Upcoming Events


New library service for patrons during the tax season: Now available at the Knowlton Library – Tax Express Computer Station! Need a tax form from the IRS or State of Ohio or RITA or one of the other forms? Using your Library card, log on to Computer Express 15 and automatically opens to a page with tabs for all of the tax websites. Select the tab you need. Find the form you need. Send to the Print Release Station. Pay 20 cents per page. Release the print job. Pick up the form at the printer station. Questions? Ask a Reference Assistant. Call the Knowlton Library at 937-599-4189 for more information.

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The Logan County Republicans will meet on Monday, Feb. 12, at noon at the American Legion, at 120 Colton Ave., in Bellefontaine. Jon Cross will be the speaker. He is running for state representative of the 83rd District.

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Quincy United Methodist Church kicks off the Riverside Lunch Bunch Sunday, Feb. 11, 12:30-2 p.m. at the church, 111 South St. in Quincy. Children of all ages in the Riverside School District are invited. There will be a spaghetti lunch and the activity will be painting. This is a new monthly ministry held the 2nd Sunday of each month until school lets out for the summer. For more information please call the church office at 937-585-5114 and be sure to leave a message so someone can contact you.

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Free Family Movie Night at the Knowlton Library: Monday, February 26 at 4:30 pm. Intended for all ages. For the movie title call the Library at (937) 599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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West Liberty United Methodist Church, 202 W. Newell St., again is offering Grief Support through GriefShare, a 13-week seminar and support group designed to help rebuild life after losing a loved one, offering help, encouragement and hope. Two session times are being offered: Mondays at 10 a.m. Feb. 5-April 30, or Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6-May 1. There is a $5 registration fee. Call 937-441-3592 for information. Everyone is welcome.

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The West Liberty-Salem Local School District will schedule kindergarten screening appointments from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, and Friday, May 4. To be eligible for kindergarten, students must be 5 years old on or prior to Aug. 1, 2018. Parents planning to send their child to kindergarten during the 2018-2019 school year will find online registration on the Elementary homepage of www.wlstigers.org, or can call or stop by the Elementary office for information. All registration forms should be returned to the Elementary office on or before April 1. For more info, call 937-465-0060, ext. 101 or email k5@wlstigers.org.

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Winter Wonderland Storytime at the Knowlton Library is Wednesdays, through Feb. 28: 9:30-10:00 am Little Ones (Birth to 3 years); 10:00-10:30 am Preschool (3-5 years); 10:30-11:00 am Sensory (all ages). For more information call the Library at 937-599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside: West Liberty Branch StoryTime will be held Fridays at 11 a.m. through Feb. 23. Designed for ages birth-6 years old. For more information call the Main Library at 937-599-4189 or the West Liberty Branch at 937-465-3656. Visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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Book Club, For A Brew Generation – Books on Tap! A casual book group for 20-30 somethings and beyond, interested in reading fun and edgy books, with a trivia style discussion at the “Tap of Ohio.” Hosted by Logan County Libraries and Brewfontaine every 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Library cards are required for the monthly book title checkout. Participants must be 21 years of age to purchase adult beverages. For more information call the Library at (937)599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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The Logan County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau offers networking and education opportunities: First Thursday’sCoffee Hour – 1st Thursday of each month @ 8:00 a.m. @ Sweet Aromas; Legislative Meetings – 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7:30a.m. @ Chamber Office; Young Professionals – 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 5:30 p.m. @ TBA Locations. Additional networking opportunities available w/membership include Quarterly H.R. Lunch & Learns; Safety Council Meetings – 3rd Thursday of each month @7:30 a.m. @ Ohio Hi-Point; Business After Hours – Available upon request.

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Women who have experienced infertility or miscarriage, are undergoing fertility treatments, or are considering adoption are invited to a monthly support group that meets at Memorial Hospital. HOPE, an independent, peer-led, female-only support group provides an opportunity to share information, discuss sensitive issues, or just listen to others. Meetings are confidential, unbiased and planned to provide support and comfort. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. in Meeting Room E at Memorial Hospital, 500 London Ave. in Marysville (use entrance E). For information, email hopemarysville@gmail.com.

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The Food Pantry of Wake Up the World Ministries is open the last Friday of each month from 4 to 8 p.m. to individuals and families in Logan County needing food and who qualify under the Second Harvest Food Bank criteria.The church is in downtown Bellefontaine on the corner of East Columbus Avenue and Madriver Street, across Columbus Avenue from the Huntington Bank.Qualified individuals and families can secure three days of food, including fresh veggies, meats and canned goods, by entering the church’s side entrance on Madriver Street. The facility also can help with food emergencies. Contact Janet Sexton at 937-441-5189, or Heather Wright at 937-441-5168 for more info.

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The Five Loaves Food Pantry is open for families in the Riverside Local School District the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5 to 7p.m. The pantry is located at the Quincy United Methodist Church, 111 South St., Quincy. Proper ID and address information are required. For more info, call 937-585-5114.

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Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. each Monday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., in Bellefontaine. This meeting is open to anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues and no fees for membership. Participants are asked to enter through the back door of the church. For more info, call 937-582-9007.

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A support group for caregivers, family and friends of those with Parkinson’s Disease meets the first Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at Vancrest in Urbana. For further information call Ann Bahan at 937-969-8565 or Doris Murray at 937-652-3098.

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The Logan County Art League holds an Open Studio 7-9 p.m. on the 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month so people can bring in their visual arts projects to work on among like-minded artists. Try new things, gain direction, get encouragement and explore. It will be a safe place to share ideas and get inspiration. It is open to anyone in the arts, at any level, and in any media. There will be several experienced artists on hand to help, so beginners are welcome. Just bring your project and your supplies and join us. There is no cost.

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Logan/Champaign Counties Survivor of Suicide (SOS) Support Group for those bereaved by suicide will meet 6:30-8 p.m. the 2ndThursday of each month at the MHDAS Board, 123 N. Detroit St., West Liberty, with topics and events planned for each month.

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Gloryland Ministries is accepting donations of gently-loved stuffed animals, holiday decorations, books (especially children’s),sewing items, craft items and kits, old neckties, small office supplies, school supplies for kids, small household decorations, collectibles,puzzles and board games with all pieces, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, bath chairs. The drop-off box is located on the porch at 8908 S.U.S. Route 68, West Liberty. Call Rev. Tami Wenger at 937-465-6081 for more information.

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The Logan County Health District Office, 310 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, is open 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday. For more information, call 937-651-6186.

The Logan County Health District is offering flu shots for all ages during the regular Immunization Clinics every Thursday from 9 to 11a.m. and the 1st Thursday of the month from 2 to 6 p.m. Most insurances are accepted, but it is suggested to call 937-651-6186Monday-Wednesday to preregister for the Thursday clinic.

TB testing is done 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m.on Mondays and Tuesdays. The charge is $20 cash, or check with ID.