Around Town published March 22

Craft show at Oak Grove rec center

A vendor/craft show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 at the Oak Grove Recreation Center, 535 BF Goodrich Road, Marietta. Those interested in being a vendor should call 374-9503. The cost is $15 per table or $25 for two tables. The deadline is Friday.

Free gardening workshop offered

Gardeners are being invited for a second free workshop to build handicapped accessible garden tables and cold frames. The Marietta Community Garden class will be from 1 to 4 p.m. March 30, at Jubilee Gardens ( formerly Kardex) at 900 Greene St.

The second building workshop follows one Feb. 23 when 48 people – including a Girl Scout troop – built six cold frames with gardeners who then took them home to grove fresh vegetables.

Volunteers will be gathering more building materials for the garden table and cold frame building. Donations of clean and non-chemically treated wood are being accepted for the building day.

To donate or for information: Roger Kalter, 373-1784 or rogerkalter1@

Sale of winter clothes at thrift store

The thrift store of the Western Washington County Food Pantry at 18 High St. in Vincent will be having a $2 bag sale of winter clothing from now until Thursday. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday and from 1 to 4 p.m. and 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Summer clothing will be ready on April 17.

For information: 678-2189 or 678-1065.

Sweet Corn Festival needs volunteers

The Marietta Sweet Corn Festival Committee is seeking volunteers to serve on the committee. The Sweet Corn Festival offers college scholarship to graduating high school seniors seeking to extend their education in the agriculture related fields. The festival is a family event and all children’s activities are offered free of charge. Anyone interested in volunteering should contact Jessie Bigley at 373-2191.

Craft vendors are also being sought for the July 18-19 festival and should contact Bigley or visit

From local reports