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Local Events

Meetings

¯ Warren Township Trustees will hold its 2021 Year End Meeting at 6 p.m. Monday with the 2022 Organizational Meeting directly after.

¯ Ludlow Township will hold its December meeting at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at the town hall. 2022 Organizational Meeting to follow.

¯ Reno Area Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Jan. 18, 2022 in the Reno Water Office Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested because of COVID.

¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the township hall.

¯ The Marietta High School Class of 1955 will hold meetings at 11:30 a.m. the second Monday of each month at the Harmar Tavern, 205 Maple St. All classmates and friends welcome.

¯ 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.

¯ Lawrence Township will meet at 7 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the Little Muskingum Volunteer Fire Department.

¯ 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.

¯ Watertown Township Board of Trustees will hold their regular monthly meetings in 2022 at 6:30 p.m. the second Monday of each month at the Watertown VFD.

Events

¯ The Marietta City Treasurer and Income Tax office will close at noon Thursday and reopen Dec. 28 in celebration of Christmas. The office will close at noon Dec. 30 and reopen Jan. 3, 2022 for the New Year.

¯ Gilman United Methodist Church will offer a Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 7 p.m. Friday. Pastor Douglas Thompson will deliver the message. The church is located at 312 Gilman Ave. in Harmar Village on the west side of Marietta.

¯ The 2021 Christmas Day Feast will deliver meals from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Meals for pick up will be available at 11:30 a.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 312 Franklin St. Meals include turkey, ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, a roll or bun, butter, green beans, dessert and fresh fruit. To arrange delivery of meals or for pick up, call 740-760-0277.

¯ Matamoras #374 Free and Accepted Masons on 301 Main St. will hold a community breakfast buffet from 8 to 11 a.m. Jan. 1. The breakfast includes scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, sausage gravy, hash browns, biscuits, pancakes, a cinnamon roll, orange juice and coffee. The public is invited to attend. Carry-out available. Suggested donation is $7 per person. Profits from the breakfast support Grand Lodge of Ohio Charitable Foundation, the Ohio Masonic Home and local charities.

¯ The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley is holding its 300 Club Fundraiser. There will be a weekly drawing for $100 for 51 weeks, with a final drawing for $500. All winning tickets return to the drawing, so there are multiple chances to win. Each ticket is $50 and can be purchased at tinyurl.com/yckjm65e

¯ First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (318 Front St. in Marietta) will continue its weekly free breakfast as take-out from 8:30 to 10 a.m. each Saturday. All are welcome.

¯ Gilman UMC will hold Sunday School for K-12 from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. the first Sunday of each month. Parents are welcome to join the adult class which meets in the lounge or join Coffee Time for light refreshments and to meet the congregation. Face masks are mandatory for children and parents.

Classes/Workshops/Programs/Seminars

¯ Zumba classes will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the O’Neill Center. The cost is $5 per class or $25 for 6 classes. All ages welcome. For more information, call 740-373-3914.

¯ The Marietta Children’s Choir will begin rehearsals at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Hermann Fine arts building at Marietta College. New members welcome.

¯ The O’Neill Senior Club Potluck and Meetings will be held at 11:30 a.m. the second Wednesday of each month. Dues are $5.00 per year. Bring a sack lunch and drink until further notice.

¯ The O’Neill Center in Marietta will host Bingo at 9:30 a.m. Thursday mornings. Doors open at 8 a.m. There is no cost at the door to play 20 games, and it is a nickel per card per game. Seating is limited.

¯ The O’Neill Center will host a Tech Lab with a Marietta College student from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays to answer questions about new phones, tablets, computers and social media. Space is limited; call 740-373-3914 for availability.

¯ Hidden Marietta will host an Anchorage Mansion Tour at 6 p.m. Fridays and noon, 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturdays. The tour includes a 1.5 hour tour and 30 minute paranormal investigation using ghost hunting equipment.

The mansion is located at 424 George Street. For more information, visit hiddenmarietta.com.

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