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Regional Calendar of Events Sept. 29

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.


PARADE Robert C. Byrd High School's annual homecoming parade, 6:30 p.m., Main Street, Clarksburg. Call: 623-2453.

PROJECT ISAAC after-school program at Doddridge County Elementary School begins, 3:15-5:15 p.m. Call: Heather Mossor, 873-2720, or Gretchen Oyler, 873-3294, after 3:15 p.m.

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

WEST UNION Girl Scout Troops 4021 and 4227 meet, 3:30-5 p.m., former West Union Grade School. Call: Ersa Skjerli, 873-3103.

SHINNSTON REGULAR Council work session, 7 p.m., council chambers, 43 Bridge St.

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

Today through Oct. 4

REVIVAL SERVICES begin 7 p.m., Mission of Faith Church, Big Isaac. Evangelist: Dave Cumpston of Parkersburg area. Call: 782-1075.

Tuesday, Sept. 30

WILD TURKEY Super Fund Auction and Dinner hosted by Doddridge County Tail Fans Chapter of National Wild Turkey Federation, 6 p.m., Doddridge County Park. $40. Call: 782-3385, 782-4304.

WEST FORK Conservation District Board of Supervisors October monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., USDA Service Center, Quiet Dell. Call: Dinah Hannah, executive assistant, 627-2160.

YOGA begins, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Instructor: Jeanny Kalaycioglu. Cost: $4 non-member, $3.50 members. Call: 624-6881.

BLOOD DRIVE sponsored by Horizons Church, 1-7 p.m., Harrison County Red Cross Chapter, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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

CENTRAL UNITED Methodist Church site of American Red Cross blood drive, noon-6 p.m., church. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BRIDGE REVIEW with Virginia Richards, 9:15 a.m., the Kinley Cafe, Harrison County Senior Center.

MASS and recitation of the Rosary for an increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life, 6:30 p.m., chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Celebrant: Fr. Casey Mahone, chaplain of the Serra Club of Clarksburg. Call 623-4984.

AA meeting, 1:30 p.m., Clarksburg Mission.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1974 reunion planning meeting, 7 p.m., Twin Oaks Restaurant.

Wednesday, Oct. 1

HOPE Luncheon, co-sponsored by the YWCA and Hope, Inc., 11:30 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Tina Fowler, guest speaker, to present domestic violence awareness program. Also, memorial service. Cost: $4. Open to the public. Call: 624-6881.

NEXT MEETING of West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., large conference room, F. Ray Power Building, Division of Rehabilitation Services, Institute. Call: (304) 766-4624, (800) 642-8207, ext. 4624.

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

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., Aerie home, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Interview of new candidates, 6 p.m.

LIBERTY HIGH School Class of 1974 meeting to plan class reunion, 6:30 p.m., Village Square.

Rotary Club of Clarksburg meeting, noon, United Methodist Church basement. Speakers: Greg Zerkle and Mike Castle with Mason Dixon, presenting "Cambridge Place," introduction by Lee Gustafson.

Church Women United meeting, noon, the YWCA, Clarksburg. Reservations required. Call 624-6881.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1952, monthly lunch meeting, noon, Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Patty Wyckoff Nichols, 624-4811.

Clergy Lectionary study, 9 a.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Contact: Pastor Warren D. Wilson, 622-9725.

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens covered-dish meeting, noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

Thursday, Oct. 2

Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 7th W.Va. Infantry Camp 7, monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Grant County Public Library, Petersburg. Call (304) 358-3261 or email

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

LOUIS A. JOHNSON VA Medical Center site of blood drive, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BURMA meeting, noon, Buckhannon Moose Lodge. Call: Gene Starr, (304) 472-1722.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1943 members meet, 5 p.m., Aquarium Lounge. Class members, friends invited. Call 842-6205.

Clarksburg League for Service October Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., the Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church in Nutter Fort. Call Terry Pruitt, 623-5158.

YOGA with Elizabeth Connor, 1 p.m., ballroom, Harrison County Senior Center.

LOG-A-LOAD for Kids Auction, 9 a.m., Newlon's International Truck Sales, Elkins. Hardwood sawlogs auctioned; proceeds to WVU Children's Hospital, Morgantown. Event organizer: Mountain Loggers Group.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1954 monthly breakfast, 9 a.m., Bob Evans Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Norma Pratt Garrett, 624-5248, or Dorothy Hinkle Snyder, 622-8731.

Friday, Oct. 3

PARSONS-SOUDERS, Stone and Thomas stores employee luncheon with gift exchange, 2 p.m., Ponderosa Restaurant.

VETERANS of Oil and Gas Industries monthly luncheon meeting, Jane Lew Family Restaurant, Jane Lew. Social hour, 11 a.m., luncheon, noon.

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

Harrison County Genealogical Society monthly meeting, 10 a.m. at Waldomore, second floor. Call: 623-0222.

Oct. 3 and 4

PINE BLUFF Fall Festival, sponsored by Pine Bluff CEOS Club, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Pine Bluff Community Center. Entertainment, vendors, quilt display and raffle, food. Call: Thelma Martin, 592-1189.

FREE FALL cleanup at old Sardis School, sponsored by Sardis Community Council Ltd. Times: 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Oct. 3, 7-11 a.m. Oct. 4. Call: Sondra Gaynor, 783-5485.

Saturday, Oct. 4

GOSPEL SING 7 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Singers: Brittany Palmer, Crystal Garrett, Scott Burnside of the Deciples, John Palmer of Faded Glory. Baked steak dinner 3:30-6:30 p.m.

BUSY BISON 4-H Club sponsors Cancer Awareness Boot Drive, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call: Tonya Daft, (304) 825-6103.

SIGMA TAU GAMMA Alumni Welcome Pavilion, Fairmont State Homecoming game versus Shepherd College, 1 p.m. kickoff, Duval-Rosier Field. Call: Jeff Hood, 623-3979.

THIRD DISTRICT conference, American Legion Auxiliary, 9 a.m., Jane Lew, Unit 166.

FLEA MARKET with proceeds of bake sale to benefit World Hunter, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church.

BAKED STEAK dinner, 3-7 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. $7 adults, $3 children under 12. Takeouts available. Gospel sing, 7 p.m. Call: Paula Finster, 745-3553, Lou Short, 745-4586.

BAKED STEAK dinner, 4-7 p.m., Jane Lew Fire Department, $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Jane Lew.

18TH ANNUAL Mannington Octoberfest, 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Market Street, Mannington. Crafts, entertainment, food.

GOLF TOURNAMENT, Tygart Lake Golf Course sponsored by Friends of Nutter Fort Library. Time/information: Crystal Hamrick, 622-7563, 276-9906.

BOYS AND GIRLS Bicycle Safety/Lite-A-Bike Rodeo 10 a.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Bike giveaway. Sponsor: VFW Post 573, Lucinda Rose Ladies Auxiliary.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 monthly breakfast meeting, 9:30 a.m., Cottage Corner, Salem. Call Sam, 623-1100.

American Association of University Women meeting, 10 a.m., for brunch, at the home of Geraldine Hawkinberry, Lake Floyd. Call Geraldine at 782-1575.

HOT DOG, crafts and bake sale, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Anmoore United Methodist Church basement, sponsored by Anmoore United Methodist Women.

HOT DOG sale, bake sale and rummage sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Larry Gregory Community Building on Summit Park Street in Summit Park, across from Summit Park Baptist Church (which is sponsoring the sale).

Oct. 4-5

100TH ANNIVERSARY celebration of the Broad Oaks United Methodist Church. Sunday service 11 a.m. Saturday music by The Beulah Land Express, 6-7 p.m. Call: Norma Garrett, 624-5248.

Oct. 4 through 7

RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Bridgeport United Methodist Church, 251 Worthington Drive. $1 bag day, 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 8. Proceeds benefit local and worldwide missions.

Oct. 4 through 8

QUILTING CLASSES begin, West Virginia Mountain Products Craft Co-op. Advance classes, 10 a.m.-noon, beginners, 1-3 p.m. Call: 622-3304, 884-7920.

Sunday, Oct. 5

FIRE TRUCK rides, starting at noon, Clarksburg Fire Department, Central Station, 465 W. Main St. Cost: Donation of two cans of food; donations go to the Mustard Seed of Harrison County. Inclement weather date: Oct. 12.

BIKER SUNDAY, 11 a.m., Philippi Church of the Nazarene, 113 Cross St., Philippi. Call: Pastor Angie Wilson, Linda Swick or Carol Bean, (304) 457-3942.

WORKSHOP on "Understanding Opera" conducted by Dr. Stephen Johnson, Professor of Music, Fairmont State College, 2-4 p.m., Waldomore. First in series including trip to Opera on Oct. 19. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

WALK FOR WOMEN for breast cancer prevention, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Registration, 1 p.m., walk, 2 p.m. Free T-shirts to first 250 registrants. Food, door prizes, entertainment. Call: 884-7900.

OFFICERS WORKSHOP for District III Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, 124 W. Pike. Clarksburg. Registration, 10 a.m. Call: 622-7231.

CENTRAL West Virginia Crisis Pregnancy Center hosts open house, 2-4 p.m., 1 Madison St., Buckhannon. Special singers, speakers, refreshments. Call: (304) 473-1122, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.