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Sacred Heart of Mary plans

Autumn Festival for Wednesday

WEIRTON – Sacred Heart of Mary, located at 200 Preston Ave., Weirton, will host its fall festival Wednesday in the church dining room.

There will be cabbage rolls, haluski, kielbasa and cabbage and hot dogs.

The event will be takeout only from 11am to 6pm “You can come in or call (304) 723-1648.” said a spokesman.

Brilliant United Methodist

Food sale on election day

BRILLIANT – The Brilliant United Methodist Church at 525 Labelle St., Brilliant, is hosting its election day soup lunch and sandwich sale Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m

Patrons can dine in there or pick up take-out. The phone number is (740) 598-4472.

The menu is soup: chicken noodles, plant-based beef, bean and broccoli cheese in the bowl, $2.50; pint, $3.50; or quart, $7;

Sandwiches: Meatball Hoagie, $4.50; hot turkey, $3.50; Sloppy Joe, $2; and hot dog, $1.50; and pasta salad, $1.50; and desserts, $1.

Toronto Sunrise Seniors Enjoy

Meeting on Halloween

TORONTO — President Barbara Pritts welcomed members to the Karaffa Recreation Complex for the Toronto Sunrise Seniors meeting Oct. 28, where “they amazed each other” with their Halloween-themed table decorations.

Chaplain Gloria Boley pronounced the blessing on the meal. Judges Marsha McConnell, Dorothy Pavelka and Ruth White select the award-winning table settings “Witches and Clocks” “Halloween Trees” and “Frankenstein.” Each group received a small cash prize.

After the covered meal of pumpkin desserts, members recited the pledge of allegiance and thanked the other Toronto seniors group for it “Treasure” favored.

Laura Sheets read the minutes of the last meeting and conducted the officers’ roll call. Treasurer Judy Sabol gave the financial report. The group decided to purchase gift certificates from local businesses ahead of the Christmas gathering to show their support and thank them for being part of the community.

Social Secretary Marlene Garrett announced that the kitchen committee for November will include Gloria Boley, Jerry Cornish, and Darlene and Dave Naukam. This will be the Thanksgiving dinner meeting.

The December Kitchen Committee announced the menu for the catered December meeting, noting that Ruth White required reservations no later than November 18.

A registration form for kitchen committees was distributed for the 2023 calendar year. Pritts proposed forming a committee to review the constitution and by-laws and update them for members’ consideration at Friday’s meeting.

The Halloween theme of the meeting was continued with a game “Surrender the Cats” played to Halloween music such as “Ghostbusters” and “Monster Mash.”

Don Pritts and Gloria Boley won the 50-50 draw. The meeting was adjourned after a Halloween joke shared by Pritts. Then the members played bingo. The evening’s winners included Paul Sherwood, Ruth White, Jim Deitt, Judy Sabol, Mary Lou Deku, Peggy Nordenger, Louie Nelson, Dorothy Pavelka, Bill Black, Frank Marino, Don Pritts and Bonnie Wilson.

The next meeting will be held at the Karaffa Recreation Center on Friday and will start at 5pm

The International Senior Club sets the date for the Christmas dinner

WEIRTON – The International Senior Club met at Undo’s in Weirton on October 11th. Vice President Tony La Rosa read the invocation and read about the beauty of fall.

The members recited the Pledge of Allegiance and sang along “God bless America.”

After dinner, President Regina Truax introduced guest Eda Provenzano. Reports were given by Rita Orler, Secretary, and Norma Henson, Treasurer.

Truax announced that the Christmas dinner will be held on December 13th and members have been asked to bring an unwrapped toy for children in need in the area. She reminded members that dues are due in 2023.

“Happy Birthday” was sung to all October members. Sent cards have been reported.

Several bus tours have been announced including: December 2nd, Oglebay Festival of Lights, Wheeling; 15 April, Rock and Roll Doo Wop, Capitol Theatre, Wheeling; April 19-21, Atlantic City, Baley’s Casino, NJ; May 7th, Lincoln Park Performing Art Center, “An American in Paris” Midland, Pennsylvania; 17-19 May, Sight and Sound Theater , “Moses,” Lancaster, Pennsylvania; June 18, Lincoln Park Performing Art Center, “The Game That Goes Wrong” Midland, Pennsylvania; and June 25, Sugarcreek (shopping, flea markets and wine tasting), Sugarcreek. For more information, contact Truax at (304) 723-0419. All guided tours are public.

Truax won the 50-50 draw. The Undo gift certificates were won by Laura Mamula and Leonard Ginier. A deck of cards was played and prizes were awarded at each table.

The next meeting is Tuesday at Undo’s in Weirton. Anyone wishing to join or would like information can contact Truax or any member.

The holiday bazaar takes place on Saturday at St. Thomas Episcopal Church

WEIRTON — St. Thomas Episcopal Church on Three Springs Drive in Weirton is hosting its annual Holiday Bazaar Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m

There will be soup and sandwiches, a holiday bake sale and crafts. The soups are wedding, chicken noodles, beans and ham and chili for $4 a bowl or $8 a liter. The sandwich selection includes sloppy joes, grilled ham and meatballs for $4 each. There will be “a huge selection” of baked goods and crafts for sale for the holiday season. Lottery tickets to win a Christmas gift card will be sold.

Patrons can dine in there or get takeout. To place a pre-order, call the church at (304) 723-4120 “and someone will call you back” noted a spokesman.

Children’s Book Week means an opportunity to win books

STEUBENVILLE — It’s Children’s Book Week, observing through Saturday at the Steubenville and Jefferson County Public Library.

Patrons are invited to stop by the library and enter their child’s name in a prize draw to win books.

Other programs and activities will follow.

Main Library, (740) 282-9782

Adults: Learn how to make two new desserts for the upcoming holiday with Lilah Belles on Thursday at 6 p.m. Try them too. Registration is required.

Come Tuesday at 10:00 am for a low-impact tai chi class. The course is led by Michael Turrentine. Wear comfortable clothing.

The Main Library’s Cozy Mystery Book Club meets on Friday at 2 p.m. for a chat “A Ladies’ Guide to Etiquette and Matter” by Diana Freeman. Register in advance.

Children: STEM StoryBook for children aged 3 to 5 takes place on Wednesday at 12.00 p.m. STEM StoryBook for kids ages 5-9 is held on Wednesdays at 3:30pm. Enroll children in stories and activities related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

Get a STEM Grab and Go bag starting Tuesday while supplies last. This week’s kit includes parts to dress up Tommy.

“Bring your family to the library at 2pm on Saturday to watch a movie. Call to find out what’s up and to sign up.” said a spokesman.

Story time for children aged 2 to 6 takes place on Thursdays at 3pm. Sign up now to hear stories and crafts.

Adena Branch, (740) 546-3782

STEM StoryBook for kids ages 3-5 is at 5:30 p.m. today and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. for kids ages 5-9. Enroll children in stories and activities related to science, technology, engineering, and math.

“Take your baby (born to 2 years old) to the nursery for stories, songs and rhymes on Thursdays at 11:30 am.” noted a spokesman.

Thanksgiving Story Time (ages 5-10) is Thursday at 5:30pm. Registration is required. The children listen to stories and do handicrafts.

Brilliant Branch, (740) 598-4028

Children: Find the book “There’s a tiger in my soup” by Kashmira Sheth and a craft when picking up a Grab-and-Go StoryTime at the library. They are available starting today while stocks last.

Dillonvale-Mount Pleasant Branch, (740) 769-2090

Children: Take your baby (born to 2 years old) to the nursery on Tuesdays at 11:30 am for stories, songs and rhymes

Schiappa Branch, (740) 264-6166

Children: Stop by Play and Learn, a 1-hour play session for parents with children up to 4 years old. It takes place on Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. and on Fridays at 10:30 a.m

Teenagers: making Perler bookmarks on Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration required by phone at the library.

Tiltonsville Branch, (740) 859-5163

Children: Find the book “There’s a tiger in my soup” by Kashmira Sheth and a craft when picking up a Grab-and-Go StoryTime at the library. They are available from Monday while stocks last.

Adults: The book club meets Tuesday at 10am for discussion “Home Before Dark” by Riley Sager. Call to join.

Play board games in the library on Thursdays at 5:30 p.m

Toronto Branch, (740) 537-1262

Kids: STEM StoryBook for kids ages 3-5 is Thursday at 11am and for kids ages 5-9 at 4pm

Adult: “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman is discussed at the monthly book club, which is held at 10:30 am on Wednesdays. Sign up to participate.

Bring children aged 2 to 6 to the library for story time on Wednesdays at 5pm. Sign up by calling the library.

Teens: Play Harry Potter bingo Thursdays at 6pm Register by calling the library.

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