Special Activities

Eastern Star

Miriam Chapter No. 1, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Officers will be elected. Carolyn Nortemann, worthy matron, and Don Martin, worthy patron, will preside. Carrie and Bill Wheat will serve refreshments after the meeting.

Lunch With Books

Lunch With Books will feature a Wheeling Memories Nostalgia Series program at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday.

Area residents are invited to share memories of Wheeling during World War II. Dr. David Javersak will lead the conversation about local men and women who served in the war, local businesses that manufactured materials for the war effort and the employees who made it happen, and what Wheeling in general was like during the 1940s.

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

Parent Support Group

A parent support group will meet in the OVerlook Cafeteria’s conference room A at Ohio Valley Medical Center, 2000 Eoff St., Wheeling, from 6-7 p.m. Monday. The group is for parents and guardians of children and adolescents who are experiencing mental or behavioral health issues or substance abuse concerns. For more information, call John Antal, 304-217-3109.

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.

Newview Club

The Newview Community Educational Outreach Service Club will meet at the Hancock County Senior Center, Gas Valley Road, New Cumberland, at 11 a.m. Thursday. The lesson will be “Native Americans in West Virginia.”

Genealogical Society

The Wheeling Area Genealogical Society will meet in the auditorium at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at 1 p.m. Saturday.

The genealogical society is sponsoring a monthly lecture series, Silent Cities of the Dead, which focuses on cemeteries in the Wheeling area. For Saturday’s program, Mount Zion Cemetery Association member Steven Davis will give a presentation on Mount Zion Cemetery. Programs are free and open to the public.

Sunshine Social Club

The Sunshine Friday Social Club will hold its 42nd anniversary dinner at Ye Olde Alpha, 50 Carmel Road, Wheeling, from 5-7 p.m. June 16. There is a cost for the dinner and reservations are to be made by Wednesday by calling Glynda Marie Walker, volunteer coordinator, at 304-243-0994. Participants are asked to bring a gift card or money for an exchange at the dinner.

Rummage, Bake Sale

Christ United Methodist Church, Washington Avenue, Wheeling, will hold a rummage and bake sale from 4-7 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. Proceeds will be used for mission projects.

Sons of American


The Fort Henry chapter of Sons of the American Revolution will meet in the auditorium at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Speaker David P. Ervin will present a program, “A Choice Body of Men: The Continental Army on the Upper Ohio Frontier, 1775-1783.” A native West Virginian, Ervin served in the Army infantry and participated in Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has a bachelor’s degree in early American history from West Virginia University. He is the author of “Leaving the Wire: An Infantryman’s Iraq” and numerous articles and essays. An editor and historical interpreter, he lives in Morgantown.

For more information, call chapter president Jay Frey at 304-312-1787 or visit the chapter’s website at www.fthenrysar.org.

Retired Teachers

The Belmont County Retired Teachers Association will hold a luncheon and meeting at noon June 14 at Belmont Hills Country Club, St. Clairsville.

Reservations need to be made by June 11 and can be made by sending a check to Donna Kennedy, 105 Arlington St., Bridgeport, OH 43912 or calling her at 740-635-1264. Checks should be made payable to BelCoRTA. Annual dues should be paid by sending a check to Kennedy or may be paid by check at the meeting.

Larry Barnes from the American Legion will present a program about the American flag. Prospective members should call Judy Nemeti at 740 859-6188.

Members are asked to bring nonperishable items to be donated to a local food pantry. The pantry to receive the donations will be chosen at the meeting by a random drawing from the school districts of Belmont County.

Family Movie

The Follansbee branch of the Brooke County Public Library will show the film, “Peter Rabbit,” rated PG, at noon Tuesday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

Lunch & Movie

The Follansbee branch of the Brooke County Library will show the film, “The 15:17 To Paris,” rated PG-13, at noon Friday. Patrons may bring a lunch. The library will provide popcorn and water. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

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

Compiled by

Linda Comins


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