Sunday announcements, Aug. 27

Celebrate first lady Lucy Hayes’ birthday at HPLM

FREMONT – Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to host a birthday party celebrating first lady Lucy Hayes, who would have turned 186, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday.

Hayes was born in Chillicothe. Staff members are to offer lemonade and treats and other festivities in the museum/library.

Locals show animals at state fair

MARYSVILLE – Ohio Cattlemen’s Association hosted the Best of the Buckeye show at Ohio State Fair during the junior shows.

Exhibitor Emma Gurney of Attica showed a champion Limousin heifer, a reserve champion Limousin heifer and a champion Lim-Flex heifer. BreedersJason Waldock and Brian Heibertshausen of Bloomville placed third overall with a shorthorn steer.

Good Shepherd residents visit Cleveland

FOSTORIA – Residents at Good Shepherd Home took a day trip Aug. 15 to Cleveland. Residents stopped at Greater Cleveland Aquarium and enjoyed a drive around downtown.

Bouncing Babies program planned

Bouncing Babies is at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Frost Kalnow Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features stories, rhymes, songs and finger plays. Parents or caregivers and babies – birth to 18 months old – are asked to sign up for one session of language enrichment activities, starting Tuesday.

For more information or to register, call (419) 447-3751 or email

T-SPL writing group meeting set

Ink Well Writing Club is to meet at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 in the Kernan Room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for all types of writers serious about sharpening their skills with review and critique by their peers. Participants are to submit writing samples to by Tuesday.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Book group to ‘talk’ next title

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s adult book discussion group, “Let’s Talk About It,” is to meet at 10:30 a.m. Sept. 7 in the Junior Home Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The group is to discuss “Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine” by Gale Honeyman.

Copies of the book are available at the information desk.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Mystery lovers gather for book club

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host a new book discussion group for those who love mysteries, Seneca County Sleuths.

The group is to meet for the first time at 10 a.m. Sept. 12 in the Junior Home Room.

The first title to be discussed is “Before the Fall” by Noah Hawley. The book is available for check out.

For more information, visit or call (419) 447-3751.

Craft event for teens at Tiffin library

The teen department at Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Craftastic for teens 3:30-4:30 p.m. Sept. 14 in the Frost Kalnow Room, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for teens in grades 6-12 and will feature the use of Perler melting beads to create key chains.

To register, visit

Educator Cards offered to instructors

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to offer Educator Cards to area teachers who wish to checkout library materials for classroom use, without the need to check out items to their personal account.

Those eligible to sign up for an Educator Card include instructors at any age level including substitute and student teachers, homeschool instructors, certified Type B in-home daycare providers and daycare employees 18 years of age or older.

Only materials that are to be used in a classroom setting may be checked out on an Educator Card. Personal items should be checked out on personal accounts.

Advantages of an Educator Card are such as loan periods on books are extended to eight weeks and overdue fines will not accumulate. Library staff can place multiple holds on a specific title if needed for classroom instruction.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751 or visit the checkout desk.

H-L board schedules special meeting

BASCOM – Hopewell-Loudon Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday for the purpose of a potential vote on the athletic conference.

TMS to host open house

Tiffin Middle School has scheduled an open house for parents of seventh- and eighth-graders at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the school, 103 Shepherd Drive.

CHS to host financial aid information night

CLYDE – Financial Ad/FAFSA Night is to take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 25 in Clyde High School Auditorium.

The event is open to seniors and their parents.

The event will discuss filing the FAFSA online and answer questions about grants, loans and scholarships.

For more information or to register, contact (419) 547-9511.

Sentinel FFA member recognized

Dylan Meyer of Sentinel FFA Chapter is a 2017 recipient through the Ohio AgriBusiness Association-Agribusiness and Production Systems Certification program.

The program verifies high school student expertise in agriculture, agribusiness and production systems.

For more information, visit

Terra State nursing program to have accreditation review

FREMONT – Terra State Community College has announced it is to host a site review for continuing accreditation of its associate degree nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing.

Individuals are invited to meet the site team and share comments about the program, 4-5 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Bordners Arts and Health Technologies Center, room D-208.

For more information, call (419) 559-2375.