“Briefs” is a calendar of events listing provided free of charge to churches and non-profit organizations. Items will be published one time only and will be listed in the order in which they occur. Please submit your ‘briefs’ two weeks prior to the event. Fax your information to 304-592-0603 or send via e-mail
BRIDGEPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY
Summer Reeling: The Last of the Mohicans (1992) Tuesday, June 13th, 5:30 pm to 8 pm • Teen Game: Rummikub-Monday, June 12th from 6 pm to 8 pm • eReader Workshop-June 15th at 2 pm (registration required) • Mystery Book Club-Read in Red: The Eagle Catcher by Margaret Coel-Fri, June 16th at 12 pm • Contact Amy at the library at 304-842-8248 for information or to register.
6TH ANNUAL FAIRMONT ACCORDION CONCERT
The Knights of Columbus, 1329 Mary Lou Retton Dr., Fairmont will host the 6th annual Accordion Concert on Saturday, June 10th at 7 PM. Accordion players from five states will perform, including featured artists Cory Pesaturo and Grammy nominated Kevin Solecki. Admission $15 (kids 12 and under free).
VERA BRADLEY BINGO
The Harrison County Historical Society presents its annual “Keeping History Alive Vera Bradley Bingo” at the Clarksburg VFW on Sunday, June 11th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Tickets are $20 for 20 games and there will also be raffles, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes, and refreshments. All proceeds go toward archival supplies and preserving the Stealey-Goff-Vance House.
Tickets will be available at the door, but they can be purchased in advance by contacting the historical society at 304-709-4902 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Weston will be having a traditional Latin Mass on Sunday, June 11th at 12:30 pm. Fulfills your Sunday obligation. For more information, call church office at 304-269-3048.
BAKED STEAK DINNER
The First Baptist Church Lighthouse in downtown Shinnston will be having a baked steak dinner on Sunday, June 11th from 12 pm to 2 pm. Baked steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn, salad, rolls, dessert and drink for $8. Take-outs available. 304-592-0232.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS MEETING
Knights of Columbus Council 872 will hold its regular meeting on Monday, June 12th at 7:30 pm at the Robert Petitto Hall, 334 East Pike St., Clarksburg. All members are urged to attend and all Catholic men ages 18 and older who are practicing Catholics are invited to join. Please contact Doug White at 304-669-0631 with any questions.
SEWING AND PAPER QUILLING CLASSES
WV Heritage Crafts will be offering the following classes: Learn to Sew-Beginning Sewing Machine Class on Monday, June 12th from 5:30 pm to 7 pm. Class fee is $10 – class size limited; Paper Quilling on Tuesday, June 13th from 12 pm to 2 pm. Class fee is $10. For more information or to register please call 304-842-1048 for Learn to Sew and 304-534-1223 for Paper Quilling.
CATHOLIC DAUGHTERS AMERICAS MEETING
The Catholic Daughters of the Americas Court Clarksburg #334 will meet on Tuesday, June 13th at 5:30 pm at Eat’n’Park. All members are urged to attend. Contact Court Secretary Theresa White at 304-623-1302 with any questions.
The West Virginia State Civilian Conservation Corps Museum Association June meeting is set for Sunday, June 18th at 2 pm at the CCC Museum, Quiet Dell, Harrison County. Public invited. For questions call Richard S. Bailey, Secretary at 304-842-3436.
HOT DOG SALE
St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 43 Mahlon St., Shinnston will be having a hot dog sale on Wednesday, June 21st from 11 am to 5 pm at the parish hall. Dine-in meal of 2 hot dogs, baked beans & chips for $6. Take-out hot dogs $10 a dozen and baked beans $3 a pint. Also odds & ends items for sale. 304-592-0077.
LINCOLN CLASS OF 1982 REUNION
The Lincoln High School Class of 1982 will host a reunion on Saturday, July 29th at East Marion Park/Wave-Tek. It is an all-day picnic that begins at 11 AM at Pavilion #4; please bring a covered dish! For more details on this event or other related activities, contact Sheila Cowan at 304-366-7978.
DIVORCECARE SUPPORT GROUP
A 13 week DivorceCare support group is being offered at the First United Methodist Church in Shinnston. Rev. Craig Blankenship will be the leader of the adult group and Rev. Cindy Boggs will be leading the DivorceCare Kids portion. The group meets every Tuesday at the church at 7 pm. Please call 304-592-0214 for more information.
‘Celebrate Recovery’ meets every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Shinnston. Everyone is welcome.
NARCONON AVAILABLE TO HELP
Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 1-800-431-1754 or Prescription-abuse.org.
A Christ-centered 12-step program for any hurt, habit or hang-up meets every Friday at 6:30 p.m. at Horizons Church in Lost Creek. Offers childcare (birth to 4 yrs.) and Celebration Station (ages 5-13) and The Landing for older teens. For more information, call 304-745-5090.