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Briefs: League for Blind and Disabled on PBS; Science Central winter day camps; Zanesville UMC Living Lights

Friday, November 30, 2012 - 12:01 am

Nonprofit on PBS

The League for the Blind and Disabled will appear tonight on WFWA, PBS39, to speak about its clients and services and an upcoming benefit concert.

David Nelson, president and CEO, and Linda Scribner, senior blind services coordinator, will appear with WFWA General Manager Bruce Haines at 7:30 p.m. to speak about clients who work and live with little or no vision.

Haines and Nelson will continue to speak at 8 p.m. about the disabled who live in northeast Indiana and will feature The Blind Boys of Alabama. Encores of the special air at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 9.

The Blind Boys of Alabama also will headline a benefit concert for the League for the Blind and Disabled at 8 p.m. March 23 at Embassy Theatre, 121 W. Jefferson Blvd. Tickets cost $13-$43 and can be purchased at the Embassy box office and all Ticketmaster locations.

Winter day camps

Science Central's 2012-2013 Winter Break camps take place Dec. 26-28 and Jan. 2-4 at 1950 N. Clinton St. There are both multiday and single-day camps available.

Camp offerings for ages 3-5 include sessions on Forecast: Fun (meteorology), Adventures in Air (aerospace), Springs and other Bouncy Things, and Animal Tree Homes. Camps for ages 5-11 will focus on Mystery Diagnosis, Energy Avatars: Wind! Water! Fire! Earth!; Crystal Explorers; Making Stuff Camp; and Hot Rod Science. Camps for ages 10-13 are three-day camps and will focus on Digi-Camp (digital picture and video editing) and Music Mixing Master.

For more information or to register, visit www.sciencecentral.org or call 424-2400, Ext. 451.

Holiday open house

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum Store will hold a holiday open house 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday at 1600 S. Wayne St., Auburn.

The event will include special offers, complimentary refreshments and the opportunity to win a door prize, and each shopper will receive 10 percent off purchases.

The museum is open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and is open Tuesdays until 8 p.m.

Living lights

Zanesville United Methodist Church and Tower Life Center will present Living Lights: A Celebration of the One True Light, 5:30-10 p.m. daily through Jan. 1 in the church parking lot in Zanesville.

Once there, visitors can tune the radio to 88.9-FM and listen to lights come to life.

Cocoa Corner will serve cocoa and cookies Friday and Saturday evenings.

Visit www.zumonline.org for more information.

Upcoming programs

The Allen County Extension Office offers these upcoming programs: Food Labels and You at 1 p.m. Jan. 9; Transitioning You or Your Loved One to a Nursing Home at 1 p.m. Feb. 4; Living with Diabetes at 7 p.m. March 12; What's All the Medical Mumbo Jumbo? at 7 p.m. April 10; and A Look at the Culture of Mexico at 7 p.m. May 15. Programs require no registration and are held at 4001 Crescent Ave.

— News-Sentinel staff reports