Upcoming Events


Editor’s note: The deadline for submissions to this newspaper is 5 p.m. Fridays. Items that are welcome for consideration include letters to the editor. Letters must be no longer than 200 words (election letters must be no longer than 100 words). Frequent letters from the same writer will be rejected. Please submit items to UWCinfo@civitasmedia.com.

– – – –

The U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will conduct an “About Boating Safely” class on June 13 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the USCG Auxiliary station located at the Moundwood launch ramp, 7490 Edgwater Ave., Huntsville. For more information call Anita Daniel at 937-726-6572.

– – – –

The American Red Cross will hold blood drives at the following locations and dates: 12-6 p.m. June 16 at the First United Methodist Church, 201 N. Main St., Bellefontaine; 12-6 p.m. June 19, Indian Lake High School, 6210 N. state Route 235, Lewistown; 1-7 p.m. June 22 at the First Church of God, 1000 E. Brown Ave., Bellefontaine; 2-8 p.m. June 29 at the Belle Center United Methodist Church, 101 S. Center St., Belle Center. To make an appointment to give blood, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (800-733-2767), or download the Red Cross Blood Donor App.

– – – –

Miami Grange in DeGraff hosts a pancake, sausage breakfast from 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, June 20. Cost is $6 for adults and $2.50 for children.

– – – –

The Turkeyfoot Benefit Crew will host the 16th annual Parade and Auction on Saturday, June 20. Turkeyfoot Road will be closed at 10:30 a.m. for the 11 a.m. parade. The auction immediately follows the parade. Due to rain, the 2nd annual golf scramble is rescheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. Additional details about these events can be found on the Facebook page turkeyfootbenefitcrew.

– – – –

Soccer sign-ups for Huntsville and Indian Lake will be at Indian Lake Elementary. Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Children must be 5 by Aug. 1, 2015, to play. Payment is due at sign-ups. Huntsville won’t accept sign-ups in July, as was done in past years. Players will have the same uniforms as last year. Indian Lake Only: Last day for sign-ups will be Aug. 1.

– – – –

2015-16 Physical Forms can be found under the Athletics tab at hs.ils-k12.org by clicking Forms. Physicals cost $5. Every student who plans to participate in sports during the 2015-16 school year must have a physical.

– – – –

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. Meetings are on June 15, Cut Flower Judging; July 20, Tour, TBA; Aug. 17, Plant Study on Daylillies; Sept. 21, Plant Study on Mums.

– – – –

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.

– – – –

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.

– – – –

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.

– – – –

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.