Upcoming Events


Green Hills Community hosts a hiring event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29, at La Palma Mexican Restaurant, 2201 S. Main St., Bellefontaine. Those who apply for a position will receive a free lunch. Questions about the event and available positions may be directed to Stacie Cingle, director of human resources, 937-465-5065 or scingle@greenhillscommunity.org. A list of open positions can be found at www.greenhillscommunity.org.

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The West Liberty-Salem cross country programs will host the Max Evans Memorial Ohio Caverns Invitational Alumni 5K on Saturday, Sept. 23, starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Ohio Caverns. The race is open to the public. The entry fee is $10. Online registration is available at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/WestLiberty/OhioCavernsCrossCountryInvitationalAlumni5K. Race day registration is also available. For more information visit www.bornandracedinwestliberty.com

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Make Memories Together Storytime at the Knowlton Library. Celebrate childhood, savor fun and make memoires with your little one at Storytime programs on Wednesdays through Dec. 13: Little Ones (birth-3 years) 9:30 a.m.; Preschool StoryTime 10 a.m.; Wee Workouts 10:30 a.m.

Logan County Libraries branch locations for Storytime Greatest Hits-Bringing back the classics and hits made famous by popular demand for ages 0-6; Tuesdays at Rushsylvania Branch 10:30 a.m.; Tuesdays at West Mansfield Branch 11:30 a.m.; Tuesdays at Lakeview Branch 1:30 p.m.; Fridays at West Liberty Branch 11 a.m.; Fridays at DeGraff Branch 1:30 pm.

For more information call the Main Library at 937-599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

Imagination Academy Family Edition-Build Your Fun LEGO Night at the Knowlton Library Monday, Sept. 25, at 6 p.m. Building & Construction Fun. Make your own Lego Fidget Spinner while supplies last at this free family event. For more info, call the library at 937-599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org.

Free Family Movie Night at the Knowlton Library Friday, Oct. 13, at 5:30 p.m. Intended for all ages. For the movie title call the Library at (937) 599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

Imagination Academy Family Edition-More treat than trick! At the Knowlton Library Monday, October 30 at 6 pm. Bring the whole family for a fun Trick or Treat adventure inside the library. Put on your favorite non-scary costume and join us for some tasty treats, arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt and prizes. For more information, call the Library at (937) 599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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Family Movie Night at the Knowlton Library is Friday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. in the AcuSport Community Room. Call the library at 937-599-4189 or visit www.LoganCountyLibraries.org for the feature title of this free movie.

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Green Hills/Community Health & Wellness offer Medicare 101. Are you eligible for Medicare in the near future? Have you been on Medicare for a while but need to better understand what it offers? This event covers Medicare Part A and part B benefits, the prescription drug benefit (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans, and Medicare supplement insurance. This program is being offered by Green Hills Community in collaboration with Community Health and Wellness Partnership of Logan County. The program is from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, in Foundation Hall, located in the Green Hills Community Center. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for lunch. Reservations are required. Call 937-465-0700 email via e-mail info@greenhillscommunity.org.

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“What is Your Soil Wearing?” a workshop on cover crops and soil health, will be held Sept. 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Tom and Nancy Smith Farm, 2684 Mt. Tabor Road, West Liberty, courtesy of the Logan County Land Trust and Ohio Farm Bureau, in cooperation with Farm Credit Services, Ludlow Ag LLC, Pioneer Hi-Breds – Craig Warne, Heritage Cooperative, Logan County Farm Bureau, Dallas Ag LLC, Indian Lake Watershed and Logan SWCD/NRCS. Dinner will be provided by Dine and Dash Food Truck, Urbana. Pre-registration is $10; $12 at the door. Note the number attending on checks made payable to Logan County Land Trust and sent to Logan County Land Trust, c/o Bob Stoll, 5952 State Route 540, Bellefontaine, OH 43311. (Phone: 937-935-7505)

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Grief Support through GriefShare: A 13-week seminar and support group designed to help you rebuild life after losing a loved one. Two session times are being offered – Mondays at 10 a.m., Aug. 21-Nov. 13 or Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 22-Nov. 14. There is a $5 registration fee. Seminar and group is held at West Liberty United Methodist Church, 202 W. Newell St. For more info, call 937-441-3592.

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The Logan County Chamber of Commerce has scheduled the 32nd annual Premier Golf Scramble for Wednesday, Sept. 20, at Liberty Hills Golf Club. Rain date is Wednesday, Sept. 27. The event, limited to 32 teams, starts with registration and continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Sponsors are Citizens Federal Savings & Loan, Liberty National Bank, NEX, and Sims Brothers Recycling. For registration forms and more info, contact the Chamber at 100 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, or at 937-599-5121.

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A New Book Club, For A Brew Generation – Books on Tap! A casual book group for 20-30 somethings and beyond, interested in reading fun and edgy books, with a trivia style discussion at the “Tap of Ohio.” Hosted by Logan County Libraries and Brewfontaine every 3rd Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Library cards are required for the monthly book title checkout. Participants must be 21 years of age to purchase adult beverages. For more information call the Library at (937)599-4189 or visit LoganCountyLibraries.org

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The Logan County Farmers Market is held 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays, May-September, at the corner of Chillicothe and Detroit streets in Bellefontaine.

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The Logan County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau offers networking and education opportunities: First Thursday’s Coffee Hour – 1st Thursday of each month @ 8:00 a.m. @ Sweet Aromas; Legislative Meetings – 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 7:30 a.m. @ Chamber Office; Young Professionals – 2nd Tuesday of each month @ 5:30 p.m. @ TBA Locations. Additional networking opportunities available w/membership include Quarterly H.R. Lunch & Learns; Safety Council Meetings – 3rd Thursday of each month @ 7:30 a.m. @ Ohio Hi-Point; Business After Hours – Available upon request.

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Women who have experienced infertility or miscarriage, are undergoing fertility treatments, or are considering adoption are invited to a monthly support group that meets at Memorial Hospital. HOPE, an independent, peer-led, female-only support group provides an opportunity to share information, discuss sensitive issues, or just listen to others. Meetings are confidential, unbiased and planned to provide support and comfort. Meetings are held on the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 9 p.m. in Meeting Room E at Memorial Hospital, 500 London Ave. in Marysville (use entrance E). For information, email hopemarysville@gmail.com.

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The Food Pantry of Wake Up the World Ministries is open the last Friday of each month from 4 to 8 p.m. to individuals and families in Logan County needing food and who qualify under the Second Harvest Food Bank criteria.The church is in downtown Bellefontaine on the corner of East Columbus Avenue and Madriver Street, across Columbus Avenue from the Huntington Bank. Qualified individuals and families can secure three days of food, including fresh veggies, meats and canned goods, by entering the church’s side entrance on Madriver Street. The facility also can help with food emergencies. Contact Janet Sexton at 937-441-5189, or Heather Wright at 937-441-5168 for more info.

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ASK-A-LIBRARIAN is featured at Logan County Libraries branch locations to help people find answers to frustrating computer questions. Topics may include any computer questions, for example: Getting started with computers, setting up and using email, using your tablet or ereader, saving and finding your files, Internet navigation, etc. This service is available: First Thursday of each month at West Liberty Branch | 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Second Thursday of each month at West Mansfield Branch | 12:30-1:30 p.m. and Rushsylvania Branch | 2:15-3:15 p.m.; Third Thursday of each month at Lakeview Branch | 1:30-2:30 p.m.; Fourth Thursday of each month at DeGraff Branch | 1:30-2:30 p.m.

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The Five Loaves Food Pantry is open for families in the Riverside Local School District the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. The pantry is located at the Quincy United Methodist Church, 111 South St., Quincy. Proper ID and address information are required. For more info, call 937-585-5114.

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Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10 a.m. each Monday at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1505 S. Main St., in Bellefontaine. This meeting is open to anyone who wants to stop eating compulsively. There are no dues and no fees for membership. Participants are asked to enter through the back door of the church. For more info, call 937-582-9007.

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A support group for caregivers, family and friends of those with Parkinson’s Disease meets the first Monday of every month at 10 a.m. at Vancrest in Urbana. For further information call Ann Bahan at 937-969-8565 or Doris Murray at 937-652-3098.

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The Logan County Art League holds an Open Studio 7-9 p.m. on the 2nd and 3rd Monday of each month so people can bring in their visual arts projects to work on among like-minded artists. Try new things, gain direction, get encouragement and explore. It will be a safe place to share ideas and get inspiration. It is open to anyone in the arts, at any level, and in any media. There will be several experienced artists on hand to help, so beginners are welcome. Just bring your project and your supplies and join us. There is no cost.

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Logan/Champaign Counties Survivor of Suicide (SOS) Support Group for those bereaved by suicide will meet 6:30-8 p.m. the 2nd Thursday of each month at the MHDAS Board, 123 N. Detroit St., West Liberty, with topics and events planned for each month.

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Gloryland Ministries is accepting donations of gently-loved stuffed animals, holiday decorations, books (especially children’s), sewing items, craft items and kits, old neckties, small office supplies, school supplies for kids, small household decorations, collectibles, puzzles and board games with all pieces, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, bath chairs. The drop-off box is located on the porch at 8908 S. U.S. Route 68, West Liberty. Call Rev. Tami Wenger at 937-465-6081 for more information.

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The Logan County Health District Office, 310 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, is open 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Monday-Thursday; and 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday. For more information, call 937-651-6186.

Flu shots are offered during regular business hours: Weekdays 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m.; and Fridays 8:30 a.m.-noon.

TB testing is done 8:30 a.m.-noon and 1:30-4 p.m.on Mondays and Tuesdays. The charge is $20 cash, or check with ID.