Sep
18
Tue
Common Readers @ Upper Sandusky Community Library
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

The Upper Sandusky Community Library hosts two book clubs for community members.

The Common Readers discussion group will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 to discuss “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. The group will also be voting on choices for the 2018-19 series of meetings that begin in October. The Common Readers group meets the third Tuesday of each month.

The more casual BookTalk meets at 10 a.m. on the first Thursday of the month. Readers share the books they are reading and discuss book- and author-related topics. The next meeting is this week.

For more information, stop by the library or call 419-294-1345.

Sep
20
Thu
HHWP Community Action Commission Micro Business Development Program @ Wyandot County HHWP Community Action Commission office
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Recruitment is underway to enroll participants in the fall Micro Business Development Program offered by the HHWP Community Action Commission.

The program consists of 11 sessions held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 23. Sessions continue through Nov. 1 at the Wyandot County HHWP Community Action Commission office, 559 S. Warpole St., Upper Sandusky.

The program is designed for individuals interested in starting their own business, owners of existing businesses, and others who want to learn about business. For the purposes of this program, a small business is defined as having one to five employees — one of which is the owner of the business.

Discussion topics include business success stories, developing a business plan, funding a business, opening and marketing, record keeping, e-commerce, buying a business or franchise, insurance, banking, retirement planning, financial statements, legal forms of ownership, and pricing products and services. There is access to one-on-one counseling after completing the program, and qualified participants will be eligible to apply for a business loan of up to $10,000.

The program fee is based upon household income and costs $25 for income-qualified applicants. The program fee is $100 for nonqualified participants. The first session is free.

For more information or to request an enrollment application, contact Mary Wilcox at 419-423-3755 or mwilcox@hhwpcac.com.

The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 20 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
21
Fri
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

With a Song in My Heart: A Celebration of The Findlay Light Opera @ Marathon Center for the Performing Arts
Sep 21 @ 7:30 pm

The Findlay Light Opera Company Series presented by Fifth Third Bank at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts will kick off the first of four cabarets Friday, Sept. 21, with “A Song in My Heart: A Celebration of the Findlay Light Opera Company.”

The one-night only event begins at 7:30 p.m. at the Marathon Center’s Roy and Marcia Armes Hall, 200 W. Main Cross St.

Tickets cost $15 to $25 and can be purchased at the Marathon Center box office from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays or online at www.marathoncenterarts.org

The company has begun a partnership with the Marathon Center, “returning home” to what was formerly known as Central Auditorium after a hiatus of a few years.

The company was founded in 1988 by a group of community members dedicated to expanding the performing arts in Findlay. This cabaret will feature some of the company’s most beloved songs from its 30-year musical theater history, with a cast of singers ranging in age from 8 to 89 as a representative showcase of community talent.

The production’s creative staff includes director Kathy Newell; Sharon Vaas and Zach Thomas are accompanists; and Devon King is stage manager.

Mount Blanchard 5th Quarter for Adults @ Gazebo in Hurricane Park
Sep 21 @ 9:00 pm

The Mount Blanchard Heart & Soul program will host a “5th Quarter for Adults” discussion after Riverdale football games, starting Friday, at the gazebo in Hurricane Park.

Pizza and beverages will be provided.

During over 200 interviews with area residents, five themes were identified as what matters most in Mount Blanchard. They are: Activities, business, parks and pool, small town living, and schools.

At the 5th Quarter meetings, a different topic will be discussed each week. Schools will be the topic this Friday.

The Heart & Soul group is looking for action items that can be done in the community to enhance values.

Future topics will be:

  • Sept. 21: Activities, small town living.
  • Sept. 28: Business.
  • Oct. 12: Parks and pool.

The discussions will be led by a team member of Heart and Soul.

Sep
22
Sat
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 22 @ 7:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
23
Sun
The Music Man @ Gundlach Theatre, Heidelberg University
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm

Meredith Wilson’s 1957 musical follows fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill as he cons the people of River City, Iowa, into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys band that he vows to organize. Despite the fact that Harold doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef, his plans to make a profit and skip town are foiled when he falls for Marian the librarian. Its songs include “Seventy-Six Trombones,” “Pickalittle (Talk-a-Little),” “Goodnight, Ladies” and “‘Till There Was You.”

Sep
24
Mon
Grand Love @ Family Resource Center
Sep 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Grand Love, a support group for grandparents raising grandchildren, meets Mondays, 4 to 5:30 p.m., at 1941 Carlin St., Findlay. Call 419-422-8616.

Sep
27
Thu
HHWP Community Action Commission Micro Business Development Program @ Wyandot County HHWP Community Action Commission office
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Recruitment is underway to enroll participants in the fall Micro Business Development Program offered by the HHWP Community Action Commission.

The program consists of 11 sessions held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning Aug. 23. Sessions continue through Nov. 1 at the Wyandot County HHWP Community Action Commission office, 559 S. Warpole St., Upper Sandusky.

The program is designed for individuals interested in starting their own business, owners of existing businesses, and others who want to learn about business. For the purposes of this program, a small business is defined as having one to five employees — one of which is the owner of the business.

Discussion topics include business success stories, developing a business plan, funding a business, opening and marketing, record keeping, e-commerce, buying a business or franchise, insurance, banking, retirement planning, financial statements, legal forms of ownership, and pricing products and services. There is access to one-on-one counseling after completing the program, and qualified participants will be eligible to apply for a business loan of up to $10,000.

The program fee is based upon household income and costs $25 for income-qualified applicants. The program fee is $100 for nonqualified participants. The first session is free.

For more information or to request an enrollment application, contact Mary Wilcox at 419-423-3755 or mwilcox@hhwpcac.com.

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