Roanoke Valley Bird Club

RVBC Club Calendar


NEXT MEETING
Monday, May 13th at 7PM - Florida Winter Birding
Roanoke Council of Garden Clubs Building
3640 Colonial Avenue Roanoke, VA 24018
Join fellow club members for dinner at 5:30pm at the Brambleton Deli, 3655 Brambleton
Ave.

Florida Winter Birding
Roanoke Valley Bird Club members Mary Harshfield, Betty Burke and Linda Cory
will be sharing information on Florida birding hotspots. With non-stop flights now
available by Allegiant Airlines, Florida is a quick 1.5 hours away. What better way
to enjoy warm, inviting weather AND to enjoy some spectacular birds.
Mary, Betty and Linda will talk about their January 2019 birding trip to several locations
around Florida. They will introduce the rest of their travel party, share their
birding experiences and share amazing pictures taken by the group. If you’ve
been considering a winter birding get-away, this is a talk you won’t want to miss.

AUGUST 3rd, SATURDAY, 8:30AM - ANNUAL SUMMER OPEN HOUSE AT THE
AUSTIN’S ON BENT MOUNTAIN
Join Robin and Allen Austin (929- 5222) at 8:30 AM for a walk around their property.
Wear sturdy shoes for easy to moderate walking. At noon, we will have lunch
with the hummingbirds that come to their numerous feeders - an amazing sight.
Bring a dish to share and ride with a friend if you can as parking is limited.
Directions: From Cave Spring Corner (419/Electric Rd. and US 221/Bent Mountain
Road), go south on US 221 for 10 miles to Bent Mountain. Turn right at Bent Mountain
Bistro (Rt 612) and then left onto Tinsley Lane. In ¾ miles, turn right on Bottom
Creek Rd and the Austin’s are 1 mile on the left. The address is 10513 Bottom
Creek Road, Bent Mountain, VA.

Save the Date - Annual RVBC Club Picnic,
August 10th, 4-6PM
We will be joining the Blue Ridge Wildflower Club for a picnic on Saturday, August
10th from 4pm to 6pm. The picnic will be at our regular meeting place, the Roanoke
Council of Garden Clubs Building at 3640 Colonial Ave in Roanoke. Our club is
providing fried chicken and the Wildflower Club is providing barbecue. Please bring your favorite side dish or dessert to share.
Water and soft drinks will also be provided or you can bring your favorite nonalcoholic
beverage. A reminder email will be sent out closer to the time of the picnic.
See you there!






 
 
 


 

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