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YARD SALE and hot dog sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.., Lighthouse Chapel, Old Davisson Run Road, Clarksburg.

ICE CREAM SOCIAL, noon-5 p.m., Marshville CEOS Community Building. Homemade ice cream, hot dogs, cake, pies, White elephant table and more.

UNITED STATES Singletons covered-dish dinner, 4-8 p.m., Buckhannon River. Bring covered dish, non-perishable food item for food pantry and lawn chair. Reservations/directions: (304) 457-3940.

ANIMAL FRIENDS of Barbour County Kitten Adopt-A-Thon, 4-9 p.m., Eastern Pet Supply Outlet, Blake Center, Bridgeport. Call: 823-1952, 457-2026.

BOOK RELEASE and art exhibit by West Virginia University Press Office, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Waldomore. Spanish cuisine picnic. Call: 622-2157.

U.S. CELLULAR Cards of Hope Summer Party, 10 a.m., Valley Worlds of Fun. Call: (304) 293-0789.

CHRISTIAN YOUTH concert sponsored by New Life Baptist Church, 3 p.m., Bridgeport Civic Center. Call: 203-0937.

ICE CREAM social and bake sale by New Bethel United Methodist Church, 4-7 p.m., church in Good Hope. Proceeds benefit building fund.

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival Hall of Fame event, 6 p.m., Pete Dye Golf Club. Reservations: 622-7314, Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Prudy, 622-0061, Flora, 622-2129 or Ellen, 457-3097.

Today and July 26

FORT NEW SALEM Old-time Summertime Social, 1-5 p.m., Fort New Salem, U.S. 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg. Call: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

FARMER'S Market sponsored by GCA/YWCA opens 7 a.m., YWCA parking lot, 305 Washington Ave. Vendor set-up, 6:30 a.m. Breakfast and lunch available. Vendor/farmer spots: 624-6881.

Through July 20

GLEN FALLS Baptist Church "Dive into God's Love at SCUBA -- a Super Cool Undersea Bible Adventure" Vacation Bible School. 6:30-8:30 p.m. July 18-19, 10 a.m.-noon July 20 with program during Sunday morning service. Pre-registration: 624-6656.

ANMOORE FIRE Department annual street fair, fire department. Events 6 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. parade Saturday and car show, entertainment with Standing Room Only and Faded Glory Saturday. Games available. Call: 622-5649.

Sunday, July 20

PARADE of Champions down Pike Street, Shinnston, 5:30 p.m., honors Lincoln High School cheerleaders and baseball players who won AA State Championships during 2002-03 school year. Reception with food, entertainment follows at school.

BELGIAN-AMERICAN Heritage Society of West Virginia annual picnic, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Registration, 12:30 p.m.; picnic, 1 p.m.

BEREAVED Parents meeting, 1:30 p.m., Heritage Room, Bridgeport United Methodist Church, lower level, off Worthington Drive. Call: Karen Lang, 842-2873, Libby Davis, 842-3640.

WHITEHAWK COUNTRY/gospel music begins 2 p.m., Bowyer farm, Isaacs Creek Road. Call: 745-3689. Donations accepted.

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

REOPENING, The Open Door Tabernacle, Salem, with old-fashioned revival and song service, 2 p.m. Special singing. Call: 782-1966, 782-3578.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting, 1 p.m., Parkette Restaurant, Old Bridgeport Hill Road off U.S. 50. Call: 624-5265.

GOOD HOPE CEOS covered-dish community picnic, 5 p.m., Fred and Elaine Daugherty's residence, U.S. 19, Good Hope.

July 20 through 24

VACATION BIBLE School sponsored by New Life Baptist Church, 6-8:30 p.m., Bridgeport Civic Center. Call: 203-0937.

July 20 through 26

JUDSON Baptist Church Camp for all denominations, Selbyville. Call: Dick Miller, 842-6117.

July 20 through 27

53RD ANNUAL West Virginia State Gospel Singing Convention, Mt. Nebo, south of Summersville. Times: 7-7:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. July 20; 1:45-6:45 and 7 p.m. July 26. Free-will offering. Camping and food available. Call: (304) 872-1977.

Monday, July 21

HARRISON COUNTY Republican Club monthly meeting, Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Dinner, 5:30 p.m.; meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call: 622-0770, 622-4858.

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

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 4 p.m., Kelly Miller Building auditorium.

OUR LADY of Peace Assembly 1184 meets for dinner 6 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Business meeting follows, Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 E. Pike St., Clarksburg.

SUMMER DANCE registration, 3-7 p.m., Anna's Expressions of Dance. Call: 624-9660.

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers.

July 21 through 24

FIFTH ANNUAL Faith and Fine Arts Camp for students grades 1-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Registration, 8:30 a.m. July 21. Call: 623-9156.

July 21 through 25

REVIVAL FELLOWSHIP International hosts 2003 Camp meeting, East Fairmont High School, Fairmont. Event begins 7 p.m. July 21. Call: (866) 650-5069.

$1 BAG SALE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society of Harrison County Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey. More items each day.

NORTH VIEW United Methodist Church "S.C.U.B.A." Vacation Bible School, 5:45-8:45 p.m., church, 19th Street and Pride Avenue.

July 21 and 28

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

July 21 and Aug. 18

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

July 21 through Aug. 20

WATER AEROBICS classes by Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department, Bridgeport Pool. Classes 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays for five weeks. Cost: $30. Call: Joe Shuttleworth, 842-8240; fax: 842-8203; e-mail:; Web site:

Tuesday, July 22

PEOPLE'S HOSPICE Memorial Garden supporters kick off summer fund-raiser, noon, garden, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Call: 624-2424.

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

STONEWOOD Sanitary Sewer Board meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers.

NINTH ANNUAL Lewis County Fair begins 5 p.m., Jackson's Mill Air Strip. Call: 269-7328; Web site:

TIM ZIMMERMAN and The King's Brass perform, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Overlook Shelter, Clarksburg. In case of rain, concert at Clarksburg Baptist Church, Sixth and Pike streets, Clarksburg.

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Mike Stottlemyer, 9 a.m., Bethel Temple, Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Call: 592-1095, 669-8455.

July 22 through 26

LEWIS COUNTY Fair, Jackson's Mill Airstrip. Gates open 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. Saturday. Call: Liza Johnson, (304) 269-4553; e-mail:

July 22, Aug. 19 and 26

"BREAKING BREAD: Sharing Food-Sharing Faith" luncheon service Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church, Second and Pike streets, Clarksburg. $4. Speaker: The Rev. Max Hill. Call: Don Gardner, 623-3397.

Wednesday, July 23

GUARDIANS of West Fork Watershed monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Marshville Community Center. Call: Bruce Edinger, 782-5214 or

FIRST TEEN Summer Block Party, 8-10:30 p.m., Mount Clare United Methodist Church. Prize giveaways, games, etc. Call: Pastor Rod Heckert, 269-5869.

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

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., WV Junior College, Bridgeport. Call: (800) 732-0383.

NORTH VIEW Elementary Energy Express annual Community Picnic and Open House, 6-9 p.m., North View Park. Community Scavenger Hunt.

BPW/Clarksburg board meeting, 6 p.m., New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. Call: Donna Hill, 624-1624.

PUBLIC HEARING for Harrison County Board of Education, 6 p.m., Van Horn Elementary School.

July 23 and 24

MDA Telethon Executive Lock-Up for Jerry's Kids, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Holiday Inn of Clarksburg-Bridgeport. Call: (304) 344-9807.

July 23 and 30

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

Thursday, July 24

REGISTRATION deadline for Healing Celebration with Paulette Swiger July 25-27 at Word of Life Assembly of God. Call: 842-0600.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS of Short Line Public Service District regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., water office, Wallace.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meets, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Speaker: Clark Maloney, new men's basketball coach at Salem International. Call: Bob Harper, 623-9383.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School classes of 1958-60 monthly dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Oliverio's Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717, Sharon Simons, 624-4928.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Aerie meeting, 8 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL, Class of 1947, lunch meeting, 1 p.m., Raymon's, East Pike Street, Clarksburg. Call: Jerry, 782-1575.

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

July 24 and 25

AARP DRIVER Safety Program for seniors 50 and above. Harrison County Senior Center. To obtain information and/or register, contact Tom Bell at (304) 783-4666.

Friday, July 25

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center auditorium, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club regular meeting, noon, Minard's restaurant. Speakers' theme: Government and history. Call: President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meeting and annual picnic, home of Lion Dave Thomas, Nolans Run, Lumberport. Time/information: Netia McCarty, 592-0937.

July 25 through 27

HEALING celebration with Paulette Swiger, Word of Life Assembly of God, Bridgeport. Registration begins, 8:15 a.m. Call: 842-0600.

Saturday, July 26

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Mid-Atlantic Regional Council of Carpenters training room, Bridgeport. Call: (800) 732-0383.

FORT NEW SALEM Front Porch Concerts, 7 p.m. rain or shine, Fort New Salem, U.S. 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg. $6 adults, $4.50 students, $1.50 ages 6-12, senior and group rates. Artisans demonstrate handmade Appalachian basket making and hand carving of ducks. Musicians perform at 7 p.m. Get-together for new members and friends of Fort New Salem Foundation to follow. Call: Carol A. Schweiker, 782-5245. Also, Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social, 1-5 p.m. at the Fort.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient & Family Support Group monthly meeting, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Sharon Hussion from Clarksburg Beauty Academy. Call: Tracey Robertson, 363-1028.

NASCAR Spectacular, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Clarksburg Wal-Mart. Ten cars on display. Donation accepted. Food available for fee. Proceeds benefit WVU Children's Hospital. Shuttle service offered from old Lowe's building.

FOURTH ANNUAL Fraternal Order of Police Mountaineer Lodge 78 Golf Tournament, Clarksburg Country Club. Shotgun start, 1 p.m.; check-ins, noon. Entry fee: $220 a team, $55 a person. Call: Rick Barnhart, 584-5830.

SECOND ANNUAL Victory High School Homecoming, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

July 27 through 31

DUFF STREET United Methodist Church annual Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m., 400 Duff Ave., Stealey section of Clarksburg. Theme: "S.C.U.B.A."

Monday, July 28

HOT DOG sale, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Salem Church of God fellowship building, 119 State St., Eat in or take out. Delivery available. Call: 782-3070.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club board meeting, noon, Minard's restaurant. Call: President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club hosts East Lewis Lions Club for covered-dish picnic, 6:30 p.m., Watters-Smith State Park. Call: 745-3176.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus 872 meets 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

WOMEN OF THE MOOSE, Clarksburg Chapter 409, bi-monthly meeting, 7 p.m., at Loyal Order of Moose No. 52 Lodge, 150 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

July 28 and 29

AARP DRIVER Safety Program for seniors 50 and above, Barbour County Senior Center, Philippi. Registration: (304) 457-4545.

July 28 through Aug. 1

"LIGHTHOUSE Kids ... Shining God's Light" Vacation Bible School, 6-9 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Games, learning experiments, new songs, snacks. Kindergarten through 5th grade students welcome. Middle school and adult classes offered.

TREASURE HUNT Bible School, 7-9 p.m., Wallace First Baptist Church. Cookout, 7 p.m. Call: Kim Blake, 796-4957.

ST. MARK'S Lutheran and Christ Episcopal churches plan Vacation Bible School, 9:30 a.m.-noon, St. Mark's church. Nursery available. Call: 624-6138, 622-3694.

Tuesday, July 29

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Chelsey Noel Jr., 9 a.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition. Call: 842-5510.

PUBLIC HEARING for Harrison County Board of Education, 6 p.m., Harden Elementary School.

Wednesday, July 30

BIRTHDAY DINNER with covered dish for Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, 6:30 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Bingo benefits Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center.

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. Detachment 981 meets, 7 p.m., VFW Post 573. Applications: Commandant Rick Shuman, 203-0644, Senior Vice Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

MONTHLY birthday party, noon, Kinley Cafe, Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Inc., Clarksburg. Call: 623-6795.

LUNCH AND LEARN hosted by YWCA of Harrison County, 11:30 a.m., YWCA. $4. Topic: "Alzheimer's Association of Morgantown. Reservations: 624-6881.

INSPECTOR MECHANIC Class, for state motor vehicles inspections, 9 a.m., Gore Technical Institute. For information, call the Grafton State Police Office at 265-6101, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Public hearing for the Harrison County Board of Education, 6 p.m., at Salem Middle School.

Thursday, July 31

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meeting, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Honored guests: Boys' State, Girls' State, YMCA Leadership Camp Horseshoe attendees and W. Obed Poling Scholarship winner. Call: Bob Harper, 623-9383.

COMBINED FEDERAL Campaign meeting, 9 a.m., Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center to discuss upcoming campaign issues. Call: United Way of Harrison County, 624-6337.

VICTORY HIGH School class of 1949 monthly luncheon, noon, Clarksburg Country Club. Call: Dave Ferrado, 622-7776, Argyle Shingleton, 622-3198, Duane

Daniels, 592-3277, e-mail,

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Aerie meeting, 8 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Date changed from July 24. Call: 842-3062.

PUBLIC HEARING for Harrison County Board of Education, 6 p.m., Gore Middle School.

July 31 through Aug. 2

ANNUAL WV Blackberry Festival, Nutter Fort. Call: 622-3206, (304) 657-0840.

Friday, Aug. 1

WV BLACKBERRY Festival First Blackberry Pie or Blackberry Cobbler Baking contest application and entry fees due. Judging noon, Aug. 2. Fee: $10. Mail application/fee: Blackberry Festival Baking Contest, PO Box 8088, Nutter Fort, WV 26301-8088.

VENDOR SPACE deadline for United Way's 13th Annual Greatest Garage Sale on Earth, Aug. 9, Spruce Street Parking Garage, downtown Morgantown. Call: (304) 296-7525.

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogical Society monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Waldomore, second floor. Call: 623-0222.

Saturday, Aug. 2

JUDGING for WV Blackberry Festival First Blackberry Pie or Blackberry Cobbler Baking contest, noon. Entries must be at Clarksburg City Park by 10 a.m.

ANNUAL Philip Barbour High School Band Yard Sale, Philippi Foodland, U.S. 250 south of Philippi. Times: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 2. Proceeds benefit band's trip to Washington, D.C. in May.

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

YARD SALE with flea market and crafts, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Jane Lew Town Market. Vendors set up 8 a.m. Spaces: $10. Breakfast, lunch, beverages available. Rain date: Aug. 9. Call: 884-7885, 884-7085, 884-7910, 884-8173.

ANNUAL CHICKEN supper and bazaar sponsored by St. Boniface Altar Society, 4:30-7 p.m., church, W.Va. 33 west of Camden. $7 adults, $3.50 ages 5-12, under 5 free. Call: Arlene Pope, 269-2160.

SALEM CITY-WIDE yard sale, 9 a.m., Salem Area Chamber of Commerce and the Valley Street Association, Salem Depot Park and other Salem locations. Call: Norma, 782-3511.

WEST VIRGINIA Blackberry Festival Blackberry Pie/Blackberry Cobbler Baking Contest, noon, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Call: Linda Griffith, 622-7110, Crystal Barker, 622-1168.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of WVU Mountaineer Parents' Club annual Summer Send-Off, 2-3:30 p.m., picnic shelter behind Nutter Fort Elementary School. Call: Peg, 623-9156.

CRAFTERS needed for Monongahfest. Call: Nellie Haught, 534-3848.

THIRD ANNUAL Shinnston city-wide yard sale. Map listing, $5. Call: Vaughn or Nilah Haggerty, 592-5559.

TRUNK SHOW and sale of the work of two area artisans, 1-5 p.m., Fort New Salem. Hand making Appalachian baskets, hand carving ducks to be demonstrated.

VETERANS OF THE Oil & Gas Industries, monthly meeting, social hour 11 a.m., luncheon at noon, Jane Lew Family Restaurant, Jane Lew.

Sunday, Aug. 3

ANNUAL PICNIC of Slovak-Polish Society, Clarksburg City Park, Maple Shelter. Call: 624-6756.

Aug. 3 through 8

AMERICAN CANCER Society's free annual Camp WINACA for children 7-16 who are currently battling cancer or are cancer survivors, Camp Horseshoe, Tucker County. Registration/volunteers: (800) 288-3618.

Monday, Aug. 4

CITY PARKS of Clarksburg third session tennis class begins, Veterans Memorial Park. Instructor: Louis Kopp. Registration/information: 624-1655.

ANNUAL ICE CREAM social to benefit the Mustard Seed in Clarksburg, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Bank One Plaza, Clarksburg. Call: Hope Skufe, 622-5458.

Aug. 4 through 8

BIBLE SCHOOL, 6-8:30 p.m., Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church, Jane Lew. Ages 3-adult welcome. Ride/information: 884-7246, 884-7633.

MUSICAMP for children kindergarten through fifth grades, 8:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church. $5 registration fee includes MUSICAMP shirt. Presentation for family and friends 7 p.m., Aug. 8. Call: 842-3589.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

WEST FORK Conservation District Board of Supervisors monthly meeting begins, 9:30 a.m., Oxford Grange, Doddridge County Call: Dinah Hannah, executive assistant, 627-2160.

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

Aug. 6 through 8

RUMMAGE SALE and bake sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Liberty United Methodist Church, Liberty Addition. Call: Helen Jeffries, 622-1583.

Thursday, Aug. 7

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1943 dinner meeting, 5 p.m., Minard's Restaurant. Call: 842-6205.

Aug. 7 through 9

HOLY ROSARY Church yard and hot dog sale, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon.

WEST VIRGINIA'S Largest Yard Sale, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Buckhannon. Yard sale map listings, $10 individual, $20 business or group, $50 multi-family (five or more). Call: (304) 472-1722, e-mail, or

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.

Saturday, Aug. 9

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

UNITED WAY'S 13th Annual Greatest Garage Sale on Earth, Spruce Street Parking Garage, downtown Morgantown. 8 by 17 booths, $30 for non-profit organizations, $40 for antique and craft dealers, artists, or flea market sellers; $50 for merchants. Call: (304) 296-7525.

Aug. 9 and 10

FORT NEW Salem 12th Annual Dulcimer Festival, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 evening concert, Fort New Salem, U.S. 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg. Call: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

Sunday, Aug. 10

104TH ANNUAL homecoming of Pleasant Valley Church of the Brethren, Pine Grove. Speaker: Rev. Donald Matthews. Call: (304) 295-8090.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

ALZHEIMER'S Family Support Group meets second Tuesday of every month, 6 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center, Main Street, Clarksburg. Education packet: (304) 599-1159, (877) 570-1159.

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

Saturday, Aug. 16

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.

Sunday, Aug. 17

PARKVIEW CHURCH of the Nazarene Puppet Team conducts morning worship, 10:30 a.m. Call: Pastor Rodney Kincaid, 265-3928.

Tuesday, Aug. 19

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Don Hawkins, 9 a.m., W.Va. 20 south of Clarksburg. Call: 622-1038.

Aug. 19 through 23

DODDRIDGE COUNTY Fair, Doddridge County Park. Entertainment: Emerson Drive, Friday, Cledus T. Judd, Saturday. Track events.

Thursday, Aug. 21

SENIOR SERVICES Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center, second floor ballroom.

Saturday, Aug. 23

RESERVATIONS taken for Day Trip/Cass Railroad sponsored by the YWCA. Bus leaves parking lot, noon, for evening dinner train ride on Cass Railroad. Call: 624-6881.

WEST VIRGINIA Black Heritage Festival kick-off luncheon sponsored by Outback Steakhouse, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Fashions modeled by youth. Cost: $20. Time/tickets/contributions/information: WV Black Heritage Festival, Inc., PO Box 1614, Clarksburg, WV 26301-1614.

Monday, Aug. 25

RESERVATION deadline for vendors at West Virginia Black Heritage Festival to be held Sept. 5-7 at E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg. Call: Raymond Smith, 622-4256, Allen Lee, 623-2335.

Tuesday, Aug. 26

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Hayward Minear, 9 a.m., Full Gospel Chapel, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. Call: 623-4690.

Aug. 28 and 29

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival Young Artist Concert Program, 8 p.m. Aug. 28 and 6 p.m. Aug. 29, Clarksburg. Call: 622-7314, e-mail,

Aug. 29 through Sept. 1

2003 JURIED FINE Arts Exhibit held during Stonewall Jackson Heritage Arts and Crafts Jubilee. To enter: 269-1863, (800) 296-1863.

Tuesday, Sept. 2

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Marty Basil, 9 a.m., God's Word of Life, U.S. 50 east of Bridgeport. Call: 842-5485.

Sept. 5 through 7

WEST VIRGINIA Black Heritage Festival, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg. Vendor reservations: Raymond Smith, 622-4256, Allen Lee, 623-2335.

Tuesday, Sept. 9

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Tom Horne, 9 a.m., Grafton First Baptist Church, U.S.. 119, Grafton. Call: 842-6552.

Saturday, Sept. 13

BUCKHANNON CANINE Expo and Trade Show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., speakers from canine industry, vendors, pet pictures, demonstrations, giveaways. For information, call the Buckhannon Upshur Chamber of Commerce office at (304) 472-1722 or email

Sunday, Sept. 14

"PICTURE YOUR West Fork Watershed" Photography Contest/Exhibit, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Rules/information: B. Edinger, 782-5214, e-mail,

Tuesday, Sept. 16

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Brian Boggess, 9 a.m., Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Grafton. Call: 366-1004.

Saturday, Sept. 20

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.

Tuesday, Sept. 23

PRAYER MEETING with Pastor Delores White, 9 a.m., House of Faith, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: 622-2538.

Saturday, Sept. 27

AMERICAN HEART Association Heart Walk, Robert C. Byrd High School track. Call: Cheryl Farley, 842-6554, Dinah Parsons, (800) 926-4278.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

PRAYER BREAKFAST with Pastor Tim Sandy, 9 a.m., Little Rock Camp Church, Lumberport. Call: 584-4355.

Friday, Oct. 3

FORMER EMPLOYEES of Parsons-Sounders and Stone and Thomas Department stores meet 2 p.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Bridgeport.

Oct. 11 through Nov. 2

ENTRIES ACCEPTED for West Virginia Watercolor Society's 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Randolph County Community Arts Center, Elkins. Call: (304) 338-2502, e-mail,, Web site,

Saturday, Oct. 18

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.

Saturday, Nov. 15

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.

Saturday, Dec. 20

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, (304) 457-3097.