Community Briefs


North Baltimore library hosts local authors

NORTH BALTIMORE — On Thursday, the North Baltimore Public Library is having its first Local Author Day.

At 3 p.m., the library will welcome three local children’ book authors – Kirstene D. Adkins, author of “Oodles” from Ottawa, Rachel L. Hackenburg, author of “When They All Disappeared” from Jerry City, and Jeff Orlowski, author of the Avery Green series from Wayne. They will each share a bit of their stories with kids of all ages and families.

From 4-6 p.m., all authors will offer books for sale and signing.

At 6 p.m., local authors for adults will bring their stories to the Wolfe Community Room for a lively discussion of how they became authors and what they have written. Authors include Nate Aguinaga, author of “Connie Armstrong” from North Baltimore; Alli Baker, author of the Breaker Heights series from North Baltimore; Margaret Bobb from the North Baltimore Area Historical Society and author of “The Saga of N. Baltimore’s Company K”; Erica Hunt, author of “Walking by the Way: Homeschooling in the Light of Eternity” from Jerry City; Holly Hartlerode Kirkendall, from the Wood County Museum and author of “Ohio’s Infirmary Buildings”; Kevin L. Moore, co-author of “Unnatural Ohio” from Toledo; Peg Trout, author of “Sisters in War” and originally from North Baltimore; and S. E. Van Meter, author of “What Lies Beyond the Grove” from Bloomdale.

Food trucks will be on site from 4-7 p.m. including Poppa’s Meals and Not Your Mama’s Grilled Cheese.

Fiber art on display through April 26

Fiberforum, a Northwest Ohio fiber art group, was begun 50 years ago by several area artists for the purpose of exploring fiber as an art medium. In celebration of this anniversary, an exhibit of fiber art by current members is being shown at the Wolfe gallery, located at Maumee Valley Country Day School, until April 26 during school hours.

“Fiberforum 2024: Celebrating 50 Years of Creativity” features both collaborative group projects and works by individual artists, including art from Wood County residents Deborah Bewley, Gerry Brock, Ruth Carpenter, Susan Krueger, and Kathy Pereira de Almeida.

Millstream Woodcarvers Club have annual show

FINDLAY — The Millstream Woodcarvers Club is having their 36th annual show on April 27 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at their clubhouse, 2230 Blanchard Ave. There will be a display of member’s carving and woodburning projects, demonstration of carving and woodburning skills, gifts for sale, information on club membership, and sign up for beginning classes.

For more information, call Emil Ziegler 419-889-0325. Admission free.

Waterville Playshop presents ‘Seussical’

MAUMEE — Waterville Playshop will present “Seussical” at the Maumee Indoor Theatre.

Performances are April 26-27 at 8 p.m. and April 28 at 2:30 p.m. at the theater, located at 601 Conant St. Tickets are available online or at the door.

The show will feature memorable Seuss characters, including The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie LaBird, and all of the Whos of Whoville.

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