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NORWOOD ELEMENTARY Title I program hosts picnic for students, parents and staff, 1:30-3:30 p.m., Clarksburg City Park, Lions Den, Nutter Fort. Carnival music, food, entertainment, more.

CHRIST CHURCH United Methodist, Adamston, holds "Back to Youth" cookout, 5 p.m., church yard. Call: 624-4500, 622-9784.

CENTER BRANCH Baptist Homecoming, Nutter Fort. Sunday school, 10 a.m., worship, 11 a.m., covered-dish dinner, noon. Call: The Rev. Tom Whaley, 622-2365.

DISTRICT SIX, Veterans of Foreign Wars and their Ladies Auxiliaries meet, 1 p.m., Buckhannon Post 3663. Dinner, 2 p.m. with business meeting. Bring Buddy Poppy Christmas wreath.

MUSIC provided by local talent and Pittsburgh residents, 3 p.m., International Mother's Day Shrine, 11 E. Main St., Grafton.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting, 1 p.m., Parkette Restaurant.

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

WHITEHAWK country/gospel music, 2 p.m., Bowyer Farm, Isaac's Creek Road. Open stage to all performers. Food, drinks. Donations accepted. Call: 745-3689.

HOMECOMING, 2 p.m., Stewart Chapel Church. Message by Greg Lanham. Special music. Call: 622-0371.

GOSPEL SING, 2 p.m., Salvation Army, corner South Chestnut and Camden streets, Clarksburg.

MT. LEBANON Church homecoming, Kincheloe. Covered-dish dinner, 12:30 p.m., special singing, 1:30 p.m. Food.

CLARKSBURG BAPTIST Church breakfast to kick off new quarterly Sunday school classes, 9:45 a.m., Judson Center.

HAYMOND COMMUNITY Center of Taylor County pork chop dinner, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., community center. Takeouts available. Proceeds benefit center upkeep.

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

REVIVAL, West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church, 7:30 p.m. Speakers: Pastor Bill Lanham, Evangelist Frank Dillon. Special singing.

SALEM VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151 District 6 meeting, Post 3663, Buckhannon. Speakers: Veterans District 6 commander James Richison, Ladies Auxiliary District 6 President Estella Kesling.

PLEASANT HILL CHURCH of Doddridge County homecoming. Sunday school, 10:30 a.m., lunch, 12:30 p.m. Message by Gerald Hamrick. Bring picnic basket lunch. Call: C. Lane, 622-3313.

Today through Sept. 17

HARVEST TIME Ministries and International Evangelist Mark Gorman service, Pennsboro. Services 3 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Call: (304) 659-3161.

Through Sept. 15

$40 REGISTRATION fee due for District 29-I Lion's Conference, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Stonewall Jackson Resort; Fee after Sept. 15, $50. Make checks payable to: District I Fall Conference, c/o Diane Kimble, One Hillcrest Drive, Buckhannon, WV 26201. E-mail,

VIETNAM MOVING Wall displayed at Palatine Park, Fairmont.

Monday, Sept. 15

VETERANS Upward Bound offers free classes for qualifying veterans in math and English and computer introduction. Call: Bob Moore, 783-5213, e-mail,

CLARKSBURG COLUMBIAN Club meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call: 624-8845.

STONEWOOD CITY Council meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers.

CLARKSBURG AREA CFIDS/FM Support Group meeting, 6:30-7:45 p.m., Waldomore. Speaker: Dawn Rapp Heck, owner of Dawn's Therapeutic Massage. Call: Joyce, 782-3427, Judy, 623-6198.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Information: e-mail,

REGISTRATION DEADLINE for Fast Break Basketball League for middle and high school aged youth by City of Bridgeport Parks and Recreation, Heritage Christian School gym. League runs Sept. 22-Nov. 6. First 64 registrants accepted. Call: 842-8240.

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

REGISTRATION under way for fall Buddy Soccer program for children through age 18 with any type of physical or developmental disability. Call: Krista Fernandez, 624-0067 or e-mail,

LADY OF PEACE Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, dinner 6:30 p.m., Raymon's, followed by meeting at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Democratic Women's Club annual covered-dish "Picnic in the Park," 6:30 p.m., Clarksburg City Park, main shelter, Nutter Fort.

REGULAR MEETING of Republican Club, Ponderosa, Bridgeport. Dinner, 5:30 p.m., meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call: President Jay Wolfe, 622-0770.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Beekeepers Association regular meeting, 6:30-9 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Contact: President K.K. Griffith, 622-8000.

Sept. 15 through 19

HATS OFF to Reading Book Fair, 11 a.m.-7:30 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library. Proceeds benefit children's area of library.

Sept. 15, 22 and 29

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

Sept. 15 through Oct. 27

QUILTING CLASSES offered, 1-3, 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Parks and Recreation. Instructor: Dot Lemon. Seven-week class, $40. Material list/information: 842-8240.

Tuesday, Sept. 16

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

BPW/CLARKSBURG dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Parkette Restaurant, Bridgeport. Speaker: Sheila Larew, BPW/Grafton. Program: Mother's Day Shrine. Call: Betty Frush, 622-0216.

STONEWOOD SEWER Board meeting, 7 p.m., council chambers.

CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA Toastmasters dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant, U.S. 19 south of Shinnston. Call: 842-2826.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Club Annual Fall Tea and Membership Reception 2-4 p.m., Waldomore. Drop-off artistic and craft entries, 10-11 a.m., Waldomore. Judging 11 a.m.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly meeting, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Speaker: Exponent Telegram Lifestyles Editor Julie Perine. Entertainment: Lorraine Serra, South Park, Pa. Call: Jo Ann Reed, 745-5376, Helen Lamm, 623-4708.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Sister Patricia Peters, OP from Huttonsville. Topic: Spirituality. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

TELECOM PIONEER Life member monthly meeting, noon, Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Call: 842-4731, 623-3148.

LUMBERPORT council meeting, 7 p.m., Lumberport Community Center, George Street, Lumberport.

TOWN OF NUTTER Fort council meeting, 7:30 p.m., town hall.

GFWC West Virginia Woman's Club of Clarksburg membership reception, 2-4 p.m., Waldomore. Arts and crafts judging items due 10 a.m. Call: 623-1116, 623-9207.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1942 luncheon meeting, 1:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Mary Virginia Romain or Josephine Lasko.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 5 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

LIBERTY HIGH School Mountaineers hosts 23rd annual Liberty Band Spectacular, Hite Field, Clarksburg. Gates open 6 p.m., program begins, 7 p.m. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students and seniors. Call: Liberty Band Director Eric Stoneking, 624-3258.

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

Sept. 16, 23, 30, Oct. 14, 21 and 28

AMERICAN RED Cross conducts disaster classes, 6-10 p.m., American Red Cross Chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

Wednesday, Sept. 17

REGULAR MEETING of West Milford Town Council rescheduled 7 p.m. from Sept. 16.

WEST VIRGINIA University Stroke Survivor Support Group meeting, 6-7:30 p.m., Ruby Memorial Hospital, Morgantown. Call: Yasmin Matheson, (304) 598-4000, ext. 5533.

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

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meeting every Wednesday, noon, United Methodist Church basement. Program: Rhododendron Girls' State and Mountaineer Boys' State candidates presented by Sandy McMunn.

ALL SAINTS Women's Club regular meeting, 7:30 p.m., All Saints Church social hall. Program: Literacy. Speaker: Gene Larosa. Entertainment: Rita Brockway. Call: Phyllis Izzo, 842-0271.

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

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

CARBIDE RETIREES Corps Inc. covered-dish luncheon, West Milford Town Hall. Social time, 11:30 a.m., covered-dish luncheon, noon. Transportation: Bud Anderson, 842-2314, Les Hustead, 842-2212, Tom Mitchell, 842-2058, Shellis Robinson, 842-2008.

BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC Library hosts Booktalk session, 4 p.m., conference room.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1946 monthly breakfast, 9:15 a.m., Denny's Restaurant, New Pointe. Call: Toots Britton, 622-0618.

LEADERSHIP HARRISON Alumni social get-together, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Wonder Bar, Clarksburg. Call: Harrison County Chamber of Commerce, 624-6331.

FREE External Diploma Program information session on obtaining a GED, 6 p.m., Sabraton Center behind McDonald's. Call: (304) 291-9226.

Sept. 17 through 19

TYGART VALLEY Baptist Association sponsors three-day revival, Morning Star Baptist Church, 100 McKinney St., Fairmont. Fellowship dinner 5:30 p.m. daily followed by 7 p.m. services. Call: 363-2978, Ida Starks, 287 7241.

Sept. 17 and 24

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

Thursday, Sept. 18

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Housing Authority, 3 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse.

BRIDGEPORT LIONS Club meeting for dinner and tour of new facilities, 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport City Hall. Reservations: 842-3315.

MILITARY ORDER of Purpleheart Chapter 418, Clarksburg meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa, Bridgeport. Call: Commander Bill Rector, 622-9750, Senior Vice Bill Boggs, 782-2794.

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

BENEFIT BINGO to assist Jeff Collins with medical treatment, 6-9 p.m., Anmoore Fire Department. Food, drinks, games, raffles.

WRAP (Writers, Readers, Authors and Poets) meeting, 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library. Call: Kim Wheeler, 592-3560.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meeting, noon, Jim Reid's Restaurant. Program by Frank Jarman, Clarksburg Mission Executive Director. Call: 623-9383.

EVENING OF ELEGANCE Style Show with dessert tasting, YWCA of Harrison County. Entertainment: Bobby Nicholas. Reception, 5:30 p.m., dinner, 6 p.m. Shopping follows. Tickets, $15, includes dinner: 624-6881.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meeting, 6 p.m., Jim Reid's Restaurant. Call: Jim Hileman, 623-0697.

DIVORCECARE, a non-denominational Biblical teaching for those recovering from divorce and separation begins, 7-9 p.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Registration: 842-3589. Child care provided for children up to fifth grade.

CHILDREN'S MIRACLE Network fund-raising campaign by OMEGA West Virginia. Charity Golf tournament, Stonewall Resort's 18-hole Arnold Palmer Championship golf course. Proceeds benefit WVU Children's Hospital. Call: (304) 343-5500.

43RD ANNUAL Tel-O-Kit dinner, 6 p.m., Damon's, Harrison County.

Sept. 18 through 20

SHINNSTON FOUNDERS Day 2003, downtown Shinnston.

Friday, Sept. 19

WEST VIRGINIA Symphony Orchestra presents "Symphonic Splendor," 7:30 p.m., Colebank Hall. Tickets: $25 for reserved seating, $12 general admission. Call: 367-4169.

UNITED WAY Volunteer Action Center sponsors management workshops, 8:30 a.m., Mon General Hospital Conference Center. $15. Registration: (304) 296-7525.

GFWC West Virginia Woman's Club of Clarksburg presents Community Centennial Celebration, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse Plaza. Music by the Woman's Club Choir. Refreshments. Call: 623-1116, 623-9207.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club meeting, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Speaker: Troy Jonas, general manager, Aircraft Services of Bombardier/West Virginia Air Center-Aerospace program. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

Sept. 19 and 20

HOT DOG sale and church-wide yard sale, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Quiet Dell United Methodist Church, W.Va. 20 south of Interstate 79, exit 115.

Sept. 19 through 21

HERITAGE DAYS at Adaland Mansion, Philippi, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Call: (304) 457-2415.

NATURE WONDER Weekend, North Bend State Park. Artwork exhibit, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Call: (304) 558-3370.

AMERICAN RED Cross of Upshur/Randolph County holds Workplace Training CPR/First Aid Instructor course, Buckhannon. Times: 6-10 p.m. Sept. 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 20 and 21. Cost: $75, includes books and training materials. Pre-registration and pre-payment a must. Call: 472-8060.

Saturday, Sept. 20

HEALTH FAIR, sponsored by Weston Business and Professional Women's Club. Multi-chem profile, thyroid profile and PSA profiles available. Times: 7-10 a.m. Sept. 13, Lewis County Senior Citizens Center, Weston; 7-10 a.m. Sept. 20, Jane Lew Family Medical Center. Information/costs: Rita Butcher, 269-6357.