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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.

Today and July 5, 6, 9

"ROMEO AND JULIET" 8 p.m. at Pricketts Fort State Park amphitheater, Fairmont. Performed by members of West Virginia University Graduate Theater Department. For more information: 363-3030 or 1-800-CALL-WVA.

Through July 13

SWIMMING LESSONS -- Parent-Child, Preschool and Youth Swim Lessons, Session 2, 11-11:45 a.m. or 7-7:45 p.m. at Clarksburg Municipal Pool. Parent-Child: 6 months-3 and their parents; Preschool: 3-5; Youth: 6-12. Cost of each session: $30. Registration limited. To register or for more information: Harrison County YMCA, 623-3303.


FOURTH OF JULY celebration at Lewis County Athletic Field. Combat Challenge with local firemen begins at 10 a.m. at the field. Fireworks display begins at 10:15 p.m.

MARY BABB RANDOLPH Cancer Center, West Virginia University, Morgantown, seeks volunteers, walkers, runners to participate in second annual "Spirit and Breath Challenge." Purpose: Create awareness about lung cancer. Proceeds benefit Sara Crile Allen and James Frederick Allen Comprehensive Lung Cancer Program at MBRCC. For more information: 293-3711 or 296-8356.

FOURTH OF JULY Family Celebration 7 p.m. at Depot Park, Salem. Bring lawn chairs. Sponsors: Salem Area Chamber of Commerce and Salem-West Union Sentinel. For more information: Craig Richards, 367-6556, or Maxine Mason, 782-1831.

HIKE to Tunnel No. 13 at North Bend State Park. Make beaded jewelry and take a deer stroll. For more information and starting time: 1-800-CALL-WVU.

OLD-FASHIONED Brass Band Concert at Pricketts Fort State Park. Forty members of American Federation of Musicians will perform. For more information and starting time: 1-800-CALL-WVU.

Wednesday, July 5

VFW BINGO 6-9 p.m. at VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit RCB ROTC. For more information: 622-3591.

BLOOD DRIVE noon-6 p.m. at Middletown Mall, South Fairmont, near The Old Wall Store. For more information: American Red Cross, 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

HEPZIBAH Public Service District holds board meeting 5 p.m. at water office in Erie.

July 5 through 10

CAMP -- Salvation Army's Camp Tomahawk for Harrison County's underprivileged children ages 7-12. For more information: 622-2360.

Thursday, July 6

BUSINESS MEETING of Fraternal Order of Police, Mountaineer Lodge No. 78, at 6 p.m. at the lodge. Active members urged to attend.

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. For more information: 745-3954.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m. at Marion County Rescue Squad, 400 Virginia Ave., Fairmont. For more information: American Red Cross, 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

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

7TH WEST VIRGINIA Infantry Camp No. 7, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, meets at 7 p.m. at South Mill Creek Church of the Bretheren, Mozer. For more information: 358-2789, 358-3261 or email

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

DEADLINE for reunion RSVP for Alumni of Philip Barbour Class of 1984 and 1985. Money needs to be turned in today. For more information: Traci Malcomb-Rexrode, 457-4436 or Myra Swartz-Saas, 457-5195.

July 6, 18 and Aug. 14

"SCIENCE IS FUN" for girls ages 5-12. Thursday, 1-3 p.m., Oak Ridge Shelter, Watters Smith State park; Tuesday, 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Presbyterian Church; Monday, 1-3 p.m., Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee, and non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. Pre-registration required by calling Girl Scout office.

Friday, July 7

MONTHLY luncheon meeting of Veterans of Oil and Gas Industries at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour at 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Birthdays and anniversaries for July will be recognized.

HISTORY DINNER 7 p.m. with historical character Pearl S. Buck at Pricketts Fort Park amphitheater, Fairmont. Dinner: $10. Presentations free. For more information: 363-3030 or 1-800-CALL-WVA.

"SPLASH BASH" swim/dance party, 7-10 p.m. at Clarksburg City Pool, for grades 4-12. Cost: $5; $4 with donation of used eyeglasses. Entertainment, refreshments. Sponsor: Lions Club of Clarksburg. For more information: 842-4132.

LUMBERPORT ALUMNI parade and sock hop at Lumberport Middle School gym. Parade, 6 p.m.; hop, 7-10 p.m. Line-up for parade, 5:30 p.m. at the school. Music from '50s through '70s provided. Persons wishing to help decorate floats or participate in parade should call Jill Stalnaker at 622-2206 or Marillyn Harbert at 584-4278.

July 7 and 8

3RD ANNUAL city-wide yard sale 8 a.m.-3 p.m. in Town of Stonewood.

Saturday, July 8

PHILIP BARBOUR High School Class of 1965 holds reunion at 6 p.m. at Parish Hall of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church on Broaddus Hill. For information: 457-2968 or 457-2715.

LUMBERPORT HIGH School reunion, Westchester Village, Fairmont. Social hour, registration, 5 p.m., followed by first LHS Alumni Association meeting. Dinner, 7 p.m., dance, 8 p.m. Cost: $22.50 single, $45 couple. Alumni Association membership cost is a one-time fee of $5. Reservations due by contacting Kay Rogers, Route 4, Box 285, Clarksburg, WV 26301, or calling 783-486; Bonnie A. Maphis at 624-5950, or Sheila G. Casto at 623-3723.

REUNION -- Lincoln High School Class of 1985 reunion 6:30 p.m. at Philip's Restaurant. Dance and music. For more information: Greg Plybon at 622-3736 or e-mail

SUMMER PROGRAM Explore the Rock: Every Nook and Cranny at Coopers Rock State Forest. Theme: "The Twilight Zone," "Starry," "Insects of the Night Shift: Moths," 8:30-10 p.m. led by Terry Stafny, West Virginia University. Sponsor: Education Committee of Coopers Rock Foundation. Registration required. For more information: 983-8836.

LUMBERPORT HIGH School Class of 1958 meets at 11 a.m. for luncheon at Ponderosa, near Meadowbrook Mall.

SONGWRITING, flat picking workshops with Kate Long and Robin Kessinger 1-5 p.m. at Fort New Salem. Admission: $60 each workshop, limited enrollment. Description: old-time summertime socials with games, entertainment and a look back at our popular culture. For more information: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

FRONT PORCH CONCERT, with Kate Long and Robin Kessinger, 7 p.m. rain or shine at Fort New Salem. Admission: Adults, $5; students 6-12, $1.50; senior and group rates; season tickets, $12. Food. For more information: Carol Schweiker, 782-5245.

SINGLES DANCE at Clarksburg-Bridgeport Holiday Inn. Doors open at 7 p.m.; dance until midnight. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail

MEADOWBROOK MALL Car Cruise, 4-8 p.m. behind mall by food court entrance. Door prizes, Hula Hoop contests and limbo. Rock-n-Country Powerstation will emcee with Mark Mills, WVHF-FM.

CULINARY HERBS workshop, noon to 4 p.m., at La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Picnic lunch. Cost: $25, pre-registration required. For more information and registration form: 269-7681.

OPEN FLEA MARKET 7 a.m.-4 p.m. at House of Faith, Route 19 north at Hepzibah. 25 open sales spots. Proceeds go to Building Fund. For more information: 622-2538.

DEADLINE to apply for 2000 Taylor County Fair Queen Pageant for residents of Taylor County ages 16-21. Entry fee: $35. To enter, call: Janet Parkhill, 265-4533, Debbie Custer, 265-5509.

GARAGE SALE 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 531 Musgrave St., Clarksburg. For more information: 623-0305. Sponsor: Wilsonburg Lions Club.

Sunday, July 9

GOSPEL SING 2-4 p.m. at Nestorville Church.

VFW CHAPEL SERVICE 9-10 a.m. at Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center. Held by VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-3591.

CHESS-IN-THE-PARK fun, food and fellowship 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at Maple Pavilion, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort. Bring food and drinks. Volunteer collection for renting of pavilion. For more information: 842-4771 or Sponsor: Norwood and Nutter Fort Elementary School Chess clubs.

BAKED STEAK dinner 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Haymond Community Center, Taylor County. Adults, $6. Carry-outs available. Proceeds benefit UpKeep.

DEDICATION CEREMONY of new West Wing of cemetery at 2 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Church, north of Buckhannon. Services held inside church, followed by flag ceremony, then dedication. For more information: 472-2439.

Monday, July 10

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County meeting 10 a.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m. at Community Center. Program scheduled. For more information: 745-3150.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL 872, Knights of Columbus, meeting 7:30 p.m. at Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-0248.

SUN VALLEY Public Service District board meeting 5:30 p.m. in Reynoldsville office.

LUMBERPORT TOWN Council monthly meeting 7 p.m. at Community Center.

EXECUTIVE BOARD of GFWC-Woman's Club of Clarksburg meets at 1 p.m. in library conference room. President Kathryn Folio presides. For more information: 622-4418.

WORKSHOPS -- West Virginia Small Business Development Center holds two workshops at Charleston Enterprise Center (BIDCO). "Starting a Small Business," 10 a.m.-noon; "Financing a Small Business," 1:30-3:30 p.m. Cost: $5, includes materials For more information: 558-2960.

July 10 through 14

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 9-11:45 a.m. at Quiet Dell United Methodist Church. Theme: "Club Can Do, -- We can do all things through Christ who strengthens us." Ages: Preschool-junior high.

COONS RUN Baptist Church, Adamsville, holds Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m. Registration/cook-out 6 p.m. on July 9. Theme: "Road Rally 2000 -- In the Race with Jesus." For more information: Michelle at 782-4370 or 592-1852.

Tuesday, July 11

WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN Temperance Union yearly picnic at 1 p.m.

REGION VI PLANNING and Development Council meeting of the Executive Committee at 4 p.m. at council's office, White Hall.

FLEMINGTON DAYS Fair and Festival Planning meeting 7 p.m. at Flemington Community Building. For more information: 265-5549.

CHAPTER 1579 NARFE (National Association of Retired Federal Employees) meets at Eat'N Park, Clarksburg. Lunch, 11:30 a.m.; business meeting, 1 p.m. Program: Cyndee Dillon, government accounts benefit representative, Mountain State Blue Cross/Blue Shield. For more information: 624-5238.

WILSONBURG LIONS CLUB bi-monthly meeting/covered-dish dinner 6:30 p.m. at 531 Musgrave St., Clarksburg. For more information: 623-0305.

FAIRMONT STATE COLLEGE'S Lifelong Learners program holds annual membership meeting 10 a.m. at Lifelong Learners facility, Middletown Mall. Curriculum committee begins at 9 a.m. For more information: 367-4052.

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