Adults

Cooking Southern Classics

Ever crave traditional southern food like grits, BBQ, or banana pudding? During this one hour class, Emille Drerup, FCS Educator at OSU Extension, will walk you through helpful tricks and tips on making southern classics healthier without jeopardizing taste. Participants will learn about healthy substitutions and alternatives to common ingredients and sample a few classics.
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Beginner Basket Weaving

We will be making a blueberry bucket basket. The basket will measure 8 inches high by 5 inches wide. The basket will feature choices of color which the participant may weave into their basket, and it features a swing handle. This is a take on an old-time basket that people used to gather blueberries. Cost for materials and supplies is $15.00 which is to be paid at the reference desk when you register for the program, as registration is required for the program. This course is intended for adults only. Class size is limited. You may bring a small towel and a snack or lunch.
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Elder Care & Abuse Prevention: An Evening with Area Agency on Aging

Each year in our 7 county region, there are approximately 3,400 cases of abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of seniors. Join Shannon Hadding of Area Agency on Aging as she speaks about elder abuse and current scams, as well as services available to elders in our community. No registration required.
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The Soup-er Bowl

Want to try new healthy soup recipes? Come join OSU Extension Family and Consumer Science Educator, Emilee Drerup to learn about soups. Components of the class include learning about reading food labels and comparing to homemade soup, sneaking fruits and vegetables into common recipes, cutting back on fat and taste testing. Registration required. Contact the Adult Reference Desk to Register at 419-434-1288.
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Healthy Kitchen Hacks

Dietetic students from Bluffton University's Nutrition
Education class will demonstrate practical ways to make
everyday foods prepared at home more nutritious and
delicious. Attendees will be able to sample foods made
with these techniques and take home recipe ideas to try in their own kitchens!
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Discovering Your DNA

Program will be presented by Abby L. Levitt, Assistant Professor of Biology at the University of Findlay. She will discuss basic DNA terms, concepts, inheritance patterns, and how our genes can be used as genetic tools for investigations, medicine, and ancestry.
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