Local Events


¯ The November Senior Club Meeting and Luncheon date has been changed. It will be held at 11 a.m. Nov. 17. A boxed lunch will be provided. Call the O’Neill Center at 740-373-3914 to reserve your place for the meeting.

¯ The Fiscal Year 2022 (Round 16) committee meeting of the Natural Resources Assistance Council will be held at 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at Buckeye Hills Regional Council, 1400 Pike St., Marietta, to rate and rank the Fiscal Year 2022 (Round 16) application submissions. For more information, contact Michelle Hyer at mhyer@buckeyehills.org or call 740-376-1025.

¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public meeting today at the township building on Welch Road in Cutler.

¯ Ludlow Township will hold regular monthly meetings the last day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the town hall.

¯ Mid-Ohio Valley Citizens Action Coalition will meet Nov. 22 at Freedom Gate Church, Tennis Center Road, Marietta. See the organization’s website for more information.


¯ The Castle will host the Pop-up Tour “The Yanks Are Coming: Stories of World War I” at 1:30 and 3 p.m. Thursday in the “Arlington Section” of Oak Grove Cemetery. The cost is $10 and the tour begins at Oak Grove Cemetery Eighth and Washington.

¯ The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community meals from 5-6 p.m. Thursday as drive-through pick-ups in the lower parking lot. The menu includes chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, dinner roll, pumpkin desserts, and bottled water. To reserve a meal, call Amy at 740-516-0847. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road.

¯ Zonta Club of the MOV will hold its Fall Unique Boutique from 2-8 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Reno Community Center, 260 Sandhill Road, Reno. Bag Sale begins at noon Saturday. Gently used donations of clothing, coats, shoes, purses, accessories, etc. may be dropped off from 5-8 p.m. through Thursday. For more information, call 740-516-2261 or visit the Facebook page.

¯ Marietta Friends of the Library will host a book sale Friday, Saturday, Monday and Nov. 16 at the library annex, 617 Fifth St. Hours will be 5-8 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Monday, and Tuesday. A full bag of books may be purchased for $2 Tuesday. Guests are required to wear masks.

¯ The 17th Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show will be held Saturday through Nov. 21 at the Blennerhassett Museum, 137 Juliana St. Museum hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To pre-register a quilt or to enter a quilt into the show, call the museum at 304-420-4800 or Brenda Wentzel at 304-428-3544.

¯ Barlow Presbyterian Church is holding a homemade mincemeat sale. Prices are $10 per quart and $5 per pint. For more information, call 740-350-0274. The church is located at the intersection of SR 550 and Warrior Drive in Barlow.

¯ The Boys & Girls Clubs of Washington County will hold an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Nov. 18 to celebrate the opening of its new gymnasium and building renovations. The open house will be held at 5 p.m. and the ribbon cutting ceremony at 5:30 p.m.

¯ The Children’s Home Society of WV Transitional Living Program will hold a Shine A Light Walk and food drive from 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at City Park for National Runaway Prevention Month. Non-perishable food donations will be collected and distributed to youth in the SOAR Transitional Living Program.

¯ The Marietta First Church of the Nazarene at 100 Millcreek Road will host its Annual Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 20. Admission is free. The event will include a bake sale, concession stand and crafters. Proceeds benefit children with special needs ministry. For more information, call 740-374-3708.

¯ The Castle will host Night at the Museum from 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 20. Tours every 15 minutes and will include the opportunity to meet individuals from Washington County’s past. The cost is $10 for adults; $7 for kids (age 13 and under); ages 5 and under are free. To register, visit mariettacastle.org/events.


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