Community events

What’s happening in your community (updated April 19)

NEWLY POSTED: Panel to discuss Religion & Climate Change, April 20 Muslim Students Association (MSA) at Bowling Green State University  will present a panel discussion on Religion and Climate Change, Saturday, April 20, from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Wood County District Public Library,. The panel will discuss Climate Change from a religious, ethical, scientific and social stand point, and also explore prospects and limitations for the future. Speakers are Pastor Debbie Conklin of Peace Lutheran Church), Bob Clark-Phelps, Citizens Climate Lobby Leader Perrysburg-Toledo chapter, and Dr. Ovamir Anjum, Endowed Chair of Islamic Studies , The University of Toledo.   NEWLY POSTED: Community choir to perform Rutter’s Requiem, May 12 A community chorus with a chamber orchestra will perform John Rutter’s Requiem, Sunday, May 12 at 5 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church, 126 S. Church St., in Bowling Green. The 42-voice choir, directed by Joshua Dufford, draws singers from throughout the community to bring people together through music.   NEWLY POSTED: Digital Art show at Needle Hall, April 25 & 26 The Bowling Green State University Advanced Digital Video Art 2019 will present a two-day exhibit “Desire for the Intangible” in Needle Hall in City Park, 520 Conneaut Ave., April 25 and 26. A public reception will be held Thursday, April 25 from 6-8 p.m. Light refreshments provided. A public critique with guest critic Cameron Granger will be held Friday,  April 26, 5-7 p.m. “Desire for the Intangible” features the work of the Advanced Digital Video Art class at Bowling Green State University.  NEWLY POSTED: Voice of Disney princesses to join TSO for matinee, April 28 The Tony Award-winning voice of Princess Jasmine and Mulan and the original “Miss Saigon,” Lea Salonga, joins the Toledo Symphony Orchestra  for a  matinee performance on Sunday, April 28,  at 3 p.m. at the Toledo Museum of Art’s Peristyle Theater. Salonga will perform music from her illustrious stage and screen career, along with her favorite pop songs.  Tickets start at $47 and are available at toledosymphony.com or by calling the box office at 419.246.8000. This concert concludes the TSO’s 2018-2019 KeyBank Pops Series.     BGSU arts events through May 10   Kids to tinker with umbrellas, April 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 umbrellas on Saturday, April 20, from 2-3 p.m. for “Break-It &\ Make-It with Home Depot”. Youth will take apart, investigate, and tinker with umbrellas. “Break-It & Make-It with Home Depot” is a hands-on program and monthly partnership between the Children’s Place and Home Depot. Call the Children’s Place desk at 419-352-8253 with any questions. Safe boating classes to be offered, April 20 and 27 Capt. Chris Hoover and Nelson Evans, certified instructors and experienced boaters of the Toledo Sail & Power Squadron, will teach “America’s Boating Course” at the Perrysburg Township Fire Department, 26609 Lime City Road, Perrysburg.   The course consists of two Saturday mornings, April 20 and April 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Registration starts at 8:15 a.m. on April 20.   The fee is $10 per person plus $30 for a textbook. The books are sold separately, with purchase not mandatory but strongly recommended. Police/Fire/EMTs get half off class fee (not textbook).   Ohio law requires any boater born after Jan. 1, 1982 to show proof of having taken a basic boating safety course if operating a boat powered by a motor 10 HP or greater.  Michigan has similar law. The course covers required and recommended equipment, anchoring, fueling, docking, life jackets, right of way, aids to navigation (buoys, etc.).  ODNR will cover boat registration and…