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Try Hockey For Free


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The Columbus Blue Jackets invite first-time participants, boys and girls ages 5 to 9, to try hockey for free through the Get Out And Learn program. Participants will learn the basics of hockey in a fun and safe atmosphere. 60 minutes of instruction FREE stick, jersey and knit gloves FREE skate rental Advanced registration is… Read More

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WATCH: Raising Children For A Second Time, ‘Grandfamilies’ Struggle During The Pandemic

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — More and more older adults are raising kids for the second time around because of illness, incarceration, addiction, or any number of reasons. And since the start of the pandemic, almost 40 percent of “grandfamilies” say they struggle to pay for housing, and a third have trouble accessing food. Stephanie Sy… Read More

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DIY Dog Beds and Toys


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On February 1st, 2020, Athens Ohio MakerSpace and Friends of the Shelter Dogs will be hosting a class on how to create dog beds of any size out of reusable fabric and scraps! If you wish to make a dog bed, be sure to register for the class in advance at https://test.athensohiomakerspace.com/classes/ Dog beds are… Read More

Upcycled Stuffed Animals

Upcycled Stuffed Animals


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On December 12th from 4:30 to 5:30pm at Coolville Public Library, Athens Ohio MakerSpace will be hosting a craft event for parents, their kids or any person who’s generally interested. Our instructor, Megan Rogers, will show attendees how to create cute, stuffed animals (or snowman) from sweater and t-shirt scraps. These creations would be wonderful… Read More

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Family Walks


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Family Walks Thursday, October 10th, 5:30 pm Habit for Humanity, 325 W. Union St, Athens Join Birth Circle member Rebecca and her family for our monthly walk on the bike path. Bring your family or just come on your own for some socializing and a bit of fresh air! Meet from 5:15-5:30 pm in front… Read More

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Ohio: $31M to Aid Families of Children with Behavioral Needs

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The state says it will provide $31 million in new funding to support families of Ohio children with behavioral needs who need help from multiple systems. The funding for fiscal year 2020 includes $8 million in direct aid to help parents avoid having to surrender custody of their children to get… Read More

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OVST Double Feature Rocky Horror 5K Fun Run/Walk


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The 1st Annual OVST Double-Feature 5k Fun Run/Walk ATHENS, Ohio  – Ohio Valley Summer Theater is continuing their initiative to facilitate community engagement and provide fun for Athens residents. With their first ever Double-Feature 5k Fun Run/Walk, OVST is bringing an active and healthy lifestyle and the world of Rocky Horror together! On Saturday, October… Read More

Solid Ground Pig Roast

Solid Ground Fall Farm Fest and Pig Roast


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A family-oriented event featuring nature-based kids activities, sustainable living educational walks, a farm-to-table community meal, and a silent auction to benefit Solid Ground School. Come play and learn with us and enjoy an evening at the farm. See the animals, tour the orchards, and enjoy our nature playscapes and recreation grounds. Join us for a… Read More

Art Voyagers | Ancient Greece


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Become a ZMA Art Voyager, and begin your art adventure! Each month children in grades kindergarten through third will travel through history or explore the globe to learn about a different culture or a new art form. Create an exciting project, and receive a stamp in your Art Voyagers passport. Each stamp gets you one… Read More

Free Family Day | Back to School


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Celebrate the back to school season with the whole family at the ZMA. Stretch your imagination with art projects inspired by your favorite school subjects. Enjoy an afternoon of creativity and inspiration. Don’t miss this fun kickoff to the new school year. Family Day is generously supported by the Beaux Arts Club.

JumpstART | State Symbols


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JumpstART your preschooler’s creativity at the ZMA every second Friday of each month. Expose your toddler to the exciting world of art. Each session is unique as you both experiment with new materials, discover art-making techniques, and explore hidden treasures in the ZMA’s galleries. Draw inspiration from the state symbols in our new pottery display… Read More

Free Family Day: Make an Impression


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Make an impression with hands-on art activities inspired by new ZMA exhibition Catching the Light: American Impressionism in conjunction with Cincinnati Art Galleries. Paint, sculpt, and draw using vibrant colors, bold brushstrokes, and more exciting impressionistic techniques. Bring the whole family for an afternoon of creative fun, music, and delicious snacks.

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Clothing Give-A-Way


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Freedom Missionary Baptist Church will hold a Clothing Give-A-Way on Thursday September 6th from 11am-5pm and Saturday September 8th from 10am-4pm. Everything is free including hotdogs, chips and snacks for lunch. Held rain or shine in the basement of the church located at 1981 Barnett Ridge Rd., Belpre OH in the Barlow community. Clothes from… Read More