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Regional calendar of events as of Aug. 10

Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to or mail them to The Exponent 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.


BROAD OAKS United Methodist Church Thrift Shop open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, corner of Haymond Highway and Ross Street.

OUTDOOR barbecue buffet dinner 4-8:30 p.m. by Bill Cole of Elkins, Adaland Mansion, Philippi. Cost: $16 adults, $8 children. Call: (304) 457-2415.

MANNINGTON DISTRICT FAIR. Country music entertainers, horse and pony pulls, horse shows, exhibits, carnival rides and more. Admission charged. Call: (304) 986-1911.

PHILIPPI COVERED Bridge 150th birthday celebration. Parade, exhibits, living history, crafts, quilt show, 5K race, food, historical pageant, more. Call: Annette Fetty, 457-6322.

RALEIGH COUNTY Branch of the NAACP hosts 58th annual NAACP State Convention, Beckley. Adult registration $75, youth registration $55. Registration: Patricia Petty-Wilson, (304) 768-3448, Barbara Charles, (304) 254-8576, Dianne Copney, (304) 253-5891.

PICKIN' in the Park 5-10 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Entertainment by Janice McMurdo 6-7 p.m. Fee: $2. Call: 622-1393, 622-3363.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Stewart Chapel Church, Lost Creek Road. Free hot dogs, ice cream, entertainment.

MULTI-FAMILY sale to benefit missions, all day, Owings Hill Bible Chapel. Call: 592-1642.

SOUTH HARRISON varsity cheerleaders yard sale begins 9 a.m. in Lost Creek, across from the high school.

NEW BEGINNINGS Community Church yard sale 8 a.m. at church in Lost Creek. Call: 363-3272.

SHINNSTON MOOSE Lodge 929 pool party for members and their families 6:30-8:30 p.m., Shinnston Pool. Refreshments.

BIKERS FIGHT MD 21st annual Poker Run, Monongah Town Hall. Donation: $5. Free camping and party after the run. Prizes awarded to winning hands; free poker run pins. Call: 287-2149.

SAGEBRUSH Round-up, Bunner Ridge near Fairmont. Country music begins 6 p.m., show starts 7 p.m. Call: 363-4864, (304) 292-5854.

HOT DOG sale and gospel sing benefit, Reynoldsville New Hope Christian Church. Sale 11 a.m., sing 2 p.m. Call: 622-2325.

DANCE UNLIMITED Performing Arts and Cheer Center fall class registration, 165 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Times: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. today, 5-9 p.m. Aug. 11 and 15. Free T-shirts to first 50 students to register. Call: Kristi Kiefer, 842-5162, Julie Langford, 629-1808.

PARKING LOT sale by Clarksburg Court No. 3, Order of the Amaranth, begins 8 a.m. at Gore Middle School, U.S. 19 north of Clarksburg. Call: Barbara Jackson, 622-0103.

YOUTH GROUP social meets 4-7 p.m., Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Buckhannon. Cake walks, hot dogs, bingo, children's games. Proceeds benefit Youth Ministry.

MISS GOLDEN Delicious Pageant, Clay County High School, Clay. Entry fee: $75. Open to unwed women age 21 and up. Tracy Sizemore, (304) 587-4492 after 3 p.m.

UNITED WAY of Monongalia County's 10th annual Greatest Garage Sale on Earth at Spruce Street Parking Garage, Morgantown. Food, concession stand, entertainment, arts, crafts. Call: 296-7525.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast 9 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Mike, 269-3399, Prudy, 622-0061, Flora, 622-2129, Ellen 457-3097.

MARSHVILLE COMMUNITY Homecoming noon to 4 p.m., Community Center. Cake, punch provided; bring pictures.

Today and Aug. 11

12TH ANNUAL DULCIMER Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, 7:30 p.m. today, Fort New Salem. Call: 782-5245. Workshops, play-alongs, concerts, heritage skill demonstrations.

Today, Sept. 14, Oct. 19, Dec. 7

WATTERS SMITH State Park "Day at the Park Series," Lost Creek. Scheduled events: "Farm Life," today; "Wildlife," Sept. 14; "Autumn Joy," Oct. 19; "Yuletide," Dec. 7. Call: 745-3081.

Through Aug. 11

KIDS KRUSADE with Pastor Rita Robinson, Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg. Times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today, 6:30-8 p.m. Aug. 11. Ages kindergarten through sixth grade. Call: 624-7371.

Sunday, Aug. 11

BON TON employees, families and customers reunion begins 5 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Osbourn Shelter. Bring drinks, food and lawn chairs. Entertainment. Call: Janice McMurdo, 624-4365.

WEST END United Brethren Church celebrates 95th birthday, Raccoon Valley Road, Tunnelton. Morning worship 10 a.m., covered-dish dinner 12:30 p.m., music and singing 2 p.m. Call: (304) 568-2267.

AL-ANON meeting 7 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Call: Nancy, 624-6038.

MARK ROBINSON of Life Gauge speaks at Coplin United Methodist Church at 9:30 a.m. Topic: Implementation of scriptural injunction in Psalm 82:3-4. Call: 782-2385.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of Americas, Court Clarksburg 334, membership reception 2-4 p.m., YWCA. Call: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674.

THE REV. RANDALL Spurgeon from Culloden speaks at Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren. Sunday school 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m.

Aug. 11 through 15

"GOD'S GREAT GALLERY" Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Call: 624-4500.

Aug. 11 through 18, Aug. 12 through 17

CAMP MEETING, Teens for Christ Church, Philippi. Special speakers. Call: Carol Stonebreaker, 457-3585.

Monday, Aug. 12

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT class/support group meeting 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

BINGO/5 CENT a Card, YWCA of Harrison County. Lunch 11:30 a.m. for fee; bingo noon-3 p.m. Call: 624-6881.

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive noon-6 p.m., WBOY-TV, Clarksburg. Call: 624-7689.

1958 CLASS of Victory High School meets to plan reunion 7 p.m., North View Methodist Church. Call: Gaylene, 623-2775, Jim, 622-6147.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1954 monthly get-together 6 p.m., Eat 'N Park, Bridgeport.

FINAL AUDITIONS for Allegro Dance Co. 7:30 p.m. Call: Anna Pishner, 624-9660.

RESERVATION deadline for Victory High School gathering 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fireplace Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Cost: $15 per person. Call or mail information to Sam Annie, 204 Magnolia Ave., Clarksburg, WV 26301, 623-1100.

WOMEN OF THE MOOSE, Clarksburg Chapter 409, bimonthly meeting 7 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose 52 Lodge, 150 W. Main St.

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Community Center.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 holds dinner/installation of officers 3rd Degree 6:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Nominal fee; reservations required. 623-2764.

HARRISON COUNTY CHAPTER, WV Federation of Democratic Women, meets 7 p.m., American Legion, Clarksburg. New membership cards available.

Aug. 12 through 16

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-8:30 p.m., Duff Street United Methodist Church, Duff and Baker avenues in Clarksburg's Stealey section. Ages 3-14. Theme: "GODZWERKUS." Pre-registration: 624-7951.

POINT COMMUNITY Church Vacation Bible School, Broadway Park. Stories, games, snacks provided. Call: Robin Byrd, 623-1854.

Aug. 12 through 17

REVIVAL 7 p.m., Tri-City Church of God, 1547 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Call: 366-4325.

Aug. 12 through 18

PENTECOSTAL CHURCH of the Living God revival, 205 Stout St., Stonewood. Speaker: Evangelist Georgia Clickenger. Call: Pastor James F. Feeney, 624-0502.

HOLY GHOST Revival 7 p.m., Tri City Church of God, 1547 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Sun service noon, Valley Falls State Park. Church picnic Aug. 18 at park. No service Aug. 18 at church. Call: Pastor Joseph Palmer, 366-4325.

Tuesday, Aug. 13

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1579, Clarksburg, annual covered-dish picnic begins 4 p.m., Osborn Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Bring eating utensils. Call: Kathryn Oliverio, 624-5238.

NUTTER FORT Council meeting 7:30 p.m., town hall. Discussion: Pool property and proposed subdivision ordinance.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular board meeting 5:30 p.m., business office in Reynoldsville.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meeting 8 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Call: Sandra, 622-4818.

SHINNSTON HIGH School Class of 1946 luncheon 1 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: 592-0479.

VIEVEA'S CLOSET clothing giveaway for students, YWCA of Harrison County. Registration: 624-6881.

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogical Society annual picnic 5 p.m., Lake Floyd Pavilion. Call: Jerry Heavner Hawkinberry, 782-1575.

WEST FORK Lions Club regular club meeting 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter.

SUMMIT PARK Public Service District regular monthly board meeting 4 p.m., district office, Coal Street, Summit Park.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club regular covered-dish meeting 6:30 p.m., Paul Watson's home. Call: 842-3158.

PARENT EDUCATION Project classes' annual picnic 6:30 p.m., United Summit Center, Clarksburg. Register: Pam Harper, 623-5661, Melody, 842-5632.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., Mt. Olive Baptist Church, Patterson Road, Salem. Pastor Jon Hayes. Call: 782-3515.

Aug. 13 and 22

WASHINGTON IRVING Middle School new student registration. Times: 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 13. Open house for sixth-graders and new students 6 p.m. Aug. 22.

Wednesday, Aug. 14

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County board of directors meeting 6 p.m., West Virginia Junior College, Bridgeport. Call: Dolores Preston, 739-4355, ext. 156, 624-6183, evenings.

SOLID WASTE Authority of Harrison County regular board meeting 5:30 p.m., second-floor meeting room of Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.

GOOD TIME CLOGGERS meet 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Barbara Fuller, 745-5569.

HARRISON COUNTY Retired Administrators and Retired County Officer Personnel meet 11:30 a.m. for picnic, Lake Floyd Pavilion, Lake Floyd. Call: Jerry Hawkinberry, 782-1585.

HARRISON COUNTY Landlords meeting 7 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club meeting noon, United Methodist Church basement, Clarksburg. Speaker: B.K. VanHorn, private investigator, speaks on the Shinnston corpse mystery.

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive 1-7 p.m., Church of the Covenant, East Washington Street, Grafton. Call: (800) 732-0383.

MARION COUNTY Parks and Recreation Commission starts beginning art and drawing classes for ages 10 and up. Times: 6:30-7:30 p.m. every Monday. Cost: $30 a month. Registration: 363-7037.

Thursday, Aug. 15

HARRISON COUNTY Branch of N.A.A.C.P. meets 7 p.m., Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 315 E.B. Saunders Way. Call: Allen E. Lee, 623-2335.

WEIGHT LOSS surgery support group meeting 7 p.m., Davis Memorial Hospital classroom, Elkins. Call: 637-3139.

NEW STUDENT registration 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Taylor County Middle School. Call: 265-0722.

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church, Clarksburg.

S&H STAMP program 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive noon-6 p.m., Banks District Fire Department, Upshur County. Call: 624-7689.

MILITARY ORDER of Purple Heart Chapter 418 meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa Steak House, Meadowbrook. Call: Bill Boggs, 782-2794, Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

Through Aug. 15

TICKETS AVAILABLE for West Virginia Black Heritage Festival annual kick-off luncheon 11 a.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Fashion show, live entertainment. Price: $20. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335, James Griffin, 842-3289.

Through Aug. 16

SUMMER READING program at YWCA of Harrison County. First through fifth grades Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10-11:30 a.m. Call: 624-6881.

HOOKED ON PHONICS program for preschoolers on Tuesday and Thursdays 10-11:30 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. One-on-one tutoring. Call: 624-6881.

BEGINNER'S Computer Literacy classes 1-3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday, YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

Friday, Aug. 16

BENEFIT CONCERT 8-10 p.m., Bridgeport High School Auditorium. Cost: $5 adults, $2 students. Free prizes. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Young Life. Solos and seven-minute sermons. Interdenominational. Call: Joyce Wickland, 842-5905.

LUMBERPORT Volunteer Fire Department Eagle District Fair one day this year, due to renovation of old fire department. Local talent show 3 p.m., grand parade and firefighter water battle 4 p.m., disc jockey Chata 5-9 p.m. To set-up booth, call: Fire department, 584-4721.

MARTINS in concert 7 p.m., Trinity Assembly of God, 70 Maranatha Drive, Fairmont. Call: 363-8237.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg program noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Steve Glass, immediate past district governor of 29-I and MD-29 council chairman. Topic: Bridging the Gaps: The relationship of the Lion and his/her club to the district and Lions Clubs International.

Aug. 16 and 17

BRIDGEPORT High School Class of 1992 10-year reunion. Social hour Aug. 16, family picnic Aug. 17. Time/information: Amie Fiorito-Darway, 592-3270.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1967 35th reunion, Bel Meadow Country Club. Cost: $75. Call: Terry Shreves, 623-0145.

Aug. 16 through 18

ANMOORE ANGEL TREE Fund-raiser Festival located around city and fire department building in Anmoore. Times: 5-11 p.m. Aug. 16, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m. Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 18. Call: Glennda Schuchardt, 623-2696.

PHILIP BARBOUR High School Class of 1987 15-year reunion. Call: Kelly Hawkins, 457-3951, Kris Rosier, 457-1308, Laurel Dottellis, 842-2217, Stacy Hunt, 739-2782.

Aug. 16, 19, 21

REGISTRATION for new students, Bridgeport High School auditorium. Times: 9-11 a.m. Aug. 9, 16 and 19, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 21. First day for students Aug. 26.

Through Aug. 17

ADULT SUMMER Reading program at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

Saturday, Aug. 17

WHARF DISTRICT Family Day, Main Street, Morgantown. Entertainment begins 1 p.m. Call: Kelly Palmer, (304) 292-0168.

EVANGELISM conference, "Go, Tell It on the Mountain," 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Keynote speaker: Dr. Jimmy Draper, president of LifeWay Christian Resources. Break-out session for women by Carol Ann Draper. Cost: $5, includes lunch. Reservations: 622-4520.

SPECIAL CONFERENCE for Women, "Living in Victory -- When Life Is So Daily!: 1 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Speaker: Carol Ann Draper.

RESERVATION deadline for Grafton High School 15-year reunion begins 1 p.m., Valley Falls State Park. Send reservations and $5 to: Jennifer E. Lawson, Route 2, Box 141, Grafton, WV 26354.

A.B.A.T.E. Run for the Hills Dice Run 10 a.m.-noon. Registration: The Loop. $5 entry fee. Free overnight camping in Elkins. Food and refreshment vendors at camp site.

ORGANIZATIONAL meeting to organize Lincoln High School Alumni Association, 4-6 p.m., Lincoln High School commons, Shinnston. Call: April Lanham, 592-3026, Adrienne Miller, 584-8844.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 meets at home of Chuck Moore for annual picnic. Time/information: Connie Findley, 842-4333, e-mail,

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Tri County golf outing, Morgantown Meadowponds Golf Course; hosted by the Fourth Degree Assemblies of Clarksburg, Morgantown, Fairmont. Reservations call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

Aug. 17 and 18

JIGSAW PROJECT: Sylvia, performances 7:30 p.m. and 3 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Cost: $5. Call: 624-6881.

16-HOUR CPR Instructor Course, RESA VII, 1201 North 15th St., Clarksburg. Registration: Patty Reger, 624-6554, (800) 426-3600, ext. 225.