Region briefs, March 26

Rail Park on the radio

John Marshall, host of the radio program “On the Road Ohio,” is to air a feature about the Fostoria Rail Park on WFIN-AM Friday. The 90-second program is to follow the 10:30 a.m. news.

WFIN is at 1330 on the AM dial.

Lenten fare available

CAREY – The Shrine Cafeteria at Our Lady of Consolation in Carey is to serve an all-you-can-eat seafood buffet Friday and April 4 and 11. Serving is 4:30-7 p.m. at the cafeteria, 315 Clay St., Carey.

Cost is $9.50 for adults and $5 for children 12 and younger.

For more details, call (419) 396-3007.

Business Expo planned

CLYDE – The Clyde Business Expo is slated for 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Harvest Baptist Temple, 1022 S. Main St., Clyde. Activities include booths by area businesses and professionals with giveaways and handouts, health screenings, door prizes, children’s activities, musical performances and a grand prize drawing.

Admission is free.

Indoor amusement park open

CLEVELAND – Through April 20, the I-X Indoor Amusement Park is to be in operation with more than 100 rides and attractions for people of all ages.

Adults and older children can try a zipline and other thrill rides. The children’s area features a haunted house, petting zoo and more than two dozen rides. Live entertainment also is planned with acrobats, canine performers, magicians, a cheer competition and musical performers.

Admission is $21.99; children less than 48 inches are $18.99; seniors are $9.99 Saturdays and Sundays; children 3 and younger get in free. Advance tickets are available for $18.99 at AAA locations.

See for more information.

Memory Day approaches

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter is planning to participate in the 17th annual Memory Day at the Columbus Statehouse April 2.

Staff, volunteers, caregivers and family members are to meet with elected officials to discuss the impact of Alzheimer’s disease on Ohio families.

Transportation is available for those interested in attending this day of advocacy. Call (800) 272-3900.

Society to serve spaghetti

PLYMOUTH – The Altar Rosary Society at St. Joseph Church, 117 Sandusky St., Plymouth, is to serve a spaghetti dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 6.

Payment is a freewill offering.

Carryouts are available. For more details, call (419) 687-4611.

Class on pastels offered

PORT CLINTON – The Greater Port Clinton Area Arts Council is offering a class on pastel painting 1-5 p.m. April 13 at the Island House Hotel, 102 Madison St., Port Clinton.

Pastel artist Rebecca Booth is to lead the class and provide the pastels, but participants should bring a drawing pad, pencil, eraser and a painting shirt or smock.

The cost is $45 for GPCAAC members and $70 for non-members.

To register, call (419) 341-0941.

Veterans career workshop

FINDLAY – Military Veterans Resource Center invites veterans looking for new careers to attend a Veterans Career Assistance Program 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 24.

The workshop is to take place at MVRC’s Findlay office, 423 Trenton Ave. Lunch is to be provided.

VCAP is an interactive workshop that aims to improve veterans’ job-search skills. Career specialists will lead the workshop and teach cover letter and resume writing. If veterans have resumes, they should bring them.

The VCAP is a group workshop, but veterans also will receive individualized attention. Veterans interested in attending must register by April 21 by calling (419) 516-0411.

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