|Community Events: 09-26-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:00|
Fourth Saturday contra dance
The Fourth Saturday contra dance is at First United Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St.from 6 to 9 p.m.
Partners are not necessary, and beginners and families are welcome.
Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for students age 12 to graduate school.
For more information, see NOTMAD.org or call 419-377-9136.
Two dinners at BG VFW
Bowling Green VFW will offer two meals this week. Friday from 4:30 to 7 p.m. will feature a seasoned chicken dinner with mac and cheese for $7.
Saturday there will be a New York strip steak fry for $12 with salad, baked potato and roll.
Dine in or carryout will be available each night. For more information call 419 353-6371.
'42' at Way Library Tuesday
PERRYSBURG - Way Public Library will show the feature film "42" on Tuesday at 2 p.m. on the library's lower level. This is a free screening of the inspiring life story of Jackie Robinson, the first African American Major League baseball player, and his history-making signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers under the guidance of team executive Branch Rickey. Released early this year, the film stars Chadwick Boseman, T.R. Knight, and Harrison Ford.
This adults-only event is part of Way Library's "Show Me the Movie" contemporary film series.
Apple dumplings available
WAYNE - The apple dumpling sale at Wayne United Methodist Church, 202 E. Main St., continues Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and Oct. 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 419 288-3041 to place orders or for questions.
Benefit for G. Rapids resident
A benefit for Grand Rapids resident Kelly Bucher is planned Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. at Whitehouse American Legion Post No. 384.
Bucher was recently diagnosed with brain cancer.
A spaghetti dinner will be served from 5 to 8 p.m.
Also planned are a silent auction, raffle, 50/50 and Texas hold 'em.
Contributions may be sent to Bucher Benefit, P.O. Box 2521, Whitehouse, Ohio 43571.
Wood Lane levy Rotary topic
A question and answer session on the Wood Lane levy will be the program for the Oct. 3 meeting of the Bowling Green Rotary Club.
Levy Chairperson Jessica Blakely will be the speaker.The group meets at 11:40 a.m. in the BG Country Club.
Red Cross blood drives
The following Red Cross blood drives are scheduled in Wood County:
• Monday, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Stadium View apartments, 1700 Juniper Dr.
• Tuesday, noon to 6 p.m., St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Dr.
Coffee program at Way
PERRYSBURG - Oct. 6 at 2 p.m., Way Public Library welcomes Richard Jambor, roastmaster of Maddie and Bella Coffee Company, for a presentation on fresh roasted, single origin coffees. Maddie and Bella Coffee Company is based in Perrysburg.
Coffee cupping is a process in which the taster focuses on the aroma, taste, and feel of the coffee by sniffing and tasting the brewed drink. Learn about the subtleties of unique coffees from around the world, sourcing beans, and the roasting process.
The event is free, but registration is required at the Way Public Library Information Desk. Space is limited, adults only.
Haunted Happenings at Way
PERRYSBURG - Thrills and chills abound this October when Way Library presents a series of Haunted Happenings.
On Oct. 8 at 7 p.m., the Ohio Researchers of Banded Spirits will share how they conduct paranormal investigations. ORBS has worked on over 300 cases and has been featured on television.
Join Professor Dan Compora of the University of Toledo Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. for a presentation on urban legends. Compora will discuss well-known legends and explain why we tell these stories over and over.
On Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. author John Kachuba discusses his experiences visiting haunted places in Ohio as detailed in his newest book "Ghosthunting Ohio: On the Road Again."
The series ends Oct. 31 at 2 p.m. with a perfectly timed screening of "The Fall of the House of Usher" starring Vincent Price. The classic movie is an adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's haunting story of the same name. There will be popcorn, treats, and Poe trivia, and in the spirit of the Halloween season, costumes are encouraged (but optional).
Programs are free and open to the public.
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