The Pinch Neighborhood Watch: will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church.
@bod:South Charleston Public Library will offer a program titled "Voices of War: September 11" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. The multimedia documentary by Eric Douglas compiles the oral histories of 36 West Virginia war veterans who served from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. For information, call the library at 304-744-6561.
Kanawha County Public Library will feature a discussion by award-winning documentary storyteller Elaine McMillion on her film "Hollow" at three KCPL locations. McMillion, who was raised in Southern West Virginia, has created an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through the eyes and voices of those living in McDowell County. Some residents of McDowell County, including bluegrass musician Alan Johnston, will also attend the screening. Discussions will be held at the Main Library, 123 Capitol St., at 6 p.m. Wednesday; at Riverside Branch Library at 10 a.m. Thursday; and at the St. Albans Branch Library at 6 p.m. Thursday.
@bod:The City of Charleston Parks and Recreation is having a "Magic Dance Party" from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday on Magic Island. Joyce Craigo and Alexia Brandon will be the instructors for the free event for all ages. After learning some new moves, there will be snacks and refreshments. Wear workout clothes for comfort.
Calhoun Days/5K run and walk
Calhoun County Park is hosting the first Calhoun Days 5K Trail Run/Walk at 10 a.m. Saturday as part of Calhoun Days, held 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. The first 30 registrants will receive a performance T-shirt. Race pre-registration is $15 or $20 on the race day at the park barn. For information, visit http://www.iplayoutside.com/Events/?eid2013/09/14830e.html, or contact Amy Nicholas at 304-354-9335. Other Calhoun Days activities include apple butter making, bluegrass and country music, Civil War re-enactments, pony pull, Heritage Village tours, hayrides and more.
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