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The date of the regular August meeting of the Fort Frye Board of Education has been changed to 6 p.m. Wednesday at Beverly-Center Elementary School, 510 Fifth St., Beverly.

The fourth annual Marietta McDonald’s Half Marathon Event will be held Sept. 14 featuring a walk/run half marathon, 10k, 5K and half marathon bike race. To view race routes, register or find more details, visit runsignup.com, keyword “Marietta.”

Katie’s Flippin’ Pancakes will be serving pancakes from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 2 during the Washington County Fair in the Junior Fair Building. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, fruit and drinks. Cost is by donation. This fundraiser is organized by the Washington County 4-H Endowment Committee.

•For information: Washington County Extension Office, 740-376-7431.

Barlow Presbyterian Church will host a community luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. The menu includes hot turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, bread, slaw, vegetables and other sides and desserts. Barlow Presbyterian Church is located at Ohio 550 and Warrior Drive.

Marietta Children’s Choir will hold open auditions at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 following a parent meeting at 6:30 p.m. Auditions are for for Mid-Ohio Valley area youth entering fourth grade through eighth grade in fall 2019, and will be held at the Marietta College Hermann Fine Arts Center, second floor, 500 Butler St. No experience is required.

•For information: Mttacchoir@gmail.com or call 740-376-4696.

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