The annual "Chicken on the Run" event will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, October 24, at the First Methodist Church, Third and Laurel Streets, in Newport.

Boxed smoked chicken dinners include: a quarter chicken, potato salad, baked beans, dinner roll and a cookie. The boxes are $8 or two for $15 and will be take-out only. Tickets are being pre-sold and all proceed will be used to fund Outreach Programs of the Newport First United Methodist Church.