April Calendar

April 1-30 – Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

April 1-30 – Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 1-30 – Oglebay Institute’s Glass Museum, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

April 1-30 – Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free.

April 1-30 – Wheeling Civic Garden Center, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and noon-4 p.m. Saturday.

April 1-30 – Good Zoo, Oglebay Park, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 1-30 – West Virginia Independence Hall, 1528 Market St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

April 1-30 – Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 811 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

April 1-30 – Belmont County Victorian Mansion Museum, 532 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville, open by appointment only.

April 1-30 – Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley, 10th and Main streets, Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

April 1-30 – Toy and Plastic Brick Museum, 4597 Noble St., Bellaire, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

April 1-30 – Marx Toy Museum, 915 Second St., Moundsville, closed.

April 1-May 26 – Kruger Street Toy & Train Museum, 144 Kruger St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

April 1-30 – Ohio Valley Athletic Conference Sports Museum at WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon-3 p.m. Saturday, free.

April 1-14 – Visual art faculty exhibition, Renner Art Gallery, Bethany College, free; artists’ reception, 6:30-8 p.m. April 12, free.

April 1-16 – Marshall County Student Art Show, Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 811 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, free.

April 1-17 – Exhibition, sculpture by Atticus Adams, at Nutting Art Gallery, Hall of Fine Arts, West Liberty University, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, free.

April 1-25 – Art exhibition, “Watercolour Artistry,” work of Bill Rettig, Laura Andreini and Jenny Seibert, at Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, free.

April 1-26 – Marshall County Elementary Schools Student Art Show, “The Year of the Horse,” at Moundsville-Marshall County Library, 700 Fifth St., free.

April 1 – Lunch With Books program, “28 Years of Questions, 45 Minutes of Answers,” presented by Dr. Scott Shalaway, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

April 1 – Pink Power Night, “Fancy Feet,” presented by Dr. Joseph Goodwin, at Ohio Valley Medical Center’s nurses’ residence auditorium, 2000 Eoff St., Wheeling, women’s expo, 6-7 p.m.; education session, 7-8 p.m., free.

April 1, April 8, April 15 and April 22 – People’s University series, Astronomy, at Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

April 2 – Ohio Valley Vegetarians and Vegans’ National PB&J Day celebration, B&O Building auditorium, West Virginia Northern Community College, Wheeling, 5:30 p.m., free; screening of documentary film, “PlanEat,” 6 p.m., free.

April 2 – Local History Winter Lecture Series, “The Underground Railroad,” presented by Dr. John S. Mattox, at Bellaire Public Library, 6 p.m., free.

April 2 – Program, “Transforming a Hungry Childhood in Ghana to a World Well-Fed,” presented by Thomas Awiapo, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 7-8:30 p.m.

April 3-May 1 – Traveling exhibition, “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War,” at Ohio University Eastern Campus art gallery, Shannon Hall, 45425 National Road, St. Clairsville, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 5-8 p.m. Thursday, free; panel discussion, room 319, Shannon Hall, 2:30 p.m. April 3, free.

April 3-5 and April 10-12 – Comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” at Ohio University Eastern Campus, Shannon Hall theater, 45425 National Road, St. Clairsville, 7 p.m. April 3; 8 p.m. April 4-5; 7 p.m. April 10; 8 p.m. April 11-12.

April 3 – Culinary arts classical dinner, Russian cuisine, at West Virginia Northern Community College, Education Center dining room, 10 17th St., Wheeling, 6 p.m.

April 3 – Speaker Series, Capt. Richard Phillips, “Hero of the High Seas,” at Steubenville High School auditorium, 7:30 p.m.

April 4 – Friday Noon Lenten Concert Series, violinist Juan Jaramillo, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, performance, 12:05 p.m.; light luncheon, 12:30 p.m., free.

April 4 – Lecture, “The Nature and Basis of Religious Freedom,” presented by Dr. Robert P. George, in Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery, J.C. Williams Center, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 2 p.m., free.

April 4 – First Friday, downtown and Center Wheeling, 4:30-10:30 p.m.

April 4 – Gallery Hop and opening of Student Art Show of Excellence, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 5:30-8 p.m., free.

April 4 – First Friday music with Cabin Fever String Band, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 6 p.m., free; StarWatch, 7:30-9 p.m., free.

April 4 – Concert, Quarteto Rustico, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, 7 p.m., free.

April 4 – Poetry reading by West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, Olney Friends School, 61830 Sandy Ridge Road, Barnesville, 7 p.m., free.

April 4-6 – Oglebay Institute’s 60th annual Antiques Show and Sale, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Park, Dessert With Antiques preview party, 7-10 p.m. April 4; show hours, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 6; glass tour, 1-2 p.m. April 5; children’s tour, 4-5 p.m. April 5.

April 4-6 – Film, “Run & Jump,” not rated, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Cinema, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. April 4; 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. April 5; 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. April 6.

April 4 – Music show, Victoria Vaudeville Theater, 1228 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m.

April 4-6 – Drama, “He’s Alive!” at Capitol Theatre, 1015 Main St., Wheeling, 7:30 p.m. April 4-5 and 3:30 p.m. April 6.

April 4-6 – Drama Club musical, “Beauty and the Beast,” at Weirton Madonna High School gymnasium theater, 7:30 p.m. April 4-5 and 6 p.m. April 6.

April 4-6 – Comedy, “Taming of the Shrew,” in Anathan Theatre, Egan Hall, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 7 p.m. April 4-5 and 2 p.m. April 6.

April 4-30 – Student Art Show of Excellence, Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, free.

April 5 – Program, “Art at the Heart of Our Prayer,” presented by Sister Carrie Vall, CSJ, and Sister Mary Slattery, HM, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

April 5 – Nature scavenger hunt, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Center, Oglebay Park, noon-4 p.m.

April 5 – Science demonstration, “Crystal’s Science Fun,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

April 5 – Paint the Town Pink: Wild in Pink gala, to benefit Crittenton Services, at Wheeling Artisan Center, 7 p.m.

April 5, April 12, April 19 and April 26 – Wheeling Jamboree, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack showroom, 6-8 p.m.

April 6 – Fitness in the Garden, Oglebay Institute’s Schrader Environmental Education Center, Oglebay Park, 3-4 p.m.

April 7 – Bridges to Contemplative Living program, St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 9:30-11 a.m. and 7-8:30 p.m.

April 7-25 – Spring quilt show, Historic Fort Steuben, 120 S. Third St., Steubenville.

April 7 – Light the Night Walk, to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, at McDonough Center, Wheeling Jesuit University, registration and celebration, 5:30 p.m.; walk, 7:30 p.m.

April 7 – Celebrate Appalachia, mountaintop removal discussion, at National Technology Transfer Center auditorium, Wheeling Jesuit University, 7-8:30 p.m., free.

April 8 – Lunch With Books program, “The English Garden,” presented by author Barbara Robinson-Pirhalla, at Ohio County Public Library auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, noon, free.

April 8 – Shrine Circus, WesBanco Arena, 2 14th St., Wheeling, 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

April 8 – Jewelry Making and Sip Workshop, led by Sandi Ziolkowski, at Artworks Around Town, Centre Market, 2200 Market St., Wheeling, 6-9 p.m.

April 8 – Ladies’ spring tea for cancer survivors, Wheeling Hospital auditorium, 6-8 p.m.

April 8, April 15, April 22 and April 29 – Class series, American Decorative Styles, led by Holly McCluskey, at Oglebay Institute’s Mansion Museum, Oglebay Park, 7-8:30 p.m.

April 8 – Bluegrass Jam, SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 7-9 p.m., free.

April 9 – Friends of the Library’s soup, salad and sandwich luncheon, Bellaire Public Library, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 9 – Program, “Immigration: Why Should People of Faith Care?” presented by Sister Marilyn Nickol, CSJ, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 7-8:30 p.m.

April 9-13 – Hilltop Players, “The Importance of Being Earnest,” at Kelly Theatre, Hall of Fine Arts, West Liberty University, 7:30 p.m. April 9-12 and 3 p.m. April 13.

April 10 – Culinary arts classical dinner, Italian cuisine, at West Virginia Northern Community College, Education Center dining room, 10 17th St., Wheeling, 6 p.m.

April 10-13 – Musical comedy, “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” at Troy Theater, Swint Hall, Wheeling Jesuit University, 8 p.m. April 10-12 and 2 p.m. April 13.

April 10-13 – World premiere of rock opera, “The Interstellar Healer,” at Wailes Theatre, Steinman Hall, Bethany College, 8 p.m. April 10-12 and 2 p.m. April 13.

April 11 and April 25 – Awareness Through Movement lessons, presented by Beth Andes, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 10-11 a.m.

April 11 – Workshop, “Principles and Tools for Ethical Decision Making,” in Tony and Nina Gentile Gallery, J.C. Williams Center, Franciscan University of Steubenville, 8:30 a.m.-noon.

April 11 – Friday Noon Lenten Concert Series, tenor Mitch Spurlock, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, performance, 12:05 p.m.; light luncheon, 12:30 p.m., free.

April 11-13 – Film, “Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me,” not rated, at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Cinema, 2118 Market St., Wheeling, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. April 11; 4 p.m., 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. April 12; 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. April 13.

April 11 – Tommy Webb Band and Timberline, Pennyroyal Opera House, Fairview, 7-10 p.m.

April 12 – Craft and vendor show, Hilltop Social Hall, U.S. 250, Colerain, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

April 12 – Program, “Cultivating the Soul and the Earth: Gardening as a Spiritual Practice,” presented by Brother John Byrd, FMS, at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

April 12 – Lenten Quiet Day, led by the Rev. Dr. Bonnie Thurston, at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 1410 Chapline St., Wheeling, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., free.

April 12 – Pysanky Eggs workshops, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m.

April 12 – Community egg hunt, Wheeling Park, 10 a.m. and noon, free.

April 12 – Easter Bunny visit, Bellaire Public Library, 10:30 a.m., free.

April 12 – Science demonstration, “April Showers,” at SMART Centre Market, 30 22nd St., Wheeling, 1 p.m., free.

April 12 – Percussion ensemble concert, Elbin Auditorium, College Hall, West Liberty University, 3 p.m., free.

April 12 – West Liberty University Great Gala, Glessner Auditorium, Wilson Lodge, Oglebay Park, 6:30 p.m.

April 12 – StarWatch, Grand Vue Park, ZipLine Adventure Area, Shelter 1, Moundsville, 7-9 p.m., free.

April 12 – Kevin Chalfant’s Journey Experience, Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack showroom, 7:30 p.m.

April 12 – Concert, Deuces Wild Band, Oglebay Institute’s Stifel Fine Arts Center, 1330 National Road, Wheeling, 8 p.m.

April 12 – Concert, Aaron Lewis, The Harv, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort, Chester, 8 p.m.

April 13 – Easter egg hunt, Martins Ferry City Park, 1-3 p.m.

April 14-22 – PASSOVER.