Common Reading Experience
FUN RUN/WALK WITH BORN TO RUN AUTHOR CHRIS MCDOUGALL
October 1, 8 a.m.
Join Born to Run author Chris McDougall, BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey and BG Mayor Dick Edwards on a fun run/walk from BGSU’s Jerome Library to the Wood County District Public Library, and back to Jerome.
AUTHOR PRESENTATION: CHRIS MCDOUGALL
October 1, 7:30 p.m. in the Lenhart Grand Ballroom (202 BTSU)
Author presentation, Q&A, and book signing.
BG COMMUNITY READS RECEPTION FOR THE AUTHOR
October 1, 5 p.m. at the Carter House, 307 N. Church St., Bowling Green
An opportunity to chat informally with author Chris McDougall and Community Reads members. Tickets for the event, which are free of charge, will be available at the Wood County District Library’s check-out desk starting on September 6.
SHOE RECYCLING PROJECT
BGSU, Community Reads, and EcoErek from Toledo are partnering on a shoe recycling project. Shoes of any type, in any condition, are needed for distribution to those in need, or for use as raw material for sidewalks, running tracks, and playground mulch. Drop-off boxes for shoe donations will be placed in campus and community locations.
WHEN CULTURES COLLIDE: DISCUSSION OF THE TARAHUMARA PEOPLE OF COPPER CANYON
October 7, 7 p.m. at the Carter House, 307 N. Church St., Bowling Green
This roundtable discussion will feature BGSU retirees Diane and Scott Regan, who have visited Mexico's Copper Canyon; BG City Prosecutor Matt Reger, who has spent time working with developing countries' judicial systems; and BGSU history professor/Mexico specialist, Amilcar Challu, who will provide cultural, economic, and health-related perspectives on the Tarahumara people.
ADVENTURE RACE ON THE BGSU CAMPUS
October 18, 5-7 p.m.
An opportunity for adventurous runners to test their skills amid obstacles and mud. More details to come!
October 20th, 2 p.m. at the Wood County District Public Library.
Meet 13- year old Erek Hansen and learn about his remarkable recycling projects.