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Regional calendar of events beginning Oct. 13

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Through Today

SIX-WEEK non-credit class for beginning to intermediate golfers offered by West Virginia University Extended Learning, Mondays, Bel Meadow Country Club. Lecture at Robert C. Byrd High School. $120, $20 per week. Clubs provided.


DEADLINE for reservations for Maidenform reunion. Call: Wanda Russell, 584-4668, Noochie Cianafrani, 622-0231, Charlotte Reynolds, 622-0662.

TOWN of Anmoore closed for Columbus Day. Garbage pick up will be Tuesday.

SHNNSTON regular council meeting, 7 p.m., City Hall.

CITY OF STONEWOOD offices will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.

WEST VIRGINIA Relatives as Parents meeting, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Mission, Glen Elk section of Clarksburg.

FOOD ADDICTS in Recovery Anonymous meets Mondays, 7 p.m., Diamond Temple United Methodist Church, 301 Diamond St., Fairmont. Call: 366-5641.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of WVU Parents Club meeting, 7 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Halloween treat bags prepared for students. Bring bag of candy or cookies and help prepare bags. Call: Peg, 623-9156.

SHINNSTON High School Class of 1946 luncheon, 1 p.m., Jimmy's Diner, Shinnston.

DANIEL DAVISSON Chapter DAR luncheon meeting, noon, Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Speaker: Local historian Jack Sandy Anderson. Call: Elinor Tonelli, 624-4357.

HARRISON COUNTY Democratic Women's Club meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion, Clarksburg. Bring items for the annual "Keep 'Em Warm" project.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1954 regular meeting, 6 p.m., Eat 'N' Park Restaurant. Call: Jackie Lafferty, 622-1880, Eugene Jaumot, 842-4384.

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

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-6 p.m., Elkins First Baptist Church, 412 Randolph Ave. Call: (800) 732-0383.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, Clarksburg Council 872 Columbus Day celebration/recognition night/dinner, 6:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Members A-L bring dessert, M-Z bring vegetable. Reservations due Oct. 8. Reservations: Charles Bramble, 623-2828, Joe Jurick, 624-6086, Sam Veltri, 632-2764. Information: 623-2764.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting, 6:30 p.m., at the community center. Program chairpersons Lions Garrett Snider and Roy Hughes. Call: 745-3176.

W.VA. RELATIVES as Parents Program open house, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Mission. Call: 622-2451.

HARRISON COUNTY Schools' School Board Effectiveness meeting, 6 p.m., Lumberport Middle School.

Today through Oct. 17

CLARKSBURG MISSION Helping Hands Thrift stores closed in preparation of new Helping Hands Store grand opening at Clarksburg Mission, 312 N. 4th St., Glen Elk.

SCHOLASTIC book fairs, Doddridge County Middle School library, West Union. Times: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8:15 a.m.-noon Friday. Family night 3:30-7 p.m. Oct. 14. Call: Mrs. Curran, 873-2332.

Today, Oct. 20 and 27

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Support Group/Class, 6 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Tuesday, Oct. 14

TOWN of Nutter Fort council meeting, 7:30 p.m., council chambers.

CELLULAR ONE sponsors NASCAR event, 3-6 p.m., Cellular One, New Pointe Plaza. No. 87 Cellular One Chevy Monte Carlo on display

CLARKSBURG WATER Board meeting, 2:30 p.m., board room, 1001 S. Chestnut St.

LADIES SERVICE, 7 p.m., Tri City Church of God, 1547 Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Guest speaker: Chrystal Kelley, Flemington. Call: Linda Palmer, 366-4325.

TOWN MEETINGS to address Alzheimer's Disease concerns, 6 p.m., Harrison County Senior Center, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Call: W.Va. Alzheimer's Association, (304) 343-2717, e-mail,

HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees regular meeting, noon, New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. Program on legislative issues. Reservations: 622-4732, 783-5178.

YWCA of Harrison County Annual Fall Membership Dinner with covered-dish, 6 p.m., YWCA. Business meeting with election of 2004 officers to follow. Call: 624-6881.

WEST FORK LIONS Club meets, 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter. Call: Brenda Gerrard, 622-9641.

CENTRAL West Virginia NARFE Chapter 1579 National Chapter Meeting Month, "Hawaiian Party with Karaoke," noon luncheon, Eat 'N' Park Restaurant. Call: C. Oliverio, 624-5238.

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

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Salem Church of God, Salem. Speaker: Pastor James Noel. Call: 782-3070.

YWCA of Harrison County Crocheting Club begins, 6:30 p.m., YWCA. Call: 624-6881.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas regular business meeting, Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. Rosary prayers, 6:45 p.m. Special guest, guest speaker Chaplain Rev. Fr. Stephen Joseph and presentation. Call: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1956 dinner, 6 p.m., Parkette Restaurant. Call: Dixie, 623-4743, Ann, 884-7401.

NUTTER FORT and Stonewood Lions clubs joint meeting with District Gov. Lion Jim Canon, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center. Call: Tim Allen, 624-2472, Jim Hileman, 623-0697.

CLARKSBURG WOMAN'S Christian Temperance Union meeting, 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, corner of Second and Pike streets. Call: 622-1097.

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

FRIENDS of Nutter Fort Library golf tournament. Call: Crystal Hamrick, 622-7563 days, 276-9906 evenings.

MEMBERSHIP DINNER/election of YWCA, 6 p.m. Covered dish meal. Ballots to be turned in prior to that evening. Call 624-6881 for reservations.

SONS OF ITALY meeting, 7 p.m., election of officers, Sons of Italy building, Glen Elk.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular board meeting canceled.

Oct. 14 through 16

CRISS-CROSS Inc. accepting applications for United Hospital Center's "From the Heart" Christmas party, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15, CBC Life Center, 443. W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: Linda Radcliff, 624-2839.

REGISTRATION for Thanksgiving and Christmas basket holiday assistance through CRISS-CROSS, Clarksburg Baptist Church Life Center, 443 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Times: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 14 and 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 15. Call: 623-6681.

Oct. 14 through 17

ROBERT C. BYRD High School rummage sale, United Methodist Temple Church, corner of Sycamore and Locust streets, Clarksburg. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14-16, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 17. Call: 624-4005.

Oct. 14, 21, 28

YOGA with Jeanny Kalaycioglu as instructor, meeting at YWCA of Harrison County, 5:30 p.m. Cost is $4 non-members/$3.50 for YWCA members. Call: 624-6881.

Oct. 14, 21, 28, Nov. 4, 11, 18, 25 and Dec. 2

REHEARSAL schedule for Shinnston Community Band, 7 p.m. each day, Lincoln High School band room. Call: 622-1171 (days), 592-0156 (evenings).

Wednesday, Oct. 15

LIBERTY HIGH School parent-teacher conference, 3:30-6:30 p.m., school. No appointments necessary.

TUTORIAL PROGRAM at Mount Clare United Methodist Church with Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County begins, 6:30 p.m., church. Open to Harrison County students, grades 1-12. Call: Kathy Curry, 622-5151, Amy Queen, Literacy Volunteers, 624-0533.

FIRST PARENT-teacher conference at Washington Irving Middle School, 3-6 p.m. No appointment necessary.

LIBERTY HIGH School Class of 1974 meeting, 6:30 p.m., Village Square Conference Center. Names, address of graduates needed, call: 623-4305, 623-4480.

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

RUMMAGE SALE, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Holy Rosary Church, Marist Hall, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon.

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

NATIONAL DISABILITY Mentoring Day designated by Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education special board meeting to discuss building program, 9 a.m., board office auditorium, 408 E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1942 luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Parkette Restaurant. Call: Virginia Romain, 624-7215, Josephine Diaz Lasco, 622-3362.

ALL SAINTS Women's Club monthly meeting, 7:30 p.m., church social hall. Program by Helen Jones. Bring items for Open Door. Call: Phyllis Izzo, 842-0271.

REGISTRATION deadline for training seminar through West Virginia Aging Services Inc. and CARE Inc., Stonewall Resort near Weston. Call: Betty Talbott, seminar coordinator, 472-0395, (800) 296-0069.

REGULAR MEETING of FOE Auxiliary with initiation of new members, 7 p.m., 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

Oct. 15 through Nov. 19

CROCHET CLASSES run six weeks, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Barbara Ziecina. Registration: 624-6881.

Thursday, Oct. 16

HARRISON COUNTY Senior Center Senior Services Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., senior center. Door prizes, vendors. Call: 623-6795.

SHINNSTON AMERICAN Legion Post 31 Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., Legion Hall, 76 Bridge St., Shinnston. Call: 592-0089.

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

WEST VIRGINIA University Extension Service's Family Nutrition Program starts new classes, 11:30 a.m., Sacred Heart Church hall. Registration: 873-1801, 873-1294.

MILITARY ORDER Purple Heart Chapter 418 Clarksburg meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Bridgeport. Call: Commander Bill Recktor, 622-9750, Senior Vice Bill Boggs, 782-2794.

SENIOR SERVICES Fair, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., second-floor ballroom, Harrison County Senior Center.

Friday, Oct. 17

REGULAR meeting of Clarksburg Lions Club, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

FIRST BAPTIST Church, Grafton, site of blood drive, 1-7 p.m., sponsored by Grafton Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Oct. 17 through 19

WEST VIRGINIA Herb Association Fall Conference, noon Oct. 17 through 4:30 p.m. Oct. 19, WVU Jackson's Mill. Speaker: Dr. James Duke, "Wisdom from the Herb Garden. Call: 269-6416, 782-3190, e-mail,

Oct. 18

JACKSON'S MILL Baptist Church yard sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fall Festival, 2-4 p.m. Oct. 18; apple butter making, Nov. 1. Orders: 269-5770, 269-2822.

ANNUAL FOOD drive of Clarksburg Seventh-day Adventist Church. Members will go door-to-door collecting non-perishable food contributions.

LONGABERGER basket bingo, 11 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. $20. Proceeds benefit Humane Society of Harrison County. Tickets available at door; seating limited. Call: 842-7268.

SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit 37-year-old Doddridge County's Randy Burr and family, to help with medical bills for leukemia, 4-7 p.m., Big Isaac United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Salem. $6 adults, $3.50 children under 12. Carry outs available. Call: 782-2945 or 782-4106.

7 AT NIGHT for ages 14-18, Calvary Temple G.Y.M., U.S. 19, Worthington. Doors open 5:30 p.m., Terry Kelly Band performs, 7 p.m. Call: Church, 287-7676.

FALL FESTIVAL, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School. Craft tables, $10. Call: Darlene, 783-4546, school, 624-3257.

HOME INTERIOR party open house, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars. Proceeds benefit Zoe Marie Dobbins Foundation. Call: Elaine Talerico, 622-6353, Debby Patton, 265-2571.

SHOES, PURSES, clothing giveaway, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., South Chestnut Street United Methodist Church.

CRAFTS and bake sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., New Bethel United Methodist Church. Proceeds benefit church building fund. Call: 745-4778.

BRIDGEPORT Parks and Recreation Department offers Crafty Kids classes for ages 3 and up, 10 and 11:15 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. $5, includes materials. Call: 842-8240.

Flea Market and hot dog sale, Sardis Community Center. Flea market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., hot dog sale, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tables for flea market, $5 each. Table rental/information: Glenda Gaines, 783-4772.

ANIMAL FRIENDS of Barbour County hold spaghetti dinner, 4-7 p.m., Crim Methodist Church, Philippi. $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Eat in or carry out. Call: (304) 457-2026.

PANCAKE and sausage day, "Eat a Bite for Sight" with Hodgesville Lions Club, 6 a.m.-6 p.m., Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Bring old eyeglasses for recycling.

BUSY BISON 4-H Club sponsors Family Fright Nite, 6-11 p.m., Haunted Barrackville Community Building. Games, dime toss, devil's pit, costume judging, food, apple bobbing, Grim Reaper, recycled craft sale, music, ghost stories. Also, haunted house tour and teen dance. $1. Gift bag with admission. Food, game tokens for sale. Call: Tonya Daft, 825-6103.

BIG ELM ELEMENTARY School Annual Fall Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., school. Games, fire truck rides, pony rides, face painting, food, more.

LIGHT OF CHRIST Chapel, Belington, 24th Anniversary Celebration, Belington Fire Hall. Open house, 2-4 p.m., singing/entertainment, 4-5:30 p.m., dinner by reservation only, 6 p.m., program/presentation, 7:30 p.m. Reservations: Karen Oldaker, 823-1219.

26TH ANNUAL Pleasant Valley Craft Fair, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pleasant Valley Fire Hall, Fairmont. Pleasant Valley PTO sponsors bake sale and lunch. Call: 366-1694.

WARM CLOTHING giveaway sponsored by West Milford CEOS, 9 a.m.-noon, West Milford Community Building. Warm clothing contributions accepted at the West Milford Community Building.

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.

CRAFT/FOOD SALE, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Kingmont Community Building. Food available.

HANDBELL workshop, 9 a.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. $10 fee, includes lunch. Reservations: 622-3694, e-mail:

Flea Market/hot dog sale, Sardis Community Center, follow signs. Flea market: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; hot dog sale: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Tables for flea market: $5 each. To rent a table or get information, contact Glenda Gaines, 783-4772.

Oct. 18 and 19

LIBERTY IN CHRIST Church, Buckhannon, offers performance by Eastern Bound from Gainesville, Ga., 7 p.m. Oct. 18, 10 a.m. Oct. 19, church. Call: (304) 472-1147, 473-0482.

Through Oct. 19

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m., Duck Creek Mission Church, 1 mile past Watters Smith State Park. Call: Pastor Fred Templeton, 745-3544.

REVIVAL MEETING, 7 p.m., Liberty in Christ Church, Buckhannon. Special singing and speakers. Call: (304) 472-1147, 473-0482, 642-1172.

Sunday, Oct. 19

GRAFTON CAR SHOW sponsored by the GFWC Woman's Club of Grafton, 1-3 p.m., Grafton Wal-Mart. Awards 5 p.m. Trophies, raffles, door prizes, Chinese auction, 50/50 drawing, hula hoop contest, dash plaques, goody bags, music. Proceeds benefit club's community improvement projects. Call: 265-4074.

CROSS ROADS Church parking lot committee, Tacy, hosts Longaberger basket bingo, 2 p.m., Philippi City Building. Proceeds benefit parking lot paving project. Call: Grace Stemple, (304) 457-2700.

CELEBRATION of Herbs, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., WVU Jackson's Mill. $1 person, $15 family. Exhibits, demonstrations, workshops, product sales, children's activities. Call: 269-6416, 782-3190, e-mail,

TRIP TO BENEDUM Center for "Barber of Seville." Depart Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library parking lot, 10:30 a.m. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

20TH ANNUAL Roosevelt-Wilson High School Alumni Dinner for all classes, YWCA, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. Social hour, noon-1 p.m. Dinner, 1 p.m. $12. Reservations due by Oct. 11. Mail reservations to Keith Marple, Route 2, Box 258C, Lost Creek, WV 26385. Information: Keith Marple, 622-8492, e-mail,

TUCKER COUNTY Rotary Club hosts second annual Charity Golf Tournament, Canaan Valley Resort. Registration, 7:30-9 a.m., shotgun start, 9:30 a.m. Call: Debbie Huber, (304) 866-4510, resort, (304) 866-4121.

PERPETUAL DAUGHTERS of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church sponsors spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., parish center, 707 Third St., Stonewood. $6 adults, $4 children 12 and under. Take outs available. Call: 842-4320.

Oct. 19 through 25

REVIVAL, Branch of the True Vine, Wilsonburg. Call: The Rev. Ernest Leggett, 584-5720.

Monday, Oct. 20

BREAST CANCER Awareness Days, 1-2 p.m. Oct. 20, Mannington Senior Citizens Center. Free clinical breast exams, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Door prizes, refreshments, guest speakers, free educational materials.

CLARKSBURG MISSION Helping Hands Thrift Store opens, 10 a.m., 312 North Fourth St., Glen Elk section of Clarksburg. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call: 622-2451.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 monthly dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Call: Connie Findley, 842-4333, e-mail,

REPUBLICAN CLUB meeting, Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Dinner, 5:30 p.m., meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call: Jay Wolfe, 622-0770.

ANNUAL MEETING of Stonewall Jackson Jubilee, 8 p.m., Mountain State Building, WVU Jackson's Mill. Call: 269-1863.

COAT DRIVE for all ages by Wilson and Martino Dental Association. Drop off coats at Bridgeport and Buckhannon offices through Oct. 20. Coats will be donated and distributed by local chapter of Salvation Army. Call: Melissa, 842-7568.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Tygarts Valley High School, gym, Mill Creek. Call: (800) 732-0383.

MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, 6 p.m. dinner, Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Meeting follows at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Schools regular meeting, 5 p.m., Lumberport Elementary School. School Board Effectiveness meeting follows at 6 p.m.

Oct. 20 through 24

SEMI-ANNUAL health screening, 6-9 p.m., Grafton City Hospital. Testing, $30. Call: 265-0400.

Oct. 20 through 25

BPW/CLARKSBURG 75th National Business Women's Week. Amy Faye Higginbotham was nominated by Clarksburg BPW for the Up and Coming Student Awards, Young Businesswoman and Young Professional in November at Mid-Winter meeting.

Oct. 20 through 31

SALVATION ARMY of Clarksburg/Harrison County accepts applications for Christmas assistance, 1000 South Chestnut St., Clarksburg. Call: 622-2360.

Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15

DIMENSIONAL embroidery with Martha Offutt, third Monday of every month, 1-2:30 p.m., Southern Area Library, Lost Creek. $5. Call: Mary Tillman, 745-5428.

Tuesday, Oct. 21

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open, 5:30 p.m. Special music, speaker. Reservations: Jo Ann Reed, 745-5376, Helen Lamm, 623-4708.

BPW/CLARKSBURG meeting, 6:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Guest speaker: Celesta Miracle with Edward Jones Investments.

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Upper Room Church, Clarksburg. Speaker: Pastor Frank Shreve. Call: 622-7651.

CENTRAL West Virginia Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis Restaurant, U.S. 19 south of Shinnston. Call: 842-2826.

BLOOD DRIVE, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Fred Eberle Technical Center, Buckhannon. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

HARRISON COUNTY Solid Waste Authority monthly board meeting rescheduled, 5:30 p.m., room 139, Fairmont State College, Clarksburg campus.

Thursday, Oct. 23

SHINNSTON AMERICAN Legion Post 31 meeting, 7:30 p.m., Legion Hall, 76 Bridge St., Shinnston. Call: Commander Mick Duckworth, 592-0089.

OKTOBERFEST celebration in downtown Clarksburg. Trick-or-treating, 4-5 p.m., Fall Festival Bazaar, 4-7:30 p.m.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star meeting with review of constitution/by-laws, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

PHILIPPI CITY Building site of blood drive, 108 N. Main St., noon-6 p.m. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital, outpatient surgery, Weston. Call: (800) 732-0383.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School classes, 1958-60, monthly dinner, 6 p.m., Damon's Restaurant, Eastpointe. Plans are in progress for reunion June 11-13. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717, or Sharon Simons, 624-4928.

Friday, Oct. 24

RESERVATIONS due for Harrison County Chamber of Commerce Wine and Jazz Dinner, Pete Dye Golf Club, Bridgeport. Sponsored by Verizon of West Virginia. Reservations: 624-6331.

SOUP BEAN and ham dinner, 4-6 p.m., Bethlehem Presbyterian Church, Shinnston. $5 adults, $2.50 children. Call: Natalie Vincent, 592-0841.

WEST VIRGINIA Teens for Life lock-in and oratory contest, Trinity Assembly of God, Fairmont. Call: (304) 291-LIFE.

REGULAR meeting of Clarksburg Lions Club, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

Oct. 24 and 25

WEST VIRGINIA Association for Gifted and Talented annual fall conference, Holiday Inn, Bridgeport/Clarksburg. Registration: Mary Glass, e-mail,, Janet Gould, HC-66, Box 19, Romney, WV 26757, e-mail,

QUILT SHOW sponsored by Quilters at Heart Guild, Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, Buckhannon. Times: Noon-7 p.m. Oct. 24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 25. Call: Betty G. Puffenbarger, 472-3658, e-mail,

Saturday, Oct. 25

TAYLOR COUNTY Starting Points distributes free good, used clothing for all ages, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Flemington Elementary School. Bring own bag. Call: Susie Davis, (304) 739-4646.

FIRST PLANNING meeting of new 4-H Horse Club at Salem International University, Barker Equestrian Center, 6:30 p.m. Open to ages 9-18. Call: Zona Hutson, WVU Doddridge County Extension agent, 873-1801.

GOSPEL CONCERT with the Riffle Family, 7 p.m., Chub Run Community Church.

RESERVATIONS available for YWCA Annual Card Party and Luncheon, 11:30 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Reservations: Christine, 622-2195.

WINDOW AUCTION, Doddridge County Park to benefit trail around the lake at North Bend State Park, Doddridge County Park. Doors open 8 a.m., auction, 10 a.m. Call: Bill Beymer, (304) 482-4636, Dee Weekly, 873-1741, Lisa Lipscomb, (304) 659-2573, Dick Barton, 659-2424.

ST. JAMES Evangelical Church Fall Festival, 5-8 p.m., St. James Church Outreach Center. Food, games. Children receive bag full of surprises. No scary costumes.

UPSHUR COUNTY Public Library fall book and bake sale, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., library.

MOUNTAINEER Toastmasters Club hosts Toastmasters District 13 Fall Conference, Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa in Morgantown. Time/registration,

WEST VIRGINIANS for Life's annual pro-life convention, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Trinity Assembly of God, Fairmont. Prayer breakfast, 8 a.m.

BENEFIT TRAIL Ride sponsored by Salem International University, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., SIU Barker Equestrian Center. $15 for ride and lunch, $7 lunch only, $5 children 5 and under. Registration, 8 a.m. Call: 782-5243, 782-4528, 782-4305, 782-5598.

PLANS UNDER WAY for Mighty Buffalo River Sweep by Busy Bison 4-H and Buffalo Creek Dream Makers members, 10 a.m., Barrackville Covered Bridge Call: Tonya Daft, (304) 825-6103. Bring drinks, hoes, waders.

Sunday, Oct. 26

HARRISON COUNTY Senior Citizens Center Harvest Dance, senior center. Dinner, 6-7 p.m., music, 7:30-10 p.m.

WILSONBURG Lions Club baked steak dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School.

ANNUAL MEETING of Lumberport High School Alumni Association, 2 p.m., Lumberport Methodist Church.

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.

Monday, Oct. 27

HARRISON COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Wine and Jazz Dinner, Pete Dye Golf Club, Bridgeport. Sponsored by Verizon of West Virginia. Reservations: 624-6331.

HOT DOG sale, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Salem Church of God fellowship building, 119 State St., Salem. Call: 782-3070.

REGULAR meeting of Clarksburg Lions Club, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Grafton High School, old cafeteria. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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

HARRISON COUNTY Schools' School Board Effectiveness meeting, 6 p.m., North View Elementary School.

Tuesday, Oct. 28

HARRISON RURAL Electrification Association Inc.'s monthly board meeting, 7 p.m., Lost Creek Activities Building. Call: HREA, 624-6365.

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Vermont Baptist Church, Salem. Speaker: Pastor John Spadafore. Call: 782-1046.

REGULAR MEETING and covered-dish dinner of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Call: 623-0305.

BIRTHDAY DINNER of FOE Auxiliary with covered-dish dinner, 6:30 p.m. Bingo proceeds benefit Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center.

Wednesday, Oct. 29

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE D.H.L. Detachment 981 meets 7 p.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Call for application: Commandant Rick Shuman, 203-0644, Junior Vice Boyd Whipkey, 745-4561.

BLOOD DRIVE, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., West Virginia Junior College, 176 Thompson Drive, Bridgeport. Call: (800) 732-0383.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Hall, Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont, site of blood drive, 1-7 p.m. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Breast/Cervical Cancer Awareness Program, 7 p.m., New Bethel United Methodist Church, U.S. 19, Good Hope. Featured speaker: Donna Riffle. Call Elaine Daugherty, Good Hope CEOS, 745-5730.

LUNCH & LEARN monthly meeting, YWCA of Harrison County, 11:30 a.m. Cost: $5 for non-members; $4 for members. Call 624-6881 for reservations.

Thursday, Oct. 30

CLARKSBURG Trick or Treat, 6-7 p.m.

TRICK OR TREAT in Lost Creek for ages 12 and under, 6-7:30 p.m.

WEST UNION Trick or Treat, 6-7 p.m.

DEADLINE to participate in Nutter Fort Fire Department's second annual Christmas Parade, Nutter Fort. Call: 622-5001.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., Jane Lew Volunteer Fire Department. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Friday, Oct. 31

TRICK OR TREAT in Buckhannon, 6-7 p.m.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1953 monthly breakfast meeting, 9 a.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Joellen Allman, 745-3196.

HALLOWEEN PARTY with free candy and food, 6-9 p.m., Faith Christian Fellowship, W.Va. 20 south in Nutter Fort. Games, giveaways, food, hayride, bonfire, jump-house, more. Call: 622-1038.

REGULAR meeting of Clarksburg Lions Club, noon, Minard's Restaurant. Call: Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

Saturday, Nov. 1

MID OHIO Valley Model Railroad Club holds eighth annual model train sale and show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lubeck Bingo Hall, Parkersburg. $3, children under 6 free. Refreshments. Call: (304) 485-7026, e-mail,, Web site,

21ST ANNUAL Craft Bazaar sponsored by West Milford United Methodist Church, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., West Milford Community Building.

Through Nov. 2

ENTRIES ACCEPTED for West Virginia Watercolor Society's 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, Randolph County Community Arts Center, Elkins. Call: (304) 338-2502, e-mail,, Web site,

Sunday, Nov. 2

TURKEY DINNER sponsored by Spelter Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary begins, 11 a.m., fire department. $6 adults, $4 children. Carry outs, $6. Advance orders, 622-4255; delivery day of sale, 622-8256.

Monday, Nov. 3

FLU SHOTS given to first 150 people, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Harrison Rural Electric office. Call: HREA, 624-6535.

Tuesday, Nov. 4

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Abundant Life Church, Clarksburg. Speaker: Pastor Bob Wilson. Call: 624-7371.

BOARD MEETING of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

Thursday, Nov. 6

WREATH AND BOW class, 6:30-8:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Kim McVicker. Registration: 624-6881.

Saturday, Nov. 8

LONGABERGER basket bingo, 1 p.m., YWCA sponsored by Robert C. Byrd High School soccer. Tickets: Janit Satterfield, 620480, Jane Simmerman, 62-EAGLE, ext. 508.

THE FABULOUS HUBCAPS Oldies Dance/Show, 8-11:30 p.m., Lakeview Resort, Morgantown. $20. Proceeds benefit the Community Scholarship Fund. Call: (304) 598-1337.

MOST BEAUTIFUL baby contest, 1:15 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall, Bridgeport. Registration: Noon.

Nov. 9 through 13

REVIVAL SERVICES, 7 p.m. each day with Evangelist Lowell Haynes, Weston Church of God.

Tuesday, Nov. 11

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Bethel Temple, Mount Clare. Speaker: Pastor Mike Stottlemyer. Call: 622-2471, 669-8455.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars Meuse-Argonne Post 573 Veterans Day Celebration, Clarksburg. Ceremony, 11 a.m., courthouse plaza; parade, noon, downtown Clarksburg.

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

Saturday, Nov. 15

FALL FLING Oldies Dance sponsored by Lions Club of Clarksburg, Village Square Conference Center. Music by Catch-A-Wave. $20 single, $35 couple. Time/information/tickets: 842-4132, 623-6065.

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.

Sunday, Nov. 16

SNOW PRINCESS/Queen Pageant to benefit Bridgeport High School's Shop for Tots, Bridgeport High School auditorium. Registration/information: Lisa, 842-6861, Judi, 842-5545.

Tuesday, Nov. 18

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Bridgeport. Speaker: Pastor Chelsey Noel Jr. Call: 842-5510.

Friday, Nov. 21

NUTTER FORT Fire Department hosts second annual Christmas Parade, Nutter Fort. Lineup, 6 p.m., parade, 7:30 p.m. Call: 622-5001.

Saturday, Nov. 22

DANCE TEAM competition, Robert C. Byrd High School gym to benefit Chanticleer Children's Chorus touring fund. Open to high and middle school teams. Call: 624-SATB.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of WVU Parents Club meeting, 2 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Members preparing goody bags for finals week. Door prizes. Call: Peg, 623-9156.

Tuesday, Nov. 25

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Evangel Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Speaker: Pastor Jeff Ramsey. Call: 592-5555.

Tuesday, Dec. 2

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Elk Lick Church of God, Salem. Speaker: Pastor Paul Flanigan. Call: 782-1818.

BOARD MEETING of Wilsonburg Lions Club, 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

Tuesday, Dec. 9

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Faith Christian Fellowship Church. Speaker: Pastor Don Hawkins. Call: 622-1038.

CHRISTMAS PARTY for Wilsonburg Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School.

Sunday, Dec. 16

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Full Gospel Chapel, Clarksburg. Speaker: Pastor Hayward Minear, Clarksburg. Call: 623-4690.

Saturday, Dec. 20

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, (304) 457-3097.

Tuesday, Dec. 23

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., God's Word of Life Church, Bridgeport. Speaker: Pastor Marty Basil. Call: 842-5485.

Tuesday, Dec. 30

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Grafton First Baptist Church, Bridgeport. Speaker: Pastor Tom Horne. Call: 842-6552.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., Harmony Grove Baptist Church, Fairmont. Speaker: Pastor Brian Boggess. Call: 366-1009.