American Girl program planned

Chris Allen, Hancock Park District program specialist, will lead a program on the American Girl doll, Caroline Abbott, Saturday in the Activity Barn at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. There will be tea, snacks, games and a craft. The same program will be offered from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. The...

Library reading story times to start

All of the Putnam County District Library locations will hold “Ready to Read” story times starting Aug. 31 and continuing through Nov. 19. The events include six critical pre-reading skills that can help children become better readers. The schedule is as follows: Columbus Grove, 10 a.m. Thursday;...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8:30-10:30 a.m., pavilion; SilverSneakers yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; arthritis water exercise class, 10-11 a.m.; lunch, braised pork chop, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.;...

Good time, good music at AMVETS’ jam sessions

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Every Thursday night, visitors to Findlay AMVETS Post 21 get the chance to not only have a meal and socialize but hear some music. Last Thursday, a group of musicians played country and bluegrass music at the AMVETS Post on Trenton Avenue. AMVETS is a national service organization,...

Volunteers needed to help with planting, landscape

Volunteers are being sought to participate in a landscape planting day around the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts on Sept. 26. Work will start at 8:30 a.m. Volunteers need not be experts; they should just be ready to dig, water, rake or spread mulch at the construction site, 200 W. Main Cross St....

Remembering the ‘Arabic Woodstock’

By MARGARET FORD Family Editor CAREY — While large crowds still return to the Basilica and National Shrine of Our Lady of Consolation in Carey every August to celebrate a novena to Our Lady of Consolation, leading up to the Feast of the Assumption of Mary on Aug. 15, a Michigan man is mourning the loss of...
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