United Way, University of Charleston, Clay Center and WQBE will partner for a Day of Caring to benefit Manna Meal. Items needed are canned fruit and canned meat with flip-top lids; cereal, condiments, small jars of jelly, mac and cheese, pork and beans, sugar-free powdered drinks and beanie weenies. Canned vegetables are not needed. Drive through to drop items off from noon to 3 p.m. at the Clay Center.
Charleston Area Alliance will host its next Business After Hours event from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Ferguson Enterprises, 160 Spring St. The cost is $15 for Alliance members and $25 for future members in advance; $25 for Alliance members and $35 for future members at the door. Food, beverages, live music and door prizes will be featured. To register online, visit www.charlestonareaalliance.org. Online registration deadline is Thursday at noon. Email Deb Coffman at DCoff...@CharlestonAreaAlliance.org for information.
West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at 600 Capitol St.
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. Host will be Mike Arcuri. Local musicians are welcome to come and share their talents in a friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. The performers sign up at 7 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.
Al-Anon and Alateen will hold meetings for friends and family of alcoholics and for teens who deal with the alcoholism and/or drug addiction of a family member or friend. Al-Anon meetings are held at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at St. John's Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier St.; noon Wednesdays at the Kanawha County Day Report Center, 900 Christopher St.; 7 p.m. Thursdays in the Edgewood area, St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 819 Somerset Drive. Alateen meets at 7 p.m. Thursdays at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church, 819 Somerset Drive; and 7 p.m. Sundays at First Presbyterian Church, 508 Second Ave., South Charleston.
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