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The Right Path for Washington County, along with community partners, will provide free fresh fruits and vegetables to youth and families through the 2020 Community Mini Farmers Markets from 10 a.m. to noon. The dates are: July 4 – West Muskingum Park, Marietta; July 11 – Civitan Park, Belpre; and July 18 – 100 Harrison St., Newport Elementary.

The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community meals July 9. The menu includes ham, potato salad, baked beans, a dinner roll, dump cake and a bottle of water. Meals will be served as drive-thru pick-ups in the church parking lot from 5 to 6 p.m.; remain in the car. To reserve a meal, call or text Amy at 740-516-0847 or respond to Tunnel UMC Facebook page’s community meal post. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road.

The Devola Pool, 1300 River Road, will hold two new evening swim events. Every Friday the pool will be open after hours from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. for open swim. The cost is $3 for members and $5 for non-members. The concession stand will be open for guests. Every Monday and Wednesday from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. the pool will be open for lap swims, which will be free for members and $3 for non-members.

•For information: devolarec.com or DevolaRec on Facebook.

Franciscan community meal deliveries have resumed and are taking a few new customers. If you previously received meals but stopped, call the volunteer office to restart. Hot and cold meals are $3 per day and delivered Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Volunteer opportunities are available for office work or delivery drivers. Hours for office volunteers are Monday-Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. once or twice a month. For more information or to set up home delivery, call 740-373-7998.

Pre-registration for Westminster Preschool at Barlow Presbyterian Church (at the corner of Ohio 550 and Warrior Drive) is now open for 2020-2021 classes. For more information, call the church at 740-678-2556, Megan Mahoney at 740-516-1202, Ina Brookover at 740-678-2742, or Karen Hendrickson at 740-678-2202.


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