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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.

Sunday, April 16

36TH ANNUAL Braxton County Arts/Crafts Show at Braxton County National Guard Armory in Gassaway. Times: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. today and 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $1; children under 5 free of charge. Free pass for county residents who entered 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.

EASTER CANTATA at 7:30 p.m. at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, West Union. Theme: "Champion Of Love." Arranged by Marty Hamby and orchestrated by Kyle Hill and Marty Hamby.

20TH ANNIVERSARY of Freedom Southern Baptist Church in Nutter Fort. Theme: "Celebrating God's Goodness." Youth Alumni Fellowship begins today. Pictures, memorabilia, videos and other items available for viewing from 7-10 p.m. today and 9:30-10:45 a.m. Sunday. Worship at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Refreshments at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Anmoore Volunteer Fire Department. Fellowship and singing follow.

POKEMON PIKACHU will be at Meadowbrook Mall, near Cartoon Headquarters, in front of American Outfitters. Times: April 15, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., and April 16, 5-8 p.m. Photographs available. Easter Bunny from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. in Sears Court.

GREAT REVIVAL meeting at Clarksburg Church of the Nazarene with the Rev. Gary Bond. Singing and evangelist each day. Choir practice at 6:30 p.m. and revival at 7 p.m. each day and at 6 p.m. Sunday.

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County used book sale at the community booth of Meadowbrook Mall during mall hours. For more information: 624-0347.

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 3 miles past IGA on Patterson Road, Salem. Entertainment. Pastor: Jon Hayes.

EASTER CANTATA by the North View United Methodist Church Choir. Theme: "Then Came The Morning." Time: 9:30 a.m. The church is located at the corner of 19th Street and Pride Avenue.

DAVID McKAIN, author of "Where It All Began: the Story of the People and Places Where the Oil and Gas Industry Began," will have a free program at 2:30 p.m. on the second floor of the Clarksbrug-Harrison Public Library. Industry photographs of local interest displayed during April at library. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.

SIXTH ANNUAL National Multiple Sclerosis Society Walk at Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Registration at 1 p.m., walk at 2 p.m. Purpose: Raise money for research to end the devastating effects of MS. For information: 842-2650.

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, $2.50 children under 12. Take-outs available. Sponsor: West Milford Citizens Committee. Benefits Community Center.

EASTER SPECTACULAR, West Virginia Baby America, WV Little Miss of America, Master of America, WV Teen Miss of America, at 1 p.m. at Charleston House/Holiday Inn. Win discounts to June 3-4 State Pageant at Best Western Gateway and Conference Center. Easter trophy and basket to every contestant. For more information: 757-6463 or 415-0878.

SPECIAL SERVICE at 7 p.m. at Enon Baptist Church, Flinderation Road. Entertainment. Speaker: the Rev. Gene Burnside.

SPECIAL SPEAKER -- The Rev. Jim Porter of Lima, N.Y., at both the 10:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. services at Faith Christian Fellowship, Route 20 south of Nutter Fort.

HISPANIC HERITAGE and Cultural Association meets at 4 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Center. Board meets at 3 p.m.

April 16 through April 22

25TH ANNUAL Holy Week services at 7 p.m. at Sardis Baptist Church. Theme: "For God So Loved."

April 16, 20, 23

EASTER DRAMA -- "Matzot: The Last Eight Days" at Lumberport Baptist Church, Main Street, Lumberport. Part I, April 16, 9:30 a.m.; Part II, April 20, 7 p.m.; final act, April 23, 9:30 a.m. Stephen Howe, a student at Lincoln High, wrote the play. For more information: 622-6073.

Monday, April 17

MEET THE CANDIDATES night at Meadowbrook Mall at 7 p.m. Sponsor: Bridgeport VFW. For information: 842-5441.

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. Meeting to follow in Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 622-0248.

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

MASON-UNION Protestant Nurses Alumnae Association meets at 6:30 p.m. at Ponderosa. For more information: 622-3365.

BAKE SALE at 8:30 a.m. at the Harrison County Courthouse. Sponsor: Ladies Philoptochos of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church.

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.

CONCERT -- Vertical Horizon concert at 8 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Rockefeller Gym. Advance general tickets: $12 at campus activity office; tickets at the door: $15. For more information: 473-8104, or or

April 17 through April 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: 623-3303.

LIFEGUARD CERTIFICATION class from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harrison County YMCA. This 28- hour class includes books and materials. CPR for professional rescuer and first aid taught on first day. For more information: 623-3303.

Tuesday, April 18

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club meets at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, corner of Sixth and Main streets, Clarksburg. Swap and talk from 7-7:30 p.m. Meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information: 265-3932.

BAKE SALE begins at 8 a.m. in the Harrison County Courthouse lobby. Easter pastries available. Sponsor: Slovak-Polish Society. For more information: 624-5265.

GOVERNOR JOHNSON Garden Club regular meeting at 10 a.m. at Bridgeport Civic Center. For more information: 842-4195.

POET Mark DeFoe speaks at 4:30 p.m. in Glenville State College Administration Building auditorium. For more information: Professor Gayle Burkowski, Division of Language and Literature, at 462-7361, ext. 218.

EASTER EGG hunt at 2 p.m. at Bridgeport City Park. Sponsor: The City of Bridgeport. For more information: 842-8240.

NUTTER FORT Town Council will lay the levy for the budget for fiscal year 2000-2001 at 4 p.m. in council chambers.

April 18, 20, 25

COMPUTER WORKSHOP -- "Introduction to Microsoft Excel 97" from 6-9 p.m. at West Virginia High Technology Consortium Foundation Computer Lab. Sponsor: Fairmont State Community and Technical College's Center for Workforce Education and WVHTCF. Fee: $90, includes workbooks and materials. Pre-register one week before workshop begins at 366-2577.

Wednesday, April 19

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

RESERVATIONS DUE for children's Easter egg hunt and Friendship Service at 10 a.m. on April 23 at Light of Life Church, Old Route 50, Clarksburg, across from Harry Green Chevrolet. For information: 624-1074.

MONTHLY BOARD meeting of West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival at 7 p.m. at the Papa Jim and Emily LaRosa Home, 309 Clark St., Clarksburg.

28TH MEETING of the Corridor H Action Committee at 7 p.m. at Burnsville Community Building.

INFORMATIONAL MEETING on the present and future status of the Little Kanawha River Parkway at 7 p.m. in Burnsville Community Building. Speaker: Joe Manchin. A Division of Highways representative will be present. For more information: 636-3293.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Auxiliary meet at 7 p.m. at aerie home, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 622-7231.

SEMINAR -- Professional Development seminar at the Charleston Marriott Hotel from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Topic: Crisis Communications issues. Fee: $50 for PRSA members and $60 for non-members. To attend the lunch presentation only: $15 for PRSA members and $20 for non-members. For more information: 984-0308.

LUNCHEON MEETING of the Serra Club of Clarksburg at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Dr. Karin Paasche. Topic: Prayer Communication and Spiritual Direction. For more information: 842-8831.

FREE CONCERT -- West Virginia Wesleyan College percussion ensemble will perform at 1 p.m. at a Buckhannon-Upshur elementary school and at 2:30 p.m. at Buckhannon-Upshur High School.

April 19 through April 21

LOST CREEK United Methodist Church Holy Week services at 7 p.m., April 19; 6 p.m., April 20; 7 p.m., April 21.

Thursday, April 20

SENATOR Jay Rockefeller's mobile office will be in Harrison and Lewis counties. Harrison County: 2-4 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Lewis County: 10 a.m.-noon at the Lewis County Courthouse, Extension Office, 108 Center Ave., Weston.

BLOOD DRIVE from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University in the Multipurpose Room. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meeting and dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center. Topic: Local history. For more information: 624-9449.

ENTRY FORMS and fee are due for Talent Show at Valley High School auditorium. Talent show begins at 6 p.m. Six categories to enter ranging from pre-school to adult and mixed aged groups. First, second, third place trophy awarded in each category. Entry fee: $5. For more information: 889-2407 or 386-4955. Sponsor: Short Line PTA.

SALEM LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Cottage Corner Too restaurant in Salem. For more information: 782-3343.

NEWCOMERS Club meets at 10 a.m. at the Benedum Civic Center. For more information: 842-3635 or 842-3642.

REGISTRATION DUE for the April 24 and April 27 assessments of individuals academic skill levels to see how well one matches up with various job requirements and skill level necessary for a job. Sponsor: Doddridge County L.I.N.K.S. Program. Assessment is free. To pre-register: 873-1833.

April 20 and April 21

PASSION PLAY presented by First United Methodist Church of Clarksburg at Bridgeport Presbyterian Church, John Calvin Drive, Bridgeport at 7 p.m. Worship service to follow. Outdoor performance. Free.

COME JOURNEY with us from the Upper Room through the Garden of Gethsemane to the mockery of a trail in Pilot's Judgment Hall to Golgotha, then to the empty tomb at 7 p.m. at Farmington Main St. United Methodist Church.

April 20 through April 22

SPECIAL EASTER services at 7 p.m. at Evangel Baptist Church, Airport Road, Bridgeport, with the Rev. Bobby Lowther. Entertainment. Easter sunrise service: 7 a.m.

April 20, 21, 23

ADULT SANCTUARY Choir of Trinity Assembly of God in Fairmont will be presenting the Musical/Drama Presentation, "Save in the Cross," at 7 p.m. each evening.

Friday, April 21

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club meet at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn, East Pike Street. Lion Bill Reynolds will present a program on the Korean War from his personal reflections.

BAKE AND CRAFT sale begins at 9 a.m. at CVS Pharmacy in Tennerton. Sponsor: Mt. Lebanon Church.

RESERVATION deadline for April 29 Spring Gala presented by West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival and Delallo's at the Loyal Order of the Moose ballroom. Announcement of Regina Maria XXII and her court. For reservations or more information: 622-7314.

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.

TRI-COUNTY GOSPEL sing/covered dish dinner at Grafton High School. Dinner: 5 p.m.; singing: 6:30 p.m. Entertainment. For more information: 265-4571. Sponsor: Grafton Wesleyan Holiness Church.

April 21 and April 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.

SPRING CLEAN UP of the Sardis District from 7 a.m.-7 p.m., April 21; 7-11 a.m., April 22. Sponsor: Sardis Community Council.

April 21 and April 23

EASTER SERVICES at Swisher Hill Union Mission Church, Route 19. Good Friday: 7 p.m., youth program. Communion/foot washing service to follow program. April 23: Sunrise service, 6:30 a.m., with a continuation of the youth program, then breakfast in the fellowship hall. Sunday school: 9:45 a.m.; morning worship service: 10:45 a.m., with the Rev. Carl Jenkins. Baptizing service at approximately 12:30 p.m. at Worthington Park. Sunday service: 7 p.m., with the Rev. Carl Jenkins, pastor and the Rev. Chad Weaver, associate pastor. For information: 287-7141.

Saturday, April 22

BAKE and craft sale from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at Newpointe Wal-Mart to help the medical needs of Heaven McIntire, who had a bone marrow transplant. Sponsor: Big Hearted Friends Kids Club.

AMATEUR RADIO testing session at 10 a.m. in Room A, United Hospital Center, Clarksburg.

BABY ANIMAL and Small Pet Show from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lewis County Courthouse Parking Lot, Weston. Dress Your Pet Contest: 10:30 a.m.; Small Pet Show: 11 a.m.; Cat Show: 11:30 a.m.; Dog Show: noon. Ribbons will be awarded. For more information or to pre-register: 269-4660. Sponsor: Lewis County 4-H.

DANCE with Night Moves 10 -1 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Eagles, 124 W. Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: 622-7231.

April 22 and April 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 available. For more information: 636-2717 or 1-800-422-3304.

Sunday, April 23

CHILDREN'S EASTER egg hunt and Friendship service at 10 a.m. at Light of Life Church, old Route 50, Clarksburg, across from Harry Green Chevrolet. For information: 624-1074.

SUNRISE SERVICE at 6 a.m. at the Sardis Baptist Church.

EASTER CANTATA at 11 a.m. by the Wilsonburg Baptist Church Choir, under the direction of Mitchell Lucas. Theme: The Door. For more information: 783-5289.

ANNUAL EASTER egg hunt at 2 p.m. at Glen Ganoe farm, High Street West Milford. For children up to age 16. Prizes. Sponsor: The Khi Club and West Milford Lions Club. For more information: 745-3954.

SPECIAL EASTER morning worship service at 11 a.m. at Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

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