|Community Events: 08-22-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 22 August 2013 09:01|
Lasagna Friday at BG VFW
VFW Post 1148, 719 S. Main St., will hold a lasagna and tossed salad dinner Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Order carryouts at (419) 353-6371.
Aug. 31 benefit for Strickland
CYGNET - A benefit to raise money to help cover Brian Strickland's medical expenses is planned for Aug. 31 at Triple B&R, 157 Bradford St. in Cygnet starting at 5 p.m.
Strickland has been diagnosed with stage three Sarcoidosis, a pulmonary disease which affects the lungs and other organs.
An auction and a meal are planned.
'Bobcat Day' planned Sept. 6
Bobcat Day has been declared for Sept. 6 in the Bowling Green City School District.
Board of Education member Lee Hakel told BG City Council Monday night that organizers are encouraging people to promote school spirit by wearing the school colors, red and gray, and attend the first home football game of the season that night. The Bobcats will host long-time rival Fostoria.
"Wear the colors that day even if you can't attend the game," Hakel said.
She said the Bobcats have a new football coach and athletic director, Scott Seeliger, and a new band director, Bruce Corrigan.
Gamby is Kiwanis speaker
Amanda Gamby of Wood County Solid Waste Management will speak about household recycling tips to the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club at noon on Aug. 29 at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
Women's volleyball for Rotary
Bowling Green State University women's volleyball head coach Danijela Tomic will be the speaker at the Aug. 29 meeting of the Bowling Green Rotary Club.
The club meets at 11:40 a.m. at BG Country Club.
Way offers English class
PERRYSBURG - Way Public Library will offer a new class starting in September - English for Speakers of Other Languages.
This class is geared towards adults who are non-native speakers of English and will focus on improving communication skills. The group will work on conversation, vocabulary, reading and writing. The class is free and materials will be provided. All levels are welcome.
The class will meet on Wednesdays from Sept. 4 to Oct. 9 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Class size is limited to 15 participants, and advance registration is required. To register, or for more information, please call (419) 874-3135, ext. 119.
Blood drive set in BG
A Red Cross blood drive has been scheduled for Aug. 30 from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Stadium View Apartments, 1700 Juniper Dr.
Lear employee reunion Sept. 8
The Bowling Green Lear reunion will be held Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Bowling Green City Park stone shelter.
Those attending should bring a covered dish, drink and table service.
All former employees of BG Lear are welcome.
'Green Car' show Tuesday
FINDLAY - The Findlay Green Campus Initiative at The University of Findlay will host a Green Car Show from 9 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the parking lot off of Frazer Street, between Shafer Library and the Alumni Memorial Union.
Area car dealers will bring their most energy efficient vehicles to campus.
Coffee will be available at no charge to those who bring their own cup.
German American Fest set
OREGON - The German American Festival Society will host the 48th German-American Festival at Oak Shade Grove Friday through Sunday.
The German-American Festival is among the Midwest's largest ethnic festivals and is famous for its wide variety of great food, including "Old World" style frankfurters, bratwurst, Leberkas, Kasewurst and Schnitzel, potato pancakes, sauerkraut and a selection of homemade pastries and desserts. A selection of 46 international beers (more than the Oktoberfest in Germany), several featured cocktails and five selections of German wines will be available.
Continuous live music is also featured at three stages throughout the 10-acre wooded property, from local Germanic and ethnic bands (including featured bands Austrian Express from Milwaukee, Wis., and Alpen Echos from Cincinnati), a strolling button box artist from Germantown, Wis., and "The Brothers Grimm" strolling musicians from Detroit.
Waterville historic tour
WATERVILLE - A guided one-hour walking tour of the historic district will be given Aug. 31 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Robbins House Museum, 114 South River Road.
The Robbins House and the Sargent House Museum next door will be open from 9 a.m. until noon.
Admission to the museums is free but a $1 donation is requested for the illustrated brochure describing the architecture and history of the homes and buildings on the walking tour.
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