Local Events


¯ The Washington County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 1 p.m. Saturday at Norwood UMC, 23 Colegate Drive, in the lower level meeting room. Parking is available beside the church in the alley. Covid precautions will be observed and masks are required. Visitors welcome.

¯ The Washington State Community College Board of Trustees will hold its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the Community Room of the main building.

¯ Washington County Relay for Life will hold its first monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Marietta VFW picnic area on Pike Street to discuss ideas for the upcoming season. The relay event will be held Aug. 14. For more information, call Tim Bonnette at 740-350-3777 or Michele Hendershot at 740-336-9199.

¯ The Reno Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Reno Water office, 170 Mount Tom Road. The public is welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested because of COVID-19.

¯ The Washington County Family & Children First Council Meeting will be held virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Those wishing to participate virtually are asked to contact Cindy Davis at fcfc@suddenlinkmail.com or call 740-376-7081.

¯ The date and location of the regular April meeting of the Fort Frye Board of Education has been changed to 6 p.m. April 27 at Beverly Center Elementary School, 510 5th Street. A Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting will be held at 4 p.m. April 27 at Beverly Center Elementary School.

¯ 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.

¯ Liberty Township will hold 2021 regular monthly meetings at 7 p.m. the second Monday of each month.

¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public meetings on the second Tuesday of each month at the township building on Welch Road in Cutler.


¯ The Beverly American Legion Post 389 Annual Wild Game Feed will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday. The event is open to the public. Donations accepted.

¯ GoPacks will host a pandemic-safe version of the GoPacks Top Chef Challenge fundraiser April 23. Each ticket purchased helps fight child hunger and comes with a to-go dinner from the Levee House Bistro, a raffle ticket, Foodie Swag Bag, and more. Tickets can be purchased at GoPacks4kids.org and are $50 per person, $90 a couple.

¯ The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center will host the Pathway To A Medical Career event from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. April 30 at the Washington County Career Center campus in Marietta. The event is free to high school students in Ohio and West Virginia. All participants are asked to follow COVID-19 safety protocol. To RSVP, call 1-800-648-3695 or email training@thecareercenter.net.

¯ The Gilman United Methodist Church Chicken Pie Supper will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. April 30 (carry-out or curb-side only). Meals cost $8 each and include mashed potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, a roll and dessert. The church is located at 312 Gilman Ave., Marietta. Proceeds benefit the United Methodist Women’s Mission programs.

¯ 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 work of Marietta native, Sala Bosworth, will be on exhibit at The Dawes Arboretum from noon-3 p.m. May 1-Oct. 31. Ohio Artist Sala Bosworth: The Dawes Family Collection and The Lyman Whitaker Wind Sculpture Exhibition are included with general admission to The Dawes Arboretum. For more information, visit dawesarb.org.

¯ Oak Grove Volunteer Fire Dept. will hold a pancake breakfast and a meet-and-greet new EMTs from 7-11 a.m. May 1 at the fire station at 102 Oak Grove Lane.

¯ Oak Grove Recreation Center will hold its annual plant sale from 8 a.m.-noon May 1 in the school parking lot at 535 B.F. Goodrich Road.

¯ Hervida 4-H Camp Chicken BBQ and Country Store will be held from 4:30-7 p.m. May 1 at Camp Hervida, 958 Stevens Road, Waterford. Meals are available in the mess hall or as pick-up carry-out and include 1/4 or 1/2 chicken, a baked potato, coleslaw, green beans, a roll, dessert, and a beverage. All proceeds benefit camp improvements. Tickets are available at the door and the cost is $10 for 1/2 chicken dinner; $7 for 1/4 chicken dinner. For more information, visit loc8nearme.com/ohio/waterford/camp-hervida/6139202.

¯ The Ohio River Sternwheel Festival will host its eleventh annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival 5K Run and Walk May 29 at East Muskingum Park in Marietta. To register online, visit: runsignup.com/Race/OH/Marietta/OhioRiverSternwheelFestival5KRunandWalk. Online registration ends at 11:59 p.m. May 25 ($15+ registration fee).


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


¯ The Marietta Earth Day Celebration Trash to Art contest is currently accepting entries. Contestants are asked to use raw materials from the waste basket or recycling bin. The project must be decorative, functional, or artsy. Bring entries to the Marietta Earth Day Celebration Trash to Art Entry Table at Armory Square by 10 a.m. April 24. Winners will be announced at 11:30 a.m. and prizes may be picked up until 1 p.m.


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