Learn about water quality of the Portage River by finding and identifying macro-invertebrates from the water. You must be prepared to go into knee deep water with close-toed shoes. No experience needed. Must be 10 years of age and up to participate. Minors need an adult present. Participants must be able to walk on uneven terrain. Event is dependent on water levels.
Thursday, June 20th; 6:30pm – 9:30pm W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Teen participants will assist with a stewardship project and learn about our iNaturalist program at Wood County Parks. Bring your phone to take photos and add them to our WC Parks or iNaturalist apps. Enjoy snacks and conversation after our return to the nature center. This is a drop-off program; you are encouraged to leave your teen with us and return for pickup.
Enjoy a scenic paddle on the Maumee River around the Audubon Islands State Nature Preserve with naturalists and ODNR stream scientists, who will point out interesting river features. Experience how experts evaluate the health of the river by investigating the critters that call it home. Previous canoeing experience highly recommended. Must be 6 years old to ride in middle, 10 years old to paddle at the bow (front), 14 years old to paddle without an adult in the same boat (must have liability form signed by legal guardian before attending the program). Please make arrangements with program leader for center riders or special needs.
Saturday & Sunday, June 22nd – 23rd; 8:30am – 7:00PM
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Learn how to save life and limb when mired in an area far from the hospital or in a natural area miles from an access point in this class provided by MEDIC SOLO. Classroom instruction and hands-on problem-solving are blended into this rescue scenario training. Gain care-giving confidence and the SOLO 2-year certification. No prerequisites. More information and registration at solowfa.com
Explorers Farm Summer Camp (7-8 yrs)
Monday- Friday, June 24th – June 28th; 9:00am – 12:00pm
Carter Historic Farm
18331 Carter Road, Bowling Green
Experience the summer life of old-time play and homestead chores for children growing up on a 1930s farm. Whether feeding the livestock, baking Dutch oven cookies, tending the vegetable patch, or playing ringolevio in the woodlot, campers will learn about the reward of farm work and the joy of outdoors play. Sign up for both Farm and Nature Camp and we will transport your camper between parks. Please provide a reliable email address or phone number; additional necessary information will be sent to you following your registration. Scholarships are available for families needing assistance with camp fees. Contact Program Coordinator Jim Witter at 419-661-1697×1 or at email@example.com prior to registration for more information.
Monday – Friday, June 24th – 28th; 1:00pm – 4:00pm
W.W. Knight Nature Preserve
29530 White Road, Perrysburg
Explore, learn, and get dirty at our half-day Nature Camps! Every day offers new educational and entertaining activities to connect campers to the outdoors and all the things that call it home. A field trip to another Wood County Park expands the exploration of the outdoors, and the joy of discovery! Please provide a reliable email address or phone number; additional necessary information will be sent to you following your registration. Scholarships are available for families needing assistance with camp fees. Contact Program Coordinator Jim Witter at 419-661-1697×1 or at firstname.lastname@example.org prior to registration for more information.
No Registration Required. Enjoy a float on the pond at W.W. Knight Nature Preserve; perfect for a family outing, comfort-builder for beginners, or relaxing exercise! An instructor will be available for introductory safety and skills education. All boats, life-jackets, and paddles provided. Boats and gear on a first-come-first-served basis. Enjoy a nature walk while you wait! The last Monday of every month will feature kayaks along with canoes: June 24, July 29, August 26. Must be 4 years of age or older to ride, 12 years old for kayaks. Call ahead for special needs accommodations. Kayaking programs made possible with ODNR Division of Watercraft.
No Registration Required
Cycle Werks Basics
Wednesday, June 26th; 6:00pm – 7:45pm
CycleWerks Bicycle & Fitness: 248 South Main Street, Bowling Green
Bike upkeep is crucial to ensuring your rides are smooth and safe. Let the experts from CycleWerks tune-up your skills in maintenance fundamentals in this hands-on workshop. Bring your own bike for hands-on practice. All other materials provided.
Sunday, Thursday, Friday, June 27th – 30th; 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Three Meadows Pond: 700 Three Meadows Drive, Perrysburg
Join American Canoe Association instructors to advance your kayak safety and rescue skills in an open water/coastal environment. Kayakers with novice to intermediate ability are encouraged to participate in this three-session class. June 27 & 28 (6-9 pm) June 30 (8 am-2 pm) The first two classes include basic stroke instruction, practice, and rescues on inland waters at Three Meadows Pond in Perrysburg. The third class will take place on open water in the Woodtick Peninsula area of Maumee Bay where students can practice in a coastal/open water environment. Must be 18 years of age or older. This course will include water submersion and basic rescue techniques. All kayaks and gear provided; personal equipment welcome, check with leader beforehand. Dress for the weather and for frequent swimming. Student must be comfortable and confident in their kayak paddling ability, with thorough experience and/or have successfully completed a previous kayak paddling skills course and meet Essential Eligibility Criteria (abilities and characteristics deemed fundamental for participation). See program details by clicking, “Register Here”. Kayaking programs made possible with ODNR Division of Watercraft.
Pick up your 2019 Passport to the Parks at the Park District Headquarters, or any of our park kiosks. This self-stamping passport is a fun way to keep track of the great activities you participate in! Once you have collected 10 or 20 stamps you can redeem your passport at the park district headquarters for great prizes!
The Children’s Room of the North Baltimore Public Library has been named for Mrs. Ruth Jane Roberts….
Despite a day of multiple storms and tornado sirens, the North Baltimore Public Library hosted Ruth Jane Roberts Day on Wednesday, June 5th. The evening was set aside to honor Ruth Jane Roberts who the children’s collection is named for and to continue our 100th Birthday Celebration. Bounce houses, balloons, activities and treats were enjoyed by all ages. The festivities were moved inside due to the rain.
At the party it was announced that the Children’s Room will now also be named for Mrs. Ruth Jane Roberts in addition to the Children’s Collection that currently bears her name.
We would like to thank the Robert’s family for all of their contributions to the North Baltimore Public Library both past and present. We appreciate everyone that came out to celebrate with us as well as those that helped with the activities.
North Baltimore is a historic family-friendly community located in northwest Ohio between Bowling Green and Findlay, Ohio. The Village is currently recruiting and accepting applications for the following position:
Finance Clerk 1:
Responsible for preparing the monthly utility bills, processes utility payments, maintains utility records; reconciles payments with receipts and cash; prepares bank deposit slips and makes deposits; and responds to inquiries regarding services or billings.
Performs clerical and financial duties for the Mayor’s court, village cemeteries and zoning functions as well as other miscellaneous duties as assigned.
Qualifications include, but are not limited to, knowledge of bookkeeping; Excel; office practices and procedures; data processing techniques; and records management. Computer operations, telephone, cash register, and customer service experience is required.
This is a full-time position with benefits. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Interested applicants can contact staff for an application at (419) 257 2394. A properly completed application, with references, must be submitted to Michael Brillhart at the Village of North Baltimore, 205 North Main Street, North Baltimore, Ohio 45872.
Lila Mae Phillips, 88, of North Baltimore passed away at 2:49am on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 at the Bridge Hospice Care Center. She was born in North Baltimore on September 9, 1930 to the late Harry and Theora (Zettle) Chapman. On December 30, 1950 she married Fred Phillips and he preceded her in death on October 19, 1983.
She is survived by six children: Dave (Sue) Phillips; Elaine (James) Wilkinson; Lori Allison; Jim (Stacey) Phillips; Bruce Phillips, and John (Dawn) Phillips; 16 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Edward Chapman.
She was also preceded in death by four sisters: Betty Gehm, Margene Manns, Mildred Parker, and Noreen Chapman.
She was a 1948 graduate of North Baltimore High School. She was a homemaker throughout her life and worked at Ducky’s Flower Shop. Lila attended the McComb Church of Christ. Memorials can be made to the Mccomb Church of Christ or to Bridge Hospice, in her memory.
A graveside service will be held at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore. Online condolences can be left for the family at coldrencrates.com.
Annual Dinner event expecting to sell out. All are welcome! Get your reservations in ASAP.
The annual North Baltimore Alumni Association dinner is planned for Friday, July 26th, at the NB American Legion. This is the evening before the Good Ole Summertime Festival in NB, on Saturday.
This year there will not be a featured speaker, allowing those in attendance to have more time for socialization.
Also, seating is limited to only 200 people. Please get your reservations turned in early so you don’t get shut out.
This years scholarship recipients of the North Baltimore Alumni Association $750.00 award are Christina Morales and Sierrah Johnson, from the NBHS Class of 2019. They will be present to receive their checks.
Here are the details for the event:
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact any member of the Committee on the above insert.
See an additional post here on TheNBXpress about the Good Ole Summertime Golf Tournament, which is on Saturday morning, after this Friday night event. The golf tourney is sponsored by the NB Alumni Association ans helps fund the scholarships awarded each Spring. Donations for the scholarship fund are also welcome to be mailed in with your dinner reservations.