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February 8, 2013
Weirton Daily Times

Culture Club to present murder-mystery dinner theater Feb. 16

CHESTER - The Oak Glen High School Culture Club will present the Valentine murder-mystery pasta dinner theater "Love Is a Many Splintered Thing" at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Chester City Park Building.

Those attending will be served a homemade pasta dinner during the open acts of the play, and the actors will mingle with the guests, who will have the opportunity to ask questions and attempt to solve the crime. Those who successfully guess the murderer and weapon will receive a prize.

Tickets are $15. Reservations are suggested, but not required. Proceeds defray costs to fund student trips to cultural events. Make a reservation by calling (304) 387-1063 or (740) 264-7891.

Baseball association holding sign-ups

WEIRTON - The Weirton Baseball Association will hold baseball and softball sign-ups from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 16 at the Millsop Community Center.

The cost is $70 per player, with a maximum of $140 per family. Visit their website at

Weirton museum announces events

WEIRTON - The Weirton Area Museum and Cultural Center has announced several upcoming events.

They include:

10 a.m. March 9, "The Final Days of Weirton Steel" at the museum. Local Author Tom Zielinsky will discuss his book, "The Final Days of Weirton Steel: Could the Collapse Have Been Prevented?"

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 13, Fifth-Annual Festival of Nations at the Weirton Event Center. Dr. Juginder K. Luthra chairs the annual event celebrating Weirton's diverse cultural heritage.

2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 27, "Afternoon Tea With Rosie the Riveter" at the museum. Pam Makricosta chairs the event that celebrates the contributions women made to the war effort during World War II, especially in industrial communities such as Weirton, and preserves the stories of those women who were there.

Club to host two concerts

NEW MANCHESTER - The Oak Glen Middle School Culture Club will sponsor two public concerts, including Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys March 19 and the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra April 16, both at the middle school.

Advance tickets for Lindsay Lou and the Flatbellys is $5 for students and $8 for adults. All tickets are $10 at the door.

Advance tickets for the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra are $21 in advance and $19 per ticket for groups with a minimum of 10 members and maximum of 20. All tickets are $24 at the door.

Those purchasing tickets for both concerts will receive a $3 discount. Tickets go on sale Feb. 19. Checks should be made out to the OGMS Culture Club.

Tickets must be purchased through the middle school office from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday or by calling (304) 374-7474.

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