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Trinity Seminary Choir, chamber orchestra, and soloists will perform Haydn's Lord Nelson Mass at 8 p.m. Friday, April 25, in the Gloria Dei Worship Center on the campus of Trinity Lutheran Seminary, 2199 E. Main St. in Bexley.
Monty's 5K for the Playground, a short race to help purchase new playground equipment for Montrose Elementary School, is scheduled for May 10.
Revisiting the Boston Marathon
Bexley resident Christine Hoyer was among the estimated 36,000 people striving to cross the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 21, one year after a bombing had marred the annual event.
Bexley Community Foundation
The city of Bexley will receive $31,370 in grants from the Bexley Community Foundation for several initiatives this year, including the Movies on Main summer entertainment series, beautification projects and recreation programs.
Montrose Elementary School's new playground project continues to take shape.
On April 15, Bexley police officers responded to a report that the back door of a vacant residence in the 700 block of Grandon Avenue was open.
Bexley Community Book Club
Seven months of events aimed at exploring celebrated author Russell Banks' many works will culminate at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, with "An Evening with Russell Banks," a community presentation with Banks in person, in Bexley High School's Schottenstein Theatre.
Friday, April 11, was just another ordinary day in Michael Featherstone's class at Bexley High School -- or at least as ordinary as things get in a class where the teacher is known for making history come alive through games, impersonations and lively discussions from his days abroad.
Meters on Main
Bexley City Council continues to debate the pros and cons of installing parking meters on East Main Street and other thoroughfares to raise revenue and control traffic flow.
Bexley Mayor Ben Kessler gave a progress report on the upcoming construction of a new Giant Eagle grocery store and the relocation of City Hall during the 2014 State of the Community event, held April 10 at the Columbus School for Girls.
Bexley police said a resident in the 2600 block of Bellwood Avenue reported someone attempted to gain access to her home by lifting a first-floor window on April 7.
Small Business Community Heroes
Direct Energy and ThisWeek Community News announce the launch of the first-ever Columbus Small Business Community Heroes award program. Nominations are being accepted until May 29. The online nomination form can be found by visiting directenergy.com/heroes.
NCAA Track and Field Championships
Ohio Wesleyan University will bring some of the best athletes in the country to central Ohio in May when it hosts the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
May 28 at Hyatt Regency
Former Ohio State and NFL great Eddie George will be the featured speaker at a luncheon next month geared toward debunking stigmas related to mental health issues.