Hot dog sale at George's Run UMC
George's Run United Methodist Church will host its annual hot dog sale from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
The church is located on state Route 151, 1 mile west of state Route 7 at the bottom of Tarr Hill Road.
Toronto museum opening 2014 season
The Main Street Museum, located at 210 Main St., Toronto, will open its 2014 summer season on Sunday.
This year, a World War I display will be featured. The display includes an Army uniform, original poster from 1917 and many pictures and artifacts, all belonging to former Toronto residents. New pictures and artifacts have been added to many of the permanent exhibits, and a new display on "the Corner Grocery Store" was created.
The museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays for visitors interested in looking through a variety of history books, scrapbooks and notebooks collected over the years. The museum also features written histories of Empire, Stratton, Hammondsville, Knoxville and early histories of Toronto.
"You might enjoy looking through a notebook on interviews of local residents and another one on military men and women from Toronto. There also are ledgers from former businesses and plants," a museum spokesperson said.
The summer season kicks off with honoring veterans through their stories led by Linda McFerren.
The historical society will host Terry Jones on June 8 at the museum with his extensive collection of Toronto pictures, post cards and memorabilia. Ed Pope will lead a discussion on "Toronto's Founding Fathers" on June 15.
An informational and guided tour at Toronto Union Cemetery has been scheduled for June 22 with Dani Swearingen and Carolyn Walker serving as hosts. The cemetery was established in 1866 and covers more than 40 acres overlooking the city.
The last Sunday of the month, June 29, the society will bring back one of its favorite features - "What is it Worth?"
The museum is open every Sunday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. through Labor Day. Questions can be directed to Walker at (740) 537-2157.
Pasta dinner to benefit soccer club
A spaghetti dinner to benefit the Brooke County Soccer Club will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. June 1 at Brooke Hills Free Methodist Church, 1340 Washington Pike, Wellsburg.
The cost is $7 for age 11 and up and $4 for children 10 and under. Served by the club's coaches and players, the dinner will include pasta with home-made sauce, salad, bread, dessert and beverage.
Takeout will be available.
Library to show 'Ride Along' comedy
The Brooke County Public Library, Wellsburg, will be showing the PG-13-rated film "Ride Along" at 1 p.m. Tuesday.
The comedy stars Ice Cube and Kevin Hart. Call (304) 737-1551 to reserve a seat and popcorn for the free showing.
No Country Friends on Monday
Country Friends will not meet Monday in observance of Memorial Day.
The group will, however, hold a covered-dish dinner and open mic night today and May 30. The doors open at 4 p.m., the meal is at 5 p.m., and open mic begins at 6 p.m.
The group will host The Highway Nine for a dance May 31. The doors open at 6 p.m., and the dance begins at 7 p.m. For information, call (304) 527-4253 or (304) 479-1270.
Alumni Association to meet Tuesday
The Steubenville High School Alumni Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Scaffidi's Restaurant and Tavern.
Library programs are detailed
The Public Library of Steubenville and Jefferson County has announced the following programs:
-- A web searching class will be offered at the Schiappa branch on Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. and at 6 p.m. An instructor will explain a wide variety of search engines and how to use them. Register for one class by calling (740) 264-6166.
-- Teen Book Club for the Schiappa branch will meet on Thursday at 6 p.m. Join by calling 264-6166.
-- Craft time for adults at the Adena branch will be held on Thursday at 5 p.m. Register by calling the library at (740) 546-3782.
-- Thriller Book Club for the Tiltonsville branch will meet on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Join by calling (740) 859-5163.
-- Play and Learn the Alphabet (caregiver and children ages 2-6) will be held at the Brilliant branch on Tuesday at 11 a.m.
-- Book club at the main library will meet on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Join by calling the library at (740) 282-9782. The Schiappa branch's book club will meet on Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Register by calling (740) 264-6166.
-- Tot Time (caregiver and children ages 2-3) will be at the Brilliant branch on Tuesday at 6 p.m. Register by calling (740) 598-4028.
Gadabouts schedule summer picnic
President John Zak presided at the Gadabouts' May meeting held at St. Florian Hall with Dino Rossi leading the opening exercises and Zak acknowledging a number of anniversaries and birthdays.
Larry Basil won the 50/50 which was conducted by Jenny Avoli and Ron Fallert.
The summer picnic will be held July 9 at the Follansbee Community House.
Zak announced once again that he will retire effective with October elections.
Masako Kubina was welcomed as a guest. New members are Mike and Lynn Payne, Edie Mitchell and Robert Burnett.
Door prizes furnished by Carol and Frank Wisnieski were won by Gloria Tripodi, Jenny Avoli, Ron Fallert, Bonnie Kay Moffat, Clyde Morelli, John Rayburn and Dorothea Vincent.
A number of bus trips for the year were announced and include:
-- June 6: Sugar Creek;
-- June 14: Rivers Casino;
-- June 18-19: Seneca Alleghany Casino;
-- July 4: Gateway Clipper Cruise and Three River Fireworks;
-- July 13: Morgantown Theater "Dames On Sea;"
-- July 25: Hartville Flea Market;
-- Sept. 10-12: Seneca Niagra Casino;
-- Sept. 22-26: Pigeon Forge, Tenn., Show and Smoky Mountains Tour;
-- Oct. 5: Una Bella Festa;
-- Oct. 25: Rock and Roll Doo Wop dinner and show; and
-- Nov. 21, Oglebay Park dinner and Christmas light show.
For trip details, contact Regina Truax at (304) 723-0419.
All Gadabouts trips are open to the public. The Gadabouts club is for couples and singles 55 years of age and older.
Sisters of Beta Delta Master meet
The Sisters of Beta Delta Master met May 13 for their monthly chapter meeting with new President Llelia Buffone presiding and serving as hostess.
Beta Sigma Phi International informed the local chapter that it has three members eligible to progress to the Torchbearer Degree, the highest degree given to members who have held a master degree for 12 years.
Plans were discussed for a possible fall social in October.
Members will be meeting for their annual monthly dinner outing.
The next meeting will be held June 18 at Marlene Hamilton's home.