Datebook briefs

FISH FRYS at the Harrisville Fire Hall will be held on the following Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.: Feb. 28; March 6, 13 and 20; and April 3 and 10. There will also be a bake sale and 50-50 drawing on April 10. There will be no fish fry on March 27 due to the Adena Lions Show at West Elementary. The fish frys are sponsored by the Harrisville Firemen and Auxiliary. Take outs available; call 740-546-3242.

ST. CLAIR Ruritan Club’s Soup Day is set for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 19 at the ruritan building located next to the St. Clairsville high football stadium. It includes soup, salad, dessert and drink. Soup choices include chili, vegetable, oyster and chicken noodle. Proceeds benefit community projects. Carryout is available by calling 740-695-1608 on event day.

UNITED MINE Workers of America Local Union 7690 is set hold its nomination and election from the UMWA 2020 Convention at its regular meeting set for 9 a.m. March 2 at the Harrison Community Hospital’s cafeteria, Cadiz.

BELMONT COUNTY 4-H Horse Committee is set hold a Leap Year Square Dance from 8-11 p.m. Feb. 29 at the Wise Building, Belmont County Fairgrounds, Roscoe Road, St. Clairsville. There is an admission cost to enter. Music by Deep Down Country. There will also be a training session from 7-8 p.m.

BELLAIRE VOLUNTEER Volunteer Fire Department will be having a fish fry Ash Wednesday, and every Friday until Easter at the fire station. Options are eat-in, carryout and delivery. To place an order, call 740-325-1848. Fish frys begin at 11 a.m. Orders can be called in about 10:30 a.m. for pickup or delivery.

WHEELING HERB Society will hold its first meeting of 2020 on March 4 at Oglebay Wilson Lodge, Conference Room 4 at 10:30 a.m. Anyone interested in learning about, gardening or using herbs, is welcome to attend. For more information, contact Lorrinda at 740-391-0418.

HOPEDALE UNITED Methodist Church, Church Street, is slated to hold Ash Wednesday services at 7 p.m. Wednesday. All are welcome to attend. The church has Bible study every Thursday at 6 p.m.

BUCKEYE LOCAL High School students will give a global retrospective during the 15th annual International Culture Fair on Thursday. Foreign Language Club students will have exhibits boasting food and information from countries around the world and the public is invited to participate from 5-8 p.m. Club advisor Bonnie Soos said this year’s theme is “Legends from Yesterday” and the event will include international food tasting, live music from Rick Pastre, cultural displays, children’s activities, raffles, theatrical performances such as singing and dancing and a Parade of Nations. Admission is free but food tasting tickets are 25 cents each with 50-50 raffle tickets also sold. Proceeds from the fair will fund the club’s spring field trip and other cultural opportunities.


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