Community Briefs

What’s happening in your community (updated Sept. 25)

NEWLY POSTED: Ukulele sessions begin Sept. 27 Ukulele for Beginner and Intermediate players starts this Wednesday Sept. 27 and continues for five sessions through Nov. 5 at : a.m. to noon. Learn how to strum, play chords, and jam to familiar and new songs! No experience necessary; limited number of instruments will be provided. Held at the Wood County Public Library, firstfloor meeting room. Taught by Lisa Gruenhagen, of the BGSU College of Musical Arts. Sponsored by he BGSU Optimal Aging Institute. NEWLY POSTED: Scholars to discuss National Parks, starting Oct. 16 “Our National Parks: Photography and Geology,” will be presented Oct. 16, Oct.  30, and Nov. 13 from 1 to 2:15 p.m. at the Simpson Garden Community Center in Bowling Green. Photographic historian Dr. Andrew Hershberger will discuss high-quality reproductions of some of the earliest photographs created in the region during the 1800s. Geologist Dr. Kurt Panter will describe the geological processes that formed the incredible landscapes captured in the about Yellowstone, Yosemite, and Grand Canyon national park areas. Sponsored by the BGSU Optimal Aging Institute and the Bowling Green Parks and Recreation.   NEWLY POSTED: Vive Ensemble to perform Stravinsky Debussy at museum, Oct. 8 The Vive Ensemble, conducted by Maria Mercedes Diaz Garcia, will perform chamber music versions of Debussy’s “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun” and Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” on Sunday, Oct. 8,  3 p.m. in the Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Gallery as part of the museum’s Great Performances series Formed in 2016 VIVE! Ensemble has presented new and creative versions of revived classics, and has premiered new works by composers across the…

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