Community Events in Southern Ohio -- scroll down for your county
It’s time to be thinking "spring", as the Pike Soil and Water Conservation District is looking for entries into our annual photo contest.
Get your camera ready, because we are looking for that certain photo that represents the season of spring in Pike County. First place will receive $75.00, second place $50.00 and third place will receive $25.00. The winners will be honored at our Annual Meeting in September. Our deadline is July 1, 2013.
Each individual may enter up to 4 photos; digital photos (in .JPG format) are preferred for contest entry, but prints will also be accepted (sorry, but photos are not returnable).
Digital photos can be emailed to Mary Sibole at email@example.com with PHOTO CONTEST in the subject line. Prints can be submitted at the District office at 11752 State Route 104, Waverly.
The Pike SWCD is an equal opportunity service provider.
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.
Waverly Area Kiwanis Annual Mulch Sale. Black and red Mulch availabel at $4.00 per bag. Free delivery in Pike County. Call Randy Benner at 740-947-2113 or 740-222-2823. Proceeds benefit the children of Pike County.
May 18 Saturday
May 18 Saturday
May 23 Thursday
At their annual meeting on Thursday, May 23, the Friends of the Pike County Public Libraries will host Ohio author and artist Julie Zickefoose for a special presentation, "Rooted in Appalachia." The event will be held at 6 p.m. in the basement of the Garnet A. Wilson Public Library, 207 N. Market St., Waverly. Zickefoose’s latest book, The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds, was named Oprah’s Book Club Book of the Week on April 6, 2012. Her presentation will feature anecdotes, readings, photographs and watercolor paintings detailing life from her 80-acre Appalachian "Eden."
The public is encouraged to "unplug" for an hour and come indulge in the sights and sounds of our natural surroundings. Limited copies of Zickefoose’s books will be available for sale at the presentation, and she will sign books afterwards. This is a free event, but seating is limited.May 31 Friday
June 1 Saturday
Pike County Relay For Life Beauty Pageant at 10am Registration begins at 9am
Cost-$10 Donation Pike County Fairgrounds
Three Age Groups
0-23 Months, 2-4 Years, 5-7 Years
For more information contact-LaChona Ferguson at 740-708-5186 or
Antique Tractor and Machinery Show will be held at the Pike County Fair Grounds in Piketon, Ohio, June 7-9. This is the 2nd annual event featuring tractor and machinery displays, craft booths demonstrations, live entertainment, raffle for 1947 restored co-op tractor, parades every day, kid’s games. Camping available. Admission. Information: Oren Leslie 740-289-4019. Food craft and Flea Market Vendors, Kiddie train and more Begins at 7am on June 7th. Contact Larry Veach at 740-820-2458 for more information.
Also coming on June 8th, we will be having a tour featuring the Morgan's Raid trail. We will have a bus leaving from the Pike Heritage Museum in Waverly around 12:30pm. Limited seating on bus. You can follow the bus in your car and learn the history of Pike County during the Civil War. Their will also be a reception at the Piketon -Jasper Methodist Church in Piketon. Contact the Visitors Bureau at 740-947-9650 or 740-708-1100 or go to our website and look at our calendar for June. We will have tickets that will be available for people that contact us. Anyone with tickets will be first seated. There is no charge but we do need to know the numbers attending. Thank you.
June 15 Saturday
Pike County Genealogical and Historical Society will be holding there meeting from 10 AM to 1 PM at the recorders office. This will be for members only and guest that the would like to invite. If you would like to come talk to one of our members.
Community Events in Ross County, Ohio
May 18 Saturday
Inaugural Scioto Valley Sportsman's Classic - Ross County, Sat. May 18, from noon - 8 p.m. Tickets are $50. This is not just a gun show, and not just a raffle. Prizes include guns, cash, and a grand prize winner will receive a 2013 Harley Davidson St. Glade or Road King (winner's choice). Tickets can be purchased from Fred's Pizza 615 W. Emmitt Ave., Waverly, Ohio 45690, 740-947-0033or from Jeff Lehner State Farm, 165 E. Main St. Chillicothe, Ohio 45601 740-773-1118. Find more on www.sciotovalleysportsmansclassic.com. All proceeds benefit the Scioto Society.
Community Events in Scioto County Ohio
May 28 Tuesday
Blood Drive at All Saints Episcopal Church 610 4th Street, Portsmouth 12 to 6 P.M. Bring photo ID or Don0r Card
June 1-2 Saturday & Sunday
Scioto County Fairgrounds - open from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Further information: write to Southern Ohio Poultry Association at 312 O'Connor Rd, Lucasville, Ohio 45648 or call 740-259-2577.
June 8 Saturday
I am involved in fundraising for our 4-H
club. Our club helps kids to learn about animals and be involved in community
projects. Our children in our area and in our group are from low income
families. The parents to do have the sources to take them on trips and buy them
stuff from our 4-H store. We provide the shirts and project books for our
children to keep these families involved without the worries of how they will
This year we will be holding a Chinese auction that will include a cake walk and a 50/50 raffle. With the earnings from this we will buy our kids projects books and update t-shirts. We will also be going on a outing after the county fair for all their hard work and dedication. I am contacting you in behalf of the Allensville Hillbillies and the fundraising team to request your support in any way you can. I am asking you to help us out this year by giving us a donation that people in our community and surrounding communities would like to win, anything is fine with us. I thank you for your time and consideration. We look forward to whatever support you can provide. If you require any additional information about the Allensville Hillbillies please contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions you have. Our event will be held June 8, 2013 at McArthur Community Building. Allensville Hillbillies could not do it without the generosity of donors like you. Chasitiy Sowers – (740) 887-3941