EDITOR’S NOTE: The Agenda is for nonprofit civic organizations only. Unless otherwise stated, the events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to the many entries, articles may only appear for a week. Entries appear in chronological order and according to available space. The deadline for submission is 4 p.m.
VALLEY LIVESTOCK 4-H CLUB: The Valley Livestock 4H Club will meet Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Russell Memorial Library in Mill Creek. This is the first meeting of the year and the group will be accepting new members at this meeting. They will be holding officer elections, so if you wish to be considered for an officer position, you must attend the meeting. Everyone should remember to bring two bags of candy for the trunk or candy event at George Ward Elementary School. Don’t forget to complete our Zsuite New Year Membership Application. New documents will also be distributed at this meeting. Any questions can be directed to Brenda L. Swecker at 304-335-4367.
OPEN HOUSE: The Randolph County Democratic Executive Committee and the Randolph County Democratic Women are hosting an open house at the Democratic headquarters on Third Street on Saturday (before the Big Forest Festival Parade) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. . Meet with Democratic candidates to discuss your concerns and pick up campaign spoils. Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy the great food and friendliness. For more information, call 304-641-0751.
BUCKWHEAT FEED: The IWLA Mountaineers Chapter will host a Buckwheat Feed on Sunday from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the clubhouse on Files Creek Road. The menu will consist of three buckwheat or regular patties, two sausage patties, milk and coffee. A sausage sauce will also be available.
DEMOCRATIC MEMBERS MEETING: The regular combined monthly meeting of the Randolph County Democratic Executive Committee and the Randolph County Democratic Women will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Democratic Headquarters at 117 Third Street. This will be the last meeting before the election and everyone is encouraged to attend and sign up for volunteer opportunities. For more information, call 304-641-0751.
HOMESTEAD COMMUNITY CENTER: will meet on Tuesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. in the dining room of the Homestead Community and Events 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 on October 11 at 7 p.m. in the library of the IOOF building located on the Beverly Five-lane. Those interested in genealogy are encouraged to attend and become members. For questions, call 304-636-1650 or 304-636-8528.
REVIVAL: The Crystal Springs Community Church will have a revival on October 13, 14 and 15 at 6:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 16 at 11 a.m. with dinner served after the morning service. The speaker will be Bobby Lambert.
BEVERLY LANTERN TOURS: Join the Beverly Heritage Center for spooky and mysterious true stories. Take a guided tour of historic downtown Beverly by lantern light and learn about a pioneer murder, Civil War amputation and other horrific tales of local history and legend on the 14th, 15th , October 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. Free for children 12 and under. To reserve or for more information, visit beverlyheritagecenter.org or call 304-637-7424.
SHOOTING MATCH: VFW Post 5781 will host a shooting match (12 gauge shotgun) on October 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Harman Post. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Danie Ours at 304-227-4349.
BLOOD SCREENING: Elkins Kiwanis sponsors their health awareness blood screening. It will take place on Saturday, October 15 at the Randolph County Senior Center from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. The basic multiphase test is available and includes a lipid panel, CBC, CMP and several other tests. Other specialized tests are also available at an additional cost. Cash, check, HSA or credit/debit cards are accepted. Most insurances are accepted with a medical certificate. For more information, call: 1-800-524-3414 or visit www.pamedlabs.com.
SPAGHETTI DINNER: St. Patrick’s Parish Hall in Coalton will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, October 16, from noon to 5 p.m.
FREE PRUNING WORKSHOP: On Saturday, October 22 at 11 a.m., the Elkins Tree Board is sponsoring a hands-on workshop at Gov. Kump House, Elkins, where participants will learn how to prune West Virginia Division of Forestry trees. Sam Adams. The event will be followed by “Adoption Day” for Adopt-A-Tree participants to choose their tree at the nursery. Parking is available at the rear of the building. Bring gear/gloves if you have them.
ADOPT-A-TREE PROGRAM: The Elkins Tree Board sponsors its annual Adopt-a-Tree program which encourages residents to plant trees in their neighborhood. Free trees are available by simply completing an application available at Elkins City Hall or online at cityofelkinswv.com, the Elkins Friends of Trees Facebook page or by emailing [email protected] com. This year, attendees can pick their own tree at the Elkins Tree Nursery located behind the Kump House on Saturday, October 22 from noon to 2 p.m. “Adoption Day”.
BUCKWHEAT/PANCAKE BREAKFAST: Scheduled Oct. 22 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. The menu includes unlimited buckwheat sourdough/regular pancakes, pork sausage, eggs, coffee, milk, orange juice, syrup (regular/sugar-free). Dine in or take away. Organized by Home of the Soul Family Worship in partnership with Tygart Valley Homestead Association.
USED BOOK SALE: The Friends of the Elkins-Randolph County Public Library hosts a Used Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday. The location is the Old Library on Davis Avenue. The donations collected will be used to finance the construction of the new library.
PUBLIC TOURS OF FOREST FESTIVAL MEMORIES: Historic Gov. Kump House, Elkins will be open for free public tours on Sunday afternoons from 3-5pm until October 23. attach. Admission is free but donations are welcome. The Kump House is located at 401 Randolph Ave., across from Kroger’s. Parking is available at the rear of the building, accessible from Seneca Road.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at Full Gospel Fellowship in the Glenmore Loop. For more information, call 304-642-1244.