WHAT’S GOING ON

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THE RIFFRAFF ARTS COLLECTIVE/THE ROOM UPSTAIRS HOLDS OPEN STAGE NIGHT EVERY MONDAY NIGHT IN “THE ROOM UPSTAIRS” IN PRINCETON. ALL AGES AND STYLES WELCOME. TIME: 7 P.M. $2-3. 304-425-1148 WWW.THERIFFRAFF.NET

YOGA IN THE PARK – AT PRINCETON CITY PARK.  MONDAYS AND WEDNESDAYS 10AM AND 6PM.  THURSDAYS AT 6PM.  ALL LEVELS CAN PARTICIPATE. COST IS ON A SLIDING SCALE OF $5-$10 PER CLASS, YOUR CHOICE! ALL PROCEEDS GO TOWARDS RENOVATIONS AT THE GAIA DEN, A NEW YOGA STUDIO LOCATED AT 222 MERCER ST. HISTORIC SECTION.  FMI CONTACT 304-910-7891 OR CONNECT VIA FACEBOOK AT FACEBOOK.COM/THEGAIADEN.

EVENTS AT THE MOUNTAIN MAN COUNTRY MUSIC HALL-HAVE BEEN MOVED TO THE CITY HALL IN MATOAKA, WV. OPEN MIC NIGHT EVERY FRIDAY AND HOUSE BAND PERFORMANCES EVERY SATURDAY. EVERYONE WELCOME! ADMISSION: $5, UNDER 12; FREE. TIME: 7 P.M. - 10 P.M. FOR MORE INFORMATION: (304) 425-1148 OR (304) 894-7723.

SMOKING CESSATION CLASS:  SMOKING CESSATION CLASSES ARE OFFERED BY THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL PULMONARY REHABILITATION DEPARTMENT LOCATED IN THE HOSPITAL’S PARKVIEW CENTER, 4TH FLOOR.  FMI CALL 304-431-5078 OR 304-431-5073

NOW-SEP 30:  THE HISTORIC RIDGE RUNNER RAILROAD IS NOW OPEN FOR THE SEASON AT BLUEFIELD CITY PARK.  EVERY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY NOON – 6PM.  COST IS $1.50.  FMI CALL 304-327-2449

AUGUST 19-OCTOBER 7: THE DAYLIGHT ART SERIESTHE CHUCK MATHENA CENTER IN PRINCETON WILL CONTINUE A GREAT WEST VIRGINIA ARTS AND CRAFTS TRADITION. CLASSES WILL BE HELD ON WEDNESDAYS DURING THE DAY IN THE SUNLIT GRAND HALL AND ROTUNDA. 304-425-5128,WWW.CHUCKMATHENACENTER.ORG

SEP. 2:  AN AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CLASS IS SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY SEP. 2ND IN EDUCATION CLASSROOM 3 AT PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  3 SESSION TIME CHOICES ARE AVAILABLE.  COST OF THE CLASS INCLUDING THE BOOK IS $20, WHICH MUST BE PAID FOR PRIOR TO CLASS, TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL 304-487-7074

SEP. 15:  “DELP FAMILY COLOR RUN AND FESTIVAL” SEPTEMBER 15 AT BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE” THE ANNUAL RUN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE BRIAN DELP HUMANITARIAN ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP AT BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE SPORTS A NEW NAME AND FLAVOR THIS YEAR. THE “DELP FAMILY COLOR RUN AND FESTIVAL,” SEPTEMBER 15 AT 5:30 PM, BEGINS AND ENDS ON THE BSC CAMPUS AND WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A COOKOUT. THE EVENT IS A FEATURED ACTIVITY DURING BLUEFIELD STATE’S 2015 HOMECOMING.  EARLY ENTRY FEE IS $15 ($18 ON THE DAY OF THE EVENT), AND FAMILIES OF FOUR RECEIVE A SPECIAL PACKAGE RATE OF $30.  STUDENTS AND CHILDREN WILL RECEIVE A DISCOUNT.  EACH ENTRANT RECEIVES A COLOR RUN T-SHIRT AND SUNGLASSES.  THERE WILL BE A COOKOUT AND FESTIVAL FOR ALL EVENT PARTICIPANTS IN THE STUDENT CENTER PARKING LOT AFTER THE RUN. FMI CONTACT JOAN BUCHANAN (304-327-4186, JBUCHAHAN@BLUEFIELDSTATE.EDU) OR VONDA WILSON (304-327-4208, VWILSON@BLUEFIELDSTATE.EDU).  ENTRY FORMS AND DIRECTIONS FOR PAYMENT ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE AT:  HTTP://BLUEFIELDSTATE.EDU/DELP5K.

SEP. 18:  GOLF TOURNAMENT AT FINCASTLE ON THE MOUNTAIN HOSTED BY A.L.I.V.E. ANIMAL SERVICES GROUP.  REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN AT 8AM, WITH CAPTAIN’S CHOICE PLAY STARTING AT 9AM.  PLEASE CONSIDER ORGANIZING AND SPONSORING A TEAM OF 4 PLAYERS.  THE ENTRY FEE OF $75 PER PLAYER INCLUDES GREEN FEES, CART, LUNCH AND A CHANCE TO WIN MANY GREAT DOOR PRIZES.  TO SIGN UP, OR FOR MORE INFO PLEASE VISIT WWW.ALIVEVOLUNTEERS.OG OR CALL 304-320-1651 YOU MAY ALSO EMAIL QUESTIONS TO ALIVETOSEEANOTHERDAYEVENTS@GMAIL.COM

 

 

COLLEGE NEWS

BLUEFIELD COLLEGE WILL START ITS SECOND YEAR OF INSTRUCTION IN AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE THIS FALL.  A UNIQUE SERIES OF COURSES GAINING SIGNIFIGANT PRAISE AND POPULARITY ON CAMPUS AND STILL THE ONLY TWO YEAR CURRICULUM OF COLLEGE ASL CLASSES BEING OFFERED IN THE AREA.  PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS, AND MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY INTERESTED IN A FALL 2015 ASL CLASS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CONTACT DR. BASCOME AT 276-326-4225

CONCORD UNIVERSITY AND WVVA-TV HAVE AGREED TO AIR THREE CONCORD HOME FOOTBALL GAMES DURING THE 2015 SEASON.  WVVA PRESIDENT FRANK BRADY AND CONCORD UNIVERSITY PRESIDENT DR. KENDRA BOGGESS SIGNED THE AGREEMENT MONDAY AFTERNOON AT WVVA’S STATION.  WVVA SPORTS DIRECTOR A.J. GOOD WILL DO THE LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY WITH FORMER CONCORD ASSISTANT FOOTBALL COACH WILL KING JOINING GOOD IN THE BOOTH FOR COLOR COMMENTARY FOR THE SEPTEMBER 12 HOME GAME AGAINST FAIRMONT STATE, THE SEPTEMBER 26 CONTEST VERSUS WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN AND THE OCTOBER 24 HOME CONTEST AGAINST MOUNTAIN EAST CONFERENCE RIVAL SHEPHERD.

HELP BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE OUT BY GOING AND VOTING FO THEM IN THE RETOOL YOUR SCHOOL PROMOTION.  YOU CAN VOTE AT WWW.BLUEFIELDSTATE.EDU THEN CLICK ON THE “VOTE NOW” OR GO DIRECTLY TO HTTP://RETOOLYOURSCHOOL.COM/VOTE-NOW/ AND CLICK ON THE BUTTON BELOW THE BSC LOGO

COLLEGE STUDENTS – HELP SHAPE TOMORROW! – THE HORSHOE LEADERSHIP CENTER IN PARSONS, WV IS LOOKING FOR COLLEGE-AGE STUDENTS WHO WANT TO USE THEIR SKILLS, ENERGY, AND PASSION FOR SHAPING A BETTER WORLD BY INFLUENCING TODAY’S TEENS AND CHILDREN.  HORSHOE SUMMER CAMP COUNSELORS MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF CAMPERS.  SUMMER POSITIONS PROVIDE A LIVING ALLOWANCE, AN AMERICORPS EDUCATION AWARD, MEALS AND LODGING.  FMI CONTACT SHARON CASSIDY AT 304-478-2481 OR EMAIL SHARON@YLA-YOUTHLEADERSHIP.ORG