Dec
12
Tue
Chill Zone @ Bluffton Public Library
Dec 12 @ 3:30 pm

“Chill Zone” will continue at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in December at the Bluffton Public Library.

Chill Zone is a safe space for tweens and teens to relax at the library. Activities are open to anyone in grades six through 12. Meeting themes include holiday crafts and tacos today, a holiday movie Dec. 12 and white elephant bingo Dec. 19.

Elf on a Shelf @ Putnam County District Library -- Ottawa
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm

A family fun “Elf on a Shelf” program will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa, and at 11 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Kalida-Union Township branch.

Those attending may bring their own camera and get a picture with an elf. A movie will also be shown.

The free program is presented by the Friends of the Library and the Putnam County Task Force for Youth.

Dec
15
Fri
Teen Homeschool Hangout @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Dec 15 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

The Hancock Park District will offer a new monthly “Teen Homeschool Hangout,” for 13- to 19-year-old homeschooled teens, in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

The first program will be held from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15. The event will feature activities about science and nature.

Register, with $3 per person, by 4:30 p.m. Dec. 14.

For more information, call the park district office, 419-425-7275.

Dec
18
Mon
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Dec 18 @ 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.

Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Dec 18 @ 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.

Dec
19
Tue
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Dec 19 @ 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.

Chill Zone @ Bluffton Public Library
Dec 19 @ 3:30 pm

“Chill Zone” will continue at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in December at the Bluffton Public Library.

Chill Zone is a safe space for tweens and teens to relax at the library. Activities are open to anyone in grades six through 12. Meeting themes include holiday crafts and tacos today, a holiday movie Dec. 12 and white elephant bingo Dec. 19.

Dec
25
Mon
Monday Funday @ Forest-Jackson Public Library
Dec 25 @ 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.

Dec
28
Thu
Winter, Nature, and Yoga for Kids @ Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A “Winter, Nature, and Yoga for Kids” program, for youngsters 5-9 years old accompanied by an adult, will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Dec. 28 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve.

Participants will practice yoga through music, games, and imagination to imitate animals and nature in winter. There will be poses for stretching, balance and relaxation.

Register, with $5 per child, at www.HancockParks.com under the “Programs & Activities” tab, or in person at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St. Registration deadline is 4:30 p.m. Dec. 27. Adults do not need to register.

Jan
1
Mon
Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Jan 1 @ 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.

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