Bloodmobile in Greenfield
A Bloodmobile will be in Greenfield from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 4 at the Paint Creek Joint EMS/ Fire District building, 640 Washington St. Donors can call 1-800-RED CROSS or go to redcrossblood.org to schedule an appointment. If scheduling online, use the sponsor code AdenaGreenfieldMC. You can always walk in on the day of the blood drive.
The New Hope Baptist Church, 128 E. Beech St., Hillsboro, will hold its fall revival Nov. 4-6. The theme will be From Jesus’ Point of View. Services begin at 7 p.m. and the Rev. Tyrone Lawes will the speaker. There will be a nightly musical guest. Everyone is welcome.
Festival of Trees
Bell Gardens Place, in partnership with Relay for Life, will host a Festival of Trees, asking Highland County businesses and individuals to decorate and donate Christmas trees to be auctioned off on Thursday, Dec. 3. All proceeds will benefit Highland County Relay for Life. Trees should be no taller than 5 feet and should be delivered Bell Gardens Place, 251 Harry Sauner Rd., Hillsboro, by Monday, Nov. 30. Contact Ida Juillerat if you wish to participate at 937-393-8830.
Veteran’s Day program at the senior center
The Highland County Senior Citizens Center annual Veteran’s Day program and dinner is Friday, Nov. 6 from 5-7 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend to honor veterans. Veterans’ dinners will be free; all non-veterans’ dinners will be $5. All proceeds from the event will be donated to a local organization to support Highland County veterans in need. Call the center 393-4745 to make your reservation.
World Community Day celebration
World Community Day 2015 will be celebrated Friday, Nov. 6 at the Highland United Methodist Church beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a carry-in dinner. The theme will be Our Journey Together, bringing women together from different cultural backgrounds to share the stories of their Christian journey. For more information call Valeta at 393-5099.
Evening of wine and art
Spark Creative Artspace is teaming up with the McClain High School Varsity Cheerleader Boosters for an adult evening of wine and art. The date is Friday, Nov. 6 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Cost of the event is $40 per person with a good percentage going to help the Tiger cheerleaders purchase uniforms and equipment. Complete details about reserving a seat may be found at Spark’s website, www.sparkcreativeartspace.org or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also call 937-763-2781 and leave a message.
The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthIy all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 7 at Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road in Lynchburg. There will be other items like gravy and biscuits. The public is invited.
Craft and Christmas Show
The Buckskin Community Church will host its first annual Craft and Christmas Show at the Greenfield Area Christian Center, located at 912 N. 5th Street, on Saturday, Nov. 7, from 9 a.m.to 5 p.m. The event will include Christmas items, crafts, and baked goods. Lunch will be served.
The Harwood Christian Church, corner of SR 131 and SR 134, will hold its annual eat-in or carry-out chili supper from 4-8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. The menu will include home chicken and noodles, chili, ham, barbecue, hot dogs, coneys, desserts, coffee, tea and lemonade. For more information call 937-763-7972 or 393-8010.
All-you-can-eat fish fry
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4:3o to 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7. The cost is $8 and the menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and soft drinks. The event is open to the public.
The Buckskin Elementary Harvest Festival will be held Saturday, Nov. 7 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. The annual event consists of a raffle, an auction, a chicken and noodle dinner, games, crafts, door prizes, and a king/queen, prince/princess, and little prince/little princess pageant. The money raised allows the Buckskin P.T.O. to pay for assemblies, Super Games, academic incentive programs, discipline incentive programs, roller skating parties, special projects, and field trips.
Annual birthday/Veterans Day event
The Samantha Friends Church, corner of U.S. Route 62 and Fall Creek Road, invites the public to its annual birthday/Veterans Day at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, when the church also celebrates its 203rd birthday. There will be singing by the Sweney Boys of Dayton and the Roberts Family. There will a recognition time for veterans and a carry-in dinner after services. For more information call 937-393-2975.
Breakfast in Sardinia
The George A. Lambert American Legion/Auxiliary Unit 755 of Sardinia will serve breakfast from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8. The menu will feature sausage, pancakes, sausage gravy, biscuits, juice, coffee, milk and tea. The cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children under 10. There will also be a 50/50 raffle (winner does not need to be present) tickets sold for a quilt raffle with the drawing held at the Legion Family Christmas Dinner, Dec. 6, 2015.
Also, monthly euchre parties are held the second Saturday night of each month at 6 p.m. Token prizes are awarded. The cost is $1.50 per person to play. Food and drinks are available. All proceeds from the events will benefit veterans. For more information, call 937-442-4704.
Street and Safety Committee meeting
The Hillsboro Street and Safety Committee will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 9 in the Municipal Court Room at 130 Homestead Drive, Hillsboro, to discuss the 2016 Festival of the Bells. The meeting is open to the public.
Time change on Veterans Service board meeting
The regularly scheduled Highland County Veterans Service Board meeting set for Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 will begin at 4:30 p.m. instead of 5 p.m. due to the Veteran’s Appreciation Night and Open House being hosted by the Highland County Veteran Services Office that evening.
Veterans Day program at VFW Post 9094
A Veterans Day program will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11 at Hillsboro VFW Post 9094. Food and refreshments will be served following the program. Everyone is welcome.
Veterans Day program at Bright Elementary
The students and staff at Bright Elementary School invite the community to a Veterans Day program at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 11. The students will show their patriotism and appreciation to veterans through song, readings, and art. All veterans and members of the community are invited to attend. The school is located on Fair Ridge Road near Sugar Tree Ridge. If you have questions, contact the school at 927-7010.
Public Employee Retirees, Inc. meeting
The Highland County Chapter of the Public Employee Retirees, Inc. meeting will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The speaker will be Kaci Compton, field representative from Congressman Brad Wenstrup’s office. She will talk about what is going on in Washington, D.C. All members and guests are welcome.
The Hillsboro Free Will Baptist Church, 6360 U.S. Route 50, will host a craft bazaar Saturday, Nov. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Origami Owl, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple and 31 are a few of the vendors along with several crafters with handmade items. Lunch will be available. Everyone is invited.
St. Mary Catholic School will have its annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the school hall at 119 E. Walnut St. Food will be provided by the St. Mary Youth Group. Any crafters or vendors who would like to set up, call the school at 840-9932. Tables are $25 each.