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Through March 1

WEST VIRGINIA Literacy Foundation in cooperation with the West Virginia Governor's Council on Literacy announce 2000-2001 Adult Literacy Project application packets are now available. To request a copy: 1-800-642-2670 or connect to web site at wvlc.lib.wv.us/wvgcl. Proposal due date: March 1.

Feb. 6 and 10-13

ACT II THEATRE Co. presents "Damn Yankees" at Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre in Clarksburg. Tickets: $12 students, $10 seniors. For information: 624-3357 or e-mail ACTIIRCB@aol.com.

Sunday, Feb. 6

DISTRICT SIX meeting at 1 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars post home Salem. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW.

QUOTA International of Marion County celebrates the 81th birthday of Quota at 2 p.m. in conjunction with Cardiovascular Health Awareness Week.

SINGLE MINGLE and dance at Westchester Village, 1825 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Doors open at 7 p.m., dance 7:30-11 p.m. Top 40, oldies, country dance music with 92.7 WVHF's Bill Mahoney. Informal dress, door prizes. Admission: $7. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail wvsingles@aol.com.

SARDIS COMMUNITY Council meets at 4 p.m. at the Sardis Community Center.

HAM AND BEAN dinner from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department. Price: $5 adults, $3 children 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Reynoldsville VFD. For more information: 623-3754.

SKI Otter Creek with the West Virginia Sierra Club. Members and non-members welcome. For information: Jim Sconyers at 789-6277.

U.S. SEN. ROBERT C. BYRD to address Morgantown Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, 7 p.m. at the Lakeview Resort and Conference Center, Exit 10, Interstate 68. For more information, contact Tom Gavin, (202) 224-3904.

Through Feb. 12

REVIVAL services at Mission of Faith Church in Big Isaac begin at 7 p.m. each day.

Monday, Feb. 7

HEPZIBAH Public Service District board meeting at 5 p.m. at the PSD office.

REGULAR MEETING of Stonewood City Council at 7 p.m. at city hall.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 p.m. across from Waldenbooks at the Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport. Sponsor: American Red Cross. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

CHRISTIAN SINGLES Night at 6 p.m. at the Clarksburg Movie Cafe, 318 West Main St., Clarksburg. Cost: $5 minimum for food, $4 for movie. For more information: 624-4902.

WOMAN'S CLUB of Shinnston board meeting at 10 a.m. at the Clubhouse. Luncheon at noon. Speaker: Ann Romance from Green Heron Garden. Luncheon is a covered dish.

CHALLENGE West Virginia-Harrison County Chapter meets at 7 p.m. at the Cottage Corner Too in Salem. Topic: Consolidation of schools, proposed construction and financial plans in the Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan. For more information: 622-5664.

MEETING of Women's Aglow Fellowship of Fairmont at Marion County Senior Center, Fairmont. Guest speaker: Nancy McGuirk from Hagerstown, Md., director for the Mid-Atlantic region of Aglow U.S. For more information: Sharon Buonaiuto at 363-2488.

12TH ANNUAL Hooked on Fishing...Not on Drugs Family Clinic and Aquatic Resources Show at 11 a.m. at Sears Court, Meadowbrook Mall. Keynote speaker: Michael D. Kirkpatrick, acting deputy assistant director, FBI-CJIS Division. Sponsor: Harrison County Board of Education and United Hospital Center.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

REGULAR MEETING of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salem, at 7 p.m. at the post home.

LAKESIDE DEVELOPERS INC. monthly meeting, 7:30 a.m. Tuesday upstairs at 4-Corners Restaurant. Guest speakers will be the manager and assistant manager of the new Wal-Mart in Grafton.

CLARKSBURG League for Service general membership meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Library.

NEW TECHNOLOGY Opportunity Center for Harrison County Schools holds its grand opening at 4 p.m. at Liberty High School.

HARRISON COUNTY Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) meets at 1 p.m. at the Harrison County Office of Emergency Services in Nutter Fort.

GLEN ELK Village Development Association holds its regular meeting at 9 a.m. in the new section of Glen Elk Gardens.

AMERICAN SOCIETY of Highway Engineers meeting/dinner at Morgantown Ramada Inn from 6:30-9 p.m. Dinner at 7 p.m. Program topic: "Technologies used to protect people and environment from radiation and other hazards." Speaker: New ASHE member Linda Colliere. Dinner reservations must be made by 4 p.m. Feb. 4 by calling 592-1385.

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of Full Council of Region VI Planning and Development Council meets at 4 p.m. at the council's offices, 7003-C Mountain Park Drive, White Hall.

RETIRED FEDERAL employees Chapter No. 1579 meets from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Eat' N Park, Bridgeport. Program by Brad Merrifield, long-term care specialist, G.E. Capital Assurance Long Term Care Insurance. Federal employees and retirees welcome. For more information: 624-5238.

REGULAR monthly meeting of Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Clarksburg No. 334 at Veterans of Foreign Wars in Clarksburg. Rosary at 6:45 p.m., business meeting at 7 p.m. Musical entertainment at 8 p.m. Social hour follows. For more information: 842-6626.

BI-MONTHLY MEETING of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunset-Ellis Restaurant. For more information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees meet at noon at the Christ Episcopal Church. Speaker: Dr. John Angotti on "Volunteers Needed." Reservations needed by Feb. 1.

MEETING of the Bridgeport Originals CEOs at noon in the Civic Center. Jean Carrico and Hope Ramp will be hostesses, with Ethel Williams as lesson leader. For information: 842-3602.

STONEWALL JACKSON Civil War Round Table meeting, 7 p.m., Ponderosa, Bridgeport, call David B. Morris at 623-2580 after 5 p.m. for more information.

NUTTER FORT council meeting, 7:30 p.m., council chambers, discussion on building permits and sewer grants.

Wednesday, Feb. 9

OSTEOPOROSIS program at noon at the Lewis County Senior Center. Presenter: Andi Mills, MPT, from Stonewall Jackson Hospital Department of Physical Therapy. Acreening for balance and posture to determine risk of falling. Time allotted for questions. Call the center for more information.

SPAGHETTI DINNER to benefit Chanticleer Children's Chorus Scotland Tour from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 123 South 6th St., Clarksburg. Eat in for $5, take outs $6. For more information: 624-7282 or 623-4855.

PERFORMANCE -- West Virginia University organist William Haller is the featured performer at 7 p.m. at First United Methodist of Clarksburg, Second and Pike streets. Admission: $5 adults, $1 students. For more information: Don Gardner or Cathy Rhodes at 623-3397.

Thursday, Feb. 10

INITIATION at 6:30 p.m. for the first two ranks of Clarksburg Lodge No. 39, Knights of Pythias, at Castle Hall, 1218 East Main St., Clarksburg. All Knights are encouraged to attend.

TOPS -- Take Off Pounds Sensibly W.Va. No. 97 meets at 6 p.m. at the United Methodist Temple, Locust and Sycamore St., Clarksburg. For more information: Betty Skinner at 592-3950.

BOOK REVIEW -- GFWC Woman's Club of Bridgeport meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Benedum Civic Center. Topic of book review: Frances Weaver's book, "The Girls With the Grandmother Faces." Hostess committee: Karen Lang, chairman, Rita Miles, Ruth Gainer, Doris Bowers, Carole Heim Whaley, Doris Crimm, Chris Crimm, Carole Kinard and Arlene McDonald. For more information: Mrs. Karen Lang at 842-2873.

WORK MEETING of the American Baptist Women's Ministries at 7 p.m. at the East Clarksburg Baptist Church. Members will prepare favors for local nursing homes. For more information: 623-1506.

ANMOORE CEOS Club meets at noon at the Anmoore Methodist Church. For more information: 623-5355.

MEETING of the Lumberport Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunset-Ellis Restaurant on Route 19, south of Shinnston.

LOST CREEK CEOS meets at 12:30 p.m. in the Lost Creek Community Building. For more information, call Lou Short at 745-4586.

UNITED MINE WORKERS of America, regular monthly meeting of the 1950 and 1974 pensioners, 1:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, 500 West Main St., Clarksburg.

Friday, Feb. 11

POST VALENTINE DANCE from 8-11 p.m. at the VFW in Salem; sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary.

REGULAR meeting of the Clarksburg Lions Club at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn, East Pike Street, Clarksburg. Sally Steinhilber is program chairman for the month of February.

LIBERTY HIGH School LEOClub inductions at noon at the high school. Sponsoring clubs: Adamston Lions, Salem Lions and Wilsonburg Lions. For more information: 783-5381.

BLOOD DRIVE -- American Red Cross sponsors blood drive from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center. For more information: American Red Cross at 1-800-732-0383.

CLARKSBURG COURT No. 3, Order of the Amaranth meets at 7:30 p.m. on the 6th floor of the Masonic Building in Clarksburg. Election of officers for the 2000-2001 year will be in order. Royal Matron, Mary Lou Hilderbrand will preside.

GFWCWV Woman's Club of Clarksburg holds its annual Valentine's Day card party at the YWCA from noon-4 p.m. A salad lunch will be served at noon. For reservations or more information: Nancy Judy at 622-1790.

JOHNSTOWN Happy Handful 4-H Club meets at 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Community Building. For more information: 624-9382.

ARCHAEOLOGIST Robert L. Pyle will compare some of the latest West Virginia petroglyph findings to petroglyph findings in southern Ireland for the West Virginia Fossil Club. Meeting starts at 7 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School. Club members and the public are invited. Contact Ray Garton at (304) 366-1810 for more information.

Saturday, Feb. 12

VALENTINE VISIT -- Ladies Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, Salem, visit Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center at 1:30 p.m.

ANMOORE LIONS CLUB, pancake-sausage feed for breakfast, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Anmoore United Methodist Church, cost $5.

ROBERT C. BYRD Boosters Club Elimination Dinner and Drawing at Clarksburg Movie Cafe. Social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit academics and athletic programs. For tickets: 622-5457.

REFLEXOLOGY for Fibromyalgia and Introduction to Foot Reflexology at the Inglewood Medical Building, Morgantown. Reflexology from 9:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m., introduction from 1:30-5:30 p.m. Fee: $40. Advance registration necessary. For information: 599-0202.

Sunday, Feb. 13

BAKED STEAK DINNER at the Lewis County Senior Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; cost $5 adults, $2.50 children under 12; proceeds go to the center

SWEETHEART PARTY from 6-8 p.m. at the Lewis County Senior Center. Covered dish at 6 p.m. followed by sing-along and music by Bill Smith. Call the center for more information.

SINGLE MINGLE and dance at Holiday Inn, off Route 50 and I-79. Doors open at 7 p.m., dance 7:30-11 p.m. Top 40, oldies, country dance music with 92.7 WVHF's Bill Mahoney. Informal dress, door prizes. Admission: $7. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail wvsingles@aol.com.

SPAGHETTI dinner from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Price: $5 adults, $2.50 for children under 12 years of age. Take outs available. Proceeds benefit West Milford United Methodist Church.

VALENTINE'S DINNER -- Baked steak dinner with all the trimmings for Valentine's Day from 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Price: $6. Takeouts available. Proceeds benefit the upkeep of the Haymond Community Center of Taylor County. For more information: 265-4139.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society holds monthly meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center.

Monday, Feb. 14

PARTY -- West Milford Lions Club Ladies Nite and Valentine Party at 6:30 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. A program is scheduled. For more information: Sid Jett at 745-5354.

NATIONAL Society of Daughters of the American Revolution meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Speaker: David Houchin, historian and genealogist.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL 872, Knights of Columbus meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For information: Joseph Tiano 622-0248.

VALENTINE EXCHANGE will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. at the Lewis County Senior Center followed by lunch and sweetheart sundaes. For more information call the center.

WOMEN of the Moose, Clarksburg Chapter 409, will hold regular bi-monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Loyal Order of Moose 52 lodge, 150 West Main St., Clarksburg.

Tuesday, Feb. 15

PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST at the Lewis County Senior Center from 8-9 a.m.; cost $2; public invited.

MEETING for the Woman's Club of Clarksburg rescheduled for noon at the Masonic Temple. Roast beef luncheon: $7.50. Program features Bridgeport High School Show Choir. For more information: Bonnie Hawkins 622-0731.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education meets in regular session at South Harrison High School at 6 p.m. Public forum for input from parents and others will immediately follow the session.

MEETING of Stonewall Jackson Coin Club at the Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, corner of 6th and Main streets, Clarksburg. Swap and talk: 7-7:30 p.m., meeting called to order at 7:30 p.m. Member door prize, guest door prize, raffle, 50/50 drawings. For more information: 265-3932.

BLOOD DRIVE from 1-7 -p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish Center, Stonewood. Sponsor: American Red Cross. For more information: 1-800-732-0383.

GOVERNOR JOHNSON GARDEN Club meeting, 10 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, program by Dr. Bruce Edinger, Associate Professor, Salem-Teikyo University. Topic: "Butterflies & Gardening."

Thursday, Feb. 17

FLAG DAY for first graders at Wilsonburg Elementary School. Sponsor: Wilsonburg Lions Club. Small flags and pins will be distributed. For information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

PUBLIC HEARING -- Harrison County Board of Education Long-Range Planning Committee holds public hearing at 6:30 p.m. in the Bridgeport High School auditorium. The draft of the CEFP proposed 10-year plan for the county's school system will be reviewed. This plan includes, but is not limited to, proposed grade configurations, school enrollments and the number of schools to be operated.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Community Center. Meetings are held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. For information: 624-9449.

Friday, Feb. 18

REGULAR meeting of the Clarksburg Lions Club at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn, East Pike Street, Clarksburg. Sally Steinhilber is program chairman for the month of February.

Saturday, Feb. 19

HEALTH AWARENESS Screening sponsored by Bridgeport Rotary Club from 7-10 a.m. at Bridgeport Middle School, Johnson Avenue.

PUBLIC PROGRAM on electric deregulation at 2 p.m. at the Waldomore. Speakers: Senator Jon Hunter, Professor Jim Kotcon of the West Virginia Environmental Council and West Virginia Sierra Club Conservation Chair Bryan Wilfong. For more information: 789-6277.

CHAPTER B of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association meer at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m.

SKI White Grass/Dolly Sods with the West Virginia Sierra Club. Members and non-members welcome. For information: Jim Kotcon at 594-3322.

Sunday, Feb. 20

AMERICANISM/PATRIOTIC dinner 12:30 p.m.; held by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Salem; covered dish; upstairs in the post home.

Monday, Feb. 21

SCHEDULE CHANGE -- As a result of the third day of school cancellation on Feb. 2, the out-of-school day, previously scheduled for today, will be converted to a day of instruction. According to West Virginia State Code 18-5-15, when the 180-day school calendar is reduced below 178 days, any cancelled day must be made up utilizing the remaining non-instructional days.

STONEWOOD City Council holds regular meeting at 7 p.m. at city hall.

MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th. Degree, Clarksburg; dinner 6:30 p.m. at Raymon's, 336 East Pike St., Clarksburg, followed by the meeting in the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For information: Joseph Tiano 622-0248.

Feb. 21 and March 20

CLASSES -- North Central West Virginia Beekeepers Association and Harrison County Extension Office hold Beginning Beekeeping and Industry Updates for Experience Beekeepers from 7-9 p.m. at the Harrison County 4-H Center on Route 19 south. Schedule:Today -- Beginning Beekeeping and Medication; Feb. 21 -- Repairing and Building Bee Hives and Equipment; March 20 -- Raising Queen Bees and Re-Queening. For more information: Roy Kerns at 783-4760 or Clint Hickman, extension agent, at 624-8650.

Tuesday, Feb. 22

BI-MONTHLY meeting of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the church. Members are asked to bring a covered dish. For more information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

REGULAR MEETING of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Salem at 7 p.m. at the post home.

Thursday, Feb. 24

MEETING of the Lumberport Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunset-Ellis Restaurant on Route 19, south of Shinnston. The club meets the second and fourth Thursday of each month.

Friday, Feb. 25

REGULAR meeting of the Clarksburg Lions Club at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn, East Pike Street, Clarksburg. Sally Steinhilber is program chairman for the month of February.

Saturday, Feb. 26

HEALTH AWARENESS Screening sponsored by Bridgeport Rotary Club from 7-10 a.m. at Bridgeport Middle School, Johnson Avenue.

AUCTION at West Milford Community Building at 9:30 a.m. Citizens Action Community will have food and refreshments for sale. Eat in or take out.

VALENTINE'S Dance at Clarksburg Movie Cafe at 9 p.m. Cost: $25 couple, $15 single. For tickets: 622-5457.

Sunday, Feb. 27

JOHN ANGOTTI Concert at 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 707 Third St., Stonewood. Good will offering will be taken.

SINGLE MINGLE and dance at Westchester Village, 1825 Locust Ave., Fairmont. Doors open at 7 p.m., dance from 7:30-11 p.m. Top 40, oldies, country dance music with 92.7 WVHF's Bill Mahoney. Informal dress, door prizes. Admission: $7. For more information: 624-1100 or e-mail wvsingles@aol.com.

Monday, Feb. 28

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS, 1st Degree, Clarksburg 872 will hold 1st Degree exemplification at the Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 E. Pike St., Clarksburg. All candidates to be present at 7 p.m. For information: Joseph Tiano 622-0248.

Tuesday, Feb. 29

A TOUR REPRESENTATIVE will be at the Lewis County Senior Center at 4 p.m. to discuss the upcoming trips to Lancaster, Pa., Ohio Amish Country, Myrtle Beach, Renfro Valley, Ky., northern national parks, Gettysburg, Pa., Nashville, Tenn. For more information contact Catherine Ratliff at the center at 269-5738.

Thursday, March 2

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

REGULAR MEETING of the Nutter Fort Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Community Center. For more information, 624-9449.

Friday, March 3

ELIMINATION DINNER to be held at the Lewis County Senior Center; social hour 6-7 p.m.; sit-down dinner 7 p.m.; $1000 grand prize plus other prizes; tickets $20 can be purchased at the center.

March 3 and 4

VOLUNTEERS needed for various committees at the North Central West Virginia Women's Christian Conference. Author Donna Partow will speak on "Becoming a Vessel God Can Use." For information: 842-5257.

Saturday, March 4

PANCAKE BREAKFAST 7 a.m.-noon at Lumberport Community Center. Donation: $4 adults, $2 children under 6. Sponsor: Lumberport Lions Club.

IRISH AUCTION to benefit Harrison County Catholic Schools at Nathan Goff Armory. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., live auction at 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $25. For reservations: Elise Mossallati at 842-4498.

Saturday, March 4

INSIDE FLEA MARKET to be held by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Salem starting at 8 a.m.; tables $5 each; at the post home. For information: 782-4296.

Tuesday, March 7

BOARD MEETING of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 7 p.m. at the Wilsonburg Church. For more information: 783-5381.

Tuesday, March 14

BI-MONTHLY MEETING of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Sunset-Ellis Restaurant. For more information: Tina Canon at 783-5381.

Thursday, March 16

REGULAR MEETING of the Nutter Fort Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Community Center. For more information: 624-9449.

Saturday, March 18

CREAM CHICKEN and biscuit dinner from 4-7 p.m. at Christ Church United Methodist, 1539 West Pike St., Adamston. Sponsor: United Women of the church. Tickets available at the door or from a club member for $5 adults, $3 children. Take outs available.

Sunday, March 19

AMERICIANISM/PATRIOTIC dinner at 12:30 p.m. upstairs at the post home; covered dish; held by the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW Salem.

Through March 16

STORY HOUR -- Children ages 3 and up invited to attend pre-school story hour from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Story reading, finger plays, craft activity. For more information: Mary Loomis, children's librarian, 627-2236.

Thursday, March 16

PUBLIC HEARING on Clarksburg Housing Authority's Agency Plan at 7 p.m. in the community room of the Learning Oasis at Laurel Lanes Apartments, 12th and Richards Avenue, Clarksburg.

Through March 20

ENTRIES accepted for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival and Shoney's Familoy Resautrants Annual Poster Contest. For more information, call 622-7314.

March 23 and 30, April 6 and 13

WORKSHOP -- "Food for Thought" non-credit workshop from 6-8:30 p.m. at Robert C. Byrd High School features meal preparation, sumptuous wines and dining protocol, combined with detailed recipes served with a British flair. Instructor: Ian Walker, master chef and member of the International Wine and Food Society. Title for last session: "A World of Difference: An International Gourmet Tour." Limit 20 people per session. Cost: $110 per session, includes cost of participant certificate.

Pre-registration for all three sessions: $300. Sponsor: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning.

Saturday, March 25

OLDIES DANCE and Show "Let the Good Times Roll" featuring the Fabulous Hubcaps from Washington, D.C., 8:30 p.m.-midnight at the Nathan Goff Armory. Tickets: $20 per person. Reserved seating for tables of eight when purchased together, otherwise open seating. For tickets or more information: 842-5867. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Harrison County.

Tuesday, March 28

BI-MONTHLY MEETING of the Wilsonburg Lions Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Wilsonburg Church. Covered dish. For more information: 783-5381.

REGULAR MEETING at 7 p.m. of the Ladies Auxiliary to the VFW, Salem, at the post home.

Saturday, April 1

SUNBURST BABY Contest and Beauty Pageant at 11:30 a.m. at the Meadowbrook Mall. For more information or entry forms: Jenni Peavy at (407) 382-8836.

APRIL FOOL'S Spectacular Pageant at Bi-Centennial Hotel, Buckhannon. West Virginia Baby America, Little Miss of America now offering Teene Miss of America.For more information: Sheila at (304) 757-6463.

Thursday, April 6

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

Friday, April 7

VETERANS of Oil and Gas Industries hold monthly luncheon meeting at The Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour is 11 a.m., luncheon at noon. Birthdays and anniversaries will be recognized.

April 7 through 9

CO-HOSTS -- Norwood and Nutter Fort elementary schools co-host 32nd annual West Virginia Scholastic Chess Championships at Nutter Fort Elementary School. For information: Robert Jordan at 842-4771 or e-mail to RobAJordan@aol.com.

Sunday, April 9

32ND ANNUAL North Central West Virginia Coin Show from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, corner of 6th and Main St. Free admission. Hourly door prizes, raffle.

Monday, April 10

VARIETY OF "In-Touch with History" programs offered at Fort New Salem. Tours are from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. weekdays beginning today. For reservations: Kyra or Carol at 782-5245.

Friday, April 14

EASTER BAKE sale at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston.

Sunday, April 16

ANNUAL Palm Sunday Breakfast Brunch Buffet from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. Price for all you can eat buffet: $5 adults, $3 children under 12. Take outs available.

Sunday, May 7

SPAGHETTI DINNER from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Lumberport Community Center. Donation: $5 adults, $2.50 children under 6. Sponsor: Lumberport Lions Club.

Thursday, May 4

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

Thursday, June 1

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

Thursday, June 15

RESERVATION deadline for Lumberport High School reunion July 8 at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Cost: $22.50 single, $45 couple. Alumni Association membership cost is a one-time fee of $5.

Thursday, July 6

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

Saturday, July 8

LUMBERPORT HIGH School reunion at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Social hour begins at 5 p.m., followed by first LHS Alumni Association meeting. Dinner at 7 p.m. and dance begins at 8 p.m. Cost: $22.50 single, $45 couple. Alumni Association membership cost is a one-time fee of $5. Reservations due June 15 by contacting Mrs. Kay Rogers, Route 4, Box 285, Clarksburg, WV, 26301, or call 783-486; Bonnie A. Maphis at 624-5950 or Sheila G. Casto at 623-3723.

Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7

WEST MILFORD Community Citizens Action Committee meets at 7 p.m. at West Milford Community Center.

For more information: 745-3954. Interested citizens and guests welcome.

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