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.
MONDAYS THROUGHOUT SUMMER
There are Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. at the Commons at Valley Park in Hurricane.
MONDAYS THROUGH JULY 25
Community Autism Resources & Education Systems (CARES) will be hosting a Summer Social Group every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon at Valley Park in Hurricane.
FRIDAYS THROUGHOUT SUMMER
Food Truck Friday will be held on Main Street, Hurricane, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
SATURDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER
The Putnam Farmers Market operates from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the field next to Exxon on Route 34 in Teays Valley.
NOW – JULY 17
CharCon, the West Virginia Gaming Convention, will be held at the Clay Center in Charleston. For more information, go to https://www.charcon.org
NOW – JULY 16
The Putnam County Fair will be held at the Eleanor fairgrounds. For a list of events, go to http://www.putnamcountyfairwv.com
The Kanawha Valley Astronomical Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Camp Virgil Tate Lodge in Charleston. Newly released photos from the James Webb Telescope will be presented at the meeting.
The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce is hosting Toast! at 8 a.m. at Area 34, 971 West Virginia Route 34, Hurricane.
Fitness Friday: Walk the Fairy Tale at Valley Park in Hurricane at 10 a.m.
JULY 16 – 17
BrickUniverse Charleston LEGO Fan Expo will be coming to the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center. For more information and to purchase tickets, go to www.brickuniverse.com/westvirginia
The Kiwanis Club of Nitro will be hosting a 5K Run/Walk starting at 8 a.m. at Nitro High School. For more information, go to tristateracer.com/1stAnnual Kiwanis5K
There will be a free community breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Winfield United Methodist Church, 20 Radwin Drive, Winfield.
Moxie Fitness will be at Valley Park in Hurricane for indoor cycling. Times are 8, 9, and 10 a.m. To sign up, go to moxiefitnesswv.com
There will be a nature hike at Valley Park in Hurricane starting at 10 a.m. Meet at the large shelter.
Battleground Wrestling “Operation Urgent Fury” will be coming to Valley Park in Hurricane at 7 p.m.
The Cops N Rodders Classic Car Club will be holding a cruise in at the Putnam County Bank Loan Center parking lot from 5 p.m. until dusk.
Local author Phil Hatfield will be speaking on the Civil War service of Capt. John Valley Young from Putnam County at 11 a.m. at the Hurricane City Hall.
The West Virginia Reptile Expo will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Virginia State University in Institute. Admission is $5; children 10 and under get in free.
JULY 18 – 22
Riverside Baptist Church in Red House will be holding “Kickin’ It Old School” Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 p.m. nightly.
JULY 18 – 20
Teays Valley Church of the Nazarene will be holding Vacation Bible School from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly.
Birds of Prey will be coming to the Valley Park in Hurricane at 10 a.m. See owls, eagles, falcons, and other large birds.
JULY 20 – 23
The Hurricane Fire and Rescue carnival will be held from 6:30 to 11 p.m. nightly at the Hurricane High School.
Troutin’ About, a program for children which explores what it’s like to be a fish in a West Virginia stream, will be held at 10 a.m. at the Buffalo Library.
Arts in Action will be hosting Princess Academy for ages 4 and up from 9 to 11 a.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane. To register, call 304-419-4446.
Fitness Friday: Toyota Nature Trail in Buffalo will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The walk begins at the last Toyota entrance (to the left of the pharmacy).
Pickin in the Park Bluegrass Festival will start at 9 a.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane. Featuring bands like Johnny Staats & the Delivery Boys, Five and Dime, Ridgetop, and The Putnam Family.
Feather Ridge Farm, 528 Snake Mountain Road, Hurricane, will be holding a poultry processing class starting at 9 a.m. The cost of the class is $80. For more information, go to https://form.jotform.com/221738534917160