GALLIPOLIS — The annual Gallia County clean-up day is rescheduled for Saturday, April 30. Items may be dropped off from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. in dumpsters located at the following locations: municipal parking lot across from the Gallipolis City Building, 518 Second Avenue; and the Gallia County Service Center, 499 Jackson Pike. Those who would like to volunteer their time for this event should meet at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 541 Second Avenue, Gallipolis. This is sponsored by Keep Gallia Beautiful, City of Gallipolis, Gallia County, ODOT, Waste Management and Gallia-Jackson-Meigs Solid Waste District.
City Schools revise vacation schedule
GALLIPOLIS — As a result of Gov. John Kasich’s signing of House Bill 36 and subsequent Calamity Day Guidance from the Ohio Department of Education, the Gallipolis City School District will be in session on Monday, April 18 only as the new calamity make-up day. Spring vacation is now scheduled for April 19-22.
Construction work on Centenary Road
GALLIPOLIS — Gallia County Engineer Brett Boothe has announced that motorists can expect traffic delays April 18-21 along Centenary Road. The Gallia County Highway Department will be replacing multiple culverts along Centenary Road between Graham School Road and Kraus Beck Road.
Lenten fish fry
GALLIPOLIS — St. Louis Catholic Church will host a lenten fish fry from 4:30-7 p.m. each Friday during the season of lent. The dinner will be held in the St. Louis Parish Center. For information, call 446-6986.
Easter candy and bake sale
GALLIPOLIS — The Catholic Women’s Club of Saint Louis Catholic Church is sponsoring an Easter candy and bake sale from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 at the Saint Louis Church Hall, 85 State Street. The Easter Bunny will be present for pictures and there will be a raffle which will include items, such as a handmade quilt, $50 gas certificate, $25 gift certificate to Davison’s Nursery, hand-painted slate and a family Easter basket.
Shrine Club benefit trail ride
RIO GRANDE — The Gallipolis Shrine Club benefit trail ride is scheduled for Saturday, April 16. The event begins at noon at Rio Valley Stables in Rio Grande. It is being held in memory of J.C. Glassburn. All proceeds will benefit Shriner’s Hospitals. Concessions will be available. For information, call 2245-5371 or 245-5342.
Ohio Valley EXPO set for April 16-17
RIO GRANDE — Buckeye Hills Career Center will once again host the Ohio Valley Expo on April 16-17. The event will be held from noon to 5 p.m. daily and is free to the pubic. For information, call Ms. Carmichael or Ms. Roberta Duncan at (740) 245-5334.
Summer hours at engineer’s office
GALLIPOLIS — The Gallia County Highway Department will begin working its summer schedule on Monday, April 18, according to County Engineer Brett Boothe. The summer work schedule is as follows: 6 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.
Saturday, April 16
GALLIPOLIS — Walk MS at Haskins Park, Gallipolis. Registration, 8:30 a.m. Walk, 10 a.m.
GALLIPOLIS — Community Easter egg hunt, 2 p.m., Canaday Park. Open to kids ages 12-younger. Canceled if rain. Info: 446-7119.
GALLIPOLIS — Saturday Vigil Mass of Palm Sunday, 5:30 p.m., St. Louis Catholic Church. Located at corner of Fourth Ave. and State St., Gallipolis. Info: 446-0669.
GALLIPOLIS — What’s Cooking Saturday, 12-4 p.m., Potterswheel Pentacostal Church, 753 First Ave., Gallipolis. Free to everyone. Alternating Saturdays with Souper Saturday. Info: (740) 416-1534.
Sunday, April 17
GALLIPOLIS — Palm Sunday Mass, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m., St. Louis Catholic Church. Blessing of Palms, 9:50 a.m., Gallipolis City Park, Second Ave. and State St. Located at corner of Fourth Ave. and State St., Gallipolis. Info: 446-0669.
GALLIPOLIS — Easter drama “A Picture of Calvary,” 6 p.m., First Church of God, 1723 Ohio 141, Gallipolis. Info: 446-4404.
GALLIPOLIS — Community Easter egg hunt, 4-7 p.m., First Church of the Nazarene, 1110 First Avenue. Open to kids ages 12-younger. Free food, prizes. Info: 446-1772.