St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, will host Vacation Bible School: “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” from 5-8 p.m. July 23-27. The five-day event will include daily Bible classes, storytime, crafts, activities, supper, music and puppets. VBS is open to children ages 4 through those who recently completed sixth grade. Registration forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/stlukesvbs or http://www.myvbs.org/stlukesnb/ .
A free community meal will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. July 26 at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St. This month’s meal is provided by Hilty Home and includes chicken salad croissant, potato salad, potato chips, strawberry shortcake and beverages.
Good Shepherd United Methodist Church is hosting its annual summer family outreach for area children and their families July 24-28. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. each night at the shelter house at Benton Ridge Village Park, the free week of fun includes music, skits, crafts, games, snacks and inflatables. In case of inclement weather, the event moves to the church, 119 W. Main St., Benton Ridge. Registration is required by visiting http://focusonthecross.org/sfo or calling the church office at 419-859-1234.
The Imagination Station will host an “extreme science demonstration” at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The program is part of the SummerRead program and will explore fundamental science concepts with a twist. Demonstrations will be presented under the skylight in the Adult Services Department. No registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org.
A program about plant, animal and insect homes, houses and habitats will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25-27 at three Hancock Park District locations: July 25 — Shelter 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area; July 26 — Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve; and July 27 — the gatehouse at Litzenberg Memorial Woods. The program is for 4- to 5-year-old youngsters accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear tennis shoes. Register, with $30 per child, by 4:30 p.m. Friday. A medical form is required and available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office. The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 12 individuals.
The Black Heritage Library & Multicultural Center will host a reading adventure camp from 10 a.m. to noon, July 25-27. The camp, for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, will feature story time, crafts and activities that will build reading skills and self-confidence. Ronald McDonald will visit July 27 and present his fun, educational show titled “It’s Book Time with Ronald McDonald.” To register or for more information, contact the center at 419-423-4954.