Rotary auction under way
The 28th annual Rotary Club auction is set to run 6-10 p.m. today and Wednesday at The Ritz Theatre.
More than 300 items have been donated by individuals and businesses. They include gift certificates, memberships, service packages, gift baskets, food, home decor, collectibles, vacations and more.
Bidding can be done in person at The Ritz, 30 S. Washington St., or by calling (419) 447-1334. The auction is to be televised on Time Warner channel 21.
Allen Eiry events slated
The Allen Eiry Senior Center is inviting the public to a chili supper 5-7 p.m. Thursday at 28 Hopewell Ave.
In addition to chili, the menu includes salad, cornbread, pie and beverage for $7.
The also center has a few tickets available for Senior Citizens Day March 29 at Columbian High School.
The school's Honor Society and theater department are to serve brunch at 9:30 a.m., followed by a performance of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying."
Seniors can obtain free tickets 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at Allen Eiry.
Wood carvers to show skills
The Seneca Chippers carving group is to host a wood carving show 4:30-8 p.m. Friday in conjunction with a fish fry at Sentinel Sentinel Career and Technology Center.
Admission to the show is free. The featured artist is Kent Cartwright. He and the other four instructors, as well as some of their students, will have work on display. Some demonstrations also are planned.
Local Civil War organization
to host speaker Studrawa
The Johnson's Island Civil War Round Table is to meet Sunday at T.J. Willie's, where Dennis Studrawa of Fostoria is to present a program, "Grant and Shiloh," at 7 p.m.
Dinner and conversation begin at 5:15 p.m.
For more details, email Ed Ginnever at email@example.com.
Scholarship dinner planned
Carmie Fabrizio Memorial Spaghetti Dinner is scheduled 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday at Camden Falls.
Meals are $10, and carryouts are available 11 a.m.-noon.
Proceeds benefit the Carmie Fabrizio Scholarship at Calvert High School.
Coin club to have show
FOSTORIA - The Fostoria Coin Club is to host its 48th spring coin show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday at Stacy's Place in Fostoria Shopping Plaza, SR 199 North.
Admission is free. Food is to be available, along with door prizes and raffles.
Daffodil Days this weekend
Seneca County Daffodil Days, which benefit the American Cancer Society, are set for Friday and Saturday.
Volunteers are to sell flowers at IGA, Rite-Aid and Walmart in Tiffin.
Art show to highlight Women's History Month
Today is the deadline for entries in the art show, "Empowering Women through Education," sponsored by Heidelberg University's Women's Leadership Initiative. The show is to start Thursday and run through March 29.
Cash prizes are to be awarded to winners in five categories.
Email Julie Hada at jhada1@heidelberg
.edu or call (419) 448-2338.
is topic of area workshop
FREMONT - Greg Coleridge, director of the Northeast Ohio American Friends Service Committee is to present a workshop, "Creating Democracy," 1-4 p.m. Sunday at 2150 Hayes Ave., Fremont.
The workshop teaches participants skills and strategies to effect change to benefit their families, communities and environment. The interactive sessions assist in creating or strengthening community groups to influence public policy, directly create laws or create viable alternatives in the community.
Cost of the workshop is $10; class size is limited to 20 people. Register by e-mailing FremontPeace@gmail.com or calling Josie at (419) 332-2318.
Program to target drug abuse, suicide prevention
BELLEVUE - Parents, grandparents and students can learn more about drug awareness and suicide prevention at a special event 7-8 p.m. March 27 and 28 at Bellevue Junior High School.
Peter Davenport founded a non-profit organization, Matthew's Music, in memory of his son, Matthew, who took his life July 11, 2011. Davenport is to share his experiences in an effort to alert others about the signs of drug use and indications of a suicide attempt.
To learn more about this free event, visit www.matthewsmusic.org or call (419) 217-1950.
Compiled by A-T Staff Writer MaryAnn Kromer. Email mkromer@advertiser-