Free event for teens and their families coming to Rainelle - Beckley, Bluefield & Lewisburg News, Weather, Sports

Free event for teens and their families coming to Rainelle

Posted: Updated:
  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Gala to be Held for the Restoration of the John Henry Museum and Gift Shop

    Gala to be Held for the Restoration of the John Henry Museum and Gift Shop

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:53 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:53:29 GMT
    HINTON -- The Hinton Hope Foundation, along with the John Henry Historical Society, are hosting a fundraiser gala on Saturday, May 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The proceeds of the event will go towards the renovation of the new John Henry Museum and Gift Shop in Talcott. The gala will be held at the 19th century building, which is the future site of the museum. John Henry memorabilia, historic paintings, and antiques will be up for auction and local bands will provide entertainment.The renovation...
    HINTON -- The Hinton Hope Foundation, along with the John Henry Historical Society, are hosting a fundraiser gala on Saturday, May 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The proceeds of the event will go towards the renovation of the new John Henry Museum and Gift Shop in Talcott. The gala will be held at the 19th century building, which is the future site of the museum. John Henry memorabilia, historic paintings, and antiques will be up for auction and local bands will provide entertainment.The renovation...
  • Bud/Alpoca dirty water runs clear, for now?

    Bud/Alpoca dirty water runs clear, for now?

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:52 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:52:23 GMT
    In Wyoming County, people in Bud and Alpoca have been living without clean water for almost a year.
    In Wyoming County, people in Bud and Alpoca have been living without clean water for almost a year.
  • UPDATE: New River Gorge brushfire 90-percent contained

    UPDATE: New River Gorge brushfire 90-percent contained

    Thursday, April 24 2014 6:51 PM EDT2014-04-24 22:51:51 GMT
    An enormous effort is underway in Fayette County to stop the spread of a massive brush fire that continues to consume more land in the New River Gorge.
    An enormous effort is underway in Fayette County to stop the spread of a massive brush fire that continues to consume more land in the New River Gorge.
RAINELLE -

A Summer Teen Expo Block Party is coming to Rainelle, Thursday.

The Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program, Healthy Relationships & Adolescent Initiative, operating under the Rainelle Medical center, Greenbrier County IMPACT Youth Coalition and Western Greenbrier Pharmacy are putting the block party together.

The event is set for Thursday, from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by a pool party that starts at 7 p.m. and continues until 9 p.m.

There will be several health care vendors on hand to talk to teens and their families about skills they need to make healthy and safe choices.   Organizers say there will be something for all ages and all walks of life.

Free food, snacks, drinks and door prizes will be awarded.   Free music and a live DJ will be on hand to keep the excitement going.

The Rainelle police department will also be conducting a bicycle rodeo that will be open to all ages. Free bicycle helmets will be given away to the first 25 to sign up.   This event is open to any and all who can ride a bicycle, bicycle with training wheels, scooter or a skateboard.   Anyone under 12 years of age should be in the company of an adult and are also eligible to participate in the pool party.