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ANNUAL WOMEN'S Conference 2003 sponsored by Women of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 315 S. Water St., Clarksburg. $15. Pre-registration: 6:30 p.m. May 2, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. May 3. Guest facilitators: Teacher Nadine Helm of Heritage Fellowship Church, Reston, Va., Pastor Renee Dixon of Salvation Praise Ministry, Morgantown.

NORWOOD ELEMENTARY presents "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," 7 p.m. May 2 and 2 p.m. May 3, school. Tickets: $4 in advance adults, $2 children by calling 624-3262; $5 adults at door, $3 children. Refreshments.

FAIRMONT STATE College School of Fine Arts and Masquers present "In the Hands of Gods," 7:30 p.m., Wallman Hall Theatre, FSC campus, Fairmont. Call: 367-4219.

RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Broad Oaks United Methodist Church Thrift Shop, corner of Haymond Highway and Ross Street. Call: Jean Stewart, 623-2242, or church office, 622-8745.

BENEFIT STEAK dinner for Sondra Hayhurst begins 5 p.m., Pennsboro Senior Citizens Center. Entertainment, 6 p.m. Prizes. $6 dinner. Proceeds for medical expenses. Call: (304) 659- 2256, 659-2239.

GOSPEL BENEFIT concert with J.P. Miller for Autism/PDDNOS Support Group, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School. Call: 782-1332.

ST. MARY'S/Notre Dame High School Spring Bazaar, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., school gym. Call: 624-0415.

HOT DOG and rummage sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Clarksburg Towers.

WEST VIRGINIA Music Teachers Association, District 2 annual Spring Competition, 10 a.m., Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi. Adjudicator: Dr. Ray Martin.

REGIONAL REVIVAL, 7 p.m., Liberty in Christ Church, Buckhannon. Speaker: The Rev. Darrell Huffman, founder and president, Victory Ministries, Huntington.

ONE-DAY Women's Conference titled "Women on the Wall," 9 a.m., Haven of Hope Church in Philippi. Continental breakfast. Reservations: (304) 823-3428.

FLEA MARKET and bake sale, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., United Methodist Church, South Chestnut Street, Clarksburg.

ANNUAL BUSINESS and Industrial Appreciation Dinner by Taylor County Chamber of Commerce, Taylor County Middle School. Speaker: Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va. Social hour, 5:30-6:30 p.m.; dinner seating, 6:30 p.m. Cost: $35. Display setup: 2-5 p.m. Dinner, display, space or electricity reservations: (304) 265-3938.

OYSTER or ham dinner sponsored by Salem Lions Club, 5-7 p.m., Cottage Corner Restaurant, Salem. $10 adults, $4 children. Call: Jim Helmick, 782-1518.

CRAFT SHOW for Mother's Day, also soup bean and cornbread dinner sponsored by Anmoore Fire Department. Craft show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., select tables, downstairs in fire department. Dinner, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., fire department. Elevator available. Call: Lana Robey, 622-7994.

RUMMAGE, hot dog and flea market sale by Family Ministries, Duff Street United Methodist Church, multi-ministries building. Rummage and flea market, 8 a.m.-1:45 p.m.; hot dog sale, 10 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

ANMOORE LIONS Club hosts barbecue spare ribs or chicken breast dinner, noon-4 p.m., Anmoore United Methodist Church basement. $7 adults, $3.50 12 and under.

SAUSAGE GRAVY and biscuit breakfast sponsored by Mount Clare United Methodist Women, 8 a.m.-noon, Mount Clare United Methodist Church. Call: Winnie Hayhurst, 622-0126.

SEVENTH ANNUAL Nemesis Shrine Central WV Shrine Club Free Screening Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., United Hospital Center's Family Medical Center, Clarksburg. Call: Marvin Shelton, 842-2698, Jerry Thomas, 623-0832.

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

BENEFIT GOSPEL concert for local Autism Spectrum Disorder Support Group families, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School auditorium. Performer: J.P. Miller of Sevierville, Tenn. Call: 782-1332.

RAMP DINNER, 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Sponsored by Heaston United Methodist Church. Adults, $9; 5-12, $4; under 5, free.

FLOWER SALE, bake sale and hot dog sale, sponsored by GFWC WV Woman's Club of Nutter Fort and Nutter Fort Library, at the library. Flower and bake sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Hot dog sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Call 623-2842.

EXPANDING YOUR Horizons in Math and Science Conference, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Fairmont State College. Sponsored by Association for Women in Science for 6th- to 12th-graders who want to study science, math. Cost: $5. Call (304) 367-4498.

RAMP DINNER, 1-4 p.m., Jackson and Jackson Diner, U.S. 19 North at Hepzibah. Call: 622-9654. Eat in or carry out.

BOOK SALE, flea market and breakfast bar, Lost Creek Community Building. Sale and market, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; bar, 8-11 a.m. Call: Diane, 745-4865, Barbara, 745-4206.

FLEA MARKET and bake sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Chestnut Street United Methodist Church, Clarksburg.

SUMMER CRUISE-IN, 6-9 p.m., Panera Bread, Eastpointe. Dash plaques to first 50 cars. $5 entrance fee. Door prizes.

FARMER'S MARKET begins 7 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Vendor setup, 6-7 a.m. Handmade crafts welcome. Free spots. Breakfast and lunch available. To reserve a spot/information: 624-6881.

MOTHER and daughter stroll fund-raiser, 10 a.m.-noon, YWCA of Harrison County. Sign-up/pledges: 624-6881.

Today, May 5 through 7

RUMMAGE SALE, Bridgeport United Methodist Church gymnasium, 251 Worthington Ave. (side entrance), Bridgeport. Proceeds benefit local and worldwide missions and charities. Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3, 5 and 6, super bag day, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. May 7.

Today, May 10 and 17

SPRING BIRD walk, Prickett's Fort State Park, off Exit 139 of Interstate 79. Free programs begin 8 a.m. Call (304) 363-3030 or 1-800-CALLWVA.

Through May 4

CRAFT SHOW for the Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 2 and 3, noon-6 p.m. May 4, Meadowbrook Mall, Bridgeport. Call: Ellen Ball, (304) 457-3097.

NATIONAL DANCE Week, noon, Harrison County Courthouse Plaza. Dance performances throughout the city all week long. Call: 624-9660 or Web site,

SPRING REVIVAL, Mount Clare UMC, corner of W.Va. 25 and Chub Run Road. Times: 7 p.m. April 30-May 3, 11 a.m. May 4.

Sunday, May 4

SONG REVIVAL with LaVerne and Edith, 6:30 p.m., Word of Life Assembly of God, U.S. 50 west at Sun Valley.

SPAGHETTI DINNER by Fancy Double Youth Cloggers, 1-4 p.m., Summit Park Recreation Center. Call: Kim Richison, 203-5596.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Lumberport Community Center. $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Proceeds benefit Lincoln High School scholarship fund. Tickets: 592-0937, 584-4210.

BELGIAN-AMERICAN Heritage Society of West Virginia meeting, 2 p.m., Waldomore. Speaker: Dr. Ken Fones-Wolf, professor of Labor History, WVU.

LOYALTY DAY, dinner and patriotic program, Salem Post 9151 VFW and Ladies Auxiliary, 12:30 p.m., post home.

CHANTICLEER Children's Chorus presents "A Circle of Song" spring concert. Times: 4 p.m. April 27, Robert C. Byrd High School Theater; 4 p.m. May 4, Bridgeport High School Theater. Tickets in advance or at door. Call: 624-7282.

FOURTH ANNUAL car show by Rockford Rockets 4-H Club, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Registration, 9 a.m., $10 entry fee. Dash plaques to first 50 cars. Trophies awarded at 3 p.m. Call: Stanley Coleman, 745-3218. Refreshments, door prizes, 50/50 drawing. Proceeds benefit Rockford 4-H camp fund.

SMORGASBORD, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center of Taylor County. $7. Carryouts available. Call: 265-1996 day of dinner, 265-4139 anytime. Proceeds benefit center's upkeep.

JESSE CAYTON Scholarship Fund Benefit Dinner, 2-6 p.m., Jakes Restaurant, West Union. Entertainment: 2-6 p.m. Door prizes, 50/50 drawing. $6 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Call: Patty, 782-4551, Bert, 782-1819.

SONG and messages by Laverne Trip, 6:30 p.m., Word of Life Assembly of God, U.S. 50, Sun Valley. Call: 842-5918.

BAKED STEAK dinner by Spelter Volunteer Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., fire department. $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under. Carryouts and deliveries, $6. Call: Dawn Aley, 622-0766, 622-8256.

J.P. MILLER "Back Home in West Virginia" gospel music tour stops at Salem Baptist Church, 7 p.m. Call: 782-1311.

BENEFIT SPAGHETTI dinner for the Jesse Cayton Scholarship Fund, 2-6 p.m., Jakes Restaurant, West Union. Live bluegrass entertainment. Cost: $6 adults, $3 children 12 and under. For more information, call Patty at (304) 782-4551, or Bert at (304) 782-1819.

Through May 5

WIZARD OF OZ Munchkin, Mickey Carroll appears at Meadowbrook Mall. Autographs will be signed; Wizard of Oz memorabilia for sale. Portion of sales donated to Alzheimer's Association of North Central West Virginia.

Monday, May 5

THE FRIENDS @ Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library board meeting, 4:30 p.m., conference room. Call: Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

FOOD ADDICTS In Recovery Anonymous meeting each Monday, 7 p.m., Diamond Temple United Methodist Church, 301 Diamond St., Fairmont. Call: 366-5641.

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

LEAGUE OF INDEPENDENT Artists meets 10 a.m., First Baptist Church Activity Center, Fairmont. Guest artist: Charlie Cowger. Call: 363-1769.

JOHN BABYAK, administrative assistant of elementary education in Harrison County Schools speaks to Columbian Club. Topic: "Measuring the Progress of Elementary Education in Harrison County Schools." Time/information: 622-5639.

HEPZIBAH Public Service District monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., PSD office.

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County installation luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Aquarium Restaurant. Reservations: Velma Reeves, 624-4045.

May 5 and 6

RUMMAGE SALE, Christ Church United Methodist, corner of West Pike Street and Farland Avenue, Adamston. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 5 and 9 a.m.-noon May 6.

NATIONAL ALLIANCE for Mentally Ill of West Virginia 11th statewide conference, University of Charleston. Special guest: Dr. John F. Nash Jr., mathematics professor at Princeton University. Registration: Brandy A. Blankenship, (304) 487-6980, (877) 910-6980, Michael W. Ross, (304) 342-0497, (800) 598-5653, Web site,

May 5, 12, 19 and 26

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

Tuesday, May 6

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 4 p.m., board office auditorium.

GOVERNOR'S representative visits Harrison County Senior Center, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Kinley Cafe. Call: 623-6795.

ORDER of Bonnie Blue, Phoebe Warner Chapter meeting, 7 p.m., Valley View Grill, Riverton. Call: (304) 358-3261, e-mail,

BUSY BISON 4-H members meeting, 6 p.m., home of Tonya Daft to finalize Ladies Tea and Fashion Show, Anna Jarvis Home. Bring dresses and hoops, recipes for the Ladies Tea, pop and chips.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting, 7 p.m., Wilsonburg church.

ORDER OF Bonnie Blue, Phoebe Warner Chapter meeting, 7 p.m., Valley View Grill, Riverton. Call: (304) 358-3261, e-mail,

ALPHA DELTA Kappa-Beta Chapter covered-dish dinner, 6 p.m., Nutter Fort Elementary School. Speaker: Dr. Bruce Edinger, Nutter Fort Elementary School. Altruistic projects: Camp Kno Koma and Children's books for United Hospital Center. Call: Carolyn Wilbourn, 842-5680.

PENNY AUCTION sponsored by GFWC Bridgeport Junior Women's Club, 6:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Proceeds benefit community projects.

PRAYER MEETING, 10 a.m., Full Gospel Chapel, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. Call: Pastor Hayward Minear, 623-4690.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Club Executive Board meeting, 1 p.m., at the Waldomore. Call: 623-1116 or 623-9207.

MONTHLY MEETING, West Fork Conservation District Board of Supervisors, 9:30 a.m., USDA Service Center, Quiet Dell. Call: Dinah Hannah, executive assistant, at (304) 627-2160.

31ST ANNUAL JOHN MAZZIE Youth Banquet, held by Clarksburg Elks Lodge, 6 p.m., Village Square. Keynote speaker: Secretary of State Joe Manchin.

CLUB PED collaborative wellness effort, kickoff event, 4:30 p.m., Broaddus Hospital. Free health screenings. Club Ped walking program begins that night, continues every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30-7 p.m. throughout the summer. Call: 457-1760.

May 6 through 8

RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., United Methodist Temple, Sycamore and Locust streets, Clarksburg. May 8 is bag day.

May 6, 13, 20 and 27

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

Wednesday, May 7

CLARKSBURG EAGLES 2353 Auxiliary meeting and election 7 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

AUTISM /PDDNOS Support Group monthly meeting, 6 p.m., United Hospital Center, Classroom F. Call: 782-1332.

BAKE SALE begins 11 a.m., Salem Post 9151 VFW post home.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT bingo, Salem VFW Post 9151, Salem. Early birds, 6 p.m., game starts, 7 p.m.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1945 luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Call: Doris Bland, 783-5338 or Robert Boyles, 622-8848.

AMERICAN RED CROSS blood drive sponsored and held at Sunbridge of Salem, 1-7 p.m. Refreshments. Call: 782-3000.

LOST CREEK, Mount Clare and Johnstown seniors meeting, noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

May 7 and 8

SPRING RUMMAGE sale by Altar and Rosary Society of Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., church's Marist Hall.

May 7 through 9

RUMMAGE SALE sponsored by United Methodist Women, Salem United Methodist Church. Times: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 7 and 8, 8 a.m.-noon May 9. $1 bag day May 9.

May 7, 14, 21 and 28

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

Thursday, May 8

1950 AND 1974 Pensioneers of United Mine Workers of America regular monthly meeting, 1:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1939 monthly luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Parkette Restaurant. Call: 622-8664.

REPRESENTATIVE of Sen. Jay Rockefeller visits Harrison County Senior Center, second floor conference room, 1-3 p.m. Call: 623-6795.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS CLUB meets noon, Jim Reid's restaurant. Guest speaker: Chris Edwards of American Destinations. Call: Bob Harper, 623-9383.

BUSY BISON 4-H club monthly 4-H meeting, 6 p.m., All Saints Catholic Church, Barrackville. Call: Tonya Daft, 825-6103.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

VOLUNTEER appreciation dessert, 6:30 p.m., Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School cafeteria. Last PTO meeting of year, 7 p.m. Call: Maria Bray, (304) 473-1500.

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.

Friday, May 9

SPRING DINNER Dance, Harrison County Senior Center ballroom. $7, advance tickets only. Dinner: 6-7 p.m., dance, 7:30-10 p.m. Call: 623-6795.

CLARKSBURG COURT 3, Order of the Amaranth meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meeting, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Guests: Scholarship Foundation 2003 scholarship recipients.

BROOM, MOP and dish cloth sale by Nutter Fort Lions Club, 4-8 p.m., Nutter Fort Grade School parking lot. Proceeds benefit sight and hearing problems.

CARD PARTY sponsored by Catholic Daughters of Americas, Court Clarksburg 334, 1 p.m. Location/reservations: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674.

May 9 and 10

PRESERVATION Trades Network members co-host with Vandalia Heritage Foundation, West Virginia Preservation Trades Workshop. Registration: $35. Time/location: 368-1555, Web site,

ANNUAL BROOM and mop sale of Nutter Fort Lions Club, Nutter Fort Elementary School parking lot. Times: 4-8 p.m. May 9 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 10.

Through May 10

CREATIVITY WORKSHOP with Steve Goff, 10 a.m.-noon, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

Saturday, May 10

Roosevelt-Wilson High School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast, 9 a. m., Dave's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

BUSY BISON 4-H members, West Virginia Reenactors Association, and the GFWC of Mannington host Civil War Era Ladies Tea and Fashion Show 1 p.m., Anna Jarvis Home, Webster. Proceeds benefit Anna Jarvis Home and Park. Call: Tonya Daft, (304) 825-6103.

MOTHER'S DAY Founder Festival, Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum, Webster. Time/information: 265-5549.

FLOWER SALE to benefit Shinnston Cub Scouts Pack 59, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., old Shinnston Save-A-Lot parking lot.

BRIDGEPORT Parks and Recreation Department sponsors photography workshop, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Topic: 35mm and digital photography. $50. Call: 842-8240.

BROOM, MOP and dish cloth sale by Nutter Fort Lions Club, 4-8 p.m., Nutter Fort Grade School parking lot. Proceeds benefit sight and hearing problems.

BAKED STEAK dinner, noon-4:30 p.m., Salem Church of God Fellowship Building, 119 State St. Eat in, take out, delivery. $5 adults, $2.50 10 and under. Call: 782-3070, 782-3097.

FREE CONCERT designed for children, Fairmont State College Community Symphony Orchestra, 1 p.m., Colebank Hall, 1201 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Call (304) 367-4219.