Community Events for Tuesday, October 9

The McComb Community & Alumni Band will hold researshal for its annual Homecoming Game performance on Thursday, 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, 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, 7-10pm at LaRiche Toyota-Subaru. Fine wines, craft beers, food and music. Cost $100, reservations required. For info and tickets:

Fish Fry on Friday, 5-7pm at the Forest VFW & American Legion Post. Cost $10, proceeds benefit their scholarship fund for Riverdale students.

Harvest Bazaar on Saturday, 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 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, 5-8pm at Beech Grove Wesleyan Church, Carey.

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

Blood Donor Drives on Tuesday, October 16, Noon-5pm at Findlay Evangelical Free Church (Heatherwood Dr) and Thursday, October 18, 1-6pm at Arcadia United Methodist Church and 3-8pm at Liberty-Benton Middle School. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Rehearsals for Bluffton University’s 123rd holiday season performance of Handel’s “Messiah” will be held on Tuesdays beginning October 16 (thru Dec. 4). Community members high school through adult are welcome to participate. Performance will be on Sunday, December 9, 4pm.

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.

Blood Donor Drives on Tuesday, October 23, 8am-1pm at Arlington High School and Thursday, October 25, Noon-6pm at First Lutheran Church (E Lincoln St). Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Blood Donor Drives on Wednesday, October 24, 10am-4pm at Continental High School and Friday, October 26, Noon-6pm at Glandorf Elementary School. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

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)

Blood Donor Drive on Monday, October 29, Noon-6pm at Kalida High School. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

The Wyandot County Hospital Guild will meet on Monday, October 29, 1:30pm at the hospital conference room.

Blood Donor Drives on Wednesday, October 31, 6am-6pm at Blanchard Valley Hospital and 9am-2pm at Riverdale High School. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

“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:

Steak Supper on Saturday, November 10, 5-7pm at Gilboa United Methodist Church. The only cost is a free-will donation. Sponsored by the church Trustee Committee. Carry-out available.
(No contact number)

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.