Community Events for Saturday, April 20

Blood Donor Drives on Tuesday, Noon-5pm at Findlay Evangelical Free Church and Wednesday, April 24, 6am-6pm at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Blood Donor Drive on Thursday, 1-6pm at Arcadia United Methodist Church. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Rummage Sale on Friday, April 26, 9am-5pm and Saturday, April 27, 9am-Noon at First Lutheran Church (Main & Lincoln Sts). Proceeds benefit local, national and international mission programs.

The Hancock County Solid Waste Management District’s annual Spring Cleanup Event will be held on Saturday, April 27. For more info and to volunteer:

Model Railroad Show & Swap Meet on Sunday, April 28, 10am-3pm at the Montpelier Quality Inn conference center. Vendors, operating layouts, prizes, food available, more. Admission $5 (12 & Under Free with adult), sponsored by the Montpelier Trackside Modelers Railroad Club.
(419-298-2441 or 260-760-1666)

Blood Donor Drive on Tuesday, April 30, Noon-6pm at the Ottawa VFW. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

The musical “Guys and Dolls” will be staged at Bluffton University on Friday & Saturday, May 3-4, 7:30pm at Founders Hall. Reserved seats $15, call the BU box office or visit:

5th annual Spring Arts & Crafts and Classic Car Show on Saturday, May 18 at the Bloomdale Community Center. Craft show 9am-3pm, car show 11am-2pm. Proceeds benefit Cancer Patient Services.
(No contact number)

Red Cross “Gala on the Green” Fundraiser on Saturday, May 18, 7pm at the Findlay Country Club. Food, entertainment, silent auction, more. Tickets $150/person. For info:

Chicken & Pork Chop BBQ on Sunday, May 19, 11am-1:30pm at Ottawa Fire Station 100 (Agner St). Cost $8, carry-out only. Proceeds benefit the Ottawa Volunteer Fire Association.
(419-523-4299 or 419-523-5039)

Car, Truck, Motorcycle & Tractor Show on Saturday, May 25 at Carey Waterworks Park. Registration at 10am, show 1-4pm, Awards at 4pm. Registration $10 (spectator admission Free). Food, prizes, craft show, more. Sponsored by Carey VFW Post 3759, proceeds benefit VFW Ohio charities.