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Growing Garlic and Fall Composting Workshop 2019

Growing Garlic and Fall Composting Workshop 2019

Perry County Ohio Waste Reduction and Recycling is sponsoring a free Growing Garlic and Fall Composting Workshop on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. by the Community Garden at Mount Aloysius - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Flag Lowering - October 17, 2019

To honor the life and legacy of Representative Elijah E. Cummings, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine proclaims the flags of the United States and the State of Ohio shall be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout the State of Ohio effective immediately through tomorrow, October 18, 2019.

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RSVP will be packing Thanksgiving military care packages on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

RSVP will be packing Thanksgiving military care packages on Tuesday, October 29, 2019

The Perry County Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) will be packing Thanksgiving military care packages on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. at the Elks Lodge #509 - 109 S. Main St., New Lexington, OH 43764.

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Perry County Calvary Arts Center Presents a Salute to Veterans

Perry County Calvary Arts Center Presents a Salute to Veterans

The Perry County Ohio Calvary Arts Center presents a Salute to Veterans on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Perry County Calvary Arts Center - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Cancer Alliance to Celebrate 20th Anniversary on October 17, 2019

Perry County Cancer Alliance to Celebrate 20th Anniversary on October 17, 2019

Each year the PCCA (Perry County Cancer Alliance) hosts a Cancer Awareness and Celebration in October on the Perry County Courthouse steps in New Lexington, Ohio to recognize all cancer survivors, as well honor the memory of those who have passed. As part of the 20th anniversary the PCCA is planning a special celebration on Thursday, October 17, 2019 beginning at 6:00 p.m. on the courthouse steps. Leading the ceremonies will be Karen Newlon, RN, who serves as the nurse facilitator for the PCCA support group.

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Ohio DNR and Ohio EPA Restrict Open Burns

The Ohio DNR Forestry prohibits outdoor open burning and prescribed fires in the months of March, April, May, October, and November between 6:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. This ban includes burning of yard waste, trash, and debris, even in a proper burn barrel.

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Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District 2019 Meeting and Election

Perry County Soil and Water Conservation District 2019 Meeting and Election

The Perry County Ohio Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its 75th annual meeting and election on Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph's Parish Hall - Somerset, Ohio.

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Perry County Ohio Angel Tree 2019 Application Schedule

Perry County Ohio Angel Tree 2019 Application Schedule

Perry County Ohio Angle Tree online applications are now live: October 7 to October 28, 2019. Apply in person on Thursday, October 24 from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday, October 26 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the Community Connections Center - 600 Senior Drive, New Lexington, Ohio 43764.

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In-Office Early Voting Hours for the November 5, 2019 General Election

In-Office Early Voting Hours for the November 5, 2019 General Election

Early voting for the November 5, 2019 General Election begins on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at the Perry County Board of Elections Office, 200 S. Jackson Street, New Lexington, OH 43764.

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Somerset Artists' Co-Op Fall 2019 Class Registration

Somerset Artists' Co-Op Fall 2019 Class Registration

The Somerset Artists' Co-Op Fall 2019 Classes include Silversmithing with Dave Kunkler on Sunday, October 13 and October 20, Tile Painting with Jane Kunkler on Friday, October 18, Iris Fold Class with Phyllis Shoemaker on Saturday, October 26 and November 16, Autumn Oil Painting with Dave Kunkler on Sunday, November 3 and November 10. All classes held at Somerset Artists' Co-Op - Somerset, Ohio.

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Donate blood with the Red Cross to help those fighting cancer

Donate blood with the Red Cross to help those fighting cancer

During Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood or platelets to provide hope and healing to patients fighting cancer. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, and more than 268,000 women are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer this year.

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16th Annual Trunk or Treat 2019

16th Annual Trunk or Treat 2019

Hopewell Health Centers will be hosting their 16th Annual Trunk or Treat on Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Perry County Fairgrounds - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Free Breakfast for All Veterans October 19, 2019

Free Breakfast for All Veterans October 19, 2019

The VFW Post 2809 Auxiliary and the Disabled Veterans Outdoors is holding a free breakfast for all veterans on Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the K of C Hall - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities Together WE Can 2019

Perry County Bd of Developmental Disabilities Together WE Can 2019

The Perry County Board of Developmental Disabilities (PCBDD) will host the Together “WE” Can Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, November 7, 2019. This biennial dinner was established to recognize those people, businesses, and organizations that promote the concept of community inclusion for people with developmental disabilities. During the Together “WE” Can Appreciation Dinner, PCBDD will be presenting awards in five categories.

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Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

Fairview Assisted Living Featured in Ohio Magazine

A photo of Fairview Assisted Living is featured in the September 2019 Ohio Magazine article "A Helping Hand."

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Rally 4 Recovery Presents Fall Ball 2019

Rally 4 Recovery Presents Fall Ball 2019

Rally 4 Recovery Presents Fall Ball 2019 on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the New Lexington High School - New Lexington, Ohio.

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S.P.I.C.E. Fall 2019 Workshops

S.P.I.C.E. Fall 2019 Workshops

S.P.I.C.E. Fall 2019 Workshops include: Basis of a Successful Start on Thursday, October 10, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at SPICE - New Straitsville, Ohio. Cottage Food on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at SPICE - New Straitsville, Ohio. Gardening with Disability on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. at Perry County District Library - Somerset, Ohio. From Dream to Reality on Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. at Perry County District Library - Somerset, Ohio. Customized Employment on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Community Connections Center - New Lexington, Ohio

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Fall 2019 programs at Perry County District Library

Fall 2019 programs at Perry County District Library

Join the Perry County Ohio District Library staff this fall for many fun events planned for all ages!

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Silent Watch-commUNITY Read Event at Perry County District Library

Silent Watch-commUNITY Read Event at Perry County District Library

Ohio by author Stephen Markley has been chosen as the 2019 commUNITY read for Perry, Muskingum, Licking and Guernsey County Libraries. In conjunction with this, programs inspired by the book will be sponsored by the participating libraries including Perry County District Library. These programs include Silent Watch, Can We Talk Book Club, Buckeye Key Chain Make & Take Craft, and the Meet the Author event.

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The Infamous Sam Sheppard Case - November 21, 2019

The Infamous Sam Sheppard Case - November 21, 2019

The Perry County Ohio Park District is hosting The Infamous Sam Sheppard Case by Judge Luann Cooperrider on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 6:30 p.m. at the Somerset Court House - Somerset, Ohio. This is part of the Courthouse Speaker Series.

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Destination Shawnee Presents Moxie Pitz on October 26, 2019

Destination Shawnee Presents Moxie Pitz on October 26, 2019

Destination Shawnee in Cooperation with Tecumseh Theater Presents Moxie Pitz on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio. Proceeds to benefit the Shawnee community.

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The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart at the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart at the Perry County Courthouse

The Perfect Pour Coffee Cart, a community-based training site operated by students with disabilities, will begin operations on Tuesday, September 3, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on the Perry County Courthouse Second Floor - New Lexington, Ohio.

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2019 Free Legal Clinics

2019 Free Legal Clinics

Free legal clinics for income eligible individuals are held the first Tuesday of each month from 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at the Perry County Ohio Courthouse (Lower Level) - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Shawnee 2019 and 2020

Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Shawnee 2019 and 2020

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs in collaboration with OhioHealth Mobile Mammography will be holding a Women's Cancer Screening Clinic on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 and Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Tecumseh Theater - Shawnee, Ohio.

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Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Crooksville 2019

Women's Cancer Screening Clinics in Crooksville 2019

The Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine Community Health Programs in collaboration with OhioHealth Mobile Mammography will be holding a Women's Cancer Screening Clinic on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 and Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Shriver's Pharmacy - Crooksville, Ohio.

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Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

Perry County Waste Reduction and Recycling August 2019 Eco-Tip

What to do with old pills in Perry County Ohio? Old pills can be dropped off at the New Lexington Police Department during business hours and the Perry County Sheriff's Office 24/7 - New Lexington, Ohio.

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Upcoming Events
Blood Drive Perry County Senior Center Friday, October 18, 2019 Oct 18, 2019 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM — Perry County Senior Center - 520 First St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Free Breakfast for All Veterans October 19, 2019 Oct 19, 2019 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM — K of C MacGahan Council 1065 - 800 N Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
October 2019 Perry County Park District Board Meeting is now October 21, 2019 Oct 21, 2019 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM — PBHC Activity Center - 112 S Main St, New Lexington, OH 43764
Growing Garlic and Fall Composting Workshop 2019 Oct 23, 2019 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM — Mt. Aloysius - 5375 Tile Plant Road, New Lexington, OH 43764
16th Annual Trunk or Treat 2019 Oct 24, 2019 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM — Perry County Fairgrounds - 5445 St Rt 37 E, New Lexington, OH 43764
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