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Senior News

Upcoming programs and events at the Pickerington Senior Center, 150 Hereford Drive, are listed below.

College notes

* Andrew Bushman of Pickerington graduated from Marietta College at its December commencement. Bushman received a bachelor's degree in petroleum engineering.

Auditions set for musical

Pickerington Community Theatre will hold auditions for the musical Oliver! from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 7. Choose either day. All ages are needed.

Singing with feeling

Smith/Sanders properties

Annexation passes first reading before council

The first reading of legislation approving a new annexation agreement between the city of Pickerington and Violet Township was met by a 6-1 vote of Pickerington City Council Jan. 20.
Pickerington schools

'State of the Schools' address is Feb. 23

For the first time in recent years, Pickerington Local School District administrators will host a "State of the Schools" address to update the community about the district's direction and further open dialogue with the public.
Police beat

Pickerington: Thefts from businesses and vehicles reported

The Pickerington Division of Police recently received numerous reports of thefts.

Musical valentines will raise funds for FairHoPe

What better way to brighten a loved one's day than by singing their praises?

Church plans event to shine light on human trafficking

Pickerington's Grace Fellowship Church is leading the way to help spread the word that sex trafficking is not a victimless crime, but rather one that negatively impacts all of society.

Pickerington teacher to release her first book

A dying man's wish for his wife to love again was the inspiration for a Pickerington teacher to write her first novel, which will be released next month.

Hands-on science fun

The visit by the COSI at the Library program gave children and opportunity for hands-on science exploration and demonstration.

Parks and recreation

Programs offered by the Pickerington Parks and Recreation Department, 100 Lockville Road, are listed. For more information call 614-833-2211.

School board votes to increase members' salaries

The Pickerington Board of Education this month voted to increase members' salaries by $45 per meeting, with the first raises going into effect in 2016.
Pickerington Community Theatre

Variety Show will offer public chance to take the stage

Performers from many backgrounds are being sought to present a variety of crowd-pleasing acts such as magic tricks, singing, dancing and even stand-up comedy for the Pickerington Commmunity Theatre's upcoming Variety Show.

Coming up

Violet Township Women's League, meeting and game night, 7:15 p.m. Jan. 27 at the American Legion Hall, 7725 Refugee Road, Pickerington. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Pizza will be included. Participants are asked to bring hats, gloves, mittens and scarves for the charitable donation of the month, benefiting Fairfield County Family Services. Membership is open to women of all ages residing in Violet Township, Pickerington and surrounding areas.

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