CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Mountaineer Montessori School and the University of Charleston are throwing a party for the Charleston community from noon to 5 p.m. Sept. 29 on the UC lawn.
Sunday Funday is a free family event that will feature interactive educational exhibits from the Clay Center for the Arts & Sciences, Charleston Fire Department, Kanawha County Sheriff's Department and other civic groups.
Young children can take part in a variety of carnival games, pirate and princess makeovers, a treasure dig, face painting, snow cones and other activities. For a $10 wristband, children may bounce all day in the inflatable zone.
The school's advanced students are designing one-of-a-kind collection jars to accept money for Manna Meal.
Entertainment will be provided violist Bernard DiGregorio, magician John Slicer and dancers from the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble. More than 20 art and craft vendors will showcase their items.
Mountaineer Montessori School, 308 20th St., is an independent school founded in 1976. For more information, call the school at 304-342-7870.
Housing hall of fame
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- The deadline to submit nominations for the 2014 West Virginia Affordable Housing Hall of Fame is Sept. 30.
The hall of fame was created to recognize those who have made significant and lasting contributions to housing in West Virginia.
Nomination submissions should include information as listed on the West Virginia Affordable Housing Hall of Fame Nomination Form (available at www.habitatwv.org/WVAHHOF/). Nominees may be individuals, groups or agencies.
For more information, call Habitat for Humanity of West Virginia 304-720-7636.
The selection for the West Virginia Affordable Housing Hall of Fame will be announced at the Legislature on Housing Day, Feb. 27.
Snazzy Rags sale
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Thrift shoppers can snag deals and contribute to good causes at the Snazzy Rags charity consignment event 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 27 and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the India Center, Green Road, off U.S. 119, South Charleston.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to CAMC Cancer Center wig shop and Union Mission.