Public employee retirees meeting
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees Inc. meeting will be on Thursday, June 9, 2016, at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Melody Elliott with FRS Connections. All members and guest welcome.
Back In Time Stove Shop open house
Lynchburg’s Back In Time Stove Shop, 401 N. Main St., will hold an open house beginning at 10 a.m. on June 11 in conjunction with the village’s first annual Back In Time Festival, also set for that day. The open house will feature discounted items, prizes and giveaways, a hog roast, and Classic Country Radio’s Ray “Chubby” Howard doing a live broadcast from 1-3 p.m. and then preforming from 5-6 p.m.
Greenfield community wide yard sale
The Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale will be held on June 10 and 11, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on each day. Check out the group page on Facebook by searching “Greenfield Community Wide Yard Sale.”
Sinking Spring School Alumni Dinner
The annual Sinking Spring School Alumni Dinner will be held Saturday, June 11 at the Sinking Spring Community Center. All graduates, attending students, faculty and friends are invited to attend. Social hour is 406 p.m.. Dinner will be a catered buffet served at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $12 per person and reservations can be sent to Sinking spring Alumni Association, P.O. Box 143, Sinking Spring, Ohio 45172. Reservations need to be sent in by June 9. Call Nine at 937-588-3484 and leave a message if you are running late in getting the reservation turned in.
St. Mary’s rummage, bake sale
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at the corner of North High and North streets in Hillsboro will hold a rummage and bake sale on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
North Joint Fire District
The Highland County North Joint Fire/Ambulance District will hold a board meeting at 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 14 at 200 South St., Leesburg.
MHS class of ‘56 planning reunion
The McClain High School class of 1956 is having a meeting to plan its 60-year reunion at 3 p.m. June 15 at the shelter house at Sims Golf Center on Hull Road. All classmates are welcome and those attending are asked to bring their own beverage. For more information contact Jackie Soards at 937-981-3595, Fran Baldwin at 937-780-4974, Janet Grover at 937-393-8697 or George Foltz at 937-981-2575.
Create a faerie door
SPARK! Creative Artspace invites you to create your own faerie door at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 15 at the SPARK! Studio. The cost is $15 ($10 for Spark and $5 for materials). Your creation can be placed wherever you choose, along a baseboard, beside your main entrance, a part of your front door, at the base of a tree, or as part of your garden landscape. The faerie workshop is open to adults and children, but young children will require the presence of an adult. Information about Spark’s activities is always at www.sparkcreativeartspace.org, or on Facebook.
Cave Quest VBS in South Salem
A summer kids’ event called Cave Quest VBS will be hosted at Buckskin Community Church in South Salem, Tuesday, June 14 through Thursday, June 16. At Cave Quest, kids explore what it means to follow Jesus through dark times. Kids participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience one-of-a-kind Bible adventures, meet Bible Memory Buddies to remind them of Jesus’ love, and make fun crafts. Family members and friends are encouraged to join in the special Cave Quest Closing at 8 p.m. each day. Cave Quest is for kids who have completed gradses K-6 and will run from 6 to 8:20 p.m. each day. Pre-registration forms are encouraged and can be obtained at the church’s Facebook page. For more information, call 937-876-5049.
Relay for Life Dine and Donate
Support the American Cancer Society by participating in a Dine and Donate at Alley 21 on Tuesday, June 14 from 5-9 p.m. The event is sponsored by Team Beat Cancer. Bring this Take Note with you to the event and Alley 21 will donate 8 percent of your bill to Highland County Relay for Life.
SSCC Board of Trustees
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet at noon Wednesday, June 15, in the conference room at First State Bank, Winchester. All meetings are open to the public. Visit www.sscc.edu/about/board-trustees.shtml for more information.
Meal prep class June 15
The monthly class in meal preparation will be held at the Greenfield Area Christian Center Community Room, 910 North Fifth St., Greenfield, beginning at 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2016. Participants will take home their prepared dish, along with the ingredients for a second one. Space is limited, so reservations are needed. Call 937-981-7176 to reserve your space.
Dinner With Mark Twain
Dinner With Mark Twain, presented by professional entertainer Stephen Hollen at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center, is Saturday, June 18 at 6 p.m. Reservations are $12 and includes dinner and entertainment. Cincinnati Boychoir member Christopher Ford will also perform. Tickets are on sale now at the center. Call the center at 393-4745 for more details.
100th Buckskin alumni banquet
The 100th annual Buckskin High School alumni banquet will be held Saturday, June 18 at the Buckskin School in South Salem. The social hour begins at 5:30 p.m. and dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. All graduates and attendees of Buckskin School are invited. Reservations of $15 per person may be sent to Sherry Hudson, treasurer, P.O. Bo 203, Greenfield, Ohio 45123 by June 11.
Antique Tractor Show
The 7th annual Antique Tractor Show sponsored by the Bainbridge Historical Society and Paint Valley Antique Machinery Club will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 18 at 204 E. Third St., Bainbridge.
HHS Class of 1996 Reunion
The Hillsboro High School Class of 1996 20th Reunion will be held on Friday, June 24 at the Backroom Paradise located at 6164 Miller Ln. in Hillsboro. Admission is $10 per person and includes dinner and drinks. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Additionally, a family picnic is planned for Sunday, June 26 at Serpent Mound Park beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is $8 per vehicle. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. For more information, visit the HHS Class of 1996 20th Reunion Facebook page.
Hillsboro Planning Commission
Beginning June 20, the Hillsboro Planning Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on the third Monday of each month at the Hillsboro Firehouse, 204 N. East St., Hillsboro. The meetings are open to the public.
SOESC Governing Board
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet in special session at 6:30 p.m. June 21 at 3321 Airborne Road, Wilmington, for the following purpose: considering personnel matters.
HHS All Class Meet and Greet
A Hillsboro High School All Class Meet and Greet,sponsored by the class of 1981, will be held at Alley 21 Grille on Friday, June 24 beginning at 7 p.m. Local band Blue Steel will be playing. All classmates, teachers and friends from HHS are invited to attend. For more information contact Lori Clifford at 937-763-6299.
The HHS class of 1981 35-year reunion will be held from 6-11 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at the Hillsboro Elks. A $25 registration fee is due by June 15 to cover dinner and the event fees. For more information contact Shelley (Stout) Patton at 937-466-2114 or Vicki Butler at 937-205-4863.
Sign language class
Tom Schluep and Molly Jordan will offer a class in the basics of American Sign Language for adults at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at Spark Creative Artspace, 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. The class will last about two hours and costs $25.
HHS class of 1957 picnic
The Hillsboro High School class of 1957 will hold a picnic Saturday, June 25 at the Liberty Park Shelter House. Those attending should bring a dish of food. Table service, meat, tea, water and lemonade will be provided. The dinner will start at 1 p.m. RSVP by June 23 to Bob Dunlap at 937-403-7343, Beverly Rhoads at 937-393-3970 or Joyce Frazer at 937-393-9554 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The class will also work on plans for its 60th class reunion in 2017.
Open Door free meal
The next Open Door free meal at the Greenfield United Methodist Church will be held at 4 p.m. June 25. The menu will be hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and brownies. Everyone is welcome.
59th Brush and Palette Art Show
The 59th annual Art Show presented by The Brush & Palette Art Guild will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, from 1-5 p.m. All local artists will be presenting original works of art for sale. The show will be held at Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro.
OSHIIP visiting senior center
The Ohio Department of Insurance will be at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 27 with the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program to discuss Medicare basics and signing up for help to pay for prescriptions. Lunch will be available for purchase. The community is invited. Call 393-4745 for more details.
Quilt show at HHS
The fifth annual quilt show is planned for July 8-9 at Hillsboro High School. County Quilters members are making the show bigger with more quilts, new demonstrations and vendors. Every year the show has benefited a local charity or a deserving program. The 2016 show profits go toward the Hillsboro City Schools Free Store Food Bank Power Pack program. Call Darlene Prosek for details at 937-393-3030.
SSG Matt Maupin Memorial Ride
A police-escorted memorial ride for SSG Matt Maupin will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Registration is from 9-11:30 a.m. at Glen Este High School, 4342 Glen Este-Withamsville Rd. The cost is $20 per bike plus $5 for a passenger. There will be live music and lunch will be provided. Call 513-818-ARMY for more information.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia support group
The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Family and Caregiver Support Group held the first Monday of each month at Edgewood Manor, 850 Nellie St., Greenfield, from 5-6:30 p.m. will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations. Programs are free of charge. Registration is encouraged. To Register or for more information, call Robyn Gleadle, LISW-S Southeastern Ohio Branch Program Coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati at (937) 779-6990.
Farmer’s market vendors wanted
The city of Hillsboro is looking for vendors for the Hillsboro Farmer’s and Produce Market. Spaces are free. Contact Heather Collins at 937-393-5219 for more information.