|Community Events: 11-27-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Wednesday, 27 November 2013 10:12|
Tontogany tree lighting Sat.
Tontogany's annual holiday Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on Saturday at 7 p.m. at the Village Hall, 18545 Main Street.
The honored guest who will light the tree this year is Joyce Asmus.
Cookies and hot chocolate will be served in the Village Hall immediately following the ceremony.
If you wish, please bring an item of your choice to donate to the Otsego Food Pantry.
Elmwood choir concert Sunday
The Elmwood Community Choir will present its 17th annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Sunday in the Elmwood Community Center auditorium.
This year the ensemble will be presenting the cantata, "Appalachian Winter" by Joseph Martin. The 72-voicechoir and seven-member instrumental consort will be under the direction of Dean Bell and Zackery Deininger. Dale David will narrate the performance.
The event is free and open to the public.
A freewill offering will be taken in support of the North Baltimore Area Cooperative Ministries which sponsors the event.
Two events at Bradner Legion
BRADNER - Bradner American Legion will hold a bake sale and soup sale Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 209 W. Crocker St.
A baked steak dinner will be held Sunday from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.. Carryouts at 419 288-3634.
Bingo Sunday at Rudolph
RUDOLPH - Liberty Township Civic Center and the Rudolph Ball League will host bingo Sunday at the Civic Center in Rudolph.
Play starts at 3 p.m. and doors open at 2:30.
A jack-pot payout over $100 is being offered.
Red Cross blood drives
The following Red Cross blood drives are scheduled in Wood County:
• Dec. 5. 1 to 7 p.m., Hosanna Lutheran Church, 23019 Kellogg Road, Grand Rapids.
• Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kylie Stowers Honorary Blood Drive at Hope In Christ Community Church, 27631 Simmons Road, Perrysburg.
• Dec. 7, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Local 50, 7570 Caple Blvd., Northwood
• Dec. 7, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., St. Aloysius School, 148 Enterprise, Bowling Green.
Food for Fines at Perrysburg
PERRYSBURG - Way Library will hold its annual "Food for Fines" the first week of December to benefit the Perrysburg Christians United food pantry. Perrysburg Christians United, a consortium of Perrysburg churches which serves the needs of area individuals and families, manages a very active food bank and accepts donations of food and money year-round.
Way Library will forgive $1 in billed overdue fines for each can of food donated. In addition, fines will be waived for any overdue item which is returned along with a canned food item. This offer does not apply to fees for lost or damaged materials or for the lost processing fee. Food items must be presented at the Circulation Desk in order to receive the fine reduction. Only non-perishable items in non-glass, store-sealed packaging will be accepted. The library cannot accept damaged, expired, rusty or labelless items.
Those without a fine who wish to participate are welcome to bring in their donations, also.
Spa launches food collection
ROSSFORD - NRGIE Salon and Spa kicked off a holiday food drive Sunday.
The goal is to reach 1,000 meals for the Toledo Food Bank. When the goal is reached, Mayor Neil MacKinnon has agreed to work with the beauty crew for a day and assist in receptionist duties.
Donations are accepted through Dec. 24. For every $10 or 10 items donated, your name will be entered into a drawing for one free service per month for a year, either haircuts, manicures or eyebrow waxing.
Fort Meigs open house Dec. 8
PERRYSBURG - Looking for a fun holiday outing with the family? Experience shopping, food, music and more at the Fort Meigs Holiday Open House Dec. 8 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Re-enactors portraying soldiers and civilians from the War of 1812-era will provide musket demonstrations and discuss camp life during the winter.
Kids can try their hands at several activities and help decorate cookies. New this year is making soldier snowman ornaments. Father Christmas just might make an appearance.
Don't forget to browse the museum store for unique gifts while you listen to the sounds of holiday music by the Back Porch Dulcimers. There will be several local artisans with unique items for sale.
Admission is $1 for adults and youth. Ohio Historical Society Members and children five and under are free.
Archaeology meeting Sunday
Dr. Kenneth Mohney will present a program on the East Steubenville Site, a Late Archaic site in the panhandle of West Virginia at Sunday's meeting of the Blanchard River Archaeology Club.
The subject of his dissertation, this work is notable for obtaining dates of 4,000 years old for the lanceolate points found there. Previously man people assumed they were Late Paleo-Indian, or closer to 10,000 years.
Identical points are found all over Ohio and into Southern Ontario. The artifact profile for the meeting will be lanceolate points of any kind. Those who attend can bring examples for comparison.
The group meets in the Endly Room of Alumni Memorial Union at the University of Findlay.
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