EDITOR’S NOTE: The Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civic organizations. Unless otherwise noted, events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Because of numerous entries, items may appear for only one week. Entries appear in chronological order and as there is space. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m.
TYGART VALLEY HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION: will meet 6 p.m. .today at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. All are invited and community residents are encouraged to attend. For more information, contact Tom Rennix, president, at 304-940-1855.
ALLEGHENY REGIONAL FAMILY HISTORY SOCIETY: will hold its regular meeting today at 7 p.m. in the library at the IOOF Building located on the Beverly Five-lane. Please note, until further notice the library will be open on Wednesday from 1-4 p.m. and other days by appointment. For more information, call 636-1650 or 636-8528.
WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: Jubilee Outreach Ministries will host their Fall Women’s Conference on Friday at Jubilee Outreach Ministries in Mill Creek. Conference speaker will be Pastor Rena Perozich. She will be ministering on Climb That Mountain. Refreshments at 6 p.m. and services at 7 p.m. All ladies are invited to attend. No registration fee. 304-335-6715
SPECIAL SERVICE: at Good Shepherd Assembly of God 312 Wilson St. Elkins on Friday at 7 p.m. Good Shepherd Drama team will be ministering and students will be singing. Haley Cunningham (Good Shepherd Christian Academy student) will be sharing her journey of faith as she was diagnosed in January with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Cancer at the age of 13.
LANTERN TOURS: Tales of the spooky and mysterious — come join the ever-popular Lantern Tours today,Friday and Saturday at the Beverly Heritage Center. Host Karl takes the group on a nighttime walking tour of Beverly with only the light of lanterns to guide our way. For tickets see our events calendar at beverlyheritagecenter.org.
HEALTH SCREENING: The Elkins Kiwanis is sponsoring their Health Awareness Screening Saturday and Oct. 23 at the Randolph County Senior Center from 7- 10 a.m. For more information please call 1-800-524-3414.
FALL FESTIVAL: The 25th year for the Fall Festival of the Tennerton United Methodist Church in Buckhannon will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Everyone is welcome to come out for homemade apple butter, baked goods, hot dogs, and trash’n treasures. Masks be worn when inside the building. The proceeds will benefit church projects.
MEAT SHOOT: FW Post 5781 will host a meat shoot 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the post home in Harman. Refreshments will be provided. The next shoot is scheduled for Nov. 20. For information contact Danie Ours at 304-227-4349.
HALLOWEEN PARADE: Tygarts Valley fairs and festivals will be hosting a Halloween Parade Saturday. Lineup for the parade is scheduled for 1 p.m. at George Ward Elementary School. Twirlettes, dancers, children and all participants are welcome to the parade that will begin at 2 p.m. Trophies will be awarded. For more information call 304-940-2546.
HEALTH FAIR: Valley Health Care will be hosting a Health Fair at the Beverly Fire Hall on Oct. 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Regular and high dose flu vaccines will be available at the event. VHC will also be doing basic lab screenings at the fair. Fasting is required for some of the screenings. No appointment is necessary and for more information call 304-636-0133.
HALLOWEEN HUSTLE: Beverly Elementary School will host the Halloween Hustle 5K Oct. 22 at the Elkins Town Square. Register online at www.raceentry.com/races/halloween-hustle/2021/register. Register by October 15 to be guaranteed a T-shirt.
EHS NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY: will be holding 5K Run/Walk and a 1 Mile Kids’ Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 23. The 5K will begin at 3 p.m. The 1 Mile Kids’ Fun Run will begin at 2 p.m. Registration for both events will start at 1 p.m. and is $20 per person for the 5K and $5 per child for the fun run. Every pre-registered 5k participant will receive a free T-shirt. You can get registration forms from any EHS National Honor Society member or you can email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a form.
RANDOLPH COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL: will host their October meeting 12:30 p.m. Oct. 29, at the Steer Steakhouse in Elkins. Bring items for the scholarship auction. Program to include legislators visit and memorial Service. For more information call 304-636-7649
HELPING HAND CLEARINGHOUSE: is collecting names of needy children for the FOP Christmas Party, Randolph County only. Children 12 and under. Must provide proof of income. The deadline is Nov. 10. The hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at 105 First Street.
AL-ANON: Meets at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m.