EDITOR’S NOTE: The Agenda is for nonprofit civic organizations only. Unless otherwise stated, the events listed should be considered free and open to the public. Due to the many entries, articles may only appear for a week. Entries appear in chronological order and according to available space. The deadline for submission is 4 p.m.
BUCKWHEAT AND PANCAKES BREAKFAST AT HOME: Two buckwheat and spring pancake breakfasts are planned today and April 9 from 7 a.m. to noon at the Homestead Community and Event Center in Dailey. The menu includes all-you-can-eat sourdough buckwheat cakes, regular pancakes, sausages, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. The events are organized by Home of the Soul Family Worship in partnership with the Tygart Valley Homestead Association. Dine in or take away.
GARDEN CLUB: The Emma Scott Garden Club will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church. The program will be given by Gwen Kohut on tips on preparing for a flower show. Members and invited guests.
ELKINS LIONS CLUB: The Elkins Lions Club will hold its regular meeting at 6:15 p.m. on Monday, March 14 at the Steer Steakhouse located at 359 Beverly Pike. For more information, call 304-704-5725.
BUCKWHEAT AND PANCAKE BREAKFAST: The Randolph County IOOF Lodge will host a sourdough buckwheat feeding in the lodge room on Beverly Five Lane from 7 a.m. to noon on March 19. The menu will include sourdough buckwheat cakes, regular pancakes, biscuits and gravy, eggs, coffee, milk and orange juice. Take-out orders will be available.
CELEBRATION: The American Legion Post 29 will host its 103rd Anniversary Dinner on Saturday, March 19, 2022. A social hour will begin at 6 p.m. and the program/dinner will begin at 7 p.m. They will be serving a lasagna dinner. Please purchase or reserve your tickets by March 12 as no tickets will be sold at the door. Call 304-636-3930 for more information.
ELKINS ENTREPRENEURS EXPO: The Elkins Entrepreneurs Expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on March 24 at the Phil Gainer Community Center. Free entry. Whether starting, expanding or revamping a business, take part in one-on-one sessions, booths, storyboards, networking and 24 workshops/roundtables.
RETIRED SCHOOL STAFF: The March meeting of the Randolph County Association of Retired School Staff will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 25 at the Steer Steakhouse. Fundraising tickets for a Bob Huggins basketball to benefit scholarships are available from Donna Auvil and the draw will take place at the April meeting.
WELCOME SPRING: The public is invited to downtown Elkins to view the more than 100 tulips on the streets, then attend a Welcome Spring event at the Seneca Mall atrium from noon to 1:30 p.m. Saturday March 26. There will be activities. for children and adults donated by eight local organizations and individuals, door prizes and gifts. The event is free to the public. Please call 304-636-0415 for more information.
BREAKFAST: VFW Post 5781 and Auxiliary will host a buckwheat breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on March 26 at Harman Post. Buckwheat/regular pancakes, sausages, sausage gravy, fried potatoes, eggs and drinks will be provided and take-out will be available.
FREE PRUNING AND GRAFTING WORKSHOP: will be held Saturday, March 26 at 2 p.m. in the Gov. Kumphouse. The workshop will be led by David Proudfoot and sponsored by the Elkins Tree Board and Elkins Friends of Trees. The Kump House is located at 401 Randolph Ave., Elkins across from Kroger’s. Dress warmly and park at the back of the house. Easy access from Seneca Road. For more information, visit the Elkins Friends of Trees Facebook page.
SPRING CLEANING: There will be a spring cleaning in coalton on Saturday March 26th. About 20 volunteers are needed to help with this event. The group will meet at the Coalton VFW at 9 a.m. Garbage bags, gloves and garbage clips will be provided. Contact Peggy Young Ross at 304-406-2111 if you would like to help.
CONCEALED CARRY/BASIC PISTOL COURSE: will be held on Sunday, March 27 at the Coalton VFW, 3436 Coalton-Pumpkintown Road, Coalton. The day of registration for the event will be allowed, if the course is not full, from 9 a.m. until the start time of the course at 10 a.m. For more information or to register, visit EventBrite or contact Peggy Young Ross at 304-636-7764 or 304-406-2111, JD Blackburn at 304-940-2422, [email protected] or visit WV Double Tap Gun Club on Facebook.
CIVIL WAR SYMPOSIUM: The annual Civil War Symposium hosted by the Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation returns Saturday, April 2. This year’s theme is “Rascals, Rangers, and Swamp Dragons: Civil War Irregulars” and will include presentations by Civil War historians and local authors. . The event will take place in the IOOF room in Beverly (across from Town Square and above the Rusty Spinner). Registration begins at noon with speakers from 1 to 5 p.m. To purchase tickets or for a complete schedule or more information, visit richmountain.org or call 304-637-7424.
STRAWBERRY SALE: The annual Elkins Area Auxiliary Band Strawberry Sale will be held until April 8th. Order from any student in the Elkins High or Elkins Middle School group or call 304-636-2721. -5:30 p.m.
EASTER EGG HUNT: The American Legion Post 29 Auxiliary will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 9 in Ekins Town Square. The hunt will be done according to the egg hunts for 2-4 year olds, 5-8 year olds and 9-12 year olds. The Easter Bunny will be present for photos (bring your own camera). Also, bring your own basket to collect your eggs.
AL-ANON: Meet at Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church every Wednesday from 7-8 p.m.
ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: Meets every Monday at 6 p.m. at Full Gospel Fellowship in the Glenmore Loop. For more information, call 304-642-1244.