COMMUNITY CALENDAR


Upcoming public events in Clinton County include:

Wednesday, Feb. 9

Wilmington community blood drive hosted by CMH Regional Health System noon-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 at 610 W. Main St., Wilmington. All registered donors receive the “Counting on You in 2022” long-sleeve t-shirt. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (937) 461-3220.

• Natural Sciences Area (biology, chemistry, math, and physics) at Wilmington College is hosting a research presentation at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in room 149 of the Center for Science and Agriculture, focused on Structural Biology and Human Genetic Disorders. Interested community members are invited to attend.

Saturday, Feb. 12

• Heart Fund Dance at Fraternal Order of Eagles #1224 featuring Blue Steel Band 8 p.m.-midnight, the Eagles’ biggest annual fundraiser for Auxiliary Heart Fund campaign. Cost $10 at the door; 50/50 drawing, raffle, and more.

Sweetheart Hike at Cowan Lake State Park Saturday, Feb. 12. Meet at the Nature Center at 2 p.m. for a 1.5-mile hike. Bring your favorite sweetheart to share the beauty of nature together at this annual event. Co-sponsored by the Friends Caring for Cowan Lake, who will have refreshments available.

Thursday, Feb. 17

• Blanchester community blood drive Thursday, Feb. 17 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at the Blanchester Church of Christ, 911 Cherry St. All registered donors receive the “Counting on You in 2022” long-sleeve t-shirt. Schedule an appointment online at www.DonorTime.com or call (937) 461-3220.

Saturday, Feb. 19

• Hotel California — Eagles tribute band at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19 at the Murphy Theatre. For more information or to reserve your tickets, visit www.themurphytheatre.org or call 937-382-3643 or email [email protected] .

Saturday, Feb. 26

“George Washington Carver and Friends”, a matinee performance for youth by Bright Star Touring Theatre, at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Murphy Theatre. For more information or to reserve your tickets, visit www.themurphytheatre.org or call 937-382-3643 or email [email protected] .

Meat Loaf Cook-Off at American Legion Post 49, 140 E. Locust St., Wilmington, 6-7:30 p.m. (or until food is gone). Dinner will include meat loaf. green beans, mac & cheese and roll for $6/person. Anyone who submits a meat loaf for judging (one person per meat loaf) will not be charged for their meal. Entertainment 7-11 p.m. by Josh Ferreira.

Saturday, March 12

• “Love Letters” starring Amy Yasbeck and Steve Burnette — presented by, and marking the debut of, the Murphy Stage Company — is a one-night-only fundraiser performance at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 12 at the Murphy Theatre. The funny yet heart-touching play will be the return of Amy Yasbeck to her Uncle Charlie Murphy’s theatre.

Friday, March 18

• The Drowsy Lads “Post-St. Patty’s Day Hangover Concert” is at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 18 at the Murphy Theatre. For more information or to reserve your tickets, visit www.themurphytheatre.org or call 937-382-3643 or email [email protected] .

Saturday, March 19

• “Country Legends Tribute Tour” featuring the hits of Garth Brooks, Toby Keith and Keith Urban at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 19 at the Murphy Theatre. For more information or to reserve your tickets, visit www.themurphytheatre.org or call 937-382-3643 or email [email protected] .

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