Community Events for Friday, September 7

Putnam County ALS Benefit Golf Outing & Walk Tomorrow at Pike Run Golf Club, Ottawa. Golf outing at 8:30am, walk and balloon release commemorating ALS patients at 11am.
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Chicken BBQ on Sunday, Noon-2pm at Houcktown United Methodist Church. Cost $7 in advance, call for tickets. Dine-in or carry-out.

Gospel Concert by The Thurstons on Sunday, 6pm at Upper Room Church of God (W Bigelow Ave). Concert is free, food to follow for $3/plate.

4th annual “Touch a Truck” Day on Saturday, September 15, 10am-2pm at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Big rigs and heavy equipment from farm implements to semi trucks on display, Tractor rides, test drive demonstrations, skilled trade demos, farm safety information, more. Free.
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33rd annual Harvest & Herb Festival on Saturday, September 15, 9am-4pm in downtown Ada. Crafts, entertainment, queen contest, parade (10am), games, more. Sponsored by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce.

“Light & Hope” – A vigil to bring awareness to the issue of suicide prevention on Sunday, September 16, 6-9pm at Dorney Plaza, downtown Findlay. Presented by NAMI and Hancock County ADAMHS. For info:
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A Wellness Program on HPV Vaccinations, Preventable Cancers and Colon Cancer Prevention on Wednesday, September 19, 6:30pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s Lindamood Room. Free, call to register. For info:

Spoons Game Night for teens (for grades 6-12) on Thursday, September 20, 6:30pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Free. For info:

Hancock County Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be held on Saturday, September 22, 9am at the University of Findlay Koehler Center. Games, entertainment, crafts, music, kids’ zone, food, more. For info and to register:

5th annual De Colores Dash 5K Color Run/Walk and Festival on Saturday, September 22, 10am-7pm in Bluffton. Events and activities throughout the day downtown, at Bluffton Hospital, the Mennonite Home and Bluffton Family Recreation. 5K Run/Walk at BFR at 5pm. Proceeds benefit Project Hope and the Bluffton Food Pantry. Sponsored by Bluffton Trinity United Methodist Church.

Presentation on Human Trafficking on Tuesday, September 25, 6:30pm at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s Lindamood Room. Free, no registration required. For info:

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a Robotics Program for kids on Friday, September 28, 2pm in the Children’s Program Room. Free for grades 2-6. For info:

Designer Purse Bingo on Saturday, October 27 at the Findlay Elks at Northridge. Pre-party at 5pm, Bingo at 7pm. Cost $40, including appetizers, door prizes, more. Proceeds to benefit the Elks Building Fund. For info:
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