TODAYUnity of Kanawha Valley will host Ron Sowell's Open Mic at 7:30 p.m. at 804 Myrtle Road. All musicians are welcome. Performers sign up at 7 p.m. Admission is $5; for performers, seniors and kids, $2. FUTURE EVENTSRonald McDonald House Charities of Southern West Virginia: will have a Cookie Walk from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on the Southridge Walmart parking lot, directly across from McDonald's. Festive holiday cookies -- made by local household bakers -- will be available for purchase. Cookies are $8 per pound and boxed for gift giving. Checks and cash will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern WV.Pinch Christmas Parade has been scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday with staging at New Beginnings Church at 5 p.m. Parade step-off will be at 6 p.m.Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa will have a Christmas brunch at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Presbyterian Church in Dunbar. The group will prepare baked-goods baskets. For information, call Ethel Rooper at 304-562-3121.Elk Valley Public Service District Commissioners have scheduled a board meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday at 100 Bream Drive, Elkview.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.