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Wednesday, Oct. 30

HARRISON COUNTY Parks and Recreation Commission Farmer's Market in parking lot of Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Each Wednesday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., except Oct. 9. $10 fee for 2-foot by 8-foot tables. Call: 624-8619.

BLOOD ANALYSIS tests through Doddridge County CEOS, 7-11 a.m., Doddridge County Health Department. Over 50 tests for $34. Additional testing available. Call: 873-1531, 782-3126.

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.

MASS OF THANKSGIVING, 5 p.m., to celebrate 150th anniversary of St. Augustine Roman Catholic Church, Grafton. Dinner follows.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1956 dinner get-together, 6 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant. Call: 623-4743.

BINGO, 5:30 p.m., Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151.

MARINE CORPS League, D.H.L. Detachment 981, Clarksburg meets 7 p.m., VFW Post 573; new members bring discharge papers, DD-214. Call: Commandant Bobby Woodard, 745-4495, Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

LUNCH & LEARN, 11:30 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Speaker: Donna Carnogie, talks about handmade quilts and wall hangings. Bring samples for show and tell. Reservations: 624-6881.

Today and Oct. 31

FREE TUTOR training workshop by Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County. Six evening sessions, 6-9 p.m., Stanley Technical Institute, South Linden Avenue, Clarksburg. Call: 624-0347, e-mail,

Today and Nov. 1

YOUTH REVIVAL, Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition. Special speakers. Call: (304) 796-4132 after 6:30 p.m., 622-8541.

AARP 55 ALIVE Safe Driving Course, 12:30-4:30 p.m., Bridgeport Library. $10 materials. Call: Wayne Bohon, 842-5757, 842-2826, e-mail,

Through Oct. 31

PHOTO EXHIBIT by Johanna Stoneking, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today through Thursday Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Call: 627-2236.

Thursday, Oct. 31

SUN VALLEY Public Service District special board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Reynoldsville business office. Topic: Confirmation of new employee hiring.

WORLD WAR II History Forum, 7 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. PBS film: "The Homefront." Speaker: Dr. Ken Millen-Penn, coordinator History Department, Fairmont State College. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

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

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

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1946 annual Halloween luncheon, 12:30 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Classmates from Class of 1945 invited. Call: Betty Gaston, 622-4678, Gerald "Bud" McClain, 842-4678.

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

Through Nov. 1

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

MEADOWBROOK Mall in conjunction with United Technical Center Pro Start program builds gingerbread house in Center Court. House completed Nov. 2.

Friday, Nov. 1

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED "World Community Day" luncheon noon, YWCA. Program: Wanda Mapes, "Daughters of Abraham." Reservations: YWCA, 624-6881.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meeting, noon, Minard's. Guest speaker: Lion Mary Frances Veltri. Call: 842-4132.

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogical Society monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Waldomore, second floor. Call: Darrell Waugh, 623-0222.

ORDER of the Amaranth Court 3 practice, 7 p.m., IOOF Hall, Limestone Road and Cabell Avenue, Bridgeport. Call: 842-3052.

BUCKHANNON CHAPTER of Church Women United hold World Community Day, 1:30 p.m., Sand Run Baptist Church, Route 151, Excelsior. Program: "Daughters of Abraham ... Called to Peace," by Marianna Harr.

VETERANS of the Oil and Gas Industries monthly luncheon meeting, Jane Lew Family Restaurant, Jane Lew. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon noon. November birthdays and anniversaries recognized.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 4-8 p.m., Mount Clare United Methodist Church. $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under.

Nov. 1 and 2

SHINNS RUN CEOS Annual Craft and Bake Sale, clubhouse, W.Va. 131 north of Saltwell Road. Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2. Crafts for Thanksgiving, Christmas, miscellaneous items.

Nov. 1 through 3

FAMILY FUN weekend at Meadowbrook Mall, Center Court.

UPSHUR/RANDOLPH Service Delivery Unit of the American Red Cross first aid and CPR instructors course, Buckhannon. $75 includes instructor's manuals. Pre-registration and pre-payment required. Call: (304) 472-8060.

ANNUAL CHRISTMAS Harvest by Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Parish Hall, Salem. Times: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 1, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 3. Fall craft items, Christmas items, candles, baked goods, drinks.

ACT 2 THEATRE Co. presents musical thriller "Sweeney Todd," Robert C. Byrd High School Theater, Clarksburg. Tickets: 622-3066.

Saturday, Nov. 2

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

LONGABERGER basket bingo, 11 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, Main Street, Bridgeport. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Humane Society. Tickets: $20. Call: 842-7268, 842-4519.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, noon-7 p.m., Eldora United Methodist Church, Middletown Community Center, W.Va. 131 near Hauge's Garden Center. $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Tickets available from church member or at the door.

THE WEST VIRGINIANS perform, 7 p.m., Union Baptist Church, Simpson, during 200th church celebration.

HAM AND BEAN dinner, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Oakmound Hi-rise, side entrance. Rummage sale, crafts, baked goods.

FALL FEST, 6-8 p.m., Wayside Baptist Church, Buckhannon. Games, food, music, hayride, bonfire. Call: (304) 472-7412.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

CRAFT BAZAAR, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., West Milford Community Building. Hot food, eat-in, take-out. Call: Charles Williams, 745-4286.

LADIES INSPIRATION Day, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wyatt Union Fellowship Church. Praise, worship, music. Inspirational speaker: Ruth Fogel. Lunch and nursery provided. Call: 592-0561, 592-1173.

FALL BAZAAR, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chestnut Street United Methodist Church. Crafts, hot dogs, crafts, funnel cakes, baked goods, candy. Call: 622-3817.

STATE COURT Catholic Daughters of the Americas holds workshop for all state C.D.A. Courts in West Virginia, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairmont. Call: 366-4840.

MID OHIO Valley Model Railroad Club seventh annual Train Show and Salem, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lubeck Bingo Hall, Parkersburg. Call: (304) 485-7026, e-mail,

ANCHORMEN minister, 7 p.m., Jewel City Church, Haywood Road, Shinnston. Free will offering. Call: 592-5755, 592-5678.

ELIMINATION DINNER to benefit Gore Athletic Boosters, 6:30-11 p.m., Cottage Corner restaurant, Salem. Buffet meal. $40 couple, $25 single. Tickets: Gore athlete, Gloria Aichele, 626-3331.

ANNUAL TURKEY dinner by First United Methodist Church, 4-7 p.m., Jane Lew Fire Department. $7 adults, $3.50 children under 12.

TASTE OF THEATER workshop with Aimee Richards, noon-3 p.m., Momentum Center for the Arts. Ages 6-11, noon-3 p.m., ages 12 and up, 4-7 p.m. $20. Call: 623-0620.

SWING AND BALLROOM dance featuring Artie and Eileen Frank, 8-10 p.m., Momentum Center for the Arts. $6 person, $10 couple. Swing and Cha Cha instruction, 7 p.m. $15 couple. Call: 623-0620.

FREEWILL HAM and turkey dinner, 2-6 p.m., Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church, Route 20, north of Buckhannon.

Nov. 2 and 3

BELIEVERS FAMILY Fellowship special meetings with guest speaker, Rev. Ronald D. Bruce, 10 a.m. Nov. 2 and 6 p.m. Nov. 3. Call: 624-0909, 677-9172.

FLEA MARKET by Van Horn Elementary School, Salem, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., cafeteria. Proceeds benefit fifth-grade class trip. Baked goods, raffles.

Through Nov. 3

"SWEENEY TODD, the Demon Barber on Fleet Street" musical thriller, by ACT2 Theatre Co., Robert C. Byrd High School Theater One Eagle Way, Clarksburg. Times: 8 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2; 2 p.m. Nov. 3. Adults $12, students and seniors $10. Dinner theater and show $32 Oct. 26 and Nov. 2. Call: 622-3066, Internet,

Sunday, Nov. 3

FELLOWSVILLE Volunteer Fire Department Buckwheat Cakes and Sausage dinner, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., fire department. $6 adults, $3 children 10 and under. Proceeds benefit fire department.

BRIDGEPORT High School pasta dinner by Oliverio's Ristorante, noon-5 p.m., Bridgeport High School cafeteria. $5. Tickets available at door. Call: 848-0377, 623-0739.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club baked steak dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School. $6 adults, $3 children under 12, $6 take-outs. Call: Tina Canon, 783-5381.

THE WEST VIRGINIANS from Alderson-Broaddus College perform, 11 a.m., Hepzibah Baptist Church, U.S. 19 north of Clarksburg, and 5 p.m., Bridgeport Baptist Church, Bridgeport.

STONEWALL JACKSON Memorial Hospital celebrates 30th anniversary with open house, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

CRAFT SHOW and luncheon, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Lewis County Senior Citizens Center. 15 crafters. Lunch 11 a.m.-3 p.m., $5.

FIRST SPAGHETTI dinner sponsored by Miss West Virginia Scholarship Organization, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Knights of Columbus, Clarksburg. $7 adults, $5 ages 12 and under. Take-outs available. Miss West Virginia 2002 Janna Kerns on site 4:30-6 p.m. Door prizes, gift baskets raffles. Tickets: Carla Watkins, (304) 534-4620 or any state board director, Web site,

TURKEY DINNER, Spelter Volunteer Fire Department. $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Delivery available. Times/information/delivery prior to sale: 622-4255. Delivery day of sale: 622-8256.

CLARKSBURG COLUMBIAN Club spaghetti dinner, noon-6 p.m., Notre Dame High School. Call: Tony Colombo, 677-8887.

Monday, Nov. 4

HARRISON COUNTY Health Department Flu Clinic, 12:30-3 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Ballroom, Clarksburg.

Nov. 4 through 30

FLU VACCINATION clinic, Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Room 107, no appointment necessary. Means test required. Check in with Red Firm Clerk. No shortages of vaccine expected.

Monday, Nov. 4

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 6 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

STATED MEETING of Ladies Oriental Shrine of NA, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, sixth floor. Balloting practice, 7 p.m. before meeting. Call: 622-8603.

ENLARGED Hepzibah Public Service District monthly board meeting, 5 p.m., Erie water office.

INTRODUCTION to the Internet, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Center for Workforce Education. $10. Sponsored by Fairmont State College and Technical College. Instructor Brinda Kuhn.

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

BLOOD DRIVE by American Red Cross, 1-7 p.m., Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department. Call: 624-7689.

ST. MARY'S Grade School open house, 4-6 p.m., with report card distribution and Scholastic Book Fair for parents. SMS Parent Connection meeting 5:30 p.m. Call: 622-9831.

NUTTER FORT Women's Club meets 7 p.m., Nutter Fort Public Library.

DEADLINE to register for participation in Nutter Fort Fire Department Thanksgiving/Christmas Parade. Call: Chief Tom Rohrbough or Scott Robinson, 622-5001.

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County meets 10 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE for Nov. 11 Memorial Mass to honor deceased Clarksburg Council 872, Knights of Columbus members, KOC Hall. Mass 6 p.m., dinner follows. Bibles presented to families. Savings Bond presented to family of first born at UHC on Columbus Day. $3 per person for dinner. Reservations: Brother Sam Veltri, 623-2764.

Nov. 4, 8 and 15

FLU VACCINE offered by Harrison-Clarksburg Health Department at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Call: 623-9308.

Nov. 4 through 10

REVIVAL, 7 p.m., Nutter Fort Union Mission Church, corner of Illinois and Fort Street. Rev. Bill Lanham preaching.

Nov. 4 and 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.

Nov. 4, 11, 18 and 25

SPIRITUAL GROWTH and Prayer Group, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Call: 622-6831.

Tuesday, Nov. 5

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service general meeting, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Refreshments 6 p.m. meeting

LOST CREEK Council meeting changed to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 due to election.

BLOOD DRIVE by American Red Cross, noon-6 p.m., First Baptist Church, Shinnston. Call: 624-7689.

SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit Chanticleer Children's Chorus of West Virginia, First United Methodist Church, Pike and 6th streets, Clarksburg. Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., dinner 4:30-7:30 p.m. $6 adults, $3 children. Dine-in or take-out. Delivery available. Call: 624-7282.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter luncheon, Cottage Corner, Salem. Speaker: Coralene Peterman. Altruistic project: Adult winter wear/Salvation Army. Call member for time.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., House of Faith, U.S. 19 north. Pastor Delores White. Call: 622-2539.

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

Nov. 5 and 6

RUMMAGE SALE by United Methodist Women, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5 and 9 a.m.-noon (Bag Day) Nov. 6, Shinnston First United Methodist Church. Call: 592-1412.

Nov. 5, 12, 19 and 26

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band rehearsal, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School band room. Call: 622-1171, Web site,

Wednesday, Nov. 6

VICTORY High School Class of 1952 luncheon, noon, Bridgeport Eat 'N Park Restaurant.

FREE COOKING and nutrition classes, 11 a.m., VFW in West Union. Registration: 873-1801, 873-1294.

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

HEALTH and Safety Fair by Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Robert L. Bland Middle School.

CLARKSBURG WOMEN'S Club Executive Board meeting, 1 p.m., Waldomore. Call: 623-9207.

Nov. 6 through 10

REVIVAL, Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Johnson Fork off Meathouse Fork, Doddridge County. Special speakers and guests 7:30 p.m.

Nov. 6, 13 and 20

WEDNESDAY NIGHT Live meets, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Adult quilting, 3:30 p.m., Bible study for ages 3 through third grade, 4:30-5:45 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.