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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. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.

Through July 23

UPSHUR COUNTY FAIR at Buckhannon-Upshur High School. Times: 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Through Aug. 7

SEAT RESERVATIONS due for chaperoned trip to Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio, on Aug. 19. Cost: $70 per person, includes one Funday-Ride-All-Day park ticket, round-trip bus ticket, catered meal at park. Under 16 must be accompanied by parent. Seats limited. Sponsor: Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission. For more information: HCPRC at 624-8619.

Through Aug. 10

SUMMER READING Program "Search for Treasure-Read for Pleasure" for ages 3 to sixth grade at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. To pre-register or for more information: Mary Loomis at 627-2236.

Through Aug. 25

WEEKLY DAY camps from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. for ages 3-15 at Harrison County YMCA. Kids placed into four age appropriate camps. For more information: 623-3303.

Through Sept. 8

WEST VIRGINIA Watercolor Society artists display their work from 5-7 p.m. July 19 at the West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation, first floor gallery area of the Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center. Public invited to view works from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. each day.


SHINNSTON HIGH School Alumni Association holds Homecoming 2000 Celebration. Although banquet tickets are sold out, dance tickets are available. Dues of $8 must be paid before $10 dance tickets can be purchased. Friday: 6-6:30 p.m., social time at Lincoln High School; 6:30 p.m., banquet at Lincoln; 9 p.m.-midnight, parking lot party at Lincoln; Saturday: noon, parade in downtown Shinnston; 1:30 p.m., Shinnston Community Band concert at Shinnston Fire Department; 9 p.m.-midnight, dance at Nathan Goff Armory with music by Rick K. and the Allnighters. Doors open at 8 p.m. For more information: Debbie Malone at 592-1585.

SONZONE classes for ages including 6th grade at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Times: 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, 1-5 p.m. Saturday. For more information: Amy Lucas at 592-0357.

40TH ANNUAL Veterans of Foreign Wars Youth Camp, Cedar Lakes, Ripley.

ARMY VS NAVY Vacation Bible School from 6:30-9:10 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Bridgeport. For more information: 842-4842.

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. at the Century Community Church, Century.

BRENDA JONES in concert at 7 p.m. at Valley View Church of the Nazarene in Weston. For more information: 269-7452.

GIRL SCOUTS of Black Diamond summer program from 2-6 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University's Barker Equestrian Center. Event open to girls 8-12 years old. For more information or to register: Girl Scout office at 622-6561.

SIXTH ANNUAL Glen Elk Ethnic Festival in Glen Elk section of Clarksburg. Amusement rides for children. To be a vendor or entertainer: 624-1404 or write GEVDA, P.O. Box 2626, Clarksburg, WV, 26302.

WEST VIRGINIA RALLY Day 2000 at Day's Inn, Flatwoods. Free registration: 9 a.m.; membership seminar, lunch: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; Odd Fellow, Rebekah Degrees, 1 p.m. Free lunch reservations: Roseann Turner, P.O. Box 191, Glenville, WV, 26351. Sponsors: Virgil Lehew, grand master, Grand Lodge of WV, and Sandy Dallison, president, Rebekah Assembly of WV.

FRONT PORCH CONCERT, rain or shine, with Dwight Diller at 7 p.m. at Fort New Salem. Admission: adults, $5; students, $1.50, ages 6-12, senior and group rates; season tickets: $12. Food. For more information: Carol Schweiker at 782-5245.

RAILFAN TOUR from Trinity United Methodist Church to Durbin to ride Cheat Mt. Salamander. Tour leaves Blueville Nazarene Church at 7:30 a.m. Patrons should be present at 7:15 a.m. Cost: $38 per person. Reservations still being taken if cancellations are made: 291-8146.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club annual picnic at 6 p.m. at the home of Jeff and Mandy Hasaflook. Bring covered dish. For more information: 783-4217.

SYCAMORE CEOS Club meeting at 6 p.m. at Deloris Custer's home. Covered-dish picnic. For more information: 622-5561.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Harrison/Doddridge County Mountaineer Parents Club Summer Send-Off on July 29 at the shelter behind Nutter Fort Elementary. For reservations or more information: 783-5381.

FORT NEW SALEM Old-time Summertime Social 1-5 p.m. at Fort New Salem. No admission. Food. Old-time summertime socials with games, entertainment and a look back at our popular culture. For more information: Carol Schweiker at 782-5245.

KIDS CLUB Bubble event from 1-2 p.m. at Meadowbrook Mall.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON Class of 1985 15th annual reunion canceled due to lack of interest. Depending on response, picnic will be held at 1 p.m. on July 23 at Clarksburg City Park, Lion's Den Pavilion. Contact Donna Carvelli or Judy Dolan.

Through July 23

TOURS OF the barn and mansion house at Adaland will be held from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $5 admission to the house. Variety of foods. Proceeds go to next phase of planned restoration of barn.

JUMBLE SALE from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1-5 p.m. Sunday, at Quiet Dell Schoolhouse, Exit 115, off Interstate 79. Proceeds benefit building fund.

Sunday, July 23

KALEIDOSCOPE SINGERS Funtastic Ice Cream Concert at 3 p.m. in Wallman Hall auditorium at Fairmont State College. Ice cream social in Tower Room. For more information: 366-3758.

FLORENCE WILTING, missionary, speaks at 10:30 a.m. at Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, Stonewood.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meets at 1:30 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center.

HARLEY FIDDLER of International Focus Ministries will speak at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. at Praise Family Worship Center, Glen Dale.

E.W. JAMES Memorial Concert at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Free. Features members and friends of Clarksburg Madrigal Singers. For more information: Don Gardner at First United Methodist Church at 623-3397.

GOSPEL SING at 2 p.m. at Century Community Church, Century. Guest singers: Chewning Family.

Monday, July 24

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 holds 1st degree exemplification at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Candidates to be present at 7 p.m. at council home. For more information: 622-0248.

DEADLINE for reservations for Clarksburg Knights of Columbus annual picnic on Aug. 6. For reservations: 623-2764, 622-6749 or 623-2960.

MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education at 4 p.m. in auditorium of Kelly-Miller Building, E.B. Saunders Way.

WOMEN OF the Moose bi-monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose No. 52, Lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meeting at 4 p.m. in auditorium of Board Offices, 408 E.B. Saunders Way.

July 24 through 28

VACATION BIBLE School 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Route 19 south and Davisson Run Road. Theme: "2000 Ark Avenue: God's Great Get Together. "For more information: 624-6138.

NORTH VIEW United Methodist Church, 1910 North 19th St., holds Vacation Bible School from 6-8:30 p.m. Theme: "Road Rally 2000 -- In the Race with Jesus." To register: Jean at 623-6280.

$1 BAG sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey. More items each day.

July 25, 26 and 27

PRE-COLLEGE orientation sessions from 6-8 p.m. at Fairmont State Community and Technical College. Sessions Wednesday and Thursday at Gaston Caperton Center, Fairmont State College; Tuesday at Monongalia County Education Center, Morgantown; Wednesday at Randolph County Vocational Technical Center, Elkins. For more information: Marilyn Wolfe at 1-800-641-5678 or 367-4199.

Tuesday, July 25

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting and covered-dish dinner 6:30 p.m. at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. For more information: 623-0305.

HOMESCHOOL INFORMATION meeting 7 p.m. at Bible Fellowship Church. Description: How to get started, why to homeschool, laws concerning homeschooling, curriculum overview and more. For more information: Jodi Willmon at 534-4615 or Rhonda Wotring at 366-6297.

CLARKSBURG LODGE No. 155 will have work in Fellow Craft Degree at 7 p.m. at the lodge.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District meets at 5:30 p.m. in office.

MASS AND Recitation of Rosary at 7 p.m. in Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Celebrant: Father Leo Lydon, Chaplain of Serra Club of Clarksburg. Purpose: Increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life. For more information: 842-8831.

NUTTER FORT town meeting at 7:30 p.m. in town council chambers.

July 25 through 29

SIXTH ANNUAL Lewis County Fair at WVU Jackson's Mill Airstrip. Gates open at 5 p.m. $6 per person at gate includes mechanical rides and entertainment.

July 25 through 30

SIXTH ANNUAL Lewis County Fair at West Virginia University/Jackson's Mill airstrip. Cost: $6 per person, rides and entertainment included.

Wednesday, July 26

CLARKSBURG BUSINESS and Professional Women's Club members and guests meet at 6:30 p.m. at New Bethel United Methodist Church of Good Hope for annual chicken dinner. For more information: 842-3062.

BINGO 6-9 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit RCB ROTC. For more information: 622-3591.

"WILD EDIBLES in Garden, Field and Forest" workshop at 1-4 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee: $15, pre-registration required. For more information and registration form: 269-7681.

FRONTIER FUN 1-3 p.m. at Oak Ridge Shelter, Watters Smith State Park. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. Pre-registration required by calling Girl Scout Office. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council.

BINGO at 5:30 p.m. at Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars post home. Proceeds benefit community service project. Sponsor: Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at City Building, 108 N. Main St, Philippi.

Thursday, July 27

PICNIC -- West Milford Lions Club hosts East Lewis Lions Club for covered-dish picnic at 6:30 p.m. at Watters Smith State Park. For more information: 745-3150.

SERVICE -- Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573 honors Korean War Armistice at 7 p.m. at VFW home. For more information: 622-3591.

STATED MEETING at 7:30 p.m. of Queen Esther Chapter at Masonic Temple. Social committee Lois Snyder and Helen Kirkpatrick. For more information: 842-3062.

37TH ANNUAL Ox Roast from 4-7 p.m. at Camp Pioneer, Randolph County 4-H Camp, Beverly.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Parsons Presbyterian Church, 304 Walnut St., Parsons.

TOPS West Virginia No. 322 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight loss support group, meets each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Building. For more information: 745-3744.

CLARKSBURG HOUSING Authority's Board of Commissioners meet at 4 p.m. at Central Office Complex, 433 Baltimore Ave., Glen Elk.

Friday, July 28

CHRISTIAN HEIRS performs at 6:30 p.m. at Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood.

SALEM VETERANS of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the Salem post home.

GOALS BREAKFAST for members of Harrison County Education Association at 9 a.m. at Bridgeport Shoney's. Free breakfast, must respond by July 21 by calling Jackie Romeo at 842-3628.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets at Minard's at noon. Speaker: Membership director Rusty Mall on membership orientation and Lions information.

BIRDS OF PREY at 6 p.m. at North Bend State Park. Program on birds of prey presented by Three Rivers Avian Center, Brooks. Free.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Senior Center, Main Street, West Union.

TEEN SPLASH 2000 from 6-10 p.m. Free recreational event at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Swimming, slide, mini golf, music, dance, refreshments, door prizes. Sponsor: Harrison County Family Resource Network "Teen Committee." For more information: 624-3060.

July 28 and 29

FOX 46 Employment Expo from 3-9 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday at Meadowbrook Mall.

Saturday, July 29

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at YWCA, Clarksburg. Cost: $23 for non-members; $20 for members. Focus: Learning to use libraries, courthouses and other resources on family history. Teacher: Joy Gilchrist Stalnaker. For more information and to register: 624-6881.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient & Family Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Wesbanco Bank small conference room, Clarksburg. Speaker: Jim Terry, licensed psychologist with United Summit Center, Clarksburg. For more inforamtion: Tracey Robertson at 363-1028.

HARRISON/DODDRIDGE County Mountaineer Parents Club Summer Send-Off, 6-9 p.m. at shelter behind Nutter Fort Elementary. For more information: 783-5381.

OLD COUNTRY at 7 p.m. at North Bend State Park. Free. Hear local bands play country, gospel and bluegrass music.

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