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Today

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.

CLOTHING GIVEAWAY 9 a.m.-noon, Jones Run Church, Jones Run Road, 3 1/2 miles out Lumberport.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP, Bunner Ridge, near Fairmont. Open stage, 6 p.m. Music, 7-11 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: 292-5854, 363-4864.

YARD SALE 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Church of God, Liberty Addition, Clarksburg. Benefits flood victims in West Virginia. Call: Karen Richards, 782-2578.

"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, or 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 canceled due to death of club member. 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 Bash@aol.com.

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.

Through Aug. 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.

MANNINGTON District Fair at fairgrounds in downtown Mannington.

BRIDGEPORT HIGH School class of 1981 20-year reunion. Times: 6 p.m.-midnight Aug. 11, Bridgeport Country Club; 1-4 p.m. Aug. 12, Maple Lake Club House. For reservations: Carol Johnson, 782-3204, Sandy Dinzeo, 842-5672.

Sunday, Aug. 12

LIGHTS of Home performs 9:30 a.m., North View United Methodist Church.

FLOOD RELIEF benefit concert 2-7 p.m., Bridgeport High School auditorium. Cost: $3. Proceeds help flood victims in southern part of state.

LOST CREEK community covered-dish picnic 1-5 p.m., pavilion across from fire hall. Sponsor: Lost Creek United Methodist Church. Call: Carla McGlumphy, 745-5605.

BETHANY BAPTIST Church 125th anniversary celebration, church hall. Schedule: Church, 10 a.m.; worship, 11 a.m.; covered- dish luncheon, program, 1:30 p.m. Call: 472-3080.

CENTRAL WEST VIRGINIA Corvette Club state championship Concours XXIV and Participants Choice Corvette Show, Harry Green Chevrolet, Clarksburg. Registration: 9 a.m.-noon. Show at noon. Catch A Wave performs. Door prizes, refreshments, charity auction, goodie bags. Proceeds benefit local charities.

VACATION Bible School program 10 a.m., Wolf Summit Wesleyan Methodist Church. Call: Pastor Ray Satterfield, 622-1735.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society picnic, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort, Maple Shelter. Liturgy Mass at noon, meal at 1 p.m.

SAINT CLARE Catholic Church reunion Mass at 11 a.m. Lunch follows. Free-will offering taken. Call: St. Boniface Church, 269-1767.

HOSPICE BINGO, Kingwood Civic Center. Doors open 2 p.m., bingo 4 p.m. Admission packets, $20; additional packets, $10. Call: 864-0884. Sponsor: Hospice Care Corp.

Monday, Aug. 13

SALVATION ARMY Vacation Bible School 6-8 p.m., 1000 S. Chestnut St., Clarksburg. Theme: "Jesus to the Rescue." Ages 3-adults.

BINGAMON PUBLIC Service District meeting 7 p.m., old Wyatt School building, Wyatt.

UNITED TECHNICAL Center, Clarksburg, pre-registration for first quarter 3-7 p.m., at the school. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129, after 3 p.m.

HARRISON COUNTY Democrat Women meet 7 p.m., American Legion Hall. W.V.F.D.W. delegates selected. Call: 623-1024.

KELLY MILLER Association meeting 7:30 p.m., Mt. Zion Church, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg. Call: Frank Starks, 203-5139.

FREE BASIC Windows 95 classes 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. To register: 623-9156.

OUTREACH CHRISTIAN School, 285 Mid Ave., open house/parent meeting. Meeting, 6 p.m. Parents of enrolled students required to attend meeting.

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

BLOOD DRIVE 2-7 p.m., Salem Baptist Church, 153 E. Main St. Call: 1-800-732-0383 or 598-0732.

WOMEN of the Moose, Clarksburg Chapter No. 409, meets 7:30 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose No. 52 Lodge, 150 W. Main St.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus, meets 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto KOC Hall, Clarksburg. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3285.

YWCA BOARD of Directors monthly meeting 5:30 p.m., meeting room. Call: 624-6881.

VICTORY HIGH School class of 1954 meets for monthly meeting 5:30 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Call: 842-4384, 622-8559.

Aug. 13 through 16

THIRD ANNUAL Faith and Fine Arts Camp 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. Students K-8th grade. To register: 623-9156.

Tuesday, Aug. 14

TOWN of Nutter Fort regular council meeting 7:30 p.m., council chambers.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m., Banks District Fire Department.

FREE MICROSOFT WORKS classes 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m., Vincent Memorial United Methodist Church, Nutter Fort. To register: 623-9156.

NARFE CHAPTER 1579 federal retirees' annual covered-dish picnic begins at 4 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park, Clarksburg, Hilltop Shelter. Chicken/beverage provided. Bring place settings.

REGULAR MEETING of Harrison-Clarksburg Board of Health 11 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Paul Watson's house, Maple Lake, Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Dr. Ahrend, chiropractor. Call: 842-3158.

REGISTRATION deadline for second annual Children's Fund-raising Softball Tournament organized by Mount Olive Correctional Complex inmates. Event Sept. 14-16. Call: Valerie Chapin, recreation director, (304) 442-7213. Proceeds benefit Patchwork Children's Shelter, Charleston. Entry fee: $10. Additional donations accepted.

PRAYER MEETING 9-10 a.m., Abundant Life, Arlington Addition. Call: 624-7371.

Wednesday, Aug. 15

LUNCHEON meeting of Serra Club of Clarksburg noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn, Clarksburg. Speaker: Dr. Tom Condron. Topic: 59th annual Serra International Convention in Los Angeles.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON class of 1946 monthly breakfast 9:30 a.m., Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: "Toots" Britton, 622-0618.

FEE DEADLINE for Liberty High School class of 1991 reunion to be held Sept. 1 at Bridgeport Country Club. Make checks payable to Lisa McDonald and mail to Route 4, Box 315, Clarksburg, WV, 26301. Call: McDonald, 783-4510, Valerie Schmidt, 404-352-0224.

Aug. 15 and 22

NEW STUDENT registration at Washington Irving Middle School, Clarksburg. Times: 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m., Aug. 15, 8 a.m.-noon, Aug. 22. Bring birth certificate, shot record, most recent report card. Call: 624-3271, Web site washingtonirving.org.

Through Aug. 16

ANNA'S EXPRESSIONS of Dance fall/spring registration for children and adults 4-7 p.m., 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. Call: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com. Instructor: Anna Pishner.

Thursday, Aug. 16

HARRISON COUNTY Historic Landmark Commission meeting 9 a.m., Harrison County Commission conference room, second floor, Harrion County Courthouse. Special accommodations: 624-8690.

KIWANIS CLUB meeting noon, Jim Reid's restaurant, Nutter Fort. Speaker: James M. Sims. Topic: Expansion of Jackson's Mill State 4-H Center.

KARATE CLASS 6:30-8:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Cost: $10. Ages 6 and up. Sponsor: West Milford Police Department. Call: 745-3131.

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meet 6:30 p.m., Jim Reid's restaurant. Ads, monies for Business Directory must be turned in. Call: Rudy Bozarth, 622-6643 or Connie Poling, 622-5551.

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, intersection of U.S. 19 south and Davisson Run Road.

BLOOD DRIVE 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Dominion Transmission, Flameway Hall, Clarksburg. Call: American Red Cross, 1-800-732-0383.

AMERICAN LEGION Unit No. 31 meeting 7 p.m., post home, Bridge Street, Shinnston. Call: Roxie Williams, 592-5231 or Margaret Yost, 592-1721 after 5:30 p.m.

MILITARY ORDER OF Purple Heart Chapter No. 418 meeting 7 p.m., Ponderosa Steakhouse, Bridgeport. First time veterans bring discharge papers. Call: 622-9750, 782-2794.

Aug. 16 through 18

BABY-TODDLER Photogenic contest at Lumberport Eagle District Fair. Cost: $5 per picture. Call: Sheryl Burr, 584-4031 after 5 p.m. or Dot Jones, 584-4764.

Friday, Aug. 17

REGION VI Workforce Investment Executive/LEO Board meeting 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Fairmont Job Service Office Conference Room, 3rd floor of West Virginia State Office Complex, Adams Street, Fairmont. Call: Jeffrey G. Smith, 368-9530.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meet noon, Minards Spaghetti Inn.

WEST VIRGINIA literature and authors free program 1:30-3 p.m., Bridgeport Public Library. Sponsor: West Virginia Humanities Council and Bridgeport Public Library. Call: 842-8248.

ALLEGRO DANCE Co. and guests summer informal concert 7 p.m., 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. Tickets $5. Call: 624-5765.

Aug. 17 through 19

HOMECOMING at Holy Trinity Chapel, corner of Filbert and Fleming streets, Route 50 East. Guest speaker: Rev. Silas Mullins, Pineville. Friday service, 7 p.m., Saturday covered dish dinner, 4 p.m., Sunday school, 10 a.m.

Saturday, Aug. 18

MOUNT CLARE Lions hold hot dog sale and free eye screening, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mount Clare Fire Department.

BENEFIT CAR SHOW, downtown Kroger's parking lot. Registration 10 a.m.-noon, $10 fee. Proceeds benefit John Boyles Medical Fund. Live band provided by Kroger No. 688. Call: 623-5468.

SALEM VETERANS OF Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post No. 9151 appreciation dinner 6 p.m. at post home.