WEIRTON - The Mary H. Weir Public Library has announced upcoming events.
Activity night, 6 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Jan. 9.
Movie night, last Thursday of each month. Activities include art projects, speakers and activities.
Preschool story hour for 3- and 4-year-olds at 6 p.m. Mondays or 10 a.m. Tuesdays, beginning March 3 and ending May 6. Story hour includes a story, movement activity and craft.
Shelter signups being accepted
Brooke Hills Park will be conducting shelter signups Jan. 18 at the park's clubhouse.
Doors will open at 9 a.m., with registration to begin at 10 a.m.
The cost for shelters ranges from $85 to $200, depending on size and availability of bathrooom and kitchen facilities.
Reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. The park automatically reserves shelters for those who have made reservations for the same date for at least three consecutive years.
Those groups are required to make a deposit on their rental in December. If they don't, their dates become available. The park currently has shelters available for weekends in May and June, among other dates.
For information, call (304) 737-1236.
Rockefeller Center offering class
NEW CUMBERLAND - The John D. Rockefeller IV Career Center will be offering evening classes in the upcoming weeks for the following:
Combination Welding: This self-paced course provides instruction in welding, cutting, and metal fabrication. Safety glasses and gloves are provided at an extra fee of $20.00. It is required that students wear long sleeve shirts, long pants, hat, gloves, safety glasses and work boots for this class. Instructor: Jim Chappell
Class run Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. starting on Tuesday, January 14, 2014.
For further information on these classes or to request a brochure, call the school at (304) 564-3337 or come to the school office between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Comic Relief set for Jan. 11
WEIRTON - Pittsburgh comedians Mike Wysocki and Tom Musial will appear at Comic Relief Jan. 11 at the Serbian American Cultural Center located at 1000 Colliers Way.
The doors open at 6:15 p.m., and the show begins at 8 p.m.
The event will include 1970s and 1980s music before the show and after the show until 11 p.m. Those attending may dress in 1970s and 1980s clothing; prizes will be awarded for the best outfits. There will be a cash bar, and food will be available for purchase.
Tickets are $40 and include light appetizers.
For information or to purchase a ticket, call Debbie Boniti at (304) 723-7153 or Debi Orecchio at (304) 670-7625.
Proceeds benefit St. Joseph the Worker Grade School.
Club, guild holding blood drive
CHESTER - The Sacred Heart Ladies' Guild and Chester Arts Club are sponsoring a blood drive from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 31 at the Sacred Heart Center located at Fourth Street and Indiana Avenue.
The American Red Cross will give a gift certificate for a pound of Dunkin' Donuts coffee to the first 19 blood donors.
Those interested in scheduling an appointment to donate blood or in volunteering at the event can call Chair Kitty Binkowski at (304) 564-3689.
WARWOOD - Autism Speaks' 10th annual Walk Now for Autism Speaks will be held May 17 at Warwood Elementary.
Registration, activities and service providers resource fair begins at 9 a.m. The noncompetitive walk begins at 10 a.m. Participants can walk individually or form teams made up of family members, friends and co-workers. All proceeds benefit Autism Speaks, an autism science and advocacy organization. The group funds research into the causes, prevention, treatments and cure for autism while increasing awareness of the autism spectrum disorder and advocating for those with autism and their families.
For information or to register an individual or team, call (412) 367-4571, email richele.ward@ autismspeaks.org or visit the website at www.walknowforautismspeaks.org/wheeling.