John Scott Lodge No. 1070, 6 p.m., Elks home.
VFW Post 4326 Post and Auxiliary, 2 p.m., post home, Midway, dinner to follow, bring a covered dish.
Bingo, Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, doors at 11 a.m., bingo starts at 1:20 p.m. Call 304-877-2340.
Bingo, American Legion, 6:30 p.m., 1708 S. Kanawha St., Beckley.
“Sundays @ 1” Live Music Series, Chimney Corner Cafe & Amphitheater, Ansted, with Jim Snyder, a different performer each week. No cover. Call 304-661-0655.
Freedom Area of Narcotics Anonymous, Beckley Fellowship Home, 201 Woodlawn Ave., Beckley, 5:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, 1809 W. Main St., Princeton, 7 p.m.; call 1-800-766-4442.
AA meetings, Beckley, Higher Power Group, SWV Fellowship Home, 201 Woodlawn Ave., 11th Step Meeting (CD) at 11 a.m.; OSPD at 7 p.m. (no meeting second Sunday of each month due to intergroup meeting); Sisters in Recovery, Mothers’ Building, behind FMRS, (women only) 6 p.m.; Richwood, 4 E. Main St., OD 8 p.m.; Montgomery, Presbyterian Church, Fourth Avenue, 6:30 p.m.; for information on any meetings, call 304-252-9444 or 1-800-333-5051.
Monday through Friday
West Virginia Specialized Family Care Program, for more information call Debbie Wiley at Raleigh County DHHR, 304-256-6930, ext. 78902.
Computer classes, Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Monday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday; 6 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday; no class Thursday; 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 6 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. No cost. For beginners and public use. Call Cindy at 304-877-2340.
WV Birth to Three, for more information or to make a referral, call 1-866-321-4728. Is your child moving, hearing, seeing, learning and talking like others his or her age?
Food distribution program, Lochgelly Baptist Church, for all seniors and veterans age 55 and older, sponsored by Women United for Christ. Must meet guidelines, provide proof of income and medical expenses, first-come, first-served. Call Margaret or Jo at 304-469-8709, leave name and number.
Problem Gamblers Help Network of W.Va., call 1-800-GAMBLER help-line or (304) 1-800-522-4700.
Birthright of Beckley, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., free pregnancy test, confidential. Call 304-253-7656 or 1-800-550-4900.
MSCIL needs wheelchairs and/or other adaptive equipment for its Loan Closet. Donations accepted. Also referral service for sign language interpreting. Call 304-255-0122.
Teen-age pregnancy programs, Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department, 1602 Harper Road, Beckley. Programs are Family Planning Clinics, Immunizations, Prenatal Clinics, Preventive Services and General Medical Services.
Free hearing screening for senior citizens, Rainelle Medical Center. Call 304-438-6188 for appointment.
Free tutoring by the Fayette County Literacy Council, learn to read or improve reading skills, by appointment.
NARCONON, a nonprofit organization, helping people with drug addictions. Call 1-800-556-8885.
John Henry Station, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Visitors’ information and merchandise. Call 304-466-0207 or 304-466-2768.
John Scott Lodge No. 1070, 6 p.m., Elks home.
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