Emily Momberg, community support provider at the Family Resource Center of Northwest Ohio, facilitates a Girl Talk group to teach girls ages 7-13 to empower, encourage and motivate themselves and others. Meetings are held from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays at the Family Resource Center office, 1941 Carlin St. For more information about joining the group, call the center at 419-422-8616 or contact Momberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Step Healthy Family Resource Center, 1099 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, will present a program titled “Making the Holidays Merry with Washi” as part of its Women’s Enrichment Series. The event, hosted by Sherri Kennedy, will be held at 6 p.m. Monday. Participants will learn how to apply washi tape for gift wrapping, greeting card designs and holiday ornaments. The cost is $15 and includes all materials and refreshments. First Step provides shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children, and outreach and support programs. For more information, the agency can be contacted at 419-435-7300.
Families are invited to attend Shine Storytime at the Bluffton Public Library, featuring holiday stories and crafts, at 6:30 p.m. Monday and 10 a.m. Tuesday. Registration is not required, and the sessions will take place in the youth services/storytime room.
JENERA “” Moms can mingle with each other and enjoy activities with their children during Trinity Lutheran Church’s Mornings with Mommy program. The educational playdates are held from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays of each month at the church, 301 N. Main St. Advance registration is required by calling 419-326-4685 or online at tlcjenera.org. The cost is $5 per family (not per child), per session. Each session has its own theme and offers activities for children ages infant through 5 years. Sessions begin with a devotion and include language and literacy activities, arts and crafts, sensory activities, gross and fine motor skills and an infant area. Moms and children may explore these activities at their own pace.
Exchange Club of Findlay is an all-volunteer, national service organization for men and women who want to serve their community, develop leadership skills and enjoy new friendships. Meetings are held from noon to 1 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of each month at the Rosewood Room in the UF Henderson Dining Hall. Call 419-427-8425 for more information.
“Transitions,” a program for individuals with early stage memory loss, will be held from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Linda Rae Pollitz, program manager for the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, will present the program for individuals with early stage memory loss, their families and friends. Persons who are experiencing forgetfulness, mild confusion or difficulty finding the right words are most likely to benefit. Registration is requested by calling the library at 419-523-3747.
50 North will host a new program, S20 — Seniors Singing Out, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Thursdays. Seniors are invited to share their voices in a variety of musical styles and themes. Performance opportunities will be available with seasonal concerts. No memorization is required. The group is directed by Celia Stockton. There is no charge to participate.