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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.


WEST VIRGINIA English Language Arts Council spring conference, Glade Springs Resort, Daniels. Costs, registration:

INSTRUCTOR COURSE for workplace training sponsored by American Red Cross 6-10 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Upshur County EMS building, Buckhannon. Cost: $70. Call: 472-8060 to pre-register and pre-pay. Class size limited. CPR/First Aid certification required.

TREE PLANTING Day 10 a.m., Fairmont State College's Duval-Rosier Field. Call: 367-4501.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP, Bunner Ridge, Fairmont. Shows: 6-11 p.m. Cost: $2. Call: 292-5854, 363-4864.

REIKI WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Mon General Hospital Conference Center, Morgantown. Call: Terry-Anne Miller, 366-0100.

SPAGHETTI DINNER noon-3 p.m., 4-7 p.m., Salvation Army gymnasium, 1000 South Chestnut St., Clarksburg. Cost: $6 adults, $4 under 12. Proceeds benefit Dena Earnest and family. Eat in or carry out. Call: 624-0745 or 622-0300.

TEEN DANCE 8-10 p.m., Salem Dance Co., 141 East Main St., Salem. Ages: 9-12. Cost: $3.

AUCTION 10 a.m., Johnstown Community Building.

GFWC WEST Virginia North Central District spring workshop 8:30 a.m., First Baptist Church Youth Center, 71 Rebecca St., Shinnston. Registration and coffee hour 8:30-9:45 a.m. Cost: $12 includes lunch.

SPAGHETTI DINNER 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 416 Ohio Ave., Nutter Fort. Cost: Adults, $5, 12 and under, $3.

ANNUAL RAMP Festival 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mason-Dixon Park. Cost: Adults, $6, 6-12, $3, 5 and under, free. Call: Connie Ammons, 879-5500 or e-mail

FREE CHILDREN'S dental screening 8 a.m.-noon, Wilson-Martino and Wilfong Dental Assoc., ages 12 and under. By appointment. Call: 842-7568 or 472-4954.

SAUSAGE HOAGIE dinner 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Lost Creek Activities Building. Call: 745-4020 or 745-4100. Take outs: 745-3723.

INDOOR FLEA MARKET and hot dog sale 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sardis Community Center. Table rental $5. Call: Sondra at 783-5485.

GLENVILLE STATE College Alumni Day 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Alumni Center. Brunch/luncheon, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Heflin Student Union Cafeteria. Cost: $4.50.

FAIRMONT STATE College celebrates 40 years. Reception 6 p.m., Dr. Daniel Bradley's home; Dinner, program, dance, 7 p.m., Turley Center Ballroom. RSVP by April 7. Tickets: $50 per person. Call: 367-4713.

MEMORY WALK for Alzheimer's 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park. Call: Carolyn Jones, 623-5666, ext. 285.

SEVENTH ANNUAL "Music-O-Rama" 10 a.m., noon, 2, 4 and 6 p.m., Middletown Mall, Fairmont.

Through April 22

CHILDREN'S MUSICAL "St. Francis -- Poor Little Man of God", Bridgeport United Methodist Church, Bridgeport. Time: Saturday, 6:15 p.m., Sunday, 9:30 a.m. Call: Sara Carr, 842-6284.

AFFILIATED HORSESHOE Pitchers, MCPARC "Spring Fling", Worthington Park, Worthington. Cost: $10 adults, juniors free. Call: Charles M. Bunner, 366-7986.

37TH ANNUAL Braxton County Arts and Crafts Fair, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 1-5 p.m. Sunday, Braxton County National Guard Armory. Cost: $1 adults, children under 12 free. Benefits community projects such as Kidcare, DARE, volunteer fire department, library, etc.

ROBERT C. Byrd High School presents "The Face On The Barroom Floor," RCB theatre. Times: Saturday, 7:30 p.m., Sunday, 2 p.m.

MARRIAGE and Family Seminar, Central Church of Christ, 232 South Chestnut St. Friday, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Saturday, 8 a.m.-noon, Sunday, 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m.

LIGHT of Life World Outreach Center relocation celebration 7 p.m. daily, 354 West Main St., Clarksburg. Guest speakers daily.

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. daily, Morgan's Run United Brethren Church.

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

SPRING HOME and Garden Show, Meadowbrook Mall. Times: Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Call: 842-5441.

Sunday, April 22

MIRACLE MEADOWS School worships 2:30 p.m., Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, 315 E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

CHILI BOWL/hot dog dinner 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Lincoln High School commons area. Cost: $6 adults, $4 children, senior citizens.

"CHOSEN PEOPLE Sunday", Bible Baptist Temple, Route 58, Cost Road, Stonewood.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society meet 1 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg.

BUCKHANNON CHAMBER Orchestra concert 3 p.m., West Virginia Wesleyan College Chapel.

MS WALK 2 p.m., Clarksburg Veterans Memorial Park. Registration, 1 p.m. Call: 623-4679.

GOSPEL CONCERT with the Rev. Tom Ditch 10:30 a.m., Congregational Missionary Church, 203 Hazelwood, Stonewood. Call: Pastor Ron DiCiolla, 622-7256.

FIRST EXCHANGE Bank Valley Falls Mountain Bike Race noon, Valley Falls State Park. Fee: $20-25. Call: 367-2719.

CELEBRATION OF "Divine Mercy Sunday" 9-11 a.m. Saint Clare Catholic Church, Doddridge County. Call: 623-1836 or 269-1767.

SUNSHINE SUPPORT group for Multiple Sclerosis meet 10 a.m., Eat N' Park. Call: Ruby Fratt, 622-5674.

SONG/WORSHIP service 7 p.m., Community Church, Century No. 1. Singers: Young Disciples.

RAMP DINNER 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Haymond Community Center, Taylor County. Call: 265-1996 or 265-4139.

Monday, April 23

CLARKSBURG HOUSING Authority's Board of Commissioners meets 4 p.m., Central Office Complex, 433 Baltimore Ave., Glen Elk.

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

DEPRESSION SUPPORT classes 7 p.m. New Life Christian Center, 9 Cherry Tree Drive, Nutter Fort. Six week class. Call: 623-1860.

SEN. JAY ROCKEFELLER speaks at Second West Virginia Forum on Technology and Innovation 9 a.m.-4 p.m., West Virginia University, National Research Center for Coal and Energy Building, Morgantown.

BINGO 7 p.m. Fraternal Order of Eagles, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit aerie charities/programs. Call: 622-7231.

UNITED WAY of Harrison County Youth Day of Caring High school club members volunteer in United Way agencies. Call: Julie Perine, 624-6337

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

SUNSHINE SUPPORT Group meeting 6 p.m., Holiday Inn, Fairmont. Speaker: Becky Shelling-Rodecker. Topic: Sterile catheter products. Call: Linda Noble, 366-1938.

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

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg board of directors meets noon, Minard's.

WEST MILFORD Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Community Center. Program. Call: 745-4407.

April 23 through 24

AUDITIONS for "Pinnocchio" 3:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School Theater. Monday: Grades 3-7; Tuesday: Grades 8-12. Show dates, June 28-29.

April 23 through 25

SCENIC BYWAYS/Backways Conference, Martinsburg Holiday Inn, Martinsburg.Registration, $25. Call: 558-3165.

April 23 through 27

$1 BAG SALE 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Humane Society Thrift Show, 220 Milford St., Stealey.

April 23 through 28

REVIVAL 7 p.m. daily, Nutter Fort Union Mission Church. Speakers, singing. Call: 624-4900.

April 23 through 29

NATIONAL DANCE week. Workshops and demonstrations all week. Call: Anna Pishner, 624-5765 or 624-9660 or e-mail,

April 23 through May 21

COUNTRY LINE dancing class, United Technical Center, Clarksburg. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

April 23, 26, 30

PARENTING CLASSES 5:30-8:30 p.m., Rural Options for Services and Education, Inc., Greenwood. Cost: $25 per family per series. Class limited. Call: 1-888-443-2589 or 873-3463.

Through April 24

ACT/SAT Preparation Class for junior/seniors, United Technical Center. Meeting 5-8 p.m. Thursdays. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

Tuesday, April 24

CLARKSBURG WATER Board meet 2:30 p.m., water office.

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

BLOOD DRIVE 9 a.m.-1 p.m., East Fairmont High School auditorium.

COURT APPOINTED Special Advocates celebrity wait 5-8 p.m., Texas Roadhouse.

WEST VIRGINIA Wesleyan College Concert Band and Wind Ensemble spring concert 7:30 p.m., Wesly Chapel.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of Americas Court No. 334 celebrates 83rd anniversary and Priest Appreciation Day with noon luncheon, Jim Reids Restaurant, Nutter Fort.

MARION COUNTY P.A.T.C.H. Coalition meet 2:30 p.m., Marion County Technical Center, Route 250 North, Farmington.Call: Sharon Hines-Stringer, 367-7547.

PRAYER MEETING 9 a.m., House of Faith, Route 19 north of Clarksburg.

CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS of the Americas Court Clarksburg No. 334 83rd anniversary and annual Priest Appreciation 11:30 a.m., Jim Reid's Restaurant. Reservations: 842-6205.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club meeting/covered dish dinner 6:30 p.m., at the church. Call: 623-0305.

LADIES AUXILIARY of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salem Post No. 9151 meet 7 p.m., post home. Call: 782-4296 or 782-1588.

FAIRMONT STATE College School of Fine Arts music scholarship auditions. Call: 367-4118.

April 24, May 1

CHILDBIRTH PREPARATION class 1-4 p.m., Rural Options for Services and Education Inc., Greenwood. Cost: $25 per couple. Call: 873-3463 or 1-888-443-2589.

April 24 through May 8

PUBLIC COMMENT period for textbook adoption 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building ground floor.

April 24 through May 24

FUNDAMENTALS of investing class, United Technical Center. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

CONVERSATIONAL SPANISH class, United Technical Center. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

April 24 through May 29

POWDER PUFF Mechanics class, United Technical Center. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 25

WEST VIRGINIA State Historic Preservation Office hears comments, ideas about preserving state's historic resources 7 p.m., Waldomore, West Pike and North Fourth St., Clarksburg.

PRE-BUSINESS workshop 9:15 a.m.-5 p.m., First Exchange Bank conference room, 216 Fairmont Ave., Fairmont. Pre-registration. Call: 368-0023.

BLOOD DRIVE 2-7 p.m., Salem Baptist Church, 153 East Main St., Salem.

BUFFET SALAD luncheon for National Secretaries Week 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Crim Memorial United Methodist Church, Philippi. Cost: $5, tickets at door. Benefits Jan Schola. Call: 457-2466.

TEENS AGAINST Tobacco Use adult training 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Holiday Inn, Bridgeport.

CHAMBER OF Commerce Secretaries' Day Luncheon noon, Via Veneto. Cost: $15, members, $20, non-members. Reservations/payments: Chamber office, 168 West Main St., Suite 100, Clarkburg, WV, 26301. Call: 624-6331.

JEKYLL & HYDE 7:30 p.m., West Virginia University Creative Arts Center. Call: 293-SHOW.

VETERANS of Foreign Wars Meuse Argonne Post No. 573, Clarksburg, bingo 6 p.m., post home. Proceeds benefit community activities. Call: 622-3591.

MARINE CORPS League, D.H.L Detachment No. 981 elect new officers 7 p.m., Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573, Clarksburg. Call: Commandant Keith E. Walls, 623-3439.

FREE WORKSHOP "Legal Issues for Kinship Care Providers," public hearing "Family Court Reform," 1-3 p.m., Friendly United Methodist Church. Sandwich luncheon, $4. Call: Rev. Gary Boyd, 652-2469.

LADIES AUXILIARY of Veterans of Foreign Wars, Salem Post No. 9151 bingo 5:30 p.m. Benefits community projects. Call: 782-4296 or 782-1588.

GOAL PLANNING and Life Strategies for Personal Success class 6-8 p.m., Robert C. Byrd High School. Instructors: Marianne O'Doherty, Ian Rudick. Cost: $40 per person, $35 couple. Class limited. Call: 627-2190.

April 25, May 2, 9

"BOAT SMART" Safe Boating classes 7 p.m., Fairmont Convention and Visitors Bureau Building, 110 Adams St., Fairmont. Call: Ray Derk, 296-4205 or 363-0305.

April 25 through May 30

MICROSOFT WORD Advanced class, United Technical Center. Call: 624-3280, ext. 129 or 130 after 2 p.m.

April 25 through June 25

INTRODUCTION to piano class, 5-5:45 p.m., Fairmont State College, Wallman Hall Building, School of Fine Arts Department, Room 205.

Through April 26

THREE-WEEK Swedish massage course 6-8 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays, YMCA, Clarksburg. Cost: $120 per person. Call: Valarie A. Dunlevy, 624-3600, e-mail,

"FREE AT LAST: a History of the Abolition of Slavery in America," traveling exhibition, Upshur County Public Library.

Thursday, April 26

HARRISON COUNTY Housing Authority meet 4 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m., Davis Elkins College, Lower Benedum, 100 Sycamore St., Elkins.

DODDRIDGE COUNTY Ministerial Association spring community service 7 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, West Union.

HARRISON RURAL Electrificiation members meet 6:30 p.m., Nathan Goff Armory, Route 19 south of Clarksburg.

TAYLOR COUNTY Photo Club meet 7 p.m., library, Anna Jarvis Elementary School, Grafton.

FRATERNAL ORDER of Eagles Aerie meet 8 p.m., 124 West Pike St., Clarskburg. Call: 622-7231.

QUEEN ESTHER Chapter No. 11, Order of the Eastern Star meet 7:30 p.m., Masonic Temple.

April 26 through 29

REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. daily, Duck Creek Mission Church. Call: 745-3544.

Friday, April 27

BLOOD DRIVE 9:30 a.m-2:30 p.m., Calhoun County High School, Millstone.

MCM 2001 Pre-Race party 5-10 p.m., Quality Farm & County parking lot, Eastpointe. Race registration, 5-6 p.m. Cost: $5 donation. Benefits Genesis Youth Center, Inc.

SPRING BASH 8-11 p.m., Anmoore Recreational Hall. Cost: $3. Music: Storm Entertainment.

CRISIS PREGNANCY Center dinner banquet, Fairmont. Free tickets. Call: 363-0003.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets at noon, Minard's. Speaker:
The Rev. Kurt Busiek.

OMEGA SHRINE No. 15, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem meet 7:30 p.m., Masonic temple. Installation of officers.

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

Saturday, April 28

PLANT a row for the Hungry Campaign kick-off for Harrison County 12:30 p.m., 4-H Barn, during Master Gardeners Spring Conference 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Call: Criss-Cross, 623-6681.

CULINARY HERBS, Propagation, Cultivation, Harvesting and Uses workshop 1-5 p.m., La Paix Herb Farm, Alum Bridge. Cost: $15.

MCM 2001 Mini Styled Nascar Race 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jack's Furniture Plaza, Eastpointe, Clarksburg.

"THE VOGUES" 7 p.m., Bridgeport High School auditorium. Tickets at door. Call: Ed Randolph, 622-3101.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient & Family Support Group meet 1-2:30 p.m., Eat N' Park, Bridgeport. Call: Tracey Robertson, 363-1028.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of West Virginia Gardeners Association Spring Gardening clinic 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 4-H Center, Route 19 South.

HEPATITUS C Awareness Day free confidential screening for veterans 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Morgantown Vet Center, 1083 Greenbag Road. Bring proof of military service (DD-214). No appointment necessary. Call: 623-7623.

CELEBRATION OF Mission Event 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Suncrest United Methodist Church, Morgantown. Auction, 1:30 p.m.

"MESSAGE and Messenger" lecture by Art Tequaecshe 8 p.m., Landmark Studio for the Arts, Sutton. Call: 765-3766 or 765-3828.

MULTIPLE WORKSHOPS "Exploring Non-Traditional Careers for Women" 9 a.m.-noon, Center for Workforce Education, South Fairmont exit. Call: 598-0114.

SONG/WORSHIP service 7 p.m., Community Church, Century No. 1. Singers: Common Thread Gospel, Blue Grass.

THIRD ANNUAL Horseback Poker Ride, Wilderness Waterpark. Sign ups, 8-11 a.m.; pulling out, 11 a.m.; food, 5 p.m.; tack sale, 6 p.m. Call: Kevin, 623-9146 or Duane, 842-0258. Sponsor: Harrison County Chapter of Hard Times Benefit for Kids.

KEVIN SHARP "Unplugged" 6:30 p.m., Doddridge County High School. Tickets: $7. Call: 873-3500

PANCAKE/SAUSAGE all you can eat breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m., West Milford Community Center. Adults, $5, 12 and under, $3.50. Proceeds benefit West Virginia Sight Foundation and community projects. Call: 745-5354.

WILSONBURG LIONS Club Adopt-A-Highway cleanup 10 a.m., Wilsonburg Pantry Store. Call: Tina Canon, 783-5381.

FREEWILL HAM and turkey supper 2-6 p.m., Mt. Lebanon Church, Route 20 north, Buckhannon.

HOME SCHOOLING Information Day 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Bible Fellowship Church, Route 250 South, toward Grafton. Call: Jodi Willmon, 534-4615, Rhonda Wotring, 366-6297.

April 28 through 29

FEAST DAY of St. Louis Marie Demontfort, Missionary Image at El Rincon Mexican Restaurant, Gabriel's Plaza. Call: Mary Alice Brennan, 624-7901.

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