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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 Grafton State Police Office, 265-6101, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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

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

ROTARY CLUB meeting, noon, First United Methodist Church; Larry Mazza to speak on the Clarksburg 10K and about the Power Three l0K series. Larry is chairman of The Greater Clarksburg 10K Run.

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

Through July 31

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN Church Vacation Bible School, 6-8:15 p.m., 175 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Theme: "A Hero's Journey." Call: Terra Mitchell, 622-6831.

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."

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

Through Aug. 1

VACATION BIBLE School at the Salvation Army for ages 4 and over, 1000 S. Chestnut St. Theme: "Treasures of the Nile." Call: 622-2360.

"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 fifth-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.

Friday, Aug. 1

NUTTER FORT Sanitary Board meeting, 9 a.m., town hall.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club meeting, noon, Minard's restaurant. Topic: "Youth." Speaker: Jenna Oja, exchange student from Finland. Call: President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Davis Memorial Hospital classroom, Elkins. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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.

WEST VIRGINIA 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, P.O. Box 8088, Nutter Fort, WV 26301-8088.

Aug. 1 and 2

YARD SALE by Lumberport Lions Club, Lumberport Pharmacy.

Saturday, Aug. 2

MEADOWBROOK Church of Christ third annual School Supply Giveaway, 9 a.m.-noon, church. Call: Ed Conch, 622-0490.

TRUNK SHOW at Fort New Salem, 1-5 p.m. Artisans demonstrate hand-made Appalachian basket making and hand-carved ducks. Call: Carol A. Schweiker, 782-5245.

CAR CLINIC for single mothers, 1-3 p.m., Vineyard World Outreach Ministries. Free oil change. Appointment: 884-6572.

CITY PARKS of Clarksburg Dance Program and Fancy Double Youth Cloggers present "Celebrate Summer," 7:30 p.m., Clarksburg Rec Center. Bring lawn chair. Call: Kim, 203-5596.

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 CITYWIDE 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. Entries must be at Clarksburg City Park by 10 a.m.

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.

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

SONG SERVICE 7 p.m., Son Shine Fellowship, Sawyers Run, Salem. Call: Pastor Nelson McClain, 782-1584.

Sunday, Aug. 3

WHITEHAWK Country gospel music, 2 p.m., Bowyer Farm, Isaac Creek Road. Open stage. Food, drinks. Bring lawn chairs. Donations accepted. Call: 745-3689.

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

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

FRIENDS @ the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library meeting, 4:30 p.m., Adult Garden, Clarksburg-Harrison Library. Call: Suzie Hart, 842-5117.

HEPZIBAH Public Service District monthly board meeting, 5 p.m., water office, Erie.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church social hall, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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.

VICTORY CLASS OF 1955 monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Ponderosa, Bridgeport.

Aug. 4 through 8

EAST CLARKSBURG Baptist Church "Treasures of the Nile" Vacation Bible School, 5:30-8:30 p.m., church, corner of East Main and Fowler Avenue. Open to kindergarten through middle school students.

FIRST BAPTIST Church of Nutter Fort Vacation Bible School, "Seaside With the Savior," 7-9 p.m., 219 Maryland Ave., Nutter Fort. Ages 3-adult. Pre-registration: 624-0723.

VACATION BIBLE School at Nutter Fort Union Mission Church, corner of Illinois and Fort streets, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Theme: "Treasure of the Nile."

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 at Simpson Creek Baptist Church, 8:45 a.m.-12:10 p.m., church. Children who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade welcome. $5 registration fee includes MUSICAMP shirt. Presentation for family and friends 7:30 p.m. Friday. Registration/information: 842-3589.

WOLF SUMMIT Wesleyan Methodist Church Vacation Bible School for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Theme: "All God's-From Head to Toe!" Information/transportation: Melodie Satterfield, 622-1735.

Aug. 4 through 14

SWIM LESSONS, Harrison County YMCA, Mondays through Thursdays 10:30-11:30 a.m.; or Mondays through Thursdays 5-6 p.m. Call: (304) 623-3303.

Tuesday, Aug. 5

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

ORDER of Bonnie Blue Phoebe Warner Chapter regular meeting, 7 p.m., meeting room of Summit Community Bank, Franklin. Call: (304) 358-3261.

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.

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

Wednesday, Aug. 6

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

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Middletown Mall, Old Wall Store, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club meeting, noon, First United Methodist Church; guest speaker Larry Mazza to discuss Greater Clarksburg 10K and Power 3 10K series.

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.