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Coates Summer Break Camp

Event dates: June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:
725 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA
Description:
Spend your summer exploring the outdoors, participating in healthy activities, and playing with your friends in a wholesome and structured program. Our program follows National Afterschool Association healthy eating and physical activity standards as well as Virginia childcare standards. In addition, staff will lead campers on various fieldtrips during the summer. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided as well as lunches. Ages 5-12. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and lunch. Call (434) 799-5150, for more information or check out our website playdanvilleva.com to view the parent handbook and more.

Outdoor Adventure Camp

Event dates: June 24, 2019 - June 28, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Location:
760 West Main Street
Danville, VA
Description:
Prepare for an exciting outdoor day-camp consisting of hiking, kayaking, zip lining, high ropes adventures and climbing wall challenges. This camp will also include arts and crafts, environmental education, and outdoor games. This fast paced camp is for children ages 8-14. Register by June 14. Call (434) 799-5150.

Toddler Play and Learn

Event date: June 25, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Designed for preschool aged children. Toddlers will develop a sense of wellness, motor skills, and fundamental skills for fitness. Registration is required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Champion's Mentality Clinic

Event date: June 25, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Maximize your basketball skills! Fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, offense, defense and footwork will be emphasized as well as proper conditioning and a positive attitude for children and teens ages 10-17. Participants will be divided into groups by age and taught by experienced basketball players and coaches.

Intro to Therapy Dogs

Event date: June 25, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Location:
1725 Westover Dr
Danville, VA
Description:
This five-session class meets once a week for 1 hour 15 minutes. Here you will learn how to be a therapy dog team with your dog-the proper etiquette and rules, and how to train for success at therapy dog work. Completion of this class helps prepare you for testing to become a TD team, however, it will not guarantee certification. Beginner dog training class taught by Jenny Cole. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Intro to Therapy Dogs

Event date: June 25, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 PM - 09:15 PM
Location:
1725 Westover Dr
Danville, VA
Description:
Beginner dog training class taught by Jenny Cole. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Functional Fitness

Event date: June 26, 2019
Event Time: 09:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Condition your muscles to become more efficient through functional fitness training. Functional Fitness Training is designed to strengthen muscles in your core and both upper and lower body so that you can move easier at home, work, or in sports. Get trained by Dale Pierce the personal trainer. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Pound Fitness

Event date: June 26, 2019
Event Time: 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Location:
661 Craghead Street
Danville, VA
Description:
Rock out in Pound. Bring your own mat; drumsticks will be provided. This fun class will help you burn approximately 500 calories. Sweat with instructors Erin and Kari. Monthly membership available for $35. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Evolving Malia

Event date: June 27, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Malia, coming from the Swahili name-meaning queen, has a deep inner desire to inspire others. Evolving Malia is a program designed to empower young women through personal development and fitness. During this three-hour program, young women will learn different aspects of fitness through guest speakers who will teach about career opportunities, finance, etiquette and much more. For young women ages 14-17. Call (434) 799-5150.

Commission of Architectural Review

Event date: June 27, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
427 Patton Street
Danville, VA 24541

Open House: Danville MPO 2045 Long Range Transportation Plan

Event date: June 27, 2019
Event Time: 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Location:
Pepsi Building
661 Craghead Street
Danville, VA 24541
Description:
The Danville Metropolitan Planning Organization (DMPO) updates this important regional transportation plan every five years, providing a visionary blueprint for transportation improvements in the City of Danville and the adjacent areas of Pittsylvania County. This document, called the Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP) is required for any transportation project or service to receive federal funding. Without that funding, many roadway and multi-modal improvements would not be possible. This plan addressing most aspects of the urban area's transportation network, identifying improvements to roads, bike and pedestrian facilities, transit, bridges and other transportation elements that make the Danville-Pittsylvania area a great place to live, visit and work.

Kuumba for Family

Event date: June 27, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Raise cultural awareness and get a great workout, all at the same time. Join Patricia Hall and the members of Kuumba for live drumming and energetic traditional West African dancing. The class is designed for all levels. Call (434)799-5150.

Music on Main - Wayne Euliss - Elvis Tribute

Event date: June 27, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Location:
111 Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
Description:
Start your weekend on Thursday night at Main Street Plaza with Wayne Euliss performing an Elvis Tribute. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, and a picnic basket to enjoy the show. In the case of rain, the concert will be moved to the Carrington Pavilion at 629 Craghead street.

Park Fitness

Event date: June 29, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Spring is finally here! Workout with us in the great outdoors. Get your summer body ready by using body weight in this High Intensity Interval Training class. Get trained by Dale Pierce the personal trainer. Registration required, money will not be taken on-site. Call (434) 799-5150.

Tubing on the Dan

Event date: June 29, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Enjoy a relaxing float on the Dan River from Main Street to Anglers Park. Look for otters, herons, and enjoy picturesque scenery while still experiencing the excitement of rapids. One or two person tubes are available; life jackets are provided. Close-toed shoes are required. Ages 12 and up. Call (434) 799-5150.

Open Line Zip Saturdays

Event date: June 29, 2019
Event Time: 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Come to Dan Daniel Park and try out Danville's 400-foot zip line! Starting this summer, the zip line will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday from Memorial Day to the end of July. $5 for one ride or $10 for two rides. Payments will excepted on site by cash or check only. Call (434) 799-5150.

Tree Identification Hike

Event date: June 30, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
350 Northside Drive
Danville, VA 24540

Coates Summer Break Camp

Event dates: July 1, 2019 - July 3, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:
725 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA
Description:
Spend your summer exploring the outdoors, participating in healthy activities, and playing with your friends in a wholesome and structured program. Our program follows National Afterschool Association healthy eating and physical activity standards as well as Virginia childcare standards. In addition, staff will lead campers on various fieldtrips during the summer. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided as well as lunches. Ages 5-12. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and lunch. Call (434) 799-5150, for more information or check out our website playdanvilleva.com to view the parent handbook and more.

Toddler Play and Learn

Event date: July 2, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Designed for preschool aged children. Toddlers will develop a sense of wellness, motor skills, and fundamental skills for fitness. Registration is required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Champion's Mentality Clinic

Event date: July 2, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Maximize your basketball skills! Fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, offense, defense and footwork will be emphasized as well as proper conditioning and a positive attitude for children and teens ages 10-17. Participants will be divided into groups by age and taught by experienced basketball players and coaches.

Intro to Therapy Dogs

Event date: July 2, 2019
Event Time: 06:30 PM - 07:45 PM
Location:
1725 Westover Dr
Danville, VA
Description:
This five-session class meets once a week for 1 hour 15 minutes. Here you will learn how to be a therapy dog team with your dog-the proper etiquette and rules, and how to train for success at therapy dog work. Completion of this class helps prepare you for testing to become a TD team, however, it will not guarantee certification. Beginner dog training class taught by Jenny Cole. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

City Council Meeting

Event date: July 2, 2019
Event Time: 07:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
427 Patton Street
Council Chambers, 4th Floor
Danville, VA 24541

Intro to Therapy Dogs

Event date: July 2, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 PM - 09:15 PM
Location:
1725 Westover Dr
Danville, VA
Description:
Beginner dog training class taught by Jenny Cole. Registration required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Patriot Challenge Trail Run

Event date: July 4, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location:
350 Northside Drive
Danville, VA 24540
Description:
Start celebrating Independence Day with the Patriot Challenge Trail Run at Anglers Park. Registration is open online (https://bit.ly/2Ns0M7i) and at the Danville Welcome Center. The race is followed by an ice cream social before the awards ceremony.

Evolving Malia

Event date: July 4, 2019
Event Time: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Malia, coming from the Swahili name-meaning queen, has a deep inner desire to inspire others. Evolving Malia is a program designed to empower young women through personal development and fitness. During this three-hour program, young women will learn different aspects of fitness through guest speakers who will teach about career opportunities, finance, etiquette and much more. For young women ages 14-17. Call (434) 799-5150.

July 4 Celebration

Event date: July 4, 2019
Event Time: 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Location:
629 Craghead Street
Danville, VA 24541
Description:
Celebrate Independence Day at the Carrington Pavilion with activities for the whole family, vendors, concessions, the Danville Symphony Orchestra playing as well as everyone's favorite, fireworks at dusk! The fireworks are weather permitting.

Coates Summer Break Camp

Event date: July 5, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:
725 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA
Description:
Spend your summer exploring the outdoors, participating in healthy activities, and playing with your friends in a wholesome and structured program. Our program follows National Afterschool Association healthy eating and physical activity standards as well as Virginia childcare standards. In addition, staff will lead campers on various fieldtrips during the summer. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided as well as lunches. Ages 5-12. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and lunch. Call (434) 799-5150, for more information or check out our website playdanvilleva.com to view the parent handbook and more.

Glow Zip

Event date: July 5, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Light up the night at this evening of zip lining at Dan Daniel Park.Limited number of glow sticks will be provided. Ages 8 and up. Register by July 1. Call (434) 799-5150.

Play with Your Food

Event date: July 6, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Location:
629 Craghead Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
The Play with Your Food is a fun, interactive experience for children to get a better idea of where their food comes from and how it is made. Activities include corn shucking, crafts, games, butter churning and more.

Open Line Zip Saturdays

Event date: July 6, 2019
Event Time: 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location:
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Come to Dan Daniel Park and try out Danville's 400-foot zip line! Starting this summer, the zip line will be open to the public from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday from Memorial Day to the end of July. $5 for one ride or $10 for two rides. Payments will excepted on site by cash or check only. Call (434) 799-5150.

Coates Summer Break Camp

Event dates: July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019
Event Time: 07:30 AM - 06:00 PM
Location:
725 Westover Dr.
Danville, VA
Description:
Spend your summer exploring the outdoors, participating in healthy activities, and playing with your friends in a wholesome and structured program. Our program follows National Afterschool Association healthy eating and physical activity standards as well as Virginia childcare standards. In addition, staff will lead campers on various fieldtrips during the summer. Morning and afternoon snacks are provided as well as lunches. Ages 5-12. Participants are welcome to bring their own snacks and lunch. Call (434) 799-5150, for more information or check out our website playdanvilleva.com to view the parent handbook and more.

Kayak Camp

Event dates: July 8, 2019 - July 12, 2019
Event Time: 08:00 AM - 05:30 PM
Location:
760 West Main Street
Danville, VA
Description:
Partake in an exhilarating week of kayaking. Teens will learn basic kayaking skills and techniques, safety protocols, and explore different sections of the Dan River. This camp is for ages 10-16. Register by June 28. Call (434) 799-5150.

Danville-Pittsylvania County Regional Industrial Facility Authority Meeting

Event date: July 8, 2019
Event Time: 12:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Institute for Advanced Learning and Research
150 Slayton Avenue; Room 206
Danville, VA 24541

Planning Commission Meeting

Event date: July 8, 2019
Event Time: 03:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
427 Patton Street
Danville, VA 24541

Toddler Play and Learn

Event date: July 9, 2019
Event Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Designed for preschool aged children. Toddlers will develop a sense of wellness, motor skills, and fundamental skills for fitness. Registration is required. Call (434) 799-5150.

Industrial Development Authority Meeting

Event date: July 9, 2019
Event Time: 10:30 AM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Municipal Building
427 Patton Street
Danville, VA 24541

Champion's Mentality Clinic

Event date: July 9, 2019
Event Time: 03:30 PM - 05:30 PM
Location:
125 Floyd Street
Danville, VA 24543
Description:
Maximize your basketball skills! Fundamentals of shooting, dribbling, passing, offense, defense and footwork will be emphasized as well as proper conditioning and a positive attitude for children and teens ages 10-17. Participants will be divided into groups by age and taught by experienced basketball players and coaches.

Airport Commission Meeting

Event date: July 9, 2019
Event Time: 04:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Location:
Danville Regional Aiport
424 Airport Drive
Danville, VA 24540
Description:
Meeting agendas are posted the Friday before a scheduled meeting. Archived minutes and agenda are also available on the Airport Commission webpage.