The Athens Food Rescue volunteer of the month for December is “Super Sub” Herman Carson. Carson was selected because of all the work that he does and designated “Super Sub” because he fills in all the time for others.

Nelsonville Wesleyan Church, located at the corner of Chestnut and Harper Way, presents the Sounds of the Season concert featuring Jonathan White and The LeBeaus, Saturday, Dec. 7, 7 p.m.

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The Ohio University School of Art + Design presents its annual Winter Ceramics Sale, open to the public in the Seigfred Hall 5th floor lobby, Friday, Dec. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Graduate and undergraduate students in the Ceramics program, as well as faculty artists present work in the sale…

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COOLVILLE — Restore Coolville will host its fourth annual Christmas in the Village celebration featuring a community Christmas parade, outdoor tree lighting, and craft show on Saturday, Dec. 7. All events are free and open to the public.

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Twenty Something Young Adult Musician Showcase with Jenna Kasler, Friday, Dec. 6, 7 p.m., Federal Valley Resource Center,Stewart, free.TheNelsonville Glenford Dugan Post 299 American Legion will host a community breakfast of pancakes, sausage links and scrambled eggs on Saturday, Dec. 8 from…

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The Catholic Women of Athens will hold a Holiday Cookie Walk at Christ The King Parish Center at 75 Stewart St., Athens on Saturday, Dec. 14, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event boasts a vast array of cookies, from classic cutouts to ethnic favorites. The Holiday Cookie Walk provides homemade …

Now that pumpkins are no longer in demand as jack o’lanterns, it’s time to take a look at winter squash as ingredients for late fall and winter meals. Harvested in the fall, winter squash are given this name because their thick skin keeps through the winter. Winter squash are typically dense…

Atomic Credit Union has announced its November Volunteer of the Month is Gracie Jarvis of the Tri-County Career and Training Center. Gracie is both a member of her student-run credit union and also volunteers as a Teller.

Athens Friends and Newcomers (AFAN) will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Dairy Barn Arts Center at 12 p.m., doors open at 11:30 a.m. Featured speaker will be Athens County Prosecutor Keller Blackburn. Blackburn will address issues of importance to Athens County, includin…

The Coolville Community Choir under the direction of Martha S. Matheny will perform its favorite Christmas song selections from its past 40 years of performances on Sunday, Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. at Hemlock Grove Christian Church, 38387 Hemlock Grove Road, Pomeroy. Refreshments will be served foll…

Jacksonville Christmas Parade, Sunday, Dec. 1, lineup at 5 p.m., parade at 5:30 p.m. Route includes 7th Street, 8th Street and Palmer Street. All organizations and churches are welcome to attend. Santa will arrive on stage immediately after the parade.

The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board (317 Board), in conjunction with community partners, held the 17th Annual Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens on Nov. 18-22. The 317 Board serves Athens, Hocking and Vinton Counties.

Doctor for a Day with OU’s Pediatric Club, Saturday, Dec. 7, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Nelsonville Public Library,free. Join Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Pediatrics Club and be a doctor for a day. Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to spend time with real medical…

The Athena Cinema has announced this year’s lineup of classic films for its eighth annual Holiday Film Series, sponsored by Ohio University. Beginning on Thursday, Dec. 5, and concluding Dec. 19, the series offers free admission to holiday movies in exchange for food or cash donations benefi…

Gospel music night at Graham Chapel Church this Friday Nov. 22, 7-10 p.m. All are welcome. Enjoy gospel music and fellowship. Located off County Road 25 (Long Run), look for road on the left (Graham Chapel Road). Church is at top of hill.

POMEROY — The Meigs County Health Department will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Dec. 2 at 8 a.m.

If you have problems sleeping and are up often during the night, you may be at increased risk for potentially dangerous falls. Sleep problems, and the medications used to treat them, may increase the risk of falls.

Parent/teacher conferences will be held at Trimble High School on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 2:45-9:15 p.m. Call the school at 740-767-3434 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are always welcome.