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Youngsters can learn archery during a program Saturday at the Dold Lake archery area in Oakwoods Nature Preserve.
Those 10-14 years old will participate from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and those 15-17 years old will meet from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Archery basics will be presented by a certified archery instructor.
The program is part of Hancock Park District’s leisure education initiative which provides outdoor recreation instruction on a variety of activities.
Registration is $10 per person and can be made online at www.HancockParks.com under “Programs and Activities” tab, or in-person at the park district offices, 1424 E. Main Cross St., by 4 p.m. Oct. 20.
For more information, call the park district at 419-425-7275.
The Jane Washington Chapter DAR in Fostoria is holding a membership workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Kaubisch Memorial Library, 205 Perry St., Fostoria.
Anyone who has already started their family history is encouraged to bring their family tree or family group sheets, along with copies of birth, death and marriage records for themselves, their parents and their grandparents. DAR volunteer genealogists will be on hand to assist in the completion of applications to join the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
Catherine Schock, founder of Prayer Walking the Streets as a Lifestyle, has organized two presentations by Blossom Brackman, director of Eagles of Fire, Washington, D.C.
“Walking in Governmental Authority in Your Life on and Your Street with God” will be presented from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 20 at St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, 750 Bright Road, in the day chapel.
A luncheon from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 21 will feature the program “How to Walk with God as One in the Arts” at 1806 Lakeland Drive. The potluck runs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., with 1-3 p.m. set aside for artist ministry.
RSVP is required by Tuesday at firstname.lastname@example.org (type “potluck luncheon” in the subject line).
The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation pumpkin train will take riders to a pumpkin patch where they can pick the pumpkin of their choice and place on the flat car for the ride back to the station. Pumpkin purchases are not required to take rides.
Rides are $2 for adults, $1 for kids 12 and under; pumpkins cost $5.
A ghost hunting program will be held Saturday, Oct. 21, at 1:30 p.m. at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library in the Lindamood Room.
The Ohio Research of Banded Spirits (ORBS) has worked over 350 cases and will present equipment used and investigating techniques in ghost hunting. ORBS will share audio and video of some of the most compelling evidence it has collected during investigations.
No registration is required. For more information, visit www.findlaylibrary.org.
The Hancock Historical Museum will hold its “Spooktacular” event from 5-8 p.m. Saturday, featuring tours of the Haunted Hull House, pumpkin decorating, games and storytelling.
Guests are encouraged to come in costume. Admission is $1 and includes all museum facilities.
Apple cider, cookies, popcorn and hot dogs will be among the refreshments offered. The candy-free event is sponsored by area dentists.
The museum is located at 422 W. Sandusky St. For more information, call 419-423-4433 or visit www.hancockhistoricalmuseum.org.
Oakdale United Methodist Church, 24994 Hancock-Wood County Line Road, Deshler, will host a wedding feast at 5 p.m. Oct. 21. All area women and girls are invited to the catered meal featuring honey-baked chicken breast, followed by a program by Christian radio personality Robin Sullivan, who can be heard on Toledo’s 102.3 ProclaimFM. Guests are invited to wear their wedding attire including gowns or veils, or flower girl, bridesmaids or mother-of-the-bride dresses. Photos will be taken. Tickets are $5, available by calling Karen Richard at 419-278-2143, Ken Rider at 419-278-0746 or Caring Points church office at 419-943-3556.
The Veterans Service Commission of Putnam County will host the third annual Putnam County Veteran of the Year Recognition Dinner on Oct. 21 at the American Legion post in Fort Jennings. Cash bar will be from 5-6 p.m., with dinner beginning at 6.
The event will recognize a Putnam County veteran who has been nominated and selected for Veteran of the Year honors. Also being recognized at the dinner are in-county Vietnam veterans.
Those who would like to be recognized at the event should call Kristi at the office, 419-523-4478.