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Regional Calendar of Events

Fax items for Calendar of Events to (304) 624-4188, e-mail to, or mail them to Clarksburg Exponent and Telegram, P.O. Box 2000, Clarksburg, WV, 26302. Items will not be taken over the phone. Items should be brief and must include a contact person and phone number. Deadline for submission is noon Monday through Friday, no exceptions. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.

Through Aug. 17

GOSPEL MEETINGS at Salem Church of Christ, corner of Route 23/Water Street and Kyle Avenue. Speaker: John M. Brown, Flatwoods, Ky. Times: Monday through Thursday, 7 p.m. For more information: Albert Farley at 782-1765.

CAMP -- "Faith and Fine Arts" camp from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for kindergarten-8th grade at Vincent Memorial Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Computer training for adults. Entertainment at noon each day. Cost: $20. For more information: 622-2622.

FALL REGISTRATION at Anna's Expressions of Dance, Clarksburg, 4-7 p.m. For more information: 624-5765.

Through Aug. 18

FREE COMPUTER TRAINING at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation. Third- and fourth-graders, 8-11 a.m.; fifth- and sixth-graders, 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Topic: Learn how to use Internet, scanner and PowerPoint. Limited space. Enroll or for more information: 368-4518 or e-mail

FULL GOSPEL Youth Ministries sponsors a church camp for young people ages 7-12. Older children also accepted. Registration from 1 - 3:30 p.m. today. The fee is by donation. At Camp Towles 4-H Camp outside of Grafton. Evening services open to the public starting at 7 daily. All are welcome.

WEB-TECH CLASS for seventh- graders from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation. Topic: Learn how to design a Web page, review of basic computer skills and Microsoft Office training. Enroll or for more information: 368-4518 or e-mail

VACATION BIBLE School from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at The Salvation Army, 1000 South Chestnut St., Clarksburg. Classes for children to adults. For more information: The Salvation Army at 622-2360.

Through Aug. 24

SWIMMING LESSONS -- Parent-Child, Preschool and Youth Swim Lessons. Session 5: 11-11:45 a.m. or 7-7:45 p.m. at Clarksburg Municipal Pool. Parent-Child: 6 months-3 and their parents; Preschool: 3-5; Youth: 6-12. Cost of each session: $30. Registration limited. To register or for more information: Harrison County YMCA, 623-3303.


MEETING of Harrison County Democratic Women at 7 p.m. at the American Legion. Discussion on First District Luncheon and election of delegates for the West Virginia Federation of Democratic Women meeting in Charleston Sept. 15 and 16.

HAYWOOD Community Educational Outreach Service Club meets at 7 p.m. at the home of Alma Minnix. For more information: 584-4545.

WOMEN of the Moose, Chapter 699, Shinnston, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Shinnston Moose. Women wishing to become members need to attend. For more information: 592-1385.

SUMMIT PARK Public Service District holds regular board meeting at 4 p.m. at district office, Coal Street.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus, meets at 7:30 p.m. in Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-0248.

"SCIENCE IS FUN" for girls ages 5-12. Thursday from 1-3 p.m., Oak Ridge Shelter, Watters Smith State Park. Tuesday from 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Monday from 1-3 p.m., Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. Pre-registration required by calling Girl Scout office.

WEST MILFORD LIONS Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Program scheduled. For more information: 745-3285.

RESERVATIONS DUE by 11 a.m. for Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America's monthly dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Theme: "Tole It On." For reservations: Helen Lamm at 623-4708 or Vera Westfall at 842-3979.

WOMEN of the Moose, Clarksburg Chapter 409, bi-monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose No. 52 Lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

COLUMBIAN CLUB meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Minard's Spaghetti Inn.

FRIENDS OF Robert C. Byrd Football meets at 7 p.m. at Mother Goose Land, Nutter Fort. For more information: Dick Welch at 622-2932.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

"WACKY GAMES" featuring unusual and funny games for girls ages 5-12. Games from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. To pre-register, call Girl Scout office.

PARENT EDUCATION Project class. Group 5: Summer Picnic Fun at 11 a.m. at United Summit Center. For more information: United Summit Center, 623-5661, ext. 263, or Melody Waybright, 842-5632.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meets in regular session at 4 p.m. in auditorium of Kelly-Miller Building, E.B. Saunders Way.

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club annual picnic at Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Covered dish. Swap and talk, 5:30-6 p.m.; picnic, 6 p.m. Door prizes, raffle 50/50 drawings. For more information: Mel at 265-3932.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America holds monthly dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Theme: "Tole It On." Feature: "Brush Strokes" with Mary Ann Pollutro, sharing her talent in Tole painting. Music: Melody Cooper, Mt. Clare. Speaker: Anna England, Southington, Ohio, about "Rocks and Roses."

WORK in the Master Masons Degree at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple. For more information: 624-6325.

NUTTER FORT Town Council holds special meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Town Council chambers. Item proposed: Sewer rate change.

BLOOD DRIVE from 2-7 p.m. at Fire Hall, Union Street, Bruceton Mills. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

REGISTRATION for students new to Washington Irving Middle School attendance area from 8-11 a.m. and noon-2 p.m. Bring birth certificate, immunization records, last report card, Social Security number and legal documents to prove guardianship, if applicable. For more information: 624-3271.

INSURANCE WOMEN of North Central West Virginia dinner meeting at 5:45 p.m. at Three Ways Inn, Fairmont. Guest speaker: Jim Wisnewski, loss control engineer for Boiler & Machinery- Cincinnati Insurance Company. For more information: 599-3445.

WOMEN IN Business teleconference seminar at 7:30 p.m. at Edward Jones offices, 419 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. Topic: "The Power of the New Economy." Sponsor: SCORE and The Edward Jones Co. For reservations or more information: The Edward Jones Co. at 363-7300.

Aug. 15 through 17

PARKING PASSES for Bridgeport High School seniors only will be sold from 9 a.m.-noon at the school. Cost: $10.

Aug. 15, 17, 22, and 24

BEGINNING COMPUTER classes from 2-4 p.m. at YWCA. Cost: $20. Limited seating. For more information: 624-6881.

Wednesday, Aug. 16

BINGO begins at 5:30 p.m. at Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9151. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary. Proceeds benefit community projects. For more information call 782-4296.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Stonewood. Sponsor: Papa John's Pizza, Nutter Fort. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

SPECIAL COMMUNICATION of St. John's Lodge No. 24, Shinnston, at 7 p.m. Refreshments. Master Masons degree will be conferred on one candidate.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON Class of 1946 holds monthly breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. For more information: "Toots" Britton at 622-0618.

HARRISON-DODDRIDGE County Foster Grandparents In-Service meeting at 10 a.m. at Seventh Day Baptist Church, Salem. For more information: 745-3513.

RESERVATIONS DUE for customer service seminar from 1-4:30 p.m. at Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce, 16 South Kanawha St. Title: "Optimizing Customer Service." Cost: Members, free; non-members, $10 a person. Seating limited. For more information and reservations: 472-1722.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: the Rev. Timothy Grassi. Topic: "The Assumption of Mary." For more information: 842-8831.

MONTHLY MEETING of the Clarksburg-area Brain Injury Resource and Awareness Group from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in United Summit Center conference room. For more information: 1-800-356-6443 or e-mail at

Thursday, Aug. 17

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Mannington. Miss West Virginia will appear from 1-3 p.m. For more information: 1-800-732-0383 or 598-0732.

REGULAR MEETING of Shinnston Post 31 Ladies Auxiliary at 7 p.m. at post home on Bridge Street, Shinnston. For more information: 592-3608 or 287-7581.

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER 11 meets at 6:30 p.m. at Masonic Temple for school of instruction. For more information: 842-3062.

ITALIAN CULTURE through music, dance and language from 9 a.m.-noon in Robert C. Byrd High School Music Room. Presented by Anna and Stephen Pishner.

Through Aug. 18

SUMMER DANCE classes for Anna's Expressions of Dance. Adult and children classes. To register: 624-5765.

SEVENTH ANNUAL Officer Candidate School for cadets begins at 8 a.m. for grades 10 through 12 at Robert C. Byrd High School. For more information: Ltc. Peter A. Taylor or Master Sgt. John Emerson at 623-5460.

Friday, Aug. 18

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg hosts District Gov. John Valellonga with 6:30 p.m. meeting at Bridgeport-Clarksburg Holiday Inn. For reservations or more information: 842-4132.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 meet at 11 a.m. at the residence of Chuck Moore near Audra Park. Bring a covered dish. For more information: Imogene Howell at 592-3730 or Connie Findley at 842-4333.

SUMMER CONCERT with Anna's Expressions of Dance and Allegro Dance Co. at 7 p.m. at 120 Linden Ave. Theater, Clarksburg. Tickets: $5 at door. To reserve seat: 624-5765.

HAWAIIAN LUAU membership party at 6:30 p.m. by members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Bridgeport at Bridgeport City Park. Purpose: For all women interested in joining the organization. For more information or reservation: Shirley Hadorn, 842-8310.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at It's About Games Store, Meadowbrook Mall. Sponsor: Sears. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

MOUNTAIN WOMEN will perform at 7 p.m. at Tygart Lake Lodge. Free.

OPEN HOUSE and plant tours from 1-3 p.m. at Universal Fabricators Inc., Shinnson, in celebration of the business's 30th anniversary.

FREE CONCERT -- Contemporary Christian music group Did You Hear performs at 7:30 p.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship Church, Clarksburg.

KELLY MILLER Association regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Mount Zion Church, E.B. Saunders Way. Past projects will be taken care of and books will be prepared for next administration.

Aug. 18 and 19

VACATION BIBLE School at United Methodist Temple, corners of Sycamore and Locust Avenues, clarksburg. Friday, 6-8 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Lunch provided.

Through Aug. 19

"THE ARACOMA Story" at 8:30 p.m. at Chief Logan State Park, Logan. For more information: 752-0253 or e-mail at

Saturday, Aug. 19

CONCERT -- Country music group "Rascal Flatts" performs in fund-raising concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Lincoln High School parking lot, Shinnston. Tickets in advance: $10 adults, $7 students. Gate price: $15 adults, $12 students. Sponsor: Shinnston Police Department. Proceeds benefit Big Elm Elementary D.A.R.E. program. For more information: Department at 592-2121.

REDISCOVER SHINNSTON Days in downtown. Parade at noon, concert at 1:30 p.m. Community picnic, flea market, sales. For more information: Walter Post at 592-0286.

GOLF TOURNAMENT sponsored by Fraternal Order of Police, Mountaineer Lodge No. 78, at Clarksburg Country Club. For more information: Rick Barnhart at 584-5830; Fairmont State College Campus Police at 367-4157; or Salem Police Department at 782-1313.

FAIRVIEW High School Millennium celebration. For more information: Donna Merico Weir at 278-7544, or P.O. Box 100, Grant Town, WV, 26574-0100.

MEADOWBROOK MALL Cheerleading Competition 10 a.m. at Sears Court at the mall.

CHAPERONED TRIP to Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio. Cost: $70 per person, includes one Funday-Ride-All-Day Park ticket, round-trip bus ticket, catered meal at park. Under 16 must be accompanied by parent. Seats limited. Sponsor: Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission. For more information: HCPRC 624-8619.

FAIRMONT GENERAL Hospital School of Nursing Alumni dinner will be held at Marino's Restaurant. Social hour, 6 p.m.; buffet, 7 p.m. Cost: $25 per person. For more information: 363-8366 or 366-3479.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club Sight Van will be at Lumberport from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For more information: 783-5381.

DINNER EVENING with Biselli Pasta begins at 6:30 p.m. at Adaland Mansion, Philippi. Cost: $20. Karen Vuranch appears as Emma Edmands, Civil War Soldier and spy. For tickets: 457-2415.

VACATION BIBLE school from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Marshville Hunt Club. Sponsor: Tenmile Church of Christ. Classes: Preschool to teens. Lunch provided. For more information or directions: 782-3489 or 745-5516.

GOSPEL SING -- Seventh annual "Down on the Farm" gospel sing at 6 p.m. at Bob Evans Farm outdoor amphitheater, Rio Grande, Ohio. Cost: $2 per person. For more information: 740-245-5305 or 1-800-994-FARM.

TEEN SPLASH from 6-9 p.m. at West Virginia University Jackson's Mill pavilion near swimming pool. Ages: 13-18. First 100 teens get free t-shirt. Swimming, food, music, games, prizes. Sponsor: Lewis County Family Resource Network.

Aug. 19 through 20

LASTING IMPRESSIONS Child Development Center's annual Fundraiser Variety Show 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday at Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre. Cost: Adults, students, seniors, $7; children 6-12, $4; under 5, free. Sponsor: ACT II Theatre Company. Proceeds benefit the Lasting Impressions Child Development Center's general operating fund and Billy Hite Memorial Tuition Scholarship fund. Tickets can be obtained at the door or by calling The ACT II customer service information line at 622-0366.

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