Youth Briefs: 04-11-12 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 11 April 2013 09:13
Boys Night Out is Saturday
BG Teen Central will be hosting a Boys Night Out on Saturday in the Veterans Building at City Park from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
This free event is filled with food, fun and friends for Bowling Green area boys in grades 6-8 (ages 11-14).
Several college-aged men will lead a conversation about bullying. The night will promote self-image building, rumor blocking and self respect.
Register at or call (419) 354-6223.

Talk about 'Shadow,' then have a snack
Area sixth through eighth-graders are encouraged to pick up a copy of "Shadow on the Mountain" by Margi Preus at the Children's Place desk at the Wood County District Public Library for the April Snack & Yak Book Club.
Snack & Yak meets on Tuesday at 2:30pm at the Bowling Green Middle School.
The book group is a partnership between the BGMS and WCDPL.
For more information call the Children's Place at (419)352-8253.

Learn improv with drama club
The Horizon Youth Theatre Drama Club will meet Tuesday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Dr.
Come learn about the art of improvisation - what to do and how to act in sudden and changing scenes.
Students in age groups (grades six through nine and grades one through five) will play theater games and perform improvisation scenes.  

UFO Program at Wayne library
PERRYSBURG - Registration is now open for adults and children in grades four and up for the UFO program, "Out of This World Sightings: UFO's and the Investigation Process," presented by Thomas Wertman, chief field investigator for the Ohio branch of the Mutual UFO Network and co-director of the Cleveland Ufology Project.
The program will be held Monday at 6 p.m. in the library meeting room.
Registration is limited.
Pick up forms at the library or call (419) 288-2708 to register.

Try out for 'Fiddler'
TOLEDO - Auditions for Toledo Rep's Young Rep production of "Fiddler on the Roof" will be held May 4 at 1 p.m. at the Tenth Street stage.  
Directed by Rosie Best, the Young Rep production is open to youth, age 14 to 19. Performances are scheduled July 18 to 21.
For more information, visit

Audition for children's choir, check out concert on Sunday
WHITEHOUSE - The Children's Choir of Northwest Ohio will be holding an audition prep class for children currently in grades two through eight who may be interested in auditioning for our 2013-14 season.
It will be held on April 22 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Community of Christ Lutheran Church, 6517 Finzel Road.  
The class allows for parents and prospective members to gather information about the choir, discover what a rehearsal is like and find out what is expected at an audition.
Auditions for the 2013-14 season will be held in late August.  
The choir will present its spring concert, "Meant to Make Music … Together!" on Sunday at 4 p.m. at the church.
This free concert features 50 young musicians in from area schools, along with guest artists Kristen Robideaux on violin, tenor Gregory J Ashe and the Beat Dance Company Select Dancers.
For more information, visit or like Children's Choir of Northwest Ohio on Facebook.

BG scout gets the 'gold'
A Bowling Green girl is one of four local Girl Scouts who received the Girl Scout Gold Award Wednesday at the Premier in Toledo.
In addition, 20 local volunteers received adult recognitions this year from Girl Scouts of Western Ohio.
April Michaelis earned the Gold Award, which is the highest award that Girl Scouts in grades nine through 12 may earn.
The efforts put forth to earn this award express a special commitment by the recipient to herself, her community and her future.
The required steps for this award are chosen to help Girl Scouts develop 21st century skills, practice leadership, explore a need in the community and the world, and learn more about themselves.
Some criterion for the girls' project includes community involvement outside of the Girl Scout structure, being innovative, project sustainability and taking action to educate and inspire others.
Approximately 6 percent of Girl Scouts nationwide earn this award. At least 80 hours have been dedicated to a project over a time span of one to two years.
Girl Scout volunteer recognitions are given out annually to celebrate the commitment, enthusiasm and talents of trained volunteers who provide the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to girls and build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.
Volunteer recognition recipients from the area include Brandie Benington, Vicki Blanco, Jennifer Duwve, Melanie Friemoth, Kelly Garst, Cindy Marquis, Sheila Miller and Kelly Neceski, all of Perrysburg.
A variety of recognitions were presented, including regional awards from the Toledo Girl Scout Center, as well as national awards from Girl Scouts of the USA.

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