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Lifestyle briefs, Nov. 7

Genealogical group to meet today Seneca County Genealogical Society is to meet at 7 p.m. today in the Frost Kalnow Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St. The program is to be presented by Becky Hill, head librarian of the Hayes Presidential Library & ...

Harvest of Hope to return Sunday at Meadowbrook

It started 13 years ago when Dean Vogel Jr. was diagnosed with cancer. Since then, the annual Harvest of Hope fundraiser has grown and continues to provide a safe haven for those in need. Barb Vogel and her daughter Tami Staib organized the first Harvest of Hope Fundraiser after Dean was ...

Free glow necklaces available in Bloomville tonight

A Halloween safety device is to be provided for free for Bloomville-area trick-or-treaters. Plastic necklaces that glow when activated are to be distributed by Bloomville Police Department personnel at Bliss Memorial Public Library, Bloomville, 5-6 p.m. today, one hour prior to the scheduled ...

Pax Christi group to offer presentation on dissent in Cuba

Tiffin Area Pax Christi is to feature Findlay-based writer, photographer and filmmaker Carole Elchert during its meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Spirituality Center, 200 St. Francis Ave. Elchert is to present “Activismo: Art & Dissidence in Cuba.” She and Philip Sugden spent ...

Church women to present ‘World Community Day’

Community members are invited to join the local Church Women United at 1 p.m. Friday for the 2017 Wold Community Day, “Kindling New Fires for Peace.” The event is to be hosted at Trinity United Church of Christ, 131 E. Perry St. and presented by members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church.

Newsletter, Educator Cards among recent changes at T-SPL

There have been a lot of changes at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library over the last few months, and that’s not even counting our beautiful new renovation! We love hearing feedback from our patrons and finding ways to better serve our community, and from that feedback we have been able to offer ...

Open wide and say, ‘wow’ … Tiffin dental practice celebrates 100 years

Weininger Family Dentistry is celebrating 100 years since Robert E. Carrigan opened an office on the second floor of a downtown building in 1917. Brandt Weininger, the current dentist in the practice, bought the business in 2015 from R. Joseph Temple. Weininger said there are not a lot of ...

Pam Tebow to speak at Celebrate Life dinner

The mother of a former NFL football player will be the speaker at the annual Tiffin Right to Life Celebrate Life Dinner. The annual Celebrate Life fundraiser dinner is to take place 6-10 p.m. Nov. 4 in St. Joseph Activity Center and feature Pam Tebow, Christian missionary and mother of Tim ...

Lifestyle briefs, Oct. 10

St. Francis to host annual ‘wellness’ event St. Francis Senior Ministries is to host the fifth annual Wellness Extravaganza 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday in the Elizabeth Schaefer Auditorium, 190 St. Francis Ave. There are to be many area organizations represented and a lunch stand ...

You can EVAC

Veteran-inspired artwork is to be featured during Tiffin University’s next Diane Kidd Gallery exhibit, with an opening reception 2-4 p.m. Saturday. The exhibit, “Experiencing Veterans and Artists Collaborations (EVAC),” is curated by Gallery Director Lee Fearnside, assistant professor ...

Area Pax Christi chapter to host Palestinian speaker Thursday evening

Nahida Halaby Gordon of Wooster is to give a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Francis Spirituality Center. Gordon, a Palestinian Arab Christian, is to be the featured speaker for Tiffin Area Pax Christi. She was born in Jerusalem in 1939 and grew up in Jaffa. In 1948, her family became refugees ...

Coppus to host open house Thursday

Coppus Motors’ Mercedes Benz dealership, 2190 W. Market St., is to host an open house and After Five event with the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services 3-8 p.m. Thursday. Coppus is to celebrate its 90th anniversary and attendees may see the oldest operating ...

Program about dementia Oct. 10

Caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia are invited to a free program 2-3 p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 at Elmwood at the Shawhan, 54 S. Washington St. The program is to be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter. The workshop is to offer ...

Crew bands birds during fall migration

Carey — As birds head south for the winter, they usually take a more leisurely pace, said master bird bander Tom Bartlett. Bartlett and crew spend at least one morning each weekend at Springville Marsh, a longtime banding station. The marsh, at 12250 TR 24, Carey, is in Seneca County off ...

Blues fest includes Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute

BASCOM — Blues again are to echo out of the Meadowbrook Park Ballroom Saturday as First Step Health Family Resource Center hosts the 22nd Soul Shine Blues Festival. The festival is to take place 4-9:30 p.m. with bands Mike Guldin and Rollin & Tumblin’, The Reece Lincoln Band, Phillips ...

Unusual craft race Sunday to support Olympic hopeful

An unusual water craft race is to take place in Tiffin this weekend to benefit a Tiffin University graduate with his Olympic aspirations. The 2017 Tiffin Minimal Regatta is set for Sunday at Bel-Mar Boat Landing. Bel-Mar and Tiffin Elks Club are sponsoring the event. Friend of the Elks, Coy ...

Lifestyle briefs, Sept. 19

Ritz Teen Thespian Guild to host auditions today at Ritz for ‘Alice in Wonderland’ The Ritz Teen Thespian Guild is to host auditions for its performance of “Alice In Wonderland” 4:30-6:30 p.m. today at the theater, 30 S. Washington St. Those interested in being a cat for a role or ...

Handiwork: Repurposing old items resonates with maker of cigar-box guitars

Dave Rumschlag’s love for woodworking and finding useful old items at auctions came together a few years ago when he started making cigar box guitars. “They’re from the Depression, when some of the poor folk couldn’t afford to buy them, so they would make them,” he said. Because ...