Meetings

¯ Reno Area Water and Sewer District will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Reno Water Office Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. The public is welcome. Safety distance will be practiced and masks are requested due to COVID.

¯ The Washington County Family and Children’s Council meeting will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Washington County EOC Office, 204 Davis Avenue, Suite C. For more information, call 740-376- 7081.

¯ Warren Township Trustees will hold meetings at 6:00 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Township Office, 95 Coffman Road, Marietta.

¯ The Township of Ludlow will hold regular monthly meetings on the last day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Town Hall.

¯ Mid-Ohio Valley Citizens Action Coalition will meet on the fourth Monday of the month at Freedom Gate Church, Tennis Center Road, Marietta. Check the organization’s website for more information.

Events

¯ The Washington Kick Off Rally Relay For Life will be held at 5:30 p.m. today in the Marietta Memorial Hospital Strecker Cancer Center Boardroom, Level G, 4th Street Entrance. Everyone is welcome. To register, visit relayforlife.org/washingtoncounty.

¯ The Career Center Adult Technical Training Center, State Route 676 in Marietta, will host a special event for high school students from 2-6 p.m. Tuesday. Students and their parents are welcome to stop by anytime during the event to tour the program labs, learn how to apply for the FAFSA, and more. For more information, visit mycareerschool.com or call 1-740-373-6283.

¯ David Pepper will talk about his book, “Laboratories of Autocracy”, at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the McDonough Auditorium at Marietta College. The event is free and open to the public.

¯ VFW Post #5108 at 319 Pike St., Marietta, will fundraise for a baked steak dinner from 5-6 p.m. Wednesday. The cost is $8 per person. For takeout or more information, call 740-374-9038.

¯ HOPE (Helping Other People Endure) support group for suicide survivors will host benefit bingo Saturday at the Beverly/Waterford Squad Building, 207 4th St. Doors open at 1:15 p.m. and bingo starts at 2:15 p.m. $20 for 20 games. All proceeds benefit the Suicide Awareness Alliance of Washington County. For more information, call 740-336-8052.

¯ O’Neill Center will sponsor a group trip to The Ark & Newport Aquarium on April 25-26. The cost is $335 per person based on double occupancy. The trip includes entrance to the Ark, dinner at Emzara’s Kitchen buffet, overnight at a hotel in the area, and a hot breakfast. The charter bus will depart from ¯ Marietta Lowe’s. For more information, call Nancy Matheny at 740-373-3914.

¯ Marietta’s Earth Day celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Armory Square. The event will feature live music, crafts, green technologies, exhibits and demonstrations for children and adults. Trash to Art Show registrations must be brought to the Square table by 10 a.m.

¯ Erica Dodge and Shanon Woodward will perform at the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville on Saturday. Dodge will perform a mix of positive country music and southern gospel music and Woodward will sing today’s country music hits. Doors open at 5 p.m., show starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at OhioValleyOpry.com, by calling 740-525-9218, or at the door on show night.

¯ VFW Post #5108 at 319 Pike St., Marietta, will host a Sunday breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on April 24. The cost is $7 per person.

¯ Marietta Friends of the Library will be holding a used book sale April 29-30 and May 2-3 at the Marietta Library Annex, 617 Fifth St. Hours are 5-8 p.m. April 29 for members only (subscriptions can be purchased at the door). Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 30 and May 2 and 3. A full bag of books can be purchased for $2 on May 3.

¯ The Creston Community Building Spring ATV Poker Run will be held April 30 at 340 Anns Run Road, Creston, W.Va. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon and the entry fee is $10. The event will include door prizes, 50/50, and breakfast and dinner items. For more information, call 304-275-3578 or 304-275-0003.

¯ VFW Post #5108 at 319 Pike St., Marietta, will be hosting a t-bone steak fry fundraiser from 5-7 p.m. on April 30. The cost is $15 per person. For takeout or more information, call 740-374-9038.

¯ The O’Neill Center 2022 Quarter Auction fundraiser will take place on June 24. The event will feature a 50/50 draw, concessions and additional paddles for sale. At intermission, there will be a draw for wine for $10 per chance. Tickets are $5 and are available at the O’Neill Center; Space is limited. For more information, call 740-373-3914.

¯ The Frontier High School Alumni Association Committee for Classes 1969-1990 will host a golf race at 9 am on May 7 at St. Marys Golf Course in St. Marys. The alumni are hosting an 18-hole, four-man scrimmage with an entry fee of $200. All proceeds go to the Frontier Alumni Association’s 1969-1990 Scholarship Fund. For more information, contact Jeff Beaver at 740-374-4026 or [email protected]

¯ Knights of Columbus 4617 in Churchtown will host A Night at the Races on May 7 at 17472 OH-676, Marietta. Doors open at 4 p.m., bites are served at 5 p.m., and racing begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 each. or $240/table (8 people). For tickets or more information, call Taylor Pottmeyer at 412-215-6470.

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

¯ St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St. in Marietta, will offer a free community meal on the first Tuesday of each month. For more information, call Marybeth Peebles at 740-374-6922 and leave a message.

¯ Christ United Methodist Church, 301 Wooster St., will be offering a free take-out meal from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. Everyone is welcome.

¯ The First Congregational Church United Church of Christ (318 Front Street in Marietta) will continue its free weekly breakfast to go from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. every Saturday. Everyone is welcome.

¯ Gilman UMC will hold Sunday School for K-12 from 9:15 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on 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. Wearing a mask is compulsory for children and parents.

Courses/Workshops/Programs/Seminars

¯ The O’Neill Center will host a walking club at 10:00 am every Tuesday, weather permitting. Walkers can bring friends, family or dogs with them. The group will meet at the O’Neill Center to register. To register, call 373-3914.

¯ The Lakeside Ladies Golf Association will kick off its 9-hole golf league from Tuesday morning April 26th at the Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly through the last Tuesday in September. Any female golfer interested in joining the league is welcome. League dues are $20 for the year. For more information, call Janet Chase at 740-525-4746 or Angie Huck 740-350-6201.

¯ Gilman UMC at 312 Gilman Avenue will offer a faith-based cancer support group on the second Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. starting May 9. Participants can bring a brown bag for lunch. Face masks not mandatory but available. To pre-register, call the church at 740-373-6478. Participants can also register during the first meeting.

¯ A GriefShare program will be offered from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday through May 12 at Gilman United Methodist Church inside Fellowship Hall. Each session consists of a video, chat time and a free workbook with daily exercises. Face mask is mandatory. For more information or to pre-register, call 740-373-6478.

¯ The O’Neill Center will host 8 weeks of Matter of Balance classes at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays. Classes are free to the public. Reservations required; Space is limited. For more information, call 740-373-3914.

¯ Registration is open for summer soccer camps for 5-12 year olds in the fields of the Broughton Nature and Wildlife Education Area at 821 by the Marietta Family YMCA. The dates are June 6-10, July 11-15, and August 1-5. One-week camp fee is $60 for 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, contact Tommy Eremus at 740-336-1041 or [email protected]

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



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