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Tuesday, Oct. 13
Swanton Township Board of Trustees will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Swanton Township Hall, 13410 Airport Highway. The public is welcome to attend.
Wednesday, Oct. 14
Anime Club for grades 6-12, 4-5:30 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Join in to watch two or three episodes of anime chosen by the attendees and make armbands. Popcorn, food, and drinks will also be provided. Participants are welcome to come in cosplay, anime or otherwise. Free.
Thursday, Oct. 15
Flu Shot Clinic, 2-5:30 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Many types of insurance, as well as Medicaid and Medicare, are accepted. For more information, call the Fulton County Health Department at 419-337-0915.
Introduction to Tai Chi, 7-8 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Dawn Seigneur, owner of Sukha Yoga in Delta and a physical therapist with more than 30 years of experience, will be at the library to present a free program on the history of Tai Chi and to lead students in some of the exercises. Please register by phone at (419) 826-2760, on the library website, or at the circulation desk.
Saturday, Oct. 17
Swanton Juried Fine Art Exhibit and Sale will be held at Valleywood Golf Club from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit continues Sunday, Oct. 18 from noon to 5 p.m. It is free to the public.
Family Haunted Bike Ride, 11 a.m., Oak Openings Preserve. Especially designed for families with children 12 and under. Come dressed in your “bike safe costume” (with helmet) and join in the fun of this family bike event, which follows a 3 to 5 mile of trail all within Oak Openings Preserve. Register online at MVAdventurers.org
Monday, Oct. 19
Swancreek Township Board of Trustees will meet at 9 a.m. at the township administrative office, 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome to attend.
Swanton Public Library Board of Trustees regular monthly meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in the library. The public is welcome to attend.
Thursday, Oct. 22
Swancreek Water District Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the township building at 5565 County Road D. The public is welcome to attend.
Saturday, Oct. 24
Babysitting Clinic, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Swanton Public Library. Fulton County Health Center will teach this clinic at the library. Participants must be at least 11-years-old to attend. Participants who complete the training will be certified in babysitting through the Fulton County Health Center. Registration is required in advance and includes a $20 class fee. Checks are made payable to Fulton County Health Center. Class size is limited to 20. Bring a sack lunch. Beverages and a snack will be provided. Call the library at 419-826-2760.
Monday, Oct. 26
Harding Township Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the township building, if needed. The public is welcome.
Swanton Village Council will meet at the village hall, 219 Chestnut Street at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The Water and Sewer and Finance Committees will meet prior to the meeting, beginning at 6 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 31
Halloween Hoopla and Trick-or-Treating will be held in Swanton. Halloween Hoopla will be from 3-5 p.m. downtown, while trick-or-treating is 6-7:30 p.m. throughout the village.
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.