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Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to, or mail them to Clarksburg Exponent and 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. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.

Through Aug. 25

TRINITY HIGH School, Morgantown, is accepting applications for grades 7-12 for the 2000-2001 school year. For more information: 594-3002.

Sunday, July 30

SINGLES DANCE from 7-11 p.m. at Westchester Village Fairmont. Cost: $7. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at McWhorter United Methodist Church. Entertainment by the Young Disciples.

VERMONT BAPTIST Church, Sedalia, will hold a Gospel Sing at 2 p.m. and a "Youth Sing" at 4 p.m., with a service to follow. Refreshments.

Monday, July 31

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Fire Department, Lewis County, 325 Center Ave., Weston. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

FAMILY FUN Night from 6-8 p.m. at Summit Park Rec. Complex. Karaoke: Donnie Kopp. Softball game "Old Crows" vs. "Young Crows" at 8 p.m. Sponsor: HCPRC Summer Playground and Summit Park Assoc.

July 31 through Aug. 4

SUMMER DAY CAMP from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at West Virginia University Jackson's Mill. Theme: "People Just Like Me." Focus: Learning about international cultures. Cost: $125, with lunch, snacks and drinks. Pre-registration required. Space limited. To register: Jennifer at 269-5100.

VACATION BIBLE School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Wolf Summit Wesleyan Methodist Church. Theme: "The Father's Faithful Farmer." VBS director: Melodie Satterfield. For more information or transportation: 622-1735. VBS program 9:45 a.m. on Sunday.

CAMP SEW Fun for ages 7-14 from 10 a.m.-noon at YWCA. Sponsor: Bernina Sewing Co. and Clarksburg Sewing Company. For more information: 622-8112.

FAIRMONT STATE College Cheer Camp 5-8 p.m. for girls ages kindergarten-eighth at FSC Feaster Center on FSC campus. Instructors: Members of FSC Cheerleading Squad, head coach Gina DeLorenzo, assistant coach Dee Corder. Focus: Chants, cheers, dance, technique, jumps and stunts. Fee: $35, includes free camp t-shirt and snacks. For more information DeLorenzo at 363-0755, between noon-8 p.m.

July 31 through Aug. 5

REVIVAL at 7:30 p.m. at Evangelistic Mission Church, West Milford. Guest speaker, special singing. Pastor is Bill Lenham.

July 31 through Aug. 10

SWIMMING LESSONS -- Parent-Child, Preschool and Youth Swim Lessons from Session 4, 11-11:45 a.m. or 7-7:45 p.m. at Clarksburg Municipal Pool. Parent-Child: 6 months-3 and their parents; Pre-school: 3-5; Youth: 6-12. Cost of each session: $30. Registration limited. To register or for more information: Harrison County YMCA at 623-3303.

Tuesday, Aug. 1

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meets in regular session at 4 p.m. in auditorium of Kelly-Miller Building, E.B. Saunders Way.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Rt. 119 South, Grafton. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

CLARKSBURG Columbian Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the club house.

TOWN of Nutter Fort holds special council meeting at 7 p.m. in town council chambers.

Aug. 1 through 3

PRAISE AND Worship Rally at 10 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. at The House of Faith, Route 19 north between Clarksburg and Shinnston. Three meals daily.

Wednesday, Aug. 2

CLEAN-UP -- Town of Lost Creek clean-up will be with regular garbage pick-up. For more information call the mayor's office.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Middletown Mall, Old Wall Store, South Fairmont. For more information: 1-800-732-0383.

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT sponsored by Clarksburg Police Department at 6-9 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park. Food, entertainment, miniature golf, swimming.

Aug. 2 through 3

INSTRUMENT MAKING Workshop for kids at the YWCA. Make Appalachian dulcimer out of household equipment. Cost: $4 for supplies. To register: 624-6881.

Aug. 2-4 and 7-9

RUMMAGE/BAKE sale from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church, Liberty Addition.

Thursday, Aug. 3

ICE CREAM social from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Bank One Plaza, Clarksburg. Benefits the Mustard Seed, Clarksburg. Sponsor: Three local churches.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, Rt. 33, Weston. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION holds workshop from 4-6 p.m. at Lewis County Senior Center. Topics: Overview of Alzheimer's Disease, communicating with the Alzheimer's patient, and the latest research breakthroughs. For more information: Cindy Gain, R.N., at 269-5738.

MEETING -- 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War meet at 7 p.m. in the library at Petersburg. Speaker: Michael Foreman, Winchester, Va. For information: 358-2789 or 358-3261, or email:

WASHINGTON IRVING Class of 1954 meets at 9 a.m. for breakfast at Raymon's Restaurant. For more information: Lucy Ropp Hornor at 622-7770.

AUDITIONS at 1 p.m. for Bridgeport High School's production of "Grease" at school theatre. Ages: 9th-12th. Call back audition following day at 1 p.m. Students interested in technical and backstage work need to sign up Aug. 3 and 4. Show dates: Oct. 14 and 15. For more information: Cindy at 842-5664.

Aug. 3 through 5

FAIR -- Wallace Volunteer Fire Department annual fair in Wallace. Parades, games, food booths. For more information: (304) 796-4014.

DONATIONS -- Friends of Nutter Fort Library are accepting glassware donations for Dime Pitch booth at Blackberry Festival. Proceeds to provide materials for children's reading program at Nutter Fort Library. For more information: Crystal Hamrick, president of Friends, 622-7563.

FESTIVAL -- 4th West Virginia Blackberry Festival in Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Car Show, 5K Run, State Power Lifting Meet, entertainment, food, crafts, games, fireworks. For more information: 623-2381 or 622-3206 or IOLINC.NET/NUTTERFORT and click WV Blackberry Festival.

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. each evening at Victory Baptist Church, Route 50, 5 miles west of Salem, Wiseman Run Road. Entertainment: The Gospel Strings on Saturday.

Aug. 3 through 19

"THE ARACOMA Story" at 8:30 p.m. at Chief Logan State Park, Logan. For more information: 752-0253 or e-mail at

Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

Through Aug. 4

DODDRIDGE COUNTY Energy Express Summer Day Camp for children entering first through sixth grades will be held for six weeks at Doddridge County Middle School. Breakfast and lunch served. For more information: 873-1801.

Friday, Aug. 4

BLOOD DRIVE from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at United Hospital Center, classroom A, Rt. 19 South, Clarksburg. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

VETERANS OF The Oil and Gas Industries luncheon meeting at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour: 11 a.m.; luncheon: noon. Birthdays/anniversaries recognized.

SPEAKER for West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation's Roundtable is Robert S. Kidwell of ManTech Advanced Systems International, Inc. His topic: "Off the Beaten Path to the On-Ramp of Global Electric Conference." Registration at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at noon. For information or registration: Sharon Spencer at WVHTC Foundation at 366-2577 or e-mail at

Aug. 4 through 5

WOMEN'S AGLOW of Fairmont holds summer retreat at Mission Farms. Registration: 3 p.m. Friday. Retreat concludes at 1:30 p.m. Saturday. Speaker: Dolly Holland, Huntington. Cost: $25, includes three meals. For more information or to register: Pam Saunders, 366-9613.

ANNUAL SUMMER Conference of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of West Virginia at Days Inn Conference Center, Flatwoods. Speaker on Friday: Will Glennon, creator and president of Random Acts of Kindness Foundation. Saturday: Workshops pertaining to 2000-2002 administration. Hostesses: Western District and North Central District Juniors.

Aug. 4 through 6

HOMECOMING SERVICES at Century Community Church, Century. Friday: 7 p.m.; Saturday: Special services, 2 p.m.; covered dish dinner, 4 p.m.; Sunday: Morning worship, 10 a.m.; special services, 2 p.m.

WEST VIRGINIA Dance Convention in Buckhannon. Square and round dancing plus clogging. For more information: Richard and Shirley Thomas at (304) 984-9135.

BIBLE CHURCH of God, Wilsonburg, holds Convention at 7 p.m. nightly, with Evangelist Jim Humphreys. Sunday, 10 a.m. Covered dish dinner, noon. Entertainment.

Saturday, Aug. 5

JANE LEW Town Market from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at Jane Lew City Park. Yard sales, flea market, crafts. Proceeds benefit Jane Lew City Park improvements. Spaces available for rent at $5. Rain date is Aug. 12. For more information: 884-7885 or 884-7095.

SUMMERFEST 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at United Methodist Temple Church, Clarksburg. Food, crafts, flea market, entertainment.

INFORMATIONAL BREAKFAST hosted by Elder-Beerman at 8 a.m. at Elder-Beerman Home Store, Meadowbrook Mall. Tickets: $5. Proceeds will go to participating charities and non-profit groups. For more information: Elder-Beerman at 842-7191.

STREET FAIR noon-10 p.m. at Spelter Volunteer Fire Department. Fireworks, 10 p.m. Games, raffles, food. Benefits new building. Sponsor: Fire department and Auxiliary.

OLD COUNTRY at 7 p.m. at North Bend State Park. Free.

66TH ANNUAL chicken supper and bazaar from 4:30-7 p.m. at St. Boniface Catholic Church, Route 33 West, Camden. Cost: Adults, $6; children 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Sponsor: St. Boniface Altar Society. For more information: 269-3304.

VICTORY HIGH Class of 1964 monthly breakfast get together at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny B's restaurant, old Rout 50, adjacent to Terrace Motel. For more information: Barbara Winans McCracken at 622-7703.

MT. LEBANON Church annual Gospel Sing at Jane Lew Fire Department. Thirteen groups singing from noon-8 p.m. Refreshments and free admission. For more information: Ruby Dennison at 884-7748.

SUMMER FESTIVAL from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at United Methodist Temple church, corners of Sycamore and Locust. Food, bake sale, crafts, entertainment, flea market, games.

ICE CREAM Social from 4-7 p.m. at New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. Homemade ice cream, pie, salads, sandwiches, beverages.

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at Church of God, Ruley Chapel, Arnolds Creek Road, West Union. Featuring: Joyful Sounds.

Aug. 5 and Aug. 12

HEALTH AWARENESS screening from 7-10 a.m. at Bridgeport Middle School. Sponsor: Bridgeport Rotary. For more information or to make an appointment: 1-800-524-3414, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Through Aug. 6

4-WHEELER RAFFLE held at Nutter Fort Fire Dept.'s car show at Nutter Fort Elementary School. Donation: $5 a ticket. Tickets, 4-wheeler from R.G. Honda. Sponsor: NFFD. For tickets or more information: 622-5001 or 624-9373.

Sunday, Aug. 6

PUBLIC MEETING for West Virginia High School Rodeo Association, Inc. at 2 p.m. at Organ Cave Arena, Ronceverte. Member sign ups will be taken. For more information: Janey or Robin at (304) 645-7600.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS No. 872 annual picnic at 1 p.m. at Our Lady Perpetual pavilion. Everything furnished except dessert. For more information: 623-2764, 622-6749 or 623-2960.

ANNUAL PICNIC -- William Marconi Lodge holds annual picnic at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Fireplace Shelter, Clarksburg. Everything furnished except dessert. For more information: 624-5927.

Aug. 6 through 11

VACATION BIBLE School from 6-8 p.m. at East View United Methodist Church. Theme: Road Rally 2000 -- In the Race with Jesus. Classes for kindergarten to adult. Wednesday: Steve Wilmoths race car on display. For more information: Barbara Elliott, 622-3026.

Aug. 6 through 13

CAMP WINACA sponsored by American Cancer Society for ages 7-16 with cancer. For more information: American Cancer Society at 1-800-288-3618.

Aug. 7 through 9

GEAR-UP SUMMER Kid Camps for eighth grade students, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fairmont State College. Focus: Information Technology. Lunch provided. For more information or to register: 366-2577 ext. 565.

Aug. 7 through 11

SUMMER DAY CAMP 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at West Virginia University Jackson's Mill. Theme: Love Your Planet. Focus: Nature Theme. Cost: $125, with lunch, snacks and drinks. Early bird special $99 through July 10. Pre-registration required. To register: Jennifer 269-5100. Space limited.

VACATION BIBLE School from 6:30-9 p.m. at EC Church, 401 Oakmound Road. To register or for more information: Kim at 622-6729.

Aug. 7 through 12

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Church. Singing each night.

Tuesday, Aug. 8

BEGINNING BRIDGE classes at YWCA at 6:30 p.m. Instructor: Dr. Baber. Cost: $3 a session. To register: YWCA at 624-6881.

HARRISON-CLARKSBURG Board of Health meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Harrison County Courthouse, Judge Bedell's Jury Room 3.

REGULAR MEETING of the Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars, Ladies Auxiliary, Post No. 9151 at 7 p.m. at the post home. For more information: 782-4296.

COVERED DISH picnic from 4 p.m.-? for Chapter 1579 National Association of Retired Federal Employees at Hill Top Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park. Bring eating utensils.

Wednesday, Aug. 9

WILD WONDERFUL Wednesday, Wildcrafting Medicinals in Garden and Woods workshop 1-4 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee $15, pre-registration required. For more information and registration form: 269-7681.

Through Aug. 10

SUMMER READING Program 10:30-11:30 a.m. for children ages 3 through 6th grade. Title: "Search for Treasure-Read for Pleasure." To pre-register or for more information: Mary Loomis, 627-2236.

Thursday, Aug. 10

BENEFIT CARD Party from noon-4 p.m. at Benedum Civic Center. Luncheon. Cost: $8. Proceeds will support Allied Health Scholarship. For reservations: 842-4181 or 842-3962. Sponsor: GFWC Woman's Club of Bridgeport.

Aug. 10 through 12

WEST VIRGINIA'S Largest Yard Sale in Upshur County. Sponsor: Travel and Tourism Committee of Buckhannon Upshur Chamber of Commerce. For more information: 472-1722, 1-888-707-1722, 472-5000, 472-3000, 472-4100 or 472-2516.

Friday, Aug. 11

CHRISTIAN GATHERING of Churches in Fellowship will be held at 7 p.m. at Full Gospel Chapel, 644 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. For more information: 623-4690.

Aug. 11 and 12

BLUEGRASS WEEKEND at park amphitheater at North Bend State Park. Friday: 7 p.m., Country Remedies; 8 p.m., Lonesome Heart; 9 p.m., Sure Fire; Saturday: 6 p.m. Sure Fire; 7 p.m., Lonesome Heart; 8 p.m., Sheppard Brothers Bluegrass; 9 p.m., Stoney Creek. Cost: Friday, $6; Saturday, $7, or $11 for both days. Free pool pass with two day admission. Children 12 and under, free. For more information: 643-2931 or 1-800-CALL-WVA.

Saturday, Aug. 12

NINTH ANNUAL United Way Bowl-a-Thon to kick off 2000-2001 Marion County United Way campaign. Bowl-a-Thon at 10 a.m., 2, 6 and 10 p.m. at Valley Worlds of Fun in Pleasant Valley, near Fairmont. For more information: United Way at 366-4550.

GARAGE SALE -- Vendor space is available for United Way's 10th annual garage sale at the Spruce Street Parking Garage, Morgantown. Booth size 8x17, $30 for non-profit organizations; $40 for antique/craft dealers, artists, flea market sellers; $50 for merchants. For applications: 296-7525.

MEDICINAL HERBS, Salves & Tinctures preparation workshop, 1-4 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee $15, pre-registration required.

For more information and registration form: 269-7681.

SIMPSON CREEK CEOS meet at 11 a.m. at Smith Chapel United Methodist Church. Hostess: Glenda McQuain; lesson leader: Martha Hansford.

NATIONAL WILD Turkey Federation banquet "Working for the Wild Turkey" will be held at Village Square Conference Center.

Doors open, 6 p.m.; dinner, 7:30 p.m. For tickets and more information: Bob Summers at 624-1005.

FLEA MARKET, hot dog sale, car wash from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department. Set up: $5 outside, $10 inside. For more information: 623-3754.

SINGLES DANCE 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m. at Clarksburg-Bridgeport Holiday Inn. Doors open 8:30 p.m.

Aug. 12 and 13

WORKSHOPS -- 10th annual Dulcimer Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at Fort New Salem. Saturday concert, 7:30 p.m. Separate admission for workshop participants, general admission and evening concerts. Food: Meals and homemade ice cream. For more information: Carol Schweiker at 782-5245.

Sunday, Aug. 13

ANNUAL SLOVAK-POLISH Society picnic from noon to 5 p.m. at Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort.

REUNION MASS at 10:30 a.m. at Saint Clare Catholic Church, Saint Clara, Doddridge County. Free-will offering to benefit Doddridge Ecumenical Outlet Food Pantry, West Union. Lunch will follow Mass. Sister Joan Kreyenbuhl, S.S.J. will share photos and memories of visit to Kreyenbuhl family home, Psaffnau, Switzerland. To attend call 269-1767, leave message of number of persons to be present at lunch.

Monday, Aug. 14

HAYWOOD Community Educational Outreach Service Club meets at 7 p.m. at the home of Alma Minnix. For more information: 584-4545.

Aug. 14 through 17

CAMP -- "Faith and Fine Arts" camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for kindergarten-8th grade, at Vincent Memorial Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Computer training for adults. Entertainment at noon each day. Cost: $20. For more information: 622-2622.

Aug. 14 through 18

FREE COMPUTER TRAINING at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation. Third and fourth graders, 8-11 a.m.; fifth and sixth graders, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Topic: Learn how to use Internet, Scanner and PowerPoint. Limited space. Enroll or for more information: 368-4518 or e-mail

WEB-TECH CLASS for seventh graders, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation. Topic: Learn how to design a WEB page, review of basic computer skills and Microsoft Office Training. Enroll or for more information: 368-4518 or e-mail

Monday, Aug. 14

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus meeting 7:30 p.m. at the Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-0248.

"SCIENCE IS FUN" for girls ages 5-12. Thursday from 1-3 p.m., Oak Ridge Shelter, Watters Smith State Park. Tuesday from 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Monday from 1-3 p.m., Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. Pre-registration required by calling Girl Scout office.

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Program scheduled. For more information: 745-3285.

Aug. 14 through 17

FALL REGISTRATION at Anna's Expressions of Dance, Clarksburg, 4-7 p.m. For more information: 624-5765.

Aug. 14 through 24

SWIMMING LESSONS -- Parent-Child, Preschool and Youth Swim Lessons, Session 5, 11-11:45 a.m. or 7-7:45 p.m. at Clarksburg Municipal Pool. Parent-Child: 6 months-3 and their parents; Pre-school: 3-5; Youth: 6-12. Cost of each session: $30. Registration limited. To register or for more information: Harrison County YMCA, 623-3303.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

"WACKY GAMES" featuring unusual and funny games for girls ages 5-12. Games from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. To pre-register, call Girl Scout office.

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