Around town

Democratic women to meet Thursday

The Washington County Democratic Women’s Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. Thursday for lunch at the Marietta VFW on Pike Street. The business meeting will be held at noon.

Shrimp and beer

dinner at Post 64

A shrimp and beer dinner will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Friday at American Legion Post 64, on the corner of Wooster and Eighth streets. The cost for dinner is $10. There will be a round and square dance from 7 to 10 p.m. with 4 Hits and A Miss. The cost is $4 per person. There will be a 50/50 drawing. The event is open to the public. A dinner and dance are held the first Friday of each month at the post.

Flu shots at Marietta Health Department

The Marietta City Health Department, 304 Putnam St., is offering flu shots on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The health department has flu vaccine for all ages in stock, including the flu mist for children and the high-dose vaccine for those over 65. There is a $10 fee for children and $25 for adults. Medicaid and Medicare are accepted.

No one is turned away due to inability to pay.

For information: 373-0611, Ext. 186.

Church fundraiser

at Cutler Center

The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of Chesterhill will hold a church fundraiser at the Cutler Community Center from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9. The meal will consist of a choice of meat loaf or chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, noodles, green beans or baked beans, corn, cole slaw or potato salad, a roll, beverage and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children under the age of 10. There will also be an auction during the event.

Square dance at Lowell church hall

Our Lady of Mercy Youth Group at Lowell will host a square dance from 7:30 to 10 Feb. 9 at the church hall. Admission is $3 per person, $5 per couple and $10 per family. There will be a cake walk, country store and concessions available.

Chili Cook Off

at St. Mary Church

St. Mary Church, 506 Fourth St. Marietta, will hold its annual Chili Cook Off from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the church basement. The cost is $5 for all the chili you can eat, and includes hot dogs. Everyone is invited.

From local reports