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Morgantown WV Obesity 5k and 1 Miler

Marilla Park

October 28, 2018 at 8:30 am

$25

Walk 1, 2, or 3 miles
Run a 5k for a metal
T-shirts first come, first serve

Support and prevent OBESITY!

Giveaways start at 1030 — no extra money required to participate for the goodies!

*Strollers, Bicycles, Wagons, rollerblades are all welcome.

Creepy Cuisine (Grades K-5)

Morgantown Public Library

 

October 30, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Free

Children (Grades K-5) can make a variety of spooky, creepy Halloween treats. Registration required. Stop at the circulation desk or call 304-291-7425.

WVCIP’s Fall Harvest Square Dance Fundraiser

November 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm

$5

 

Marilla Park Community Centrer

Morgantown Friends of Old Time Music and WV Council of International Programs (CIP) are hosting an old time square dance Saturday Nov. 3 from 7 to 9:30 pm at Marilla Center. All dance skill levels are welcome: Caller Taylor Runner walks dancers through each dance before calling to live music by the Kennedy String Band. Come celebrate our community and our visitors from other lands. The evening will feature many cakewalks and international refreshments.

CASA For Kids Veteran’s Day Dinner Dance

Featuring the Soul Miners!

November 3, 2018 at 6:30 pm

$30

The Elks Lodge 411 is sponsoring the CASA For Kids Salute to Veterans. This night of fun, food and dancing will honor the Veterans in our community and raise awareness of the children that so desperately need CASA’s support. The evening begins at 6:30 pm with a “create your own pasta bowl” dinner served at 7:00 pm. Musical entertainment will be provided by The Soul Miners band. Tickets for the event are $30 and are available at the door or at casaforkidsmpc.org or by calling (304) 599-1087.

Early November Tree Walk

WV Botanic Garden

November 4, 2018 at 2:00 pm

Free

Retired WVU Arboretum Specialist Jon Weems will lead this walk emphasizing tree lore, including fall colors, tree identification tips, and historical uses of different trees. With Jon’s wealth of tree knowledge, you are sure to learn something interesting and new. Free for WVBG members, $15 for non-members.

Veteran’s Day Parade

November 12, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Free

Come join us in Downtown Morgantown on High Street to watch the Veterans Day Parade.

Coffee & Conversation- Learn to Become a Foster Parent

November 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm

Tutto Gelato

Free

Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays and join us for an evening of meaningful conversation.

A coffee-talk session on what it takes to be a foster parent will be held at 6pm located at Tutto Gelato Cafe in Morgantown, WV. Denise McGinty, who is a National Youth Advocate Recruiter will lead the discussion and open the floor for questions.
The coffee-talk is an opportunity to find out why and how to become a foster parent. Mrs. McGinty encourages candid conversation and questions. A variety of ways to support are always available.

* No obligation to learn more

Complimentary hot chocolate, coffee and treats available.

ALL ARE WELCOME!

If you would like to speak to someone about this event, and/or about foster parenting, feel free to call Denise at 304-366-5832 ext. 2329 or email Denise at dmcginty@nyap.org.

Jingle Bell Holiday Sale at Old Stone House

You are cordially invited to join us at the Old Stone House Gift Shop this holiday season for our Jingle Bell Sale. (choose a jingle bell for a discount between 10-30% off total puchase) 10% of sales will be donated to our Charity Partner: Christian Help. Visit our quaint, historic shop year round for unique gifts including WV and locally handcrafted items. Service League of Morgantown members staff the Gift Shop; there are no paid employees. All sales proceeds support and finance the League’s community outreach services within Monongalia County.

Nov. 30 11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Dec. 1 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

Dec. 2 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Festive al Cucina

The 13th Annual Festival Cucina will be held on Friday, December 7th.

Experience an Italian family kitchen at Christmas! Join us for a cooking demonstration of eight traditional Italian holiday dishes. Eat the food, drink the wine, learn the tricks!

The Festival Cucina Cooking School is planned for 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the First Presbyterian Church located at 301 Jackson Street in Fairmont. Tickets are $30 per person.

6:00 p.m.
First Presbyterian Church – Jackson Street, Fairmont
Tickets: $30/ticket

This event sells out fast, so purchase your tickets now!

Caritas House Service Project

Please help support our fall service project which will benefit Caritas House. We will be collecting donations from now until December.   Caritas House, located in Morgantown,  provides housing and supportive services for the community. Their original mission was to  assist those suffering from AIDS/HIV but they have  expanded into offering assistance to the homeless and those with drug and alcohol addictions.   .  Jacqui Heap will be collecting items at various Newcomer functions including the coffees and luncheons.  This is  the list of items that are requested by the charity:

2 in 1 shampoo and conditioner
toothpaste
male & female deodorant
male & female razors
paper towels
toilet paper
comet cleaner
dishwashing liquid
bleach spray
laundry detergent
bleach
Feminine products
mens 3 in 1 shampoo conditioner & body wash
spic n span
bars of soap
denture cleaner
fixodent
toilet bowl cleaner