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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. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.


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.

INDIAN CLASSICAL dance at 8 p.m. in Atkinson auditorium on the campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College.

HIKE, BIKE, Walk, West Fork River Trail event in downtown Monongah along the trail. Registration: 10 a.m. in front of Quiet Creek Adventures, LLC; event start: 11 a.m. Benefits Marion County Humane Society and Animal Shelter. Cost: $4 donation to register. For more information: 534-5803.

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.

Through Sept. 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.

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

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.

JUDSON BAPTIST Association meets from 2-4 p.m. at Nutter Fort First Baptist Church, Nutter Fort.

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.

Sept. 17, 24 and Oct. 1

SQUARE DANCE, Western style from 7-9 p.m. at Marion County Police Reserve Building, beside Wav-Tek Pool, Fairmont. Sponsor: Y-Squares Dancers. For more information: Russ and Edie Stacy, 366-2759; Jim and Shirley Higginbotham, 622-4525; Howard and Ruth Harris, 363-2334; Jerry Harbert, 366-3766.

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.

COLUMBIAN CLUB meets at 6:30 p.m. at Country Kitchen.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Roosevelt Wilson High School meeting at 6 p.m. at Jim Reid's Restaurant. For reservations: Aletha Cleavenger Southern, 783-4684 or e-mail

CONTINUING EDUCATION Session "Understanding Special Education" from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Held by Parent Education Resource Center.

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.

WEST MILFORD Town Council regular meeting at 7 p.m. at West Milford Municipal Building/Community Center, Liberty Street/Highland Dam Road.

INSURANCE WOMEN of North Central West Virginia hold dinner meeting at 5:45 p.m. at Three Ways Inn, Fairmont. Speaker: C. Brent Harris, CFEI of Unified Investigation & Sciences Inc. Topic: Subrogation efforts, insurance fraud and scene reconstruction following fire losses. For more information: Ann Nosbusch or Kathy Lopez, Heflin Insurance, 599-3445.

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.

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival Board of Director's meeting at 7 p.m.

FREE WORKSHOP on starting your own business from 9 a.m.-noon at Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce, 990 Elmer Prince Dr., Morgantown. For more information or to register: Nick Lambernedis, 368-0023 or via e-mail

CLARKSBURG AREA Brain Injury Resource and Awareness Group meets from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at United Summit Center conference room. For more information about Brain Injury Association of West Virginia: 1-800-356-6443 or e-mail

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.

Sept. 20 and Sept. 26

SHONEY'S on Bridgeport Hill host "celebrity server" nights from 5-8 p.m. Wednesdays funds go to United Hospital Center radiology students, and students will be waiting tables. Tuesdays funds raised benefit the Breast Cancer Association's "Walk for Women" on Oct. 1, and waiters will include radio personalities and Harrison County Commission President Roger Diaz.

Thursday, Sept. 21

REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2353 at 8 p.m. at aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg.

TAYLOR COUNTY Photography Club meets at 7 p.m. in Library of Anna Jarvis Elementary School. Speaker: William M. Cockrell, Taylor County native. For more information: Harry White, 265-5405, Kenny Bolyard, 265-4102, Nellie Lakatos, 296-4668.

AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary, Shinnston Post 31, regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at post home, Bridge Street, Shinnston. New members urged to attend for initiation. For more information: Pat Andrews, 592-3608 or Sarah Shaver, 287-7581.

REGION IV Workforce Investment Board (WIB) meets from 9:30 a.m.-noon in Main Conference Room of Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center. For more information: Lydotta M. Taylor, 366-2577, ext. 240 or

HAM AND BEAN dinner at 6 p.m. at Lewis County Senior Center. Cost: Donation of $1.50 is suggested for 60 and older; $3 under 60. Entertainment: "Young at Heart Beats."

TOPS WV No. 322 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight loss support group, meets each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Lost Creek Community Building. Guests welcome. For more information, call 745-3744.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of the NAACP meets at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church.

Friday, Sept. 22

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets at noon at Minard's. Speaker: Ron Turner, owner of Hartland Planing Mill talks about winterizing your home.

BACK TO School Movie Night free at 7 p.m. at Light of Life Church, across from Harry Green Chevrolet, Clarksburg. Concession stand. For more information: 624-1074.

FREE LECTURE from 2-4 p.m. on federal Medicare program at United Hospital Center, Classroom A. For more information: 624-2551.

DODDRIDGE COUNTY High School class of 1975 will attend the DCHS Homecoming Game.

ROOSEVELT WILSON High School class of 1951 meets at 6 p.m. at Jim Reid's Restaurant.

Sept. 22 and 23

PRODUCTION of The Jigsaw Theatre Project's "The Wizard of Oz" at 7 p.m. at The Rose Garden Theatre. Tickets: $7 in advance, $8 at the door. For tickets or more information: 624-7271.

BUCKWHEAT/SAUSAGE dinner from 4-7 p.m. at Paradise Cove Community Building, Knottsville Road, Grafton. Cost: Adults, $5; children, $2.50. All-you-can-eat.

Saturday, Sept. 23

CHICKEN ROAST from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in parking lot of Wesco Supply, Johnson Avenue, Bridgeport. Barbecue by Big Frank's. Sponsor: Bridgeport Boys Scout Troop 40.

BETHEL TEMPLE Church Women's Jubilee Conference from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the church. Guest speaker: Rev. Sharon Johnson. Various workshops scheduled. Continental breakfast and lunch provided.

CAR SHOW -- Fall spectacular, third annual car show at Anthony Chevrolet, Fairmont. Registration: 10 a.m.-noon. First 100 entries receive wall plaques. Three trophies given out at 2:30 p.m. For more information: Russell or Linda Davis, 363-5807 or Kaye and Wilber McQueen, 842-4386.

Sept. 23 through 24

BLESSING OF the Aged will be celebrated at liturgies at Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. Senior members who served the Parish as readers, Eucharistic Ministers and altar servers will participate. Basket of carnations will be placed on the altar for the aged homebound of the parish. Flowers and cards made by students will be delivered to the homebound by the youth after the 11 a.m. mass. A social will follow each liturgy in church yard. In continuation of the Jubilee Year.

Sunday, Sept. 24

75TH ANNIVERSARY celebration of Salem United Methodist Church. Dinner to follow worship service.

TIME FOR Harvest Festival from 1-5 p.m. at Bridgeport Baptist Church, 556 Worthington Dr., Bridgeport. Focus: Community fellowship through worship in music. For more information or transportation: Bridgeport Baptist at 842-5771.

FREE HISTORY alive program: "Louisa May Alcott has stories to tell" at 2:30 p.m. at Waldomore, Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, 404 West Pike St. Sponsor: NEH and the Friends of the library. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

CLARKSBURG NATIONAL Little League Baseball fall meeting at 6 p.m. at old Roosevelt-Wilson High School gym. Election of new board members for 2001 season.

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