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CANDLELIGHT MEMORIAL Bereaved Parents meeting, 1:30 p.m., Bridgeport United Methodist Church, lower chapel, corner of Worthington Drive and Philadelphia Avenue, Bridgeport. Call: Karen Lang, 842-2873, Libby Davis after 6 p.m., 842-3640.

SMITH BAPTIST Church of Wallace gospel sing, 7 p.m., church. Special soloist: The Young Brittany Pamer with special singers welcome. Call: Mary Lou Cunningham, (304) 796-4738.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 1-6 p.m., Mount Clare United Methodist Church. $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Take-outs available. Call: 622-3470.

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.

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

Monday, Dec. 16

WOMEN of the Moose, Clarksburg Chapter 409 bi-monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose 52 lodge.

BINGAMON Public Service District monthly board meeting, 7 p.m., home of board member Effie O'Dell.

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

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

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Fred Eberle Tech Center, Buckhannon; 1-6 p.m., Elkins Veterans of Foreign Wars lodge. Call: 624-7689.

RUFFED GROUSE Society meeting, 6:30 p.m., Eat'N Park, Bridgeport.

Dec. 16 and 17

AUTHOR JACK GANTOS revisits Nutter Fort Elementary School to talk to students about his writing and journaling techniques. Public reading, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 17, Benedum Civic Center.

Tuesday, Dec. 17

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. Speaker: The Rev Paul Hudock of Morgantown. Topic: Campus ministry and its importance. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

STONEWALL JACKSON Memorial Hospital and American Cancer Society monthly "Look Good, Feel Better" Program, hospital, second-floor classroom, 6-8 p.m. Registration: Julia Spelsberg, 269-8167.

GFWC WOMAN'S CLUB of Clarksburg luncheon meeting, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant. Reservations: 623-1116, 623-9207.

GUARDIANS of the West Fork Watershed monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Waldomore. Call: 782-5214 or 782-2109.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly meeting, Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Meeting 6:45 p.m., doors open 6:20 p.m. Music by Pamela Schwarm and Ken Godwin. Speaker: Sharon Long, West Chester, Ohio. Reservations: Helen Lamm, 623-4708, Vera Westfall, 842-3979.

FREE CRAFT NIGHT, 6:30 p.m., Clarksburg Mission. All materials and snacks provided.

HARRISON-CLARKSBURG Board of Health regular meeting, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, 1-7 p.m., Trus Joist, Buckhannon. Call: 624-7689.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Bethel Temple, Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Call: 592-1095.

Dec. 17, 24 and 31

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

Wednesday, Dec. 18

HARRISON COUNTY Solid Waste Authority meeting, 5:30 p.m., Waldomore.

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

SONS OF THE AMERICAN Legion, Squadron 13, regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., post home, corner of Main and Oak streets. Election of officers for 2003. Call: 622-1295.

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

DINNER MEETING for Victory High School Class of 1964, 6:30 p.m., Red Caboose Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

AARP CHAPTER 303 will not meet in December at the YWCA.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, Trus Joist, Buckhannon. Time/information: 624-7689.

BUSINESS MEETING of Rainbow Services, Waldomore. Time: 641-1733, e-mail,

WEST VIRGINIA Travelers Inc. of Fairmont meets, 10:30 a.m., Middletown Mall. Call: 363-7177.

GOOD TIME Cloggers not meeting at the YWCA in December.

EAGLES AUXILIARY 2353, regular meeting, 124 W. Pike ST., 7 p.m. initiation of candidates.

Through Dec. 19

YOGA AND RELAXATION classes, 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Anna's Expressions of Dance. Call: 624-9660.

Thursday, Dec. 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.

GREATER HARRISON County Public Service District monthly board meeting, 8:30 a.m., West Milford Community Center.

Friday, Dec. 20

PRAYER COFFEE, 10 a.m., Clarksburg Mission.

OMEGA SHRINE 11, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, meets for sample night, 7:30 p.m., sixth floor, Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., Harrison County Chapter, Clarksburg. Call: 624-7689.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minard's Restaurant. Guest speaker: Krystal Smith, Lions Youth Exchange student from Australia.

Saturday, Dec. 21

TEEN DANCE, 8-11 p.m., Washington Square. Chaperoned.

LONGEST NIGHT service, 6 p.m., United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg.

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.

Sunday, Dec. 22

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

Through Dec. 22

THROUGH HIS EYES: The Photographs of Volkmar Wentzel, noon-4 p.m., High Gate Carriage House, 830 Walnut Ave., Fairmont. Call: 368-1555.

Monday, Dec. 23

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus 872 regular meeting canceled.

DRAWING for homemade king-size quilt raffle, Doddridge County Senior Center. Proceeds benefit Jessee Cayton Memorial and Dillon Cayton Memorial funds. Tickets: $1 each, six for $5. Call: 873-1031.

Tuesday, Dec. 24

NUTTER FORT Town Council regular meeting canceled.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Street, Bridgeport. Pastor Chelsey Noel Jr. Call: 842-5510.

KINLEY CAFE will close after lunch at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Inc., 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

Dec. 24 through Jan. 14

NO YOGA CLASSES at the YWCA. Classes resume Jan. 21. Call: 624-6881.

Thursday, Dec. 26

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

Friday, Dec. 27

AMERICAN RED Cross Blood Drive, noon-6 p.m., Harry Green Chevrolet. Call: 624-7689.

NO MEETING for the Lions Club of Clarksburg.

Through Dec. 31

SHOW SCHOOL Spirit and Win Cash for Your School Contest, Meadowbrook Mall. Call: 842-5441.

AA MEETINGS every Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., Clarksburg Mission; literacy and computer classes every Thursday, 6 p.m. Call: 622-2451.

TUTORING by Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County. Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library: 4:45-8 p.m. Monday (except Dec. 16, Dec. 25), 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, 3-6 p.m. Friday; Lost Creek Library: 3-5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. Tutoring available other times. Call: 624-0347, e-mail,

Tuesday, Dec. 31

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

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Elk Lick Church of God, Route 23, Salem. Pastor Paul Flanigan. Call: 782-1818.

Sunday, Jan. 5

MORNING PRAISE and worship service begins 10:30 a.m., Jewel City Church, Shinnston. Hosted by church's senior youth ministry. Ages 13-18. Call: Youth pastors Ryan Lantz or Erik Hustead, 592-5755.

Tuesday, Jan. 7

EXECUTIVE BOARD of the Woman's Club of Clarksburg meets 1 p.m., Waldomore.

PRAYER and fellowship meeting, 9-10 a.m., Evangel Baptist Church, Airport Road, Bridgeport. Pastor Jeff Ramsey. Call: 848-0441.

Thursday, Jan. 9

LUMBERPORT Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis Restaurant near Shinnston.

Through Jan. 10

STORM AND SANITARY system testing in Nutter Fort. Call: 622-7713, 622-0913.

Friday, Jan 10

CARD PARTY at Veterans of Foreign Wars, 1 p.m. Bridge or Canasta sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Clarksburg. Table reservations: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674

Monday, Jan. 13

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

CATHOLIC CENTER annual meeting 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Reynoldsville business office.

Through Jan. 15

CHILDREN'S MUSIC REGISTRATION, ages 5-high school; voice, instruments; Anne Schooley, director, Fairmont State College Community Music program. Call: 366-3758.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

YOGA CLASSES resume, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. $4 non-members, $3.50 members. Call: 624-6881.

Thursday, Jan. 23

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 meets 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

JOHNSTOWN Community Hunting Club annual covered-dish meeting, 6 p.m., club. Bring covered dish. Call: Debra Gray, 622-8775 after 5 p.m.

LUMBERPORT Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis Restaurant near Shinnston.

Saturday, Jan. 25

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. Detachment 981 monthly meeting, 7 p.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Call: Bobby Lee Woodard, 745-4495, Marine Wilson, 842-5846.

BRIDAL EXPO by Buckhannon Upshur Chamber of Commerce and CVB, 1-4 p.m., Benedum Campus Center, West Virginia Wesleyan College.

Tuesday, Jan. 28

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 5 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School auditorium. Public forum, 6 p.m.

Through Jan. 31

PREHISTORIC PLANET with dinosaurs, fossils and more, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, Middletown Mall, Fairmont. Special tours and lectures. Call: 366-1810.

Friday, Jan. 31

CARD PARTY, 1 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars. Bridge or canasta, sponsored by Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Clarksburg. Table reservations: 623-2674.

Thursday, Feb. 13

WVU/HARRISON COUNTY Extension Office conducts 10-week Master Gardener Volunteer Program, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. $55. Registration: 624-8650.