Feb
17
Sat
Deathtrap @ The Ritz Theatre
Feb 17 @ 7:30 pm

This suspenseful production written by Ira Levin follows a Broadway playwright with writer’s block that comes across a potential hit script by a young student. The playwright devises a plan to share credit with the younger scribe, leading to an abundance of thrills and laughter.

The Language Archive @ BGSU Wolfe Center for the Arts’ Eva Marie Saint Theatre
Feb 17 @ 8:00 pm

Bowling Green State University’s theater department presents playwright Julia Cho’s comedy about a scholar of dead or dying languages who finds it impossible to verbalize love in any of the obscure languages he has mastered, and who may feel more affection for language than for people.

Reach the box office at 419-372-8171 between noon and 6 p.m. weekdays or buy tickets at www.bgsu.edu/arts.

Feb
18
Sun
Good Karma Yoga @ Harmony Yoga
Feb 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Instructor Katy Mercer will offer “Good Karma Yoga,” a free beginner’s yoga class, from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Harmony Yoga, 1100 Croy Drive.

The free class is open to open to anyone 12 and older. Donations will be collected for First Step: Family Violence Intervention Center of Fostoria (www.firststepweb.org/donate).

Bluffton University Concert Band @ Yoder Recital Hall, Bluffton University
Feb 18 @ 2:30 pm

The Bluffton University Concert Band will host an instrumental concert featuring original and arranged compositions, including Brian Sadler’s “Action Brass”; Gordon Jacob’s wind-band composition, “An Original Suite”; and Brant Karrick’s “They Shall Run and Be Free,” inspired by his visit to the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.

Feb
19
Mon
Arts Partnership Presidents Day Theater Camp @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Feb 19 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Arts Partnership is offering a daylong Presidents’ Day theater camp from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St.

The program is open to students in grades one through 12 and will feature a tour of the facility and mini workshops on improvisation, acting, musical theater and theater tech. The cost is $60 per student and includes snacks and water. Students are encouraged to pack a nonrefrigerated lunch.

Registration deadline is Feb. 14 and can be made at artspartnership.com or by contacting Craig VanRentgherm at education@artspartnership.com or 419-422-3412, ext. 3.

Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Feb 19 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Mornings with Mommy will begin Sept. 18 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St., Jenera, and continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays and Tuesdays. The educational playdates are open to infants through preschool-age children and their moms, dads, grandparents and nannies. Each session will have its own theme and will include devotion, language and literacy activities, arts and crafts, sensory activities and more. Registration is required at tlcjenera.org or by calling 419-326-4685. The cost is $5 per family (not per child), per session.

Delay the Disease @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Feb 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Individuals diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders are encouraged to attend free “Delay the Disease” exercise classes at Mennonite Memorial Home, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton.

Classes are held from 1-2 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in the chapel and can accommodate those in wheelchairs.

Developed by Ohio Health, the program can help participants move about with ease and confidence in a crowd, get out of bed or rise from a chair independently, improve handwriting, dress independently and regain a sense of moving with normality. A physician referral is required and, if falling has been an issue, a participant must be accompanied by someone during the classes.

To register, call 419-358-1015, ext. 221.

Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
Feb 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

Bridge Bereavement Services Self-Care Presentation @ Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer a presentation focused on self-care from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Feb. 19 in Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital, 1900 S. Main St.

The program will explore methods of self-care such as massage, aromatherapy, mindfulness and meditation, humor, blood pressure checks and mood-lifting desserts.

Registration is required by Feb. 15 with Niki Sidle, bereavement coordinator, at 419-423-5351 or email bridge@bvhealthsystem.org.

Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Feb 19 @ 6:30 pm

Monday Funday will resume at the Forest-Jackson Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Youth who are in third grade and older will make edible school supplies.

Monday Funday will be held every Monday, featuring games and snacks. When Riverdale School is canceled due to weather, the event is also canceled.

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