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Metro West Calendar: June 26-July 2, 2019

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Wednesday, June 26

History Wednesdays Program: St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 405 B St., St. Albans, is sponsoring a series of History Wednesdays programs. Today, the character of Charles Schulz, portrayed by James Froemel, will begin his program at 9:30 a.m. Activities and snacks will be provided. For more information, contact Brenda at 304-542-4161 or visit

Friday, June 28

Littles’ Storytime: Littles’ Storytime programs are offered each Friday from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for ages infant to 5, accompanied by a parent or guardian, at the First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans. The free program includes reading books, making crafts, playing games, singing songs and serving kid-friendly snacks. If you have questions or need to directions to the church, call First Presbyterian Church at 304-727-2241.

Saturday, June 29

Hot Dog Eating Contest: St. Albans Parks and Recreation and Bammy’s Chili Dogs will co-sponsor a hot dog eating contest at 6 p.m. at St. Albans Roadside Park. Other activities will include music by Abraxas at approximately 7 p.m., along with a cornhole tournament, inflatables, face painting and food and drink booths, followed by a free showing of the film “My Girl” at dusk. For more information or to register for events, call 304-722-4625.

Sunday, June 30

Song & Praise Service: Fairview United Methodist Church, 5012 Pebble Drive in Cross Lanes, WV, will having a song and praise service, starting at 11 a.m. The group Inheritance will sing. For more information, check out the church Facebook page at Fairview United Methodist Church — Cross Lanes, WV.

Courtney Perry: Courtney Perry will minister in song, starting at 6 p.m., at Old Faith Community Church, 139 Whittington Road, Charleston.

Tuesday, July 2

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. For further information, call 304-727-4062 or visit

Basket-Weaving Classes: Basket-weaving classes are offered from 5 to 8 p.m. every Tuesday at BridgeValley Community & Technical College in South Charleston. For more information, call or text 304-389-2907.

Funerals for Monday, July 22, 2019

Carrico, Imogene - 11 a.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.

Dudley, Lillie - 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Farley, Willard - 1 p.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Fisher, James - 11 a.m., Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston.

Keeney, Helen - Noon, Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Kennedy, Anna - 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Rice-Carney, Lisa - 8 p.m., Teays Valley Church of God, Scott Depot.

Shinn, Larry - 5 p.m., Casto Funeral Home, Evans.

Totten Sr., James - Noon, West Virginia Home Mission Church, Nitro.