Special Activities

Genealogical Society

Cumberland Trail Genealogical Society will meet in the St. Clairsville Public Library’s meeting room, 108 W. Main St., at 6:30 p.m. Monday. All meetings are free and open to the public.

The guest speaker will be Patrolman Michael Duplaga of the St. Clairsville Police Department. Duplaga, who is the school resource officer for the St. Clairsville-Richland City School District, will talk about the problem of vaping.

Book Talk

The Chrisagis Brothers will present their new book, “A Legacy of Love,” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Monday.

Copies of the book and a limited selection of their recorded music will be available for purchase and signing after the book talk. Light refreshments will be served.

Sand Hill Club

The Sand Hill Community Educational Outreach Service Club will meet at Bob Evans restaurant at The Highlands at noon Tuesday. Nancy Moss and Ruth Milliken will serve as hostesses. After a business meeting, Nancy Hartzell will present a lesson, “Apple Cider Vinegar Myths and Facts.”

Lunch With Books

A Wheeling Poetry Series program will be presented for Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday.

West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman will introduce award-winning poet John Hoppenthaler. He is an English professor at East Carolina University and the author of three books of poetry. For nine years, he served as personal assistant to author Toni Morrison.

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

Baked Steak Dinner

Warwood United Methodist Church, 1438 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, will hold a baked steak dinner from 4:30-6:30 pm. Tuesday. Take-out orders will be available without beverage. Dinner will be served rain or shine. After the dinner, Crazy Horse will play country music in Garden Park.

People’s University

The People’s University course, Wheeling’s Labor History, will continue at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling.

Instructor David Javersak’s topic will be “The Ohio Valley Trades and Labor Assembly.” The program is free and open to the public.

Baked Steak Dinner

Warwood United Methodist Church, 1438 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, will hold a baked steak dinner from 4:30-6:30 pm. Tuesday. Take-out orders will be available without beverage. Dinner will be served rain or shine. After the dinner, Crazy Horse will play hot country music in Garden Park.

Island Garden Club

The Island Garden Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at noon Thursday. Beverly Ruble and Pat Seidler will serve as hostesses. Guest speaker Linda Criswell will talk about the proposed Kathy’s House in Glen Dale. For reservations, call 304-242-8732.

Seams Sew Snugly

The Seams Sew Snugly quilt guild will meet in the gymnasium of the former St. Francis Xavier School, 600 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, with social time at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Snacks will be provided. Members are to bring their own beverage.

The meeting will begin at 6 p.m., followed by Paper Piercing Heart instruction and demonstration by guild member Sandi Blackwell. Members are to bring a sewing machine, sewing accessories and assorted fabric scraps to complete an 8-inch heart block.

Prospective members may attend. For more information, call guild president Nikki Geho, 304-650-9883.

Film Showing

The Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., will offer a special after-hours film presentation of “A Walk on the Moon,” rated R, at 6 p.m. Thursday.

The film showing is free and open to the public. Participants may bring snacks and seat cushions. Anyone in need of the chair-lift should arrive at least 10 minutes before 6 p.m.

Concert

ArtsLink’s coffeehouse series will partner with Bands on Broad for a free concert at 6 p.m. Thursday near the town gazebo at Main and Broad streets in Middlebourne.

West Liberty University’s steel drum band and African drum-dance ensemble will perform. Food will be available for purchase, provided by Tyler County Girl Scouts Troop 10034.

Kathy’s House

Kathy’s House Foundation will hold a 5K walk-run and festival at St. Jude Park, Glen Dale, from 6-11 p.m. Friday. The event will include street fair food, inflatable attractions, games and live entertainment.

The Kathy’s House Foundation steak fry will be held Saturday at St. Jude Park. Live music will begin at 4 p.m. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Tickets for the steak fry are available by calling 304-650-421 and at Wood Scraps, 245 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville.

Bluegrass Event

Dally Memorial Library will hold a free bluegrass music event on Saturday. Shortline Junction will perform from 6-8 p.m. at Sardis Community Center. Food will be available for purchase.

Book Talk

Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown Sr. will join author William Matson to discuss and sign their book, “Crazy Horse: The Lakota Warrior’s Life and Legacy,” at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. next Sunday, Aug. 18. The event is free and open to the public.

The book is based on the Crazy Horse family’s oral history. Clown, a great-nephew to Crazy Horse and keeper of the sacred bundle and pipe, will represent his family at the discussion. Books will be available at the signing.

Clown lives in Dupree, South Dakota, on the Cheyenne River Reservation. Matson, a documentary filmmaker, resides in Spearfish, South Dakota. This is Matson’s first book.

AARP

AARP Chapter 2994 of Belmont County will meet Aug. 22 at J.B. Martin Recreation Center, St. Clairsville.

The chapter will present a health information fair, with many local vendors, at the center from 9:30 a.m. to noon that day.

A luncheon for the meeting will be catered by Schlepp’s. For reservations and information on the menu, call Kathleen Bock, 740-695-3904, or Jackie Gretzinger, 740-695-3497. Prospective members may attend.

Coloring Program

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will offer a coloring program for young adults and adults from 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday. Materials will be provided. For more information, call 304-737-1551.

Lunch & Movie

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will show the film, “Avengers: Endgame,” rated PG-13, at noon Friday.

Participants may bring a lunch. The library will provide popcorn and water. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Share Support Group

Share, a support group open to anyone coping with fetal loss, will meet in Wheeling Hospital’s conference room C at 6 p.m. Monday. For more information, call 304-243-6367.

Stroke Support Group

A support group for survivors of stroke will meet in Wheeling Hospital’s conference room C from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Anyone who has experienced a stroke may attend, along with family, friends or support people. Lucas Burkhardt, coordinator of the hospital’s Stroke Center, leads the group. For more information, call 304-243-8398.

Compiled by

Linda Comins

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