Community Calendar


Thursday, March 31

• Darby Valley Garden Club, 7 p.m., Harrisburg United Methodist Church, 1160 High St., Harrisburg. Jewell Lykins will make the Designer’s Choice arrangement. The guest speaker is Barb Bennett, horticulturalist and owner of “The Plant People.” Ruth Osborne will have an educational report on “New and wacky coleus varieties.” Hostesses for the evening are Vicky Baer, Barb Sheets and Judy Fischer. The fundraising raffle will be held by Judy Fischer, MJ LaLonde and Pat Churchill. For more information contact Jeanne Barbee at 614-875-5472.

Monday, April 4

• Darby Township Trustees, 6:30 p.m., township hall, 8270 Cemetery Pike, Forest Grove Cemetery, Plain City.

• Deercreek Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., township hall, 75 Middle St., Lafayette.

• Canaan Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., township building, 8055 U.S. Route 42 S., Plain City.

• Madison County Board of Zoning Appeals, 8 p.m., conference room of the Madison County Engineer’s Office, 825 U.S. Route 42 N.E., London. All property owners with 500 feet of the properties are invited to attend this meeting to ask any questions or make any comments.

Tuesday, April 5

• Congressman Steve Stivers’ Job Fair, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, Columbus. (Located beside the Schottenstein Center at 2201 Fred Taylor Drive on The Ohio State University Campus.) The job fair, workshops and parking are all free of charge. For more information about participating employers or to see the schedule of events, go to: http://stivers.house.gov/constituentservices/job-fair-2016.htm

• London Parks and Recreation Commission, 6 p.m., London Community Center, 60 S. Walnut St., London.

• London Board of Zoning Appeals, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

Wednesday, April 6

• Harlem Wizards vs. London Community Allstars, 336 Elm St., high school gym, London, doors open 6 p.m., game time 7 p.m. Featuring St. Patrick teachers and coaches, London teachers and coaches and community members. Tickets on sale at St. Patrick School and other public places. Tickets are $10. Courtside plus with meet and great at 6:15 p.m. are $25.

Thursday, April 7

• Madison County Area Realty Association, 8:30 a.m., meeting/breakfast building, Madison House, 351 Keny Blvd., London. The topic will be appraisals. All realtors and affiliates are welcome.

• London City Council , 6:30 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

Monday, April 11

• Madison County Retired Teachers Association, luncheon begins promptly at 11:30 a.m., Ann & Tony’s Restaurant, 221 E. Main St., West Jefferson. The program will be Greta Mayer on the Mental Health PAX Program. For reservations call Ray Justice at 740-852-1705.

• Mount Sterling Village Council, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 1 S. London St., Mount Sterling. To address council, contact village clerk, Bonnie Liff at 740-869-2040.

Tuesday, April 12

• Madison Soil and Water Conservation District, 8 a.m., conference room, 831 U.S. Route 42 N.E., London. The public is invited to attend the meeting. For more information, contact the Madison SWCD office at 740-852-4004.

• London Historic Review Board, 4 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• Darby Creek Chapter of the Archaeological Society of Ohio, Madison County Historical Museum, 260 E. High St., London, 6 p.m.

• London Public Safety Committee, 7 p.m., London Police Department, 10 E. First St., London.

Wednesday, April 13

• Madison County Historical Society Board of Trustees, Madison County Historical Museum, 260 E. High St., London, 4:30 p.m. All members are welcome.

• London City Properties Committee, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• London Civil Service Committee, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

Thursday, April 14

• London Public Service Committee, 6 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• London Planning Commission, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• Women and Wine, Brennan Loft, 158 S. Main St., London, 5:30 to 8 p.m. A evening of socializing, networking, food, wine and silent and live auctions to benefit Junior Achievement students in Madison County. Tickets are $35. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Crystal Steiner at csteiner@jrachieve.net, Khrista King at kking0519@gmail.com, Jana Edmunds at jledmunds@gmail.com, online at www.madriverja.com or call 937-323-4725. Don’t forget to bring an unwrapped item. The donated items will be a live auction after the silent auction. Chief Todd Eades is the celebrity auction assistant. Mayor Patrick Closser is the celebrity bartendar. Event chairs are Khrista King and Jana Edmunds.

• Stokes Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., township garage, 7105 E. Main St., South Solon. The public is invited and welcome.

Saturday, April 16

• Birding workshop, 9 a.m. to noon, Gwynne Conservation area cabin, 690 Arbuckle Road NW, London, featuring Dr. Laura Kearns, wildlife biologist, Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife. Topics include: basic tips for getting started with birding; tools of the trade; common birds and major habitats; birding hot spots in Ohio. The workshop is free and open to the public. Registration is required. To register contact OSU Extension Madison County at 740-852-0975 or email Mary Griffith at griffith.483@osu.edu.

Monday, April 18

• London Finance Committee, 6 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• Spring College Fair, 6 to 8 p.m., Marysville High School field house, 800 Amrine Mill Road, Marysville. Financial aid session 6 p.m., college fair opens at 6:30 p.m. School hosts are Marysville High School, Delaware Hayes, Fairbanks, London, North Union and Ridgemont. For more information call the Ohio Association for College Admission Counseling at 937-642-1234. Follow the fair on Twitter @NWcollegefair16.

• Deercreek Township Board of Trustees, 7 p.m., township hall, 75 Middle St., Lafayette.

Tuesday, April 19

• London Tree Commission, 5 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• Madison-Plains Board of Education, 7 p.m., district meeting room of the elementary building, 47 Linson Road, London.

Wednesday, April 20

• Friends of Madison County Parks and Trails, 7 p.m., Madison County Senior Citizens Center, 280 W. High St., London. The public is invited.

Thursday, April 21

• London City Council , 6:30 p.m., city council chambers, 6 E. Second St., London.

• Union County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner, award presentation, and business expo, 5 to 7 p.m., expo, food and networking, 7 to 8 p.m., speaker, awards and presentations, Dutch Mill Greenhouse, 18443 State Route 4, Marysville. For more information call 937-642-6279 or register online at http://www.unioncounty.org/register-for-events/

Monday, April 25

• Ohio Horseman Council’s open horse show, Madison County Fairgrounds, 205 Elm St., London. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and show starts at 9 a.m. English, Western and speed classes are $5, stall rental available for an additional charge. Contact Dee Elfrink at rombandee@hotmail.com or Marsha Pierce at marshap1943@yahoo.com.

• Mount Sterling Village Council, 7 p.m., city council chambers, 1 S. London St., Mount Sterling. To address council, contact village clerk, Bonnie Liff at 740-869-2040.