Leaf pick up set
The Street Department will once again pick up leaves that are bagged and left curbside by residents of the Village of Barnesville. The bags must be the biodegradable compostable paper bags. Plastic trash bags will not be accepted. Bags must contain leaves only and will be picked up as time allows. No specific schedule will be followed.
Cookbook Club to start
Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library is continuing the Cookbook Club for adults. Come join us each month as we pick a theme and prepare dishes to share. The first session will be on Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. with some of our favorite Tailgate Recipes. They will have samples of various dishes made by class members. The program will take place at the Barnesville Library Annex, 611 N. Chestnut St., Barnesville. Registration is limited so please stop in at the library or call 740-425-1651. Come and enjoy some good food, discussion and fun!
Homecoming and Harvest Festival set
Olney Friends School in Barnesville will have its annual Homecoming and Harvest Festival on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the school starting at 10 a.m. There will be the Olney Distance Run, plus an artisan fair, alumni vs. student soccer game, pumpkin painting and carving, keynote speaker, live music and much more. To learn more, visit www.olneyfriends.org.
Rummage sale set
The Flushing United Methodist Church, 301 E. High Ave., will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5. Friday is $1 a bag day. There will be lots of clothing, household items, toys and miscellaneous.
Dancing 4 A Cause will not be meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4.
Class of 1965 to meet
The ladies of the class of 1965 will have its monthly luncheon on Friday, Oct. 5. They will meet at noon at Annie K’s.
Special board meeting set
The Union Local School District Board of Education will have a special board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. in the Central Office Conference Room. Purpose of the meeting is for facilities planning and any other business deemed necessary.
Blue Star Banner available
The Blue Star Banner is available to any Barnesville area family of a serviceman or servicewoman serving in any branch of the military, including the National Guard (active or reserve). A banner will be dedicated to the family and then placed in their window for the service member. For information or to have a ceremony, call 740-238-2137.
Coin club meets
The Barnesville Coin Club meets the third Sunday of every month, except December. The meetings are open to the public and are located at 229 E. Main St., Barnesville.