Upcoming Events


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Community Markets and United Way invite all to raise a glass and LIVE UNITED at their Craft Beer Festival on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lakeview store, 8793 Twp. Rd. 239. This unique “funraiser” will benefit United Way of Logan County. Attendees can sample from more than 20 craft beers, wine and food. The band Stir Crazy will be performing. Admission is $20 or two tickets for $35. For more information, please contact Community Markets at (419) 422-8090 ext. 2263.

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The Indian Lake High School Journalism Class is sponsoring a float for past ILHS Homecoming Queens during the Community Parade and Pep Rally in Russells Point on Thursday, September 24th. All former ILHS Homecoming Queens are invited to ride. Please RSVP to rossj@ils-k12.org. The night of the parade, please gather at the Paradise Island parking lot across from Indian Head Roadhouse by 6 pm.

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Past members of the Indian Lake Marching Band are invited to take the field once again in the annual Alumni Band Performance at the Indian Lake High School Homecoming Football game on Friday, Sept. 25, at 7:30 p.m. Former members of the band will perform with the Marching Lakers during the pregame show and be recognized for their participation. They are also encouraged to stay in the bandstands for the game and help cheer the team to victory against the Tipp City Red Devils. Interested band alumni can call Band Director Jason Fauley at 937-686-8851 or email fauleyj@ils-k12.org.

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The Red Cross will hold blood drives at 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 26 at Moose Lodge 2563, at 912 S. Detroit Street, Bellefontaine; and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 27 at Middleburg United Methodist Church, 11824 state Route 287, East Liberty.

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A free series of three weight-loss classes will be held 7-8 p.m. Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 in the basement of Oakhill Medical Center, West Liberty. Call 937-599-5175 to register.

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West Liberty United Methodist Church offers Grief Support through a program called GriefShare, a weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild life after losing a loved one. The two session times offered are 10 a.m. Mondays starting Aug. 31 or 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays starting Sept. 1. There is a $5 registration fee. The group meets at the church, 202 W. Newell St. Call 937-441-3592 for information. Everyone is welcome.

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An Indian Lake Alumni coed softball tournament will be held at Emil Davis Park Sept. 19-20. It’s all for fun and a chance for classmates to get together. The goal is to keep members of each graduating class on the same team. If not possible, add members from the class above or below. No limit on how many can be on a team. All members must be from Indian Lake. If interested in entering a team, email Chad Lones, ojirot@embarqmail.com. Cost is $15 a player. Proceeds go to the Indian Lake High School softball program.

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Russells Point Church of God hosts a free pancake breakfast for the community 8-11 a.m. the fourth Saturday of each month.

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Ever want to join a Garden Club, share and enjoy the company of other gardeners, floral and vegetable? All are welcome to the following 6:30 p.m. meetings. For more info, call Joyce, 614-832-7445. The Sept. 21 meeting – Plant Study on Mums.

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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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The Indian Lake United Christian Services Food Pantry at the Municipal Building, 433 state Route 708, Russells Point, offers food assistance to all residents of the Indian Lake School District on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Thursdays of the month. The Food Pantry is staffed entirely by volunteers and operates solely with donated funds and food.

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The Logan County Health District Office, located at 310 S. Main St., Bellefontaine, has TB testing at the office every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. For more information, call 651-6186.