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Brenda Lucas: Community news

Sep. 18, 2013 @ 11:00 PM

BABYSIT: She's more than a babysitter ... Mackenzie Watson is the newly hired nursery attendant at Enslow Park Presbyterian Church. The Huntington High grad and Marshall University sophomore loves babies, toddlers and preschoolers, as well as the other kids.

SHOW: A Wayne County 4-H Horse Fun Show begins at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Horse Show Arena (W.Va. 152/ Shirley Burgess Park). Registration begins at 1 p.m. Competitors must show a valid (within 12 months) negative Coggins upon registration. Call Jessica Willis, 304-486-5299.

BUZZ: Buzz Spector, Chicago native with a bachelor's degree in art from Southern Illinois University and a master of fine arts degree from the Committee of Art and Design at University of Chicago, is Walter Gropius Master Artist for September at Huntington Museum of Art. He speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, with a reception following. An installation of his work is exhibited through Nov. 3 at HMA. He also presents a three-day workshop, "The Book under (De-)construction" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Sept. 27-29. Call 304-529-2701.

FUNDRAISER: "Get Your Wig On," cancer awareness fundraiser hosted by Keepers of the Lighthouse, American Cancer Society and Pantene Beautiful Lengths, takes place from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Harris Riverfront Park. Keepers of the Lighthouse Beauty Bar provide area stylists to cut and style donors' hair to be used for cancer patients. Vendors, food, entertainment, memorial balloon release, games, crafts and fireworks are also available. Contact 304-506-6011 or keepersofthelightouse@yahoo.com.

ART: Kentucky Creative Arts Club conducts its 53rd annual Art in the Park Saturday, Sept. 28, in Ashland's Central Park. In case of rain, the event moves to KYOVA Mall. Registration is from 9 to 11 a.m., followed by judging at noon. Categories include oil/acrylic; watercolor/acrylic; pastel; graphics and mixed media; portraits/all media; and 3D sculpture. Entry fee is $15 up to 10 pieces; $5 each additional piece. Contact Janet Lester, 606-928-8965; Sylvia Jackson, 606-928-0257; Michal Adams, Michal_adams@bellsouth.net.

BIRTH: Congratulations to Maurice and Jenny Clark of Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. They are grandparents of a new baby girl, Jenny In-bin Chang, born Aug. 9 to Lara and Ho-Tae Chang. May this little beauty bring joy and love to the family.

FEST: A fall festival begins at 7 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Hurricane's Lighthouse Baptist Church. Activities include Dukes of Hazzard-style General Lee car displayed, live music, dunking booth, arts, crafts, apple butter making, cake walk and more. Call 304-562-3900 or 304-757-2953.

SUPERMAN: First Stage Theatre Co. presents "A Superman Celebration" at 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Heritage Station. Proceeds benefit the production of "It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's Superman" starring Christopher Reeves. Face painting, autographs and photos with Superman are also featured. The cost is $3.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Nick Elkins, Shelby Riddle, Donna Christian, Alexis Deskins, Tricia Williamson, Darren Cunningham, Maddie Perry, Lee Kyger, Vangie "Danny" Endicott, Joyce Wooten celebrates the big 5-0, Stephanie Bumgarner, Charlie Lyons, the Rev. Thad Allen, Addison Kennard, great-grandchild of Brenda Ellis, turns 5, Emma Jude, Mary Gould, Dick Hensley, R.O. Robertson, Mara Wright.

TODAY'S ANNIVERSARIES: Ron and Donna Hunt, Bill and Virgie Ollie.

FRIDAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Albert Jarrell, Andi Miller, Billy Rutherford, Andrew Perry, Eric McKinney, Pat Stultz, Tammy Stultz, Becky Zimmerman, T.K. Lombardo, Josh Gray, Diana Sizemore, Richard Crank, Christie Eastman, Jeff Wise, Goldie Bostic, Trula Kidd, Scott Andrews, Amber Biederman, Linda Hood, Deanna Tarter, Anna Williams.

FRIDAY'S ANNIVERSARY: Rod and Becky Justice.

CHUCKLE: An all-girl barbershop quartet was invited to perform at a state prison. They never had a better audience. The inmates called for encore after encore. Finally the director announced, "This next number is a little long. How much time do you have?" Someone shouted, "Five to 10 years."

Send items to Brenda Lucas, P.O. Box 596, Ona, WV 25545; fax to 304-526-2857; or email to bklucas53@aol.com.



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