*For daily Open Food Pantries please see Ongoing Activities.
Free Meal- Mt Hermon Baptist- 11am-1pm
Free Meal- VOA- Gazebo on the Square- 5pm until gone
Free Meal- 1st United Methodist- Shelby- 6pm-7pm
Free Meal- Trinity United Methodist- 6pm-7pm
Western Style Square Dance Lessons-7pm- first 2 lessons are FREE- at HolyTrinityLutheranChurch, 525 W. Cook Rd.Mansfield.
Book Discussion Group- Join us for a lively discussion about books. This month we will discuss Labor Day by Joyce Maynard. After a long, hot summer , thirteen year-old Henry meets a stranger who will teach him much about life over the Labor Day weekend. Call the Ashland Public Library at 419-289-8188, ext. 15 for more information.
PROGRAMS FOR TEENS: CONFETTI GLASS AT BELLVILLE BRANCH-On Thursday, September 20th at , come paint a kaleidoscope of color on glass. Use your glass jar organizer for pens, jewelry, anything you like! We will provide all materials. Sign-up is required. For more information, contact: Mary Frankenfield Bellville Branch Manager 419.886.3811
FLOWER ARRANGING AT THE MADISON BRANCH LIBRARY-Spring is here and the blooming seasons have begun. Anyone interested in learning some tips for arranging their floral bounty is invited to come to the Madison Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Tuesday, September 20th at 6 PM. The instruction is free, but registration is required. Flowers are lovely in the flowerbed, but if you’re interested in learning some simple tips for arranging fresh cut flowers, come to the Madison Branch Library. Call 419-589-7050 to sign up for the Flower Arranging Workshop. Bring flower cutters, all other materials will be provided. Dona Garber, Madison Branch Manager at 419.589.7050
SHARE YOUR KNOWLEDGE: CHESS NIGHT AT ONTARIO BRANCH LIBRARY-Chess players will have the opportunity to play or share their knowledge with others while they play at the Ontario Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Thursday, September 20th. The basics of the game will be taught to beginners; while more advanced players can enjoy a relaxed game. Players of all levels and ages are welcome. No need to register – just come to the Ontario Branch for fun and relaxation. Share Your Knowledge: Chess Night is on Thursday, September 20th at 5:30p.m. Come play a great strategy game. The emphasis of Chess Night is to have fun. For more information, call Ontario Branch at 419.529.4912.
ADVANCED SPREADSHEETS CLASS AT MAIN LIBRARY-Spreadsheets are extremely useful, but learning how to create them and utilize all of the features can be daunting. Everyone wanting to take the basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel to the next level is invited to sign up for Advanced Spreadsheets at the Computer Lab of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Thursday, September 20th from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Participants will learn advanced features of Microsoft Excel, such as conditional formatting, data sorting, data filtering, data validation and intro to macros. Space is limited; call 419.521.3146 to reserve a spot.
Wilderness Walk Thu., Sep. 20, Join a naturalist on the third Thursday of every month for a walk on our trails. See what’s interesting today! Free. The WildernessCenter is a nonprofit nature center located one mile west of Wilmot, Ohio just north of highway 250. The Center is dedicated to connecting our community with nature, educating people of all ages, conserving natural resources and practicing environmental stewardship. The Center derives its support from memberships and donations. It is not a government agency and is not supported by taxes.
Bike Night at the Ashland County Fairgrounds- 3pm to dusk- All makes and models welcome. Awards. Sponsored by Hale's Harley-Davidson. For more information call 419-289-0466.
GAME NIGHT AT ONTARIO BRANCH- Kids of all ages are invited to bring their whole families to have some fun at Game Night at the Ontario Branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 20th at . This event is free but registration is required. Interest in board games is having a revival across the country. Join us on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays to indulge in playing some of your old favorites or learn a new game. This program is for all ages, children, teens, and adults. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult.For more information, contact: Ruth Wolf, Ontario Branch Manager at 419.529.4912
TWILIGHT TALES FOR TOTS AT LEXINGTON- The Lexington Branch will be holding special story time in September. These Story Times are geared for ages 5 and under but siblings are welcome to join in the fun. The topic for September is elephants. Lexington Branch: Thursday, September 20th at 6 PM Sign-up is required. Katie Gatten, Lexington Branch Manager at 419.884.2500