Nitro Public Library will present a lecture by Rich Hively on the history of the Dick Henderson St. Albans-Nitro Bridge at 6 p.m. at the library. Admission is free and the public is encouraged to attend. The Dick Henderson Bridge, which opened in 1934, will be closed next January and will be replaced by a three-lane bridge. Two tickets to the Friday night Nitro-St. Albans football game will be given away. For information, contact Rich Hively at 304-755-7876, or Rusty Casto at 304-395-0157.
National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Charleston Chapter 0166, will meet at 10 a.m. Friday at the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave. Howard Swint, Democratic nominee for 2nd Congressional District, will speak. Call Robert Hardesty at 304-346-5250 for information.
Church Women United Board will meet at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the South Charleston Public Library. The general meeting will be held 1 p.m. Friday, also at the library. All members are asked to attend.
Charleston Police Department's Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association will sponsor a pulled pork barbecue meal from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at Roosevelt Center, Ruffner and Jackson streets. The cost is $5 and includes large pulled pork barbecue sandwich, slaw and chips. For group orders for delivery, call 304-348-6470.
MountainHeart Child Care Resource and Referral Services will offer professional development sessions from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Fayette County Department of Health and Human Resources in Oak Hill, for family day care providers, facility providers and day care center staff. "Teaching Children the Importance of Volunteerism and Public Service" will be the topic. To register, call Reba or Missy at 1-866-872-9204 or 304-872-9200.
West Virginia Institute for Spirituality will offer a seminar titled "When Grief Gets Complicated: Making It Through The Impasse," from 8:45 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at its location, 1601 Virginia St. E. Lunch is included. Continuing Education Units for social workers, registered nurses and licensed professional counselors are available. An offering of $40 is suggested. CEU recipients' donations are $50. For information, call 304-345-0926.
South Charleston Public Library will offer a class for adults on basic Handbuilding from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. Handbuilding is working with slabs to create pottery. Space is limited. To sign up, call 304-744-6561 or stop by the library.
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