Community Events for Friday, September 15

Blood Donation Drive Today, 11am-5pm at the UAW Union Hall (Summit St). Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Golf Outing and Fundraising Walk to benefit PHAALS (Playing Hardball Against ALS) Tomorrow at Pike Run Golf Club, Ottawa. Golf outing at 9:30am ($60/player), Walk at Noon ($10). Prizes, live & silent auction, more. For info:

32nd annual Harvest & Herb Fest Tomorrow, 9am-4pm in downtown Ada. Vendors, live entertainment, parade (10am), more. Sponsored by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce.

Community Corn Roast in celebration of National Recovery Month Tomorrow, Noon-4pm at Trinity Lutheran Church (Bigelow Ave), Findlay. Food, live music, corn hole, prizes, kids’ activities, more. Sponsored by Focus on Friends.

“Behind the Façade” Riverside Ramble Walking Tour of one of Tiffin’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods on Sunday, 2-5pm. Cost $5 (including refreshments), sponsored by the Tiffin Historic Trust. For info:

4th annual DeColores Dash 5K on Sunday, 10am at the Bluffton Village Park (Countyline Rd). Live music, games, kids’ activities, more to follow. Cost $20, including lunch. Sponsored by Trinity United Methodist Church, proceeds benefit the Bluffton Food Pantry.

Fall Book Sale at the Bluffton Public Library on Wednesday, September 20, 5-7:30pm; Thursday, September 21, 9:30am-7:30pm; Friday, September 22, 9:30am-5pm and Saturday, September 23, 9:30am-1pm.
Lunch in the Park on Thursday, September 21, 11am-4pm at Waterworks Park, Ottawa. Menu is ‘Soup & Pie Day’ with entertainment, more. Sponsored by the Ottawa Senior Citizens Association.

“Shoot for the Stars” Mentoring Event with the Children’s Mentoring Connection and University of Findlay Men’s Basketball Team on Thursday, September 21, 5-7pm at Croy Gymnasium. Food, prizes, information about mentoring programs, more. Free.

Gluten-Free & Food Allergy Support Group Meeting on Monday, September 25, 6:30pm at the Bluffton Public Library. Free.

“Trick or Trunk” on Saturday, October 14, 4pm at Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, Carey. Free.

Pork Chop BBQ Dinner on Saturday, October 21, 5-6:30pm at Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, Carey.

The Friends of the Putnam County District Library are accepting applications for the 10th annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts Show on Saturday, October 28 at Ottawa-Glandorf High School. Proceeds to benefit the PCDL. Call for more info.

Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 11, 9am-2:30pm at Arcadia United Methodist Church. Homemade food, crafts, quilt raffle, silent auction, more.
(419-894-6764 or 419-894-6586)

13th annual Holidaze Craft Show on Friday, December 1, 6-8pm and Saturday, December 2, 9am-2pm at Blanchard Valley Center (E Sandusky St). Free admission. For info: