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Today and Feb. 25

ANNUAL CHILDREN'S show, "Wiley and the Hairy Man" 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Robert C. Byrd High School Theatre Department. Tickets: $2.

Today, March 3, 10 and 17

TECHNOLOGY and Communication for Educators course 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Dunbar Middle School, Fairmont. Instructor: Charles Pitrola. Call: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning, 627-2190. Class limit: 20.

Through Feb. 25

ANNUAL SPRING sports and leisure show, Meadowbrook Mall.

Sunday, Feb. 25

SIMPSON CREEK Baptist Church hosts "The West Virginians" in concert 5:15 p.m., Bridgeport. Call: 842-3589.

POETRY READING, "Give Me Your Hand" by Elaine Blue 3 p.m., Waldomore, Clarksburg. Reception follows in Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, second floor. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. Call: 627-2236.

BASKET BINGO event featuring Longaberger products to benefit Poppy's Walkers Relay for Life Team 3 p.m. YWCA, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit Harrison County Chapter of American Cancer Society. Call: Crystal Matthey, 782-3373.

"THE WEST VIRGINIANS," show choir from Alderson-Broaddus College, to perform 10:45 a.m., Salem Baptist Church and 5:15 p.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS state council second and third degree exemplifications for first degree members noon, Fairmont Marion Assembly No. 942. Candidates present at 11:30 a.m., council hall. Call: 622-0248.

GOSPEL CONCERT 2 p.m. at City of Refuge Church, North View, featuring the Connors. Call: Pastor Tom Patton, 624-1410.

Feb. 25 through March 2

$1 BAG SALE 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Shop, Stealey.

Monday, Feb. 26

SPECIAL MEETING of Women of Moose, Clarksburg Chapter No. 409 nominating committee 6 p.m., at Loyal Order of Moose Lodge.

SPECIAL MEETING of Harrison County Board of Education 10 a.m., board office auditorium, Clarksburg.

CLARKSBURG Columbian Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Philip's Restaurant.

WOMEN OF MOOSE, Clarksburg Chapter 408, bi-monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose 52 Lodge.

BLOOD DRIVE noon-6 p.m. at National Guard. Call: American Red Cross, 1-800-732-0383.

FORMER Iowa teacher Jane Elliott speaks 7 p.m., Fairmont State College, Turley Center Ballroom. Program: "The Anatomy of Prejudice". Call: 367-4705.

BINGO at Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie No. 2353, Clarksburg, 7 p.m., post home. Proceeds benefit aerie, local charities. Call: 622-7231.

VETERANS OF FOREIGN Wars, Meuse-Argonne Post No. 573 meets 8 p.m., post home. Call: 622-3591.

MILLENNIUM QUILTERS GUILD meeting 6:30 p.m., Maplewood. Call: 745-5878.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg Board of Directors meeting noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Call: 842-4132.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., community center. Call: 745-3150.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL No. 872, Knights of Columbus meeting 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Call: 622-0248.

Through Feb. 27

ALLEGRO DANCE Co., 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg, accepting new members 8 years old and up. Some experience required. Call: 624-5765 or e-mail Expressions01@aol.com.

Tuesday, Feb. 27

NATIONAL SATELLITE videoconference workshop on parenting 1:30-4:30 p.m. Call: Suzanne Gribble, 293-2694, ext. 3442.

CLARKSBURG HOUSING Authority's Board of Commissioners meeting 4 p.m., central office complex, Glen Elk.

ARTISTS-IN-RESIDENCE work with South Harrison High School students.

NUTTER FORT Council meeting 7:30 p.m., council chambers.

MARION COUNTY P.A.T.C.H. Coalition meeting 2:30 p.m., West Virginia High Technology Consortium, Fairmont. Call: Sharon Hines-Stringer, 367-7547.

ARTHRITIS educational program 10 a.m., Barbour County Senior Center, Inc., first floor.

PANCAKES and sausage dinner 5:30-7 p.m., United Methodist Temple Church. Donations welcome.

HARD TIMES Benefit for Kids meeting 7 p.m., Lost Creek Fire Department.

CLARKSBURG COURT No. 334, Catholic Daughters of the Americas card party 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars post home.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club regular meeting and covered dish dinner 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church. Call: 783-5381.

PRAYER GATHERING 9 a.m., Abundant Life Church, Arlington Addition, Clarksburg. Call: 624-7371.

SPAY DAY USA, sponsored by Humane Society of Harrison County. For voucher application, call: 592-1600

Wednesday, Feb. 28

BI-MONTHLY meeting of Women of Moose, Clarksburg Chapter No. 409 7:30 p.m., Loyal Order of Moose Lodge.

NORTH VIEW Neighborhood 2000 meeting 6:30 p.m., North View Elementary School cafeteria. Call: Don Schmidt, 622-2850.

ASH WEDNESDAY service, United Methodist Temple Church. Soup and sandwiches 6:30 p.m., fellowship hall. Donations welcome.

ROYAL PALACE Circus 5:30 and 7:45 p.m., Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. Free children's tickets at Kroger, Wendy's, Ames, Burger King, Food Lion, Save-a-Lot.

MEETING -- West Virginia Educational Broadcasting Authority board of directors meet 10:30 a.m., C. Bosworth Johnson Boardroom, Charleston.

WEST VIRGINIA TRAVEL Club, Inc. meets 10:30 a.m., Middletown Mall. Call: 363-7177.

MARINE CORPS League D.H.L. Detachment No. 981 meets 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Call: 623-3439.

BINGO 6 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars, Meuse-Argonne Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit youth programs, community activities. Call: 622-3591.

GOOD HOPE Community Educational Outreach Service Club meets 7 p.m., New Bethel Methodist Church. Call: 745-3328.

Feb. 28 and March 7

TWO-DAY workshop on Consumer's Guide to Wills and Powers of Attorney 6-9 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Facilitator: John A. Farmer. Call: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning, 627-2190.

Feb. 28, March 1, 2 and 3

FAIRMONT STATE College School of Fine Arts and Masquers present "Getting Out" 7:30 p.m., Wallman Hall. Call: 367-4240.

Through March 1

SHINNSTON MASONIC Cemetery requests all flowers and grave blankets be picked up on or before March 1.

NUTTER FORT LIONS CLUB will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Community Center. Guest speaker: Rusty Mall, chairman, Diabetes Association, Lions District I-29.

Thursday, March 1

REGISTRATION and down payment accepted for Montreal and Quebec, Canada weekend travel study. Pre-tour meeting May 23. Trip departs June 13, returns June 17. Limit: 44. Call: West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning, 627-2190.

TOPS WV No. 322 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), a weight loss support group, meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Lost Creek Community Building. Call: 745-3744.

BLOOD DRIVE 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Tucker County High School, foyer, Hambleton. Call: American Red Cross, 1-800-732-0383.

March 1, 8 and 29

TAYLOR COUNTY Photography Club beginners photography class 6:30-8 p.m., Taylor County Library, Grafton. Call: Ken Bolyard, 265-4102, 265-1407, Harry White, 265-5405.

Friday, March 2

MEDICAL BUFFET to raise funds for India earthquake relief 5:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Fairmont. Cost: $15 for adult, $10 for 5 to 10 year olds, free under 5. Reservation needed. Call: Dr. Tulasi Joshi, 367-4145 or 363-4122, Shobha Patel, 366-8385, Cafe of India, 292-0770, Reshma Shaha, 623-2541.

CHURCH WOMEN United Methodist celebrate World Day of Prayer 1 p.m., Salvation Army Center, Clarksburg.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER observance 7 p.m., Barnes Memorial Baptist Church. Program: "Informed Prayer and Prayerful Action." Soloist Rachelle McIntyre Nicholson; sermonette the Rev. Ron Bomar. Offerings benefit Church Women United. For more information call: 623-2209.

March 2 and 3

LIL' LAMBS CLOSET spring summer consignment sale 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Faith Christian Fellowship, Clarksburg. Children's clothing, baby items, maternity clothes.

PLANS for Barbour County 2001 Winter Fair under way, Barbour County Fairgrounds. Activities: Heritage and other crafts, ceramics, demonstrations, food, music, Little Miss Icicle and Jack Frost pageant, fresh ground cornmeal, and other items.

FIFTH ANNUAL "For Such a Time as This" women's conference 7 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Trinity Assembly of God Church, Fairmont. Special speakers: Rev. Rita Robinson, Rev. Kay Zello. Cost: $15 in advance, $25 at door. Call: Rev. Patricia "Sissy" Hebb, 622-2771.

LIL' LAMBS Closet children's clothing consignment sale, Faith Christian Fellowship. Call: 624-6221, 624-4979.

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

PRAYER MEETINGS 6 p.m., Pentecostal Church of the Living God, Stonewood. Call: 624-0502.

Saturday, March 3

BAKED STEAK dinner 4-7 p.m., Quiet Dell United Methodist Church. Sponsor: Quiet Dell United Methodist Women and Boy Scout Troop 16. Cost: $6 adults, $3 6-12, 5 and under free.

BAG A BARGAIN sale 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Duff Street United Methodist Church Multiministries Building, Stealey. Household goods, toys, children clothing, baked goods, hot dogs. Sponsor: United Methodist Women. Proceeds benefit mission projects. Call 622-2965.

AMERICAN Association of University Women meet 12:30 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Guest speaker: Elizabeth Meyer, AAUW state president. Reservations, information: Mary Dana, 623-5010.

STONEWALL JACKSON Memorial Hospital offers one-day childbirth class 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Call: 269-8119.

WEST VIRGINIA University's Student Dance Marathon noon, WVU Mountainlair. Proceeds benefit Children's Miracle Network.

CRAFT BAZAAR 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Reynoldsville Fire Department. Six-foot tables for rent. Cost for first, $15, second, $5. Call: Billie Jo Claypool, 623-2360.

BREAKFAST get-together for Victory High class of 1964 9:30 a.m., Johnny B's Restaurant. Call: Barbara Winans McCracken, 622-7703.

March 3 through April 7

SPRING QUILTING classes, West Virginia Mountain Products, Quiet Dell. Instructor: Dot Lemon. Cost: $35. Advanced classes, 10 a.m.-noon. Beginners classes, 1-3 p.m. Call: W.Va. Mountain Products, 622-3304, Dot Lemon, 884-7920.

Sunday, March 4

BAKED STEAK dinner 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jane Lew Fire Department. Cost: $6 adults, $3, children under 12. Sponsor: First United Mehtodist Church.

SPEAKER -- The Rev. Paul Ai from Vietnam speaks 10:30 a.m., Stealey Assembly of God, Clarksburg.

WASHINGTON Irving High School class of 1954 meets 9 a.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Call: Lucy Hornor, 622-7770.

ANNIVERSARY Sunday 10 a.m., United Methodist Temple Church. Covered dish dinner follows.

JESSICA KING concert 6 p.m., Beulah Baptist Church activity building, Grafton. Free will offering.

SPAGHETTI dinner 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Summit Park Volunteer Fire Department. Cost: 13 and up, $5; 7-12, $3; 6 and under free. Delivery: 622-3363.

BRING A FRIEND service at Nutter Fort Union Mission Church, with the Rev. Greg Lanham speaking. Sunday school 10 a.m., worship service 11 a.m. Call: 624-4900.

Monday, March 5

CRAFTERS interested West Virginia Mountain Products Co-Op take products samples to Quiet Dell Schoolhouse. Call: 622-3304.

BLOOD DRIVE 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Grafton High School, old cafeteria. Call: American Red Cross, 1-800-732-0383.

GARDEN COUNCIL of Harrison County board meets 10 a.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library conference room.

VICTORY High School Class of 1954 will meet at Western Steer Steak House at 6:30 p.m. Spouses welcome. Call: 842-4384 or 622-8559.

Tuesday, March 6

WILSONBURG Lions Club board meeting 7 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

PRAYER GATHERING 9 a.m., Bible Church of God, Reynoldsville. Call: 592-1095.

March 6 through 9

PRE-REGISTRATION for Dodridge County kindergarten. Appointments: 873-2300, 782-1167.

March 7, 14, 21 and 28

VEGETARIAN COOKING: A New Taste for Healthy Living four-session hands-on class, West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning, Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructors: Husband wife team, Ian Rudick and Beth Weegar. Call: 627-2190.

Thursday, March 8

19TH ANNUAL Lincoln Jazz Band Festival 7 p.m., Lincoln High School, Shinnston. County junior high and high school jazz bands featured. Admission: $4 adults, $3 students. Call: Jill Stalnaker, 622-2206.

March 8 through 10

NUTTER FORT Union Church "Winter Conference" services 7 p.m. Special speakers, singers. Call: 624-4900.

March 9 and 10

FREE CONCERT and youth rally 6:30 p.m., Calvary United Methodist Church. Call: Tina Matthey, 622-7621, http://trinitekweb.com/youthrally.

Saturday, March 10

AMERICAN RED Cross of Upshur County sponsors eighth annual open house 8;30 a.m.-5 p.m., Episcopal church, Buckhannon. Cost: $5. Call: Red Cross, 472-8060.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School class of 1965 get together 9 a. m., Dave's Restaurant. Call: Connie Poling, 622-5551 or Ilene Corathers, 745-5444, e-mail: lesterc@westco.net.

CAMPUS Visitation Day at Fairmont State College, 7:45 a.m. Academic fair, other sessions until 1:30 p.m.

COMMUNITY picnic by Wilsonburg Lions Club 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Wilsonburg Elementary School.

Sunday, March 11

ROAST BEEF dinner 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center, Taylor County. Carryouts. Proceeds benefit upkeep of center. Call: 265-1996 or 265-4139.

LARRY PARSONS Chorale Pops Concert, WV Choral Arts Foundation, Clarksburg. Price: $8 adults, $6 students. Call: 624-7282. Wine, cheese reception at intermission.

Monday, March 12

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

WEST MILFORD Lions meeting 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Speaker: Dr. J. Bradley Allamony, WVU Department of Ophthalmology, Robert C. Byrd Health Science Center. Call: 745-5354.

March 12-19, 26

HOMEMADE Easter Egg sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse. Sponsor: North View United Methodist Women.

Tuesday, March 13

PRAYER GATHERING 9 a.m., Clarksburg Church of God, Liberty Addition.

Wednesday, March 14

SUNSHINE SUPPORT group meetings 10 a.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Ruby Fratt, 622-5674.

Thursday, March 15

NUTTER FORT Lions Club meeting 6:30 p.m., Nutter Fort Community Center. Guest speaker: Scott Gannon talks about investments.

DEADLINE for West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival poster contest. Sponsor: Shoney's Restaurant. Call: 622-7314.

CRABB FAMILY in concert, 7 p.m., Jewel City Church, Shinnston. Advance tickets: $10 adults, $8 children under 12. Call: 592-5755 or 592-5678.

Friday, March 16

WEST VIRGINIA Dance Co. performs Spring Art Series 2001 7 p.m., at Salem International University, TED gymnasium. Cost: $3 adults, $1 students. Call: 782-5330.

Through March 17

DAFFODIL DAYS 23rd annual campaign to benefit American Cancer Society. Daffodils delivered March 11-17. Call: American Cancer Society, 1-800- 237-2317.

MAPLE SYRUP Festival at Pickens begins at 9 a.m. and runs through Sunday. Ham and bean buffet at 5 p.m. Call: (304) 924-6288.

Saturday, March 17

VICTORY HIGH School class of 1965 luncheon and planning meeting 1-4 p.m., Eat 'N Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Ellen, 457-3097, Flora, 622-2129, e-mail, ballfamile@webtv.net.

March 17 through 23, 24-31, April 6 and 7

COMMUNITY BOOTH with homemade Easter Eggs made by North View United Methodist Women for sale 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Meadowbrook Mall.

Sunday, March 18

SPAGHETTI DINNER 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., American Legion Unit No. 31, Shinnston. Call: Auxiliary members, 592-3608, 287-7581.

Monday, March 19

MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg. Dinner: 6 p.m., Raymon's Restaurant. Meeting 7 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

Tuesday, March 20

PRAYER GATHERING 9 a.m., Elk Lick Church of God, Route 23, Salem. Call: 782-1818.

March 21 and 22

ANNUAL KINDERGARTEN registration for 2001-2002 year 8:30-11:30 a.m., North View Elementary School. Call: 624-3241.

March 21 and 28

TWO-DAY PUBLIC workshop, Consumer's Guide to Trusts, 6-9 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School, West Virginia University Division of Extended Learning. Facilitator: John A. Farmer. Call: 627-2190.

Saturday, March 24

APPLICATIONS accepted for West Virginia Strawberry Festival pageant. Call: Melodie Stemple, 472-2416, Randy Sanders, 1-800-824-9107.

HUBCAPS Oldies Dance and Show, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, Nathan Goff Armory, Clarksburg. Tickets: $20. Call: Becky Lear, 842-5867. Proceeds benefit Humane Society of Harrison County.

March 24 and 25

OUR LADY OF PEACE Assembly 1184, Clarksburg Knights of Columbus exemplification of 4th Degree, Fairmont Marion Assembly. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

Monday, March 26

MEETING of Sunshine Support group 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairmont. Call: Linda Noble, 366-1938.

CLARKSBURG COUNCIL 872, Knights of Columbus meeting 7:30 p.m., Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club meeting 6:30 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Call: 745-3150.

Tuesday, March 27

MEETING and covered dish dinner of Wilsonburg Lions Club 6:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Church. Call: 623-0305.

PRAYER GATHERING 9 a.m., Faith Fellowship Church. Call: 622-1038.

Wednesday, March 28

WEST MILFORD Elementary School kindergarten registration. Call: 745-3341.

Friday, April 6

ELIMINATION dinner 6 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg, benefits Salem resident/West Virginia Industrial Home for Youth correctional officer Sam Gaskins, diagnosed with throat cancer. Grand prize: $1,000. Raymon's catering. Tickets: $25. Call: Mike Anderson, 782-2371, 623-1295.

April 6 and 7

VICTORY HIGH School class of 1961 plans class reunion April 6 and 7. Call: LaBene Schmidt, 363-2735, Peggy Goldsmith Allman, 842-3918.

April 17 through 22

BACKYARD Theatre Co. presents Sister Amnesia's Country Western Nunsense Jamboree and Dinner Theatre at Westchester Village. Each day: Dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. April 22: Brunch at 1 p.m., show at 2:30 p.m. For reservations: 366-3711.

Wednesday, April 18

WINE AND CHEESE tasting prior to Backyard Theatre Co.'s production of "Nunsense the Jamboree" at 5:30 p.m. at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., performance at 8 p.m. For reservations or more information: Westchester at 366-3711.

Friday, April 20

FREE P.A.L.S. (Preschool Assessment of Local Students) screening birth to 5, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Nutter Fort Elementary School. children birth

May 1 and 2

JOHNSON ELEMENTARY School holds kindergarten registration from 8-11:45 a.m. For more information: 842-3731.

Friday, May 4

TONY GORE and Majesty gospel concert 7 p.m., Fairmont Armory. Call: 287-2623.

Sunday, May 13

MARION COUNTY 3-Rivers Festival Senior Queen event 4 p.m., Marion County Senior Center. Call: Jerry Vilar, 363-4980.

Tuesday, May 15

STATE FAIR scholarships available. Call (304) 645-1090, e-mail, wvstatefair@wvstatefair.com.

Sunday, May 20

67TH ANNUAL spring concert by Madrigal Singers of Clarksburg 4 p.m., grand ballroom of Waldomore.

June 2 and 3

WESTON CARP Tournament and Festival in Weston. Call: Judy Lewis, 269-4800.

Tuesday, June 5

TOWN OF LUMBERPORT Municipal Election. Call: 584-4370.