The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

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December 8, 2012

Calendar — Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012


Canceled — NAACP regular meeting for this month only, Central Baptist Church.

Christmas Lights Trolly Tours, one hour, two tours departing from the Irish Pub, Beckley, 6 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. per evening. Cost $10, for reservations call 304-256-TOUR (8687). Sights include Jackie Withrow Hospital, Beckley Art Center, New River Park and Maxwell Hill.

Beckley ARH will host Breakfast with Santa, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., facility’s gymnasium (enter at back of hospital by ER). From the tickets, proceeds will benefit the Beckley ARH renovation project capital campaign.

Santa at Children’s Christmas Party, noon, VFW and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Post 4484, 401 Main St., Rainelle, all children age 10 and under are welcome, bring cameras, something for the children.

Book signing, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coffee Beans & Books, 159 Granby Circle, Old Shady Junior High, Beaver, by author Laura LyAn Meadows of Rainelle, her book, “Scruffy’s Big Search.”

Merry Studio Christmas Show, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Lockbridge Pottery. Stoneware, porcelain, salt-glazed and clay-filled items.

Indoor flea market, Bradley Fire Department, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., vendors spaces available, 304-877-2340.

Ballroom dance, 7 to 10 p.m., USA Dance Beckley WV Chapter 6064 has a monthly dance at Mount Hope’s Center of Hope (former Mount Hope High School gym on the bypass). Variety of music played for ballroom, free style, line, and novelty dances. All ages welcome. Nonsmoking, non-alcoholic environment. For more information visit or call 304-469-6401.

King Hiram ABIFF F & AM Lodge No. 25 meeting, Ebenezer Baptist Church, 770 S. Fayette St., Beckley, 6 p.m. Call 304-731-3702.

Retired Enlisted Association Chapter 102 meeting, 10 a.m., Raleigh County Public Library, Beckley. Call James Shorts at 304-253-7440.

Circles Within Circles meeting, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Greenbrier Valley Medical Center Annex Classroom, a newly formed multiple sclerosis support group meeting. Call Wilma at 304-392-5314.

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4326 of Midway karaoke, 8 p.m. to midnight, 1000 Midway Road, Midway. They also have daily raffle.

Hinton Veterans Museum, Ballengee Street, Hinton, noon to 4 p.m.

Breakfast served, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m., Moose Lodge, 810 Monroe Ave., Ronceverte, dine in or carryout welcome, call 304-645-6255.

Bingo, Lester Fire Department, early bird 6:30 p.m., regular bingo 7 p.m. Call 934-6622.

Bingo, 6:30 to 7 and 7 to 10 p.m., Summers County Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Station 13, beside Kirks Restaurant, Hinton. Refreshments.

Freedom Area Narcotics Anonymous meeting, First Presbyterian Church, Duhring and Tazewell streets (annex), Bluefield, 6 p.m.; Drop Inn Center, 325 Prince St., Beckley, 6:30 p.m. Call 1-800-766-4442; Wellness Center, 221 Temple St., Hinton, 7 to 8 p.m., call 304-466-3916.

AA meetings, Beckley, SWV Fellowship Home, 201 Woodlawn, 8 p.m. (OD); Beckley Tuesday’s Gathering, United Methodist Temple, 3871 Robert C. Byrd Drive, 7 p.m. (O); Primary Purpose Group, Oak Hill Presbyterian Church, 250 Central Ave., 8 p.m. (CD); Rainelle Medical Center, 645 Kanawha Ave., 7 p.m. (OD) (Dist. 17); Summersville Presbyterian Church, 407 S. Laurel St., 8 p.m. (OD); Rupert, candlelight meeting, 7 p.m., Big Clear Creek Baptist Church, Anjean Road, 0.4 mile off Rt. 60, for information on any meetings, call 304-252-9444 or 1-800-333-5051.

Mountain Area Narcotics Anonymous High on Life Group, Princeton Group open meeting, 2 p.m., Princeton Community Hospital, board room, discussion.

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