Youth Briefs: 02-21-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 21 February 2013 10:18
Audition for 'Aladdin Jr.'
Auditions for the Horizon Youth Theatre's "Aladdin Jr." are next month.
They will be March 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. and March 10 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., with callbacks March 11 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. All auditions and rehearsals (until tech week) will take place at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Dr.
Performances are June 6-8 at the Bowling Green Performing Arts Center. The show will be directed by Katie Grilliot, More information is available on the Web site

Listen to, make music at Saturday library program
Students from Rainbow Cooperative Preschool will present musical stories Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Wood County District Public Library.
Participants will also make their own instruments during the Melodious Music Makers program.

'Animal Cop' author signs books at Levis Commons
PERRYSBURG - Author Nancy Schilb will sign copies of her children's book Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m. at Books A Million, 2105 Levis Commons Blvd.
Schilb, of Swanton, will sign copies of "Animal Cop Adventures: Wise Wiley." This is her second book. It is about a real-life animal rescue officer, Nan, who receives a call about a goat on the loose. Officer Nan, her co-worker Aja and local firefighters must work together to catch the smart little goat and get him back to the Toledo Area Humane Society so he can get back where he belongs.
Her first book in the Animal Cop Adventures series was "Forrest the Hero."
Saturday's signing is part of the Toledo Area Humane Society Book Fair.

Make a mosaic glass window
Bowling Green Parks and Recreation is offering a class for ages 8 and up entitled 5x7 Mosaic Glass Window Class. The class will be held on March 9 from 9 to 11 a.m.
Gail Christofferson of Animal House Glass will be teaching the class which will be held at the Community Center.
The cost is $30 for residents and $33 for nonresidents; all materials and supplies are included.
Space is limited. To register or for more information go to (parks and recreation) or call the Community Center at (419) 354-6223.

'Martha Speaks' on area stage
TOLEDO - Several shows with a kids' theme will be on stage at the Valentine Theatre, 410 Adams St.
"Martha Speaks" is March 9. Find out how Martha, the dog, uses words to save the day in this doggone funny new musical based on Susan Meddaugh's series.
"Junie B. Jones" is April 6. Junie is back with a musical about new friends, new glasses, sugar cookies and other angst-ridden first grade situations.
"Treasured Stories of Eric Carle" is April 27. "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" is back along with the cast from "Brown Bear Brown Bear, What do you See?" and other Carle favorites.

Preschool at Toledo Zoo accepting registrations
TOLEDO  - The Toledo Zoo's preschool center, licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, offers a nature- and animal-based curriculum.
It includes nature observation, animal discoveries, story time, fine and gross motor skill development, along with all the early learning content standards for the state of Ohio.
The year runs from September through mid-May. Three-year-olds meet two days each week, while 4-year-olds meet three days; there are morning or afternoon times are available.
To maintain small class sizes, space is limited. Learn more by visiting, calling (419) 385-5721, ext. 2004, or e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Tea for two - and a friend
PERRYSBURG - A mother, daughter and stuffed friend tea party will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn on March 9 at noon.
Tea and finger foods will be served. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children.
Following the tea party, guests are invited to a showing of "Oz: The Great & Powerful" at Rave Levis Commons.
Tickets for the movie are $5 each or $9 for a combo ticket which includes an admission ticket, small popcorn and small drink.
For more information, call (419) 931-8888 or visit

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