Around town

Wall of Sound fundraising dinner

The Marietta Band Boosters will hold its third annual Wall of Sound fundraising dinner May 2 at the Marietta Shrine Club. Tickets are $25 each, which includes a baked steak or chicken dinner by Harris Catering, a chance to win $500 in cash and entertainment by Marietta Jazz 1. A country store, silent auction and 50/50 drawing will also be held.

For information or tickets: Chris Lisk, 376-9330.

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 Saturday are $15 and guarantees a T-shirt. Registration and fees after Saturday 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.

Right Path spaghetti fundraiser Sunday

The Right Path for Washington County will hold an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at Spagna’s Restaurant, 301 Gilman Ave. in Marietta. Dinner includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage for $10. Tickets are available at the door, from any board member or by calling 374-6990.

Proceeds benefit The Right Path’s work to promote healthy youth development and to provide events, activities and community opportunities offering community engagement and encouraging healthy decision-making, particularly regarding drugs, alcohol and smoking.

Bees’ plight

to be discussed

The April program of the Marietta Natural History Society will be presented by MaLisa Spring, who has done her senior capstone project for her biology major at Marietta College on bees. Spring collected 2,756 bees from three Washington County sites and will discuss local bee diversity and their pollen sources. The program will be at 7 p.m. today in Room 150 of Selby Hall at Marietta College. The public is invited to attend.

From local reports