Weekend Update

Weekend Update for April 15,16,17


COVID VACCINE registration www.dhhr.wv.gov/COVID-19/Pages/Vaccine.aspx

The Baby Love Pantry at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church is open from 10 am to noon on the first and third Fridays every month…there are no income restrictions, but a copy of the child’s birth certificate is needed. The next pantry date is FRI April 16

SAT. April 17th the Kanawha State Forest Foundation will Host the Osbra Eye Memorial Wildflower Walks with registration starting at 8:30 AM and walks beginning at 9 AM. A variety of guided walks with Master Naturalists are offered including Birding, Old Growth Forest, geology, plants, insects and more Cost if $7 for adults and $2 for children ages 12-18 FREE for children under the age of 12 the New KSF Gift shop will also be open, Face masks, social distancing and CDC guidelines will be followed.

SAT April 17 The Community Autism Resources and Education Systems hosts their 3rd annual SpectRUN 5 k Trail Run and “Au-some” family fund Day Saturday April 17th in Hurricane… www.wvcaresforautism Or www.wvcresforautism.org (Search for Spectrun-2021)

At Ridenour Lake, The River to Ridges Heritage Trail Mountain bike race and 5 k trail run Sunday April 18th. Registration forms at www.aptiming.com or www.runsignup.com


The Herbert Hoover High School golf team will have a golf tournament and fundraiser SAT April 24 at Big Bend Golf Course. $65 per person or $260 for a foursome. Info at [email protected]

Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin has announced the Spring 2021 “Team Up to Clean Up” city wide cleanup events starting April 24th-May 22. Starting on April 24th on the West Side & North Charleston Members of the public are encouraged to register to participate at www.charlestonwv.gov/cleanup or call 304 348-8174

The City of South Charleston announces their “Spring Clean up” starting on Saturday April 24…for information and scheduled areas call 304 720 5985 visit the City of South Charleston Facebook page or website www.cityofsouthcharleston.com

SAT May 1 the Campbell’s Creek Community Yard Sale from 8 am-2 pm All Yard Sellers, crafters and Food venders are Welcome Cost is $25 a space for yard sale spot and $35 for a Vendor Spot. Call Rhonda at 304 356 6343 to reserve a space.

Second Saturday Concert at St. John’s continues to offer links Saturday at 7 pm….a virtual series of concerts shared by the Charleston Chamber Music Society which originate from the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center. Go to Charlestonchambermusic.org and click on front row national. The concerts are FRE and available starting with the Saturday evening performance at 7 pm. Upcoming concert dates include May 8, June 12 and July 10

Starting in MAY, Kanawha State Forest will be hosting a six-race trail series of different races. A 5K Sunday May second at w pm, the Big Timer Trot 10K on Sunday June 13th, the Red, White and Blue 5 K on Sunday July 4, and the Dog Days of Summer 15 K on Sunday Aug 1the CCC Tree Army Legacy of Labor Day 10K on Monday Sept 6 and the final event is the Fall Classic Trail Half Marathon and color Run 5 K on Sunday Oct. 17th. For details visit www.ksfraceseries.com

Spring on Main Street in Hurricane Saturday May 1 on Main Street in Hurricane…the afternoon is a celebration of National Superhero Day, Vendors and food truck on site with Main Street closed

“Pedal with a Purpose” fundraiser for Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley returns virtually…in the month of MAY. For more information call 304-881-7253 or visit www.faithinactiongkv.com

The St. Albans City Wide YARD SALE on Saturday MAY 15
St. Ablans Parks and Recreation Department present a Spring Fling event at Roadside Park from 4-8 pm on Saturday May 15th. Admission and attractions are FREE. Music by Slick Fitzwater, Heather Danielle and Burnsville Drive. Food with Joey’s Rockin’Dogs and Tacos, pepperoni rolls and Scooby Icy Treats. Face painting and the WV Foam Garage.

South Charleston ARMED FORCES DAY May 15

SAT May 1 the City of Hurricane and Electronic Service is sponsoring a FREE Spring on Main Street event from 1-5 pm a celebration of National Superhero Day with Vendors and Food trucks on Site.

SAT May 15 the Kanawha Valley Chapter of Bikers against Child Abuse will have a child abuse awareness ride—100 miles! Starting at Riverside Cafe in Winfield. Registration starts at 11 am Prizes, 50/50, auctions cost is $15 per rider or $20 for doubles. Get more information and register at www.BACAworld.org Everyone is invited to come and participate!

June 6 at Appalachian Power Park “Symphony Sunday”

FRI June 11 the Ken Ellis Park SummerFest with a Southern gospel Concert 6 pm-10 pm at the Park

SAT June 12 a Cornhole Tournament at Ken Ellis Memorial Park cost is $25 per team of 2. Check in starts at 10 am a cash prize for the winning team.

June 11 & 12 the inaugural WV Coalfields Cook-off WV State BBQ and ATV Festival in Welch. Hosted by the city of Welch, it will feature the WV State BBQ Championships sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society for pro pitmaster and backyard BB Q Teams as well as live music on Friday and Saturday night, including a battle of the Bands. More information at www.wvcoalfildscookoff.com