Article Published: Sep. 15, 2009 | Modified: Apr. 17
HISTORY: A new historical society called the Watauga History Hunters will hold its inaugural meeting at 7 p.m. April 17 at the Three Forks Baptist Church. It will be an informal meeting to talk about the rich history of Watauga County and to collect ideas for making sure that history is preserved and perpetuated. For more information, contact Michael C. Hardy at (828) 737-0305.
TORCH CLUB: The High Country Torch Club has scheduled its meetings for 2014. They are held at 11:30 a.m. at the Sagebrush Steakhouse in Boone. Upcoming gatherings include April 14, with Ken Shull, on “Catching Up with Cloning.” For more information, call Bettie Bond at (828) 264-4275.
ELECTIONS BOARD: The Watauga County Board of Elections will hold meetings on absentee ballots at 5 p.m. on April 22 and 29 and on May 5 at the elections office in the Watauga County Courthouse in Boone.
CONSERVATION: The Watauga Soil and Water Conservation District board will hold its regular meeting at 8 a.m. April 23 at the district office at 971 West King St.
SOCIAL GROUP: Mountain Friends is a social group for both part- and full-time residents. The group meets for parties, dinner and bridge, plus many other activities. For more information on membership, call (828) 297-1074 or (828) 264-1943.
LIFE: Free discussions about “life and hard times,” a conversation about self-understanding, emotional intelligence and self-efficacy, are held from 6 to 7 p.m. Mondays at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at 381 East King St., Boone. This process is not about psychotherapy or religion. For more information, contact Glenn Wing at (email@example.com
) or (336) 200-0203.