Special Activities

Film Showing

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., will present a “Think Outside the Book” film at 6 p.m. Monday. The free feature will be “Goodbye, Christopher Robin,” rated PG.

The 2017 historical bio-drama is based on the true story of the life of English author A.A. Milne and the creation of the “Winnie the Pooh” tales inspired by his son, Christopher Robin Milne. Attendees may bring their own snacks and seat cushions.

Lunch With Books

Dale Rothert will appear at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday to speak on “Adventures in Transportation.”

Rothert, who came to the Wheeling area in 1967 to work in radio, served as a designated pilot examiner and taught aviation ground school at several local colleges and schools.

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


A free screening of “Heroin(e),” a documentary film about fighting the opioid crisis in Huntington, will be presented in the recital hall of Wheeling Jesuit University’s Center for Educational Technologies at 6 p.m. Tuesday. After the film and a brief intermission, a panel discussion will be conducted on the topics of substance abuse, recovery and the opioid epidemic.

The event is organized by the Community Impact Coalition, the West Virginia Council of Churches, Americorps and WJU.

Support Group

NAMI of Greater Wheeling’s family support group will meet at Ohio Valley Medical Center’s conference room A, 2000 Eoff St., Wheeling, from 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call Amy Gamble, 304-281-4494.

Moundsville Class of ’58

Moundsville High School Class of 1958 is having a luncheon at the Guest House in Moundsville at 1 p.m. Thursday.


The Rev. Dr. Bonnie Thurston will present a program, “See What You Hear: Mark’s Gospel and Spiritual Discernment,” at St. Joseph Retreat Center, 137 Mount St. Joseph Road, Wheeling, from 7-8:45 p.m. Thursday. The snow date is Feb. 8.

There is a cost for the program. To reserve a spot, call 304-232-8160, ext. 112.

Souper Bowl of Caring

The Souper Bowl of Caring will be held at the House of the Carpenter, 200 S. Front St., Wheeling, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday. All proceeds will support the agency’s hunger ministries.

Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Ceramic bowls made by a local artist also will be sold. Silent auction items will be available.

For tickets, call Kate Rhodes at 304-233-4640 or purchase online at http://www.houseofthecarpenter.com/souper-bowl-of-caring/.

Fish Fry

A fish fry event will be held at St. Jude Catholic Church, 710 Jefferson Ave., Glen Dale, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Take-out orders also will be available. Call 304-845-2646 for local delivery if ordered by 10 a.m. for lunch and by 3 p.m. for dinner.

Garden Program

A program, “Green Up Your Winter Blues,” at Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday will feature garden-related activities. Guests can shell beans and shuck corn from the museum’s interpretive garden, make a cornhusk doll, propagate a baby plant and get advice from a master gardener.

From Thursday until Feb. 28, guests can visit the museum’s discovery table to create a postcard to send to a friend. Special supplies for Valentine’s Day postcards will be available from Thursday until Feb. 14.

All programs at Grave Creek are free and open to the public.

Benefit Dinner

A benefit spaghetti dinner will be held at Paden Fork Chapel Christian Church’s fellowship hall from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. There is no set price, but all donations will be accepted and given to the Tom and Cindy Moore family. Their home was destroyed by fire on Jan. 3.

For more information, call Jana Turner, 304-337-2326; Judy Probst, 304-337-8426, or Sandie Estep, 304-337-8122.

Valentine’s Crafts

Children may make assorted Valentine’s Day crafts at an activity table in the Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, between 4-6 p.m. Thursday. Supplies are limited.

Computer Help

The Follansbee branch of the Brooke County Public Library will offer computer help with resumes and online job applications from 1-2 p.m. Saturday. Help will be provided by library employee Natalie Staffileno.

Class space is limited; registration is required. To register, call the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

Compiled by

Linda Comins