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ANNUAL YARD sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lost Creek Church of God. Food available. Call: 745-3126, 745-4090.

LAMBERT'S RUN United Methodist Church rummage/yard sale at the church. Hot dog and bake sale Saturday. Call: 623-9936.

16TH ANNUAL West Virginia State Department Convention of American Ex-Prisoners of War, Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Time: Benjamin Portaro, 622-3709.

53RD WEST VIRGINIA State Gospel Sing begins 7 p.m., Mt. Nebo, south of Summersville. Call: (304) 927-2146.

STONEWOOD CITYwide yard sale begins 8 a.m.

LAMBERT'S RUN United Methodist Church rummage/yard sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., church. Hot dog and bake sale June 14. Call: Traci, 592-2151, 623-9936.

WEST VIRGINIA State Championship Steel Tip Dart Tournament, The Ordinary, 343 Main St., Clarksburg. Charity board for National Dart Hall of Fame Building Fund. Events begin 10 a.m. $12 per event, $8 registration before June 1.

WEST MILFORD United Evangelistic Mission Church revival, 7:30 p.m., church.

SCOTT LEWIS and band perform at Zone Teen Center/Coffee House, 7-11 p.m., 354 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Refreshments, games. Call: 622-9400.

9TH ANNUAL Summer Car Cruise sponsored by Dave's Famous T&L Hot Dogs, 4-9:15 p.m., Rosebud Plaza, Clarksburg. Call: Suzie Pastorik, 622-7951.

HORSEBACK Trail Ride begins noon, Wilderness Water Park, U.S. 50 west of Clarksburg. Sign up, 8-11:30 a.m. $5 donation. Food, 5-7 p.m. Band plays, 8 p.m.-midnight.

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

FLAG DAY program, 11 a.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars memorial, Main Street, Salem. Refreshments.

WORKSHOP on identifying medicinal herbs and making salves and tinctures, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Cost: $55. Call: 269-7681, e-mail,

CENTER POINT Cemetery Association meeting, 2 p.m., Center Point Christian Church. Grave flowers must be removed by June 16.

PANCAKE BREAKFAST, 7 a.m.-noon, Spelter United Methodist Church. $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Proceeds benefit sight activities of West Fork Lions Club. Call: Lion Corliss Barksdale, 623-5205.

BEAN DINNER, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sardis Community Center. Eat-in and take-out available, $5 adults, children 12 and under $3. Call: Bill or Sue Hurst, 783-4303.

SMOKIN' ON THE Tygart sixth annual chili cook-off, Main Street, Philippi. Cooks' parade, 11:30 a.m., judging, 3 p.m. Contests, prizes. Entry forms: (304) 457-3700, ext. 226; chili cooks: 457-3700, ext. 226.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, sponsored by Women's Ministry, Clarksburg Church of God (Liberty Addition). 11 a.m.-6 p.m. $6 adults; $3 age 3-12; no charge for children under 3. Call 622-4157 or 842-5510.

Sunday, June 15

HISPANIC Heritage and Cultural Association meeting, 3 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Board meeting, 2:30 p.m.

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

Through June 16

THREE-DAY workshop with Shiatsu and Acupressure, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Stonewall Jackson Resort, Roanoke. Registration: Valarie A. Dunlevy, 624-3600.

Monday, June 16

CITY OF STONEWOOD special meeting to canvass votes, 7:30 p.m., council chambers. No regular council meeting.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Call: Connie Findley, 842-4333, e-mail,

GOFF PLAZA Garden Club board meeting, 10 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library conference room. Call: Pat Haldeman, 592-0335.

WOMEN'S BREAST Cancer Golf Tournament of Harrison County, 9 a.m., Bridgeport Country Club. Winning teams from each flight/division advance to Mid-Atlantic Division Championship at The Homestead, Hot Springs, Va. Entry fee of $65 funds American Cancer Society and cancer research. For information, call the cancer society at (800) 287-2317.

MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg. Times: 6 p.m. dinner at Raymon's, followed by 7 p.m. meeting at Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg board of directors meeting noon, Minard's.

June 16 through 20

EVANGEL BAPTIST Church sponsors "The Great Kingdom Caper" Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m., church. Closing program 7 p.m., June 22. Call: 842-2559.

$1 BAG SALE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey.

STONEWOOD Christian and Missionary Alliance Church Vacation Bible School, 411 Hazelwood Ave. Times: 6:15-8:30 p.m., ages 4-12. Theme: "Son Harvest County Fair." Games, crafts, songs, Bible stories. Call: 624-5966.

WAYSIDE SOUTHERN Baptist Church plans Vacation Bible School, "The Great Kingdom Caper Cracking the Character Code," Brushy Fork Road, Buckhannon. Times: 6-8:30 p.m. Music, recreation, snacks.

VACATION BIBLE School, 6:30-8:30 p.m., United Methodist Temple, 665 Locust Ave., Clarksburg. Call: Becky, 622-4172.

PARKVIEW Church of the Nazarene Vacation Bible School for ages 1-12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., church, with "The Kinards" of Purple Ministries. Call: 265-3928.

LODGEVILLE Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 6-8 p.m., Lodgeville Road, Bridgeport. "Hawaiian Hallelujah." Refreshments served. Call: 842-6301, 848-0390.

June 16 through 21

FAIRMONT STATE College's ninth annual Piano Camp for ages 6 through high school, Wallman Hall Building, School of Fine Arts, FSC. Ages 6-8, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; 8 through high school, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Registration/information: 366-3758, (304) 296-4632.

June 16, 23 and 30

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

June 16, July 21 and Aug. 18

DIMENSIONAL Embroidery classes taught by Martha Offutt, 1-2:30 p.m., Southern Area Library, Lost Creek. $5 each class. Call: Mary Tillman, 745-5428.

June 16 through Aug. 8

BRIDGEPORT Parks and Recreation Department and Harrison County Parks and Recreation sponsor free Summer Playground program for children ages 6-15, Bridgeport City Park. Games, contests, sports, field trips. Call: 842-8240.

Tuesday, June 17

DR. TAS WALKER of Answers in Genesis from Brisbane, Australia, speaks on "Evidence of Noah's Flood in Australia" and "Dinosaurs: The Most Asked Questions, Answered!," 7 and 8:20 p.m., First Baptist Church, Grafton. Call: 366-1009.

MENDED HEARTS Inc. Mountain State Chapter 209 meeting, 7 p.m., John E. Jones Conference Center, WVU Health Sciences Center, Morgantown. Social hour, 6:30 p.m. Speaker: Daniel Summers, R.N., M.S.N. Topic: WVU Center for Rural Medicine. Call: (304) 864-0105.

CLARKSBURG-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America meeting, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Speaker: Mark Dinaldo, the "Silver Spoon Chef." Reservations: Jo Ann Reed, 745-5376, Helen Lamm, 623-4708.

CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis Restaurant, Shinnston. Call: 842-2826.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS covered-dish dinner and meeting, 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, Clarksburg. Call: Nancy, 623-2674.

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., New Covenant Fellowship, U.S. 20 north of Lumberport. Call: Pastor Alford Duncan, 842-4346.

VERIZON TELECOM life member meeting, noon, Eat'N Park Restaurant. All former telephone workers welcome. Call 623-3148 or 842-4731.

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band rehearsals, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School band room. Call: 592-0156, 622-1171.

Wednesday, June 18

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

AL-ANON meeting, 8 p.m., Christ Episcopal Parish, 123 6th St., Clarksburg. Nancy 624-6038.

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

CARBON RETIREE Corp. covered-dish luncheon, 11:30 a.m. social time, lunch noon, West Milford Community Center. Guest speaker: Harrison County Commissioner Ron Watson. For ride call: Bud Anderson, 842-2314, Bill Haller, 842-7974, Les Hustead, 842-2212, Tom Mitchel, 842-2058, Shellis Robinson, 842-2008.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1944 59th year reunion committee luncheon meeting, 1:30 p.m., Lehosit's Parkette.

UNITED WAY Agency Directors of Harrison County monthly meeting, 9 a.m., YMCA. Call: 624-6337.

FRATERNAL Order of Eagles Auxiliary meeting with initiation of new members, 7 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

REGULAR MONTHLY board meeting of Harrison County Solid Waste Authority, 5:30 p.m., room 137, Fairmont State College, Clarksburg campus.

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

BLOOD DRIVE, 2-7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

June 18 through 20

VACATION BIBLE School at Broad Oaks United Methodist Church, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Lunch provided. Call: 622-8745.

June 18 and 25

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

Thursday, June 19

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Beekeepers Association regular meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Program: Gordon F. Mead, president, WV Beekeepers Association. Call: Kevin Griffith, 622-8000.

SHINNSTON Historical Association covered-dish dinner, 6 p.m., Levi Shinn House. Program: Jack Sandy Anderson, on antiques and Civil War memorabilia.

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

REGISTRATION for 2003 West Virginia FOE Convention, 6-8 p.m., Clarksburg Eagles, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

MONTHLY MEETING of Military Order of Purple Heart Chapter 418, 7 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Commander William Recktor, 622-9750, Senior Vice President William Boggs, 782-2794.

FREE TALK and performance by Gerry Milnes on traditional music of West Virginia, 7 p.m., Pricketts Fort State Park. Call: 363-3030.

June 19 through 21

SCHOOL of the Good Wyfe seminar on frontier women's skills, Pricketts Fort State Park. Call: 363-3030.

June 19 through 22

SALEM VETERANS of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary convention in Huntington.

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES, West Virginia State Folk Festival, downtown Glenville. Pet show, 4 p.m. June 20, square platform, Court and Main streets; horse rides, 11 a.m., Main Street; bird identification contest, 10:30 a.m., June 20 and 21; parade, 1 p.m., Main Street.

Friday, June 20

COMMUNITY Scrapbooking Crop begins 9 a.m., Family Matters Enrichment Center, Lost Creek. Day care available. Special classes for new scrappers. Call: 745-3848, 622-2312, e-mail,

HARRISON COUNTY Historical Society open house and exhibit of photographs taken by Bennett Rider in the 1860s, 70s and 80s, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Amy Roberts Vance House, 123 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Flag from 1863 made in West Milford also on sale. Call: Laura Davis, 624-4535.

"ZONE TIME" event, 3 and 5 p.m., Broad Oaks United Methodist Church, for those just completing kindergarten through fifth grades. Call: 622-8745.

STATE Fraternal Order of Eagles convention begins, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Registration: 10-11:30 a.m., joint meeting, noon. Aerie and Auxiliary meeting follow.

WEST VIRGINIA Day celebration, Pricketts Fort State Park. Free admission, birthday cake. Call: 363-3030.

FREE HISTORY Alive program on "Mad" Anne Bailey by Patty Cooper, 7 p.m., Prickett's Fort State Park. Call: 363-3030.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minard's; installation of 2003-2004 officers.

June 20 through 22

EVANGEL BAPTIST Church sponsors "The Great Kingdom Caper" Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. daily. Closing program, 7 p.m. June 22. Call: 842-2559.

Through June 21

STEALEY Assembly of God revival services with Evangelist Gerald Mayhan, 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. weekdays. Call: 623-1481.

PIANO CAMP registration for ages 6-8 with no previous piano experience, Fairmont State College. Call: 366-3758.

Saturday, June 21

HOT DOG and bake sale by Youth Ministry, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty United Methodist Church, Liberty Addition. Call: Helen Jeffries, 622-1583.

SUMMER GARDEN tour by Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau, 1-4 p.m., Rotary Pavilion, Jawbone Park. Call: (304) 472-1722, Hazel Ware, 472-9225.

OLD-FASHIONED Street Fair, Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Live entertainment, cakewalks, pie-judging contest, watermelon speed-spitting contest, face painting, children's games, flea market, food. Call: 624-4828, 745-4790.

HOT DOG and bake sale sponsored by New Bethel United Methodist Church Youth Group, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., church. Dine in or take out.

WORKSHOP on natural building workshop-creating a cob bench, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Cost, with lunch: $25. Scholarships available. Call: 269-7681, e-mail,

STEPPIN' OUT performance by the Studio for Performing Arts Dance Studio, 7:30 p.m., Lincoln High School, Shinnston. Tickets/information: 622-4414.

FRATERNAL Order of Eagles State Convention resumes 10 a.m., Clarksburg Eagles, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

BERLIN COMMUNITY Fair, 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Berlin Ballfield, Lewis County. Special entertainment, activities. Call: 269-2918, 269-4110.

BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau 2003 Summer Garden Tour, noon-4 p.m., begins Rotary Pavilion, Jawbone Park, downtown Buckhannon. House tours, 1-4 p.m. $7. Call: (304) 472-1722, e-mail,,, Hazel Ware, (304) 472-9225.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 second annual covered-dish picnic begins 11 a.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Call: Prudy, 622-0061, Ellen, (304) 457-3097, e-mail,