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EDITOR’S NOTE: The Agenda is for nonprofit civic organizations only. Unless otherwise specified, the events listed are to be considered free and open to the public. Due to many entries, items may only appear for a week. Entries appear in chronological order and according to available space. The submission deadline is 4 p.m.

BOOK SALE: benefiting the Bridgeport Public Library, September 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, 29 and 30 at the library. Books, DVDs, audiobooks and puzzles are available. Call 304-842-8248.

Scarecrows: Our Town Inc. will be collecting finished scarecrows and fall leaves from Elkins Builders Supply on September 20, 21, 22 and 23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Lease registration with Penny at the front desk. Contact 304-636-0415 with any questions or concerns.

WVSSAC COACH EDUCATION COURSE: The West Virginia High School Activities Commission is hosting Coach Education Classes at Union High School in Mount Storm on September 28, 29 and 30 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. h. The instructor will be the current UHS athletic director / coach Jamie Tallman. Individuals who are not otherwise qualified by the West Virginia Department of Education and who wish to coach any sport at the high school or college level in West Virginia are required to take these courses. To register and receive more information, go to the site: wvssac.org and select the tab “Coach training” or call 304-485-5494. Class space is limited on a first come, first served basis.

RANDOLPH COUNTY RETIRED SCHOOL STAFF ASSOCATION: The September meeting of the Randolph County Retired School Staff Association has been canceled. Plans for the October meeting will be available soon.

CHICKEN DINNER: The Good Shepherd Christian Academy burns a chicken on October 2 at Mountaineer Insurance in Elkins. The price is $ 10. The meal includes half a chicken, a baked potato, coleslaw, a bun, a brownie and a bottle of water. The chicken will be ready at 11am so pre-order tickets, please call or text 304-642-1481.

EMMA SCOTT GARDEN CLUB: The Emma Scott Garden Club will roam the Elkins neighborhoods on October 6 to reward fall gardens that use an array of fall flowers and decorations. For more information, please call 304-636-0415

LANTERN TOURS: Scary and Mysterious Tales – join the ever popular Lantern Tours on October 8, 9, 15 and 16 at the Beverly Heritage Center. Host Karl takes the group on a nighttime walking tour of Beverly with only lantern light guiding our way. For tickets, see our calendar of events at beverlyheritagecenter.org

PICKIN ‘IN THE PARK: Pickin’ in the Park will be held weekly at Elkins City Park on Wednesday evenings, co-sponsored by the Augusta Heritage Center and Elkins Parks & Recreation. Country music jam sessions take place from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. or later in the Petit Pavillon. Old-school music jam sessions take place in the raised pavilion on Sycamore Street from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. or later. All acoustic instruments are welcome, as are singers, dancers and listeners.

HELPING HAND CLEARINGHOUSE: collects the names of children in need for the FOP Christmas party, in Randolph County only. Children 12 and under. Must provide proof of income. The deadline is November 10. Hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at 105 First Street.

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