U.S. Route 50 Yard Sale
The city of Hillsboro is encouraging all citizens and businesses to participate in the annual U.S. Route 50 Yard Sale. The event takes place May 20-22 and there will not be a yard sale permit required during that time. If you do not live or conduct business along U.S. 50 and would like more visibility, call Heather at 937-393-5219.
Elections board closed May 20
The Highland County Board of Elections will be closed Friday, May 20 so that the staff can attend a district meeting. The office will reopen Monday, May 23 at 8:30 a.m.
Pastor’s Aide Day
The New Hope Baptist Church, 128 Beech St., Hillsboro, will hold a Pastor’s Aide Day at 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22 featuring pastor Hutchins and the congregation from the Second Baptist Church in Springfield. Everyone is welcome.
Paint Creek board meeting
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will hold a regular board meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 at Station No. 1, 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.
Fairfield board meeting change
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its May regular monthly meeting. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 24 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited to attend.
Lunch after free movie returns
Peace Lutheran will reprise its free hot dog lunch this summer, beginning May 25. Lunch will be available after the free Wednesday movie ends at Star Cinemas next door on Harry Sauner Road. Everyone is welcome for a free hot dog lunch with chips and a drink. Sunday worship services are at 9 a.m. at Peace Lutheran, 231 Harry Sauner Road. For more information call 393-1837.
Elmville CCCU revival
The Elmville Church of Christ in Christian Union, 11474 Butler Road, will hold a revival May 25-29. Services start at 7 p.m. except for 6 p.m. on Sunday. The evangelist will be Jerry Bolling and there will be special singers each evening.
Red Hat Society Spring Fling
The local Red Hat Society will host its annual Hillsboro Spring Fling from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 26 at the Highland County Senior Citizen Center, 185 Muntz St., Hillsboro. The event is for Red Hat members only, but if you are interested in becoming a member you can register at the door for $20. For more information call 937-403-6424.
Whiteoak High School Alumni
The Whiteoak High School Alumni will hold its 100th anniversary Saturday, May 28 at the Whiteoak High School gym. Social hour is 6-7 p.m. and the event starts at 7 p.m. The cost is $15 per person. Reservations should be made by May 19. Checks should be made payable to Whiteoak Alumni Association, P.O. Box 85, Mowrystown, Ohio 45155.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday, May 28 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets in Hillsboro. Prayer and Praise starts at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served 5-6 p.m. The menu will be ham, potato salad, baked beans, rolls, assorted desserts and drinks. The meal is served eat-in only.
Hillsboro Memorial Day service
A Memorial Day service will be at the Highland County Veterans Memorial at the Highland County Courthouse in Hillsboro at 10 a.m. Monday, May 30. Seating will be available. The guest Colonel (retired) U.S. Army Donald C. McGraw Jr. The Highland County Honor Guard will go to the St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery and the Hillsboro Cemetery following the service. Food will be provided after at the services at Hillsboro VFW 9094. Everyone is welcome.
First Presbyterian Rummage Sale
The First Presbyterian Church, 210 E. Main St., Hillsboro, will hold a rummage and bake sale Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the basement of the church. The proceeds from the sale will benefit the church’s organ fund for maintenance and repair. The church is offering the community the chance to rent space in the -foot space is $10 and tables are available to rent for an additional $5 fee.
Donations for the rummage sale will be accepted at the church starting May 17 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays during church office hours, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. On Saturday, May 28, someone will be at the church between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. to accept donations from folks who can’t make it during the week. The last day for donations will be May 31. No clothing or large furniture items. For more information call the church office 393-3171.
Elevate Christ Community Church
Elevate Christ Community Church has announced upcoming activities for the month of June. An Elevation Music Festival will be held Saturday, June 4, 12 p.m., at the Christian Union Campgrounds, 378 Chestnut St., Greenfield, rain or shine. Samuel Day, Jacob Shane & Co., Beauty From Ashes, Encounter, Revolution, Ethan and the Elevate Christ Community Church Band will perform.
Vacation Bible School will be held June 20-23 from 2-4 p.m. at the church.
On June 20-23, there will be a soccer and cheerleading camp for grades K-five from 2-4 p.m.
A tent revival will be held June 24 and 25 at Felson Park, Greenfield. Music starts at 6 p.m. with the revival beginning at 7 p.m. Evangelist Joe Veal will be speaking. Kindred Spirit Trio and East to West will be the featured musical guests.
Fruitdale rummage, yard, bake sale
The Fruitdale United Methodist Church on SR 41 south of Greenfield will hold a rummage, yard and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4.
Charlie’s Angels Flea Market
A Charlie’s Angels Relay for Life Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 4 at the Walmart parking lot in Hillsboro. The cost is $25 to reserve a site and reservations must be made by May 27. No firearms, knives or weapons are permitted. For more information call Kris Jarjapka at 937-403-6942 or Linda Waldron at 937-283-4853.
Dance company golf outing fundraiser
The Modern Movement Dance Company is holding a golf outing fundraiser on June 4 at Buckeye Hills, 7216 Limes Rd., Greenfield. The event is sponsored by Greenfield’s Catch 22 Sports Pub. The cost is $240 for a four-person team, or $60 per person. Registration begins at noon with tee off at 1:30 p.m. Hole sponsorships are $50, and corporate sponsorships are $275, which includes a hole sponsorship, a corporate sign, and pays for a team of four. The event will include food and beer, prizes, raffles, contest holes, and more. Live music will follow that evening at Catch 22.
Mowrystown Community VBS
The Mowrystown Community VBS will be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 6-10 at the Mowrystown Presbyterian Church. Everyone is welcome.
Hillsboro Church of God VBS
The Hillsboro Church of God will hold Vacation Bible School June 6-10 from 6-8:30 p.m. It will be for ages 2-13. The church is located at 5760 U.S. Route 62, Hillsboro.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.