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Regional Calendar of Events

Through March 19

MONTHLY meeting of the Hispanic Heritage and Cultural Association at 4 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Board meets at 3 p.m.

AMERICAN CANCER Society holds its annual Daffodil Days sale. Choose fresh-cut blooms or potted bulbs. Proceeds go to Harrison County Unit of American Cancer Society. Daffodils can be ordered by calling (800) 287-2317 or (800) 288-3618.

FARM-LAWN and Garden Equipment Show at Meadowbrook Mall. Life-size skull of Tyrannosaurus Rex dinosaur on display.

March 19

MEETING of the Harrison County Historical Society at 2:30 p.m. at the Amy Roberts Vance House, 123 East Main St., Clarksburg.

CHRISTIAN HEIRS present gospel concert at 7 p.m. at Boothsville Baptist Church, Rock Union Road, Boothsville.

REVIVAL at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Clarksburg with Pastor J.O. Purcell of Lakeland, Fla. Nursery available and children's ministry each night. For more information: Church office at 622-3584 or www.garbc.org.

YOUTH and children of Bridgeport United Methodist Church present drama "The Tale of the Three Trees" at 6 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the church. Seraphim Singers, Chi Rho and Alpha Omega Ringers youth choirs present "Handbell Music" drama. Dessert offered.

MONTCLAIRE String Quarter performs at 4 p.m. at the West Virginia Center for Choral Arts, 508 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 624-7282.

SHAMROCK steak dinner from noon-3 p.m. at Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church, 171 East Main St., Salem. Price: $6 adults, $3 children under 12. Eat in or carry out.

PRESENTATION -- Salem Police Chief Todd Howe gives a presentation about the Harrison County Junior Police Academy at 3 p.m. at the Sardis Community Center. Interested parents and youth invited. Refreshments will be served.

SPELTER Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary sponsors baked steak dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Spelter Methodist Church. Eat in or carry out. Delivery available. For more information: 622-4255.

MEETING of Harrison County Historical Society at 2:30 p.m. at Amy Roberts Vance House, 123 West Main St., Clarksburg. The society will have an open house once a week during the month of April in conjunction with the City of Clarksburg's millennium celebration.

AMERICANISM/PATRIOTIC dinner at 12:30 p.m. upstairs at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post Home, Salem. Covered dish. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Salem.

LINCOLN HIGH School Band Boosters host a turkey dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Tickets: $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door or by calling 592-2248 or 584-4098. Proceeds will support the band trip to the Fiesta-Val Band competition in Wiliamsburg, Va., in April.

March 19 through 24

REVIVAL services at Church of God in Liberty Addition with Evangelist Rev. Mark E. Hardgrove. Sunday services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Weekday services at 7 p.m. For more information: Pastor Wayne DeHart at 622-1302.

March 19 and April 25

APPLICATIONS -- Fairmont State College School of Fine Arts accepts applications for music scholarships, available to students beginning in the 2000-2001 school year. For more information: Professor John Schooley, chairman of scholarship auditions, at 367-4169, or e-mail at jschooley@mail.fscwv.edu.

Through March 20

ENTRIES accepted for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival and Shoney's Family Restaurants Annual Poster Contest. For more information: 622-7314.

Monday, March 20

HARRISON County Farm Improvement Group meets at 7 p.m. at the 4-H Center, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Guest speaker: Tom Porter of Cedar Ridge Fencing. For more information: Jeff Griffith, district conservationist at 624-9232, or Clint Hickman, extension agent, at 624-8650.

MEETING of Stonewood City Council at 7 p.m. at city hall.

HEALTH and cooking class at 7 p.m. at Seventh Day Adventist Church, third floor. Food samples and recipes at each class. Cost: $6. For more information or to reserve a seat: 622-3036 or 623-4663.

ANNUAL CIVIC dinner of The Salvation Army at 6 p.m. on the second floor of the Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Tickets: $10 each.

GENERAL meeting for parents of Lumberport Middle School children attending Family Life classes March 27-31. Meeting at 7 p.m. in LMS auditorium. Classes taught by Harrison County school nurses.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

MEETING -- Our Lady of Peace Assembly No. 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, meets at Raymon's, 336 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by meeting in the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: Joseph Tiano 622-0248.

CLASSES -- North Central West Virginia Beekeepers Association and Harrison County Extension Office hold Beginning Beekeeping and Industry Updates for Experienced Beekeepers from 7-9 p.m. at the Harrison County 4-H Center on Route 19 south. Schedule: March 20 -- Raising Queen Bees and Re-Queening. For more information: Roy Kerns at 783-4760 or Clint Hickman, extension agent, at 624-8650.

March 20, 22, 24 and 27

AFTER-SCHOOL Science Enrich-ment program for seventh- and eighth-graders from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in Room 104 of Hunt-Haught Hall, Fairmont State College. Sponsor: Fairmont State College School of Science and Mathematics. Theme: "Creatures: Great and Small."

For registration or more information: Dr. Rayman Richardson at 367-4177.

March 20 through May 8

AMERICAN PRODUCT and Inventory Control Society's Material and Capacity Requirements Planning course from 5:30-8 p.m. at Fairmont State College's Center for Workforce Education, I-79 Technology Park, Fairmont. To register or for more information: FSC at 367-4753 or Merle Thomas Jr., 367-4301 or 349-5602.

Through March 21

GROUP -- Reading/discussion session at Grafton/Taylor County Library from 2:30-4:30 p.m. For registration or more information: Erica Reed at 265-6121.

Tuesday, March 21

PRESENTATION of holiday tradition from around the world at 11:15 a.m. at world at Salem-Teikyo University's Brrewster Chapel.

GLEN ELK Village Development Association holds special meeting at 9 a.m. at Glen Elk Gardens.

SPECIAL meeting of the Clarksburg Water Board at 9 a.m. at board offices, 1001 South Chestnut St., Clarksburg. Personnel matters will be discussed.

MEETING of West Milford-Good Hope Senior Satellites at 10:30 a.m. in the social room of the Municipal Building at West Milford. Guest speakers: Tammy Marple and Rocco Mazzie. Entertainment provided by banjo playing. Covered-dish luncheon at noon. For more information: 745-3164.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America hold monthly dinner meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the banquet room at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Doors open at 5 p.m. Theme: "Spring Boutique." Special feature: Kathy Skinner from Francine's Boutique in Clarksburg demonstrates styles and accessories for spring. Special music: Tim Holtz, local vocalist. For reservations or more information: JoAnn Reed at 745-5376 or Annie Crickbaum at 622-3224 by March 20.

GOVERNOR Johnson Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. at Benedum Civic Center in Bridgeport. Recycling program by Mrs. Nora Edinger. Hostesses for the meeting will be JoAnn Higinbotham and Wynona Mouser.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of Challenge West Virginia meets at 7 p.m. at the Lost Creek Community Building. Topic: "Small community schools are needed and can survive." Interested PTA, PTO groups and the public are encouraged to attend.

LINCOLN HIGH School Jazz Band Festival at 7 p.m. at the school. Tickets: $4 for adults, $3 for students and senior citizens. Performing bands: Lumberport and Washington Irving Middle schools, Bridgeport, Liberty, Robert C. Byrd, South Harrison and Lincoln high schools. The Directors' Band will also perform.

REGULAR meeting of Harrison County Board of Education at 4 p.m. in auditorium of Kelly-Miller Building.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

WOMAN'S CLUB of Clarksburg meets at noon at First United Methodist Church, Clarksburg. Program will be "An Afternoon with Steven Foster." For more information: 592-2704.

MEETING of Stonewall Jackson Coin Club at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Swap and talk from 7-7:30 p.m., meeting called to order at 7:30 p.m. Member door prize, guest door prize, raffle and drawings. For more information: Mel at 265-3932.

BRIDGEPORT GARDEN Club meets at 9:30 a.m. in the Bridgeport Library Conference Room. Speaker: Aaron Helmick on "What to Plant Where." For more information: Louise Toothman 842-3780.

NARCOTICS Anonymous meeting at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center.

March 21 and 22

TWO-DAY international celebration hosted by Fairmont State College School of Language and Literature. Tuesday: Celebration kick-off at 12:30 p.m. with reception in the Turley Center's Fireside Room featuring international food and music; roundtable discussion at 3 p.m.; viewing of "Life is Beautiful" film at 4:30 p.m. in MMA of the Ruth Ann Musick Library. Wednesday: International video series begins at 1 p.m. in MMB of Ruth Ann Musick Library. For more information: FSC at 367-4717.

Wednesday, March 22

CONTEST -- Modern Woodmen of America Civic Oration contest at 9 a.m. at Wilsonburg Grade School.

VICTORY High School Class of 1945 meets for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Plans will be made for the 55th reunion. All classmates, spouses and friends invited. For more information: Anita Llaneza or Robert Boyles.

WORKSHOP -- Last of four vegetable workshops sponsored by the Lewis County Extension Office. "Controlling Insects and Crop Diseases" will be held from 7-9 p.m. at the Central West Virginia Farmers Market, Route 33, east of Weston. Instructors: Tom McCutcheon, Roane County Extension agent, and Bruce Loyd. For more information: Lewis County Extension Office at 269-4660 of Central W.Va. Farmers Market at 269-2667.

CARBIDE RETIREE Corps Inc. holds quarterly meeting at West Milford Town Hall. Social period and refreshments at 1:30 p.m. Meeting at 2 p.m. with invocation by Tom Mitchell. Program by Fred Smart, director of Emergency Services of Harrison County. For more information or transportation: 842-2314, 842-2058, 842-2086 or 842-7974.

March 22 and 23

KINDERGARTEN registration at North View Elementary School for the 2000-2001 school year. Registration 8:30-11:30 a.m. both days. To schedule appointment, call the school office at 624-3241.

INTERNATIONALLY known speaker Dave Roever speaks from 7-9 p.m. in the Harper-McNeeley auditorium on the Davis & Elkins College campus.

March 22 and 27

55-ALIVE MATURE Driving class beginning at noon at the Harrison County Senior Center. For more information: 623-6795 or 623-2842.

Thursday, March 23

SOUTH HARRISON Middle School holds second parent-teacher conference. Call the school for conference times.

DINING FOR SUCCESS program at 6:15 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University's Powell Lounge. Harrison County businessmen and women as well as Dr. Susan Bakaitis and Alice Crawford will be presented by a professional staff of Alladin Food Services.

CHARTER MEETING of the Washington Irving Middle School LEO Club at 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria. Induction of members, installation of officers and presentation of the club charter, refreshments. Clarksburg Lions and guests welcome. Parking available. For more information: Steve Glass at 842-4132.

VISIT -- Steve Swisher from the Governor's office will visit the Taylor County Senior Center from 9:30-11:30 a.m.

NARCOTICS Anonymous meeting at 7 p.m. in the second floor library of First United Methodist Church.

REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles at 8 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 624-9269.

March 23 through 26

REVIVAL at 7:30 p.m. each day at United Evangelistic Mission Church, West Milford. Guest speaker: The Rev. Curti Davis. Pastor: The Rev. William "Bill" Lanham.

March 23 and 30, April 6 and 13

WORKSHOP -- "Food for Thought" non-credit workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School features meal preparation, sumptuous wines and dining protocol, combined with detailed recipes served with a British flair. Instructor: Ian Walker, master chef and member of the International Wine and Food Society.

Title for last session: "A World of Difference: An International Gourmet Tour." Limit 20 people per session. Cost: $110 per session, includes cost of participant certificate. Pre-registration for all three sessions: $300. Sponsor: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning.

Friday, March 24

ELK CREEK Watershed Association holds its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Brushy Fork Community Building.

TALENT CHALLENGE for all ages children and adults who sing, dance or play an instrument from 6-8 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University, Room 330. Registration: $7 in advance, $10 at the door. Prizes awarded. Tickets for the show: $5 each. For more information: 624-5765 or 782-4298.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club members tour the FBI Fingerprint Facility at 11:30 a.m. Lunch in the FBI cafeteria. For reservations or more information: Lion Doug Gray at 624-4433 by March 22.

FREE infant and preschool assessment screening for Taylor County children birth through age 4 from 8:20-11:30 a.m. at Flemington Elementary School. For appointment or more information: John Stallings at 265-2497, ext. 23 or Gatha Costilow at 265-2497, ext. 26. Sponsor: Taylor County Board of Education and various county agencies.

TALENT CHALLENGE for all ages who sing, dance or play an instrument from 6-8 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University, Carlson Room. Early registration fee: $7, $10 at the door. For tickets or more information: 624-5765.

March 24 and 25

WOMEN'S RETREAT at Harvest E.M.C., Route 19 south past Good Hope. Guest speaker: Karen Kondas. Times: 7 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday. Luncheon served on Saturday. Gospel sing at 7 p.m. Saturday.

THERESA SNAITH Auxiliary of Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston sponsors uniform sale from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday on the second floor of the hospital in the board conference room.

FREE or low cost breast exams and pap tests from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Marion County Health Fair, Middletown Mall. Mobile mammography available. For more information: 363-2500 between 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

March 24 through 26

"HENRY AND RAMONA", a children's play based on the popular Ramona Quimby books will be presented by The Jigsaw Theatre Project/Bridgeport Parks and Recreation. Tickets: $4. For more information or reservations: 624-7271.

Saturday, March 25

CAMPUS VISITATION Day at Fairmont State College. Registration and refreshments start at 7:45 a.m. in the Turley Center. Academic affairs and other sessions until 11:30 a.m. For more information: 1-800-641-5678, ext. 2, or 367-4892.

LOST CREEK Lions Club sponsor pancake feed from 6:30-11:30 a.m. at Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Price: $4 adults, $2 children.

WORK -- Wilsonburg Lions Club begins cemetery work at 9 a.m. Lunch served. For more information: 783-5381.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club Charter Night celebration at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg Country Club. For reservations or more information: Wes Thomas at 842-4319.

SINGLE ADULT Christians meet from 2-4 p.m. at Mid-State Church of God, Gassaway. For more information: 622-9739 or 364-8910.

IONIC recording artists, "All Access" will be in concert at Celebration Station Christian Coffeehouse from 7-10 p.m. at 114 First St., Weston. Price: $2. For more information: 269-2115.

NORWOOD PTA carnival and craft show from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Norwood Elementary in Stonewood. Face painting, tattoos, cake walk, Pokemon trading, door prizes, raffles, 50/50 drawings, food, additional games, crafters, entertainment.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient and Family Support Group meets at 1 p.m. at Damon's Restaurant, Bridgeport. For more information: Tracey Robertson at 363-1028.

BENEFIT gospel sing begins at 6:30 p.m. at Gilmer County Recreation Center. Donations taken at the door. Proceeds will be used for the new Senior Center building.

FRUIT PRUNING demonstration begins at 10 a.m. at the farm of John and Inge Mann at Valley Chapel, Lewis County. For more information:" Lewis County Extension Service at 269-4660.

DISCUSSION -- Jim Minutelli from the American Red Cross discusses the purposes and benefits of the American Red Cross at 2 p.m. at the Sardis Community Center. Refreshments will be served.

FUND-RAISING concert featuring "Rick `K' and The Allnighters" at 7:30 p.m. at School Square, Shinnston. Tickets available at Shinnston City Hall for $5 per person. Proceeds benefit the D.A.R.E. program at Big Elm Elementary School. Sponsor: Shinnston Police Department and area businesses. For more information: Police department at 592-2121.

SALEM Methodist Women hold annual lenten breakfast at 10 a.m. at Salem Methodist Church, Main Street, Salem. Breakfast served at 10 a.m. Guest speaker: Mrs. Monia Christa of Martinsburg.

SPRING DINNER concert at 6 p.m. at Jewel City Non-Denominational Church in Shinnston. Jewel City Praise and Worship team will open evening's events. Jeff and Sheri Easter and The Anchormen will be featured. Tickets: $16.50 adults, $8 for ages 12 and under. For more information: Church office at 592-5755.

REGULAR NOON meeting of the Clarksburg Lions Club at Minard's Spaghetti Inn, East Pike Street, Clarksburg.

NARCOTICS Anonymous meeting at 7 p.m. at United Hospital Center, Classroom C.

WEST MILFORD CEOs sponsor flea market/bake sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the West Milford Community Building. Lunch available. For more information or to reserve a table, 745-3806.

FLEA MARKET and bake sale from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. Sponsor: West Milford CEOS.

OLDIES DANCE and Show "Let the Good Times Roll" featuring the Fabulous Hubcaps from Washington, D.C., from 8:30 p.m.-midnight at the Nathan Goff Armory. Tickets: $20 per person. Reserved seating for tables of eight when purchased together, otherwise open seating. For tickets or more information: 842-5867. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County.

March 25 and 26

"MOSES and the Freedom Fanatics" presented at 6 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the fellowship hall of Bridgeport United Methodist Church." Jubilate Singers" children's choir present "A Musical Drama on the Exodus." Presented by youth and children of the church.

March 25 and April 1

BEGINNING embroidery from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the YWCA. Cost: $20 for two classes. Instructor: Diane Broughton. Limited seating. For more information or to register: 624-6881.

March 25 through 28

REVIVAL SERVICES begin at Light of Life Church in Clarksburg with Evangelist Harry Wingler. Service times: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. For more information: 624-1074.

Sunday, March 26

LENTEN concert featuring "The John Angotti Band" at 6 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. Theme: "Rise Up." A free will ofering will be taken.

SOUP DINNER from noon-2 p.m. at the Center Point Christian Church social hall, 10 miles north of Salem, Rt. 23. Price: $3.50 for adults, $2.50 for children. Take outs available, deliveries within five miles also available. White elephant sale. Proceeds support community project. Sponsor: Center Point CEOS. For deliveries or more information: 782-2297 or 782-1099.

GOSPEL sing at 2 p.m. at the Century Community Church.

REVIVAL begins at Morgans Run UB Church in Doddridge County. Services at 7:30 p.m. each day.

ROAST BEEF dinner sponsored by Jane Lew Lions Club from noon-3 p.m. at the Jane Lew Fire Department. Price: $6 adults, $3 children.

LUMBERPORT Community Center sponsors rigatoni dinner to raise money for a new heating and air conditioning system at the Lumberport Community Center, George Street, Lumberport. Dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Price: $5 adults, $3 for children under 6. Take outs available.

SINGLE MINGLE and dance at Westchester Village, 1825 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Doors open at 7 p.m., dance from 7:30-11 p.m. Top 40s, oldies, country dance music with 92.7 WVHF's Bill Mahoney. Informal dress, door prizes. Admission: $7. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail wvsingles@aol.com.

TALENT FOR CHRIST night at East View United Methodist Church at 6 p.m. at the church. A celebration of God-given talents will be presented. For more information or to sign up: 622-6665.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 holds its second and third degree exemplifications at the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Candidates of the first degree from any council should be present at 12:30 p.m. at council hall. For more information: Joseph Tiano at 622-0248.

MEET YOUR CANDIDATE open house from 2-5 p.m. at the Clarksburg American Legion Post. Sponsor: Harrison County Democratic Women. For more information: Jean Satoris at 623-1024 or Jeanie Bombardiere at 623-3204.

Monday, March 27

MILLENNIUM Quilters Quilt Guild at 6:30 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg. Anyone interested in piecing and quilting quilts is invited to attend. For more information: Mrs. Gregg Baer at 623-3593 or Mrs. Fred Layton at 622-4755.

WOMEN of the Moose, Clarksburg chapter No. 409, meets at 7 p.m. at the Loyal Order of Moose No. 53 Lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 hold Founder's Day dinner with covered dish dessert at 6:30 p.m. in the council home, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For information: Joseph Tiano 622-0248.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Tuesday, March 28

BI-MONTHLY meeting and covered dish dinner of Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Guest speaker: Clarksburg police and D.A.R.E. officer Tommy Thomas. For more information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

CONCERT -- Harrison County All County Cadet and All County Senior High Band concert in conjunction with Music in Our Schools Month 2000 at Robert C. Byrd High School's theatre. Theme: "Make Music America 2000." Time: Doors open at 7 p.m., concert at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at the door.

NEW LIFE Baptist Fellowship in Bridgeport hosts Red Cross blood drive from noon-6 p.m. at the church. For more information: Chris Talton at 203-0937.

REGULAR MONTHLY Catholic Daughters of Americas card party from 7-9 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Clarksburg. For more information or to reserve a table: 624-7954.

HARRISON COUNTY Right to Life meeting at 7 p.m. at the Life Choice Center, old Roosevelt-Wilson High School in Nutter Fort. For more information: 622-4653.

MEETING of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at Wilsonburg church. Covered dish. Guest speaker: Clarksburg Police officer and DARE program coordinator Tommy Thomas. For more information: 783-5381.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

NARCOTICS Anonymous meeting at 8 p.m. in the auditorium of the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center.

REGULAR MEETING at 7 p.m. of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salem, at the post home.

Wednesday, March 29

LOCK UP for Muscular Dystrophy Association from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Flatwoods Outlet Mall. For more information: MDA office at 344-9807.

BIRTHDAY DINNER at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, Clarksburg. Auxiliary plays bingo at 6:30 p.m. to benefit the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center at the post home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Bring covered dish. For more information: 622-8290.

SPECIAL MEETING of Marine Corps League, D.H.L. Detachment No. 981 at 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. New officers will be nominated. All former, active, reserve and retired Marines urged to attend. Regular meetings are held the last Wednesday of every month. For more information: Commandant Keith E. Walls at 623-3439.

Thursday, March 30

REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles at 8 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 624-9269.

NARCOTICS Anonymous meeting at 7 p.m. in the second floor library of First United Methodist Church.

March 30 and 31

PRESENTATION by Beaufort County, S.C., Sheriff's Department and Lumbeport native Deputy First Class Michael W. Lane from noon-6 p.m. Purpose of the presentation is an effort to recruit individuals seeking a career in law enforcement.

March 30 and 31, April 1

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School presents the Broadway musical, Brigadoon, at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. Tickets may be purchased in advance from the school, or on the nights of the performances at the box office. For more information: 842-6785.

Through March 31

REGISTRATION accepted by Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission for boys and girls T-Ball (5- and 6-year-olds) and C-Ball (7- and 8-year-olds). All ages are as of Aug. 1. To register: Parks and Recreation office, 624-8619, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

FOOD DRIVE for National Month of Nutrition sponsored by Diet Therapy class at Fairmont State College's Clarksburg campus. Non-perishable food items will be collected and then distributed to local charities: the Salvation Army, Senior Care and the Clarksburg Mission. Donations can be dropped off at the Caperton Center, Salem IGA, Eastpointe Kroger or the Nutter Fort Fire Department.

Friday, March 31

TEEN DANCE with Donnie Kopp providing karaoke and music from 7-10 p.m. at the YWCA. Cost: $3. Refreshments available. For more information: 624-6881.

THEATRE West Virginia presents special performance of "The Last Hanging in Pike County" at 7 p.m. at Grafton High School's auditorium. Price: $5 adults, $3 for students. For more information: 265-3046.

GOSPEL SING featuring the Dean family at 7 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe. Refreshments offered.

March 31, April 1 and 2

PERFORMANCE -- Godspell, the musical based on the gospel of St. Matthew will be performed in the auditorium of Christ Episcopal Church, 123 South Sixth St., Clarksburg. Admission: $12 per person includes admission and gourmet dessert buffet at intermission. Times: 7:30 p.m. March 31 and April 1; 2 and 7:30 p.m. April 2. For more information or to purchase tickets: Church office at 622-3694.

Saturday, April 1

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at West Union Church of God, Ruley Chapel, Arnolds Creek Road, West Union. Feature: "The Riffle Family." For transportation or more information: 873-3065 or 873-2773.

SPRING MEETING of the Wesleyan District United Methodist Women at First United Methodist Church in Elkins. Registration at 9:30 a.m., meeting at 10 a.m. Guest speaker: Mary Ellen Fenagan. Those attending are asked to bring their Bibles. Call the church office for more information.

OYSTER-CHICKEN dinner at 3 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Building. Oyster dinner, $9, chicken dinner, $7. Children under 12 eat for $3. Sponsor: Lost Creek Christmas Light Committee.

CONCERT -- "Under Authority" presents concert from 7-10 p.m. at Celebration Station Christian Coffeehouse, 114 First St., Weston. Price: $2. For more information: 269-2115.

PANCAKE and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. Price: $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Food basket drawing will be held. Sponsor: West Milford Lions Club. Proceeds will benefit the Lion's sight programs.

SPRING 2000 Arts and Crafts show from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Farmington Community Building. Sponsor: Farmington Volunteer Fire Department Auxiliary. All proceeds benefit FVFD. Free admission. For more information: Charlotte Kovar at 825-6180.

SUNBURST BABY Contest and Beauty Pageant at 11:30 a.m. at the Meadowbrook Mall. For more information or entry forms: Jenni Peavy at (407) 382-8836.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

ANNUAL Miss West Virginia Law Enforcement Queen's Pageant and Miss West Virginia Law Enforcement Teen's Pageant at Lewis County High School's auditorium. Open to West Virginia residents ages 16-21 for Queen's Pageant and 13-15 for Teen's Pageant. For entry form or more information: Vicki Kerrigan, pageant director, at 269-1593. Entry deadline: March 28.

Sunday, April 2

BUCKWHEAT cakes and sausage dinner from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at Fellowsville Volunteer Fire Department. Price: $5 adults, $3 children under 12.

April 2 through May 28

LEAGUE -- Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department sponsors Roller Hockey League in Bridgeport for children 6-15. League will be held on the basketball courts at Benedum Civic Center complex. Certain protective equipment required for participation. For registration or more information: Parks and Recreation at 842-8240.

April 3 through 5

SPRING rummage sale at Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. Times: 6-9 p.m. Monday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, $1 bag day. Sponsor: United Methodist Women of the church.

Monday, April 3

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

GFWC-NUTTER FORT Woman's Club executive board meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Library. For more information: 622-8322 or 622-6989.

STONEWOOD City Council meets at 7 p.m. at city hall.

Tuesday, April 4

TICKETS on sale now for the "History of Dance" concert with Anna Pishner, artist in resident for Harrison County schools and Allegro Dance Co. at 8 p.m. May 18 at Robert C. Byrd High School Theater. Cost: $8 adults, $6 students, special discounts for children in 3rd through 5th grades in Harrison County schools. For reservations: 624-5765.

BOARD MEETING of Wilsonburg Lions Club at 7 p.m. at the Wilsonburg church. For more information: 783-5381.

April 4 and 25

GROUP -- Reading/discussion session at Grafton/Taylor County Library from 2:30-4:30 p.m. For registration or more information: Erica Reed at 265-6121.

Wednesday, April 5

ANMOORE Lions Club meet at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Anmoore Methodist Church, 200 Plainfield Ave., Anmoore. Hosts: Anmoore, East View and Stonewood Lions clubs. District Governor Lion John W. Childs and his wife, Nancy, from Romney make their annual visit to the area. A volunteer 50/50 drawing will be held to benefit LCIF.

Thursday, April 6

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954. Interested citizens and guests welcome.

PRESENTATION -- Pat Musick, Celtic design artist, will make a presentation from 9-10 a.m. in the Robert C. Byrd High School large group instruction room.

MAXINE OLSON presents History of Irish Dance at 3 p.m. at the Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg, as part of Fairmont State College's annual Kestral Festiva. For more information: Mary Stewart at 367-4896. CE credit for teachers available.

April 6 through 9

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. at East View United Methodist Church. The Rev. Maurice Lewis will speak each day. Singing offered daily.

Friday, April 7

VETERANS of Oil and Gas Industries hold monthly luncheon meeting at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour is 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Birthdays and anniversaries will be recognized.

PROGRAM, "Riders of the Orphan Train" will be presented at 3 p.m. at the Fairmont State College Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg, as part of FSC's annual Kestral Festival. Groups wishing to attend should contact Mary Stewart at 367-4896.

PRESENTATION -- Mick Maloney, folklore professor from Villanova University makes a presentation for students from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lincoln High School in Shinnston.

POET and journalist, Katie Donavan from Dublin, Ireland, makes a presentation to students at Bridgeport High School from 11:50 a.m.-1:20 p.m.

April 7 through 9

CO-HOSTS -- Norwood and Nutter Fort elementary schools co-host 32nd annual West Virginia Scholastic Chess Championships at Nutter Fort Elementary School. For information: Robert Jordan at 842-4771 or e-mail to RobAJordan@aol.com.

Through April 8

QUILTING CLASSES at West Virginia Mountain Products. Times: Advance class, 10 a.m.-noon, 1-3 p.m. for beginners. Six classes for $35. For more information: 622-3304 or 884-7920.

Saturday, April 8

DINNER -- St. John's Lodge No. 24 meets for Past Masters Night at the lodge in Shinnston. Dinner at 6 p.m., lodge at 7 p.m. Veteran's Service Award will be given to veterans with 50-plus years service. For more information: 592-0101.

STONEWOOD CEOs hot dog sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church building, Cost Avenue. Eat in or take out.

CONTEMPORARY Christian music artists "Image" in concert from 7:30-10 p.m. at Celebration Station Christian Coffeehouse, 114 First St., Weston. Price: $2. For more information: 269-2115.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

PUPPETRY workshop from 10 a.m.-noon at the YWCA. Instructor: Linda Barickman. Cost: $60. Muppet-style puppets to be made. For more information: YWCA at 624-6881.

April 8 and 9

10TH ANNUAL Bunny Land Craft Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Free admission, food, door prizes, 100 craft tables, handicapped accessible. For more information: 622-7994.

REGISTRATION for summer dance classes at Anna's Expressions of Dance Studio, 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg, from 2-4 p.m. Instructor: Anna Pishner. For more information: 624-5765.

April 8 and 15

EASTER BASKET making at the YWCA from 1-3 p.m. Instructor: Linda Barickman. Cost: $20. For more information: Linda Barickman.

Sunday, April 9

SPAGHETTI dinner sponsored by Clare Rebekah Lodge No. 302 at the Mount Clare Volunteer Fire Department Community Room. Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Price: $5 for adults, $3 for children under 6.

32ND ANNUAL North Central West Virginia Coin Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, corner of 6th and Main St. Free admission, hourly door prizes, raffle.

Monday, April 10

ROCKFORD CEOS meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Tina Law. Presentation and sale of Stanley products with a portion of the proceeds going to the Rockford CEOS. For more information: Tina Law at 745-5878.

VARIETY of "In-Touch with History" programs offered at Fort New Salem. Tours are from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays beginning today. For reservations: Kyra or Carol at 782-5245.

CHRISTIAN gathering at 7 p.m. at Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg.

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

MEET THE CANDIDATES night at Meadowbrook Mall from 7-9 p.m. Sponsor: Harrison County Chamber of Commerce and the mall. Candidates will have booths set up around the mall.

April 10 through 14

GOSPEL MEETING at 7 p.m. at the Tenmile Church of Christ, Rt. 50 between Salem and Clarksburg, Marshville exit. Speaker: Albert Farley of the Salem Church of Christ. For more information: Nolan Emerson at 622-5190.

Through April 11

ACTING classes from 6-7 p.m. at the YWCA. Instructor: Christie Hawkins. Cost: $30. For more information or registration: YWCA at 624-6881.

Tuesday, April 11

ALPHA DELTA Kappa (Beta Chapter) holds joint meeting with Alpha Upsilon and Delta Kappa Gamma at Philip's Restaurant. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at tSunset-Ellis Restaurant. For more information: Tina Canon 783-5381.

Through April 12

LENTEN services at First Presbyterian Church in Clarksburg every Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. Soup and sandwich luncheon each week for $2.50. For more information: church office at 622-6831.

Wednesday, April 12

STATE of West Virginia Human Rights Commission holds community forum at 7 p.m. in council chambers at City Hall. Nine W.Va. Human Rights commissioners and two directors will be on hand to answer questions and address citizens' concerns.

EASTER luncheon at noon at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Tickets: $3.50 in advance.

April 12 through 15

PRODUCTION -- Fairmont State College's Masquers production of "The Shadow Box" at 7:30 p.m. each day in the Wallman Hall Theatre. For reservations: 367-4240.

Thursday, April 13

GROUP -- Reading/discussion session at Elkins/Randolph County Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For registration or more information: Audrey Taylor at 637-0287.

April 13 through 15

10TH ANNUAL West Virginia Beef Expo at Jackson's Mill State 4-H Conference Center. Competitions begin at 9 a.m. Friday. For more information: Ronnie Helmondollar at 265-3303 or Jim Bostic at 472-4020.

Friday, April 14

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse from 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 14 and 15

"FAME" performance at the Rose Garden Theatre. Showtimes at 7:30 p.m. each day. Production of The Jigsaw Theatre Project in conjunction with The Mitzi Layne Dance Academy. Tickets: $7 in advance, $8 at the door. Discount for groups of 10 or more. For more information: 624-7271.

Through April 15

GLENVILLE STATE College accounting majors participate in Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program by providing basic tax return and preparation services in the Robert F. Kidd Library. Sessions: 12:15-2:45 p.m. and 4:15-5:45 p.m. For more information: Cheryl McKinney, vice president for Student Life: 462-4114 or cmckinney@glenville.edu.

Saturday, April 15

SIXTH ANNUAL "Music-O-Rama" from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Middletown Mall. Performances at center stage at 10 a.m., noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m.

April 15 and 16

36TH ANNUAL Braxton County Arts and Crafts Show at Braxton County National Guard Armory in Gassaway. Times: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $1, children under 5 free of charge. Free pass for county residents entering arts and crafts for judging between 1 and 7 p.m. April 14. Sponsor: GFWC-WV Woman's Club of Gassaway. Proceeds benefit community projects. For more information: 364-4139.

Sunday, April 16

ANNUAL Palm Sunday Breakfast Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. Price for all you can eat buffet: $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Take outs available.

MS WALK -- Sixth annual National Multiple Sclerosis Society Walk begins at 2 p.m. with registration at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. For more information: Jennifer Pote at 842-2650.

Monday, April 17

MEETING of Stonewood City Council at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

LADIES PHILOPTOCHOS of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church sponsors bake sale beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the Harrison County Courthouse. Easter break and baklava will be available.

April 17 through 21

CAMP -- Harrison County YMCA Spring Day Camp for children ages 3-15. Supervision from 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Camp activities from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To register a child or for more information: Harrison County YMCA at 623-3303.

Friday, April 21

COMMUNITY Good Friday service conducted by the Bridgeport Ministerial Association at noon at the Bridgeport Methodist Church. Members of Young Life, an ecumenical youth group and several Bridgeport ministers will participate in the 50 minute service.

April 21 and 22

SIGHT CONSERVATION Day observed by West Milford Lions Club. Club members will be accepting donations for the West Virginia Lions sight programs from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at Eastpointe Kroger.

Saturday, April 22

AMATEUR RADIO testing session at 10 a.m. in Room A, United Hospital Center, Clarksburg. For more information: Tom Bell at 622-1361 or 783-4666.

April 22 and 23

INTERNATIONAL Ramp Festival and Cook-off at Elkins City Park. Cook-off begins at noon with judging at 3 p.m. and awards at 5 p.m. Ramp feed from 5-7 p.m. Arts and crafts, antiques and concessions avaialble. For more information: 636-2717 or 1-800-422-3304.

Monday, April 24

GFWC-NUTTER FORT Woman's Club general meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the celebration room at the former Roosevelt- Wilson High School. For more information: 622-8322 or 622-6989.

Tuesday, April 25

BI-MONTHLY covered dish dinner meeting of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilsonburg church. For more information: 783-5381.

Thursday, April 27

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association hosts a ham and soup bean dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the St. Mark's Lutheran Church. All current HAMS are invited. Cost: $3. Reservations are required and should be sent to SJARA, P.O. Box 752, Clarksburg, WV, 26302.

Friday, April 28

PRE-RACE PARTY for MCM 2000 begins at 5 p.m. behind Texas Roadhouse in the Quality Farm and Country parking area. Admission: $5 per person. Mini-styled NASCAR best customized contest, fastest pit crew contest, best dressed team contest, door prizes, auction. Sponsor: Texas Roadhouse. Proceeds benefit Genesis Youth Center. For more information: Genesis at 622-1907.

Saturday, April 29

GENESIS YOUTH Center presents the MCM 2000, a mini-styled NASCAR grand prix from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Newpointe Plaza in front of the Staples parking area. Free to public. Grand stand, refreshments.

Through April 30

SPRING ART exhibit at Booth Library on the Davis & Elkins College campus. Wine and cheese reception from 4-6 p.m. today. Viewing hours: 2-10 p.m. Sundays; 8 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Fridays; and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays.

Sunday, April 30

AUDITIONS for Allegro Dance Co. from 2-4 p.m. at 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. For more information: 624-5765.

FESTIVAL -- XXI Annual Three Rivers Festival seeking contestants for the Little and Junior Miss Pageant. Contestants for Little Miss division must be between the ages of 5 and 8. Junior Miss division is for contestants between 9 and 12 years of age. For applications: Amy Berardi, Little Miss Director, No. 3 Tiger Trail, Fairmont, WV, 26554, or Michelle Patterson Gallo, Junior Miss Director, Route 3, Box 136, Fairmont, WV, 26554.

Thursday, May 4

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

Saturday, May 6

JEWELRY workshop (hemp style) at the YWCA from 1-3 p.m. Instructor: Christie Hawkins. Cost: $20 (three pieces). For more information: YWCA at 624-6881.

WEST UNION Fireman's Pageant at 2 p.m. at Doddridge County High School's auditorium. For more information: Jackie LeBel at 873-1108 or Bridgette Greaver at 873-2916.

Sunday, May 7

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lumberport Community Center. Donation: $5 adults, $2.50 children under 6. Sponsor: Lumberport Lions Club.

SECOND ANNUAL West Union Fireman's Pageant at 2 p.m. in the Doddridge County auditorium. Participants needed for divisions: Mr. and Miss, 5-8 year olds; Jr. Miss, 9-12 year olds; Miss Teen, 13-17 year olds; and Ms. Flame, 18-21 year olds. For more information or applications: Jackie LeBel at 873-1108 or Bridgette Greaver at 873-2916.

May 11 and 25

GROUP -- Reading/discussion session at Elkins/Randolph County Library from 6:30-8:30 p.m. For registration or more information: Audrey Taylor at 637-0287.

Thursday, May 25

LUNCHEON to induct new officers for the Newcomers Club from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Jim Reid's Restaurant, Nutter Fort.

Thursday, June 1

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

Thursday, June 15

RESERVATION deadline for Lumberport High School reunion July 8 at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Cost: $22.50 single, $45 couple. Alumni Association membership cost is a one-time fee of $5.

June 25 through July 1

CONFERENCE -- West Virginia 4-H members entering 9th grade meet at WVU Jackson' Mill. Cost: $150. For more information or registration: Lewis County Extension office at 269-4660.

Thursday, July 6

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954

Saturday, July 8

LUMBERPORT HIGH School reunion at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by first LHS Alumni Association meeting. Dinner at 7 p.m. and dance begins at 8 p.m. Cost: $22.50 single, $45 couple. Alumni Association membership cost is a one-time fee of $5. Reservations due June 15 by contacting Mrs. Kay Rogers, Route 4, Box 285, Clarksburg, WV, 26301, or call 783-486; Bonnie A. Maphis at 624-5950 or Sheila G. Casto at 623-3723.

REUNION -- Lincoln High School class of 1985 reunion at 6:30 p.m. at Philip's Restaurant. Dance and music. For more informatoin: Greg Plybon at 622-3736 or e-mail lincolnhs85@aol.com.

Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

Saturday, Aug. 19

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

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