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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.


REVIVAL 7 p.m. daily, Nutter Fort Union Mission Church, corner of Illinois and Fort streets. Speakers: Pastor Jerry Lee and the Rev. Sherman Goodwin. Singing.

FAIRMONT STATE College presents Masquers Play 3, "A Thousand Cranes," 7:30 p.m., Wallman Hall Theatre, Fairmont. Call: 367-4240, 367-4219; e-mail,

SALVATION ARMY Thrift Store $1 bag sale (clothing only) 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

18TH ANNUAL Chili Feed by Boy Scout Troop 40, 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Cost: $5.50.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP, Bunner Ridge near Fairmont. Open stage 6 p.m., shows 7-11 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: 292-5854, 363-4864.

WEST VIRGINIA Lions/Brighten Your Life Program Sleighride/Wagon Ride for Blind/Low Vision/Hearing Impaired noon-4 p.m., Maley Farm, Shinnston. Reservations: 623-0305, 624-4811.

AUDITIONS noon-5 p.m. for 2002 musical production "Sweeney Todd," Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre. Call: ACT 2 Theatre Co., 622-0366

ROTARY CLUB of Bridgeport Health Awareness Screening 7-10 a.m., Bridgeport Middle School, Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Cost: $33. Call: (800) 524-3414. Bone scan $30. Call: (800) 392-7866.

AMERICAN BAPTIST MEN Prayer Breakfast 8 a.m., Coons Run Baptist Church. Broad Run and Judson Association. Call: Glen Perine, 842-3935.

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun Valley Word of Life Assembly of God Church, U.S. Route 50 to Sun Valley exit. Donations of clothing/food accepted. Call: Betty Childers, 782-4966.

ARCHIE TALLEY, former professional basketball player speaks 2 p.m., Salem International University, T.E.D. Gymnasium.

CLARKSBURG AREA Postal Employees Credit Union 55th annual dinner/meeting 6:30 p.m., Via Veneto, Bridgeport. Business meeting follows.

HEALTH and Wellness Day 2-4 p.m., Bridgeport Baptist Church, 556 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport.

EAT a Bite for Sight, West Milford Lions Club pancake and sausage breakfast 8 a.m.-3 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Cost: Adults $5, children $3.

PENTECOSTAL Church of the Living God prayer meeting and Bible study 7 p.m., Clarksburg.

COMMUNITY CHURCH song and worship service, 7 p.m., Century No. 1 Church. Gospel Express performs. Call: 457-1576.

Today and Feb. 24

MARRIAGE and Family Enrichment workshops, Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood. Saturday, Marriage; Sunday, Family. Speakers: Doug and DeDe Denhow. Child care provided. Register/information: Pastor John Rohrer, 626-3322. HARRISON COUNTY Medical Society Alliance "Through with Chew Week" educational display at United Hospital Center. Friday: Free oral screening 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Call: 622-1771 after 4 p.m. OFFICIAL VISIT of Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars National President Diana Stout, member Sperry-Davis VFW Post No. 9151, Salem, begins 11:30 a.m. Friday, Holiday Inn, Weirton. CANAAN VALLEY Resort hosts Wild Thing Weekend 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Call: Bryan Brown, (304) 546-5500. LOCAL KEY CLUBS offer free swimming lessons for grades first-fifth, YMCA, Clarksburg. Times: 5:30-6 p.m. Friday, 3-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Registration: Jeffrey Gustafson, 622-7652, or send name, address, phone number to 612 Milford St., Clarksburg, WV 26301. SPORTS and Leisure Show, Meadowbrook Mall. Hours: Thursday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday noon-6 p.m. Call: 842-5441. REVIVAL 7:30 p.m., West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church. Pastor: Bill Lanham. Evangelist: Gregg Lanham. Singing.

Sunday, Feb. 24

AL-ANON meeting 7 p.m. Sundays, St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Clarksburg. Call: Nancy, 624-6038.

FREE FAMILY Movie Night 5 p.m., Mount Clare United Methodist Church, West Virginia Route 25 and Chub Run Road. Child care provided.

ALL YOU CAN EAT pancake brunch 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Salem Seventh Day Baptist Church, 171 E. Main St. Cost: Adults $4, children 3-12, $2. Proceeds benefit building fund.

BASKET BINGO of Longaberger products, 3 p.m., YWCA, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit American Cancer Society. Tickets: $20. Call: Crystal Matthey: (304) 782-3373.

Feb. 24 through March 1

SPRING REVIVAL at Valley View Church of the Nazarene 7 p.m. Call: 269-7452.

Monday, Feb. 25

SHINNSTON CITY Council work session 6:30 p.m., city hall.

MILLENNIUM QUILTERS Guild monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Maplewood Retirement Community, Bridgeport. Applique program presented by Kerri Smith.

TOWN OF Nutter Fort regular council meeting 7:30 p.m., council chambers.

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

NATIONAL MULTIPLE Sclerosis Society Sunshine Support Group meeting 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairmont. Call: Ruby Fratt, 622-5674, Linda Knoble, 366-1938.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minard's restaurant, Clarksburg.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3285.

ATTENTION DEFICIT/Hyperactivity Support Group meets 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Call: Melody, 842-5632.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus, meets 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

FREE "Life After High School" workshops, 10 a.m., Harrison County Board of Education Conference Room 1, and 6:30-8 p.m. Bridgeport High School. Call: Melody Waybright, 842-5632.

Feb. 25 and 26

NORTH VIEW United Methodist Women Easter Egg sale 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse, Clarksburg.

Feb. 25 through March 1

SCHOLASTIC BOOK Fair 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Doddridge County Middle School. Special family event 3-6 p.m. Feb. 26. Proceeds benefit school reading program.

Feb. 25 through April 1

BEGINNING ballroom dancing classes 7-8 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Instructors: Artie and Eileen Frank. Call: 842-8240.

Feb. 25 through April 8

10TH PRESENTATION of America/Fairmont State College Reads program. Call: Cathy Woodson, 367-4579.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

SPERRY-DAVIS Post No. 9151 Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary meets 7 p.m., post home.

WEST FORK Lions Club dinner meeting 6:30 p.m. Reservations/information: Mary Jackson, 622-9657.

CLARKSBURG HOUSING Authority's Board of Commissioners meeting 4 p.m., Central Office Complex, 433 Baltimore Ave., Glen Elk.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1956 monthly get-together 6:30 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Dixie, 623-4743.

MARION COUNTY P.A.T.C.H. Coalition meeting 3:30 p.m., Fairmont General Hospital, Conference Room A, Fairmont. Call: Sharon Hines-Stringer, 367-7547.

BRIDAL HOME Show 6-8:30 p.m., Elder-Beerman Department Store, Clarksburg. Non-perishable food items accepted for Salvation Army food bank. Call: 842-7191, ext. 229.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club regular meeting/covered-dish dinner, 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Call: 623-0305.

BLOOD DRIVE 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Elkins High School gym.

PRAYER MEETING 9-10 a.m., Bethel Temple, Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Pastor Paul Dougan. Call: 842-5011.

Feb. 26 and 27

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN School open house 6:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, 8-11 a.m. Wednesday. Call: 842-1740.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

EMPLOYMENT TAX workshop 12:30-3 p.m., Grafton City Public Library, 200 Beech St. To pre-register: Nick Lambernedis, 368-0023; e-mail,

ROTARY CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, First United Methodist Church. Guest speaker: Harrison County Circuit Judge John Lewis Marks Jr.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School 1958-1960 classes reunion meeting 6 p.m., Parkette restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: Diana Garlow, 622-6717, Sharon Simons, 623-2115.

ECUMENICAL LENTEN worship service, 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Lunch: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Speaker: Rev. Kathy Ambler. Music by Presby Men.

NORTH BEND Rail Trail Foundation Harrison County meeting 7 p.m., Salem Depot. Call: 782-1518, 622-4995.

BIRTHDAY DINNER for Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary, Clarksburg. Covered dish 6:30 p.m. Bingo to benefit Eagle charities.

WEST VIRGINIA TRAVELERS, Inc. of Fairmont meets 10:30 a.m., Middletown Mall, Fairmont. Call: 363-7177.

BRIDGEPORT BAPTIST Church mid-week worship 7 p.m., 556 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport.

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. Detachment 981 meets 7 p.m., VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Call: Bobby Lee Woodard, 745-4495, Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

BLOOD DRIVE noon-6 p.m., American Red Cross, Harrison County Chapter, 718 W. Pike St., Clarksburg.

Feb. 27 through April 3

INTERMEDIATE ballroom dancing classes 7-8 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Instructors: Artie and Eileen Frank. Call: 842-8240.

Thursday, Feb. 28

BUSINESS MEETING of Greater Bridgeport Conference and Visitors Center, Inc. 1:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center. Call: 842-7272,

Harrison County Master Gardeners Association meet 6:30 p.m., 4-H Center. Call: 624-8650.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1949 luncheon meeting 1 p.m., Aquarium restaurant, Rosebud Plaza, Clarksburg. Contact: Argyle Shingleton, 622-3198, Jim Nichols, 623-2138, Duane Daniels, 592-3277; e-mail:

1947 CLASS of Victory High School meeting 1 p.m., Ponderosa, Bridgeport. Call: Jerry Hawkinberry, 782-1575.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles, Clarksburg, meets 8 p.m., aerie home. Call: 622-7231.

CLARKSBURG KIWANIS Club meets at noon, Jim Reid's restaurant. Speaker: Don Baumann, Dominion off-system project. Call: Robert Harper, 623-9383.

GRANDPARENTS RAISING Grandchildren support group meets 1-2 p.m., Lewis County Senior Citizens Center.

"FOOD SAFETY for Seniors" 12:15 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. Speaker: Linda Bull, West Virginia University extension agent.

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star stated meeting 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple. Call: 842-3062.

BLOOD DRIVE 2:30-6:30 p.m., Doddridge County Senior Center, Main Street, West Union. Sponsor: Doddridge County FFA.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant, near Shinnston.

Friday, March 1

WEST VIRGINIA Higher Education Grant program deadline. Call: (304) 558-4614.

SHILOH SADDLE Club annual horse-track auction 7 p.m., OSI Park, nine miles north of St. Marys, Route 2. Call: Kim James, (304) 758-2853, Lisa Lipscomb, 659-2573.

CHURCH WOMEN United World Day of Prayer, 1:30 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist; 7 p.m., North View United Methodist. Program: "Challenged to Reconcile."

FREE WILD game dinner 6:30 p.m., sponsored by Fellowship Bible Church of Bridgeport. Featured speaker: Larry Bell. Call: 842-4044.

EASTER BAZAAR, rummage and hot dog sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Church of God Fellowship building, 119 State St., Salem, Call: 782-3070, 782-3097.

March 1, 8, 15, 22

LENTEN DINNERS 5-7 p.m., Notre Dame High School cafeteria. Cost: $5 large, $3 small. Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Grade School and Notre Dame High School.

Through March 2

REGISTRATION DUE for Feng Shui classes for 1:30-3:30 p.m. March 10, 17, 24, 31. Instructor: Feng Shui/Karate/0 Master David Nutter. Call: Gaia Center for Healing Arts & Studies, (304) 599-0202.

PHOTO EXHIBIT by Steven Wayne Rotsch, Clarksburg-Harrison Pubic Library, second-floor gallery. Reception: 2-4 p.m. Feb. 10. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

Saturday, March 2

SPAGHETTI DINNER noon-7 p.m., Eldora United Methodist Church, Middletown Community Center, West Virginia Route 73, next to Hauge's Garden Center. Tickets: Adults $5, under 12 $3. Call: Shirley Prahl, 363-7407, 592-2673.

BEAN DINNER 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sardis Community Center. Adults $5, children $3. Call: Bill or Sue Hurst, 783-4303.

CLASSES BEGIN on "Becoming a King's Daughter," 9-10 a.m., Bethel Temple Church, Johnson and Oakdale avenues, Bridgeport. Ages: 13-19. Call: 842-4852.

VACATION BIBLE School workshop 10 a.m, Benedum Civic Center, 164 West Main St., Bridgeport. Sponsor: Tolley's Bible Bookstore, 622-5565.

March 2 and 3

SOUP BEAN and ham dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Lumberport Lions Club. Cost: $4 adults, $2.50 children.

GUN SHOW, Woody Williams Armory, Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont. Call: Laurie Johnston, 367-4706, e-mail:

10TH ANNUAL Bunnyland Craft Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2, noon-5 p.m. March 3, Robert C. Byrd High School. Free admission and parking, over 100 craft tables, handicapped accessible. Proceeds benefit RCB school fund, band, and baseball. Call: Lana Robey, 622-7994.

NORTH VIEW United Methodist Women Easter Egg sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 2, noon-5 p.m. March 3, Robert C. Byrd High School, Clarksburg.

March 2 through April 6

QUILTING CLASSES begin, West Virginia Mountain Products Craft Cooperative. Six classes, $35. Advance, 10 a.m.-noon, beginners, 1-3 p.m. Call: 622-3304, 884-7920.