WHAT’S GOING ON

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IT’S RIGHT HERE IN YOUR OWN BACKYARD.  WHILE IT MAY BE HARD TO BELIEVE, MANY CHILDREN IN OUR AREA NEED YOUR HELP.  JOIN YOUR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS BY GIVING CHILDREN IN BLUEFIELD THE HELP THEY NEED BY SUPPORTING THE WADE CENTER.  START TODAY WITH THE LEVEL OF INVOLVEMENT THAT’S RIGHT FOR YOU.  GET INVOLVED.  GO TO WADECENTER.ORG AND DONATE TODAY.

COMEDY ZONE NIGHT WILL BE HELD THE THIRD FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH AT PIPESTEM SPA AND EVENT CENTER.  PERFORMANCES BEGIN AT 7PM.  HEADLINERS HAVE APPEARED ON HBO, SHOWTIME, AND MORE.  CASH BAR IS AVAILABLE.  ADMISSION IS $15-20 PER PERSON.  FMI CALL 304-466-1767 OR VISIT THEM ONLINE AT PIPESTEMSPA.COM

COMMUNITY BAPTIST CHURCH LOCATED AT 1859 COUNTRY GIRL ROAD IN BLUEFIELD, HAS OPENED A FOOD PANTRY, AND A CLOTHES CLOSET.  THEY WILL BE OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR FREE CLOTHING, SHOES, COATS AND FOOD ITEMS.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME!  OPEN EVERY SATURDAY MORNING FROM 10AM UNTIL NOON.  FMI 304-325-3509

TAZEWELL COUNTY IN COOPERATION WITH THE TOWN OF RICHLANDS WOULD LIKE TO REINTRODUCE THE RICHLANDS FARMERS MARKET. OPEN SEASON FOR THE MARKET WILL BEGIN APRIL 2, 2016, FROM 8AM-1PM. MARKET SEASON WILL RUN FROM THE FIRST SATURDAY IN APRIL TO THE LAST SATURDAY IN OCTOBER. OUR MARKET WILL BE HELD EVERY TUESDAY FROM 3-6PM AND EVERY SATURDAY 8AM -1PM. THIS MARKET IS FOR ALL FARMERS OF PRODUCE, LIVESTOCK, AND FRESH FLOWERS, AS WELL AS ARTISANS WITH THEIR HANDMADE ITEMS, BAKED GOODS OR CRAFTS. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN SETTING UP AT MARKET PLEASE CONTACT LEAD AT:WINTERHONEYFESTIVAL@YAHOO.COM

CALL FOR ARTISTS: THE BALDWIN HOUSE 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION YARD ART COMPETITION AND AUCTION. A YARD ART SCULPTURE CONTEST AND AUCTION WILL TAKE PLACE IN AUGUST AT THE BALDWIN HOUSE OF BLUEFIELD, WV 100TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION. JOHN VELKE, THE OWNER OF THE BALDWIN HOUSE IS INVITING THE ARTISTS OF THE COMMUNITY TO CREATE ORIGINAL, ONE-OF-A-KIND WORKS OF ART, WITH PRIZES RANGING FROM $300 TO $800. FOR RULES AND ENTRY INFORMATION, CONTACT JOHN AT 205-540-4754 OR STOP BY THE GALLERY AT 900 MERCER STREET IN DOWNTOWN PRINCETON TO PICK UP A COPY OF THE PRESS RELEASE. START PLANNING YOUR YARD ART SCULPTURE AND ENTER THE COMPETITION, IT’S GOING TO BE AN AMAZING CELEBRATION!

AUG 23: AFTER SCHOOL STORY TIME AT CRAFT MEMORIAL LIBRARY OFFERS STORY TIME FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-12 AND A CRAFT AFTERWARD. THE EVENT RUNS EVERY TUESDAY 3:30-4:30 P.M.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

AUG 25:  BUSINESS AFTER HOURS WILL BE HELD AT AMERICAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY.  THIS IS A JOINT EVENT WITH PRINCETON MERCER COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE.  FROM 5:30-7:30, COST IS ONLY $5 AND A BUSINESS CARD.

NOW – AUG. 26:   BLUEFIELD COLLEGE WILL HOST A SUMMER ART SHOW, TITLED “REALISM IN APPALACHIA, NOW THROUGH AUGUST 26, FEATURING THE WORKS OF PORTRAIT ARTIST ERIC BEAVERS, FIRST FLOOR OF LANSDELL HALL FROM 8 A.M. TO 6 P.M. WEEKDAYS. OPEN AND FREE TO THE PUBLIC. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL 276-326-4558.

AUG 26: BEAVER GRAHAM FOOTBALL GAME.  THE BLUEFIELD BEAVERS TAKE ON THE G-MEN OF GRAHAM IN THE “BATTLE OF THE BLUEFIELDS”. THIS IS ONE OF THE TOP HIGH SCHOOL RIVALRIES IN THE COUNTRY, AND THEY SQUARE OFF IN MITCHELL STADIUM AT 7 P.M. COME BE A PART OF THE TAILGATING AND FUN BEFORE THE GAME THEN ROOT FOR YOUR FAVORITE TEAM UNDER THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS.

AUG 27:  IT’S THE 2016 LEMONADE FESTIVAL.  AUG. 27 FROM 2PM TO 8PM.  WHEN THE WEATHER GETS HOT, THE CITY CELEBRATES WITH LEMONADE. THE FESTIVAL FOCUSES ON LEMONADE AND COMBINES THE SYMBOL OF SUMMER WITH MUSIC, FOOD, CHILDREN’S, ACTIVITIES AND GAMES. DEMONSTRATIONS, VENDORS AND MORE. VENDORS CAN SIGN UP BY CALLING (304) 589-0239. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISITWWW.BEAUTIFULBLUEFIELD.COM

AUG 27: BALDWIN HOUSE TURNS 100 YEARS OLD.  THE HISTORIC BALDWIN HOUSE TURNS 100 YEARS OLD THIS YEAR. SEVERAL EVENTS ARE PLANNED AND WILL TAKE PLACE AT 127 SUMMERS STREET IN BLUEFIELD (BEHIND THE NORFOLK SOUTHERN OFFICE BUILDING).  AN OUTDOOR CONCERT WILL BE HELD ON THE GROUNDS ACROSS THE STREET FROM THE BALDWIN HOUSE FEATURING “THE CHANGE”, WEST VIRGINIA’S HOTTEST FUNK BAND AUGUST 26 FROM 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM.  LAWN SEATING – BLANKETS PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE.  LAWN SEATING – BRING YOUR OWN CHAIR.  VIP SEATING WILL BE AVAILABLE: $10/PERSON INCLUDING CHAIRS AND REFRESHMENTS.  PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE WADE CENTER.  AUGUST 27 THERE WILL BE AN OPEN HOUSE ALL DAY FROM 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.  FOR INFORMATION: (304) 327-2401 EXT. 2415.

AUG. 27:  BELIVEAU ESTATE WINERY PRESENTS A STEP INTO MYSTERY LIVE ACTION CLUE GAME.  THIS IS NOT A MURDER MYSTERY THEATRE, BUT A LIVE ACTION CLUE GAME, IN WHICH EACH TICKET HOLDER BECOMES A CHARACTER.  YOU MUST FIND OUT WHO COMMITTED THE MURDER, HOW, AND WHY FROM AMONG THE CHARACTERS.  YOU MUST FIND CLUES, QUESTION OTHERS, AND SOLVE THE CRIME. ALONG THE WAY YOU CAN BRIBE OR BLACKMAIL OTHERS TO GET VALUABLE INFORMATION.  TICKET PRICE INCLUDES HEAVY HORS D’OEUVRES AND 1 GLASS OF WINE BY BELIVEAU ESTATE WINERY.  TO PURCHASE TICKETS, PLEASE CALL BELIVEAU ESTATE WINERY AT 540-961-0505. FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT  BELIVEAUESTATE.COM OR

FACEBOOK.COM/BELIVEAUESTATEWINERY PRICE: $45

 

COLLEGE NEWS

 

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