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Class of ’53

PARKERSBURG – The Parkersburg High School Class of 1953 will hold a luncheon 11:30 a.m. Oct. 17 at DaVinci’s in Williamstown. For more information, email phs1953@casinternet.net or call 304-863-3519 or 304-481-0328.


Moose Dance

PARKERSBURG — The Parkersburg Moose Lodge will hold its monthly Senior Dance and Dinner from 5-8 p.m. Sunday at the lodge. The dance is free for seniors 55 and older. Dinner will be served to all attending. For more information call the Moose Lodge at 304-422-6176.


Baked-Steak Dinner Benefit

BEVERLY — A baked-steak dinner benefit for Olivia Cary, who was injured in a car accident on Aug. 14, will be held 4-7 p.m. Oct. 26 at the St. Bernard’s Catholic Church Social Hall at 309 Seventh St. Cost is a donation. A gun raffle, a 50/50 drawing, a lottery wreath, a silent auction and a country store also are planned. Cary, a single mom with a 5-year-old son, hit a deer while riding her motorcycle on Ohio 339. She has been hospitalized at Ohio State University Hospital for several weeks. For more information or donations, call Teresa Coleman at 740-749-3553.


Seniors Luncheon

LUBECK – A covered dish luncheon for senior citizens and friends will be held noon Tuesday at the Lubeck United Methodist Church, Route 68.


Donation Drive

WILLIAMSTOWN – The Williamstown High School Varsity Cheerleaders will hold a donation drive for After The Disaster, a nonprofit organization, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Williamstown High School on the one-way street along the pool side. After The Disaster fills gallon bags with toiletry items and delivers them, in a tote, to fire departments to be distributed at a fire, flood, tornado or other disaster.


Heart and Stroke Walk

PARKERSBURG — The 2019 Mid-Ohio Valley Heart and Stroke Walk will be held 6 p.m. Oct. 17 at Parkersburg City Park. Registration is 5 p.m. The event raises funds for the American Heart Association for research, education and prevention.


Bluegrass Concert

GLENVILLE — The annual Glenville State College Bluegrass Concert will be held 7 p.m. Oct. 19 in the college Fine Arts Center Auditorium. The concert will feature Larry Gillis and The Hard Driving Swampgrass Band and the Glenville State Bluegrass Band. Doors open at 6 p.m. General admission is $10 and free for children 5 and under. A dinner with jambalaya and cornbread will be held 5 p.m. in front of the Fine Arts Center before the concert. Dinner is $8. For more information, email bluegrassmusic@glenville.edu or call 304 462-6355.


Symphony Concert

PARKERSBURG — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra — Parkersburg’s 32nd season will open 3 p.m. Oct. 20 at the Blennerhassett School Auditorium. Tickets are available at WVSOP.org. The concert is called the 80th Season Spectacular and will include guest artist Orion Weiss who will play Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. The symphony is directed by Lawrence Loh.


Fall Festival

MINERAL WELLS — The West Virginia Interstate Fall Festival will be held 5-10 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26 at the fairgrounds on Butcher Bend Road. Admission is free. There will be hayrides, haunted barn, games, inflatables, live music and bing. A trunk or treat will be 6-7 p.m. Oct. 18.


Craft show

PARKERSBURG — An Arts and Crafts Expo will be held 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26 at Emmanuel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1710 23rd St. Christmas gifts, crafts, door prizes and raffles will be available. Proceeds benefit the Emmanuel Baptist Church Choir.


Haunted Schoolhouse

MINERAL WELLS – The 10th annual New Era One Room School Haunted Schoolhouse will be held 6-11 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and Oct. 25-26 at the schoolhouse at Mineral Wells Elementary School. Admission is $3 with children under 4 free. The cost covers the haunted school and hay ride. Refreshments and gifts are available for purchase.


Junk Sale

VIENNA — The Junk In The Trunk parking lot sale will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 at St. Michael Catholic Church, 55th Street and Grand Central Avenue. Admission is free and there will be concessions.


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