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9:00 am Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
Johnny Appleseed Park District Weed Pulling Events
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Community members are invited to help Johnny Appleseed Park District save native flowers from garlic mustard, an invasive weed from Europe. Pulling events are held from 9 a.m. to noon every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April and May beginning at Kendrick Woods, then moving on to Hermon Woods, Teddy Bear, Lippincott Bird Sanctuary and Heritage Park. Anyone who would like to help should contact Anne Smedley at 419-221-1232 or ASmedley@jampd.com. Volunteers with sturdy woven plastic bags to hold the pulled mustard are asked to bring them along or donate them at the park office.
10:00 am Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Community Health Fair @ Stacy's Place
Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Community Health Fair @ Stacy's Place
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
The 16th annual Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Community Health Fair, hosted by ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital and the Fostoria Area Health Ministry, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at Stacy’s Place, 625 Plaza Drive, Fostoria. The event will include free screenings for blood pressure, blood sugar, bone density, skin damage, skin cancer of the head and neck, and oral cavity cancer. There will be information available from over 60 vendors on financial planning, long-term care, and the services available through ProMedica and area agencies. There will be drawings for door prizes. A free, light lunch will be provided to participants. For more information, call ProMedica Wellness, 419-436-6688.
2:00 pm Ritz Theatre Matinee Movie Series @ The Ritz Theatre
Ritz Theatre Matinee Movie Series @ The Ritz Theatre
May 16 @ 2:00 pm
The Ritz Theatre will show movies that played an integral role in the building’s history, which was built in 1928. The matinee movie series is dubbed “Close, but No Cigar,” featuring some of the greatest actresses never to win an Academy Award for Best Actress. “Judgment at Nuremberg” (1961) shows Nov. 15; “Auntie Mame” (1958) is Dec. 13; “Captain January” (1936) is Jan. 24; “Morocco” (1930) is Feb. 14; “Sorry, Wrong Number” (1948) is March 14; “Camille” (1936) is April 18; and “Splendor in the Grass” (1961) is May 16.
4:00 pm Chair Yoga @ Bluffton Family Recreation
Chair Yoga @ Bluffton Family Recreation
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Bluffton Family Recreation will offer a chair yoga class in May instructed by Janette Reineke. Classes are from 4 to 5 p.m., May 2, 16, 23 and 30. Bluffton Family Recreation asks that participants bring their own dumbbells between the weight of 2-5 pounds. If they do not have any, Bluffton Family Recreation will be provide them. To register, call Bluffton Family Recreation at 419-358-4150 or visit www.bfronline.com
5:30 pm CRAFT Training @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
CRAFT Training @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
May 16 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Those worried about a loved one’s substance use can learn some possible solutions during an upcoming class offered by the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services focused on the Community Reinforcement Approach and Family Training (CRAFT) model. The free class will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. on six consecutive Wednesdays, May 9 through June 13, at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, 206 Broadway St. 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 community members who were trained by the author, Dr. Robert J. Meyers. Participants are encouraged to buy the book, but copies can be borrowed during the class. Call the Hancock County ADAMHS Board at 419-424-1985 to register.
7:00 pm “New Vision, New Mission: Our Time Has Come!” @ First Christian Church
“New Vision, New Mission: Our Time Has Come!” @ First Christian Church
May 16 @ 7:00 pm
First Christian Church, 1624 Tiffin Ave., Suite B, will hold a spring revival at 7 p.m. nightly, May 14-16. The theme for the revival is “New Vision, New Mission: Our Time Has Come!” and the special guest preacher each night will be Pastor Doris Harris Mars, intentional interim pastor of St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, First Christian’s nearby neighbor on Tiffin Avenue. For more information, contact First Christian Church at 419-422-5615 or firstname.lastname@example.org.