Hello Wood County Historical Center Supporters!
What a wonderful and busy summer season at the Wood County Historical Museum! You should be expecting the summer Chanticleer newsletter to come in the mail soon, but if you’re itching to be the first to know, you can see a sneak-peek of the newsletter on our website at www.woodcountyhistory.org
We continue to prepare for the elevator construction – you know what they say, measure twice, cut once! …. But despite being “closed” for public tours, we still have a lot going on out on the grounds and at our partner locations -here’s more:
TEA: WHO’S GOT THE BUTTON? Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm – RSVP BY MONDAY, JULY 6 by calling 419-352-0967 X.101 Otsego Park, 20000 West River Road, Bowling Green Sometimes the smallest things can have the biggest stories. Lori Parratt shares the history of buttons, traditional games, identification, and craft ideas. Our remaining 2015 tea themes are: Children’s Happy Birthday, Autism Awareness with the Black Swamp Ice Frogs youth hockey organization, Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead, 7 PM tea), 100 Years of Cookbooks, and our two Christmas Teas will feature live music and presentations on the history of Christmas Carols and Advent Traditions of Germany and Austria – http://www.woodcountyhistory.org/events_tea.html WOOD COUNTY ONLINE SURPLUS AUCTION – It’s like garage sale-ing but without the mosquitoes! NEXT WOOD COUNTY AUCTION: JULY 15 – http://www.woodcountyohioauctions.com/
Join us at MAX & ERMA’S Restaurant in Perrysburg (Levis Commons) on JULY 20, 11 AM – 11 PM, for a fundraiser to support the Accessibility Project. 20% of your bill will be donated to WCHS, so print out the attached coupon, or download from woodcountyhistory.org, and help support the Historical Society. Other fundraisers at Bob Evans, Oasis, and Easy Street – http://woodcountyhistory.org/pr_accessibility.html DEMO DAY – Saturday, July 25, 1-4 PM at the Historical Center Log Cabin Pack a lunch and join living historians in celebrating the end of the Civil War at a CIVIL WAR PICNIC. Festivities of the day include period games and activities. FREE Family Fun.
SPIRIT OF WOOD COUNTY AWARDS – DUE August 15, 2015
Nominate that special someone for our county’s most prestigious award: http://www.co.wood.oh.us/Commissioners/spirit/NominateForm.pdf
As always, please come out and take advantage of our beautiful park and herb garden (bring bug spray!) and post your pictures on our FaceBook Page! facebook.com/woodcountyhistory
“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of another.” —Charles Dickens
Please consider donating to the Wood County Historical Society Accessibility Project