Lifestyle

Retired Senior and Volunteer Program offers seniors another way to volunteer

Seniors citizens will be given the opportunity to volunteer within the community through a program new to the area by Family & Community Services Inc. Retired Senior and Volunteer Program is one of the largest volunteer networks in the nation for individuals 55 and older. Some of the ...

102 times two

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY KATIE GATES Rosella Heydinger (right) and Marcella Scherer, twin sisters from Bellevue, recently got together for dinner to celebrate their 102nd birthday. They were born Sept. 21, 1915. That’s 10 decades ago, when World War I was raging. They were the second set of ...

Music teacher to offer program for parents, caregivers and kids

Parents, caregivers and children can come together through music during a new program this January. Christine Turner, a music teacher for the past 12 years, is establishing a chapter of the international, research-based program Music Together. Music Together is a family music program for ...

Shop locally for gifts this Christmas

As the holiday season begins next weekend, many people’s thoughts turn to making a Christmas shopping list — and checking it twice — for friends a family who may be naughty or nice. Before Black Friday hits this week, followed by Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, give some ...

Coming attractions, Nov. 19

Library Programs Build a gingerbread-style home Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host “Make a Gingerbread (Style) House” 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Frost Kalnow room of the library, 77 Jefferson St. Families are to register for a start time of 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Families ...

Twenty years ago, county park system took root at Garlo farm

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead The Margaret Mead quote and the beginning words of the Beatles song, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” come to Dolly ...

Saturday event a ‘Salute to our Veterans’

BASCOM – The Meadowbrook Ballroom is going country Saturday for a “Salute to Our Veterans.” The event is to be hosted by the Republic Sons of the American Legion Post 404. The organization started in 2013 and since then has donated more than $30,000 to local charities and programs, ...

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 ...