What’s Happening

PHS Alumni Meeting

The Parsons High School Alumni Association will meet on Thursday, February 8, at Little Andi’s Restaurant, in Parsons at 5 p.m.

Trout Stocking

The following waters were stocked: Clover Run; Horeshoe Run; Tygart Valley River Headwaters.

Upcoming events at Canaan Valley NWF

February 10, 8 am. Mid-Winter Bird Walk. Our year-round residents are often clustered around feeders, and this year’s arrivals have begun. Join Casey Rucker for a look at the hardy birds that make their home in Canaan Valley in the heart of winter. Meet at the refuge visitor center at 8 am; binoculars are available. Please note: If the weather is snowy and windy, or roads are impassable, the walk will be postponed until the next day at the same time. If bad conditions continue on the next day, the walk will be cancelled.
February 11, 10am. Snowshoe Discovery Tour. Join AFHA AmeriCorps member Kristin Lantz on a snowshoe walk to learn about the method of dendrochronology! Hear about how tree rings are formed, how scientists age a tree, and ways to determine past environmental conditions from tree rings. We’ll even be coring a tree or two for some hands on learning experience!

Buckwheat Dinner

The St. John’s United Methodist Men are having a buckwheat dinner from 4 – 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the St. John’s United Methodist Church. Dinners are $8.

Pre-School Story Time at Five Rivers Public Library

Pre-School Story Time will be on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. in February, March, and April. If no county school there will be no Pre-school story time. There will be a story, craft/game, video and snack. Pre-school age children and siblings welcome.

Board of Directors meeting

The regular meeting of the Appalachian Community Health Center’s Board of Directors will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at the Central Office Conference Room in Elkins.

DAR Meeting

The Blackwater Chapter DAR will have the monthly meeting at Lil’ Andi’s Restaurant in Parsons on February 10 at 1 p.m. All members are urged to attend.


Parsons Volunteer Fire Department will have Bingo at 7 p.m. on February 10. Doors open at 6 p.m. with tips. Bingo at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

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