Mar
27
Mon
Watercolor Workshop @ Bluffton Public Library
Mar 27 @ 5:30 pm

Jeanne Beutler will present a watercolor workshop at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St.

Participants will complete a watercolor painting with a mat for framing. There is a $10 supply fee at the door, cash only. Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016

First Step Spring Greeting Card Program @ First Step Healthy Family Resource Center
Mar 27 @ 6:00 pm

First Step Healthy Family Resource Center, 1099 Columbus Ave., Fostoria, will kick off the fourth year of its Women’s Enrichment Series with an Irish tea program and a spring greeting card workshop.

A stamp-a-stack of spring cards program will start at 6 p.m. March 27. Sherri Kennedy will show participants two design layouts that feature the colors of spring and will accommodate interchangeable greetings and text for birthday, thinking of you, anniversary and sympathy.

Stampers will take home at least 10 cards and envelopes ready for mailing. The cost is $20, and registration is due by March 26.

For more information or to make reservations, contact First Step at 419-435-7300.

Bluffton Public Library Spring Storytime @ Bluffton Public Library
Mar 27 @ 6:30 pm

Registration for spring storytime at the Bluffton Public Library begins Monday.

Storytimes will be held at 10 a.m. March 21 and 28, or 6:30 p.m. March 27. The event is open to preschool children ages 3-5.

Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016, emailing birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org or stopping by the front desk. Space is limited.

Mar
28
Tue
Bridge Home Health & Hospice Volunteer Training @ Hub Conference Room at Birchaven Village
Mar 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Bridge Home Health & Hospice will offer training courses for prospective volunteers beginning March 21.

Training sessions will be held in the Hub Conference Room at Birchaven Village, 15100 Birchaven Lane, and will take place from 9-11:30 a.m. for six consecutive Tuesdays. Courses will cover the basic principles of hospice; pain and symptom management; spiritual caregiving; and understanding grief and loss.

No previous hospice experience is necessary, but volunteers must be at least 18 years old.

Registration is required. Contact Julie Tiell, Bridge Hospice volunteer services coordinator, at 419-423-5351 or jtiell@bvhealthsystem.org.

Bluffton Public Library Spring Storytime @ Bluffton Public Library
Mar 28 @ 10:00 am

Registration for spring storytime at the Bluffton Public Library begins Monday.

Storytimes will be held at 10 a.m. March 21 and 28, or 6:30 p.m. March 27. The event is open to preschool children ages 3-5.

Registration is required by calling the library at 419-358-5016, emailing birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org or stopping by the front desk. Space is limited.

Taste of the Summit Luncheon @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Winebrenner Theological Seminary, 950 N. Main St., will host a “Taste of the Summit” luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m. March 28. The event serves as a preview for the Global Leadership Summit 2017, scheduled Aug. 10-11, and is an opportunity to become acquainted with the leadership training provided by the summit. The luncheon includes a video teaching session with Mark Miller, vice president of high-performance leadership at Chick-fil-A, Inc. and author of the book, “Leaders Made Here.” There will also be an announcement of the 2017 Global Leadership Summit faculty. A discount registration code to the August event will be given to all attendees. The luncheon is free, but registration is requested by visiting www.winebrenner.edu or by calling 419-434-4226.

Putnam County Help Me Grow screenings @ Putnam County Educational Service Center
Mar 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Putnam County Help Me Grow and Early Intervention staff will be available to screen Putnam County infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 1-4:30 p.m. March 28.

Free developmental screenings include hearing, vision, physical development (rolling, sitting, crawling, walking, etc.), speech and language, behavioral and play skills.

Screenings are available at the Putnam County Educational Service Center by appointment only. Call 419-523-6059.

OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training @ Ohio State University at Lima
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Allen, Hardin and Hancock County will be offering the Master Gardener Volunteer training program at the OSU-Lima Campus this spring.

This program provides 50 hours of intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then commit to 50 hours of volunteer service in their home county, assisting with Master Gardener volunteer-sponsored programs and activities for residents. Program topics include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils and plant and insect identification.

The classes will run March 7 through April 25. They will be held from 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Additionally, a full-day seminar will be held March 18 as part of the curriculum.

The fee for the course is $150 per person, which covers the cost of an extensive resource book and other materials. All Master Gardener volunteers will be required to have a background check.

More information is available at allen.osu.edu; hardin.osu.edu; or hancock.osu.edu websites. The registration deadline is Feb. 20.

McComb Public Library Storytime @ McComb Public Library
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Story time sessions for preschoolers ages 3-5 will resume Tuesday at the McComb Public Library, 113 S. Todd St.

Sessions are offered from 6:30-7:15 p.m. weekly. Story time is on a drop-in basis, registration is not required. Children enjoy books, finger plays, music and crafts.

Call the library at 419-293-2425 for more information.

Mar
29
Wed
Discover Lacrosse Day @ Flag City Sports Complex Youth Football Field
Mar 29 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

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.

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