Meeting Memos

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WEDNESDAYS

AL-ANON will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church in Elkins.

DEVELOP THE POSSIBILITIES with Chamber Networking meeting will be the second Wednesday of each month at the chamber office, 10 11th St. in Elkins. Networking will begin at noon. To RSVP, call Wendy Hill at 304-636-2717 or email wendy.hill@erccc.com.

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TUTORING by Literacy Volunteers of Upshur County will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the literacy office located at 34 Franklin St. in Buckhannon, directly behind Holy Rosary Catholic Church. ESL tutoring is free and confidential. To sign up or for further information, call 304-472-2343.

GRANDPARENTS RAISING GRANDKIDS: An educational support group for grandparents raising grandkids and foster parents will meet at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Russell Memorial Library in Mill Creek. There will be a guest speaker discussing internet safety, IEPs, legal aid, etc. Kids are welcome, and there will be activities for them as well. To make a reservation, call 304-636-8433.

MOUNTAIN STATE GROTTO meets at 7:30 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month at Gino’s in Elkins.

PICKIN’ IN THE PARK, jam sessions open to all, will take place, rain or shine, in Elkins City Park every Wednesday, co-sponsored by Davis & Elkins College and Elkins Dept. of Parks & Recreation. The country music jam sessions are in the middle pavilion, beginning at 5 p.m. The old-time music jam sessions are held in the Sycamore Street pavilion, starting at 6:30 p.m. The bluegrass jam sessions are in the main pavilion in the middle of the park, beginning at 7 p.m. All levels and all non-amplified instruments are welcome, and singers, dancers, and listeners are encouraged.

RESUME AND ONLINE-JOB APPLICATION ASSISTANCE will be available from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Elkins Workforce WV office.

TOPS WV 0406, FRANKLIN, meets Wednesdays at the Summit Bank in Franklin. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m. and the meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Mary Jane at 304-358-2537 or Anita at 304-335-4811.

TOPS WV 0590, MILL CREEK, meets Wednesdays at the Russell Memorial Library in Mill Creek. Weigh-in starts at 10 a.m., and the meeting starts at 10:45 a.m. For more information, call Jane Robinson at 304-338-6403.

THURSDAYS

AMERICAN LEGION POST 29 meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month in the upstairs hall of the Post Home.

AMERICAN LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY UNIT 29 will meet at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month downstairs in the back room of the post home.

BUCKHANNON QUILTERS AT HEART QUILT GUILD meets at 6 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Episcopal Church at the corner of Kanawha and Lincoln streets. Quilters of all levels are invited. For more information, contact Mary Norris, president, at maryrnorris@yahoo.com.

CELEBRATE RECOVERY, a Christ-centered 12-step program for anyone with hurts, habits and hangups, will be begin at 6 p.m. Thursdays at Elkins Family Worship Center, 1402 Taylor Ave., Elkins. For more information, call 304-636-6200 or 304-636-2141 or visit the EFWC Facebook page.

CHESS CLUB meets to play chess from 6 – 8 p.m. Thursdays at Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. All chess nuts are welcome.

COOKIES AND CONVERSATION, a grief support group, will meet at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the West Virginia Hospice Office at 6 Hartman Plaza in Buckhannon. For more information, call LouEllen Blake, bereavement coordinator, at 304-473-6800.

ELKINS HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION will meet at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Steer Steakhouse. The purpose of the association is to assist the sports, band, academics and other programs.

ELKINS MAIN STREET ORGANIZATION COMMITTEE will meet from 3 – 4 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at S&T’s Bees.

GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP: Cookies and Conversation group meets at 5:30 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the West Virginia Hospice office at 6 Hartman Plaza in Buckhannon. For more information, call LouEllen Blake, bereavement coordinator, at 304-473-6800.

LOG CABIN QUILTERS’ GUILD will meet at 6:30 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center at 1175 Beverly Pike in Elkins.

NATIONAL ACTIVE AND RETIRED FEDERAL EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION CHAPTER 2287 will meet quarterly at 1 p.m. the fourth Thursday of February, May, August and October in the conference room at Randolph County Senior Center in Elkins. For more information, call 304-335-2036 or 304-338-2743.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED AND VETERAN RAILWAY EMPLOYEES INC. will meet at 9 a.m. the last Thursday of each month at Hardee’s in Elkins. All railroaders are asked to attend and learn more about what services are available.

POTOMAC HIGHLANDS AMATEUR RADIO CLUB meets at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Hardy County RRT building in Moorefield. Anyone interested in the radio hobby is welcome. For more information, go to www.pharc.org.

THE RED HAT HAPPY HATTERS luncheon will be the second Thursday of each month. Plans will be made to meet at different local restaurants each month.

TOPS WV 0599, ELKINS, meets Thursdays at Elkins High School, door 26 in the rear of the school. Weigh-in is from 4-4:30 p.m. with the meeting immediately following. For more information, call Sandy at 304-591-2828 or 304-636-4532.

TOPS WV 0560, ELKINS, meets Thursdays at North Elementary School. Weigh-in is from 5:30 – 6 p.m. with the meeting following at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call Margie Wamsley at 304-636-1048 or 304-591-3433.

VIETNAM VETERANS OF AMERICA meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month upstairs at the American Legion in Elkins. For more information or to join VVA, call Jake Roberts at 304-630-2288 or 304-614-4326.

WRITERS CLUB will meet from 5 – 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library. For more information, email Cornelia at elkinswriters@yahoo.com.

FRIDAYS

FREE FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES, sponsored by the city of Parsons and Parsons Parks and Recreation Commission, will begin at 6 p.m. June 14 through Aug. 9. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will be available. For more information, call the city of Parsons at 304-478-2311.

SATURDAYS

ELKINS FARMERS MARKET will be from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday from May through October behind the Elkins Railroad Depot. Items for sale will include fresh vegetables and fruit (in season), eggs, honey, baked goods, jams, crafts and more.

FARMERS AND TRADERS MARKET: Homestead Farmers and Traders Market for selling or buying fresh garden produce, crafts, secondhand goods, merchandise, and yard sale items will operate from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday through September at the Homestead Community Center in Dailey. A limited number of folding tables will be available, first come first served. There is plenty of space, playground for kids, and free parking. For more information and cost for setup, call Tom Rennix at 304-940-1855 or Roseann Rennix-Rosier 304-642-4997. In case of rain, vendors are permitted to move inside to the gym.

MONDAYS

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meets from 7-8 p.m. Mondays, at Grace Episcopal Church.

ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE CLASSES will be at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Barbour County Senior Center. For more information, call Wanda at the center at 304-457-4545.

ELKINS LIONS CLUB meets the second and fourth Monday of each month at the Steer Steakhouse. The meal is Dutch-treat. Dinner and fellowship begin at 5:45 p.m. with the meeting following at 6:15 p.m. For more information, call Lion President Donna Weese at 304-637-2379.

ELKINS WRITERS’ GROUP will meet from 5 – 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of every month in the downstairs room of Elkins/Randolph County Library. Those attending are asked to bring a two-page product to read aloud and a pen and paper for a timed writing.

EMMA SCOTT GARDEN CLUB meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of the month at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church.

FIDDLER’S SUPPORT GROUP JAM hosted by the Randolph County Community Arts Center will be from 7 – 9 p.m. the first and third Monday of each month. Those attending are asked to enter by the back door. This jam is for musicians to learn how to play in a jam and learn old-time tunes. All instruments are welcome including guitar, banjo, dulcimer, mandolin and fiddle. For more information, call David Proudfoot at 304-823-1460.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS OF RANDOLPH COUNTY BOARD meets at 6:30 the first Monday of each month — with the exception of July. For more information, call the Literacy Volunteers office at 304 636-4515. The office is located at the YMCA in Elkins.

SILENT GROVE CEOS will meet the first Monday of each month.

SONSHINE PUPPET MINISTRY meets to practice at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Otterbein United Methodist Church, 1100 S. Davis Ave. in Elkins. For more information, call 304-591-2776 or 304-614-7638.

SURVIVORS OF HOMICIDE VICTIMS SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 7 p.m. the first Monday of each month at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church in Buckhannon.

TOPS WV 0235, ELKINS, will meet Mondays in the fellowship hall of Otterbein United Methodist Church, 1100 S. Davis Ave. at the corner of 11th Street and Davis Avenue. Weigh-in will be at 5 p.m., and the meeting will be from 6 to 6:45 p.m. For more information, call Cindy at 304-642-6824.

TOPS WV 0567, MARLINTON, meets Mondays in the Marlinton Elementary School computer lab. Weigh-in is from 5 – 5:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 5:45 p.m. For more information, call Joann Estep, leader, at 304-799-4542.

TOPS WV 0565, PHILIPPI, meets Mondays at the Union Community Building in Philippi. Weigh-in starts at 5 p.m., and the meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call Brenda Bennett at 304-457-1128 or 304-621-7603.

TYGARTS VALLEY ATHLETIC BOOSTERS’ CLUB meets at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month in the Tygarts Valley Middle/High School cafeteria.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS AUXILIARY to Roaring Creek Post 5583 will meet at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Post Home in Coalton.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS Roaring Creek Post 5583 will meet at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Post Home in Coalton.

TUESDAYS

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS will meet from 8 – 9 p.m. Tuesdays at Grace Episcopal Church.

ALZHEIMER’S SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 5 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at Colonial Place, 301 Wilson Lane in Elkins. For more information, call Michelle Talkington at 304-636-8600.

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS AND MICROSOFT OFFICE CLASSES will be offered from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesdays at Elkins Workforce WV office.

BEVERLY HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of the month at the Beverly Heritage Center, 4 Court St. in Beverly.

ELKINS MAIN STREET DESIGN COMMITTEE meets at noon the first Tuesday of each month at the Elkins Main Street Office, 204 Davis Ave..

ELKINS MAIN STREET ECONOMIC VITALITY COLLABORATIVE will meet at noon the third Tuesday of each month at Elkins Main Street office, 204 Davis Ave.

ELKINS MAIN STREET PROMOTIONS COMMITTEE will meet at 8:30 a.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Elkins Sewing Center, 300 Davis Ave.

FEED THE CITY: Summit Church will offer a free meal from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. the last Tuesday of each month at the Railyard Restaurant in downtown Elkins. If you know of someone who cannot attend and would like to have a meal, let us know and we will try to get a meal to them.

GFWC WOMAN’S CLUB OF ELKINS meets the third Tuesday of each month, September through May, at The Phil Gainer Center, 142 Robert E. Lee Ave. Extension. Social time begins at 6 p.m. with dinner at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 304-641-0751.

HAMMERED DULCIMER CLASS: Hammered dulcimer class will be from 6 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Homestead Community Center. No experience is necessary. Some rental instruments are available. For more information, to reserve an instrument and for pricing, call 304-636-0619.

MINI-DEMENTIA WORKSHOPS will be from 11 a.m. – noon the fourth Tuesday of the month at Colonial Place assisted Living & Memory Care. Each month a different topic regarding memory impairment will be discussed.

MOPS (MOTHERS OF PRESCHOOLERS) meets from 9 a.m. – noon Tuesdays, when school is in session, at First United Methodist Church. For more information, email elkinsmops@yahoo.com.

MOUNTAIN ARTS DISTRICT will meet at 4 p.m. the first and third Tuesday of the month at the Randolph County Wood Technology Center to discuss concerns and opportunities about the arts, support for artists/venues and public art. All are welcome. The facilities are accessible. For more information, contact MAD at mtnartsdistrict@gmail.com.

PRAYER TUESDAYS – The sanctuary of the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church will be open from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesdays for quiet reflection, prayer and an opportunity to experience God’s Presence. If you wish, someone will be there to pray with you, or you can pray and reflect alone. Everyone is welcome.

RANDOLPH COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS will meet at noon the third Tuesday of each month in the conference room at 1404 N. Randolph Ave. in Elkins. For more information, call 304-636-6495.

ROCK CAVE COMMUNITY EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH SERVICE meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month, in Banks District Civic Center. For more information, call 304-924-6375 or 304-924-5021.

SONS OF THE AMERICAN LEGION SQUADRON 29 meets at 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the clubroom at 326 Railroad Ave. All members are urged to attend. For more information, call 304-636-3930.

TOPS WV 0541, PARSONS, meets Tuesdays at the Parsons Church of God in Parsons. Weigh-in is 4:30 – 5 p.m., and the meeting starts at 5 p.m. For more information, call Aggie at 304-478-4715.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS Tygart Valley Post 3647 Elkins will meet at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at the post home.

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