Around town

Living Nativity

Dec. 15 in Belpre

A living Nativity will be held from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 15 at the LOFT behind Belpre Area Ministries, 2310 Washington Blvd., Belpre. There will be youth portrayals, live animals, cookies and Christmas crafts for the children in the Rockland Church Fellowship Hall. Everyone is invited and admission is free.

Craft fair Saturday

at St. Ambrose

Phi Theta Kappa at Washington State Community College is hosting a craft fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Ambrose Catholic Church on Schoolhouse Road in Little Hocking. There will be crafters/vendors, concessions and a country store. All proceeds will benefit the PTK/WSCC Relay for Life team.

Breakfast with Santa at Norwood church

Norwood United Methodist Church, 23 Colegate Drive, Marietta, will have a free Breakfast with Santa from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Dec. 14. Children will get to talk with Santa, have breakfast, hear stories and sing songs.

For information or reservations: 374-5606.

Warren Choral Dept. ‘Madrigal Dinner’

The Warren High School Choral Department will present “Madrigal Dinner,” dinner and musical entertainment of the Medieval times Dec. 14 at St. Ambrose Church in Little Hocking. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and dinner is at 7. The cost is $15 per person with tickets sold in advance. For tickets, call 678-2393, Ext. 1602 or email

Beverly Lions

display, auction

The eighth annual Beverly Lions Club’s Christmas Display and Treats Auction will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at the former Mindling Building, 220 Fifth St. There will be browsing from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the auction. Area businesses and individuals will participate by entering decorated trees, wreaths, table decorations and Christmas food items. All items will be auctioned off to the highest bidder. All proceeds will be divided equally between the Diabetes Association and the Lions Club community projects.

From local reports