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Area Briefing

Many spring things set in Lisbon

The Lisbon Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Spring has Sprung in Lisbon” craft show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday April 17 at the South Park Avenue portion of the square downtown. More than 20 crafters are now committed to this event. The downtown stores will also be having different promotions during this time. The some of the restaurants will have special deals at this time. Almost Perfect Foundation at 2 S. Park Ave is sponsoring a free concert by the Conkle Brothers from noon to 3 p.m. at the gazebo. People may want to bring lawn chairs. The North Park Avenue portion of the square will be available for relaxing and listening to the music with social distancing being practiced. The Methodist church will be doing free face painting for the children. The Lisbon Little Devils will be on hand to sell beverages for those attending. The chamber asks that masks be worn by all the vendors and those attending. There are still a few crafters spots available at $25 for a 10 by 10 space. For more information, call the chamber office, 330/424-1803.

Liverpool offering summer classes

East Liverpool will offer two sessions of summer school: June 7 to July 9 and July 12 to Aug. 13. Times are 8 a.m.-noon. Students can attend one or both. Transportation will be provided as well as breakfast and lunch.

Students in grades K-4 and 5-6 will receive instruction and support in reading and engage in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) activities.

Students in grades 7-12 can choose from a wide menu of options. These include but are not limited to ACT prep, garage band, credit recovery, outdoor fitness, life after high school, community garden, leadership and community service.

Registration can be made by calling your child’s school or competing the form found on the district website. Parents are asked to express their interest by April 21.

Dinner benefits Southern pantry

A carryout spaghetti dinner will be held Sunday in Salineville to benefit the Southern community food bank. The dinner — spaghetti and meatballs, tossed salad, bread and butter and fruit jello — will be served from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the fire station located next to the pantry. The cost is $8.

Spring Wildflower Hike

A Spring Wildflower Hike is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. April 17 at Beaver Creek State Park. Space is limited and registration required at beavercreekw@aol.com. BCWEC volunteers Cheryl Mattevi and Eileen Dray-Bardon will lead the hike to view early spring wildflowers and wildlife. The trail ranges from gentle to moderately steep and may be muddy. Dress for the weather, wear sturdy shoes and bring a walking stick if preferred. The hike will be canceled if there is heavy rain. Meet at the basketball court in Beaver Creek State Park. All current COVID procedures will be followed. Wear masks and do not come if feeling sick. Hand sanitizer will be available for all participants at the beginning and end of the hike.

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