Briefly, March 19

Learn about Fort Ferree

SYCAMORE – To commemorate the anniversary of the War of 1812, local historian Tom Hill is to give a program on the “History of Fort Ferree” at 7 p.m. Thursday in the narthex of Sycamore United Methodist Church.

The War of 1812 between the United States and Great Britain was waged from June 1812 until the spring of 1815. Control of Lake Erie and its adjoining rivers was crucial to both sides. In order to secure and control the border area, the United States built a chain of small forts, including Fort Ferree in Upper Sandusky.

Hill’s presentation is free.

Wood carvers to show their work at Sentinel

The Seneca Chippers Wood Carving Club is to have a free wood carving show 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday at Sentinel Vocational Center. About 20 artists are to have their work on display and be available to meet with the pubilc.

Sentinel also has a fish fry slated that evening during the same hours.

Breakfast to be served

The Salvation Army is to host a fundraising breakfast 8-11 a.m. Saturday at 505 E. Market St.

The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children 12 and younger. The menu will be eggs, ham, sausage, bacon, fried potatoes, hash browns, toast, juice, milk, coffee and tea. Carryout is available.

For questions, tickets or information, call (419) 447-2252 or (419) 934-5456.

Ham and chicken on

menu for Palm Sunday

The annual Palm Sunday ham and chicken dinner is set for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at the Seneca County Opportunity Center, off SR 100, south of Tiffin.

The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Curb service carry-outs are to be available.

The ACT Council of the Opportunity Center is to conduct a raffle for $1 per ticket. The grand prize is $250 cash. First prize is $150 and second is $50 cash.

At 1:30 p.m., children ages 1-10 can participate in an Easter egg hunt.

Music and Art Festival

plans fundraiser dinner

A dinner to benefit the Tiffin Music and Art Festival is to be served at noon Sunday at Tiffin Eagles. It is to include chicken, a vegetable, salad and roll at the cost of $10 per plate.

Volunteers are needed to help with the dinner. Those interested can email tiffinmusicartfestival@ or call (567) 207-5041.

‘Unknown Generals’

topic of Sunday forum

The monthly meeting of the Johnson’s Island Civil War Roundtable is set for 7 p.m. Sunday at T. J. Willie’s restaurant, Tiffin.

Mark Holbrook of the Ohio Historical Society is to present a talk, “Ohio’s Unknown Generals.” The meeting is free and open to all interested in the Civil War.

Members and guests may choose to chat and dine beginning at 5:15 p.m.

Coin show on tap

FOSTORIA – The Fostoria Coin Club is to host its spring coin show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Stacy’s Place, Fostoria Shopping Plaza, Fostoria.

Admission is free. Door prizes and raffles are planned.

Daffodils ready for sale

Volunteers are to conduct Daffodil Days street sales Friday and Saturday in Tiffin at IGA, Tiffin Hardware and Big Lots store. This is a benefit for the American Cancer Society.