FUTURE EVENTSAlpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa: will have a business meeting at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Dunbar. For information, call Ethel Rooper at 304-562-3121.Cottageville Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) Club: will host an Ol' Time Pie Social beginning 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jackson County Junior Fairgrounds in Cottageville. Three-legged races, sack races, water-balloon toss, a cake walk and more. Pies for the auction will be donated by candidates running for office. Family Movie Night will be featured. Bring a chair. Concessions will be available and will feature brown beans and cornbread, hot dogs, chips, popcorn and more. Call 304-372-1338 or 304-273-5059 for information.Christian Family Book Shoppe in Smithers and Smithers Women's Club: will host the Second Annual Taste of Smithers from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Christian Family Book Shoppe meeting room, inside and outside with more than 12 vendors present. Barbecues, hot dogs, baked goods, gift items, book signings and more will be featured. Call 304-442-2142 or 304-951-3066 for information.
Kanawha County Public Library: will offer a "Tales to Tails: Read to the Dogs" program for new and hesitant readers from kindergarten through the sixth grade. Registration is not necessary. Working with a therapy dog can help new readers feel relaxed while they practice a new skill in a fun way. Programs are held at the following libraries: Main Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays beginning this Saturday and continuing on Oct. 20 and Nov. 17; Dunbar Branch Library, 3 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 9; Cross Lanes Branch Library, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 16; Elk Valley Branch Library: 2 to 4 p.m., Nov. 6; and Sissonville Branch Library, 6 to 7:30 p.m., Nov. 13.Kanawha Trail Club: will sponsor a hike Sunday at Ansted Rail Trail. Meet at 1 p.m. to carpool from Ohio and Randolph streets. Regroup at Hawks Nest lodge parking area. The hike is approximately 4 miles on an easy trail. 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.