Mar
30
Thu
Children’s Art Lesson @ Bluffton Public Library
Mar 30 @ 3:30 pm

On March 30, Janette Reineke will present a children’s art lesson for ages 8-10 at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St.

Children will learn about Impressionistic French painter Claude Monet, then use his method of painting to create a watercolor seascape. There is a $6 fee at the door, cash only.

Registration is required by Thursday by calling the library at 419-358-5016.

OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training @ Ohio State University at Lima
Mar 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Allen, Hardin and Hancock County will be offering the Master Gardener Volunteer training program at the OSU-Lima Campus this spring.

This program provides 50 hours of intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then commit to 50 hours of volunteer service in their home county, assisting with Master Gardener volunteer-sponsored programs and activities for residents. Program topics include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils and plant and insect identification.

The classes will run March 7 through April 25. They will be held from 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Additionally, a full-day seminar will be held March 18 as part of the curriculum.

The fee for the course is $150 per person, which covers the cost of an extensive resource book and other materials. All Master Gardener volunteers will be required to have a background check.

More information is available at allen.osu.edu; hardin.osu.edu; or hancock.osu.edu websites. The registration deadline is Feb. 20.

Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Mar 30 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Apr
3
Mon
Plants That Benefit Bees and Butterflies @ Putnam County District Library
Apr 3 @ 6:00 pm

Dwight Wilson will present a program on plants that benefit bees and butterflies at 6 p.m. April 3 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa.

Wilson will talk about the hues and scents of flowers that attract bees and butterflies.

Apr
4
Tue
OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training @ Ohio State University at Lima
Apr 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Allen, Hardin and Hancock County will be offering the Master Gardener Volunteer training program at the OSU-Lima Campus this spring.

This program provides 50 hours of intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then commit to 50 hours of volunteer service in their home county, assisting with Master Gardener volunteer-sponsored programs and activities for residents. Program topics include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils and plant and insect identification.

The classes will run March 7 through April 25. They will be held from 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Additionally, a full-day seminar will be held March 18 as part of the curriculum.

The fee for the course is $150 per person, which covers the cost of an extensive resource book and other materials. All Master Gardener volunteers will be required to have a background check.

More information is available at allen.osu.edu; hardin.osu.edu; or hancock.osu.edu websites. The registration deadline is Feb. 20.

Apr
6
Thu
Cookie Decorating Classes at Leipsic Library @ Putnam County District Library -- Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location
Apr 6 @ 4:00 pm

Cookie decorating classes will be held at libraries in Ottawa and Leipsic in April.

A session is planned at 4 p.m. April 6 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location, while another program will be held at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa.

Helen Doboze will lead the classes for participants who are ages 9 and older. There is a $3 fee, and supplies will be provided.

Those attending may bring an apron if desired and a container to transport the cookies home. Each person will decorate six cookies.

Registration is requested by Monday by calling the Leipsic library at 419-943-2604 or the Ottawa library at 419-523-3747.

OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training @ Ohio State University at Lima
Apr 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Allen, Hardin and Hancock County will be offering the Master Gardener Volunteer training program at the OSU-Lima Campus this spring.

This program provides 50 hours of intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then commit to 50 hours of volunteer service in their home county, assisting with Master Gardener volunteer-sponsored programs and activities for residents. Program topics include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils and plant and insect identification.

The classes will run March 7 through April 25. They will be held from 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Additionally, a full-day seminar will be held March 18 as part of the curriculum.

The fee for the course is $150 per person, which covers the cost of an extensive resource book and other materials. All Master Gardener volunteers will be required to have a background check.

More information is available at allen.osu.edu; hardin.osu.edu; or hancock.osu.edu websites. The registration deadline is Feb. 20.

Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Apr 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Findlay Art League will present Dance Night every Thursday, beginning this evening, led by Ashley Donaldson.

The night begins with a 7 p.m. lesson, followed by dancing until 8:30. Those attending are requested to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to register.

No partner is required, and no experience is necessary. All styles of music and modern jive dancing will be explored.

Cost is $8 per person, but there will be a discount for people buying multiple entries ahead of time (6 for $42, 10/$70). The Findlay Art League is located at 117 W. Crawford St.

Apr
10
Mon
Cookie Decorating Classes at Ottawa Library @ Putnam County District Library -- Ottawa Branch
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm

Cookie decorating classes will be held at libraries in Ottawa and Leipsic in April.

A session is planned at 4 p.m. April 6 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location, while another program will be held at 6 p.m. April 10 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa.

Helen Doboze will lead the classes for participants who are ages 9 and older. There is a $3 fee, and supplies will be provided.

Those attending may bring an apron if desired and a container to transport the cookies home. Each person will decorate six cookies.

Registration is requested by Monday by calling the Leipsic library at 419-943-2604 or the Ottawa library at 419-523-3747.

Apr
11
Tue
OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Training @ Ohio State University at Lima
Apr 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The OSU Extension Master Gardener Volunteers of Allen, Hardin and Hancock County will be offering the Master Gardener Volunteer training program at the OSU-Lima Campus this spring.

This program provides 50 hours of intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then commit to 50 hours of volunteer service in their home county, assisting with Master Gardener volunteer-sponsored programs and activities for residents. Program topics include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils and plant and insect identification.

The classes will run March 7 through April 25. They will be held from 6-9 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday. Additionally, a full-day seminar will be held March 18 as part of the curriculum.

The fee for the course is $150 per person, which covers the cost of an extensive resource book and other materials. All Master Gardener volunteers will be required to have a background check.

More information is available at allen.osu.edu; hardin.osu.edu; or hancock.osu.edu websites. The registration deadline is Feb. 20.

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