Around town

Bring One Take One exchange Aug. 24

The Ohio State University Extension Master Gardeners will hold their annual Bring One Take One Flower & Seed Exchange Aug. 24. Bring your plants, seeds or bulbs at 9 a.m. and the exchange will start at 10 in Upper Muskingum River Park in the 500 block of Front Street in Marietta. Please label each so the new owner will know the name, planting instructions, color, bloom season, etc. Houseplants are also welcome. Those who have extra shovels, gardening tools, aprons, ceramic pots, unopened soil and fertilizer and garden decorations can bring them to exchange.

For information: 376-7431 or

Basket Bingo at St. Ambrose Saturday

Basket Bingo will be held Saturday at St. Ambrose Church, 5080 School House Road, Little Hocking. Doors open at 11 a.m. and bingo begins at noon.

For information and early bird registration: Marsha, 304-991-3636 or Vivian at 304-483-2908.

Bingo nights

at St. Mary School

Bingo is being held every Thursday and Saturday at St. Mary School, Third and Marion streets, Marietta. Doors open at 4 p.m. and bingo starts at 7.

Breast, cervical

cancer screenings

Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University and Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Community Health Programs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the program’s mobile van parked at the old M&M school lot on Jefferson Street between Kennebec and 7th streets in McConnelsville. There will be free Pap tests, pelvic and breast examinations, breast health education and appointments for mammograms for uninsured and underinsured women. Appointments are required by calling 800-844-2654 or (740) 593-2432.

$2-a-bag sale at pantry thrift store

The thrift store of the Western Washington County Food Pantry, 18 High St., Vincent, will hold a $2-a-bag sale through Aug. 29. School supplies will be passed out today for Warren Local students. Hours are 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and Tuesday and 1 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

For information: 678-1065.

From local reports