Special Activities

Spaghetti Dinner

Our Lady of Lebanon Church’s parish council will hold a spaghetti dinner and baked goods sale in Cedar Hall, 2216 Eoff St., Wheeling, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today. Tickets will be sold at the door.

Lunch With Books

Author Craig Paulenich will appear at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday to read from his collection, “Old Brown,” to mark the 160th anniversary of John Brown’s October 1859 raid.

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

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. Plans for grand chapter in Charleston will be discussed.

Members are asked to bring gelatin cups for a backpack project. September birthdays will be celebrated. Donna and Jim Daily will serve refreshments after the meeting. Carolyn Nortemann, worthy matron, and Jim Shannon, worthy patron, will preside.

Baked Steak Dinner

Mount Olivet United Methodist Church, 500 Fairmont Pike, will hold a baked steak dinner from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. Take-out meals also will be available. To purchase tickets, call 304-242-5552.

Island Garden Club

The Wheeling Island Garden Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at noon Thursday. Julie Kepreos and Peggy Bringman will serve as hostesses.

Elm Grove Woman’s Club

The Elm Grove Woman’s Club will meet at the Elm Grove Civics Association, 21 Sycamore Ave., Wheeling, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. President Lyle Kratz will conduct the meeting. A covered-dish dinner will be held. We Three will provide entertainment. For more information, call Linda Stocke, 304-243-9518.

Democratic Women’s Club

The Marshall County Democratic Women’s Club will meet at Perkins restaurant in Moundsville at 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. The club will launch its Veterans Day project.

Lunch & Learn

Representatives of CARE Funeral and Cremation Specialists will present a free lunch and program on funeral planning at Undo’s West, St. Clairsville, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Seating is limited. Reservations are to be made by calling 740-695-0475

Altmeyer Funeral Homes representatives will present a free lunch and program on funeral planning at Family Services of the Upper Ohio Valley, 2200 Main St., Wheeling, at 11:30 a.m. Friday. Reservations are requested by contacting Sarah Barickman at 304-281-8719 or sbarickman@altmeyer.com.


ArtsLink will present the Sultans of String in a free concert at Tyler Consolidated High School at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The group features three-time JUNO (Canada’s Grammy) nominees and Billboard chart-topping musicians.

Indoor Yard Sale

The Wheeling Island Lions Club will hold an indoor yard sale at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 200 S. Penn St., Wheeling, from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Coffee and breakfast pastries will be available.

Other clubs or individuals may participate in the sale. For more information or to reserve a table, call Don Rebich, 304-374-5804. Donations for the sale are being accepted and can be dropped off at the church after 5 p.m. Friday.

Fossil Day

Grave Creek Mound Archaeological Complex, 801 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, will hold a free Fossil Day from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. Visitors may bring fossils for expert identification. Family-oriented activities will include a museum hunt, excavating a “fossil bed” and making models of fossil creatures.

Craft Fair

St. Jude Women’s Guild is taking table reservations for a fall craft fair to be held Sept. 28 at St. Jude Hall, Glen Dale. To reserve a table, call 304-845-5859.


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 Sept. 23 and Sept. 30. For more information, call 304-242-9355.

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. To register, call 304-243-8398.

Family Movie Nights

The Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, will show the film, “Smallfoot,” rated PG, at 5 p.m. Tuesday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-527-0860.

The main library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will show the film, “The Secret Life of Pets 2,” rated PG, at 5 p.m. Thursday. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Crocheting Group

The Brooke County Public Library’s crocheting group will meet in the River Room, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, at 5 p.m. Wednesday. The group is for adult beginners through experts. Participants bring their own supplies and projects. To register, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

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, “Men In Black: International,” 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.

Cookies & Canvas

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will hold a Cookies & Canvas painting fundraiser at 11 a.m. Sept. 28. The cost include paint, canvas and sweets.

Limited space is available. Registration and payment are required by Sept. 25. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Compiled by

Linda Comins


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