Community Briefs

Hike Saturday at Beatty Park

STEUBENVILLE — Beatty Park in Steubenville’s South End will host a spring wildflower hike beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Participants should meet at the playground.

John Boileigh and Flora Verstraten-Merrin will take walkers through the park and identify wildflowers and fun facts about flowers that grow in Beatty Park and in Ohio. They also will review information about ediable and poisonous plants.

The event is free to the public. Rock painting will be available for all ages after the hike, and all supplies will be provided. Painters can take their rocks home or hide them in the park. “Beatty Park Rocks” when found can be posted on the Facebook group at “Friends of Beatty Park.”

After the hike, free refreshments will be served at the second shelterhouse.

Children and families are invited. Hiking boots or shoes or footwear for a few muddy areas are advised. It is springtime and wet in some places along the walking trail.

Quarter auction in Follansbee

FOLLANSBEE — A quarter auction to benefit Follansbee Community Days will be held Saturday at the Follansbee Cmmunity House.

Doors will open at noon, with the bidding to begin at 1 p.m. The cost is $5 for the first paddle and $1 for each additional paddle.

Guests may bring their own quarters or purchase them at the door.

Flea market at Brooke Hills Park

WELLSBURG — Brooke Hills Park will hold a flea market from noon to 6 p.m. April 24 and 25.

Thirty tables have been reserved to date.

To learn if others are available, call (304) 737-1236 or e-mail brookehillsparkoffice@gmail.com.


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