Upcoming Events


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Mad River Crossfit and The Logan County Board of DD Aktion Club are coming together to raise money for the Logan County Braves Special Olympics Team and collect personal hygiene items for the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky. It’s the third annual Mad River Crossfit Ugly Sweater Throwdown at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. The cost to participate in the workout is $7, plus one hygiene product. The audience is also encouraged to bring hygiene items. Activities and events include DIne and Dash Food Truck on site, Workout, 50/50 Drawing, Arts and Crafts for Kids, Prizes for the Ugliest Sweater, Prizes for the WOD Winners and Santa Visit.

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The West Liberty Historical Society annual meeting will be at 9 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 21, at the Liberty Gathering Place. Anyone interested in village events and planning is encouraged to attend.

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The American Red Cross will host blood drives in Logan County in December. The next drive will be from 2-8 p.m. Dec. 28 in the Belle Center United Methodist Church, 101 S. Center St., Belle Center. For more information, call the Red Cross at 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit redcrossblood.org.

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Quest Community Church, 110 South St., West Liberty, will host its family-oriented, casual Community Candlelight Christmas Eve Services at 5:45 p.m. and 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24. Childcare will be provided for children birth to age 5. For more information, go to questchurchonline.com or call 937-465-0141.

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Bethel Mennonite Church, 416 Washington St., West Liberty, will host a Christmas Day Community Fellowship Meal noon-2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 25. All are welcome. For more info or to place a delivery request, call Oak Grove Mennonite Church, 937-465-4749.

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Flu shots are available at the Logan County Health District during regular immunization clinics. These clinics are held every Thursday morning from 9-11 a.m. In addition on the first and third Thursday of the month there are late clinics available from 2-6 p.m. Please call 937-651-6186 for further information and to register for your flu shot.

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The Logan County WIC has monthly breastfeeding classes at the Logan County Health District office. The classes are open to the public; you do not need to be on WIC to participate. The class is designed for anyone thinking about breastfeeding to help determine the right choice for themselves and their baby. For more information call the health district at 937-651-6191.

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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, 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.