Reno Garden Club annual plant and bake sale, 8 a.m. to noon, May 7, Reno Volunteer Fire Department, Sandhill Road, follow signs.
"Mary, Mary", 8 p.m., May 7; Mid Ohio Valley Players Theatre, 227 Putnam St., Marietta; adults $10, seniors and students $8, youth $5; (740) 350-9517.
Mother's Day Tea, 2 p.m., May 7, Betsey Mills Club, 300 Fourth St., Marietta; reservations, 373-4981.
Music on the Levee, 7 p.m., May 7, Lions Kreamy Kreations, 110-112 Greene Street, Marietta; featuring Blackwater Run; bring lawn chair; ice cream; music; 373-8500.
Marietta derby trot, noon, May 7, starts at Top Drawer Furniture; 2 to 4 p.m., stick horse racing; numerous activities; 374-3500.
Mid-Ohio Valley Dragon Boat Organization new member orientation, 9:30 to 11 a.m., May 7, Marietta College boathouse, Gilman Street, Marietta; 373-5316.
ABC Players present "The Pajama Game", May 7, 13, 15, Stuart's Opera House, 52 Public Square, Nelsonville; $10 advance, $12 door, $7 students; (740) 753-1924.
Bluegrass music jam, 5:30 p.m., May 7, River's Edge Activity Center, Ohio 7, 4 1/2 miles south of Sardis and 1/2 miles north of Fly; (740) 865-2288.
Evergreen Series Mother's Day concert "An Afternoon of George Gershwin", 3 p.m., May 8, Harvey Graham auditorium, Washington State Community College; free and open to the public; free tea and cookies; 374-8716.
Mother's Day 5K run and walk, 2 p.m., May 8, Belpre Civitan Park; includes free kids races up to 12 years old.
Pancake breakfast and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 8, Mt. Moriah Lodge #37, 6th St.. Beverly; donation only; sponsored by Boy Scout Troop 222; 984-4143.
Wesley Township Volunteer Ladies Auxiliary Mother's Day smorgasbord, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., May 8; Bartlett Firehouse, Bartlett; $7.50 for adults and $3.50 for children 12 and under.
Annual Mother's Day dinner, 11 a.m., May 8, Fearing Township VFD, 1975 Stanleyville Road, Whipple; adults $7.50, children $3.50.
"Gardening For Butterflies", 6:30 p.m., May 9, Barlow Branch Library, Ohio 339; Master Gardener, Juanita Baker; free and open to public; space limited; sign-up requested, (740) 678-0103.
Screening for 2011-2012 Preschool openings at Ewing School, May 9, Ewing School; 373-3781.
New Matamoras Library annual quilt and craft show, 10 a.m., May 9, New Matamoras Nazarene Church; bring quilts and other crafts to share; audience participation program; (740) 865-3386.
Washington County Republican Women's Club meeting, noon, May 9, First Baptist Church, Marietta; $5 per person; guest speaker, Scott Britton from The Castle; all Republicans and those interested in learning or joining are welcome and asked to RSVP (740) 236-0052 by May 5.
Mini relay event for Relay For Life of Washington County, 1 p.m., May 9, Beverly-Center Elementary School, Beverly; will be honoring Elizabeth Schilling, 93 years old, and a 44 year cancer survivor; her great-grandchildren attend school there and she will be walking the survivor lap with them.
Warm Water Arthritis classes, 3:30, 4:30 or 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Ewing School; $2 per class; to register, 373-3781, ext. 21.
Barlow Township annual cleanup day, May 10, township hall, 567 Warrior Drive, dumpsters provided; cannot accept batteries, tires, fuel tanks, paint, and hazardous chemicals.
Lunch, noon, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Belpre Senior Citizens Center, Washington Boulevard, Belpre; $2; Thursdays are potluck.
Wings and Keno, 6 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5108, 319 Pike St., Marietta; 374-9038.
Free health screenings, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, Outreach Meeting Room, Marietta Memorial Hospital; no appointment needed.
Mid Ohio Valley Dragon Boat Team exercise program, 5 to 6 p.m., Tuesdays, Betsey Mills Club gym; anyone interested in dragon boating is welcome; email@example.com.
Triple Step'n line dancing classes, Tuesdays, O'Neill Center, Marietta; open to all ages; couples, 6 p.m.; beginners, 6:30 p.m.; intermediate, 7:30 p.m.
Salad luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 11, Presbyterian Church of Beverly; $6 per person; carry-outs available.
The River City Farmers Market on Wednesdays beginning May 11 from 3 to 6 p.m., The Washington County Fair Grounds 922 Front St., Marietta; (740) 984-2840 or (304) 428-4641 or rivercityfarmersmarket.org.
Zumba classes at Knights of Columbus in Churchtown, 5:30 p.m., Wednesdays; 9 a.m. Fridays; on Ohio 676; $5 per class; 525-4801 or Facebook Churchtown Zumba; 525-4801.
Story Time at the Beverly Branch Library; 11 a.m., Wednesdays; adult must accompany the children, last about an hour and can include stories, crafts, small movies, games, and a snack; (740) 984-4060.
Chair volleyball games, 10 a.m., Wednesdays and Fridays, O'Neill Center, Marietta; free.
TOPS OH 1809, Beverly, meets 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Fifth Street Church of Christ, Fifth Street, Beverly; 984-2706.
Adult basic literacy education classes, for basic skills training, 5:30 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Washington State Community College, Room B 203, main building; new student orientations, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Friday, 568-1960.
Cards, bingo, pool, dominoes played, all day Tuesdays and Thursdays, Belpre Senior Citizens Center, Washington Boulevard, Belpre.
Campus Martius Museum, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays through Saturdays, and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays year round; open to groups by appointment; 373-3750.
Ohio River Museum, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday; closed Tuesday; 601 Front Street, Marietta; 373-3750.
"Marietta Garden Party", 6 to 9 p.m., May 13, Riverside Artists Gallery, 219 Second St.; featured artists Todd Morrow, wood and stone sculpture and Betsy Cook, ornamental ironwork food, music, drink and garden art.
Music on the Levee, 7 p.m., May 13, featuring Jim Smith, Lions Kreamy Kreations,110-112 Greene Street, Marietta; bring lawn chair; ice cream and music.
Become a Red Cross volunteer instructor, First Aid/CPR/AED course, 5:30 p.m., May 13; 8:30 a.m., May 14; 8:30 a.m., May 15; to register, 373-0281.
Annual Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce fundraising golf outing, noon, May 13, Oxbow Golf Course; proceeds to Dick Thomas Memorial Scholarship fund; (740) 423-8934 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Seventh annual Nelsonville Music Festival, May 13-15, Robbins Crossing, campus of Hocking College; www.nelsonvillefest.org.
"Saving the Snyder", W.P. Snyder Jr. steamboat documentary, premiere in Marietta, May 13; tickets $10 at the door; (740) 593-4944.
New Genealogical Library at the Daughters of the American Revolution House, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., most Fridays, DAR House, 507 Eighth St., Marietta; open to the public, no admission; 373-6684.
Country music, 6 p.m., covered dish dinner at 6:30 p.m., May 14, Bethel Community Center; everyone welcome; free but donations accepted: Ohio 260 and Ohio 537, Marr; (740) 934-9515 or (740) 934-2545.
Ohio Valley Riding Association Open Horse Show, registration at 8 a.m.; shows at 9 a.m., May 14 and 15, Stonegate Farm,Coolville; www.ohiovalleyridingassociation.com; free admission for spectators.
Music on the Levee, 7 p.m., May 14, featuring Country Pickers, Lions Kreamy Kreations,110-112 Greene Street.
The Valley Gem Sternwheeler, opened May 1; 90 minute cruises Saturdays and Sundays except May 8 and 28; begin 2:30 p.m., 601 Front St., Marietta; $12, adults; $11, seniors 55 and older; $6, children ages 3-12; 373-7862.
Marietta Community Church, 10 a.m., Marietta YMCA.
The Salvation Army of Marietta, Sunday school, 10 a.m.; holiness meeting (worship) at 11 a.m., 136 Front Street; 373-4034.
"Good News from Christ," radio program of worship and music from Christ United Methodist Church, Marietta, 10:06 a.m., each Sunday, on WMOA, AM 1490; 374-3438.
Seniorcise, 11:30 a.m. to noon, Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, O'Neill Center, Marietta; $12 month.
Educational group meeting, 2 to 3 p.m. Mondays; free; for victims and survivors of abuse; presented by EVE Inc.; 374-5820.
Tai chi, 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., Mondays, O'Neill Center, Marietta.
Landscape Pruning Walk-About, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., May 17, Washington State Community College, 710 Colegate Drive, Marietta, Arts & Sciences Building; rain or shine; $15 registration includes a set of hand pruners or folding pruning saw, and handouts; registration flyer at go.osu.edu/CeY or 376-7431.
Zumba Gold, five week session starts 11 a.m., May 17, The Betsey Mills Club; $30 for members, $35 for non-members; pacing for active older participants and those just starting; space limited, reservations, 373-4981.
Cardio Kickboxing (TurboKick) classes, 5:30 to 6:10 p.m., starting Wednesday, May 4, Marietta Boot Camp; $5 a session; open to men and women 18 and over; 350-6883.
Group exercise class, 5:30 to 6:15 p.m., Wednesdays, Ewing School Gym; $5 per person; pre-registration is needed; (740) 525-4630.
Zumba, Latin Hip-Hop Cardio Dance class, 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, the O'Neill Center; $5 drop in fee; 373-3914.
Liberty Township Trustees annual Spring cleanup, for residents of Liberty Township, May 19, Township Community Building; 585-2213, 585-2578 or 585-2501.
Story time will be held at the Belpre Library on Thursday mornings at 10:30. Stories, crafts, songs and snacks; 740-423-8381.
Singles fellowship, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sand Hill United Methodist Church, Boaz, W.Va.; (304) 375-2802.
Senior bingo, 10 a.m., Thursdays, O'Neill Center, Marietta.
Hand and Foot cards, 1 p.m., Thursdays, O'Neill Center, Marietta.
Friends of the Marietta Public Library's Spring used-book sale, 5 to 7 p.m., May 20, Friends of the Marietta Library only, memberships available before the sale; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., May 21; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., May 23; bag day, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., $2 for a bag of books; proceeds to help fund library programming; 617 Fifth St., beside the library; donations welcome; 373-1057.
AM Boot Camp Class every Monday through Friday morning, 5:45 to 6:30 a.m., leaves at the old Becky Thatcher Parking lot; $8 per person; (740) 350-6883.
Free lunch and clothing giveaway, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., May 21, United Methodist Church, 503 Seventh St., Marietta.
Benefit Mud Bog/ATV Poker Run, May 21, 22; 9 a.m. to noon, registration for Mud Bog with racing at 1 p.m.; $20 entry fee, spectators asked to make donation; concessions, awards; all proceeds to help with financial hardship for the family of Shila Campbell, diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer; (304) 966-0112 or (304) 665-2223.
Second annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival 5K Memorial Run and Walk, 8 a.m., Saturday, May 28, East Muskingum Park, Marietta; pre-registration fee, $12 and postmarked by May 20; after May 20, $15; registration forms available at www.ohioriversternwheelfestival.org; (740) 525-3713.
Spring Salon Series Trillium Piano Trio Concert "We're Wild About Harry", 3 to 5 p.m., May 22, The Castle, 418 Fourth St., Marietta; music composed by Harry Warren and Harold Arlen; refreshments; for reservations, 373-4180; individual ticket for one concert, $15 for adults, $10 for students.
The Valley Gem Sternwheeler Monday Morning Muffin Cruise, May 30, Memorial Day, 10:30 a.m., 601 Front St., Marietta; $10 for adults, $9 for seniors 55 and older, $5 for children ages 3-12; includes coffee, muffins and lemonade; reservations not necessary but can be made, 373-7862 or www.valleygemsternwheeler.com.
Zumbatomic, for children ages 4-12, 6 to 6:45 p.m., five week session starts June 6, The Betsey Mills Club; $40 for members and $45 for non-members; space is limited, to reserve, 373-4981.
Aqua Zumba, five week session starts 5 p.m., June 6; 6 p.m., June 8; 12:30 p.m., June 11; The Betsey Mills Club; $30 for members and $35 for non-members; to take two classes, the cost will be $55 for members, and $65 for non-members; space is limited; to reserve, 373-4981.