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Today

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

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1952 reunion, Clarksburg Country Club. Times: today 7-11 p.m.; Saturday 6 p.m., social time 6:15 p.m., pictures 7 p.m., buffet dinner. Music by disc jockey.

BRIDGEPORT High School Class of 1992 10-year reunion. Social hour today; family picnic Saturday. 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.

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

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

BAKED GOODS, yard and craft sale to benefit Rick Bradley Cancer Fund. Beside bridge at junction of W.Va. 19 and Bingamon Road by Whitecotton's Grocery. Call: 592-2493, 592-5810.

HEAVENLY TRUMPET Ministries founder Rudy Cervantes performs during noon worship service, Central Hills Seventh-day Adventist Church, Clarksburg.

PICK'N IN THE PARK country music show 5-10 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Call: 622-1393, 622-3363.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP, Bunner Ridge near Fairmont. Open stage 6 p.m., show begins 7 p.m. Cost: $2 adults, children under 12 free. Call: 363-4864, (304) 292-5854.

ANNUAL PICNIC of Marine Corps League D.H.L. Detachment 981, Clarksburg, at 11 a.m. Maple Lake. Bring covered dish. Call: 842-5846.

52ND ANNIVERSARY reunion for Company C, 1092nd Engineer Battalion (Korean Detachment), at Cottage Corner restaurant, east of the National Guard Armory, Salem. Registration noon-1 p.m.; reacquainting time 1-3 p.m.; food and memory time 3 p.m. Price: $20 per person, $20 each guest. Call: Lester H. Stinebiser, 782-1073, Bob Casey, 782-1041.

LUMBERPORT Volunteer Fire Department Eagle District Fair. Only 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: 584-4721.

VICTORY High School Class of 1955 annual covered-dish picnic begins 11 a.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help shelter, Stonewood. Call: 842-5314, 622-0612.

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. at 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. at Bridgeport High School. Speaker: Carol Ann Draper.

RESERVATION deadline for Grafton High School 15-year reunion, set for 1 p.m. at 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 for 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: clfind1024@cs.com

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.

FAIRVIEW LIONS CLUB chicken roast 8 a.m. to noon in front of old bank building. Cost: $5. Also available for sale: Mops, brooms, light bulbs, garbage bags. 449-1357, 449-1213, 449-1876.

Through Aug. 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 N. 15th St., Clarksburg. Registration: Patty Reger, 624-6554, (800) 426-3600, ext. 225.

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.

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

ANMOORE ANGEL TREE Fund-raiser Festival located around city and at 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.

Sunday, Aug. 18

APOLOGETIX Christian Rock Parody Band performance at Restoration Church has been canceled.

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

SPANISH HERITAGE and Cultural Association meeting 3 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Board meets 2:30 p.m.

BEREAVED PARENTS meeting 1:30 p.m., Bridgeport United Methodist Church, lower chapel, corner of Worthington Drive and Philadelphia Ave. Topic: "I Have No Intention of Saying Goodbye, Part 2." Call: Karen Lang, 842-2873, Libby Davis, 842-3640, after 6 p.m.

SOUTHERN GOSPEL group The Guardians performs during 10:30 a.m. worship service, Evangelical Congregational Church, south of Clarksburg.

HOMECOMING of Stewart Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, Lost Creek Road. Dinner and special singing. Call: Pastor Leonard Madia, 622-3754.

EVANGELIST chalk artist Ray Dombeck speaks at Grace Baptist Temple, Park Avenue, Jane Lew, at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Call: 884-6682.

VICTORY HIGH School gathering 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fireplace Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Cost: $15 per person. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

Monday, Aug. 19

GREATER CLARKSBURG Convention and Visitors Bureau meeting 3 p.m., Clarksburg Municipal Building, city manager's conference room.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive 2-7 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Also, 1-6 p.m., Elkins VFW, 536 Randolph St., Elkins. Call: 624-7689.

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meeting 7 p.m., council chambers. Topic: Sewer increase.

COVERED-DISH luncheon for Bridgeport Senior Citizens 10 a.m., Bridgeport Civic Center. Program on bingo and October train trip.

BRIDGEPORT Planning Commission meeting 7 p.m., Bridgeport City Hall.

REHEARSALS for Buckhannon Choral Society Christmas concert, First United Methodist Church. New singers welcome. Call: Maria Bray, 473-1500, 472-2773.

ARTISTIC FLORAL designs by Phyllis Brown, West Virginia Garden Council and Judges Council president, presented by Goff Plaza Garden Club. Times: 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon program and dessert sampler. At Harrison County YWCA. Reservations/information: Marian Thompson, 622-1373, Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

Aug. 19 and 20

REGISTRATION for fall semester worship dance classes at Doxa Dance Co., Foley Street, Bridgeport. Times: 6:30 p.m. Call: Terri Stutler, 745-3795.

Aug. 19 and 21

NEW STUDENT registration, Bridgeport High School auditorium. Times: 9-11 a.m. Aug. 19, 6-9 p.m. Aug. 21. First day for students Aug. 26.

Aug. 19 through 21

PARKING PERMIT applications available for Robert C. Byrd High School juniors and seniors, school office. Call: Geary R. Rollins, 624-3210, ext. 402.

Aug. 19, 20 and 22

NEW STUDENT registration at Gore Middle School. Times: 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20. Open house 7 p.m. Aug. 22.

Aug. 19 through 23

"VEGGIE TOWN Values" Vacation Bible School, for ages 3-12, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at First Church of the Nazarene, W.Va. 58, Stonewood. Featured: Bob the Tomato and Larry the Cucumber puppets. Call: 622-4647, 624-0430.

Through Aug. 20

SOUTH HARRISON Middle School new student registration at the school. Times: Noon-3 p.m. Aug. 16, 9-11 a.m. and noon-3 p.m. Aug. 19 and 20. Bring shot records, birth certificate, school records.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

LIBERTY HIGH School's Parent Soccer Association meeting 5:30 p.m., school's softball field. Call: 623-6054.

CENTRAL West Virginia Toastmasters meeting 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant, near Shinnston.

ELK DISTRICT Lions Club family picnic 6 p.m., Lions Den, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Call: 622-6380.

HOMECOMING at Coplin United Methodist Church. Covered-dish dinner noon, gospel music 1 p.m.

WEST MILFORD-Good Hope Senior Satellite covered-dish meeting 10:30 a.m., West Milford Community Building.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 dinner meeting 6:30 p.m., Elks Lodge, Village Square Conference Center, Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting 10 a.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

VERIZON TELEPHONE Pioneer Life Member Club monthly luncheon noon, Jim Reid's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: 623-3148.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., Salem Church of God, State Street, Salem. Pastor James Noel. Call: 782-3070.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America dinner meeting 6:45 p.m.; doors open 6:20 p.m.; guest speaker, Carolyn Putnam, Shaker Heights, Ohio; reservations due by Aug. 19 before 11 a.m. Call: Helen Lamm, 623-4708, Vera Westfall, 842-3979.

Aug. 20 and 21

REGISTRATION for new students 9 a.m.-noon, Liberty High School, Clarksburg. New student orientation 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22, school.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

GREATER HARRISON County Public Service District board meeting 8:30 a.m., board office.

APPLICATION DEADLINE for free school supply giveaway by West Virginia Helping Hands, 701 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Call: (304) 333-2416.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1946 monthly breakfast meeting 9:30 a.m., Ponderosa restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: "Toots" Britton, 622-0618.

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.

HARRISON COUNTY YMCA Swim Team Picnic and Mandatory parents meeting, 6 p.m., Lion's Den Shelter Norwood Park. Anyone wishing to swim must have at least one parent in attendance. For more info please call Elizabeth Policano, 623-3303

SUMMER READING program for children begins 10:30-11:30 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, Clarksburg. Theme: "Catch a Dragon by the Tail." Crafts, movies, prizes. Call: 627-2236.

OUR LADY OF Peace Assembly No. 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg dinner 6 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg, meeting follows Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. 622-0248.

ORIENTATION for new Taylor County Middle School students in grades 6 through 8, 1:30 p.m., school commons area.

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

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club meeting noon, United Methodist Church basement, Clarksburg.

Aug. 21 through 23

GORE MIDDLE School Pom Squad Clinic/Tryouts 4-6 p.m., school gym. Open to sixth, seventh and eighth graders. Sports physical required before tryouts. Call: Leslie Moore, 624-5061.

Aug. 21 through 23 and 25

REVIVAL, Bethel Temple Church, 133 Johnson Ave., Bridgeport. Times: 7 p.m. Aug. 21, 22 and 23, 6 p.m. Aug. 25. Special music by The Shaffers on Aug. 23. Call: 842-4852.

Aug. 21 and 28

CLARKSBURG EAGLES Auxiliary meetings rescheduled due to conflict with convention. Times: 6 p.m. interviews Aug. 21, 7 p.m. regular meeting; 7 p.m. initiation of candidates Aug. 28. No birthday dinner.

Thursday, Aug. 22

CLARKSBURG HOUSING Authority's Board of Commissioners monthly meeting 5 p.m., Central Office Complex, 433 Baltimore Ave., Glen Elk.

SOUTH HARRISON Middle School open house for new students, 6-9 p.m., school.

LAST Harrison County Parks and Recreation "Music in the Parks" Concert 7 p.m., Osborn Shelter, Clarksburg City Park. Band: Orlando Columbo Orchestra.

JOHNSON ELEMENTARY School kindergarten through fifth-grade open house 3-6 p.m., school.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg program noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Lions Tina and Jim Canon. Topic: The West Virginia Lions Sight Conservation Foundation and the Mobile Eye Screening Unit.

FIFTH-GRADE orientation at Taylor County Middle School 6-8 p.m., commons area.

OPEN HOUSE at Momentum Center for the Arts, 315 South 4th St., Glen Elk section of Clarksburg. Meet instructors, register for dance and other classes, purchase dancewear, register for free prize. Call: 623-0620.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive 1-7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, Stonewood. Call: 624-7689.

NORWOOD Elementary School open house 3-6 p.m.

WEST AUGUSTA Historical Society and Elderhostel Pittsburgh sponsor Elderhostel, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mannington. Cost: $47 commuter, $68 coach. Picnic lunch included. Call: (877) 426-8056.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m. Masonic Temple; chapter's 98 birthday celebration. 842-3062.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meets noon, Jim Reid's restaurant; Speakers: Tim DiFazio, station manager, WDTV; Rachel Turner on Rhododendron Girl's State, Michael Giovanette on Mountaineer's Boy's State. Call: Robert Harper, 623-9383.

Aug. 22 and 23

OPEN HOUSE for students and parents, Nutter Fort Primary and Intermediate schools. Times: 1-3 p.m. Aug. 22 for intermediate, 1-3 p.m. Aug. 23 for primary.

Through Aug. 23

ROBERT C. BYRD Dance Team selling tickets for Aug. 24 car wash at Hardee's. Donation: $5. Call: 624-3255.

Friday, Aug. 23

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sharpe Hospital, staff development room. Call: 624-7689.

BACK TO SCHOOL dance 8-11 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Ages sixth grade and up. Sponsored by YWCA Pretender's Theatre Group, with disc jockey provided. Cost: $3. Call: 624-6881.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meets 6:30 p.m., Sunset restaurant, near Shinnston. Call: Netia McCarty, 592-0937.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg program noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Lions Tina and Jim Canon. Topic: The West Virginia Lions Sight Conservation Foundation and the Mobile Eye Screening Unit.

Aug. 23 and 24

20TH ANNUAL Mason-Dixon Frontier Festival, Buckeye-Mt. Morris, Road, near Core and Mt. Morris, Pa. Times: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 25. Call: (304) 879-5500, e-mail, keeporoftheland@aol.com.

WEEKEND REVIVAL 7 p.m., Spring Hill Chapel, Country Club Addition, Clarksburg. Special preaching and singing. Call: 623-9681.

Saturday, Aug. 24

DODDRIDGE COUNTY Fair adds Irish road-bowling competition to agenda. Cost: $5. Call Richard McMillan, 873-1353.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient & Family Support Group meeting 12:30-2:30 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Tracey Robertson, 363-1028.

FREE SCHOOL supplies to donated by West Virginia Helping Hands, 701 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Application required. Call: (304) 333-2416.

BACK TO SCHOOL Teen Dance sponsored by Playtime Productions, 8-11 p.m., Nathan Goff Armory. Cost: $5. Open to 6th through 12th graders. Chaperoned with security. Disc jockey and refreshments.

GOOD HOPE-NEW BETHEL United Methodist Church Ice Cream Social, 4-7 p.m., church.

SECOND ANNUAL Washington Irving High School Alumni picnic 11:30 a.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Bring a covered dish, drinks, donation to cover cost of pavilion rental and expenses. Call: Joy Gregorie Stalnaker at 269-7091 or e-mail, hcpd@hackerscreek.com.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY Day 3-6 p.m., Salem Depot. Free games, M-4 motion simulator, inflatable games, airbrush tattoo, balloon artist. All-you-can-eat cookout 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cost: $5 adults, $4 children under 16. Free concert with Juggernaut Jug Band 6 p.m.

BLACK HERITAGE Festival outdoor luncheon by Outback Steakhouse 11:30 a.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Cost: $20. Send payment in self-addressed-stamped envelope to: W.Va. Black Heritage Festival, P.O. Box 1614, Clarksburg. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335.

CAR WASH to benefit Robert C. Byrd High School Dance Team 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Hardee's. Donations accepted.

SECOND ANNUAL Washington Irving High School Alumni Picnic 11:30 p.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Bring covered dish, drinks, donation. Call: Joy Gregorie Stalnaker, 269-7091 or e-mail, hcpd@hackerscreek.com.

NEW BETHEL United Methodist Church annual ice cream social 4-7 p.m., Good Hope church. Call: Bill Courtney, (304) 743-3150.

ART IN THE PARK event canceled at Jawbone Park, Buckhannon. Event to be rescheduled. Call: 472-9851.

SCHOOL SUPPLY giveaway 9 a.m.-noon, Meadowbrook Church of Christ. Call: 622-0490.

ALLEGRO DANCE Co. performs at West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Pasta Cook-off. Call: 624-9660.

WEST VIRGINIA Black Heritage Festival annual kick-off luncheon 11 a.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Fashion show and live entertainment. Cost: $20. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335, James Griffin, 842-3289.

Aug. 24 and Sept. 7

REGISTRATION for classes at The Studio for Performing Arts 10 a.m.-noon, former Roosevelt Wilson High School building, Nutter Fort. Call: 622-4414.