Around town published Sept. 14

Summer luau event at Marietta Goodwill

The Marietta Goodwill will hold its third annual end of summer luau from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at the store, 1303 Colegate Drive. There will be a Polynesian dance instructor giving dancing demonstrations and tropical fruits and drinks served. All summer apparel will be 20 percent off.

New Mat VFW to hold POW/MIA Day

The VFW and Ladies Auxiliary of Post 6387 in New Matamoras will hold the 24th annual POW/MIA Day at 1:15 p.m. Friday at New Matamoras Elementary School. Any prisoners of war who would like to attend can contact Jeannie at 865-3605.

Antique Power Show in Noble Co.

The Old Iron Power Club, LLC will hold its sixth annual Antique Power Show and Heritage Park at the Noble County Fairgrounds in Caldwell Sept. 21-22. Food will be available, including Cowboy Dan’s concessions, Uncle Dan’s homemade ice cream, soup beans and cornbread, Italian sausages, haymaker’s stew, homemade noodles and angel food cake and buttery popcorn. At 1 p.m. Sept. 21 there will be a kid’s pedal tractor pull. There will be free entertainment featuring the Buckeye Travelers Band at 1 p.m. and Tom & Carol Wriston – The Right Combination at 4 p.m. Attractions Sept. 22 are a garden tractor pull and the Pickin’ On Country Band at 2 p.m. A parade on the show ground is held both days at noon. Gates open at 8 a.m.


Talk on Native America artifacts

Dan McAtee and Matt Smith, local experts on Native American artifacts, will be giving a presentation on those subjects and related history at the Cutler Community Center at 7 p.m. Thursday. They will have an extensive collection of artifacts at the presentation. People are invited to bring artifacts they have collected to share information about or for possible identification.

Learn about fish at event by Ohio River

Friends of the Lower Muskingum River will sponsor the fourth annual “Meet Your Neighbors” event at the Ohio River levee near the foot of Second Street at 5:30 p.m. Monday. Kelly Capuzzi from the Ohio EPA, and fellow EPA and ODNR personnel will have live fish they have collected by electroshocking from the Ohio River for people to see up close. Those in attendance will be able to ask questions about their identifications, life histories, preferred habitat and more. The event is free and those of all ages are invited.

From local reports