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Over the past several months, local outdoor recreation areas have seen up to a 200 percent increase in usage. Roanoke County’s Explore Park will host a full day of expanded activities on Saturday while also raising money for Roanoke Outside Foundation’s Project Outside, which will work to maintain popular outdoor areas. WFIR’s Rachel Meell has the story:

For more information about Explore Park or Adventure Saturday, click here.

This year marks the Salem Museum’s 22nd year holding their annual Ghost Walk. Like many events this year, they’ve had to change how things will be run with COVID-19 still being a concern. WFIR’s Rachel Meell explains how the event will be different, but still keep the tradition going:

To purchase tickets for the event, click here.

The South County Library reopened yesterday with new safety protocols in place and more libraries in the county are working to reopen in the next several weeks. In addition to reopening plans, the Roanoke County Public Library system plans to start hosting outdoor, socially distanced events for the fall. WFIR’s Rachel Meell explains what to expect:

For more information about library programming, click here. To make a reservation at the South County Library, click here.