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Calendar of Events

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. Every effort will be made to run as much of the Calendar of Events as possible.

Through Aug. 7

SEAT RESERVATIONS due for chaperoned trip to Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio, on Aug. 19. Cost: $70 per person, includes one Funday-Ride-All-Day park ticket, round-trip bus ticket, catered meal at park. Under 16 must be accompanied by parent. Seats limited. Sponsor: Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission. For more information: HCPRC at 624-8619.

Through Aug. 10

SUMMER READING Program "Search for Treasure-Read for Pleasure" for ages 3 to sixth grade at Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. To pre-register or for more information: Mary Loomis at 627-2236.

Friday, July 14

V-J DAY SERVICE 7 p.m. at VFW Post 573, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-3591.

CHRISTIAN GATHERING 7 p.m. at City of Refuge, 1628 West Virginia Ave., Clarksburg. For more information: 624-1410.

COVERED-DISH Dip dinner from 5-8 p.m. at Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars. Cost: 25 cents per dip, 50 cents per meat. Sponsor: Salem VFW Ladies Auxiliary No. 9151. Proceeds go to Cancer Aid Research.

KELLY MILLER Association meets at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, E.B. Saunders Way. Final meeting before reunion on July 20-22. Installation of new officers.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets at noon at Minard's. Speaker: Sherry Kinney, director of Court Appointed Special Advocate Program.

Saturday, July 15

MONTHLY board meeting of West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival at 7 p.m. at Papa Jim and Emily Larosa Home, 309 Clark St., Clarksburg.

WORKSHOP on "How to Monitor Harrison County Streams -- Becoming a River Steward" from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Salem-Teikyo University, Carlson Hall, third floor Water Quality Lab. No cost. Reference materials provided. To reserve seating at least two days in advance, call Bruce Edinger, assistant professor of Biology and Environmental Science at 782-5214, 782-2109, fax to 782-5579 or e-mail

LEWIS COUNTY United Way Kickoff Cruise from 5-9 p.m. at Wendy's in Weston. No entry fee. Music, door prizes, games. For more information: Mike at 269-6230.

APPLICATIONS for American Cancer Society's Camp WINACA must be received today in Charleston office. For more information: Arnold at 1-800-288-3618.

CLASS -- Fourth class of Parent Education Project from 6:30-8 p.m. at United Summit Center. For more information: United Summit Center at 623-5661, ext. 263, or Melody Waybright at 842-5632.

AUDITIONS for "The Wizard of Oz" for first-12th grades at Mitzi Layne Dance Academy. Grades 1-5, 11 a.m.; grades 6-12, noon. Performance at Rose Garden Theatre. For more information: 624-1982.

FRONT PORCH concert rain or shine at 7 p.m. at Fort New Salem. Performer: The Klines. Admission: adults, $5; students, $1.50, ages 6-12, senior and group rates; season tickets: $12. Food. For more information: Carol Schweiker at 782-5245.

MARINE CORPS LEAGUE, D.H.L. Detachment No. 981, Clarksburg, holds first annual picnic 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort, Lions Den Shelter. Bring covered dish. For more information: 623-3439.

FREE HEALTHY 2000 Fair from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at West Milford Community Center. Health, dental, sight screenings available. For more information: Sister Mary Rebecca "Barbara" Fidler at 745-3131.

YWCA JULY CARD party and luncheon begins with lunch at 11:30 a.m. at YWCA. Door prizes and 50/50 drawing. Theme: Independence Day. For more information or to reserve table: Christine Strader at 622-2195.

DEADLINE for auditions to be held July 19 and 20 at Center for Choral Arts, Clarksburg, for Chanticleer Children's Chorus of West Virginia for ages 4-12th grade. For appointment: 624-7282.

CAR SHOW begins at noon at Clarksburg City Garage, Hewes Avenue. Registration: $10 from 10 a.m.-noon. Sponsor: YWCA of Harrison County. Dash plaques to first 100 cars, door prizes, entertainment, refreshments.

July 15 and 16

KMART Kids Race Against Drugs for ages 7-12 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday in Clarksburg and Morgantown. Children will be given a T-shirt, baseball cap and anti-drug information.

CAMP JOY Gospel Sing at Berea begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, continuing until Sunday afternoon. Food, drinks, overnight camping facilities. For more information: 782-3900.

July 15 and 22

FORT NEW SALEM Old-time Summertime Social 1-5 p.m. at Fort New Salem. No admission. Food. Description: Old-time summertime socials with games, entertainment and a look back at our popular culture. For more information: Carol Schweiker at 782-5245.

July 15 through 21

NEW LIFE Baptist Church hosts performing group from Anderson, S.C. They will perform the musical "God is in Control" at the church, 1000 Johnson Ave., Bridgeport, Sunday, and at center court of Meadowbrook Mall on Wednesday. Time: 7 p.m. For more information: Chris Talton at 203-0936.

Sunday, July 16

CAR SHOW -- Stonewood Fire Department's 10th annual car show from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in front of N.T.B. Center at Meadowbrook Mall. Entry fee: $10. Plaques and dash plaques given to first 175 cars. Trophies awarded at 3:30 p.m. Sponsor: Chenoweth Ford.

UNITED EVANGELISTIC Mission Church, West Milford, holds Homecoming. Covered-dish dinner at noon at Fellowship Hall. Evangelistic service at 2 p.m. Guest speaker: the Rev. Gerald Hamrick. Guest singers: The Currence Family.

NIGERIA MEDICAL missionaries Dr. Chuck Arnett and wife, Pearl, speak at 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. at Duff Street United Methodist Church, Stealey. Reception 2-4 p.m. in their honor in church Multi Ministries building. For more information: 622-2965.

AMERICAN DINNER at 12:30 p.m. in upstairs of Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars post home. Bring covered dish. Sponsor: Salem VFW Auxiliary.

PICNIC -- Rocky Fork picnic at Gilmer County church. Bring picnic lunch. Entertainment. Service by the Rev. Brooks Moody.

SPANISH HERITAGE and Cultural Association holds annual picnic 1-6 p.m. at 4-H Center. Entertainment, food.

BEREAVED PARENTS meet at 1:30 p.m. at Revy Goldens residence, 417 Lawman Ave., Bridgeport. Annual picnic will follow, bring covered dish. For more information: 842-2384.

PICNIC -- 9th annual Belgian-American Heritage Society picnic begins at 1 p.m. at Clarksburg City Park.

UNASHAMED will preform at 6 p.m. at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1318 North 16th St. Unashamed is a ministry team from Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, Iowa. For more information: 622-3584.

July 16 through 22

40TH ANNUAL Veterans of Foreign Wars Youth Camp, Cedar Lakes, Ripley.

Monday, July 17

OUR LADY OF PEACE, Assembly 1184, 4th degree dinner at 6:30 p.m. at Raymon's, Clarksburg. Meeting follows at Robert Pettito Knights of Columbus Hall, Clarksburg. For more information: 622-0248.

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meets at 7 p.m. in council chambers at city hall.

BLOOD DRIVE 1-7 p.m. at Banks District Fire Department, Route 4, Rock Cave. For more information: 598-0732 or 1-800-732-0383.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Club dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. on July 18 at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. For reservations: Helen Lamm at 623-4708, or Vera Westfall at 842-3979 before 11 a.m.

CATCH HOMESCHOOLING group of Grafton holds an information day from 6-9 p.m. at Blueville Church of Christ, for parents interested in homeschooling their children. For more information: Paula Poling at 265-0540 or Loretta Flood at 265-2695.

July 17 through 21

ARMY VS NAVY Vacation Bible School from 6:30-9:10 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church, Bridgeport. For more information: 842-4842.

Tuesday, July 18

STONEWALL JACKSON Coin Club meeting every third Tuesday at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center, Clarksburg. Swap and talk from 6:30-7 p.m.; meeting at 7 p.m. Door prizes and 50/50 drawings. For more information: 265-3932.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America holds dinner meeting at 6:45 p.m. at Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open: 6:30 p.m. Theme: "Stars On Parade." Feature: "Proms on Parade." Music: Joan Alasky. Speaker: Raelyn Tsarnas.

July 18 through 20

ALPHA DELTA Kappa Southeast Conference at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling.

July 18 and Aug. 14

"SCIENCE IS FUN" for girls ages 5-12. Thursday from 1-3 p.m., Oak Ridge Shelter, Watters Smith State Park. Tuesday from 6-8 p.m., Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Monday from 1-3 p.m., Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee; non-Girl Scouts must pay small registration also. Financial assistance available. Pre-registration required by calling Girl Scout office.

Wednesday, July 19

BINGO from 6-9 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 573, Clarksburg. Proceeds benefit Robert C. Byrd High School ROTC. For more information: 622-3591.

BINGO from 5:30 p.m. at Salem Veterans of Foreign Wars post home. Proceeds benefit community service project. Sponsor: Salem VFW Ladies Auxiliary.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School class of 1946 holds breakfast at 9:30 a.m. at Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. For more information: "Toots" Britton at 622-0618.

WEST VIRGINIA Italian Heritage Festival meets at 7 p.m. at Papa Jim and Emily LaRosa's home, 309 Clark St., Clarksburg.

LUNCHEON MEETING of Serra Club of Clarksburg at noon at Minard's Spaghetti Inn. Speaker: Maryann Tyrer. Topic: Role and Objectives of Clarksburg Vicartiate. For more information: 842-8831.

PICNIC -- Harrison-Doddridge Foster Grandparents Association hosts 35th annual picnic at 11 a.m. at Doddridge County 4-H Fairgrounds, Snowbird Road, Shelter No. 4.

LOST CREEK High School Alumni Association holds meeting at 7 p.m. at Lost Creek Community Building.

July 19 and 20

CHANTICLEER CHILDREN'S Chorus of West Virginia seeks members ages 4-12th grade. Auditions by appointment only at Center for Choral Arts, Clarksburg. To schedule audition: 624-7282.

July 19, 27, 25, and 26

PRE-COLLEGE orientation sessions from 6-8 p.m. at Fairmont State Community and Technical College, Classes Wednesday and Thursday at Gaston Caperton Center, Fairmont State College; Tuesday at Monongalia County Education Center, Morgantown; Wednesday at Randolph County Vocational Technical Center, Elkins. For more information: Marilyn Wolfe at 1-800-641-5678 or 367-4199.

July 20 and Aug. 15

WACKY GAMES featuring many unusual and funny games for girls ages 5-12. Games from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Maple Shelter, Clarksburg City Park, Nutter Fort; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Bridgeport Presbyterian Church. Sponsor: Girl Scouts of Black Diamond Council. Program fee and non-girl scouts must pay small registration. Financial assistance available. To pre-register call Girl Scout office.

Friday, July 21

DEADLINE for registration to attend Goals Breakfast for members of Harrison County Education Association at 9 a.m. at Bridgeport Shoney's. For more information: Jackie Romeo at 842-3628.

WORKSHOP on non-profit leadership from 9 a.m.-noon at Benedum Center, Bridgeport. Registration: 8:30 a.m. Topics: Fund-raising basics, volunteer management, public relations, collaborative partnership building, use of technology. Cost: $35. WVU field instructors and task supervisors eligible for 50 percent discount. Sponsor: Division of Social Work, West Virginia University. For more information or to register: Marcie Weimer at 293-3051, ext. 3103 or

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meets at noon at Minard's. Speaker: Club representatives to Girls State and Boys State.

July 21 through 23

JUMBLE SALE from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1-5 p.m. Sunday, at Quiet Dell Schoolhouse, Exit 115, off Interstate 79. Proceeds benefit building fund.

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