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Friday, June 26th

What: Food Truck Friday
When: Friday at 11 AM – 2 PM
Where: CNAC parking lot Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Join us at the CNAC parking lot for Food Truck Friday featuring the Sweet Stop and The Big R BBQ!

What: WMOVP Radio Theatre – Superman
When: Friday at 7 PM – 7:30 PM
Where: Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Great fun for the whole family! Faster than a speeding bullet! More powerful than a locomotive! Able to leap tall buildings at a single bound! Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s SUPERMAN! The radio show aimed at young and old listeners alike debuted in 1940. We will present two short episodes – Baby from Krypton and the Silver Clipper! Join us Friday, June 26 at 7:00 p.m. through Zoom: or call in to hear the audio at 301-715-8592 or 312-626-6799, Webinar ID: 936 2677 9110.

What: Back-to-School Immunization Clinic (ages 10+)
When: Friday at 10 AM – 3 PM
Where: Washington County Health Department 342 Muskingum Dr. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Getting your children and teens ready to go back to school is the perfect time to make sure they are up-to-date with their immunizations. The Drive-Thru Clinic is for age 10+ Back-to-School Immunizations. Friday, June 26, 2020, 10 am – 3 pm & Friday, July 24, 2020, 10 am – 3 pm WHERE: Washington County Health Department parking lot. Enter 342 Muskingum Drive and Exit Colgate Drive, Marietta, Ohio To visit our regular clinic please call 740-374-2782 ext. 3333 to make an appointment. Recommended: Masks and starting the immunization form beforehand.  The recommended immunizations can be found here If you don’t have health insurance, or if it does not cover vaccines, the Vaccines for Children program may be able to help.

What: Friday ZUMBA
When: Friday at 10 AM – 11 AM
Where: Marietta Dance Academy 108 Front St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Join licensed ZUMBA instructor, Stephanie Sanderson, every Friday morning for an aerobic fitness class inspired by various styles of Latin American dance music. Class starts at 10am LIVE or you may prepay and join us via ZOOM.

What: Pressure Canner Testing
When: Friday at 9 AM – 11 AM
Where: OSU Extension- Washington County 202 Davis Ave. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Testing pressure canner lids for FREE by appointment only. Please use the ticket link to reserve your spot.

What: Girls Night! Cooking Class
When: Friday at 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
Where: The Changed Plate 803 Farson St. Belpre, OH 45714
Detail: A fun evening with your gal pals featuring tequila lime chicken. RSVP: COST: $10

What: Friday & Healthy Jr Chef Camp (Age 8-12)
When: Friday at 9 AM – 12 PM
Where: The Changed Plate 803 Farson St. Belpre, OH 45714
Detail: Light, Healthy, and Fun Foods! Healthy does not mean boring! In this camp our students will learn light, portable, and healthy meal, and snack options to keep them fueled no matter where their summer takes them. Our menu includes fruit and veggie skewers with dip, how to build nutritious salads, fruit sushi, and more! At the end of the week, we will host an open house and graduation ceremony for family members view their jr. chef’s skills. Reserve your spot at Cost $150 per student Class Size: Limit 10 See Less

What: Shop PKB Downtown
When: Friday at 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Where: Downtown PKB
Detail: #ShopPKB is a shop local campaign we started in downtown Parkersburg in an effort to help our businesses attract shoppers to downtown. It is a spending campaign where shoppers submit $150 in receipts spent at downtown Parkersburg businesses to Downtown PKB for a quarterly $25 Visa gift card, sponsored by Truist (formally BB&T). The rules for the contest are simple – 1) Make Your Purchase – Collect receipts from purchases made at a minimum of (3) participating downtown businesses. A list of participating can be found at 2) Keep Your Receipts – Collect your receipts until you reach $150. Once you have reached $150, mail / email your receipts to Downtown PKB (PO Box 1671, Parkersburg, WV 26101 / by the 15th following the end of the prior quarter. Each submission must include your name, return address, phone number, email address and a listing of included receipts. The whole $150 must be purchased during the same quarter. The maximum amount that counts from each receipt is $75. Quarter dates and receipt submissions are…. – First quarter: January 1 – March 31, receipts due by April 15 – Second quarter: April 1 – June 30, receipts due by July 15 – Third quarter: July 1 – September 30, receipts due by October 15 – Fourth quarter: October 1 – December 31, receipts due by January 15 *Only one submission per person per quarter. 3) Thank The Bank – The first 25 people each quarter to submit their receipts to Downtown PKB will be awarded a $25 Visa gift card, sponsored by Truist (formally BB&T). Winners can pick up their gift cards at Truist located at 329 E. 8th Street, Parkersburg, and thank the bank for sponsoring the promotion. If you have any questions about the #ShopPKB program, email Jessica Strickler at

Saturday, June 27th

What: Jake Binegar at The Townhouse
When: Saturday at 9 PM
Where: Town House 230 Front St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Dinner and a show! Come enjoy some live country music on The Townhouse patio June 27th @ 9PM! The cover charge is $8. *You will be asked to pay the cover charge if you have dinner on the patio before the show and choose to stay for the show*

What: Collin Raye Live Stream Concert! Online Event
When: Saturday at 8 PM – 9 PM
Where: Peoples Bank Theatre 222 Putnam St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: #100Daysfor100Years Live-Stream Benefit Concerts from the PBT Stage! Watch here: The Peoples Bank Theatre has been a fixture of Marietta and the MOV for 100 years. And we have big plans for the next 100 years. It is the next 100 DAYS that are tricky. We have a full and diverse schedule of events well into 2021. We cannot wait to see everyone in person again — on the stage, and in the seats. Until then, we will be providing “Live-Stream Concerts from the PBT Stage.” We have set a goal of $100,000 for our live streaming campaign to keep the theatre operational in these troubled times. All funds raised go directly to paying utilities and other fixed costs, as well as expenses related to re-starting in compliance with safe opening guidelines. And spread the word! Yell it, scream it, clap your hands, and pound your feet like you are calling the band back for an encore! Please help us thrive by using your voice now (and tell a friend or 100 friends!). #100Daysfor100Years Thank you! Collin Raye Bio: Born Floyd Elliot Wray on August 22, 1960 in De Queen, Arkansas, country artist Collin Raye was one of the true hit makers of the 1990’s. Collin still continues to crank out soulful, heartfelt material with the honesty and richness that is signature to his vocals alone. With 24 top ten records, 16 #1 hits, and having been a 10-time male vocalist of the year nominee (5 CMA and 5 ACM), this truly electrifying performer of his era remains one of the great voices of our time. Collin Raye is nothing if not passionate. His soulful delivery has set country standards in such searing ballads as “Love, Me,” “In This Life,” “Not That Different” and “If I were you”. Always an energizing showman, he has also blazed through such vivid rockers as “My Kind of Girl,” “That’s My Story,” “I Can Still Feel You” and “I Want You Bad.” Collin shot to fame with “Love, Me” in 1991. Listeners were so moved by this golden and pure voice that this song set the cornerstone for a career built on meaningful and emotional songs that have often been used for weddings, anniversaries, memorial services, and funerals. When “Little Rock”, an anthem for those struggling with addiction recovery, hit the chart in 1994, its video led to over 100,000 phone calls to Alcoholics Anonymous from folks seeking help in their addictions. “Not That Different” was a song that pleaded for tolerance. “In This Life” became a wedding favorite, and “I Think About You” won awards for its song and video which exposed the exploitation of women and children. Collin Raye has consistently used his stardom to advance social causes. Among the organizations he has supported are Boys Town, First Steps, Al-Anon, Special Olympics, Country Cares About AIDS, Catholic Relief Services, Parade of Pennies, Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, The Tennessee Task Force Against Domestic Violence, The Emily Harrison Foundation, Childhelp USA, Silent Witness National Initiative, Easter Seals, The Life and Hope Network, and Make a Difference Day. It came as no surprise when in 2001 at the Country Radio Seminar, Clint Black presented Collin Raye with the organization’s Humanitarian of the Year award in recognition of Collin’s issue-oriented music and his tireless charity work. The man who has topped the charts with such great songs as “On the Verge,” “One Boy, One Girl,” “What the Heart Wants,” “Every Second”, “That Was a River”, “Anyone Else”, and “If I were you” continues to touch hearts across the globe in both traditional and new ways . Collin Raye’s new outreach is very personal. In 2010, after the loss of his precious 10 year old grandchild, Haley, Collin and his daughter Britanny (Haley’s mother) established The Haley Bell Blessed Chair Foundation to honor her memory. The Foundation supports and assists families of the cognitively and physically disabled with a primary emphasis on supplying wheelchairs and other necessary medical equipment to elevate the quality of life for the disabled family member in need. Collin wrote a very special song for Haley called, “She’s with me”, which carries a powerful message for families of special needs children. Additionally, in 2011 Collin released his first inspirational album, His Love Remains, which quickly shot to #1 on Amazon for inspirational and religious music. In 2013, Collin released his latest album, “Still on the Line“, which is a tribute album to his longtime friend and country music legend, Glen Campbell, who continues to battle Alzheimer’s Disease. The album, featuring Ricky Skaggs and Billy Dean, includes classic Glen Campbell hits. Collin continues to perform his traditional country music across America and abroad and has added Christian and Catholic concerts to his tour schedule as well. His autobiography, A Voice Undefeated, was released April 2014. He currently resides in Nashville, TN with his daughter, Britanny and granddaughter, Mattie.

What: Night of Kings: Metal Ball
When: Saturday at 7 PM
Where: The Dils Center 521 Market St. Parkersburg, WV
Detail: Come out and celebrate things getting back to normal post Covid19 Get out your leather and chains because Night of Kings is here! It’s like a masquerade ball without the mask, and more metal than you can handle! I want to see your best metal outfits. Maybe we’ll give a prize to best dressed. These are some awesome bands will fill that metal void in your heart for one night only at the Dils Center. Rat Race Riot Zeroking $10 Cover. Must be 18 or older. Drinks and concessions will be available for purchase. Doors open at 7:00pm Music starts at 8:00pm Line up is as follows. 8:00 Rat Race Riot 10:30 Zeroking

Wednesday, July 1st

What: Happy Hour Smoothies!
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 12 PM – 2 PM
Where: The Changed Plate 803 Farson St. Belpre, OH 45714
Detail: Every Wednesday from 12pm-2pm we will be doing Happy Hour Smoothies in our teaching kitchen! You can choose to build your own smoothie using our fresh ingredients, or you can choose our signature smoothie special. Either way, your smoothie is made fresh right in front of you! Each smoothie is $5 with as many ingredients as you would like.

What: Yoga at the Point – Parkersburg Art Center
When: Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 6 PM – 7 PM
Where: The Point Park 113 Ann Street Parkersburg
Detail: We are beyond excited to get outside and see all of your fabulous faces. Join us on July 1st for Yoga at the Point. EVERYONE is sponsored and paid for by Parkersburg Art Center. We will not require any registration or sign ins this summer to help keep a safe social distance. Please bring your own yoga mat and water. ***This summer, we would also like to collect non perishable food items for the Mid Ohio Valley Fellowship Home food pantry, so please bring an item each Wed. if possible.***

Thursday, July 2nd

What: Strong Nation (formerly Strong by Zumba)
When: Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 6 PM – 7 PM
Where: Marietta Dance Academy 108 Front St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: This is STRONG Nation – the Revolutionary HIIT Workout Using only your body weight, STRONG Nation™ will test your strength and stamina in a powerful cardio and muscle-conditioning session in one, all led by original music designed for the workout. It’s time to really make the most out of your workout. Bring a yoga mat for floorwork. $5 per person or a punch on your punchcard. Also available on ZOOM during this time

Friday, July 3rd

What: 4th of July Cookout & Festivities!
When: Friday, July 3, 2020 at 11 AM – 2 PM
Where: The Changed Plate 803 Farson St. Belpre, OH 45714
Detail: The Changed Plate will be hosting an outside cookout extravaganza complete with grilled to order lunch & games! We will be utilizing some parking lot and grass space outside to set up a grill area, games, and some outside seating. Tickets will be sold inside the restaurant for $8 where you will receive your beverage. Your ticket earns you a complete meal and access to all the festivities. Each meal includes one chicken skewer, one veggie skewer, one potato skewer, pasta salad, a slice of pie, and a beverage (tea, lemonade or water.) Message us or contact Rene’ Williams at (740)516-9674 or with questions.

Saturday, July 4th

What: Tractor Supply Swap
When: Saturday, July 4, 2020 at 10 AM – 2 PM
Where: Parkersburg Farm Swap Vendors 101 Tara Ln. Parkersburg, WV
Detail: FREE SET UP… Poultry, Livestock, Small Animals, Farm Puppies And Barn Kittens. Animal Supplies, Farm Equipment, Garden Veggies, Hand Crafted Items..Buy Sell Trade..

Sunday, July 5th

What: Independence Day Tournament
When: Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 5 PM – 10 PM
Where: Catfish Paradise 12769 Veto Rd. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: $25 buy in plus ticket cost ($16 for 12 hours, $23 for 24 hours, $41 for 48 hours) $3 slots (optional) $10 big fish (optional) $5 target weight (optional) $59 total with everything and a 12 hour ticket. We hope to see you all here. Have a safe and fun holiday.

Monday, July 6th

What: Fitness in the Park
When: Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7 PM – 8 PM
Where: Parkersburg’s City Park!
Detail: Let us Get Fit Together! The YMCA of Parkersburg will be offering FREE outdoor fitness classes at Parkersburg’s City Park! Beginning July 6th, classes will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday evenings from 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Classes are led by Parkersburg YMCA instructors. Participants should dress comfortably and bring water, as well as a towel or mat for Cardio Drumming and Yoga. The 2020 Fitness in the Park schedule is as follows: Mondays – Cardio Drumming 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesdays – Yoga 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Wednesdays – Zumba 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM For more information email In the case of inclement weather, please call the Y at (304) 485-5585, ext. 213, for possible cancellations.

Wednesday, July 8th

What: Yoga at the Point – McClinton Chevrolet & Mitsubishi
When: Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 6 PM – 7 PM
Where: The Point Park 113 Ann Street Parkersburg
Detail: Public  · Hosted by Yoga At The Point Park We are beyond excited to get outside and see all of your fabulous faces. Join us on July 8th for Yoga at the Point. EVERYONE is sponsored and paid for by McClinton Chevrolet & Mitsubishi. We will not require any registration or sign ins this summer to help keep a safe social distance. Please bring your own yoga mat and water. ***This summer, we would also like to collect nonperishable food items for the Mid Ohio Valley Fellowship Home food pantry, so please bring an item each Wed. if possible.***

Thursday, July 9th

What: Art On The Island: Walnut Grove
When: Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 1 PM – 3 PM
Where: Parkersburg Art Center 725 Market St. Parkersburg, WV
Detail: ART ON THE ISLAND: WALNUT GROVE This is the first of four painting parties being held at Blennerhassett State Park! You will be taking the 1:00 p.m. boat over to Blennerhassett Island from Point Park on Thursday, July 9th. Jessie Siefert will meet you at the dock. For this painting you will be working with acrylics on canvas to create an artful rendering of the island’s walnut grove. No experience is necessary. Light snacks will be provided. After your painting party, you are welcome to stay and play on the island for the rest of the afternoon! REGISTER BY MONDAY JULY 6 so we can reserve your seat on the boat. Boat capacity is limited due to COVID-19 health restrictions. All ages are welcome, but children 12 and under with an adult. Cost is $40 (includes all art materials, snacks and transportation) No member rate for this class.

Friday, July 10th

What: Escape 2120 – Movie Premiere
When: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 8 PM – 10 PM
Where: Peoples Bank Theatre 222 Putnam St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Escape 2120 will make its world debut at Peoples Bank Theatre on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 8:00pm. Marietta filmmaker Brian Bennett produced and directed the 115 minute science fiction movie with abundant help from local crew, family, friends, and businesses. The film features various film locations throughout the Mid-Ohio Valley: The Betsey Mills Club, Boxers Bed and Biscuits, Hocking Hills State Park, and the beautiful AirBnB home owned by Kim van Rijn and Mark Dasher. In this family-friendly adventure film, a detached orphan teen escapes to the future in suspended animation, but when he arrives at a natural utopia, he must evade a lynch mob convinced he’s the prophesied Devil’s Child.

What: Fundraising Friday: HSOV
When: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10 AM – 11 AM
Where: Marietta Dance Academy 108 Front St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Join Stephanie Sanderson Fitness every Friday in July to raise money for a great cause! Zumba starts at 10am and is $5 a person to attend. Each year, the HSOV provides a temporary safe haven for over 2000 stray, lost and or abused animals. HSOV staff and volunteers work to educate the residents of Washington and surrounding counties on the need for humane care of animals, the need for animal population through spay and neuter and the relief of animal suffering. HSOV works with the Washington County Sheriff Department to investigate complaints of animal abuse and neglect. HSOV facilitates the adoption of animals by people who can demonstrate that they will provide care consistent with the purposes of the Humane Society. HSOV strives to decrease euthanasia of healthy, adoptable animals.

What: Funny For A Cause Bryon B. Prichett Benefit
When: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 6 PM – 11 PM
Where: The Dils Center 521 Market St. Parkersburg, WV
Detail: Please join The Misfits of Comedy and The Dils Center for “Funny For a Cause” a benefit for the Prichett Family, Show Starts at 6pm. Hosted by the Very Talented Timmy Evans. with The Misfits of Comedy’s crew live @ Epic Flavors2 Event’s Hall inside The Dils Center ALL Proceeds will go to The Prichett family Only @ The Heartbeat of Parkersburg

What: praise at the point
When: Friday, July 10, 2020 at 7 PM
Where: The Point 113 Ann St. Parkersburg, WV
Detail: Have you been quarantined long enough, has your church not opened yet? Come out and worship with us on the beautiful Ohio River at Point Park on July 10th at 7PM. Praise and worship music, preaching, speakers, dramas, and spiritual paintings… bring a chair and a heart of worship.. God wants to move in our community..bringing Jesus outside of the four walls… see you there.. Hebrews 10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together,as the manner of some is;

Saturday, July 11th

What: Quarter Auction Fundraiser
When: Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 11 AM – 2 PM
Where: Marietta Church of God 501 Colegate Dr. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Kingdom Creations Outreach Ministry is hosting a Quarter Auction Fundraiser. Doors open at 11 am and auction will begin at 12 pm. Table spaces are being rented 1 for $20. Limited spaces available. Payment reserves space. No payments at door. Each vendor and crafter should bring two items for donation to the outreach ministry. One for the auction and one for the door prize drawing. We will also be auctioning off items from local stores like Walmart, Apex True Value, Regal Cinema, and more!! Please send payments to the Marietta Church of God at 501 Colegate Drive, Marietta, OH 45750. We will also accept payments via PayPal. Contact Candace via email at if you are interested in being a vendor. If you do not contact via email there is no guarantee you will get a response. Thank you!!

What: An Insider’s Tour
When: Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Where: Campus Martius Museum 601 2nd St. Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Take a deeper look at The Pioneers who David McCullough focuses on in his latest book! David McCullough tells the story of their legacy; Let us show you a closer look at their lives, their possessions, and the home of General Rufus Putnam. Hear the stories that make the invisible, visible. See what the Coonskin Library truly existed of and understand the kind of librarian Ephraim Cutler was. Learn answers to questions such as: Did they live in hollow trees? where did Putnam entertain guests? Or Did Rufus Putnam actually save the Continental Army from destruction? Join us for an inside look at the stories of these early settlers narrated by William Reynolds, Campus Martius Museum’s historian and a research contributor to David McCullough while writing his book, The Pioneers. Cost: $10.00 plus admission to Campus Martius Museum Limit 20. Reservations Recommended DATES IN THIS SERIES: July 11 & 25 August 8 & 15 September 5 & 26

What: Marietta Tigers Golf Scramble
When: SATURDAY, JULY 11, 2020 AT 8 AM – 12 PM
Where: Marietta Country Club 705 Pike Street Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Support the Marietta High School Tiger Golf Team while having a great time playing golf at the Marietta Country Club. #MariettaTigerGolf 4-Person Scramble $300 per team Previous Sponsors: Due to the Covid 19 Pandemic we will be placing last year’s hole sponsor signs at the holes FREE this year as a THANK YOU for your support. As per the CDC Guidelines, the following changes will occur (subject to change as CDC restrictions ease) • Tee Times will be assigned – you will be contacted by the means you indicate below. • Carts – Current CDC guidelines for carts, at the date of the event, will be followed. Register early! The proceeds from past outings have allowed us to bring MHS Golf up to the growing standards for today’s high school golf programs through the purchase of team shirts, range finders, and golf bags. Recently it allowed us to set up an indoor golf practice facility to allow our student-athletes to hone their skills regardless of the time of year.

What: Scavenger Hunt From Your Car
When: Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 9 AM – 11 AM
Where: Parkersburg News and Sentinel Parking Lot
Detail: Join Relay For Life of Wood County for a scavenger hunt from your car. Donation of $20 to participate. Registration starts at 8:30 or you can pre-register.

What: Well Women Clinic
When: Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 10 AM – 1 PM
Where: Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Well-woman exams are the first line of defense against diseases of the female reproductive system. Many women avoid the annual exam because they want to avoid the pelvic exam. We understand but emphasize to all of our patients that the annual exam can save their lives. Current patients can make an appointment starting at 10am for paps and well-woman exams. Current patients should call the office to schedule an appointment.

What: Ladies Day On The Farm
When: Country Roads Lavender & Herb Farm 227 Missouri Run Road Parkersburg, WV
Where: Marietta, OH 45750
Detail: Saturday, July 11, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm Drive the tractor, build and plant an herb planter box, plant some lavender in the field and use a plant auger, and end with a campfire cookout! Wear comfy clothes, solid shoes, and sunscreen and bring a camp chair if you have one. We will have chests of water, a Porta John, some camp chairs, and a good time! Dinner on us at the campfire cookout: hot dogs, potato chips, s’mores. 10 registrations. First come, first serve. Each registration can have a plus one. One planter box per registration Registrations are $50.00 You will be asked to sign a waiver. Rain date will July 18.


Belpre Homecoming will be held August 1st. More info to come.

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darla My name is Darla Brannan. I have Spinal Muscular Atrophy type 3. I use a wheelchair to get around. I work 30-35 hours a week at Trademark Solutions as a Graphic Designer since 2010. I am a Christian (Baptist to be exact) and I love Jesus Christ. I accepted Jesus Christ as my savior in 2005. If you’d like to know more I’d love to chat via Facebook. I am a graduate of Marietta High School and Washington County Career Center Class of 2006. I have my Associates Degree in Applied Business from Washington State Community College, which I received in 2009. I grew up in Marietta Ohio. I moved to Belpre Ohio in October 2013. I live with my husband and 3 daughters. I try to stay updated on the events that are in the Mid-Ohio Valley for Family & Children themed events. I really love the Mid-Ohio Valley for all its history and beauty. I couldn’t imagine myself anywhere else.