Community Events for Tuesday, September 5

Blood Donation Drive Tomorrow, Noon-6pm at the Ft. Jennings American Legion. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

The Putnam County District Library will offer a course on the Basics of Estate Planning this Thursday, 6:30pm at the Ottawa location and Monday, September 11, 6:30pm at the Continental location. Free, pre-registration recommended.
(419-523-3747 or 419-596-3727)

Back-to-School Bingo Family Fun Night on Tuesday, September 12, 6:30pm at the Putnam County District Library Ottawa location. Free, presented by the Friends of the PCDL. For info:

Emergency Preparedness Course on Tuesday, September 12, 6:30pm at the Bluffton Public Library. Information will cover a variety of emergency situations. Free, pre-registration required.

Blood Donation Drive on Thursday, September 14, 11am-5pm at Vanlue High School. Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

“Chip In for Charity” Golf Scramble to benefit Christian Clearing House on Friday, September 15 at Sycamore Springs Golf Course, Arlington. Registration at 8:30am, 9am shotgun start. Cost $80/player or $320/team includes green fees, cart, breakfast & lunch, door prizes, more. For info:

Blood Donation Drive on Friday, September 15, 11am-5pm at the UAW Union Hall (Summit St). Walk-in’s welcome or make an appointment at

Golf Outing and Fundraising Walk to benefit PHAALS (Playing Hardball Against ALS) on Saturday, September 16 at Pike Run Golf Club, Ottawa. Golf outing at 9:30am ($60/player), Walk at Noon ($10). Prizes, live & silent auction, more. For info:

“Behind the Façade” Riverside Ramble Walking Tour of one of Tiffin’s oldest and most historic neighborhoods on Sunday, September 17, 2-5pm. Cost $5 (including refreshments), sponsored by the Tiffin Historic Trust. For info:

Fall Book Sale at the Bluffton Public Library on Wednesday, September 20, 5-7:30pm; Thursday, September 21, 9:30am-7:30pm; Friday, September 22, 9:30am-5pm and Saturday, September 23, 9:30am-1pm.

“Shoot for the Stars” Mentoring Event with the Children’s Mentoring Connection and University of Findlay Men’s Basketball Team on Thursday, September 21, 5-7pm at Croy Gymnasium. Food, prizes, information about mentoring programs, more. Free.

Gluten-Free & Food Allergy Support Group Meeting on Monday, September 25, 6:30pm at the Bluffton Public Library. Free.

The Friends of the Putnam County District Library are accepting applications for the 10th annual Autumn Harvest of Crafts Show on Saturday, October 28 at Ottawa-Glandorf High School. Proceeds to benefit the PCDL. Call for more info.