The Alzheimer's Association West Virginia Chapter is offering a free community workshop for caregivers and others interested in information regarding the basics of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The one-hour workshop will take place at 4 p.m. Monday at the Alzheimer's Association's Charleston office, 1601 Second Ave. For more information, call the Alzheimer's Association at 800-272-3900 or visit www.alz.org/wv.
Civil Rights Act program
To mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Kanawha County Public Library will offer a series of screenings and discussion forums centered on four films chronicling the history of the civil-rights movement. The first will be "The Abolitionists." The film explores the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. Discussion leader will be Greg Carroll, retired staff historian for the West Virginia Division of Culture and History's Archives and History Section. The screening of part one of "The Abolitionists" will be presented at 6 p.m. Monday, and part two at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the St. Albans Branch Library. The film discussion will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Alban Arts and Conference Center, 65 Olde Main Plaza, St. Albans. For more information, call 304-343-4646.
Arts Day canceled
The West Virginia Division of Culture and History and the West Virginia Commission on the Arts have canceled Arts Day at the Capitol, which was set for Monday. For more information, contact Caryn Gresham, deputy commissioner of the division, at 304-558-0220.
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