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August 5, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Weirton Area Museum holding

ribbon-cutting Wednesday

WEIRTON - The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center has announced upcoming event.

They include:

2:30 Wednesday, museum facade ribbon cutting at the museum located at 3149 Main St.

Aug. 10, "Rediscover Holliday's Cove" at the Weirton Event Center located on Cove Road.

Sept. 10, "Rediscovering Holliday's Cove" documentary premiere at the museum. This is a tentative date.

6 p.m. Oct. 8, "The Wheeling Conventions" at the museum. David T. Javersak will give the presentation as part of the West Virginia Humanities Council's Sesquicentennial speaking tour.

Oct. 19, fifth annual Robert Haworth Memorial Art Exhibition at the museum.

St. Nicholas to hold luncheon

WEIRTON - St. Nicholas Orthodox Church will hold a "Just Salads" lunch and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church located at 604 Colliers Way, across from the Weirton Medical Center.

The meal includes a fruit, broccoli, bean, tossed and assorted jello salads. The cost is $2 each or three for $5. For take-out orders, call (304) 723-9746.

The church also will be holding a continuous frozen pierogi sale, beginning Thursday. For information, call (304) 527-1319.

Upcoming luncheons include:

3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 22, cabbage roll dinner; and

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 12, soup and sandwich lunch.

Harmony Brothers to perform

PARIS, Pa. - The Harmony Brothers will be the featured performers for the "Music on the Deck," from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at The Gathering Place Coffee Shop at the Paris Presbyterian Church located at 127 Steubenville Pike.

Jim Kell, Jim Brandolino and Lou Ralich will perform gospel music and oldies. There will be free refreshments.

Those attending are asked to bring a lawn chair. In the event of inclement weather, the event will move indoors into coffee shop.

For information, call (724) 729-3450.

Church holding Bible school

WEIRTON - The Colliers Way Church of Christ will hold a one-day vacation Bible school from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church located at 612 Colliers Way, across from Weirton Medical Center.

Registration and breakfast begin at 8:30 a.m., and a family picnic will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.

The theme is "Hayday: Growing in Friendship With Jesus," and classes will be available for infants through adults. The event will include stories, crafts, games and snacks.

Area families are invited to attend and there is no charge.

For information or to enroll, call the church office at (304) 723-5220.

Writers society set to meet

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio - The Tri-State Writers Society, led by award-winning local author Karen Majoris-Garrison, will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 13 in the Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County Schiappa Branch's meeting room located on Mall Drive.

Published and aspiring writers of all genres are welcome to attend.

For information, call (740) 424-1243 or visit

Club to hold murder mystery dinner

WEIRTON - The Weirton Woman's Club, a Greater Federation of Women's Clubs of West Virginia member organization, will hold a murder mystery dinner fundraiser Oct. 5 at the Serbian American Cultural Center.

Mystery Theatre Unlimited will present "The Calamityville Horror," an interactive musical comedy starring Bert Furioli, Butch Maxwell, Michael Moran, Shannan Noe and Ryan Sears. Horror and hilarity ensure when a haunted house is inherited.

Tickets are $30 per person, and no tickets will be sold at the door. To purchase a ticket, call Barbara Raynolds at (304) 723-9772.

Rockefeller to be honored at dinner

CHARLESTON - Fifty years ago, Jay Rockefeller arrived in West Virginia as a young VISTA volunteer. He went on to become a member of the state House of Delegates, Secretary of State, president of a university, governor of West Virginia and a U.S. Senator.

The West Virginia Democratic Party's Jefferson/Jackson Dinner will be dedicated to Rockefeller, who is stepping down from the Senate in January.

Larry Puccio, the party's chairman, added a special keynote speaker will be announced in the near future. It will be held Oct. 12 at the Charleston Civic Center.

Tickets can be purchased by calling Puccio at (304) 342-8121.

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