Sep
20
Wed
Flag City Honor Flight Trip to Washington, D.C. @ Washington, D.C.
Sep 20 all-day

Flag City Honor Flight has announced that it will offer flights to Washington, D.C., on June 7 and Sept. 20.

As the Findlay-based hub of the national Honor Flight network, Flag City Honor Flight flies veterans free of charge to the nation’s capital to visit their memorials.

Flag City Honor Flight normally makes just one flight to Washington each year. However, a second flight has been added for 2017 due to additional funds having been raised.

Veterans, their accompanying guardians, and a small staff of Flag City Honor Flight personnel will travel to Washington, D.C., to visit the war memorials, particularly the World War II memorial. Other stops include the Korean War and Vietnam War memorials and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

The one-day flights depart from Grand Aire Terminal at Toledo Express Airport.

Flag City Honor Flight is a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status. Trips are made possible by donations from individuals, organizations and businesses. Veterans pay nothing and guardians are asked to make a tax-deductible donation of $400.

Flag City Honor Flight services primarily northwestern Ohio, southern Michigan and parts of Indiana. However, applications are accepted from any veteran, no matter where he or she lives.

World War II veterans receive the highest priority. Those who served during the Korean War are second priority, followed by those who served during the Vietnam War. Flag City Honor Flight is also looking for those who served between World War II and Korea, or between Korea and Vietnam. Those who are terminally ill may be moved up the list.

Any veteran is eligible to go on a flight, from any branch of service and any campaign.

Both 2017 flights are filling up quickly, and any interested party is encouraged to respond soon.

More detailed information for veterans, potential guardians, event volunteers and donors is available at www.flagcityhonorflight.org. Application forms may be downloaded from the website. The organization can be reached at info@flagcityhonorflight.org.

Sep
21
Thu
Camp Fire Back-To-School Carnival @ Camp Fire Northwest Ohio
Sep 21 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Camp Fire will host a free back-to-school carnival from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at its office, 305 W. Hardin St.

The event will feature games, a bounce house, food and information on upcoming programs including after-school clubs for elementary youth; classroom enrichment programs for all grade levels; and “School Day Out” camps offered on days when kids are home and their parents must work. Environmental education and camp programs are available for youth of all ages, and Teens in Action reaches youth ages 12-18.

For more information, call Camp Fire at 419-422-5415.

Sep
22
Fri
Bluffton Public Library Playgroup @ Bluffton Public Library
Sep 22 @ 10:00 am

The Bluffton Public Library’s playgroup program will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, and Sept. 8, 15 and 29.

On Sept. 22, a special messy sensory storytime will be held at 10 a.m. The session will include art experiences, discovery play and gross motor activities. Caregivers may want to bring a change of clothes for their child.

Forest-Jackson Public Library Movie Day @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Sep 22 @ 1:00 pm

The Forest-Jackson Public Library will show two movies this month.

The matinee movie, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” will be shown at 1 p.m. Sept. 22.

A freewill donation includes refreshments.

Sep
25
Mon
Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sep
29
Fri
Bluffton Public Library Playgroup @ Bluffton Public Library
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am

The Bluffton Public Library’s playgroup program will meet at 10 a.m. Friday, and Sept. 8, 15 and 29.

On Sept. 22, a special messy sensory storytime will be held at 10 a.m. The session will include art experiences, discovery play and gross motor activities. Caregivers may want to bring a change of clothes for their child.

Oct
2
Mon
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Oct 2 @ 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.

Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Oct 2 @ 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.

Oct
3
Tue
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
9
Mon
Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Oct 9 @ 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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