Annual Bigfoot Day to Observe July 9 at Tomlinson Run State Park Group Shelter | News, Sports, Jobs
NEW CUMBERLAND – The Group Shelter at Tomlinson Run State Park Campground will be the site of the annual Bigfoot Day on July 9 from 1-4 p.m.
Tomlinson Run State Park is located at 3391 Veterans Blvd., New Cumberland.
The event is sponsored by the West Virginia Center for Unexplained Events and the Center for Cryptozoological Studies.
Brian and Terrie Seech, former longtime researchers from Pennsylvania, who now reside in Weirton, will join local researcher Fred Saluga in the search for Bigfoot, mysterious creatures and local legends in the area, according to Brian Seech.
Saluga and Brian Seech will discuss “Bigfoot and Weird Creatures in West Virginia” from 1 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.
“Bigfoot in the Tri-State Area and Beyond” will be the subject of Mary Fabian from 2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
Outsider Paranormal SWPA of Greene County, Pennsylvania, a group of paranormal investigators located in southwestern Pennsylvania, will conclude the program from 3 p.m. to 3:34 p.m. According to his Facebook page, he is “dedicated to helping those who are haunted and uncovering the truth about the paranormal.”
Pottery Addition VFD Hosting
chicken dinner fundraiser
POTTERY ADDITION – The Pottery Addition Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a fundraiser for a chicken roast dinner on July 16.
The dinner will take place from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or while seats last. Guests can dine in or order takeout.
The cost is $12 per plate and includes half a roast chicken, potato salad, green beans, a bun, drink and dessert.
The fire department is located at 448 Kingsdale Road, Steubenville.
Knights of Columbus Mingo plans car cruise for July 15
MINGO JUNCTION — The Knights of Columbus Council of Mingo Junction 4361, located at 117 Legion Drive, Mingo Junction, will be the site of a drive-in cruise July 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.
There is a $10 car registration fee. Trophies and door prizes will be awarded with license plates to the first 50 participants.
The fundraiser will include food and live music by Anthony Bailey of Movin and Groovin Productions.
Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church
VBS Food Truck Party offer
WEIRTON – The Food Truck Party Vacation Bible School hosted by Chapel Hill Wesleyan Church, 139 Gilson Ave., Weirton, will serve children in kindergarten through sixth grade “to launch with God for one of the biggest parties of the summer.”
It will be held at the church from 6-8:30 p.m. July 25-29. There is no cost.
Every evening, the children — the “cooks” – enjoy daily snacks from local food trucks, do crafts, conduct science experiments, listen to music, and learn Bible stories.
“This VBS invites children to pray as Jesus teaches us in Matthew 6:11; ‘Give us this day our daily bread,'” explained a spokesperson.
“These words remind us that everything we have comes from God – and that it is by turning to God in prayer that all our daily needs are met”, added the spokesperson.
Parents or guardians are requested, but not required, to register their child online at chapelhill.mycokesburyvbs.com. Registrations will also be taken at the door.
Parents are not required to stay during the activities, but they are welcome. Questions can be directed to (304) 670-3239 or (304) 491-0025.