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Today

ANNUAL MEETING of Harrison County Sheltered Workshop Inc. meets at 5:30 p.m. at the facility at Route 58, Stonewood. Board of directors will be elected. For more information: 623-3757.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars, Meuse-Argonne Post No. 573 meets at 8 p.m. at post home. For more information: 622-3591.

FRATERNAL Order of Eagles No. 2353, Clarksburg, to hold bingo at 7 p.m. aerie home. Proceeds benefit various charities. For more information: 622-7231.

Tuesday, Jan. 30

OPEN HOUSE for new United Hospital Center gift shop from 2-4 p.m. Ribbon cutting at 2 p.m.

MASS and recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. at Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Celebrant: Father Leo Lydon, chaplain of Serra Club of Clarksburg. For more information: 842-8831.

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at New Life Christian Church, Nutter Fort. For more information: 623-1860.

Jan. 30 through Feb. 1

HARRISON COUNTY Schools' Artist-in-Residence works with Lincoln High School students.

Wednesday, Jan. 31

DEADLINE to register for Harrison County Checkmates, Inc. club championship. Sections: Open and 4 Scholastics (K-12, K-8, K-5 and K-2). USCF and HCC memberships required. Entry fee for open section, $15, scholastic sections, $8. Check-in: 8:30-9 a.m. for all sections. For more information: Robert A. Jordan at 842-4771, e-mail RobAJordan@aol.com or http://sites.netscape.net/hcchess/homepage/html.

MEMBERS of Washington Irving High School class of 1946 meet at 1 p.m. to plan its 55th reunion set for May 4 and 5 at the American Legion, corner of Main and Oak streets. For more information: Dian Gantz Hurley at 842-4288 or Betty McHale Gaston at 622-4678.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, D.H.L. Detachment No. 981 meets at 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. All former, active, reserve and retired Marines urged to attend. For more information: Commandant Keith E. Walls at 623-3439.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars, Meuse-Argonne Post No. 573 meets at 6 p.m. for bingo at post home. Proceeds benefit youth programs and community activities. For more information: 622-3591.

BIRTHDAY DINNER for Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2353, Clarksburg. Auxiliary at 6:30 p.m., covered dish. Bingo proceeds benefit Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center hospital fund. For more information: 622-7231.

Thursday, Feb. 1

REGISTRATION and interviews for West Virginia Master Gardener program at 6:30 p.m. at the 4-H Center, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Program fee: $50, due at registration. Classes from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Feb. 15-April 19. For more information: 624-8650.

WASHINGTON IRVING High School class of 1954 meets for breakfast at Raymon's Restaurant at 9 a.m. For more information: Lucy Hornor at 622-7770.

BRIDGEPORT Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Galley Restaurant at Benedum Airport. Speaker: Marvin Murphy, West Virginia Department of Highways District Four Administrator. For more information: 842-4885.

PARENT/EDUCATOR Resource Center conducts workshop, "Living With 10-15-Year-Olds," from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. To register or for more information: PERC at 842-5632.

Friday, Feb. 2

AMERICAN RED Cross blood drive from 1-6 p.m. at Elkins Valley Veterans of Foreign Wars, 536 Randolph Ave. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

SPECIAL PROGRAM to mark Black History Month at 7 p.m. at Fairmont State College's Turley Center Ballroom. Sponsor: FSC Office of Multicultural Affairs. For more information: 367-4604.

Saturday, Feb. 3

CHARITY BASKET raffle to benefit treatment of first-grade teacher at North View Elementary School at Shadyside Hospital Cancer Treatment Center in Pittsburgh. Tickets: $1 each at Meadowbrook Mall. To purchase a ticket, give a donation or for more information: 624-3399.

RAFFLE TICKET sale by second grade Lost Creek Elementary mothers for Valentine fund-raiser begins at 9 a.m. at Eastpointe Kroger. For more information or tickets: 624-1492.

ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT pancake and sausage feed from 8 a.m.-noon at Anmoore Methodist Church. Sponsor: Anmoore Lions Club.

VICTORY High School class of 1964 monthly breakfast meeting the first Saturday of every month at 8:30 a.m. at Johnny B's Restaurant, old Route 50. For more information: Barbara Winans McCracken at 622-7703.

Sunday, Feb. 4

LADIES AUXILIARY, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9151, Salem, district six meeting at 2 p.m. Dinner at 1 p.m. For more information call: 782-4296.

SPAGHETTI DINNER from noon-6 p.m. at Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Tickets: $5, under 6 free with ticket holder. Sponsor: Hodgesville Lions Club. For tickets or more information: 472-3455.

LARRY PARSONS Chorale Concert features German romantic music at 4 p.m. at West Virginia Choral Arts Foundation, 508 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Cost: $8 adults, $6 students. For more information: 624-7282.

Feb. 4 and 5

12TH ANNUAL National African American Read-In Chain 2-4 p.m. Feb. 4 at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library and 2-4 p.m. Feb. 5 at Bridgeport Public Library. Free program. For more information: Clarksburg librarian Genie Hardman at 627-2236 or Bridgeport librarian at Sharon Saye at 842-8248.

Monday, Feb. 5

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Grafton. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

RESERVATIONS DUE for the GFWC Woman's Club of Clarksburg's annual Valentine's Day card party to be held from noon-4 p.m. at the YWCA on Feb. 9. Cost: $7 including lunch. For more information or reservations: 623-1116.

Feb. 5 through 8

REGISTRATION for Adult Women Ballet and Yoga classes from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Anna's Expressions of Dance, 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. Instructor: Anna Pishner. For more information: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com.

ITALIAN Folk Dance class registration for 8-year-olds through adult from 5-7 p.m. Monday through Thursday at Anna's Expressions of Dance, 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. Instructor: Anna Pishner. For more information: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com.

Feb. 5 through 27

ALLEGRO DANCE Co., 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg, accepting new members 8 years old and up. Some experience required. For more information: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com.

Tuesday, Feb. 6

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting at 6 p.m. at South Harrison High School. Public forum follows.

FAIRMONT STATE College workshop, "Building for Accessibility: Americans with Disabilities Act and the Cultural Facilities and Capital Resources Grant program" from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. in Turley Center Ballroom. Boxed lunches provided. For more information: Martha Collins at 558-0220, ext. 145 or e-mail to martha.collins@wvculture.org.

ALPHA DELTA KAPPA, Beta Chapter dessert meeting at 6 p.m. at Nutter Fort Elementary School. Altruistic project planned for St. Jude's Hospital.

WILSONBURG LIONS CLUB board meeting at 7 p.m. at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. For more information: 623-0305.

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Pike's Fork Community Church, Route 23, Salem. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 782-2678.

Feb. 6 through 8

HARRISON COUNTY Schools' Artists-in-Residence works with students at Lincoln High School.

Wednesday, Feb. 7

MEETING to plan for the 40th reunion for Washington Irving High School class of 1961 at 5:30 p.m. at Village Square Conference Center, Elks entrance, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. For more information: Steve at 624-1610 or Barbara at 622-4256.

NEXT MEETING of West Virginia Statewide Independent Living Council from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. in large conference room, F. Ray Power Building at Division of Rehabilitation Services, Institute. For more information: 766-4624 or 800-642-8207, ext. 4624.

FLAG DAY for first grade Wilsonburg Elementary students. Sponsor: Wilsonburg Lions Club. For more information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

Thursday, Feb. 8

MOUNTAINEER Chapter of APICs professional development meeting at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Social at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m. Topic: Vendor managed inventory. Speaker: Dave Rovelson, applied industrial technology. For more information: John Parker at 449-8144 or online at www.mountaineerapics.org.

Friday, Feb. 9

ANNUAL VALENTINE'S DAY card party from noon-4 p.m. at YWCA. Cost: $7 includes lunch. Reservations required by Feb. 5. Sponsor: GFWC Woman's Club of Clarksburg. For more information or reservations: 623-1116.

SWEETHEART dinner and dance at Harrison County Senior Center, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Dinner from 6-7 p.m. Music by "The Notables" from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Cost: $5 a person. Tickets available 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at center's front office. For more information: Doris Kidd at 623-6795.

Feb. 9 through 11

AMERICAN RED CROSS, Harrison County Chapter conducts CPR and First Aid instructor course. For more information: 624-7689.

Saturday, Feb. 10

CLARKSBURG Area Postal Employee's Credit Union's 54th annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Via Veneto, Route 58 in Bridgeport. Business meeting to follow.

FIFTH ANNUAL Sock Hop of Roosevelt-Wilson High School class of 1967 reunion committee from 8 p.m.-midnight at old R-W gym on Ohio Avenue, Nutter Fort. Cost: $10 per person, set ups provided. For tickets or more information: Vee Richards at 624-7271, Dianne Douglas at 622-8049 or Terry Shreves at 623-4597.

VALENTINE DANCE from 7-10 p.m. at Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: $5 couple, $3 single. Doors open at 6 p.m. Snack bar open.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School class of 1965 get together at 9 a.m. at Dave's Restaurant. Group meets second Saturday of each month. For more information: Connie Poling at 622-5551 or Ilene Corathers at 745-5444, e-mail: lesterc@westco.net.

Monday, Feb. 12

REGULAR MEETING of North Central Beekeepers Association of West Virginia from 7-9 p.m. at the 4-H Barn, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. For more information: 592-5004.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club annual Valentine party to honor their spouses at 6:30 p.m. at community center. For more information: 745-3285.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 holds first degree exemplification at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Candidates should arrive at 7 p.m. Membership campaign will honor James M. Comer, financial secretary, past state deputy. For more information: 622-0248.

Tuesday, Feb. 13

REGULAR meeting of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health at 12:30 p.m. at Harrison County Courthouse, Judge Bedell's jury room, third floor.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Reynoldsville office.

CLARKSBURG COURT No. 334, Catholic Daughters of the Americas meet with the rosary beginning at 6:45 p.m. at Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars post home.

BI-MONTHLY MEETING of Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at Parkette Restaurant. Guest speaker: Dr. Murray. For more information: 623-0305.

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Mount Olive Baptist Church, Patterson Road, Salem. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 782-3515.

Wednesday, Feb. 14

ELIMINATION dinner at Notre Dame High School cafeteria. Social at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets: $30. Sponsor: Harrison County Catholic School System. For more information: 624-9831.

VALENTINE'S DAY special entertainment at noon in the Harrison County Senior center dining room, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Entertainment by senior chorus. For more information: Doris Kidd at 623-6795.

Thursday, Feb. 15

SWEETHEART ballroom dance class 7-9 p.m. at Anna's Expressions of Dance, 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. Adult couples, $25, teen couples, $15. For more information: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com.

Friday, Feb. 16

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 315 E.B. Saunders Way, in commemoration of Black History Month.

Saturday, Feb. 17

MULTI-PHASIC blood test from 7-10 a.m. by Bridgeport Rotary Club at Bridgeport Middle School includes lipid profile for $30. Other testing available. For ore information or appointment: 1-800-524-3414 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

"FOREVER IN LOVE" bridal fashion show at 1 p.m. at Meadowbrook Mall, center court. For more information: Mall office at 842-5441.

Sunday, Feb. 18

FAIRMONT Chamber Music Society concert presents oboe and guitar D'Amore Duo at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Church on Jackson Street, Fairmont. For more information: John Ashton at 291-8277, e-mail jashton@mail.fscwv.edu, Web site, www.topcities.com/music/fcms.

Monday, Feb. 19

OUR LADY OF PEACE Assembly No. 1184, Fourth Degree, Clarksburg, meets at 6 p.m. for dinner at Raymon's. Meeting follows at 7 p.m. at Clarksburg Knights of Columbus Hall. For more information: 622-0248.

Feb. 19 through 22

SCHOOL for beginner and established beekeeping from 6-9 p.m. at the 4-H Barn, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Instructors: Matt Cochran and Paul Poling, West Virginia Department of Agriculture. For more information: 592-5004.

Tuesday, Feb. 20

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Upper Room Church, South 24th St., Clarksburg. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 622-7651.

Tuesday, Feb. 23

HARRISON COUNTY branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People third annual Black History Banquet at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Dinner at 7 p.m. Cost: $20 each.

THIRD ANNUAL Black History Banquet at Holiday Inn, I-79, Route 50 east, Bridgpeort. Dinner served at 7 p.m. Donation: $20. For reservations or more information: 623-2335.

FEBRUARY Spring Outdoor Show by Marion County Chamber of Commerce at Woody Williams Armory. For more information: 363-0442.

Sunday, Feb. 25

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS State Council holds its second and third degree exemplifications for all first degree members at 1 p.m. at Fairmont Marion Assembly No. 942. Candidates should be present at 12:30 p.m. at council hall. For more information: 622-0248.

Jan. 25, 29, Feb. 1 and 6

PARENTING classes offered by Rural Options for Services and Education, Inc. from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the office in Greenwood. For more information: 873-3463.

Monday, Feb. 26

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the community center. Program planned. For more information: 745-3150.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus meets at 7:30 p.m. at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. For more information: 622-0248.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

CLARKSBURG COURT NO. 334, Catholic Daughters of the Americas card party begins at 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars post home.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club holds regular meeting and covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Wilsonburg Baptist Church. For more information: 783-5381.

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, 126 Park Blvd., Clarksburg. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 624-7371.

March 2 and 3

PLANS for Barbour County 2001 Winter Fair under way at Barbour County Fairgrounds. Activities: Heritage and other crafts, ceramics, demonstrations, food, music, Little Miss Icicle and Jack Frost pageant, fresh ground cornmeal, and other items.

Saturday, March 3

WEST VIRGINIA University's Student Dance Marathon at noon at WVU Mountainlair. Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network.

CRAFT BAZAAR from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Reynoldsville Fire Department. Six-foot tables for rent. First one rented, $15, second $5. For more information: Billie Jo Claypool at 623-2360.

Tuesday, March 6

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Bible Church of God, Reynoldsville. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 592-1095.

Tuesday, March 13

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition. Sponsored by local ministers.

Thursday, March 15

DEADLINE for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival poster contest. Sponsor: Shoney's Restaurant. For more information: Festival office at 622-7314.

Through March 17

"DAFFODIL DAYS" 23rd annual campaign to benefit American Cancer Society. Daffodils will be delivered March 11-17. For more information or to order flowers: American Cancer Society at (800) 237-2317.

Tuesday, March 20

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Elk Lick Church of God, Route 23, Salem. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 782-1818.

Saturday, March 24

HUBCAPS Oldies Dance and Show from 8:30 p.m.-midnight at Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. Tickets: $20 per person. For tickets or more information: Becky Lear at 842-5867. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County.

Tuesday, March 27

PRAYER GATHERING at 9 a.m. at Faith Fellowship Church, Route 20 south of Clarksburg. Sponsored by local ministers. For more information: 622-1038.

April 17 through 22

BACKYARD Theatre Co. presents Sister Amnesia's Country Western Nunsense Jamboree and Dinner Theatre at Westchester Village. Each day: Dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. April 22: Brunch at 1 p.m., show at 2:30 p.m. For reservations: 366-3711.

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