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Farm Toy Show in Mowrystown

The Mowrystown FFA Alumni and Mowrystown FFA will host a Farm Toy Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20 at Whiteoak High School. The buy, sell, trade or display event is endorsed by the Southwestern Ohio Farm Toy Tractor Club. Admission is $2 and includes a raffle ticket for a FFA tractor. Display tables can be rented for $10. Concessions will be available. Set up starts at 6:30 a.m. the day of the show. All funds raised will benefit the Mowrystown FFA. For more information call Gary Arledge at 937-763-2714, Milt Simmons at 937-763-8805 or Brian Deatley at 937-763-0169.

Children’s sign language class

Spark Creative Artspace will hold a children’s American Sign Language class from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 20. The cost is $20 per student and the instructors will be Tom Schluep and Molly Jordan. The class will take place at Spark’s studios at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Reservation information is available at www.sparkcreativeartspace.org or by calling 937-763-2781.

GACC business meeting

The annual business meeting of the membership of the Greenfield Area Christian Center will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 in the Community Room at the GACC Center, 910 N. Fifth St., Greenfield. All area churches are invited to send representatives to provide input, elect trustees, and receive updated information on this important community mission.

First Presbyterian dinner

The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21 in the church basement dining room. The menu will be chicken breast, parmesan mashed potatoes, green beans or peas and carrots, a variety of salads, a variety of desserts, rolls and drinks. The cost of the meal is a suggested donation of $8 for adults. Children 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.

Lynchburg-Clay school board

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 22 at the board of education building.

Farm Bureau CAUV meeting

The Highland County Farm Bureau Young Ag Professionals will host a CAUV (Current Agricultural Use Value) meeting at the Hi-Tech Center in Hillsboro, 1575 N. High St., at 6 p.m. Feb. 23. Amy Milam, director of legal education for the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, will help local farmers understand how CAUV property values are figured and Highland County Auditor Bill Fawley will also be present to answer questions.

Paint Creek board meeting

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23 at Station 1, 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.

Hearing Solutions open house

Hearing Solutions will hold an open house with free hearing evaluations on Wednesday, Feb. 24 and Thursday, Feb. 25. Call 937-661-2171 for an appointment.

Underground Railroad discussions

A presentation and round table discussion will be conducted at the Highland House in Hillsboro at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 and the Konneker Education Museum in Greenfield at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. The programs are sponsored by the historical society from Greenfield, Highland County and Lynchburg and are free and open to the public.

Historical society fundraiser

The Highland County Historical Society is sponsoring a community fundraiser at Bob Evans on Harry Sauner Road in Hillsboro on Friday, Feb. 26. Bob Evans will donate 15 percent of sales that day to the society when you present a flyer that is available for download at www.hchistoricalsociety.weebly.com./. The flyer can be copied but it cannot be distributed on Bob Evans property. The hours are 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. and carry-out orders are included.

Open Door Free Meal

The Open Door Free Meal will be held at the Greenfield United Methodist Church on Saturday, Feb. 27. Eat-in serving will be held from 4 to 4:30 p.m. The menu will be spaghetti, garlic bread, green beans and cherry dessert.

Soup’s On Free Meal

The Soups On Free Meal will be served Saturday, Feb. 27 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Hillsboro. Prayer and praise starts at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be chili-mac and cheese, tossed salad, rolls,

assorted drinks and desserts. The meal is served eat-in only.

Pancake sausage supper

The Fruitdale United Methodist Church is hosting a pancake and sausage supper on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 4-7 p.m. Supper items include pancakes, sausage, dessert, drinks, and table relishes. The church is located on SR 41 south of Greenfield. Freewill donations will be accepted.

Blues, Brews, Stews Winterfest

The fourth annual Blues, Brews and Stews Winterfest, sponsored by Greening Greater Greenfield (G3), will take place from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27. There will be two venues this year, one at Spark Creative Artspace at 251 Jefferson St. in Greenfield and the other across the street at Catch 22 Sports Pub.

World Day of Prayer in Marshall

World Day of Prayer 2016 will be observed on March 4 at the Marshall United Methodist Church, 10968 SR 124. The ceremony will begin at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Since 1920, people around the world have gathered to collectively worship on the first Friday in March. Each year a different country serves as the writer of the World Day of Prayer worship service, interpreting scripture within their cultural context. For 2016, this country is Cuba. For more information, call Valeta Doorneweerd at 937-393-5099 or visit www.wdp-usa.org.

Addiction series at Peace Lutheran

A free seven-part “Baffled By Addiction” educational series presented my Ed Hughes, and Ronald Turner, M.D., will presented on Thursdays, Feb. 4 to March 17, at Peace Lutheran Church, 231 Harry Sauner Road, Hillsboro. The series will provide education, help and hope to loved ones of addicted persons. Topics to be covered include: The Disease of Addiction, The Progression, Hitting Bottom – How Alcoholic/Addict Decides to get Help, Then Ways You Can Help, The Recovery Process, and Real Stories of Hope. For more information call 937-393-9584.

Brushcreek Life Squad supper

The Brushcreek Life Squad will be hold its annual pancake and sausage supper on Saturday, March 5 at the Brushcreek Community Center in Sinking Spring. Supper begins at 5 p.m. with the auction starting at 7 p.m. The menu includes sausage, pancakes, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, coffee, pop, juice and milk. Proceeds benefit the life squad.

Spark, McClain Band Boosters team up

The McClain Band Boosters is teaming up with Spark on Sunday, March 6 for a fundraiser to help earn money for the band’s trip to New York City. Spark’s Cathy Rivas will be the instructor and the event will take place from 2-4 p.m. at 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. A field of flowers will be the subject of the canvas event. Costs will be $35 a person and includes a stretched canvas, all paints and brushes, use of Spark’s equipment, a cup of coffee and something to nibble on. Coffee and Canvas is opened to high school students in grades 9-12 and all adults. The size is limited to 35 students and everyone will leave the building with their own artistic piece. Reservations may be made by submittting a contact form to make reservation along with a personal check to: Spark Creative Artspace, P.O. Box 325, Greenfield, Ohio 45123; oregister and pay online using Spark’s Eventbrite Page.

Give Back to School Night

A “Give Back to School Night” fundraiser for the Greenfield Middle School Eighth Grade choir will be held from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, March 9 at Subway in Greenfield. Ten percent of all sales at Subway that day will be donated back to the choir.

St. Mary Quarter Raffle

St. Mary School will have its Spring Quarter Raffle on Tuesday, March 15. Dinner will start at 5:30 p.m. and the raffle will begin at 6:30 p.m. Each classroom will provide baskets for the raffle along with products from the vendors and local businesses. If you are a vendor and would like to participate, contact the school at 840-9932. The school is located at 119 E. Walnut St. in Hillsboro.

Palm Sunday Service

A community Palm Sunday Service will be held at the Greenfield Church of Christ, 955 Jefferson St., on Sunday, March 20 at 6:00 pm. Everyone is invited.

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