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Tuesday, Jan. 21
Swanton Township Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the township hall, 13410 Airport Highway. The meeting is open to the public.
Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees will meet at the library with an organizational meeting at 6:30 p.m. and regular meeting to follow. Open to the public.
Wednesday, Jan. 22
Anime Club will meet from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Swanton Public Library. For kids in grades 6-12. Watch three episodes of anime chosen by the attendees (or by the random button). Japanese snacks and drinks will also be provided. No registration required. Free.
Thursday, Jan. 23
Swancreek Water District meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Swancreek Township Hall, 5565 County Road D. The meeting is open to the public.
Saturday, Jan. 25
Chinese New Year Party, 10:30 a.m., Swanton Public Library. For kids in grades K-5. Register by visiting the library, calling 419-826-2760, or signing up online at www.swantonpubliclibrary.org.
Bike Maintenance 101, Oak Openings Preserve, Beach Ridge Area, Wheelhouse, noon to 1 p.m., Free. Register at metroparkstoledo.com.
MVA Travel Circle: Scotland Odyssey, Oak Openings Preserve, Oak Openings Lodge, Presentation begins at 2:15 p.m., with an optional hike at 1 p.m., No reservations required, Free.
Especially for Kids: The Forest Is With You, Secor Park, National Center for Nature Photography, 1 to 3 p.m., $10. Register at metroparkstoledo.com.
Monday, Jan. 27
Swanton Village Council will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 219 Chestnut St. Public Service and Public Safety Committee meetings will be held before the regular meeting, beginning at 6 p.m. A Committee of the Whole meeting is scheduled for after the regular meeting. The public is welcome.
Monday, Feb. 3
Swancreek Township Trustees will hold an organizational meeting at 5 p.m. and then a regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the township hall, 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.
Growing through Grief Bereavement Group will meet the fourth Tuesday of every month from 3:30-5 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, 210 N. Main St., Swanton. Conducted by licensed bereavement counselors, the sessions are free and open to anyone in the community who is interested in attending. Pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, contact the Hospice Bereavement Department at 419-661-4001.
Free Dinner For All, first Thursday of the month at Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 Dodge St. Swanton. Serving in the church hall from 5-6:30 p.m.