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Octavian Moldovean will be in concert with pianist Danny Milan on Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Lima.

Octavian Moldovean will be in concert with pianist Danny Milan on Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Lima.


Courtesy Octavian Moldovean

Moldovean

Moldovean


Courtesy Octavian Moldovean

Storyteller Lyn Ford will present an online program on racial identity as part of Black History Month.


Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

Foster


Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

An online program on Henry “Box” Brown discusses how a slave mailed himself to freedom. It’s presented by the Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center with the support of the Ohio Channel.


Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

LIMA — There is a wide variety of events and activities this weekend, both in person and virtual:

• The Open Hearts Concert Series continues at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 2200 W. Elm St., Lima. The live concert, which features flute and piano duo Octavian Moldovean and Danny Milan, is free.

Masks are required. Please do not attend if you don’t feel well. Livestreaming will be available on the church’s Facebook page and website.

The series has one more concert scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 17. Lift Every Voice & Sing will spotlight Karrie Lester featuring Jamie Lewis, Jaired Birks and Josh Gooding.

• A father-daughter dance is from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth St., Lima. The event will feature dancing as well as a photographer for a memento of the evening and a craft. The dance will be held in the gym for social distancing.

Admission is free for members and $6 for non-members. Registration is required at limaymca.net or 419-223-6045. Wear a mask when entering. A donated canned good is requested.

• ArtSpace/Lima’s annual Juried Photography Exhibition closes Saturday at the downtown gallery, 65 Town Square, Lima, so be sure to stop by if you haven’t visited yet. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

• A talk on Mars will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday on Facebook Live, presented by the Armstrong Air & Space Museum. Lance Foster, an aerospace engineer from the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, will speak about the planned landing of the Perseverance rover and Ingenuity helicopter on Mars on Feb. 18. Ohio has been key in contributing to this mission and more.

• The Marathon Center for the Performing Arts is beginning an in-person masterclass and workshop series. Programming is available this month for middle and high school students. The Scenic Painting Workshop discusses painting realistic sets and is from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 9, 11, 16 and 18. This workshop is $50. The Broadway Lights Masterclass Series discusses staging musicals and is from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 22-25. This masterclass is $150.

Register at www.mcpa.org. Students are expected to attend all dates of each class, held at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, 200 W. Main Cross St., Findlay, Ohio.

• The Dayton Art Institute is temporarily closed, but it is offering at-home projects at daytonartinstitute.org. There are projects for all ages, with detailed instructions. Lesson plans are available, broken down by age range.

• The Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board is offering free Black History Month performances via Zoom at noon Tuesdays. The series is organized by the Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center with the support of the Ohio Channel. The storytellers are with We’ve Known Rivers, with details available at www.facebook.com/weveknownrivers.

The programs are free, and registration is not required. Some programs are prerecorded with life Q&A sessions. Links are also at OhioStatehouse.org, with recorded programs available for viewing after the dates.

Feb. 9: A People Denied: Tri-Racial Appalachian Heritage, by Lyn Ford. Visit http://j.mp/3oM1tcs, passcode statehouse. Or use webinar ID 846 0085 2333, passcode 0497418461.

Feb. 16: Henry “Box” Brown: Magician Escapes to Freedom, by Rory Rennick. Visit http://j.mp/3czVKEp, passcode statehouse. Or use webinar ID 821 5713 5174, passcode 0769525965.

Feb. 23: Streams in Motion: Stories from WKR Rivermates, by We’ve Known Rivers. Visit http://j.mp/2MSoHkd, passcode statehouse. Or use webinar ID 891 6424 3784, passcode 4264375730.

• The Toledo Museum of Art launched a free in-person program called Family Art Club, held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays at the museum, 2445 Monroe St., Toledo. It’s for children ages 10 and younger and adults to explore art together. Sessions are 45 minutes and include supplies for creating works inspired by the art at the museum. Cost is free; registration is required at tickets.toledomuseum.org. A health screening is required.

Octavian Moldovean will be in concert with pianist Danny Milan on Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Lima.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/02/web1_octavian.jpgOctavian Moldovean will be in concert with pianist Danny Milan on Saturday at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Lima. Courtesy Octavian Moldovean
Moldovean
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/02/web1_Octavian3.jpegMoldovean Courtesy Octavian Moldovean
Storyteller Lyn Ford will present an online program on racial identity as part of Black History Month.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/02/web1_storyteller.jpgStoryteller Lyn Ford will present an online program on racial identity as part of Black History Month. Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board
Foster
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/02/web1_LanceFoster-1.jpgFoster Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board
An online program on Henry “Box” Brown discusses how a slave mailed himself to freedom. It’s presented by the Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center with the support of the Ohio Channel.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/02/web1_1005213.jpgAn online program on Henry “Box” Brown discusses how a slave mailed himself to freedom. It’s presented by the Ohio Statehouse Museum Education Center with the support of the Ohio Channel. Courtesy Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board

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