June 3-August 16 – Dairy Barn Summer Art Camps

1 Jun

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The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens
June 3-August 16, 2019

Summer Art Camp features eight weeks of programming for elementary children, and one week of teen camp. For more information, visit https://dairybarn.org/camps/ .



June 3-August 23 – Athens City Pool Aquatics Programs Summer 2019

1 Jun

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May 25-September 2 – Quilt National ’19

14 May

The Dairy Barn Arts Center, 8000 Dairy Lane, Athens
May 25-September 2, 2019

A biennial international juried exhibition of contemporary innovative quilts. For more information, visit https://dairybarn.org/ .

May 18 – Season Opening for Putt People First

11 May

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Richland Avenue Park, Athens
Saturday, May 18, 2019
12 noon-3 pm

An 18 hole miniature golf course featuring hole obstacles unique to Athens County sponsors. Opening day will include free miniature golf, food and drinks, prizes and fun.

Regular hours until October 2019 will be Monday-Friday  4 pm-sunset and Saturday-Sunday  12 noon-Sunset. Equipment rental: $5/adult; $3/student; free for children under 5. Proceeds benefit those with autism or other developmental disabilities.

May 5-August 19 – Richland Avenue Bridge Replacement Project

4 May

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Near 362 Richland Avenue, Athens between Greenbrier Drive and Summit at Coates Run property

Project will be completed in two phases. During each phase, one lane of Richland Avenue will be closed. Two-way traffic will be maintained with temporary traffic signals. For updates or information, visit http://www.ci.athens.oh.us/ or call 740-593-7636.

PIPP Plus Program

17 Apr

PIPP Plus Program

Hocking Athens Perry Community Action will continue to schedule appointments for the Percentage of Income Payment Plan (PIPP Plus) program for customers of regulated utilities such as AEP and Columbia Gas. Households with a total gross income at or below 150% of the Federal Poverty level may be eligible. The utility must be in the name of an adult household member.

Visit http://hapcap.org/pdfs/4.10.19.pdf for more information.

Wayne National Forest Recreation Season

11 Apr

Visit https://www.fs.usda.gov/detail/wayne/news-events/?cid=FSEPRD616020 to learn when trails, campgrounds, and permits will become available to the public in April for the 2019 Recreation Season.

February 11 – Celebrating 2-1-1 Day

11 Feb


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2-1-1 is a nation-wide service connecting over 14 million people to services every year. Specialists are available 24/7 to help people access local resources and services including:

  • supplemental food and nutrition programs
  • shelter and housing options and utilities assistance
  • services for veterans
  • health care and vaccination information
  • addiction prevention and rehabilitation programs
  • reentry help for ex-offenders
  • support groups for individuals with mental illnesses or special needs
  • and more.

To find help in Athens County Ohio, call 2-1-1 or search for local resources through www.211athenscounty.org. If dialing 2-1-1 does not work from your phone, dial 866-784-3132 for Athens County resources.

Happy 2-1-1 Day!



Who We Are.

23 Sep

via Who We Are.

2018 Board of Directors

Volunteer Board of Directors

Stephanie Layton President
Fur Peace Ranch

G.H Runevitch VP
Retired Area Consultant

Jen Eskey
SweetArts Bakery

Heather Thompson
Stages Early Learning

Justin Holub
Ohio University

Executive Director
Ted Linscott

2015 Athens County Project Keep Warm

23 Sep

The Child Development and Community Services Divisions at Hocking Athens Perry Community Action (HAPCAP) have partnered with the Athens County Department of Job and Family Services for the 2015 Athens County Project Keep Warm. This program will provide a winter coat, hat, gloves, and shoes or boots to TANF-eligible children in Athens County (children 17 and under and 18 year-olds who are still in high school). The application, including income guidelines, is available at the front desk of the HAPCAP Glouster office or online at project_keep_warm_application . Completed applications must be submitted to HAPCAP Glouster office by Wednesday, September 30, 2015 to qualify.