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Saturday, Apr 19, 2014

Tri-State Easter Egg Hunt

Huntington High School
Huntington, WV 25701
304-528-6400 export

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Located at the football field, come and celebrate Easter with an egg hunt, inflatables from Pump Up the Fun, raffles donated by Dutch Miller Chevrolet, and hot dogs from Hillbilly Hotdogs. Profits go to your local WVSC U16 Girls Rowdies team.

Cost: $4 per person.

Tygart Creek Paddle Excursions

Carter Caves State Resort Park
344 Caveland Drive
Olive Hill, KY 41164
606-286-4411 export

9:30 a.m. March 29, April 19 and 27, May 11. The park will provide canoes, paddles, life vest, shuttle from the Welcome Center and guides for your trip. The park does not have kayaks, although paddlers have the option to bring their own kayak. Participants should have some paddle experience before signing up for these trips. Participants meet at the Welcome Center. This trip can be canceled due to high or low water levels or extreme weather conditions.

VFW Post 6878 Proctorville

VFW Post 6878
Ohio 7
Proctorville, OH 45669
740-886-6219 export

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 19 Annual ramp dinner. Includes ramps, fried potatoes, beans, coleslaw, dessert and drinks.

Cost: $8 for adults, $4 for children 10 and younger


Mountaineer Opry House
Milton exit of Interstate 64
Milton, WV 25541
304-743-5749 export

7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 19.

Cost: $15 adults, $12 seniors, $5 children 12 and under.

Yoga classes*

Holistic Harmonic Yoga
3471 U.S. 60 E., above the International Cafe
Huntington, WV export

Living in Ease Mondays: 5:30 p.m.; Spinal Success Thursdays 11 a.m.; Yoga Fun & Philosophy Saturdays 11 a.m. $10. Instructor is Tonia Michos Zanter.

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014

ATV Backcountry Tours

ACE Adventure Center
Oak Hill, WV
888-223-7238 export

Open year-round. A guided 2-1/2 hour tour in the mountainous terrain on ACE's backcountry trails. Minimum age is 18 for drives and 16 for riders. Questions, call 800-787-3982 or visit

Cost: $129 Sunday-Friday; $149 for Saturday; tandem ride rates are $49 for Sunday-Friday and $49 Saturday.

Benefit for 95.7 WXDB Music Mountain Radio

The Empty Glass
410 Elizabeth St.
Charleston, WV 25311
304-345-9893 export

8 p.m. Sunday, April 20. Featuring Andy Park, Roger Rabalais, The Brother Sisters, Lovejoy and the Killjoys, Bobby Altmann, Dina Hor​nbaker and Jody Herndon. Call Burr Beard at 484-629-3566.

Cost: $5.

Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church

Beverly Hills Presbyterian Church
469 Norway Ave.
Huntington, WV export

Sunday worship at 10:45 a.m. Food and fellowship following service. Call 304-529-4561.

Book Spine Poem Contest

Main Branch of Boyd County Public Library
1740 Central Ave.
Ashland, KY 41101
606-329-0090 export

Month of April To enter, just create an original poem using spines of books. Take a photo, and either email it to, or post it on the BCPL Facebook page. The "author" of the poem with the most likes on Facebook will win a poetry book of their choice (up to $50 value).

Central Freewill Baptist Church*

Central Freewill Baptist Church
6th Avenue and 5th Street
Huntington , WV 25701
304-522-6183 export

Sunday, April 20 Easter: The Rev. Steve Williams will preach at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Choir music at 11 a.m. Children's church 11 a.m. Nursery provided. Wednesday, April 23, youth service and adult worship, 7 p.m.