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FAIRMONT STATE College hosts North Central West Virginia Science, Energy and Engineering Fair, Turley Center Ballroom. Judging 8:30 a.m.-noon. Awards ceremony 2 p.m.

CONFERENCE on frontier forts, Prickett's Fort State Park off Interstate 79, Exit 139. Reservations/fee: 363-3033, (800) CALL-WVA, Web site

DAFFODIL DAYS 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Eastpointe Kroger. Sponsor: Governor Johnson Garden Club.

LADIES ORIENTAL Shrine of North America installation ceremony 2 p.m., Masonic Temple, second floor. Dress: Teal court dresses. Entertainment: Goodtime Cloggers. Call: 622-8603.

SAGEBRUSH ROUND-UP near Fairmont. Open stage 6 p.m., show 7 p.m. Cost: $2 adults, children under 12 free. Call: 363-4864, (304) 292-5854.

JOHNSTOWN LIONS Club hot dog supper 3-7 p.m., Johnstown Community Building.

WESLEYAN DISTRICT Executive meeting of United Methodist Women 10 a.m., Upshur Parish House, Buckhannon.

HOT DOG sale 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Sardis Community Center.

BRIDGEPORT KIWANIS annual Buckwheat Feed 7 a.m.-2 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, Main Street, Bridgeport. Cost $5.

MOUNTAINEER Chapter No. 1 of the West Virginia Ex-Prisoners of War covered-dish meeting 10:30 a.m., Frankie's Supper Club, Fairmont.

2002 MISS HARRISON County Pageant 7 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Ages 17-24. Call: Barbara Gray, 622-1050.

THIRD ANNUAL West Virginia State Majorette Festival 10 a.m., Rockefeller Center gymnasium, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Doors open 8 a.m. Cost: $5 adults, $4 students, 5 years and under free.

KIWANIS CLUB of Fairmont annual pancake breakfast 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Ninth and Fairmont Avenue, Fairmont. Cost: Adults $5, children under 12 $2, under 2 free. Take-outs. Benefits youth programs in Marion County.

SPRING CRAFT Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Fairmont State College, Colebank gym. Call: 363-8027.

SPRING 2002 Arts and Crafts Show 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Farmington Community Building. Call: Charlotte Kovar, 825-6180.

FAMILY FUN Night 6-8 pm., Bridgeport Baptist Church, 556 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport.

BUNNY HOP for ages 14 and under 7-10 p.m., Reynoldsville Fire Department.

EASTER BUNNY arrives via magic by "The Cartoon Review," Middletown Mall, Fairmont.

DAFFODIL DAYS 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Shop 'N Save, Shinnston. Sponsor: Shinnston Rebekah Lodge No. 47 and Pine Bluff CEOS. Also: Nutter Fort Foodland 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sponsor: GFWC Women's Club, Nutter Fort.

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

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1965 lunch get-together 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Eat 'N Park, Bridgeport. Call: Mike, 269-3399, Flora, 622-2129, Prudy, 622-0061, Ellen, 457-3097.

Through March 17

WEST VIRGINIA Maple Syrup Festival in Pickens. Call: Pat Dulaney, (304) 924-5096.

12TH ANNUAL Snowy Luau, Timberline Four Seasons Resort. Call: (800) SNOWING.

AMERICAN CANCER Society Daffodil Days. Volunteers needed for packaging/deliveries. Call: Mary Ann Froman, chairperson, 842-2144, or Connie Poling, 622-5551.

REVIVAL 7 p.m., Summit Park Union Mission Church. Speaker: The Rev. Bill Lanham on Friday and Saturday. Singing daily.

DAFFODIL DAYS 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday, Meadowbrook Mall, sponsored by GFWC Women's Club, Bridgeport. Noon-6 p.m. Sunday, Meadowbrook Mall, sponsored by Epsilon Psi Beta Sigma PHI.

ACT 2 Theatre Co. "Lend Me a Tenor," comedy by Ken Ludwig, Robert C. Byrd High School Theater. Times: 8 p.m. today; 2 p.m. March 17. Call: 622-0366;

Sunday, March 17

AUCTION by Sperry-Davis Post 9151, Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, 1-3 p.m. at East Gate. Proceeds benefit Cancer Aid. Call: 782-1588.

WEST VIRGINIA Wesleyan College Concert Chorale presents "Home Concert" 3 p.m., Wesley Chapel, Buckhannon.

BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION of American Legion Post No. 4, Weston. At 6 p.m., J.M. Restaurant, U.S. 19 north of Weston. Dinner for two with membership card.

BEREAVED PARENTS meet 1:30 p.m., Bridgeport United Methodist Church, corner of Worthington and Philadelphia, lower-level doors. Topic: Grief. Call: Karen Lang, 842-2873, after 5 p.m. or Libby Davis, 842-3640.

200TH ANNIVERSARY of Union Baptist Church begins with 9:30 a.m. worship service. Speaker: Dr. Jim Lutz. Sunday school 10:45 a.m., covered-dish dinner noon, worship with the Rev. Lois Sandy 2 p.m. Birthday cake, punch and a balloon launch. Call: 739-4422.

HISPANIC HERITAGE and Cultural Association regular meeting 3 p.m., board meeting 2:30 p.m., Harrison County Senior Citizens Center, Clarksburg.

SPAGHETTI DINNER 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Unit 31, Bridge Street, Shinnston. Cost: Adults/children over 12, $5; 6-12, $3; under 6, free. Call: Roxie Williams, 592-5231, Margaret Yost, 592-1721 after 5:30 p.m.

JANE LEW Lions Club pit beef barbecue dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Jane Lew Fire Department. Cost: $6. Benefits many projects.

DINNER THEATER 6 p.m., North Bend State Park. Mick Souter's Touring Musical Theater presents "Ever Sings a River." Cost: $144.95 per couple; $30 per person for dinner and play only. Call: (304) 643-2931.

SIMPSON CREEK Baptist Church Gospel Gang presentation of Fish Tales by Kathy Hill 7 p.m., sanctuary.

MEN'S BREAKFAST 7:30 a.m., Bridgeport Baptist Church 556 Worthington Drive, Bridgeport.

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

BEEF BARBECUE dinner noon-3 p.m., Doddridge County Park. Cost: Adults $6, $7 at door; children $4, $5 at door. Benefits Doddridge County FFA. Tickets: 873-2812.

MIDDLETOWN MALL presents "The Cartoon Review" 6 p.m. at the mall. Doors open 5 p.m. Tickets: $10 adults, $8 children. Advance tickets available at mall's customer service booth. Call: 363-3230.

March 17, 24 and 31

FENG SHUI classes 1:30-3:30 p.m. Instructor: Feng Shui/Karate/Reiki Master David Nutter. Call: Gaia Center for Healing Arts & Studies, (304) 599-0202.

Monday, March 18

STONEWOOD COUNCIL meeting 7 p.m., Council Chambers, 112 Southern Ave.

WOMEN of the Moose, Chapter 699, Shinnston, meets 7:30 p.m., Shinnston Moose.

BRIDGEPORT Senior Satellite meets 10 a.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. Covered-dish luncheon. Wilsonburg Jump Rope Team performs.

NEIGHBORHOOD 2000 Stealey-Hartland-Milford Street areas meet 7 p.m., Stealey United Methodist Church, Milford Street. Topics: Code enforcement update and neighborhood picnic. Call: Phyllis Brown, 622-4421.

FREE PREMIERE of "The Griffin and the Minor Canon," including special segment about the making of the all-West Virginia animated production. At 7 p.m., Fairmont State College, Wallman Hall Theater. Guest speaker: Morgantown native, actor David Selby. Call: Robin Pyle, communications coordinator, (304) 284-1459; e-mail:

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1958 meets 7 p.m., North View United Methodist Church, corner of 19th and Pride streets. Planning of October class reunion. Call: Gaylene, 623-2775, Jim, 622-6147.

CLARKSBURG AREA CFIDS/FM Support Group meeting 6:30-8 p.m., Waldomore, Clarksburg. Speaker: John T. Travis of Travis Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Inc. Call: 782-3427.

BLOOD DRIVES 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Philip Barbour High School gym; noon-6 p.m., Morgantown Blood Center, Pineview Drive.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Clarksburg-Bridgeport After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting 6:45 p.m. March 19, Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Theme: "A New You." Call: Helen Lamm, 623-4708, Vera Westfall, 842-3979, before 11 a.m.

CLARKSBURG CONVENTION and Visitors Bureau meeting 3 p.m., City Manager's Conference Room, second floor, Clarksburg Municipal Building, 222 W. Main St.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1953 meeting for dinner 6:30 p.m., Raymon's restaurant. Call: Connie Findley, 842-4333,

DIABETES SUPPORT Group meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m., United Hospital Center, Classroom A. Reservations: 624-2935.

ROCK BAND Sugar Ray performs with special guest A Simple Plan at 8 p.m., Rockefeller gymnasium, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Call: (304) 473-8111.

MEETING of Our Lady of Peace Assembly No. 1184, 4th Degree, Clarksburg. Dinner 6 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, Clarksburg. Meeting follows at Robert Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall. Call: Joseph Tiano, 622-0248.

RESERVATIONS DUE for Clarksburg Knights of Columbus No. 872 Founder's Day Dinner 6:30 p.m. March 25, Robert Petitto KOC Hall. Call: Sam Veltri, 623-2764, Joe Jurick, 624-6086, Joe Tiano, 622-0248.

GOFF PLAZA GARDEN Club Executive Board meeting 10:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. General meeting 11:30 a.m. Guest speaker: Steven Christopher. Box lunch. Reservations: 842-0370.

ATTENTION DEFICIT/Hyperactivity Support Group free, informational meeting 6:30 p.m., Bridgeport High School. Call: Melody, 842-5632.

March 18 and 19

NORTH VIEW United Methodist Women Easter egg sale 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Harrison County Courthouse.

March 18 through 20

WEST VIRGINIA Department of Education hosts Reading Research Symposium noon March 18 until 1:15 p.m. March 20, Charleston Marriott Town Center.

March 18 and 25

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Beekeepers Association "Beekeeping School" 6-9 p.m., Harrison County 4-H Center, U.S. 19 south. Call: NCWVBA President Kevin K. Griffith, 622-8000.

Tuesday, March 19

GUARDIANS of the West Fork Watershed monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Waldomore. Speaker: Brad Durst, West Virginia Soil Conservation. Call: 782-2109, 782-5214.

FREE HEALTH FAIR 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunbridge Care and Rehabilitation for Salem, 146 Water St., Salem.

ELK DISTRICT Lions Club bi-monthly meeting 6:30 p.m., Bel Meadow Country Club. "Bring a Guest Night." Call: 622-6380.

EASTER EGG coloring party 10 a.m., Harrison County Senior Center, to prepare for Easter Egg Hunt March 20.

SPECIAL MEETING of Shinnston City Council for 2002-03 budget workshop 7 p.m., city office building, 40 Main St., Shinnston.

CITY of Stonewood Sanitary Board meeting 7 p.m., town hall.

WEST VIRGINIA Mason-Dixon Civil War Round Table meets 6 p.m., Western Sizzlin Steak House, Westover. Program: Dr. Matthew Lively, 6:30 p.m., "Civil War Medicine."

KNIGHTS of Columbus Clarksburg Council Ladies Auxiliary regular meeting 7 p.m., K of C Hall, East Pike Street. Easter baskets being filled for nursing home residents, to donate items or help fill baskets, call: 623-2674, 623-0073.

TOASTMASTERS INTERNATIONAL meeting 6:30 p.m., Sunset-Ellis restaurant, near Shinnston. Call: 842-4407 or 842-2826.

CLARKSBURG-BRIDGEPORT After 5 Christian Women's Clubs of America monthly dinner meeting 6:45 p.m., Holiday Inn, Bridgeport. Doors open 6:20 p.m. Theme: "A New You."

VERIZON TELEPHONE Pioneers Life member club meeting noon, Super Buffet restaurant, Eastpointe. Call: 623-3148.

WILSONBURG HOMECOMING Committee meeting 5:30 p.m., Wilsonburg Baptist Church.

HARRISON COUNTY Board of Education statutory meeting 5:45 p.m., regular meeting, 6 p.m., Kelly-Miller Building auditorium.

PRAYER MEETING 9-10 a.m., Evangel Baptist, Bridgeport. Pastor Jeff Ramsey. Call: 848-0441.

EIGHT-WEEK program training puppies/dogs in beginning obedience, advanced competition classes, show ring conformation, 4-H Center, Route 19 South. Sponsor: Greater Clarksburg Kennel Club. Call: Regina Stonebreaker, 584-4924.

SERRA CLUB of Clarksburg meets noon, Minard's Spaghetti Inn; speaker Father Leonard Smith, pastor, Immaculate Conception Parish, Fairmont. Call: 842-8831.

March 19 and 20

JOHNSON ELEMENTARY School presents school-wide multicultural program on Continents, Cultures, and Choirs, 10 a.m., school cafeteria.

March 19 and 21

LITERACY VOLUNTEERS of Harrison County free 18-hour tutor training workshop, Stanley Technical Institute, South Linden Avenue, Clarksburg. Register/information: 624-0347.

ROOFERS APPRENTICESHIP applications taken by United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers and Allied Workers Local No. 242, 8:30-11:30 a.m., 1406 1/2 13th St., Parkersburg. Local No. 242: (304) 485-5099.

Through March 20

LENTEN services each Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church, 175 W. Main St., Clarksburg. Ecumenical worship services and luncheons. Call: 622-6831.

Wednesday, March 20

BINGO at Sperry-Davis Post 9151, Salem, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary post home. Doors open 5:30 p.m., early birds 6 p.m., game 7 p.m.

WOMEN in History luncheon 11:30 p.m., YWCA. Guest: Jerry Vilar, presenting History in Music. Ann Saville portraying Eleanor Roosevelt. Call: YWCA, 624-6881.

GREATER HARRISON County Public Service District monthly board meeting 8:30 a.m., West Milford facility.

EASTER EGG hunt for members of Harrison County Senior Center, 9:30 a.m. at center.

ITALIAN FESTIVAL Board of directors meeting 7 p.m., festival office, 309 Clark St., Clarksburg.

ALL SAINTS Women's Club monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., church social hall. Program: Sister Sandra Peraldo, S.S.J., on "An Easter Message." Entertainment: Ron Webster, vocalist, Tim Holtz, keyboard. Call: Shirlene Isabella, 842-4564.

UNITED WAY of Harrison County executive meeting 9 a.m., YMCA.

AUCTION to benefit Clarksburg Police Department's purchase of hand-held radios 6 p.m., 4-H Center, Route 19 south of Clarksburg. Broadcast on WOBG radio station. Call: Carolyn Cathell, 623-9948.

DEADLINE to register for Easter Egg Hunt for visually impaired conducted by Highlander Club of AT&T Telephone Pioneers, 1-3 p.m., Bridgeport City Park, behind Bridgeport High School complex. Ages 4-12 welcome. Call: 842-3000.

YOUTH and Family Diabetes Support Group meeting 5:30-7:30 p.m., United Hospital Center, Classroom A. Reservations: 624-2935.

SLOVAK-POLISH Society Easter bake sale begins 8 a.m., Harrison County Courthouse lobby, Clarksburg. Call: Marian Hunt, 624-6756.

ECUMENICAL LENTEN worship service 12:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Clarksburg. Lunch: 11:30 a.m., 1 p.m. Message: Rev. Eric Faust. Music: Chancel Bells.

ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School Class of 1946 meets for breakfast 9:30 a.m., The Galley restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Toots Britton, 622-0618.

March 20 through 25

AIDS QUILT display 11 a.m.-7 p.m., West Virginia Wesleyan College, Rockefeller Physical Education Center upper side gym, Buckhannon. Thursday viewing only, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

March 20 and 27

"DINING with Diabetes" sessions 2-4 p.m., Lewis County Senior Center. Facilitator: Linda Bull, WVU extension agent.

Thursday, March 21

RECEPTION/BOOK presentation "Early Art and Artists in West Virginia" by John A. Cuthbert, curator and director of Special Collections, West Virginia University Libraries 7 p.m., Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library Waldomore Annex.

HARRISON COUNTY Branch of N.A.A.C.P. meets 7 p.m., Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church, E.B. Saunders Way, Clarksburg.

EASTER DINNER, Harrison County Senior Center, Clarksburg. Tickets $5. Doors open 11 a.m., musical entertainment by Don Gardner 11:30 a.m., dinner noon.

STONEWALL JACKSON Amateur Radio Association monthly meeting 7:30 p.m., St. Marks Lutheran Church, Clarksburg.

ELK CREEK Watershed Association annual meeting 7:30 p.m., Brushy Fork Community Building.

WORKSHOP on Developing Indirect Rates and Cost Proposals 9 a.m.-noon, Fairmont State College, Caperton Center, Clarksburg. Cost: $15. Call: Procurement Technical Assistance Center, (304) 428-6889.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1964 meets for dinner 6:30 p.m., Red Caboose, Clarksburg. Call Sam, 623-1100.

AMERICAN LEGION AUXILIARY Unit 31, Shinnston, meets 7 p.m. at Bridge Street post home.

ADAMSTON LIONS Club Charter Night and District Governor visit, Christ Church Methodist Church, Adamston. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Speaker: 29-I District Governor Steve Glass. Call: 622-5664.

RESERVATIONS DUE for R-W/WI/KM/RCB Alumni & Friends Foundation Scholarship Dinner to be held April 1, Robert C. Byrd High School. Registration/Social Hour, 5:30, dinner 6:30. Cost: $10. Call: Patty Britton, 624-3240, Emma Lee Hite, 842-2071.

EASTER BAZAAR 9 a.m.-5 p.m., St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston. Lunch available.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1947 meets for lunch 1 p.m., Raymon's restaurant, East Pike Street, Clarksburg. Call: Jerry Heavner Hawkinberry, 782-1575.

MILITARY ORDER of Purple Heart Chapter 418 meets 7 p.m., Ponderosa, Meadowbrook Road. Bring DD-214 or discharge papers. Call: Commander William Rector, 622-9750 or Senior Vice Bill Boggs, 782-2794, Junior Vice Harold Wilson, 842-5846.

March 21 and 28

PARISH LENTEN noon lunches with devotional speakers every Thursday during Lent, West Milford United Methodist Church. Call: Pastor Kathern Mullins, 745-3059.

Friday, March 22

LENTEN DINNERS 5-7 p.m., Notre Dame High School cafeteria. Cost: $5 large, $3 small. Proceeds benefit St. Mary's Grade and Notre Dame High schools.

QUIET DELL Neighborhood Watch covered dish dinner 7 p.m., Quiet Dell Methodist Church annex. Speaker: Harrison County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Albert Marano, officer assigned to Quiet Dell area and K-9 dog unit officer.

VICTORY HIGH School Class of 1945 luncheon meeting 11:30 a.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Call: Abita Llaneza, 622-3486, Doris Bland, 783-5338, Roberty Boyles, 622-8848.

LIONS CLUB of Clarksburg meet noon, Minard's restaurant. Speaker: Lion Tim Williams.

March 22 and 23

SPRING CONFERENCE of West Virginia Association of College English Teachers, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon. Sessions 7:30 p.m. March 22, 9 a.m. March 23. Call: (304) 473-8701.

March 22 through 24

ROBERT C. BYRD Boys' Soccer holds soccer camp for boys and girls ages 5-11, Clarksburg City Park. Fee: $35. Register: 623-4049 or 622-9422.

Saturday, March 23

YWCA SCRAPBOOKING class noon-4 p.m., YWCA. Cost: $15. Pre-register: 624-6881.

NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Parkinson Patient and Family Support Group meets 11:30 a.m., Eat 'N Park restaurant, Bridgeport. Guest speaker: Audiologist Jessica Orrahood. Call: 363-1028.

HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of West Virginia Master Gardeners conducts free pruning workshop 10 a.m., Hospice Garden, Veterans Memorial Park. Instructor: Dr. John Jett, West Virginia University Extension and coordinator of Master Gardener program.

TOM PEDEN COUNTRY hosts Car Seat Check Event 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 475 S. Church St., Ripley. Call: (304) 372-2844.

BASKET BINGO begins 1 p.m., Jim Spence Center at Pleasants County Park. Admission $25. Call: Steve Cunningham, (304) 684-3173.

COMEDIAN Buzz Sutherland performs 9 p.m., West Virginia Wesleyan College, Buckhannon, Campus Center Social Hall. Call: (304) 473-8111.

BLUEGRASS 6-11 p.m., Sagebrush Round-Up, Bunner Ridge, Fairmont. Cost: Adults $4, under 12 free. Call: (304) 292-5854, (304) 363-4864, 782-3645.

BRIDGEPORT PARKS and Recreation Department Spring Arts and Crafts Show 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Benedum Civic Center, Bridgeport. To participate: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department, 842-8240.

GIRL SCOUT and Boy Scout Fair 10 a.m., Middletown Mall. Awards ceremony 4 p.m.

CHILDREN'S EASTER egg hunt for ages 12 and under noon-4 p.m., Palatine Park, Fairmont. Candy and prizes. Call: (304) 366-0468.

March 23 and 24

"THE LITTLE PRINCE" production by West Virginia Wesleyan College students 2 and 4 p.m. both days, West Virginia Wesleyan College's Jenkins Arena. Admission: $4 adults, $2 children and seniors, $1 Wesleyan students with valid ID. Call: (304) 473-8037.

EASTER CANTATA 7:30 p.m., Emmanuel United Methodist Church, West Union.

HOME AND GARDEN Show with more than 70 regional vendors, Woody Williams Armory, Fairmont. Call: 363-0442.