Lifestyle briefs, July 29

Fresh produce offered at St. Francis

The Seeds of Hope Farm Stand on the St. Francis campus opened Friday with a limited supply of chemical-free vegetables. Items available include purple beans, yellow wax beans, cabbage, zucchini and cucumbers. The stand is to be open other days, depending on the supply of produce.

Kalahari stay among bingo prizes

Wednesday, Tiffin Mall Bingo Hall is to give away a one-day and one-night stay for six people at the Kalahari Lodge in Sandusky. The prize is to be awarded to one player in attendance. In addition. the coverall jackpot will be $4,000 in 56 numbers or less and the weekly Jokers’ Wild raffle has reached a jackpot of $10,459.

Regular bingo games pay between $70 and $200 each, depending on the number of people in attendance. Instant tickets, food and drinks are to be available. The doors open at 4 p.m., with early-birds at 6 p.m. and regular bingo at 6:45.

All proceeds go to support Pantry Plus of Seneca County.

Book sale proceeds to help children

Two local authors of children’s books are to conduct book signings 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Tiffin Wal-Mart.

Emma Kummerer of Fostoria is to have copies of “Someday I’ll Ride a Train” and Shannon Roper of Tiffin is to have copies of “Mommy’s Garden.”

A portion of the book sales is to be donated to Children’s Miracle Network hospitals.

Humane Society event planned

“Grillin’ and Chillin'” for the Humane Society of Seneca County is set for 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. Saturday at TSC on West Market Street, Tiffin. All donations are welcome.

Parades, ice cream social on tap

GREEN SPRINGS – Elmwood Health Care Center is organizing the “Elmwood Rocks” parade for 1:30 p.m. Sunday in Green Springs.

The parade route is to begin at the intersection of Euclid and South Broadway streets and continue on Broadway Street, ending at Elmwood Assisted Living and Nursing Home at The Springs, East Campus.

Following the parade, Elmwood’s annual ice cream social is to be conducted on the east campus. Visitors can enjoy ice cream and refreshments, Drown’s fresh produce stand, music, door prizes, a petting zoo, face painting, a character artist and a classic car display. There are to be pets for adoption and children can meet Ronald McDonald.

Sale coming at Allen Eiry

Allen Eiry Center has scheduled a rummage and garage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 7 and 8 at 28 Hopewell Ave. Donations can be dropped off 9 a.m.-noon only. No clothes, shoes or souvenirs are to be accepted.

‘Extreme build’ planned on 3rd Avenue

Seneca Habitat for Humanity’s third Extreme Build is to take place dawn to dusk Aug. 16. A few volunteers are to construct the foundation and decking prior to the build at 262 Third Ave.

The shell of the house is expected to be completed and secured by the end of the day. Spectators are welcome to stop and watch the process.