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 tsenews@civitasmedia.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 29

Get Out Alive: Adults, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Oak Openings Preserve Buehner Center parking lot. What would you do if you got lost in the woods? Hopefully you’ll never find yourself in such a situation, but it never hurts to be prepared! Participate in fire building, shelter building and learn some basic strategies and tips for wilderness survival. Program will be held outside. Dress appropriately. Register at metroparkstoledo.com. $5.

Thursday, Sept. 7

Free Dinner for All, Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, 200 Dodge St., Swanton. Serving in church hall from 5-6:30 p.m. Menu includes meat loaf, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls and butter, various desserts, punch and coffee. Gary and Linda Doyle and Tom and Deb Zimmerman are hosting the meal.

Saturday, Sept. 9

Clean-up day for the Village of Swanton, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All items to be dropped off at the Public Service Division at the corner of Bassett Avenue and Clark Street. Secure document shredding available from 9-11 a.m. through Allshred Services. Electronic waste recycling available through Recycle IT.

Monday, Sept. 11

Harding Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the township building. The public is welcome to attend.

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

Tuesday, Sept. 12

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

Thursday, Sept. 14

Swancreek Water District will meet at 6:30 p.m. at 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome to attend.

Monday, Sept. 18

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

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.

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.