August 11 -Back to School Haircuts for Kids

2 Aug

2019 08 11 Back to School Haircuts

The Loft Hair & Spa Salon, 101 South Shafer Street, Athens
Sunday, August 11, 2019       12 noon-4 pm

Kindergarten through Grade 12. No appointment needed. Come with fresh washed hair. Barbecue, games, raffles, and free hair cuts. For details, visit or call 740-447-5053.

August 1 – Athens Public Transit Free Fare Day

1 Aug

2019 08 01 APT Free

All lines will be free all day on Thursday, August 1, 2019 for everyone in celebration of the launch of the new Line 7 Pilot Project.

July 29-August 2 – RHDD Alternative Dog Food Drive

30 Jul

2019 07 29-08 02 Dog Food Drive

July 29-August 2, 2019

RHDD Alternatives is hosting a dog food drive to support the Athens County Dog Shelter. Unopened dog food, bleach/cleaning supplies, paper towels and dog treats can be dropped off at 11100 State Route 550, Athens.

For details, call Amanda at 740-593-7204 ext. 109 or email

August 7 – 4 Events (VALIDation Workshop, QuickBooks Level 1, Triple P Discussion Group, Parent Support Group)

29 Jul

2019 07 10-12 11 Innovation Center

VALIDation Workshop

The Innovation Center
340 West State Street

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
8:30 am-10 am

Workshops designed to coach through next step in developing an idea for a new business. Cost : $25. Registration: email or call 740-593-9401.



2019 08 07 QuickBooks Level 1

QuickBooks Level 1

Hocking College
3301 Hocking Parkway

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
9 am-3 pm

Free. Registration required. Email or call 740-597-1460.




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Triple P Discussion Group

Glouster Public Library
20 Toledo Street

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
10 am-12 noon

Positive parenting help for dealing with disobedience. For details/plan to attend, email or call Hopewell Health 740-589-5132 ext 221.



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Parent Support Group

The Plains Public Library
14 South Plains Road
The Plains

Wednesday, August 7, 2019
6 pm-8 pm

The Athens County Prosecutor’s Office began the parent support group, run by a parent, to offer help to those who have children battling an addiction or have children currently in recovery. It is a welcoming parent support group. For information, call the Prosecutor’s Office at 740-592-3208.

August 5 & 30 – Athens Free Medical Clinic

28 Jul

Heritage Community Clinic, Grosvenor Hall 055, 16 West Green Dr, Athens
8 am-3:30 pm

Free medical clinic for qualifying low-income, uninsured, and under-insured adults 18-64. Appointments preferred. For details, call 740-593-2432 or email
Visit for more dates.

August 3 – 7 Events (James R. Patsey 2 Mile Walk/Run, Saturday Volunteer Events, Wild Weekend Discovery Series: Fishing Fun, Discovery Fair, Bounty on the Bricks, Clue the Musical Auditions, Ohio’s Friendliest Train Robbery )

27 Jul

James R. Patsey 2 Mile Walk/Run

2019 08 03 James R Patsey 2Mile Walk Run

Federal Valley Resource Center
8225 State Route 329, Stewart

Saturday, August 3, 2019       7 am-9 am

Fundraiser for Committee for Stewart Community Group Events to create events that contribute to the health and well being of Stewart and surrounding areas.
For details, visit .


Saturday Volunteer Events

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SE Ohio Foodbank, 1005 CIC Drive, Logan

Saturdays, August 3 & 17, 2019
9 am-12 noon

Volunteers help pack commodity food boxes that are distributed to nearly 3700 senior citizens in ten counties. Family-friendly. Email to make a reservation to volunteer.




Wild Weekend Discovery Series: Fishing Fun
Wayne National Forest, 13700 US 33, Nelsonville
Saturday, August 3, 2019       10 am-11 am
For ages preschool through fifth grade. To register, call 740-753-0542.
Space limited to 20 children.
For details, visit .


Discovery Fair
OU Clippinger Hall, Athens
Saturday, August 3, 2019       10 am-1 pm
End of summer celebration to showcase a variety of projects and hands-on activities. For more information, contact, or


Bounty on the Bricks

2019 08 03 Bounty on the BricksSouth Court Street, Athens

Saturday, August 3, 2019
7 pm-10 pm

Bounty on the Bricks, hosted by OhioHealth O’Bleness Hospital, is a fundraiser to support the Southeastern Ohio Food Bank.
Visit to purchase tickets.


Clue the Musical Auditions
Stuart’s Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville
August 3, 2019    2 pm,    August 4, 2019    6 pm
Auditions for Clue the Musical to be performed in October, 2019. Must be 20 years or older. Bring completed audition form online at .


Ohio’s Friendliest Train Robbery
Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, 33 West Canal Street, Nelsonville
Saturday, August 3, 2019    6 pm
Advance reservations highly recommended.
Visit for details/tickets.

August 2 – 4 Events (2019 Ohio Tax Holiday on School Supplies, Postpartum Support Group, 2019 Athens County Fair, Application Deadline for Miss Parade of the Hills Contest)

26 Jul

2019 Ohio Tax Holiday on School Supplies
Sales tax holiday begins Friday, August 2 at 12 am and ends Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 11:59 pm. Items that are exempt from sales and use tax include clothing priced at $75 per item or less, school supplies priced at $20 per item or less, and school instructional material priced at $20 per item or less. Items used in a trade or business are not exempt under the sales tax holiday.
For details, call 800-304-3211 (TTY: 800-750-0750) or visit .


Postpartum Support Group

Athens Public Library
30 Home Street, Athens

Friday, August 2, 2019    2:30 pm-4 pm

A support group for Moms battling the blues, blahs, and super hard stuff. Create a circle of mutual support with other moms. A representative from Hopewell Health will be available also. For details, visit or email


2019 Athens County Fair
Athens County Fairgrounds, 286 West Union Street, Athens
August 2-10, 2019
Monday, 8/5 8 am-5 pm  VETERANS DAY – Veterans get in free with ID
Monday, 8/5        1 pm – Rides open after State of Ohio Ride Inspection
Wednesday, 8/7  8 am-2:30 pm KIDS DAY – Gates FREE for 12 & under
Thursday, 8/8      8 am-3 pm      SENIOR CITIZENS FREE                            .
Visit for the full 2019 Athens County Fair Schedule. Visit for more information.


Application Deadline for Miss Parade of the Hills Contest
Friday, August 2, 2019
For information or to register online, visit .