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Harrison County Association of Retired School Employees regular meeting, noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church, Lost Creek. Reservations: 622-4732, 783-5178. Program by Dr. Carl Friebel, Harrison County Schools superintendent.

SHINNSTON COMMUNITY Band rehearsal, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School band room. Call: 622-1171. Web site,

YWCA of Harrison County board meeting, 5:30 p.m., YWCA. Call: 624-6881.

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

PRAYER GROUP, 9 a.m., New Covenant Fellowship, Lumberport. Call: Pastor Alford Duncan, 842-4346.

READ MORE in 2004 Reading Groups, 4 or 6 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library conference room. Call: Jacque McKenzie, 842-8248.

LEAGUE FOR SERVICE general meeting, 6:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Refreshments, 6 p.m. Call: 623-2500.

CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA 1579 Clarksburg National Association of Retired Federal Employees meeting, Eat 'n Park restaurant. Lunch, 11:30 a.m., meeting, 1 p.m. Selection of delegates to state convention. Program: Billie Hurst, representative, Mountain State Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Call: C. Oliverio, 624-5238.

LIBERTY NEIGHBORHOOD Watch meeting, 6 p.m., Liberty Addition Church of God.

STONEWOOD Lions Club meeting, 6:30 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Call: Tim Allen, 624-4005.

PENNY AUCTION to benefit American Cancer Society, 6-9 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Refreshments. Call: 622-3986, 783-4487.

ANNUAL FREE Preschool Assessment of Local Students screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Salvation Army Building, Clarksburg. Call: Parent/Educator Resource Center, 842-5632.

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

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter, dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Clarksburg Country Club. Altruistic project: Camp Kno Koma for diabetic children.

HUNTINGTON'S DISEASE Support Group meeting, 7 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi. Call: (304) 457-2071.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas regular business meeting. Rosary, 6:45 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Call Nancy, 623-2674.

SALEM Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151 regular meeting and election, post home. Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m., post meeting, 8 p.m.

WORK SESSION, city of Stonewood Council, 4:30 p.m., council chambers.

CLARKSBURG WATER Board meeting, 2:30 p.m., Chestnut Street office.

WEST FORK Lions Club meets 7 p.m., Holy Family Parish House.

LIBERTY BAND Boosters meeting, 7 p.m., Liberty High School band room. Call: John Mazzie, 622-8424.

CRAFT NIGHT, Clarksburg Mission, 6 p.m., Mission cafeteria. All materials provided. Call 622-2451.

WILSONBURG LIONS club meeting with covered-dish dinner at home of Phyllis Brown, 6:30 p.m. Emergency preparedness program by Tommy Thomas. Call: Lion Phyllis Brown, 622-4421.

STONEWALL JACKSON Civil War Roundtable meeting, 7 p.m., Runway Restaurant, Harrison-Marion Regional Airport, Bridgeport.

Today, April 19 and 26

STEP AEROBICS, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Bring step; mats provided. $4.50 per class. Call: 624-6881.

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT Class meets 6:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County, Clarksburg. Call: Patty Martin, 623-5540.

Today through April 16

GAY PRIDE Week 2004, West Virginia University. Morgantown. Call: (304) 293-8200, 623-7092.

April 13 through May 4

SIGN LANGUAGE classes, Golden Harvest Ministries building, Clarksburg. Ages 7 months to 2 years, 10:30-11:30 a.m.; ages 2-4 years, 1-2 p.m. Information: Janelle St. Martin, 592-0480.

April 13 and 14

AARP Driver Safety Program, noon-4 p.m., Upshur County Senior Center, Buckhannon. Cost $10. Registration: (304) 472-0528. Instructor: Otha Hite.

April 13 through 15

ADULT, INFANT, child CPR and first aid classes, 6-10 p.m., American Red Cross of Clarksburg. Registration: 624-7689.

April 13, 20 and 27

YOGA, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Instructor: Jeanny Kalaycioglu. $4 non-members, $3.50 members. Bring towels, mats provided. Registration: 624-6881.

Wednesday, April 14

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1942 luncheon, 1:30 p.m., China Buffet restaurant, Eastpointe. Call: Josephine (Diaz) Lasko, 622-3362, Mike Angiulli, 622-8238.

HARRISON COUNTY Landlords Association meeting, 7 p.m., Eat 'n Park restaurant. Guest speaker: Clarksburg Police Officer Tommy Thomas. Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

CANDIDATE FORUM, 9:30 a.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Hosted by the Coalition on Legislation for the Elderly.

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

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meeting, noon, United Methodist Church basement. Speaker: Marcel Malfregeot, broadcast studio at RCB Channel 18.

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

GROCERY BINGO sponsored by F.O.E. Auxiliary, 7 p.m., aerie home. Proceeds benefit Eagle charities.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Section, American Society of Highway Engineers dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport Country Club. Program by Fred VanKirk, secretary of Transportation and Commissioner of Highways. Reservations: 623-5503, 592-5175.

DODDRIDGE County High School Class of 1955 luncheon, 10:30 a.m., Cottage Corner II restaurant, Salem. Call: Rosalie Clark, 782-2036, JoAnn Ashcraft, 782-3174.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Harrison County Republican Executive Committee annual Lincoln Day Dinner, Days Inn, Bridgeport. Reception, 6 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m., program, 8 p.m. Guest speaker: Former Gov. Cecil Underwood. Cost: $25 per person. Call: Dick Laughlin, 592-5092, 592-1550.

Monthly Board meeting of Harrison County Solid Waste Authority, 5:30 p.m., room 139 of Fairmont State College Caperton Center, Clarksburg.

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

April 14 through 17

REVIVAL, 7 p.m., Son Shine Fellowship Church, Salem. Speaker: Louis Richardson. Call: Pastor Nelson McClain, 782-1584.

April 14, 21 and 28

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

April 14 through 19

REVIVAL, 7 p.m., Mount Olive Baptist Church, Salem.

Thursday, April 15

ROTARY CLUB of Harrison County meets every Thursday, 7:30 a.m., Eat 'n Park restaurant. Speaker: Lorna Howard, Lumberport-Shinnston Gas Co. Call: 842-6507.

MONTHLY MEETING of Newcomers Club, 10:30 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Bring salad.

MILITARY ORDER of Purple Heart Chapter 418, Clarksburg, meets, 7 p.m., lodge home. Call: Commander William Recktor, 622-9750, Senior Vice Major William Boggs, 782-2794, Junior Vice Harold Wilson, 622-1594.

BRIDGEPORT LIONS Club picnic with Bridgeport Middle School LEOs at Mattingly pavilion. Work session for upcoming rummage sale. Time: 842-3315.

MEET THE CANDIDATES dinner sponsored by Barbour County Senior Center and Barbour County Chamber of Commerce, 6 p.m., Belington Volunteer Fire Department. $11 in advance, $15 at door. Call: 457-1958.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Harry Green Chevrolet, old Bridgeport Hill Road, Clarksburg. Call: (800) 732-0383.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1945 luncheon meeting, 11:30 a.m., Eat 'n Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 622-8848, 783-5338.

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

April 15 through 17

INDOOR FLEA market, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sardis Community Center basement. Proceeds benefit Sardis District Food Pantry. Volunteers and donations needed. Call: Glenda Gaines, 783-4772.

"REACHING FOR More in 2004" Church Growth Conference, Jewel City Non-Denominational Church, Shinnston. Speaker April 15 and 16: Pastor James Wright, Maranatha Fellowship, St. Albans. April 17: Maranatha Fellowship classes, 9 a.m.-noon. Call: 592-5755, 592-5678.

April 15 through 18

Colt Starting/Horsemanship clinic with Kevin Wescott, sponsored by the state Horse Council/Equine Rescue Fund, 4-T Arena, Bridgeport. Call: Michelle Eddy, 758-5186, e-mail, Web site,

April 15 through May 6

SIGN LANGUAGE family class, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Golden Harvest Ministries building, Clarksburg. Information: Janelle St. Martin, 592-0480.

April 15, 22 and 29

STEP AEROBICS, 5 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Bring step; mats provided. $4.50 per class. Call: 624-6881.

Through April 16

EASTER REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m., West Milford Baptist Church. Children's service and nursery provided. Call: Pastor Bill Stutler, 745-3995.

Friday, April 16

BAKE SALE to benefit kidney transplant fund for Leslie Lewis, 7-11 a.m., United Hospital Center's main lobby, Clarksburg.

SEMINARS to "take the stress out" for non-profit organizations, YWCA of Harrison County. Morning and afternoon sessions; lunch provided. $15 for each day or $25 both days. Presenter: Jerry Henderson from Buckhannon. Call: 624-6881.

ANNUAL SPRING membership dinner, 5:30 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Bring covered dish. Business meeting to follow. Call: 624-6881.

LOST CREEK High School alumni meeting, 7 p.m., Lost Creek Community Building. Call: Virginia Harding, 745-4767.

REGULAR MEETING of Lions Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's restaurant. Election of 2004-05 officers. Program chair: Lion Tammy Welling. Speaker: Deloris Steinburg, Scottish Heritage Society. Call: Lion President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

USED AND NEW auction of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151, Salem, 6 p.m., post home dance floor. Call: Loretta Davis, 782-1588.

BLOOD DRIVE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Davis Memorial Hospital classroom, Elkins. Call: (800) 732-0383.

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

SILENT AUCTION to benefit Clarksburg Mission, 5-9 p.m., Days Inn, West Virginia Room, Bridgeport. $20. Call: 622-2451.

SPRING CONCERT, Fresh Fire, the West Virginia University Paul Robeson and Mahalia Jackson Choir, 7 p.m., 100 McKinney St., Fairmont. Hosted by Morningstar Baptist Church, Umoja Voices of Joy.

April 16 and 17

MARCH OF DIMES Telethon, Meadowbrook Mall, Center Court. Call: (304) 641-3754.

REVIVAL with Roger Baker, 7 p.m., Reynoldsville Christian Church. Special singing each day. Call: Pastor Dick Chipps, 873-1546.

CHILDREN'S CHURCH Conference and Crusade by Vineyard World Outreach Ministries, church building, Lost Creek. Speaker: Children's Minister Wyly Gammons of Streetreach International. Registration for conference: 745-3658. Children's Crusade, 6:30 p.m. April 17.

ANNUAL CONFERENCE of Autism Society of West Virginia, Radisson Hotel, Huntington. Time/information: Ruth C. Sullivan, (304) 525-8014, e-mail,

WEST VIRGINIA Chapters of Christian Motorcyclists Association annual "Seasons of Refreshing," First United Methodist Church, 52 S. Florida St., Buckhannon. First session: 7 p.m. April 16. Prayer breakfast, 7 a.m. Saturday. First session April 17, 9 a.m. Second session, 1 p.m., followed by bike blessing in church parking lot. Call: Ken Gill, 863-3828, Paul Karickhoff, 472-7582.

April 16 through 18, 23 through 25

ACT 2 THEATRE Co. presentation, "Don't Drink the Water," Robert C. Byrd Theatre, Clarksburg. Times: 7:30 p.m. April 16-17, 23-24; 2 p.m. April 18 and 25. Tickets available 30 minutes prior to showtime. Call: 622-0658.

Saturday, April 17

DISTRICT 3 American Legion and its Ladies Auxiliary, spring conference, 9 a.m., Buckhannon Post 7.

BRIDGEPORT LIONS rummage sale, 8 a.m., Bridgeport Middle School parking lot.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, noon-5 p.m., Salem Church of God Fellowship Hall, 119 State Street, Salem. Cost: $4 adults, $3.50 12 and under.

SOUP BEANS and corn bread dinner sponsored by Mount Clare Lions Club, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Mount Clare Fire Department hall. Cost: $5. Call: 623-1558.

FUND-RAISER to benefit Leslie Lewis Kidney Fund, noon-5 p.m., Reynoldsville Fire Department. Hot dog sale, flea market, crafts, games.

ELIMINATION dinner to benefit Anmoore Volunteer Fire Department, 6:30 p.m., fire department. Drawing, 8 p.m. $20. Tickets: 622-5649.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club pancake and sausage breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Lumberport Community Center.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas, Court Clarksburg 86th anniversary luncheon and awards ceremony, 1 p.m., Village Square Banquet and Conference Center, Clarksburg. Reservations: Jacque, 842-6626, Virginia, 624-5553, Nancy, 623-2674. Mass, 6 p.m., St. James the Apostle Catholic Church.

BRIDGEPORT LIONS Club rummage sale, 9 a.m., Bridgeport Middle School parking lot.

NORWOOD ELEMENTARY School Carnival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., school. Bingo, silent auction, crafts, games, food, prizes.

AMERICAN LEGION 85th birthday dinner, Clarksburg Post 13. Time: 622-1295.

SOUP BEAN and corn bread dinner sponsored by Mount Clare Lions Club, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Mount Clare Fire Hall. $5 adults, $3 children. Eat in or carry out, delivery available. Door prizes. Call: 623-9625.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 lunch get-together, 11 a.m., Marino Brothers, North View. Call: 623-1100.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast get-together, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'n Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 269-3399, 622-0061, 457-3097.

RAMP DINNER, 5-8 p.m., Salem VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Post 9151. $7 adult, $3.50 children. Call: Loretta Davis, 782-1588.

RAMP SUPPER, 3-8 p.m., American Legion Hall, Pickens. $8 adult, $4 under 12. Proceeds to update and maintain American Legion Post 122 hall.

BAKED STEAK dinner, 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, 1539 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. Cost: $6.50 adults, $4 under 12. Take-outs available.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club Adopt-A-Highway cleanup. Meet 9 a.m., Wilsonburg school.

Lost Creek Lions Club pancake breakfast, 6:30-11:30 a.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

CONTEMPORARY CHRISTIAN music by Stan and David Wells, 6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 175 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

Through April 18

SPRING REVIVAL, Liberty in Christ Church, 13 S. Florida St., Buckhannon. Time: (304) 472-1147.

Sunday, April 18

BEREAVED PARENTS meeting, 1:30 p.m., Bridgeport United Methodist Church's heritage room. Call: Karen Lang, 842-2873, Libby Davis, 842-3640.

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

OPEN HOUSE for Wee Care Preschool, 2-4 p.m., Clarksburg Baptist Church. Call: 624-6536.

Voices in Praise Choir musical praise service, 6 p.m., Broad Run Baptist Church, Jane Lew.

BASKET BINGO featuring Longaberger products, 2 p.m., Mount Clare Fire Department. $20. Proceeds benefit Nutter Fort Elementary School PTA. Children under 18 not permitted to attend. Tickets: 622-6127.

DISTRICT III meeting of Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2 p.m., Elkins.

RAMP DINNER, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center of Taylor County. Proceeds benefit center's upkeep. No May dinner due to center renovations. Call: 265-1996, 265-4139 (before dinner).

TURKEY DINNER sponsored by Lincoln High School Band Boosters, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lincoln High School cafeteria, Shinnston. $6 adults, $4 children. Tickets available from band members or at door. Call: Rhonda, 795-4356.

J.P. MILLER performs at Jewel City Church, 6 p.m., as part of "Worship in the Hills" spring concert tour.

PRAISE BAND and music, 10:15 a.m., United Methodist Temple, Clarksburg.

2004 MS WALK in Lewisburg and Clarksburg. Call: (304) 343-5153.

LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL class of 1994 reunion meeting, 2 p.m. Eat'n Park restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Mariah, 592-2700, 534-3937.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting, 1 p.m., Parkette restaurant, Clarksburg.

April 18 through 24

AMNESTY WEEK at Upshur County Public Library and Charles W. Gibson Public Library, in conjunction with National Library Week. All overdue library materials returned fine free.

April 18, May 2 and 29

COOKBOOK SALE for New Bethel United Methodist Women, Meadowbrook Mall, Bridgeport. Times: Noon-6 p.m April 18 and May 2, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. May 29. Call: Elaine Daugherty, 745-5730.

Monday, April 19

TREASURE Mountain Festival Association meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pendleton County. Call: (304) 358-3261, e-mail,

HARRISON COUNTY Republican Club monthly meeting, Damon's restaurant, Eastpointe. Dinner: 5:30 p.m., meeting, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker. Call: Elaine Daugherty, 745-5730.

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

OUR LADY of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Business meeting follows, Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Parent/Educator Resource Center free workshop, 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Topic: Understanding special education.

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

April 19 through 21

AARP Driver Safety Program sponsored by Maplewood Community Inc., 1-5 p.m., Bridgeport. Cost: $10. Registration: 848-0200. Instructor: Sherman Davison.

Tuesday, April 20

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting, 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn of Bridgeport. Doors open, 6:20 p.m. Theme: "Baskets Full of Blessings." Speaker: Rose Britner of Fremont, Ohio. Reservations: Jo Ann Reed, 745-5376, Helen Lamm, 623-4708.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg meets, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Rev. Thomas Chacko of Immaculate Conception Parish. Topic: His Journey. Call: Dr. Tom Condron, 623-4984.

GFWC West Virginia Woman's Club of Clarksburg monthly meeting, noon, YWCA. Entertainment by Tom Dadisman. Charity of month: Ronald McDonald House; also Charity Month. Call: 623-9207, 623-1116.

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

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

READ MORE in 2004 Reading Groups, 4 or 6 p.m., Bridgeport Library conference room. Call: Jacque McKenzie, 842-8248.

GUARDIANS of West Fork Watershed meeting, 6:30 p.m., old Roosevelt-Wilson High School, Nutter Fort. Call: John Eleyette, 363-4111.

R-W, WI, KM, RCB Alumni & Friends Foundation scholarship dinner, Robert C. Byrd High School. Registration/social hour, 5:30 p.m., dinner, 6:30 p.m. $10. Call: Emma Lee Hite, 842-2071.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 6 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

BLUEGRASS GOSPEL sing with Norfolk and Southern music, 7 p.m., Stewart Chapel Church, one mile from Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center, Mount Clare Road. Call: 623-9289.

BACK INJURY PREVENTION class offered by American Red Cross, Clarksburg office, 6-7:30 p.m. Registration: 624-7689.

Telecom Pioneer monthly meeting, noon, at Eat 'n Park restaurant. Call: 842-4731, 623-3148.

CENTRAL WEST Virginia Toastmasters meeting, 6:30 p.m., Sunset Ellis restaurant. Call: 842-2826.

BPW/Clarksburg dinner meeting, 6:30 p.m., Parkette restaurant, Clarksburg. Speaker: Annette Wright, Clarksburg City clerk. Call: Betty Frush, 622-0216.