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If you know of someone who would benefit from the S.O.S. support group, please let us know.
S.O.S: SURVIVOR OF SUICIDE SUPPORT GROUP
Meets: FOURTH TUESDAY every month
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at

NAMI office
15 E. Vine Street Front
Mount Vernon, OH
Call Kathy or Dodie for more information-740-397-3088

 A NAMI Family Support Group meets the Fourth Thursday of each month – 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the NAMI office.

Contact: Dodie 740-397-3088
Open (free) to and beneficial for family members (or others) of a loved one who may be dealing with depression/bipolar or other mental, emotional disorders.

 NAMI Peer Support Group meets 1st & 3rd Thursdays, 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. at Gay Street United Methodist Church.

For individuals sharing, caring, understanding and acceptance. Open and free. Contact: Dodie 74-397-3088

  The Community Foundation of Fredericktown continues to sell engraved Legacy Bricks as a fund-raiser for their scholarships and other community projects. The paving bricks come in two sizes: 4”x4”, three lines, maximum 20 letter/spaces per line @ $65.00; and 8”‘x8”, six lines, maximum 20 letters/spaces per line @ $85.00. Company logos are also available on an 8”x8” brick. An application form, including instructions, is available on the Fredericktown Community Foundation webpage. The bricks are layed around the Gazebo the week before the Tomato Show each year. This purchase is tax deductible. Call Andy Fox at 740 694-1586 for more information.

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  Own a piece of local history!

Bricks from the 1894 section of the Intermediate School are now available for purchase.

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 Senior Activity Center Events 

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 Fredericktown Stadium Safety & Rehabilitation Project

 Fredericktown Saddle Club

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Contact Mary Clawson, 740-694-4563 

 

 FREE stop smoking support group every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Knox County Health Department, 11660 Upper Gilchrist Rd. Call Mike Whitaker at 740 392-2200 for more information.

 Ever wanted to learn how to “knit one, purl two?” Want to enjoy time with other knitters? The Fredericktown Community Library will be offering a chance to learn at “Knitting with Hannah.” The knitting club will meet on Saturdays at 2:00 p.m. with the following free classes offered:

March 14 – Lace

Participants will need to bring the following supplies with them:
1 skein of smooth, non-novelty yarn that you like
1 set of needles recommended for that yarn (Recommended: Redhart yarn and a size 8 to 11 needle to get started.)

For information, call the Fredericktown Community Library at 740-694-BOOK (2665) or visit at 1 Burgett Drive, Fredericktown.

 Quilters Market Day Fredericktown Ohio

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FEBRUARY 2: Ground Hog Day./ Village Council-7:00 pm./ Athletic Boosters- 8 pm-High School

FEBRUARY 3: "President's Favs" will be the theme of the next Cooking Club on Tuesday, February 3, 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Bring a sample of your favorite recipe in honor of President's Day and a copy of the recipe to share. The program is free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register call the main library at (740) 392-BOOK (2665) or visit www.knox.net.

FEBRUARY 4: The Winter Sanctuary Emergency Homeless Shelter will be the focus of the Brown Bag Chat, “Warm Hearts, Warm Hands”, on Wednesday, February 4, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Shelter Director Amy Hudson and Advocate Heidi Burns will share updates on both the men’s and women’s shelter operations, answer questions on what services are available and who is eligible, and explain how participants can help by volunteering or donating supplies to help those in need. The public is invited to bring donations to the Brown Bag Chat of much needed supplies for the Winter Sanctuary including hand sanitizer, coffee, creamer, laundry soap, fabric softener, paper plates and cups, plastic utensils, paper towels, hand/bath towels and washcloths. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch or enjoy a cup of free soup. Beverages provided. For more information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

FEBRUARY 5: Community Developmental Foundation-7:30 am / A free Guiding Ohio Online class, “Online Government Services,” will be led by AmeriCorps service member Devin Warner on Thursday, February 5, 1:00-3:00 p.m., and again on Wednesday, February 11, 10:00 a.m.-noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Participants will learn how to sign up online for government programs such as disability and emergency benefits, Medicare, Social Security and to find basic information on the Affordable Care Act. The program is open to the public. No registration required. For more information, call 740 392-BOOK (2665), Ext 238 or visit www.knox.net.

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FEBRUARY 11: Fredericktown Senior Citizens-12 noon / Get out and see “What’s Poppin’” with the Knox County Parks District at the next Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, February 11, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Join Knox County Park District Director Lori Totman to find out what's new with the Park District - recent projects, new programs and events, and what's planned for 2015. With spring on the horizon, Lori will give the audience a taste of what's to follow in Knox County in the way of amphibians, birds and wildflowers. It's almost spring, and as Robin Williams once said..."Spring is nature's way of saying... ‘Let's Party!’” Time to get out and enjoy no matter what the weather. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Refreshments will be served. For more information call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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FEBRUARY 16: President's Day./ Safety, Utility & Safety Committee 5 pm./Village Council-7:00 pm

FEBRUARY 17: Among the pantheon of heroes of the American Revolution, six names are missing. Executive Director John Chidester will delve deeper into this hidden history when he leads the adult book discussion on "George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring that Saved the American Revolution" on Tuesday, February 17, 7:00 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Based on previously unpublished research, the best seller written by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger is a gripping history of the amazing, anonymous patriots who risked their lives for our freedom. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Copies of the book are available at the library or can be purchased locally at Paragraphs Bookstore, Colonial Book Shop & Kid's Shelf or the Kenyon College Bookstore. For more information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

FEBRUARY 18: Ash Wednesday / Academy Award Best Picture Nominee "The Theory of Everything" (PG-13) will be featured at the free movie night on Wednesday, February 18, 6:30 p.m. at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. In the 1960s, Cambridge University student and future physicist Stephen Hawking, played by actor Eddie Redmayne, falls in love with fellow collegian Jane Wilde, (actor Felicity Jones). At 21, Hawking learns that he has debilitating motor neuron disease. Despite this -- and with Jane at his side -- he begins an ambitious study of time of which he has very little left, according to his doctor. He and Jane defy terrible odds and break new ground in the fields of medicine and science to achieve more than either could hope to imagine in this true story. The program is free and open to the public. Children under age 13 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Popcorn provided by Subway of Mount Vernon. For more information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net. / Toes will be tapping during a free showing of the critically acclaimed documentary film “Muscle Shoals: The Incredible True Story of a Small Town with a Big Sound” (PG) at the Brown Bag Chat on Wednesday, February 18, noon at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Located along the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals, Alabama, has helped create some of the most important and resonant songs of all time. Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, music pioneer Rick Hall brought black and white together to create the “Muscle Shoals sound.” With the help of “The Swampers,” studio musicians at FAME Studios, hit after hit were made with some of the biggest names in music. This film is 111 minutes in length, so participants are welcome to stay for as little or as much as possible. The program is free and open to the public of all ages. Participants are encouraged to bring a brown bag lunch. Refreshments provided. For information, call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

FEBRUARY 19: A free Guiding Ohio Online class, “Finding and Getting a Job,” will be led by AmeriCorps service member Devin Warner on Thursday, February 19, 1:00-3:00 p.m., and again on Wednesday, February 25, 10:00 a.m.- noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Participants will learn how to search for jobs online and employment resources, resume tips, and help filling out online job applications, The program is open to the public. No registration required. For more information, call 740 392-BOOK (2665) Ext 238, or visit www.knox.net.

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FEBRUARY 23: Planning Committee 5 pm / A free “Privacy and Protection” education program will be held on Monday, February 23, at 4:00 p.m. and again at 7:00 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. The class will include: Privacy-Learn more about privacy and why it is important; Identity Theft-Protect your personal information from identity theft; Internet Privacy-Control what your computer reveals about you; Phone Security-Use the right tools and privacy settings to protect your phone; Privacy Policy & Laws; and Children’s Privacy. The program is free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, contact instructor Jessica Horlacher, 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 259 or visit www.knox.net.

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FEBRUARY 25: Members of the Kenyon College Billy Shakespeare Project (aka “Billy Shakes” Project) will give a free afternoon “abridged” theatrical performance of “Macbeth” on Wednesday, February 25, 4:30 p.m., at the Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. The Billy Shakespeare Project began in 2011 as a challenge to bring the works of William Shakespeare to life for students and audiences of all ages by condensing the works to under one hour. Since its inception, the group has presented programs for local elementary schools, community organizations and several popular performances at the main library. Emilia Pazniokas is the current president of the group. The program is free and open to all ages. Refreshments will be served. For information, call 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net. / Jack Brown, retired professor and economist, will return with his “bag of gadgets” for a Brown Bag Chat entitled “The Machine that Could Build Itself” on Wednesday, February 25, noon, at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. This hands-on, interactive program will show how humans first harnessed the power of motion some 2000 years ago, and later led to the industrial revolution of the 19th century. His “human-powered lathe” will transform from a "strap lathe," to a "bow lathe," to a "pole lathe," to a "wheel lathe," and finally to a “computer-controlled lathe” during this presentation designed for all ages. The program is free and open to the public. Participants are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch. Refreshments provided. For more information, call the main library at 740-392-BOOK (2665) Ext. 243, visit www.knox.net or email communityrelations@knox.net.

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FEBRUARY 28: REGISTRATION BEGINS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 28 AND RUNS UNTIL FULL OR EVENT DATE OF SATURDAY, MARCH 14- Get your creative craft construction juices flowing in preparation for “Strawbees Building Day” on Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. – noon at the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County, 201 N. Mulberry Street. Come with your imagination and make all sorts of geometric structures with Strawbees connectors and straws. Samples are on display now on the Youth Services floor at the main library. Registration for the event will open on Saturday, February 28. Space is limited. This family activity is open to children in Kindergarten through fifth grade. Stop by or call the Youth Services Department at 740-392-BOOK (2665) ext. 248 to register or for more information.

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