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Tuesday, April 19
Memory Screens, 2-4 p.m., Swanton Health Care and Retirement Center, 214 S. Munson Road. Call Chris Cremean at 419-825-1145 for appointment times.
Traveling Window on Wildlife, 1-3 p.m., Oak Openings Preserve. Take a guided tour with one of our naturalist through different parks while sitting comfortably in a cushioned seat. Learn what makes your Metroparks unique. Limited seating is available and registration is required. Register at metroparkstoledo.com or by calling 419-407-9700. Accommodations can be made for wheelchairs and other physical needs if notified ahead of time
Thursday, April 21
Medicare, Social Security, and Retirement Assistance, 10 a.m. to noon, Swanton Public Library. Valerie Edwards of the Fulton County Senior Center will work with individuals with questions pertaining to the above. Appointments are required – to schedule your free consultation, contact the Senior Center at 419-337-9299.
Cardmaking Classes, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Our series of cardmaking classes, led by Anna Geis, continues in April with Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and thank you cards. The fee is $5 for three cards. Children 8 and older are welcome when accompanied by an adult. Registration is required. Call 419-826-2760 to register, or register online.
Monday, April 25
Swanton Village Council will meet at the Swanton Municipal Building, 219 Chestnut St. at 7 p.m. The Pubic Service and Public Safety Committees will meet prior to the meeting, beginning at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
Tuesday, April 26
Swanton Township Trustees will meet at Swanton Township Hall, 13410 Airport Highway at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.
Thursday, April 28
Swancreek Water District Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the township building, 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome.
Saturday, April 30
Drug Take Back Day hosted by Swanton Area Community Coalition. It will will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Swanton Pharmacy and Swanton Municipal Office, Village Council Room entrance. Unused and expired medications will be safely disposed of at no charge.
Monday, May 2
Swancreek Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the township building, 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome.
Swanton Garden Club will hold monthly meetings. They will meet the third Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. Anyone interested is welcome to attend. Call Jan Heyman at 419-206-2047 or Elfrieda Jewell at 419-826-4129 prior to the meeting to find out the location.
Alzheimer’s Support Group, last Tuesday of each month, 3 p.m., 214 S. Munson Road, Swanton. Family members who are or will be caregivers are invited to a monthly forum. Come discuss your changing role and how to find resources to assist you. Call Chris Cremean for reservations at (419) 825-1145.
The Fulton County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society meets the second Tuesday of the month except July and August at 7 p.m. in the Trinity Lutheran Church, 410 Taylor St., Delta. Speakers, programs, research tips. Public welcome.
OPERS Fulton County Chapter 29 meets the third Tuesday of each month at the Wauseon Senior Center.
Helping Other Parents Experiencing Grief (HOPE) is a support group that meets the third Monday of every month, except December, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fulton County Health Center meeting room. HOPE offers support for parents who have experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or the death of infants, young children and teenagers due to illness or accident. For more information, call (419) 330-2757.
The Quilt Bear Cafe Club is a monthly club that features a monthly “cup” of quilting. They meet the third Saturday of every month at The Quilt Bear Studio, 13115 Angola Road, Swanton, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and enjoy sewing time with friends, a light lunch, door prizes and more. Contact Mary Jo for more information on projects and materials at 419-822-6667.