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Lasagna fundraiser at Marietta Christian

Marietta Christian School will hold a lasagna meal fundraiser Sunday, following morning service until 1 p.m. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children or $20 per family. Desserts will also be for sale. There will be a short program featuring the children of the school. The meal is open to the public.

For information: 525-2149.

Pancakes benefit Newport reunions

The alumni class reunion for classes 1969-1989 are holding their third annual pancake breakfast at Newport Elementary School from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The cost for the breakfast is $5 for adults and $3 for children 5 and younger.

The $5 cost will include a choice of two sausage patties, eggs, pancakes and a beverage or sausage gravy and biscuits, eggs, pancakes and a beverage. There will also be options to purchase extra sausages and desserts.

For information: Jeff Beaver, 374-4026 or Cindy Evans Amos, 865-3473, Ext. 1104.

Belpre’s Founders Day dinner April 8

The Belpre Historical Society will celebrate the 225th anniversary of the 1789 founding of the Belpre settlement with a Founders Dinner at 6 p.m. April 8 at the Belpre Church of Christ fellowship hall, 2932 Washington Blvd. Following dinner, Patty Cooper portrays Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady of President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Reservations are necessary by April 5. The cost is $20 per person. Call 423-5359 or 423-7382 to make reservations. Proceeds benefit the Farmers’ Castle Museum Education Center.

Program on local amphibians Tuesday

Lynn Barnhart will present a program about the life and biology of local amphibians at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Ohio River Islands National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center at 3982 Waverly Road, Williamstown. Live frogs and salamanders will be available to be seen up close. All ages are welcome. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ohio River Islands NWR.

For information: 304-375-2923, Ext. 117.

From local reports