NEWLY POSTED: Lesley Cady to talk about Wood Area Ministries at Feb. 28 Lenten Lunch
Lesley Cady will share her experiences with Wood Area Ministries (WAM) this Wednesday (Feb. 28) at the Bowling Green Lenten Lunch. The Bowling Green Ministerial Association and the combined churches of BG present the series annually, this year entitled “A Balm in Bowling Green: Making BG a Healthier, Relationally Healing City through Faith.”
All luncheons are held Wednesdays from noon to 12:50 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 200 N. Summit St. They are purposely held downtown over the lunch hour in order for working people to attend. The Church of Latter Day Saints will prepare this week’s lunch.
The events are open to everyone: no reservation required. A free-will offering will be taken. This is an opportunity for persons from BG’s diverse churches and community to gather in unity and get to know each other over lunch.
NEWLY POSTED: Moral case for capitalism focus of Young Republicans, March 13
Wood County Young Republicans will be hosting Americans for Prosperity Foundation on the topic of moral case for capitalism March 13 at 6 p.m. at the Wood County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge on the Wood County Fairgrounds.
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Toledo Museum offers mummy-themed Saturday matinees, through May 5
Coinciding with its exhibition The Mummies: From Egypt to Toledo, the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) presents a themed Saturday matinee film series called “He Went for a Little Walk: Mummies in the Movies” from Feb. 17 through May 5. Each film screening begins at 2 p.m. in the Little Theater. The first film in the series is “The Mummy,” a 1932 feature film starring Boris Karloff, which is
considered to be the pinnacle of mummy cinema.
The schedule is as follows:
March 3: “The Mummy’s Ghost” (1944, 61 minutes, not rated) and “The Mummy’s Curse” (1944, 61 minutes, not rated)
March 10: “The Mummy” (1959, 88 minutes, not rated)
March 17: “The Curse of the Mummy’s Tomb” (1964, 81 minutes, not rated)
March 24: “The Mummy’s Shroud” (1967, 90 minutes, not rated)
April 7: “Blood from the Mummy’s Tomb” (1971, 94 minutes, PG)
April 14: “The Night of Counting the Years, aka The Mummy” (1969, 102 minutes, not rated)
April 21: “The Mummy” (1999, 124 minutes, PG-13)
April 28: “Bubba Ho-Tep” (2002, 92 minutes, R)
May 5: “Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy” (1955, 80 minutes, not rated) plus family-friendly short films [NOTE: This family event is free to the public]
Chamber lobbyist to give Legislative Update, Feb. 27
The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will hold its Legislative Update of 2018 with Keith Lake, Vice President of Governmental Affairs at the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, Tuesday, Feb. 27, at noon at the Four Corners Center, 130 S. Main St.
Attendeeswill hear about the highlights from 2017 and issues that will impact their business in 2018 and get information from the Ohio Chamber of Commerce on how they are advocating for business at the state level.
Keith Lake is heavily involved in the day to day operations of the Ohio Chamber’s Legislative Advocacy Program, as well as serving as a principle contact for members of the Ohio House and Senate.
This event is free, but due to space limitations, reservations are recommended. RSVP by contacting Marissa Muniz at MarissaMuniz@bgchamber.net or by calling (419) 353-7945. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lunch; water and coffee will be provided. RSVP’s appreciated by Monday, February 26. This seminar is presented by the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Governmental Affairs.
Drum circle to meet monthly at Unitarian Universalist congregation starting Feb. 28
The Good Vibrations Community Drum Circle will meet Wednesday, February 28 from 7-8:30 p..m at the Maumee Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 20189 N. Dixie Highway (Route 25), Bowling Green.
Good Vibrations, the only ongoing drum circle in the Toledo metropolitan area, was formed in February, 2016, and always meets the fourth Wednesday of every month. MVUUC has allowed the use of its facility for this community activity. Future dates for 2018 are: March 28, April 25, May 23, June 27, July 25, August 22, September 26, October 24, November 28, and December 26.
All ages and abilities are welcome, even without a drum. Many extra percussion instruments and drums are available for use. Dancers, players of other musical instruments, and singers are welcome to add their energy to the mix. There is no cost to participate.
Contact Lynn Israel for information – email@example.com.
Musical trivia night, Feb. 28
The BGSU chapter of Student National Association of Teachers of Singers will host a musical Trivia Nigh Wednesday, February 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Ziggy’s in Bowling Green.
The trivia will be written by musicology graduate student, Alexis Scangas and will include trivia customized to singers and musicians. Ziggy’s will be donating 10 percent of their proceeds back to SNATS. Prizes have been donated by local businesses and organizations and include tickets to performances. The cost is $5 per person and $20 for teams of three to five with preregistration. At the door, the cost will be $7 per person and $25 for teams of three to five . To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds will benefit the SNATS chapter.
Registration begins for April 28 blood analysis program
Wood County Hospital and the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce will host their 14th Annual Blood Analysis Program on Saturday, April 28 from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m., at the Wood County Hospital.
This comprehensive blood analysis screening is for multiple health risk indicators. Cost of the program is $50 for BG Chamber Investors and $60 for Non-Investors, with $25 each for the additional tests.
Proceeds from the event will go to support the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce and Wood County Hospital Foundation Scholarship Funds.
Appointments are required. Call the Chamber office at (419) 353-7945 to schedule an appointment. Registration will be taken until April 13th, or until all spots are filled.
Library Children’s Place offering free K-5 tutoring, throughout the school year
The Children’s Place of the Wood County District Public Library is partnering again with the BGSU Martha Gesling Weber Reading Center for free homework help, tutoring and reading support beginning September 18 and continuing during the 2017-18 school year.
Trained tutors will be available Monday through Thursday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for students in kindergarten – 5th 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. Please call the Children’s Place desk at 419-352-8253 with any questions.