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Local Events

Meetings

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

¯ The Learning, Instruction and Assessment Committee of the Warren Local Board of Education will meet at 3 p.m. Wednesday at Warren Middle School, 70 Warrior Drive, Vincent.

¯ 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.

¯ The Operations Committee of the Warren Local Board of Education will meet at 5 p.m. Nov. 22. The Regular Meeting will take place at 6 p.m. the same day and the Policy Committee will immediately follow. All meetings will take place at Warren High School, Room 1710/1711, 130 Warrior Drive, Vincent.

¯ 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 the second and fourth Mondays of each month at Freedom Gate Church, Tennis Center Road, Marietta. See the organization’s website for more information.

Events

¯ The Castle will host the Pop-up Tour “The Yanks Are Coming: Stories of World War I” at 1:30 and 3 p.m. today 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. today 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 Friday. For more information, call 740-516-2261 or visit the Facebook page.

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

¯ Marietta Friends of the Library will host a book sale Friday, Saturday, Monday and Tuesday 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 Monday Creek Book Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square in Nelsonville. The event is open to all authors and illustrators. For more information or to sign up, visit mondaycreekpublishing.com or email mondaycreekpublishing@gmail.com.

¯ The 17th Annual Mid-Ohio Valley Heritage Quilt Show will be held Nov. 13-21 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 begin 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.

¯ The 7th annual craft show to help support Newport Fire Department will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 27 at the fire station community building. Crafters, company vendors, country store, and food will be served by the fire department.

¯ The Belpre Holiday Lights Parade is accepting entries for the annual event scheduled for 6 p.m. Nov. 27. Applications can be found at Belpre City Building, 715 Park Drive; Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce, 713 Park Drive; Belpre Lions Club Building, 2113 Murray St.; or belprechamber.com under the Community tab. For more information, call 304-488-8414.

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