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Coming up

Pickerington-Violet Township Historical Society, annual meeting and potluck, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the lower level of the Historical Museum, 15 E. Columbus St. The main dish, chicken, will be provided along with dinnerware and beverages. Members are asked to bring side dishes, salads and desserts. Officers will be elected. Society members may register a guest for $5. For reservations, due Nov. 30, call 614-382-5989 or email

Making the holiday brighter

The Pickerington Lions Club adopted two families from Fairfield County Job & Family Services for Thanksgiving this year and collected more than 150 food items for their Thanksgiving meals and beyond. The club also donated a $50 grocery gift card to each family.

Parks and recreation

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

Pickerington artist to be at Winterfair

Pickerington watercolor artist Pamela Montgomery will exhibit depictions of historical structures, rural settings and old barns at Winterfair, the 39th annual Fine Art and Fine Craft Fair, Dec. 4-6 at the Ohio Exposition Center on the Ohio State Fairgrounds.
Merry Mile

Organizers of popular family event encourage costumes

Pickerington's Merry Mile is a one-mile fun run/walk through the heart of downtown Pickerington that serves as an important fundraiser for those in need.

Young named the OAEA's Outstanding Art Teacher

A Pickerington High School Central teacher recently was recognized for his dedication to arts education, as well as his leadership in promoting the arts and his innovation in the classroom.

Holiday Gathering is Dec. 4 in Olde Pickerington Village

Olde Pickerington Village's Holiday Gathering is actually several family-friendly events rolled into one.
Community Chorus

Holiday concert is scheduled for Dec. 5

The Christmas' portion of George Frederic Handel's classic Messiah, written in 1741, will be performed by the Pickerington Community Chorus at 4 p.m. Dec. 5.
2016 Violet Festival

School district offers venue

The Violet Festival will again be held on Pickerington Local School District grounds when the signature, four-day event returns to the community in 2016.

Prosecutor: No charges to be filed against Luke

Fairfield County Prosecuting Attorney Gregg Marx said Friday he won't press charges against Pickerington teacher Angela Luke in the death of her husband last month.

Coming up

St. Michael's United Church of Christ, bazaar, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 21 at the church, 2495 Bickel Church Road, Baltimore. Rag rugs, country crafts, mincemeat and baked items will be sold. Apple dumplings and homemade noodle soup will be available along with lunch items of sandwiches, salads and dessert.

Square dancers raise funds for disabled veterans

Square dancers from throughout central Ohio converged upon the Pickerington Senior Center Sunday, Nov. 15, to have some fun and raise money to help disabled veterans.

Parks and recreation

Beat the winter blues with fun.

Merchants look forward to holidays with 'new' Route 256

With the bulk of major construction on state Route 256 in Pickerington slated to be completed by Thanksgiving, businesses that line the city's major corridor are encouraging shoppers to visit their stores.

Senior news

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

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