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Today’s Email Announcements

Weekly Events at Lost Province Brewing Co.

Monday March 21

Family Night-Buy any regularly priced pizza and receive one free kid’s meal.

Wednesday March 23

½ Off Beer and Wine Specials.

7pm-9pm Trivia Night: Beginning at 7pm, Lost Province will be hosting Trivia Night with John Fortenberry. Compete on your own or on a team! The competition gets started at 7pm so come a little early for a pizza and a pint and get your seat!

Thursday March 24

$3.00 Thursday-$3.00 pints on all Lost Province brewed beers (except high gravity).

6:30pm-The Bartered Bride, ASU Opera, will be performing a few selections to promote the upcoming opera production at Rosen Concert Hall: 3/31/16-4/3/16.

7-10pm College Night featuring Live Music with Alba agus Erinn. Alba agus Erinn is a celtic band that has its origins at Appalachian State University. The band covers a variety of music in the Celtic genre from the traditions of Scotland and Ireland. This music is sure to bring the Gael out in everyone. The band is comprised of John Carson on Guitar, Cassidy Nooner on Guitar, Miranda Stone on Bodhran, Luke Taylor on Whistle, and Shane Watson on Fiddle.

Friday March 25

Tapped at 5pm, we feature something fun and new every Friday. Get it while it lasts; there is only a limited amount!

7:30pm-Closing Live Music: The Analog Poets. Dedicated to providing Flow and Harmony thru Music, the Analog Poets are comprised of Dustin Hofsess- Guitar, Jonathan Priest- Drums, and Ben McPherron- Bass.

Saturday March 26

7:30pm-Closing Live Music: The Klee and Mike Show. The Klee & Mike Show is an acoustic duo featuring Klee Liles on guitar and vocals and Michael Robertson on percussion and vocals. Having played together for over 20 years, Klee and Michael have a built a huge repertoire of pop/rock songs ranging from well-known to obscure, from both artists you know and love and performers you may not know quite as well.

Sunday March 27

Closed for Easter

Watauga Library to Close March 25 for Easter, Reopen March 26

The Watauga County Public Library will be closed on Friday, March 25th for the Easter Holiday.

The library will be open on Saturday, March 26th from 9-5.

Republican Women to Meet March 30 in Boone

The Watauga County Republican Women’s Club (WCRWC) will have its next monthly meeting on Wednesday, March 30th at the Sagebrush Steakhouse in Boone, NC. The meeting will begin at noon. All interested in furthering the Republican cause in The High Country are welcome to attend and are invited to join. Call 828-295-9020 for more information. The WCRWC meets the last Wednesday of each month. (There is no meeting if schools are cancelled due to weather.)

April Programs at Elk Knob State Park

Star Party      

Join us for our 4th annual Statewide Star Party on Saturday, April 9th! Come enjoy the dark skies of Elk Knob. We will use the park’s 8″ Celestron telescope to enhance viewing of celestial objects. If you have a pair of binoculars, please bring them. It is likely to be cold at this time of year so dress appropriately for the weather. In the event of inclement weather, we will move inside the park office and use Stellarium so the weather won’t spoil the fun. Meet at the park office at 6:00 p.m. For more information, please call 828-297-7261.

Wildflower Hike

If you missed them in the piedmont or just love spring ephemerals, come out to Elk Knob to see the first flowers of spring.  Meet at the trailhead parking lot on Sunday, April 24rd at 2 p.m.

Free Autism Day Camp Set for April 15-17 at Camp Sky Ranch

Camp Crinkleroot, a free day camp April 15-17, is recruiting campers ages 8-14 with autism spectrum disorders. The retreat will be held at the Camp Sky Ranch facility in Blowing Rock. It will be staffed by trained Appalachian State University volunteers.

Camp Crinkleroot is a program sponsored by Appalachian’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services within the Beaver College of Health Sciences. It provides parents and caretakers with free respite care, offers children on the autism spectrum the opportunity to participate in typical camp activities that have been modified for their specific needs and celebrates April as autism awareness month. Siblings of campers are also invited to attend and will participate in all camp activities as well as special camp activities designed for them.

Children will have one-on-one supervision and be encouraged to take part in expressive arts and nature activities, field games, s’mores making and other camp fun.

 Applications are due by April 1. Availability is limited to 15 campers.

Parents and caregivers interested in participating in this program should contact Mary Sheryl Horine at horinems@appstate.edu to receive a camp application and information or visithttp://www.ihhs.appstate.edu/community/crinkleroot.

Gospel Singing

WHAT:                       Watauga County Gospel Singing

WHERE:                     Mabel Baptist Church

                                    Old US Highway 421

                                    Zionville, NC

WHEN:                      March 26, 2016

                                    7:00 p.m.

CONTACT:                Clint Cornett – 828-297-3270

                                    Neil Oliver – 828-297-3653