The Archives and History Library will feature a discussion on the book “Hippie Homesteaders: Arts, Crafts, Music and Living on the Land in West Virginia,” by Carter Taylor Seaton, at 6 p.m. Thursday at the library in the West Virginia Culture Center. Seaton will discuss the back-to-the-landers, or hippies, who started flocking to West Virginia in the 1960s to find a safe place to live on their own terms, grow their own food and avoid a war they passionately hated.
Unity of Kanawha Valley will have its next karaoke night at 7 p.m. Friday at 804 Myrtle Road. General admission is $2. Come and share your talents in a warm, friendly and enthusiastic atmosphere. There will be singing, dancing and food to share. Various coffees, teas, soft drinks and homemade festive treats are available at a small donation cost.
Health care fundraiser
A Party on the Patio in Pink event will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday at Heritage Station, Huntington. The free concert will feature the Oakwood Road Band. Register early for the PATH to the Cure Walk and Run to be held Sept. 28 and receive free T-shirts and wristbands, while supplies last. Food will be prepared by Chickpeas Middle Eastern Grill. Sponsored by First Sentry Bank, Cabell-Huntington Convention & Visitors Bureau, Coca-Cola and the Greater Huntington Park & Recreation District. For more information, call 304-696-5954 or visit www.ghprd.org or www.pathtothecure.org.
The St. Albans Historical Society will have historic Morgan’s Kitchen in St. Albans open from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. There is no charge. Built in 1846, it is full of vintage cookware from the 19th century and is located along MacCorkle Avenue across from Parkway Flea Market.
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