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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.

Wednesday, Sept. 13

FREE PROGRAM on Elder Abuse at 12:30 p.m. at Upshur County Senior Center's Nutrition Site, Buckhannon. Guest speaker: Laura Queen, Upshur County's Women's Aid in Crisis Outreach coordinator. For more information: 473-2170; transportation, 472-6967.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at Glenville State College, Wesley Foundation Building.

ANNUAL BROOM and mop sale of Lost Creek Lions Club, Lost Creek, and surrounding communities. Other items for sale: light bulbs and dish towels. Proceeds benefit community and club programs. For more information: Jack Smith, 745-3715.

REGULAR MONTHLY board meeting of Harrison County Solid Waste Authority at 5:30 p.m. in Room 113 of Harrison County Courthouse.

BALLROOM DANCE classes begin at Benedum Civic Center. Beginners, 7 p.m. Intermediate, 8 p.m. Cost: $35 for seven weeks. Instructors: Eileen and Artie Frank. Class size limited. Pre-registration required by calling 842-8240.

PROGRAM ON Advanced Directives (Living Wills and Medical Power of Attorneys) at 10:30 a.m. at Lewis County Senior Center. Speaker: Clara Atchison, resource information consultant.

Thursday, Sept. 14

GFWC-WOMAN'S CLUB of Bridgeport meets at 7:30 p.m. at Benedum Civic Center. Program under direction of Membership Committee Chairman Shirley Hadorn. Membership open to women in Bridgeport area interested in community service. For more information: 842-8310.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles No. 2353 regular meeting at 8 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of the West Virginia Credit Union League, credit Union, 131 West Pike St., Clarksburg.

DR. JEREMY Cohen speaks at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Benedum Center, Social Hall, Buckhannon. Topic: "Public Scholarships in the Engaged University." Speaker at 4 p.m. Small group discussions from 5-5:15 p.m. Group reports at 5:45 p.m. Sponsor: West Virginia Campus Compact.

QUEEN ESTHER CHAPTER 11, Order of the Eastern Star, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple for a stated meeting. For more information: 842-3062.

BLOOD DRIVE from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Health Science Center, Med. Center Drive, Morgantown. By appointment only, 598-4118.

BEAN DINNER from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at St. Ann Catholic Church, Shinnston. Cost: $5. Carry outs available.

FABRIC APPLES class at 10:30 a.m. at Lewis County Senior Center. Instructor: Loys Henry. Cost: Free. Material furnished or bring fabric of ones choice.

MOUNTAINEER APICS Chapter holds Professional Development meeting at Westchester Village, Locust Avenue, Fairmont. Keynote speaker: Glen B. Gainer III. Topic: State of West Virginia Purchasing Card Program. Social: 6 p.m.; dinner: 7 p.m.; program: 7:30 p.m. For more information or reservations: John Parker, 449-8144.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club conducts annual broom and dishcloth sale from 5:45 p.m.-dark in Nutter Fort, Bagwell, Suan Terrace, Quiet Dell and Circle Drive. Items available at the central location (Nutter Fort Elementary School parking lot). For more information: 624-9449.

Sept. 14 through 17

32ND ANNUAL Treasure Mountain Festival in Franklin, Pendleton County. Theme: "Heritage Alive in 2000." For more information: 358-2668 or 358-3630.

HARRISON COUNTY 4-H members with feeder calf projects attend State 4-H Livestock Roundup. Friday and Saturday: Show. Sunday: Selling of calves, 10 a.m.

Through Sept. 15

SPEECH PATHOLOGY/Audiology 930/210 Manual Sign Language class registration deadline Sept. 15. A credit or non-credit course from 5-8 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructor: Larry Bell. A practical experiential approach to 750 signs and to the deaf community. Sponsor: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning.

BIBLE BAPTIST Fellowship Church, Gypsy, holds fall revival. Times: Sunday, Sunday school, 10 a.m.; morning worship, 11 a.m.; evening service, 6 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 p.m., with Evangelist Mike Griffis. For more information: 592-1430.

Friday, Sept. 15

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meet at noon at Minard's for a regular meeting. Speaker: Registered nurse Toni Marascio talks about controlling cholesterol.

UNITED WAY Volunteer Action Center hosts workshop for non-profit organization staff members and volunteers from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Monongalia General Hospital's Hazel Ruby McQuain Conference Center, Focus: Roles and responsibilities of board of directors and finding and writing grants that receive funding. Cost: $15 for Volunteer Action Center/Council or Social Agencies members; $20 for non-members. For more information: Diane Kisinger at 296-7525.

OMEGA SHRINE 15, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem meets at 6:30 p.m. for a covered dish dinner at the Masonic Temple. Regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. For more information: 842-3062.

Sept. 15 through 17

FLEMINGTON DAYS fair and festival will be held in downtown Flemington. Friday, gates open at 6 p.m.; Fireman's Parade, 7 p.m.; Impersonators Tribute Show, 8 p.m. Saturday: Grande Parade, noon; festivities, 7:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Sunday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

DOLLY SODS North Service Outing. Camp or backpack and work with the Forest Service on trail maintenance and restoration work. No skills or experience necessary. Work all day Saturday and a half day Sunday. Sponsor: West Virginia Sierra Club. For more information: 789-6277 or e-mail

Saturday, Sept. 16

THE WINTER GREENHOUSE, Growing Greens for Winter workshop from 1-4 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee: $15, pre-registration required. For more information or registration form: 269-7681.

DINNER, "Little Bit of Italy" from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Center. All you can eat, $6 adults, $3 children 10 and under. Sponsor: Friends of Lost Creek Bi-County Nutrition Center. Proceeds go to Lost Creek Friends of Bi-County. For more information: 745-3150 or 745-5502.

ANNUAL HOMECOMING at Upper Glady School, Lewis County, begins at 11:30 a.m. Covered dish to follow. For more information: Dr. Richard G. Hoover, 472-6925.

HOT DOG, bake sale and craft sale from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Liberty United Methodist Church.

HAMPTON MEADOWS covered dish dinner and meeting at 4 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Building. For more information: Shelly Daniels, 745-3679.

ENTRIES SOUGHT from 9 a.m.-noon at Lost Creek Community Center for Quilt and Needlework Exhibit at Lost Creek Community Festival. Ribbons awarded. For more information: Ann Smith, 745-3715.

LOST CREEK Community Festival from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. in downtown Lost Creek. Food, magic shows, clowns, children's games, pretty baby contest, crafts, live entertainment. For more information: 745-4661.

"THE WALKER Brothers" family circus performs at 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. at Jackson's Mill airstrip. Cost: Two children 12 and under admitted free with paying adult. For ticket information: 269-2608. Sponsor: Lewis County Chamber of Commerce.

REGISTRATION DUE for Bethel Temple Church Women's Jubilee Conference being held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. 23. Guest speaker: Rev. Sharon Johnson. Various workshops will be scheduled. Continental breakfast and lunch provided. To register: Bethel Temple Church, P.O. Box 123, Bridgeport, WV 26330, 842-4852.

CAR WASH from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Nutter Fort McDonald's. Benefits Robert C. Byrd Marching Band.

KNIGHTS OF PYTHIAS Fifth Pythian District meet at 1 p.m. at Glendale Lodge 78 in Charleston.

Sept. 16 through 17

38TH ANNUAL Harvest Moon Arts and Crafts Festival, Parkersburg City Park, Parkersburg. Admission: $2 for adults and children over 6. Shows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. both days. Proceeds used to provide quality youth and adult recreation programs in the community. For more information: 424-3457 ext. 133.

Sept. 17 through 22

GRACE BAPTIST Temple, Park Avenue, Jane Lew, holds old-fashioned tent meetings at 7 p.m. daily. Key note speaker: Rev. David Jesse. Guest speakers each evening. Entertainment. For transportation: 884-6682.

Sunday, Sept. 17

SPANISH HERITAGE and Cultural Association meets at 3:30 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Center. Board meets at 3 p.m.

Through Sept. 18

RESERVATIONS DUE for Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Club of America dinner meeting to be held at 6:45 p.m. on Sept. 19 at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. For reservations: 623-4708 or 842-3979 before 11 a.m. Cancellations are necessary by Sept. 15.

Monday, Sept. 18

OUR LADY OF PEACE Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg, meets for dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Raymon's. Business meeting follows in Robert Pettito Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. For more information: Joseph Tiano at 622-0248.

BLOOD DRIVE from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in Colebank Hall at Fairmont State College. Sponsor: FSC fraternity Alpha Tau Omega in cooperation with American Red Cross.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 meets at 6:30 p.m. at Raymon's Restaurant. For more information: Connie Findley, 842-4333 or e-mail

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

DODDRIDGE COUNTY High School holds bonfire at 7:30 p.m. behind Cline Stansberry Stadium to kick off Homecoming Spirit Week. Sponsor: F.F.A.

Tuesday, Sept. 19

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club meets at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center. Swap and Talk, 6:30-7 p.m.; meeting called to order, 7 p.m.; member door prize, guest door prize, raffle, 50/50 drawing. For more information: 265-3932.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education at 4 p.m. at board offices, E.B. Saunders Way.

QUIET DELL Community Watch semi annual meeting at 7 p.m. at Quiet Dell United Methodist Church. Covered dish dinner follows. Meat furnished.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School Class of 1952 meets for dinner at 6 p.m. at Raymon's. For more information: Dianna Tillman, 842-2205.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1948 holds dinner meeting at 6 p.m. at Damon's Restaurant, Eastpointe. For more information: Angie Smith, 623-9218 or Jack Rucker, 842-8761.

CENTRAL WEST Virginia Toastmasters meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sunset-Ellis Restaurant, Route 19 North of Clarksburg. Program: Listening, Thinking and Speaking Skills. For more information: 842-2826.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America holds monthly dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Guest speaker: Jean Pyper of Hudson, Ohio. For reservations: 623-4708 or 842-3979 before 11 a.m. Sept. 18. Cancellations are necessary by Sept. 15.

Wednesday, Sept. 20

WILD WONDERFUL Wednesday, Walking the Silver Labyrinth: Lessons Learned on Life's Journey workshop from 1-3 p.m. at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Fee $10, pre-registration required. For more information or registration form: 269-7681.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Auxiliary No. 2353 meeting at 7 p.m., at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg.

SERRA CLUB luncheon meeting at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Rev. Leonard Blostic, T.O.R. Topic: Marian Movement of Priests. For more information: 842-8831.

PROGRAM "Getting The Most From Your Dollar" at noon at Lewis County Senior Center. Presenter: Matt McLaughin, discussing ways of investing your dollars, what is risky and what is not, investing for income ect.

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

Sept. 20 through Dec. 14

PRE-SCHOOL story hour for ages 3 and up at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Time: Wednesday or Thursday, 10:30-11:30 a.m. To pre-register or for more information: Mary Loomis, children's librarian, 627-2236.

Sept. 20, Oct. 4, Oct. 18, Nov. 1, Nov. 15

FALL READING and discussion group Not For Children Only: Children's Classics for Adults at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Cost: Free. Speaker: Dr. George Byers, Fairmont State College. To register or for more information, Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

Sept. 20 through 24

HERITAGE DAYS from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Adaland Mansion, Philippi. Craft demonstrations, traditional music, country food. Reunion of persons who lived or worked at Adaland on Saturday. For directions or more information: 457-2415 or 457-1587.

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