Around town

The Barlow Library on Ohio 339 will be holding a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 7 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8. The event is sponsored by Friends of the Barlow Library.

• For information: 740-678-0103.

Family & Children First is sponsoring a winter session of the Strengthening Families 10-14 program. The sessions will be held Feb. 19 through April 2 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Ely Chapman Education Foundation, 403 Scammel St. The program, for parents and youth ages 10-14, is a parent, youth and family skills-building curriculum designed to build family strengths, strengthen parenting skills, prevent teen substance abuse and other behavioral problems. The seven-week session is free with dinner and child care provided. Transportation assistance is also available. Registration is limited.

• For information and to register: 740-376-7081.

The St. Mary School Foundation is holding its 27th annual benefit drawing on Feb. 2 at the Msgr. Kakascik Parish Center. The cost is $125 with two admitted per ticket. There will be $6,000 in prizes with a grand prize of $2,000. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Board members can be found at

• For tickets or information: St. Mary Catholic School, 740-374-8181 or St. Mary Basilica Rectory, 740-373-3643.

The next Coffee Break at the New Matamoras Library will be held at 10 a.m. Monday in the library’s community room. The session will be a stroll down memory lane and reminiscence about the good old days in New Matamoras. Jim Moore and John Miller will have a presentation to get the conversation started featuring photos highlighting days gone by and the rest is up to the audience. Those attending are encouraged to bring their own photographs and memories and spend the morning reliving the past. Coffee Break is a library-sponsored program held at the New Matamoras Library featuring guest speakers from around the community. Attendance is free and everyone is invited to attend. For more information or if you’re interested in speaking at a Coffee Break program, call 740-865-3386.

The Beverly Eagles are hosting a steak fry on at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Grilled steak dinners are $12 and grilled chicken dinners are $10. All dinners include baked potato, salad and roll. For carry out call 740-984-4733. There will be music at the bar by Jessica Jo and Justin.