Community Events for Thursday, November 2

Blood Donation Drives Today, Noon-5pm at the Findlay Masonic Complex (Osborne Ave). Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

The Hancock County OSU Extension will host a community forum on Issue 4 (the county sales tax issue) Tonight, 7pm at the Hancock County Ag Center (CR140).
(No contact number)

“Aim High” Gun Raffle each Thursday in November to benefit the Wyandot County Young Professionals. Tickets $20, and are entered into all five drawings. Call for info or visit:

The Bluffton University production of the Arthur Miller drama “The Crucible” will be staged Tonight-Saturday, 7:30pm and Sunday, 2:30pm at Ramseyer Auditorium. $8/Adults, $6/Seniors & Students. Call the BU box office for tickets or visit:

Archery Basics for Adults (age 18+) at Oakwoods Nature Preserve on Saturday, 9-10:30am, presented by the Hancock Park District. Cost $10/person, pre-registration required. For info:

Holiday Craft Bazaar on Saturday, 9am-2pm at Van Buren United Methodist Church. Crafts, baked goods, more. Lunch available.

Holiday Market Place & Craft Show on Saturday, 9am-3pm at Upper Room Church of God. Breakfast with Santa at 9am ($2/person), handcrafted items, baked goods, silent auction baskets, gift items, more. Lunch available.

Gospel Sing & Dinner on Saturday at the South Side Restaurant (S Main St). Dinner at 5pm, music at 6pm featuring Salvation Singers, Peggy Hamilton & One Voice. Presented by TGMA Promotions.

Tiffin Right-To-Life will host a “Celebrate Life” Dinner, featuring keynote speaker Pam Tebow (mother of Tim Tebow), live music, and silent auction on Saturday, 6pm at the St. Joseph Church Activity Center. $40/Adults, $20/Students, advance purchase required. For info:

Fall Festival on Sunday, 11:30am-3pm at Sts. Peter & Paul Parish, Ottawa. Chicken and roast beef dinner ($9/Adults, $5/Under Age 12), craft store, baked goods, holiday items, games, more.

Election Day Soup & Sandwich Supper on Tuesday, 4-7pm at Enon Valley Presbyterian Church (US224E). Donations accepted to benefit the church’s building maintenance fund.

Blood Donation Drive on Wednesday, November 8 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Fall Bazaar on Saturday, November 11, 9am-2:30pm at Arcadia United Methodist Church. Homemade food, crafts, quilt raffle, silent auction, more.
(419-894-6764 or 419-894-6586)

Steak Supper on Saturday, November 11, 5-7pm at Gilboa United Methodist Church. Cost is a free-will donation. Dine-in or carry-out.
(No contact number)

Jazz Ensemble & Gospel Choir Concert on Saturday, November 11, 6pm at Bluffton University’s Yoder Recital Hall. Free, offering taken.
(No contact number)

Community Basement Sale on Saturday, November 18, 9am-4pm at the Gilboa United Methodist Church. Lunch available. Donations of gently used items for the sale may be dropped off on Sun 11/12 (11:45am-12:30pm), Fri 11/17 (4-5pm) or one hour prior to the sale on Sat 11/18. No shoes or electronics.

Turkey Shoot on Sunday, November 19, Noon at the Mt. Blanchard Gun Club. Still shoots, 10-Bird Shoots, Protections and Annie Oakleys.

13th annual Holidaze Craft Show on Friday, December 1, 6-8pm and Saturday, December 2, 9am-2pm at Blanchard Valley Center (E Sandusky St). Free admission. For info: