Community Events

OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 4-23-18

     The 2018 Steubenville Art Association Annual Spring Exhibit is April 28-May 12 at Eastern Gateway Community College. (740) 264-2959. (Now-May 12)

     The Fort Steuben Visitors Center will host its Annual Spring Quilt Show Monday, April 16 through Thursday, April 26 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (740) 283-1787. (Now-April 26)

This Week

     The Weirton Area Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Ladies Day at the Chamber Thursday from 11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at St. Francis Center in Follansbee.  Advance ticket sales only.  Tickets available at the Weirton locations of First Choice America Community Federal Credit Union. (April 26)

     The Mountaineer Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will have a food giveaway Friday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Newell Fire Department.  Must be a West Virginia resident. (304) 364-5518. (April 27)

     The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive Friday from 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Chester American Legion. (1-800-RED CROSS) (April 27)

     A spaghetti dinner to benefit cancer patient Shirley Seymour is Friday from 2-11 p.m. at the Follansbee Community House.  $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. (April 27)

     Paris Presbyterian Church in Burgettstown presents an evening of music, featuring “Led by Mercy,” Friday at 7 p.m. (724) 729-3450. (April 27)

     Trinity P3 Performance will hold a 5K race Saturday on the campus of Franciscan University of Steubenville.  Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. with the race at 9.  Proceeds benefit the Trinity P3 Performance Scholarship Fund. (740) 266-3866. (April 28)

     The Autism Society presents the 2nd-Annual 5-K Walk/Run for Autism Saturday at Tomlinson Run State Park.  Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. and the race starts at 9:30 a.m. (304) 748-7850. (April 28)

     A kickball tournament to benefit homeless veterans will be held Saturday at St. Jude Fields in Glen Dale.  $225 per team.  Minimum of 10 players per team. (304) 830-0403. (April 28)

     The Veteran’s Stand Down Association will hold a quarter auction Saturday at Children’s Solution in Moundsville.  Doors open at 11 a.m., auction begins at noon. (304) 975-0097. (April 28)

     The Tomlinson Run State Park Foundation will hold a quarter auction Saturday at the Chester City Building.  Doors open at 1 p.m. with the auction at 2. (304) 564-5859. (April 28)

     Sherwood Archery Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (740) 282-4612. (April 29)

     The 3rd-Annual Jordyn Spencer Draft Softball Tournament and Benefit is Sunday at Steubenville’s Belleview Park beginning at 10 a.m. (740) 317-2874. (April 29)

     The Pottery Addition Volunteer Fire Department will host a fundraising quarter auction Sunday.  Doors open at noon, the auction begins at 1 p.m. (April 29)

     Chester-Newell Sportsman’s Club will host a free kids fishing tournament Sunday from 1:30-4 p.m.  The tournament is for children between the ages of 3-15. (April 29)

Next Week

     The Brooke Hancock Partners in Prevention will hold a Community Baby Shower Wednesday, May 2 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Victorian Hall in Weirton. (304) 737-4444.

     Wellsburg United Methodist Church will host Wellsburg’s Annual Prayer Breakfast Thursday, May 3 at 8 a.m.  (304) 737-3351.

     The Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring “Sands of Time,” Thursday, May 3 from 7-10 p.m.  $5 cover charge includes free refreshments.

     The Steubenville Young Preservationists and the Harmonium Project present the “First Friday Festival” Friday, May 4 from 5-9 p.m. on the 100 block of North Fourth Street.  Enjoy live music, dancing, food, crafts and events for the kids.

     Colliers Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D Archery Shoot Saturday, May 5 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. (304) 670-8428.

     Calvary Community Missionary Baptist Church in Steubenville will host a Men’s Prayer Breakfast Saturday, May 5 at 9 a.m.  (740) 381-8930.

     Cove Presbyterian Church in Weirton will host a Flea Market Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

     Solar United Neighbors of West Virginia present its 3rd-Annual West Virginia Solar Congress Saturday, May 5 from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at West Virginia Community College in Wheeling.  The event is free and breakfast and lunch will be provided.

      The Annapolis Flea Market is set for Saturday, May 5 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.

     A fundraising spaghetti dinner will be held Saturday, May 5 from 1-7 p.m. at the Hooverson Heights Volunteer Fire Hall.  Proceeds will help cover the cost of the West Virginia Vietnam Memorial Mobil Wall’s visit to Wellsburg in July.

     The Brooke County Veterans Memorial Park Foundation’s Veteran of the Year Dinner/Dance, featuring “Twice As Nice,” is Saturday, May 5 at 6 p.m. at the Wellsburg Banquet Hall.  Tickets are $30.  This year’s Brooke County Veteran of the Year is Dominic Frio of Follansbee. (304) 670-6471.

     Toronto Rod & Gun Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday, May 6 from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (740) 537-1615.

     The 3rd-Annual Harrison Career Center FFA Tractor, Truck, Engine and Car Show is Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. (330) 440-5578.

     The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, May 6.  Doors open at noon, registration begins at 12:30 and shooting starts at 1 p.m. (740) 543-3239.

Down The Road

     The Weirton Senior Center will host bingo Friday, May 11.  Early Bird begins at 6 p.m. with regular bingo at 6:30.

     The 24th-Annual Harrison Coal & Reclamation Historical Park Dinner-Auction is Saturday, May 12 at Sally Buffalo Park’s Wallace Lodge.  Doors open at 5 p.m. with dinner at 6. (740) 942-3895.

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

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

     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 Friday, May 18.  (740) 282-6226.

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

     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.

     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 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.

     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.

     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.

     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.

     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.   

     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.