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EDITOR’S NOTE: Datebook is reserved for nonprofit, civil organizations. Unless otherwise noted, the events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to numerous entries, items can only be displayed for one week. Entries are displayed in chronological order and as there is space. The deadline for submissions is 4 p.m

32ND ANNUAL GROUNDHOG FEED: The Central Upshur Lions Club is hosting the 32nd Annual Groundhog Feed fundraising brunch on Saturday at the Banks District VFD / Community Center at Rock Cave from 7 to , juice and milk. The meal is a free will donation and the proceeds from the fundraising event are used to support the club’s community activities including spectacles and exams for those who cannot afford them, sight conservation education, projects to support the county’s young people and maintenance of wheelchairs and strollers for use by visitors to the West Virginia Wildlife Center.

BENEFIT DINNER: There will be a benefit spaghetti dinner for the Rollins family, who recently lost their home to a fire, Saturday from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Wayside Southern Baptist Church in Buckhannon. The church is located at 539 Brushy Fork Road and is co-hosting the dinner with Buckhannon Christian Academy. Dinner can be eaten in or carried out. The meal will include spaghetti, salad, break, dessert and a drink. Call 304-460-5667 to place a to-go order or for more information.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: Whitmer United Methodist Church is hosting a spaghetti dinner Saturday from 12.00 to 17.00

HOMESTEAD BUCKWHEAT/PANCAKE BREAKFAST: will be held on Saturday, February 4 from 7 for dinner in the Homestead Community and Event Center dining room in Dailey. The “all you can eat” menu includes sourdough buckwheat pancakes, regular pancakes, pork sausage, eggs (fried or scrambled), coffee, milk or orange juice and syrup (regular or sugar-free). Eat in or carry out. Seller places are available, first come, first served. Contact Chelley Depp at [email protected] or call 304-642-4433.

FUNDRAISING EVENT: A volunteer fundraising event at Davis Medical Center — Books are Fun — Book and Gift Sale will be held on Tuesday, February 7 from 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. inside the Marketplace Lobby at Davis Medical Center.

TYGART VALLEY HOMESTEAD ASSOCIATION: The board will meet on February 7 at 5:00 pm in the dining room at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey.

HOMESTEAD COMMUNITY CENTER MEETING: is scheduled for February 7 at 6:00 pm in the dining room at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. Members and residents of the municipality are encouraged to participate.

BABY PANTRY: The Randolph County Family Resource Network will host a Baby Pantry on Feb. 10 at the Phil Gainer Center in Elkins. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Diapers, wipes, formula, baby clothes and toiletries available. For all children in Randolph County under the age of 5.

SPAGHETTI DINNER: There will be a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for EABA on Sunday, February 12 from 12pm to 3pm at Elkins Nazarene Church. Entertainment by the EHS Jazz Band and Michael Bonnet & Rivers Edge. Proceeds benefit the EHS and EMS school bands.

SUPER BOWL SUBS: Knights of Columbus Council 603 will offer Italian sausage subs with peppers, sauce and cheese. Call 304-634-7451 to order and pickup will be on February 12th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in St. Brendan Hall.

SCHOLARSHIP SEMINAR: Highland Adventist School will host a free Hope Scholarship Information Seminar at 18.00 on 16 February. Reserve a seat by calling 304-636-4274 and leaving a message or email [email protected]

VERA BRADLEY PURSE BINGO: will be held Saturday, February 18 at the Beverly Fire Department. The doors open at Tip games and light concessions will be available for purchase. Contact 304-940-6966 for information. Any unsold tickets will be available for walk-in purchase on the day. All proceeds benefit the EHS Baseball team.

WINTER WALK: The Elkins Tree Board is sponsoring a winter walk on Saturday, February 18 at 10 in Glendale Park, Elkins. The public will learn how to identify trees by bark, twigs, shape and fruit during this free workshop led by Forester Linda Burke. When there are no more leaves on trees, learning to identify trees in the winter can be a daunting task. However, there are features other than leaves that can help differentiate tree species from one another. Birdman Jim Fregonara will also be on hand to help with bird identification along the way. Participants must meet at the first pavilion at the entrance to Glendale Park. Dress warmly and bring binoculars. Check the Elkins Friends of Trees FB page for weather-related updates.

THE MORNING DAY FUNDRAISER: The Harman Senior Center will hold a breakfast fundraiser on Feb. 26 from 8 to 14. The menu will consist of two biscuits with sausage gravy, scrambled eggs, hash browns and juice. Cinnamon Rolls will be available for purchase.

TOPS 0590 MILL CREEK: meets at the Russell Memorial Library in Mill Creek every Wednesday. Weigh-in is from 10:30-10:45. Meeting after weigh-in. For information contact Jane Robinson at 304 338-6403

WEDNESDAY NIGHT SELECTION: Jam sessions sponsored by the Augusta Heritage Center at the Boiler House Theater at Davis & Elkins College will be on Wednesdays. Country Music jams will now be from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., and Old-Time Music jams are from 7 to 9 p.m. Please check the Datebook postings or call 304-642-2369 for directions, inclement weather cancellations, and to be placed on an emergency weather cancellation email list.

TOPS 0599: TOPS 0599 meets on Thursdays at Good Shepherd Church at 312 Wilson Street in Elkins. with weighing from 16-16:30 with subsequent meeting. For more information call Sandy at 304-591-2828 or Carolyn at 304-636-3109.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets every Monday at 6pm at Full Gospel Fellowship in Glenmore Loop. For more information call 304-642-1244.

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