Community events

What’s happening in your community (updated Jan. 22)

NEWLY POSTED: BGHS Drama Club presents Flip the Script, Jan. 25 The Bowling Green High School Drama Club will present Flip the Script fundraiser Friday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m. in the Bowling Green Performing Arts Center. Students will direct 11 parents, and drama teacher Dr. Jo Beth Gonzalez in  a student-written one-act play as a fundraiser for the club. Tickets for this fundraiser are $5 for students, $10 for adults which includes refreshments after the performance. Tickets online.   NEWLY POSTED: Library to host Mock Caldecott Election, Jan. 27 Teachers, book enthusiasts, parents, and readers of all ages are invited to participate in a Mock Caldecott Election on Sunday, Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Wood County District Public Library Meeting Room. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. At the Wood County District Public Library’s Mock Election, everyone will take a close look at some carefully selected, beautifully illustrated picture books from the past year, then help select a “most distinguished” picture book. Kathy East, retired Children’s Librarian, will share her experiences serving on the Caldecott committee in 1987 and chairing it in 2004. The program will run approximately two hours. The books being considered for the Mock Election are currently on display in the Children’s Place. Everyone is invited to read and look at the books on closed reserve status. The Caldecott award winner, along with the Newbery award winner and many others will be officially announced on Monday, Jan. at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Seattle.   NEWLY POSTED: Help Me Grown Playdate at library, Jan. 28 Parents and caregivers with young children are invited to the January Help Me Grow playdate at the Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library on Monday, Jan. 28 from 10 to 11 a.m.  This session, open to everyone, offers stories, playtime, and community support resources. For more information, contact the Children’s Place staff at 419-352-8253. NEWLY POSTED: Free tutoring resumes Jan. 28 The Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library is partnering again with BGSU for free homework help, tutoring and reading support beginning Jan. 28 and continuing during the 2018-19 school year. Trained tutors will be available Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm to 8 p.m. for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Scheduled breaks are posted for BGSU semester breaks. BGSU tutors will be available to meet with students in the Children’s Place Quiet Study Room for about a half an hour (or as needed) as often as a family’s schedule allows. Adults must remain in the building during tutoring sessions. Call the Children’s Place desk at 419-352-8253 with any questions.   Lindsay Moore debuts new picture book, Jan. 22 Families are invited to join…