Easter egg hunt
• The Corry Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 4, at 11 a.m. in Mead Park.
Bake sale at egg hunt
• A bake sale will be held during an Easter egg hunt that will take place on Saturday, April 4, at the Bear Lake Fire Hall. Anyone who would like to donate to the bake sale is asked to have his or her items to the fire hall by noon on April 4.
• An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will be held on Sunday from 8 to 11 a.m. at the VFW in Corry. All are invited to attend and proceeds will go toward supporting Knights of Columbus projects.
Historical society meeting
• The Corry Area Historical Society meets on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the museum. A presentation called “The History of Columbus” will be given by Tom Savko.
College aid workshop
• Anyone considering attending college in the 2015-16 school year who wants to apply for financial aid is invited to participate in a free “FAFSA Night” at the Corry Higher Education Council on Wednesday evening, April 8. Participants will complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the “FAFSA,” on-line in the Hi-Ed’s computer lab, with assistance. To register or for additional information, contact the Hi-Ed at 664-9405 by noon Monday, April 6.
• Exploring the mysteries of Alzheimer’s is the topic of a free “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia” workshop being presented by the Alzheimer’s Association and Corry Higher Education Council on Thursday morning, April 9. Topics will include identifying two common changes in memory as we age; recognizing that Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia; identifying three symptoms of dementia; and recognizing the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s. Registration is required by noon Tuesday, April 7. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.
Intro to genealogy
• Learning how to get started in putting together one’s family history is the subject of a “Genealogy for Beginners” workshop being offered by the Corry Higher Education Council and instructor Ray Boutwell. This presentation-based workshop will explain how to find people using such information as birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, census data and more. Boutwell will also explain such resources as cemeteries, historical societies, libraries and more. The workshop will be held Thursday, April 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. Registration and payment for the $10 workshop are required by noon Tuesday, April 7. Call the Hi-Ed at 664-9405.