Cabin Fever Arts Festival
The Appalachian Artisans Guild presents its 13th consecutive Cabin Fever Arts Festival on Saturday, March 19th at the Southern State Community College Patriot Center in Hillsboro. The event will showcase handcrafted traditional folk art and one-of-a-kind fine art by juried artists. Over 60 booths will offer unique craft and art creations, including quilts, jewelry, ceramics, pottery, clothing, paintings, metal and woodworking items, and more. Besides crafts and artwork, there will be live music and food concessions. The doors will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Lunch With the Easter Bunny
SATH (Supplementary Assistance to the Handicapped) will sponsor Lunch With the Easter Bunny from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Hopewell Center at 5350 West New Market Rd. The children will have lunch, make an Easter craft, decorate eggs, have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny and at 12:30 there will be an Easter egg hunt. Bring a basket or container for the eggs you find at the hunt. The cost is $8 per child and $5 for adults. To make a reservation contact Linda Allen at 937-366-6657 daytime or Mary Kamphaus at 937-393-8550 evenings. The deadline for registering is March 17. If you would like to make a reservation and pay online go to www.kampdovetail.com.
OVRDC officers election
The Ohio Valley Regional Development Commission (OVRDC) Full Commission Meeting & Election of Officers will be held Friday, March 18 at the UC Clermont College Student Activity Center, 100 Clermont College Dr., Batavia. Registration will be at 10:30 a.m., the meeting at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12:30 p.m. Keynote speaker will be Dan Neff of the Appalachian Regional Commission. The meeting is open to the public and registration information can be found at www.ovrdc.org. If you have questions, call 1-800-223-7491. The cost for non-members and/or guests is $20, which must be paid by Thursday, March 17.
Easter egg hunt in Highland
Leesburg American Legion Post 568 will hold its annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Highland ball field next to the community park.
‘The Legacy’ at Bainbridge church
The Bainbridge Assembly of God’s production of “The Legacy” will take place at 7 p.m. March 19 and 20 at 5173 U.S. Route 50, Bainbridge. Refreshments will be served. Call 740-634-2064 for more information.
Dinner at Presbyterian Church
The First Presbyterian Church of Greenfield will serve dinner Sunday, March 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the church dining room. The menu will be ham loaf, scalloped potatoes, green beans, a variety of salads, a variety of cakes and pies, rolls and drinks. The cost is a suggested donation of $8 per adult. Children 12 and under are free. Carry-out will be available.
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.
A clinic for immunizations only will be held from 1-4 p.m. Monday, March 21 at the Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.
SOESC Governing Board
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board Finance Committee will meet at 2 p.m. Monday, March 21 at the Southern Ohio Educational Service Center, 3321 Airborne Road, Wilmington.
Paint Creek meeting
The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 22. the meeting will include an executive session for personnel matters to consider the appointment, employment, compensation and discipline of public employees and/or officials. The meeting will be held at Station 1, 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.
The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic will visit the Rocky Fork Truck Stop near Rainsboro from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 22.
Lynchburg school board
The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 a the Board of Education Building.
Bake and craft sale March 25
The Greenfield Church of Christ in Christian Union will hold a bake and craft sale on March 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Southern Hills Community Bank in Greenfield. Call 937-981-2772.
Soup’s On free meal
The Soup’s On free meal will be served Saturday March, 26 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and Praise is at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served 5-6 p.m. The menu will be sausage gravy and biscuits, mixed vegetables, assorted desserts and drinks.
New Sons of the American Revolution
A meeting of the newly formed Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution of Highland, Adams and Brown counties will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26 at the Eagles Lodge, 126 Gov. Trimble Place, Hillsboro. Any patriot who lives in the area or any male who can prove his lineage back to a Revolutionary patriot is invited. For additional information contact Erin Chaney at 513-508-6534.
More Than an Easter Egg Hunt
More Than an Easter Egg Hunt will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 26 at the Hillsboro Church of the Nazarene. Everyone is welcome. There will be age appropriate egg hunts, coloring, caterpillar-train ride, cookie decorating, lunch and pictures with the Easter Bunny. The egg hunt schedule is: 11:45 a.m. – Age 0-2; Noon – Age 3-5; 12:15 p.m. – Age 6-8; 12:30 p.m. – Age 9-12. For more information contact Tami Combs.
Open Door free meal
The Open Door free meal will be held at the Greenfield United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 26. Serving will be from 4 until 4:30 p.m. The menu is chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, peas and apple sauce. Everyone is welcome.
HDH special board meeting
The Highland District Hospital Board of Governors will hold a special meeting in executive session at 7 p.m. Monday, March 28 in the HDH boardroom to discuss personnel matters.
Board of DD Provider Fair
On March 31, there will be a Provider Fair at the Highland County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 8919 U.S. Route 50, Hillsboro, from 1-3 p.m. It is open to the public and will focus on services available in Highland County for adults and children with developmental disabilities. There willbe exhibits, snacks and door prizes. An art contest of art by individuals with developmental disabilities will be held with prizes of Walmart gift cards. For more information, go to www.highdd.org under Trainings and Events or call Susan Riley at 937-393-4237.
HCA benefit dinner
The Hillsboro Christian Academy will hold its annual benefit dinner Friday, April 1 at the Hillsboro Bible Baptist Church, 8080 SR 124, Hillsboro. Admission is $5 per person with children 10 and under admitted for $3. Doors open at 5 p.m. There will be a silent auction from 5-6:30 p.m., dinner at 5:45 p.m., program at 6:45 p.m. and live auction at 7:30 p.m. Call 937-393-8422 for more information.
Hillsboro Yard Waste Facility
The city of Hillsboro Yard Waste Facility will be open Friday, April 1 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 2 from 8 a.m. to noon. Beginning Friday, April 8 , the facility will be open every Friday from noon to 3:30 p.m. and the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. The site is located on Selph Road, 0.35 miles from U.S. Route 62 North. The rules of the Yard Waste Facility are as follows: You must present a valid driver’s license at the gate, only yard waste will be accepted, only yard waste from city properties will be accepted.
Hillsboro VFW fish dinner
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will host an all-you-can-eat fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 2. The menu includes fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and soft drink for $8. The event is open to the public.
‘The Little Mermaid’ at PVHS
Paint Valley High School will present “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2 and at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3 at the high school gym. Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by calling 740-634-3582 ext. 14327 for details.
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.