A free community meal will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St. This month’s meal is provided by Pandora-Gilboa Student Council and includes tacos, refried beans, salad, cookies and beverage.
Money Smart programs will be held at libraries in Columbus Grove, Kalida and Ottawa in April. Attorney Lee Schroeder will present “Estate Planning, Protecting Your Assets” at 6:30 p.m. April 24 at the Columbus Grove branch of the Putnam County District Library, and at 6:30 p.m. April 27 at the Kalida branch. “Investing for the Future” will be offered at 6:30 p.m. April 26 at the main library in Ottawa. The speaker will be Zachary Buckland, financial advisor for Edward Jones.
Bilingual story times are scheduled at the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location. Sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in Ottawa and 10 a.m. Thursday in Leipsic. In April, story times will be offered at 6:30 p.m. April 25 in Ottawa, and 10 a.m. April 27 in Leipsic. Activities include reading children’s books in Spanish and English, crafts and snacks.
The City of Findlay Recreation Department is starting an in-house youth lacrosse league for this spring. The league is for boys and girls ages 4-18. Practices will begin April 18 and continue on Tuesday and Thursday nights through June 1. All practices will take place at Emory Adams Park on the east side, across the foot bridge. Registration is $25 for children under 6 and $45 for ages 7-18. Register by Friday to ensure a free T-shirt. Call 419-424-7176.
Michael “Chick” Padula will be honored at the upcoming United Way of Hancock County annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. April 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The event is open to the public and costs $30 per person, or $240 for a table of eight. Registration is available by calling the United Way office at 419-423-1432 or online at http://LiveUnitedHancockCounty.org/events/calendar.
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.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 218 E. Sandusky St., will host a Life Tree Cafe discussion at 7 p.m. Thursday. This week’s program is called “Class Warfare: The Unending Struggle for Equality.” Life Tree Cafe meets weekly to address tough questions in life. The public is invited to attend. Visit www.stpaulsfindlay.org, www.lifetreecafe.com or facebook.com/lifetreecafefindlay for more information.