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Regional Calendar of Events

Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to or mail them to The Exponent Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV 26302. Items will not be taken over the phone. Items should be brief and must include a contact person and phone number. Deadline for submission is noon Monday through Friday, no exceptions. The Exponent Telegram recommends readers confirm events before attending.


HOT DOG sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sardis Community Center.

TOWN OF HARRISVILLE yard sale, rain or shine, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Maps with sales sites available, Municipal Building, 1501 E. Main St. Call: (304) 643-2719.

Hot Dog and rummage sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Greenhill United Methodist Church, Route 57, Barbour County.

INDOOR yard sale, Harrison County YWCA, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Times: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 8. Bag day, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 9. Call: 624-6881.

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

FLEA MARKET begins 8 a.m., VFW Post Home 919, Salem, upstairs. Proceeds benefit cancer aid and VFW National Home.

SUN VALLEY Word of Life Assembly of God Church clothing giveaway, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Hot dog sale, yard sale and bake sale. Proceeds benefit food pantry. Call: Betty Childers, 782-4966.

FREE COMMUNITY carnival, noon-4 p.m., South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church. Games, prizes, hot dogs, refreshments. Bingo, fish pond, face painting, dart game, cake walks, and more.

ST. JAMES Evangelical Church, Enterprise, holds back-to-school Street Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Entertainment by local Christian band Search. Call: Outreach Minister Dave Bennett, 592-2133.

LUMBERPORT, Shinnston, Wallace Lions clubs District Governor Dinner, 6 p.m., Maley's Airport Hangar, Enterprise. Call: 592-0937, 592-5559, (304) 796-4974.

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.

SALEM HIGH School Reunion Committee, classes of 1964 through 1974, first meeting of interested persons, 1 p.m. Cottage Corner, Salem.

23RD ANNUAL CONFERENCE of The Kingdom Heirs Baptist Church 10 a.m., First Kingdom Heirs Baptist Church, Route 19 N., Hepzibah.

INDOOR FLEA MARKET 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Salem VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151, Salem. Tables $5.

Today and Aug. 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.

STARKEY-STIER reunion, 6 p.m.-midnight Saturday, 8-10 a.m. Sunday, with 10:30 a.m. church, covered dish at noon and auction at 1:30 p.m. At Lost Creek VFD Auxiliary Building.

Today, Aug. 16, 23 and 30

FARMERS MARKET with fresh West Virginia fruits and vegetables each Saturday, 7 a.m., YWCA parking lot, Clarksburg. Crafts and home-baked goods available. Breakfast in dining room. Vendor space available. Call: 624-6881.

Through Aug. 10

BELIEVER'S FAMILY Fellowship anniversary celebration weekend. Ministering: 7 p.m. Aug. 8, Pastor Aaron Morgan; 7 p.m. Aug. 9, praise and celebration; and 10 a.m. Aug. 10, Pastor Bob Hawk. Call: 624-0909.

Sunday, Aug. 10

J.P. MILLER in concert, 6:30 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church.

MOUNT CLARE Community Church annual homecoming service begins 10 a.m., church. Call: The Rev. Roger Baker Sr., 624-8894.

ANNUAL VACATION Bible School program at Wolf Summit Wesleyan Methodist Church, 9:45 a.m. Theme: "All God's -- From Head to Toe!" Call: 622-1735.

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

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas annual Membership Tea, 2-4 p.m., YWCA. For all current members, new members and re-instated members. Call: Nancy, 623-2674.

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

Monday, Aug. 11

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting with program, 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Information: 745-3176.

SOUTH HARRISON High School football and cheerleading practice begins, 6 p.m., South Harrison Middle School. Volleyball begins, 6 p.m.

VIEVA'S SCHOOL Supplies Giveaway for all grades, noon-4 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Vouchers from Criss-Cross can be redeemed for school supplies. Call: 624-6881.

SHINNSTON HIGH School Class of 1946 luncheon, 1 p.m., home of Lucille Anderson.

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

RESERVATIONS DUE for Clarksburg Knights of Columbus 872 installation of 3rd Degree officers Aug. 25, Robert Petitto KOC Hall. Call: Sam Veltri, 623-2764.

WOMEN OF MOOSE, Clarksburg Chapter 409 bi-monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose 52 Lodge, 150 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1954 regular monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Call: Jackie Lafferty, 622-1880.

HARRISON COUNTY Democratic Women Club meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion, Clarksburg. New membership cards available. 2003 dues payable.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Tygarts Valley High School gym, Mill Creek. Call: (800) 732-0383.

SUMMIT PARK PUBLIC Service District regular monthly board meeting, 4 p.m., district office, Coal Street, Summit Park.

Aug. 11 and 12

TRYOUTS for cheerleader at Gore Middle School, 12:30-2:30 p.m., school gymnasium. Practice for new squad begins Aug. 13. Call: Debbie Hartman, 622-3109.

Aug. 11 and 14

REGISTRATION for new students, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Lincoln High School, Shinnston. Call: 592-2248.

Aug. 11, 18 and 25

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT class meets, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Aug. 11, 18, 23, 25 and Sept. 6

AUDITIONS for Chanticleer Children's Chorus of West Virginia, ages 4-18. Appointment: 624-7282.

Tuesday, Aug. 12

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION of Retired Federal Employees covered-dish picnic begins 4 p.m., Osbourn Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park. No silent auction. Call: 624-5238.

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

ROBERT L. BLAND Middle School cheerleading tryouts. Call: Kim Smith, 884-8828.

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

WEST FORK LIONS Club meeting, 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter. Guest speaker: Rusty Mall, District 29-I Diabetes chairman. Call: Monica Capozzi, 624-8218.

BI-MONTHLY meeting and covered-dish dinner of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

WV APPRENTICESHIP for Child Development Specialist Fall class orientation, 7 p.m., Choices Child Care Resource and Referral, 315 Ohio Ave., Clarksburg. Registration: 622-6528.

FREE CLOTHING giveaway sponsored by YWCA of Harrison County, noon-3 p.m., YWCA. Call: 624-6881.

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

STONEWOOD Lions Club summer monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, 707 3rd St., Stonewood. Call: Tim Allen, 624-4005.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Harrison County Red Cross Chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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.

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

HD SUPPORT GROUP meeting, 7 p.m., Crim Memorial UM Church, Philippi. Open to those with Huntington's Disease, caregivers and those at risk. Call 457-2071.

SALEM VFW Post 9151 meets 8 p.m., post home; Ladies Auxiliary meets 7 p.m., post home.

Harrison County Genealogical Society annual picnic, 5 p.m. at Lake Floyd, U.S. 50 west of Clarksburg. Hot dogs and hamburgers will be provided by the society. Bring a covered dish. Call 623-6222.

Aug. 12 through 15

CHILD PASSENGER safety seat technician class, YWCA, Clarksburg. Registration: Georgia Hatfield, 622-6300.

Wednesday, Aug. 13

HARRISON COUNTY Landlord Association regular business meeting, 7 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Topic: "Changes in county solid waste." Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

CLERGY LECTIONARY study, 9 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Call: Pastor Warren D. Wilson, 622-9725.

HARRISON COUNTY Retired Administrators meeting, noon, Lake Floyd. Call: Jerry, 782-1575.

ELVIS FILM Festival, 1:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Inc., Clarksburg.

INVESTMENT CLUB meeting, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Dinner, $5 non-members, $4 members. Membership open. Call: 624-6881.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 707 3rd St., Stonewood. Call: (800) 732-0383.

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club, noon, First United Methodist Church. Speaker: U.S. Chief District Judge Irene Keeley.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BINGO, Salem VFW Post 9151 and Ladies Auxiliary; doors open 5:30 p.m., early birds 6 p.m., game 7 p.m. Ladies Auxiliary Bake Sale 1 p.m.

Solid Waste Authority, Harrison County, regular monthly board meeting, 5:30 p.m., Room 137, Fairmont State College Gaston Caperton Center.

Aug. 13 and 14

NEW STUDENT registration, 9-11 a.m. and 1-2:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School.

Aug. 13, 20 and 27

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

Thursday, Aug. 14

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

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.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club lunch, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant. Speaker: Bill Bickerstaff, on Division 3 5K Kiwanis Race and Relay. Call: Bob Harper, 623-9383.

BENEFIT CARD party and luncheon sponsored by GFWC Woman's Club of Bridgeport, noon-4 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Proceeds benefit Allied Health Scholarship fund. Reservations: Brenda Swiger, 842-4635, Janice Murray, 842-4181.

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER 11, Order of the Eastern Star meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple.

Aug. 14 and 28

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meeting, Bob Dye Restaurant, Lumberport. Call: Netia McCarty, 592-0937.

Friday, Aug. 15

COMMUNITY BARBECUE sponsored by Weston Hospital Revitalization Committee, 5-8 p.m., lawn of historic Weston State Hospital. Tickets: 269-6527, 269-7091.

CLARKSBURG Lions Club meeting, noon, Minard's restaurant. Speaker: Ross White of Civil Air Patrol to speak on youth and aviation. Call: President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

Aug. 15 and 16

WEST VIRGINIA Association of Parliamentarians 18th annual convention, Days Inn. Events begin 6 p.m. Aug. 15 and 9 a.m. Aug. 16.

Saturday, Aug. 16

OUTDOOR and Nature Photography Class by Dr. Bruce Edinger, Salem International University professor, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Bring camera. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

HOMESCHOOL INFORMATION seminar sponsored by Covered Bridge Christian Home Educators of Barbour County, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m., Philippi City Building. Free event, curriculum available for purchase. Call: Teresa Ward, 457-4084, Ricki Mitchell, 457-3944.

BICYCLE RODEO and Safety Training for up to 14 year olds begins 1 p.m., West Milford Community Building. Call: 745-4371, 745-5385, 745-3131. Food available. Prizes and awards.

THIRD ANNUAL J.T. Honce Memorial Poker Run, Bridgeport Fire Department. Registration: 9-11 a.m. Free T-shirt for first 125 bikers registered. Call: J.R., (304) 449-1679.

COMMUNITY BUILD Playground Day begins 8 a.m., Johnson Elementary School. To help install new playground equipment, call Lisa Lang, 842-7516.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County Inc. sponsor spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Take outs available. Proceeds benefit Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County Inc. Tickets/information: 624-0533.

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogy Society free genealogy computer workshop, Fairmont State's Gaston Caperton Center, Main Street, Clarksburg. Theme: "Using Family Tree Maker." Registration: 8:30 a.m.

SECOND ANNUAL Tri-County Adult Christian Singles Picnic, rain or shine, for ages 25-60, noon-8 p.m., Trinity Assembly of God fellowship hall, Fairmont. Bring covered dish. Reservations: Cheri Barker, 624-6638, Carl Jones, 367-0516, Chris Slider, 366-9885.

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.