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Sign language class

Tom Schluep and Molly Jordan will offer a class in the basics of American Sign Language for adults at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25 at Spark Creative Artspace, 251 Jefferson St., Greenfield. The class will last about two hours and costs $25.

Create a faerie door

SPARK! Creative Artspace invites you to create your own faerie door at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25 at the SPARK! Studio. The cost is $15 ($10 for Spark and $5 for materials). Your creation can be placed wherever you choose, along a baseboard, beside your main entrance, a part of your front door, at the base of a tree, or as part of your garden landscape. The faerie workshop is open to adults and children, but young children will require the presence of an adult. Information about Spark’s activities is always at www.sparkcreativeartspace.org, or on Facebook.

Soup’s On Free meal

The Soup’s On free meal will served Saturday June 25 at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, corner of North High and North streets, Hillsboro. Prayer and Praise is at 4:30 p.m. and dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. The menu will be teriyaki chicken and rice, macaroni salad, rolls, assorted desserts and drinks.

Open Door free meal

The Open Door free meal will be held at the Greenfield United Methodist Church on Saturday June 25. Sit-down serving will start at 4 p.m. The menu will be hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans and brownies. Everyone is welcome.

HHS Class of 1996 Reunion

The Hillsboro High School Class of 1996 20th Reunion will be held on Friday, June 24 at the Backroom Paradise located at 6164 Miller Ln. in Hillsboro. Admission is $10 per person and includes dinner and drinks. Dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Additionally, a family picnic is planned for Sunday, June 26 at Serpent Mound Park beginning at 1 p.m. Admission is $8 per vehicle. Those attending should bring a covered dish to share. Hot dogs and drinks will be provided. For more information, visit the HHS Class of 1996 20th Reunion Facebook page.

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.

Brush and Palette Art show

The Brush and Palette Art Guild will hold its 59th annual Art Show and Sale on Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26 from 1-5 p.m. both days on the central campus of Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro. On display and being judged by Richard Luschek II of Cincinnati will be work from both professional and non- professional artists. There will be a silent auction, items for sale and light refreshments. Admission and parking are free. For further information call 937-393-4193.

Immunization clinic

An clinic for immunizations only will be held from 1-4 p.m. Monday, June 27 at the Highland County Health Department, 1487 N. High St., Suite 400, Hillsboro.

Ocean Commotion VBS

The Ocean Commotion Vacation Bible School “Diving into Noah’s Flood” will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 27 to July at the Bainbridge Assembly of God, 5173 U.S. Route 50, Bainbridge. For more information contact director Mindy Bennett at 740-253-7040.

OSHIIP visiting senior center

The Ohio Department of Insurance will be at the Highland County Senior Citizens Center at 11:30 a.m. Monday, June 27 with the Ohio Senior Health Insurance Information Program to discuss Medicare basics and signing up for help to pay for prescriptions. Lunch will be available for purchase. The community is invited. Call 393-4745 for more details.

Republican Central Committee

The Highland County Republican Central Committee will meet in regular session Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at Republican Headquarters on West Main Street in Hillsboro.

SOESC Governing Board

The Southern Ohio Educational Service Center Governing Board will meet at 4:30 p.m. June 28 at 5350 West New Market Road, Hillsboro.

Fairfield board meeting change

The Fairfield Local School Board of Education has changed the date of its June regular monthly meeting to 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 in the District Office Conference Room. The public is invited. The meeting was originally scheduled for Monday, June 2 The public is invited to attend.

Care-A-Van schedule

The Care-A-Van Health Assessment Clinic, a cooperative service brought to you by the Highland County Health Department and the Highland District Hospital, will visit the Rocky Fork Truck Stop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 28.

Paint Creek board meeting

The Paint Creek Joint EMS/Fire District will meet in regular session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 28 at 640 N. Washington St., Greenfield.

North Joint tax budget

The Highland County North Joint Fire and Ambulance District’s annual tax budget meeting will be at 7 p.m. June 28 at 200 South St., Leesburg.

Lynchburg-Clay School Board

The Lynchburg-Clay Board of Education will meet in regular session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 29 Board of Education building.

Free community lunch

A free community lunch will be held from 11 a.m. 2 p.m. Saturday July 2 at New Life Church & Ministries, 6101 SR 247, Hillsboro. All Are Welcome.

Fall Creek rummage/bake sale

The Fall Creek Ladies USFW will have a rummage/bake sale on Friday, July 1 and Saturday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The sale will be at the Fall Creek Church located at 11345 Karnes Rd.

Financial workshop

Edward Jones financial adviser Mathew Greene of Hillsboro will host a financial workshop: Your Source for Financial Education. The four-week workshop will assist individuals in setting financial and investment goals. The workshop will be held July 7, 14, 21 and 28. Classes will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Southern State Community College, 100 Hobart Dr., Hillsboro. For more information or to reserve a seat, contact Tammy Bowles at 937-393-8040.

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.

VFW fish fry

Hillsboro VFW Post 9094 will hold an all-you-can-eat fish fry with a menu of fish, fries, slaw, hush puppies and a soft drink from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 8. The event is open to the public.

SSG Matt Maupin Memorial Ride

A police-escorted memorial ride for SSG Matt Maupin will be held on Sunday, July 17, 2016. Registration is from 9-11:30 a.m. at Glen Este High School, 4342 Glen Este-Withamsville Rd. The cost is $20 per bike plus $5 for a passenger. There will be live music and lunch will be provided. Call 513-818-ARMY for more information.

Alzheimer’s/Dementia support group

The Alzheimer’s/Dementia Family and Caregiver Support Group held the first Monday of each month at Edgewood Manor, 850 Nellie St., Greenfield, from 5-6:30 p.m. 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. Programs are free of charge. Registration is encouraged. To Register or for more information, call Robyn Gleadle, LISW-S Southeastern Ohio Branch Program Coordinator of the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati at (937) 779-6990.

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.

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