Community Events

OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 5-7-18

      Applications for the 2018 Weirton Independence Day Parade are being accepted, at the Millsop Community Center, now through June 20. The Parade is Saturday, June 30.  (304) 797-5721.

This Week

     Carriage House in Steubenville will host its Senior Executive Club Tuesday at 2 p.m.  The topic is “Right at Home Virtual Dementia Tour.” (740) 391-3311. (May 15)

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at Beallsville High School (sounds like Bellsville) 1-800-Red Cross. (May 17)

     The Brooke County Library in Wellsburg presents author Sonny Fair and his Ohio Valley novel “This Bridge Tells No Tales” Thursday at 6 p.m. (304) 737-1551. (May 17)

     The Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring “Light Touch,” Thursday from 7-10 p.m.  $5 cover charge includes free refreshments. (May 17)

     Buckeye Local High School Marching Band will hold its spring concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the school’s auditorium. (May 17)

     The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce presents its 2018 Golf Classic 4-Person Scramble Tuesday, May 22 at Steubenville Country Club.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10.  RSVP by this Friday.  (740) 282-6226. (May 18)

     Helping Heroes will hold a fundraising dinner/dance, to benefit homeless veterans, Friday from 5:30-10 p.m. at Generations Restaurant in Wheeling.  Tickets are $30 or $50 a couple. (304) 810-4291. (May 18)

     Family of God Christian Center in Weirton will show the “Gateway to Hope: Overcoming Heroin” documentary Friday night at 7.  (304) 748-7850. (May 18)

     Carriage Inn of Cadiz will host an Armed Forces Day Motorcycle Run Saturday.  Registration begins at 10 a.m., first bike out at 11.  Proceeds benefit the Cadiz American Legion.  $15 for single rider and $5 for passenger, includes dinner, non-alcoholic drinks and entertainment. (May 19)

     A fundraising spaghetti dinner, to benefit cancer patient Debbie Stevens, is Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Buckeye Local High School.  Enjoy food, auction items, vendors, games and music. (May 19)

     Chester-Newell Sportsman’s Club will hold an Ohio River Catfish Tournament Saturday night.  Register at Chaney’s Sunoco in Chester by 7 p.m. (304) 374-5439. (May 19)

     Paris Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Saturday and Sunday, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. both days. (724) 344-5244. (May 19 & 20)

     Chester-Newell Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (304) 374-5439. (May 20)

Next Week

     The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce presents its 2018 Golf Classic Tuesday, May 22 at Steubenville Country Club.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10. (740) 282-6226.

     Gables Care Center in Hopedale will host health screening and a stroke awareness program Tuesday, May 22 from 2-4 p.m.  (740) 937-2900.

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Tuesday, May 22 from 2-7 p.m. at McNinch Primary School in Moundsville. 1-800-Red Cross.

     Gables Care Center in Hopedale will host its Senior Executive Club Thursday, May 24 beginning at 9:45 a.m.  The topic is “Right at Home Virtual Dementia Tour.” (740) 391-3311.

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Thursday, May 24 from noon-5:30 at the Woodsfield Moose Lodge. 1-800-Red Cross.

     The Mary H. Weir Library in Weirton presents author Sonny Fair and his Ohio Valley novel “This Bridge Tells No Tales” Thursday, May 24 at 6 p.m. (304) 797-8510.

     The Free Summer Concert Series at the Weirton Event Center gets underway Friday, May 25, featuring “The Original Fantasys” and a Car Cruze.  Registration for the Car Cruze begins at 5 p.m. with the concert at 7. (1-877-723-7114)

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents the jukebox musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes Dream On” Friday, May 25 and Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 27 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The Weirton Board of Parks and Recreation presents the Starvaggi Memorial Park Chromatic Challenge 3-K Race Saturday, May 26 beginning at Starvaggi Park.  Race day registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the race at 9.  Pre-register at Millsop Community Center. (304) 797-8520.

     Steubenville High School’s Key Club will hold its annual Memorial Day Fundraising Car Wash Saturday, May 26 at Hardin Middle School beginning at 10 a.m.

     Mary H. Public Library in Weirton will host “GAME DAY”, a chance for you to see and play video, board and card games, Saturday, May 26 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. (304) 797-8510.

     The New Cumberland Lions Club will have a pulled-pork take-out fundraiser Saturday, May 26 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. at Swaney Memorial Library. (304) 564-5055.

Down The Road

     Wyandot Bowmen Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Monday, May 28 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (304) 479-1009.

     The Bethesda Fire Department will host a Memorial Day Chicken BBQ Monday, May 28 beginning at 11 a.m.  Dinners are $8 and include half chicken, green beans, baked potato and roll.  (740) 484-4573.

     Historic Fort Steuben’s Free Summer Concert Series at the Berkman Amphitheater in Steubenville begin Monday, May 28 with Doo Wop Rock’N’Roll Night, featuring “The Marcels.”  Show starts at 6:30 p.m. (740) 283-1787.

     The American Red Cross will have a blood drive Monday, May 30 from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Senio Suites at St. Clair Commons in St. Clairsville. (800-RED CROSS)

     The Berkman Amphitheater in Steubenville presents Good Old Oldies Night, featuring “The Sensational Soul Brothers,” Thursday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. (740) 283-1787.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents the jukebox musical “The Marvelous Wonderettes Dream On” Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 3 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The Annual Madonna Football Golf Scramble is Saturday, June 2 at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9. $75 per golfer. (304) 914-1766.

     The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 39 and State Route 646…across from the Pit Stop Gas Station. (740) 543-4352.

     The Brooke County Library will host a Cookies & Canvas painting fundraiser Thursday, June 7 at 5:30 p.m.  $35 per person.

     The Weirton United Way’s 37th-Annual Charity Golf Classic is Monday, June 11 at Williams Golf & Country Club. (304) 748-7213.

     New Day Christian Center is Wellsburg presents a Free Children’s Day Camp Monday, June 11 through Thursday, June 14.  Drop of is 8:45 a.m. and pick up is between 12 and 12:30. (304) 914-5848.

     Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Steubenville will host its 32nd-Annual Grecian Food Festival Tuesday, June 12 through Friday, June 15 from 11 a.m.-9 p.m. each day. (740) 632-4311.

     Steubenville’s Annual Dean Martin Festival is Thursday, June 14 through Saturday, June 16.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Fox on the Fairway” Friday, June 15 and Saturday, June 16 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 17 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The 5th-Annual Baby Bison Days Charity Pow Wow is Saturday, June 16 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sunday, June 17 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Boss Bison Ranch in Cadiz. (740) 942-8726.

     The Jefferson County Relay For Life is Saturday, June 16 from 3-11 p.m. at Robert Kettlewell Memorial Stadium at Indian Creek High School.

     Capital Health Network’s 4th-Annual Golf Scramble, to benefit the Cancer Dietary Initiative, is Friday, June 22 at Red Oaks Golf Course.  Shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. $75 per golfer. (740) 391-3311.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Fox on the Fairway” Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, June 24 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “The Full Monty” Friday, July 6 and Saturday, July 7 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 8 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, July 7 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 39 and State Route 646…across from the Pit Stop Gas Station. (740) 543-4352.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “The Full Monty” Friday, July 13 and Saturday, July 14 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 15 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Charlotte’s Web” Friday, July 27 and Saturday, July 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, July 29 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Charlotte’s Web” Friday, August 3 and Saturday, August 4 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 5 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, August 4 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 39 and State Route 646…across from the Pit Stop Gas Station. (740) 543-4352. 

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Farce of Habit” Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 19 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     Brooke Hills Playhouse presents “Farce of Habit” Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, August 26 at 2 p.m. (740) 264-4465.

     The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, September 1 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 39 and State Route 646…across from the Pit Stop Gas Station. (740) 543-4352.   

     The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, October 6 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the intersection of County Road 39 and State Route 646…across from the Pit Stop Gas Station. (740) 543-4352.   

     Beaver Valley Choral Society will hold its Golf Open Saturday, September 22 at Blackhawk Golf Course in Beaver Falls, PA.  Shotgun start at 8 a.m.  (724) 775-8862.