Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community & Technical College will host the Marion County Relay for Life on Friday, June 6, at 6 p.m. Events will take place in the lawn area in front of the Education Building. Relay for Life teams from across the county will be selling food and other items to benefit Relay for Life.
On Sunday, the Marion County Family Resource Network ended its Teen Leadership Camp with Thinkfast, and also brought this unique offering to the members of the public for free.
A “fun and exciting” family event is coming to Fairmont.
“Thinkfast” is an interactive game show that allows the audience to participate in activities while learning about a topic. The event is intended for families to attend.
Marion County Family Resource Network is sponsoring the event in order to help teach and increase the awareness of a variety of topics. Debbie Mann, interim director of the Family Resource Network, said the event begins when people show up.
In collaboration with the West Virginia Division of Corrections, Fairmont State University is hosting a paws4people foundation Service Dog Public Access Training and Certification Seminar in May.
Providing training on the topic of service dogs performing in public, the professional workshop will take place Monday, May 19, through Friday, May 23, on the FSU main campus in Fairmont.
The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts is accepting registrations for summer camps, classes and private lessons in art, music and theater. Classes and lessons begin the week of June 2.
For schedules, dates, registration forms, prices and instructor information, check out the Academy for the Arts web site at www.fairmontstate.edu/academyarts or call Academy Director Leigh Anne Bolyard at (304) 333-3655.
The Fairmont State University Academy for the Arts community students will present their Spring Gala Recitals at noon and 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, in Wallman Hall Theatre.
The FSU Academy will showcase students from its Art, Music and Theatre Departments during these performances. The Art Preparatory Department students will have their work displayed in the J.D. Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall throughout the day.
Faculty members from Fairmont State University’s School of Education, Health and Human Performance and the Department of Athletics joined Jayenne Elementary School for its celebration of Dr. Seuss Day on March 6. The visitors read a Dr. Seuss book to a class at the school. Jayenne Elementary School is a member of the FSU Professional Development Schools Partnership. Standing from left to right are Andy Neptune, Gary Price, Diane Burnside, Barbara Owens, Dr.
During the month of April, the lights on the main campus Fairmont State University turn blue as part of the national Light It Up Blue world autism awareness campaign sponsored by Autism Speaks. April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day.
The idea originated from FSU student Corey Cleavenger in 2012.
Sponsored by the United Way of Marion County, an event on Sunday, March 16, will support the Sobrania Soup Opera, Mannington Food Pantry and the Salvation Army, providing needed nourishment for county residents. Empty Bowls Marion County also feeds the creative spirit of local potters.
Musicians from the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts will perform an evening of music beginning at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, at Noteworthy Sweets, 91 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. The program will pair the sweet sounds of FSU’s Music Department with the sweet treats available for purchase during the program.
The Noteworthy Sweets performance is free and open to the public. Food, dessert and coffee will be available for purchase. Seating is limited so arriving early is recommended. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.