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Community Calendar for Week of April 18

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.

The Gritt’s Farm Spring Festival will be held on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission tickets are $16.95. Gritt’s Farm is located at 864 Gritt Road, Buffalo. To purchase tickets, go to https://grittsfarm.com/events/spring-festival

There will be a Goodwill Donation Drive to benefit the Putnam County Clover STEMs at Valley Park in Hurricane.

The Nitro History & Wars Museum will be celebrating the life of Carmen Townsend Kostelansky from 6 to 8 p.m.
AEP will be holding an open interview event for customer service positions from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the AEP Center, 1 AEP Way, Hurricane.
The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane.
The Federated Republican Women of the Valley and the Putnam County Republican Club are hosting a “Meet the Candidates” from 6-9 p.m. at Valley Park, 1 Valley Dr, Hurricane.

APRIL 19 – 20
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 2008 20th Street, Nitro, will be hosting a rummage sale on Friday from 4 to p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Mountaineer Foodbank will be hosting a mobile farmers market from 1 to 6 p.m. at the Nitro Library. This free produce choice market is open to anyone who lives in Kanawha County.
Bancroft Misson, 5936 Charleston Road, Bancroft, will be holding an evening of praise and thanksgiving starting at 7 p.m.
The Jungle Club Resort and Cafe, 11624 Winfield Road, Unit 4, Winfield, will be holding a clothing swap Friday for maternity clothing and children’s clothing and shoes from noon to 8 p.m.
Charleston Job Corps Center will be holding a recruiting event from 1 to 5 p.m. at the Putnam County Main Library in Teays Valley.
Impact Ministry Center, 492 Cow Creek Road, will be holding a movie night featuring “The Chosen” from 7 to 9 p.m.
The Putnam County Earth Day Extravaganza will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at Valley Park in Hurricane.

There will be a bingo fundraiser for Lee’s Studio of Dance from 4 to 6 p.m. at Valley Cakes and Cafe, 2883A Charleston Road, Poca.
Putnam County Democratic Women’s Club invites all members and associates to their monthly meeting, which will be held at noon at the Eleanor Fire Station, 600 Roosevelt Blvd., Eleanor. RSVP by calling (304) 543-2115.
There will be a multi-family yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mountain State Christian School, 1948 Martin Lane, Culloden.
The Tri-State Film Club will be meeting at 10 a.m. at Teays Valley Church of God, 6979 Teays Valley Road, Scott Depot.
Valley Outdoors, 3018 Mount Vernon Road, Hurricane, will be holding a Concealed Carry Class from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $100. To register and for more information, call (304) 760-0457.
Cooking with Kathy and Perennial Plant Swap starts at 10 a.m. at the Putnam County Main Library in Teays Valley.
The Cops N Rodders Classic Car Club will be holding a cruise-in at the Putnam County Bank parking lot in Hurricane (behind McDonalds) from 5 p.m. to dusk. For more information, call 304-638-7614.

There will be a workshop on Forest Foraging 101 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ridenour Lake, Shelter 5, Nitro. For more information, call 304-776-5256 ext. 101.
The Winfield United Methodist Church, 20 Radwin Drive, Winfield, will be holding their 30th anniversary celebration starting at 9:30 a.m.
PIPESOUNDS Organ Concert Series is excited to announce Dave Wickerham performing at 3:00 p.m. at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church, Putnam Avenue, Hurricane. (Adults – $15.00 & Students – Free)

There will be drop-in classes at Lee’s Studio of Dance, 8325 Winfield Road, Winfield. Jazz dance at 6 p.m.; musical theatre dance at 7 p.m.; and hip-hop dance at 8 p.m. The cost is $15 per one-hour class. For more information, call 304-437-2860.

Horseshoe Heaven on Smith Farm, 121 Banjo Lane, Scott Depot, will be hosting Gitty Up Day lessons for 2-4 year olds. For more information and to sign up, call or text 304-421-5733.
There will be a sensory friendly First Responders meet and greet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Hurricane Fire Department, 1 Rescue Way, Hurricane.
The Board Room, located behind the Hurricane Walmart, will be holding a board game night from 6 to 9 p.m.

APRIL 24 – 27
The Nitro Antique Car Club will be holding a swap meet at the Winfield Riding Club. For more information, call 304-377-2715 or 304-541-8401.

There will be a history of Earth Day/Public Sotrmwater Awareness program at the Eleanor Library at 10 a.m.
FasterWV Entrereneurship Program of Advantage Valley will be holding a workshop about Growing Your Food & Beverage Business from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Valley Park Conference Center in Hurricane. For more information, call 304-352-1165.
There will be a crochet workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays at Valley Park in Hurricane. The cost is $40 for a five-week class. To register, go to http://putnam-county-parks.ticketleap.com/crochet-workshop/

There will be a plant hanger craft workshop featuring upcycled t-shirts (participant brings their own) from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Poca Library.
The Putnam County Republican Executive Committee will be hosting the Lincoln Day Dinner at Sleepy Hollow Golf Club in Hurricane. The doors will open at 6:00 p.m. with programming to begin at 6:30 p.m. Ticket information may be found at www.PutnamWVGOP.com
There will be an Earth Week themed home school science class/park cleanup at 10 a.m. at Hurricane City Park. Meet in the field beside the parking lot and help clean up the park.

APRIL 26 – 27
The Spring Vintage Market and Vendor Fair will be held at Saving Vintage, 401 Midland Trail, Hurricane. Hours are Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

An Evening Under the Stars – Homeschool Middle School and Up Semi-Formal – will be held from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Social Event Space, 2833 Main Street, Hurricane. Tickets are $25, and can be purchased by April 24 at https://www.simpletix.com/e/an-evening-under-the-stars-homeschool-midd-tickets-163666

APRIL 27 – 28
The WV Pumpkin Spring Festival craft and vendor show will be held on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets are $5 at the gate.

There will be a ribbon cutting for the Nitro Commons, 722 1st Avenue South, Nitro, at noon. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Women’s Club of Nitro will be holding a craft show from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 2205 2nd Avenue and 23rd Street, Nitro.
Katherine’s Cafe, 4 Bank Street, Nitro, will be holding a hot dog and BBQ fundraiser for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Cow Creek Hi-Strivers 4-H Club will be holding a tack auction at the Eleanor Fire Department (upstairs). Doors open at 4 p.m.; auction begins at 5 p.m.
The 2024 West Virginia Food Truck Festival will be held from noon to 5 p.m. at the Putnam County Fairgrounds in Eleanor.
April Showers Slam Fest Baseball Tournament will be held at Valley Park in Hurricane starting at 1 p.m. For more information, go to https://baseball.exposureevents.com/209647/april-showers-slam-fest
The Board Room (located behind the Hurricane Walmart) will be holding their first ever Dungeons and Dragons Ladies Night from 5 to 9 p.m.

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