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Recognizing Vietnam Vets Wednesday

A “Vietnam Veterans Day” will be held at noon Wednesday at the Armory on Front Street in Marietta.

The public is invited to help recognize Vietnam veterans with the heartfelt sincerity they may not have received at the conclusion of their service to the country. A free lunch will follow in the Armory. The event is being sponsored by Mid-Ohio Valley Veterans Outreach, Sgt. Bob O’Malley Detachment 1436 Marine Corps League, American Legion Post 64, AmVets Post 1788 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108.

Democratic dinner tickets on sale now

The 2017 annual Democratic Spring Dinner will be held on April 22, beginning at 5:30 p.m. with social hour and dinner to follow. The event will be held at the Knights of Columbus, 312 Franklin St., in Marietta. Speakers will talk about the ACA, education, the environment and other areas of interest. There will also be a raffle and country store. Tickets are $30, available by calling Barb Brockmeier at 740-373-1597. For other questions, contact Willa O’Neill at 740-516-4913.

Health fair at O’Neill Center today

The O’Neill Center will host a health fair from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. today. Screening stations will include blood sugar, blood oxygen, blood pressure, BMI, posture and more. There will also be a massage area.

¯ For information: 740-373-3914.

Zonta’s used clothing sale will be April 7-8

Zonta Club of Marietta have hold its used clothing sale from 4 to 8 p.m. April 7 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 8 at the Marietta Township Recreation Center on Sandhill Road in Reno. Donations of men’s, women’s and children’s clothing, shoes and purses will be accepted. Clothing donations will be accepted from 6 to 8 p.m. April 3 through April 6 at the sale site. Clothing may also be dropped of at Cranston Real Estate, Real Living McCarthy Real Estate, Advantage Real Estate and the Board of Realtors. Proceeds from the sale benefit local service projects.

¯ For information: 740-376-9330.

Nature program at

the Barlow Library

The Barlow Library will host a program by nature artist and writer Julie Zickefoose, “Personal Habitat: Creating a Haven for Wildlife (And Yourself)” at 7 p.m. Thursday. The program will discuss how to add simple habitat enhancements that can take a backyard from bland to bustling with wildlife. The event is free and open to the public. Sign up is requested. by calling 740-678-0103.

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