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
Quilt Show / Soup & Sandwich Luncheon, 7/31 & 8/01, St Paul's UMC Fellowship Hall 10:30am to 3pm each day, Homemade Soups and Sandwiches, Rada Knives, Crafts and Bake Sale. Cost of show & luncheon is your donation. Supports local ministries. All our welcome
Community Yard Sale, August 2, Mill Creek Senior Center, 8:00am - 4:00pm, Yard Sale will be held outside - tables will be for rent at $10.00 each - Members Council will be selling hotdogs w/chili & onions, nachos w/cheese - IN CASE OF RAIN THE SALE WILL BE HELD INSIDE!
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.
Beverly United Methodist Church is having a Yard Sale & Bake Sale on Saturday, August 2 from 8am to 1pm.
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.
Youth Conservation Day, August 9, Izaak Walton Clubhouse, Files Creek Road, Beverly, Registration 8:30, Event 9:00 Free Event for Children Ages 8 - 17. Lunch Will Be Provided To All Attending. Learning Stations for The Day. Please Bring An Extra Pair Of Shoes Or Wear Rubber Boots. For More Info Please Call 304-636-0916. Sponsored By Mountaineer Chapter of IWLA
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; The last two pick-ups will be on 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.