Lenten services scheduled

The Beverly-Waterford Ministerial Association has announced its schedule for their 2019 Community Lenten Services. Each service begins at 7 p.m. and a free will offering will be taken at each service to support the ministry of the Association. Everyone is invited to attend.

The service schedule, with location and speaker is: March 21 — Waterford United Methodist Church, John Harra; March 27 — St. Bernard’s Catholic Church — Father Tim Kozak; April 3 — Watertown Presbyterian — Russ White; April 10 — Waterford Nazarene — Darla Schnegg; Good Friday, April 19 — Beverly United Methodist Church — Doug Downs.

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STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

These Beverly-Center Elementary students showed their ‘Cadet Pride’ in February by going above and beyond in demonstrating kindness: Kindergarten — Gavin Kiggans and Brantley Thompson; First Grade — Aunaleigh Bankes and Coen McCurdy; Second Grade — Anthony Marshall and Addison Schob; Third Grade — Edie Baker and Annika Buckey; Fourth Grade — Aubrie Lang and Addison Steele; Fifth Grade — Faith Duskey and Kate Schultheis; Sixth grade — Alexis Broomfield and Hayley Shaffer.

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MORE EVENTS AT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Beverly Public Library invites everyone to come out of winter hibernation and join in the March “Staff Pick” reading club on March 29 at 11 a.m. This month’s story is “Books of a Feather” by Kate Carlisle. Carlisle’s mystery books have been on the New York Times bestseller list, and Amazon says this about her latest novel: “Brooklyn’s friend runs the Covington Library, which is hosting an exhibit featuring John James Audubon’s massive masterpiece, Birds of America. During the gala celebrating the book, she is approached by Jared Mulrooney, the president of the Bay Area Birdwatchers Society, to repair a lesser known book of Audubon drawings.

At the same party, Brooklyn is flying high after she’s asked to refurbish a rare copy of Poor Richard’s Almanack when Mulrooney’s body is discovered in the library. Soon more troubles ruffle Brooklyn’s feathers. Her parents pop in for a visit with an unsavory friend in tow, and there’s a strange man on her tail. With danger beginning to circle Brooklyn’s every move, it’s clear she must find answers before things really go south. . . . ”

If anything catches your attention while you’re reading the book, jot it down and bring your list to the meeting. If you read the book, tried to read it, or just didn’t like it, come and share your view point as well.

Drinks and a light snack will be provided.

The Library’s afterschool program continues Thursday, March 21 from 3:30-5 p.m. Students are invited to stop in and explore a new country through their snacks.

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BUNNY HOP REMINDER

There’s still time to sign up for this year’s Beverly-Waterford Bunny Hop 5K Run/Walk scheduled for Saturday, April 20 beginning at 8:30 a.m. in front of Fort Frye High School. Packet pick-up and race day registration will be available 7-8 a.m. on race day. On or before April 13, registration is $15 and participants are guaranteed a race T-shirt. From April 13 until race day, registration is $20 and there is no guarantee of a race T-shirt. There Is no age limit for children — strollers are welcome! If the child wants a T-shirt, however, registration is required. Runners and walkers can pick up a registration form at local businesses in the Beverly-Waterford area or online at https://runsighup.com/Race/OH/Beverly?BeverlyWaterfordBunnyHop5kRunWalk.

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Contact Amy Phelps at aphelps@newsandsentinel.com

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