‘Christmas Carol’ auditions
The Paxton Theatre will hold auditions for its production of Tom Mula’s Jacob Marley’s “Christmas Carol” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1 The Paxton Theatre, 133 E. Main St., Bainbridge. Auditioners should prepare and memorize a dramatic, one-minute monologue. Those interested on working in available crew positions will be asked to complete an interview during auditions. “Christmas Carol” will be performed Dec. 4 and 5. For more information and to view the rehearsal schedule, visit www.PaxtonTheatre.com.
Bake and craft sale
The Greenfield Church of Christ in Christian Union will hold a bake and craft sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2 at Southern Hills Community Bank in Greenfield. For more information call 937-981-2772.
The Lynchburg Fire Department will hold a fish fry on Oct. 2 from 4:30 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Pancake and sausage breakfast
The Lynchburg Lions Club will have its monthly pancake and sausage breakfast on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Lynchburg Lions Club/Gun Club Building on Sharpsville Road. from 8-11 a.m. It will feature an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast plus other items such as sausage gravy and biscuits. The public is invited.
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, located at 234 N. High Street in Hillsboro, is having a rummage sale on Saturday, Oct. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sign language classes
Spark Creative Artspace will offer a series of three classes focusing on introducing people to American Sign Language (ASL), is a major method of communications for people with hearing loss. Tom Schluep and others will conduct the series of three sessions at Spark’s studios at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. Classes will begin Oct. 3 and continue on the 10th, and 17th. Classes will begin at 1 p.m. and last up to two hours in length. All materials will be provided. The cost is $40 and registration may be made in person at the beginning of the first class or by emailing [email protected] or calling 937-763-ART1.
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 (behind the Dairy Queen) will hold an all-you-can-eat dinner including fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and soft drinks from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3. The dinner is open to the public.
Deer Hunters Banquet
The Highland County Deer Hunters Banquet will be held Saturday, Oct. 3 at the Wharton Building on the Highland County Fairgrounds. Games, a raffle and social hour begin at 5 p.m. with a buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. The group’s purpose is to raise funds in support for education, habitat preservation, and preservation of the hunting tradition for the benefit of whitetail deer and other wildlife. For tickets or more information call Tim Schlater at 937-403-5811, Tim Parry at 937-763-7752, Ben Miller at 740-497-7377, John Kidder at 937-466-2211 or Randy Dyer at 937-205-7747.
Historical Society annual meeting
The annual meeting of the Highland County Historical Society will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5 in the Highland County Administration Building Basement Meeting Room. All members are urged to attend.
Guns and More Guns event
The National Wild Turkey Federation South Central Chapter will hold its inaugural Guns and More Guns event Saturday, Oct. 10 at AmVets Post 61 on North Shore Drive. The doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door. For more information contact Randy Dyer at 937-588-1059.
The 33rd annual Kelch Reunion will be held Sunday, Oct. 11 at the American Legion Hall on College Street in Sardinia. Lunch will begin at 1 p.m.
Property Maintenance and Restoration Committee meeting
The city of Hillsboro Property Maintenance and Restoration Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Hillsboro Municipal Court at 130 Homestead Drive to discuss amendments to the city sign ordinance. The meeting is open to the public.
Zoning and annexation Committee meeting
The Hillsboro Zoning and Annexation Committee will hold a public meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13 in the Municipal Court at 130 Homestead Drive to hear comments and answer questions regarding the annexation of unincorporated properties surrounded by incorporated properties, referred to as “unincorporated islands.” within the City of Hillsboro, Ohio. The hearing is open to the public.
Humane Society annual meeting
The Highland County Humane Society will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 21 in the large basement meeting room in the Highland County Administration Building in Hillsboro. The meeting is open to anyone interested in supporting the Humane Society as it plans upcoming and 2016 events.
Vascular screening event
The Highland County Health Department will host a vascular screening event for patients 50 years of age or older. Screenings will be performed by The Christ Hospital. The non-invasive, painless screenings are effective in detecting three prevalent vascular diseases; carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, and abdominal aortic aneurysms. The event will be held Oct. 20, 22, 27 and 29 at the health department, 1487 N. High St., Hillsboro. The cost of the screening is $60. An appointment is required by calling the health department at 937-393-1941. For more information, contact the health department at 937-393-1941.
SOESC governing board meeting
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27 Region 14/Hopewell Center, 5350 W. New Market Rd., Hillsboro,for the governing board regular meeting. If you need directions to this location or have questions, call 937-382-6921 ext. 1025 or email [email protected] for more information.
More Than a Trunk of Treat
The Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene is hosting More Than a Trunk of Treat on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. You are invited to join in the night of fun and candy. Activities will include trunk or treating, cake walk, pumpkin decorating, storytelling, and refreshments. Local businesses or individuals are encouraged and invited to set up a trunk or donate items. Contact the church office at 937-393-3545 or send an email to [email protected].