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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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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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.

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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.

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The Indian Lake High School football team will hold the Hunter Valentine Memorial Car Wash and Hog Roast on Saturday, June 20, at 138 Main St. in Russells Point across from the Taco Bell from 10 am to 4 pm. The players will wash cars, and Adam Thomas of Laker Pizza will be roasting a hog. Donations will be accepted for washes and/or meals. All money raised will go toward the Hunter Valentine Scholarship Fund. Valentine was an Indian Lake High School student and athlete who passed away after an automobile accident two summers ago.

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.

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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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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.