Upcoming Events


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The Indian Lake Area Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, June 22, at the Galilee Lutheran Church on Lincoln Blvd. in Russells Point. The guest speaker is William (Bill) Davis and his subject will be “The Great Miami River Native American Discovery.”

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Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine will host a blood drive for Community Blood Center on Wednesday, June 24, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the North and South Conference Rooms, 205 Palmer Ave.

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West Liberty Soccer Association Sign Up Dates: Early Bird Period May 25 – June 30. Register early to get $5 off per player. Log onto www.westlibertysoccer.org. In person registration at Lions Park 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, June 27.

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The West Liberty Lions will have a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, at the main shelter house in The Lions Park. The event supports Lions projects in the area. There also will be a car show, girls fast pitch tournament and, at dusk, fireworks.

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The Relay for Life of Logan County fundraising event for the American Cancer Society will include a Community Blood Center blood drive from 5-9 p.m. Friday, June 19, at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, 2280 state Route 540, Bellefontaine. All who register to donate will receive a free “Donor Surf Co.” surfboard t-shirt, and everyone age 18 or older will be entered to win an expense-paid Hawaii vacation. To schedule an appointment online, visit www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. For more information on blood donation, visit www.givingblood.org.

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The Logan County Discovery Center in Bellefontaine will host a blood drive from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 19, at The Discovery Center, 1973 W. state Route 47. All who register to donate will receive a free “Donor Surf Co.” surfboard t-shirt, and everyone age 18 or older will be entered to win an expense-paid Hawaii vacation. To schedule an appointment online, visit www.DonorTime.com or call 1-800-388-GIVE. For more information on blood donation, visit www.givingblood.org.

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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.

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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 Vancest in Urbana. For further information call Ann Bahan at 937-969-8565 or Doris Murray at 937-652-3098.

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Quincy Kids Lunch Bunch for children and high school youths of the area will have free lunch and fun activities on noon each Friday beginning May 29 and ending when school starts at Quincy United Methodist Church, 108 Main St., Quincy.

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The Champaign County Farmers Market, corner of East Market and Locust Street, just west of the Urbana municipal building/fire department, is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays May-October. This is the place for locally grown fresh veggies and fruit.

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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. Meetings are on July 20, Tour, TBA; Aug. 17, Plant Study on Daylillies; Sept. 21, 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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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.