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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.

Today, Oct. 14 and 15

FORT NEW SALEM Harvest Home, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort New Salem. Cost: $6 adults, $4.50 students. Food. Call: 782-5245.


SQUIRREL NUTKIN'S Octoberfest. Fresh baked goods and specialty gourmet foods, outdoor decorations, fall wreaths and fall flags. Door prizes. Times: noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 213 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Call: (304) 363-1122.

BUNNER RIDGE Heritage Days. Quilt show and car show, crafts, entertainment, food, country store and apple butter. Times/information: (304) 363-3631.

AARP MY GENERATION Magazine Roadshow, Salem Apple Butter Festival, Depot Park, Salem. Times: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6.

ANNUAL CRAFT show, Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. Sponsored by Family Readiness Group. Call: Jean Ayers, 623-5308; e-mail:

REVIVAL begins 7 p.m., Smith Baptist Church, Wallace. Special singers.

HOME AND LIFESTYLE Show, Meadowbrook Mall, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Call: 842-5441.

18TH ANNUAL Salem Apple Butter Festival, Depot Park, downtown Salem. Events begin noon Oct. 4, 10 a.m. Oct. 5, 1-5 p.m. Oct. 6. Apple butter making, apple butter and apple pie contests, free entertainment, parade, 5K run, car show, bicycle poker ride, pet show, celebrity auction, talent contest, quilt show, petting zoo, food, crafts and novelties. No admission fee. Call: Gary Martin, 782-3565.

AL-ANON meeting, 7 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: Nancy, 624-6038.

AMERICAN CANCER Society's Relay for Life 2003 Team Kickoff, 2-5 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall. Car show and live music by Davisson Brothers Band. Car registration 2 p.m.; $5 fee. Dash plaques, trophies, other prizes. Rain date Oct. 13. Call: 623-9143.

HOMECOMING, Freemansburg United Methodist Church. Sunday school 10 a.m., worship 11 a.m. with special singers. The Rev. Martin Wine. Covered-dish dinner, noon, community building. Call: Martha Kerns, (304) 884-7753.

DAN NICHOLSON of Lawrence, Kan., speaks 7 p.m., Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg. Call: 624-7371.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club community service project for "Walk for Women," 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Call: Phyllis Brown, 622-4421.

MORGANTOWN'S Light the Night Walk, 7:30 p.m., WVU Track, near Coliseum. Pre-walk celebration, 5:30 p.m. Registration: Tifanie Tiberio (800) 726-2873, ext. 2883.

WALK FOR WOMEN, Veterans Memorial Park Fitness Trail, Clarksburg. Registration 1 p.m., walk 2 p.m. T-shirt with $50 donation. Call: 622-4421.

WEST VIRGINIA Mountaineer Doll Club annual doll show, Ramada Inn, Morgantown. $3 admission benefits W.Va. Chapter of Newborns in Need. Call: Doris Bowers, 842-4741.

SMORGASBORD, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center of Taylor County, Grafton. Adults $7. Carry-outs available. Proceeds benefit upkeep of the center. Call: 265-1996, 265-4139.

REGISTRATION for three, 12-week Sunday school classes at Clarksburg Baptist Church. Time/information: Church, 624-6536.

DEADLINE to drop off items for U.S. troops in Afghanistan at Clarksburg Baptist Church, corner of 6th and Pike streets, Clarksburg.

REVIVAL, Meadowview Church. Services 7:30 p.m. Special singing nightly. Evangelist: The Rev. Gerald Hamrick. Call: 884-7973.

TAYLOR COUNTY Humane Society Barktoberfest, noon-5 p.m., Mother's Day Park-Ocean Pearl Felton Park, Webster. To set up booth: 265-1874.

BICYCLE POKER RIDE, Salem Apple Butter Festival, on North Bend Rail-Trail. Registration: Noon-12:45 p.m., Salem Depot. Race 1-3 p.m. Entry fee: $5. Prize: One-half of total entry fees. Call: Jim Helmick, 782-1518.

CAR AND TRUCK SHOW, presented by Salem Apple Butter Festival, Judel Glassware Co. parking lot. Registration 9 a.m.-noon. Entry fee: $10. Awards 3 p.m. Dash plaques, trophies and special awards. Games, prizes and '50s and '60s music. Call: Jamie Moran, 873-2733.

BIKER SUNDAY 11 a.m., Philippi Church of the Nazarene, 113 Cross St., Philippi. First bike out 2 p.m. Spaghetti dinner for participants follows 6 p.m. service in fellowship hall.

19TH ANNUAL Roosevelt-Wilson Alumni Dinner, YWCA, Clarksburg. Social hour noon-1 p.m., dinner 1 p.m. Cost: $12. Reservations: 622-8492; e-mail:; mail: Keith Marple, Route 2, Box 258C, Lost Creek, WV 26385.

Monday, Oct. 7

R-W, WI, KM, RCB Alumni and Friends Foundation Board of Directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Erma Byrd Room, Robert C. Byrd High School. Homecoming plans discussed. Call: Emma Lee Hite, President, 842-2071.

HEPZIBAH PUBLIC Service District monthly board meeting, 5 p.m., water office in Erie.

HOPE Inc. seminar on domestic violence, 3 p.m., Clarksburg Mission.

SPELTER VOLUNTEER Fire Department Auxiliary monthly meeting, 6 p.m., fire department. Call: 622-4255.

NO DUPLICATE bridge today, Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Next session: 1 p.m. Oct. 14.

STONEWOOD CITY Council meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers, 112 Southern Ave.

VICTORY CLASS of 1958 reunion meeting, 7 p.m., North View Methodist Church. Call: 623-2775, 622-6147.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 88 S. Kanawha St., Buckhannon.

FRIENDS at the Clarksburg-Harrison Library meeting, 4 p.m., library conference room. Dinner 5:30 p.m., Red Caboose. Call: Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Knights of Columbus' Columbus Day observance, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14, KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Honorary, life honorary members recognized. State district deputy to attend. Dinner: $3. Call: Sam Veltri, 623-2764, Joe Jurick, 624-6086.

Oct. 7 and 8

"ALIVE AT 55" driving school, sponsored by AARP, YWCA of Harrison County. Classes 1-5 p.m. $10. Instructor: Pat Sokol. Call: 624-6881, 623-2842.

Oct. 7 through 9

RUMMAGE SALE, Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Times: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 8, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 9. Call: Lyda Lister, 623-0134.

SEMI-ANNUAL rummage sale by Bridgeport United Methodist Women, church gymnasium, 251 Worthington Drive. Times: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Oct. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 8, Super Bag Day, $1 bag, 9-11 a.m. Oct. 9. Call: 842-6891. Proceeds benefit local and worldwide missions.

RUMMAGE SALE, Christ Church United Methodist Church, Adamston. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7 and 8, 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 9, Bag Day.

RUMMAGE SALE, Johnson Avenue United Methodist Church, corner of Wyatt and Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday ($1 bag day).

Oct. 7 through 13

HARRISON COUNTY Senior Citizens Center main center building closed for renovations. Reopening set Oct. 14. Call: 623-6795.

Oct. 7 through Nov. 11

FINANCIAL workshop for individual investors, 6-7 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Cost: $20 per person. Reservations: 624-6881.

Oct. 7, 14, 21 and 28

SPIRITUAL GROWTH and Prayer Group, 10:30 a.m.-noon, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Group meets weekly for prayer and Bible study. Call: 622-6831.

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

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Support Group meeting every Monday, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4, 11

PERSONAL FINANCE class runs six weeks, 6 p.m. every Monday, YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Celesta Miracle. $20 fee covers material cost. Registration: 624-6881.

Tuesday, Oct. 8

CLARKSBURG-HARRISON Public Library presents "To A God Unknown: Steinbeck's Homeless Ones," a one-woman show by nationally acclaimed actress and scholar from Florida, Betty Jean Steinshouer. Bring canned goods for Clarksburg Mission. Call: 627-2236.

HARRISON COUNTY Literacy Volunteers board meeting, 6 p.m., West Virginia Jr. College, Bridgeport branch. Call: 624-6183.

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

STONEWOOD Lions Club informational meeting, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 707 3rd St., Stonewood. Refreshments. Call: 745-5354, 623-2334.

AMERICAN RED CROSS blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

STONEWALL JACKSON Court regular meeting and 2002-03 campaign, 7 p.m., Ponderosa restaurant, Bridgeport. Speaker: Mark A. Snell, Ph.D., director of George Tyler Moor Center for Study of Civil War. Public invited.

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi. Call: (304) 457-2071.

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service general meeting, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 2nd Street entrance.

THE WEST FORK Lions Club will host a covered-dish dinner with the Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Spelter Methodist Church. Speaker: District Publicity Chairman Tina Canon.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meeting 1:30 p.m., every Tuesday, Clarksburg Mission.

CRAFT NIGHT, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Mission.

REGULAR MEETING of Clarksburg Water Board has been canceled.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education School Board Effectiveness meeting, 6 p.m., Salem Middle School.

SPECIAL HARRISON-CLARKSBURG Board of Health meeting, 11 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS meeting, 11:30 a.m., Bridgeport. Call: Gary A., 842-7021.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club joint meeting with West Fork Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., West Fork Club's meeting place.

FAIRMONT STATE Career Services to host graduate and professional school fair, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Turley Center Ballroom. Call: 367-4214.

CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA Chapter 1579 meeting, 11:30 a.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant. Guest speaker: Gary Bowden, general manager, WBOY Television. Call: Catherine A. Oliverio, 624-5238.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of Americas Court Clarksburg 334 meeting with rosary, 6:45 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars building. Business meeting 7 p.m., with program on Habitat for Humanity, Clarksburg. Speaker: Jim Hunt. Call: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674.

"CHARACTERS from Steinbeck" performed by Betty Jean Steinshauer 7:30 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Call: Diane, 627-2236.

Oct. 8, 15, 22 and 29

PRAYER AND FELLOWSHIP every Tuesday, 9-10 a.m. Location/more information: 848-0441.

BELLY DANCING classes with Jeannie Kalaycioglu every six weeks, 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, YWCA of Harrison County. $25 non-members, $20, members. Call: 624-6881.

YOGA CLASSES every Tuesday 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County Instructor: Jeannie Kalaycioglu. $4 non-members, $3.50 members. Call: 624-6881.

Oct. 8, 22 and 29

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band rehearsal, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School band room. Open to musicians ages 12-80. To join, call: 622-1171, Web site,

Through Oct. 9

QUILT CLASSES, West Virginia Mountain Products Craft Store, old Quiet Dell School House. Advance classes 10 a.m.-noon, beginner classes 1-3 p.m. Call: 622-3304, 884-7920.

Wednesday, Oct. 9

HUMANE SOCIETY of Harrison County general meeting, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Beauty Academy.

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

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Salem International University, T.E.D. multi-purpose room. Call: (800) 732-0383.

WILD AND WONDERFUL Stitchers meeting 7 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Social 6 p.m. Call: Sue Wolfkill, 624-7359.

HARRISON COUNTY Landlords Association meeting, 7 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Harrison County Magistrate Tammy Marple. Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

BRIDGEPORT BAPTIST Church quarterly business meeting and dinner, 6 p.m., church.

REGULAR MONTHLY board meeting of Harrison County Solid Waste Authority, 5:30 p.m., second floor meeting room, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.

SUNSHINE SUPPORT Group meeting, 10 a.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Ruby Fratt, 622-5674.

DIABETES SUPPORT Group meeting, 12:30 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. Guest speaker: Micky Metz, fitness and martial arts instructor.

HOT DOG, craft and bake sale 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Anmoore United Methodist Church. Call: Judy Teter, 624-7948.

"I CAN COPE" free classes for cancer patients, Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown. Registration: Patricia, (304) 293-4638.

HARRISON COUNTY Solid Waste Authority regular monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., second floor meeting room, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, open to public.

Oct. 9 through 12

EIGHTH ANNUAL Storytelling Festival, WVU Jackson's Mill, near Weston. Call: (800) 287-8206, Bob McWhorter, 269-2219, e-mail,

Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30

WEDNESDAY NIGHT Alive meeting weekly, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Adult quilting 3:30 p.m., 3- and 4-year-old Bible study 4:30-5:30 p.m., dinner 5:45 p.m., adult Bible study 6:30 p.m., adult choir and bell choir 6:30 p.m. Call: 622-6831.

Oct. 9 through 13

FALL REVIVAL, Parkview Church of the Nazarene, Grafton. Services 7 p.m. Call: (304) 265-3928.

Thursday, Oct. 10

AMERICAN RED CROSS blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Davis & Elkins College, lower Benedum. Call: (800) 732-0383.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1939 monthly luncheon, 1:30 p.m., USA Steak Buffet, Bridgeport. Call: 622-8664.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meeting, noon, Jim Reid's restaurant, Clarksburg. Program: Danny Young, Salem International basketball coach. Call: Robert Harper, 623-9383.

HAIR DRIVE, 1-5 p.m., Clarksburg Beauty Academy. Six-inch haircuts free. Hair donated for wigs for children.

NEWLY FORMED cooking club, 2 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center.

CANDLELIGHT SERVICE honoring victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, 7 p.m., Fairmont State College, front of education building.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple; report on Grand Chapter. Call: 842-3062.

NATIONAL Depression Screening Day, Family Service of Marion and Harrison counties, 1313 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Free.

THE BRIDGES BEHAVORIAL Medicine Program sponsors depression screening day for old adults, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Grafton City Hospital. Call: 265-0400l, Ruth Schwartz, 265-6444.

CANDIDATES luncheon 11:30 a.m., Barbour County Senior Center, fourth floor dining room. Lunch $4. Reservations: 457-4545.

NATIONAL DEPRESSION Screening Day, Grafton City Hospital. Free, confidential screening. Call: 265-6444.

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

Oct. 10 through 12

SEVENTH ANNUAL Voice of the Mountains Storytelling Festival, WVU Jackson's Mill. Call: (800) 287-8206, (304) 599-2219, e-mail,

YMCA CAMP HORSESHOE first ever Quilt Camp, near Leadmine in Tucker County's Monongahela National Forest. Call: Mary Smith, (304) 478-2481, e-mail,

Friday, Oct. 11

HUMANE SOCIETY of Harrison County general board meeting, 6 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library conference room.

ORDER of the Amaranth, Court No. 3 meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

MARION COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Youth Leadership Program. Call: Chamber, (304) 363-0442.

FEAR OF GOD concert by Canada Christian Band, 10 p.m., Calvary Temple, U.S. 19, Worthington. Snackbar, offering. Call: 287-7678.

SOUTHERN GOSPEL concert with N'Harmony and J. Nicholson, 7 p.m., City of Refuge Church, North View. Call: Pastor T.L. Patton, 624-1410.

REGULAR NOON meeting of Lions Club of Clarksburg, Minard's. Speaker: Lion Rob Coburn, owner and operator of Visiting Angels.

Oct. 11 and 12

CHILD DEVELOPMENT Center of Central West Virginia hosts conference for child care providers and preschool teachers, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Concerts, keynote address, workshops. Cost: $25 for WVAYC members, $35 for non-members, $156 for college students or students in Apprenticeship for Child Development specialist program. Registration: (304) 473-8348, fax, (304) 473-8353, e-mail,, write: Child Development Center, 20 Camden Ave., Buckhannon, WV 26201.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1958 planning reunion for Oct. 11 and 12. Classmates' addresses needed. Call: Jim, 622-6147, Gayleen, 623-2775, Karen, 623-0530.

Oct. 11 through 13

WALDENBOOKS bargain sale in the concourse of mall near their store. Call: (304) 363-3230.

ARTS AND CRAFTS festival, North Bend State Park. Times: Noon-7 p.m. Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13. Call: (304) 643-2931, e-mail,

Saturday, Oct. 12

YOGA with instructor Elizabeth Connor, 11 a.m.-noon, Momentum Center for the Arts. $42 for six-week session, $8 per session. Registration: 623-0620.

HAM DINNER, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., YWCA. Sponsored by GFWC-WV Woman's Club, Nutter Fort. Cost: $7, $3.50 for children 12 and under. Eat in or carry out. Call: 623-2842.

ELDORA United Methodist Church annual Fall Bazaar, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., church. Flea market, bake sale, food, crafts, face painting, children's activities. Call: Shirley Prahl, 363-7407.

FALL FESTIVAL, Quiet Dell United Methodist church, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Auction 10 a.m. Crafts, food. Pie contest and auction, noon.

FOURTH ANNUAL Autumn Colors Cruise-In and first annual Poker Run, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Seneca Rocks Fire House, Seneca Rocks. Call: Miriam Hedrick, (304) 567-2475.

CORNBREAD and bean dinner, 2-7 p.m., Odd Fellows Hall, old Route 50, Liberty Addition, sponsored by Clarksburg Court 3, Order of the Amaranth. $5 adults, $3 children 8 and under. Take-outs available. Call: Barbara Jackson, 622-0103.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club used book, mop and broom sale, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., community booth at Meadowbrook Mall. Call: Phyllis Brown, 622-4421.

"A COLONIAL WEEKEND at the David Morgan Homestead" near Rivesville, featuring a settler selling early American wares and original recipe soups and stews; musicians; artisans; historical interpretations; and a concert. Call: (304) 368-1811.

GRANT TOWN Octoberfest, community building and fire department. Food, entertainment, crafts, 50/50 drawing, flea market, kids games, more. Call (304) 278-7046.

TYGART VALLEY Total Care Clinic sponsors multiphasic blood testing, 7-11 a.m., Grafton City Hospital Bone density testing also available. Call: 265-0400, Ruth Schwartz, 265-6440.

CRAFT SHOW, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Alderson-Broaddus College, Hamer Center. Call: Annette Fetty, 457-6322.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast 9 a.m., Dave's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: Connie Poling, 622-5551, Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

QUIET DELL United Methodist Women fall festival. Members need to bring baked goods and crafts for sale. Entry fee: $5.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast 9 a. m., Dave's restaurant. Call: Connie Poling, 622-5551, Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

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.

Oct. 12 and 13

AFFILIATED HORSESHOE Pitchers Walking Double Tournament. Entry fee: $10. Call: Charles M. Bunner, (304) 366-7986.

WEST VIRGINIA Reenactors Association Civil War Reenactment, Droop Mountain State Park, Pocahontas County. Call: (304) 653-4254.

Oct. 12 and 26

BUCKHANNON ROTARY Blood Screening, 6:30-10 a.m., St. Joseph's Hospital, Buckhannon. Call: Jennifer Bennett, (304) 472-8845.

Sunday, Oct. 13

ALUMNI LUMBERPORT High School open meeting, 2 p.m., Lumberport Methodist Church. Topic: Reunion 2003. Call: Donna Lopez, 622-2602.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting, 1 p.m., Parkette restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Mary Rebrook, 624-5265.

PRAISE AND WORSHIP concert featuring "New Identity," Christ Church United Methodist, Adamston. Call: 624-4500, 622-9784.

THREE, 12-WEEK Sunday school classes begin at Clarksburg Baptist Church. Time/information: Church, 624-6536.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., adults, $6; children, $3; under 6, free. Carryouts available. Bring own containers.

Oct. 13 through 17

REVIVAL, West Union Christian Church. Times: 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 7 p.m. Oct. 14-17. Speaker: Evangelist Tom Neff and wife Jean, Colorado Springs, Colo. Concert, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 13 by Zane Kesselring.

Monday, Oct. 14

TENDER LOVING Homecare and Hospice hold free bereavement support group, 1-2:30 p.m., Bridgeport office, 170 Thompson Drive. Reservations: 842-7474, (800) 860-0101.

WOMEN'S AGLOW of Fairmont meeting, 6:30 p.m., Christian Love Ministries, 410 Morgantown Ave., Fairmont. Guest speakers: Terry and Debby Close from Kansas. Call: Sharon Buonaiuto, 363-2488.

HARRISON COUNTY Schools Service Personnel Association monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Liberty High School cafeteria.

DUPLICATE BRIDGE, 1 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center.

SALEM AREA Chamber of Commerce fifth biennial "Meet Your Candidates Night," 6:30 p.m., Chamber office. Call: Dr. Joseph Audia, 782-1005,

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 5 p.m., Adamston Elementary School. School Board Effectiveness meeting follows.

YWCA of Harrison County board meeting, 5:30 p.m., YWCA. Call: 624-6881.

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

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, Columbus Day observance, 6:30 p.m., KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Honorary, life honorary members recognized. State District Deputy to attend. Dinner $3. Reservations required by Oct. 7. Call: Sam Veltri, 623-2764, Joe Jurick, 624-6086.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women meet 7 p.m., American Legion, Clarksburg.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting with program, 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3285.

VICTORY CLASS OF 1954 monthly get-together, 6 p.m., Eat'N'Park.

Through Oct. 15

25TH ANNUAL MAIDENFORM Reunion reservations due by Oct. 15. The reunion will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Any former Maidenform employee and guest can make a reservation by calling Wanda Russell at 584-4668, Noochie Cianfrani at 622-0321 or Charlotte Reynolds at 622-0662.

COMMUNITY COAT drive by Dr. Wilson & Martino Dental Associates. Coats for infants and adults will be collected at the Bridgeport location. Coats will be given to the Salvation Army to distribute to needy families. Call: Melissa, 842-7568.

Tuesday, Oct. 15

FREE SAMPLE Hip Hope Dance Class, 6 p.m., Anna's Expressions of Dance. Registration: 624-9660.

BREAKFAST, 8-9 a.m., Lewis County Senior Center. $2.

VERIZON TELEPHONE Pioneer Life Member Club meets noon, Jim Reid's. Call: 842-4731.

WEST MILFORD-Good Hope Senior Citizens Center meeting, 10:30 a.m., West Milford Community Building.

FULL BOARD MEETING of Region VI Workforce Investment, 10-11 a.m., Fairmont Work4WV Center conference room, third floor, state office complex, Adams Street, Fairmont. Call: Jeffrey G. Smith, 368-9530.

BALLOTS DUE for YWCA board of directors election. Call: 624-6881.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Goff Plaza Garden Club meeting 11:30 a.m., Oct. 21, Fort New Salem. Guests invited. Call: Eleanor MacLean, 842-0370.

WOMAN'S CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Jim Reid's. Keynote speaker: Secretary of State Joe Manchin. Call: 623-9207, 623-1116.

Oct. 15 and 16

SIMPSON CREEK Baptist Church 137th annual West Virginia Baptist Convention. Call: 842-5313.

Oct. 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and 31

FREE, 18-HOUR tutor training workshop by Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County, 6-9 p.m., Stanley Technical Institute, South Linden Avenue, Clarksburg. Call: 624-0347.

Wednesday, Oct. 16

UNITED TECHNICAL Center parent-teacher conference and open house, 4-6 p.m. Fall Technical Advisory Committee meeting, 6-7 p.m. Call: 624-3280, ext. 120 or 121.

ALL SAINTS Christian Women's Club regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., church social hall. Program: Choir Sisters Act. Call: Shirlene Isabella, 842-4564.

AARP CHAPTER 303 meeting, 2 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Dureen Byrd, 745-3513.

BUSINESS EXPO 2002 Spotlight on Business, 3-7 p.m., Village Square Conference Center. Entertainment, free food, door prizes, samples and demonstrations of state of the art products and services for home sand businesses. Vendor fee for Chamber member $100, non-member $175.

Thursday, Oct. 17

LONGABERGER basket making event, Weaving Hope, 6 p.m., Betty Puskar Breast Care Center, West Virginia University's Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. $40 registration fee. Call: (304) 293-3711.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meeting, noon, Jim Reid's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Program: Valerie Dunlevy, massage therapy. Call: Robert Harper, 623-9383.

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES Night, 6:30 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. Refreshments. Call: 269-5738.

REGION VI Workforce Investment Board Youth Council meeting, 10 a.m., Clarksburg Work4WV Center, Clarksburg. Call: Michelle Markovich, 368-9530.

MILITARY ORDER Purpleheart, Chapter No. 418 meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa. Combat wounded veterans welcome; new members bring discharge papers, DD-214. Call: Bill Boggs, 782-2794, Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

Friday, Oct. 18

PASTOR COFFEE, 10 a.m., Clarksburg Mission. Area clergy invited.

OMEGA SHRINE No. 11, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

MEMBERSHIP DINNER, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Bring covered dish. Business meeting with election of new board members to follow. Call: 624-6881.

GIRL SCOUTS Sock Hop, 9-11 p.m., center court, Middletown Mall, near T&L Hot Dogs. Call: (304) 363-3230.

TYGART VALLEY Total Care Clinic-West Taylor Office sponsors multiphasic blood testing, 7-11 a.m., Flemington. Call: 265-0400, Ruth Schwartz, 265-6440.

REGULAR NOON meeting of Lions Club of Clarksburg, Minard's. Speaker: Frank Jarman, Clarksburg Mission executive director.

25TH ANNUAL MAIDENFORM reunion, 6 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Call: Wanda Russell, 584-4668, Noochie Cianfrani, 622-0321, Charlotte Reynolds, 622-0662.

Oct. 18 through 20

GERMAN FESTIVAL, Sistersville. Internet, or e-mail,

Oct. 18 through 21

FIFTH ANNUAL Mountain State Juried Art Exhibit showcases West Virginia artists in historic High Gate Carriage House. Reception 7 p.m. Oct. 18; exhibit noon-6 p.m. Oct. 19 and 20, noon-8 p.m. Oct. 21. Call: Amy C. Post at (304) 363-1769, e-mail, Web site: League of Independent Artists Fairmont,

Saturday Oct. 19

WOMEN FASHIONED by God Workshop, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Paul A.M.E., Morgantown. Sponsored by Remarkable Women's Outreach Ministry. Reservations: (304) 292-8805.

25TH ANNUAL Pleasant Valley Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pleasant Valley Fire Hall, Pleasant Valley Road, Fairmont. Bake sale and lunch. Prizes.

LADIES MINISTRY of Victory Valley Church present Fanning the Flames of Love, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Philippi. Speaker: Evangelist Tina Brown from Cincinnati, Ohio. Lunch provided. Call: (304) 457-3585.

SCOUTING FOR FOOD by Boy Scout Troop 128 and Cub Scout Pack 128, 9-10:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Buckhannon. Call: (304) 924-5394.

25TH PLEASANT Valley Craft Fair 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Pleasant Valley Volunteer Fire Department, Fairmont. Free admission, 35 crafters and artisans, bake sale and lunch. Gift drawing every hour. Call: Lillian Usary, (304) 366-1694.

FREE CLOTHING giveaway sponsored by West Milford CEOS, 9 a.m.-noon, West Milford Community Building. Contributions of warm clothing can be dropped off at community building.

CHURCH FOR ALL God's Children conference meeting, Quiet Dell United Methodist Church fellowship hall. Lunch provided.

ALLEGRO DANCE Co. performs 2 p.m., Octoberfest, Sistersville. Call: 624-9660.

EASTERN CHEER and Dance Association competition 1 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Admission: $5 adults. Concessions available.

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE DAY, Hodgesville Lions Club, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Warren District Community Center in Hodgesville. Regular and buckwheat pancakes, sausage and drinks. Please bring old eyeglasses for recycling.

Sunday, Oct. 20

PROGRAM by writer Phyllis Wilson Moore, 2 p.m., second floor of Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library Topic: West Virginia -- More Writers Than Rhododendron.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas, Court 334 celebrate National CDA Day with 11 a.m. Mass, Immaculate Conception Church. Lunch follows at Jim Reid's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Reservations: Helen Raymond, Delores Signorelli or Rose Signorelli.

GLENWOOD HILL HOMECOMING/Neighborhood Watch dessert meeting 3 p.m., Glenwood Hill playground. Call: 622-4787.

DUNKARD CREEK Watershed Association meeting, 6:30 p.m., Mason-Dixon Historical Park, Morgantown. Light meal 6 p.m. Call: Betty Wiley, (304) 292-3946.

Monday, Oct. 21

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

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education School Board Effectiveness meeting, 6 p.m., Nutter Fort Intermediate School.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1953 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Connie Findley, 842-4333,

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

GOFF PLAZA Garden Club guest lunch 11:30 a.m., Fort New Salem. Program on "Heirloom Harvest" by Carol Schweiker. Reservations: 842-0370.

Oct. 21 through Nov. 1

APPLICATIONS accepted for Christmas assistance at Salvation Army. Times: 1-7 p.m. Oct. 21-28, Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 1-3 p.m. Oct. 29. Income verification required.

Tuesday, Oct. 22

MONTHLY CARD party, 7 p.m., Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court 334, Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. Reservations: Rita Renzelli.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Red Caboose restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

Wednesday, Oct. 23

PARENTAL FEAR Factor panel discussion on issues which impact teens and young adults, 5-8 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School large group instruction room. Featured speakers.

TYGART VALLEY Rehabilitation and Fitness Center holds free clinic on benefits of exercise, weight training and aerobic training, 1-5 p.m., Grafton. Call: 265-0400, Ruth Schwartz, 265-6440.

SBA/WNET ROUNDTABLE, YWCA of Harrison County. Registration, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Luncheon with workshop, $20. Topic: "Government 101." Pre-registration: 624-6881, 623-5631.

Oct. 23 and 24

55 ALIVE DRIVING class, noon-4 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. $10. Registration: 269-5738.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING class by West Virginia Safety Council, 6-10 p.m., Clarksburg. Location/pre-registration: (304) 343-3171, e-mail,

Thursday, Oct. 24

2002 HARVEST Bazaar, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., First United Methodist Church of Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit local, state, and global mission projects. Food, crafts, books, art exhibit. Lunch buffet, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Reservations for dinner, 5-7 p.m., $8 adults, $3.50 children 12 and under. Call: 623-3397.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club Fall Social, 6 p.m., Jim Reid's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: Robert Harper, 623-9383.

LITERACY CLASSES begin 6 p.m. each Thursday, Clarksburg Mission.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club District Governor's dinner 6 p.m., Lumberport Community Center. Reservations: Netia McCarty, 592-0937.

Through Oct. 25

TAYLOR COUNTY Starting Points and Americorps Let's Read book drive benefits Flemington Elementary School. Donations: Carol Brown, (304) 739-4646, e-mail:

Friday, Oct. 25

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

REGULAR NOON meeting of Lions Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's. Speaker: Richard Yurko, 2002 West Virginia Lawyer Volunteer of the Year .

ACT 2 THEATRE Co. opens 2002-03 season with Broadway musical thriller, Sweeny Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, directed by and starring Peter Lightfoot of the WVU Opera Department. Call: 622-0366.

Oct. 25 and 26

SILENT AUCTION, Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon. Times: Noon-8 p.m. Oct. 25, 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 26. Food concession, door prize drawings.

HAUNTED MINIATURE Golf, Coal Country Mini Golf, off Interstate 79, exit 137. Call: (304) 366-9300.

REGIS SALON "Clip for the Cure," 5-9 p.m. Oct. 25, 5-9 p.m. Oct. 26, Middletown Mall. Call: (304) 363-3230.

Oct. 25 through 27

10TH ANNUAL Rotary Club Craft Show 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall. Call: Ellen Ball, (304) 457-3097.

Saturday, Oct. 26

COUPLES SWING and balladine, 1-3 p.m., Momentum Center for the Arts, Clarksburg. Instructors: Artie and Eileen Frank. $10 couple. Registration: 623-0620.

AFRICAN/MODERN dance workshop, 2-4 p.m., An