Out and About

WEIRTON–A conference on “What Great Educators Do Differently” is Dec. 9-10 at Weirton Elementary School, 3428 Pennsylvania Ave., Weirton. The conference is open to classroom teachers and school administrators and will cover such topics as school culture, educational technology, digital literacy, effective grading and assessment practices, special education and libraries of the future. Conference speakers will include LaVonna Roth, Todd Whitaker, Salome Thomas-El and other educators. Cost is $249. Three hours of WVU credit will be offered to attendees for $213. Registration information can be found at wgedd.com.

WELLSVILLE — Wellsville High School will hold its annual Veterans Day program 10 a.m. Nov. 11 in the high school gym. A free lunch for veterans will follow in the library. For reservations, call the school at 330-532-1188.

HIGHLANDTOWN — An all-you-can-eat breakfast served 8:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Inverness Hall, Highlandtown. Donation cost.

WELLSVILLE — Soup and sandwich served noon to 6 p.m. Nov. 8 at Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church, Oak Ridge Road, off state Route 39. Menu includes soup, sandwich, dessert and beverage to eat-in or carryout. Frozen and other hot soup by the quart available for carryout. Donations accepted for support of the church’s ministry to the World Committee, Mission Work. For information, call 330-532-5747.

HAMMONDSVILLE — Pine Grove United Methodist Church, located 3.7 miles out county Road 72, from state Route 213, Hammondsville, is having a “Give Thanks Turkey Brunch” 11 a.m. Sunday. Bring covered dish.

CHESTER — Westminster Presbyterian Church, Indiana Avenue, Chester, will hold its “Holiday Festival” 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Handcrafted items include knitted and crocheted baby items, scarves, shawls, aprons, throws and decorated sweatshirts as well as other crafts. Grandma’s Attic offers Christmas decorations, jewelry, along with books and toys. A bake sale, homemade soup and sandwich will be available.

SALEM — Salem Regional Medical Center Auxiliary’s Book Fair is 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 21 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22 next to the cafeteria on the hospitals’ ground floor. Proceeds benefit the Auxiliary’s services. For information, call 330-337-2895.