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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.

Friday, Nov. 10

MONTHLY CHRISTIAN Gathering of Churches in Fellowship at 7 p.m. in Full Gospel Chapel, 644 Washington Ave., Clarksburg. Pastor: Hayward Minear. Associate pastor: William Holtz. For more information: 623-4690.

CRAFTS from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center Inc., 500 West Main St., Clarksburg. Table rental for members: 623-6795 or Josephine Fernandez, 622-3308.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg regular noon meeting at Minard's. Lynne Blake, licensed practical nurse of United Hospital Center's Emergency Department and Brenda Conch, registered nurse, UHC Education Department will discuss the automated external defibrillator.

BLOOD DRIVE from 11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at Weston Fire Department, 325 Center Ave., Weston.

HOT DOG sale from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Eat in or take out. For orders: 622-3363.

Through Nov. 11

QUILT CLASSES at West Virginia Mt. Products Co-op Craft Store. Beginners: 1-3 p.m.; advance: 10 a.m.-noon. Cost: $35 for six classes. For more information: Store, 622-3304; instructor, 884-7920.

WATERCOLOR ART show at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, 404 West Pike St. Reception from 3-5 p.m. on Sunday. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

RUMMAGE SALE from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Board Oaks United Methodist Church. Bag day Friday and Saturday. Bake sale.

10TH ANNUAL High Gate Carriage House Christmas Market, featuring about 20 regional artisans. Live nobel fir wreaths, homemade food, celebrity silent auction. Hours: Thursday, 5-8 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon. For more information: 367-9494.

Saturday, Nov. 11

VETERANS DAY Parade at 2 p.m. in Salem. Sponsor: VFW Post No. 9151 and Ladies Auxiliary, Salem. For more information: Loretta Davis, 782-4296.

FLAG-RAISING ceremony for veterans and their families at 12:30 p.m. at Duvall-Rosier Field, Fairmont State College. For more information: 367-4135.

TURKEY DINNER from 4-7 p.m. at Jane Lew Fire Department. Cost: Adults, $7, children, $3.50. All-you-can-eat. Sponsor: First United Methodist Church.

ART WORKSHOP open to West Virginia high school art teachers and students at Glenville State College. There is no charge and all materials and lunch will be provided. For time or registration: Duane Chapman, 462-4130 or Host: GSC Art Department.

CLARKSBURG LIONS Club members serve as parade monitors for Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573 Veterans Day Parade. West Virginia Lions Mobile Eye Screening Unit available from 9 a.m.-noon at the post home.

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars District No. 6 meet at 1 p.m. at Clarksburg post home. Luncheon served by Lucinda Rose Auxiliary.

CEREMONY -- Veterans Day ceremony at 11 a.m. in front of Harrison County Courthouse. Parade begins at noon. Beans and cornbread lunch follows parade at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573.

VETERANS DAY ceremony at 2 p.m. at Kessell Cemetery, Hardy County. Descendants of Union Sgt. Benjamin Franklin Evans and Confederate Beauregard "Hugh" Barr will honor veterans.

FREE CLOTHING from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Jones Run Church Activities Center, located 3.5 miles out of Lumberport on Jones Run Road.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY Craft Show from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, Third Street and Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont. Lunch available.

ST. PATRICK School fall dinner and bazaar from 4-7 p.m. in school cafeteria. Dinner: Adults, $6, children under 12, $4. Carry outs available. For more information: 269-5547.

WATERCOLOR ART Show at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, 404 West Pike St., Clarksburg. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

FALL/WINTER clothing giveaway from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Reynoldsville Baptist Church. Sponsor: Reynoldsville Baptist Yough Groups and American Baptist Women. For more information: 622-2461.

"IMAGE," a leading band from Pittsburgh, Pa., performs at 7 p.m. at Faith Christian Fellowship near Nutter Fort. Local band, "Did You Hear" will also perform. Free will offering taken.

JOINT COMMUNICATION of Hermon Lodge No. 6 and Clarksburg Lodge No. 155 at Masonic Temple, Clarksburg. Dinner, 6 p.m., lodge, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Gary L. Gilkeson.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-Up, Bunner Ridge, near Fairmont. Shows from 7-11 p.m. Open stage, 6 p.m. Cost: $2 per adult with children under 12 free. For more information: 292-5854 or 363-4864.

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 3-6 p.m. at McCann's United Methodist Fellowship Building, Jane Lew. Proceeds benefit Connie Pernell Cancer Relief Fund. Cost: $5 per plate. Sponsor: Lewis and Garrett Ministers. For more information: 745-3219.

LEWIS COUNTY Parent Empowerment Program meets from 9 a.m.-noon at the Senior Citizens Center. Child care and milage reimbursement. Refreshments. Speaker: George M. Damous.

Nov. 11 and 12

HOLIDAY PREVIEW craft show at the Nathan Goff Armory. Times: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Over 140 craft booths. Free admission.

CRAFT SHOW from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Community Center, East View.

Through Nov. 12

"BANDSTAND 2000" theater and dessert production at Christ Episcopal Church, Clarksburg. Times: Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, noon. Tickets: Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the church. For more information and ticket purchase: 622-3694.

WESLEYAN THEATRE presents "Our Country's Good" in Atkinson auditorium at West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Times: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. Cost: Adults, $4, seniors, $2, Wesleyan students, $1. For ticket reservations: 473-8037 or e-mail,

MOUNTAINEER WEEK Craft Fair in the Mountainlair Ballrooms. Times: Friday and Saturday, noon-8 p.m., Sunday, noon-5 p.m.

SERVICE LEAGUE of Morgantown holds holiday open house at the historic Old Stone House Gift Shop, 313 Chestnut St., Morgantown. Times: Friday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 a.m-5 p.m., Sunday, noon-4 p.m.

FRIENDS OF Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library annual fall book sale. Times: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday, 1-6 p.m. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

Sunday, Nov. 12

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meet at 1:30 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Annual Christmas party and bake sale discussed.

FAIRMONT CHAMBER Music Society Concert presents duo piano team of Hanson and Kong at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter the Fisherman Church, Jackson Street, Fairmont. For information: John Ashton, 291-8277, e-mail:

DEDICATION CEREMONY at 2 p.m. for World War II monument placed at McWhorter United Methodist Church. Ceremony by American Legion Post No. 166 and Veterans of Foreign Wars, Jane Lew. Refreshments.

WOMEN ON Wheels hold first meeting at 2 p.m. for Central West Virginia area at Western Steer, Bridgeport. Chapter logo and election of officers will be decided. For more information: 379-9017.

TRADITIONAL THANKSGIVING dinner from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at Haymond Community Center of Taylor County, near Grafton. Cost: Adults, $7. Proceeds benefit upkeep of center.

FRIENDS OF Fort New Salem annual meeting and Thanksgiving dinner, elections, bylaw changes at 1 p.m. at Fort New Salem. Bring covered dish. For more information: 782-3935.

REVIVAL at 7 p.m. at North Shinnston Baptist Church. Prayer room at 6:45 p.m. Visiting ministers and special music.

Nov. 12 through 15

LOST CREEK United Methodist Church revival 7 p.m. each day. Different singers and speakers nightly.

Nov. 12 through 16

EVANGELISTIC MEETINGS at Rivesville Free Methodist Church. Sunday: 10 a.m., Monday through Thursday, 7 p.m. Guest speaker: Rev. Wallace Mapes. For more information: Rev. Walter Stinnett, 278-5337.

Nov. 12 through 17

REVIVAL MEETINGS with the Harrell Noble Family Singers at 7 p.m. each day at Jones Run Church near Lumberport.

Nov. 12 through 18

CHILDREN'S BOOK Week at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. No fines will be charged for overdue library materials during the week. For more information: 627-2236.

Through Nov. 13

BALLROOM dancing class from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays at Robert C. Byrd High School. Non-credit course. Cost: $70. Instrutor: Artie and Eileen Frank. To register: 627-2190.

Monday, Nov. 13

SHINNSTON WOMEN of the Moose, Chapter No. 699 meet at 7:30 p.m. at Shinnston Moose. For more information: 592-1385.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Council No. 872 hold mass and covered dish dinner honoring all deceased members at 6 p.m. at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Members with last names A-L bring a vegetable dish, M-Z bring a dessert. For more information: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

HARRISON COUNTY Democrat Women meet at 7 p.m. at the American Legion. The "Keep Em Warm" project will be completed. For more information: Jean Sartoris, 623-1024.

DANIEL DAVISSON Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meet at 12:30 p.m. for a business luncheon at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Speaker: Gerald D. Swick.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club host District 29-I Governor John Vallelonga's official visit at 6:30 p.m. at Community Center. Ladies Nite. Reservations requested: 745-3150 or 745-3285.

VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg, hold regular meeting at 8 p.m. at post home.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. at Elkins First Baptist Church, 412 Randolph Ave., Elkins.

SUMMIT PARK Public Service District regular monthly board meeting at 4 p.m. at the district office, Coal Street, Summit Park.

5TH ANNUAL Lion in the Sun Food Drive benefits Fairmont Soup Opera. Free tanning sessions offered for donations. Drop off food from 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at 201 Morgantown Ave.

HARRISON COUNTY Community Educational Outreach Service Council meets at 9:30 a.m. at 4-H Center. Topic: Gun Safety in the Home.

PARENT/EDUCATOR Resource Center holds workshop from 3:30-6:30 p.m. at Bridgeport High School, for parents and educators of children with special needs. For more information or to register: 842-5632.

Nov. 13 through 17

REVIVAL SERVICES at 7:30 p.m. each day at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, Johnson's Fork.

Nov. 13, 15, 16

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County hold free 18-hour tutor training workshop from 1-4 p.m. at Southern Area Library, Lost Creek. For more information: 624-0347.

Tuesday, Nov. 14

REGULAR MEETING of Benedum Airport Authority at 3 p.m. at Terminal Building, Benedum Airport, Bridgeport.

WILD AND Wonderful Stitching meet at 6 p.m. at Benedum Civic Center, all-purpose room. Project: Finishing the needlepoint ornaments. For more information: Susan Wolfkill, 624-7359.

WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN Temperance Union meets at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees meet at noon at United Methodist Temple, Locust Avenue, Clarksburg. Reservations: Joan Hollandsworth, 622-2320.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Ponderosa. For more information: 783-5381.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health at 12:30 p.m. in Judge Bedell's jury room 3 at Harrison County Courthouse.

LOST CREEK Council meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Building.

CENTRAL WEST Virginia Chapter No. 1579, National Association of Retired Federal Employees meet at 11:30 a.m. at Eat 'N Park. Program: Special election for national field vice president,Region X, NARFE. Members should bring non-perishable items for Thanksgiving baskets. For more information: 624-5238.

COIN SHOW at La Vale Fire Hall, 421 National Highway, LaVale, Md. Times: Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Door prizes. Free admission. Sponsor: Western Maryland Coin Club.

FREE CLOTHING from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Jones Run Church Activities Center near Lumberport.

ANNUAL HOLIDAY craft show from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Central United Methodist Church, Fairmont. Lunch available.

ST. PATRICK School fall dinner and bazaar from 4-7 p.m. in cafeteria. Dinner: Adults, $6, children under 12, $4. Carry outs available. For more information: 269-5547.

WATERCOLOR ART Show at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, 404 West Pike St. For more information: Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

MARION COUNTY Senior Citizens Center Travel Club meets at 10 a.m. in Christ Episcopal Church meeting room. Bring covered dish and tableware for Annual Thanksgiving dinner.

CAPTIVE FREE: Coast to Coast band performs at 11 a.m. at West Virginia Wesleyan College in Wesley Chapel, Buckhannon.

EXHIBITION BASKETBALL game between Fairmont State Student Government and WBOY-TV news staff at 8 p.m. in Joe Retton arena of Feaster Center. Cost: $2 per person. Proceeds benefit the Soup Opera. For more information: 367-4705.

GLEN ELK Village Development Association regular meeting at 9 a.m. at Glen Elk Gardens, Philip's Restaurant.

Wednesday, Nov. 15

CORPORATIONS and local governments team up to celebrate Geographic Information Systems Day from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club participate in Zone 8's "Recycle & Reuse" Day at 11 a.m. in courthouse lobby. Used eyeglasses to recycle will be collected. For more information: 783-5381.

MEETING at 5:30 p.m. to plan 40th reunion for Washington Irving High School Class of 1961 at Village Square Conference Center, south of Clarksburg. For more information: Steve, 624-1610 or Barbara, 622-4256.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas, Court Clarksburg No. 334 meeting and memorial service at St. James Church. Memorial service, 6:30 p.m., Mass, 7 p.m.

BINGO PARTY at 6 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit youth programs and community activities.

FALL READING and discussion group "Not For Children Only: Children's Classics for Adults "at 6:30 p.m. at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Speaker: Dr. George Byers, Fairmont State College. To register or for more information, Genie Hardman, 627-2236.

THE CENTER for Organ Recovery Education hosts informational display from 7 a.m.-3 p.m. at Grafton City Hospital.

WALDOMORE ASSOCIATION and Harrison County Historical Society combine annual dinners at 6 p.m. at Clarksburg Country Club. Program: Jay Malarcher, assistant professor of Drama and Theatre at West Virginia University. Annual elections. For reservations: 627-2236.

CITY OF Clarksburg Neighborhood 2000 meeting at 6:30 p.m. at North View Elementary School cafeteria. For more information: City Clerk's Office, 624-1673.

FREE CLOTHING from 1-5 p.m. at the Seventh Day Baptist Church.

GREAT AMERICAN Dolphin & Whale Tour, with artist Stephen T. Vadakin's Marine Life Wood Carvings at 5:45 and 6:45 p.m. at Shortline Elementary School gymnasium.

Nov. 15 through 16

TOPS WV No. 322 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets each Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Lost Creek Community Building. Guests welcome. For more information: 745-3744.

DEFENSIVE DRIVING class from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School, Room D-104, Clarksburg. Cost: $35. Pre-registration required. For more information: 343-3171 or e-mail Sponsor: West Virginia Safety Council.

Nov. 15 through 17

OLD FASHIONED revival 7 p.m. each day at Coon's Run Baptist Church. Pastor Darren Alkire speaks on "Re-Focusing Your Heart in Grace."

Thursday, Nov. 16

NUTTER FORT Lions Club Thanksgiving dinner at 6:30 p.m. Program planned. Family night. For more information: 624-9449.

THANKSGIVING LUNCHEON at Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Doors open at noon. Advance tickets at front office, $3.50. For more information: Doris Kidd, 623-6795.

JOHNSON ELEMENTARY School PTA meeting at 7 p.m. in cafeteria. Upcoming school levy discussed. For more information: Kelly Lodzinski, 842-2752.

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION for the Advancement of Colored People meet at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Missionary Church. Election of officers.

AMERICAN LEGION Auxiliary Unit No. 31 regular meeting at 7 p.m. at post home, Bridge Street, Shinnston. For more information: Pat Andrews, 592-3608 or Sarah Shaver, 287-7581.

EXECUTIVE LECTURE series with Jerry M. Huffman, resident vice president for Merill Lynch at 7 p.m. in Nellie Wilson lounge, Benedum Hall. Topic: "Managing Today While Leading and Building for Tomorrow." Sponsor: West Virginia Wesleyan College's master of business administration program.

FAIRMONT STATE College student brass quintet free concert at 3 p.m. in FSC's Wallman Hall, room 229. For more information: 367-4171.

CLARKSBURG CITY Council meets at 7:30 p.m. in council chambers, Municipal Building. For more information: City Clerk's Office, 624-1673.

Nov. 16 through 17

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston. Times: Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Nov. 16, 18 and 19

ACT II Theatre Co. holds open auditions for "Big River" at Robert C. Byrd High School theatre. Times: Thursday, 7 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m., Sunday, 2 p.m. For more information: 24-hour ACT II customer service line, 622-0366 or visit Web address:

Friday, Nov. 17

WEST VIRGINIA Choral Arts Foundation sponsors elimination dinner at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Tickets: $50, guest tickets, $15. Hors d'oeuvres, 6:30 p.m., dinner, 7 p.m., drawing, 8 p.m. For tickets: Michelle Palmer, 623-3157 or West Virginia Choral Arts Office, 446 East Pike St., Clarksburg, 624-7282. Proceeds benefit Chanticleer Children's Chorus, Larry Parsons Chorale, The Madrigal Singers of Clarksburg, and Camerata Appalachia.

TICKETS on sale for Cards of Hope auction and dinner at Ramada Inn, Morgantown. Auction, 5:30 p.m., dinner, 6:30 p.m. Prizes, raffles and music. Cost: $20. For tickets or more information: 293-8604. To purchase packages of 'Cards Of Hope' call 293-3711. Proceeds benefit Pediatric Cancer Care and Research Fund at West Virginia University's Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.

HARRISON/DODDRIDGE Mountaineer Parents Club meet at 7 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church Parish House. Purpose: Make exam week "survival bags" for West Virginia University students. For more information: Jim and Tina Canon, 783-5381.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg regular meeting at noon at Minard's. Tom Teter discusses "The tragedy of the Russian orphanages."

OMEGA SHRINE 15, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem meets at 7:30 p.m. at Masonic Temple. Obligation Night observed. Refreshments follow. For more information: 842-3062.

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