Briefly, Sept. 11

Roads to close for Heritage Fest

Roads and alleys are to be closed for the Heritage Festival Sept. 20.

Road closures include the alley behind Bear’s Den between Market Street and Perry Street, Washington Street between Market Street and Perry Street, Clay Street between Frost Parkway and Benner Street, Washington Street from Market Street to Madison Street and Washington Street between Perry Street and Riverside Drive.

Frost Parkway is to be closed from North Washington Street to Miami Street noon Sept. 20 through 8 p.m. Sept. 22.

Lot No. 7 is to be closed Sept. 20 through Sept. 23.

Also, the Washington Street bridge is to be closed for the United Way Chinese lantern event 8:30-10 p.m. Sept. 20.

Owens to help local businesses secure state funding

PERRYSBURG TOWNSHIP – Local businesses now can take advantage of no-cost help from Owens Community College Workforce and Community Services team in securing workforce training funds.

Businesses can attend sessions to learn more about Owens workforce training and grant support services 8:30-10:30 a.m. Friday and Tuesday at Owens Tracy Road Center, 2249 Tracy Road, Northwood, and 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday at Owens Findlay campus, 3200 Bright Road.

Allen Eiry to instruct

on finding life balance

Allen Eiry Center is to offer a series of classes called “A Matter of Balance,” beginning at 1 p.m. Tuesday and continuing for six consecutive Tuesdays.

Led by Susan Crumrine and Bob Berg, this award-winning program is designed to teach participants special strategies to manage balance issues and increase activity levels.

The instructors have received training from the Area Agency on Aging, Ohio District 5. Those who register for the class must be members of the center, at 28 Hopewell Ave.

For registration and more information, call (419) 448-9774.

Tin Goose coming to area for public display, rides

PORT CLINTON – The Experimental Aircraft Association, based in Oshkosh, Wis., is sending a fully restored 1929 Ford Tri-Motor plane to Port Clinton Airport for public display Thursday and flights through Sunday.

Often called the “Tin Goose,” Ford Tri-Motors once were a common sight as they flew between the mainland and the Lake Erie Islands.

If booked in advance, adults will be able to fly in the Tri-Motor for $70 and children can ride for $50. Tickets purchased the day of the event are $75 for adults.

To book a flight or to learn more, visit or call (877) 952-5395.

Farmers’ market returns

The fifth Downtown Tiffin Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Seneca Regional Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Services, is to take place 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday on Washington Street between Market and Perry streets.

More than 25 vendors are to offer a variety of seasonal fresh produce, baked goods, flowers and more.

WTTF radio is to be on hand to provide entertainment.

Attica event on tap, too

ATTICA – The Attica Farmers’ Market is set for 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday on the square in downtown Attica.

For more details, call (419) 426-9611 or (419) 426-7200.

Milan museum to host Ohio beer-tasting event

MILAN – The Milan Museum is to celebrate the town’s brewing heritage with its fifth annual beer tasting Saturday, featuring Ohio-brewed beers.

Brewery sponsors include Fat Heads Brewery and local brewers Put-in-Bay Brewing Co. and Catawba Island Brewing Co. A variety of microbrews are to be available along with a tasting menu of food items from Angry Bull Steak House.

The event is 2-5 p.m. on the Milan Museum’s lawn. The gates open at 1 p.m., with the kegs tapped at 2 p.m.

The $15 admission includes a 5-ounce pilsner, four tastings and appetizers.

The $30 admission includes a 12-ounce glass, four tastings and appetizers.

Call (419) 499-2968 for advance tickets.

Genealogy class slated

Beginning Genealogy is to take place 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday in the research library at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont.

Becky Hill, head librarian and an experienced genealogist, is instructor for the class. She shares the basics of how to begin a genealogical search, covering such topics as how to interview relatives, create a genealogical chart, find resources and more.

The workshop is $10 for adults and $5 for students through high school.

Registration is required by calling (419) 332-2081, ext. 231.