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Regional Calendar of Events

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, Oct. 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

Today through Oct. 22

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

Today, Oct. 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.

Through Oct. 22, 25-31

HAUNTED HOUSE at Meadowbrook Mall in Sears Court. Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 6-9 p.m.; Saturday, 2-9 p.m.; Sunday, 2-6 p.m. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Parks and Recreation and the Art Center.

Through Oct. 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.

Sunday, Oct. 22

BAKED STEAK dinner from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Holy Rosary Church, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon. Cost: Adults, $6; children under 12, $3; under 3, free. Takes out available.

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in community room at old Homer School, Homer. Cost: Adults, $6, children under 12, $3. Proceeds used to help defray cost of purchasing glasses for those unable to afford them and to assist with repairs at the library. Sponsor: Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants and East Lewis Lions Club.

"COME INTO the Parlor: Music from the Baroque through Victorian Eras" at 4 p.m. at West Virginia Center for Choral Arts, 508 East Pike St., Clarksburg. Tickets: $8 adults, $6 students. Presented by Harrison Chamber Trio. For tickets or more information: 624-7282.

GOSPEL SING at 2 p.m. at Community Church, Century. Guest singers: Daniels Family.

MISSIONS CONFERENCE kick-off will be held at 10:30 a.m. with guest speaker Chaplin James White at Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood.

Oct. 22 through 29

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. nightly at West Milford United Evangelistic Mission Church, West Milford. Guest speakers: Brandon Kelly and Matt Morrison. Entertainment.

Monday, Oct. 23

WOMEN OF THE MOOSE, Clarksburg Chapter No. 409 hold bi-monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Loyal Order of Moose No. 52 Lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

SHINNSTON WOMEN of the Moose Chapter 699 meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Shinnston Moose. Must be present to win door prize given at each meeting. Meetings are every second and fourth Monday of the month. For more information: 592-1385.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Community Center. Program chairmen: Lions Ben Law and the Rev. Michael Richards. For more information: 745-4407.

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

HARRISON COUNTY YMCA flag football/soccer from 9-11 a.m. at Big Elm Elementary School. Teams are still forming. For more information: Pat McGahan, 623-3303.

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

HARRISON COUNTY Parent/Educator Resource Center holds annual ADHD Panel Presentation at 6:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Topic: Learning More About Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder. For more information: 842-5632.

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.

SCHOOL BOARD Effectiveness meeting at 6 p.m. at North View Elementary School for Nutter Fort Primary, Nutter Fort Intermediate, North View, Lumberport, and Norwood Elementary schools.

CONTINUING EDUCATION Session provided by Parent Education Resource Center from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School. Topic: Strategies for working with students having Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. Feature: Panel presentation. For more information or to register: Melody, 842-5632.

PERSONAL ENHANCEMENT Seminar by Rita Robinson from 6:30-8 p.m. at YWCA. Cost: Donation to YWCA. Life changing experience, learn to enhance communication at work and at home. Sponsor: Patty Martin. For more information: 623-5540.

FASHION SHOW, Gift Show, Wine Tasting at 7 p.m. at Clarksburg Movie Cafe. Cost: $10 per person. RSVP required.

HALLOWEEN MAKE-UP Workshop for children over 10 and their parents from 6:30-8 p.m. at Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Cost: $20 per participant with supplies included. Projects include animals, bruises, scars and other fantasy projects. For more information: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department, 842-8240.

WOMEN'S COMMISSION offers Grant Writing Workshop from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bi-Centennial Hotel, Buckhannon. Purpose: Teach techniques of preparing successful grant applications. Registration: 7:30-8:30 a.m. Cost: $25, includes meeting materials and lunch. On-site registration available. For more information: 558-0070.

Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6

BEGINNER'S CHIP Carving, make and take home a sampler from 6-8 p.m. at the YWCA. Instructor: Louise Crossman. Cost: $28 non-members; $25 members. Supplies included. To register or for more information: YWCA, 624-6881.

Oct. 23 through 28, Oct. 30 through Nov. 3

SALVATION ARMY of Clarksburg/Harrison County accepts applications for Christmas assistance (Angel Tree, Food Baskets, Toys) at 1000 South Chestnut St., from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Through Oct. 24

PLANNING AND Financing Your Child's Education class from 7-8 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructor: William J. Quinn II, CPA, CFP. Non-credit course. Cost: $40. To register: 627-2190.

MASS and Evening of Reflection led by Rev. Hilarion Cann at 6 p.m. in Chapel of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Sponsor: Serra Club of Clarksburg. Covered dish dinner. For more information: 842-8831.

Tuesday, Oct. 24

CLARKSBURG Housing Authority's Board of Commissioners' regular meeting at 4 p.m. at the Central Office Complex, 433 Baltimore Ave., Glen Elk.

COLLEGE DAY program at 9 a.m. for Valley and Hundred High School juniors and seniors in the gym at Valley High School.

CALVARY UNITED Methodist Church host a Weigh Down Workshop, a 12-weed seminar on weight loss, based on biblical principals. Orientation meeting, 6:30 p.m. For more information: Jennifer Wilson, 368-9167 after 6 p.m.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of the American Red Cross sponsors a disaster class from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Harrison County office, 718 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Free and pre-registration required. For more information or to register: Harrison County Red Cross, 624-7689, Upshur/Randolph County Unit, 472-8060, Randolph County call Red Cross, 636-3033.

FALL EDUCATION Symposium entitled "Continue the Excellence" from 6-8:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Purpose: Discussion for educators and general public to receive information about educational trends in Harrison County and the impact of the Harrison County Schools excess levy. For more information or to register: 627-2190.

WORKSHOP -- How to Deal with an Emotional Bully, a three hour free workshop from 6-9 p.m. at The Family Service, 1400 Johnson Ave., 2nd Floor, Blake Center, Bridgeport. Refreshments. Limited seating. For more information: 366-4750.

TOWN OF Nutter Fort regular council meeting at 7:30 p.m. in Council Chambers. Items proposed: Resolutions for Sewer Grant and swimming pool property.

Oct. 24, 26, 31

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

Wednesday, Oct. 25

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

BIRTHDAY DINNER held by Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary at 6:30 p.m. at aerie home, Clarksburg. Covered dish. Bingo to benefit the Veterans Hospital Fund. For more information: 622-7231.

MARINE CORPS League, D.H.L. Detachment 981regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 573, Clarksburg. All former, active, reserve and retired Marines are welcome to attend. For more information: Commandant Keith E. Walls, 623-3439.

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.

BLOOD DRIVE from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Fairmont State College Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center, 1050 East Benedum Industrial Dr., Bridgeport. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

SALEM POLICE Department holds bi-monthly food distribution at 8 a.m. All churches, missions, food banks, shelters and soup kitchens are welcome to receive product. Contact Chief E.T. Howell at 782-1313 to participate.

Thursday, Oct. 26

HARRISON COUNTY Chamber of Commerce Sixth Annual Small Business Expo and After Hours from 4-7 p.m. at Nathan Goff Armory, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Live entertainment, 50 vendors, food samples from area restaurants.

LUMBERPORT LIONS Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Sunset-Ellis Restaurant. Meetings are the second and fourth Thursday of each month. For more information: 592-2704.

BLOOD DRIVE from noon-6 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

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

STATED MEETING of Queen Esther Chapter 11, Order of the Eastern Star at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Temple. Report of grand chapter will be given. For more information: 842-3062.

PUBLIC ADDRESS entitled "Dead Man Walking-The Journey" will be given by Sister Helen Prejean, C.S.J. at 7 p.m. at Mountainlair Ballroom, Morgantown. Free admission.

FREE BONE density screenings from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Shinnston Pharmacy. Appointments required by calling Shinnston Pharmacy, 592-3692.

FALL HARVEST Bazaar begins at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, corner of 2nd and Pike streets, Clarksburg. Food, crafts, fellowship. Baked chicken dinner, 5-7 p.m. in church dining hall. Take outs available. Reservations are recommended by calling the church office.

BLOOD DRIVE from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Jenkins Back Seat, Camden Avenue, Buckhannon. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

GUBERNATORIAL DEBATE begins at 7 p.m. in Turley Center Ballroom at Fairmont State College. Hosts: FSC Intercollegiate Debate Team. For more information: FSC School of Fine Arts, 367-4219.

Oct. 26 through 28

"The Morning Glory Tree," by West Virginia playwright Jean Battlo, will be held at 8 p.m. at Funkhouser Auditorium, Alderson-Broaddus College, Philippi. Panel discussions follows each performance. Tickets at door, $5 for adults, $3 for children, $4.50 for senior citizens. For more information: 457-6313.

Oct. 26 through 29

"CARRY THE Flame. Continue the Legacy" opens at Charleston Civic Center at 7 p.m. Thursday with general session. On Friday/Saturday 28 workshops with three tracks, Leadership, Evangelism and Pray. For more information: Gail Moor, 776-5230 or Karen E. Anderson, 425-775-7282 ext. 263. Sponsor: Aglow.

ROTARY CRAFT Show at Meadowbrook Mall. Time: Thursday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Portion of the money raised will benefit the Rotary.

Friday, Oct. 27

CONFERENCE from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. on "Covering the Courts" for representatives of the media within the district at The College of Law, West Virginia University, Morgantown. Lunch provided.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg regular noon meeting at Minard's. Guest speaker: Linda Aman, member of West Virginia Joint Commission of Vocational, Technical, and Occupational Education. Program chairman: Lion Rusty Mall.

13TH ANNUAL Pumpkin Drop at noon at Mineral Resources Building on West Virginia University's Evansdale campus. For more information: 293-3111 ext. 2362.

REGISTRATION DUE for 55 Alive Driving Course for Seniors from 12:30-4:30 p.m. on Oct. 30-31 at Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church. For more information or to register: 623-2842.

Oct. 27 through 29

ROARING PLAINS Backpack trip. Camp on the rim of the Allegheny Front in one of the wildest sections of the Mon National Forest. Sponsor: West Virginia Sierra Club. For more information: Tom Prall 924-6553 or e-mail

RETREAT open to all denominations from noon on Friday to noon on Sunday at Retreat Center, Ripley. Cost: $125 per person, includes all materials, two nights lodging, seven meals. To sign up or for more information: Elaine Smith, 457-2130.

CLARKSBURG ROTARY Club's eighth annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show will be held at Meadowbrook Mall from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 28

HALLOWEEN PAGEANT, Little Miss and Mister at Bi-Centennial Hotel, Buckhannon. Registration: 11 a.m. Preliminary for 2001 State Pageant. Ages: Girls, 0-18; boys, 0-9. Categories of competition: Back to school/casual attire, costume. For entry form: 757-6463.

CAR SHOW/Halloween Party at VFW Post 9151, Salem. Car show: 9 a.m.; Halloween party: 11 a.m. Sponsor: VFW Post 9151 Ladies Auxiliary. For more information: Loretta Davis, 782-4296.

REGIS HAIR Salons holds "Clip for the Cure" during mall hours in Sears Court. Benefits cancer research.

HALLOWEEN COSTUME contest at 1 p.m. in Center Court at Meadowbrook Mall. Prizes from Spencer's will be awarded in five categories.

FREEWILL ham and turkey supper from 2-6 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon United Methodist Church, Buckhannon, Route 20 north.

LITTLE MISS and Mister Halloween Pageant accepts preliminary entries for 2001 State Finals at 11 a.m. at Bi-Centenniel Hotel, Buckhannon. Boys and girls age divisions offered from pee wee to juniors and pre-teen to senior miss. For entry form: 757-6463.

VALLEY VIEW Church of the Nazarene, 2 miles north of Weston of Route 19, shows film at 7 p.m. about the Columbine High School shooting. Free will offering will be received to cover expenses.

MOUNT CLARE United Methodist Women hold baked steak dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Mt. Clare UM Church. Cost: Adults, $6; children under 10, $3.

TRICK-OR-Treat from 2-4 p.m. at Harrison County YMCA .

RAMP DINNER from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Buckhannon Upshur Middle School. Take out orders available. Benefits: BUHS Food service Class and D.E.C.A.

FALL COMMUNITY gathering from noon-? in Kincheloe, past Sand Fork Road on right, look for big tent. Food, music, hayride. Sponsor: Mt. Lebanon Church. For more information: Ruby Dennison, 884-7780 or Nancy Hughes, 884-7919.

MOUNTAINEER DECORATIVE Artists host Fall Paint-In from 6-9 p.m. at Kingmont Community Building. Registration: 5 p.m. Door prizes and Chinese auction. Registration fee: $7 includes dessert bar and drinks. Pre-registration required. For more information: 363-9087.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient & Family Support Group monthly meeting at 10:30 a.m. at Wesbanco Bank small conference room, Clarksburg. Guest speaker: Mindy Weaver, nutritionist with Mon General Hospital. Support group meets last Saturday of every month. For more information: 363-1028.

DODDRIDGE COUNTY Quarterly Singspiration will be held at 7 p.m. at Britton Gospel Mission Church, Sunnyside, Old Route 50. Proceeds of offering go to Doddridge County Ministerial Association to assist transient individuals and families in need. For more information: Pastor Gilbert Neely, 873-2508.

DAN SCHALL performs in concert at 7:30 p.m. at Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, 401 Indiana Ave., Nutter Fort. For more information: 622-2622, 623-2486, 623-5885 after 3:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 through 31

BROTHERS of Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity of West Virginia Wesleyan College host haunted house from 6-9 p.m. at 83 South Kanawha St., Buckhannon. Cost: $1 for children, 42 for adults. For more information: 472-9215.

Sunday, Oct. 29

HAM AND bean dinner from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Cost: All-you-can-eat: Adults, $5; children under 12, $2.50. Contact lion member for tickets on $100 food basket. Proceeds benefit Sight and Community programs. Sponsor: West Milford Lions Club. For more information: 745-3285.

BURLINGTON YOUTH Home Booth Festival from 4-7 p.m. at New Bethel United Methodist Church, Good Hope. Benefits the home. Donations of canned food are needed. Sponsor: South Harrison Cooperative Parish.

YOUTH GROUP of St. James Catholic Church will go door -to-door from 5:30-7 p.m. "Trick-or-Treating so someone can eat." The group will collect can goods.

HALLELUJAH NIGHT, a night of rejoicing and praising God from 6-8 p.m. at Light of Life World Outreach Center, Route 50, Clarksburg, across from Harry Green Chevrolet. Stories by Jesus, worship, praise, bonfires, food, drinks, games, face painting.

GOSPEL SING at 2 p.m. featuring Captains Crew at Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe. Covered dish dinner, noon-1:30 p.m.

Oct. 29 and Nov. 1

MISSIONS CONFERENCE will be held at Christian And Missionary Alliance Church, 411 Hazelwood Ave., Stonewood. Guest speakers: Rev. David Beack, 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 29 and Valerie Beack, 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 1.

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