“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
The Silver Screeners – Manchester by the Sea (2016) (PG-13) on Friday, March 3rd, 5:30 pm – 8 pm. • Book and Barks on Saturday, March 4th, 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm. Registration Required • Teen Movie Night: Arrival (2016) (PG-13) on Monday, March 6th, 5:30 pm – 8 pm for teens ages 13-19 • Tea & Talk: Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997) on Monday, March 6th, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. • Shelf Improvement: Getting Your Legal Affairs in Order by Mayor Greer on Tuesday, March 7th at 2 pm. • Read in Red: Mystery Book Club Interest Meeting on Wednesday, March 8th at 12:00 pm. • Pizza and Pages: Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer on Thursday, March 9th at 6:00 pm for children ages 8-12. • Story Time on Fridays at 10:30 am for children under the age of three • Contact Amy at the library at 304-842-8248 for information or to register.
SPAGHETTI DINNER & SILENT AUCTION
There will be a spaghetti dinner and silent auction held at Emmanuel Christian School, 1318 N. 16th St., Clarksburg on Friday March 3rd at the following times: Pick-up 11 am-8pm; Delivery (10 or more orders) 11 am – 3 pm; Carry Out – 11 am-8 pm and Dine In, 5 pm – 8 pm. Tickets are $6 for ages 10-Adult, $3.50 for ages 3-9 and children under 3 eat free. Silent auction will be held between 5 pm – 8 pm. Performances by ECS Band & Fine Arts.
WV HERITAGE CRAFTS MEETING
West Virginia Heritage Crafts will hold their monthly meeting on Sunday, March 5th at 2 pm at the co-op in the Historic Quiet Dell School. We are accepting new members and for more information call 304-622-3304 or 304-669-1295.
PAPER QUILLING CLASS
WV Heritage Crafts will be holding a paper quilling class on Tuesday, March 7th from 5 pm – 7 pm at the Historic Quiet Dell School. Class fee is $15. Materials needed are a paper quilling tool and a 12” ruler. Call 304-534-1223 to make reservations or for more information.
WINGS OF HOPE MEETING
Wings of Hope will host an informational meeting at Panera Bread on Monday, March 6th at 6 pm. Come join us to learn more about Wings of Hope and how you can help us raise money for local cancer patients. 100% of the money raised stays at UHC to help local patients.
Lenten Services will be held at first United Methodist Church in Shinnston at noon on Wednesday, March 8th with Pastor Sonny Palmer of Coon’s Run Baptist Church presiding. A love offering will be received to further the work of the Shinnston Area Council of Churches. Those attending are invited to partake of fellowship and a soup luncheon following the service. Reverend Cindy Boggs will hold Bible Study prior to the Lenten Service at 11 am in Epworth Center.
The Jones Run Independent Church (Jones Run Rd., Lumberport) will be having its monthly clothing giveaway on Saturday, March 11th from 8:30 am to noon.
UNDERSTAND SPECIAL EDUCATION WORKSHOP
A FREE course “Understanding Special Education Workshop” will be held on Monday, March 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm at South Harrison Middle School. To register or for more information call 304-326-7692 or email [email protected].
STEP UP FOR WOMEN
Step Up for Women is actively interviewing for an 11-week construction training class. The program will prepare students for jobs in the skilled trades and union apprenticeship. The program is completely grant funded so there is absolutely no cost to students. Classes begin March 6, 2017. To complete the application process you may go online to www.wvwomenwork.org/stepup or for a paper application you may call Misty Nicholas at 304-598-0114.
‘Celebrate Recovery’ meets every Thursday at 6:30 pm at the First United Methodist Church in Shinnston. Everyone is welcome.
BEEKEEPERS SHORT COURSE
The WV Beekeepers Assoc. is having a beginner beekeeping course in Bruceton Mills in February on 3 consecutive Saturdays (4th, 11th, and 18th from 10-2) at The Little Sandy Nazarene church. The cost is $50 per individual and $70 per couple. You must attend all three classes to complete the course. This includes your instruction, the Penn State Beginner beekeeping class book and a 1 year membership with the WV state Beekeepers Assoc. Please contact Debbie Martin at (304)367-9488 or [email protected] for further details.
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.