Community Recycling Day has been canceled

13 Mar

Athens County Fairgrounds, 278 West Union Street, Athens

Sunday, March 18, 2018

The Community Recycling Day on Sunday, March 18, 2018 has been cancelled.

However, on Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 8 am-12 noon, the Athens-Hocking Solid Waste District will be sponsoring a Spring Recycling and Shred Day at the Athens County Fairgrounds. Visit for more information.

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March 20 – Disability Awareness Festival

9 Mar

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Athens Community Center, 701 East State Street, Athens
Tuesday, March 20, 2018                        6 pm-8 pm

The Athens County Board of Developmental Disabilities is hosting the Disability Awareness Festival, a great opportunity to meet, learn about, and celebrate the wonderful network of agencies and providers supporting people with disabilities in Athens County. If you or your organization would like to participate, email or call Mark Cullison at 740-592-6659 ext. 215 before March 13.

March 17, April 21, May 19, & June 16 – Prepared Mommy Camp

9 Mar

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Athens Friends Meeting House, Chauncey
Third Saturday of March-June, 2018                            10 am-2 pm

The Birth Circle will host a four workshop Prepared Mommy Camp free for moms-to-be up to age 23. Lunch and incentives provided. Transportation and childcare available upon request. For details and registration, please visit .


March 17 – Volunteer Event with SE Ohio Foodbank

9 Mar

Southeast Ohio Foodbank & Regional Kitchen, 1005 CIC Drive, Logan
Saturday, March 17, 2018                   9 am-12 noon

The Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be holding a volunteer event presented by Millstone BBQ. Volunteers are needed for various activities including packing food boxes. The event is family friendly, with tasks available for all ages. To reserve your spot, email or call Mallory Ferguson at 740-385-6813 ext. 2207.

March 16 – Effective Communication Strategies

9 Mar

The Athens Village, ACEnet Bldg B Conf Rm, 94 Columbus Rd, Athens
Friday, March 16, 2018                 10:30 am

Learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease. RSVP – only 10 spaces. For more information, visit

March 15 – Poverty Prevention Clinic

9 Mar

Athens County Job & Family Services, 13183 St. Rt. 13, Millfield
Thursday, March 15, 2018

Free legal clinic for low-income residents of Athens County. Call Southeastern Ohio Legal Services at 740-594-3558 for information or to set up an appointment.

Through March 12 – Kidfest! T-Shirt Design Contest for Kids

9 Mar

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The winning design will be featured on the 2018 Kidfest t-shirt, posters, advertisements and visuals related to the event. For contest rules and entry form, visit