Jan
18
Thu
Reflecting on MLK’s 1968 Visit to Ohio Northern University @ Freed Center for the Performing Arts
Jan 18 @ 11:00 am

A panel of seven people who witnessed Martin Luther King Jr.’s talk at Ohio Northern University in 1968 will share their memories of the event during a panel discussion at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

King spoke at ONU on Jan. 11, 1968. A series of events will honor the 50th anniversary of the speech, ending with the unveiling of a statue of King on April 17 outside of Taft Hall.

Panelists for this event are Terry Keiser, Alfred Cohoe, Monty Siekerman, Sadicka White, Bob Parsons, Bob Roberts and Joel Weaver. In 1968, Keiser and Cohoe were ONU faculty, Siekerman was ONU’s director of university information, and the others were ONU students.

The event will also feature the ONU Gospel Ensemble and prayers led by current students.
King’s talk at ONU was one of the last speeches he gave at a college or university. According to ONU archivist Paul Logsdon, King spoke at Kansas State University on Jan. 19, 1968, and at Manchester College in Indiana on Feb. 1. He was assassinated in Memphis on April 4.

Information about King’s visit to ONU is available online at www.onu.edu/mlk.

iPad Basics Seminar @ Putnam County District Library -- Continental branch
Jan 18 @ 1:30 pm

An iPad basics seminar will be held at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Continental branch.

Participants will learn the basics such as menu navigation, settings and profiles, email, messaging and social media, apps, data management and selfie tips.

The main library will also offer an Android seminar at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24.

Jan
22
Mon
Adult Art Class — Watercolor Workshop @ Bluffton Public Library
Jan 22 @ 5:30 pm

Two adult art classes will be offered this month at Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

A mosaic art lesson led by Janette Reineke will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 25, utilizing a lesson from Reineke’s book, “Fear No Art.” The supply fee is $8 at the door and registration is required by Jan. 21.

Jeanne Beutler will lead a watercolor workshop at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. The painting is titled “Baby Raccoon” and there is a $10 supply fee, payable by cash only, at the door.

Call the library at 419-358-5016 for more information or to register for either session.

Jan
24
Wed
Android Basics Seminar @ Putnam County District Library -- Ottawa branch
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm

An iPad basics seminar will be held at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Continental branch.

Participants will learn the basics such as menu navigation, settings and profiles, email, messaging and social media, apps, data management and selfie tips.

The main library will also offer an Android seminar at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 24.

Human Trafficking Presentation @ Old Fort High School Auditorium
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pat McCloud will be giving an interactive presentation on human trafficking from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Jan. 24. It will be held in the Old Fort High School Auditorium located at 7635 N. County Road 51, Old Fort. A drawing for a gift card will be held at the conclusion of the program and refreshments will be provided. For more information please contact Nicole Fry at 419-379-8653 or at nicolefry26@gmail.com.

Jan
25
Thu
Adult Art Class — Mosaic Art @ Bluffton Public Library
Jan 25 @ 6:00 pm

Two adult art classes will be offered this month at Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

A mosaic art lesson led by Janette Reineke will be held at 6 p.m. Jan. 25, utilizing a lesson from Reineke’s book, “Fear No Art.” The supply fee is $8 at the door and registration is required by Jan. 21.

Jeanne Beutler will lead a watercolor workshop at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 22. The painting is titled “Baby Raccoon” and there is a $10 supply fee, payable by cash only, at the door.

Call the library at 419-358-5016 for more information or to register for either session.

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