Sitar of India Restaurant: will have a fundraiser to benefit the United Way of Central West Virginia's Community Impact Fund from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 5 to 9:30 p.m. at the restaurant, 702 Lee St. Twenty-five percent of all lunch, dinner and call-in orders will be donated to the fund. An expanded buffet will be featured during the event.
Charleston City Council of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. All members and guests are invited. President Anne Stone will host the event.
The 58th Annual West Virginia Black Walnut Festival will be held Thursday through Sunday in Spencer. A car show, Nut Run, Kids' Day Parade and more will be featured. For a complete schedule, visit www.wvblackwalnutfestival.org.
The Charleston WV Pulmonary Hypertension Support Group will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday at Bible Center Church, Charleston. Dinner will be served and Landra Slaughter, R.N., nurse and pulmonary hypertension coordinator at University Hospitals in Cleveland, Ohio, will speak. Gilead Sciences is sponsoring the meeting. For questions, call Betty Turley at 304-347-3973.
Unity of Kanawha Valley will be home to the monthly Open Stage and Coffee House with host Ron Sowell at 7:30 p.m. Friday at 804 Myrtle Road, corner of Bridge and Myrtle roads. Local musicians are welcome to come and share their talents in a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. The performers sign up at 7 p.m. and the music begins at 7:30 p.m. General admission is $5. Admission for performers, seniors and children is $2. Various coffees, teas, soft drinks and homemade treats are available at a small cost.
Charleston Chapter 0166 will meet at 10 a.m. Friday in the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. Speaker will be Linda Bunn, assistant state director of AARP. For information, call Anna Boggs at 304-343-6499.
Ruthlawn Elementary will sponsor its annual Fall Festival fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the school, 736 Ruthdale Road, South Charleston. A cakewalk, silent auction, games and food will be featured. The school is located just past the shops at Dudley Farms on Corridor G, near Moses Factory Outlet. Tickets for games are available at the door.
Met Opera will present a high-definition performance of "Elixir of Love" by Donizetti, from 12:55 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cinemark in Huntington Mall and Great Escape in Nitro. First love is spurned. A process of proposals, counterproposals, displays of indifference and elixirs results in jealousy with true love ultimately the winner. Tickets at Cinemark/Great Escape are: Adults, $22/$20; seniors $20/$15; and children, $15/$16. There are a limited number of complimentary tickets at each theater. Call LaRee at 304-344-9091 for information.
The Kanawha Valley Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at noon Saturday at the Little Creek Golf Club. Randy Marcum from the West Virginia Archives and History will present a program on the Hatfields and McCoys after lunch. Reservations are required. Members should bring service project items. Topics discussed will be the KVDAR third annual Christmas Party for the residents of the WV Veterans Home in Barboursville; the chapter participation in the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 10; the Backpacks for Homeless Veterans; and donations for the Veterans Helping Veterans Program. Sign-ups for projects will be taken at the meeting or contact Veteran Services Chairman Carolyn Rabalais at RabalaisCaro...@aol.com or 304-984-3325. Hostesses are Donna Walker and Connie Bowling.
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