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Brenda Lucas: Community news

Oct. 29, 2013 @ 11:11 PM

BAZAAR: A fall bazaar is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Central Freewill Baptist Church. Breakfast is from 8 to 11 a.m. and lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. A white elephant room, fall and Christmas crafts, homemade goodies and more are also available.

DRESS UP: Children of all ages may dress in costume and join "trunk or treat" fun from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Pea Ridge United Methodist Church. Free hot dogs and warm cider are served.

DANCE: Jimmy Stevens is music host from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Underwood Senior Center. The cost is $10.

CONCERT: A concert featuring Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Mountaineer Opry House, Milton. Doors open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15; $12 seniors; and $5 seniors/children.

SPECIAL: Aydrian Wiser, daughter of Brooke and Darren Wiser and little sister of Ayden, turns one year old today. May this youngster have a happy one surrounded by those who love and adore her.

SALE: Huntington City Mission Ladies Auxiliary hosts a bake and jewelry sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Barboursville Foodfair.

DINNER: A turkey dinner with the fixins' by Lavalette Woman's Club is from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the clubhouse. The cost is $10; $5 ages 10 and younger.

FRIEND: A forever friend becomes another year older today. Carolyn Endicott of Huntington and Marshall University School of Medicine retiree is the greatest friend a person can be blessed with. Always ready to help in whatever way, she's been an angel since I met her in mid-2006. Here's praying for a happy, healthy year.

TREAT: The annual "trunk or treat" event is from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, at Westmoreland Church of Christ.

MUSICAL: The international classic musical, "Les Miserables," is presented by Charleston Light Opera Guild and The Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Nov. 1-2 and Nov. 8-9 at Maier Foundation Performance Hall at Clay Center. Matinees begin at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 3 and Nov. 10. Tickets are $25.

MILITARY: Army National Guard Pvt. Nicco S. Palladino graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. The private, son of Latisha Palladino of South Point, Ohio, is nephew of Glenn Garrick of Lindenhurst, N.Y. He is a 2010 South Point High graduate.

WAY BACK: Heritage Farm Museum and Village offers another Way Back Weekend event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2. Artisans produce beads, hand-blown glass and handmade pottery. Blacksmith demonstrations, children's activities, wagon rides and more are available. Admission is $8; $6 ages 2 through 12.

ROSES: In the garden ... Ritter Park Rose Garden. Greater Huntington Park and Recreation District offers free rose clippings from 8 a.m. to noon Monday, Nov. 4. Bring boxes to place the slips in. Plastic or paper bags are unacceptable. Wear leather gloves. Call 304-696-5954.

ART: River Valley Child Development Services host the sixth annual Children's Art Auction from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 1, at Marshall University Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center. The event features children's work at Enterprise Child Development Center. A wine tasting, light refreshments and silent auction featuring autographed items are also provided.

TODAY'S BIRTHDAYS: Matthew Klim, Chassee Burcham, Scott Blake, Johnny Turner, Dwayne Templeton, Dale Mead, Bryan Cantrell, Michael Johnson, Wesley Neal, Eddie Dillon, Kacee Haven Christian, Angie Thomas, Patricia Cline, Jerri Gainer, Donald Hagley, Madeleine Sheils, Shirley Black, Phillip Rutherford, Hazel McGlothlin, Janet Howard, Lisa Stuart hits the double 4s (44),

CHUCKLE: Pete was telling a friend that he had just lost his job. "Why did the foreman fire you?" the friend asked in surprise. "Oh," Pete said, "you know how foremen are. They stand around with their hands in their pockets watching everybody else work." "We all know that," replied the friend. "But why did he let you go?" "Jealousy," answered Pete. "All the other workers thought I was the foreman."

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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