Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated May 20)

NEWLY POSTED: Horizon presents ‘Phantom Tollbooth’ preview, May 25 The cast and crew of Horizon Youth Theatre’s “The Phantom Tollbooth” will present a special preview of their production in the Children’s Place on Saturday, May 25 at 10:30 a.m. Adapted from the beloved children’s novel by Norton Juster, “The Phantom Tollbooth” tells the story of Milo, a bored young boy who journeys to the Land of Wisdom, where he must help warring brothers reconcile by rescuing the banished Princesses Rhyme and Reason, and restoring order to the world. HYT’s production of “The Phantom Tollbooth” will be performed at Otsego High School on June 6, 7, and 8 at 7 p.m. each night.  For more information about this program, contact the Children’s Place at 419-352-8253.   NEWLY POSTED: Opera on Wheels brings ‘Romeo & Juliet’ to library, May 22 A performance of “Romeo and Juliet,” will be presented by The Toledo Opera on Wheels in the Atrium of the Wood County District Public Library on Wednesday, May 22, at 10:30 a.m. This touring show presents the story of “Two households…in fair Verona,” rival families who want nothing to do with one another. And yet, when Romeo sneaks into a party at Juliet’s house, the two young people meet, fall in love, and change their families’ history forever. Based on the opera by Charles Gounod, the play by William Shakespeare, and every tale of forbidden love the world over, this adaptation of the classic Romeo and Juliet story deals with the timeless themes of love, justice, compassion and more. This live performance is free to the public and will last approximately 45 minutes.  The performance is made possible by generous gifts from The Shakespeare Round Table and The Marjorie Conrad Estate. For more information, contact the Children’s Place at 419-352-8253. NEWLY POSTED: Chamber, BGSU team up for Lunch & Learn on 2020 census, June 5 Lunch and Learn on Census 2020 will be held June 5, 2019 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Bowen Thompson Student Union, Room 308, 1001 E. Wooster St.,  Bowling Green. Census 2020 will be presented by Wendy D. Manning, Director of the Center for Family and Demographic Research, at BGSU.   She will be speaking on why the U.S. Census is important and what your role could be in this process.  Manning will also explain how the Census plays a part in the determination of how…

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