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CHRIST CHURCH United Methodist youth hold 30-Hour Famine at church, 1539 W. Pike St., Adamston section of Clarksburg. Money raised will benefit World Vision. Youths fifth grade and up can participate. Call: Sherry, 622-9784.

BENEFIT BASKETBALL game to aid Clarksburg Mission and Kelly Miller Tutorial Fund, 7:30 p.m., Washington Irving Middle School. Players: Clarksburg Police officers/firefighters against "The Street Legends" from Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Refreshments available.

PANCAKE and sausage feed sponsored by Ireland Lions Club, 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Ireland Community Building.

Hot dog and bake sale, starting at 11:30 a.m., Nutter Fort Public Library to benefit Nutter Fort Woman's Club. Pat, 623-2842.

CLARKSBURG AREA Postal Employees Credit Union 57th annual dinner/meeting, 6:30 p.m., Via Veneto, Bridgeport. Business meeting follows.

TWIST OF FAITH band performs 6:30 p.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition. Free-will offering accepted. Call: 622-6270.

BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau 2004 Bridal Show, 1-4 p.m., Moose Lodge, Kanawha Street. Call: 472-1722.

MARDI GRAS NIGHT, 7 p.m., Lewis Wetzel Family Center, New Martinsville. Food, music, games, silent auction. Cost: $50, tickets available from New Martinsville Rotarians. Proceeds benefit New Martinsville Rotary Club projects. Call: Rob Morris, 455-3008

Sunday, Feb. 29

LARRY PARSONS Chorale presents, "Sacred and Profane -- Choral Music That Explores Boundaries," 4 p.m., West Virginia Center for the Choral Arts, Clarksburg. $8 adults, $6 students. Call: 624-7282.

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

THE RIFFLE FAMILY from Jane Lew in concert, 6 p.m., Church of the Nazarene, W.Va. 58 in Stonewood. Call: Richard Settles, 622-4647, 624-0430.

ROBERT C. BYRD High School Theatre Department presents "Inside Out, Upside Down," 2 p.m., theater. $2 admission. Call: 623-EAGLE.

Monday, March 1

R-W, WI, KM, RCB Alumni & Friends Foundation board of directors meeting, 5:30 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Call: President Emma Lee Hite, 842-2071.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meeting, 6 p.m., Nutter Fort Baptist Church, 219 Maryland Ave.

WVU EXTENDED Learning registration open for non-credit class, Conversational German, instructed by Bryan Fisher, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays, Robert C. Byrd High School. Registration: 627-2190; class limit, 20.

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meeting, 7 p.m., Council chambers.

March 1 through 3

RUMMAGE SALE, Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Times: 6-8 p.m. March 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. March 2, 9 a.m.-noon March 3, bag day. Call: Ladonna Emrick, 842-0478, e-mail

March 1 through 5

$1 BAG SALE, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Shop, 220 Milford St., Stealey. More items each day.

Tuesday, March 2

ALCOHOLICS Anonymous meeting every Tuesday, 1:30 p.m., the Clarksburg Mission.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education, 6 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

HARRISON COUNTY Ministerial Association monthly meeting, noon-1:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church parish house, Clarksburg. Call: Pastor Warren D. Wilson, 622-9725.

REGULAR MEETING of North View Area Lions Club, 7 p.m., Big Franks Bar-B-Q, North View. Call: Lion President Larry McCann, 624-4660.

OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL Help Pastoral Council meeting, 7 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, 708 Third St., Stonewood. Call: Church office, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday, 623-2334, ext. 10.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., St. Matthew's United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Weston. Call: (800) 732-0383.

GFWC-WV Woman's Club of Clarksburg executive board meeting, 1 p.m., Waldomore, Clarksburg. Call: 623-9207, 623-1116.

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service general meeting and provisional dinner, 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Cost: $11. Call: Kathy Posey, 842-8496, Jill Starkey, 368-1593.

WEST FORK Conservation District Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, 9:30 a.m., USDA Service Center, Mount Clare. Call: Dinah Hannah, 627-2160.

WILSONBURG Lions Club board meeting, 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

PPD/AUTISM Support Group meeting by Harrison County Parent/Educator Resource Center, 6 p.m., United Hospital Center, Classroom F.

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

DINNER MEETING, Alpha Delta Kappa-Beta Chapter, 6 p.m., Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church. Speaker: Dr. Carl Friebel. Altruistic project: Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research Fund.

Wednesday, March 3

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1952 lunch for graduates and friends, noon, Parkette restaurant. Call: 624-4811.

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

ORDER OF THE Bonnie Blue Phoebe Warner Chapter regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Summit Community Bank, Franklin. Call: (304) 358-3261, (304) 567-2496, e-mail

LIFE LINE screening begins 10 a.m., 171 West Second St., Weston. Pre-registration: (800) 449-2281.

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

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens meeting, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Entertainment, 11 a.m.; covered-dish luncheon, noon. Call: Virginia Harding, 745-4767.

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31

ECUMENICAL community services, 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Luncheon, $3, 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call: 622-6831.

Thursday, March 4

YMCA of Harrison County water walkers/mermaids lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., Panera Bread Cafe, Newpointe. Call: 623-4743.

MOTHERS AGAINST Drunk Driving meeting, 7 p.m., La Rancherita restaurant, Stealey section of Clarksburg.

HARRISON COUNTY Planning Commission special meeting, 2:30 p.m., Harrison County Commission conference room, second floor, Harrison County Courthouse. Call: 624-8690; TDD: 624-8500.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1943 dinner meeting, 5 p.m., Washington Square. Call: 842-6205.

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., State Office Complex, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

MONTHLY MEETING, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp 7, at Hermitage Restaurant, Petersburg. Dinner, 6 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Call Bob Williams, camp secretary, (304) 358-2789, email

Friday, March 5

HARRISON COUNTY Genealogical Society monthly meeting, 10 a.m., Waldomore, second floor. Call: 623-0222.

WORLD DAY of Prayer, 7 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church. Theme: "In Faith, Women Shape the Future."

March 5 through 7

CHRIST EPISCOPAL Church Regional Theatre presents Cotton Patch Gospel performance, church auditorium. Performances: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. $12. Reservations: 622-3694. Dessert buffet at intermission.

March 5 and 19

PRE-TEEN DANCE, 7-10 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Cost: $2, refreshments available. Contests, prizes, games. Call: 624-6881.

Saturday, March 6

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

"THE INCREDIBLE Worth of a Woman -- Wives' Conference" simulcast from Gary Smalley Ministries, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Horizons Church, Lost Creek. Materials and lunch provided. Tickets: 624-REAL (7325).

THE INSPIRATIONS perform, 7 p.m., Parkersburg Christian School. Fellowship dinner, 2-4 p.m. Tickets: $10 in advance, $12 day of concert.

NEW BETHEL United Methodist Women cookbooks on sale at Meadowbrook Mall Community Booth. Call: Elaine Daugherty, 745-5730.

BASKET BINGO, featuring Longaberger products, 1-3 p.m., at the old Lumberport fire department. To benefit Lincoln High School Band Boosters. Admission by ticket only. Cost, $20 each. For tickets, call Rhonda, 795-4356, or Twila, 584-5715.

March 6 through April 10

QUILT CLASSES begin at West Virginia Mountain Products Crafts Store, Quiet Dell School House, W.Va. 20. Advance classes, 10 a.m.-noon, beginners, 1-3 p.m. Call: 622-3304, 884-7920.

Sunday, March 7

HOLY ROSARY Catholic Church site of spaghetti dinner to benefit Hands and Hearts for Christ Inc. Medical and Surgical Mission 2004, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., church dining hall, Buckhannon. $5 adults, $3 children.

SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit Harrison County Catholic Schools, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Notre Dame High School cafeteria. Large dinner, $6, small dinner, $4. Carryouts available.

FINAL PARENT/teacher conference of year, 3:15-6:15 p.m., Liberty High School. No appointments necessary. Report cards issued March 11.

BASKET BINGO featuring Longaberger basket products, 2 p.m., Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars hall. Proceeds benefit Adamston Elementary PTO. $20 tickets. Call: Kim Hickman, 622-5596, Michelle Loar, 622-5217, Janice Fowler, 623-9479.

Monday, March 8

SHINNSTON CITY COUNCIL, regular Council meeting, 7 p.m., Council chambers, 43 Bridge St., Shinnston.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL 872, Knights of Columbus meets, 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Community Educational Outreach Service County Council meeting, 9:30 a.m., 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Call: Elaine Daugherty, 745-5730.

FRIENDS at the Clarksburg-Harrison Library Board meeting, 5 p.m., the Aquarium restaurant. Spouses/ guests invited. Call Rebecca D'Annunzio at 623-1281 by March 3 for reservations.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1954, monthly dinner meeting, 6 p.m., at Eat'n Park. Call Jackie, 622-1880, or Shirley, 622-4148.