W.Va. Lemonade Day
Students at Charleston Montessori School will participate in West Virginia Lemonade Day on Saturday. Lemonade Day is a nationwide campaign to develop future business and community leaders though the Google for Entrepreneurs program and is coordinated in West Virginia by Melissa Aguilar of the Region 1 Workforce Investment Board. The students will operate a lemonade stand beginning at 10 a.m. at the East End Bazaar open-air market on Washington Street East at Ruffner Avenue. Profits will benefit the school's scholarship fund. In recognition and support of the Susan G. Komen race, which takes place earlier Saturday, pink lemonade also will be available. For information, visit www.educatewv.com or call the school at 304-340-9000.
Charleston's string ensemble, the Daedalus Quartet, makes its fourth appearance in a Charleston Chamber Music Society concert at 7 p.m. May 11 at Christ Church United Methodist, Quarrier and Morris streets. They also will present a free student workshop at 10 a.m. May 11 at South Charleston High School, 1 Eagle Way, off Kanawha Terrace and Chestnut Street. Concert tickets are $20 generally, $5 for students; admission is free for youths under 18 when accompanied by a paying adult. Tickets also are free for West Virginia Youth Symphony members who present their String Card. For more information, call 304-344-5389 or visit www.charlestonchambermusic.org.
The Hurricane Civic Chorus, under the direction of Marshall University music professor Dr. Larry Stickler and accompanied by Tom Minshall, will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Hurricane. The chorus will sing a variety of music, including some selections from "Les Misérables."
Mother's Day concert
The Buckhannon Chamber Orchestra, under the direction of its longtime conductor, Patience Brock, will present its next concert at 3 p.m. on Mother's Day, May 12, in Wesley Chapel on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College. WVWC student Eric Harshbarger will play harp. The orchestra is a member of and supported by the Upshur Arts Alliance. All of its concerts are free, but freewill donations will be accepted.
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