TODAYUniversity of Charleston: will host a free program on "Building Strong Democracy" with author and consultant Matt Leighninger from 10 to 3:30 p.m. in the ballroom at the Geary Student Union. The workshop will provide tools, techniques and materials developed for use in local governance contexts by governments, nonprofits and civic organizations. Leighninger is executive director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium. Co-sponsors of the event are the West Virginia Center for Civic Life, the West Virginia Community Development Hub and the WVU Department of Public Administration.FUTURE EVENTSCity of Spencer: will have Market Days on the first Saturday of each month through October. A farmers market will be featured from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sidewalk specials and sales will be held throughout Spencer. Citywide yard sales, a flea market on Bowman Street parking lot, one-room school tours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Heritage Park Train depot Museum tours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will be featured. Interested vendors can call 304-927-1640.
Kanawha Valley Coin Club: will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the South Charleston Public Library. Call 304-562-6917 or 304-727-4062.American Legion Post 11: has changed the time and date for its fourth anniversary celebration in memory and honor of Sgt. Joseph "Joe" Turner, a Korean War and Vietnam War veteran. The new time is from 6 to 8 p.m. on Sept. 21 at West Virginia State University, Wilson Student Union, Room 134. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are requested. For information, call Commander Lisa Groves at 304-206-8282. Those who cannot attend can send words of congratulations to the Post, P.O. Box 425, Institute, WV 25112.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301, or faxed to 304-348-1233. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.