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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.


FREE CLOTHING, toys, bake sale 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m., Sacred Heart Church, Route 23 south off Route 50, Salem. Free parking and rides to and from Salem citywide yard sale. Free will donation.

TAYLOR COUNTY Fair at Taylor County Fairgrounds.

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

NUTTER FORT Lions sell brooms, mops and dish towels, Blackberry Festival, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort.

GLENWOOD HILL community yard/bake sale 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sponsor: Glenwood Hill Homecoming Committee. Call: Carolyn Elder, 622-4787.

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION of University Women combined state board meeting and workshop, 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, Flatwoods. Call: Mildred E. Kincheloe, public relations chairman, 422-2173.

SALISBURY STEAK dinner 4-7 p.m., Sagebrush Round-Up dinning hall, Bunner Ridge near Fairmont. Cost: Adults, $6, under 12, $3. Country music, 6-11 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: 292-5854, 363-4864.

AUDITIONS for "Aladdin" noon, Mitzi Layne Dance Academy. Ages: 5 and up. Jigsaw Theatre Project production. Call: 624-1982.

YARD SALE 9 a.m.-2 p.m., New Bethel United Methodist Church. Sponsor: Youth Group.

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 Scout 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 9 a.m. Call: Maxine Mason, 782-1831.

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

CHILDREN'S DAY 10 a.m., Marion Market, Fairmont.

Through Aug. 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.

Sunday, Aug. 5

HOMECOMING 2 p.m., at Stewart Chapel Freewill Baptist Church, Lost Creek. Speaker: Greg Lanham. Special singing.

CONCERT on the patio of Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library 3 p.m. Guitarist: John Vaughn. Call: Diane Davis, 627-2236.

SMORGASBORD 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center of Taylor County, Route 119, five miles north of Grafton. Cost: $7. Carryouts. Call: 265-1996, 265-4139. Benefits upkeep of center.

HAM/BEAN dinner 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Dept. Call: 622-3363.

SONS OF ITALY annual picnic starts noon, Fireplace Shelter, Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg. Bring dessert. For reservations: Virginia or Joe Marra, 624-5927.

Monday, Aug. 6

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

LIBERTY ATHLETIC Boosters meeting 7:30 p.m., Hite Field.

STONEWOOD CITY Council meeting 7 p.m., council chambers, 112 Southern Ave., Stonewood.

BRUSHY FORK community meeting for water service 7 p.m., Cricket's Club, 603 S. Virginia Ave., Bridgeport. Areas from Pheasant Ridge to Barbour County line, Coplin Run, Moss Run and South Hills to Briarwood Subdivision.

Aug. 6 through 7

SOUTH HARRISON Middle School cheerleading tryouts 9 a.m.-noon, school gym. Call: Susan Ford, 745-5134.

Aug. 6 through 9

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg annual Broom Sale. Brooms, mops, lightbulbs and other items sold house to house. Phone orders: 623-0379, 622-7203.

Aug. 6 through 10

VACATION BIBLE School for children of all ages 6-9 p.m., Wolf Summit Wesleyan Methodist Church. Theme: "Ark Adventure 2001." Call: Pastor Ray Satterfield, 622-1735.

HEPZIBAH BAPTIST Church, Route 19 north of Clarksburg, Vacation Bible School 6:30-8:30 p.m. Theme: "M&M'S for Jesus." Adult class 7:30 p.m., titled "Code Red." Call: Vera Woofter, 622-3920.

SWIMMING LESSONS 10-11 a.m., Clarksburg Municipal Pool, Veterans Memorial Park. Cost: $20. Sponsor: City Parks of Clarksburg. Call: 624-1655.

STEALEY ASSEMBLY of God "Faith Fare" 6-8 p.m., corner of Nicholas and Milford streets, Clarksburg. Ages: 4-12.

Aug. 6 through 12

MANNINGTON District Fair at fairgrounds in downtown Mannington.

Aug. 6 through 24

HERITAGE CHRISTIAN School accepts applications for enrollment for students preschool-10th grade. Call: 842-1740.

Tuesday, Aug. 7

MILITARY ORDER of the Purple Heart, Clarksburg Chapter, ceremony celebrating National Purple Heart Day 2 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse.

LIBERTY HIGH School Band Boosters meeting 7 p.m., school theater. Call: Cynthia Tanzey, 782-2223.

FLEMINGTON DAYS Fair and Festival meeting 7 p.m., municipal building. Call: Olive Crow, 265-5549.

TRAINING on proven techniques for stress, depression, anxiety management at YWCA, 305 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Instructor: Scott Davis. Limited seating. Call: 624-6881.

WILSONBURG LIONS CLUB board meeting 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education regular meeting 4 p.m., Kelly Miller Building auditorium, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

PRAYER MEETING 7 p.m., Upper Room Church, South 24th Street, Clarksburg. Call: 622-7651.

Aug. 7 through 9

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg annual Broom Sale. Members selling items in Clarksburg area.

VACATION BIBLE School 6:30-9 p.m., Shinnston First United Methodist Church. Theme: "Going Fishing for Jesus." Presenting part of morning worship Aug. 12. Call: Sandra Haggerty, 592-0637, church office, 592-0241.

Aug. 7 through 23

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School band sells Corbi Pizza and Cookie Dough. Contact band members, Jackie, 842-2012, Lou, 842-7309.

Wednesday, Aug. 8

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival Board of Directors meeting 7 p.m., 309 Clark St., Clarksburg.

SUNSHINE Support Group meeting 10 a.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport Hill. Call: Ruby Fratt, 622-5674, Linda Knoble, 366-1938.

HARRISON COUNTY Landlords regular meeting 7 p.m., Eat 'N Park, Bridgeport. Call: John Fazio, 623-6010.

Aug. 8 through 22

YOGA CLASS 6:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Cost: $21. Instructor: Elizabeth Conner. Sponsor: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Dept. Call: 842-8240.

Thursday, Aug. 9

MEETING of 1950, 1974 Pensioneers of United Mine Workers of America, 1:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 W. Main St., Clarksburg.

Aug. 9 through 11

57TH CONVENTION of West Virginia State Conference of Branches of National Association for Advancement of Colored People, Holiday Inn, Clarksburg. Call: Allen Lee, 623-2335.

Friday, Aug. 10

SMORGASBORD DINNER 4-7 p.m., Middletown Community Building, Route 73, south of Middletown Mall. Cost: Adults $7, under 12 $3. Sponsor: Middletown Community Association.

BLOOD DRIVE 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center auditorium, Clarksburg. Call: 1-800-732-0383, 598-0732.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meeting noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. Speaker: Jim Hunt.

TAPE/APPLICATION deadline for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Young Artist Concert Aug. 31. Call: Festival office, 622-7314, Pam's Musical Studio, 842-5123.

Aug. 10 through 12

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School class of 1981 20-year reunion. Times: 8 p.m.-midnight Aug. 10, American Legion Post No. 68; 6 p.m.-midnight Aug. 11, Bridgeport Country Club; and 1-4 p.m. Aug. 12, Maple Lake Club House. For reservations: Carol Johnson, 782-3204, Sandy Dinzeo, 842-5672.

Saturday, Aug. 11

"SUMMER SIZZLE" 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Bridgeport Baptist Church. Speaker: Deana Martin, Spotsylvania, Va. Fashion show, crafts, "tea" luncheon, music. Pre-registration requested. Sponsor: BBC Women. Call: Carol, 592-2489, Joyce, 842-2978.

WILD TURKEY Super Fund Auction and Dinner 6 p.m., Village Square Conference Center. Doors open 6 p.m. Cost: $45. Host: North Central Mountaineer Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation. Call: Bob Summers, 624-1005.

AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary leadership meeting hosted by Shinnston Unit No. 31, post home, Bridge Street, Shinnston. Reservations: Margaret Yost, P.O. Box 36, Gypsy, WV 26361, call 592-1721 after 5:30 p.m.

ROBERT K. Leonard Memorial clothing giveaway 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nutter Fort Union Mission Church, corner of Illinois and Fort Street.

RUMMAGE/HOT DOG sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Greenhill Church, Route 57.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club hot dog sale 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Call: 623-0305.

CLASS PICNIC for Roosevelt-Wilson High School class of 1946, Bill Kirkpatrick's farm, Harrisville. Meet 10:15, Townehouse. Call: Toots Britton, 622-0618.

MEETING of Roosevelt-Wilson High School class of 1965 at 9 a.m., Dave's Restaurant. Call: Connie Poling, 622-5551, Ilene Corathers, 745-5444.

MOUNT CLARE Volunteer Fire Department Sportsman's Dream Day Giveaway begins 11 a.m., Nathan Goff Armory, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Tickets: $30. Call: 623-9625, 624-9399, 622-8954, e-mail: Mount Clare Gun

BIKERS FIGHT MD 20th Annual Poker Run. Sign-up 9 a.m.-noon, Monongah Town Hall, Monongah. Donation: $5. Free camping and party after run; prizes awarded to winning hands; free poker run pins given to riders. Call: 287-2149.

10TH ANNUAL United Way Bowl-a-Thon, Valley Worlds of Fun, Pleasant Valley, Fairmont. Call: 366-4550.

UNITED WAY'S 10th annual Greatest Garage Sale on Earth, Spruce Street Parking Garage, Morgantown. Applications for vendor space: 296-7525.

IDENTIFYING MEDICINAL Herbs and Making Herbal Salves workshop 9 a.m.-1 p.m., La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Cost: $15.

Aug. 11 through 12

FORT NEW Salem 11th annual Dulcimer Festival 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily, Fort New Salem, Route 50, 12 miles west of Clarksburg, exit Route 23. Evening concert 7:30 p.m. Aug. 11. Meals and homemade ice cream.

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