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Dollar Bag Sale

The Williamsburg Thrift Shop, WIlliamsburg, will hold a month long dollar bag sale – everything that can be put in a grocery bag for $1. The sale will run the entire month of November. The shop is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. The last day will be Nov. 29 when it will close for the winter. The shop is located in the Willliamsburg Community School Building. Questions: 304 645-3690.

Elks Lodge Holiday News

• Nov. 14 – Dec. 14 Elks Lodge 843 Brush Road, Lewisburg, accepting nonperishable food donations for Greenbrier Head Start Families and accepting donations for Toys for Tots.

• New Year’s Eve party open to the community. Presenting the band: Switch – five bands in one, good time rock and more. Bring in the New Year’s with entertainment and friends at the Elks Lodge, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., 843 Brush Road, Lewisburg. Upstairs Banquet Room Facility. Food: light appetizers; Drinks: Cash Bar. $50 per couple at door.

Mountain Transit Authority

was closed Friday, Nov. 28 for Thanksgiving. Regular operations will resume Monday, Dec. 1. Schedule information may be obtained by calling 304-872-5872.

AHMH’s December schedule

Tuesday night Jam Sessions at the American Heritage Music Hall (AHMH) at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte, are set for Dec. 2, 9 and 16 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 Nov. 22 will feature Bill Evans & The Night Riders. Saturday Night Dance Dec. 6 will feature High Country. Saturday Night Dance Dec. 20 will feature Steele Country. Closed Tuesday, Dec. 23 and 30. Tuesday, Dec. 31, New Year’s Eve – 8 p.m. to midnight – New Year’s Eve Dance will feature Bill Evans & The Night Riders. 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.

Greenbrier County Republican Club

will hold its Annual Christmas Dinner and Officer elections at 6 p.m. on the 4th of December at the Dutch Haus Restaurant at the Airport. We will gather at 6 p.m. for dinner followed by a short meeting. All are welcome and we are always seeking new members. Call 304-647-4659.

Symphony ‘Home for the Holidays’

West Virginia Symphony Orchestra presents Home for the Holidays Dec. 4, 7:30 p.m. at Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg. Soprano Mariel van Dalsum will join Maestro Grant Cooper and the Orchestra along with chorus members from the West Virginia Symphony Chorus, Appalachian Children’s Chorus, Parkersburg Symphony Chorus and the West Virginia State University Chorus.

Community Sing-along

You are invited to take 15 minutes from your busy schedule to enjoy the spirit of the holiday season. Please join your fellow community members on Friday, Dec. 5 at 5:15 p.m. in the Green Space, downtown Lewisburg, in singing the Twelve Days of Christmas. In case of inclement weather, the sing-along will be held in the lobby of City National Bank. A good time is guaranteed for all!

Lewisburg Farmer’s Market Indoors

opens Saturday, Dec. 6 at the Fairgrounds, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Ronceverte Christmas Dinner

Ronceverte will hold their annual Community Christmas Dinner Saturday, Dec. 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the dining hall at Trinity United Methodist Church. We will be serving turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes & gravy, corn, cranberry sauce, rolls and dessert. Eat in or carry out. Local deliveries will also be available within a 5 mile radius. Donations are accepted.

31st Annual Arts & Crafts Show

at Nicholas County High School Friday, Dec. 5, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 6, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Over 100 booths. Admission by donation. Door prizes hourly. Grand prize $100 drawing at 2:30 p.m. Saturday – must be present to win.

Wellspring of Greenbrier, Inc., Rupert

is not accepting clothing, furniture or household items as of Nov. 12 through Dec. 31. The only items accepted during this time are blankets, towels, non-perishable foods. The adopt-a-family program is currently under way. If you would like to adopt a family please call 304-392-2095.

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.

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.

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.

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