The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

Local News

July 4, 2013

Calendar — Thursday, July 4, 2013

Due to unforeseen circumstances and events the Appalachian Treasurers Quilt Show held in conjunction with Appalachian Arts and Crafts Fair in August will not occur this year. The quilt show will return in 2014. A limited number of quilts will be hung around the main seating concourse but will not be open to the public. You may view the quilts from the downstairs arena.

Chick-fil-A Beckley Galleria, Breakfast Bingo, 9 to 10 a.m.

NABER meeting, 6 p.m., Mount Zion Baptist Church. For more information call Lloyd at 304-252-7133.

Project H.O.P.E. meeting, Helping Other People Elevate, for recovery and restoration programs for individuals and families struggling with addictions, 7 p.m., Heart of God Ministries, Beckley.

Support group for parents with children who have ADD/ADHD, 6 p.m., CAC Building, 411 Temple St., Hinton. Food and baby-sitting provided.

Community Improvement Association, East Beckley meeting, 6 p.m., Piney Oakes School. Call 304-253-1496 or 304-256-4630.

Crab Orchard-MacArthur Lions Club, 7 p.m., Crab Orchard Baptist Church, social room.

Hope for Chronic Pain, 6 to 8 p.m., American Legion, Fayetteville, solutions for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue, answers for allergic asthma, IBS, TMJ/TMD, and related autoimmune and neurodegenerative conditions.

Nar-Anon, support group to help people affected by other’s addictions, 7 p.m., St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Kelly Ave., Oak Hill. Call 304-575-3668.

Free Zumba classes, Calvary Assembly of God, 319 Sunset Drive, off of Harper Road, 6 p.m. Zumba is a Latin-inspired aerobics fitness workout. It is an exhilarating, easy-to-follow, calorie-burning work-out. Taught by Nikki Green, a certified instructor, a one hour class, open to the public with childcare being offered. Bring bottled water and a towel. Call (304)252-0717 or find it on the web at outoftheboxchurch.org.

Belly Dance/Exercise Class, Gates Party Room, 363 Ragland Rd., Beckley, 6:15 p.m. Call Alexandria at 304-253-1516 for more information.

H.O.P.E. Riders of CMA, motorcycle ride, weather permitting, everyone welcome. At 6 p.m. the group will leave from United Cycle on Robert C. Byrd Drive in Beckley. For more information visit www.cmausa.org, e-mail beckleycma@gmail.com or call 304-228-3484.

Bingo, Bradley Prosperity Volunteer Fire Department, doors open at 4 p.m., bingo starts at 6:20 p.m. Call 304-877-2340.

Coda (CO-dependence anonymous) meeting, Just for Me Group, 7 p.m., Maxwell Hill St. Luke Luthern Church, 700 Maxwell Hill Rd., Beckley, call Jim at 304-419-2882 or Catherine at 304-890-4483.

United Apostolic Faith Church clothing boutique clothing giveaway, 1010 S. Kanawha St., Beckley, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the church. For more information call 304-731-2909 or 304-222-7318.

Bingo, for Coal City Colts, Sophia Volunteer Fire Department, doors opens at 5 p.m., early birds, 6:40 p.m., regular games, 7 p.m. Payout average $2,200.

Kiwanis Club of Beckley, noon, Moose Lodge, New River Drive, Beckley.

Free Breakfast Bingo, Chick-Fil-A, Beckley Galleria, 1300 N. Eisenhower Drive, 9 a.m., a time to spend with your friends, along with great prizes.

“The Potter’s House,” a Christian coffee house discussion group open to singles, couples, college students, 7 p.m., Mabscott United Methodist Church, Whitestick Street, across from Mabscott Fire Department. Child care will be available. Call 304-252-4207.

Narcotics Anonymous meeting, St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Kelly Avenue; 6:30 p.m. Call Mike, 304-574-1329, or Craig, 304-465-1570; also 7 p.m., Pineville Presbyterian Church, River Drive, Pineville; Wellness Center, 221 Temple St., Hinton, 7 to 8 p.m. call 304-466-3916.

TOPS WV No. 442, Naoma meeting, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Sundial Assembly of God Church. Call 304-854-2063 or 304-854-0759.

Divorced, Breakups, Can’t Cope Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Hope Landing Apartments, Mount Hope. Call 304-877-3855.

Free beginner’s line dance class, 7 to 8:30 p.m., Mullens Opportunity Center (old Mullens Grade School), today and Tuesday.

Gambler’s Anonymous, 7 p.m., Rainelle First Baptist Church, 309 Seventh St.

Freedom Area of Narcotics Anonymous meeting, Beckley Fellowship Home, 201 Woodlawn Ave., Beckley, 7:30 p.m.; First Presbyterian Church, Duhring and Tazewell streets, Bluefield, 7:30 p.m.; St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Kelly Avenue, Oak Hill, 6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-766-4442.

AA meetings, Beckley Noon Group, Presbyterian Church, 203 S. Kanawha St., noon (OD); Beckley, Freedom From Bondage Group, St. Stephen’s Church, 200 Virginia St., 6:30 p.m. (CD) and 8 p.m. (OD), speaker first Thursday of month at 8 p.m.; Beckwith, Back to Basics Group, Evangelical Fellowship (W.Va. 16), 8 p.m. (O, 12x12); Montgomery, Survivors’ Meeting, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 7:30 p.m. (OD); Summerlee, 237 Summerlee Road, noon (OD); Procious, Horner’s 1st Missionary Baptist Church, 7 p.m. (OBB); for information on any meetings, call 304-252-9444 or 1-800-333-5051.

Alanon Family Group, 8 p.m., Ascension Episcopal Church, Fifth and Temple streets, Hinton.

Alateen, 8 p.m., St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Virginia Street, Beckley, teen-age family members of alcoholics and ages 6-13.

Baby Closet open, noon to 3 p.m., today and tomorrow, REACHH, Family Resource Center. Call 304-466-2226.

Bingo, 5 p.m., raffle, 6:30 p.m., early bird, 7 p.m., old Stoco Junior High School gym, Coal City, sponsored by the Coal City Colts.

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