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The following will take place next week through the Wood County Senior Center. Some in-person classes will be offered.

Penta Career Center instructor DJ Gase helps Oliver Junga weld during STEM camp last week. Approximately 200 students participated in the five-day camp where students explored a different program each day and complete hands-on activities designed to increase their understanding of how scienc…

Enjoy free family fun and join the Wood County Amateur Radio Club for the annual Amateur Radio Field Day in the Boom Town area of the Wood County Museum grounds at 2 p.m. on June 26 and, if weather permits, through the night until June 27 at 2 p.m.

The Northwestern Water and Sewer District delivers water and sewer services to over 20,000 customers in Wood, Henry, Sandusky, and Hancock counties. Although many of projects are performed underground, utility work can impact roads throughout the service area.

Join the Wood County District Public Library’s Children’s Place for a virtual discussion of “Pax” by Sara Pennypacker on July 12 at 6 p.m.

Chris Dauer, right, and John Franks plant corn Monday afternoon on the property of the Carter Historic Farm just north of Bowling Green. The two were using tractors from 1939 and an open pollinate corn seed to plant, common for the 1930s-era farm.

Anabel “Ann” Stubbs grew up as the sweets-maker in her family, and that experience has paid off with the muffins she now makes.

Fall webworms are here. The first-generation nests of the deceptively named fall webworm (Hyphantria cunea) is now becoming evident in Wood County. This native moth has two generations per season in Ohio with the first-generation appearing once the overwintered eggs have hatched.

MILLINGTON, Tenn. - A Bowling Green native serving with Navy Band Northeast as a musician at Naval Station Newport, Rhode Island is a featured singer and guitarist in videos put out by Navy Band Northeast in support of Virtual Buffalo Navy Week, which is June 14-20.

PERRYSBURG — Way Public Library invites adults age 19 and up to register for the Adult Summer Reading Program, Tails and Tales. Sign up online at waylibrary.info.

When U.S. Catholic bishops convene virtually for a national meeting Wednesday, they will be divided ideologically as well as physically. They're split over whether to press ahead with an initiative that could — at least implicitly — rebuke President Joe Biden for receiving Communion while su…

LIBERTY CENTER – The Black Swamp Conservancy is inviting the public to a drive-in screening of two films that explore our relationship with the land: “Farmscape Ecology” and “Look & See: A Portrait of Wendell Berry.”

June is National Elder Abuse Awareness Month and Tuesday has been designated as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. People are encouraged to wear purple throughout the month to bring attention to elder abuse, neglect and exploitation.

WHITEHOUSE — Nature’s Nursery is giving people the opportunity to bring some wild to their walls with a Nature Photo Auction.

PORT CLINTON — There has been a baby boom at African Safari Wildlife Park. It has been a busy spring for babies and the park is continuing to welcome newborns leading into Summer.

FREMONT — The Terra College Foundation received a $7,500 donation from the Sandusky County Board of Developmental Disabilities toward the foundation’s affiliate of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library.

PERRYSBURG — Way Public Library invites the community to join in a fun outdoor adventure that promotes literacy, physical activity, and multi-generational family time.

PEMBERVILLE — Growing season is just starting, and Downtown Pemberville can provide you with all things fresh, edible and garden during the second Garden Party of the year on June 22.

An increase in summer fairy gardens has caused several fairies to move into the library. Help the Wood County District Public Library find them by searching for fairy doors both inside and outside of the library.

WALBRIDGE — Summer is going to the dogs. Join the Wood County District Public Library and learn more about the training and skills police dogs offer to the community with Walbridge Police Officer Terry Glosser and K-9 Officer Echo. This program will take place on June 30 at 10 a.m. at Walbri…

Wayne Wilson instructs Penta Career Center student Cody Robinson, of Elmwood Local Schools, how to operate a skid steer Thursday afternoon at the Ohio Operating Engineers Apprenticeship Training Center in Cygnet. Students took part in a small Equipment Operations Camp for satellite students …

The following will take place next week through the Wood County Senior Center. Some in-person classes will be offered.

Paul C. Ladd VFW Post 1148 in Bowling Green has new officers. They are, from left, Tom Rucker, senior vice commander, Andrea Adams, junior vice commander, Stephen Ledbetter, commander and Richard Zulch, quarter master. The new officers were installed during their June meeting.

There is a little ballet that occurs at our house every night after dinner. It involves the newspaper. (Yes, the wife and I are of that generation that still loves the tactile experience of flipping through pages trying to find the end of the story you started on page one.)

Bowling Green City Schools is filling open positions in preparation for the return of school in the fall.

Bowling Green High School graduate and speaker Sarah Davis reads her speech “10 seconds of courage” to the graduating class of 2021 at the Stroh Center on the campus of Bowling Green State University.

The Overwintering common bagworm (Thyridopteryx ephemeraeformis) eggs are hatching in Wood County. The first instar caterpillars are very small with their bags measuring around 1/8 inch in length. Last year populations were noticed on arborvitae, spruce, and some deciduous trees, mainly mapl…

Get ready to rock trivia with the Wood County District Public Library’s Virtual Music Trivia on June 29-30. Show off your music knowledge with topics all over the musical scale.