to host special events
FOSTORIA - ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital is offering "Healthy, Wealthy and Wise Community Health Fair 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Stacy's Place, 625 Plaza Drive, Fostoria.
Many screenings are to be offered for a fee and a variety of programs are to take place.
A plant sale is to take place 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday and 7-9 a.m. and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday on the south lawn at the hospital. Proceeds from the sale are to be donated to the Walk for Diabetes Aug. 25.
to close out season
FOSTORIA - Shepherd Center is to have its May meeting Friday at Good Shepherd Home, 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria.
Registration and coffee begin at 9 a.m., with blood pressure screenings at 9:45. At 10 a.m. is a presentation on the Teddy Roosevelt whistle-stop in Fostoria. A buffet lunch at noon concludes the meeting.
Make lunch reservations by noon Thursday by calling (419) 435-1482. The Shepherd Center does not meet during the summer.
FELC to answer
The Franciscan Earth Literacy Center is to offer a class on container and raised-bed gardening 10 a.m.-noon Saturday.
Learn the secrets to an earlier and easier harvest of flowers and vegetables. The class also includes essential tips and techniques to have a healthy and productive container garden.
Cost is $5. To register, send
email to earthliteracy@felctiffin.
org. For more information, call Mike at (419) 448-7485.
Perennials for sale
Seneca County Master Gardeners are to conduct their annual plant sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Tiffin Flea Market at Seneca County Fairgrounds.
A variety of perennials are to be available, and the gardeners can answer shoppers' questions.
Assembly of God
plans basement sale
FOSTORIA - A basement sale is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Fostoria Assembly of God, 728 N. Countyline St., Fostoria.
Shoppers can find household items, clothing, baked goods, candy and homemade noodles.
Proceeds are to be donated to Caring Hands Pregnancy Center.
weekend flea markets
Field of Dreams Drive In Tiffin, 4041 N. SR 53, has begun weekend flea markets 9 a.m.-4 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday.
Admission and parking are free for shoppers.
Sellers can secure a space starting at $10 per day. Food is available on the grounds.
For more information, call Donna at (419) 966-2988.
Round table to hear talk on Lew Wallace
Johnson's Island Civil War Round Table is to meet at 7 p.m. Sunday at T.J. Willie's restaurant, 738 W. Market St., Tiffin. An optional dinner begins at 5:15 p.m.
Howard Strouse of Pataskala is to present "Lew Wallace: Glory in Which Arena."
For more information, call George at (419) 447-7514.
Beginning genealogy class on tap Saturday
FREMONT - Becky Hill is to lead a beginning genealogy class 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont.
The fee for the class is $10, which must be paid the day of the class. For more information and registration, call (419) 332-2081.
Farmers market slated
FOSTORIA - The next Fostoria Farmers Market is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at KeyBank, 133 W. Tiffin St., Fostoria.
A "flower power" theme has been chosen.
Car show Sunday
BELLEVUE - Historic Lyme Village is to host a classic car and truck show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Door prizes and food are to be available. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children ages 6-12.
For more details, call (419) 483-4949.
Raffle winner to get
family tree information
Through June 1, the Seneca County Genealogical Society is selling raffle tickets for $5 each, six for $25 or 10 for $40 for the chance to have family heritage researched by members of the genealogical society.
The drawing is June 5.
The winner also is to receive a notebook with data and photographs gathered by the researchers.
To buy tickets or receive more information, call Jerry and Bev at (419) 447-9628.
Walnut Grove begins annual benefit raffle
Walnut Grove Campground of Tiffin is gearing for its annual Children's Benefit Raffle.
Tickets are available now to win a 2012 E-Z Go street-legal gas golf cart.
The cost is $10 per ticket and the drawing is set for 9 p.m. July 7. For tickets and information, call the campground at (419) 448-0914 or Jim at (419) 619-5716.
- Compiled by A-T Staff Writer MaryAnn Kromer