Schedule – 2016 (updated Sept. 9, 2016)

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JANUARY 18, MON.- MLK Day. 8:00-5:00 – Community Room painting event. Come join us. Big job. Let’s get it done. Lunch provided. Thank you in advance. Just show up ready to work…

Jan. 29, FRI. – 9:00-2:00 – WV History Day at the Legislature, Capitol Bldg.

February 1, MON. – 5:30 Wii Bowling. Good exercise and socializing. Light snacks.
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26, FRI. – Time tbd – Mount View Christian Church 5th and 8th graders field trip.

MARCH SAT. – 1-3pm – Movies & popcorn in the Museum Community room.
***Mon. Wii
SAT 19th 10 – 3pm —-BOD Training 10-3 —–

APRIL SAT. – TBD- Garden will be moved to plot across the street in order to comply with regulations.
***Mon. Wii
—-BOD Training 10-3 —–

MAY SAT. 7 – 14 -Usually this is the time most planting would be planned or started.
***Mon. Wii
—-BOD Training 10-3 —–

JUNE                                                                                                                                                                                            Men Read program gets kicked off  on June 25  at the WV Storm’s football game.                Men from the community and surrounding areas will read to the young kids weekly from the benches on North Main Street from books chosen from the public library.  Books, Activity Packs and snacks will be available free to the kids.   This is a collaboration among DuBois on Main, MIHOW and WV Storm.

Mt. Hope Community meeting held on first and third Monday of the month (except holidays) in the Dr. Steward Frazier Community Room of the museum.  Subjects of interest to participants.  Discussion and free Meal.  Pot luck and planned donations. Open to the public.

Sat. Community gardening…

JULY                                                                                                                                                                                         Mt. Hope Community meeting held on first and third Monday of the month (except holidays) in the Dr. Steward Frazier Community Room of the museum.  Subjects of interest to participants.  Discussion and free Meal.  Pot luck and planned donations. Open to the public.

AUG :  Mt. Hope Community meetings are held on first and third Monday of the month (except holidays) in the Dr. Steward Frazier Community Room of the museum.  Subjects of interest to participants.  Discussion and free Meal.  Pot luck and planned donations. Open to the public.

AUG 29 – SPECIAL COMMUNITY MEETING – STEWART PAYNE leads.  Title “Why Government Fails Us”….  This will be a provocative and educational event.  Come out and learn.

SEPTEMBER 2-4 Fri-Sun. DuBois High 21st. Reunion

Friday evening:  “Meet and greet” all your friends.  An array of food and drinks will be available along with music and other entertainment.

Saturday:  Reunion attendees will have opportunity to visit Exhibition Coal Mine in Beckley and visit DuBois on Main for the ribbon-cutting ceremony honoring the DuBois High Mural.    The ever-popular bingo will be held at the hotel.

Activities will continue with dinner and entertainment Saturday evening.  Holiday Lodge in Oak Hill is reunion headquarters.

Sunday morning will start with church services at 10 AM.  United Missionary Baptist Church will do the service.  Later in the day, an indoor picnic meal will be served.

Attendees will have opportunities to gather, share stories and make plans for future visits.

September 30:  We will attend the unveiling of the bust of Major General Charles Rogers, 1947 DuBois graduate at WV State University at 9AM. Major General Rogers is the recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor.  He stands as the highest ranking African American to receive this award.  It is believed he will always have this honor as wars are fought differently now than they were during Vietnam.   This is very exciting to the director who plans to be there!  Contact WVSU for details or call 304-578-7707.

OCTOBER
Mt. Hope Community meetings held on first and third Monday of the month (except holidays) in the Dr. Steward Frazier Community Room of the museum.  Subjects of interest to participants.  Discussion and free Meal.  Pot luck and planned donations. Open to the public.  Join us.

NOVEMBER                                                                                                                                                                              Mt. Hope Community meeting  scheduled for Nov. 7th. the last one of the year. Open to the public.

November 20:  DuBois on Main will close for the winter and reopen

Tuesday, April 4, 2017.

 

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