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Mar
31
Fri
Portrayals of the Natural World in Second Temple Jewish Literature @ Stutzman Lecture Hall at Bluffton University
Mar 31 @ 4:00 pm

Jackie Wyse-Rhodes, Bluffton University assistant professor of religion, will present the free colloquium “Portrayals of the Natural World in Second Temple Jewish Literature” at 4 p.m. Friday in Centennial Hall’s Stutzman Lecture Hall. The public is welcome.

Wyse-Rhodes will consider additional portrayals of the natural world in early Jewish and Christian literature. She says nature is variously depicted as a model of righteousness, a sign of things to come, a giver of testimony, an instrument of judgment, and a heavenly mystery.

Apr
3
Mon
Plants That Benefit Bees and Butterflies @ Putnam County District Library
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm

Dwight Wilson will present a program on plants that benefit bees and butterflies at 6 p.m. April 3 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa.

Wilson will talk about the hues and scents of flowers that attract bees and butterflies.

Apr
4
Tue
Bridge Home Health & Hospice Volunteer Training @ Hub Conference Room at Birchaven Village
Apr 4 @ 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.

John’s Dilemma: A Mennonite Bishop Wrestles with Suffering in a Time of War @ Bluffton University
Apr 4 @ 11:00 am

Mennonite pastor Paula Snyder Belousek will discuss a past bishop’s response to the Civil War in a speech titled “John’s Dilemma: A Mennonite Bishop Wrestles with Suffering in a Time of War,” during Bluffton University’s Spiritual Life Week Forum on April 4. During the 11 a.m. lecture, Snyder Belousek will discuss her experience in the discovery of Elida Bishop John M. Brenneman’s draft petition written to President Abraham Lincoln requesting conscientious objector status for Mennonites during the Civil War. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Apr
5
Wed
Tax Assistance at Putnam County Library @ Putnam County District Library
Apr 5 @ 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Free tax assistance will be available at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa, hosted by the HHWP Community Action Commission and the Ohio Benefit Bank.

Appointments will be available from 4:30-7:30 p.m. April 5.

Call the CAC at 419-957-7713 or email pzimmerly@hhwpcac.com to schedule.

Apr
6
Thu
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Apr 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio.  Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50.  Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.

Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Apr
11
Tue
Bridge Home Health & Hospice Volunteer Training @ Hub Conference Room at Birchaven Village
Apr 11 @ 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.

Apr
13
Thu
Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Apr
18
Tue
Bridge Home Health & Hospice Volunteer Training @ Hub Conference Room at Birchaven Village
Apr 18 @ 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.

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