FREE - The High School Equivalency Test is still free in West Virginia. However, you do need to pass a Practice Test first. Call 304-354-6151 Extension 106 to schedule a test or just come in to an Adult Basic Education class. Calhoun County classes are held at the Career Center on Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30-3:30 and Wednesday from 4-6 and Gilmer County classes are at St. Marks Church on Tuesday and Thursday from 4-6. There are also Distance Ed classes available through Arnoldsburg Elementary. Don’t wait. Call now.
WIC NUTRITION PROGRAM
The Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program is a supplemental foods program for pregnant, post-partum, or breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to the age of five. WIC provides food, breastfeeding support and nutrition education to families in Calhoun County. To apply for the WIC Program or to receive more information call the local office at 304-354-6898 or the main office in Parkersburg at 304-428-3688. WIC Clinic is at 186 Hospital Drive Building 2, Suite 3, Grantsville each Wednesday from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
PARENT CHILD GROUPS
Parent-Child Groups are held every FRIDAY at 2 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Elementary School. The focus of these are 3 to 5 prek/k readiness skills. But all children 0 to 5 are welcome to attend. Come out and take advantage of this FREE PROGRAM. "I always have a snack for the kids, a give away for one lucky parent and a craft. And if anyone is interested I also have a weekly book-bag exchange, says Debra Smith P.H.E.S Community Ambassador for VROOM. For more information call 304-354-6022.
PIT ROASTED BEEF & PORK LOIN - GILMER COUNTY FARM BUREAU FUNDRAISER - The Gilmer County Farm Bureau is taking orders for Pit Beef and/or Pork Loin Roast. The meat is cut into 5-pound portions. Cost is $25.00 per 5 lbs. of meat. Call 304-426-4031 to place your order...deadline to order is June 15th. Pick up your order by noon on June 22 at the Gilmer County Recreation Center.
TUESDAY JUNE 19
FREE TRACK & RUNNING CAMP - Every Tuesday and Wednesday in June for kids entering grades 6-12, at Gilmer County Library. See For details
ADULT JOURNALING SESSIONS EACH TUESDAY THROUGH JULY - 11:30 am-1:30 pm Every Tuesday through June & July at the Gilmer County Public Library. Enjoy quiet, uninterrupted time with soft music and herbal tea to spend time writing! More than 300 writing prompts have been collected into three gallon jars. Want to write about your life? Want to spend time in creative play? Perhaps writing to ease your mind and meditate! Every Tuesday morning, our break room will be filled with soft light and writing prompts for your enjoyment and perusal. Journals provided if you need one, tea and condiments available at no charge. No kids, no phones, no interruptions, just pick your prompt and WRITE! For more information, call 304-462-5620.
CREATIVE ART PAINT NIGHT - The Calhoun County library is hosting a "Creative Art Paint Night," Tuesday, June 19th from 6-8 p.m. at the Library. No instructor just paints, canvas and your imagination! Come join us for some creative fun. $15 per painter. All supplies will be furnished. There will be pictures and photos for ideas or inspiration if needed. Call 304-354-6300 to register. Space is limited.
FRIDAY JUNE 22
BIG OTTER COMMUNITY CENTER MUSIC - Friday June 22 Dixie Highway. Doors open at 4:30 shows all start at 7:00 end at 10:00. 50/50 drawings each evening at 9:30. $3.00 donation at the door. Concessions sold. Please contact Art Douglas at 304-286-3433 to rent the building
SATURDAY JUNE 23
BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION MEETING - West Central Beekeepers Association
Monthly Meeting will be held Saturday, June 23rd, and the 4th Saturday of each month beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Commission on Aging building, located at 110 Madison Ave., Spencer, WV. For more information
contact Dale Cunningham 304-354-6916.
WEAVER REUNION - Off 33-119 at Lockney, turn on Chestnut Lick Road to location one mile (follow signs). Come and enjoy day,covered dish, bring old photos, art table, games. bring wrapped gift for Elephant Sale. Contact numbers 304-997-5190 or 304-904-8333.
UPPER WEST FORK PARK SING - June 23rd - Featuring Sherry Wade.
Opens at 5 pm music from 7-10pm. Entry fee $ 4.00 12 & under free. 50/50 tickets & concessions.
FRIDAY JUNE 29
BIG OTTER COMMUNITY CENTER MUSIC - Friday June 29 Willie D and No Regrets. Doors open at 4:30 shows all start at 7:00 end at 10:00. 50/50 drawings each evening at 9:30. $3.00 donation at the door. Concessions sold. Please contact Art Douglas at 304-286-3433 to rent the building
SATURDAY JUNE 30
ATV SUMMER POKER RUN - Creston Community Building's Summer ATV Poker Run is scheduled for Saturday, June 30. Registration begins at 9:00 a.m. through noon. $10 entry fee. 1st Place 30%, 2nd Place 10%, 3rd Place 10% of the door. Riders must stop at all stations or may be disqualified. Riders must return to building by 6:00 p.m. for payout. Offering door prizes - 50/50 - kitchen will be open for breakfast and dinner. For more info, call (304)275-3536 or (304)275-3578.
UPPER WEST FORK PARK SING - June 30th - Featuring Willie D and No Regrets. Opens at 5 pm music from 7-10 pm. Entry fee $ 4.00 12 & under free. 50/50 tickets & concessions.
FRIDAY JULY 6
OUTSIDE YARD SALE-FLEA MARKET - Normantown Historical Community Center is having an Outside Yard Sale-Flea Market event July 6th and 7th from 8:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m. each day. Set up fee is $5 for both days. You must bring your own tables. Please contact Lisa Law (304) 266 6401 with any questions or concerns. Restrooms will be open and concessions available. Not responsible for accidents or merchandise.
SATURDAY JULY 7
OUTSIDE YARD SALE-FLEA MARKET - Normantown Historical Community Center is having an Outside Yard Sale-Flea Market event July 7th from 8:00 a.m until 4:00 p.m. Set up fee is $5 for both days. You must bring your own tables. Please contact Lisa Law (304) 266 6401 with any questions or concerns. Restrooms will be open and concessions available. Not responsible for accidents or merchandise.