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Community Calendar for Week of July 22

If you want your event listed in the Community Calendar, write to the Hurricane Breeze at PO Box 310, Hurricane, West Virginia 25526, or phone 304-562-9881. If you have email, send it to [email protected] and mark your subject line “Community Calendar.” There is no charge for posting an event in the calendar.

Appalachian Boarding Company is holding paddleboard lessons at the Hurricane City reservoir. Session 1 is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. and session 2 is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for one session, or $35 for both sessions. To register, text 304-610-8999.

Hope for Addiction meetings are held every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church, 2150 Mount Vernon Road, Hurricane.

The Kiwanis Free Swim Night will be held every Thursday at the Nitro Pool through Aug. 26 from 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Valley Park’s Night Market and Movie Night will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. on Thursdays in June and July at Valley Park in Hurricane.

Food Truck Friday is held every Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Putnam County Farmers’ Market will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Valley Park, Hurricane.

Thankful Valley Farms will be giving away fresh produce every Sunday this summer from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Stokes Grocery in Buffalo.

The Nitro Catfish Tournament will be held from 4:30 to 11 p.m. at Ridenour Lake in Nitro. Cost is $15 per person.
The Macholah Ballet, 6422 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot, will be holding a Flashback Friday adult jazz class at 7 p.m. Register by going to dancestudio-pro.com/online/themacholahballet
Create tree murals for Art in the Park from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane. Finished work will be displayed at the park. To register, go to putnam-county-parks.ticketleap.com/art-in-the-park-series
The Rustic Mechanicals, West Virginia’s only professional touring Shakespeare troupe, will be performing “Twelfth Night” at Valley Park at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
There will be an open night for children and teens ages 9 to 14 at the Foam Garage, 2716 Putnam Avenue, Hurricane. For more information, call (681) 235-2603.

JULY 24 – 25
There will be a pick-your-own bouquet event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Gritt’s Farm in Buffalo. For tickets and more information, go to tickets.grittsfarm.com

The Genesis Running Group is hosting Sundown Showdown 5K starting at 5:45 p.m. at Nitro High School. Tickets range from $25-30. To register, go to aptiming.com/race/1235
The Madfest 2021 Mental Health Awareness Music and Art Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at Ridenour Lake in Nitro.
There will be a multi-family yard sale to benefit Mountain State Christian School from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the school, located at 1948 Martin Lane, Culloden.
The Macholah Ballet, 6422 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot, will be holding a Live Loud workshop from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Contemporary, street jazz, creative worship, performance makeup, live music. For ages 11 and up. The cost is $60 per person or $50 with the donation of a toiletry item. To register, go to dancestudio-pro.com/online/themacholahballet
The Battle Run Obstacle Race will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Camp Appalachia, 167 Fletcher Road, Scott Depot. Tickets are $35-40. For more information, go to BattleRun.EventBrite.com
Battleground Wrestling is coming to Valley Park in Hurricane. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bell time is 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at the door the day of the event or advanced tickets are sold online at www.battlegroundwrestlingwv.com

JULY 25; AUG. 1, 15, 29
There will be stand up paddleboard lessons from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Hurricane Resrvoir and 4 to 6 p.m. at the Winfield boat launch. The cost is $25 for one session or $40 for both sessions. Read below for more info and Text 304-610-8999 to make your reservation.

There will be a tea party at 2 p.m. at the St. Albans Historical Society, 404 4th Avenue, St. Albans.

JULY 26 – 31
The Jackson County Junior Fair will be held at the Jackson County Junior Fairgrounds, 508 Cottageville Road, Cottageville.

There will be a Picnic with Puddles the Duck from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eleanor Park.
Soar on over to Valley Park at 10 a.m. at the large shelter and enjoy a thrilling program brought to you by Three Rivers Avian Center, a West Virginia nonprofit devoted to caring for injured and endangered wild birds.

JULY 28 – 31
The Cabell County Fair will be held at the Pumpkin Park in Milton. For a schedule of events and more information, go to https://www.facebook.com/cabellcountyfair

The Buffalo Alumni Banquet will be held from 6:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Teays Valley. The cost to attend is $35 per person. For reservations, call Lana Sullivan Adkins at 304-444-7046.
There will be a community campfire with horseback riding, games, bounce house, and more from 8 to 11 p.m. at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Hurricane.
There will be a fitness hike on the Fairy Trail at Valley Park in Hurricane at 10 a.m.
The 2021 Putnam Chamber Annual Dinner Meeting & Celebration will start at 6 p.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane.
There will be a Chick-Fil-A pop up from 4 to 6 p.m. at Children First, 3564 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane.
There will be a summer kids’ art class at 11:30 a.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane. The cost is $15 per class. Register by going to sokaiclubhouse.com

There will be an Under the Sea movie night at 7:30 p.m. at Waves of Fun in Hurricane. Regular pool rates apply. Movie will be “Moana.”
There will be a routine vehicle maintenance class at 2 p.m. at Ferrell Automotive, 501 Midland Trail, Hurricane.

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