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9:00 am Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
9:30 am Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
May 21 @ 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.
1:00 pm Delay the Disease @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Delay the Disease @ Mennonite Memorial Home
May 21 @ 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.
3:30 pm Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group @ Mennonite Memorial Home
May 21 @ 3:30 pm
A support group for caregivers of spouses or family members with Alzheimer’s disease is scheduled the third Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. The group meets in the library at the Home, located at 410 W. Elm Street. Group facilitators are Tricia Herrmann, RN, and Janet Schroeder, LSW. The focus of the group is to allow each member to discuss his/her issues involved in caring for their loved one with Alzheimer’s. Speakers can be brought in to address specific topics at the request of the group. For more information, contact Herrmann at 419-358-1015, ext. 221, or therrmann@mhcoliving.org.
4:30 pm Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
May 21 @ 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.
6:00 pm Jammin’ at the Library @ Bluffton Public Library
Jammin’ at the Library @ Bluffton Public Library
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
“Jammin’ at the Library” will be held at 6 p.m. May 7 and 21. This is a song-circle-style jam session and is open to the public.
6:00 pm Watercolor Painting Workshop @ Bluffton Public Library
Watercolor Painting Workshop @ Bluffton Public Library
May 21 @ 6:00 pm
Ottawa artist Jeanne Beutler will present a watercolor painting workshop at 6 p.m. Monday at the Bluffton Public Library. Lilacs are the theme of the painting. A $10 cash-only supply fee will be collected at the door. Register by calling the library at 419-358-5016.
6:30 pm Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
May 21 @ 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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