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Bulletin Board: April 17, 2014

Monsters and mayhem

Michael Knost will present the talk “Monsters and Mayhem in the Mountain State” at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Archives and History Library at the Culture Center. Knost, an editor and novelist who has been recognized by the Bram Stoker Awards and Black Quill Awards, will talk about Mountain State ghosts, legends and the people who passed these stories around. Visitors will hear about the origins of the dreaded, red-eyed Mothman, a winged creature first seen in late 1966 in Mason County, among others. The talk is free. For more information, call 304-558-0230.

Karaoke night

“Bad to the Bone” Karaoke Night will be held at 7 p.m. Friday at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road, corner of Bridge and Myrtle roads. Come and share your talents in a warm, friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. Various coffees, teas, soft drinks, and delicious homemade festive treats are available at a small donation cost. General admission is $2.

Meet the candidates

Two area senior centers have scheduled “Meet the Candidates” meetings. They are: Buffalo Senior Center, Friday, and Hometown Senior Center April 25.

Meet the candidates

A “Meet the Candidates” meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Elk River Community and Education Center, Main Street, Elkview. Refreshments will be served. The meeting is sponsored by the Elk River Community and Education Center, VFW Post 8516 Ladies Auxiliary and GFWC Elk Valley Woman’s Club.

Earth Day celebration

The Ninth Annual Earth Day celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in downtown Fayetteville. The main event will be held at noon in front of the Fayetteville Courthouse. In the event of inclement weather, the festival will be moved indoors at the Fayetteville Memorial Building. Bring the family to learn about recycling/composting, alternative energy, water conservation, sustainability and reducing our ecological footprint. Activities, food, crafts and more will be available for all ages. An Easter egg hunt for children ages 12 and younger will be held from 11 a.m. to noon at the Fayetteville Town Park, rain or shine. For information about the event or to learn how to help with the Fayette County Green Advisory Team, visit the website at, on Facebook or email

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