March 26 – Bowl for Kids’ Sake

23 Mar


Rollerbowl Lanes, Athens                              Sunday, March 26, 2017     Any hour 10 am-6 pm

Form a team of 2-6 members and join Big Brothers Big Sisters for bowling, fun, food and prizes to support children facing adversity in our community. Team registration is available until March 19. Register online at For details, call 740-797-0037 or email

March 25 & April 1 – Mediation Training

23 Mar

2017 03 25plus Mediation Training

Nelsonville Public Library, 95 West Washington Street, Nelsonville

Part 1: March 25, 2017     9 am-4 pm

Part 2: April 1, 2017         9 am-4 pm

FREE two-part training, thanks to the Osteopathic Heritage Foundation, and the Athens Area Mediation Service. If you have ever wanted to help people through conflict, this is the training for you! We will talk about the principles and process of mediation, along with information about the latest research in conflict resolution. Participants will learn skills through active listening and dialogue, and will learn how to guide individuals through conflict with tools like reframing statements. This training includes both lecture and interactive education, as well as training materials. RSVP required – 740-594-6169

March 25 – Garden to Market Workshop

23 Mar

2017 03 25 Gardent to Market Workshop

Marion Community Center, 7474 College Street, Chesterhilll, Ohio         

Saturday, March 25, 2017                                           10 am-2 pm

Rural Action, Appalachian Center for Economic Networks (ACEnet), and Homecoming Farm are teaming up for this free Garden to Market Workshop. The speakers will present on a variety of topics such as: basic food safety and regulations for selling from your garden, business planning and marketing, farm or garden planting plans for season long sales. This event is being supported by Community Food Initiatives.

March 24-25 – Relay For Life of Greater Athens

22 Mar

OU Walter Fieldhouse, 50 South Green Drive, Athens

March 24-25, 2017               Friday, 6 pm-Saturday, 3 am

Bring the community together to remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society. Visit for details.


Walk: Explore Athens County

22 Mar

2017 03 24 ACPL Events

Free and public outdoor adventures with Athens County Public Libraries.

Friday, March 24, 2017 @ 3 pm – Compost Facility and Ecohouse

Friday, March 31, 2017 @ 6 pm – Eclipse Company Town

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ 1:30 pm – Wildflower Spectacular

Sunday, April 23, 2017 @ 7:30 am – Morning Birding

Visit for directions and details.

March 23 – The Plains’ Subway Restaurant Fundraiser for Meals on Wheels

22 Mar

Subway Restaurant, 74 North Plains Road, The Plains

Thursday, March 23, 2017                               7 am-10 pm

The Subway Restaurant in The Plains will donate 10% of sales on March 23, 2017 to March For Meals – South Eastern Ohio Regional Kitchen.

March 23 – Fruit Production in Limited Space

21 Mar

Athens County Fairgrounds, West Union Street, Athens

Thursday, March 23, 2017                              6 pm-7:30 pm

Fruit variety selection, as well as space and pest management will be discussed at this free workshop. Safe fruit harvesting and preservation tips will be shared. For details and registration, visit 2017 Backyard Conservation Series Brochure.