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Aug
20
Sun
97th Gibson Family Reunion @ Wharton Park shelter house
Aug 20 @ 12:00 pm

The family of Robert and Idella Gibson will hold their 97th reunion at noon Aug. 20 at the Wharton Park shelter house.

Activities will include 50/50 raffle, kids’ games, door prizes and bingo.

Price-Wilson Family Reunion @ St. Paul Lutheran Church
Aug 20 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

The Price-Wilson family reunion will be held from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Aug. 20 in the fellowship hall of St. Paul Lutheran Church, 9340 Township Road 32, Jenera.

The Price reunion began in 1922 and has expanded to be called the Price-Wilson reunion.

Clarabelle Price will be hosting.

Aug
21
Mon
Mornings With Mommy Summer Play Dates @ Jenera Community Park
Aug 21 @ 9:30 am

Summer play dates through Trinity Jenera’s Mornings With Mommy program will be held at the Jenera Community Park, south of the village on Ohio 698, on the first and third Mondays of June, July and August.

Beginning at 9:30 a.m., parents, grandparents and caregivers may bring children of any age to enjoy playing outside with other children while the adults visit.

Aug
26
Sat
American Girl Tea @ Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Aug 26 @ 10:30 am

An American Girl tea, celebrating the Kit Kittredge doll, will be held at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26 in the Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.

The same program will be offered each time. There will be journal writing, food and activities.

The character of Kit Kittredge is chronicled in the American Girl book series, with her specific books written by Valerie Tripp. They chronicle her experiences growing up near Cincinnati during the 1930s. She enjoys reading, writing, and following the Cincinnati Reds baseball team while harboring ambitions to become a news reporter.

The program is for 7- to 12-year-olds with an adult companion. Register, with $10 per person, by 1 p.m. Aug. 24.

The program will be held with a minimum of 10 and a maximum of 30 individuals.

For more information, call the Hancock Park District office, 419-425-7275, or online at hancockparks.com

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.

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