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January 14, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Weir High School Class of 1959

will hold meeting Tuesday

WEIRTON - The Weir High School Class of 1959 will hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m.Tuesday at the Three Springs Drive Eat'n Park.

For information, call Edith Barber at (304) 723-0761.

WBA to host pitching class

WEIRTON - The Weirton Baseball Association will be offering weekly girls softball pitching lessons.

The classes will begin in February and be led by a local university coach. Pre-registration is mandatory and must be completed by Jan. 15.

To register, email or call Rod Rosnick at (304) 670-0950.

Visit the league's website at

Trail stitchers to meet

WHEELING - The National Trail Stitchers Chapter of the Embroidery Guild of America will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 22 at St. Matthew's Episcopalian Church located at 1414 Chaplin St.

During the meeting, members will discuss tools and supplies and a show-and-tell from the Camp Stitch A-Lot retreat will be held.

The group's purpose is to encourage appreciation for and celebrate the heritage of embroidery by practicing excellence through education, exhibition, preservation, collection and research.

For information, call (304) 242-2355 or (304) 242-2340.

OSP to stage 'Cemetery Club'

HICKORY, Pa. - The Old Schoolhouse Players will hold auditions for "The Cemetery Club," a two-act comedy written by Ivan Menchell and directed by Marcus Muzopappa, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 23-24 at the Mount Pleasant Community Center located at 20 Wabash Ave.

The show have six performances from March 15-24.

The cast requires four women and one male from their 50s to early 60s, with the ability to perform some physical comedy. Auditions will consist of cold reading from the script and will take about 20 minutes. Those who can come early and read with others are welcome to do so.

In "The Cemetery Club," three Jewish widows - Doris, content to cherish her husband's memory; Lucille, who takes revenge on her philandering late husband by never meeting a man she doesn't like; and Ida, who has mourned her husband and may be ready to find love again - meet for tea before going to visit their husbands' graves once a month. When the widows meet Sam the butcher, who is visiting his wife's grave, romance blossoms between Sam and Ida. Their nascent relationship is threatened by the arrival of young and glamorous Mildred and Doris and Lucille's meddling.

Dinner to benefit Smearman

COLLIERS - A spaghetti benefit dinner will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 3 at Colliers First Church of God located on Old Police Lodge Road.

The dinner benefits Danny Smearman, who is battling cancer and has already lost both his kidneys to the disease and undergoes dialysis four days a week.

The cost is $7 per person.

For information, call (304) 794-6926, (304) 797-0087 or (304) 919-3175.

Couples therapy offered

BOARDMAN, Ohio - Retrouvaille of Youngstown, a peer ministry that helps troubled couples by teaching new methods of communication and other relationship tools, will hold a weekend seminar Feb. 15-17 at the Holiday Inn South.

Six follow-up sessions will be held after the weekend seminar. The registration fee is $100.

For information or to register, call (330) 979-7787 or visit the website at

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