NB Schools Upcoming Concerts Dec. 12, 17 & 18

The North Baltimore Music Department would like to invite you to three upcoming performances this month!

Join in for caroling in front of the Fire Hall!

The North Baltimore Music Department would like to invite you to three upcoming performances this month!

On Wednesday, December 12, at 7pm, the North Baltimore Choirs grades 4-12 will present their annual Holiday concert in the high school auditeria.

On Monday, December 17 at 7pm, please join the high school choir for Christmas caroling outside the fire hall. Hot chocolate will be provided. Please bring a canned good to donate.
On Tuesday, December 18 at 7pm, the North Baltimore Bands grades 5-12 will present their annual Holiday concert in the high school auditeria.
All of these events are free and open to the public!

Chamber Announces Bicycle Winners

Six winners…

The North Baltimore Chamber of Commerce has announced the Winners of the Bicycle Giveaway from the Santa visit last Wednesday night.

Congratulations to these lucky children:

1.Large Bike- Girl -Ashley Albright
2.Large Bike- Boy – Connor Coup
3. Medium Bike- Girl – Rosalie Grilliot
4. Medium Bike- Boy – Odin Livingston
5. Small Bike- Girl – Avctavia Taylor
6. Small Boy – Isiah…. 

Also included here are a few pictures from the action:

Birchaven Village Hosting ‘Bazaar Days’

Bazaar Days will feature a variety of items handmade by residents, staff, volunteers and families……


Birchaven Village will host its annual Bazaar Days craft and bake sale Friday, December 14 through Monday, December 24 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Birchaven’s indoor “Main Street,” located at 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay. The event is open to the public.

Bazaar Days will feature a variety of items handmade by residents, staff, volunteers and families. Items for sale include:

  • Homemade hardtack candy, fudge, buckeyes and dipped pretzels
  • Hand-crocheted doilies and other items
  • One-of-a-kind tree ornaments
  • Gifts for teachers
  • Cookie jar mixes and custom candy tins
  • Slippers for the whole family

A comfort food and bake sale will be held Friday, December 14 beginning at 10 a.m. featuring homemade chicken and noodles.

Beyond MedSpa, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System that specializes in cosmetic and aesthetic services, will have a table setup with their information on Saturday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will be offering holiday gift sets and gift cards to purchase as well as an opportunity to win a door prize.

All proceeds benefit the activities’ program at Birchaven Village. For more information, please contact Birchaven Village at 419.424.3000.

Birchaven Village is a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, which provides a total continuum of care to more than 100,000 households in an eight-county area.

Bridge Hospice to Host Annual Light Up a Life Events in B.G. and Findlay


Bridge Hospice, a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, will host its annual “Light Up a Life” tree-lighting ceremonies in Bowling Green and Findlay this December. Through a tree-lighting and candle-lighting ceremony, loves ones who have passed will be honored. Light refreshments will be provided.

The Bowling Green ceremony will take place on Wednesday, December 5 at 5:30 p.m. in the Georgian Room at Heritage Corner, located at 1069 Klotz Road, Bowling Green.

The Findlay ceremony will take place on Thursday, December 6 at 5:30 p.m. in The Chapel at Birchaven Village, located at 15100 Birchaven Lane, Findlay.

All are invited to attend. For more information, contact Bridge Hospice at 419.423.5351.

Bridge Home Health & Hospice is a division of Blanchard Valley Health System, which provides a total continuum of care to more than 100,000 households in an eight-county area. The Bridge Home Health & Hospice mission is to promote optimal quality of life in the environment of the individual’s choice.

Community Christmas Tree Lighting Scheduled

Collecting non-perishable food and toiletry items to support local needs………….


The Bridge Fellowship announces the lighting of the Community Christmas Tree located at 123 East Broadway, NB on Sunday, December 2 at 7:00pm.

Come enjoy the fun and enjoy hot chocolate and caroling, too.

The Bridge will be collecting non-perishable food  and toiletry items to support local needs.

Christmas Toy and Mac & Cheese Drive

Sponsored by: Paws for a Cause..


Sponsored by: Paws for a Cause
Students will be collecting new and gently used toys to be donated to the University of Toledo’s Snowpile group throughout November.

Christian Richmond, a former NBLS student, is the President of the group and has requested new toys they can then take to area hospitals. While there, they will visit with the children and spread some Christmas cheer.

Gently used toys will be donated to Findlay’s City Mission, so the child residents have a merry Christmas as well. The mac & cheese will be donated to local families to help provide a better holiday season for them as well.

Please drop off any and all donations to the NB high school. If you would like them to go to a certain grade for the ice cream party competition, just let them know that. Any donations toward the ice cream party competition must be received by Nov. 19th; otherwise, items will be collected until the end of November.

NBHS Quiz Bowl is Tournament Champion!

Congratulations!! NB came out on top over BG, TSA, Genoa, Woodmore, Otsego, and Rossford to win the tournament!


Tuesday night, on November 13th, NBHS Quiz Bowl played in the GLAL League Tournament to compete for a bid to regionals, an honor awarded only to the tournament champion.

With a tournament record of 5 wins and two losses, NB came out on top over Bowling Green, Toledo School for the Arts, Genoa, Woodmore, Otsego, and Rossford to win the tournament!

The team will travel to regionals this spring to continue to compete. Great job players!

Quiz Bowl Video

submitted by Ms. Huffman, Advisor

Congratulations!!

Photo Gallery: Fall Fun at the NB Public Library


Enjoy these recent photos from the North Baltimore Public Library.They celebrated at the Halloween Parade and with a Fall Fest held at the Library.

 

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun at the Halloween Parade 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun at the Halloween Parade 2018

NB Public Library Fall Fun at the Halloween Parade 2018

 

Wood County Parks Programs for November 2018

Wild turkeys, fly tying, decoys, Habitat Heroes, and more……..


Sign up for some cool weather programs:

Turkey Tomfoolery
Thursday, November 8; 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Otsego Park
20000 W. River Road, Bowling Green
Wild turkeys are being seen much more frequently here in Wood County. Bring the kids out to learn about one of the largest birds in our parks, we will finish the evening with some games and fun activities.
EcoLit Book Group Meeting
Thursday, November 8; 7:00 – 9:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
For this meeting, please read Mind of the Raven by Bernd Heinrich. Group meets once a month. Register for any or all. Discussion leader: Cheryl Lachowski, Senior Lecturer, BGSU English Dept. and Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist.
Wild Skills: Shelter-Skelter
Saturday, November 10;
10:00 – 11:30 am
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Be prepared for when your adventure turns south. Having a shelter to get out of the elements can be a life saver! Get hands on and learn to build one using only the nature around you. Suggested age: 8+ Program will be outside for its entirety – dress for the weather.
The Native American Experience
Tuesday, November 13; 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Otsego Park
20000 W. River Road, Bowling Green
What was life like for Native Americans as they coped with pressure from European settlers? Join guest speaker Taylor Moyer, Toledo School of the Arts humanities teacher and living historian, as he describes the interaction between the two cultures from a Native American perspective. Details of clothing, tools and other artifacts will be woven into the narrative. Taylor will present in historic attire appropriate to the time period.
Fly tying by Wildwood Anglers
Thursday, November 15; 6:00 – 7:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Join Brad Dunkle, local fly fishing guide and owner of Wildwood Anglers, for a small group intro to fly tying. All material and tools provided. Registration required, no walk–ins.
Program fee: $12/ $8 for Friends of the Parks
Wild Skills: Bow-drill Workshop
Friday, November 16;
6:00 – 8:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Build and test out your own bow-drill fire-starting kit. Learn about the evolution of fire-starting, which materials work best, and how to identify the best wood for the job. Wood provided. Bring your own knife capable of substantial wood carving. Must be 13 years of age or older (minors must have release of liability signed by adult before attending). Carving and knife skills will not be covered in depth – please become familiar and practice before attending. Full-tang knives preferred, with blades less than 5” long. Contact Craig Spicer with questions – 419-661-1697×3 / cspicer@wcparks.org
Program fee: $10/$5 for Friends of the Parks
Holiday Baking Mix Jars
Saturday, November 17;
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Carter Historic Farm
18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green
Drop by anytime between 1:00 and 3:30 to learn how to package gift cookie and cake mixes in jars for cute and convenient gifting. Materials and ingredients for 2 jars provided, as well as decorative instruction cards for recipients.
Program Fee: $10
Ohio Decoy Collectors and
Carvers Demo
Saturday, November 17;
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Otsego Park
20000 W. River Road, Bowling Green
Learn the process of carving hunting decoys, and see examples of decoys along the banks of the Maumee River. Carving enthusiasts will be on hand to demonstrate techniques and share their expertise. No registration required.
Hidden Insects: Galls, Cocoons and Egg Cases
Sunday, November 18;
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Sawyer Quarry Nature Preserve
26940 Lime City Road, Perrysburg
Insects don’t completely disappear with the arrival of cold weather, some hide in plain sight while they wait for spring. Join a naturalist as we look closely for these hidden winter homes.
Homeschoolers: Native American Lifeways and Games
Monday, November 19; 10:00 – 11:30 am
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Travel back in time to the Great Black Swamp, where the Anishnabe people made a livelihood well before European settlers moved in. Experience the Anishnabe way of life, get hands on with tools, and take part in some fun and games! Appropriate for 3rd grade and up. Contact Craig Spicer with any questions – 419-661-1697×3 cspicer@wcparks.org
Who, Who, Who’s There Owl Walk
Tuesday, November 27;
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bradner Preserve
11491 Fostoria Road, Bradner
We will be on the hunt for owls, especially Ohio’s largest resident owl. We will start indoors for a short talk and then hit the trail for some owl calling. Dress for the weather. The program is cancelled in case of high winds or rain.
2018 Photo Contest
Friends of the Parks Photo Contest
  • Deadline: November 30th, 2018
  • $5 entry fee to enter up to 5 photos
  • Friends of the Parks members can enter up to 10 photos for the $5 fee.
  • ~30 photos from each category will be printed, framed and exhibited in April at the Four Corners Photo Exhibition.
  • Top two winners in each category receive a rosette ribbon, a Friends’ membership, and a special recognition at the opening of the photography exhibit reception.
Habitat Heroes
Help us restore wildlife habitats!
Saturday, November 17th;
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Join our conservation efforts. We will be removing an invasive woody plant called buckthorn. All tools and materials are provided. Volunteers receive lunch, a mug, and a t-shirt.
Commemorative Trail
Say it forever and leave a legacy with a Commemorative Trail Bricks.
3 lines of text on a 4 x 8″ brick = $100
5 lines of text on an 8 x 8″ brick = $125