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EXPO at old Bolling School

On Friday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, 25 there will be an expo event at the old Bolling School on Oak Street in Lewisburg. The expo is a fundraiser to fix up the new teen center. Admission is by donation, and bands such as Fritz Schindler, Brightwork and RSYM will perform. Several vendors including Premier Jewelry, Celebrating Home, Mary Kay and many more will be on hand.

At the Lewis Theatre:

• Oct. 23-26 Appalachian Queer Film Festival $10-45; full schedule at

aqff.org

• Oct. 26, 29 & 30 at 7 p.m., Left Behind movie rated PG 13 $6/5

• Oct. 31: Lawless Brown concert with Rivertown Gypsies, 8 p.m. $10

Themed costume party – Pirates and Vikings.

Clayton-Griffith Creek Annual Pie Supper

will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in the Clayton Community Building, Clayton. Featuring children’s fish pond, Pretty Girl & Ugly Man Cakes, Cake Walks, Door Prizes, Auction & Grab bags and serving hot dogs, BBQs and pies galore! Fun for all ages… Come join us for an evening of fun, food and fellowship!

Haunted House in Williamsburg

Join the Williamsburg Rescue Squad for a scary and fun-filled evening in a haunted house. The 3rd Annual Haunted House will be open Oct. 24, 25 and 31. This year, the haunted experience will begin with a hayride from the Rescue Squad to the Williamsburg Community School. The cost is $8 per person. After the tour through the haunted house join us beside our fire pit where you can purchase a s’mores kit and a hot cocoa. The Haunted House is a fundraiser to benefit the purchase of a new ambulance for the Williamsburg Clintonville area. Directions: Exit 161 from I-64, north on Route 12, East on Route 60, take first left, Sinking Creek Road (stay on the 2-lane) about 9 miles to Williamsburg, the Rescue Squad is on the right. Sponsored by the Williamsburg Rescue Squad. Questions, call 304-645-2629.

AHMH’s upcoming schedule

Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are set for Oct. 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25 from 7 to 10/10:30 p.m. Doors open at 6, music starts at 7 p.m. Admission: Tuesdays $7 each; dance night $10 each. Saturday Night Dance on Oct. 25 will feature High Country. Admission includes food, coffee and soft drinks brought in by the audience and donated to the music hall to share with everyone. (Bring your favorite snack to share.) (Note: AHMH DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY FOOD OR DRINKS). A family type atmosphere with no alcohol and no smoking, the Music Hall is handicap accessible, and a nonprofit organization, 501(c)3, located at Island Park, Ronceverte. For more information call 304-445-3220, 304-645-3982 or AHMH at 304-645-4667. (Leave a message). New website: www.americanheritagemusichall.org.

Motorcycle Safety Course

The final Basic Rider Motorcycle Safety course for the year, hosted by Dabney S. Lancaster Community College, is scheduled Friday through Sunday, Oct. 24-26. Participants completing and passing the one-credit course, which includes a riding skills test as well as a written exam, will receive a 30-day Virginia DMV motorcycle license and a completion card from the Motorcycle Safety League. The three-day course is held on Friday from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the DSLCC Rockbridge Regional Center in Buena Vista, and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at the Lee-Hi Travel Plaza in Lexington. Motorcycles and helmets are provided. To enroll or for more information contact Doug Jones at 540-863-2870 or djones@dslcc.edu, or the DSLCC Rockbridge Center, located at 35 Vista Links Drive, Buena Vista, at 540-261-1211.

Recycling bins

The City of Lewisburg is pleased to announce that four recycling bins for plastic bottles have been placed at Hollowell Park. All Lewisburg residents are encouraged to recycle. Recycling extends the life of our landfill, reduces long term sanitation costs, reduces raw material costs for new products we buy and keeps our environment cleaner. It’s good for us and future generations. For questions call Public Works Director Mark Carver at 304-645-1833.

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.

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.

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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