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¯ Reno Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. March 16 at the Reno Water office, 170 Mount Tom Road. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are appreciated because of COVID. The public is welcome.

¯ 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: 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.


¯ Christ United Methodist Church at 301 Wooster St. will host a community meal from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. today. The meal will be take-out only. For more information, call 740-373-1512.

¯ Salem Township Vol. Fire Dept. will host a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. today at the station on Ohio 821. The menu includes fish, french fries, green beans, applesauce, hot dogs, desserts, and beverages. The cost is a donation.

¯ Beverly American Legion Post 389 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 5-7 p.m. today. The meal costs $9 and includes fries and coleslaw. Music to follow from 7-10 p.m. by Sam Clark. Public welcome.

¯ The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community meals (cod fish sandwiches) from 5-6 p.m. Thursday. 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.

¯ Fearing Township Vol. Fire Dept. will hold its annual March dinner at 4 p.m. March 20. Menu includes chicken or baked steak with mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, bread and dessert. Coffee and tea are included. Adult plate costs $8 and child’s plate costs $4. Drive-thru or limited socially distanced seating. To preorder, call Jeni Erb at 740-336-8617 or Lorrie Seevers at 740-538-3656.

¯ 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 Sardis Vol. Fire Dept. will sponsor its annual fish fry from 4-7 p.m. each Friday through April 2 at the Sardis Fire Hall on State Route 255. The menu includes coleman fish sandwiches and fish sandwich dinners with a choice of fries, coleslaw, baked beans, and mac & cheese. Take-out and limited delivery available; no dine-in. Masks and social distancing required. To place an order, call 740-483-1048.

¯ St. Mary Catholic School will host a Lenten Drive-thru Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. every Friday through 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.


¯ The Marietta Family YMCA will host the Spring/Summer 5K Virtual Series between March and May. Events include Spring Forward Run, March 6-12; Hop To It Race, April 10-16; and Stronger Together Run, May 15-21. For more information and registration, visit mariettaymca.org.

¯ The Castle, in partnership with The Cook’s Shop in Marietta, will present “Beyond Corned Beef and Cabbage: A Traditional Irish Meal,” a virtual food history cooking class, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 15. The class will be conducted via Zoom and registration is $8 per attendee. Pre-registration is required and available at mariettacastle.org.


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