Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated Jan. 14)

NEWLY POSTED:  Violinist Maria Sampen returns for Great Performance recital, Jan. 21 Violinist Maria Sampen and pianist Thomas Rosenkranz will present violin sonatas by Johannes Brahms along with contemporary works in a Great Performances concert at the Toledo Museum of Art, Sunday Jan. 21 at 3 p.m.This is the first of two concerts featuring Sampen, who grew up in Bowling Green and is now a professor of violin at the University of Puget Sound and Rosenkranz, associate professor of piano at Bowling Green State University. Program includes the Sonatas no. 1 and 2 for Violin and Piano by Brahms, Clara Schumann’s Three Romances and William Bolcom’s Second Sonata for Violin and Piano. NEWLY POSTED:  Chocolate lovers are invited to ‘Unite for United Way,’ Feb. 9 Downtown Bowling Green will host its first Chocolate Crawl to benefit the United Way on Friday, Feb. 9, from 5 to 9 p.m.  Visitors can stroll the downtown with their Golden Tickets and sip, nibble and drizzle themselves into chocolate heaven.  Eighteen Downtown merchants will offer up everything from a sample box of fudge to a chocolate flowing fountain, all  for a $10 donation to the United Way in Wood County.   Purchase your ticket for…

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