Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated Jan. 18)

NEWLY POSTED: Sax 4th Avenue performs at St. Tim’s, Jan. 20 Sax 4th Avenue, a saxophone quartet made up of Bowling Green State University graduates, will open the St. Tim’s Discovers, the chamber music series sponsored by St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, Sunday, Jan. 20, at 3 p.m.. The concert will be held in the sanctuary of St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 871 East Boundary Street, Perrysburg.    NEWLY POSTED: Brazilian jazz trio to perform at museum, Jan. 20 The André Mehmari Trio will perform at the Toledo Museum of Art’s GlasSalon Jan. 20  at 3 p.m. The Brazilian pianist and composer will be joined by Neymar Dias on double bass and Sérgio Reze on drums.  For his January 2019 U.S. tour, Mehmari brings forth his piano trio with a new recording, “Na esquina do Clube com o Sol na Cabeça / Sunbakeheaded at Clube da Esquina,” devoted to the Brazilian recording artists who became known by, Clube da Esquina; the group released an album of the same name in 1972 .  He sees their work, led by Milton Nascimento, as the “utmost representation of humanism” in Brazilian music. A longtime admirer of this “metaphysical club,” Mehmari’s trio explores, extends, and refines its work into new and compelling interpretations, drawing from diverse musical currents— pop, folk music, bossa nova, jazz, and avant-garde classical.   NEWLY POSTED:  St. John XXIII holds climate change program, Jan. 21 A program entitled “Who is My Neighbor in a Climate-Threatened World?” will be held at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 21, at St. John XXIII, 24250 N. Dixie Highway, Perrysburg.  Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP Bob Clark-Phelps at 419-377-1540 or (clarkphelps@verizon.net).   NEWLY POSTED: Mayor to address Exchange Club, Jan. 22 The Exchange Club of Bowling Green will welcome Mayor Richard Edwards as to discussed the state of the city at the club’s weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday, Jan. 22, at noon at the Stone Ridge Golf Club. Meetings are open to visitors that wish to learn more about the civic organization. Edwards took office  on Jan. 1, 2012 and was re-elected to another four-year term that began Jan. 1, 2016.  Prior to being the mayor of BG, Edwards was a Wood County administrator for approximately six years.  Edwards previously worked at BGSU as a journalism teacher, secretary to the Board of Trustees and vice president of University relations. Mayor Edwards has had numerous community involvements and awards, including Member and Past President of the BG Kiwanis Club; Outstanding Citizen of Bowling Green, 2008; Honorary Alumnus of the BGSU School of Journalism and member of the School’s Hall of Fame, 1982; and The Spirit of Wood County Award for Self-Government.   Polar bear story time set for Jan. 19 The Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library is offering a special storytime for babies and toddlers with caregivers on Saturday,  Jan. 19, at 10:30 a.m. Our…

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