Community Calendar

*Deliverance Temple Church will have its first annual Cornhole "Throw Down" Tournament on Saturday, November 28th!  All proceeds will go to families in need in our local area.  Free t-shirts for the first 100 players!  To register or for more information please call Tommy Evans at 304-320-8423, Kevin Pennington at 304-910-2020 or Donald Bradley at 304-920-0815.

Open Heart Ministries of Bluefield, WV will serve spaghetti dinners Friday, December 4th, from 11am-4pm at the West Virginian Manor, 413 Federal Street, downtown Bluefield, WV.  Proceeds are dedicated to Open Heart Ministries’ homeless havens.  Dinners include spaghetti and meat sauce, side salad, garlic bread, dessert and cold drink. A $7 donation is requested. Orders can be made at 304-323-2551. Local delivery is available.

*Bluefield College will host its traditional Christmas at Bluefield music extravaganza, Friday, December 4th and Saturday, December 5th at 7:30pm each night in Harman Chapel, featuring choral performances, carol singing and scripture readings, and open and free to the public as an annual celebration of the birth of Christ. For more information, email or call 276-326-4212.

*Access Intensive Counseling’s court ordered parenting group will meet on December 2nd in their Grundy location. Other locations can be made available in Tazewell and Russell County. For more info visit our website at

*Bluefield College’s Masterworks Chorale will begin rehearsals in preparation for its Fall 2015 concert and, as always, community residents are invited to be a part of the college/community choir.  Masterworks rehearsals will take place on Mondays from 7pm-9pm in the lower level of Harman Chapel, room 103, through Monday, November 30th in preparation for the group’s performance as part of Bluefield College’s “Christmas at Bluefield” musical, theatrical and multimedia production, Friday and Saturday, December 4th & 5th.  For more information, call 276-326-4258 or email   

*The Center for Christian Action is sponsoring this year's Pocahontas Christmas Parade on Saturday, December 12th at 4pm. The theme is Jesus: the Reason for the Season. We are pleased to have Graham High School Band playing for us that evening! We welcome everyone to participate in the parade and hope that you will join us in celebrating Christmas in Pocahontas. Floats, four-wheelers, wagons - any manner of wheeled vehicle that has been decorated is welcome as are costumed people on foot. There is no entry fee and prizes will be awarded. If you plan on participating, please give us a call at 276-945-5355 by December 9th if possible, so we will have an idea of how to organize the lineup. Santa will be visiting and there will be lots of surprises for the kids.

*Bluefield College will launch its first four week accelerated term to serve as an intersession between the school’s traditional fall and spring terms. Running December 14th, 2015 through January 10th, 2016, and condensed into an accelerated online format, the Fall Term III (Intersession) is designed to give students the opportunity to engage in study outside their normal academic program or to make up or get ahead of their college work requirements.  For more information, visit or call 276-326-4477.

*Glad tidings from the Chuck Mathena Center! The holiday family tradition, A Christmas Carol, returns to the CMC stage on Tuesday, December 15th at 7pm. This adaptation of Charles Dickens’ tale weaves traditional Christmas Carols throughout the narrative to the delight of audiences everywhere!
Tickets are on sale now at the CMC Box Office, by calling 304 425-5128 or online at

Menopause The Musical" will be at the Chuck Mathena Center in Princeton, WV on Saturday, January 17th at 3pm.  "Menopause The Musical" is set in a department store where four women at a lingerie sale have nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! Singing along to classic tunes from the ‘60s, ‘70s and ‘80s, the cast forms a sisterhood with the entire audience. Whether naturally occurring or thrust into as a result of cancer treatment, Menopause The Musical helps women embrace and celebrate that menopause is no longer “The Silent Passage.” For more information on the cast and tour, visit: (As seen on the TODAY Show).  Tickets are $9 and can be purchased at

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