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Calendar of Events

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.

Wednesday, Jan. 15

CHILDREN'S MUSIC REGISTRATION, ages 5 through high school. Classes in voice and instruments. Led by Anne Schooley, director, Fairmont State College Community Music program. Call: 366-3758.

CLARKSBURG EAGLES 2353 Auxiliary meeting. 6 p.m. interviews, 7 p.m. regular meeting.

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

MARION COUNTY BMX Association meeting, 7 p.m., Marion County Police Reserve building. Call: 363-7037.

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

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

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

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

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Festival board of directors meeting, 7 p.m., festival office, 309 Clark St., Glen Elk section of Clarksburg. Call: 622-7314.

ALL SAINTS WOMEN'S CLUB regular monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., church social hall. Rosalyn Queen Alonso presents slide show on Italy. Steven Pishner provides Italian music on the accordion. Call: Shirlene Isabella, 842-2564.

Jan. 15, Jan. 22 and 29

GOOD TIME Cloggers meeting, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. $13 cost non-members, $11 members. $20 annual membership. Call: Barbara Fuller, 745-5569. Membership: 624-6881.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT Alive, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Adult quilting class, 3 p.m.; Bible study, crafts, choir and chimes for 3-year-olds through fourth-grade students, 5:45 p.m. Dinner. Adult choir and bell choir, 6:30 p.m. Call: 622-6831.

Thursday, Jan. 16

AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary Unit 31, Shinnston, meets 7 p.m., Bridge Street post home. Call: Roxie Williams, 592-5231, Margaret Yost, 592-1721 after 5:30 p.m.

HARRISON COUNTY Branch of NAACP meeting, 7 p.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse, fifth-floor meeting room.

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Speaker: AARL section manager, Hal Turley.

MONTHLY MEETING of Newcomers Club, 10:30 a.m., Bridgeport Civic Center. Speaker: Benjamin Moore Paints. Bring casserole for lunch. Call: Michelene Sheppard, 624-9206.

MILITARY ORDER Purple Heart Chapter 418 meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa, Bridgeport. New members bring discharge papers. Call: Commander Bill Rector, 622-9750, Senior Vice Commander Bill Boggs, 782-2794.

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

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1964 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Red Caboose Restaurant, Clarksburg. Contact: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

Jan. 16 and 17

STONEWOOD RECYCLING will be picked up.

Friday, Jan. 17

COUNTRY MUSIC show, 6-10 p.m., Middletown Community Center. House band: Brad Crow and the Cutups. Other shows: Country Express and Uttmost Country. Open mic 6 p.m. Doors open 5 p.m. $2, children under 12 free. Call: Betty Crow, (304) 983-2336, Charlie Mason, 363-3625.

OMEGA SHRINE 14, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meeting, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Guest speaker: Harrison County Sheriff Jim Jack.

HEALTH AND WELLNESS Seminar, 6 p.m. eat on own, 7 p.m. meeting, Eat 'N Park, Bridgeport. For information, call 782-2650 or 873-3365.

Jan. 17 and 18

FARMING FOR PROFIT and Stewardship Conference, Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, Hagerstown, Md. Call: (401) 604-2681.

Saturday, Jan. 18

SAGEBRUSH Round-up, Bunner Ridge near Fairmont. Country music 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. $2, children under 12 free. Entertainment: The Gospel Express, Country Mountaineers, house band Stagecoach and others. Call: (304) 292-5854, 363-4864.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY class for beginners, 9 a.m-1 p.m., Fairmont State College. Ages 12 and up. $10. Call: Karen Gibson, (304) 367-0436.

WINTER DANCE sponsored by Shinnston Little League for ages 7 to 14, 7-10 p.m., Spelter Fire Department Community Center. $3. Fully chaperoned; refreshments. Music by disc jockey Kenny Carder.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Prudy, 622-0061, Flora, 622-2129, or Ellen, 457-3097.

CARTOONING WORKSHOPS with Bridgeport artist Steve Schweinebraten, sponsored by Bridgeport Parks and Recreation, 10 a.m.-noon, Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. $20. Call: 842-8240.

Sunday, Jan. 19

MEN'S BREAKFAST, 8 a.m., Bridgeport Baptist Church, 556 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport. Call: 842-5771.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus 872 holds second and third degree exemplification, 1:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Candidates should be present at 12:45 p.m., council hall. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

Jan. 20 and 27

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT SupportÚClasses, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Registration: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

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

Monday, Jan. 20

MARTIN LUTHER KING Memorial March and Service, 6 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse Plaza. March from courthouse to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church., E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg. Refreshments. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335. Sponsored by Harrison County Branch of the National Association for Advancement of Colored People.

NUTTER FORT Town offices closed for Martin Luther King Jr. day. Garbage service will run one day late, except Friday.

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

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Beekeepers Association meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Presentation on honeybee colony feeding, stimulation and medication. Call: NCWVBA president Kevin K. Griffith, 622-8000.

DINNER MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly 1184, Fourth Degree, Clarksburg, 6 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Meeting, 7 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1953, dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's. Contact: Connie Findley, (304) 842-4333 or

Jan. 21 and 28, Feb. 4, 11 and 18

AMERICAN RED CROSS of Harrison County disaster classes, Harrison County chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Times/registration: 624-7689.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: District Gov. John Anderson of Wheeling. Topic: The Message of Serra. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

CENTRAL WEST Virginia Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis Restaurant, U.S. 19 south of Shinnston. Call: 842-2826.

TIME MAGAZINE political writer Hugh Sidey and Edward Jones financial experts discuss outlook on the nation, economy and financial markets in 2003, 11:30 a.m., office of Donna Hines, 200 W.Va. 98, Suite 101, Nutter Fort. Call: 623-5330.

MONTHLY DINNER meeting of Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Club of America, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Theme: "Quilting Ideas." Speaker: Waltraud "Wally" Hedberg of Library, Pa. Reservations: 623-4708, 842-3979. Call: 623-1245.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Club monthly meeting, noon, the Ordinary. Speaker: Maxwell L. Hill, senior minister for the Clarksburg Baptist Church showing slides of "People to People with Cuban Nations." Reservations: 623-1116, 623-9207.

BOARD MEETING, 5:30 p.m., YWCA, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Call: 624-6881.

VERIZON TELEPHONE Pioneers Life Member monthly meeting, noon, Ponderosa. Call: 623-3148, 842-4731.

PRAYER MEETING, Full Gospel Chapel, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. TimeÚinformation: Pastor Hayward Minear, 623-4690.

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

Jan. 21 and 28

YOGA CLASSES, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Jeanny Kalaycioglu. $4 cost non-members, $3.50 members. $20 annual membership. Call: 624-6881.

Jan. 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11

'TEACHING READING to Children' workshop, free, Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County, 6:30-9 p.m., Lost Creek Library. Pre-register by calling 624-0347.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

MONTHLY MEETING of Roosevelt-Wilson High School classes of 1958, 1959 and 1960, 6 p.m., Parkette Restaurant, Old Bridgeport Hill. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717, Sharon Simons, 842-8815.

FREE EMPLOYMENT tax workshop, 9 a.m.-noon, First Exchange Bank, Fairmont. Pre-registration: Nick Lambernedis, 368-0023, e-mail,

CLARKSBURG EAGLES 2353 Auxiliary, initiation and regular meeting, 7 p.m.

NORTH BEND Rails to Trails Foundation meeting, 7 p.m., second floor of the Wood County Municipal Building, Parkersburg. Guests welcome.