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Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School will be at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Parsons from July 23 – 27. All ages are invited to attend each evening from 6 – 8 p.m., with a closing program and picnic dinner on July 27.

Cake Walk

Parsons Chapter #91 will have a cake walk at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at the Courthouse Square.

Dedication & Community celebration

The Davis Parks & Recreation Commission, Inc. will host a Dedication & Community celebration of the Myrtle “Mae” (Hockman) Shrader Rose Garden at the Davis Riverfront Park at 1 p.m., Saturday, July 21, 2018. Join the Davis P & R Commission, Inc. and “Mae’s” descendants as we celebrate the life of Myrtle “Mae” (Hockman) Shrader, First baby born in Davis, WV. Refreshments will be served after dedication.

Movie Night Monday

Movie Night Monday at Five Rivers Public Library, July 23 at 6 p.m. at the library. Showing “La La Land” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future. Lions Gates Entertainment. Snacks and Drinks. Free Community Event.

Annual Poker Run for Kids

will be on August 18, 2018. Pre-registration is recommended, but not required to ride. Pre-register online at https://2018pokerrun-for-kids.eventbrite.com

Refuge Church to host Car Show

The Refuge Church, in Gilman, will host a Car Show from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Aug. 11 at the church in Gilman. This is to be an annual event.
Dash plaques will be awarded to the first 50 entries. Awards will be Pastor’s Choice and the top 20.
Music will be provided by DJ Dan and there will be a Chinese Auction. The grills will be fired up and Hamburger and Hot Dog meals will be available.
A Glider, table and four chairs will be auctioned off. These items are all hand built by the pastor.
For info call Rick at 304-940-3881.

FREE ART CLASSES in Mill Race Park

A cultural walk through history with art is being offered to all children in grades Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth in the big pavilion at Mill Race Park each Friday beginning July 20 through August 10 from 10 until 11:30 a.m. by Parsons Revitalization Organization, Inc. (PRO) FREE OF CHARGE.
Week one will explore the 1600’s with Native American Dream Catcher, followed by Corn Husk Doll from the 1700’s, then Homemade Games played in the 1800’s, and ending with a painting depicting the 1900’s.
Paula Stahl, will be the instructor, with a special guest for the Homemade Games.
For questions, information and to register call Diana DeLuca at 941 467-2420.


PARK ART Free art classes for children grades 4th, 5th, and 6th each Friday beginning Friday July 20 and ending August 10, in the big pavilion in Mill Race Park from 10 until 11:30 a.m. PRO on TRAC is offering these FREE. Call 941 467-2420 to register.

1967 Annual Picnic

PHS Class of 1967 annual picnic will begin at noon on Saturday, July 28 at Mill Race Park large pavilion. Bring a covered dish. You may RSVP at 304-478-2467.

Gospel Sing

St. George charge monthly gospel sing will be Saturday July 21, at 7 p.m.mat Leadmine Methodist Church. Everybody is welcome.

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program

“Libraries Rock” Summer Reading Program at Five Rivers Public Library. Wednesdays, July 18 & 25 at 10 a.m. – Noon. Reading, Crafts, Games, Activities and snacks. Ages through fifth grade. Free Event.

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