborhood Alliance, Inc., “Annual Fund-Raiser Cookout”: Corner of Salem Avenue and 13th Street SW, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy hot-off-the-grill beef hot dogs with homemade chili, hot fried fish, French fries, chips, sodas, homemade cake slices, and bottled water. More information: 330-4977.
Roanoke Role Modelz Organization, “Hope Changes Everything”: Melrose Park, 1412 Melrose Ave. NW, 2-8 p.m. Music, awards, fashion show, kid games food and retail vendors, bounce house, and more. More information: 427-4328.
Goodwill Industries Good Guides Program, “Good Guides Community Garden for the ‘Come Grow with Us’ Harvest and Festival”: 3910 Shenandoah Ave. NW, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free food, beverages, and events. More information: 581-0620 Ext. 228.
For more information about Neighborhood Month, visit www.roanokeva.gov/neighborhoodmonth or call Bob Clement, Neighborhood Services Coordinator, (540) 853-5210.