First Friday special in Columbiana
The Columbiana Area Chamber of Commerce will host a First Friday event, "Be A Tourist In Your Own Town" from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1 along South Main Street. Throughout the evening there will be free face painting, refreshments, a kids zone and farmer's market. A quilt show will be at the First Presbyterian Church and Grace Church will be offering a tour as it prepares to celebrate its 200th anniversary. There will be free bingo at 6:45 p.m. and a free family movie at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Street Theater. Local artists are welcome to display and sell their works. Interested artists should call the chamber from 9 a.m.-noon weekdays, 330-482-3822.
Barborak sets town hall meetings
State Rep. Nick Barborak will host a series of town hall events beginning July 21. The first meeting will begin at 6 p.m. July 21 at the Middletown Township garage in Negley. There will also be meetings at 5:30 p.m. July 24 in room 11 of the Salem Memorial Building and at 2:30 p.m. July 31 in the County Farm Bureau tent at the county fair. Additional town halls are scheduled for August. For more information, call (614) 466-8022.
Donations sought for sale
The Damascus United Methodist Church is seeking donations of items in good, workable and useable conditions for its upcoming rummage sale. No exercise equipment or large upholstered furniture will be accepted.
No obstacles to entering race
Runners and sponsors are still being taken for the third annual Race for the ROC 5K Obstacle Race on Aug. 16 at Waterworth Memorial Park in Salem. Registration is $40 per person or $35 if a member of a team. Prices increase by $5 after July 16. Each participant will receive a T-shirt. A Family Fun Run will follow and cost is $10 per person or $30 per family for up to five runners. T-shirts are not included. Proceeds benefit The ROC of Salem Youth Center, a community outreach ministry that serves youths ages 10-20. To register or become a sponsor, visit www.racefortheroc.com.
Palestine band to hold tag day
East Palestine High School band members will be visiting homes and walking through the village Saturday collecting donations as part of their annual Tag Day. All donations help pay for camp, trips and equipment. Marching band students wishing to participate should meet at 9 a.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church.
Salem 1994 grads to reunite
Salem High School Class of 1994 will hold its 20th reunion at 6:30 p.m. July 26 at the Guilford Lake Grille. Reservations can be made on the class Facebook page or by contacting Kara Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-277-3079.