West Virginia University Extension Service will host a canning workshop 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Extension Office in Kanawha City. Choose the method of preserving green beans in a pressure canner or preserving tomatoes in a hot water bath. The cost is $15, made payable to West Virginia University. To make a reservation, contact the Extension office at 304-720-9573.
Charleston Family YMCA, 100 YMCA Drive, will be offering free swim lessons for children ages 4-11 years old from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20, 21 and 22. Registration will be held Aug. 12-16 at the Charleston Family YMCA. For information, call 304-340-3527.
Charleston Area Alliance will have its 2013 Golf Scramble beginning with registration at 10 a.m. on Sept. 16 at Edgewood Golf Club, Derrick's Creek Course. The cost is $150 for individual and $600 for foursome. After Sept. 9, the fees are $250 for singles and $800 for foursome. Lunch will be held at 11 a.m. The shotgun start is at 11:30 a.m. Dinner and awards presentations will follow. Sponsorships are available. For information, call 304-340-4253 or visit charlestonareaalliance.org.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301; faxed to 304-348-1233; or emailed to gaze...@wvgazette.com. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.