Special Events

Bob Ross Painting Classes


Saturday, June 4, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Learn to paint the Bob Ross way. Ed Gowen, Certified Bob Ross Instructor, will help you complete beautiful painting in just one day. Please bring a roll of paper towels and a 16x20 canvas. All other supplies are included. Adults 18 and over. $70 per person.

Welcome to Medicare Seminar


Tuesday, June 7, 5:30 p.m.
This seminar explains Medicare and the coverage options available including:  Supplements, Advantage Plans and Part D Prescription Drug Coverage.  The information provided can help you make smarter choices as to the most cost effective and best Medicare health plan and options for you.  This seminar is for anyone on or soon to be on Medicare, as well as caregivers of those on Medicare.  The seminar is provided by Humana and includes dinner.  There is no cost.

Ballou Bingo


Wednesday, June 8, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Come in out of the heat and let’s play bingo! Bring a useful gift to exchange. Free blood pressure and body mass index checks! Light refreshments. There is no fee.  Ages 50 and over.

Antique Appraiser Roadshow 


Thursday June 9, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Have you ever wondered what that priceless family heirloom is really worth? Celebrate “National Cherish An Antique Day” with B & H Auctions to learn more about your favorite items and have them appraised. Limit of two items per person. Cost $5.00 per person.

Outdoor Walking Series


Monday, June 13th and 27th, 9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Join outdoor Program Coordinator Kyle Autrey on a bi-weekly hiking series learning about Danville’s parks and the wildlife that inhabits them. Each hike will have a different theme and location varying from birds to plants to insects and flowers. Pre-Registration is required.

Senior Citizens Club


Thursday, June 16, 12 p.m.
Join the Senior Citizens Club for a monthly cover dish luncheon. It’s open to age 50 years and older. Meetings are on the 3rd Thursday of the month .There is no fee.

Sweet Southern Design by Heather Reynolds


Thursday, June 16, 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Explore your inner craftiness with Heather Reynolds from Sweet Southern Design. Create a representational designs, such as landscapes and still life’s, on wood using string art and acrylic painting! All materials included. Age 18 and up. Pre-Registration is required. $40 per class.

Each event is located at Ballou Recreation Center, 760 West Main Street, Danville, VA.