|Community Events: 09-05-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 05 September 2013 09:50|
Pancakes Sat. at Sr. Center
Bowling Green Kiwanis will be holding its first Black Swamp Arts Festival Pancake Day Saturday from 7 a.m. to noon at the Wood County Senior Center, 305 N. Main St.
All-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage, drinks and pastries will be available. Proceeds will go towards underwriting the 2014 Black Swamp Arts Festival Youth Arts Area.
Tickets are $7 for adults, $6 for youth 4 through 11, and $6 for senior citizens age 65+.
Purchase tickets in advance at 419 354-6224 and save $1 per ticket.
First Friday in Perrysburg
PERRYSBURG - Downtown Perrysburg Inc. will continue its First Friday series Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. downtown.
Entertainment on the DPI Stage begins at 6 p.m. with The Skoobie Snaks.
Back by popular demand will be Chortie the Clown, YMCA Fun Bus with kids' activities and face painting, and family activities that will include the train, family fun-house and games, and the Perrysburg Fire Department.
A variety of vendors will also be offering their goods and services.
Corn journey to be traced
Tuesday at 7 p.m. humanities and foodways scholar Dr. Lucy Long from the Center of Food and Culture will trace the journey of corn and other foods to and from Ohio, and highlight the types of food we take on our journeys.
Attendees at the Wood County Historical Center and Museum on County Home Road will sample "Johnny Cakes," also known as "Journey Cakes," a common snack for the settlers of Wood County made from cornmeal.
Long's presentation is held in conjunction with "Journey Stories," a Smithsonian traveling exhibit at the Wood County Historical Museum now through Sept 15. This exhibit is made possible by the Museum on Main Street program, which provides a partnership between the Smithsonian Institution and the Ohio Humanities Council to allow rural museums showcase meaningful contributions to small-town life.
Details on the exhibit and additional programs can be found at woodcountyhistory.org or by calling 419-352-0967.
Topical Tuesdays return
PERRYSBURG - Topical Tuesdays resumes with a presentation on the History and Future of Immigration
Tuesday at 7 p.m, Way Library, in cooperation with the League of Women Voters of the Perrysburg Area (LWVPA), Dr. Dale Lanigan, chairperson of the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies at Lourdes University, will give a lecture entitled "Immigration: History, Legislation, Concerns, and the Future.". He will discuss the history of immigration policy, the current state of immigration in the United States, and the debate over the immigration bill.
Hometown Hero picnic Wed.
NORTH BALTIMORE - Briar Hill Health Campus at 600 Sterling Drive will host a Hometown Hero Picnic Wednesday from 4:30 - 6 p.m.
The public is invited to attend and show appreciation for police, sheriff, EMS, military and volunteer fire departments. Come dressed in uniform for a chance at a raffle drawing.
The meal includes hotdogs, chips, macaroni salad, lemonade and dessert. Both dine-in or take-out options are available. The picnic will be held rain or shine.
Those planning to attend should RSVP by Friday to 419-257-2421.
Pinterest demo at Way Library
PERRYSBURG - Way Library is offering a free demonstration of Pinterest, the online tool for collecting and organizing things. The workshop will be held Monday from 1 to 2:30 p.m. and will cover the basics of using Pinterest, including creating lists, adding pins, managing settings, and more. This is a free demonstration workshop rather than a hands-on class, and no registration is required.
Kiwanis: 'Not in our Town'
Bowling Green State University administrator Vicki Kulicke will present the program on a joint BGSU program with City of Bowling Green to the BG Kiwanis Club at noon on Sept. 12 at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
Kulicke is BGSU's Equity and Diversity Officer and is spearheading the "Not in Our Town: Stop Hate Together" program.
BGSU hockey topic for Rotary
Bowling Green State University hockey coach Chris Bergeron will be the speaker at the Sept. 12 meeting of the Bowling Green Rotary Club.
The club meets at 11:40 a.m. at Bowling Green Country Club.
Facebook demo at Way Library
PERRYSBURG - On Sept. 12 from 1 to 2:30 p.m., Way Library's technology staff will present a workshop to demonstrate the use of Facebook.
Participants will learn the basics of Facebook including usage, privacy settings, adding friends, filtering a feed, searching for friends, and posting images from a computer and mobile device.
Registration is not required for this free event.
Immigration film at Way Library
PERRYSBURG - On Sept. 12 at 10:30 a.m., WGTE and Way Library will present the documentary film "Immigrant Nation! The Battle for the Dream." The film presents the modern immigrant rights movement in 2006 and 2007 through the story of the struggle of Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago, who fought her deportation. Open discussion will follow the free showing.
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