Around town

MOVP giving away Dracula tickets

Mid-Ohio Valley Players will be giving away two pairs of tickets to a performance of Dracula at the 2017 Marietta Zombie Walk in Harmar Village. Face painting and a special “selfie” station will also be set up at the booth. The event will be held Oct. 7 beginning at 2 p.m. Dracula will be performed later that evening at MOVP on Putnam St. at 8 p.m. Rated PG.

Democrats’ fall

dinner Oct. 28

The annual Washington County Democratic Fall Dinner will be held Oct. 28 at the K of C Hall, 312 Franklin St.. Social hour at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Speakers include local and statewide candidates for office. 50/50, country store, cash bar and Thirty-One goodie bag auction. Tickets $30. Call 740-516-4913 for more information.

Cutler Sunday

community dinner

Cutler Community Center 3rd Sunday Dinner is noon to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Cutler Community Center, 4550 Two Mile Run Road. Meals are $7 for adults or $4 for children and all proceeds benefit the Cutler Community Center.

This month’s dinner of meatloaf, two sides, homemade dessert and a drink is hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Tabernacle.

Elks Club corn roast Saturday at 2 p.m.

The Marietta Elks Club will be holding their annual Corn Roast Saturday starting at 2 p.m. at the picnic area behind the clubhouse on Colegate Drive. Families can enjoy an afternoon of activities while enjoying a menu of roasted chicken and all the corn you can eat.

This event is open to the public and tickets are available at the door for a cost of $10 per person. This event will help raise funds for the Club’s community projects.

GOP’s Reagan

Dinner Sept. 19

The Washington County Republican Party’s annual Reagan Dinner will be held Sept. 19 at 5:30 p.m., at the Marietta Shrine Club, with featured guest Roger Beckett of the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University. Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased by calling 740-236-3280 or 740-236-0052.

Climate Action

outreach program

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action Third Thursday Outreach Program, Video Presentation of Years of Living Dangerously: “Ice & Brimstone” followed by discussion, 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 21 at the First Christian Church, 1400 Washington Ave., Parkersburg.

Free and open to the public; all are welcome to attend.

From local reports