Out & About

EAST LIVERPOOL – East Liverpool athletic passes for the 2013-14 school year will be on sale 6-8 p.m. Aug. 7-8, 12, 14-15, 19-20 at the high school ticket office. Cost is $150 for family pass, $35 for single student pass, and $60 for single adult pass. Passes good for general admission to all school-sponsored athletic events (junior high and high school) during school year. Small photo needed for each person purchasing pass. For more information, contact Greg Adkins at gadkins@elsd.k12.oh.us

NEW MANCHESTER – The 18th Annual Car Cruise is scheduled 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Tomlinson Run State Park. Registration is $5 per vehicle. First 25 cars gets dash plaques. Prizes and 50-50 offered. Snacks available from the Park Foundation. For information, call 304-564-3651.

COLLIERS, W.Va. – Country Friends will host the Eldurays band Saturday and Aug. 17 at the Memorial Hall, Old Police Lodge Road. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the dance starts at 7. For information, call 304-527-4253 or 304-797-1270 or www.countryfriendsfoundation.com

WELLSVILLE – The Committee to Save Immaculate Conception Church will hold a regular meeting 6:30 p.m. today at the SOI. The prayer service scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled.

LEETONIA – The Salem Bliss Reunion is 2 p.m. Sunday at Rainbow Lakes Pavillion on Franklin Square, Leetonia Road. Coffee provided. Cards not sent this year.

EAST LIVERPOOL – A Second Harvest produce distribution is 2:30-4 p.m. Thursday at the Community Resource Center, Pennsylvania Avenue. This is available as part of the summer feeding program.

NEWELL – A Benefit Dinner for Stephen (Cake) Hayes is 1-7 p.m. Sunday at the Wells Building, Washington Street. (Enter at the back of the building). Cost is $7.50 for adults and $5 for children. Menu includes, rigatoni, rolls, salad, desserts and drinks. Carryout available. Raffles and 50-50 offered. Proceeds go to his wife, Jackie Hayes.

EAST LIVERPOOL – The Beaver Local High School Class of 1965 female classmates will meet for lunch noon Monday at Hoge’s Restaurant.

CALCUTTA – The American Red Cross will conduct a blood drive 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19 at the Calcutta YMCA. Appointments recommended, but walk-ins welcome. Visit www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-733-2767 to schedule an appointment.

LISBON – The Lisbon-David Anderson High School Class of 1966 will meet for dinner 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at Chef’s Table.

NEW CUMBERLAND – The last open horse show, sponsored by Sundowners 4-H Saddle Club, is Sunday at 4-H Camp Aura, Ross Road. The show begins at 10 a.m. with 10 under classes including Walk-Trot, Thread the Needle, Egg and Spoon, Cloverleaf Barrels and Leadline. Trophies and ribbons to five places. At noon, open performance classes begin. These classes include Thread the Needle, Down and Back, Straight Barrels, Pole Bending, Cloverleaf Barrels and Stakebend. All of these classes are broken into age divisions (12-under, 13-17, 18-over). Cash prizes. Concession stand available. In the event of inclement weather, call 304-564-3747 after 8 p.m. the night before show. For more information or showbills, contact Tara Allison at 304-564-3747.

WELLSVILLE – Yellow Creek Presbyterian Church, state Route 45, is hosting a benefit baked steak dinner for Frank Joy from 4-6:40 p.m. Aug. 14. Dinner consists of baked steak, green beans, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, bread and dessert. Cost is $8 per adult and $4 for children. Carryout available.

HOOKSTOWN – A shrub hike is set 2-3:30 p.m. Sunday at Raccoon Creek State Park’s Wildflower Reserve Interpretive Center on state Route 30. Participants will discover the group of plants too small to be a tree and too big to be a wildflower. On this guided, free hike, participants will learn about the folklore, history, uses, and how to identify common shrubs.