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Regional Calendar of Events


SAINT LOUIS Brass Quintet provides evening of music at 8 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College. Admission: $5 general public, $3 for students and senior citizens.

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.

Today and March 30

MARRIAGE REVIVAL 2000 at 7 p.m. each day at New Life Christian Center, 9 Cherry Tree Dr., Nutter Fort. Nursery provided. For more information: 623-1860. Joseph and Candace Todd, a couple from California, will give their testimony of how God saved their marriage after many, many trials.

Thursday, March 30

WORKSHOP for parents sponsored by Harrison County Board of Education and the Parent/Educator Resource Center from 6-9 p.m. at Bridgeport High School, 515 Johnson Ave., Bridgeport. Topic: "Communication with Teen-agers." For more information: 842-5632.

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.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY Relay for Life team captain meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Teams of family, friends and co-workers will be formed at the meeting. To make a reservation for the meeting, call the American Cancer Society at (800) 287-2317, ext. 16, Carla Shultz, or Tracy Hustead at 622-0804.

March 30 and 31

PRESENTATION by Beaufort County, S.C., Sheriff's Department and Lumberport native Deputy First Class Michael W. Lane from noon-6 p.m. at Fairmont State College in the Turley Center, Fireside Room. 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.

March 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.

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

OUTREACH Christian School in Jane Lew holds its annual all you can eat spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall of the Broad Street United Methodist Church, Weston. Price: $6 adults, $3.75 children, those under 3 eat free. Proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.

SALEM FIRE Department stocks Lower Dog Run Reservoir with trout at noon.

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 and April 1

RUMMAGE SALE, Choral Arts Building Basement, East Pike Street, Clarksburg, also bake sale, craft sale. $1 bag sale on April 1. Donations benefit Chanticleer Children's Choir-Chamber Ensemble June 2000 Singing Tour of Scotland.

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

BINGO sponsored by West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival begins at 5 p.m. at Village Square Conference Center, Route 19 south, Clarksburg. For more information: Festival office at 622-7314.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women meet or lunch at Twin Oaks Restaurant. Program on Education Foundation by Chairman Geraldine Hawkinberry. Members will fill baskets with pasta items. Hostesses: Virginia Nuzum, Willa Jean Frazier and Katherine Hustead. For more information: Mary Dana.

VICTORY HIGH SCHOOL Class of 1964 meets for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. at Johnnie B's.

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 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the community booth near Sears at the Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport. Sponsor: North View United Methodist Women. Proceeds will help fund a new parsonage.

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.

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.

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.

VOLUNTEERS and staff of Bi-County Nutrition Program, Inc. honored from 2-4 p.m. at the Lost Creek Nutrition Site.

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.

Monday, April 3

HEPZIBAH Public Service District holds monthly board meeting at 5 p.m. at the office in Erie.

PRESENTATION on nutrition by Dr. Arthur Calhoun of Doddridge County Medical Center at 6:30 p.m. at Heartland of Clarksburg. Nutritious refreshments will be offered.

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.

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.

April 3 through April 8

REVIVAL, Mount Lebanon Church, Kincheloe, special singing each night.

Tuesday, April 4

BOARD of Health meets at 12:30 p.m at the Harrison County Health Department.

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 meets at 7 p.m. in the basement of the Anmoore Methodist Church, 200 Plainfield Ave., Anmoore.

Thursday, April 6

SALEM LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Cottage Corner Too Restaurant, Salem. For more information: Bill Kiger at 782-3343.

FREE SEMINAR on "Savings Bonds: Seven Costly Mistakes and How to Avoid Them" at 9 a.m. at Gaston Caperton Center, 501 West Main St., Clarksburg. Speaker: Daniel J. Pederson, former supervisor of the Savings Bond Division of the Federal Reserve Bank and author of "Savings Bond: When to Hold, When to Fold and Everything In-Between." For more information: 367-2407.

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.

REGULAR MEETING of the Salem Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Cottage Corner Too Restaurant, Salem. For more information: President Jim Helmick at 782-1518 or any club member.

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 and 7

WEST VIRGINIA Advisory Council for the Education of Exceptional Children meet in the Heflin Center at Glenville State College at 7 p.m. Council will reconvene at 9 a.m. Friday. For more information: Debra Simon at (304) 462-7361.

April 6 through 8

THIRD ANNUAL Spring Revival at East View United Methodist Church. Times: April 6-8, 7 p.m., April 9, 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Dr. Maurice W. Lewis, Morgantown. Guest singers: The Young Disciples, New Mercy Ministries, The Dean Family, Judy Gales and The Riffle Family.

RENOWNED percussion ensemble in concert at 8 p.m. each day in Glenville State College's Fine Arts auditorium.

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.

April 6 and April 17

TECHNOLOGY TRAINING information sessions from 6-7:30 p.m. at Fairmont State College's Center for Workforce Education, I-79 Technology Park, Fairmont. For more information: 367-4125.

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 and 8

RABIES clinics sponsored by Buckeye Run Veterinary Clinic. Locations: Salem IGA at 5 p.m. April 7; Centerpoint Store at 1 p.m. April 8; Wallace Fire Department at 3 p.m. April 8. Cost: $9. Certificates and tags will be presented at the time of vaccination. For more information: 782-4011.

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

WEST VIRGINIA HERB Association "Spring Fling" conference at North Bend State Park. For registration details or more information, call Dot Montgillion at 269-6416 or email at

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

HOMEMADE Easter eggs available for purchase from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the community booth near Sears at the Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport. Sponsor: North View United Methodist Women. Proceeds will help fund a new parsonage.

SPRING FLING from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Summit Park Baptist Church in Clarksburg. Rummage sale, game booth and bake sale. Food available.

ANNUAL Doddridge County CEO's Health Fair from 7:30-11 a.m. at the Lions Club Building in West Union.

SIGHT CONSERVATION Day 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Krogers, downtown and Eastpointe, Wal-Mart and Rosebud Foodland. Sponsor: Lions Club of Clarksburg. Members will be collecting donations to be used to purchase eyeglasses and other sight and hearing needs of the club. For more information: Steve Glass at 842-4132.

WOMEN'S AGLOW meeting from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Bible Fellowship Church, Fairmont. Speaker: Sheri Rose Shepherd from Oregon. Program: "Seven Ways to Build a Better You." Covered dish. Price: $20 with pre-registration, $25 at the door. For more information: 363-2488.

HARRISON COUNTY Junior Police Dance, at 4-H Barn, 7p-10p, ages 7 and up, $2 admission, all proceeds to junior police.

BAKED STEAK or turkey dinner from 4-7 p.m. at Quiet Dell United Methodist Church, Route 20 south. Price: $6 adults, $3 children 6-12, those under 5 eat free. Eat in or take out.

REGER United Methodist Church of the Hodgesville Charge sponsor a hot dog supper and spring fest from 1-7:30 p.m. Hodgesville Community Building. Children's games, cake walks, country store and an auction along with hot dogs, desserts, soft drinks and food orders to go.

SPAGHETTI dinner and arts and crafts fair from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Nutrition Site. Price: $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 10 and under. Proceeds benefit the Lost Creek/Bi-County Nutrition Program, Inc.

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.

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

RAMP DINNER from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Haymond Community Center, Taylor County. Proceeds benefit the upkeep of the center. For more information: 265-1996.

HARRISON COUNTY Junior Police Spagetti Dinner, 4-H Barn, 11a - 4p, $6 adults, all you can eat or $3 children. All proceeds to Harrison County Junior Police.

BENEFIT dinner begins at noon at Shirley Community Building. Proceeds will be used to purchase books for the Swiger Run History Library. Price: $3.50. Entertainment provided by Tyler City Band. For more information: Judy Kinney at 758-0067 or Swiger Run Library at 782-3926.

SLOVAK-POLISH SOCIETY meets at 1:30 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Center. For more information: 624-5265.

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.

April 9 through April 12

REVIVAL SERVICES with evangelist Don Rogers from Hampton, Va., Stealey Assembly of God, corner of Milford and Nicholas streets, Clarksburg, 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. weeknights. For more information, call 623-1481.

Monday, April 10

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: Joseph Tiano at 622-0248.

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.

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