Winter clothes at Williamsburg Thrift Shop
Cold weather is approaching rapidly. Visit our thrift shop for warm clothes. Dollar bag sale: All you can put in a plastic grocery bag for $1. Store hours are Fridays, 5-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The thrift shop will close for the winter on Oct. 31. The thrift shop is operated by the Andrew Chapel United Methodist Church. Call 304-645-3690 with questions.
on Monroe Avenue in Ronceverte is currently taking hardback books for recycling. Hardback books must be brought in Monday through Friday during business hours 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. There are no after hour drop-offs for hardback books at this time.
AHMH’s September/October schedule
American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicapped accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All music nights schedule: door opens at 6 p.m., music starts at 7 to 10:30. Break at 8 p.m. for announcements and food. (Food and drinks supplied by the audience.) • Tuesdays: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27 • Saturday Dance, Sept. 26: “Steele Country Band • Saturday Dance, Oct. 24: “High Country.” Contacts: Charlie Massie 304-645-3982, Bill Evans 304-392-6079, AHMH 304-645-4667. website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.
Cranberry Mountain Shindig
A celebration of Appalachian culture will be held Sunday, Sept. 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cranberry Mountain Nature Center. The center is located at the junction of Rts. 39/55 and Rt. 150 (Scenic Highway), 22 miles east of Richwood and 16 miles west of Marlinton. Bring a lawn chair or a blanket and enjoy the music on the lawn and bring a lunch or enjoy a hot dog, brown beans and cornbread, maple cotton candy or kettle corn. Over 40 crafters will be selling and demonstrating traditional crafts. For more information, call Cranberry Mountain Nature Center at 304-653-4826 during their normal business hours, Thursday-Monday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays).
Shooting Match in Williamsburg
On Oct. 3, at 7 p.m. the Williamsburg Ruritans will hold the first Shooting Match of the season. The match is 8 rounds, 12 gauge guns only – full choke (.690) or larger only. Seven rounds at $2 per shot, eighth round 50/50 at $5 per shot. You must compete in all initial 7 rounds to qualify for round 8. Cash prizes will be awarded. Food and refreshments will be available. Match will be held at the Williamsburg Community Building. Proceeds help fund Williamsburg Ruritan Community projects. Sponsored by Williamsburg Ruritan Club.
Montwell Park Open House
On Saturday, Oct. 3, Montwell Park will be having an Open House from 3-7 p.m. Everyone is welcome and there will be lots of things going on for all ages! There will be a BMX bike show by a local BMX rider, live music with the Possum Holler Glee Club, cider pressing, art projects for the kids and family, trike races, some competitive cornhole, a kids’ exercise demo, and volleyball, as well as much more. Come join in the fun and see what Montwell Park and the partners there have to offer, and find out how you can join in on this community owned ongoing project to build a thriving future we all wish to be a part of!
Women’s Club Brunch
A local women’s club, Newcomers & Old Friends Club, is getting together for brunch at Joanne Perry’s home in Lewisburg on Wednesday, Oct. 7, at 10 a.m. Ladies in the area are invited to come and meet some of the club’s members while enjoying a light brunch. Please call Joanne at 304-647-4789 for directions and to let her know you’ll be there.
Breast Cancer Awareness
Wreath Hanging & Proclamation Ceremony
will take place Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at the Greenbrier County Courthouse. The Robert C. Byrd Clinic and Greenbrier Valley Breast Cancer Support Group will be supporting the fighters, admiring the survivors and honoring the taken. Luncheon for survivors, fighters and their supporters will immediately follow the ceremony at the Convention & Visitors Bureau. Space is limited, please call 304-647-1208 to reserve a seat for the luncheon.
are held at St. James Episcopal Church, 218 South Court Street, Lewisburg, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m. and on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12 noon.
are held Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. at St. James Episcopal Church, 218 South Court Street, Lewisburg. NarAnon is a 12-step support group for persons effected by someone else’s addiction. Call Susan at 304-646-6506 for more information.
Weekly Al-Anon meeting
is held every Thursday, 7-8 p.m. at Lewisburg United Methodist Church. Enter at back door (Lee Street entrance). Al-Anon is a 12-step organization for family and friends of people with alcohol problems. For information call Sue at 304-646-6506 or Dee at 304-667-1766.
The Bluefield Princeton area
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group
meets once a month, usually around the last Tuesday. The group is open to all who have MS and also family and friends. Medical students and such are welcome. There is no charge or fees to join. We’re into our 28th year as a group. Please come, you’ll find us a caring and encouraging group. For more information call Doug Mullins, group leader, at 304-753-9126.