Devola preschool holding registration

Putnam Church Preschool in Devola will be holding open registration for fall of 2014. Half day programs for both 3 and 4-year-olds will be offered. Days will include learning about God’s Word, the Bible; exploring God’s creation, reading and number readiness, working and playing in small groups and developing small and large muscle coordination. Children can be enrolled on April 24 between 3 and 8 p.m. at the church. Putnam Congregational Church is located in Devola at 707 Masonic park Road.

For information: 374-6985 or 373-0708.

Catholic church hosts Italian dinner

The Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption Italian dinner will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on April 25 at St. Marys School, Third and Marion streets, Marietta. The menu includes chicken parmesan and spaghetti or meatballs and spaghetti with salad, bread, drink and dessert. The cost is $8 for adults, children 12 and under for $5, and 5 and under free.

Beverly church

offers free lunch

The Beverly United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a free community lunch on April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The menu will be sloppy joes, hotdogs, salad, vegetable, dessert and beverage. The church is located at 700 Park St. in Beverly and is handicapped accessible. No reservations are required.

For information: 984-2100.

Women’s group to host rummage sale

Beverly United Methodist Women will hold their spring rummage and bake sale on May 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The “Bag Sale” will begin at 3 p.m. The church is located at 700 Park St., Beverly. The Marietta Memorial Bloodmobile will be on site from 1 to 6 p.m.

Church to hold 86th annual homecoming

Faith United Methodist Church will be holding their 86th annual homecoming celebration at 11 a.m. on May 4. The guest speaker will be Ray Wiblin. Musical guests will be Dave and Susan Smith. There will be a carry in dinner to follow at noon.

Marietta church offers free meal, clothes

Good Samaritan Free Meal and Clothing Giveaway will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 17, June 21 and July 19 at Faith United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta.

Church to hold bake sale in June

Faith United Methodist Church will be holding their basement and bake sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., June 6, and from 9 a.m. to noon, June 7. There will be baked goods and assorted items for sale.

From local reports