Pet costume contest
HURRICANE, W.Va. -- Registration for New Hope Animal Rescue's 17th annual pet Halloween costume contest is at 1 p.m. Oct. 27 at the large shelter at Valley Park in Hurricane. Judging begins at 1:30 p.m.
There will be seven categories: scariest, funniest, prettiest, most original, pet/owner look-alike, former shelter pet and group costume. There is a $3 entry fee per category. A photographer will be available to photograph pets and their owners.
Proceeds from the event will benefit New Hope's spay/neuter and medical programs as well as its mission to build a no-kill animal shelter in the Kanawha and Putnam counties area. New Hope Animal Rescue is an all-volunteer, nonprofit, no-kill foster and rescue group.
For more information, call New Hope at 304-562-0300.
WWII veterans film
INSTITUTE, W.Va. -- HospiceCare will show the documentary "Honor Flight," which chronicles the lives of World War II veterans, from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 14 in the Davis Fine Arts Building on the campus of West Virginia State University in Institute. There is no admission charge.