Some Weekend Events: April 5

By: WTAP News
By: WTAP News

FRIDAY: Marietta College-- Shaving heads for childhood cancer
Dyson Baudo Rec Center
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Donations and support needed.
DJ, inflatables, ice cream, prizes

First thing SATURDAY morning: A PANCAKE BREAKFAST to help fund the Relay for Life in Parkersburg.
It's happening at the Applebees in Vienna.
7:30 to 9:30 a.m.
Tickets are just $5
All proceeds to Relay for Life in Parkersburg

Saturday: A SPRING FORWARD 5-K RUN AND WALK.
It's a school challenge to area schools for kids to get out and get fit.
Registration starts at 8 a.m. Race starts at 9
Muskingum Park on Front Street.
$15 adults, $10 students

Saturday: Marietta SPRING CLEAN SWEEP.
It's put on by ReSTORE Marietta each year in hopes to clean up Downtown Marietta and Hamar Village for the spring season.
They need about 60 people to make it all possible.
8 a.m. with everyone meeting at the corner of greene and second street.
It will last until 3 p-m.
Breakfast and lunch will be provided by JD Byrider.

Saturday: EMPTY BOWLS LUNCHEON
11 a.m. To 1 a.m.
The First Congregational Church on Front Street.
Area restaurants have donated food for the luncheon.
$10 for lunch and a bowl, $5 for lunch only.
All proceeds go to local food pantries.

Saturday, TURN FOR TROOPS Purpleheart Pen Project
Woodcraft employee Ben Bice, will be putting on a free demonstration on 'HOW TO TURN A PEN'.
Woodcraft of Parkersburg, 4420 Emerson Avenue
@ 1:00 pm
Why: For the past nine years, Woodcraft employees and customers have been making and sending handmade wooden pens to soldiers in active duty overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as to soldiers in rehabilitation and hospital facilities in the US and abroad. The idea is to show the troops that they are in our thoughts and prayers and that the sacrifices they have made so that we may enjoy the freedoms we have today are acknowledged and appreciated. We would hope that the pens would encourage them to write home to stay in touch with concerned friends and family members.

SUNDAY: HUNTER'S HEROS BINGO FUNDRAISING
12- 1 p.m. At Reno School
$25 at door, 20 games; additional game card packets at the door for $10
prize baskets from vendors
door prizes, raffles, 50/50;

Sunday: MARIETTA'S 225TH BIRTHDAY.
There will be a lecture of Marietta's founders at Campus Martius Museum.
It starts at 2 p.m.

Sunday: WHAT'S IT WORTH?
Parkersburg Arts Center
12 p.m. To 5 p.m.
Professional appraisers give an estimated value
Some things can even be sold there if needed.
$20 in advance at Parkersburg Art Center, bring three items for assessment


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