WHAT’S GOING ON

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

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.

THE WV DHHR IS CURRENTLY IN NEED OF ADULT FAMILY CARE HOMES THAT CAN PROVIDE A LOVING, CARING ENVIRONMENT FOR AGED AND DISABLED ADULTS.  FMI PLEASE CONTACT KAREN FARMER IN MERCER COUNTY AT 304-425-8738 OR KELLY MORRIS IN BRAXTON COUNTY AT 304-765-7344

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

MAY 26-31:  THE 32ND ANNUAL COLE CHEVY MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL WILL BE HELD IN THE BLUEFIELD CITY PARK.  THE MISS COLE CHEVY MOUNTAIN FESTIVAL PAGEANT WILL HELD ON MAY 19, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES INCLUDE, ROCK IT THE ROBOT, EUORA FARMS, MAGIC BY CHAZ, BLUEFIELD AREA SHAG SOCIETY, SPORTING ACTIVITIES, A CAR SHOW, CITY OF BLUEFIELD RACE/WALK, MARVELOUS MUTTS, FIREWORKS, CRANK IT UP, WRESTLING SHOW, MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY, JAMES H. DREW CARNIVAL, AND HORSES, HORSES, HORSES.  FOR MORE INFO CALL 304-327-7184 OR VISIT THE CHAMBERS WEBSITE AT WWW.BLUEFIELDCHAMBER.COM

MAY 28:  STUDENTS FROM STAGES MUSIC SCHOOL ARE SEEN PERFORMING ALL AROUND THE REGION FREQUENTLY. NOW, IT’S TIME FOR THEIR TALENTED TEACHERS TO TAKE THE STAGE. THE DIVERSE ROSTER OF MUSICIANS THAT INSTRUCT AT THE DOWNTOWN PRINCETON FACILITY WILL PERFORM A “STAGES TEACHER JAM” ON THURSDAY, MAY 28 AT 7PM AT THEIR NEW HOME IN THE TURNAROUND CONCERT AND GATHERING HALL AT 855 MERCER STREET. THEY WILL PERFORM A WIDE VARIETY OF COVER SONGS AND ORIGINAL MUSIC. THE CONCERT WILL RAISE FUNDS FOR A PAD LOCKED DOOR TO INCREASE SAFETY ON SITE.  TICKETS ARE $10. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT STAGES MUSIC SCHOOL AT 304-425-PLAY.

MAY 30:  FREE COMMUNITY MEAL AT THE NORTH TAZEWELL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH BESIDE OF NORTH TAZEWELL POST OFFICE.  FROM 2-4PM.  MENU INCLUDES SPAGHETTI, GARLIC ROLLS, SALAD, DESSERT AND A DRINK. ALL ARE WELCOME

JUNE 1:  A CANCER SUPPORT GROUP WILL MEET AT THE CANCER RECOURCE CENTER 4TH FLOOR OF THE PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL MAIN TOWER AT 7PM.  FMI PLEASE CALL 304-487-7936 – REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED

JUNE1:  AN AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION HEALTHCARE PROVIDER CPR CLASS WILL BE HELD IN EDUCATION CLASSROOM 3 AT PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  3 SESSION CHOICES TO CHOOSE FROM.  7:30AM-10:30AM, 12:30PM – 3:30PM OR 5PM-8PM.  COST OF THE CLASS INCLUDING BOOK IS $20 WHICH MUST BE PAID AND THE BOOK PICKED UP PRIOR TO CLASS.  TO REGISTER PLEASE CALL 304-487-7074

JUNE 5:  THE 2015 BRYSON FANNING FOUNDATION GOLF TOURNAMENT.  REGISTRATION BEGINS AT 8AM WITH A SHOTGUN START AT 9AM.  COST IS $300 PER TEAM.  ENJOY A DAY OF GOLF, A BUFFET LUNCH AND SPECIAL EVENTS.  4 MANS CAPTAIN’S CHOICE TO HELP RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS TO SUPPORT HISTIOCYTOSIS RESEARCH AND THE BRYSON FANNING FOUNDATION.  DRESS CODE IS ENFORCED.  FOR MORE INFO OR TO SIGN UP CALL MARY FAULDS AT 304-920-6770

JUNE 6:  ANY STUDENT WISHING TO PARTICIPATE IN A SPORT AT THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS CAN RECEIVE A FREE PHYSICAL EXAMINATION ON JUNE 6.  SCHOOLS INCLUDE PRINCETON SENIOR HIGH AND MIDDLE, PIKEVIEW HIGH AND MIDDLE, GRAHAM HIGH AND MIDDLE, ROCKY GAP & BLAND HIGH AND MIDDLE AND MERCER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY.  PERMISSION SLIPS, WVSSAC PHYSICAL FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE INDIVIDUAL SCHOOLS.  EXAMS WILL NOT BE GIVEN WITHOUT FORMS BEING COMPLETE AND PROPERLY SIGNED.  FORMS MUST BE PRESENTED AT REGISTRATION JUNE 6 AT THE OTHOPEDIC CENTER OF THE VIRGINIAS.  FOR MORE INFO CALL BRITTANY POWERS AT 304-487-2297

JUNE 27: PIRATES OF THE SKY RC CLUB IS HOSTING A “FLY IN” REMOTE CONTROLLED AIR SHOW AT MERCER COUNTY AIR PORT.  THIS IS A FREE EVENT, EVERYONE IS INVITED TO WATCH SOME AMAZING ACROBATICS IN THE SKY WITH REMOTE CONTROLLED AIRPLANES AND HELOCOPTERS.  DONATIONS WILL BE COLLECTED TO SUPPORT THE WOUNDED WARRIOR FUND.  MORE INFO AT PIRATESOFTHESKYRC.ORG

COLLEGE NEWS

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