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Farm Toy Show

The Mowrystown FFA Alumni and Mowrystown FFA will hold the Southwestern Ohio Farm Toy Collector Club Farm Toy Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at Whiteoak High School in Mowyrytown. Visitors can buy, sell, trade, display or just and check things out. Awards will be presented for first and second place in the adult division, and first, second and third place in the youth division. Admission is $3 and includes a raffle ticket. For more information call Gary Arledge at 937-763-2714, Milt Simmons at 937-763-8805 or Brian DeAtley at 937-763-0169.

Lynchburg distillery history

The Lynchburg Historical Society will present the “History of the Lynchburg Distillery” from 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23 at the Lynchburg Fire Department on SR 135. A small donation will be requested to help the historical society.

Swimming pool meeting

On Monday, Feb. 24 at 7 p.m. there will be a meeting of all members and shareholders of the Hillsboro Swimming Pool at the County Administration Building, 119 Gov. Foraker Place. Your presence is needed to consider and vote on a merger of the Hillsboro Swimming Pool Corporation into a new non-profit entity. Members and shareholders need to attend so there will be a quorum for the nomination and election of candidates to board of directors. Confirm your attendance sending an email to hillsboroswimclub@gmail.com.

Highland County VSC Meeting

The next meeting of the Highland County Veterans Service Commission will be Monday, Feb. 24 at 4:30 p.m. at the VSC offices in the Hi-Tech Center, located at 1575 N. High St., Suite #400, Hillsboro. For information call 937-393-8686 or email HighlandCountyVets@co.highland.oh.us.

Imagine Hillsboro Meeting

Imagine Hillsboro is announcing its final public forum on the master plan for the city of Hillsboro at 5 p.m., prior to the regular Planning Commission meeting, on Feb. 24 at 5:30 p.m. at 119 Gov. Foraker Place. The public is invited to attend and make any comments before it is recommended to city council for approval at its Monday. April 13 meeting.

Paint Creek Fire District

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will hold a board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 204 N. East St., Hillsboro.

16th Chili Challenge

Participants are wanted for the 16th annual Chili Challenge hosted by the Hillsboro Rotary Club and the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. Judging is done in both hot and mild categories. The contest is free to enter. Call 937-393-4745 if you are interested. The winning recipes will be prepared by the senior center and served at the annual Chili Supper and Dessert Auction benefiting the Highland County Society for Children and Adults. The Chili Challenge will be held at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center.

G3 Souper Bowl

G3 in Greenfield will host an event from 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 29 at the Greenfield Armory on Jefferson Street. For a $20 admission fee, attendees will choose from a hand-thrown pottery bowl made by local artist Rachel Shepard of Brier Run Mudd. The fee includes a large variety of soups provided by local organizations, tea, lemonade, coffee, and a choice of pie. Michael Boyle will provide music. Board and card games will be available. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. There is a $10 admission fee for children 12 and under without the pottery bowl.

Chili Supper & Dessert Auction

The 16th annual Chili Supper & Dessert Auction benefiting of the Highland County Society for Children and Adults is Thursday, March 5 from 5-7 p.m. at the Hillsboro Ponderosa Banquet Center. Dinner is available for dining in or carry-out. At-door tickets are $6, advance tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center or NCB in Hillsboro.

Hillsboro VFW fish fry

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, March 7. The cost is $9 per person. The menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink. The dinner is open to the public.

EC presents ‘The Little Mermaid’

East Clinton High School will present Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, at the Murphy Theatre in Wilmington. Reserved tickets can be purchased at the ECHS office, at the door or www.eastclinton.org. They are $8 for adults and $5 for students. Reserved box seats are available. Call 937-584-2474 for more information.

Hillsboro zoning hearing

The city of Hillsboro will hold a joint public hearing March 9 at 6:30 p.m. in municipal court, 130 Homestead Ave. to hear public comment on proposed amendments to portions of the Chapter 155: Hillsboro Zoning Code and proposed rezoning of parcels on Harry Sauner to be rezoned from Industrial E to Business C.

Revolving Loan Fund

The next regularly scheduled Revolving Loan Fund Committee meeting will be March 23 at 10 a.m. at 130 N. High St. The meeting is open to the public.

Republican Women scholarship

The Highland County Republican Women’s Club is offering a $500 scholarship to assist any Highland County senior planning to further their education in the fall. Applicants must be a resident of Highland County and be graduating from one of the five Highland County public schools, Hillsboro Christian Academy, or be home schooled. Applications are available at all of the Highland County high school guidance counselor offices. The deadline to apply is March 25.

‘Elvis’ at senior center

Tyler Christopher and Elvis Presley Tribute Show will return to the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, March 28 for a dinner and show. Christopher is an award-winning Elvis tribute artist. Advance tickets are on sale now at the center from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with cash or check or for credit card sales visit HighlandSeniors.com. Tickets are limited. Call the senior center at 937-393-4745 for details.

Fairfield kindergarten registration

The Fairfield Local School District will hold kindergarten registration on April 15. Call the school at 937-780-2988 to schedule an appointment.