Fairfield changes board meeting
The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its regular monthly meeting to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 9 in the District Office Conference Room. Agenda items include personnel, architect contracts and any other business brought before the board. The public is invited.
Hillsboro House of Worship Vacation Bible School
The Hillsboro House of Worship will have Vacation Bible School on Thursday and Friday, July 9-10, from 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with lunch at noon. Saturday will consist of VBS and a family fun day with food, games, lessons and crafts. The children and their families are encouraged to come and have a fun filled day to wrap up the Vacation Bible School. The Hillsboro House of Worship is located at 8395 U.S. Route 62 north. Children ages 3-17 years are invited to attend. To register your child or for more information call 937-393-5157.
4-H Style Revue and Awards Night
The annual 4-H Style Revue and Awards Night will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 9 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. 4-H members will be modeling their clothing outfits that were judged on July 8. This is always one of the highlights of the 4-H year. All summer judged 4-H project awards will be presented during the July 9 program.
The top models will be chosen at the Style Revue on Saturday, Sept. 5 at 2:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Building during the fair. There will not be an awards program at the Highland County Fair for the summer judged 4-H projects.
Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold a fish fry from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 10. The menu will consist of all the fish you can eat for $8 plus fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink. The post home is located behind the Dairy Queen and is open to the public.
Ice cream supper
The annual Mowrystown Presbyterian Church ice cream supper will be Saturday, July 11, beginning at 5 p.m. at the church. The menu includes sandwiches, chicken and noodles, salads, homemade pies and cakes, and the famous homemade ice cream.
Birthday Open House
Clara “Porky” Sears will be honored with a 60th Birthday Open House Saturday, July 11, 2 to 6 p.m. at the Clinton Highland Joint Fire District Building, SR 28 West, in New Vienna. The event is open to all who know her and is hosted by her sisters. Refreshments will be served. Gifts are welcome, but not expected. Those unable to attend are encouraged to participate in a card shower. Cards may be mailed to P.O. Box 339, New Vienna, OH 45159. Additional information may be obtained by calling 937-987-2067.
8 Days a Week at Senior Center
The Beatles tribute band, 8 Days a Week, a professional band and show, will play a live concert at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center on Saturday, July 11. Doors open and event begins at 6 p.m. The community is encouraged to attend this fundraising event. Tickets are on sale now at the senior center and Merchants National Bank (main branch) and are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Dinner is included. Call the center for more details at 393-4745.
The Marshall United Methodist Church invites children of all ages to join it at SonSpark Labs, July 13-17 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. SonSpark Labs creates a fun and engaging discovery lab where children will enjoy fun songs, skits, Bible stories, crafts, games and snacks. They will discover that God’s plan for everyone is Jesus. For information call Kristi at 466-2882.
Family Fun & Movie Night
The Leesburg United Methodist Church will present an outdoor Family Fun & Movie Night on Friday, July 17 featuring “Big Hero 6.” The event is free. Activities will begin at 8 p.m. on the grounds of LUMC, located 117 Church Street, Leesburg. Bring your own blankets or lawn chairs. 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, as well as a free drawing for a movie package for a family of four at Star Cinemas in Hillsboro.
The next movie night is set for Friday, Aug. 7. The event will feature “The Muppets Most Wanted.” Activites will begin at 8 p.m., and the movie will begin at sunset. A rain date is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 21.
Farm Safety Training
Highland County Farm Bureau will sponsor a Farm Safety Training on July 18. The morning session will cover farm safety, Internet/farm data safety, ag terrorism, and hands-on fire extinguisher training. The afternoon session will provide a CPR and First Aid certification opportunity. Farm Bureau members receive a 50 percent discount on registration fee. Registrations are due by July 10, 2015. For additional information, contact Dave Bushelman at 937-402-7652 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament
A Texas Hold ‘Em Tournament to benefit Anna’s Army will be held Saturday, July 25 starting at 6 p.m. at the Hillsboro Eagles. There will a $25 buy-in and unlimited rebuts for the first hour. The early registration fee is $20 and forms are available and Western Southern Life in Hillsboro. For more information all 937-840-7054.
Quilters of Highland County annual show
The Quilters of Highland County will hold their annual show July 31 and August 1 at the Hillsboro Elementary School. Guests are invited to display their quilts. In addition to the quilt displays there will be door prizes, a silent auction, vendors and special booths. A quilt will be raffled off. All proceeds will go to a local organization that helps families in the county. For more information or a form to share a quilt, call Darlene Prosek at 937-393-3031.
Hope Mountain Ministries prayer
Hope Mountain Ministries is asking the public to join it in prayer at 6 p.m. Aug. 4 for the release of the bondage of addiction in Brown County and surrounding areas. Hope Mountain and anyone wanting to join it can meet at the same time and date at the Brown County Sheriff’s Office in Georgetown. Those in other areas are asked to prayer from where they are. For more information call Terry Green at 352-322-0646, Gina Green at 352-322-6752 or Tonya Stamper at 937-515-5353.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families
A free Alzheimer’s/Dementia Lunch & Learn For Families will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 22 and Dec. 15 at The Laurels of Hillsboro. These programs will provide an opportunity for families and caregivers to learn and ask questions about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, while receiving support from others in similar situations. The programs and lunch are free. To register, call 740-710-1821.