Sep
25
Mon
Putnam County Antique Appraisals
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free antique appraisals with Annie Stratton will be offered at the Putnam County District Library and two of its branches this month.

Participants may bring two items to be appraised, excluding coins, stamps and weapons.

The program will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ottoville-Monterey Township location, from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location and from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28 in Ottawa.

To register, call the Ottoville library at 419-453-2111, the Leipsic branch at 419-943-2604 or the Ottawa library at 419-523-3747.

Autograph Collecting @ Lindamood Room at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a program on autograph collecting from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Lindamood Room.

The workshop will highlight how to start acquiring autographs and will give tips on how to grow an autograph collection.

Registration is required by visiting www.findlaylibrary.org or by calling 419-422-1712.

Sep
26
Tue
Putnam County Antique Appraisals
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free antique appraisals with Annie Stratton will be offered at the Putnam County District Library and two of its branches this month.

Participants may bring two items to be appraised, excluding coins, stamps and weapons.

The program will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ottoville-Monterey Township location, from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location and from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28 in Ottawa.

To register, call the Ottoville library at 419-453-2111, the Leipsic branch at 419-943-2604 or the Ottawa library at 419-523-3747.

Sep
27
Wed
Let’s Talk About Pelvic Pain @ The Centre at Bluffton
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

The Pelvic Pain Center at Bluffton Hospital will host an informational luncheon titled “Let’s Talk about Pelvic Pain” on Sept. 27 at The Centre at Bluffton, 601 N. Main St., Bluffton.

Providers from the Pelvic Pain Center will discuss the conditions of pelvic pain, as well as treatment options.

This information session will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and lunch will be provided. RSVP by Sept. 13 by calling 419-423-5551 or by emailing events@bvhealthsystem.org.

Sep
28
Thu
Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training Class @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Individuals worried about a loved one’s substance use can learn how to help them at a new class focusing on the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) model.

The first class will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, 206 Broadway St. It will continue for six consecutive Thursdays, through Oct. 19.

Participants will learn new techniques and solutions to help move their loved one toward recovery, build a healthier relationship and improve their personal quality of life. The class is structured around the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober” and will be facilitated by local community members who were trained by the author, Dr. Robert J. Meyers.

The class consists of six sessions, held once a week, with a maximum of 10 participants.

Participants are encouraged to attend all six sessions, but it is not a requirement. There is no charge to attend.

Participants are encouraged to purchase the book “Getting Your Loved One Sober,” or they can borrow a book during the class.

Participants can register by calling the Hancock County ADAMHS Board at 419-424-1985.

Putnam County Antique Appraisals
Sep 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free antique appraisals with Annie Stratton will be offered at the Putnam County District Library and two of its branches this month.

Participants may bring two items to be appraised, excluding coins, stamps and weapons.

The program will be offered from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Ottoville-Monterey Township location, from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Leipsic Edwards-Gamper Memorial location and from 6-8 p.m. Sept. 28 in Ottawa.

To register, call the Ottoville library at 419-453-2111, the Leipsic branch at 419-943-2604 or the Ottawa library at 419-523-3747.

Oct
2
Mon
Watercolor Painting Class @ Putnam County District Library -- Ottawa
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jeanne Beutler will lead a watercolor painting class from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 2 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa.

The beginner-level, 8-by-10-inch picture will depict a barn owl in the moonlight. The cost is $10 and all supplies are included.

Registration is required by Monday by calling 419-523-3747.

Oct
3
Tue
Putnam County Extension Master Gardener Program @ Putnam County OSU Extension Office
Oct 3 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The Putnam County Extension office this year will be offering the Master Gardener training program, which provides intensive training in horticulture to interested gardeners who then volunteer their time assisting with educational programs and activities.

Specialists from the Ohio State University will be teaching sessions along with some local experts. Topics will include botany, plant selection, landscaping with annuals and perennials, vegetable gardening, tree selection and identification, fruit tree care, pesticides, soils, and plant and insect identification.

Classes will begin Oct. 3 and will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays through Nov. 21. The course fee is $125 per person or $150 per couple. Classes will be held at the Putnam County Extension office, 1206 E. Second St., Ottawa.

Sign up by Thursday by calling 419-523-6294 or emailing meyer.524@osu.edu.

Women’s Enrichment Series: Garden Party Monday @ My Own Backyard Herbs & Flowers
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm

First Step, as part of its Women’s Enrichment Series, will offer its final Garden Party Monday event for the year at 3 p.m. Oct. 3 at My Own Backyard Herbs & Flowers, 8981 U.S. 224 West.
Participants will make a Circle of Friends wreath using dried herbs and flowers. The cost is $20. Contact Ann Boyd for reservations at 419-422-5594.

 

Dining with Diabetes @ Blanchard Valley Hospital
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Dining with Diabetes is a national Extension health education series which helps people to set SMART (specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time based) goals for their diet and physical activity. The next series will be held from 5 to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday evenings — Oct. 3, 10, 17 and 24. All classes are held in the Cardiac Rehab Department at Blanchard Valley Hospital.

The program fee is $40 and, thanks to Blanchard Valley Health Foundation, there is scholarship assistance available if needed. Contact Julie Russell at 419-429-7656 for more information about financial assistance.

Registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 25, and a minimum of six participants is needed.

Contact OSU Hancock County Extension at 419-422-3851 or email meents.1@osu.edu to register.

While the program is intended for people with diabetes and their family members or caregivers, any person needing to establish a healthful eating pattern can benefit and is welcome to attend.

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