Seneca Habitat for Humanity has entered a partnership with Ohio Drop Off to collect items for recycling. Materials being accepted include ink cartridges, aluminum cans and working or non-working electronics, and parts such as cabling, hard drives, computer monitors, televisions up to 23 inches, stereo and radio components.
The items can be dropped off at Habitat, 65 Grace St., Tiffin, or call (419) 447-4270 to arrange for pick-up.
Events this week in Fostoria
The Fostoria Glass Heritage Gallery is to celebrate its 20th anniversary with an open house 11 a.m.-1 p.m. today. At 12:30 p.m., a ceremony is planned for the dedication of items in memory of deceased charter members Barb Marley, Mel Murray and the Rev. Edson Reed.
Regular hours at the gallery, 109 N. Main St., Fostoria, are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday April through December.
To learn more, visit www.fostoriaglass.com or call (419) 425-5077.
The Lunch on the Lawn concert noon-1 p.m. Wednesday is to feature 16-year-old Connor Rose of Bowling Green. He is to perform bluegrass and country music on the lawn at the Municipal Building.
Admission is free. A bag lunch can be purchased for $5. In the event of rain, the concert will move to 125 S. Main St.
Cafe Restaurant, 603 Plaza Drive, Fostoria, is to host a benefit car show for Mary Ludwig 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. The festivities include food, a 50/50 drawing and music.
Fostoria Community Arts Council is to present a free concert by singer and songwriter Kerry Patrick Clark at 7:30 p.m. Sunday in Meadowlark Park.
He has performed with the New Christy Minstrels and recorded six solo CDs.
The rain location is Wesley United Methodist Church, 1200 Van Buren St.
Benefit features cycles, cars, cookies
CLYDE - Families are invited to enjoy the great outdoors, classic cars and cookies at the first Cookie Classic Bike Ride and Classic Car Show.
Hosted by Heartbeat of Fremont, the benefit is to begin at 9 a.m. Saturday in downtown Clyde. Volunteers are to provide dozens of locally made cookies for the rest stops along the bike route.
Attendees are invited to enjoy the classic car show and other events, including music by Classic Trendz, taking place in the downtown area starting at 10 a.m.
Contact Heartbeat of Fremont at (419) 334-9079 or email crystal@heartfre.
com to obtain entry forms for the bike ride and car show.
Aug. 15, the Tiffin Historic Trust is to honor Rosina Brown, the woman who donated the Grammes-Brown House to the organization, by inviting guests to Rosina's Birthday Tea.
Guests can tour the Victorian home and garden before or after the tea. Tea is to be served at 12:30 p.m. in the parlors of the renovated Victorian era Grammes-Brown House, 172 Jefferson St., Tiffin.
Admission is $20. Seating is limited. To make reservations, call Karin Brown at (567) 220-6203.
CLYDE - "We Go Shopping" is the last family program of the summer series at the Clyde Museum. It is set for 2-3 p.m. Aug. 16.
Children can shop for penny candy and cap it off with homemade ice cream as they discover the days of the general stores with presentations, exhibits and activities.
Hosted by the Clyde Heritage League, this event is free. Registration is appreciated by calling the museum at (419) 547-7946.
The museum is located at 124 W. Buckeye St., and is open 1-4 p.m.
to help Allen Eiry
The Allen Eiry Senior Center is inviting the public to an authentic German dinner at 5 p.m. Aug. 22 at Amvets, 1909 S. SR 100, Tiffin.
Karin Brown and a group of volunteers are to prepare leberkaese (pork and veal meatloaf), kartoffelbrei (mashed potatoes), Deursches sauerkraut, Deutsche laugen bretzel (salt pretzel made in Munich, baked in Tiffin), Rotweinkuchen mit Sahne (red wine) and cake with whipped cream.
A silent auction also is to take place during the evening.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets can be purchased 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the center, 28 Hopewell Ave., Tiffin.
Call (419) 448-9774 for details.