Community Event

Carilion Clinic Family Day at Bridgewater Plaza

Sunday 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bridgewater Plaza - 16430 Booker T. Washington Hwy, Moneta VA 24121

Do you enjoy outdoor recreation activities like Putt-Putt, Rock wall climbing and Boat rides? 


If so, come and join Carilion Clinic at Bridgewater Plaza for a fun-filled family day. We will also have information on sun, boat, and water safety to ensure a fun summer.


You will also have the chance to win raffle prizes!!


Food and drink will be available for purchase.  This Event is Rain or Shine.

For any questions you may have, please contact Eric Altizer at (540) 266-6496.  We look forward to seeing you there!

Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients

Wednesday 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Forest Library - 15583 Forest Road, Forest VA 24551

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health:

Join Carilion Clinic Neurosurgeon Gregory Howes, D.O., to learn more about deep brain stimulation (DBS) for people who suffer from Parkinson's disease and/or essential tremor.  DBS uses a surgically implanted medical device, similar to a cardiac pacemaker, to deliver carefully controlled electrical stimulation to precisely targeted areas in the brain.

Come hear more about this procedure and see if it can help you or someone you love!

Light refreshments will be provided.

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (800) 422-8482.

Deep Brain Stimulation: Improving Quality of Life in Parkinson's Patients


Free Vein Screening

Tuesday 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Blacksburg Library - 200 Miller St., SW, Blacksburg, VA 24060

A Community Event to Inspire Better Health

If you have varicose veins, your legs may feel tired, restless, heavy and/or crampy.  Standing and/or sitting may worsen your symptoms over time.  You may also experience night cramps.  

Come and join our Carilion Clinic vascular surgeon Dr. Ashish Raju, M.D., for a free presentation and vein screening to determine your risk factors.  

Dr. Raju is a board-certified vascular surgeon with offices in Christiansburg, Pearisburg and Wytheville, VA.  Dr. Raju received a 2015 Best Bedside Manner Award from Our Health Magazine! For more information and/or to make an appointment, visit Dr. Raju's provider page on our website, 

Registration is Required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 during regular business hours.

Please wear loose-fitting clothing - shorts are best!

Charity Softball Game for a Great Cause

Sunday 1:00 pm
Cave Spring High School softball field

Join us as staff from Carilion Clinic take on LewisGale Medical Center staff in a fundraiser softball game to benefit the American Heart Association.

  • Tickets will be sold at the field for $6, with food and drink also for sale
  • 50/50 raffle tickets will also be available

All proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association and the fight against heart disease

"The Power of Prevention" Women's Mini - Retreat

Saturday 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
Vinton War Memorial l 814 E. Washington Ave, Vinton, VA 24179

Women's Mini - Retreat

This Women's Mini - Retreat will feature various Speakers who will provide information and discuss the prevention of heart disease, diabetes, stress and much more! Speakers will include:

  • Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.
  • Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation
  • Dr. Molly Rutherford, M.D.
  • Glenn P. Kent, PhD.

Dress code is casual and comfortable.  Cost: $20 (Payable by cash and/or check at the door - Breakfast and Light snacks will be included)

Registration is required.  To register and/or for more information, please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll Free at (800) 422-8482.

** Power of Prevention Event Schedule **

8:00 AM - 8:30 AM:  Registration/Breakfast

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM:  Welcome and First Presentation: "Committing to Lifestyle Changes to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes" - Kate Jones, R.D., C.D.E.

9:30 AM - 9:40 AM:  * BREAK *

9:40 AM - 10:15 AM:  "Finding the Quiet in Your Day" - Angie Anderson, Yoga/Meditation

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: "Heart Disease Prevention: You Have the Power" - Molly Rutherford, M.D.

11:15 AM - 11:25 AM:  * BREAK (with light refreshments) *

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM:  "Strategies for Slowing the Aging Process" - Glenn Kent, PhD.

Power of Prevention - Event Schedule

Body Basics

Monday 10:00 am to 11:00 am
The Essig Recreation Center l 295 Technology Dr, Rocky Mt, VA 24151

Body Basics is a beginner level strengthening training session for adults.  An exercise class for individuals new to exercise who need guidance or who have a health related physical limitation to work around. These strength training classes involves standing and sitting exercises. We use hand weights and participants can stand and/or sit to perform theses exercises.


Weights are provided. 


For more information, please contact the Franklin County Parks and Recreation Center at (540) 483-9293 and/or at


*** NO class on May 30th or July 4th. ***

PATH Community Day

Saturday 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
2500 Salem Turnpike, Roanoke, VA

Join us for PATH Community Day for a free event for the family! There will be healthy snacks, games, prizes, a bike rodeo, walk-a-thon by Fleet Feet, skyline and disc golf, inflatables, and try-it tennis!

*Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. On-site permission will be required for children wishing to climb the inflatable rock wall, use the bounce house, or the inflatable obstacle course.

When Hearing Aids Aren't Enough

Thursday 5:30 pm to 7:15 pm
Institute for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences l 2331 Franklin Road, SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

Still having trouble hearing even with hearing aids?

Come join us with Dr. Wayne K. Robbins, D.O. and learn how sound reaches the brain, the causes and types of hearing loss and different treatment options.  Learn about implants that could help boost your hearing.  Also discover if BAHA or Cochlear implants might be a solution to help you.

Photo of Wayne K. Robbins, D.O.

Registration is required.  Please contact Carilion Clinic Direct at (540) 266-6000 and/or Toll-Free (800) 422-8482 to register.

We look forward to seeing you there!


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