First Step Healthy Family Resource Center, 1099 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, will offer programs on the history of aprons and journaling in May. As part of the 2017 Women’s Enrichment Series, Becky White-Schooner will present “Every Apron Has a Story” at 6 p.m. May 8. Marianna Hofer will talk about journaling at 6 p.m. May 22. She’ll talk briefly about some writers including Joan Didion, who wrote the essay “On Keeping a Notebook,” then lead the class in some writing exercises. The cost for each program is $15. Contact First Step at 419-435-7300 to register.
Oakdale United Methodist Church, 24994 Hancock-Wood County Line Road, Deshler, is hosting a Run For God — The 5K Challenge class starting this month. The challenge is a practical guide to running and a training plan aimed at running a 5K, which includes a Christian focus. The group is for people of all ages and abilities, with the goal at the end of the training being a 5K race held at the church. The class will begin at 6:30 p.m. April 10 and will meet every other week for classes and regularly to run together. Contact Pastor Jeff and Suzanne Bandy at Suzanne@caringpointschurches.org for more information. Register online at www.runforgod.com/classes.
The Republican Women of Hancock County will meet at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St. The program will be presented by the Hancock County Commissioners’ Office. Lunch will be provided by Bistro on Main. For reservations, call 419-348-3354 or email RepWomenHC32@gmail.com.
The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is hosting a “teen exam cram” on May 23 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. Young adults are invited to bring books and friends to prepare for exams. Study groups are welcome. Snacks will be provided. No registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org or call 419-422-1712.
The City of Findlay Recreation Department is starting an in-house youth lacrosse league for this spring. The league is for boys and girls ages 4-18. Practices will begin April 18 and continue on Tuesday and Thursday nights through June 1. All practices will take place at Emory Adams Park on the east side, across the foot bridge. Registration is $25 for children under 6 and $45 for ages 7-18. Register by Friday to ensure a free T-shirt. Call 419-424-7176.