Community Events for Thursday, June 21

Lunch in the Park (BBQ chicken, brats & dogs) Today, 11am-1pm at the Ottawa Senior Citizens Center. Dine in or eat at Waterworks Park. Live entertainment.

The annual Mark Gillfillan 5K Memorial Run/Walk will be held Tomorrow at Riverdale School. Registration at 5:30pm, event begins at 7pm. Cost $20 for the 5K, $12 for the one-mile memorial walk and $10 for the kids (age 8 & under) quarter-mile fun run. Proceeds benefit the Mark Gillfillan Scholarship Fund. For info:

Author David Greer will speak about his book “God Is Merciful: The Colorful Career of John E. Egan” on Saturday, 2-4pm at Hull’s Trace Wine Cellar, Arlington. Egan was attorney to notorious con men and outlaws such as John Dillinger. Free.
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The Original Reunion Band in concert on Saturday, 6-10pm at the Findlay Elks at Northridge. Food, raffles, more. Free admission, proceeds and donations benefit Flag City Honor Flight.
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7th annual Golf For Kids’ Sake to benefit Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Putnam County on Sunday at Pike Run Golf Club, Ottawa. Shotgun start at 1pm. For info or to register:

12th annual Car Show & Chicken BBQ on Saturday, July 7 at County Line Church (N Hardin Rd), Harrod. Registration 11am, awards at 3pm. Entry fee $10. BBQ 11am-2pm, $8 in advance (call for tickets). For info: