Training to focus on childhood trauma

“World Turned Upside Down: Understanding the Effects of Trauma on Our Children,” a trauma-informed care training, will be held Oct. 22 in First Presbyterian Church’s great room, 2330 S. Main St. The program will be offered twice, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Judy Lester is the...

Book signing scheduled

JoAnne Heaster will sign copies of her new book, “The Inspirational Heart: 25 Lessons of Life and Love,” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday at Liberty-Benton High School.

Apple Butter Fest planned Saturday

VAN BUREN — The Van Buren Lions Club will host its 26th Apple Butter Fest and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Van Buren High School. The Lions Club will be selling homemade apple butter and bean soup. There will be a craft show, quilt show, food vendors and children’s activities. East of...

Food pantry to open at church

First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St., will host a mobile food pantry Saturday, in coordination with Chopin Hall and the Findlay Service League. The food will be distributed at the church by 8:15 a.m., and last until the food is gone. Each family receiving food must have a representative present. For more...

Basket weaving class offered

OTTAWA — A two-day basket weaving program will be held at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Linda Pollitz will help participants make an Italian bread basket in fall colors. Supplies needed include scissors, 12 clip clothes pins, measuring tape, 5-gallon bucket, pencil,...

Booths available for Courier craft show

The Courier is sponsoring a holiday craft show and flea market for charity from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 24 in the garage behind the building just west of Western Avenue on Hardin Street. Vendor spaces are available on a first come, first available basis. The cost is $30 for an 8-foot by 8-foot space. Vendors are...
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