Special Activites

Meatloaf Dinner

The Apostleship of Prayer of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4136 Jacob St., Wheeling, will hold a meatloaf dinner in the church annex from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. Carry-out meals will be available. For more information, call 304-232-1777.

Newcomers Club

The Wheeling Newcomers Club will meet at Belmont Hills Country Club, St. Clairsville, at 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

The program will feature We 3, a trio specializing in a variety of music. Singers Rosie Thomas, Margaret Warren and Roxie Siburt are retired Ohio teachers who perform throughout the Ohio Valley.

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

Retired Teachers

The Belmont County Retired Teachers Association will hold a luncheon and meeting at Belmont Hills Country Club, St. Clairsville, at noon Thursday. Reservations need to be made by Monday by calling Donna Kennedy, 740-635-1264.

Annual dues should be paid by check at the meeting. Brooke McVey will present a musical program. Items will be collected for homeless veterans as a community service project.

Prospective members should call Judy Nemeti, 740-859-6188. Any educational professional retirees, regardless of where they live, may join.

Lunch With Books

The Ohio Valley History Expo will conclude at noon Tuesday at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling. In a program titled “Stories from the Stagecoach,” Hilary Miller will examine the experiences of travelers on the National Road during the road’s heyday in the first half of the 19th century.

Miller is a doctoral candidate in American studies at Penn State University. She also is a seasonal park ranger with the National Park Service at Fort Necessity National Battlefield and Friendship Hill National Historic Site.


The Martins Ferry Public Library will hold two separate workshops relating to census data. Both events are free and open to the public.

“Grant Writing 101: Using Census Data” will take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday. “Historic Census Data for Genealogists” will take place at 1 p.m. Dec. 4. Both presentations will feature Tim Sarko, a data dissemination specialist with the U.S. Census Bureau.

Eastern Star

Miriam Chapter 1, Order of the Eastern Star, will meet at Monument Place, 91 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. Karen Muldrew will serve refreshments after the meeting. Donna Daily, worthy matron, and Jim Daily, worthy patron, will preside.

Pink Power Night

Pink Power Night at East Ohio Regional Hospital in Martins Ferry will start at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with healthy snacks, education tables and shopping. Dr. Michael Campsey, a board-certified interventional cardiologist, will give a presentation, “The Heart of the Matter,” at 6:30 p.m. He also will lead a tour of the EORH catheterization lab.

People’s University

The People’s University series on human rights continues at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling.

Dr. Elizabeth Andrews Bond, assistant professor of history at The Ohio State University, will lead the session, “Achievements: Enlightenment Ideas and the American and French Revolutions.” Classes are free and open to the public.

Book Program

A new book, “Marshall County Patriots and Heroes, Volume 9,” will be released at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., from 4-6 p.m. Thursday. The authors, Gary Rider and Roseanna Keller. will present a brief program and sign books. Past volumes of the series and Rider’s other book, “Marshall County Postcard History of the Early 1900s,” also will be available at that time.

Woman’s Club

The Moundsville Woman’s Club will meet at Glen Dale United Methodist Church at noon Friday. Lunch will be catered. All members are asked to bring baked goods for bakery bingo. Cindy Prettyman will conduct a business meeting.

Perky Blake and Kathy Eddy are co-chairs of hostesses. Darlene Meeker, Pat Nisperly, Dorothy Young, Carolyn Saffel and Sonnie Croft are serving as hostesses.

Collegiate Alumnae

Collegiate Alumnae of Wheeling will meet in the fellowship hall at Christ United Methodist Church, 1232 National Road, Wheeling, at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Maryanne Capp, mother of an Iraqi War veteran, will present “Don’t Close Your Eyes.”

A brief business meeting will precede the presentation. Lunch will be served after the program. Meeting reservations are required. For more information, call Marlene Ingram, 304-780-4800.

Film Society

The Wheeling Film Society will offer a free screening of “Dr. Strangelove” at Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Cinema, 2118 Market St., at 7:30 p.m. Friday. A conversation about the film will take place during Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., at noon Nov. 13.

Turkey Supper

Short Creek United Methodist Church, North Fork Road, will hold its annual turkey supper from 4-6:30 p.m. Saturday. Take-out meals also will be available.

Craft Show

A craft show will be held at John Marshall High School, 1300 Wheeling Ave., Glen Dale, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event is sponsored by the Technology Student Association and FFA. Admission is free. For more information, call Nicole Shipman, 304-843-4444.

Community Service

A community worship service will be held at Powhatan Point Church of the Nazarene, 100 Ohio 7 South, at 7 p.m. Friday, as a prelude to the Christmas in the Village celebration.

The service will include congregational singing, special music from various churches, and scripture readings and prayer by local ministers, Michelle Lucarelli, United Methodist Church pastor, will deliver a special message. An offering will be taken to benefit local compassionate ministries: SonShine Food Pantry and The Needy Cupboard.

Christmas in the Village

The 13th Christmas in the Village celebration will take place in Powhatan Point from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. The festival will include an appearance by Santa, craft vendors, food, disc jockey, balloon artist, face painters, inflatables, pony and train rides, and quilt and monetary raffles. Businesses and churches will hold activities. A parade will begin at 6:30 p.m.

German Genealogy Workshop

A workshop, Researching Your German Genealogy, will take place at the Martins Ferry Public Library from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Researcher Ernest Thode, author of several books, will present the program. The workshop will include two parts, delving into the differences of German genealogical research sources, and locating German ancestors using family records, online databases and other digitized and indexed resources.

The workshop is sponsored by the Ohio chapter of Palatines to America German Genealogy Society. The event is free and open to the public.

Vendor-Craft Fair

Relevant Worship Center, 52901 National Road, St. Clairsville, will hold a vendor-craft show from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. To rent a space or for more information, call 304-479-4825.


Free blood pressure screenings, provided by Wheeling Hospital, will be offered at the Howard Long Wellness Center from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Monday and on Nov. 12, Nov. 19 and Nov. 26. For more information, call 304-242-9355.

Support Group

A Parkinson’s disease support group will meet in Wheeling Hospital’s conference rooms C and D at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday. Seating is limited. To make a reservation, call 304-243-3307.

The group is open to anyone who has Parkinson’s disease, regardless of the physician or hospital they use.

Each attendee may bring a support person.

Coding Program

Children in grades 3-8 may participate in coding activities at the Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, at noon Tuesday. Registration is required and space is limited. To reserve a spot, call l the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

Evening Movie

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will show the film, “Incredibles 2,” rated PG, at 5 p.m. Thursday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Computer Class

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will offer a class on Microsoft Word for Beginners from 9-10 a.m. Friday. Class space is limited and registration is required. To register, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Lunch & Movie

The Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, will show the movie, “Christopher Robin,” rated PG, at noon Friday. Participants may bring a lunch. The library will provide popcorn and water. To reserve a seat, call l the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

Computer Help

The Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, 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