Community Events for Monday, July 31

The Hancock Soil & Water Conservation District will host a 71st anniversary Celebration Banquet Tomorrow at the Brugeman Lodge at Riverbend. Cost $10/Adults, $5/Children. Pre-sale only, call for tickets.

Ice Cream Social on Friday, 4-7pm at Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Bluffton. Homemade food, baked goods, more. $8/Adults, $4/Age 10 & Under.
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Ice Cream Social on Friday, 4:30-6:30pm at Van Buren United Methodist Church. Homemade food, baked goods, ice cream, more. Proceeds benefit the Feed-a-Child program at VB Elementary School.

“Touch A Tractor” Family Fun Day on Saturday, 10am-1pm at West Independence United Methodist Church (US224). Farm tractors & machinery, K-9 demonstration, food, more. Free.

Light Up The Knight 5K on Saturday, 8:45pm at Van Buren High School. Entry fee $30 (advance registration discount available). Proceeds benefit the Jennifer Masters Scholarship Fund. For info and online registration:
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13th annual McComb Cookie Festival on Saturday & Sunday at the Village Park. Saturday events include a softball tournament, 5K, Disc Golf, downtown parade, scavenger hunt, more. Sunday’s events include a car show, BBQ dinner, Life Flight demonstration, live entertainment, more. More info and full schedule at:
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34th annual Doll & Teddy Bear Collectors Show & Sale on Saturday, 10am-5pm and Sunday, 11am-4pm at Sauder Village. Admission $8. Exhibitors, workshops, appraisals, kids’ activities, more. For info:

Bascom United Methodist Church annual Car Show on Sunday, noon-3pm. Free registration, free lunch for entrants. Door prizes, awards, kids’ scavenger hunt, more. For info:
(No contact number)

Veterans Resource Fair on Sunday, 2-5pm at the Findlay Elks Lodge at Northridge. Dinner at 5:30, entertainment, information on benefits/employment/volunteer opportunities/more. Free, presented by the Hancock County Veterans Service Office. For info:

Annual Pasta Dinner to benefit Christian Clearing House on Tuesday, August 8, 4:30-7pm at First Presbyterian Church (S Main St). $9/Adults, $5/Children, call for tickets. Dine-in or carry-out available.

Dinner Concert on Sunday, August 13 at the Iron Skillet Restaurant, North Baltimore featuring gospel music by Carl Woodring & Set Apart. Dinner 5pm, music at 6pm. Sponsored by Truck Stop Ministries.
(419-704-0242 or 419-934-5456)

“Chip In for Charity” Golf Scramble to benefit Christian Clearing House on Friday, September 15 at Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Arlington. Registration at 8:30am, 9am shotgun start. Cost $80/player or $320/team includes green fees, cart, breakfast & lunch, door prizes, more. For info: