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Regional Calendar of Events for week ending Nov. 30

Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to news@exponent-telegram.com 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

"A CHILDREN'S NUTCRACKER" presented by Annabel Timms School of Ballet, Bridgeport High School theatre. Time: 3 p.m. $4 students and children, $8 adults. Advance tickets: 842-4598. Tickets available at door.

CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW, National Guard Armory, Buckhannon. Times: Noon-5 p.m.

PRICKETT'S FORT annual Christmas Market. Times: Noon-5 p.m. Call: 363-3030.

TWIST OF FAITH, youth praise band from Shinnston performs, 7 p.m., Broad Oaks United Methodist Church.

ADVENT WORKSHOP, 5:30-8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Covered-dish dinner followed by puppet show and crafts for all ages. Call: 622-6831.

BUCKHANNON CHORAL Society holiday concert, 3 p.m., Wesley Chapel. $5 adults, $2 senior citizens and students. Call: (304) 472-1986.

"CANTABILE: The 2002 Greenbrier Tour," men's vocal ensemble concludes their state tour with a concert, 3:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church sanctuary, First United Methodist Church, Pike and Second streets, Clarksburg. $8. Call: Don Gardner, 623-3397.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas Court Clarksburg 334 annual Court Christmas party, Jim Reid's restaurant. Social hour 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m. Bring gift for Genesis Youth Center.

DISTRICT SIX meeting of Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, post home. Dinner 1 p.m., meeting 2 p.m.

CALL TO WORSHIP: O Come All Ye Faithful worship and praise concert, 6-8 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Free admission. Free will donation to Clarksburg Mission. Call: 622-2451.

ARTS AND CRAFTS show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 1529 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont.

CRAFTERS NEEDED for Knights of Columbus Christmas Craft Show, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. $5 per table. Call: Skip Delligatti, 363-2567.

BUCKHANNON CHORAL Society presents Christmas Concert, 3 p.m., Wesley Chapel on campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon.

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

CONCERT by "Builders Quartet" of Ripley, 6 p.m., Emmanuel Baptist Church, Clarksburg.

ADVENT service at Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg, 5:30 p.m., with Festival of Lessons and Carols. Refreshments.

THIRD ANNUAL NASCAR Diecast and Sports Memorabilia Show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department. Call: Chad Kelley, 884-7596.

Today through Dec. 8

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m. West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church. Rev. Terry Wilson and Pastor Bill Lanham. Special singing.

Today, Dec. 8 and 15

REGISTRATION for Session II ice skating lessons, Morgantown Ice Arena. Sunday lessons, 5:15-6 p.m. or 6:15-7 p.m. Call: (304) 292-6865, (304) 296-8356.

Through Dec. 2

FRITZ HIRSCHBERGER Sur-Rational Holocaust paintings on loan from Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota. On display in second-floor gallery, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Times: 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

LINCOLN HIGH School Key Club collecting canned foods and non-perishable food items for its annual "Feed-A-Family" Food Drive, 8 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. To register for food, call a Key Club representative at 592-2248, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Food will be delivered Dec. 20.

CHRISTMAS open house, 5 p.m., Convention and Visitors Bureau, 208 Court St., Clarksburg. Call: Kathryn Titus, 622-2157.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg's annual spaghetti luncheon and dinner, noon-8 p.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. $5 adults, $3 students, under 6 free. Takeout, delivery of five or more orders available. Proceeds benefit sight/welfare projects. Call: 623-1987, 842-4132, 622-7203.

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

Monday, Dec. 2

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1955 meeting, 6 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 842-5314.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County, Inc., free tutoring for homework help, English, math, reading and writing. Clarksburg Public Library: 3-6 p.m. Nov. 29, 4:45-8 p.m. Dec. 2; Shinnston Library, 1:30-5:30 p.m. Nov. 26. Call: 624-0347.

THE MOUNTAINAIRES, a men's barbershop harmony chorus, meets every Monday, 7 p.m., Central Christian Church, Big Tree Drive off Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Call: 842-8380.

SUN VALLEY PSD special board meeting 5:30 p.m., business office, Reynoldsville.

CLARKSBURG Christmas Parade, 6 p.m., downtown Clarksburg. Grand marshal: "Wizard of Oz" Munchkin Mickey Carroll. To participate: 622-2157. Rebroadcast on WVTV-FOX 46 10 p.m. Dec. 6.

BINGO/WEIGHT MANAGEMENT classes YWCA. Bingo noon-3 p.m., weight management 6 p.m. Call: 624-6881.

LIBERTY HIGH School Athletic Boosters meet 7:30 p.m. school cafeteria.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club sponsors free eye screenings, by the Mobile Eye Screening Unit, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., parking lot, Burnside Foundation building, Clarksburg. Call: 623-4438.

RESERVATION deadline for St. Mary's Nurses Alumnae Christmas dinner, 6 p.m., The Ordinary. Reservations: 842-8983.

CRAFTERS FOR CHRIST from Freedom Southern Baptist Church of Nutter Fort giving out hats and gloves at Clarksburg Christmas Parade, outside of Harrison County Courthouse. Free hot chocolate by youth mission. Call: Linda Barickman, 622-9496 or 623-5840.

POINSETTIA EXTRAVAGANZA by Garden Council of Harrison County, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Also, period decorations, antique toy displays, noon-6 p.m., Waldomore.

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

CLARKSBURG DUPLICATE Bridge Association meets 1 p.m. Harrison County Senior Citizens Center.

Dec. 2, 9 and 16

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

Tuesday, Dec. 3

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center auditorium, Clarksburg.

R-W, WI, KM, RCB Alumni and Friends Foundation Board meeting, 5 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Call: Emma Lee Hite, 842-2071.

LUNCHEON MEETING, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Topic: The Mission of Serra. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meeting has been changed to today, 7 p.m., council chambers.

ALL-COUNTY Choir Concert, 7:15 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre. $3 adults, $2 students.

"TORI" CLEVENGER benefit bingo, 6 p.m., Anmoore Fire Hall. Call: 624-5431, 623-9682.

CLARKSBURG WOMEN'S Club luncheon meeting, 12:30 p.m., The Ordinary. Reservations: 623-1116, 623-9307.

FAIRMONT STATE'S School of Fine Arts presents Collegiate Singers and Women's Ensemble for holiday concert, 8 p.m., Colebank Hall auditorium. Call: (304) 367-4219.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter dinner meeting, 5:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Program: Bridgeport United Methodist Church Handbell Choir. Altruistic project: Salvation Army Christmas stockings.

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

CITYWIDE noontime advent service, 12:05-12:30 p.m, First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, Pike and Second streets, Clarksburg. Casual worship, special music. Meal for $4. Handicapped accessible.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 5 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT bingo, Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary post home. Early birds 6 p.m., game 7 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA Wesleyan College Concert Band and Wind Ensemble concert, 7:30 p.m., Wesley Chapel.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Vermont Baptist Church, Route 23. Pastor John Spadafore. Call: 782-1046.

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

REHEARSAL for Shinnston Community Band, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School. Call: 6232-1171.

Dec. 3 through 8

SIGN-UP TIMES for Harrison County Foodshare, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mt. Zion Church, Clarksburg. $18.50 cash or food stamps. Call: Roberta Freeman, 839-4806, Ileta Swallop, 624-0223 (day), 782-2077 (evening).

Dec. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

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

Wednesday, Dec. 4

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens covered-dish dinner, 12:30 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Entertainment by South Harrison Show Choir noon. Call: Dottie Swisher, 745-3869.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1952 and friends luncheon, noon, Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Middletown Mall, old Wall Store, South Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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

HC CHECKMATES Noel Chess Tournament, Nutter Fort Elementary School. $10, open division, $20. Call: 842-4771, e-mail, RobAJordan@aol.com.

WEST VIRGINIA University Stroke Survivor Support Group meeting, 6-8 p.m., Ruby Memorial Hospital. Call: Yasmin Matheson, 598-4183.

FAIRMONT STATE Stage Band winter concert, 8 p.m., Blue Room of Turkey Center. Call: 367-4219.

CHURCH WOMEN UNITED monthly luncheon, noon, YWCA, Clarksburg. Program leaders: Juanita McNemar, Phyllis Dee Swiger. Reservations: 624-6881. All churches are urged to participate.

BURMA MEETING, 5:30 p.m., Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce. Call: Gene Starr, (304) 472-1722.

CARBIDE RETIREE Corps, Inc. Christmas luncheon, West Milford Town Hall. Social time 11:30 a.m., luncheon noon. Entertainment: South Harrison High School Show Choir. Meeting and insurance questions and answers; door prize drawings. For ride: Bud Anderson, 842-2314, Bill Haller, 842-7974, Les Hustead, 842-2212, Tom Mitchell, 842-2058, Shellis Robinson, 842-2008.

Dec. 4 and 5

HOLIDAY CRAFT Bazaar and Bake Sale, Lewis County Senior Center. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 4, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Dec. 5. Christmas crafts and decorations, bake sale.

Dec. 4 through 6

SIGN-UP times for Harrison County Foodshare, 3:30-4:30 p.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg. $20. Fruit boxes, $12. Call: Roberta Freeman, (304) 739-4806, Ileta Swallop, 782-2077.

Dec. 4 and 11

WEDNESDAY NIGHT Alive meeting, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Adult quilting class, 3:30 p.m.; Bible study, crafts, choir and chimes for 3 year olds through 4th grade, 4:30-5:45 p.m.; dinner, 5:45 p.m.; Adult Bible study and Adult Choir and Bell Choir, 6:30 p.m. Call: 622-6831.

Dec. 4 and 31

BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau annual stitchery contest, 56 East Main St., Buckhannon. Call: (304) 472-1722.

Thursday, Dec. 5

YOUNG AT HEART senior adult group meets, 10 a.m., Judson Center, Clarksburg Baptist Church. Call: 624-6536.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Weston. Call: 624-7689.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Slovak-Polish Society annual Christmas party, 1-5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Reservations: 622-4680.

PRESBYTERIAN Women's Winter Gathering, noon, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Reservations: 622-6831.

BENEFIT CONCERT sponsored by Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport, 8 p.m.-midnight, Crystal Lounge. $5. Performers: Last Generation, Thunder Express and Standing Room Only. Proceeds benefit WVU Children's Hospital.

DEADLINE to register for Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Legislative Preview Luncheon, noon, Via Veneto, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Speaker: Gov. Bob Wise. Cost: $20 member and guests, $25 non-members. Call: 624-6331.

SALEM AREA Chamber of Commerce annual Christmas program, 5:30 p.m., Salem Depot. Entertainment, singing, dancing. Santa Claus hands out treats. Concert by Shade Tree Pickin and Grinnin.' Visit Web site, www.salemwv.com.

MILITARY ORDER of Purple Heart Chapter 697 annual Christmas dinner, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, Jane Lew. Bring covered dish. Meeting follows. Call: Commander Teddy F. Davis, (204) 452-8117.

THIRD ANNUAL Christmas in Doddridge County event, 3-6 p.m., West Union. Extended business hours, open houses, carols, Santa Claus visit, Christmas tree lighting, crafts. Call: 873-2256.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1943 reunion committee dinner meeting, 5 p.m., The Clique Club.

MARION COUNTY Chamber of Commerce program on Landscape Architecture and the Residential Design Process, 7-9 p.m., 110 Adams Street, Fairmont. $10. Registration: 363-0442.

WALDOMORE celebration recognizing contributions of libraries, 5:30 p.m. Refreshments by Harrison County Woman's Clubs.

WORLD WAR II HISTORY Forum on Japanese Americans and World War II, 7 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library at Waldomore. PSB films "Color of Honor" and "Days of Waiting." Speaker: Dr. Ken Millen-Penn, coordinator, History Department, Fairmont State College. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

Dec. 5, 12 and 19

REGISTRATION for Session II ice skating lessons, Morgantown Ice Arena. Thursday lessons 6:15-7 p.m. Call: (304) 292-6865, (304) 296-8356.

Friday, Dec. 6

WEE CARE CHRISTMAS program, 7 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church.

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

VERIZON TELEPHONE Pioneer Life Member Club Christmas lunch, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Books collected for project. Reservations: 623-3148, 842-4731.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Wilsonburg Lions Club annual member Christmas dinner, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 10, Wilsonsburg Elementary School. Call: Paul Watson, 842-3158.

SALEM RIFLE and Pistol Club dinner, Cottage Corner Too Restaurant, Salem. Social hour 6-7 p.m., buffet dinner 7 p.m. $10. Call: Kim Wilsoncroft, 782-1036.

REBROADCAST of Dec. 2 Clarksburg Christmas Parade, 10 p.m., WVTV-FOX 46. Grand marshal: "Wizard of Oz" Munchkin Mickey Carroll. To participate: 622-2156.

ENTRIES NEEDED for 2002 Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade, 6:30 p.m., begins at Jawbone Park. Call: (304) 472-1722.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minards. Entertainment: Jennifer Brown, Bridgeport High School.

Dec. 6 and 7

"FIDDLER ON THE ROOF" production by Liberty High School, 7:30 p.m., school. $4 general admission, $6 reserved seating. Call: 783-5446.

SALEM INTERNATIONAL University Theatrical Troupe presents "The Dining Room," 8 p.m., second floor of Randolph Campus Center. $5 adults, $1 children 6-12, 5 and under free, $3 senior citizens. $10 special admission includes admission, reserved seating and pre-performance reception, 7-7:30 p.m. Reservations: (304) 782-5330.

Saturday, Dec. 7

SIGN-UP times for Harrison County Foodshare, 10-11 a.m., Calvary Baptist Church, U.S. 19 south. $20. Fruit boxes, $12. Call: Ileta Swallop, 782-2077, Kathy Westfall, 265-4401.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1939 Annual Christmas party 2 p.m. at the home of Velma Brinkley, Nutter Fort. Call: 622-8664.

55TH ANNUAL PANCAKE Feed from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benedum Civic Center; cost: $5 adults, $3 children 6-12. Sponsored by the Bridgeport Lions Club.

WEST MILFORD United Methodist Church Parish Christmas Social, 6 p.m. Sing at 7 p.m.

HC CHECKMATES Noel Chess Celebration, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Nutter Fort Elementary School. Pre-register: Robert Jordan, 842-4771, e-mail, RobAJordan@aol.com

ST. MARY'S Nurses Alumnae Christmas dinner, 6 p.m., The Ordinary. Reservations: 842-8983.

COOKIE and craft sale by Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church Youth Group, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Soup and sandwiches 11 a.m. Take outs available.

DODDRIDGE/RITCHIE 911 Center open house, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., center in Greenwood, off U.S. 50 at Wilhelm Road.

BRIDGEPORT LIBRARY story hour with Sharon Ayscue, 1 p.m. Stories, crafts, treats.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1964 breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m., Cottage Corner II restaurant, Salem. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

HANDBELL WORKSHOP, 9 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Clinician: Sue Garton. $10 fee, includes lunch. Reservations: 622-3694, e-mail, christchurch1853@aol.com.

LITTLE MISS and Pre-Teen pageants, Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi. Entry fee: $150. Applications: Lynn Leary, state director, (724) 348-6868, e-mail, qualitypageants@stargate.net, Web site, www.qualitypageants.com.

CHRISTMAS TRAIN excursion through the countryside to benefit Rich Mountain Battlefield Foundation. $40 coach, $52 lounge seating. Tickets: (304) 637-7424.

SIXTH ANNUAL Shinnston Community Band Christmas concert, The Lighthouse in Shinnston following the Shinnston Christmas parade.

BRIDGEPORT PARKS and Recreation Department sponsors Annual City of Bridgeport Christmas Parade, 10 a.m., Main Street in Bridgeport. To participate: 842-8240.

CHRIST EPISCOPAL Church handbell workshop 9 a.m., church. Call: 622-3694. Cost: $10 fee, includes lunch.

Dec. 7 and 8

CHRISTMAS CANTATA, 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, West Union.

DRIVE-THRU Nativity sponsored by Middleville Baptist Church, 6-8 p.m., church. Call: 842-3601.

26TH ANNUAL Santa Land Christmas Craft Show, Robert C. Byrd High School, Clarksburg. Times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 7 and noon-5 p.m. Dec. 8. Over 130 craft tables, large variety. Food, bake sale, door prizes. Free admission, handicapped accessible. No spaces available. Proceeds benefit RCB and WI Middle schools.

Dec. 7 and 8, 14 and 15

FORT NEW SALEM "Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains, 1-6:30 p.m. each day, $6 adults, $4.50 seniors, student and group rates available. Celebration of 19th century West Virginia heritage. Contact: Carol A. Schweiker, (304) 782-5245.

Sunday, Dec. 8

ABWM CHRISTMAS Tea, 2 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church; Family Christmas program followed by cookie exchange, 6:30 p.m.

CHRISTMAS DINNER, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center of Taylor County, U.S. 119 north of Grafton. Call: 265-1996 or 265-4139. $7, carry outs available. Proceeds benefit upkeep of center.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society annual Christmas party, 1-5 p.m., Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Reservations: 622-4680.

HOLY EUCHARIST service, 10 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Lunch, program, "A Taste of Christmas."

COVERED-DISH dinner of Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary, post home. Program on Pearl Harbor, 12:30 p.m.

SALEM VETERANS of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Jr. Girls' Unit meeting, 2 p.m., post home.

STATE COUNCIL of Knights of Columbus of West Virginia mid-year meeting, Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 E. Pike St., Clarksburg. Meeting 9:30 a.m., lunch at noon, closing 4 p.m. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

GREENBRIER Valley Chorale program, 3 p.m., Carnegie Hall in Lewisburg. $10 adults. Students in grades K-12 admitted free. Tickets available at the door.

Dec. 8 and 10

CHRISTMAS-THEMED courses by Fairmont State Community and Technical College Community Education Program. "Using Your Computer to Make Holiday Card and Newsletters," 2-5 p.m. Dec. 8. Cost: $15. Instructor: Brinda Kuhn; "Victorian Lace Tree Ornaments and Christmas Wreath," 6-8 p.m. Dec. 10. Cost: $10. Instructor: Shelly Hardaway. Registration: Karen Gibson, (304) 367-0436.

Monday, Dec. 9

STATE COUNCIL of the Knights of Columbus of West Virginia holds first Degree Exemplification 7:30 p.m., candidates attend 7 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

WEST VIRGINIA FEDERATION of Democratic Women of Harrison County Christmas dinner, 6:30 p.m., Twin Oaks restaurant.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women Annual Christmas dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Twin Oaks Restaurant.

CLARKSBURG CHAPTER 409, Women of the Moose covered-dish Christmas dinner, 6 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose Lodge 52. Gift exchange. Meeting 7 p.m.

EAT 'N PARK Restaurant employees and local personalities collect tips for WVU Children's Hospital.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club annual members/families Christmas party 6:30 p.m. West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3176.

20TH ANNUAL Madrigal Feast, featuring the Madrigal Singers of Clarksburg, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Pike and Second streets, Clarksburg. Advance tickets $8. Reservations: Jean Gardner, 622-1209.

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

DEADLINE to register for annual Knights of Columbus Christmas party. Birth to 11 years old invited. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

MOTHERS OF Preschoolers meeting 9 a.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church. Call: 624-6536.

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY of Harrison County annual Christmas party, 6 p.m., Ryans Family Steak House, 528 Emily Drive, Clarksburg. Call: 623-0222.

HARRISON COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Legislative Preview Luncheon, noon, Via Veneto, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Speaker: Gov. Bob Wise. Reservations: $20 member and guests, $25 non-members. Call: 624-6331.

CITY-WIDE noontime advent service, 12:05-12:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Pike and Second streets, Clarksburg. Casual worship, special music, meal for $4. Handicapped accessible.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club annual member Christmas dinner, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School. Bring two wrapped gifts for auctioned. Reservations: Paul Watson, 842-3158.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg. Pastor Bob Wilson. Call: 624-7371.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society Christmas bake sale begins 8 a.m., Harrison County Courthouse lobby.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

LNP ALUMNI meeting, 6:30 p.m., Damon's restaurant. Secret pals revealed. Call: 623-1116, 623-9207.

SUPPORT GROUP/discussion group of Rainbow Services. Location/directions: 641-1733, e-mail, biwv@earthlink.net.

Through Dec. 12

RAFFLES for grocery, toy, merchandise and gift certificate basket, Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Proceeds benefit WVU Children's Hospital. Grocery and toy basket items donated by Eat 'N Park employees.

Thursday, Dec. 12

JUDGING of Christmas decorations by Salem Area Chamber of Commerce, 6-8 p.m. First, second, third place and honorable mention awards. Winners announced Dec. 20. Call: Maryanna Talkington, 782-3000, Fredette Leda, 782-3227, Annetta Merritt, 782-2162.

REGION VI Workforce Investment Executive Board meeting, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Morgantown Work4WV Career Center, Morgantown. Call: Jeffrey G. Smith, 368-9530.

WORLD WAR II HISTORY forum on the Experience of Combat, 7 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library at Waldomore. PSB film, "D-Day." Speaker: Dr. Ken Millen-Penn, coordinator History Department, Fairmont State College. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

CHRISTMAS in Our Town by YWCA of Harrison County. Soup and sandwiches plus trolley ride or bus ride to see county light displays. $10. Hot chocolate and Christmas carols follow at YWCA. Reservations: 624-6881.

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