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Masonic Lodge's future

Council OKs plan for nine living spaces

Worthington City Council has approved a preliminary plan for the space occupied by the old Masonic Lodge, known as the Showe property.

Coming up

Worthington Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through April at the Shops at Worthington Place.
Library lines

Services make season less taxing

"Where are all your tax forms?"

Library notes

The library and the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center (MAC) will bring author Marja Mills to town at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29. Tickets for her event, which will be held at the MAC, can be purchased for $10 and are available at the MAC, 777 Evening St.; by phone at 614-431-0329; and online at mcconnellarts.org/wp/ events.

Chicken Souper Bowl supports camps

The ninth annual Chicken Souper Bowl Cook-Off will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31, at Congregation Beth Tikvah, 6121 Olentangy River Road in Worthington.

$300,000 state grant will help fix up 752 Building

Worthington staff members are one step closer to a full renovation of the city's historic Kilbourne Memorial Library, aka the 752 Building.

McConnell Arts Center

The MAC and Worthington Libraries' Hear & Now author series will host Marja Mills at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 29. Mills, a former reporter for the Chicago Tribune, moved into a rented house in Monroeville, Ala., next door to reclusive To Kill a Mockingbird author Harper Lee, living there for 18 months and becoming friends with Lee and her sister, Alice. Last year she published a memoir about her experience, The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, MAC members and Friends of the Library.
'Next-generation assessments'

Board gets primer on state's new tests

The Worthington Board of Education took a crash course on the state's "next-generation assessments."

Winter piles on

Most of central Ohio was blanketed with 3-5 inches of snow Sunday night through Monday morning.
Police beat

Worthington: Man says ex-girlfriend attacked him, ex-wife

A Worthington man called police in the early morning of Jan. 24, saying he was attacked by his ex-girlfriend at his residence on the 400 block of East North Street.

Coming up

Columbus School for Girls, Third Annual Women's Leadership Network Breakfast, 7:45 to 9 a.m. Feb. 5, in the school's Agnes Jeffrey Shedd Theater and lobby, 56 S. Columbia Ave. Ann V. Klotz, head of the Laurel School and contributing author for The Huffington Post, will speak on the topic, "Cultivating Resilience in Our Girls & In Ourselves." Free.

McConnell Arts Center

The following programs, classes and events are offered by the Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington, 777 Evening St. For more information, visit mcconnellarts. org or call 614-431-0329.

WIFA celebration slated for Jan. 30

The Worthington International Friendship Association's International Celebration will start at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Worthington Presbyterian Church, 773 High St.

Library notes

The following programs are offered by Worthington libraries. Call 614-807-2626.
Library lines

Sessions boost college knowledge

Post-break blues and winter's cold and gloom can make it difficult for students to get back into the routine of school and studying after the holidays, which is especially problematic for college-bound high schoolers who need to focus on their grades and extracurricular activities.

Celebrating King

The celebration is presented by the Worthington Community Relations Commission, in partnership with the Worthington Libraries, Worthington City Schools and Worthington UMC.

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