Follansbee Branch Library to
hold story hour on Monday
FOLLANSBEE - The Follansbee Branch Library will hold story hours, for children ages 2-5 and their caregivers, at noon Monday and Dec. 9 and 16.
The Dec. 16 will be a special story hour, with Santa Claus set to appear. Children may have their photos taken with Santa also.
Those planning to attend the free programs are asked to register by calling (304) 527-0860.
Knitting group offered for children
WELLSBURG - The Brooke County Public Library's Kids Knitting Group will meet from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday.
Participants should bring yarn and needles or a loom.
Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.
Christmas craft offered
WELLSBURG - Visitors to the Brooke County Public Library can make a Christmas owl ornament from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday.
The craft will be available while materials last.
Dance to be held at senior center
FOLLANSBEE - The Brooke County Senior Center at 948 Main St. will hold its first Thursday dance at 5 p.m. Thursday.
Hank Vincent and Stone Street Station will perform.
A $5 donation is requested.
There will be no second dance in December because of the holidays.
Event benefits Bernie's Kids
BETHANY - Bethany College will hold its third Light Up Night and Charity Christmas Tree Auction at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Commencement Hall.
The evening will includes a charity tree auction, a choir performance and a variety of holiday presentations.
The trees up for auction will be decorated in various holiday themes, with proceeds going to Bernie's Kids.
Begun by the late Bernie Kazienko, a Brooke County sheriff and commissioner, the cause provides Christmas presents for local children in need.
Children in attendance can write a letter to Santa and get their picture taken with him.
The Bethany College Choir will perform holiday songs, and educational presentations will be held on major holidays including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa.