Up and Coming

Anyone wishing to include meeting times of an area group or organization or announce special events in the “Up & Coming” column can submit information by email at [email protected]

Tuesday, March 22

Swanton Township Trustees will meet at Swanton Township Hall, 13410 Airport Highway at 7:30 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Wednesday, March 23

Teen Anime Club, 4 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Come to the library for an afternoon all about anime and otakudom! Join in to talk about anime and eat snacks, Japanese and otherwise. Free program from grades 6-12.

Thursday, March 24

Swancreek Water District Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the township building, 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome.

Afternoon Adventure: Nature Play, 2 p.m., Oak Openings Preserve. Get ready to get all your wiggles out as we explore our natural world! A Metropark naturalist will provide materials to help facilitate the nature play event. Come learn about the benefits of playing in nature while you enjoy our beautiful Metroparks! Register at metroparkstoledo.com. Cost is $2.

Saturday, March 26

Travel Circle: Spain by Barbara Laird, 1 p.m. Spend an afternoon with Maumee Valley Adventurers. Hike or ski at 1 p.m., weather permitting. At 2:15 p.m., enjoy a slide show presented by a guest speaker. Each week features an exciting, new world travel destination. No registration required.

Sunday, March 27

Chasing Winter Into Spring, 4:30 p.m., Oak Openings Preserve. On this weekly free exploration, attendees will car pool to the best parts of Oak Openings Preserve to observe the season unfolding. Register at metroparkstoledo.com.

Monday, March 28

Swanton Village Council will meet at the Swanton Municipal Building, 219 Chestnut St. at 7 p.m. The Public Service and Public Safety Committees will meet prior to the meeting, beginning at 6 p.m. The public is welcome to attend.

Thursday, March 31

Swiss Steak Dinner, Berkey Congregational Church, 12036 Sylvania Metamora Road, from 5-7 p.m. Dine in or carry out. Cost is $9 for adults and kids’ prices are available.

Friday, April 1

Park After Dark: Junior Night Naturalists, 7:45 p.m., Oak Openings Preserve. Calling all budding naturalists…are you ready for your park after dark? Come join Metroparks in this kid-friendly night hike. For children (6-10) and their guardians. Be dressed for the outdoors & bring a flashlight. Register at metroparkstoledo.com.

Monday, April 4

Swancreek Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the township building, 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome.

Weekly/Monthly Event

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.