West Virginia Chapter, Alzheimer's Association: will sponsor the Charleston Walk To End Alzheimer's! on Saturday at Appalachian Power Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., opening ceremony at 10:15 a.m. and walk starts at 10:30 a.m. Registration for the Walk is free, however, participants are encouraged to raise $100 to earn a commemorative Walk to End Alzheimer's T-shirt. The day will feature free food and prizes. Route is: Power Park on Smith Street, right on Morris, right on Quarrier, right on Capitol, and right on Smith streets to return to Power Park. Teams and individual participants can register online at www.alz.org/wv or by calling 800-272-3900.
Met Opera's: high definition performance of "Otello" will be presented from 12:55 to 4:20 p.m. (approximately) Saturday at Cinemark in the Huntington Mall and Great Escape in Nitro. Verdi's masterwork of 1887 is based on the great Shakespearean tragedy "Othello" and unfolds in four acts. Starring the legendary Renee Fleming as Desdemona and Johan Botha as Otello. Tickets at Cinemark are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for children. Tickets at Great Escape are: Adults, $20, seniors and children, $16. A limited number of complimentary tickets are available at both theaters. Call Larry at Cinemark at 304-696-3137 or Bill at Great Escape at 304-342-0316.
Eastern Kanawha County Health and Recreation Committee: will sponsor a Halloween Extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Walmart parking lot at Quincy. Food, crafts, face painting, contests, prize drawings, music and more will be featured.
The ThunderTones chorus: is hosting a pancake breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Applebee's Restaurant at the Huntington Mall. Men from the ThunderTones Barbershop chorus will entertain, and celebrity servers of the breakfast will be members of the Cabell Midland High School Collegium Musicum. The cost is a $5. Tickets can be purchased by calling 304-302-NOTE, from members of the ThunderTones Chorus, or at the door.
West Virginia Humanities Council: will present Edgar Allan Poe, portrayed by George Bartley of Morgantown, from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the South Charleston Public Library. Poe was a prolific poet, respected literary critic and inventor of the modern detective story. The program is available for non-profit groups. For information, contact the West Virginia Humanities Council at 304-346-8500 or visit the website at www.wvhumanities.org.
Charleston Area Alliance: will present the third annual Elevations Enrichment and Leadership Academy, "Success by Choice and Chance," from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday at Embassy Suites. The workshop features speakers, informative sessions to help professional women realize their potential and take their career to the next level. A "Wine, Women & Wisdom" dinner will follow at the Bridge Road Bistro. For more information contact JoEllen Zacks at jza...@charlestonareaalliance.org.
Kanawha County Commission: will have a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at 900 Christopher St. and them move to the Voters Registration Office located at 415 Quarrier St. A public test for the general election pursuant to the West Virginia Code will be conducted.
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