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August 19 – Paddle for Polio Plus

14 Aug

2018 08 19 Paddle for Polio Plus 2

Lake Snowden, 5900 US 50, Albany
Sunday, August 19, 2018       1 pm-4 pm

Join Athens Sunrise Rotary for a free day of boating, fishing, yard games and hot dogs. Paddle around the lake to build a hand in a Paddle Poker Run. Suggested donation for the Paddle Poker Run is $25 for adults/$15 for children. Donations to Polio Plus will be accepted.

Please register online at

Visit for more information.


August 19 – Back to School Hair Cuts for Kids K-12

14 Aug

2018 08 19 Back to School Hair Cuts

The Loft Hair & Spa Salon, 101 South Shafer Street, Athens
Sunday, August 19, 2018           12 noon-4 pm

Free Back to School hair cuts for children entering Kindergarten through Grade 12. No appointment needed. Come with fresh washed hair. Games, treats, book, drawing, frisbees and much more.

Visit or call 740-447-5053 for more information.

Prepared Mommy Camp Session 2

13 Aug

Athens Friends Meeting House, Chauncey
Third Saturdays in August-November 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.

Visit for details and registration.

August 17 – Ohio State Fiddling Contest

12 Aug

Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville
Friday, August 17, 2018           6 pm

Learn more about the contest and purchase tickets by visiting

August 17 – Welcome Baby!

12 Aug

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Athens Public Library, 30 Home Street, Athens
Friday, August 17, 2018           1:30 pm-3 pm

Early Childhood Collaboration of Athens County invites expecting mothers and parents of children under 1 for a fun and resource-filled event at the Athens Public Library. Visit for more information.

August 16 – Canning without Catastrophe: Water Bath Method

10 Aug

ACEnet Kitchen, 94 Columbus Road, Athens

Thursday, August 16, 2018       5:30 pm-7 pm

Get hands-on experience with water-bath canning jam, review safety precautions, tasty recipes and tips. $5 suggested donation for non Community Food Initiatives members. For more information, email

August 16 – Foster Parent Information Meeting

10 Aug

2018 08 16 Foster Care Info Mtg

Athens County Children Services, 14 Stonybrook Drive, Athens
(Basement at rear of Building 14)

Thursday, August 16, 2018      6 pm-8 pm

Learn about parenting opportunities through foster care and adoption.

For more details, call 740-592-3061 ext. 105.