Briefly, Oct. 15

Reservations due

for ‘Pumpkins and Parasols’

Thursday is the last day to reserve a seat at “Pumpkins and Parasols” 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Seneca County Museum. The museum docents are to serve a lunch and museum director Tonia Hoffert is to give the program.

The cost is $15.

Call Ann at (419) 448-0074 for reservations.

Voices of Harmony to perform

BOWLING GREEN – The “Voices of Harmony” a capella chorus, part of the Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society, is hosting a combination guest night and competition send-off from 7:30-9 p.m. today as they prepare to compete in Lima.

The men are to perform in Alliance Church, 1161 Napoleon Road, Bowling Green.

Refreshments are to be served.

Ritz to screen ‘Frankenstein’

The Ritz Theatre has planned a “Golden Age of Hollywood” matinee movie series for Wednesday afternoons featuring movies that played an integral role in the history of the historic Tiffin theater.

The series begins at 2 p.m. Wednesday with a screening of the 1931 film, “Frankenstein.” Colin Clive portrays a mad scientist who creates a monster (Boris Karloff) and gives him a criminal brain. This unrated horror flick also stars Mae Clark.

Other films in the series include “Going My Way” (1944) Nov. 20 and “Holiday Inn” (1942) Dec. 11.

Tickets are $3. For tickets or information, stop at the box office, 30 S. Washington St., visit or call (419) 448-8544.

Gallery shows paper art

FOSTORIA – Wesley Memorial Gallery has opened an exhibit of paper cutting, or “scherenschnitte,” by Mary Gaynier of Point Place. Nineteen pieces are to be on display through Nov. 29.

An accomplished artist of the Toledo Art Museum, Gaynier uses scissors for simple pieces and an exacto knife for more complex designs.

The artist is to give a class on scissor cutting to anyone 5 and older 10:30-noon Nov. 2 in the fellowship hall at Wesley United Methodist Church. The cost of the class is $5, with all materials provided.

Gaynier also has prepared packets of her patterns for sale. To reserve a spot in the class, call (419) 435-8551.

Regular hours at the gallery are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and other times by appointment.

Art entries due this week

FINDLAY – This week is the deadline for submissions for The Findlay Art League’s 2013 Juried Show. Artists age 17 and older are eligible to enter, but work must be dropped off 7-9 p.m. Thursday or 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the FAL gallery, 117 W. Crawford St., Findlay.

Entries must be 2- or 3-dimensional, original artwork finished within the past four years and not exhibited previously in a FAL show. Photography is acceptable this year. Work on canvas must be dry and framed or edges painted with staples on the back. Paper works must be framed under glass or Plexiglas. All 2-D works must be wired for hanging (no saw-tooth hangers) and must not exceed 60 inches in either direction, including frame. Three-dimensional pieces must not exceed 75 pounds.

The judges for the show are Melissa Eddings Mancuso and William Mancuso. A prospectus can be downloaded from the Findlay Art League web site at

Any questions can be directed to (419) 423-3724.

Scrapbooking day slated

The Tiffin Mothers of Twins Club will be hosting a Making “Multiple” Memories Scrapbooking Day 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 26 at the First United Baptist Church, 419 Coe St.

The cost is $30 and includes a full table for yourself, door prizes, goody bags, make and takes, contests,

lunch, dinner, beverages, snacks and chocolate.

To register, call Andria at (419) 937-4374.

Cancer-coping program set

At 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28, Dr. Michelle Clinger is to present “Coping with Cancer – Both Patient and Caregiver” at the Allen Eiry Center.

Clinger is to discuss various coping strategies that those diagnosed with cancer and their significant others can use. She also will share some information about a free emotional support program that is being provided at Mercy Tiffin Hospital’s Cancer Center.

Admission is free.

Resource fair on tap

ONTARIO – The Aging & Disability Resource Network is hosting a Resource Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 31 at

Hawkins Corner, 2131 Park Ave. West, Ontario.

This free event is to feature information booths, door prizes, refreshments and trick or treat for seniors and disabled. No registration is required.

For more information, call (800) 860-5799.