Around town

The Marietta City Schools Board of Education will have a special meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday. The Ohio School Boards Association will provide a customized workshop. This will be a working session and no action will be taken.

Beverly Library Lap Time for children 2 and under will be held Mondays at 6:30 p.m. and Tuesdays at 11 a.m. Story Time for children ages 2 through 6 will be held Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Wednesdays at 11 a.m. Movie Matinee will be held Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Deep Space Explorers program for elementary school children will be held Thursdays at 11 a.m. At 1 p.m. Friday, Ironwood Wolves will bring a wolf for an introduction to wolf folklore. From 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, there will be an all-day summer party; make flower rings and plant sunflowers.

• For information: 740-984-4060.

The Mid-Ohio Valley Players will present the Arthur Miller classic, “The Crucible,” at Players Theatre, 229 Putnam St. in Marietta. Performance dates are June 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 8 p.m. and June 23 and 30 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adult, $10 seniors & students and $7 for youth under 17. The box office opens at 5 p.m. for Friday and Saturday performances and at 1 p.m. for Sunday matinees. Tickets are also available at Marty’s Print Shop and online at MOVP.org.

Gilman UMC Health Ministry will host a free diabetes community seminar June 24 at 7 p.m. Local chiropractic physician Dr. David Norris DC, MS, DACBN will present “Discover Diabetes: How to reverse it, lose weight without exercise and boost your energy levels.” This seminar is open to the public but seating is limited. Call 740-373-6478 to reserve a seat. Seminar takes place at the Fellowship Hall behind Gilman United Methodist Church at 312 Gilman Ave. in Harmar Village.

A bat handling and ID workshop will be held at 1 p.m. July 1 at the O’Neill Center. The course will include information on bat biology and common myths. Headley’s Wildlife Control will also discuss the dos and don’ts of bat handling for homeowners. Call the O’Neill Center to show interest at 740-373-3914.