Community events

What’s happening in your community (updated Nov. 13)

NEWLY POSTED: Library presents Peanuts’ Thanksgiving marathon, Nov. 21 The Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library will be showing a Thanksgiving movie marathon all day on Wednesday, Nov. 21 from 10  a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime on Wednesday to enjoy popcorn while watching Charlie Brown and all his friends in this fall favorite film. For more information, contact the Children’s Place at 419-352-8253.   NEWLY POSTED: Music for oboe & flute featured at concert, Nov. 16 Oboists Mayuri Yoshii and David Munro, and flutist Laura Norton with pianist Xavier Suarez will present a recital  Friday, Nov 16 at 8 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, 315 S. College Drive, Bowling Green.The performers are all master’s degree students in the Bowling Green State UniversityCollege of Musical Arts.   NEWLY POSTED: Unitarians hosting “Art-In” to help Poor People’s Campaign, Nov. 18 The Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20189 North Dixie Highway, Bowling Green,  will host an  “Art-In” to raise awareness and funds for the Poor People’s Campaign, Sunday, November 18   12:30-3:30 p.m. This arts-and-crafts fundraising event will feature: An arts & crafts supply sale A bake sale Crafting tables where guests can learn a new crafting skill ($5-10 suggested donation) Find arts and crafts supplies at deep discounts while enjoying delicious homemade baked goods and learning a new artistic craft just in time for the holidays. Admission is free. The Poor People’s Campaign is a national movement to unite the poor, disenfranchised, and marginalized across difference to take action together and become what Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. called “a new and unsettling force in our complacent national life.” Funds raised by this event will go to support the Poor People’s Campaign and MVUUC.   NEWLY POSTED: Register now for holiday nature crafts on Dec. 1 Join Bowling Green Parks and Recreation for some free holiday fun. Registration is now open for the Holiday Nature Crafts at the Wintergarden/St. John’s Nature Preserve. Make a variety of nature crafts to decorate your house for the holiday season or give as gifts with your 3- to 11-year-old children. Treats for toasting over the fire will also be provided. Choose between a morning session (10 a.m. until noon) or the afternoon session (1 to 3 p.m.) on Saturday, Dec. 1. Space is limited to 25 participants each session so sign up soon. For more information and to register go to the Parks and Recreation Department website at www.bgohio.org or call the Bowling Green Community Center at 419-354-6223.   BGSU arts events Check out all the arts events happening on campus. Wood County Park District events The Wood County Park District offers a variety of events throughout November. BG Independent News founders to speak at Exchange Club, Nov. 13 The founders of BG Independent News, which provides free in-depth coverage of community information for the Bowling Green area, will talk about their local news and area arts website at the Bowling Green Exchange Club on Tuesday, Nov. 13. Veteran reporters Jan Larson McLaughlin and David Dupont created BG Independent News in January 2016 after leaving careers at the Bowling Green Sentinel-Tribune. They have successfully blended their talents to provide a news source that is rich in interesting and informative content. Their work can be read at bgindependentmedia.org. A journalism and photojournalism graduate of BGSU, McLaughlin is a…