Sock hopSpeakEasy Singles will have a sock hop from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday at Wilson Student Union, West Virginia State University. A variety of dance music will be played. Free appetizers and nonalcoholic drinks for $1 will be offered. Those who don't wish to dance can come to listen to the music and socialize.Parks commissionKanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission's finance and golf committees will meet at noon Monday in the Coonskin Park Clubhouse Oak Room. The commission will meet at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, also in the Oak Room. The agenda is available at the park office. Call 304-341-8000.Businesswomen's groupMountain State Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Ryan's Restaurant. The chapter will celebrate its 17th anniversary after merging with Almost Heaven Chapter on Sept. 18, 1996. Members are urged to attend and bring any memorabilia to display. Guests are welcome.Children's art lessonsTonie Garrett will offer four weeks of "Kids' Brush" acrylic painting art lessons. Lessons will take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday and Sept. 25, Oct. 2 and 9 at The Paint Brush Studio, 303 Pennsylvania Ave. Classes are for children ages 8 and up. The fee is $30 per night per person and includes supplies. For more information and registration, call 304-722-0195 or 304-552-0734.Miracle Jeans DayArea companies are urged to participate in the Miracle Jeans Day, Go Casual for Kids! event Wednesday in support of WVU Healthcare Children's Hospital and Children's Miracle Network Hospital. For information on how to participate, call the WVU Children's Hospital Developing Office at 304-598-4346, ext. 1.Items for Bulletin Board may be submitted by mail to The Charleston Gazette, 1001 Virginia St. E., Charleston, WV 25301; faxed to 304-348-1233; or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notices will be run one time free. Please include a contact person's name and a daytime telephone number.