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  • Appalachian State University is seeking volunteers for a research study investigating health and support resources for young women who have had an unplanned pregnancy.

    You must be female, must have faced an unplanned pregnancy, and must be between 18 and 24 years old and be able to read, write, and understand English to participate. Volunteers will complete an online survey of questions about nutrition, exercise, and social support beliefs and experiences. The survey will take about 45 minutes to complete.

    Volunteers will be given a $20 online gift card for their time.

    For more information :

    contact the principal investigator, Jennifer B. Gray, at (828) 262-7201, or for more information.

    09/14/2011 - 11:37am
  • Doc Watson @ Brookside Presbyterian Church

    Doc Watson @ Brookside ARP Church, Boone

    Brookside welcomes well-known guitarist & singer Doc Watson
    as the special musical guest Sunday 11am September 25th.
    All are invited.
    Brookside AR Presbyterian Church is located at
    1122 Old 421 S (turn@Nissan dealer).
    Call 262-5020 for info.


    09/13/2011 - 4:10am
  • The Children’s Playhouse Enrolling for Fall Music, Minds, and Motion Classes!

    The Children’s Playhouse has a great line up of Music, Minds, and Motion classes  this fall for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and school aged children taught by Lisa Baldwin.   For more information, see

    08/19/2011 - 9:01pm
  • Books on Tape For Sale

    The Watauga Library has discarded all their audio cassette tapes (Books on Tape) and the Friends of the Library are offering them for sale in the foyer of the Library for one dollar each. We've got lots and lots of audio tapes and will be replenishing the table during the week, so come by often to check.

    08/06/2011 - 2:49pm
  • Watauga Seniors - Just for You

    A Guide for High Country Seniors to Resources, Opportunities, Information and Things to Do in Watauga County, a 37 page document chock full of information describing things like Educational Opportunities, Organizations, where to Donate/Buy Used Goods, Recreational Facilities (27 different headings). It's free: on the internet. Questions/comments: email

    08/06/2011 - 2:46pm
  • Participants Needed for ASU Study on Child Eating Behaviors! Earn $30!

    •Parent should be primarily responsible for feeding.
    •Child should be 3-12 years old with no difficulties consuming food normally.
    •Data collection will last one hour & will consist of height & weight measurements, parental questionnaire forms, submission of grocery store receipts, & a short child interview if 7 years or older.
    There is little to no potential for harm and this study will benefit research understanding how child eating behavior develops. Plus you get PAID $30!
    Contact Emily Adams by email:

    07/19/2011 - 12:37pm
  • Needlework Class at Senior Center

    The Lois E. Harrill Senior Center is now accepting registration for a new session of needlework class. Classes will meet at the senior center each Thursday from 1-4pm beginning Thursday, August 4. The instructor is Marianne Evans and the charge for the 12-week session is $27.00. Instruction will be available in knitting, needlepoint, embroidery, cross-stitch and hardanger. Class size is limited. Any age may attend but priority is given to persons age sixty and older. The deadline for registration is 5:00pm Wednesday, August 3. Please call the Senior Center at 265-8090 for more information.

    07/18/2011 - 3:28pm
  • Fit & Strong! Exercise Session at Louis E. Harrill Senior Center

    If you are at least 60 years old and experience joint pain or want to develop and maintain a more active lifestyle, this program is for you. “Fit & Strong!” is an award-winning program proven to reduce arthritis symptoms and promote a physically active lifestyle. Sessions will be led by certified instructors and will include a variety of exercises as well as group discussion. Class will meet at the Harrill Senior Center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 10:30am-12noon for 8 weeks, beginning August 15th. This program is FREE! For more information or to sign up, call Tabitha at 265-8090.

    07/18/2011 - 3:24pm
  • Chronic Illness/Pain Support Group in Boone

    Chronic pain can affect nearly every aspect of life but remains poorly understood and misunderstood. Persons suffering from pain as well as caregivers are invited to join the free Chronic Illness/Pain support group that meets on the second Saturday of each month in Boone. Topics relevant to living with and managing chronic illness, disability, and pain are presented and the group members share, discuss, and learn. For information contact Lucyna Sonek, LPC at 828 773-7844 or

    03/28/2011 - 1:48pm

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