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Van Buren Presbyterian Church Groundhog Day Pancake Breakfast 8:00 am
Van Buren Presbyterian Church Groundhog Day Pancake Breakfast @ Van Buren Presbyterian Church
Feb 4 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am
Van Buren Presbyterian Church’s 11th annual Groundhog Day Pancake Breakfast, featuring unlimited servings of pancakes along with fresh-ground whole-hog sausage, will be held from 8-11 a.m. Feb. 4. The gospel group Living Water from Wharton will also be performing during the breakfast. Freewill donations will be accepted. The church is located at 207 W. Market St., Van Buren.
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Hot Tea Tuesdays 10:00 am
Hot Tea Tuesdays @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 7 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Bluffton Public Library’s annual Hot Tea Tuesdays begins today and continues throughout the months of January and February. Patrons are invited to stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays for a free cup of hot tea and cookie while they visit the library, located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.
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Cooking for a Happy, Healthy Heart 4:30 pm
Cooking for a Happy, Healthy Heart @ Lindamood Room at Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Feb 9 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
“Cooking for a Happy, Healthy Heart” will be presented from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 9 in the Lindamood Room. The program will examine the ABC’s of heart health, cholesterol management and heart-healthy fats. The program is for adults only and preregistration is required. For more information or to register, visit www.findlaylibrary.org or call 419-422-1712.
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Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-Off 4:30 pm
Cancer Patient Services Chili Cook-Off @ Koehler Center
Feb 11 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Chilly community members can spice up their winter at the Cancer Patient Services’ 20th annual Chili Cook-Off. The nonprofit agency’s biggest fundraiser will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 11, at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Center and is co-presented by Hancock Federal Credit Union and Blanchard Valley Health System. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for kids 6-12 and free for kids 5 and under. The cook-off includes over 1,300 attendees from the local community, more than 550 gallons of chili, 250 volunteers as well as up to 20 teams representing area organizations and businesses along with their chili. There will also be activities for children and a vote for the favorite chili. Along with other silent auction items, Cancer Patient Services is offering one raffle ticket winner a choice of a trip for two adults and two kids to Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort in Orlando, Florida; or a couple’s stay at Iberostar Grand Hotel Rose Hall in Jamaica. Each trip covers four nights with round-trip airfare. The winner will be selected at the cook-off at 8 p.m., but does not need to be present to win. Buyers can purchase unlimited chances at $20 per ticket. They can be bought at Cancer Patient Services’ offices, from a Cancer Patient Services board member or a cook-off committee member through Feb. 11. For more information, call Cancer Patient Services at 419-423-0286.
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Boy Scout Troop 226 Pancake and Sausage Dinner 10:45 am
Boy Scout Troop 226 Pancake and Sausage Dinner @ Pandora United Methodist Church
Feb 12 @ 10:45 am – 1:00 pm
Pandora-Gilboa Boy Scout Troop 226 is having a pancake and sausage dinner from 10:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 12 at Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St. Adult presale tickets are $5, $7 at the door. Kids ages 4-12 eat for $4, and children 3 and younger are free. Carryout is available. For tickets, contact Scoutmaster Chris Fleming at 419-303-2584 or order via email at PandoraTroop226@yahoo.com.
Vanlue Community Church Valentine’s Day Lunch 11:30 am
Vanlue Community Church Valentine’s Day Lunch @ Vanlue Community Church
Feb 12 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Vanlue Community Church will host a Valentine’s Day-themed luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 12. The church is located at the corner of East Main and Main Cross strees in Vanlue. Everyone is invited and the event is free.
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Hot Tea Tuesdays 10:00 am
Hot Tea Tuesdays @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Bluffton Public Library’s annual Hot Tea Tuesdays begins today and continues throughout the months of January and February. Patrons are invited to stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays for a free cup of hot tea and cookie while they visit the library, located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.
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Hot Tea Tuesdays 10:00 am
Hot Tea Tuesdays @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 21 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Bluffton Public Library’s annual Hot Tea Tuesdays begins today and continues throughout the months of January and February. Patrons are invited to stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays for a free cup of hot tea and cookie while they visit the library, located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.
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Bluffton Community Chili Cookoff 5:30 pm
Bluffton Community Chili Cookoff @ Bluffton Middle School cafetorium
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
The Bluffton Community Chili Cookoff will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the Bluffton Middle School cafetorium. The cost is $5 and includes chili tastings and a beverage. Attendees will be voting on the people’s choice award. Sandwiches and baked goods will also be available for purchase. Entertainment will be provided and gift basket and prize drawings will be available for those who donate a canned or boxed food item. Proceeds will benefit the Bluffton Community Assistance Program. Contact Lynda Best at 419-296-2790 for more information.
Pandora United Methodist Church Community Meal 5:30 pm
Pandora United Methodist Church Community Meal @ Pandora United Methodist Church
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Pandora United Methodist Church, 108 E. Washington St., will host a free community meal from 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 22 in the fellowship hall. The meal this month is provided by Hilty Memorial Nursing Home. The menu includes fried chicken, parsley red potatoes, mixed vegetables, dinner roll, strawberry shortcake and a beverage.
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Hot Tea Tuesdays 10:00 am
Hot Tea Tuesdays @ Bluffton Public Library
Feb 28 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Bluffton Public Library’s annual Hot Tea Tuesdays begins today and continues throughout the months of January and February. Patrons are invited to stop by from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesdays for a free cup of hot tea and cookie while they visit the library, located at 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

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