In observance of Thanksgiving all libraries in the Greenup County (Ky.) Library System will be closed Thursday.
New Boston releases garbage pick up date
Garbage pick up in the upper end of the village of New Boston will be Wednesday because of the Thanksgiving holiday. Normal service will resume for those residents Dec. 1.
Portsmouth garbage pick up is on schedule
Garbage will be picked up on regular schedule Thursday and Friday.
Train show is set for Nov. 26 and 27
The Hollydays Express, sponsored by Friends of SOMC, will present the train show from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Friends Community Center, 1202 18th St. Cost of admission will be $4. Proceeds will benefit Hollydays.
Available jobs are announced
The Ohio Department of Job and Family services has the following jobs available: assembler, assistant test operator, bartender, bookkeeper, cook on river boat, experienced counter sales, deck hand, direct support specialist, home health aide, experienced HVAC installer, instructor of medical terms, insurance sales agents, laborer, licensed practical nurse, maintenance mechanic, nursing assistant, personal caregivers, production workers, experienced salesperson for wireless phones, tree trimmers, over-the-road truck driver, and welders.
For information, visit the Work Station, 433 Third St., or call (740) 354-7541.
City schools plan conferences
Parent-teacher conferences in the Portsmouth City School District will be from 3 to 9 p.m. Tuesday. There will be no school for teachers and students Wednesday.
There will be no school for students Nov. 28 as teachers will participate in a districtwide in-service.
Classes will resume Nov. 29.
Theater students present holiday play
“Santa's First Christmas,” featuring performances by Cirque d'Art Theatre students, will be staged at 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 3 at Southern Ohio Museum, 825 Gallia St. The colorful, fully-costumed holiday attraction will highlight scenes where toys come to life in Santa's workshop to perform acrobatics, adagio and dance numbers including tap, jazz and ballet, all choreographed to captivating music.
Admission to the shows is $2 for students, seniors and museum members and $4 for the general public. The production is directed by Pegi Wilkes and Trisha Schmidt. Sue Stephenson is in charge of stage decoration and props.
Acts in the show will highlight young people depicting toys such as dolls from other lands, a slinky, jack-in-the-box, music boxes, toy army men and airplanes, candy canes, gingerbread boys, sugar plums, a storybook prince and princess, Santa's elves and Christmas tree. Featured characters will be a young Santa and Mrs. Claus, the Christmas Spirit that brings the toys to life and North Wind who tries to foil Santa's first Christmas.
From PDT staff reports