¯ The Operations Committee of the Warren Local Board of Education will meet at 4 p.m. Feb. 16. The regular Board meeting will follow at 5 p.m. and begin with a working session to review and discuss the operational and capital budget items for the upcoming fiscal year. The regular monthly business meeting of the Board will begin at 6 p.m. All meetings will be held at the Warren Administration Office, 220 Sweetapple Road, Vincent.
¯ Reno Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Feb. 16 in the Reno Water office building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public is welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested because of COVID-19.
¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the township hall. The following months will be held on different dates: Feb. 16, July 6, and Sept. 13. These meetings will also be held at 6 p.m.
¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the township building on Welch Road in Cutler.
¯ Youth of the First Presbyterian Church in Marietta (501 Fourth St.) will be in the church parking lot collecting donations of money and canned goods from 1-2 p.m. Super Bowl Sunday. The community is asked to drive through the church parking lot and donate while remaining in their car. Checks will also be accepted, made payable to First Presbyterian Church.
¯ The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community
meals from 5-6 p.m. Feb. 11. The menu will include chili or vegetable beef soup, crackers, cornbread, fruit, a brownie, and bottled water. Meals will be served as drive-through pick-ups in the lower parking lot. To reserve a meal, call Amy at 740-516-0847. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road.
¯ St. Mary Catholic School will host a Lenten Drive-thru Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. every Friday starting Feb. 19-March 26. The meal includes fried fish, french fries, green beans and coleslaw. The cost per meal is $10. No call ahead orders; drive-thru service only. Enter through Marion or Montgomery alley entrances.
¯ First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (318 Front St. in Marietta) will continue its weekly free breakfast as take-out from 8:30-10 a.m. each Saturday. All are welcome.
¯ The Marietta Kiwanis Annual Pancake Days event has been canceled for 2021 due to COVID-19. The organization is accepting donations at mariettakiwanisclub.org and checks can be made payable to: Marietta Community Foundation, Kiwanis Club of Marietta, P.O. Box 1111, Marietta, OH 45750.
¯ AARP Tax-Aide is offering free tax return preparation for all taxpayers on Mondays and Thursdays Feb. 1-April 12. There will be no walk-ins and masks are required due to COVID-19. Taxpayers should bring all tax documents and a copy of last year’s tax returns, plus a photo ID and Social Security cards for all family members. To schedule an appointment, call the Washington County Public Library at 740-373-1057.
¯ The Castle Historic House Museum will present “The Separation of Henry and Sarah Dawes: Marital Discord in Early Ohio” for their first Virtual Third Thursday Talk of 2021 from 7-8 p.m. Feb. 18. This virtual offering is free. Donations encouraged. To register, visit mariettacastle.org.
¯ The OSU Extension Office, 202 Davis Ave., has reopened to the public with limited staffing from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Appointments required. Program staff are available on the following days: Agriculture & Natural Resources – Monday & Friday; 4-H Youth Development – Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; and Family & Consumer Sciences days vary from week to week. For more information, call 740-376-7431.