November 20 – Lunchtime Medical Seminar

16 Nov

logo-OUHCOM Lunchtime Seminar
2017 11 20 Lunch Seminar

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, Room 014, Athens, Ohio
Monday, November 20, 2017      12 noon-1 pm

Lunchtime seminar presented by Berkeley Franz, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Community-based Health. Topic – Hospital-led Community Health Needs Assessments in Appalachian Ohio: Public Health Implications for Diabetes and other Chronic Illnesses. Lunch trays and brown bags are welcome. Videoconferencing available at other sites. For details, contact 740-593-2258 or


November 17 – Workshop: Responding to Extreme Workplace Violence

16 Nov

Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville
Friday, November 17, 2017                  10 am-12 noon

Join local nonprofit organizations for a free workshop: Responding to Extreme Workplace Violence. Directed by the Athens County Sheriff’s Office, this training will provide employees with concepts so that everyone can respond if an active shooter situation presents itself. The first step to success is planning and preparation. For more details, contact (740) 753-1924.

November 17 – Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s

16 Nov

The Athens Village, ACEnet Building B Conf Rm, 94 Columbus Rd, Athens
Friday, November 17, 2017     10 am

Know the 10 Signs is a family education program that aims to increase awareness of the warning signs of Alzheimer’s and the benefits of early detection and diagnosis. RSVP – only 10 spaces. For more information, visit

November 16 – New Horizon Band Information Meeting

16 Nov

2017 11 16 New Horizons Music

Glidden Hall Room 550, Ohio University, Athens

Thursday, November 16, 2017        6:30 pm

The Ohio University School of Music announced a new community program of adult music education for those 50 years and older, with interest in learning to play instrumental music; no experience is necessary. The New Horizons Band will host a free and public informational meeting.

Visit for more details.

November 16-December 8 – Santa Tree Donations Accepted

15 Nov

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The Market on State, 1002 East State Street, Athens
Thursday, November 16, 2017- Friday, December 8, 2017

Make the holidays a little brighter for local children in need. Visit the Market on State to choose a child’s name from the Santa Tree or donate online at Cash or check contributions may be mailed to ACCS, Attn: Santa Tree, PO Box 1046, Athens, OH 45701. For more details on how to help local children, call (740) 592-3061 ext 300 Monday-Friday 8:30 am-4:30 pm.

November 16 – Lighting of the Evergreens Community Open House

15 Nov

OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital’s WillowView Cafe, 55 Hospital Drive, Athens
Thursday, November 16, 2017       5:30 pm-7 pm

Community members are invited to attend the Lighting of the Evergreens Community Open House. The trees outside the cafeteria will be lit at 6 pm,
followed by a Holiday Tree Silent Auction to benefit the Guild of OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital. Love Lights to decorate a tree at the hospital can be purchased as a gift to honor or remember a loved one. There also will be free refreshments and entertainment. For current details, please call (740) 592-9270.

November 16 – Library Activities

15 Nov

Some of the activities at the Athens County Public Libraries.

Glouster                 Family Night                                      5:30 pm

Wells (Albany)      Stone Soup     4 pm (2nd-6th grades); 5 pm

Athens                    International Conversations           6:30 pm

For more events, visit

2017 11 16 ACPL Glouster Family Night

2017 11 16 ACPL Stone Soup

2017 11 16 ACPL International Conversations