Pick up tree seedling orders April 8
The Highland Soil and Water Conservation Districts tree seedling orders will be ready for pick-up on Friday, April 8 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The one-day pick-up will be held at the Liberty Township Building, located on Moore Road across from Seal-Tite. The building will only be open during these times, so make arrangements to pick-up your trees that day. There are a few tree packets still available on a first-come, first-served basis. If you are interested in purchasing tree seedlings stop by the Liberty Township Building during the pick-up times or contact the Highland SWCD office at 393-1922 ext. 3.
Lynchburg fish fry
The Lynchburg Area Joint Fire and Ambulance District will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Lynchburg Station 1, 8123 SR 135. The menu will be fish, shrimp, French fries, hot dogs, homemade hush puppies, cole slaw, coffee, tea, lemonade and water. It will also be accepting donations of desserts that will be part of the meals. All of the proceeds from these events will be used to support the Lynchburg Area Fire and Ambulance District.
Hillsboro Good Friday service
The Hillsboro Area Ministerial Association will hold a Community Good Friday Service at 7 p.m. Friday, March 25 at the First Presbyterian Church, 201 E. Main St., Hillsboro. Pastor Kim Zomes of The Carpenters House will bring the message. An offering will be received to benefit the baccalaureate service for the graduating seniors at Hillsboro High School, which will be held in May. Everyone is welcome.
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.
Hillsboro Sunrise Service
The First Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro, will hold its annual Sunrise Service at the Liberty Park Shelter House on at 7 a.m. Easter morning, Sunday, March 27. The shelter house is located across the parking lot from the Hillsboro YMCA. Wear warm clothing, because it will be cold. A traditional service wilt be held at the church building at 10 a.m. The church is located at 201 E. Main St., Hillsboro. Everyone is welcome at either or both services.
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.
Spark! open studio April 2
Spark! Creative Artspace will hold an Open Studio on Saturday, April 2 at its 251 Jefferson St. studios in Greenfield. The event is free and will begin at noon and run until 3 p.m. It is open to all ages and the public is invited to stop by, observe Spark’s artists at work, get involved in a project, or just enjoy a cup of coffee and a sweet treat. The afternoon will include a free children’s workshop sponsored by Adena Greenfield Medical Center and Greenbird of Cincinnati. The project will involve assembling and personalizing a birdhouse made of recycled paper. Spark! will provide the birdhouse kit, paints, brushes, and a protective apron. Parents are welcome to help their child complete their project. There will also be treats for the kids to enjoy as the work on their projects. For complete details about Spark! Creative Artspace’s activities visit www.sparkcreativeartspace.org.
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.
First Baptist rummage sale
The First Baptist Church of Greenfield will hold a rummage sale in the fellowship hall behind the church, 125 N. Washington St., from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1 and 2.
‘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.
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.
Greenfield CCCU Spring Revival
The Greenfield Church of Christ in Christian Union will host a spring revival April 6-10 at 7 p.m. Sunday school will be at 9:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 10:30 a.m. and Sunday evening worship at 6 p.m. The guest evangelist will be Darby Beekman with Casey McDaniels & Family as guest singers.
Baladino at SSCC time correction
Southern State Community College will welcome Mediterranean folk band Baladino Wednesday, April 6, in the Edward K. Daniels Auditorium on the central campus, 100 Hobart Drive, Hillsboro. Please note the event will begin at 1 p.m.; the time had been previously promoted as beginning earlier.
Candle fundraiser for shelter
The Highland County Homeless Shelter has teamed up with Camelot Farms Candles for an April fundraiser. Orders are due by April 30 and order forms can be sent to [email protected]