July 24 Thursday
6 pm -- Pet Show at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
6 pm Ice Cream Social
6 pm WDNE Country Showdown Preliminary (last chance to qualify)
7 pm Children's parade at Beverly Elementary
July 25 Friday
7 pm -- Live Entertainment by Crosstown Traffic at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
10 pm -- Fireworks at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
July 26, Saturday
9 am -- Craft Show at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
11 am -- Chicken BBQ at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
11 am -- Parade line up, Edmonton Ave.
12 pm -- Parade
2 pm -- Water Battle at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
7 pm – WDNE Country Showdown Finals at Beverly Volunteer Fire Department
For more on Beverly Heritage Days activities contact Beverly Heritage Center 304-637-7424 www.beverlyheritagecenter.org
For more on Beverly Fireman’s Festival activities call Beverly Volunteer Fire Depart 304-636-5032
5th Annual Beverly Days Car Show, July 26, Beverly United Methodist Church Parking Lot, 9 am - 12 noon, Registration begins at 8 am, $10.00 entry fee per vehicle. Music, Prizes, Games; Come and Enjoy!
Spaghetti Dinner on Sat July 26 from 12 noon to 4pm at Tyrand Cooperative Ministries. Dinner includes spaghetti & meatballs, coleslaw, roll, dessert & drink - Adults: $7, Children 10 & under: $4. Sponsored by Rebekah Lodge #103 in Huttonsville.
7th Annual Purple Power Night, Thursday, July 31, West Virginia Power vs. Lexington Legends, 7:05pm, Appalachian Power Park, Charleston, WV, Tickets - $7, ½ price of each ticket benefits pancreatic cancer research. To purchase tickets: contact Annette Fetty-Santilli @ 304-621-3648; email@example.com
Large Indoor Yard Sale / Hot Dog Sale will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 302 First Street in Elkins on Saturday, August 2 from 8:00am to 1:00pm. Proceeds benefit the ELCA World Relief and Helping Hands Food Pantry in Elkins.
Elkins Middle School Open House,Thursday August 7,Elkins Middle School,11am-1pm. Elkins Middle School will be hosting an Open House Thursday, August 7, from 11:00am to 1:00pm for 6th grade students and new students. Team assignments will be posted at the front entrance and guided tours will be provided. A chicken BBQ meal will be available for lunch at a cost of $7.00 per meal. Meals include 1/2 a chicken, chips, dessert, and drink. Tickets are available for eat-in, carry-out, or delivery (in Elkins area only). For advance tickets, please contact the school at 304-636-9176.
Broaddus Hospital is sponsoring the Barbour County Safety Fair, Saturday, August 9 from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Barbour County Fair Grounds. There will be games, educational sessions, demonstrations & giveaways. There will also be door prize drawings that include bicycles, electronics & various gift cards. Other sponsors fothe event include Alderson Broaddus University, Barbour County Sheriff’s Department, Belington Clinic, Mace’s Pharmacy and the Myers Clinic.
The Elkins Depot Welcome Center will be sponsoring a free summer concert in the Town Square located behind the train depot in downtown Elkins. The concert will feature the band Bear Hill Bluegrass performing a mix of traditional bluegrass, gospel and classic country. Refreshments and 50/50 raffle tickets will be sold and the proceeds will sponsor the Town Square Christmas lighting project. Seating is limited, so please bring your own lawn chairs. For more information email the Elkins Depot Welcome Center at firstname.lastname@example.org or call at 304-635-7803.
The City of Elkins curb-side Yard Waste Collection is underway; monthly collection will be held on the FIRST Tuesday of each month on the following dates this year: August 5 and September 2. Yard waste will be collected as quickly as possible but it varies from month-to-month as to how much time it takes in each ward – due to this fact, residents of all wards are being asked to have their yard waste out by the curb by 5:30 a.m. on the above-stated collection dates; if we don’t get it that day, we will get it in the next day or two - depending on how much time the current collection is taking.
Acceptable items include: grass, tree, & shrub trimmings; vegetative landscaping materials; leaves & hay; plant debris; branches & brush up to 2 inches in diameter and 8 feet in length tied with a string or twine in manageable bundles (no wires or plastic ties).
Unacceptable items include: plastics; treated wood; construction/demolition debris; household trash; animal waste; non-organic material; yard waste containing concrete, rocks, sod, or dirt; anything over 50 pounds.
Residents may also take Yard Waste to the Waste Water Collection & Transmission Department (located at 31 Jones Drive / 304-636-2058) Mondays – Fridays from 6am – 2pm.
Ticketing for Street Sweeper Parking Violations is underway in the City of Elkins.
Elkins Public Library will be closed on Saturdays during the summer, the five day schedule continues until after Labor Day. The library will be open from 10am to 9pm Monday through Friday.
West Virginia Veterans Upward Bound is one hundred percent federally funded to help veterans enter and succeed in college. Educational options plus refresher classes to prepare for college courses. Call 1-800-624-3157 and ask for Veterans Upward Bound.