Pleasant Music Boosters holding Spooky Spartan 5K

Everyone is invited to the fifth annual “Spooky Spartan 5k” run/walk through Pleasant Township Park in Marion. Celebrate the fall colors with your friends, family, and fellow Spooky Spartan walkers and runners on October 27, 2018 at 9:00am. Entry fee is $20 per person and entitles you to a race t-shirt and refreshments. Students (K-12) […]

Wine tasting continues to support operation of WOSU tower

The Ohio State University at Marion’s Guthery Community Room in Maynard Hall is the setting for WOSU’s 17th annual wine tasting benefit, A Taste of the Harvest, Monday, October 1, 2018 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Proceeds from the event help operate WOSB 91.1 FM, part of the WOSU-FM Classics Network, which carries and strengthens […]

Local FOP holding fundraising drive for “Cops and Kids” event

The Steve Young Lodge, Marion County Fraternal Order of Police #24 has started their annual telephone fundraising drive. Authorized callers will be asking the citizens of Marion County to help us again with raising funds to provide our annual “Cops and Kids” event in December and many other worthwhile causes the FOP supports throughout the […]

St. Vincent de Paul holding Christmas in July sale

St Vincent de Paul Society will host a Christmas in July Sale at St. Mary Catholic Church in the Church Basement. The sale will take place on Saturday, July 7, 2018 from 6p.m. until 8p.m. and on Sunday from 9a.m. until 3p.m. Christmas items of all kinds will be on sale. All proceeds will benefit […]

Goodwill set to hold their 28th annual Wheel-A-Thon

Looking for a hands-on opportunity to promote disability awareness? Marion Goodwill’s 28th Annual Wheel-A-Thon is Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Tri-Rivers Career Center, 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road. For 28 years now, the event has welcomed all members of the community to show their support for Goodwill and their mission to assist individuals with disabilities and […]

Knighting ceremony by Queen Elizabeth part of 2018 Time Travellers’ Faire

Have you ever wished you could be a princess? Or a knight? The Marion County Historical Society wants to grant your wish. Queen Elizabeth I, from the Ohio Renaissance Festival, will conduct a knighting ceremony at the Time Travellers’ Faire on Saturday, April 21st at Tri-Rivers Career Center from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. In […]

“Of Marion We Sing!” to benefit Historical Society, Harding Home

From Florence Harding’s favorite song to rousing, toe-tapping marches, an upcoming concert will celebrate Marion in song, while supporting two important anchors of the history community. “Of Marion We Sing!” is scheduled for 7 p.m., April 10, 2018 at the River Valley High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 for ages 12 and older, and free […]

2018 Taste of Culture International Festival is Thursday

The Ohio State University at Marion will host it’s 11th Annual A Taste of Culture International Festival 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Alber Student Center on the Marion campus, Thursday, April 5, 2018. A Taste of Culture plays host to a multitude of informational booths, live entertainment, food from around the world, henna art […]

Marion Kiwanis gearing up for second annual golf outing

The 2nd Annual Marion Noon Kiwanis Golf Outing is planned for Friday, June 8, 2018 at the Whetstone Golf Club, 5211 Marion-Mt. Gilead Rd, Caledonia. Proceeds from this event raise scholarship funds for the Marion Noon Kiwanis Foundation. In addition to grants made to area organizations providing services to youth, Marion Noon Kiwanis will provide […]

Historical Society set for 12th annual “A Night at Heritage Hall”

On March 23 and 24, 2018 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, the Marion County Historical Society will present the 12th Annual “A Night at Heritage Hall” an evening of self-guided flashlight tours throughout Heritage Hall, a historic 1910 Federal Post Office converted into the Heritage Hall Museum. As visitors tour by flashlight (provided), around […]