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A-maze-ing Eagle project PDF Print E-mail
Written by BILL RYAN Sentinel Religion Editor   
Thursday, 17 October 2013 08:58
Cody Switzer is seen on in a rock garden near a prayer labyrinth he built for the Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in North Baltimore, Ohio on October 9, 2013. (Photo: Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tribune)
NORTH BALTIMORE - Earning the rank of Eagle Scout is not easy. The goal is for the Scout's project to challenge him and to benefit the community.
For Cody Switzer, who received his Eagle Scout badge on Oct. 6, his prayer labyrinth easily filled both of those requirements.
Rev. Susan Kronbach, pastor of Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist Church in North Baltimore, said, "We are so pleased to be the beneficiaries of Cody Switzer's Eagle Scout project."
In addition to his badge ceremony, the labyrinth was also blessed that day.
Kronbach noted the prayer labyrinth and rock garden "provides such a peaceful, reflective space for us, and for the whole community."
Though the actual work of installing the labyrinth was completed in roughly a week, Switzer's efforts went far beyond as he designed and planned the garden, raised the money and recruited additional volunteers to do the work.
Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 09:38
Youth Briefs: 10-10-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 10 October 2013 09:40
Shatki's dancers on stage
Families are invited to join Laura Shakti's World Dance Studio class for drumming, story time and a recital in the atrium at 3:30 p.m. at the Wood County District Public Library on Saturday.
For more information, contact the Children's Place at 419-352-8253.

Art adventures at Way this fall
PERRYSBURG - An Autumn Art Adventure  is planned for Saturday, Oct. 19 and 26 at the Way Public Library. Classes are also planned for Nov. 2, 9 and 16.
There will be bouncing bats, spider art, mask making and fall fresco painting.
Classes are from 10 to 11 a.m. in the Youth Activity Room. They are geared for first through fifth-graders. The cost is $5 per child per class.
Register in advance at the Youth Services Desk.
Youth Briefs: 10-03-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:51
Reading at the library with a Star Wars theme
Families are invited to a Star Wars celebration in the Children's Place of the Wood County District Public Library on Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m.
Star Wars Reads Day will be celebrated in libraries and bookstores around the country for the second year.
Everyone is encouraged to come in costume. Activities will include stories, origami, games, crafts and treats.
The Children's Place knows that many readers use the Force to improve their reading skills.
One of the most popular booklists in the Children's Place is the Star Wars list featuring board books, early readers, chapter books, fiction and nonfiction Star Wars books. Star Wars books take readers to a Galaxy far, far away.
For more information, contact the Children's Place at 419-352-8253.
Pick a pottery or recorder class at 577 Foundation PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 03 October 2013 09:52
PERRYSBURG - Children's music and art classes are being offered at the 577 Foundation at 577 E. Front St. Pre-registration is required for all classes at or (419) 874-4174.
• Partners in Fun is an art class for 3 to 4 year olds with adult.  The leader is Carol Jambard-Sweet and the limit is 14 per class.  Classes are Tuesdays from 10 to 11 a.m. The fee is $5 per child.
Make some fall decorations on Tuesday. Oct. 15 is pumpkin day. Make a haunted house on Oct. 22. Owls is the theme of the Oct. 29 class.
• Beginner Recorder Lessons are for students in grades one through six.
This class provides a child with a recorder (blue, green or pink), practice/music theory book and  lessons to teach the basics. The last class will be a mini-concert to showcase their talent.
The leader is Tabitha Wheeler. Call 567-322-7036 to order color. Class limit is 10.
More than books at libraries, including CPR, scary makeup PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 26 September 2013 09:51
Several activities geared toward children are being offered at local libraries.
At the Wood County District Public Library on Saturday, families are invited to join Kelly Pheneger of WBGU-TV for stories, music, activities and crafts.
She will also talk about PBS-Kids web resources.
The program runs from 2 to 3 p.m.
In Rossford, Pete the Cat will be at the library on Wednesday from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to celebrate his latest book "Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses."
Families are invited to bring cameras for pictures with Pete and hear some favorite Pete the Cat stories.
On Oct. 7, also in Rossford, representatives from Costume Holiday House will talk about the art of make-up special effects and do some demonstrations.
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