Beard Center on Aging offers programs on brain health

The University of Lynchburg’s Beard Center on Aging is offering a program at the Forest Library from noon-1 p.m. on Thursday, June 16. The library is located at 15583 Forest Rd. in Forest. The program, “Improving Our Brain Health As We Age,” is part of a series on brain health that the Beard Center is offering this […]

PLUG AWAY: Bedford History Camp for kids June 27 – July 1

“There are still some spaces available for the Bedford Museum and Genealogical Library’s annual summer camp Hands on Local History. The camp will run from June 27 to July 1 from 9 am to 12 pm. It is for kids going into 3 to 8th grades and is only $50 per student. The Children will […]

Lynchburg Downtown Library to re-open June 21

The Downtown Branch of the Lynchburg Public Library is reopening its doors, more than two years after closing due to COVID. The library in the basement of City Hall will reopen Tuesday June 21 at 10:00 a.m. The downtown branch will hold weeklong programs and activities for people of all ages, including the chance to […]

Bells ring in Bedford June 6

For Immediate Release: June 2, 2022 Bedford County, Town of Bedford participate in Freedom Rings Global Bedford, VA—On Monday, June 6, at 6:44pm, the Bedford County Courthouse clock tower bell in the Town of Bedford will chime 20 times to honor those who died during the D-Day invasion in Normandy, France. Churches in the Bedford […]

National D-Day Memorial commemorates 78th anniversary of D-Day June 6

Dr. John C. McManus to Deliver D-Day Anniversary AddressCommemoration to include memorial tributes to Ash Rothlein and Bernard MarieBedford, VA – On June 6, the National D-Day Memorial will welcome Dr. JohnC. McManus, Curators’ Distinguished Professor of U.S. Military History at theMissouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), to deliver thekeynote address commemorating the […]

D-Day Memorial Hosts Stars and Stripes Forever Concert – May 28, 2022

Due to rain in the forecast for Friday, the Stars and Stripes Forever concert with Jefferson Choral Society and The Let’s Dance Band at the National D-Day Memorial is rescheduled for Saturday, May 28, 2022 at 7PM. Advance tickets will be honored at that time. For tickets and information please visit

D-Day Memorial hosts “Pack the Convoy” for the troops May 21

Help PACK THE CONVOY for the Troops Memorial Hosting Care Package Supply Drive on Armed Forces Day Bedford, VA – On Saturday, May 21, 2022 (Armed Forces Day) the National D-Day Memorial invites the public to help PACK THE CONVOY with supplies for currently deployed service members. From 10AM-5PM the Memorial’s 1942 WC-53 Dodge Carryall […]

Lynchburg Police Foundation sponsors events for National Police Week

(Lynchburg, Va.) May 11, 2022 – During 2022 National Police Week, which begins May15, communities across the U.S. will honor and remember the hundreds of lawenforcement officers who gave the ultimate sacrifice in fulfilling their oath to serve andprotect. The City of Lynchburg Police Foundation (Lynchburg Police Foundation orLPF) is pleased to sponsor several local […]

Lynchburg City Schools 50th Annual Suzuki Festival May 15

The Lynchburg City Schools (LCS) 50th Annual Suzuki Festival takes place this Sunday, May 15, 2022 at the Lynchburg City Stadium starting at 2pm. The Suzuki Festival involves a combination of approximately 500 LCS elementary and middle school string students performing on the field together. This event is free and open to the public.  The […]