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Metro East Calendar: June 5-June 11, 2019

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Wednesday, June 5

Woman’s Club: Charleston Mayor Amy Goodwin will speak at 1 p.m. today following the Woman’s Club of Charleston luncheon and is open to the public. The club is located at 1600 Virginia Street East in Charleston.

The Believers: The Believers will be performing at approximately 6:10 p.m. today during the 29th annual Bend Area Gospel Jubilee at the Jackson County Jr. Fairgrounds in Cottageville.

Thursday, June 6

KV Coin Club: The Kanawha Valley Coin Club will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the South Charleston Public Library, 312 Fourth Ave., South Charleston. The meeting is open to anyone interested in coin collecting. For more information, phone 304-727-4062 or visit

Friday, June 7

Nature Night: Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1 Deerwalk Lane, Charleston, will continue continues its First Friday Fellowship events with Nature Night, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. It will include snacks and nature-oriented activities for kids of all ages, all at no charge.

Saturday, June 8

Chelyan UMC Breakfast: The Chelyan United Methodist Church will hold its monthly breakfast today from 8:30-11 a.m.. They will be serving eggs, bacon, sausage, potatoes, homemade biscuits and gravy, apples, grits, pancakes and drinks. Donations are appreciated.

Yard Sale: The annual East Bank Town Yard Sale will take place starting at 9 a.m. today.

Fishing Day: The first-ever Campbells Creek Family Fishing Day and Watershed Improvement Day will be held today with registration at the Clay Bridge beginning at 9 a.m. and the event lasting until 2 p.m. The event is hosted by the Campbells Creek Women’s Club and sponsored by West Virginia American Water, the West Virginia Department of Natural Resources, and the WVDEP Watershed Improvement Branch. Fish will be stocked and participants are asked to bring their own pole and bait. Those under 16 will need to have an adult present. Look for signs for locations. For more information, call 304-410-0801 or email for more information.

Hot Dog/BBQ Sale: Elizabeth Baptist Church on Wolf Pen Drive in Charleston is holding a hot dog and barbecue sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mayflower Descendants Society: Do you know or suspect there is a Pilgrim ancestor in your family tree? The Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of West Virginia Society, established in 1948, will have a relaunching meeting commemorating its 70th anniversary. The luncheon will be held at 1 p.m. at Panera Bread in the Charleston Town Center. The speaker will be Dr. George Garmany, governor general of the GSMD, discussing the society and the 400th anniversary of the landing at Plymouth in 2020. RSVPs are preferred, to or 304-415-7894.

Marmet Music/Dance: Stephanie & The Mark IV will perform from 7 until 10 p.m. at the Marmet Recreation Center, 8505 MacCorkle Ave., Marmet. Admission is $10 per person.

Monday, June 10

Luncheon RSVP Deadline: Monday, June 10, is the registration deadline for the Charleston Christian Women’s Luncheon to be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, at the Charleston Women’s Club, 1600 Virginia St., E., Charleston. The all-inclusive $16 luncheon will include inspirational speaker Teresa Riley Smith, music by Them Roten Boys and a program by Nancy Bruns of J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works. To RSVP by today’s deadline, call 304-550-7920 or email

NHBC VBS: North Hills Baptist Church in Sissonville, located behind the Cabin Creek Clinic, is holding a vacation Bible school titles “The Incredible Race” from today through Friday, June 14 for for children from preschool through 5th grade. Registration is scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m.

Mt. Tabor VBS: “Hooked on Jesus” vacation Bible school will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 10, through Wednesday, June 12, at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church in Pinch.

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Funerals for Thursday, June 27, 2019

Boggs, Curtis - 2 p.m., Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer.
Booth, Richard - 1 p.m., Gatens - Harding Funeral Home, Poca.
Brooks, Tressie - 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Cantley, Karen - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans. 

Cunningham, Gary - 1 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo.

Davis, Kevin - 1 p.m., Second Baptist Church, Ravenswood.

Fields, Thomas - 11 a.m., Cunningham - Parker - Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Hager, Joseph - Noon, Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville.

Herman, Betty - 11 a.m., Forest Lawn Cemetery, Pecks Mill. 

Jenkins, Kittie - 1 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersvill.

Oxley, Bob - 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Sizemore, Roscoe - Noon, Gauley Bridge United Methodist Church, Gauley Bridge.

Stull, Cynthia - 6 p.m., St. Luke’s Methodist Church, Craigsville. 

Thaxton, Hansel - 7 p.m., Cunningham - Parker - Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Thompson, Diane - 11 a.m., Stanley Family Cemetery, Mud River.

Walker, Violet - 1 p.m., Keith Full Gospel Church, Keith.

Woodell, Annette - 11 a.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.