Around Town

Meet the Castle staff at garden party

The Castle will hold an after-work garden party in its side yard as a chance for the public to meet the staff, board members, volunteers and neighbors while enjoying food, drinks and entertainment. The event will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 3. “Festive tent attire” is recommended. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased in advance by calling 373-4180.

Democratic women’s club to meet

The Washington County Democratic Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting Thursday at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. Lunch can be ordered at 11:30 a.m., and the meeting will begin at noon. All area Democratic women are welcome.

Breast, cervical screenings offered

Breast and cervical cancer screenings and education will be provided by the Ohio University Heritage College of Ostheopathic Medicine’s Community Health Program from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3 on the program’s mobile van at the old M&M School lot on Jefferson Street between Kennebec and Seventh streets in McConnelsville. Free pap tests, pelvic and breast exams, breast health education, and appointments for mammograms will be provided to uninsured and underinsured women. Appointments are required by calling 800-844-2654 or 740-593-2432.

Class of 1994 to hold 20th reunion

The Waterford High School Class of 1994 will celebrate its 20 year reunion June 7. A family swim party will be held at the Wainwright Farm, 201 Stevens Road at 1 p.m. An adult get together will be held at the Beverly American Legion at 6:30 p.m. If you plan to attend or have questions please contact Katie at 336-8575 or join the Facebook group at Waterford HS Class of 1994.

Belpre church Dog Days of May

The Belpre Heights United Methodist Church, 720 Clement Ave., will have its annual Dog Days of May from noon to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. Dr. Schooley from the Belpre Animal Clinic will give rabies shots for $10 and insert micro chips for $29 from 1 to 2 p.m. There will be a free safe pesticide for fleas and ticks for yard use offered. The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley will be there with animals up for adoption and to accept donations of dry bagged dog and cat food and cleaning supplies.

From local reports