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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.


VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1947 55th class reunion, Holiday Inn. Call: Jerry Heavner Hawkinberry, 782-1575.

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.

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:

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

REVIVAL at Bethel Temple Church, 133 Johnson Ave., Bridgeport. Times: 7 p.m. today, 6 p.m. Aug. 25. Special music by The Shaffers today. Call: 842-4852.

SONG AND WORSHIP service 7 p.m., Community Church, Century 1. Guest singers: The Meeker Family. Call: 457-1576.

SAGEBRUSH Round-Up, Bunner Ridge, near Fairmont. Cost: $2 adults, children under 12 free. Call: 363-4864, (304) 292-5854.

PICK'N IN THE PARK 4 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Show 5-10 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: 622-1393, 622-3363.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Basket Guild picnic/weave 10 a.m., Louise Crossman's home near Salem. Bring sack lunch. Drinks and dessert provided. Bring reed scraps for mini baskets. Call: Louise, 782-3935.

14TH ANNUAL Oliverio Pepper Pasta Cook-off 9 a.m-2 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse Plaza.

ARTWORK submitted for Stonewall Jackson Jubilee Fine Arts Exhibition 1-4 p.m., Harrison Cottage, WVU Jackson's Mill, near Weston. Call: (800) 296-1863.

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 application deadline 3 p.m., West Virginia Helping Hands, 701 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Application required. Call: (304) 333-2416.

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

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

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.

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

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.

Today 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.

Sunday, Aug. 25

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

SMITH BAPTIST Church of Wallace annual homecoming, at the church. Sunday school 10 a.m., covered-dish dinner noon-1:30 p.m., Rinehart Community Church Fellowship Hall. Bring covered dish.

ST. MARY'S Grade School and Notre Dame High School "Back to School" picnic 1-6 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Fireside Shelter, Clarksburg. Call: 622-9831.

ANNA'S EXPRESSIONS of Dance and guests Allegro Dance Company host "An Afternoon with the Arts" 2 p.m., 120 Linden Ave. Theater, Clarksburg. Cost: $5. Reservations: 624-9660.

SHINNSTON MOOSE Lodge 929 annual picnic noon, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg.

HISTORICAL SOCIETY of Shinnston annual picnic 1 p.m., Levi Shinn House. Bring covered dish and folding chair. Call: Jack Sandy Anderson, 592-1601.

SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit Ian Randolph and family 3-7 p.m., Big Isaac Fellowship Hall, Big Isaac United Methodist Church. Donations: $6 for ages 12 through adult, $3 for ages 7-11, 6 and under free with adult. Call: Helen Davis, 745-4159 or 622-5621.

Aug. 25 through 29

JOHN SHEASBY speaks at Restoration Church, Route 19 south of Rosebud Plaza, Clarksburg. Times: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 25, 7 p.m. Aug. 26-29. Call: (304) 365-4355.

Monday, Aug. 26

CITY OF CLARKSBURG special meeting 6 p.m., Clarksburg Municipal Building, Council Chambers, 222 West Main St., Clarksburg.

MILLENNIUM QUILTERS Guild monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Maplewood Retirement Community, Bridgeport. Bridge sewing/quilting gadget. Call: Tina Law, 745-5878.

HARRISON COUNTY Schools students attend a full day of school today, the first day of school.

ST. MARY'S Grade School "Celebration of Education" program, part of First Day of School of America campaign, 7:30-9 a.m., school. All-school assembly and workshops for parents. Call: 622-9831.

HOT DOG SALE 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Salem Church of God Fellowship Building, 119 State St., Salem. Eat-in, take-out, delivery available. Call: 782-3070.

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., Harrison County Red Cross Chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: 624-7689.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus meets 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. 622-0248.

WOMEN OF THE Moose, Clarksburg Chapter 409, hold bi-monthly meeting 7 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 52, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

Aug. 26 through 30

$1 BAG SALE 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey.

Tuesday, Aug. 27

CLARKSBURG WATER Board regular meeting 2:30 p.m., water board, 1001 South Chestnut St.

NUTTER FORT Town council meeting 7:30 p.m., town hall.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS meeting 8 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church, Clarksburg.

MARION COUNTY P.A.T.C.H. Coalition meeting 3:30 p.m., 107-09 Adams St., Fairmont. Town meeting 2:30 p.m. Health and Wellness Exchange program by Betty Markovich on "Cancer Prevention." Call: Sharon Hines-Stringer, 367-7547.

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

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive 1-7 p.m., Jane Lew Fire Department, Jane Lew. Call: 624-7689.

WILSONBURG Lions Club regular covered-dish meeting 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Church. Speaker: Joel Flory, eye reconstructionist. Call: 783-5381.

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club meets East Lewis Lions Club 6:30 p.m. for family picnic, Lewis County Park. 745-3285.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., Upper Room Church, South 24th St., Clarksburg. Pastor Frank Shreve. Call: 622-7651.

Wednesday, Aug. 28

AL-ANON MEETING 8 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, 123 6th St., Clarksburg. Call: Peg, 623-9156.

SOCIETY of Glen Elk Women celebrating annual dinner, Sons of Italay, Glen Elk. Time/information: Barbara Tiano, 623-2114.

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

HARRY GREEN annual Golf Tournament 9 a.m., Bridgeport Country Club.

HARRISON COUNTY meeting of the North Bend Rail Trail Foundation 7 p.m., Salem Depot. Call: 782-1518 or 622-4995.

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.

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Dominion Transmission, Main Street, Clarksburg. Call: 624-7689.

LUNCH and Learn 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Speaker from Greater Clarksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau on "911" program. Cost: $4. Call: 624-6881.

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. 981 meets 7 p.m., VFW Post 573. Call: Commandant Bobby Lee Woodard, 745-4495, Marine Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

Through Aug. 29

TENNIS LESSONS sponsored by City Parks of Clarksburg on Mondays and Wednesdays 6-7:30 p.m. Cost: $25. Instructor: Louis Kopp. Registration: 624-1655.

Thursday, Aug. 29

HARRISON COUNTY Planning Commission meeting 1 p.m., Harrison County Commission conference room. Call: 624-8690.

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

BUSINESS MEETING of Greater Bridgeport Conference and Visitors Center, Inc. 1:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Call: 842-7272, Web site,

BASIC MICROSOFT PowerPoint Training Class 9 a.m.-4 p.m., EdVenture Group, Morgantown's Wharf District. Call: Jennifer Toothman, (304) 296-9021, ext. 15, or

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1949 luncheon meeting 12:30 p.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse. Call: Duane Daniels, 592-3277, Argyle Shingleton, 622-3198, Jim Nichols, 623-2138, Dave Goldsmith, (304) 866-3314; e-mail,

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive noon-6 p.m., Philippi City Building basement. Call: 624-7689.

DINNER THEATER, YWCA. Pretenders and Jigsaw Theater Project present "Top That!" Dinner 6:30 p.m., play 8 p.m. Cost: $12 adults, $6 students. Call: 624-6881.

Through Aug. 30

SIGN-UP for United Way of Harrison County Day of Caring on Sept. 20. Adult volunteers needed to work in United Way member agencies. T-shirts provided to all volunteers who pre-register. Call: United Way, 624-6337.

Friday, Aug. 30

FRIENDS at the Library Italian Heritage Concert and Reception, Adult Garden at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. John Vaughan guitar quintet playing Italian Renaissance music. Presentations by Nicky Epstein, nationally known knit and crochet designer; Rosalyn Queen Alonso, Italian Heritage tapes; Councilmen Kates and Hunt; Prieto Mazza, St. John's, Italy; and Victor Basile, former Italian American Man of the Year. Concert at 7:10 p.m. Reception to follow.

FREE T-SHIRTS to those who register by today to volunteer for United Way of Harrison County Day of Caring. Call: 624-6337.

"TOP THAT!" theater performance at YWCA canceled.

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

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg program noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Jane McBride, superintendent of West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind. Topic: Opportunities for outreach between the Lions and the schools.

Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1

18TH ANNUAL Jane Lew Fireman's Arts and Crafts Festival, Jane Lew Fire Department, one mile from Exit 105 off I-79. Call: Ellen Ball, 304-457-3097.

ALLEGRO DANCE Co. performs for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival, downtown Clarksburg. Call: 624-9660.

Aug. 30, 31, Sept. 1 and 2

STONEWALL JACKSON Heritage Arts and Crafts Jubilee and Jubilee Quilt Show and Contest. Write or call: Jubilee, P.O. Box 956, (800) 296-1863, 269-1863.

piano classes, Fairmont State College Community Music Program. Call: 366-3758.

RAFFLE TICKET sale fund-raiser, YWCA of Harrison County. Lee Middleton limited edition Italian baby to be awarded during Italian Heritage Festival. Tickets: $5 each, 4 for $15. Call: 624-6881 or visit the YWCA office.

Saturday, Aug. 31

GOSPEL SING 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Entertainment: The Royal Heirs, The Spencers with J.D. and Barb plus local groups.

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band performs on main stage at West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival 1:30 p.m.

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY, bake sale, yard sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Word of Life Assembly of God Church, Sun Valley. Proceeds benefit the church food pantry. Call: Betty Childers, 782-4966.

BLUEGRASS show, Sagebrush Round-up, Bunner Ridge, near Fairmont. Cost: $3 adults, $1 children under 12. Call: 363-4864, (304) 292-5854.

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.

RECEPTION honoring National Mother of the Year 1:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

LEE MIDDLETON Doll Show noon-5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival Young Artists concerts, Waldomore, Clarksburg. Time/information: Pam Pinti Krall, 842-5123.

PHILIP BARBOUR High School Class of 1992 dinner/dance/reception, Sunken Garden restaurant, Elkins. Cocktails 6 p.m., dinner 7 p.m. Cost: $25. Call: Monica Daugherty, 637-5514, Tawyna Jones Holbrook, 335-4627; e-mail:

Aug. 31 and Sept. 1

SECOND ANNUAL Stonewall Jackson Wine Festival, WVU Jackson's Mill Road. Call: 269-7328.

Through Sept. 1

APPLICATIONS BEING accepted for vendors, parade participants, organizations to participate in Lost Creek Community Festival to be held Sept. 21. Call: 745-3715, 745-3942, evenings, or write P.O. Box 460, Lost Creek, WV 26385.

Sunday, Sept. 1

REV. DOUG BAILEY, director of the Center for Urban Ministry is guest celebrant, 7:45 and 10 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, corner of Sixth and Main streets, Clarksburg.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter, dinner meeting 6 p.m., Quiet Dell Methodist Church. Program on HOPE Inc. Altruistic project on Open Door.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg. Pastor Bob Wilson. Call: 624-7371.

GREATER CLARKSBURG Associates meets 5:30 p.m., The Ordinary, 343 W. Main Street, Clarksburg.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Church. Call: 783-5381.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club door-to-door broom/mop sale in West Milford, Laurel Park, Country Club, Sycamore Road, Coburns Creek Road, Buffalo Creek Road, Duck Creek Road, Good Hope, Isaacs Creek Road. Call: 745-3285.

Sept. 3 through 7

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg residential broom sale through all neighborhoods in Clarksburg. To purchase brooms, mops, dish cloths or light bulbs, call: 623-1987, 623-0379, 842-3793.