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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.

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

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,

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:

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,

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,

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.

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