Around town

Township Road 98, Eddy Ridge, located in Lawrence Township, will be closed starting at 8 a.m. Monday for landslip repair. The closure is estimated to last through July 10 and the road will be closed 24 hours per day. There will be no thru traffic.

• For information: Washington County Engineer’s Office, 740-376-7430.

River Cities Symphony Orchestra will host a live virtual strings performance at 3 p.m. Sunday. Half of WVU’s own Montclaire String Quartet, Bernard and Andrea bring an educational focus to chamber music. They will present Rienhold’s Gliere Suite for Viola and Cello. To participate, visit facebook.com/rivercitiessymphony.

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 Thursday. 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.


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