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Tuesday, April 15

DEADLINE to register for first Robert C. Byrd High School Dance Camp for Kids. $30. Registration: Rhonda Reed, 623-2453, ext. 307.

AARP VITA tax preparation volunteers, 9 a.m.-noon, second-floor conference room, Harrison County Senior Center. Call: 623-6798.

SPECIAL BRIDGEPORT City Council meeting, 7:30 a.m., conference room, Bridgeport Municipal Complex.

NUTTER FORT Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., council chambers.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District special board meeting, 5:30 p.m., board office.

MEMBERSHIP covered-dish ham dinner and business meeting, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Reservations: 624-6881.

AGLOW planning meeting, 7 p.m., Christian Education Complex, Milford Street, beside Stealey Assembly Church, Clarksburg. Call: 745-3907.

VERIZON TELECOM Pioneer meeting, noon, Ryan's Steak House, New Pointe. Bring items to send to troops. Call: 623-3148, 842-4731.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Club of America dinner meeting, 6:45 p.m., Duff Street Multi-Ministry Building. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Speaker: Linda Carter, Franklin, Pa. Call: Sharon Marshok, 623-1245.

BOARD MEETING, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: The Rev. Charles McCallister, Elkins. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

GOVERNOR JOHNSON Garden Club monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Benedum Civic Center. Speaker: Alice Somers, WVGC State Arboriculture chairman.

GFWC WOMAN'S Club of Clarksburg meeting, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Charity of month: Ronald McDonald House. Call: 623- 1116, 623-9207.

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

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Commission Conference Room.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education statutory meeting, 5:30 p.m., followed by regular meeting at 6 p.m., Kelly Miller Building auditorium.

PRAYER MEETING, Elk Lick Church of God, W.Va. 23, Salem. Time/information: Pastor Paul Flanigan, 782-1818.

April 15, April 22 and 29

YOGA, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Jeanny Kalaycioglu. $4 non-member, $3.50 member. Call: 624-6881.

Through April 16

DR. ONEAL CARMAN speaks on "End Time Prophecies" and how current war and other world events fit in biblical timeline, 7 p.m., Light of Life Church, corner of 4th and Main streets, Clarksburg. Call: 622-9400.

Wednesday, April 16

LAST LUNCHEON/Lenten service, First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg, in honor of and in prayer for U.S. troops and local families. Proceeds benefit local families of those serving in the military. Soup lunch 11:30 a.m., service 12:30 p.m.

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

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

EASTER EGG hunt, 10 a.m., Kinley Cafe, Harrison County Senior Center. Call: 623-6798.

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens hearing screening, 10 a.m., Lost Creek Methodist Church. Call: Virginia Harding, 745-4767.

NEW POST-ABORTION support group meeting, 6:30-8 p.m., 1 Madison St., Buckhannon. Meetings on second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Call: Marsha, 745-3254, Life Choice Pregnancy Center, 622-1953, Kathy, (304) 473-3092, or Central WV Crisis Pregnancy Center, 473-1122.

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

WEDNESDAY NIGHT bingo by Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151 and Ladies Auxiliary, VFW. Doors open 5:30 p.m., early birds 6 p.m., game starts 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit charities.

PRESCHOOL INTERAGENY Task Force screening for ages birth-4 years, 1-5 p.m., changed from Nutter Fort Elementary to United Technical Center. Call: 842-5632.

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

April 16 and 17

"THE PASSION PLAY" presented outdoors at First United Methodist Church, 8 p.m., corner of Second and Pike streets, Clarksburg. Communion service follows. Bring lawn chair.

April 16, 18 and 19

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School presents musical "Bells Are Ringing," school auditorium. Times: 7:30 p.m. April 16 and 18, 1:30 p.m. April 19. $8 reserve seats, $5 general admission. Call: 842-6785.

April 16, 23 and 30

GOOD TIME Cloggers meeting, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Barbara Fuller, 745-5569.

Thursday, April 17

MAUNDY THURSDAY worship service with holy communion, 7:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Call: 622-6831.

FREE PRE-BUSINESS workshop by U.S. Small Business Administration's West Virginia District Office, 10 a.m.-noon, SBA conference room, 320 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Reservations: Sharon Weaver, 623-5631, ext. 239, e-mail

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meets 6 p.m., Jim Reid's restaurant.

"IN HIS EYES" Easter play, 7 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church, S. 22nd St., Adamston section of Clarksburg.

LIGHT OF LIFE Church Operation H.O.P.E. support group for families with loved ones in the military serving overseas, 7 p.m. each Thursday. Participants share letters, prayer and put together care packages to send to troops. Bring photos of loved ones for prayer wall. Call: 622-9400.

SEDER MEAL and communion for Maundy Thursday, 6 p.m., United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg.

MAUNDY THURSDAY, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. "Living Last Supper" presented by Brotherhood of St. Andrew, auditorium. Holy communion and liturgy of The Stripping of the Altar.

MILITARY ORDER Purple Heart Chapter 418 of Clarksburg meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Bring copy of discharge papers to first meeting. Application: Commander Bill Recktor, 622-2750, Senior Vice William Boggs, 782-2794.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., WV Junior College, Bridgeport. Call: (800) 732-0383.

April 17 and 18

HEPZIBAH BAPTIST Church two-day event with special speaker Dr. Jim Lutz on "Last Days of Jesus the Christ," 7 p.m. Child care provided. Special music, door prizes. Call: Sandra Cunningham, 592-5668.

Through April 18

HOLY WEEK services, 6:30 p.m., Church of God, 332 Monticello Ave., Clarksburg. Hymns, specials, readings, preaching.

Friday, April 18

LUMBERPORT Municipal office closed for Good Friday. Garbage will be picked up April 17.

SPELTER Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary dance for children 14 and under, 7-10 p.m., fire department. $3. Fully chaperoned. Call: Dawn Aley, 622-0766, 622-8256.

NUTTER FORT Town Hall closed for Good Friday. Garbage collected April 17.

GOOD FRIDAY service, 7 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, 1539 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Program: "Were You There."

TENEBRAE SERVICE for Good Friday, 7 p.m., United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg.

GOOD FRIDAY ceremony, noon-3 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Ecumenical service on final three hours when Christ hung on cross. Presented by Harrison County Ministerial Association.

GOOD FRIDAY Liturgy, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg.

NO REGULAR noon meeting of Lions Club of Clarksburg due to Good Friday.

ANNUAL TRI-COUNTY gospel sing and covered-dish dinner, Grafton High School. Dinner 5:30 p.m., singing 7 p.m. Singers: Carolina Boys from Asheville, N.C., and Christian Echoes from Tornado. Call: Pastor David Maley, 265-4571.

CRAFT AND BAKE sale, 9 a.m., Buckhannon Foodland. Sponsored by Mt. Lebanon U.M. Women.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., Middletown Mall, Old Wall Store, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

April 18 and 19

WILSONBURG LIONS Club Community Cleanup, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 18, 8-11 a.m. April 19. Certain items not accepted. Call: 783-5381.

April 18 through 20

ANNUAL EASTER DRAMA, "Walk a Mile in My Shoes," 7 p.m., God's Word of Life Church, three miles east of Bridgeport on U.S. 50. Call: Pastor Marty Basil, 842-5485, Debbie Laux, 265-2533.

Through April 19

REVIVAL SERVICES, 7 p.m., Mission of Faith Church, Big Isaac. Evangelist: Gerald Hamrick of Webster Springs. Guest singers. Call: 782-1075.

HOLY WEEK services with seven different churches, 7 p.m., Wyatt Union Fellowship Church. Call: 592-1173.

Saturday, April 19

ANNUAL EASTER egg hunt for elementary children and younger, 1 p.m., Congregational Missionary Church, Stonewood. Call: 622-7256.

"LIGHT A CANDLE for Our Troops" special prayer vigil, 7 p.m., Grafton McDonald's parking lot. Performances by Parkview Nazarene Church Praise Band and Assembly of God Youth Group.

EASTER EGG hunt for ages 12 and under by Lumberport Decorating Committee, 1-2 p.m., Lumberport City Park.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 breakfast meeting, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Mike, 269-3399, Prudy, 622-0061, Flora, 622-2129, Ellen, (304) 457-3097, e-mail

WEST VIRGINIA Draft Horse and Mule Association annual Spring Field Day, WVU Farm, Morgantown. Call: (304) 379-6584.

VINEYARD WORLD Outreach sponsors Messianic Passover Seder, W.Va. 270, Lost Creek. Reservations: (304) 884-6573, e-mail

EASTER EGG hunt, 11 a.m., United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg.

HOLY SATURDAY service, 7 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Great Vigil of Easter.

CHILDREN'S EASTER egg hunt by Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151 and Ladies Auxiliary, 11 a.m., Salem Park. Refreshments at Post home.

Through April 20

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m., Morgan's Run United Brethren Church. Guest ministers, special singing. Call: 782-1966.

Sunday, April 20

ANNUAL EASTER program, "God's Story of Salvation: Retracing Our Roots & Characters of the Cross, 6 p.m., Congregational Missionary Church, Stonewood. Call: 622-7256.

EASTER DRAMA, "The Other Carpenter," 11 a.m., Freedom Southern Baptist Church, Nutter Fort.

SUNRISE service, 6 a.m., Chub Run Community Church.

UNITED METHODIST Temple, Clarksburg, Sunrise service, 6 a.m., Lowndes Hill behind the YWCA; Easter breakfast, 7:30 a.m., church.

EASTER DAY Sunrise service by Clarksburg Baptist Church, 7 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Holy Eucharist 8 and 10:30 a.m. Christ Episcopal. Holy Eucharist 5 p.m., St. Barnabas' Chapel, Bridgeport.

CLARKSBURG Church of God eight-week Sunday School Enlargement Campaign. Title: Easter Sunday Is Our We Love Jesus Sunday. Web site,

Monday, April 21

REGISTRATION deadline for WVU/Harrison County Extension Office Urban Pest Management training program, 6:30-9:30 p.m. May 1-29, Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: 624-8650.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Dominion Transmission, Flameway Hall, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Beekeepers Association regular meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: NCWVBA President Kevin K. Griffith, 622-8000.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Barbara Harris, 842-4435, e-mail,

BECKWITH MACHINERY Retirees monthly breakfast, 9 a.m., Wilderness Plantation Restaurant. Call: Bill Gaynor, 624-7251.

MEETING OF OUR LADY of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, 6 p.m. dinner at Raymon's, followed by 7 p.m. meeting at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: 622-0248.

GOFF PLAZA Garden Club's annual meeting, 11:30 a.m., Aquarium Restaurant. No guests. Reservations: Shirley Bowie, 622-4653.

April 21 and 28

BINGO/2 FOR NICKEL, noon-3 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Lunch available. Call: 624-6881.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Class/Support Group meeting, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Tuesday, April 22

ORIENTATION for 13-week session for 1st Place, a Christ oriented health program with emphasis on weight loss, 10 a.m., Simpson Creek Baptist, Bridgeport. 842 3589.

ANNUAL Celebrity Wait to benefit Harrison County CASA Program, Inc., 5-9 p.m. Texas Roadhouse. Tips from celebrity tables will be donated to CASA.

REGULAR MEETING, covered dish dinner and open house of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Church. Call: Tina Canon, 783-5381.

BARBOUR COUNTY Job Fair, 2-6 p.m., Barbour County Fairgrounds, exhibit building. Call: North Central WV Community Action, (304) 457-3420.

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band rehearsal, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School band room. New members welcome. Information:, e-mail,

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Evangel Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Call: Pastor Jeff Ramsey, 848-0441.

REGULAR MEETING of Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151 Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m., Post home.

REGULAR bi-monthly meeting of Wilsonburg Lions Club with covered-dish dinner, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Church. Call: 783-5381.