Community Calendar

Community Calendar

If you would like to submit an event or meeting, send information to news@meigsindypress.com.

August 15-20
Meigs County Fair

The Meigs County Fair is underway with harness racing, livestock shows, demo derby, rodeo and more. For more information visit the Meigs County Fair Facebook page or themeigscountyfair.com

August 21
Hog Roast

The Columbia Township Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting their 15th Annual Hog Roast beginning at 1 p.m. at the fire station. The station is located at 29446 State Route 143, Albany, Ohio 45710.

August 22
Book Club

Book Club returns to the Meigs County District Public Library in Pomeroy at 4 p.m. The Book Club will be reading and discussing The Givers of Stars by Jojo Moyes at the August meeting. To obtain a copy of the book contact 740-992-5813 or stop by the Pomeroy Library. The Book Club meets on the fourht Monday of each month at 4 p.m. in the Riverview Room at the Pomeroy Library.

August 23
Emergency Prepping

There will be an Introduction to Emergency Planning and Survivial seminar from 7-8 p.m. at the Ewing-Swartzel Family Center located at 112 Second Avenue in Pomeroy. For more information contact Larry Wilcoxen at 740-361-6984.

August 25
MCSWD Board Meeting

The Meigs Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Supervisors will hold their regular meeting on Thursday, August 25, 2022 at noon at the district office. The office is located at 113 E. Memorial Drive, Suite D in Pomeroy.

August 25
Small-Scale Specialty Meat Farming Class

There will be a class on Small-Scale Specialty Meat Farming at the Pomeroy Library at 6 p.m. in the Riverview Room. The presentation is by Central State University Extension. Learn which animals may be grown in smaller areas to provide meat for the grower to sell for a premium.

August 26
Inspirational Book Club

There will be an Inspiration Book Club meeting at the Pomeroy location of the Meigs County District Public Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Riverview Room. The group reads one book per month and meets on the fourth Friday of each month to discuss the title.

August 27
Ice Cream Social

The Annual Ice Cream Social at the Bashan Volunteer Fire Department will begin at 11 a.m. Ice cream is $3 a cup, $5 a pint, $10 a quart. Flavors include chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, pineapple, black walnut, lemon, cherry vanilla, butter pecan, chocolate peanut butter, red raspberry. Food will be provided by the Carmel Sutton Friendship Circle. The fire department is located at 33478 Bashan Road, Long Bottom, Ohio.

September 3-4
Third Annual Jordan Hardwick Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament

All the event proceeds go toward the Jordan Hardwick Memorial Female Student Athlete Scholarship. Begins at 8 p.m. both nights and goes until 11 p.m. or until games are completed on the fourth at the Syracuse Ball Fields. This will be a teen (15-19) and adult (20 plus) tournament. Seven guys plus three girls, 44/400 balls, and start with 1 and 1 count with a free foul. Concessions will be available. Contact Keith at 740-444-2764 or Aimee Carroll at 740-416-9635 for team registrations. Entry fee in the tournament is $150 per team.

September 10
Genealogy Fair

Who do you think you are? The Genealogy Fair is for beginning and experienced researchers.
There is no charge to attend. The event will be at the Old Chester Academy in Chester, Ohio from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wifi & Ancestry.com available. There will be a Genealogy Class in the Academy Dining Area at 9 a.m. for beginners. Food will be available all day. The event is sponsored by the Chester Shade Historical Association. Contact Opal Grueser for more information at 740-992-3301 or Chester Shade Historical Association at 740-985-9822 or chestercourthouse@windstream.net

Regular Meetings

Meigs County Board of Commissioners Meeting
The County Commissioners meet every Thursday at 10 a.m. in the Board of Commissioners offices at the Meigs County Courthouse. The office is now located on the second floor.

Library Events

Fourth Fridays of the Month
Inspirational Book Club

The Inspirational Book Club meeting will be at the Pomeroy location of the Meigs County District Public Library from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the Riverview Room. The group reads one book per month and meets on the fourth Friday of each month to discuss the title.

Second and Fourth Tuesdays
Acousitic Night at the Library

Acousitc Night at the Library is every second and fourth Tuesdays of the month Pomeroy Library. Musicians are invited to play and sing a variety of music including bluegrass, light rock, country, and gospel. Singers are also welcome. All skill levels are invited to attend. Beginners are encouraged to learn from experienced players.

Every Wednesday
Needlework Network

The Needlework Network is a group of fabric artists who meet each week at the Pomeroy Library to work on their projects, share tips, and socialize. New members and visitors are always welcome. Bring your current projects to share with others. Veteran knitters will be available to provide assistance, and learners are always welcome. Yarn, knitting needles and crochet hooks are available for practice. All types of needlework welcome including quilting, embroidery, crochet, knitting, sewing, needlepoint and more. The group meets each Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. in the Riverview Room at the Pomeroy Library.