Attorney General Darrell McGraw: will have a consumer advocate from his office at the University of Charleston's Riggleman Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, and at West Virginia State University's Cole Complex from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday. The advocate will answer questions about consumer protection issues, take complaints and process free credit reports for staff, students and members of the public. For information or help, call the consumer protection hotline at 800-368-8808 or visit www.wvago.gov
.St. Albans American Legion Unit 73 Auxiliary: will meet and hold their Christmas party at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Bring your favorite dish and two or three items to play bingo.Bramwell Theatre Corporation: will sponsor its annual Bramwell Holiday Historic Home Tour from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday in Bramwell, 8 miles north of Bluefield on U.S. 52. Tickets are $15 and reservations are not needed. Purchase tickets before the tour at the Presbyterian Church in the middle of town. This is a self-guided "candlelight" tour with music in homes, refreshments and great holiday decorations. For information, call Betty at 304-248-8381.
Putnam County Parks and Recreation and Convention and Visitors Bureau: will sponsor a Rock Around the Christmas Tree Dance from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Valley Park Community Center. There is no charge. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 304-562-0518, ext. 10.Kanawha County Public Library: will have events in conjunction with the Christmas parade Saturday at the Main Library on Capitol Street. The parade will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Main Library will have seasonal music provided by the Kanawha Kordsmen on the plaza from 9:30 to 10 a.m. before the parade starts. Come back to the library after the parade for refreshments on the first floor from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. While you're here, get to know more about your library and its services. Refreshments are courtesy of the Friends of The Library Foundation of Kanawha County.Charleston Parks and Recreation and Tallman Track Club: will sponsor the sixth annual Winter Series of Walks/Runs in Kanawha City. Walks are scheduled for Dec. 9, Jan. 6 and Feb. 3. All walks begin at 1 p.m. and runners take to the street at 2 p.m. Walks/Runs begin on 31st Street and Virginia Avenue behind WVU/CAMC Memorial Hospital. This course is flat, easy and will be well marked. Advance registration for three events is $45, or $20 for students, by Dec. 9. Those that complete all three events will receive a sweatshirt. Prizes will be awarded. Applications are available at iplayoutside.org or www.Tri-StateRacer.com
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.Friends of West Virginia Public Broadcasting Board of Directors: will meet at 1 p.m. Dec. 12 at the Educational Broadcasting Authority headquarters, 600 Capitol St. The meeting is open to the public.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.