Bulletin board: June 21, 2012
Walgreens will sponsor a "Way to Well Health Tour" providing free health tests from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store at 655 Washington St. W. The health tests measure 10 key indicators that include total cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure, body mass index, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real body age and body weight. Educational information will also be provided. Other participating Walgreens stores will have health tests including from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at the Goff Mountain Road store in Cross Lanes; and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Teays Valley Road store in Hurricane. For information, visit www.walgreens.com/waytowell.
Buckhannon Festival Fridays continue from 5 to 8 p.m. each week at the Jawbone Park. Music, entertainment, demonstrations, food, West Virginia-grown produce and handmade products are featured. Children's activities will range from face painting to learning to juggle. This month's music includes Friday, Ben Townsend (Bluegrass)/Zen (an eclectic blend of jazz, folk, rock, bluegrass, and jam band); and June 29, Appalachian Jazz (jazz-funk-bluegrass) /The Nesbitt Trio (rock and blues). Find Create Buckhannon and Festival Fridays on Facebook for more information, or visit festivalfridays.org or upshurportal.com.
Boone Memorial Hospital will have a blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Friday at the hospital in Madison. To register, visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 304-437-1572.
Town of Marmet will have a dance from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Marmet Recreation Center. The Regular Joes will be featured. The concession stand will be open and hot dogs, barbecues, soft drinks and more will be sold. Tickets are $8. Dancers and nondancers are welcome. For information, call Barry Pauley at 304-949-9692.
City of Nitro, the Nitro Recreation Department and Mardi Gras Casino will sponsor "Bark in the Park" this Saturday evening with the big-screen outdoor showing of "Underdog" beginning at 8:30 p.m. Dogs on a leash will be permitted in the city park. For information, call Craig Matthews at 304-545-8389.
Unity of Kanawha Valley will host a yoga dance class taught by Barbara Steinke at 4 p.m. Sunday at 804 Myrtle Road. The cost is a love offering or $10 donation with all proceeds going to UKV. Wear comfortable clothes. No experience necessary. Steinke is certified in Kripalu Yoga Dance. For information, call Pam Hippler, Unity of Kanawha Valley, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 304-345-0021.
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