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Briefly, Sept. 11

TCS finance group to meet

Tiffin City Board of Education’s Finance Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Tuesday in the administration building, 244 S. Monroe St.

MHRS board to meet

The Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Seneca, Sandusky and Wyandot Counties Administrative Committee is to meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday, the Program Committee on Wednesday and board on Sept. 26.

All meetings take place at the MHRSB office, 1200 N. SR 53.

TAG announces fall classes

Tiffin Art Guild and Gallery has announced a list of upcoming fall art classes.

Second Saturdays art workshops for students ages 8-15 are to take place 10 a.m.-noon. Topics are alcohol ink painting Saturday; pastel workshop Oct. 12; bread dough sculpture Nov. 9; and holiday gifts Dec. 14.

Student membership is $15 per year and family memberships are $60 per year.

Additional classes are:

• Painting From Your Photograph, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26. Cost is $60 for TAG members and $70 for non-members.

• Apples in Rooster Basket, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 24. Cost is $40 for TAG members and $50 for non-members.

• Winter Snow Scene, 6-9 p.m. Nov. 14. Cost is $40 for TAG members and $50 for non-members.

• Fused Glass: Holiday Ornaments, 10 a.m.-noon Nov. 16. Cost is $35 for TAG members and $45 for non-members.

• Fused Glass: Jewelry, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and 6-7 p.m. Sept. 24. Cost is $35 for TAG members and $45 for non-members.

• Fused Glass: Plate and More, 6-8 p.m. Oct. 16. Cost is $35 for TAG members and $45 for non-members.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. To register, call (419) 443-0478 or email tiffinartguild@att.net.

Senior community learns of Operation Christmas Child

FOSTORIA – Gloria Miller, a tenant at Wesley Commons, introduced fellow tenants of Wesley Village and Wesley Commons to “Operation Christmas Child,” a project of Samaritan’s Purse. The organization has been providing children around the world with pretty shoeboxes filled with small toys, art supplies, blankets, hygiene supplies and other times since 1993. In that time, more than 100 million children across the globe have benefitted.

Miller is a volunteer for the organization and is involved in the collection and mailing of shoeboxes. National Collection Week for the shoeboxes is the third week in November.

To find a collection place, visit samaritanspurse.org/occ.

Behind facade tour Sept. 22

Tiffin Historic Trust is to sponsor the next Behind the Facade walking tour 2-5 p.m. Sept. 22 called Academic Architecture, from Carnegie to Campus.

Begin the tour at the old Carnegie Library, Jefferson and East Market streets (formerly the Seneca County Juvenile and Probate Court building) and continue to Heidelberg and visit six of its historic buildings.

Refreshments at the Heidelbean! are included with the $10 donation.

Tickets are available at Simply Susan’s , 70 S. Washington St., Tiffin, or on the day of the tour at the Carnegie Library and at the Aigler Building at the East Market Street entrance.

For further information, contact (419) 448-8588.

Film about stolen president featured at film, literary fest

FREMONT — A film about a woman who steals President James Buchanan’s body and tries to ransom it will be shown this fall at the American Presidents Film & Literary Festival. “Raising Buchanan,” directed by Bruce Dellis, is one of the films to be featured at the festival Oct. 4-6 at various locations in Fremont.

A schedule of show times and tickets will be available at americanpresidentsfilmfestival.org.

“Raising Buchanan” is the story of 40-year-old Ruth Kiesling, a doughnut shop employee with anger issues who lives in suburban Phoenix. Her interesting and unusual mix of friends join her as she tries to resolve the situation.

For information, visit american

presidentsfilmfestival.org and follow on Facebook and Twitter at @am

presfilmlit.

FDR book author, Pulitzer

finalist to join book club

FREMONT – The author of a Pulitzer-prize finalist book about President Franklin Delano Roosevelt will join the Presidential History Book Club via live video Oct. 30 at the Hayes Presidential Library & Museums.

H.W. Brands will discuss his book, “Traitor to His Class: The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt,” with the club at 1 p.m. in the Hayes Presidential auditorium.

Admission is free. Participants do not need to have read the book.

The Presidential History Book Club is sponsored by The Fremont Co.

Brands is a professor of history at the University of Texas at Austin. He has written 25 books, co-authored or edited five others and published dozens of articles and reviews. His work as appeared in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Boston Globe, Smithsonian magazine and numerous other publications.

His writings have received critical and popular acclaim, and several of his books have been bestsellers. His book “The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin,” was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

For information, call (419) 332-2081, or visit rbhayes.org.

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