Around town

Easter-related items sought by pantry

The Gospel Mission Food Pantry is seeking donations of Easter baskets, candy, small toys, and Easter grass to prepare baskets to be given to area children during an upcoming event with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will be hopping into the food pantry from 1 to 3 p.m. April 12. Donations can be made at the pantry at 309 Lancaster St. through April 4 on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 4:30 to 8 p.m., on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and on Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Basket, pottery bingo at Cutler

Longaberger Basket and Pottery Bingo will be held at noon Saturday at the Cutler Community Center. Doors open at 11 a.m. There will be a special raffle of three larger items including a 19″ flat screen TV, a 50/50, a country store, concessions and an Early Bird drawing.

For reservations and information: 989-2230 or 304-375-4649.

Bigfoot Society event Saturday

The Southeastern Ohio Society for Bigfoot Investigation will host an event Saturday with multiple speakers involved in Bigfoot, UFOs and paranormal research. The event is free to the public and all ages are welcome to attend. It will be located at the Crossroads Branch Library in Cambridge. Doors will open at 9:30 a.m. and the first speaker begins at 10. There will be vendors selling Bigfoot, UFO and paranormal related material.

For information: Doug Waller, (740) 624-5122.

Reno Water plans special meeting

Reno Water will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. April 8 at the water office at 170 Mount Tom Road for the purpose of discussing employee health insurance and new meters.

Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk April 19

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 389 will hold the 12th annual Beverly-Waterford Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk April 19 at Fort Frye High School. Runners start at 8:30 a.m. and walkers start at 8:35. Registration and fees before April 12 are $15 and guarantees a T-shirt. Registration and fees after April 12 are $20 with a limited supply of T-shirts on race day. Packet pickup and race day registration is available from 7 to 8 a.m. on race day. To register and pay online go to

For information: Katie Tucker, 336-8575.