Mornings with Mommy @ Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Mornings with Mommy will begin Sept. 18 at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 301 N. Main St., Jenera, and continue from 9:30-10:30 a.m. the first and third Mondays and Tuesdays. The educational playdates are open to infants through preschool-age children and their moms, dads, grandparents and nannies. Each session will have its own theme and will include devotion, language and literacy activities, arts and crafts, sensory activities and more. Registration is required at tlcjenera.org or by calling 419-326-4685. The cost is $5 per family (not per child), per session.

Bluffton Public Library Winter Storytime @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am

Winter storytime registration is underway at the Bluffton Public Library.

Limited spaces are available, and parents or caregivers can register children via email, phone or in person.

Storytime is for preschool children ages 3-5 on either Monday nights or Tuesday mornings.

Children may join storytime at the start of the month in which they will have their third birthday.
Call 419-358-5016 to sign up.

Hot Tea Tuesdays @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

“Hot Tea Tuesdays” returns to the Bluffton Public Library today and continues through February.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Tuesday, the library will have hot water, a selection of teas and a variety of goodies for patrons to enjoy.

Alzheimer’s Caregivers Support Group @ Mennonite Memorial Home
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm

A support group for caregivers of spouses or family members with Alzheimer’s disease is scheduled the third Monday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. The group meets in the library at the Home, located at 410 W. Elm Street.

Group facilitators are Tricia Herrmann, RN, and Janet Schroeder, LSW. The focus of the group is to allow each member to discuss his/her issues involved in caring for their loved one with Alzheimer’s. Speakers can be brought in to address specific topics at the request of the group.

For more information, contact Herrmann at 419-358-1015, ext. 221, or therrmann@mhcoliving.org.

Chill Zone @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm

Chill Zone continues at 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays in February at the Bluffton Public Library.
Chill Zone is a safe space for anyone in grades six through 12 to hang out and relax at the library.

Activities include gaming, socializing, themed events and crafts. Snacks are provided.

Themes include: taco Tuesday, Feb. 6; ice cream funday, Feb. 13; movie and popcorn, Feb. 20; and ramen noodle challenge, Feb. 27.

Fear No Art Lesson: How to Draw a Self Portrait @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm

Janette Reineke will teach an art class at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Bluffton Public Library.

“Fear No Art Lesson: How to Draw a Self Portrait” will be inspired by Rembrandt, who is featured in Reineke’s book, “Fear No Art.” The cost is $10, which will be accepted at the door, and books will be available to purchase that evening. Registration is required before Friday.

Hancock County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society @ Local and Family History Department, Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm

The Hancock County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Local and Family History Department of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library.

Dues will be collected from members and are $10.

The meeting is open to the public.

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School Open House @ First Presbyterian Church
Feb 20 @ 7:00 pm

First Presbyterian Church Nursery School will begin enrollment for the 2018-19 school year on Feb. 20.

An informational meeting/open house will be held at 7 p.m. that day in the church fellowship hall for parents who wish to enroll their 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds. The church is located at 2330 S. Main St.

Visit http://findlayfpc.org/ministries/nursery-school/ for more information.

Hardin Northern FFA Blood Drive @ Hardin Northern Local School
Feb 21 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

The Hardin Northern FFA is hosting a blood drive in conjunction with the American Red Cross on Feb. 21, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the school’s Ag Building.

Interested donors can schedule an appointment by calling the Ag Office at 419-759-2331, ext. 1604.

Community Lenten Lunches @ North Baltimore
Feb 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The churches of the North Baltimore Area Cooperative Ministry (NBACM) will host weekly “Community Lenten Lunches” on Wednesdays during Lent. Community members are invited to lunch and Lenten devotions from noon to 1 p.m. at a North Baltimore church.

The schedule is:

  • Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14, Holy Family Roman Catholic, 115 E. Cherry St.;
  • Feb. 21, Praise Chapel Pentecostal (location of meal: Church of the Good Shepherd, 119 W. Broadway St.);
  • Feb. 28, St. James United Methodist. 201 S. Second St.;
  • March 7, The Bridge Fellowship, 123 E. Broadway St.;
  • March 14, Church of the Good Shepherd;
  • March 21, St. Luke’s Lutheran, 215 N. Second St.

There is no cost for the meal, but participants are invited to give an offering for the ministries of NBACM including the “Community Food Pantry.”


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