Special Activities

Newcomer Club

The Wheeling Newcomer Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. Guest speaker Kathie Brown, executive director of Wheeling Health Right, will explain how this organization provides health services to those who can’t afford basic health care.

Luncheon will be served after the program. There is a cost for the meal; a vegetarian option is available. For more information and to make a luncheon reservation, call 740-695-8355 today.

Genealogical Society

Cumberland Trail Genealogical Society will meet in the St. Clairsville Public Library’s meeting room, 108 W. Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Guest speaker John Paglialunga Jr. will present a program on his family’s trip to Cuba. All meetings are open to the public.

Sand Hill Club

The Sand Hill Community Educational Outreach Service Club will meet at the home of Sue Bryant at noon Tuesday. A business meeting will be held after lunch. Bryant will present a lesson, “West Virginia Women and Education.”

Ormet Retirees

Retired Ormet union workers will meet Tuesday for a dinner at the old Hannibal Grade School. Members whose last names begin with A-G are to bring a dessert; those with surnames of H-Z are to provide a covered dish. Ormet officers will furnish meat. Dues must be paid, Members will begin setting up the hall at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call Larry Highly, 304-997-6149.

Lunch With Books

Author Todd Snyder, a professor of rhetoric and writing at Siena College in Albany, New York, will appear at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday. He will talk about his book, “12 Rounds in Lo’s Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia.”

Lunch With Books programs are free and open to the public. Attendees may bring a bag lunch; complimentary beverages are provided.

Summer Reading

Free summer reading programs will include a magic show at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 11 a.m. Tuesday and repeated at the Benwood-McMechen Public Library at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

In addition, an art session, “Glow in the Dark Firefly,” will be offered at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library at 11 a.m. Friday.

This week’s summer reading programs at the Cameron Public Library are rock painting at 1 p.m. Monday, Father’s Day stories and craft at 1 p.m. Tuesday and a music session at 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Cabbage Roll Dinner

Warwood United Methodist Church, 1438 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, will serve Ike Sparks’ cabbage roll dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Take-out orders will be available without a beverage. The dinner will precede a Toe-Tappin’ Tuesday concert by The Original Fantasies in Garden Park at 7 p.m.

Green Acres Club

Instead of holding a regular meeting, the Green Acres Community Educational Outreach Service Club will attend a strawberry salad luncheon and program in Pennsylvania on Wednesday. Members will meet at the Elm Grove Crossing Mall parking lot between Wendy’s and Med Express; a carpool will leave promptly at 10:30 a.m. Members may take a salad to share.

Flag Day Celebration

A Flag Day celebration in the Ohio County Public Library’s auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, will begin at noon Thursday, with the dedication of an American flag and a West Virginia flag donated by the Wheeling chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the Fort Henry chapter, Sons of the American Revolution.

After the dedication, flag expert Joe Blaylock will give a history of the American flag.

Ice Cream Social

Stone Presbyterian Church, 25 East Cove Ave., Wheeling, will hold an ice cream social in the fellowship hall from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday. Proceeds will benefit Russell Nesbitt Services and WATCH. For tickets, call the church, 304-242-4610.

The event will include entertainment by the Stone Church Rockers. Maple syrup from Great Brook Farm in New Hampshire will be sold.

Fort Henry Piecemakers

The Fort Henry Piecemakers quilt guild will meet at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 141 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 7 p.m. Thursday. Social hour will begin at 6 p.m. Gail Ruminski will present a demonstration of applique.

Bake Sale

The Marshall County Democratic Women’s Club and Marshall County Democratic Executive Committee will host a Alex’s Lemonade Stand bake sale at the Marshall County Courthouse in Moundsville from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday to benefit the Marshall County Childhood Cancer Awareness Group. Baked goods, lemonade and lunch items will be sold.

Basement Sale

The United Methodist Women of Ruble United Methodist Church, 37 Ruby Ave., Wheeling, will hold a basement sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Lunch and bake sale items also will be sold. Proceeds will be used to support mission programs.

Tea Luncheon

The Eckhart House, 810 Main St., Wheeling, will hold a Father’s Day tea luncheon at noon Saturday. The event is open to the public. For reservations, call 304-232-5439 or check online at www.EckhartHouse.com.

Steak Fry

The Wheeling Area Habitat for Humanity will hold a steak fry at Bethlehem Community Park from 6-10 p.m. Saturday.

To purchase tickets, call 304-233-0887 or send an email message to HFH3-7 @comcast.net.

GRASP

The Upper Ohio Valley chapter of Grief Recovery After Substance Passing will meet in the Betty Beebe Habig Room at WVU Medicine-Reynolds Memorial Hospital, 800 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, at 2 p.m. next Sunday.

Genealogical Society

The Monroe County chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at the Monroe County District Library, Home Avenue, Woodsfield, at 2 p.m. next Sunday.

Computer Class

The Follansbee branch of the Brooke County Public Library will offer a free adult basic computer class at 10 a.m. Tuesday. To register, call the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

Crocheting Group

The Brooke County Public Library’s crocheting group will meet in the River Room of the library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Family Movie Night

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will show the film, “A Wrinkle in Time,” rated PG, at 5 p.m. Thursday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Lunch & Movie

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will show the film, “I Can Only Imagine,” rated PG, at noon Friday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Book Talk

John Mihalyo will introduce his novel, “Always Living the Dream,” and sign copies of the book at the Follansbee branch of the Brooke County Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The event is free and open to the public. To register or for more information, call 304-527-0860.

Compiled by Linda Comins