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Community Briefs

October 2, 2012
Weirton Daily Times

Church Women United set to

discuss World Community Day

WEIRTON - The Follansbee High School Class of 1961 will hold a social at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Three Spring Drive Eat'n Park.

All classmates, spouses and guests are welcome to attend.

Church women to meet

NEW CUMBERLAND - President Olivia Carter will preside over the Church Women United Executive Board fall meeting at 10 a.m. Friday at the Oakland Presbyterian Church on Wylie Ridge Road.

World Community Day Chair Diane Pastoric will meet with third-year delegates to plan the World Community Day service, which will be held Nov. 2 at the First Baptist Church located at Homewood Avenue and Adams Street, Weirton.

Service group seeks members

BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. - Connected Threads, a women's service knitting and crochet group, is inviting new members to come and participate in their weekly coffee and Bible study meeting from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays.

The group also works on afghans and other items for women in need. All women of any age or skill level from the community are welcome to attend. Basic beginning knit and crochet skills will be taught to anyone who wants to learn and work on the projects. All yarn and supplies are provided without charge.

For information, call (724) 947-5165 or (724) 947-3034.

Auxiliary needs crafters

HOOKSTOWN, Pa. - The Hookstown American Legion Post 952 Ladies Auxiliary is hosting its annual fall craft show Saturday and Sunday.

Vendors' cost is $15 per table for both days. Anyone interested in participating should email hlt126@zoominternet.net or call (412) 897-0100.

Pioneer Craft Days set

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio - The Friends of Beaver Creek State Park are seeking crafters and artisans for Pioneer Craft Days to be held Saturday and Sunday at the park's Pioneer Village.

Those able to demonstrate crafts such as basket-making, candle-dipping, quilting, dulcimer-building and wood-working are sought. There also is space available for crafters at the outdoor fest. All items sold must be at least 80 percent hand-crafted. Demonstrators are requested, but not required.

There also will be an antique farm equipment display.

Anyone interested in being part of the event may contact Alice Whitehill at (724) 573-9109.

Museum to celebrate anniversary

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Museum will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, located in the former Marshall House at 1008 Ridge Ave.

The Ebenezer Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will perform the presentation of colors to begin the celebration. The event will include a Victorian high tea and musical entertainment by Bud Simmons, who will play the dulcimer, and Derek Chamberlain, who will hold a sing-a-long and accompany himself on the player piano in the museum parlor. Marie Converse, Victor Greco and the Wells family will be recognized for their contributions to the museum. Several exhibits will be open.

The celebration is free and open to the public.

Mended Hearts will meet

WHEELING - The Greater Wheeling Area Chapter 280 of the Mended Hearts Inc. will meet at 6 p.m. Monday at Perkins Restaurant on National Road.

Dr. Jamie Etzel and Dr. Andrew Etzel will give a presentation "Why You Need a Good General Practitioner."

Mended Hearts is a national support organization open to heart patients, their families and anyone interested in heart disease.

For information, call Mary Maguire at (304) 280-5221.

Halloween Trail set for Oct. 19

MCDONALD, Pa. - A Children's Halloween Luminary Trail Walk will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 on the Panhandle Trail, beginning at the McDonald Trail Station located at 160 S. McDonald St.

Children are encouraged to dress in costume, and treats will be provided to children under 12.

Admission is free, but a reservation is required and can be made by calling (724) 228-6867 or (724) 926-8808.

The event is sponsored by the McDonald Area Redevelopment Association and Washington County Parks and Recreation.

Music lessons available

AVELLA, Pa. - "Music N'At" lessons are being offered at the Avella Public Library.

Lessons will be given in piano, flute, clarinet, saxophone and guitar.

For information, call (724) 584-4884.

 
 

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