Feb
23
Thu
Babies Love Books @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

A session of Babies Love Books will begin at 10 a.m. Feb. 23, including stories,
movement and songs for babies and toddlers up to 3 years old. Activities promote language and motor development.

To register, call the library at 419-358-5016, send an email to birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org or stop by the front desk. The library is located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

Putnam County Library Bilingual Storytime @ Putnam County District Library -- Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location
Feb 23 @ 10:00 am

The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location will both host bilingual storytimes this month.

Storytime in Leipsic will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 23, while the session in Ottawa is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Children’s books will be read in Spanish and in English. There will also be snacks and crafts.

Feb
24
Fri
Kan Du Art Studio Opening @ Kan Du Art Studio
Feb 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The opening of the new Kan Du Art Studio in downtown Findlay will be celebrated from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 24.

The opening of the studio at 318 W. Main Cross St. will mark the end of a two-year renovation of the former Rocking U building, which has occupied the downtown site since 1902.

The Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities purchased the property in February 2015. Paying for the renovation were a $525,000 grant from the Ohio Facilities Construction Commission, and a $35,000 grant from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation and the Blanchard Valley Center Capital Improvement Fund.

Kan Du Studio, a division of Blanchard Valley Industries, was formerly located at 329 S. Main St. Kan Du has supported Hancock County artists with developmental disabilities since 2007.

The new studio will include space for art education classes and workshops, an art gallery, and retail space for the sale of art.

Renovation of the remainder of the building will continue and is expected to be completed later this year.

Feb
26
Sun
Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay Meeting @ St. John’s Lutheran Church
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am

Ohio Star Quilters of Findlay will meet at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave.

The day begins with the business meeting along with show and tell. Deb Sendelbach will present a program on making a tote bag with a pinwheel.

Anyone interested in quilting is invited to attend. Club information is available by calling Tina Wood at 419-348-4247.

Feb
27
Mon
Winter Storytime at Bluffton Public Library @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 27 @ 6:30 pm

Registration for winter storytime at Bluffton Public Library opens Tuesday.

The program will take place at 6:30 p.m. Mondays starting Jan. 23, or at 10 a.m. Tuesdays starting Jan. 24. Storytime is for children ages 3 to 5. Space is limited to 18 children per session.

Register by calling 419-358-5016, emailing birkey@blufftonpubliclibrary.org or visiting the library’s front desk.

Feb
28
Tue
McComb Public Library Storytime @ McComb Public Library
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Story time sessions for preschoolers ages 3-5 will resume Tuesday at the McComb Public Library, 113 S. Todd St.

Sessions are offered from 6:30-7:15 p.m. weekly. Story time is on a drop-in basis, registration is not required. Children enjoy books, finger plays, music and crafts.

Call the library at 419-293-2425 for more information.

Putnam County Library Bilingual Storytime @ Putnam County District Library
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm

The Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location will both host bilingual storytimes this month.

Storytime in Leipsic will be held at 10 a.m. Feb. 23, while the session in Ottawa is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Children’s books will be read in Spanish and in English. There will also be snacks and crafts.

Mar
7
Tue
McComb Public Library Storytime @ McComb Public Library
Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Story time sessions for preschoolers ages 3-5 will resume Tuesday at the McComb Public Library, 113 S. Todd St.

Sessions are offered from 6:30-7:15 p.m. weekly. Story time is on a drop-in basis, registration is not required. Children enjoy books, finger plays, music and crafts.

Call the library at 419-293-2425 for more information.

Mar
13
Mon
Arts Partnership Magic Camp
Mar 13 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Arts Partnership is bringing Kevin Spencer, International Magician of the Year, to offer a weeklong, after-school magic camp.

Magic camp combines performing magic tricks with storytelling, music, theater and creative movement. Students will perform tricks with ropes, cards, rubber bands, paper clips, money and even a big illusion. When the weeklong camp is over, they will perform a live show for family and friends.

Magic camp will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m., March 13-17. The student performance showcase will be presented at 7 p.m. March 17 at Donnell Middle School.

The camp is recommended for students in grades 2-8.

Cost is $85, and registration is required by March 3. Register online at http://artspartnership.com/magic-camp/.

Call 419-422-4624, ext. 3, or email education@artpartnership.com for more information.

Mar
14
Tue
Arts Partnership Magic Camp
Mar 14 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Arts Partnership is bringing Kevin Spencer, International Magician of the Year, to offer a weeklong, after-school magic camp.

Magic camp combines performing magic tricks with storytelling, music, theater and creative movement. Students will perform tricks with ropes, cards, rubber bands, paper clips, money and even a big illusion. When the weeklong camp is over, they will perform a live show for family and friends.

Magic camp will take place from 4:30-6:30 p.m., March 13-17. The student performance showcase will be presented at 7 p.m. March 17 at Donnell Middle School.

The camp is recommended for students in grades 2-8.

Cost is $85, and registration is required by March 3. Register online at http://artspartnership.com/magic-camp/.

Call 419-422-4624, ext. 3, or email education@artpartnership.com for more information.

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