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Community Events in Jackson County, Ohio
                        Ohio River Valley Chapte
                  American Red Cross
                               MARCH 2014 Blood Drives

Mon. 31st – Wellston High School (200 Golden Rocket Drive, Wellston, OH 45692) – 9am-3pm – Call 384-2162 to schedule an appointment.



·         Walk-ins are welcome, please bring photo ID or ARC donor card.

·         Appointments can also be made online at .




Community events in Pike County


March 30 Sunday




   The dancers and actors are professional staff members of 
   The Christian Communications Institute of Payap Universtiy in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Concluding drama based on the parable of the Good Samaritan

sponsored by 
   The First Presbyterian Church of Waverly and the Vespers Committee of Bristol Village
March 21 Friday
Dinner with the Arts, Bristol Village Glenn Center, 6:30 - 10:00pm. Purchase $20 tickets at the Cafe. [ More Information ]
March 27 Thursday

Cover Crops in your Garden, 6:00 pm. Pike County Government Center. Reservations required. [ More Information

The Bluebird Effect, presented by Julie Zickefoose at the Bristol Village, Glenn Center. 7:30 pm. See flyer
for more information.
April 3-5 Thursday-Saturday
Southern Ohio Trade Show, 400 Pride Drive, Waverly
April 5 Saturday
Pet Pals Grrreat Annual Yard Sale 10 am to 7 pm at the Pike County Dog Pound
April 12 Saturday

Bluegrass Country Music Fundraiser, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Pike County Senior Center. See Flyer
for details.
April 25 - 27 Friday-Sunday

Pike County Dogwood Festival
This street festival features exhibits highlighting old fashioned arts and crafts, quilt show, antique car show, Cyclist tour and Trail ride, plus chain saw, banjo and fiddle, horseshoe and band contests, along with the best food offered anywhere! The Grande Parade is held on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. Free Admission 740-947-9650.
May 3 Saturday
Spring Wildflower Hike, This nature and wild flower hike takes place every spring at Lake White State Park at 2767 St Rt 551, Waverly Ohio. Discover and learn about the varieties of all the different wildflowers that fill the park. Call for time. Free Admission.
Information – Jeff Boester-740-493-2212
June 6 - 8 Friday-Sunday

Antique Tractor and Machinery Show
Held at the Pike County Fair Grounds in Piketon Ohio. This is the 3rd annual event featuring tractor and machinery displays, craft booths demonstrations, live entertainment, raffles for prizes, parades every day and kid’s games. Camping available. Admission. Information: Oren Leslie 740-289-4019.
June 13 Friday

Waverly Street Fest
The 9th annual Street Fest will be held in downtown Waverly Ohio beginning at 5 pm when the beer garden opens, followed by the Old Jailhouse Grand Taste. Live music starts at 7pm featuring country rock, bluegrass and vocalists. The Great Ohio Goat Drop will begin approximately at 8:30. All profits benefit local charities. Free Admission. Information: 740-947-9650.
June 13 - 14 Friday & Saturday

Elm Grove Days
This annual festival sponsored by the Elm Grove Fire Department in Elm Grove, OH, has a real family atmosphere with arts and crafts, kids games, spinning and weaving demonstrations, Chinese auction, queen’s pageant, fish fry and home cooked meals. Free Admission. Information-Mike Carrico 740-222-2535
June 21 Saturday
Pike Lake Appalachian Music Festival
Musicians from all over Southern Ohio are sure to entertain you no matter what your style of music preference. You can’t keep your toes from tapping time to the music as it fills the air in one of the most scenic natural areas in Ohio. Come to the outdoor amphitheater at Pike Lake State Park, Bainbridge, Ohio, and enjoy great family fun and food. Free Admission. Information- Jeff Boester/Matt Minter 740-493-2212
July 4 Friday

Piketon July 4th Wing Ding
Held at the Enrichment Park, Lucas Street in Piketon Ohio from 11:30am to dusk and the fireworks display, this annual event is sponsored by the Village of Piketon with free food, entertainment and fun for the whole family. Bring your lawn chairs and relax. Free Admission. Information – 740-289-8154

July 5 Saturday

Dailyville July 4th Celebration
Come out and enjoy the celebration at the Dailyille Ball Park on St Rt 220 Waverly Ohio. Food is served beginning at noon; entertainment begins at 6:00pm with fireworks at dusk. Family fun for kids of all ages! Free Admission. Information-Bob Dixon -740-947-2009


July 19 Saturday

Railroad Days Rendezvous
Held at Pike Lake State Park on Pike Lake Road, Bainbridge Ohio, this event recognizes the historic, social and economic impact of railroads in Ohio. Displays of model RR’s, collectables and memorabilia, exhibits and model train displays are open 10 am to 3 pm. Games and live music, and food from the Friends of Pike Lake available at nominal cost. Free Admission. Information – Matt Minter-740-947-5409

August 1 - 9 Friday-Saturday

Pike County Fair
Pike County Fair grounds at Piketon Ohio, with Harness Racing. Come join us at the 105th annual Pike County Fair! Admission Information go to, 740-289-4566 or 740-289-4689


September 20-21 Saturday and Sunday
Outdoor Adventure Weekend

Saturday activities include building Bluebird boxes, fishing, canoeing, the air gun range, archery, and finishes on Sunday with the Hunter education course. This event held at Pike Lake State Park. Information call- 740-493-2212



Zumba Fitness now available at Pleasant Hill Manor, Piketon Mondays 7 to 8 p.m.  Starting Feb 18th.  Cost $4.00 per class. Instructor: Collene Ervin.  Come and join the fun. 


Pike County Senior Center Bingo

The Pike County Senior Center, a division of the Community Action Committee of Pike County, is now hosting weekly Bingo! Bingo is held every Wednesday at the Pike County Senior Center, located at 402 Clough Street in Waverly. The doors open for admission at 4:30 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m. Prize amounts are based on the number of bingo packets sold. A concession stand and instant-win games are also available. All proceeds benefit the Pike County Senior Center. For more information, please call (740) 947-5555. New at the Senior Center – MagicBall x4, during the Wednesday Night Early Bird Bingo game!  During the month of October, players will have four chances to win the Magic Ball prize.  All proceeds benefit the Pike County Senior Center.  For more information, please call (740) 947-5555.

Buffet at Pike County Senior Center
A soup, salad and baked potato bar will be available at the Pike County Senior Center every Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  The soup, salad and baked potato bar will be open to the public.  Prices will vary based on the items selected.  The Pike County Senior Center is located at 402 Clough Street in Waverly.  For more information, please call (740) 947-5555.

First and Third Mondays

The Big Scioto Dulcimer Club
Our dulcimer group "The Big Scioto Dulcimer Club" meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday evening of each month. We meet at Prussia Valley Dulcimers Music Shop in the upstairs jam room at 7 pm to 9 pm. We play primarily in DAd tuning and most folks use tablature for the tunes we play. You are certainly welcomed to join us if you are close enough to do so, as we are always looking for new members. Right now we have all mountain dulcimers and 1 autoharp in the club. We have about 10 active members, some of whom drive 50 miles to attend.


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Pike Soil & Water Conservation District




Currently in stock:   bird feeders, bluebird boxes, squirrel feeders, butterfly boxes, wren boxes, woodpecker boxes, wood duck box, bat houses, topo maps, white marking flags.


Check out our selection of "Magic T-shirts" & matching "Totes".   The sunlight (ultra violet) light activates the color in the design.  These are great gifts for the entire family.  We have sizes ranging from 3 months to 3X.   T-shirts are $15.00 each or 3 @ $40.00.  Totes are $5.00 each.  Call us at 740-947-5353 or 947-2026.


Community Events in Ross County, Ohio
April 11-13 Friday-Sunday
Trade days at the Ross County Fairgrounds 334 Firgrounds Road, Chillicothe, OH Bigger and better
June 6-8 Friday-Sunday
Trade days at the Ross County Fairgrounds 334 Firgrounds Road, Chillicothe, OH Bigger and better
Oct 10-12 Friday-Sunday
Trade days at the Ross County Fairgrounds 334 Firgrounds Road, Chillicothe, OH Bigger and better

Community Events in Scioto County Ohio



                                                              Ohio River Valley Chapter

                                                      American Red Cross

                                                MARCH 2014 Blood Drives




Mon. 24th – Minford Community (at Minford EMS, 8466 State Route 335, Minford, OH 45653) – 12pm-6pm – Call 820-3700 to schedule an appointment.


Tues. 25th – Portsmouth Community (at All Saints Episcopal Church, 4th & Court Street, Portsmouth, OH 45662) – 12pm-6pm – Call 354-3293 to schedule an appointment.

-          Oak Hill High School (5063 State Route 93, Oak Hill, OH 45656) – 9am-2pm – Call 682-7543 to schedule an appointment.


Wed. 26th – Northwest High School (914 Mohawk Drive, McDermott, OH 45652) – 9am-3pm – Call 259-2366 to schedule an appointment.


Mon. 31st – Wellston High School (200 Golden Rocket Drive, Wellston, OH 45692) – 9am-3pm – Call 384-2162 to schedule an appointment.



·         Walk-ins are welcome, please bring photo ID or ARC donor card.

·         Appointments can also be made online at .


Ohio River Valley Chapter

     American Red Cross

        PHSS Courses for March 2014





Friday 21st – (Course at Ohio River Valley Chapter office, 1801 Robinson Avenue, Portsmouth, OH 45662) - Blended Learning/Classroom Sessions – 10a-12p

·         Adult & Pediatric FA/CPR/AED (HSSSFA415) - $85.00

·         Adult CPR/AED (HSSSFA107) - $55.00

·         Adult FA/CPR/AED (HSSSFA404) - $70.00

(Register by Mon. Mar. 17th)



*Blended Learning online portion of course must be completed BEFORE Classroom Session date.


*All PHSS Courses can be found at Pay at time of enrollment online.


March 25 Tuesday

 Job Fair
Employers are invited to attend the annual job fair, JobFest, at Shawnee State University from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. JobFest gives employers the opportunity to recruit qualified students for both internships and job openings and interview candidates on site. [ More information and registration information ]



Community Events in Vinton County



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