Bulletin Board: Jan. 11, 2013
Charleston Chapter No. 0166, National Active and Retired Federal Employees,: will meet at 10 a.m. in the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. Wayne Mitchell, West Virginia Federation President, will install officers for 2013. The group will work on plans for the legislative issue of equal tax treatment for all retired public employees. Also work will be done for the 48th Annual Convention of the WV State Federation Chapter scheduled May 20-22 at the Holiday Inn and Suites in Barboursville. For more information, call Anna Boggs at 304-343-6499.
Kanawha County Public Library: will present a "God of Carnage" Sneak Preview at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library on Capitol Street. Cast members give a sneak preview of the show and answer questions. The film, "God of Carnage," by Yasmina Reza, is a black comedy featuring two pairs of parents. The child of one set of parents has hurt the other parents' child at a public park. The four meet to discuss the matter in a civilized manner. However, as the evening goes on, the parents become increasingly childish, resulting in the evening's devolving into hilarious chaos. Charleston Stage Company will present the play on Jan. 17-19 and 24-26 at the Capitol Center Theatre.
The Finance and Golf Committee of the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission: will meet at noon Monday at the Coonskin Park Clubhouse, Oak Room, Coonskin Park.
Kanawha City Garden Club: will meet at 7 pm. Monday at the home of Pam Burka. Co-host will be Mary Pozega. The program will be "Lighting Up Your Gardens" and will be presented by Judy Lumpkin, owner of Outdoor Lighting Perspectives. For more information, call 304-925-0778.
The Board of Directors of the Kanawha County Public Library: will meet at 4 p.m. Monday at the Main Library, 123 Capitol St. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be held in the John V. Ray Room on the third floor. For information, call 304-343-4646.
The National Youth Science Foundation is accepting applications for graduating high school students to attend the 2013 National Youth Science Camp. At least two students from West Virginia will be selected to attend the month-long honors program from June 26 to July 20. Complete applications must be postmarked no later than Feb. 15. Application information is available online at http://apply.nysc.org. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Andrew Blackwood at Andrew.Blackwood@nysf.com or by calling 304-205-9724, extension 91.
The North House Museum,: 301 West Washington Street, Lewisburg, is featuring an exhibit of a ball gown that was worn to President Lincoln's second inaugural ball on March 4, 1865. The gown was worn by 17-year-old Pamala Prentiss Locke and is rarely exhibited because of its fragile condition. The gown was donated to the Greenbrier Historical Society by the late Al Jeeter, whose uncle Wilburn Morrison married Pamala P. Locke's granddaughter, Frances P. Morrison. The Greenbrier Historical Society and North House Museum are open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Saturday, with the last tour beginning at 3:15 p.m. Admission is free, although donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, call 304-645-3398.
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