Calendar of Events
PROPHET George Moniz holds crusade at the Light of Life Church on Bridgeport Hill.
Services at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Topic: "Maturing of the Church."
JOHNSON AVENUE United Methodist Church of Bridgeport holds fall church revival at 7 p.m. each day.
REVIVAL services 7 p.m. each day at Johnson Avenue United Methodist Church, corner of
Johnson Avenue and Wyatt streets. Pastor: the Rev. Dr. Ban L. Guido. Special speakers and
music each day.
DRIVE -- The fourth annual "Keep Them Warm" drive to collect hats, gloves and
socks for needy children in the area is under way locally. Donation boxes are available at
all Wendy's locations in Harrison and Doddridge counties, as well as Bluebird Store,
Clarksburg; Moore's Restaurant and Post No. 9151, both of Salem; and Buckeye Run
Veterinary Clinic, Doddridge County. Sponsor: Ladies Auxiliary of VFW Post No. 9151 and
District No. 6, VFW. For more information: 624-0809.
DRUG and alcohol seminar sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 573 and Ladies
Auxiliary at 6:30 p.m. at VFW in Clarksburg.
STUDENTS from Washington Irving Middle School's 7th and 8th grade gifted and talented classes present "mock trials" at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, West Main Street, Clarksburg. Cases will be presented at 8:30 and 11:30 a.m.
LUNCHEON MEETING of Goff Plaza Garden Club at noon at Clarksburg Country Club. Program by Donna's Holiday Shoppe. For information: 622-7830.
CFIDS/FM Support Group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.
QUILTED CHRISTMAS Ornament classes 1-3 and 6-8 p.m. at Benedum Civic Center in Bridgeport. Cost: $10 per person. For information: Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department at 842-8240.
WILSONBURG Lions Club holds bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Sunset-Ellis Restaurant. A Civil War Re-enactment speech will be given by a guest speaker.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE of Region VI Planning and Development Council meets 4 p.m. at council's office, 7003-C Mountain Park Drive, White Hall.
MEETING of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees Chapter No. 1579 at Eat 'N Park Restaurant. Lunch at noon, meeting at 1 p.m. Program: Federal Employees Health Benefit Program (FEHBP), election of officers, vote on the single unified dues initiative. Non-perishable items should be brought for Thanksgiving baskets. Federal employees and retires welcome. For information: 624-5238.
SUMMIT PARK Public Service District holds regular monthly board meeting 6 p.m. at district office on Coal Street, Summit Park.
HARRISON COUNTY Association of Retired School Employees meet at noon at the United Methodist Temple, corner of Locust and Sycamore streets, Clarksburg.
JUNIOR HUMANE Society meets 6 p.m. at Clarksburg Beauty Academy. All area youth ages 11-18 who would like to become involved are invited to attend.
RESERVATIONS for Larry Parsons Chorale "Ellington and Company" benefit due today. Event 7 p.m. Nov. 19 and 20 at West Virginia Center for Choral Arts in Clarksburg. Performers: Rebecca Cobb, Don Gardner, Libby Summers, David Cotton and Melody Meadows. Tickets: $10 adults, $6 students. For reservations: 622-0331 or 624-7282.
BAKE SALE sponsored by Ladies Philoptochos of St. Spyridon Greek Orthodox Church begins at 8:30 a.m. in the lobby of the Harrison County Courthouse.
SEMINAR -- Retail Merchants Committee of the Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce sponsors "Coaching Skills for Managers and Supervisors" 1-4:30 p.m. at the Chamber office. Cost for members: $5 which includes lunch. Non-chamber members pay $15. For reservations or information: Chamber office at 472-1722 or Crystal Shaw at 472-0645.
NOMINATION deadline for elected positions to board of directors of Bridgeport-Clarksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau. Send nominations to The Visitors Bureau, 109 Platinum Drive, Bridgeport, WV, 26330.
WILSONBURG Lions Club will assist the Wilsonburg Elementary Playground Committee in
USED BOOK SALE 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Hardbound
books, paperbacks, children's books, magazines, record albums. Sponsor: Friends of the
Library will be celebrating America Recycles Week. For information: 627-2236.
DONATIONS of canned food to benefit Clarksburg Mission can be brought to CitiFinancial,
122 Emily Drive, Clarksburg. For information: 624-6524.
"FINE FREE WEEK" at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library" in
observance of Children's Book Week. Return all overdue library materials during this week
and no fines will be charged.
PROMOTION -- Harrison County Humane Society of Harrison County holds its
"Adopt-A-Critter" promotion at Wal-Mart of Clarksburg. For information: Humane
Society at 592-1600.
PARENT EDUCATION Project class noon-1:30 p.m. at United Summit Center. The free classes
are open to anyone interested. Classes are canceled if school is closed due to inclement
weather. For information: Pam Harper at 623-5661 or Melody at 842-5632.
STUDENT Achievement meeting 11 a.m. at the Harrison County Board of Education office.
MEETING of Stonewall Jackson Coin Club at Harrison County Senior Citizen Center. Swap and Talk at 7-7:30 p.m., meeting at 7:30 p.m. Member door prize, guest door prize, raffle, 50/50 drawings. For information: 265-3932.
ANNUAL THANKSGIVING dinner meeting of West Milford-Good Hope Senior Satellites 10:30 a.m. in West Milford Municipal Building. A member of Hospice from Clarksburg will speak. Turkey covered dish dinner offered. For information: 745-3236.
MUSICAL PRESENTATION of "Oklahoma!" by Lincoln High School Choral
Music/Theatre Department at 7:30 p.m. each day at the Lincoln High School auditorium.
ROOSEVELT-WILSON High School class of 1946 holds monthly breakfast meeting at 9:30 a.m.
at the Ponderosa Restaurant, Bridgeport. For information: "Toots" Britton at
WESTON'S Stonewall Jackson Home Care staff provides glucose screening 8 and 10 a.m. at Krogers in Weston.
REVIVAL 7 p.m. at City of Refuge Church, 1636 West Virginia Ave., Clarksburg. Singers: Laverne and Edith Tripp and the Rev. Sissy Hebb.
NORTH CENTRAL West Virginia Society for Human Resource Management meets from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Muriale's Restaurant, Fairmont. Topic: Diversity. Presenter: David Harris, director of Equity Programs at Marshall University. Cost: $10 for NCWV/SHRM member and $17 for non-members. For information or to register: 291-9066, ext. 222 or ext. 240, e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration deadline is noon on Nov. 16.
REGULAR MEETING of Marine Corps League D.H. L. Detachment 981 at 7 p.m. at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. No. 573, Clarksburg. All former active and retired marines welcome. For information: Commandant Keith E. Walls, D.H.L. Detachment 981, P.O. Box 2523, Clarksburg, WV, 26302-2523 or 623-3439.
MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary at 7 p.m. at Aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Initiation of new members will take place.
DINNER -- Harrison County Education Association Legislative Dinner set at Bel Meadow
Country Club. Reception at 6 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., program at 7 p.m. Topic:
"Educational Issues in the New Millennium."
HARRISON COUNTY Chapter of the West Virginia Credit Union League meets at 7 p.m. at the CWV Telephone Federal Credit Union, 131 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Program: "Keeping Current" by Amy Smithson.
FLU SHOTS -- Lewis County Senior Center offers flu shots at 10:30 a.m. at the Camden satellite.
REGULAR MEETING of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2353 at 8 p.m. at Aerie home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Members are urged to attend.
MEETING of Nutter Fort Lions Club 6:30 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center.
WHEELING Symphony Orchestra performs two special Young Persons Concerts for elementary and middle school children at Salem-Teikyo University. Times: 9:45 and 11 a.m. Tickets: $1 per person and only available in advance. For reservations: 782-5351 or (800) 215-2053.
CHRISTMAS In November Bazaar at St. Ann's Catholic Church, Shinnston. Times: 9 a.m.-4
p.m. Thursday and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday. Bake sale, pitas, assorted pastries, candies,
crafts, gift items. Carry outs available.
HIGH GATE Holiday Market, corner of Walnut and Ninth streets, Fairmont. Times: 4-9 p.m.
Thursday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday. Selection of holiday gifts,
decorations and food. For information: 367-9494.
KELLY MILLER Association meets at 7 p.m. at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 315 E.B. Saunders
OMEGA SHRINE No. 15, Order of the White Shrine of Jerusalem, holds its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Masonic Temple. Obligation night will be observed. Refreshments will be served.
PREVIEW of "A Dancing Coffee House" 7 p.m. at Anna's Expressions of Dance studio, 120 Linden Ave., Clarksburg. New student choreography by Allegro and Anna's Expressions of Dance.
REGULAR MEETING of Clarksburg Lions Club noon at Minard's Restaurant, Clarksburg. Guest speaker: Robert Kittle, superintendent of Harrison County Schools. Program chairman: Lion Al Cox.
RESERVATION deadline today for annual Sons of Italy Christmas party at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at Philip's Restaurant. Members in good standing will be admitted free. Fee for each guest is $10. For information: Virginia Marra at 624-5927 or Rose Christopher at 623-0291.
HARRISON COUNTY CEO Homemakers annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Show 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Harrison County 4-H Center, Route 19. For information: 624-8650.
BACKYARD Theatre Co., in cooperation with Westchester Village, Fairmont State School of Fine Arts and WBOY TV-12, presents "A Tuna Christmas" Dinner Theatre at Westchester Village, Fairmont. Dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. For reservations or information: 366-3711 or 367-4203.
BENEFIT -- Larry Parsons Chorale "Ellington and Company" benefit 7 p.m. at
West Virginia Center for Choral Arts in Clarksburg. Performers: Rebecca Cobb, Don Gardner,
Libby Summers, David Cotton and Melody Meadows. Tickets: $10 adults, $6 students. For
reservations: 622-0331 or 624-7282.
PLAY -- Liberty High School students perform play "Beauty and the Beast" at 7:30 p.m. at the school. For tickets or information: 624-3264.
SEVERAL award-winning authors will celebrate the release of "Mist on the
Mon," a new collection of West Virginia short stories, with a reading from 2-4 p.m.
at the Waldomore. Sponsor: Friends of the Library.
PUPPET PLAY -- In celebration of Children's Book Week, "Jack and the Beanstalk" puppet play will be performed by Theatre West Virginia at 2:30 p.m. at the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library. Sponsor: Friends of the Library. For information: Mary Loomis, children's librarian, at 627-2236.
CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS open house hosted by local artisans 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the former Quiet Dell Schoolhouse. No admission. Handicap accessible. Door prizes. For information: 622-3304.
HOMECOMING 2000 meeting 2 p.m. at the Farmington Main Street Methodist Church building. Those who have received letters concerning the banquet at Westchester Village are asked to send in their reservations.
XMAS ORNAMENT class on teneriffe ornaments 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. at West Virginia Mountain Products. Kits will be supplied. To register: 884-7920 or Dot Lemon, instructor, at 622-3304.
AUDITIONS open for ACT II Theatre Company's musical production of "Damn Yankees." Auditions at 10 a.m. in the Robert C. Byrd High School Theater. For information: Act II Theatre Co. at 624-3357 or e-mail at ACTIIRCB@aol.com.
FALL DINNER of Weston's St. Patrick School Association and Camden's Saint Boniface's parish 4-7 p.m. at the school cafeteria on Center Avenue in Weston. Cost: $6 adults, $4 for children ages 12 and under.
DINNER -- Annual turkey dinner at Jane Lew Fire Department 4-7 p.m. Price: $7 adults, $3.50 for those under 12. Prepared and served by First United Methodist Church. Proceeds will be used for the church building project.
BAKE SALE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church, 35 Franklin St., Buckhannon. Baked goodies, candies, country and Christmas stores.
CRAFT SHOW -- Annual Holidaz Craft Show 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at Mt. Clare Volunteer Fire Department Community Room. Approximately 30 crafters expected. Food, dessert and drinks available. For information: 622-8954.
FOURTH ANNUAL "Nutcracker" Ballet showing at Robert C. Byrd High School
Theater. Times: 8 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets: $8, $10 for two
performances. For reservations or information: 292-3266.
SHOW -- City of Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Department sponsors annual Holiday Arts and Crafts show at the Benedum Civic Center in Bridgeport. Tables are still available to crafters. For information: Parks and Recreation at 842-8240.
HUNTER'S safety program 10 a.m.-noon at Buckhannon/Upshur Chamber of Commerce, 16 South
Kanawha St. Program will be free and presented by Doug Benson from the Department of
Natural Resources. For information: 472-1722.
REGULAR MEETING of Clarksburg Knights of Columbus No. 872 at 7:30 p.m. at the Robert
Petitto Knights of Columbus Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. For information: Joseph
Tiano at 622-0248.
WEST MILFORD Lions Club holds bi-monthly meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the West Milford Community Center. For information: 745-3150.
HARRISON COUNTY Humane Society holds its "Adopt-A-Critter" promotion at the
Meadowbrook Mall in Bridgeport. For information: Humane Society at 592-1600.
DINNER MEETING of the Clarksburg Business and Professional Women's Club 6:30 p.m. at
the Harrison County Senior Citizens Center. Guest speaker: Sheryl Fletcher, representative
from Monongalia County to the House of Delegates. Topic: Legislative update. For
reservations: Helen Merrifield at 842-3062.
BI-MONTHLY meeting of Wilsonburg Lions Club 6:30 p.m. at the church. Members are asked to bring a covered dish. A representative from Fort New Salem will be the guest speaker.
GENERAL MEETING of the United Methodist Women of Broad Oaks United Methodist Church 7 p.m. in the social hall of the church. A pledge service will be held.
REGULAR MEETING of the Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2353 has been canceled in
observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.
NOTRE DAME High School class of 1985 reunion planning meeting 7 p.m. at Jim Reid's
Restaurant. Classmates and guests welcome. Efforts are under way to contact all 1985 class
members for a 15-year reunion. For information: Mark A. Riffle at (803) 782-9007 or write
to 4909 Trenholm Road, Columbia, S.C., 29206, or e-mail email@example.com.
TWO-DAY CRUSADE at Gospel Barn on Stonecoal Road at 7:30 p.m. each day.
Evangelist/Pastor Chad Kopshina. Gospel music by the Christian Endeavors. Annointed
preaching, singing, prayer for the sick. For information: 622-2771 or 739-2233.
GOSPEL SING 7 p.m. at Mt. Lebanon Church, Kincheloe. David Bowen and The Rising Sons
ADVENT EVENING Prayer Service at Immaculate Conception Church in Clarksburg at 4 p.m.
CLARKSBURG LIONS Club holds spaghetti lunch and dinner from noon-8 p.m. at Veterans of
Foreign Wars Home, Pike Street, Clarksburg. Tickets: $5 adults, $3 students, children
under 6 eat free. Take out orders available by calling 842-4132, 842-3793 or 6240-7814.
Proceeds benefit the sight and welfare projects of the club.
RESERVATION deadline for reunion and covered dish dinner for members, former members
and families of the Clarksburg and Fairmont Army Reserve units at 6 p.m. at Clarksburg
Reserve Center No. 2 on Meadowbrook Road, Bridgeport. For information: 624-6428, 592-3965.
OLDE TYME Christmas at Harpers Ferry. Times: 6-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays. For information: (800) 848-TOUR.
REGULAR MEETING of Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary No. 2353 at 7 p.m. at the Aerie
home, 124 West Pike St., Clarksburg. Interview of new applicants will be held.
NUTTER FORT Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. at the Nutter Fort Community Center.
VETERANS of the Oil & Gas Industries hold their monthly luncheon meeting at The
Wilderness, Jane Lew. Social hour at 11 a.m. and luncheon at noon. Birthdays and
anniversaries for December will be recognized.
SECOND ANNUAL "A Christmas Celebration" presented by the Kitchen Sink Dance
Co. at 8 p.m. at Rose Garden Theater, Clarksburg. Performers: Chanticleer Children's
Chorus, Madrigals of Clarksburg, Don Gardner, Michelle Audia, Westwood Brave Ringers and
guest performers from around the region. Price: $12 adults, $6 students (group discount
rates available). For information: 623-0620.
REUNION and covered dish dinner for members, former members and families of the
Clarksburg and Fairmont Army Reserve units at 6 p.m. at Clarksburg Reserve Center No. 2 on
Meadowbrook Road, Bridgeport. For information: 624-6428, 592-3965.
OPEN FORUM about saving lives and saving money from 10-11 a.m. at the Gaston Caperton Campus of Fairmont State College, Main Street, Clarksburg. Co-sponsors: Harrison-Marion Tobacco Prevention Coalition and the Harrison County Medical Society Alliance. For more information: Delia Naranjo at 622-1771 or Joyce Rabanal at 623-6517.
CHRISTMAS CONCERT -- Shinnston Community Band performs Christmas concert at 8 p.m. at
The Lighthouse in Shinnston on Saturday and at 2 p.m. on St. Marys Grade School on Sunday.
SPIRIT of Christmas in the Mountains: Winter Celebrations in 19th Century West Virginia
celebrated from 1-6 p.m. at Fort New Salem, Route 50 west of Clarksburg, exit Route 23.
Admission: $5 adults, $4.50 ages 12-18, $1.50 ages 6-12; senior and group rates available.
For information: Carol A. Schweiker at 782-5245.
SCOTTISH HERITAGE Society meets at 4 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 175 West
Main St., Clarksburg.
MEETING of Alpha Delta Kappa, Beta Chapter at the Masonic Temple. Social hour at 5:30
p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. For information: 624-4287.
CHRISTMAS cookie exchange noon-1:30 p.m. at United Summit Center. Classes are canceled if school is closed due to inclement weather. Sponsor: Parent Education Project. For information: Pam Harper at 623-5661 or Melody at 842-5632.
ANNUAL Sons of Italy Christmas party 6:30 p.m. at Philip's Restaurant. Members in good
standing will be admitted free. Fee for each guest is $10. For information: Virginia Marra
at 624-5927 or Rose Christopher at 623-0291.
HOLLY BALL 9 p.m.-1 a.m. at General Nathan Goff Armory on U.S. Route 19 south in
Clarksburg. Entertainment: John Angotti Band. Tickets: $70 per couple and available by
calling the Volunteer Services office at United Hospital Center at 624-2331, or Mrs.
Lucille Ellis, ticket chairperson, at 525 Milford St., Clarksburg.
OGLEBAY PARK -- The YWCA of Harrison County will be heading to Wheeling's Oglebay Park.
The trip will include a tour of Winter Fantasy, The Festival of Lights, and the Wilson
Lodge Cabaret Dinner Show. The cost is $57 for members and $60 for non-members. To
CHRISTMAS at Oglebay Park. Cost: $57 for members and $60 for non-members. Cost includes
bus, Festival of Lights tour, Winter Fantasy Tour and a Cabaret dinner show. To register:
FALL CHURCH revival at 7 p.m. each day at Johnson Avenue United Methodist Church,
STORY HOUR -- Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library invites children ages 3 and up to
attend a weekly pre-school story hour. Children may attend either the Wednesday or
Thursday morning sessions from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Story reading, finger plays, craft
activity. For information: Mary Loomis, children's librarian, at 627-2236.
MEETING of Nutter Fort Lions Club 6:30 p.m. at Nutter Fort Community Center.
PROGRAM -- "A Dancing Christmas Extravaganza" 7 p.m. by Allegro Dance Co. and
Anna's Expressions of Dance with special guests at 120 Linden Ave. Theater, Clarksburg.
Tickets: $4. For reservations: 624-5765.
VOLUNTEERS needed for various committees at the North Central West Virginia Women's
Christian Conference. Author and speaker: Donna Partow on "Becoming a Vessel God Can
Use." For information: 842-5257.
CO-HOSTS -- Norwood and Nutter Fort elementary schools co-host 32nd annual West Virginia Scholastic Chess Championships at Nutter Fort Elementary School. For information: Robert Jordan at 842-4771 or e-mail to RobAJordan@aol.com.
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