Festival canceled

The 2020 Epworth Park Chautauqua Homecoming Days and Bethesda Festival, Bethesda, scheduled for July 11 and 12 has been canceled due to COVID-19. They regret having to make this decision as this would have been the 150th anniversary of Epworth Park which was established in 1870. They look forward to seeing everyone at next year’s festival on July 10 and 11, 2021.

Banquet, meeting canceled

The Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce’s Spring Banquet has been canceled.

Also, the May 13 Chamber of Commerce meeting has been canceled.

Concerned residents’ meetings suspended

The Concerned Barnesville Area Residents (CBAR) will suspend their monthly meetings until further notice.

Meeting canceled

The Three C Cancer Support Group meeting is canceled for May. Also, they will not be meeting again until September. 

Community cleanup canceled

The Warren Township/Barnesville community cleanup, in coordination with the JB Green Team, on Saturday, May 2 at the Barnesville Depot has been canceled.

Blue Star Banner available

The Blue Star Banner is available to any Barnesville area family of a serviceman or servicewoman serving in any branch of the military, including the National Guard (active or reserve). A banner will be dedicated to the family and then placed in their window for the service member. For information or to have a ceremony, call 740-238-2137.

Coin club meets

The Barnesville Coin Club meets the third Sunday of every month, except December. The meetings are open to the public and are located at 229 E. Main St., Barnesville.

2020 Chamber meeting dates and locations announced

The Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2020 meeting dates and locations: June 10 at noon, Hughes Office Equipment at the Youth Center, 130 Fair St.; July 8 at noon, Woodsfield Savings at the Youth Center, 130 Fair St.; Aug. 12 at noon, Ohio Hills Health Services in the New Life Center, 210 W. Church St.; Sept. 9 at noon, Sulek and Dutton in the Youth Center, 130 Fair St.; Oct. 14 at noon in the Steele Insurance in the Youth Center, 130 Fair St.; Nov. 11 on noon, Astoria Place, 400 Carrie Ave.; and Dec. 8 at 11:30 a.m., Emerald Pointe, 100 Michelli St. For information, call 740-425-4300, email bacc@barnesvilleohiochamber.com, or visit www.barnesvilleohiochamber.com.

2020 Chamber events announced

The Barnesville Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2020 calendar of events: July 4, Chicken Barbecue; Aug. 6, Super Sidewalk Sale; Sept. 24-27, Barnesville Pumpkin Festival; Dec. 3, Lighting of the Village Christmas Tree; and Dec. 5, Christmas Market and Lighted Christmas Parade. For information, call 740-425-4300, email bacc@barnesvilleohiochamber.com, or visit www.barnesvilleohiochamber.com.

Equipment show planned

The 17th annual Old Construction and Mining Equipment Show will be Sept. 12-13, 2020, on Ohio 519 (43672 Stumptown Road), between New Athens and U.S. Route 22. Just over one mile west of New Athens. Plans are to have two shows a year starting in 2021.