Community Announcements April 4, 2018

Cemetery flower removal deadlines April 13, April 14

MASONTOWN — The Mount Zion Cemetery Association of Masontown requests that all flowers and other items be removed from all cemetery lots by April 13 to allow mowing to begin.

All winter flowers need to be removed from St. Luke’s Cemetery, in Mooresville, by April 14.

Pet Helpers to host run, walk and festival

Pet Helpers is hosting its 4th annual Bark in the Park 5k Run, Walk and Festival on April 14, at University High School.

A 5k run will begin at 9 a.m., a 5k run or walk with a canine will begin at 10 a.m. and the festival will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and will have vendors, crafts and activities for kids.

The races are $20 in advance or $25 the day of.

Register, info: barkinthepark wv.com

Basket-making class set for April 14 at hall

ARTHURDALE — Arthurdale Heritage will hold a basket-making class 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14 in the Center Hall along W.Va. 92. Reservations for the class should be made as early as possible.

Mary Mason will demonstrate how to make the patriotic market basket with handle. Class size is a minimum of four and maximum of 10 students. Cost is $60 for AHI members and $65 for non-members. Register by calling 304-864-3959.

Training session focuses on early childhood

The UW FRN Children and Family Leadership Council will host the 10th Annual Early Childhood Spring Training from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 28.

This year’s presenters will be Anastasia Riley, MBA, CBIS, and Linda Carson. WV STARS and Social Work CEUS will be available.  The training is free.

For more information, contact Beth Elyard, United Way Family Resource Manager, at 304-322-2062 or FRN@UnitedwayMPC. org.

Dance group to perform at Grave Creek Complex

MOUNDSVILLE — As part of a nationwide tour, the Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dance Group will perform at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex. The program is free.

As performing ambassadors to the Great Navajo Nation, the Dineh Tah’ Navajo Dancers, under the direction of Shawn Price, are a group that offers traditional and semi-contemporary performances.

The group is touring the country in recognition of the 150th anniversary of the treaty between the United States and the Navajo tribe. The treaty was signed June 1, 1868, ratified by the U.S. Senate July 25, 1868, and proclaimed by President Andrew Johnson on Aug. 12, 1868.

Members of the dance group include Everette John, Peter Begay, Brennon John, Ashley Chischilly, Tammy Yazzie, Deandra Sage, April John, Alyssa Luna and Asia Morris, along with singer Tavish Brown.

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