Community Events for Thursday, October 4

“Harvesting Hope” – The American Cancer Society Relay for Life in downtown Fostoria will be held on Saturday, 1-10pm. For info or to register, visit:

The McComb Community & Alumni Band will hold researshal for its annual Homecoming Game performance on Thursday, October 11, 7-8:30pm at the High School band room. A limited number of loaner instruments are available. Call for info.
(419-293-3853 x307)

The Toledo Symphony will perform a community concert on Friday, October 12, 7pm at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria. Tickets $10, available at the parish office.

10th annual “Uncorked & Unplugged” fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Mentoring Connection of Hancock County on Friday, October 12, 7-10pm at LaRiche Toyota-Subaru. Fine wines, craft beers, food and music. Cost $100, reservations required. For info and tickets:

Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, October 13, 9am-2pm at Arcadia Trinity Lutheran Church (SR12). Crafts, baked goods, quilt raffle, more. Lunch available. Proceeds benefit local charities & church missions.

Memorial Bike Run and Benefit on Saturday, October 13 at the Carey Conservation Club (TR106). Poker run bikes out at 10am, benefit event begins at 2pm with games, kids’ activities, karaoke, costume contest, silent auction, food, more.
(No contact number)

“Trunk-or-Treat” on Saturday, October 13, 5-8pm at Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, Carey.

The Bluffton University Concert Band will perform in concert on Sunday, October 14, 2:30pm at Yoder Recital Hall. Free, offering taken to fund music scholarships.
(No contact number)

Family Fun Fest on Saturday, October 20, 3-7pm at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Kids’ activities, bounce houses, hayrides, pumpkin patch, silent auction, prizes, Harlan’s chicken BBQ, more. Pre-sale tickets $15/Adults, $10/Age 12 & Under (includes meal). Sponsored by the Hancock County Citizens Sheriff’s Academy Alumni Association to support the Sheriff’s Office Training Facility.
(567-208-8529 or 419-424-7239)

Gospel Concert on Saturday, October 20 at The Lighthouse (US224W), featuring Jericho Road, Mercy River, The Morse Family & Bobby Jones Family. Food available at 5pm, music at 6pm. Free, offering taken.

Designer Purse Bingo Fundraiser on Saturday, October 20 at Cory-Rawson High School. Doors open at 6pm, event begins at 7pm. Tickets $35 (pre-sale discount available). Proceeds to offset the cost of the CRHS Music Department’s Disney trip.

Dance Party on Saturday, October 20 (new date), 7-11pm at the Findlay Moose Center (W Main-Cross). Cover charge $10/person.

Designer Purse Bingo on Saturday, October 27 at the Findlay Elks at Northridge. Pre-party at 5pm, Bingo at 7pm. Cost $40, including appetizers, door prizes, more. Proceeds to benefit the Elks Building Fund. For info:
(No contact number)

“Soup for Two” Fundraiser on Friday, November 2, 11m-1pm at the St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall. Enjoy lunch with proceeds helping to feed those in need in the community through the Salvation Army. Lunch options for $7 & $10. To-go orders available.
(No contact number)

Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, November 3, 9am-2:30pm at Arcadia United Methodist Church. Crafts, bake sale, quilt giveaway, silent auction, homemade food, more.
(419-348-8227 or 419-306-7325)

Doll & Me Tea on Saturday, November 10, 1pm at Trinity Lutheran Church, Findlay (W Bigelow Ave). Entertainment by Findlay First Edition, silent auction (to benefit Awakening Minds Art), drawing for an American Girl Doll, more. $10 per person (children must be accompanied by an adult), reservations required. For info:

Gospel Concert on Saturday, November 17 at The Lighthouse (US224W), featuring Jim Boedicker, Living Water, Jamie Tolley & Olga Kipp. Food available at 5pm, music at 6pm. Free, offering taken.