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Today

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

TREE OF LIFE Congregation, Morgantown, observes Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, 5 p.m. Call: (304) 292-7029, e-mail, ravdfeder@adelphia.net

DINNER THEATER, "Jerusalem P.D.," 5:30 p.m., Salem Baptist Church Dinner served between acts of the play. Call: Vera Ann Swiger, 782-3623.

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 meddy@rcvideo.com, Web site, www.kevinwescott.com

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

DIVINE MERCY celebration, Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. Holy Hour, 3-4 p.m., with Blessing of the Image, the Chaplet, Praises of Divine Mercy (from St. Faustina's Diary). Confessions heard after 4 p.m.

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.

Benefit Concert for stroke victim Eric Fox, 2-7 p.m., Beverly Fire Hall, U.S. 250 south of Elkins. Bluegrass, country, classic rock, blues and jazz, plus contests. Tickets, $5. Under 10 years old free. Call 636-1500 or 636-8999 for tickets or information.

April 18 through 24

CLARKSBURG-HARRISON Public Library holds Amnesty Week during National Library Week. All overdue materials returned free of fines. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

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.

Today, April 23 through 25

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

Today, 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.

Through April 19

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

Monday, April 19

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

BINGAMON Public Service District monthly board meeting, 7 p.m., home of board member Effie O'Dell, Wyatt.

RESERVATIONS due for April 23 Roosevelt-Wilson High School Class of 1951 dinner, 6 p.m., Elks Club. Call: Aletha Cleavenger Southern, 783-4684.

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

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

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, ConnieLFindley35@aol.com

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.

April 19 through 23

REVIVAL, 7:30 p.m., Big Isaac United Methodist Church. Speakers: Carl Radcliff, Olen Robertson, Bennie Thomas, Tim Sandy, Russell Furr. Special music each day. Call: The Rev. Robert B. Florian, 782-2015.

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

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.

Tuesday, April 20

READ MORE in 2004 Reading Groups meet 12:30, 4 or 6 p.m., Bridgeport Library. Call: Jacque McKenzie, 842-8248.

MENDED HEARTS Inc. Mountain State Chapter 209 meeting, John E. Jones Conference Center, WVU Health Sciences Center, Morgantown. Meeting, 7 p.m.; social hour, 6:30 p.m. Call: (304) 864-0105.

STONEWOOD Sewer Board meeting, 4 p.m., council chambers.

NUTTER FORT Town Council special meeting, 5:30 p.m., council chambers.

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, noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: The 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.

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, 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.

April 20 through 25

REVIVAL with Rick Headley, Church of the Nazarene, W.Va. 58, Stonewood. Special music by Lucille Headley. Evening services, 7 p.m.; Sunday services, 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. Call: 622-4647.

April 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 21

BOOK TALK meets 4 p.m., Bridgeport Library conference room. Discussion: "Nickel & Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America" by Barbara Ehrenreich. Call: Jacque McKenzie, 842-8248.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1955 monthly dinner meeting, 6 p.m., Eat 'n Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 842-5314.

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

GREATER HARRISON County Public Service District monthly board meeting, 8:30 a.m., West Milford Community Center.

CLARKSBURG Sons of the American Legion Squadron 13 regular monthly meeting, 7 p.m., post home. Call: 622-1295.

Harrison County Retired Administrators lunch meeting, 1 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Jerry, 82-1575, Lucille, 622-3939.

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

REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles with initiation of new members, 7 p.m., Clarksburg post home.

J.P. MILLER performs at Salem Baptist Church, 7 p.m., as part of "Worship in the Hills" spring concert tour.

Friends@The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library annual dinner, Clarksburg Country Club. Social hour, 5:30 p.m.; dinner, 6:15 p.m. Cost: $25. Entertainment: "The Odyssey" presented by JoAnn Siegrist and students from WVU Division of Theatre and Dance. Reservations: Jean Hardesty, 623-3581.

BUFFET SALAD luncheon for National Secretaries Week, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Crim United Methodist Church, Philippi. Cost: $5. Eat in or take out. Call: (304) 457-2466, 457-3654. Proceeds benefits Philippi Lions Club projects and Philippi Middle School Band.

April 21 and 28

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

Through April 22

TAYLOR COUNTY Photography Club sponsors basic course in photography, Old West Side School, 306 Beech St., Grafton. Instruction: 7-9 p.m. $25 adults, $15 students under 18. Registration: Blaine Porter, 265-5542, e-mail, BlaineDell@aol.com, Harry White, 265-5405.

Thursday, April 22

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Classes of 1958-60 meet to plan June 11-13 reunion, 6 p.m., Elks Lodge, Village Square Conference Center, Clarksburg. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717, Sharon Simons, 624-4928.

SALEM INTERNATIONAL University Auxiliary annual chicken dinner, 5-6:30 p.m., Erickson Alumni Center.

BLOOD DRIVE, noon-6 p.m., Central United Methodist Church fellowship hall, Fairmont. Call: (800) 732-0383.

MEETING of Queen Esther Chapter 11, 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple.

1947 Class of Victory High School luncheon meeting, 1 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Jerry, 782-1575.

April 22 and 24

"SOUND OF MUSIC" auditions open to all Harrison County school students, Bridgeport High School auditorium. April 22: Grades 3-7, 4-7 p.m.; registration 3:30 p.m.; April 24: Grades 8-12, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; final cast callbacks, 1 p.m. Bring dance shoes and comfortable clothing. Show dates: June 24-26, Bridgeport High School Theater. E-mail: dvecchio@access.k12.wv.us

April 22 and 29

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

Friday, April 23

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1951 dinner, 6 p.m., Elks Club. Reservations: Aletha Cleavenger Southern, 783-4684.

PRE-TEEN DANCE, 7-10 p.m., YWCA of Harrison County. Prizes, games, refreshments. Disc jockey. $2. Call: 624-6881. Parents welcome.

YOUTH WORSHIP concert, 7 p.m., Reynoldsville Baptist Church. Performance by gospel recording artist J.P. Miller.

REGULAR MEETING of Lions Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's restaurant. Program chair: Lion Tammy Welling. Speaker: Chuck Koukoulis, Make-A-Wish Foundation. Call: President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, 2-6 p.m., Heritage Christian School gym, Bridgeport. Call: (800) 732-0383.

THREE-PERSON SCRAMBLE Golf Tournament to benefit Hope Inc., Green Hills Country Club, Fairmont. Shotgun start, 12:30 p.m., lunch, 11 a.m. Prizes Call: Dana, 367-1100.

April 23 and 24

WASHINGTON IRVING High School classes of 1945 and 1946 "Reunion 2004," Via Veneto. Call: Aline Gregoire Riley, 842-5017, Betty McHale Gaston, 622-4678.

April 23, May 28, June 11

MONTHLY G.E.D. test, United Technical Center. Writing skills testing begins 7 a.m.; one test, 10 a.m. Picture identification required. $50. Registration: UTC, 624-3369, ext. 2.

Saturday, April 24

NUTTER FORT Elementary School carnival and craft show, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., school. Games, prizes, food. Wilsonburg Jump Rope Team performs noon. Call: 623-0400.

ANNUAL SPRING ramp dinner by Walkersville Volunteer Fire Department, noon-6 p.m., Walkersville Volunteer Fire Department. $10 adults, $5 children under 12. All-you-can-eat.

GOSPEL SING, 6 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, Main Street, Shinnston. Message and singing by Mr. and Mrs. Roger Stewart of Fairmont.

WEST VIRGINIA Mountain Products annual Spring Fling, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., co-op, Quiet Dell.

JANE LEW Lions Club sponsors General Lightburn Run, Little League Building, Jane Lew Park. 5-K race begins 9 a.m.; one-mile race, 8:30 a.m. Call: Dave Gallien, (304) 884-7811.

CHOCOLATE BOOK author Anne S. Isham signs copies of just-published book, "Eat Chocolate Lose Weight: The Chocoholic's Survival Guide and Practical Handbook," 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Ala Carte Fine Chocolates, 121 State St. Plaza, Bridgeport. Call: 842-4047.

WEST VIRGINIA Draft Horse and Mule Association annual Spring Field Day, WVU Farm, Morgantown. Call: Harry Wolfe, (304) 379-6584.

JOHNSTOWN United Methodist Church ham and bean dinner, 3-7 p.m., church. $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Call: Jeff Albright, 623-4498, Bill Suan, 622-6223, Virginia Chapman, 624-4034.

CRAFTS/FLEA market sponsored by United Methodist churches, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Middletown Mall. Auction, 1 p.m.; entertainment/displays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Proceeds benefit United Methodist missions. Call: 622-0486, 622-4307.

RAMP DINNER, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., House of Faith, U.S. 19 at Hepzibah. $5. Drinks, dessert cost extra. Call: 622-2538.

HOT DOG and bake sale, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Reynoldsville Christian Church.

MOUNT CLARE Volunteer Fire Department ramp elimination dinner, fire department community room. Doors open 5:15 p.m.; dinner, 6 p.m. Tickets: Firefrighters or call 622-8954. Proceeds benefit fire department.

BENEFIT CONCERT for autism/developmental delay support group, 7 p.m., Lincoln High School, Shinnston. Performance by gospel recording artist J.P. Miller. $7. Call: 782-1332.

MEET YOUR CANDIDATE Italian sausage hoagie dinner and flea market sponsored by Lost Creek Community Festival, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lost Creek Community Building. Proceeds help pay festival expenses. Call Gary, 745-3942, Cheryl, 745-4020.

GLENWOOD HILL Homecoming/Neighborhood Watch Group hoagie sale, noon-6 p.m., Glen Avenue playground. Steak or Italian sausage, $5. "Meet You Candidate" forum, 4 p.m. Call: 622-4787.

YMCA ELIMINATION dinner/silent auction to benefit Partner with Your Scholarship Fund 4-H Center, 5:30 p.m., YMCA. Tickets: Kim Jenks, 623-3303.

Baked steak dinner, 3-7 p.m., Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Adults $7, under 12 $3. Take-outs available. Call: Paula Finster, 745-3553.

ANNUAL HACKER Valley spring ramp dinner by Hacker Valley Volunteer Fire Department and Hacker Valley School, 2-7 p.m., Hacker Valley School gym. Cost: $8 adults, $4 ages 12 and under, free for under 5.

HEALTH FAIR presented by Doddridge County CEOS, 7:30-10:30 a.m., Doddridge County Park (Snowbird Road off U.S. 50, near Smithburg. Call: Judy Bee, chairman, 782-3126.

Sunday, April 25

BIKE RUN benefit for Leslie Lewis, who is awaiting kidney transplant, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Signup. 10 a.m.-noon; last bike out, noon; last bike in, 3 p.m. Pizza, 3:30 p.m. Rain date: May 2. Call: 623-0484. Sponsored by Central W.Va. H.O.G. Chapter 5470.

44TH ANNUAL Stonewall Jackson Spring Coin and Collectable Show sponsored by Stonewall Jackson Coin Club, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Free admission. Door prizes, raffle prizes.

BINGO featuring Longaberger basket products, 2-5 p.m., Lasting Impressions Child Development Center. $20 for 20 games; tickets available at door. Proceeds benefit center. Call: 623-9143.

J.P. MILLER appears in concert, 11 a.m., Tenmile Baptist Church, as part of the "Worship in the Hills" spring concert tour.

SPAGHETTI DINNER, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Ann Catholic Church, Shinnston. Cost: Adults $6, children $3, under 6 free. Bring containers for carryouts.

Monday, April 26

CHAPEL HILL United Methodist Church, Buckhannon, site of blood drive, noon-6 p.m. Call: (800) 732-0383.

BOARD MEETING of Lions Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's restaurant. Call: Lion President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

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

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

STATE COUNCIL, Knights of Columbus, holds first-degree exemplification honoring James M. Comer, retiring financial secretary, 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Candidates attend 7 p.m. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

ADHD SUPPORT Group meeting by Harrison County Parent/Educator Resource Center, 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School.

Millennium Quilters Quilt Guild meeting, 6:30 p.m., Maplewood, Bridgeport. Fran Kordek presents "Stories Told, Lessons Learned." Call Eleanor MacLean, 842-0370.

Tuesday, April 27

SPECIAL MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health, 8:30 a.m., Harrison County Courthouse, County Commission conference room.

SIX-WEEK grief and loss program by Tender Loving Care Home Care and Hospice, 6-7:30 p.m., 119 Pennsylvania Ave., Bridgeport. Registration: 842-7474.

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

HOMESCHOOL MEETING, 7-9 p.m., on "How to Homeschool Children in Ninth-12th Grade," Bible Fellowship Church, Anmoore. Call: Jodi Willmon, 534-4615.

PRAYER GROUP, 9 a.m., Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition. Call: Pastor Bob Wilson, 624-7371.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club meeting with covered-dish dinner, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Program includes Lions state convention report and karaoke. Call: Mike or Brenda Thompson, 623-0305.

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

Wednesday, April 28

NORTH BEND Rail Trail Foundation of Harrison County open meeting, 6:30 p.m., Wolf Summit I.O.O.F. Lodge Hall. Call: 782-1518, 622-4995.

MARINE CORPS League Detachment 981, Clarksburg, meet 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 573, Clarksburg. Call: Commandant Rick Shuman, 203-0644, Senior Vice Harold Wilson, 622-1594.

LUNCH AND LEARN hosted by YWCA of Harrison County, 11:30 a.m., YWCA. Cost: $4 members, $5 non-members. Reservations: 624-6881.

READING by Lee Maynard, West Virginia novelist, 7:30 p.m., WVU Mountainlair, Shenandoah Room, Morgantown. Call: 622-0485.

JANE LEW Community Building site of blood drive, 1-7 p.m., Jane Lew. Call: (800) 732-0383.

Thursday, April 29

WINE AND CHEESE reception for "Meet Your Candidate" night hosted by YWCA of Harrison County, 6 p.m., YWCA. $5 Call: 624-6881.

Victory High School, class of 1949, monthly luncheon, noon, at Uno's Restaurant & Grille. Contact: Argyle Shingleton 622-3198, or Duane Daniels 592-3277, or e-mail-victoryhi49@webtv.net

MEET YOUR CANDIDATES Night, 6 p.m., Lewis County Senior Citizens Center, Weston. Refreshments.

HARRISON COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, Village Square Conference Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Speaker: Larry Groce, host, artistic director and co-producer of West Virginia Public Radio's Mountain Stage. Reception, 6 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m. Call: 624-6331.

Book Discussion group, noon-1 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library conference room, second floor. Book: Jesus, A Life, by A.N. Wilson. Discussion led by Pastor James Caton, St. Mark's Lutheran Church. Call: Diane, 627-2236.

April 29 through May 1

SPRING REVIVAL, "Coming to the Throne Room," Good Hope Baptist Church, Barrickville. Services 7:30 p.m. April 29 and 30, 6 p.m. May 1.

Friday, April 30

BUCKHANNON-UPSHUR Middle School Annual Multicultural Fair, 5:30-8 p.m., school. Theme: "Piecing Us All Together." Call: 472-1520.

CLARKSBURG LEAGUE for Service luncheon to honor two "Women of Enduring Spirit," Barbara Wacowski and Charlene Cathell. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Village Square Conference Center, Clarksburg. $12.50. Reservations: Susie Pastorik, 622-7951.

REGULAR MEETING of Lions Club of Clarksburg, noon, Minard's restaurant. Program chair: Lion Tammy Welling. Speaker: Washington Irving Middle School Leo Club officers. Call: Lion President Jim Whaley, 623-1987.

BLOOD DRIVE, 1-7 p.m. First Baptist Church, Grafton. Call: (800) 732-0383.

TEEN DANCE, 7-10 p.m., 4-H Barn, Clarksburg. Admission: $5 per person. Disc jockey: Chad Barnhart. Proceeds benefit the Harrison County Emergency Squad's Explorer Program.

April 30 through May 2

WEST VIRGINIA Aglow state retreat, John XXIII Pastoral Center, 100 Hodges Road, Charleston. Call: (304) 745-3904.

April 30, May 1 and 2

Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown Craft Show, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall, Bridgeport. Call: Ellen Ball at (304) 457-3097, e-mail, BallFamily@webtv.net

Saturday, May 1

RAMP DINNER, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Spelter Volunteer Fire Department. $7 adults, $4 ages 12 and under. Soft drinks, 50 cents. Proceeds benefit fire department. Delivery: 622-8256, 622-8314.

EIGHTH ANNUAL West Virginia Marble Festival, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., old Cairo High School gym.

FREE SKIN CANCER screening, United Hospital Center. Registration: (800) 607-8888.

FOURTH ANNUAL "Doc" Boyles Memorial Swap meet sponsored by HardTimes Benefits For Kids, Lost Creek Auxiliary Building, Lost Creek. $3 adults, under 12 free. Call: Richard Heater, 622-3257.

EIGHTH ANNUAL Shriner's Hospital for Children Orthopaedic Screening Clinic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Family Medical Center, United Hospital Center, Clarksburg. Appointment: 624-2551. Sponsored by Central West Virginia and Lewis County Shrine Clubs of Nemesis Shriners.

ANMOORE UNITED Methodist Women hold spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., church. $5 adults, $3 children, take-out orders available. Call: Judy Teter, 624-7948.

DIRECT SALES Expo, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Over 20 direct sales companies. RCB Show Choir providing food concessions. Call: Diana Flowers, 783-4497, Sandy Maura, 623-6575.

FOURTH Annual "Doc" Boyles Memorial Swap Meet, Lost Creek Auxiliary Building, W.Va. 270 west, Lost Creek. Sponsored by HardTimes Benefits For Kids. General admission, $3. Under 12, free. Call: Richard Heater, 622-3257.

MOTHER'S DAY celebration with dinner and program, 4-6 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Clarksburg.

Sunday, May 2

GUEST SPEAKERS Dave Highlander from Hampton, Va., and John Kenney, speak at Stealey Assembly of God, Clarksburg. Services 10:30 a.m. with Highlander, 6:30 p.m. with Kenney. Call: 623-1481.

BLUEGRASS and country music show to benefit Ronnie Rogers' medical expenses for his heart condition, 1-5 p.m., Lost Creek community Building. Donations accepted, refreshments available. Call: Mark Gainer, 848-0853.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club baked steak dinner, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School. $6 adults, $3 children. Take-outs $6.

Monday, May 3

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

May 3 through 5

RUMMAGE SALE, Johnson Avenue United Methodist Church, Bridgeport. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3 and 4, 9 a.m.-noon, Bag Day, May 5.

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.

Tuesday, May 4

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

ANMOORE UNITED Methodist Women meet, 7 p.m., church.

PRAYER GROUP, 9 a.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition. Call: Pastor Chelsey Noel Jr., 842-5510.

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

WEST FORK CONSERVATION District Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, beginning at 9:30 a.m., at the USDA Service Center, Mount Clare. Contact Dinah Hannah at 627-2160.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club board meeting, 7 p.m., church.

Mothers Against Drunk Drivers meeting, 7:30 p.m., West Milfod Community Center.

May 5 through 8

REVIVAL, "Reignite the Word in Your Heart," 7 p.m., Reynoldsville Baptist Church.

Through May 6

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

Thursday, May 6

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1943 regular meeting, 5 p.m., Elks Club lounge. Call: 842-6205.

KINDERGARTEN registration for 2004-05 school year, 8:30-10:15 a.m., Adamston Elementary School. Appointment: 624-3399, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Friday, May 7

COMMUNITY FLEA market and yard sale, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Doddridge County Center for Children and Families, Smithburg. $5 per table. Call: Bernice Swiger, 873-1245.

MONTHLY LUNCHEON meeting of Veterans of Oil and Gas Industries, Jane Lew Family restaurant. Social hour 11 a.m., luncheon noon.

Saturday, May 8

JEWEL CITY Church presents Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder, 6:30 p.m., Jewel City Church, Shinnston. $20. Call: 592-5755, 592-5678.

RALLY & WALK FOR LIFE sponsored by West Virginians for Life, St. John University Parish Center. Registration 9:30 a.m., rally 10 a.m. Call: Patricia Johnson, (304) 292-0474.

Sunday, May 9

WEST MILFORD Volunteer Fire Department open house/Italian buffet dinner and membership drive, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., fire department. $6 adults, $4 children under 12. Call: Debra Haggerty, 745-3940.

ST. JAMES Catholic Church spaghetti dinner, 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., school gym. $6 adults, $4 children, take-outs available. Call: Marlene Woofter, 622-0133, Patty Gonzalez, 623-4085, Sheila Marra, 622-6810.

Monday, May 10

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

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

Tuesday, May 11

GLEN ELK Development Association meets every second Tuesday of the month, 9 a.m., Glen Elk Gardens. Call: Virgil Larosa, 624-6514.

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

WILSONBURG LIONS Club covered-dish dinner and meeting, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

May 12 and 13

KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION for 2004-05 school year, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Johnson Elementary School. Appointment: 842-3731.

Thursday, May 13

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meets 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant. Call: 592-0937.

Saturday, May 15

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

DEADLINE for booklet advertisements designed for celebration in honor of General Lightburn VFW Post 5131, Jane Lew's namesake, June 26. Write: General Lightburn VFW, Route 1, Box 208C, Lost Creek, WV, 26385, attn: Judy Russell.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast get-together, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 269-3399, 622-0061, 622-2129, 457-3097.

Monday, May 17

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

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

Tuesday, May 18

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

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

May 19 through 22

WEST VIRGINIA Strawberry Festival and Stonewall Jackson Photo Club photography exhibit and contest, Bill Kelley Chevrolet, Buckhannon. Call: (304) 292-4038, 534-5188.

Through May 22

APPLICATIONS taken for 63rd Annual West Virginia Strawberry Festival Grand Feature Parade, Buckhannon. Parade, 1 p.m. May 22. Call: (304) 472-9036, send letter to W.Va. Strawberry Parade Committee, P.O. Box 117, Buckhannon, WV 26201.

Saturday, May 22

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club sponsors community garage sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Clarksburg Parking Garage, Hewes Avenue. Vendor space available. Call: 842-4132, 623-6065.

Monday, May 24

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

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

Tuesday, May 25

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

WILSONBURG LIONS Club covered-dish dinner and meeting, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

Thursday, May 27

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meets 6:30 p.m., Sunset- Ellis restaurant. Call: 592-0937.

Tuesday, June 1

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

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

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

Saturday, June 5

ATV BENEFIT RIDE for Pine Grove Fire Department, Dulaney cabin, Piney Fork Road, Reader. Sign-in, 9 a.m., first group out 10:30 a.m., second group, 11 a.m., third group, 11:30 a.m., fourth group, noon, and fifth group, 12:30 p.m. 50/50 and door prize tickets, beverages and food. Call: (304) 889-3486.

Through June 8

TWO free 10-week bridge classes on Tuesdays, 9:15 a.m. and 1 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Instructor: Virginia Richards. Call: 623-6795.

Tuesday, June 8

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

June 11 and 12

LEWIS COUNTY Relay for Life, Lewis County Athletic Field. Call: Julia Spelsberg, 269-8167, Domenick Casuccio, (800) 287-2317, ext. 18.

Monday, June 14

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

Tuesday, June 15

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting, 4 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium, Clarksburg.

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

Saturday, June 19

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast get-together, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 269-3399, 622-0061, 622-2129, 457-3097.

June 21 through 25

SIMPSON CREEK Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 9 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Program: SonGames 2004. Classes available for kindergarten through fifth-grade students. Family night June 25. Registration: 842-3589.

Tuesday, June 22

PRAYER GROUP, 9 a.m., House of Faith, U.S. 19 north of Clarksburg. Call: Pastor Delores White, 622-2538.

Monday, June 28

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club meeting and installation of officers, 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3176.

Tuesday, June 29

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

Wednesday, June 30

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education special meeting, noon, Kelly-Miller Building auditorium, Clarksburg.

Tuesday, July 6

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

Saturday, July 17

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 monthly breakfast get-together, 10 a.m.-noon, Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: 269-3399, 622-0061, 622-2129, 457-3097.

Saturday, July 31

THIRD ANNUAL Victory High School Homecoming, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south of Clarksburg. Homecoming and food $20, no food, $5. Lunch begins, 11:45 a.m. Reservations: Sam Annie, 623-1100.

Monday, Aug. 3

PPD/AUTISM Support Group meeting by