Lifestyle briefs, March 18

Mammograms rescheduled

The free mammogram screening, originally scheduled for March 12, has been changed to April 9 at the Seneca County General Health District, 71 S. Washington St.

The screening is for people age 40 and older who have not been screened for two or more years for financial reasons. To make appointments or to learn more, call (419) 447-3691, ext. 332.

More Family Fest participants wanted

Spaces remain available for more vendors and participants at the annual Family Fest, set for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5 at the YMCA.

Non-profit organizations can take part for free. More volunteers also are needed to wear mascot costumes, help with set-up and clean-up and various other jobs.

For more details, call Melissa at (419) 447-4040.

Patch Works offers parenting classes

Patch Works House, 42 Madison St., has scheduled free parenting classes for the spring.

“Shaking, Hitting, Spanking: What to do Instead” includes two sessions 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday and March 26. Physical forms of discipline are to be discussed and alternatives are to be presented.

“Protecting Your Child’s Health with Shots” is to be at 10 a.m. Thursday to explain the timing and importance of vaccines.

“Building a Strong Foundation for Good Parenting” is two classes at 10:30 a.m.-noon April 8 and 15. Parents of any age can explore their parenting styles, values and priorities. Important building blocks and discipline are to be discussed.

To register for a class, call (419) 448-0080.

Piano students to perform

Heidelberg University is to present “Piano Celebration” featuring students of Margarita Denenburg at 7 p.m. Friday.

Allie Dresser, Cy Boehler, Stephen Smith, Colleen Crayton, Kristina Kamm, Maria Gerber and Jacob Smith are to perform in Brenneman Hall on campus.

Donations are to be accepted at the door.

Trio of fish fries scheduled

Tiffin Kiwanis Club is to serve a fish and chicken dinner 4:30-7 p.m. Friday (and again April 12) at Kiwanis Manor. The cost is $8 per dinner.

The Commission on Aging fish fry is 5-8 p.m. Friday at Somerset Reception Center, Huron Street. The cost is $4 for children, $8 for adults at the door and $7.50 in advance.

Call (419) 447-5792 for more information.

An all-you-can-eat fish fry and chicken fingers dinner is to be served 5:30-7 p.m. Friday at the Attica Knights of Columbus, 9 Heyman Drive, Attica.

Cost is $9 for adults and $6 for children. Carry-outs are to be available.

Benefit planned for Babe Ruth

A Babe Ruth program fundraiser is to take place noon-4 p.m. Sunday at 182 St. Francis Ave., behind St. Francis Home. A bake sale and raffles are planned, and children still can register to play on a team this summer.

Admission is free. For more information, call Jess at (567) 230-6706.

Kiwanis ‘Peanut Day’ coming

Kiwanis Club of Tiffin is preparing for its annual Peanut Day April 5.

Club members are to be posted at various Tiffin locations seeking donations in exchange for peanuts. Profits from the sale are to benefit the Kiwanis International’s project to reduce the cases of maternal and neonatal tetanus in 39 countries.

Businesses, individuals and organizations can purchase cartons of 50 bags of peanuts for employees, customers, friends and family. The cost of a carton is $25.

Checks can be made payable to Kiwanis Club of Tiffin Foundation Inc. Mail checks to Jon Laux, Kiwanis Foundation treasurer, 189 S. Washington St., Tiffin, OH 44883.

Carey event to fight cystic fibrosis

CAREY – A cystic fibrosis fundraiser is planned for 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 5 at Moreno’s Restaurant, Carey.

The event is in honor of Sophia Faber, daughter of Kane and Janelle Faber. It is to feature an Italian buffet dinner, cash bar, door prizes and raffles. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for those 10 and younger.

Proceeds from the event are to be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. To learn more, call (419) 764-0114.

Card party to have circus theme

Allen Eiry Center, 28 Hopewell Ave., is to host a card party, “Under the Big Top,” April 8.

The event is to include lunch and drinks at $7 per ticket. Seating is limited. All are to have the opportunity to purchase 50/50 tickets and other chances to win prizes during the event.

Bingo Bash returning to mall

Pantry Plus of Seneca County is to host a “Big Cash Bingo Bash” April 6.

Doors open at 11 a.m., with early birds starting at 1:30 p.m. This is the most lucrative bingo payout session ever at the Tiffin Mall Bingo Hall. Door prizes are to be drawn and three winners are to receive a new Sceptre 24-inch HDTV. Seven other winners are to receive $10 in bingo bucks.

All six early-birds pay $50 per game; one special early-bird coverall pays $300; all regular games are to pay $100. Four merchandise games are to award winners with a new laptop computer, barbeque grill, a power mower or a pressure washer.

The lucky number for the day is to pay $1,000; three speed games are to pay $150 each. Bonanza is to pay $400, and the Queen of Hearts winner is to receive a new washer and dryer. The jackpot coverall pays up to $4,000 in 52 numbers or less, with a consolation of $500. The “I’ve got gas” game pays $100 cash and up to $100 in gas cards. The Walmart game is to pay $200 in Walmart gift cards.

Packages purchased on or before April 2 are to save $5 off the game-day price.

For a sign-up form, email with “send bingo form” in the subject line or call (419) 455-0119.