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Special Activities

Newcomers Club

The Wheeling Newcomers Club will meet at Wheeling Country Club at 10:30 a.m. Thursday. The program will feature Maureen Zambito, antiques columnist for the Sunday News-Register. Luncheon will be served after the program. There is a cost for the luncheon; a vegetarian option is available. For more information and to make a reservation, call 740-707-3755 today.

Lunch With Books

Matthew Ferrence will appear at Lunch With Books at the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at noon Tuesday to talk about his book, “Appalachia North: A Memoir.” Lunch With Books programs are free and open to the public.

St. Joseph’s Class of ’54

St. Joseph’s Academy Class of 1954 will hold its monthly luncheon at Eat ‘n’ Park, St. Clairsville, at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The event is open to all former students, friends and visitors.

DHHR Retirees

Retirees and former employees of the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources will meet for lunch at Undo’s, 2153 National Road, Wheeling, at 1 p.m. Thursday.

Fort Henry Piecemakers

The Fort Henry Piecemakers will meet at St. Mark Lutheran Church, 141 Kruger St., Wheeling, at 7 p.m. Thursday, with social hour at 6 p.m. A Quilters Corner representative will be the guest speaker.

Moundsville Woman’s Club

The Moundsville Woman’s Club will meet at St. Francis Catholic Church’s hall in Moundsville at noon Friday, with a program by Cathy Frame on the Gabriel Project. President Chris McDonald will conduct a business meeting. Loretta Remke will be the program chair. Serving as hostesses will be chair Bonnie Anderson, Rose Carnahan, June Gallourakis and Mickey Massey.

Genealogical Society

The Wheeling Area Genealogical Society will meet in the Ohio County Public Library’s auditorium, 52 16th St., Wheeling, at 1 p.m. Saturday. Its lecture series will conclude with local historian Margaret Brennan’s presentation on the McColloch family. All programs are free and open to the public.

Videos of all First Families lectures can be viewed on the Wheeling 250 website at wheeling250.net.

Program

Travis Henline will offer a free program, “The People Between: An Indigenous Perspective on Ohio Valley History,” at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 Fifth St., at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Light refreshments will be available.

Campfire Storytelling

Grand Vue Park in Moundsville will open a series of free campfire events with storyteller Rich Knoblich from 7-8 p.m. Thursday at the Aerial Adventure Base Camp, Shelter 1. Events also are planned for Oct. 17 and Oct. 24. Attendees may bring snacks, beverages, lawn chairs and blankets.

Cookies and Cocoa

An event called Cookies and Cocoa with Santa will be held at Follansbee Park’s Steel Shelter at 7 p.m. Friday.

Children may wear pajamas. There is a cost to attend; all proceeds benefit Christmas in the Park charities. For tickets, call 304-559-7474 or 724-970-4780.

Meat Loaf Dinner

The Apostleship of Prayer of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukrainian Catholic Church, 4136 Jacob St., Wheeling, will hold a meat loaf dinner in the church annex from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13. Carry-out meals also will be available. For more information, call 304-232-1777.

Computer Help

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will offer computer help from 4-5 p.m.Tuesday.

Registration is required by calling the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Programs

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will offer “Be Smart About Money” programs for children and adults at 5 p.m. Thursday.

Participants in both programs will meet at 6 p.m. for a pasta dinner. To register for the free programs, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Craft Class

The Brooke County Public Library, 945 Main St., Wellsburg, will hold a craft class at 11 a.m. Friday. Materials will be provided, but participants must bring a pair of scissors. To reserve a seat, call the circulation desk, 304-737-1551.

Computer Help

The Brooke County Public Library, 844 Main St., Follansbee, will offer computer help with resumes and job applications from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday. For more information, call the library, 304-527-0860.

Blood Pressure

Screenings

Free blood pressure screenings will be offered at Wheeling Hospital’s Howard Long Wellness Center from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Monday and Oct. 14, Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. For more information, call 304-242-9355.

Breastfeeding Class

A breastfeeding class for expectant parents will be held at Wheeling Hospital’s conference room D at 6 p.m. Monday. There is a fee. For more information, call 304-243-7101.

Cholesterol Screenings

Total cholesterol screenings are being offered at Wheeling Hospital’s Howard Long Wellness Center from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Monday. There is a cost. For more information, call 304-242-9355.

Compiled by Linda Comins

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