Special Activities

West Virginia Day


West Virginia Independence Hall Museum will have a West Virginia Day celebration starting at noon Tuesday with a reading by Ed Phillips of the proclamation for statehood, followed by birthday cake and punch. There will be a large birthday card for people to sign, and they can get pictures posing as a Union or Confederate soldier complete with life-size cardboard cutouts and props. All the exhibits will be open, and admission is free. The museum is located at 1528 Market St., Wheeling.

Triadelphia Class of ’47

The Triadelphia High Class of 1947 will have a luncheon at Perkins Restaurant on National Road in Wheeling at noon Tuesday. Everyone is welcome.

Trivia Night

Ruble United Methodist Church is hosting a trivia night fundraiser for the Ohio County Relay for Life at 6 p.m. Friday at the church, 37 Ruby Ave., Wheeling. Reservations are required; call 304-243-4854 or 304-233-0933.

Eastern Star

Carolyn Nortemann and Donald Martin will be installed as worthy matron and worthy patron, respectively, of Miriam Chapter No. 1, Order of the Eastern Star, following the regular meeting on Tuesday at the Shrine Center, Monument Place, Elm Grove, Wheeling.

Nortemann, of Elm Grove, is employed as customer service manager at Sledd Co. and is a member of St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church. She is a past grand organist of the Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star.

Martin, of Bethlehem, is retired from the Kroger Co. and is a member of the Elm Grove United Methodist Church. He is a past potentate of the Osiris Shrine.

Officers to be installed include Donna Daily, James Daily, Nancy Hostutler, Patty Vermillion, Nola Cronin, Sharon Cronin, Alice Means, Becky Benner, Carrie Cronin, Jean Martin, Karen Muldrew, Mary Frohme, Audrey Foster, Tony Means and Bill Wheat.

A reception will follow the meeting and installation.

West Virginia Day Film

Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex in Moundsville will celebrate West Virginia Day from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday with family-oriented craft programming and the showing of “West Virginia: A Film History,” a documentary series produced by the West Virginai History Film Project and the West Virginia Humanities Council.

Wheeling AARP

Greater Wheeling Area Chapter 824 of AARP will hold a luncheon meeting at Wheeling Park White Palace at 11:15 a.m. Thursday. Reservation deadline is today; call Eunice Lohr, 304-242-9452.

Bill Blazier, chapter president, will preside at the business meeting. Entertainment will be provided by Suzanne McCormick, a singer with the Thursday Music Club of Wheeling. She will be accompanied by Ken Cover.

Coin Club

The Barnesville Coin Club will meet at 2 p.m. June 25 in the Senior Citizens Center, 228 E. Main St., Barnesville. Doors open at 12:30 p.m., and it is open to the public. The meeting was changed to the fourth Sunday from the third Sunday because of Father’s Day.

Tea Luncheon

The Eckhart House will host a Summer Tea Luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Saturday. The menu includes assorted tea sandwiches, scones served with sweet cream and jam, fresh fruit, confections and gourmet tea selections. The luncheon is open to the public. For more information or reservations, go to www.EckhartHouse.com or call 304-232-5439.

Wheeling Park

Class of ’02

Wheeling Park High School Class of 2002 will have its 15-year reunion at 5 p.m. July 8 at Bethlehem Community Park, John Daniel shelter. The event is a steak fry; bring your own beverages and place settings. Deadline to purchase tickets is June 30. For more information and for tickets, email Kara Markle, wphs2002wv@gmail.com.

Summer Reading

The Cameron Public Library’s summer reading program will feature stories and crafts at 1 p.m. Monday and collage art with New York pop artist Michael Albert at 2 p.m. Tuesday.

The summer reading program at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., will feature storytelling with cartoonist Joe Wos at 11 a.m. Tuesday and a movie, “Sing!” rated PG, at 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The summer reading program at the Benwood-McMechen Public Library, 201Marshall St., McMechen, will feature storytelling with cartoons by Wos at 2 p.m. Tuesday and recycling facts, games and crafts at 11 a.m. Friday.

All of the programs are free and open to the public.

Library Closings

The Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, is closed today for Father’s Day. Normal hours will resume Monday.

The library also will be closed Tuesday in observance of West Virginia Day. Normal hours will resume Wednesday.

Civil War Program

Thomas Buckley will present a program, “Civil War West Virginia: Federal Expeditions Against Lewisburg and Battle of Droop Mountain,” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Monday. The program is free and open to the public.

Bosom Buddies

A “Bosom Buddies” discussion session will be held at Wheeling Hospital’s conference room D at 5 p.m. Wednesday. Dr. Dayra Avila Lima will discuss “Coping With Side Effects of Hormone Therapy.”

All women living with breast cancer, either newly diagnosed or survivors, may participate. For more information, call 304-243-2989.

Moundsville Class of ’48

The Moundsville High School Class of 1948 will have a brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 30 at Perkins Restaurant, 105 Lafayette, Ave., Moundsville. Reservations may be made by calling Joanne at 304-845-3884 or Maxine at 304-843-1031 by June 29.

Polish Heritage Day

There will be a Polish Heritage Day Celebration at noon June 25, starting with a Roman Catholic Mass with Polish hymns and readings at Our Lady of Grace Grotto, 4501 Eoff St., Wheeling. Festivities will continue from 1-6 p.m. at the Polish American Patriot Club, 4410 Jacob St., Wheeling, including Polka music, Polish food and beer, and fun. The public is welcome. For more information, call 304-232-1752.