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June 5, 2013
The Advertiser-Tribune

Family history adventure set

FREMONT Children in grades 4-12 can sign up for an adventure at Hayes Presidential Center.

"Be a Family Detective - Genealogy for Kids" leads youngsters (and parental companions) on a quest to uncover their ancestry. Head Librarian Becky Hill is the guide who meets students at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the presidential center. The trail she has scouted takes young detectives through stacks of books in libraries, on virtual treks in cemeteries, closets, attics and Internet resources. Students and parents should prepare for a two-hour journey and come equipped with paper, pencils and curiosity.

Registration is required by calling (419) 332-2081, ext. 231. Cost is $5 for students and $10 for parents.

The presidential center is at Hayes and Buckland avenues, Fremont.

Gospel music festival coming

UPPER SANDUSKY - The 11th annual Sandusky River Valley Gospel Festival has a new venue, but it is to feature its usual gospel message. The 2013 event is to take place Friday through Sunday at Trinity Evangelical UMC Family Life Center Auditorium, 108 Malabar Drive, Upper Sandusky.

About 25 groups from Ohio and surrounding states are expected to participate. The hours are 5:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, 4-10 p.m. Saturday and 5-9:30 p.m. Sunday. Food service is provided. Freewill offerings are to be accepted for the groups.

For more information, call Jacob at (567) 230-3811.

Arcane records group's focus

FREMONT - Sandusky County Kin Hunters are to meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Sandusky Township Hall on SR 19 North in Fremont. The speaker is to be Henry Timmans speaking on "Obscure Court House Records."

The program is free. For details, call (419) 502-7620.

Special MS speaker slated

FINDLAY - The Findlay Area Multiple Sclerosis Support Group is to feature Paul Silcox as guest speaker at its meeting at 6:30 p.m. June 10. The owner of Bowling Green Acupuncture & Chiropractic, Silcox is to present information on treating MS symptoms using acupuncture and Chinese tea.

The meeting is at First United Church of Christ, 2100 Greendale Ave., Findlay.

Ceremony for therapy center

FOSTORIA - Good Shepherd Home is to host a groundbreaking ceremony for its new therapy center. It is set for 2 p.m. June 14 at 725 Columbus Ave., Fostoria.

A reception is to follow.



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