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AHMH’s Upcoming schedule
American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte (website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org) is a non-profit 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 & drinks supplied by the audience.) • Friday, May 1, WV Public Broadcasting (WVPB) is coming to Greenbrier County for a Mountain Music Trail Project they are producing. Their schedule is to visit AHMH for interviews and shoot some footage for the project. • Tuesdays: May 5, 12, 19 and 26, June 2, 9 16, 23 and 30. • Saturday, May 23: “Country Proud.” • Saturday, June 27: “Steele Country Band.”
Quilt Show in Roanoke
On Friday, May 1, and Saturday, May 2, the Star Quilters Guild will hold a quilt show at the Berglund Center in Roanoke, VA. Hours are 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $7 per person, with children 12 and under free. Over 150 quilts have been submitted and will be judged by Marcel Miller, president of the National Quilting Association. The show will include door prizes, a Viewers’ Choice Award, and vendors selling fabric, machines, and quilting supplies. Clothing artist Nancy Chu Farris will display her award-winning creations. For more information, see starquilters.org. The Berglund Center (formerly the Roanoke Civic Center) is at Exit 4 (Orange Avenue) from I-581.
Derby Day
Save the date – Gateway Industries Derby Day Fundraiser, Saturday, May 2, from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tickets available in advance from Gateway Industries, call 304-645-3165 and ask for Phyllis or Becky. Tickets will also be available at the door.
Habitat ‘how to’ clinics scheduled
Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity and longtime national partner Lowe’s are hosting “how-to” construction clinics for women volunteering during the eighth annual National Women Build Week. This year, the local National Women Build will be on Saturday, May 2. Local clinics will be held at Lowe’s of Lewisburg at 20 Gateway Boulevard on the following dates: “How to Safely Use Hand and Power Tools” – Apr. 11 at 9 a.m. and “How to Frame for Walls and Roofs” – Apr. 18 at 9 a.m. To sign up for the clinics, volunteers should contact Almost Heaven Habitat at 304-647-3342.
Spring Concert
The Greenbrier Valley Chorale will present their annual Spring Concert, Songs from the British Isles, at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, May 3 at 3 p.m. Tickets available at greenbriervalleychorale.org – $12 adults – $5 students K-12. Cash and checks only at the door.
Spring Shopping Bash at Library
May 9, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Lewisburg Library basement, shop for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, birthdays, anniversaries – it’s all covered. More than 20 vendors including: Scentsy, Younique, Jamberry, Thirty-One, Advocare, Chloe and Isabel Jewelry, My Heart’s Delight and many more.
Clean up at Montwell Park
The partners of Montwell Park invite the community to participate in a clean-up day on Saturday, May 9, beginning at 10 a.m. Volunteers will help to clear brush and clean up trash in order to help beautify the space that used to house the Fort Savannah Inn. There will be a barbecue lunch for all volunteers. Montwell Park partners include Country Roads Crossfit, The GROW Foundation, Hill and Holler Bike Works, High Rocks and the Greenbrier Valley Restoration Project. Any assistance is appreciated.
AARP Driver Safety Program
Shepherd’s Center of Greenbrier Valley is once again in partnership with AARP to bring a Driver Safety Program to local citizens, age 50 or older, interested in refreshing their driving skills and saving on vehicle insurance. Instructor Troy Holbrook will conduct the class on Tuesday, May 12, from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Lewisburg United Methodist Church.
The fee is $15 for AARP members and $20 for nonmembers. The course will focus on physical changes as we age, as well as changes in vehicles, roads, and highways throughout the years. West Virginia law provides for at least a five percent reduction in insurance premiums after the completion of this course. Lunch will be on your own. For more information, or to register for the class, please call Shepherd’s Center at 304-645-4196.
Narconon
would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addiction get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. Call 800-431-1754 or DrugAbuseSolution.com.
AA meetings
are held at St. James Episcopal Church, 218 S. Court, Lewisburg at 7 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 12 noon.
NarAnon meetings
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. Contact Susan at 304-646-6506 for questions.
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.

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