50 North will host a program called “Afternoon Conversation: Tracing Your House’s History” at 1 p.m. March 29. Becky Hill, head librarian at the Hayes Presidential Center, will explain how to use printed and online sources to track the history of your home with a variety of sources. Registration and a $5 fee are required by Friday. Call 419-423-8496. 50 North is located at 339 E. Melrose Ave.
The City of Findlay Recreation Department is hosting a Discover Lacrosse Day from 5:30-7 p.m. March 29 at The Flag City Sports Complex Youth Football Field, 3430 N. Main St. Registration is $35, and participants should register by today to ensure a free lacrosse stick and ball to take home. The event is open to boys and girls ages 4-18. Anyone wishing to volunteer as a coach may contact the office at 419-424-7176.
A free community meal will be held at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St., Pandora, from 5:30-7 p.m. March 29. This month’s meal is provided by Sprunger Insurance Co. and features spaghetti, bread sticks, salad, cake and a beverage.
“Encore! A Celebration of Creativity and the Arts” will culminate Bluffton University’s annual Civic Engagement Day with a variety of works, including music; scenes from “Demo,” a play written by senior Brianna Lugibihl; excerpts from “Beaver Monologues”; and poetry readings by “Bridge” literary journal writers.
Bilingual story times are scheduled at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location. Sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ottawa and 10 a.m. Thursday in Leipsic. In April, story times will be offered at 6:30 p.m. April 25 in Ottawa, and 10 a.m. April 27 in Leipsic. Activities include reading children’s books in Spanish and English, crafts and snacks.
The University of Findlay and the Hancock County Veterans Service Office will be hosting a Veterans Resource Fair on Thursday, March 30. The event will include educational, work and recruitment opportunities. Representatives from the university, community organizations, businesses and the military will be present. Refreshments will be served. The fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium. The fair is organized by the University of Findlay Military Support Services Group. For more event information, contact UF’s Oiler Success Center at 419-434-5680 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On March 30, Janette Reineke will present a children’s art lesson for ages 8-10 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St. Children will learn about Impressionistic French painter Claude Monet, then use his method of painting to create a watercolor seascape. There is a $6 fee at the door, cash only. Registration is required by Thursday by calling the library at 419-358-5016.