Community Happenings

What’s happening in your community (updated Oct. 20)

NEWLY POSTED: ‘Clue’ cast hosts game night at Grounds, Oct. 26 The cast of the Black Swamp Players’ production of “Clue theMusical” all host a game night Friday, Oct. 26 at 6p.m. at Grounds for Thought in downtown Bowling Green. The show runs Nov. 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at First United Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St., Bowling Green. Click for tickets and showtimes. Historical Center hosts Folklore & Funfest, Oct. 20 Everything we love about autumn in one place, at one time. Be sure to check out the family fun  brewing at the Wood County Park District for the 29th annual Folklore & Funfest event on Saturday, October 20 from 4 – 9 p.m. Parking, entrance and all activities are free. Activities include: Horse-drawn carriage rides, live music, games & prizes in Booville, face painting, festive crafts, s’mores on the campfire, nocturnal nature, scarecrow alley, jack-o-lantern walkway, popcorn, spooky trail, and self-guided tours of the Wood County Historical Center & Museum with exhibits on WWI and leisure time activities. Food is available for purchase. Costumes are encouraged, but not required. All ages are welcome. The Wood County Historical Center & Museum is located at 13660 County Home Road, Bowling Green. For more information, visit www.wcparks.org. (County Home Road is available to event traffic only and closed to throug traffic starting at 3:00 pm. The entrance from Route 6 to County Home Road will be open.)   Bob Manley & Friends at Grounds, Oct. 20 Bob Manley and Friends will perform a free show at Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green, Saturday, July 20, at 7 p.m. The veteran saxophonist and mainstay of the area music scene will perform with Galen Bundy, keyboard, John Johnson, bass, and Bob Rex, on drums.   BGSU arts events Check out all the arts events happening on campus.   Class on the ‘ABCs of Pruning Trees,’ Oct. 20 The Bowling Green Tree Commission will be hosting a class on the “ABCs of Pruning Trees” on Saturday, Oct. 20,  from 9-11 a.m. at Simpson Garden Park – 1291 Conneaut Ave. The event is free to the public. The class will be held in the classroom and outside. Attendees will learn about proper pruning techniques and considerations for both young and mature trees. Part of the class will be spent outside as we prune several trees. Please contact the Bowling Green Arborist at gjones@bgohio.org or 419.353.4101 if you have any questions.  ‘Our Lil’ Pumpkin’ story time at library, Oct. 20 The Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library is offering a special storytime for Babies and Toddlers with caregivers on Saturday, Oct. 20 at 10:30 a.m.Our “Lil’ Pumpkin” storytime will feature tips from the early literacy initiative Every Child Ready to Read @ Your Library.  This early literacy initiative encourages parents and caregivers to talk, sing, read, write and play with young children every day. Children’s Place staff will share pumpkin stories, songs, conversation, and finger-painting.For more information, contact the Children’s Place staff at 419-352-8253.   Smashing pumpkins & other projects on tap, Oct. 20 Youth, ages ten and up, or younger accompanied by an adult, are invited to the Wood County District Public Library Children’s Place to investigate pumpkins on Saturday, October 20, from 2-3 p.m. for “Break-It & Make-It with Home Depot”.Youth will break open a…

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