2018 Kiwanis Pancake Day marks 60th anniversary of event

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Marion Noon Kiwanis’ Pancake Day. On Saturday, February 24, 7am to 2pm at Tri-Rivers Career Center, Kiwanis members will be flipping pancakes, serving sausage, coffee, and juice for a great cause. The day will also feature local entertainment. In 2017, funds raised from the breakfast supported 14 […]

“Crazy” murder mystery to benefit library programs

The BookMarks, a nonprofit group dedicated to supporting Marion Public Library, will host their next fundraiser on Saturday, February 17th at 7:00 pm. The Detectives Club Murder Mystery – “Crazy” features a local cast of library lovers who will present an interactive and hilarious mystery theater production. In addition to the entertainment, desserts and beverages […]

Vendor space available for 28th annual Ohio Valley Christmas Craft Show

Sunday, November 5th, 2017 the 28th annual Ohio Valley Christmas Craft Show will be held on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Marion. Show runs from 10:00am to 4:00pm. The show will feature exhibitors from all over Ohio selling handcrafted, one-of-a-kind items like; primitive and rustic home décor, dolls, handmade toys, jewelry, purses, Christmas wreaths, floral […]

Heifer Festival returns with new additions and old favorites

The annual Heifer Festival is coming up on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at North Union Elementary School in Richwood. This family-friendly event includes live bands, live animals, a stuffed animal first aid station, a cutest pet contest, a straw maze, cake walk, games, a silent auction, and more. Admission […]

Marion church holding annual basement/yard sale

Prospect Street United Methodist Church Men’s Breakfast Prayer Group will be having their 12th annual Basement / Yard sale at 185 South Prospect Street on September 23, 2017 from 9:00am till 1:00pm. Lunch is available, prepared by Guiding Light Circle Ladies, from 11:00am – 1:00pm. Too many items to list, but some of the items for […]

Historical Society holding evening with Lincoln & Grant

In April of 1865, President Abraham Lincoln had reason to celebrate. General Robert E. Lee, commander of the Army of the Confederate States of America, had surrendered his troops at Appomattox Courthouse in Virginia to General Ulysses S. Grant, commander of the Union Army. While skirmishes were still occurring, the war was essentially over. Lincoln […]

Miss Wee Pop Pageant holding “Everything Household” bingo fundraiser

The 2017 Marion Popcorn Festival Miss Wee Pop Pageant would like to invite all individuals interested to the “Everything Household” Bingo Fundraiser on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at Marion Moose Lodge, 374 North Main Street in Marion. You will receive 16 bingo cards for a donation of $10; additional cards may also be purchased. This […]

Spaghetti Dinner Benefit & Auction to raise funds to fight Alzheimer’s

Kingston Residence of Marion will be holding its 1st annual Spaghetti Dinner Benefit & Auction on June 15, 2017 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at the Marion Senior Center. All proceeds will be donated to the Alzheimer’s Walk. Tickets for the dinner are $6.00 each with carryout orders available. The event includes a silent auction from […]

Goodwill Races for Awareness

The annual Marion Goodwill Wheel-a-Thon wheelchair obstacle course was turned into a relay event when the cold weather brought the fundraiser indoors on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Narrow hallways at Tri-Rivers Career Center gave racers a different challenge. Eleven teams, some with members who never sat in a wheelchair before, raced to see who would […]

Goodwill Wheel-A-Thon to celebrate 27 years of promoting disability awareness

Looking for a hands-on opportunity to promote disability awareness?  Marion Goodwill’s 27th Annual Wheel-A-Thon is Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the Tri-Rivers Career Center parking lot located at 2222 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road. For 27 years now, the event has welcomed all members of the community to show their support for Goodwill and their mission to […]