Unity of Kanawha Valley will have the next Open Stage 4 Kids event for performers ages 5-15 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at 804 Myrtle Road. This month's event will be hosted by Jeff Russo. Play an instrument, sing, dance, tell a joke, show a piece of art, magic, or just talk into a microphone. Silly songs are welcome. Signups begin at 6 p.m., the entertainment starts at 6:30 p.m. and pizza will follow at 7:30 p.m. There is no cover charge. For more information, call 304-345-0021, 304-346-1948 or contact Sky@unitywv.org
. Directions can be found at www.unitywv.org/directions
. Visit the website at www.openstage4kids.info.
;Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission is hosting a photography class instructed by Laura Moul from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 9 and 16 in the Commons of Putnam County by the Wave Pool. For information or to register, contact Laura at 304-743-8281 or call the park office at 304-562-0518, ext. 10. The Woman's Club of Charleston, corner of Virginia and Elizabeth streets, meets the first Wednesday of each month. Networking begins at 11:30 a.m. Lunch, for $10, is served at noon, with a meeting following at 1 p.m. This month's program will be presented by guest speaker Wanda Letendre, author of "601 Mary Street Hill -- A Memoir of My Childhood," Oct. 3. Members also get together for arts and crafts at 10 a.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, and at 11 a.m. for brunch, bridge and bingo on the third Wednesday of each month. Anyone interested in attending or joining should call the club at 304-342-1611.
West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Division of Rehabilitation Services, 10 McJunkin Road, Nitro. All sessions are open to the public and interested parties are encouraged to attend. Individuals who wish to address the council should call 304-766-4624 or 855-855-9743 to be placed on the agenda. Horizon Financial Solutions will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 4 at its office, 97 Chase Drive, Hurricane. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org
or call 304-760-8715.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.