Apr
26
Wed
Money Smart: Investing for the Future @ Putnam County District Library
Apr 26 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Apr
27
Thu
Putnam County Library Bilingual Story Times @ Putnam County District Library -- Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am

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.

Findlay Rec Department Lacrosse League @ Emory Adams Park
Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm

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.

United Way of Hancock County Annual Meeting @ Hilton Garden Inn
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm

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.

Findlay Art League Dance Night @ Findlay Art League
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

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.

Boeing Boeing @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Apr 27 @ 8:00 pm

The Fort Findlay Playhouse will present the zany comedy “Boeing Boeing” on April 20-23 and April 27-29.

Evening performances start promptly at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees will start at 5 p.m. Unsold seats will be available on a cash-only basis at the door 30 minutes before curtain time.

The French farce adapted for the American stage was written by Marc Camoletti and received a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2008. It was also a popular movie starring Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis in 1965.

Set in the swinging sixties, it tells the story of self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (m James Foust) who, like having a girl in every port, has a fiancee in three different cities.
Balancing the three lovely ladies takes some skill, but Bernard pulls it off for a while as all three are flight attendants with different layover times. But with one unexpected switch in schedules and the faster new Boeing jet, Gabrielle (Megan Meyer), Gloria (Laurie Dye) and Gretchen (Casey Wurm) all end up in Bernard’s apartment on the same day, with Berthe the housekeeper (Sarah Olesky) to greet them there.

Bernard’s old school chum Robert (Wes Taylor) tries to help, but with Robert forgetting which lie he told to which girl, catastrophe and comedy ensue.

Tickets go on sale to the public Monday for $12 each. They can be purchased through www.fortfindlayplayhouse.org, by phone at 567-525-3636 or in person at the Playhouse box office, 300 W. Sandusky St. Reservations must be paid at the time of ordering tickets. Phone reservations can be paid with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express and can be sent by email to print at home or display on a mobile device.

The show is produced in association with Samuel French.

Apr
28
Fri
Hancock County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Luncheon @ Salem Cass United Methodist Church
Apr 28 @ 12:00 pm

The annual Hancock County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Luncheon will be held at noon April 28 at Salem Cass United Methodist Church, 4699 County Road 236.

Five $1,000 scholarships are being awarded to five students who will be entering the education field in college.

A $10 catered lunch will be served. All retired teachers who have taught in or who currently live in Hancock County are invited. To make a reservation, contact Jim Baughman at bsa313jwb@woh.rr.com or 419-422-6061.

Boeing Boeing @ Fort Findlay Playhouse
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm

The Fort Findlay Playhouse will present the zany comedy “Boeing Boeing” on April 20-23 and April 27-29.

Evening performances start promptly at 8 p.m., and Sunday matinees will start at 5 p.m. Unsold seats will be available on a cash-only basis at the door 30 minutes before curtain time.

The French farce adapted for the American stage was written by Marc Camoletti and received a Tony Award for Best Revival in 2008. It was also a popular movie starring Tony Curtis and Jerry Lewis in 1965.

Set in the swinging sixties, it tells the story of self-styled Parisian lothario Bernard (m James Foust) who, like having a girl in every port, has a fiancee in three different cities.
Balancing the three lovely ladies takes some skill, but Bernard pulls it off for a while as all three are flight attendants with different layover times. But with one unexpected switch in schedules and the faster new Boeing jet, Gabrielle (Megan Meyer), Gloria (Laurie Dye) and Gretchen (Casey Wurm) all end up in Bernard’s apartment on the same day, with Berthe the housekeeper (Sarah Olesky) to greet them there.

Bernard’s old school chum Robert (Wes Taylor) tries to help, but with Robert forgetting which lie he told to which girl, catastrophe and comedy ensue.

Tickets go on sale to the public Monday for $12 each. They can be purchased through www.fortfindlayplayhouse.org, by phone at 567-525-3636 or in person at the Playhouse box office, 300 W. Sandusky St. Reservations must be paid at the time of ordering tickets. Phone reservations can be paid with Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express and can be sent by email to print at home or display on a mobile device.

The show is produced in association with Samuel French.

Open Mic Night @ Coffee Amici
Apr 28 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Friday nights at Coffee Amici are Open Mic Nights!  Head over to hear local talent and get up and show off your own talent!

Apr
29
Sat
Bluffton Family Recreation Volleyball Camp @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Apr 29 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Bluffton Family Recreation is accepting registration for a volleyball camp for youth in grades 4-6.

The camp will be held at the facility from 9-11 a.m. Saturdays, March 25 to April 29. Costs are $40 for BFR members; $50 for nonmembers.

Registration is due by March 22 and can be made online at www.bfronline.com. Call 419-358-4150 for more information.

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