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Through Today

TYGART RIVER Charge special services 7 p.m., Mary's Chapel Church, five miles north of Philippi, Route 119/250.

SUSTAINABLE FAIR and Sustainable Agriculture Day on campus of West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon.

Today

COLLECTION of money and non-perishable food to aid victims of southern West Virginia flood, noon-6 p.m., Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 315 E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

PRAYER and fund-raiser service for West Virginia flood victims 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 117 N. 2nd St., Clarksburg.

BELGIAN AMERICAN Heritage covered dish picnic 12:30 p.m., Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort.

PRE-SEASON Robert C. Byrd High School football picnic for players, cheerleaders, coaches, families 2-4:30 p.m., Stealey Pool. Bring covered dish, 2 liter of pop, and lawn chairs. Swimming $3. Call: Debbie Green, 624-4923, Cay Davisson, 622-2040.

CLARKSBURG KNIGHTS of Columbus No. 872 annual covered dish picnic 1 p.m., Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church pavilion, Stonewood. Members A-L bring vegetables, M-Z bring dessert. Call: Sam Veltri, 623-2764, Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

GOSPEL SING 1 p.m., Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe. The Mountaineer Gospel Quartet performs. Call: Nancy Hughes, 884-7919.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meeting 1:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center.

"BIKER SUNDAY," Jewel City Church begins 10:30 a.m. with morning worship, bikes on stage, gospel music. Barbecue at noon. Ride begins at 1:30 p.m. Call: 592-5755, 592-5678.

SONG AND WORSHIP service 2 p.m., Century No. 1 Community Church. Guest singers: Currence and Bowen families.

July 29 through Aug. 2

SONCASTLE FAIRE Vacation Bible School at Stealey Park. Ages: Pre-schoolers through sixth grade. Bible lessons, crafts, music, games and recreation. Hours: Sunday, 3-5:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Call: Rev. Kathi Ambler, Broad Oaks United Methodist Church, 622-8745.

VACATION BIBLE School 6-8:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 175 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

Monday, July 30

TOWN of Nutter Fort special council meeting 7 p.m., council chambers.

GREATER HARRISON County Public Service District meeting 4 p.m., office of Michael & Kupec, 228 Court St., Clarksburg.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars Post No. 573 meeting 8 p.m., post home.

AMERICAN RED CROSS blood drive 1-7 p.m., First Baptist Church meeting room, 70 Rebecca St., Shinnston. Call: American Red Cross, (800) 732-0383.

July 30 through 31

SOUTH HARRISON High School varsity cheerleading tryouts 12:30-3:30 p.m., gym. Call: Mindy Dawson, 472-7282.

July 30 through Aug. 3

MANKA FAMILY Ministries conducts Youth Revival 7-8:30 p.m., West Milford Baptist Church, Highland Dam Road. Call: 745-3995.

WILSONBURG BAPTIST Church Vacation Bible School classes for up to 13 years old 6-8 p.m. Program: "Jesus to the Rescue." Call: Pastor Perry Cain, 624-5438.

CLASSES FULL for free swimming lessons sponsored by Robert C. Byrd, Liberty, Lincoln, Bridgeport, and Notre Dame high school Key Clubs 10-11 a.m., Stealey Pool. Fall session for children in grades 1-5 will be scheduled.

VEGGIE TOWN Vacation Bible School for Kids with Bob and Larry puppets, Bible story, games, crafts, and snacks 6:30-8:30 p.m. daily, Church of the Nazarene, Route 58, Stonewood. Call: 622-4647.

July 30 through Aug. 4

TAYLOR COUNTY Fair at Taylor County Fairgrounds.

Through July 31

HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees and West Virginia Association of Retired School Employees dues being collected for 2001-2002 year. Call: Rita Hammond, 623-0929.

Tuesday, July 31

WASHINGTON IRVING Class of 1962 reunion meeting 6:30 p.m., Becky Sharpe Mosley's home, Buffalo Lake. Bring pen and cold drink.

A MASS and recitation of the Rosary for increase in vocations to the priesthood and religious life 7 p.m., Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Parish, Stonewood. Call: 842-8831.

PRAYER MEETING 7 p.m., Salem Church of God, State Street, Salem. Call: 782-3070.

July 31 through Aug. 3

CHEER CAMP -- Fairmont State College Cheer Camp 2001 5-8 p.m., Fairmont Senior High School gymnasium. Open to K-8th-graders. Cost: $40. Participants receive free T-shirt and snacks. Instructors: FSC coaches and national champion cheerleaders. Call: Gina DeLorenzo, 363-0755, Fairmont State College, 367-4220.

Through Aug. 1

"COSMIC CONNECTIONS" summer reading program 10:30 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Preschool through first-grade and second- through sixth-grade sessions offered simultaneously. To register or for information: Mary Loomis, children's librarian, 627-2236.

Wednesday, Aug. 1

LOST CREEK Senior Citizens covered dish meeting noon, Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Call: Virginia Harding, 745-4767.

WEST VIRGINIA High Technology Foundation Roundtable, Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center, Fairmont. Registration 11:30 a.m., lunch at noon. To register: Sharon Spencer, 366-2577, e-mail sdspence@wvhtf.org.

HARRISON COUNTY Transportation Study meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, 164 West Main St., Bridgeport.

Aug. 1 through 3

RUMMAGE and bake sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Liberty United Methodist Church, Liberty Addition.

Aug. 1 through Oct. 3

FAIRMONT STATE College Community Music program second series of beginning piano classes. Call: 366-3758. Cost: $110.

Through Aug. 2

SECOND SESSION of tennis classes, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Instructor: Louis Kopp. To register: 624-1655.

Thursday, Aug. 2

SON OF UNION Veterans of the Civil War, 7th West Virginia Infantry Camp 7, meet 7 p.m., South Branch Valley Bank, Franklin. Call: Commander Bob Williams, (304) 358-2789.

WASHINGTON IRVING class of 1954 meet 9 a.m. for breakfast, Raymon's Restaurant. Call: Lucy Hornor, 622-7770.

"PICKIN AND GRINNIN" jam session 6-10 p.m., Salem Depot. Performers: The East Run Band, Legends of Lake County Band and Little John Graham. Players and cloggers welcome.

OPEN HOUSE 6-9 p.m., Nutter Fort Lions Club booth at West Virginia Blackberry Festival, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort.

FIELD DAY 3-7 p.m., West Virginia University's Organic Research Farm, Route 705, Morgantown. Pre-register: (304) 293-4727. Call: Jim Kotcon, (304) 293-3911, ext. 2230.

HARRISON COUNTY Transportation Study meeting 6:30-8:30 p.m., Lincoln High School cafeteria, Route 19 south, Shinnston.

KARATE CLASS 6:30-8:30 p.m. sponsored by West Milford Police Department. Cost: $10 per month. Ages 6 and up. For location or more information: 745-3131.

Aug. 2 through 4

WEST VIRGINIA Blackberry Festival at Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort.

NUTTER FORT Lions will be participating in the Blackberry Festival at Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Brooms, mops and dishtowels will be available for sale throughout the event. In lieu of a regular meeting, an open house will be held at the Lions booth from 6-9 p.m. on Aug. 2.

Through Aug. 3

SUMMER PLAYGROUND program 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bridgeport City Park. Ages: 6-15. Call: 842-8240.

Friday, Aug. 3

OUTREACH CHRISTIAN School accepting applications for K-12th grades 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at school, 385 Mid Ave., Weston. Call: 269-5960.

TAYLOR COUNTY Junior Livestock Association sale 7 p.m., at Taylor County Fairgrounds, Route 50 west of Grafton. 4-H and FFA hogs, lambs and steers on sale. Call: Ronnie Helmondollar, 265-3303.

VETERANS of Oil and Gas Industries monthly luncheon meeting at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour at 11 a.m., luncheon at noon.

GERI OLYMPICS-North at Hopemont Hospital, Terra Alta. Call: 789-2411, ext. 237, 789-2411, ext. 260.

ICE CREAM Social 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Bank One Plaza, Clarksburg. Benefits The Mustard Seed, Clarksburg. Sponsor: Immaculate Conception Parish, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church.

SPLASH BASH, sponsored by the Lions Club of Clarksburg, 6-9:30 p.m. disc jockey music. Admission, $5 per student or $4 and a pair of used eyeglasses or hearing aids. Proceeds go to the Lions sight and hearing projects.

Aug. 3 through 4

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women combined State Board meeting, workshop. Registration Friday. Business meeting, 2:30 p.m. Friday, Ramada Plaza Hotel, Charleston. Keynote speaker: Ellen Buchman, Maryland. Call: 562-3275.

ANNUAL SUMMER Conference of General Federation of Women's Club West Virginia, Days Inn Conference Center at Flatwoods. Call: Mildred E. Kincheloe, public relations chairman, 422-2173.

Aug. 3 through 5

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1961 celebrates 40th reunion. Call: Al Loar, 623-5293, Jim Oliverio, 842-6279, Dave Garvin, 622-4219, Keith Marple, 622-8492.

HOMECOMING SERVICES at Century No. 1 Community Center. Guest speaker each service. Call: Pastor Mildred Endrizzi.

Saturday, Aug. 4

VICTORY High School Class of 1964 monthly breakfast get-together 9:30 a.m., Johnny B's Restaurant. Call: Barbara Winans McCracken, 622-7703.

CAR WASH 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Advance Auto, Nutter Fort. Cost: $4. Sponsor: Boy Scouts Troop No. 549.

CHARITY AUCTION and hot dog sale to benefit ill Adrian firefighter Chuck Rutherford and family at noon, French Creek School. Auction and bingo prize items needed. Call: Bobby Bush, 472-6552, Kermit Pugh, 472-1799, Joe Malcolm, 924-6705.

ANNUAL CHICKEN supper and bazaar 4:30-7 p.m., St. Boniface Catholic Church, Route 33 west of Camden. Cost: $6 adults, $3 children 6-12, children under 6, free. Sponsor: St. Boniface Altar Society.

MILITARY RETIREES meeting 9 a.m., American Legion Post, Beckley.

SIXTH ANNUAL gospel sing noon-8 p.m., Jane Lew Fire Department. Refreshments available. Sponsor: Mt. Lebanon Church. Call: Nancy Hughes, 884-7919.

PARADE -- West Virginia Blackberry Festival parade 11 a.m., Nutter Fort. To participate: 622-7352.

JANE LEW Town Market 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Jane Lew Park. Flea market/yard sale booths, $10. Call: 884-7885, 884-8173.

SHINNSTON CITYWIDE yard sale 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Call Vaughn Haggerty, 592-5559. Cost: $5 donation. Benefits the Lord's Pantry.

NATURAL DYES, adult workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Fort New Salem, Route 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg, exit Route 23. Pre-registration required. Call: Carol A. Schweiker, 782-5245.

SALEM CITYWIDE yard sale begins 2-5 p.m. Call: Maxine Mason, 782-1831.

FLEA MARKET/HOT DOG sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Elk View Lodge Hall. Donated items accepted.