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MARCH FORTH gospel music ministries from Pennsylvania perform, 6:30 p.m., C&MA Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood. Call: 624-5966.

TAYLOR COUNTY Humane Society third annual spaghetti dinner, 1-6 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, U.S. 50, Grafton. Take-out orders available. $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Tickets in advance or at door. Proceeds benefit Taylor County Animal Shelter.

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., old Lumberport Fire Department. Proceeds benefit Lincoln High School Band Boosters. Admission by ticket only. Cost: $20. Call: Rhonda, 795-4356, Twila, 584-5715.

CHILDREN'S TOY and clothing sale, 9 a.m.-noon, Christ Church United Methodist, 1539 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

Through March 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.

Sunday, March 7

96TH ANNIVERSARY of United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg. Worship, 10:45 a.m., covered-dish dinner and program follow.

REUNION of veterans of historic capture of first crossing of the Rhine River at Remagen Bridge, 3 p.m., National Guard Armory, Charleston. Call: Ken Hechler, (304) 395-4323, write: 101 B Greenbrier St., Charleston, WV 25311, e-mail,

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

LINCOLN HIGH School Athletic Boosters annual spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., school. $6 adults, $4 children. Proceeds benefit Lincoln High School Athletic programs. Call: Christie Bryant, 592-0668.

HOLY ROSARY Catholic Church site of spaghetti dinner to benefit Hands and Hearts for Christ Inc. Medical and Surgical Mission 2004. Time: 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.

March 7 through 13

GIRL SCOUTS of Black Diamond Council recognize National Girl Scout Week.

Monday, March 8

Alateen meeting at 7:30 p.m., Christ Episcopal Church, Ninth Street, Gaston Avenue, Fairmont. Contact: Christine, 363-2898.

NUTTER FORT Town Council budget work session, 6 p.m., town hall.

4-H MEETING, 7 p.m., at the Nutter Fort Library.

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club meets 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center: Call: 745-3176.

REGULAR MEETING of East View Ladies Lions Club, 6:30 p.m., East View Community Building. Call: President Bridget Cann, 622-2924.

SHINNSTON HIGH School Class of 1946 luncheon, 1 p.m., Jimmy's Diner, Shinnston. Call: Norma Thompson, 592-0479.

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

D.A.R. Daniel Davisson Chapter meeting, 12:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Call: 624-4357.

HARRISON COUNTY Democratic Women's Club meeting, 7 p.m., American Legion, Clarksburg.

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

SHINNSTON CITY COUNCIL regular 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 @ the Clarksburg-Harrison Library board meeting, 5 p.m., Aquarium restaurant. Spouses/guests invited. Call: Rebecca D'Annunzio, 623-1281, by March 3 for reservations.

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

March 8 through 10

ASPIRING INNKEEPER seminar and annual bed and breakfast conference, Graceland Conference Center, Elkins. Seminar, March 8; conference, March 9-10. Call: (888) 266-9516, e-mail or

March 8 through 12

SCHOLASTIC BOOK Fairs, Doddridge County Middle School library. Times: 8:15 a.m.-3 p.m. March 8-11, 8:15 a.m.-11 a.m. March 12. Call: Mrs. Curran, 873-2332.

March 8, 15, 22 and 29

WEIGHT Management Group meets, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

AEROBIC class at the YWCA of Harrison County, 5 p.m. Bring step. Instructor: Donetta Wilson. $4.50 per class. Call: 624-6881, 624-9358.

Tuesday, March 9

STONEWOOD COUNCIL work session, 5 p.m., council chambers.

CLARKSBURG WATER Board meeting, 2:30 p.m., board office, 1001 South Chestnut St.

WEST FORK Lions Club meeting, 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House, Spelter. Call: Corliss Barksdale, 623-5205.

HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees regular meeting, noon, Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Reservations: 622-4732, 783-5178. Bring item for silent auction.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club regular covered-dish meal and meeting, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Guest speaker: Kathy Helmick, on Walk for Women.

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi. Call: 457-2071.

BOARD MEETING, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

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

LIBERTY ADDITION Neighborhood Watch start-up meeting, 6 p.m., Liberty Addition Church of God.

NUTTER FORT Library Building Fund Committee meets 7 p.m., library. Call: Barry Calef, 623-0400.

NARFE CENTRAL West Virginia Chapter 1579 Clarksburg meets, Eat 'N Park restaurant. Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; meeting, 1 p.m. Guest speaker: Steven Phillips on Social Security. Call: C. Oliverio, 624-5238.

FREE CRAFT NIGHT, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Mission. All materials included.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of Americas meeting, 7 p.m.. Rosary, 6:45 p.m. Election of nominating committee; baby shower and layette to benefit the Mustard Seed. Call: Nancy Scardina, 623-2674.

HARRISON-CLARKSBURG Board of Health meeting, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room, Harrison County Courthouse.

STONEWOOD LIONS Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, 707 Third St., Stonewood. Call: Lion Secretary Tim Allen, 624-4005.

REGULAR MEETINGS of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151, Salem, post home. Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., Post meeting, 8 p.m. Call: Loretta Davis, 782-1588.

PRAYER MEETING, 9 a.m., God's World of Life, U.S. 50 East, Bridgeport. Call: Pastor Marty Basil, 842-5485.

ANNUAL JAZZ FESTIVAL, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School auditorium. Five county high school bands will participate, as well as two area middle schools. Admission: $5 adults, $4 students.

NUTTER FORT TOWN Council regular meeting, 7:30 p.m.

Pace Local 5-276 election, 5 a.m.-4 p.m., Anmoore City Building, to elect president, vice president, recording secretary, financial secretary treasurer, committee members, trustees, sergeant at arms.

March 9, 16, 23 and 30

YOGA, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. $3.50 members, $4 non-members. Instructor: Jeanny Kalaycioglu. Mats provided, bring towel. Call: 624-6881.

March 9, 16, 23, 30 and April 6

CROCHET CLASS for beginner or intermediate, 6:30-8:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Barbara Ziecina. $48 members, $50 non-members. Registration: 624-6881.

Wednesday, March 10

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

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, every Wednesday, United Methodist Church basement. Speaker: Lenny Hannigan, Time Warner Cable.

REGULAR MONTHLY board meeting of Harrison County Solid Waste Authority, 5:30 p.m., room 139, Fairmont State College, Clarksburg campus.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular board meeting, 5:30 p.m., district office.

HARRISON COUNTY Landlords Association regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., Eat 'n Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Brad Post, on code enforcement. Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Auxiliary sponsors grocery bingo, 7 p.m., Clarksburg Aerie Home, 124 W. Pike St. Proceeds benefit Eagle charities. Call: Publicity Chairman Sandra Walker, 622-7231.

LOST CREEK Lions Club bi-monthly dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Lost Creek Methodist Church. Business session with President Greg Wriston, 7 p.m.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Glenville State College ballroom, Glenville. Call: (800) 732-0383.

INVESTMENT CLUB monthly meeting, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Call: 624-6881.

March 10 and 11

SPRING BOOK FAIR, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Doddridge County Middle School. Call: Mrs. Curran, 873-2332.

March 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.

GOOD TIME Cloggers meet, 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. $11 members, $13 non-members. Call: Barbara Fuller, 745-5569.

Thursday, March 11

WASHINGTON IRVING High School classes of 1945 and 1946 monthly luncheon, 12:30 p.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant. Call: Betty Gaston, 622-4678, Aline Riley, 842-5017.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star, meets 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple, Clarksburg. Call: Helen Merrifield, 842-3062.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1939 monthly luncheon, 1:30 p.m., Parkette restaurant. Call: 622-8664.

QUIET DELL Neighborhood Watch covered-dish dinner, 7 p.m., Quiet Dell United Methodist Church annex. Guest speaker: United Hospital Center's Dr. Whittle, on new angioplasty procedure.

BLOOD DRIVE, 2-7 p.m., Harman School gym, Elkins. Call: (800) 732-0383.

March 11 and 18

FREE FOOT screening and diabetic counseling, 9:30 a.m., John Manchin Sr. Health Care Center, Fairmont. Appointment: 363-2500.

March 11, 18 and 25

AEROBIC CLASS, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Bring step. Instructor: Donetta Watson. $4.50 per class. Registration: 624-9358.

Friday, March 12

CLARKSBURG COURT 3, Order of the Amaranth meets 6:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Installation of officers, 7:30 p.m. Reception follows. Call: Helen Merrifield, 842-3062.

GOOD HOPE 4-H Club annual spaghetti/hoagie dinner, 4-7 p.m., New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. $6 adults, $3 children 8 and under. Eat in or carry out.

CARD PARTY, 1 p.m., light lunch buffet at noon, Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting room. $3 per person. Proceeds benefit Catholic Daughters of Americas. Reservations: Sylvia, 592-3058, Nancy, 623-2674.

REGULAR MEETING of Clarksburg Lions Club, noon, Minard's restaurant. Speaker: Bill McGahan, Harrison County Narcotics Task Force. Call: Lion President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkins. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BANKS DISTRICT Fire Department site of blood drive, noon-6 p.m., Rock Cave. Call: (800) 732-0383.

LEWIS COUNTY Relay for Life kick off, 6 p.m., Lewis County Emergency Squad multi-purpose building. Committee chairs meet to assemble team packets, 5 p.m. Captains should bring refreshments. Relay set June 11-12, Lewis County Athletic Field. Call: Julie Spelsberg, 269-8167, Domenick Casuccio, (800) 287-2317, ext. 18.

March 12 and 13

REVIVAL, 7 p.m., Upper Room Church, with Pastor and Evangelist Darren Shafer of Howard, Ohio. Call: 622-6557, 622-7651. Bus service: 622-5439, 842-4822.

FAITH CHRISTIAN Fellowship Church sponsors Lil' Lambs Closet consignment sale to benefit local children in need. Times: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 12, 9 a.m.-noon March 13. Call: 584-4747, 745-5613.

Saturday, March 13

BRIDGEPORT Parks and Recreation Department offers special One Stroke Painting Class for Easter, 9 a.m.-noon, Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. $25. Pre-registration/materials: 842-8240.

CARD PARTY and luncheon, YWCA of Harrison County. Lunch, 11:30 p.m. Reservations: Christine, 622-2195.

SILENT AUCTION and Pampered Chef party to benefit the Clarksburg Mission dorm renovation project, 2 p.m., Duff Street United Methodist Church activity building, Stealey section of Clarksburg.

NATIONAL MULTIPLE Sclerosis Society update on MS, Radisson Hotel, Waterfront Place, Morgantown. Speaker: Guari Pawar, MD, assistant professor, Department of Neurology, WVU School of Medicine. Meet and greet, 9 a.m., program, 9:45 a.m., lunch, noon. Call: Eric Tissenbaum, (800) FIGHTMS, option 2.

HOMEMADE EASTER EGG sale by North View United Methodist Women, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall community booth.

BEAN AND CORNBREAD dinner to benefit Clarksburg Mission, 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Chestnut Street United Methodist Church. $5.

ST. JOHN'S Lodge 24, A.F.&A.M. special communications for conferring master masons degree on three candidates, 1 p.m. Lunch at noon.

PANCAKE and sausage day "Eat a Bite for Sight" with Hodgesville Lions Club, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Bring old eyeglasses for recycling.

CARD PARTY and luncheon, 11:30 a.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Reservations: Christine, 622-2195.

Roosevelt-Wilson Class of 1965 monthly breakfast 9 a. m., Dave's Restaurant, Nutter Fort. Call: Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

March 13 and 14

THE PROMISED LAND Quartet from Maurertown, Va. performs, 7 p.m. March 13, Indian Creek Baptist Church, Indian Creek Road; 11 a.m. March 14, Little Rock Camp Baptist Church, Sardis community; and 7 p.m. March 14, Reynoldsville Baptist Church.