Around town

Marietta kindergarten

screening dates set

Kindergarten screening will be held in the Marietta City Schools Board of Education conference room, 111 Academy Drive on the following dates:

Washington Elementary, April 15.

Harmar Elementary, April 17.

Putnam Elementary, April 18.

Phillips Elementary, April 19.

Children must be 5 years old on or before Aug. 1 to enroll in kindergarten.

For information: 376-2468, Ext. 17.

Shrimp, beer dinner Friday at Post 64

There will be a shrimp and beer dinner Friday at American Legion Post 64, Eighth and Wooster streets in Marietta. Dinner will be served from 6 to 7:30 p.m. and costs $10. There will be a round and square dance from 7 to 10 p.m. with 4 Hits & A Miss for $4 per person. There will also be a 50/50 drawing. The event is open to the public.

All Stars sponsor purse bingo event

Ohio Valley All Stars will hold a purse bingo on April 14 at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. Doors will open at noon and bingo starts at 2 p.m. The cost is $20 for 20 games. There will be refreshments, raffles and bust a balloons. For tickets call 525-0405. Pre-paid tickets in advance get put into an early bird drawing for a purse.

Grief workshop

at Tunnel church

Tunnel United Methodist Church will present a grief workshop at 6:30 p.m. April 14. The program will be presented by Marietta Home Nursing and Hospice and will cover the grieving process and ways to cope. The program is open to the public. Light refreshments will follow.

Independence Twp. trustees meet

The Independence Township Trustees will hold their regular April meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the townhouse on Upper Archers Fork Road.

Salem-Liberty spring carnival Saturday

The Salem-Liberty Elementary PTO is having a spring carnival from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday. Dinner will be served by the fifth grade class. There will be an auction of items made by each homeroom.

Tai chi classes at Cutler Center

Tai chi classes are being held at 6 p.m. each Thursday with the exception of the third Thursday of the month at the Cutler Community Center.

For information: John or Emily, 989-2135.