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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- Calendar — Saturday, April 19, 2014
Help sought for Back to School event
Heart of God Ministries will host its 13th annual Back to School Community event from noon to 4 p.m. Aug. 2. The theme for the event is “The Gift of Giving.”
Food vendors still sought for International Dinner
Food vendors are still being accepted for the YMCA of Southern West Virginia’s 35th annual International Dinner, where area residents are invited to feast on flavors from all around the world.
Breaking it down: iRaleigh funding will reach $12 million
The total funding requirement for implementing the iRaleigh Initiative will be just over $12 million, according to information from the Raleigh County Board of Education.
Speaker to talk about facing adversity
Nationally known speaker David Ring will speak at 6:30 p.m. May 5 at Sinking Creek Baptist Church.
Changing of the guard at Tamarack
Tamarack’s general manager of 14 years, Cheryl Hartley, has announced her retirement, effective June 14.
Enjoy tastings and interact with artisans at first Arts & Wine Show
The Resort at Glade Springs will host its first-ever Arts & Wine Show April 27th from 2 to 6 p.m. inside Glade’s Italian Grill, 255 Resort Drive, Daniels.
Event to assist farmers to expand their business
The New River Gorge Regional Development Authority (NRGRDA), West Virginia State University (WVSU) and Natural Capital Investment Fund (NCIF) will host a free luncheon Tuesday geared toward assisting local farmers and agricultural producers on how to effectively and responsibly expand their businesses.
Churches joining for Way of the Cross
St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church and St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church will have a community service in Uptown Beckley on Saturday, marking the end of Holy Week before Easter celebrations begin.
Kindness from the heart creates a wealth of memories
Three years ago, Mount Hope resident Paula Jones made it her personal goal to see that no area girl sacrificed the opportunity to attend a formal school dance due to her inability to purchase a dress.
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