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April 28

State Board of Education of Ohio will meet for a special meeting Thursday, April 28 at 11 a.m. at the Ohio Department of Education, 25 S. Front St., Columbus.

April 30

First Fire Fest at Mount Gilead Fire Department begins at 12 p.m. at the Mount Gilead Fire Department, 1 Municipal Drive, Mount Gilead. North Street will be closed for the event. Food, fun, cornhole, fire trucks and more.

ECO Center LLC’s 7th Annual Community Earth Day is Saturday, April 30 from 12 – 4 p.m. Admission is free. This year’s theme is “Small Change, Big Impact.” 1757 County Road 59, Caledonia. See story in this issue.

A 90th birthday celebration is being held for Dwayne Roach Saturday, April 30 at Bryon Baptist Church, 5520 County Road 240 Mt. Gilead.

May 1

Annual Open Garden & Environmental Art Event — featuring Terradise Nature Center April 2022 artists-in-residence Chris Gherman & Deborah Jessie, hosted at Terradise Nature Center (1536 Whetstone River Road North, outside of Caledonia) from 2-4 p.m.

May 2

Mount Gilead Village Council meets the first and third Monday of every month at 7 p.m. in council chambers at the Municipal Building, 72 W High St.

Cardinton Village Council meets at 6:30 p.m. the first and third Monday of the month, with the exception of holidays, in the village municipal building, 215 Park Street.

May 5, 6, 7

Spring Rummage Sale: Trinity United Methodist Church, Mount Gilead. May 5 & 6 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and May 7 from 9 a.m. to noon. On Saturday morning only, bring your own bags or boxes, pack what you choose. Make a cash donation “from the heart” as you leave.

May 9

Edison Village Council meeting, Monday, May 9 at 7 p.m. in the municipal building, 103 N. Boundary St.

The Cardington-Lincoln Board of Education meets the second Monday of the month, unless a holiday is on that day. The board meets in the high school library at 6 p.m. Sept.-March. April – Nov. meetings begin at 7 p.m. There is no meeting in July.

May 17

Mount Gilead School District Board of Education at the school board office.

Some meetings may still be held virtually, while others have returned to regular sessions. Consult with your agency, school board, club, etc. for details.

Municipal Building.

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