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Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to or mail them to Clarksburg Exponent and Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV 26302. Items will not be taken over the phone. Items should be brief and must include a contact person and phone number. Deadline for submission is noon Monday through Friday, no exceptions.

April 23

SUN VALLEY Public Service District meets 5:30 p.m., Reynoldsville business office.

ORIENTATION for 13-week session of First Place, a Bible Study, weight loss, Support Group at Simpson Creek Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Times: Monday, 6:30-8 p.m.; Tuesday, 8:45-10 a.m. Call: 842 3589.

VOICE OF EXPERIENCE motivation speaker George Willets from California speaks at local high schools. April 22: Liberty, 8:15 and 9:40 a.m., South Harrison 1:40 p.m.; April 23: Lincoln, 8:15 and 9:40 a.m.

CEILADH TICKETS available for performance of two Celtic bands at 7 p.m. on May 3, Village Square Conference Center, Route 19 South. Full buffet by Jim Reid's restaurant. Irish/Scottish dancing, traditional music and more. Cost: $22. Call: Kathy Curry, 622-5151 or 745-4214.

NUTTER FORT council meeting 7:30 p.m.

WEST FORK Lions Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter.

JOB AND CAREER Fair 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Fairmont State College Turley Student Center Ballroom and Blue Room. Call: 367-4214.

BLOOD DRIVES 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Buckhannon-Upshur High School, Gym; 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Health Science Center, John Jones Conference Room. Call: 598-4118.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meet 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Call: 622-4818.

FAIRMONT STATE College Foundation reception 5-7 p.m., FSC Gaston Caperton Center, 501 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Food, beverages.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club meeting/covered-dish dinner 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Call: 623-0305.

PRAYER MEETING 9-10 a.m., Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Harmony Grove Road, off Route 250, Grafton. Pastor Brian Boggess. Call: 622-0914.

CASA ANNUAL Celebrity Wait 5-8 p.m., Texas Roadhouse. Call: 623-5749.

MEETING of Ladies Auxiliary, Sperry-Davis Post No. 9151, Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars 7 p.m., post home.

RIGHT TO LIFE, Harrison County chapter, 7 p.m. meeting in the Life Choice Center, rear of the old R.W. High School Building on Gorby Lane in Nutter Fort. Call 622-4653 or 845-5337.

Through April 24

BUFFET SALAD luncheon for National Secretaries Week, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi, $5 at door. Benefits Philippi Lions clubs sight projects.

Wednesday, April 24

BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC Library celebrates National Volunteer Week noon, Library's Conference Room. Call: Jessica or Jean, 842-8248.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood.

Y.W.C.A. lunch and learn. Speaker: Missy Wolfe, executive director of Ronald McDonald House, Morgantown. Lunch: 11:30 a.m., program: Noon.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON Classes 1958-60 reunion planning meeting 6 p.m., Parkette restaurant, Old Route 50 East, Clarksburg. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717 or Sharon Simons, 842-8815.

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. Det. 981 meeting 7 p.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Call: Bobby Lee Woodard, 745-4495, Marine Rick Wilson, 842-5846.

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meeting changed to April 27 for the GSE dinner.

RESERVATION deadline for Eighth Annual Ramps by Deerpark Benefit Dinner 5-8 p.m., Upshur County Public Library, Buckhannon. Cost: $12. Reservations: (304) 473-4219.

SPERRY-DAVIS POST No. 9151, Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary holds bingo at post home. Doors open 5:30 p.m., early birds 6 p.m., game 7 p.m.

April 24 through 27

MIDDLETOWN MALL'S Springtime Breakout Car Show 10 a.m.-9 p.m. daily, mall. Call: 363-3230.

April 24 through 28

DINNER THEATRE featuring Love Letters with Stephen R. Brooks and Cheri Bradley, Westchester Village, Fairmont. Times: April 24-27, dinner 6:30 p.m., show 8 p.m.; April 28, brunch 1 p.m., show 2:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 25

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1949 luncheon meeting 11:30 a.m., Aquarium Restaurant, Rosebud Plaza. Call: Argyle Shingleton, 622-3198, Jim Nichols, 623-2138, Duane Daniels, 592-3277, David Goldsmith, 304-866-3314, e-mail:

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, Clarksburg. 25-year members honored.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1947 meets for lunch 1 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Mrs. Jerry Hawkinberry, 782-1575.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for United Way's Teen Day of Caring 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call: United Way, 624-6337.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant, near Shinnston.

14TH ANNUAL Free Preschool Assessment of Local Students 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Nutter Fort Elementary School. Ages birth to 4 years old. Call: PERC, 842-5632.

Through April 26

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. daily, Big Isaac United Methodist Church, Big Isaac Community, south of Salem, Doddridge County. Speakers and music daily. Handicap accessible.

WILSONBURG BAPTIST Church open in preparation for April 26-28 revival, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. All religions welcome. Call: Ernestine Fulton, 622-9822.

Friday, April 26

MCM 2000 Mini-Styled Nascar Race party 5-8:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Osborne Shelter. Cost: $5 for food ticket. Sponsor: Texas Roadhouse.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1952 meet for breakfast, 9 a.m., Raymon's. Finalizing plans for 50th class reunion. Call: Dianna Tillman, 842 2205.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m., Kingwood Christian Fellowship, Route 7.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1953 breakfast meeting 9 a.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Joellen Allman, 745-3196.

NATIONAL DANCE Week concert 7 p.m., 120 Linden Ave. Theatre, Clarksburg. Call: 624-9660.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Judith Rae Acree, Clarksburg Mission executive board chairman.

EIGHTH ANNUAL Ramps by Deerpark Benefit Dinner 5-8 p.m., Upshur County Public Library, Buckhannon. Cost: $12. Reservations by April 24: (304) 473-4219.

"FOOT REFLEXOLOGY" class begins, Gaia Center for Healing Arts & Studies. Call: (304) 599-0202.

NINTH ANNUAL Three Rivers Festival Golf Tournament, Green Hills Country Club. Lunch 11 a.m., tee-off noon. Three-man scramble, shotgun start. Call: 366-6257, 368-0701, 366-5084, 366-6433, 366-4671.

April 26 and 27

WILSONBURG HOMECOMING Committee sponsors Community Clean-Up 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 8-11:30 a.m. Saturday. Dumpsters located at Wilsonburg Pipeyard.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women of West Virginia State Convention, Holiday Inn in Bridgeport.

April 26 through 28

WALDENBOOKS BARGAIN book sale 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Middletown Mall. Call: 363-3230.

April 26 through May 5

NATIONAL DANCE Week celebrated. Open houses, free dance classes, master classes, kicklines, proclamation. Web site:

Saturday, April 27

HELVETIA RAMP supper 3-8 p.m., Helvetia Community Hall. Cost: Adults, $9, children, $5, under 5, free. Square dance, 9 p.m.-midnight, cost, $4. Sponsor: Helvetia C.E.O.S., Helvetia Hall Association.

FAMILY CONCERT 5-10 p.m., South Harrison High School. Performing: Faded Glory Band and Davisson Brothers. Refreshments. Cost: Adults, $5, children, $3, under 5, free. Proceeds benefit West Milford Elementary School.

POETRY/HISTORY Alive Day 1-3:30 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library. Meet historic West Virginia authors: Carter G. Woodson and Anne Spencer; hear poetry: Langston Hughes and Norman Jordan. Bring poem for "open mic." Call: Jacque, 842-8248.

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County selling items 9 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Annual Spring Master Gardeners Clinic, 4-H Center, Clarksburg.

THE TRYON Seventh-day Adventist School Bell Ringers perform noon, Central Hills S.D.A. Church, corner of Chestnut and Main streets.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST 8-11 a.m., Shinnston Moose Hall, Bridge Street, Shinnston. Cost: $5, under 10, $3. All you can eat. Sponsor: Shinnston Women of the Moose Chapter 699.

JUDSON ASSOCIATION A.B.W. meeting 9:30 a.m., Shinnston Baptist Church.

THE HARRISON County Master Gardeners Association's third annual Spring Clinic 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4-H Center, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Seven workshops on various gardening related topics. Plants and other items for sale and Master Gardeners will answer questions. Call: West Virginia Extension Service, 624-8650.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED for Spring Clean-up, 8-10 a.m. under Enterprise bridge, 10 a.m.-noon Worthington. Call: 287-7240, 287-7337.

GENESIS YOUTH CRISIS Center, Inc. MCM Mini-Styled NASCAR Race 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jack's Furniture Plaza, Eastpointe, Clarksburg. Admission free.

HOAGIE DINNER/FLEA MARKET 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lost Creek Community Building, behind Harrison County Bank. Cost: Dinner: $5, hoagie only $3.50. Table setup: $5. Sponsor: Lost Creek Community Fair Committee.

CELEBRATION of Mission Event 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Crafts, bake sale, entertainment, food, auction, 12:30 p.m. Sponsor: United Methodist Church of West Virginia Conference.

WOMAN'S CLUB of Clarksburg sponsors elimination dinner/drawing, Knights of Columbus Hall, Pike Street, Clarksburg. Social 6 p.m., dinner 6:30 p.m. Tickets: 623-2674, 842-6231.

MEMORY WALK 2002 Alzheimer's Association, Harrison County Walk, 10 a.m.-noon, Veteran's Park. Call: 877-570-1159, 599-1159.

FREEWILL HAM/turkey dinner 2-6 p.m., Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Buckhannon, Route 20 north.

SPAGHETTI DINNER 3-7 p.m., Union Community Hall, Philippi. Cost: Adults $5, under 6 $3. Benefits Huntington's Disease Research. Call: 457-2071.

PLANT A ROW for the Hungry meeting, 4-H Barn near Clarksburg. Speaker: Lee Reger, master gardener. Time or information: CRISS-CROSS, Inc., 623-6681.

13TH ANNUAL International Ramp Cook-Off and Festival begin 9 a.m., Elkins City Park, Elkins.

April 27 and 28

FRIENDS of Blackwater Canyon host celebration. Hiking, biking, kayaking. Call: 1-877-WVA-LAND or

SPIRITUAL SEMINAR, Eckankar, Religion of the Light and Sound of God, Radisson Hotel, 1001 3rd Ave., Huntington. Times: Noon-9 p.m. April 27, 7-11 a.m. April 28.

AFFILIATED HORSESHOE Pitchers -- Marion County Parks and Recreation Center sanctioned Spring Fling Singles tournament, Worthington Park, Worthington. Fee: $10. Call: Charles M. Bunner, 366-7986.

Sunday, April 28

JONES RUN Independent Church, Lumberport, celebrates 34th anniversary. Speaker at 11 a.m. service: Kenneth E. Lilly, vice president of Business Appalachian Bible College, Bradley. Covered dish lunch follows service. Special music, family outdoor activities, nursery.

LONGABERGER BASKET Bingo 2-5 p.m., Clarksburg YWCA. Tickets: $20. Benefits American Cancer Society's Relay for Life. Raffles/door prizes. Call: 623-9143.

12-YEAR-OLD Brittany Palmer ministers 7 p.m., Jewel City Church, Haywood Road, Shinnston. Call: 592-5755, 592-5678.

BAKED STEAK dinner begins 11 a.m., Spelter Methodist Church, sponsored by Spelter Methodist Church. Delivery available. Call: 622-4255.

TEN SHEKEL SHIRT band performs 6 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church, corner of 6th and Pike streets, downtown Clarksburg. Doors open 5 p.m. Tickets: Groups of 10 or more $5, individual advanced $7, door, $9. Tickets/information: 624-6536.

DONATIONS BEING accepted for June 8-9 Anmoore Lions Club annual yard sale across from UCAR's main entrance. Proceeds to benefit eyeglass and hearing aid purchases for needy Anmoore children and senior citizens. To donate items or for pick up: Victor Gonzalez, 622-6728.

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club show 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center. Call: Wayne England, 782-3510, Dave Hyman, 622-3818.

Through April 29

"PEOPLE HELPING People" project, Meadowbrook Mall. Drop off new/used T-shirts size L-XXXL at the customer service center. Sponsor: American Destinations, Inc., Special Tees, the mall. Call: 842-5441.

Monday, April 29

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m., Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department, WVU Mountainlair, Gold & Blue Ballrooms; noon-6 p.m., Morgantown Blood Center, Pineview Drive.

COLUMBIAN CLUB meets 6:30 p.m., Marconi Lodge of the Son's of Italy. Call: 623-1275.

BOARD of Education candidates in Harrison County meet with the public 7-8 p.m., upstairs at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Sponsor: Harrison County Chapter of Challenge WV. Refreshments. Call: 622-5664.

NATIONAL DANCE WEEK Proclamation 11:30 a.m., Harrison County Courthouse Plaza.

April 29 through May 2

FREE DANCE CLASSES, Anna's Expressions of Dance in honor of National Dance Week. Call: 624-9660.

April 29 through May 4

REVIVAL 7 p.m., Stewart Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, one mile from Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Lost Creek Road. Speaker: Dennis Estes.

April 29 through May 10

BRIDGEPORT ANNUAL Spring Cleanup. Pickup schedules are posted at, City Hall and throughout city establishments. Call: Bridgeport City Hall or USA Waste.