Region briefs, Oct. 10

Crooks campaign to mark start of voting

Rachel Crooks for Ohio campaign is to be outside the Seneca County Board of Elections, 71 S. Washington St., 7:45 a.m.-9 a.m. today to celebrate the official start of early voting in Ohio.

Early voting allows voters to skip the lines at the polls and ensures the ability to vote.

To learn more about Crooks, visit www.rachel

Salon to host breast cancer fundraiser

LA Hair Design, 222 Smith St., Green Springs, is to host a Support a Sister fundraiser during October for local women fighting breast cancer.

Proceeds are to go to the Sandusky County Cancer Care Fund.

Also during October, the staff at LA Hair Design is to donate $1 of every service.

For more information, call (419) 639-2010.

Next craft selected for teen program

The next teen department Craftastic event is to take place at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the Frost Kalnow Room of the Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for teens in grades 6-12. The craft is to paint and decorate a galaxy pumpkin.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Toddler program set for Thursday

The Toddler Tales program is to meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in the Frost Kalnow room of Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program is for children ages 1 1/2-3 years old and features storytime activities such as stories, songs and dancing.

Early literacy program at T-SPL

The next Tiffin-Seneca Public Library Bouncing Babies program is to take place at 11 a.m. Thursday in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The program features interactive rhymes, songs, stories and more.

For more information, call (419) 447-3751.

Time to ‘Get Crafty’ at T-SPL Friday

Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host Get Crafty @ Your Library with the Seneca Re-Ads at 10:30 a.m. Friday in the Frost Kalnow Room of the library, 77 Jefferson St.

The craft is to create Halloween wind chimes.

For more information or to register, call (419) 447-3751 or visit

Salvation Army coat giveaway Friday

The Salvation Army of Tiffinis to host a winter coat giveaway 12:30-6 p.m. Friday at 505 E. Market St.

For information, call (419) 447-2252.

Ohio battles to be discussed

FREMONT — The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation is to discuss the most pivotal battles Ohio soldiers fought at 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

The discussion is titled “Buckeyes in Blue: Ohio Soldiers in the Shenandoah Valley,” and is to focus on President Rutherford B. Hayes, who rose to the rank of general; President William McKinley, who was in Hayes’ regiment; and Philip Sheridan and Thomas Wildes.

Speakers are to include Scott Mingus, Scott Patchan, Keven Walker and Eric Wittenberg.

The cost is $7 for Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation members and $30 for non-members.

To register, call (540) 740-4545.

Hedges-Boyer Park to be closed for cross county meet

Hedges-Boyer Park is to be closed 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday for the Sandusky Bay Conference cross country meet.

Civil War soldier re-enactment at next kids’ program

FREMONT — The Hayes Presidential Library & Museums is to host the next Second Saturdays R 4 Kids 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Saturday.

Children are to see Civil War re-enactors who would teach how camp food is made, show them military drills and more.

Cost is $1 for children and there is no charge for adults who bring children to the program.

To register, call (419) 332-2081, ext. 230.