St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, will host Vacation Bible School: “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” from 5-8 p.m. July 23-27. The five-day event will include daily Bible classes, storytime, crafts, activities, supper, music and puppets. VBS is open to children ages 4 through those who recently completed sixth grade. Registration forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/stlukesvbs or http://www.myvbs.org/stlukesnb/ .
A program about plant, animal and insect homes, houses and habitats will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25-27 at three Hancock Park District locations: July 25 — Shelter 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area; July 26 — Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve; and July 27 — the gatehouse at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. The program is for 4- to 5-year-old youngsters accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear tennis shoes. Register, with $30 per child, by 4:30 p.m. Friday. A medical form is required and available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 12 individuals.
The Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center will host a reading adventure camp from 10 a.m. to noon, July 25-27. The camp, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, will feature story time, crafts and activities that will build reading skills and self-confidence. Ronald McDonald will visit July 27 and present his fun, educational show titled “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald.” To register or for more information, contact the center at 419-423-4954.
Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio is offering assistance to grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. The agency has started a new support group which is open to any grandparent living in Hancock County. Meetings are held at 10 a.m. every Wednesday at the center, 1941 Carlin St.