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Ottawa Senior Citizens Association Spring Bazaar 10:00 am
Ottawa Senior Citizens Association Spring Bazaar @ Ottawa Senior Citizens Association
Apr 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Ottawa Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is hosting a spring bazaar and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 5 at its location, 1035 E. Third St., Ottawa. Lunch will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Wednesday’s lunch features homemade beef and noodle soup, beef sandwich platter, brats platter, hot dog platter and assorted desserts. Thursday’s lunch will feature homemade potato soup, chicken salad croissant platter, brats platter, hot dog platter and assorted desserts.
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Ottawa Senior Citizens Association Spring Bazaar 10:00 am
Ottawa Senior Citizens Association Spring Bazaar @ Ottawa Senior Citizens Association
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Ottawa Senior Citizens Association, Inc. is hosting a spring bazaar and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 4 and Thursday, April 5 at its location, 1035 E. Third St., Ottawa. Lunch will be available for purchase from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days. Wednesday’s lunch features homemade beef and noodle soup, beef sandwich platter, brats platter, hot dog platter and assorted desserts. Thursday’s lunch will feature homemade potato soup, chicken salad croissant platter, brats platter, hot dog platter and assorted desserts.
The Original Meaning of the Second Amendment 4:15 pm
The Original Meaning of the Second Amendment @ Celebrezze Moot Courtroom at the Ohio Northern University College of Law
Apr 5 @ 4:15 pm
Paul Finkelman, president of Gratz College in Melrose, Pennsylvania, will discuss the origins of the Second Amendment at 4:15 p.m. April 5 in the Celebrezze Moot Courtroom at the Ohio Northern University College of Law. His talk, titled “Did James Madison really think you should own an AR-15, a bump stock or an assault rifle? The original meaning of the Second Amendment” will explain how the Second Amendment was not intended to protect an individual’s right to own a firearm, but was about a “well-regulated militia.” The talk is free and open to the public.
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Cory-Rawson Cheerleading Craft Show 10:00 am
Cory-Rawson Cheerleading Craft Show @ Cory-Rawson Local Schools
Apr 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The annual Cory-Rawson cheerleading craft show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cory-Rawson Local Schools, 3930 County Road 26, Rawson. The art, craft and marketplace show will feature over 20 vendors, a bake sale, concessions, gift basket raffle and 50/50 drawing.
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Grant Writers’ Roundtable 10:00 am
Grant Writers’ Roundtable @ Upper Sandusky Community Library
Apr 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
A grant writers’ roundtable will be held from 10 a.m. to noon April 9 at the Upper Sandusky Community Library, 301 N. Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky. Participants are encouraged to bring their hints, tips, questions and experience to share with others in an informal group setting. For more information or to make a reservation, call the library at 419-294-1345 or email kshuman@seolibraries.org.
Stitch in Time Quilting Group 7:00 pm
Stitch in Time Quilting Group @ Birchaven Village Chapel
Apr 9 @ 7:00 pm
The Stitch in Time quilting group will host Linda Thielfoldt, national speaker, author and owner of The Quilted Goose store in Troy, Michigan, at two upcoming events. Thielfoldt will present a trunk show and lecture during the group’s regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the chapel at Birchaven Village. The public is invited to attend.
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Bluffton Arts and Crafts Festival
Bluffton Arts and Crafts Festival @ Main Street, Bluffton
Apr 12 all-day
The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce will host the 47th annual Bluffton Arts and Crafts Festival on May 12. Over 60 booths will line Main Street. The festival also includes a llama exhibit, pony rides and food vendors. It will also coincide with the Bluffton Farmers’ Market, the Bluffton Friends of the Library spring book sale and sidewalk sales by many downtown businesses. Vendor applications are available at https://www.explorebluffton.com/arts-crafts-festival. For more information, contact Paula Scott at 419-369-2985 or email blufftonchamber@gmail.com.
Achieving Your Leadership Potential 12:00 pm
Achieving Your Leadership Potential @ Findlay Country Club
Apr 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
“Achieving Your Leadership Potential” will be discussed from noon to 1 p.m. April 12 at Findlay Country Club by Julie Norris, division president for McLane Ohio. Registration and a buffet lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. The program is open to both men and women, though its focus is women who are entering or in leadership roles within Findlay and Hancock County. Norris will discuss how to be a role model for emerging female leaders, how to create your own definition of success as a leader, forming exceptional teams, and managing egos. Registration is required by April 9. The event costs $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-members. More information is available by visiting FindlayHancockChamber.com or calling 419-422-3313.
Activismo: Art and Dissidence in Cuba 3:00 pm
Activismo: Art and Dissidence in Cuba @ Owens Community College library
Apr 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A discussion with Carole Elchert on her documentary “Activismo: Art and Dissidence in Cuba” will be held from 3-4 p.m. April 12 in the library, EC176, at Owens Community College.
Student Art Show Reception 6:30 pm
Student Art Show Reception @ Findlay Art League
Apr 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The student art show for middle and high school will open with an artists’ reception from 6:30-8 p.m. tonight at the Findlay Art League, 117 W. Crawford St. Awards will be presented at 7. This annual event is open to students in Findlay and Hancock County public and private schools. The exhibit was judged by Heather Sensel of the Mazza Museum. It will remain on display through April 21. Viewing hours are 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and noon to 3 p.m. weekends.
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Altrusa Club of Findlay Craft Fair 10:00 am
Altrusa Club of Findlay Craft Fair @ Findlay Moose Lodge
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Altrusa Club of Findlay will hold a vendor and craft fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Findlay Moose, 1028 W. Main Cross St. There will be 14 direct-sale vendors including Tupperware, LipSense, Tastefully Simple, Scentsy, Mary Kay, Norwex, Usborne Books, Pure Romance, Damsel in Defense, doTerra, Color Street Nails, Pampered Chef, Premiere Jewelry and Monat. Among the crafters are Judy’s Dog Coats & Scarves, Can’t Pick One Creations, SOS organic soap, This n That Too, Aunt Jessie’s Handmades, Friends from the Heart, Boho Twinkle Toes, Crafty Sister, Sew Craft by Jerilyn, Recycled by Rosanne, Delicious Delights, Paws Claws & 2 Bare Feet, and Ommy’s Gourmet Goodies. All will have cash and carry items. Admission is free. Breakfast and lunch items will be available for purchase, and a 50/50 raffle will be included. All proceeds will go toward Altrusa scholarships.
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Rhinehart United Methodist Church Spring Craft/Home Show 9:00 am
Rhinehart United Methodist Church Spring Craft/Home Show @ Hardin County Fairgrounds
Apr 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Rhinehart United Methodist Church Women will sponsor their 17th annual spring craft/home show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14 at the Hardin County Fairgrounds, 14134 Fairground Road, Kenton. The women’s group will offer homemade baked goods and candy, along with dine-in and carryout lunches including sandwiches, chicken and noodles, pie, chips and drinks. Vendor spaces are available and can be reserved by calling Janie Seiler at 937-354-5531 or 419-673-6948.
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Hardin County Heritage Farm Barn Sale and Craft Show 10:30 am
Hardin County Heritage Farm Barn Sale and Craft Show @ Hardin County Heritage Farm
Apr 19 @ 10:30 am – 4:00 pm
Hand-crafted items, repurposed furniture, antiques, baked goods, food from Pig Eaters BBQ and more will be on sale at Hardin County Heritage Farm’s Barn Sale and Craft Show. Vendors must provide their own tables and pay for their space at the show, and those who wish to set up shop in the barn should contact Sheena at Hardin County Historical Museums as soon as possible. Admission: Guests are asked to make a donation to the museum.
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Upper Room Church of God Spring Craft Show 8:30 am
Upper Room Church of God Spring Craft Show @ Upper Room Church of God
Apr 21 @ 8:30 am – 1:30 pm
Upper Room Church of God, 520 W. Bigelow Ave., will host a spring craft show from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature over 25 vendors, along with concessions, baked goods and raffle baskets. Lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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Harold Brown 6:00 pm
Harold Brown @ Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Harold Brown, of Port Clinton, will discuss “Keep Your Airspeed Up: The Story of a Tuskegee Airman,” a book he wrote with Marsha Bordner chronicling his life and World War II service. As one of the United States’ first African-American pilots, Brown was commissioned as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1944 and flew missions over Europe, which included the protection of bombers in the air. On his 30th mission, his plane was shot down over Nazi territory, and he became a prisoner of war. He went on to serve in the military for 23 years, becoming a lieutenant colonel. Brown also earned a Ph.D., retiring from Columbus State Community College as vice president of academic affairs. The presentation will begin with a brief film about Brown’s service, with Brown and Bordner on hand to sign copies of the book. Location: Winebrenner Theological Seminary’s TLB Auditorium. Information: www.airspeedup.com.
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Ben Cathey 1:00 pm
Ben Cathey @ 50 North
Apr 25 @ 1:00 pm
Ben Cathey, TV 13 ABC weather speaker, will give a free program about upcoming weather predictions at 1 p.m. Wednesday at 50 North. Registration is required today by calling 419-423-8496.
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Habits of Happy People 10:30 am
Habits of Happy People @ 50 North
Apr 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
50 North has scheduled two free programs focused on mood and attitude. “Habits of Happy People” will be presented at 10:30 a.m. April 26. Those attending will learn about the healthy habits and thinking approaches of happy people, and will learn to recognize that desired emotions come from within. Registration is required by Monday by calling 419-423-8496. A presentation on making over your mood will be part of the “Afternoon Conversation” series at 1 p.m. April 30. Michelle Gibbs, essential oils representative, will share how the use of these oils can promote a better attitude. Registration is required by April 25 at 419-423-8496.
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The Bluffton We Never Knew 2:00 pm
The Bluffton We Never Knew @ Allen County Museum
Apr 29 @ 2:00 pm
Lifelong Bluffton resident Fred Steiner will present “The Bluffton We Never Knew” at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Allen County Museum, 620 W. Market St., Lima. Steiner’s program is free. The book of the same name, released by Steiner this winter, takes the reader on a visual journey into Bluffton’s past. The book covers the years of 1861 to 1911 and includes nearly 175 rarely seen photographs of Bluffton scenes, people, businesses, churches, Main Street, the college, railroads, early vehicles and residences. Also included are 16 class photos taken before 1901.
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Afternoon Conversation Series: Making Over Your Mood 1:00 pm
Afternoon Conversation Series: Making Over Your Mood @ 50 North
Apr 30 @ 1:00 pm
50 North has scheduled two free programs focused on mood and attitude. “Habits of Happy People” will be presented at 10:30 a.m. April 26. Those attending will learn about the healthy habits and thinking approaches of happy people, and will learn to recognize that desired emotions come from within. Registration is required by Monday by calling 419-423-8496. A presentation on making over your mood will be part of the “Afternoon Conversation” series at 1 p.m. April 30. Michelle Gibbs, essential oils representative, will share how the use of these oils can promote a better attitude. Registration is required by April 25 at 419-423-8496.

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