Community Events for Thursday, August 2

Carey Fest 2018 begins with the annual Homecoming event at Waterworks Park Today, 5pm. Events continue through the day Tomorrow & Saturday including live music, food, games, more.
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Memorial Celebration & Benefit for the family of Krista Kin on Saturday, 11am at Ghost Town (CR40). Food, live music, silent auction, games, more.
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Ice Cream Social on Saturday, 4:30-7:30pm at Van Buren United Methodist Church. Sandwiches, baked goods, ice cream, kids’ games, musical entertainment, more.
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McComb Cookie Festival on Saturday & Sunday at the McComb Village Park. Community Garage Sale, Military displays, 5K (8am Sat), Downtown Parade (10am Sat), Talent show (1pm Sat), Live music (7:30pm Sat & Noon Sun), games, prizes, entertainment, more.
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PrimeTimers, a monthly lunch gathering for adults 55 & Over, will meet on Tuesday, Noon at St. John Mennonite Church, Pandora. Menu is BBQ ribs, with entertainment by pianist Christy Dean. Free, donations accepted.
(419-358-1015 x2)

Blood Donor Drives on Tuesday, 1-6pm at St. John Lutheran Church (Tiffin Ave) and 1-7pm at the McComb Public Library. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

2018 Flag City National Night Out Event on Tuesday, 6-9pm at Riverside Park. Meet & greet with first responders, emergency vehicle display, demonstrations, entertainment, food, more. Free.

2018 Putnam County National Night Out Event on Tuesday, 6-9pm on Putnam Parkway, Ottawa. Emergency vehicle display, demonstrations, fire safety trailer, LifeFlight landing, refreshments, more. Free.
(No contact number)

Blood Donor Drives on Wednesday, August 8, 6am-6pm at Blanchard Valley Hospital and Noon-6pm at Good Hope Lutheran Church, Arlington. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Blood Donor Drive on Wednesday, August 8, Noon-6pm at The Meadows of Leipsic. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Blood Donor Drive on Thursday, August 9, Noon-6pm at First Presbyterian Church (S Main St). Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Rosina’s Birthday Hat Victorian Tea Party on Saturday, August 11, 12:30pm at the Grammes-Brown House, Tiffin. RSVP required, program presented by the Tea Committee Ladies of the Tiffin Historic Trust.

Ted Fest 2018 on Saturday, August 11, 10am-11pm at the Pandora Community Park. Food, games, golf cart poker run, bingo, prizes, live music, more. Proceeds benefit the Arthur-Lugibihl Community Center.
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Pasta Dinner to benefit Christian Clearing House on Tuesday, August 14, 4:30-7pm at First Presbyterian Church (S Main St). $9/Adults, $5/Under Age 10. Dine-in or carry-out.

Blood Donor Drives on Wednesday, August 15, Noon-6pm at the Findlay Family Moose Center (W Main Cross St) and 1-7pm at Mt. Blanchard United Methodist Church. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

3rd annual Running With The Law Sprint Triathlon & 5K Race on Saturday, August 18, 8:30am at Four Seasons Park, Kalida. Proceeds benefit the Putnam County Sheriff Auxiliary school & community programs. For info:
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Mt. Blanchard Heritage Days Festival on Saturday, August 18, 10am-4pm. Events/activities include a vintage car show, woodcarving and sidewalk chalk art artists, chicken & pork chop BBQ, crafts, petting zoo, games, prizes, kids’ carnival, historical tours and wagon rides, more.

Back-To-School Carnival on Saturday, August 18, 1:30-3:30pm at Camp Fire Northwest Ohio (W Hardin St). Food, games, bounce house, more. Free.

Wyandot County Memorial Hospital Guild will meet on Monday, August 27, 1:30pm at the hospital conference room. Anyone interested in assisting with the Guild’s activities at the county fair are welcome.

Chicken BBQ on Sunday, September 9, Noon-2pm at Houcktown United Methodist Church. Cost $7 in advance, call for tickets. Dine-in or carry-out.

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: