Society to offer program
The Salem Historical Society, 208 S. Broadway Ave., will offer the program, “Native Americans of Northeast Ohio” presented by Meghan Reed of the Trumbull County Historical Society at 7 p.m. March 13. The program will shed light on the first people of the area and address the questions of: who were the first Americans, how long were they here, how did they get here, and what lasting impact did they have on communities? There also will be the installation of the 2018 trustees and officers held in the meeting room of the Dale Shaffer Library. Entrance is off South Lundy with parking in the Timberlane’s parking lot. Refreshments following the program will be provided by Mark Flake. For information, contact 330-337-8514.
Museum calls for entries
The Erie Art Museum is announcing a call for entries for its 95th annual Spring Show. Artists residing within 250 miles of the city are invited to enter works not previously exhibited in Erie County. All original artwork, including graphics, illustrations, photography, sculptures, fibers and more, will be accepted at the museum beginning March 18. Works must be delivered to the custom house entrance, 411 State St., on the following dates: March 18 from 1 to 5 p.m.; March 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; March 25 from 1 to 5 p.m.; and March 20 to 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The deadline for entries is 5 p.m. March 31. Works arriving late will not be considered.
Author to visit library
Author Judy Lennington will be the special guest at East Palestine Memorial Public Library’s afternoon book club at 1:30 p.m. Thursday. Members of the book club can read any book written by Lennington. The public is invited to attend. The author’s books will be available for purchase after the program.
Art class works will be on display
Jessica Rotondo’s sixth-grade art class was given multiple projects this past nine weeks and the students’ creations will be displayed at the March Madness Community Night from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Event will take place at the Campbell Elementary and Middle School. Students chose a different variety of themes and created clay sculptures that were painted and glaze-fired in the class kiln.
School to host 5k
Members of Southern Local High School’s Health Professions Affinity Community will host a 5k from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 24 at the track behind the school, 38095 state Route 39. The purpose of the event is to highlight health issues such as obesity, heart disease and autism. Other health organizations from Mahoning and Columbiana counties will set up booths around the track to spread awareness.