Alfie Kohn, who writes on human behavior, education, and social theory, will speak Wednesday as a part of Adrian College's convocation series beginning at 12:15 p.m. in Dawson Auditorium.
Lima Mayor David Berger will discuss revitalizing communities at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the Yoder Recital Hall during the Bluffton College Forum.
The Northwest Ohio Technology Fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom of Bowling Green State University's Bowen-Thompson Student Union. The free event includes presentations on roller coasters by Cedar Point staff, digital video as a teaching tool, and a robotics display by COSI.
A scarecrow competition is part of the second annual Scarecrow Festival, a free family festival from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday on the grounds of the Wolcott House Museum Complex, 1031 River Rd.
Anyone with questions about the Swanton school levy is invited to forums scheduled for 7 p.m. tomorrow at Swanton Alliance Church and 7 p.m. Thursday at Park Elementary School.
The Toledo Club of the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs is holding a candidates forum with city council, school board, and library officials at 6 p.m. today at the Sanger branch library, 3030 West Central Ave.
The public is encouraged to take questions to Candidates' Night at 7 p.m. tomorrow in the community room of Waterville Primary, 457 Sycamore Lane.
Candidates for the Woodmore school board will take questions at the Candidates' Night and Forum at 7 p.m. today in the auditorium of Woodmore Elementary School.
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