Upcoming local in-person public events are listed below. We recommend you check with each individual event/organization for updates on changes, cancellations or postponements, and for information on safety requirements (masks, social distancing, etc.) for any events you plan to attend.
Thursday, Feb. 25
• “Red, Black and Blue”: Wilmington College’s Diversity in Action (DNA) organization is hosting the second part of a community discussion addressing multiple perspectives of the Red Lives Matter, Black Lives Matter and Blue Lives Matter movements at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 on Facebook Live. While WC students, faculty and staff can attend the event in person, the College’s COVID-19 restrictions require that those interested from the greater community access the live feed at facebook.com/wcmulticulturalaffairs .
• Blanchester community blood drive 3-7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at the Blanchester Church of Christ, 911 Cherry St. Registered donors get the “Team Donor” long-sleeve t-shirt, “Fight. Heal. Give” face mask, and free COVID-19 antibody testing. Make an appointment at www.DonorTime.com or call (937) 461-3220.
Friday, Feb. 26
• Fish fries presented by Knights of Columbus Council 3369 at St. Columbkille Catholic Church 4:30-7 p.m. on Fridays — Feb. 26 and March 5, 12 and 19; carry-out only this year. Cost is $12 per meal — which will include a choice of six fried shrimp, three pieces of fried fish or three pieces of baked fish — and a choice of three of the following sides: potato wedges, mac-n-cheese, green beans and cole slaw; also, homemade dessert for a donation.