Testing events will continue throughout the summer. Testing events are scheduled for:
– Cabell County Marshall Health/Mountain Health Network
Marshall University Medical Center/Cabell Huntington Hospital | 304-696-2900
1600 Medical Center Drive, Huntington 8:00am – 4:00pm Monday through Friday. Individuals should bring their insurance information and a valid ID. A physician order is not required; however, only those meeting the testing criteria during screening will be tested. Patients and residents of the Huntington area may also contact Marshall Health’s COVID-19 Information Line at 304-696-2900 to speak with a nurse, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
–Lincoln County Monday through Thursday. Fridays by appointment only. Please call ahead and let them know that you would like to be tested so we can prepare for your arrival. Our number is (304) 824-3330.
Friday November 27th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Cabell-Huntington Health Department
Saturday November 28th
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM, Jackson County Health Department
A Tisket a Taskset a Literary Basket Now thru Sunday December 6th
Join the Friends of The Library for an online auction from November 16 through December 6 to raise funds for KCPL. No ticket is required to bid on dozens of carefully curated baskets for all ages. Bidding closes at 8 p.m. on December 6. The Basket Auction will be hosted on Friends of the Library Foundation of Kanawha County, Inc. Facebook page (http://bit.ly/friends-of-kcpl)
72nd Annual Commode Bowl Thursday November 26th
It is a time-honored Thanksgiving tradition since 1948…. The Annual Commode Bowl where the River Rats take on the Hillside Rams. Not only is it a great event but it also helps the community by collecting food for local food banks. The game will start at 1:00pm at the field behind the Dunbar Bingo Hall, and admission to enter is 5 cans of food. There will be a parade before the game starting at 12:00pm.
2020 Hot Diggity DOG Thanksgiving Day 5K Thursday November 26th
Get your appetite ready with the 2020 Hot Diggity Dog 5K 9:00am – 11:00am at 7500 Kanawha State Forest Drive. For more details and to register go to runsignup.com/SARacingSeries.
St. Albans Festival of Lights Friday November 27th – December 26th(closed December 24h &25th)
St. Albans Festival Of Lights: A Family Holiday Tradition Continues. Spend the evening with us at St. Albans City Park enjoying 1000s of holiday lights and decorations that light up the park property each year. A long-standing favorite holiday tradition in St. Albans, the Festival boasts 100s of Christmas light displays and holiday decorations. This FREE event is open to the public The St. Albans Festival of Lights has become one of the best Christmas lights displays in the Tri-State region and is known for being one of the longest-running drive-thru Christmas lights display in the region as well. Please Practice Social Distancing:
We encourage masks and proper social distancing to make this event safe and fun for everyone. Due to the global pandemic and public health and safety concerns, we will be postponing Santa’s visit with us this year. Our refreshments stand will also be closed. Additional Details:
This is a Free Event open to the public. However, donations are always welcome.
We are grateful for either monetary or non-perishable donations.
Pet-Friendly, but must be on-leash. Open Nightly from 6 pm – 9 pm on November 27th.
Every Night – 11/27 – 12/23 Closed Dec 24th & 25th Re-open for a Final Night on Dec. 26th
2020 Drive-By Santa Friday November 27th
Because of COVID-19 Santa will be popping up in Kanawha City at 6:00pm for a drive-by event. He and Buddy the Elf will be in the 50th – 57th Blocks of Noyes, Staunton, Virginia. And Kanawha Ave. He will even have FREE Candy Canes for all thee good little boys and girls!!!
Creating A Christmas Candy house Saturday November 28th
Come and create an edible “Christmas Candy House” at 11:00am at Valley Park in Hurricane…team up with the family or make one individually! Perfect for all ages! All supplies are provided including, candy and instruction. Price also includes an ornament to make!!!Register at sokaiunlimited.com.
The Polar Express with Santa Saturday November 28th
Come out to the Venetian Estate in Milton from 5:00pm – 8:00pm for “The Polar Express” on the big screen with popcorn, cocoa, cookies, a delicious meal and Santa Claus!!! Free Professional Photography will also be provided just in time for your Family Christmas Card! All CDC guidelines are being observed for this special dinner and viewing event. Brought to you by Santa and his Elves with other special guests and surprises! The cost is, Adult $25. 5-12 Years $12, and 4 & Under Free.
Crisis Care Kit Monday November 30th
The Crisis Care Kit Item for November is 2 Bath Size Bars of Soap. Our goal is to collect 200, in order to make up 100 Crisis Care Kits which will be distributed by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries to people in a crisis or in need, wherever the need may be. Donated items may be brought to the church and placed in the basket below the Missions Bulletin Board in the Main Hall. You may also drop by the church Monday –Friday anytime between 9 a.m.–3 p.m. and bring your donations to the church office
COONSKIN’S LIGHT DISPLAY IS CLOSED FOR THE SEASON!!!!
Wi-Fi Access …
Charleston Community Centers will be open to allow students FREE access to Wi-Fi for remote learning purposes!!! The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center, Kanawha City Community Center and North Charleston Community Center will be open 7:30am – 6:00pm Monday through Friday, and the Roosevelt Neighborhood Center will be open from 7:30am -4:30pm Monday through Friday. Also, the Roosevelt Neighborhood Center also will host their senior lunch program from 12:00pm -2:00pm Monday through Friday. The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center and Kanawha City Community Center will be holding after school programs as well. Please keep in mind that COVID-19 regulations include wearing face masks at all times while inside the building, getting temperatures taken upon entry, maintaining a 6-foot distance, cleaning or frequently touched surfaces every hour and no more than 25 people will be in the gym or large meeting room at a time. Weight rooms, cardio rooms and game rooms will remain closed!!!
–Kanawha County Schools Schoology Television Program- The district has put together a Schoology television program for parents/guardians on setting up an account, settings, student view, using the Schoology app and more. This will be available on Suddenlink Channel 17 will be aired Tuesday-Friday at both 7:16 a.m. and 7:16 p.m., along with Sunday the 20th at 7:16 a.m. and 7:16 p.m. As a reminder, there are digital Schoology videos available on our website now at: https://kcs.kana.k12.wv.us/re-_entry_2020/schoology___technology_guide.
Cabell County Schools Online Meal Ordering Program,,,,
As the district transitions to its 2020-2021 school year meal program, an online meal ordering system is being implemented to assist schools with meal distribution. These first week instructions apply to all students, regardless of the learning model parents have selected. The first four day meal packet MUST be ordered by Tuesday September 1st at 12:00pm!!! You need your student’s ID number which can be located on your child’s report card. Beginning September 4th Multi-day meal packs ordered by Friday September 4 at 12:00 PM will be ready to be picked up at school locations Friday, September 11 from 12:00 to 1:00 PM. If parents have students at multiple schools, they may opt to pick up meals at the most convenient school location. After the first week meals will be provided for Blended Learning students weekly. For students with last names beginning with the letters A-K, meals will be sent home with the student each Tuesday. For students with last names beginning with the letters, L-Z meals will be sent home with the student each Friday. For more details go to www.cabellschools.com.
The Our choice food pantry opens at 9:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, now located on site at Covenant House, 600 Shrewsbury. Last year 11,182 West Virginians relied on the Covenant House Food Pantry to put food on the family table. For more details, on how to help, or donate go to http://www.wvcovenanthouse.org/or call(304) 344-8053