“Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway,” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., third Saturday of every month, at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta.
The 2018 Garden Plant and Bake Sale, 1 to 5 p.m., Sunday, June 24, at Marietta’s historic Unitarian Universalist Society, 232 Third St; plant sale will feature a variety of perennials, annuals, bulbs, plant divisions, seeds, native plants, houseplants, and succulents from local gardeners, along with gently used garden tools and planters; among the plant donations are heritage irises, native red honeysuckle, jewel orchid, liatris, ostrich fern, daisies, moonflower, kousa dogwood, and spiderwort; baked goods will be available for purchase in the church courtyard. All sale proceeds go to the maintenance of the society’s 1857 Gothic Revival building, designed by architect John Slocum, who also designed the Castle. Parking is available in the Huntington Bank lot, but you are asked not to block the ATM and night deposit lanes.
Good News from Christ, radio program, 10 a.m., every Sunday, on WMOA-1490 AM; and on the church website: www.christumcmarietta.org.
H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Endure) — H.O.P.E. is a support group for those who have lost a family member, friend or co-worker to suicide; meetings are the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 5:30 p.m. at The River Family Christian Center, 19025 State Route 339 Waterford; for more information: LeeAnnPrice at 740-350-3365.
Live the Adventure – Royal Rangers, an activity based program for boys and young men in grades kindergarten to 12th grade, will be offered Wednesday nights from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Fort Harmar’s River of Life Assembly of God Church, located at 200 Franklin St. in Marietta. Royal Rangers teaches boys to have fun while learning leadership skills. It’s a merit based program, camping, rope craft, tool craft, archery, computers, sports and many others. For more information, contact Commander Rick Dostal at email@example.com, 740-885-8151, or the church, Pastor George Gaston, 740-374-8967.
Christ United Methodist Church United Methodist Women (UMW) has two Circles: an afternoon Circle that meets on the third Thursday of each month at 12:30 p.m. and an evening Circle that meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m.; new members welcome.
Free Clothing Closet, 9 to 11 a.m., second and fourth Thursday of each month, at Waterford Church of The Nazarene, 111 Marquis Ave., Waterford; good, clean clothing of all sizes available.
The Saint Vincent de Paul Society accepts donations of clean, used furniture or bedding. They also accept used appliances in good working order. These items are given free to families in need. Call their helpline at 740-376-1334 and a member will meet you at their storage bin or pick up the items at your home.
The Religion calendar appears each Saturday. Information to appear in the Religion calendar can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.orgFor questions, call Claire Heiby at 740-373-2121, ext. 537. Deadline for information to be received is noon Monday for that Saturday’s edition.