Community Calendar


SATURDAY, MARCH 12

Spring bird migration discussion: 10 a.m., Cedar Bog, 980 Woodburn Road. Discussion and off-the-boardwalk tour with BlackSwamp Bird Observatory Research Director Mark Shieldcastle. Pre-registration required. Cost for the presentation is $10 per person or $5 for Ohio History Connection or Cedar Bog Association members. Cost for the tour is $25 per person or $20 for Ohio History Connection or Cedar Bog Association members. For more information call 937-484-3744 or email cedarbog@ctcn.net.

Red Cross blood drive: 12:30-6:30 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 116 W. Court St. Held in memory of Isabella Santos.

Spring Tea Party: 1 p.m., St. Paris Public Library. Any age child with an adult welcome. Call 937-663-4349 if planning to attend.

SUNDAY, MARCH 13

Kiser Lake Wetlands State Nature Preserve: 2-3 p.m. Meet at headwaters of lake at 3975 Kiser Lake Road, St. Paris. Skunk Cabbage is Ohio’s first true wildflower of the year. On the hike, history of the region and importance of wetlands will be discussed.

County Historical Society program: former sheriff Roger Stillings will discuss the 1967 plane collision over the county that killed 26 people at a 2 p.m. program in the meeting room of the society’s museum, 809 East Lawn Ave. The program is free and open to the public.

MONDAY, MARCH 14

Tax-Aide program: Supported by IRS and AARP Foundation, local trained volunteers prepare income tax returns for free 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mondays, through April 11, at St. Paris Public Library. Appointments only: 937-663-4349.

Lunch & Learn: “Menopause & Me”: noon-1 p.m., Mercy Memorial Hospital’s large conference room. RSVP by March 8 at 937-484-6387.

TUESDAY, MARCH 15

Tax-Aide program: Supported by IRS and AARP Foundation, local trained volunteers prepare income tax returns for free 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, through April 11, at Urbana Senior Center. Appointments only: 937-653-6088.

Green Hills Community Kitchen Band: free St. Patrick’s Day concert at 2 p.m. in Foundation Hall in Green Hills Community, located on U.S. Route 68, just north of West Liberty

Toddler Storytime: 9:30 a.m., St. Paris Public Library. Children ages 18 months through 2 years. Call 937-663-4349 if planning to attend.