Quarter auction Friday at school East Elementary at 936 N. Fifth St., Steubenville, will be hosting a quarter auction on Friday with doors opening at 5 p.m. and the auction getting under way at 6 p.m.
All proceeds from the event will go toward creating education-enriching events, a news release notes.
Vendors will include Tastefully Simple, Origami Owl, Beauti Control, Damsel in Defense, Just for the Craft of it, Pampered Chef, It Works!, Celebrating Homes, Tia's Craft, Mesh Wreaths and Bows, Candles with Jewelry, Knot Sew Perfect, Thirty-One, Gold Canyon, Scentsy, In a Pikle and others. The first two rounds will be vendor only with the third round being all donated items.
Tickets are $5 for a paddle and are being sold at the school. A concession stand also will be available.
Anyone interested in donating, being a vendor or purchasing tickets can contact Jaclyn Walters Abrams at East Elementary at (740) 282-4912.
Roast pork dinner at E.S. center
The East Springfield Community Recreation and Service Center located on county Road 39 next to the East Springfield Volunteer Fire Department will host its monthly fundraiser dinner from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday.
The menu is roast pork loin, mashed potatoes and gravy, sauerkraut, green beans, applesauce, rolls, dessert and drink.
The cost is $8 with children under age 6 eating for free. Takeout orders can be placed by calling (740) 543-3700.
Local author to speak Thursday
Local author Mary Jean Bonar will discuss her new book, "Go Forth!: The Band Plays On," at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Brooke County Public Library in Wellsburg.
The book is the sequel to her 2008 novel, "Overflowing with Hope," and completes the story. "Overflowing with Hope" also was reprinted at Books 1 and 2 of "The West Hope Trilogy," making ""Go Forth!" the trilogy's final installment.
Copies of the books will be available for purchase. There also will be refreshments. Call (304) 737-1551 to register for the free program.