Stories tagged with: Open House

April 14, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 3 days ago

New and veteran gardeners had their questions answered Saturday afternoon...

Wilson's Garden Center in Licking County is holding its third annual open house this weekend. Saturday featured a workshop on Square Foot Gardening, something that's growing in popularity.

"It has been going on for a few years, but as more and more people try to grow more of their own produce, it's an easy, fairly inexpensive way for people to grow everything in their own backyard," said...

April 12, 2012 - 6:51pm
2 years 6 days ago

Ohio University Zanesville is inviting prospective students to attend a spring open house.

Associate Director of Student Services Jason Howard said the event will feature a general information session, campus tours and financial aid tips.

"We will be covering the entire admission process, and our financial aid coordinator will be covering that process," said Howard.  "We'll be waiving application fees, so they can certainly save a few bucks there, and we're...

March 27, 2012 - 6:14pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Members of the public got to take an in-depth tour of the newest Genesis Healthcare facility on Tuesday.

The Breast Care Center has been open since February but this afternoon visitors got to speak with doctors, and nurses who work in the center.

Director of Genesis Cancer Services Sharon Parker said the new facility houses most of the breast cancer treatment tools in one place.

"What we're really looking for is a centralized area for all women to come to, and already...

December 4, 2011 - 9:37pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The National Road Zane Grey Museum in Norwich celebrates the season with its annual gift to the community.

On Sunday, the museum hosted its holiday open house.  Museum Director Debbie Allender said guests enjoyed free guided tours of the facility.

"We have JG Company singing, storytelling by Ohio Historical Society's Mike Fallon, and then throughout the afternoon we have spinning demonstrations and refreshments including roasted chestnuts," said Allender.

The...

December 3, 2011 - 5:36pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

Tails were wagging on Saturday at the animal shelter in Zanesville.

The shelter held an open house to raise awareness about the services it provides.  People were greeted by pets up for adoption, and rescue groups, obedience trainers and vendors were also on site.  Marcia Pettet works for the Invisible Fence company, and she said this event is the perfect way to learn more about the shelter.

"It's a real eye-opener," said Pettet.  "You see how many...

December 2, 2011 - 5:36pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

There's a gift you can give your family this holiday season that will love you back.

The animal shelter in Zanesville is hosting an open house this weekend to place pets in forever homes.  Executive Director Larry Hostetler said rescue groups, obedience trainers and vendors will also be on site.

"I always enjoy it because I get to see a lot of members of the community that I don't get to see," said Hostetler.  "A lot of our board members will be here if...

November 26, 2011 - 7:43pm
2 years 20 weeks ago

Kids are celebrating Christmas early at the Avondale Youth Center in Zanesville.

A holiday themed open house is held annually the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and this year the center is celebrating 100 years of service in the community.  Public Information Officer Gary King said children enjoy carriage rides and visits from Santa and Mrs. Claus, but it's also an eye-opening experience for those who attend.

"I always say it's kind of like Willy Wonka's chocolate...

November 9, 2011 - 7:13pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

Model trains are a popular hobby, but for a select few, it's more than just a pastime.

For decades, the Zane Trace Model Railroad Club has worked on its display.  Club president Brian Harrier said the public is invited to an open house to see the trains in action.

"It's a good idea if you're into trains to come to the open house, because not everyone can afford to have a big layout like this, and they can get ideas for their own layouts at home, or even become a member...

August 3, 2011 - 5:46pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

An open house was held at Ohio University-Zanesville to get input from the public on the proposed new Muskingum Rec Center.

Williams Architects, a Chicago based firm has been chosen to design the new 10 million dollar facility and Wednesday, the public was invited out to give their ideas and input on what they want from the center.

"The core program is to include active sports, health, fitness, and wellness, aquatics, rental opportunies and outdoor amenities," said Tom...

July 24, 2011 - 7:11pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

A day of fun almost turned tragic at The Licking Township Fire Department when paramedics had to spring into action.

The fire department invited the community to take part in their first ever Open House. The day featured free food and plenty of fun activities for the kids. Chief Matthew Wheeler explains his crew typically meet residents in their time of need, and Sunday served as an opportunity to meet on a positive term.

"It's good to be able to sit down a talk with...

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