Briefly, Jan. 21

Family Fest forum Friday

The Family Fest Committee has scheduled an informational meeting at noon Friday at the Community Hospice Care office, 181 E Perry St..

This is for anyone interested in participating with Family Fest April 5.


workshop set

New Transitions Counseling in Tiffin is sponsoring a workshop, “Understanding Drug or Alcohol Addiction and Family Recovery,” 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Campus Center at Heidelberg University.

The seminar is free.

Those concerned about a loved one’s drinking or drug use are invited to attend and receive tips on how to handle such behavior. Joanne Kosta, licensed mental health and substance abuse counselor, is to be the presenter.

For more details, call (419) 448-4094.

Arts council to meet Saturday

FOSTORIA – Fostoria Community Arts Council is to have its annual meeting at 9 a.m. Saturday in the main office at 125 S. Main St., Fostoria.

Vintage photos to be shown

SYCAMORE – The Sycamore Post 250 Sons of the American Legion and the Mohawk Historical Society are to present “Wings and a Picture Show” Saturday at the hall, 125 S. Sycamore Ave., Sycamore.

Wings and fries will be served 5-7 p.m. at a cost of $9. In tandem, the Mohawk Historical Society will present a “big screen” picture show 5-7:30 p.m., featuring vintage photographs of the Sycamore, Melmore, McCutchenville, Berwick, Mexico, Belle Vernon, Plankton, Deunquat, Benton, Smithville and Tymochtee areas.

Gather ’round, Civil War fans

The Johnson’s Island Civil War Round Table is to meet at 7 p.m. Sunday at T.J. Willie’s, 738 W. Market St. During the program, “Look, Listen, Learn” members will describe how they became interested in the war.

An optional “chat and dine” hour is to begin at 5:15 p.m.

Scrapbooking days offered

FOSTORIA – Good Shepherd Home is to host its sixth annual Scrapbook Day 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

Reserve a spot with a $10 registration fee. Call (419) 937-1801 or (419) 595-2446.

The Tiffin Mothers of Twins is planning a day for scrapbookers 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 1 at First United Baptist Church, 419 Coe St.

The cost is $30 and includes a full table, lunch, dinner, drinks and snacks, goodie bags, door prizes, make-and-takes and contests.

To register, call (419) 937-7374 by Monday.