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TICKETS AVAILABLE for OIC (Opportunities Industrialization Center) annual Key Awards Banquet to be held Oct. 19 at Westchester Village Grand Ballroom. Social hour, 6 p.m, banquet, 7 p.m. Donation $20. For reservations call 623-2335 or send self-addressed stamped envelope with donation to: North Central West Virginia OIC, 120 Jackson St., Fairmont, WV 26554.

ANTIQUE SHOW at Meadowbrook Mall. Show will occur throughout mall from noon-6 p.m. on Sunday.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club will attend the Fall Conference at Blackwater Falls State Park from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

For more information: 783-5381.

CIVIL WAR Reenactment at Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park. Times: Saturday, 7 a.m.-midnight; Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information: 653-4254.

MT. CLARE United Methodist Church celebrates 100-year anniversary. Saturday: Covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m. in church basement. Sunday: Regular services with guest speaker Dr. Rev. Art Tucker.

5TH ANNUAL Punkin' Patch Craft Show at Robert C. Byrd High School, Clarksburg. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m. Free admission.

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School's Theatre Department presents the musical "Grease" at BHS Theatre. Time: 2 p.m.

For more information: 842-6785.

FORT NEW Salem Harvest Festival from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. each day at Fort New Salem, Route 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg, Route 23 exit. Admission: $5 adults, $3.50 students, student and group rates available. Meals and homemade ice cream. For more information: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

ROSARY RALLY at 3 p.m. in front of the Blessed Mother statue in the rectory yard at Immaculate Conception Parish, Clarksburg. In continuation of the Jubilee Year.

TAYLOR COUNTY 4-H Leaders Association sponsors soup bean dinner from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Harmony Grove Community Building. Cost: $5 adults, $2.50 children, those under 6 eat free.

17TH ANNUAL Roosevelt-Wilson All-Years Alumni dinner at YWCA, Washington Avenue, Clarksburg. Social hour, noon; dinner, 1 p.m. For more information: Patricia Sleeth, 623-4785.

WEEK WITHOUT Violence sponsored by YWCA of Harrison County in conjunction with the national YWCA holds Community Potluck/meet the candidates at 6 p.m. at YWCA. Theme: "We as a community can work together to have a dinner. We as a community can work together to end violence."

46TH ANNUAL Black Walnut Festival 5-K "Nut Run" Road Race will be held at 1 p.m. in Spencer. Seven age groups for males and females. Trophies awarded to top two finishers in each division. All runners receive a T-shirt. Entry fee: $12 in advance; $15 on day of race. For entry form call 1-800-559-9872.

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. in parish center at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 707 Third St., Stonewood. Tickets $6 adults, $4 children. Take outs available. Sponsor: Perpetual Daughters.

MT. HOPE United Methodist Church, Route 7 at Katy Lick, celebrates 80th birthday of the church. Covered dish dinner, noon; afternoon service, 1:30 p.m. Entertainment.

2ND ANNUAL Great American Jack O' Lantern contest at 3 p.m. at Leon's Produce. All contestants win a prize for entering. Pumpkins must be purchased at Leon's Produce. For more information: Leon, 623-1616.

FATHER AL Lauer, writer of One Bread, One Body speaks from 8-8:30 a.m. every Sunday on WPDX 104.9. Isaiah 50-4.

76TH UPSHUR County Sing at 2 p.m. at Christian Fellowship Church, Buckhannon. Anyone wanting to sing call Ken Johnston, 472-1631.

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Lost Creek 7th Day Baptist Church. Refreshments.

UPPER ROOM Church, Adamston, holds 29th anniversary services. Speaker: Evangelist Mike Flanary, Waynesburg, Pa., Wednesday-Friday, Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Faith Harmony Boys perform Saturday at 7 p.m. For more information: 622-7651. Bus service: 842-4822 or 622-5439.

Today, Oct.21-22, 28-29

PUMPKIN LAND, a Halloween fairy tale for children will be held at Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Cost: $1.50. Pictures available at the door to enter the coloring contest. For more information: 623-9309 or 623-3754.

Today, Oct. 18-22, 25-31

HAUNTED HOUSE at Meadowbrook Mall in Sears Court. Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Parks and Recreation and the Art Center.

Through Oct. 16

ST. PETERSBURG Russicum Vocal Ensemble presents a repertoire of Music Selections in Taylor County. Cost: $12 in person or through one of the churches; $16 if mailed to Taylor County Ministerial Association, Attn: Rev. Sherman G. Davidson, 278 Benny Bryan Blvd., Grafton, WV 26354-9518. For more information: 291-8146 or

Monday, Oct. 16

ANNUAL MEETING of Nutter Fort Recreation Center Executive Board at 7 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center.

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

CLARKSBURG CFIDS/FM Support Group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Library.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars Meuse Argonne Post 573, Clarksburg, meets at 8 p.m. at the post home with Commander Andy Ray presiding. For more information: 842-4319.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club to host Zone 8 meeting at 7 p.m. at Lumberport Church. Zone 8 consists of Adamston, Salem, Lumberport, Shinnston, Wallace, Wilsonburg Lions Clubs. For more information: 783-5381.

MASON-UNION Protestant Nurse's Alumnae Association meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the private dining room of Raymon's Restaurant. For more information: 622-3365.

SALEM AREA Chamber of Commerce host Meet Your Candidates Night at 6:30 p.m. at SunBridge-Salem, Salem. Co-sponsor: SunBridge. For more information: Dr. Audia, 782-1005 or e-mail at

CONTINUING EDUCATION session for kindergarten teachers will be held from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Sponsor: Parent/Educator Resource Center at the school.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meeting at 5 p.m. at Gore Middle School. School Board Effectiveness meeting will follow at 6 p.m. for Gore, South Harrison, Lumberport, Washington Irving, Salem, and Bridgeport Middle school.

BLOOD DRIVE from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Tygart Valley High School gym, Mill Creek.

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

WEST VIRGINIA Wesleyan College host acclaimed author Patricia Hersch at 7 p.m. in Social Hall in Student Center.

BINGO at 7 p.m. at Clarksburg Fraternal Order of Eagles, 124 West Pike St. Proceeds go to local charities and youth program. For more information: 622-7231.

COMEDIAN BERNIE McGrenahan performs alcohol awareness program entitled "Beware of the Binge," at 6 p.m. at Fairmont State College auditorium.

ZONE 8 meeting for Adamston, Wallace, Shinnston, Lumberport, Salem and Wilsonburg Lions Club at 7 p.m. at the Lumberport Church. For more information: Zone Chair Jim Canon, 783-5381.

RESERVATIONS DUE before 11 a.m. for Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. on Oct. 17 at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open at 6 p.m. Theme: "Country Fair." Silent auction. Speaker: Marilyn Yoder, Sugar Creek, Ohio. Tracy Van Kirk sing "Prize Winning Melodies." For reservations: Helen Lamm, 623-4708 or Vera Westfall, 842-3979.

Oct. 16 through 18

NINTH ANNUAL Glenville State College Multicultural Fair. Events held throughout day ranging from presentations, panel discussions, demonstrations, workshops, musical performances and social events. For more information and times: Robert Burkowski, 462-7361, ext. 301 or

Tuesday, Oct. 17

BREAST CANCER survivors tell their stories at 9 a.m. in Food Court at Meadowbrook Mall. American Cancer Society will offer information on how cancer patients can better their chance for survival. Refreshments.

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lost Creek Seventh Day Baptist Church. Sponsor: Ladies Aid of the Lost Creek Seventh Day Baptist Church. For more information: 745-4228.

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club meeting every third Tuesday of the month at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, corner of 6th and Main Street, Clarksburg. Swap and talk, 6:30-7 p.m.; meeting, 7 p.m. Door prizes, raffle and 50/50 drawings. For more information: Mel, 265-3932.

PARENT EMPOWERMENT Project workshop from 6:30-8 p.m. at United Summit Center, Clarksburg. Refreshments, child care provided with face painting and prizes. For more information or directions: Melody, 842-5632 or Pam, 623-5661.

SAUSAGE GRAVY breakfast from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Clarksburg Towers. Cost: $3 per person, free delivery on five or more orders. Benefits homeless animals at Upshur County No Kill Humane Society. For more information or to place an order, 623-0003.

SYMPOSIUM ON hate crime in MMA of Fairmont State College's Ruth Ann Musick Library. Hours: Oct. 10, 2:30-5:30 p.m. and 7-9 p.m., with reception to follow; Oct. 17, 2:30-5:30 p.m. Free six hour seminar. Presented by Civil Rights Division of the West Virginia Attorney General's office and the West Virginia Hate Crime Task Force. For more information: 367-4784.

MENDED HEARTS Chapter No. 209 monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in John E. Jones Conference Center, Health Science Center at West Virginia University. Topic: "Heart Port." Speaker: Ganga Prabhaker, M.D., assistant professor in Cardiotheorasic Surgery at WVU. For more information: Richard Myers, 599-4141 or Mildred Duncan, 745-4322.

"RE-CREATION" performing artists appear at 2 p.m. at Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC). Sponsor: Bowlers to Veterans Link and Department of Veterans Affairs.

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

WOMAN'S CLUB of Clarksburg general meeting at noon at Masonic Temple. Luncheon, $8. Program: "The Bickersons" an old time radio show. For more information: Tina Canon, vice president, 783-5381.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open at 6 p.m. Theme: "Country Fair." Silent auction. Speaker: Marilyn Yoder, Sugar Creek, Ohio. Tracy Van Kirk sing "Prize Winning Melodies." Reservations required.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at Knights of Columbus, Mary Lou Retton Drive, Fairmont.

MARY DILLOW Stewart gives lecture at 12:30 p.m. in MMB of the Ruth Ann Musick Library, Fairmont State College. Focus: Celtic Traditions. For more information: Dr. Samuel Porrata, 367-4781.

Oct. 17, 19, 24, 26, 31

ARTISTS-IN-Residence works with students at Bridgeport Middle School.

Wednesday, Oct. 18

HUMANE SOCIETY of Harrison County holds general meeting at 6 p.m. at Clarksburg Library Conference Room, second floor.

WEST VIRGINIA Direct Marketing Association offers a fall tour in region five. Activities begin at 8 a.m. at Weston Farmers Market, with check-in and continental breakfast provided. Cost: $10, members; $25, non-members. Picnic lunch: $5.50. To register: Nona Conley, 1-800-927-2257 ext. 02826, 842-5178, e-mail,

BINGO at the Clarksburg Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 573 home. Early birds begin at 6 p.m. All proceeds go to community activities and youth programs. For more information: 842-4319.

MAYNARD FERGUSON and His Big Top Nouveau Band performs at 7:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Cost: $10. For more information: Sharon Diaz, 624-3325, Ext. 3357.

HOLIDAY MEALS and Nibbles class from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays at Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructor: Master Chef Ian Walker. Non-credit course. Cost: $50. To register: 627-2190.

REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles auxiliary at 7 p.m. at aerie home, Clarksburg. Initiation of new members. For more information: 622-7231.

BOARD OF Health public hearing at 1 p.m. on smoking on third floor of courthouse.

WOMAN'S BUSINESS workshop "From Kitchen Table to Roundtable" will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Alan B. Mollohan Innovation Center, 1000 Technology Dr., Fairmont. Seating limited. Register by Oct. 13. For more information or to register: 367-2712, fax, 367-2717 or e-mail,

CHILDREN'S THEATER class for ages 6-17 will run for four weeks at the Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Times: Ages 6-11, 6:30-7:30 p.m.; ages 12-17, 7:30-8:30 p.m. Instructor: Aimee Richards. For more information: 842-8240.

MEETING to plan 40th reunion for Washington Irving Class of 1961 will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Village Square Conference Center, Route 19 south, enter at Elks sign. For more information Steve, 624-1610 or Barbara, 622-4256.

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

SERRA CLUB luncheon meeting at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Linda Oldack. Topic: Does Your Vote Reflect Your Faith. For more information: 842-8831.

REGION VI Planning and Development Council holds Full Council annual meeting at 5:30 p.m. at council's offices, 7003-C Mountain Park Drive, White Hall. Election of officers and private sector members.

MAKE-IT-Take It Basket Weaving class from 9 a.m.-noon at Benedum Civic Center. Instructor: Marsha Coakley. Cost: $30 with materials provided. Basket for October will be the Egg Basket. For more information: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department, 842-8240.

FALL PARENT-Teacher Conference from 4-6 p.m. at United Technical Center.

Oct. 18 through 19

55 ALIVE Driving Course from noon-4 p.m. at Lewis County Senior Center. Cost: $10. Instructor: John. Limited seating. To register: 269-5738 or stop at senior center.

Oct. 18 and 25

PAGEANTRY WORKSHOP from 7-8:30 p.m. at YWCA of Harrison County. Cost: $25 per person for all three sessions. Seating limited. Instructor: Elissa Mills, owner of Crowing Touch. Sponsor: YWCA of Harrison County.

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. Free. Speaker: Dr. George Byers, Fairmont State College. To register or for more information, Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

Thursday, Oct. 19

NUTTER FORT LIONS Club regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center. For more information: 624-9449.

OIC (Opportunities Industrialization Center) annual Key Awards Banquet will be held at Westchester Village Grand Ballroom. Social hour, 6 p.m., banquet, 7 p.m. Cost: $20 donation. For reservations call 623-2335 before Oct. 15 or send self-addressed stamped envelope with donation to: North Central West Virginia OIC, 120 Jackson St., Fairmont, WV 26554.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at Davis & Elkins College, Lower Benedum, 100 Sycamore St., Elkins.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles holds regular meeting at 8 p.m. at aerie home, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-7231.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1950 monthly luncheon get together at 11:30 a.m. at East N Park Restaurant, US 50 and Interstate. For more information: Ed Flint, 842-2814.

INTERNATIONAL CREDIT Union Day will be observed at 6:30 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Current volunteers with five years of service will be recognized. Theme: Join Us. For more information: 623-8077.

HARRISON COUNTY West Virginia University Alumni Chapter hold celebration and rally from 6:30-10 p.m. at Pete Dye Golf Club. Cost: $125 per couple minimum; $75 single. RSVP required, limited seating. Limited golf: $150 per person, by calling David Alvarez, 592-5175. Proceeds go towards Harrison County Scholarship Endowment.

JOHNSON ELEMENTARY School PTA meets at 7 p.m. in school cafeteria. Terrific kids and most improved students from spring 2000 grading period will be recognized. Mrs. Kinney, health instructor will give presentation.

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

TAYLOR COUNTY Photography Club meeting at 7 p.m. at Anna Jarvis Elementary School, Grafton. Guest speaker: Steven Wayne Rotsch.

PHILIPPI GARDEN CLUB meet at 7:30 p.m. at the home of Jeannie Mozley. Program topic: "Using Native Plants in Landscapes," presented by Emily Grafton, who will also speak on the OWLS program. For more information: 457-4933.

"BOAT SMART" Safe Boating class at 7 p.m. at Sabraton Community School Building, Morgantown. For more information: Alan Smith, 842-3651 or Jeff Stalnaker, 783-5216.

ANTHONY CHAN, economic forecast/advisor and chief economist for Banc One Investment Advisors provides an "Economic Overview -- 2001 and Beyond" at 7 p.m. at Via Veneto Conference Center, Bridgeport. One-hour reception precedes presentation. To attend call Rosalee Jordan, 624-3409.

EVENING OF Music at 8 p.m. in Wesley Chapel at West Virginia Wesleyan College's campus. Host: WV Wesleyan College.

Friday, Oct. 20

REHABILITATION AWARENESS Fair "Shedding Light on Abilities" from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. in Center Court at Meadowbrook Mall.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg regular noon meeting at Minard's. Speaker: Sidney Lee, discussing Alzheimer disease.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at City Building, 108 North Main St., Philippi.

Oct. 20 through 22

HOMECOMING 2000 will be held at Bethany College celebrating the return of all alumni and friends. Theme: "The Changing Face of Alma Mater." Classes returning are 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995 and 2000. Activities throughout the day. For times or more information: Office of Alumni Relations, 829-7411.

Through Oct. 21

ART EXHIBIT -- Works of local artists Lucky Blair, Rhlannon Hoban and cartoonist Derek Evanlic are on display at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 1-6 p.m.

QUILTERS AT Heart Guild holds eighth biennial quilt show at Chapel Hill United Methodist Church, 88 South Kanawha St., Buckhannon. Times: Friday, noon-7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Demonstrations: Friday, 4 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. For more information: Cathy DeBarr, 472-5518.

Saturday, Oct. 21

SHINNSTON POST 31 of the American Legion hosts Third District Conference. Registration: 9 a.m. at the post home on Bridge Street. For more information: 592-3608 or 287-7581.

STEAK DINNER from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center. Cost $6. Sponsor: Nutter Fort Lions Club. Proceeds support activities of the Lions Club. For more information: 624-9449.

WARM CLOTHING giveaway from 9 a.m.-noon at West Milford Community Building. Sponsor: West Milford CEOS.

"TELL A Friend" Telethon from noon-3 p.m. at Meadowbrook Mall. Public can call friends and family to encourage them to get a mammogram. Promoting Breast Cancer Awarness.

23RD ANNUAL Pleasant Valley Craft Fair from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the fire hall on Pleasant Valley Road, off Interstate 79, Exit 135, Fairmont. Bake sale and lunch. Prizes given every half hour.

HAM/BEAN dinner from 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at Adamston Methodist Church Hall (beside Adamston Dairy Mart). Cost: Adults $5, children 12 years and under $3. Sponsor: Adamston Lions Club. Craft show and five Beenie Babies will be raffled off. For more information: 622-4995.

HOPE, INC. discuses the issue of domestic violence and services that they can provide from 1-3 p.m. at Sardis Community Center. Refreshments.

PANCAKE/SAUSAGE Day from 6 a.m.-6 p.m. at Warren District Community Center, Hodgesville. Sponsor: Hodgesville Lions Club.

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 4-7:30 p.m. at Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, corner of Pike and Walnut streets. Cost: Adults, $5; children 3-12, $3 each. Take outs available. All proceeds go to Kay Smith, Philippi, who was diagnosed with leukemia. For more information: 457-2276.

LOST CREEK United Methodist Church holds baked steak dinner from 4-7 p.m. Cost: Adults, $7; children, $3.50. For more information: Paula Finster, 745-3553.

GOSPEL SING at 7 p.m. at Lost Creek United Methodist Church.

FALL FROLIC from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at West Virginia Mountain Products, Exit 115 off Interstate 79, Route 20 south behind Chevron in Historic Quiet Dell Schoolhouse. Free parking and admission. For more information: 622-3304. Hosted by WV Mountain Products craft cooperative.

THIRD DISTRICT of the American Legion holds fall conference at post home on Bridge Street. Registration, 9 a.m.; meeting, 10 a.m. Hosted by Shinnston Unit 31. For more information: Roberta Hinerman, 592-0380.

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Light of Life World Outreach Center, Route 50, Clarksburg, across from Harry Green's. Quality items at your price.

KIDS DAY at Nightmare on Water Street located at former RG Honda Building, 507 Water St., Stonewood. Kids 10 and under with an adult are admitted at a discount rate. Scooby Doo will be on site for photo and autograph session.

Oct. 21, 22, 27, 28, 29

CINDERELLA will be held at 7:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd Theatre. Times: Oct. 21, 27, 28, 7:30 p.m.; Oct. 22, 29, 2 p.m. Director: Lisa Mosca. Presented by Act II Theatre Company. Cast is local talent. For ticket information: 622-0366 or web site

Oct. 21 through 22

CHARLESTON COIN Club holds annual Coin Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center.

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