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Fish fries

PARKERSBURG — Area organizations will be holding Lenten fish fries over the next few weeks.

* Parkersburg Knights of Columbus will be 6 p.m. Friday at 1010 Market St. in downtown Parkersburg. The menu will include baked or fried Fish, steamed or fried shrimp or sides. The event is open to the public. Takeout is available by calling 304-428-0331.

* In Little Hocking, St. Ambrose Knights of Columbus will hold a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Fridays through April 12 at St. Ambrose Church, School House Road, Little Hocking. The cost is $9 and the event is open to the public. Takeout orders can be placed at the door.


Rummage sale

PARKERSBURG — The Ladies Guild of the 14th Avenue Gospel Mission Church, 4124 14th Ave., will hold a rummage sale 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the fellowship hall. For more information, call the church at 304-428-6314.


Soup and Hot Dog Dinner

LITTLE HOCKING — Little Hocking United Methodist Church is having its annual chili, vegetable soup and hot dog dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday at the church. The event is open to the pubic. Donations will be accepted with all proceeds to benefit local ministries. There will also be school book bags and supplies, and the annual coat and clothing giveaway.


Tribute to Elvis Benefit

PARKERSBURG — A tribute to Elvis Benefit performed by Blaine McVickars will be 6 p.m. Saturday at the City Park Pavilion. Admission is $7 and proceeds will benefit Beechwood Sanctuary House. Refreshments will be sold.


Pork Loin Dinner

PARKERSBURG — American Legion Auxiliary will hold a pork loin dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Saturday at the post home at 2505 Ohio Ave. The event is open to the public. The cost is $7 per person, with desserts extra.


Quarter Auction

PARKERSBURG — A Quarter Auction will be held Saturday at the VFW Post 1212, 1630 Garfield Ave., to benefit Parkersburg West Virginia Toys for Tots. Doors open at noon and the auction begins at 1 p.m. There will be over 15 vendors on hand. First paddle is $5 and up to four additional paddles can be purchased at $1 each. There will be over 75 auction items, concessions, 50/50 and raffles.


Spaghetti Dinner

BELPRE — American Legion Auxiliary Unit 495 will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday at Belpre Congregational Church, 228 Main St. The cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 6 and under. Take-out orders will be available. For more information or call-in orders call 740-525-8263.