Sonner’s chapel clothing giveaway
A free clothing giveaway will be held at noon Saturday, May 28 at Sonner’s Chapel United Methodist Church in East Danville. People will be able to pick what they can use from men’s, women’s and children’s clothing.
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
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.
Pricetown Memorial Day
The Pricetown Church of Christ will hold its annual Memorial Day events on Monday, May 30. A march to the cemetery will begin at 10 a.m. where T.J. Wolfe will be honored as this year’s representative of of local veterans. The traditional program at the church will begin at 11 a.m. with Gus Denzik as the guest speaker. The Community Fellowship Meal will be held from noon to 1 p.m. The meal is free. Everyone is welcome to attend all events.
South Salem Memorial Day
The South South Salem Memorial Day Parade will begin at 2 p.m. Monday, May 30 with the parade lineup starting at 1:45 p.m. The annual South Salem United Methodist Church Strawberry Social will follow at the church. Serving begins at 3 p.m. There will be strawberries, ice cream and a full menu of other items.
Health department closed Monday
The Highland County Health Department will not have an immunization clinic on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.
Farmer’s market vendors wanted
The city of Hillsboro is looking for vendors for the Hillsboro Farmer’s and Produce Market. Spaces are free. Contact Heather Collins at 937-393-5219 for more information.
Rumpke collection schedule
Rumpke waste removal and recycling collection service will not occur on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016. Service will be delayed one day during the week of the holiday. Monday’s collection will move to Tuesday; Tuesday’s collection will move to Wednesday; Wednesday’s collection will move to Thursday; Thursday’s collection will move to Friday; and Friday’s collection will move to Saturday. Regular collection will resume the week of June 6. Contact Rumpke’s customer service with additional questions at toll free 800-828-8171 or visit www.rumpke.com.
Civil Service Commission
The Hillsboro Civil Service Commission will meet at 5 p.m. Thursday, June 2 in the Hillsboro City Building to certify Civil Service Test scores for the position of police officer. The meeting is open to the public.
Movie Night at Leesburg UNM
The Leesburg United Methodist Church will present an outdoor Family Fun & Movie Night on Friday, June 3 featuring “Paddington.” Activities will begin at 8 o,n, on the church grounds at 117 Church St., Leesburg. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. The movie begins at sunset. All minors must be accompanied by a parent/adult for the evening. There will be fun activities, hot dogs, popcorn, sodas, and cookies and a free drawing for a movie package for a family of four at Star Cinema in Hillsboro. The next movie night will be Friday, July 22 featuring “Inside Out.”
One-day indoor yard sale
The one-day indoor yard sale event at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center is Friday, June 3 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Stop and shop or rent a table. The senior center provides tables and chairs. Members: $10 per table, non-members: $15 per table. The community is encouraged to attend. The sale also includes a live band performance, a free giveaway for Kings Island tickets and lunch. Call the center for rental space details at 393-4745.
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.
Northview Baptist VBS
The Hometown Nazareth Marketplace Vacation Bible School will be held June 6-9, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Northview Baptist Church. There will be costumes, time period crafts, singing, drama, and even a petting farm.
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.
St. Mary’s rummage, bake sale
St. Mary’s Episcopal Church at the corner of North High and North streets in Hillsboro will hold a rummage and bake sale on Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
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.
SSCC Board of Trustees
The Southern State Community College Board of Trustees will meet at noon Wednesday, June 15, in the conference room at First State Bank, Winchester. All meetings are open to the public. Visit www.sscc.edu/about/board-trustees.shtml for more information.
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.
SOESC Governing Board
The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet in special session at 6:30 p.m. June 21 at 3321 Airborne Road, Wilmington, for the following purpose: considering personnel matters.
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 [email protected] 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.
59th Brush and Palette Art Show
The 59th annual Art Show presented by The Brush & Palette Art Guild will be held Saturday and Sunday, June 25 and 26, from 1-5 p.m. All local artists will be presenting original works of art for sale. The show will be held at Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro.
Quilt show at HHS
The fifth annual quilt show is planned for July 8-9 at Hillsboro High School. County Quilters members are making the show bigger with more quilts, new demonstrations and vendors. Every year the show has benefited a local charity or a deserving program. The 2016 show profits go toward the Hillsboro City Schools Free Store Food Bank Power Pack program. Call Darlene Prosek for details at 937-393-3030.