Youth Briefs: 07-17-14

Concoct a potion, create a graphic novel at BG library
Come to a Harry Potter Potions Class at the Wood County District Public Library on Monday from 2 to 3
Children ages 8 and up can try to concoct fabulous potions from recipes and imagination.
Also on Monday, as part of the summer reading program, Fizz, Boom, Read!, "Graphic Novels" will
be held at 7 p.m. in the tech lab on the second floor.
"Up" is the Monday morning movie and will be shown starting at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s
For more information, call 419-352-8253.
Weather lessons in Rossford
ROSSFORD – WTVG Channel 13 Chief Meteorologist Jay Berschback will give a program at the Rossford Public
Library, as part of the summer reading program, on Wednesday at 2 p.m.
Game on at Walbridge branch
WALBRIDGE – Video game night at the Walbridge Public Library will be Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m.
Get your game face on for thus friendly competition, which is also a great way to improve hand eye
coordination. The program is geared toward ages 12 and under.
For more information call 419-666-9900.
Microscope lessons at library
PERRYSBURG – Learn how a microscope works and get up-close and personal with a variety of objects in
Science Sense: Microscopic Investigation.
The program will be held July 24 from 10 to 11 a.m. at Way Library. It is for ages 8-10.
Sing about science
Fizz, Boom, Sing with Jeff Schroeder is July 24 at the Wood County District Public Library.
Families cam explore the science of sound and enjoy making music from 7 to 8 p.m.
Schroeder will present a similar program at the Walbridge library that day at 4 p.m.
Teens talk ‘Wonder’
WALBRIDGE – Teens are invited to discuss "Wonder," by R.J. Palacio, at the branch library in
the village at 3 p.m. on July 25.
For more information call 419-666-9900.
Celebrate ‘Cat in the Hat’
PERRYSBURG – Children 5 to 7 years old are welcome to join in for a celebration of all things "Cat
in the Hat" on July 25 at the Way Public Library.
There will be games, snacks and crafts from 10 to 11 a.m. The program is for ages 5-7.
‘Jekyll and Hyde’ on stage
TOLEDO – The Toledo Repertoire Theatre’s Young Rep production of "Jekyll and Hyde" runs tonight
through Sunday on the 10th Street stage.
This dramatic musical is based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel about a man whose experiments with human
nature unleash a monster within himself and endanger the two women whose love he is caught between. With
a score by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Wildhorn, Leslie Bricusse and Steve Cuden, the dynamic production
will be set to simple staging and feature memorable songs such as "This is the Moment,"
"Once Upon A Dream" and "In His Eyes."
Directed by James MacFarlane and music director Jennifer Braun, the cast features performers age 14
through 19, with half making their debut on the Rep stage.
Thursday through Saturday performances are at 7 p.m., Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Tickets cost $10 for adults and
$5 for children ages 12 and under (contains mature subject matter, parental discretion is advised). To
purchase tickets or more information, call 419-243-9277 or visit
Kohl’s cares for McComb kid’s project, Dodge Ball for Ducks
Noah Weaver, 12, from McComb was chosen from more than 37,000 Kohl’s Care nominees nationwide for making
a positive impact in his community.
The scholarship program honored 200 volunteers, including Noah, with $1,000 scholarships.
After learning about the works being done by Heifer International, a charity organization working to end
hunger and poverty around the world by providing livestock and training to struggling communities, Noah
created Dodge Ball for Ducks!, a fundraising event to raise support, money and awareness for the
To date, Noah’s efforts have provided communities in need with ducks, sheep and chickens, and other
Winners are chosen based on initiative, leadership, generosity and project benefits and outcome. Each
regional-level winner qualifies for one of Kohl’s 10 national scholarships, which will be announced at
the end of July.
In total, Kohl’s will recognize more than 2,300 young volunteers with nearly $400,000 in scholarships and