FUTURE EVENTSPutnam County Parks and Recreation Commission will have its annual Reindog Parade from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 8 at the Valley Park Community Center. Registration will be taken from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Registration fee is $10, which will go toward the new Putnam County Animal Shelter. Prizes will be awarded. For information or to register early, call 304-562-0518, ext. 10.
Nitro Convention and Visitors Bureau will sponsor a Lunch with Santa Christmas Carnival and Craft Fair from noon to 5 p.m. Dec. 8, followed by an Evening Christmas Parade at 6 p.m. The cost is $4 in advance and $5 at the door per person and lunch is included. Activities for the kids include face painting, crafts, games and pictures and lunch with Santa. Activities for the adults include a craft fair. All proceeds go to support local children from area schools. Crafters are wanted and a limited number of spaces are available. A toy drive will be held. Bring a new, unwrapped toy donation for infants, toddlers, kids or teens. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Kelly Pruett at 304-932-2300 or 304-721-9800.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.