Community Events

OHIO VALLEY MINUTE

WEEK OF 9-17-18

The Weirton Farmers Market is every Monday from 3-6 p.m. through October 29 in the Goodwill parking lot. (Now-Oct 29)

The Hopedale American Legion Riders hold a steak fry the second Saturday of every month from 5-8 p.m. at the Hopedale American Legion.  $15 includes steak, baked potato, salad bar and garlic toast. (740) 937-9995.

The Weirton Salvation Army is looking for volunteers or monetary donations. (304) 748-4310.

The St. Clairsville Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Fall Decorating Contest.  Downtown businesses are asked to decorate for the fall.  Winners will be announced Friday, October 12 at the Courthouse at 11:30 a.m. (740) 695-9623.

North River Avenue Christian Church in Toronto presents Toys 4 Toronto as they accept donations of new or gently used toys and monetary donations.  Drop off locations include North River Avenue Church, Riverview United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church. (740) 537-3285.

The Indian Creek Band Boosters are giving you a chance to win a brand new 2018 Chevy Malibu LS.  See any member of the booster club for tickets.  Winner will be announced at the Indian Creek/Edison game October 25.  www.indiancreekhighschoolband.com

AMVETS Post 275 is planning to refurbish the flagpoles on 4thand Franklin Streets in Steubenville. To donate to the cause visit ovveterans@gmail.com(740) 317-8646.

THIS WEEK

Valley Hospice and the Steubenville YMCA present a health fair Wednesday from 8 a.m.-noon at the Steubenville YMCA. (Sept 19)

The Greater Weirton Senior Center will host a dance, featuring “Light Touch,” Thursday.  Doors open at 5 p.m., the band plays from 7-10. (Sept 20)

First Christian Church on Main Street in Weirton will host a free informational series “Facts & Snacks” about elder issues, Thursday beginning at 6:30 p.m. (Sept 20)

Indian Creek High School will hold its’ 4th-annual Alumni Night at Kettlewell Stadium Friday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The Weirton United Way’s Fall Golf Tournament is Saturday at Mountaineer’s Woodview Golf Course.  Registration begins at 8 a.m., tee off at 9 a.m. (Sept 22)

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

The Wintersville American Legion will host a dance, featuring “Mack’s Music,” Saturday beginning at 5 p.m. (740) 264-9196. (Sept 22)

Jefferson Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  The club will also host an open trap shoot Sunday beginning at noon. (740) 944-9993. (Sept 22 & 23)

Weir High School’s Class of 2020 will hold a 5K Run/Walk Sunday at Jimmy Carey Stadium.  Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the Run/Walk starting at 9. (304) 670-3274. (Sept 23)

Mingo Sportsman’s Club will host a 3-D archery shoot Sunday from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. (740) 733-7812. (Sept 23)

The Ohio Valley Basketball Coaches Association will hold a coaching clinic Sunday from noon-6 at Franciscan University of Steubenville. (304) 670-1960. (Sept 23)

NEXT WEEK

The 4th-Annual Avella History Fair is Saturday, September 29 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Avella Volunteer Fire Department. (724) 344-9675.

The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County will host a free writer’s workshop Saturday, September 29 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Schiappa Branch.  Registration is required. (740) 264-6166.

First Westminster Presbyterian Church in Steubenville will host the Tri-State Women’s Empowerment Conference Saturday, September 29. Morning session starts at 10 a.m. with the evening session at 7 p.m.

The Wellsburg Moose will host its 6th-Annual Salad Luncheon Saturday, September 29 at 1 p.m.  Tickets are &8 and can only be purchased in advance. (304) 737-2553.

The Annual Fall Smoke Out Truck & Tractor Pull, to benefit cancer patient Addie Edwards, is Saturday, September 29 at the Harrison County Fairgrounds.  The “Pulling For A Cure” fundraising begins at 3 p.m. (740) 391-1246.

The Wintersville American Legion will host a dance, featuring the “Good Old Boys,” Saturday, September 29 from 8-midnight. (740) 264-9196.

Jefferson Sportsman’s Club will host an open trap shoot Sunday, September 30 at noon. (740) 944-9993.

The Urban Mission presents the Longest Table, an effort to fight hunger, Sunday, September 30 from 1-4 p.m. in Downtown Steubenville. (740) 282-8010.

DOWN THE ROAD

The Jefferson County United Way presents its annual Taste of Jefferson County Wednesday, October 3 at St. Florian Hall.  Doors open at 5 p.m. (740) 284-9000.

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.

The Moundsville VFW will host a quarter auction Saturday, October 6.  Doors open at 11 a.m., auction starts at noon. (304) 810-5192.

The Dillonvale Fall Fair is Saturday, October 6 from noon-6 at Dillonvale’s Night Rider Park.  Enjoy music, a chili cook-off, pie contests a petting zoo and more. (740) 769-2570.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, October 7. Doors open at noon, shoots starts at 1.

Madonna High School’s Annual Alumni Tailgate Party is Saturday, October 13 before the homecoming game vs. Van. (304) 723-0545.

Red Hot in Hancock presents the 4th-Annual Chili Cook Off Saturday, October 13 from noon-5 at the Weirton Event Center. Enjoy live entertainment, featuring “Descendsion,” vendors, auction items and GREAT CHILI. (412) 302-1653.

The Weirton Event Center presents Kiss tribute band “Strutter” Saturday, October 20.  Gates open at 6 p.m. with the show at 7.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, November 4. Doors open at noon, shoot starts at 1.

The 9th-Annual Purple Palooza Dinner/Dance Fundraising Event, to benefit preventive cancer screenings at Trinity Health System, is Saturday, November 17 from 5-10 p.m. at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville. (740) 317-9464.

Make A Wish will host the Western Wishes Gala on Saturday November 17that Mountaineer Race Track & Resort’s Grande Ballroom. Tickets are $55 per person ($65 after October 1st) the Gala begins at 6p.m. enjoy dinner, cash bar, silent auctions and a visit from a special wish kid guest.

New Life Church in Weirton will host its’ annual Ladies Christmas Gala Friday, November 30 at 7 p.m.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, December 2. Doors open at noon, shoot starts at 1.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, January 6. Doors open at noon, shoot starts at 1.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, February 3. Doors open at noon, shoot starts at 1.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, March 3. Doors open at noon, shoots starts at 1.

The Amsterdam VFW will host a Luck Shoot Sunday, April 7. Doors open at noon, shoot starts at 1.