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Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association’s 44th Anniversary Show
Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association’s 44th Anniversary Show @ Hancock County Fairgrounds
Jul 30 – Aug 2 all-day
Thousands of things to see and do at the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association’s 44th Anniversary Show, this year featuring Oliver tractors and Maytag engines. Open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk 8:00 am
Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk @ Liberty-Benton High School
Aug 1 @ 8:00 am
The inaugural Pat Wagner Memorial 5K Run/Walk is set for Aug. 1 at Liberty-Benton High School. The event, which was organized to celebrate the life of the long-time coach and educator who died last summer, has turned into a homecoming for those who share in his legacy with several of his past runners slated to take part in the race. The proceeds from the race will held fund a scholarship in Wagner’s honor. The race will begin at 8 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Liberty-Benton High School track. The registration fee is $27.50, and those who pre-register will be guaranteed a T-shirt with the phrase, “Tradition of Excellence,” which Wagner had printed on team shirts every year. To sign up, or to donate, visit Registration forms also will be available at the Liberty-Benton High School administration office.
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series 12:00 pm
Monthly Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series @ Hancock Historical Museum
Aug 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio. Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters. Brown bags are free for museum members and $5 for nonmembers. Lunches from Main St. Deli are available for purchase for an additional $5.50. Lunches include sandwich, chips, cookie and drink.
Spaghetti Dinner 4:00 pm
Spaghetti Dinner @ First Presbyterian Church
Aug 11 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Christian Clearing House for some delicious Olive Garden spaghetti and homemade desserts. Adult tickets $9, child tickets $4. Available for eat in or carry out. All proceeds go toward the CCH.
Reunion Band concert 6:30 pm
Reunion Band concert @ Findlay Elks Lodge 75
Aug 14 @ 6:30 pm
An outdoor concert featuring the original Reunion Band will be held Friday at Findlay Elks Lodge 75. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Music will start at 6:30 p.m. with the opening band, Null Set. There will also be food and raffles. Those attending should bring a lawn chair. The event will be held rain or shine. Admission is free. Donations will be accepted for Flag City Honor Flight.
Fostoria wreath-laying ceremony 1:00 pm
Fostoria wreath-laying ceremony @ Veterans Memorial Chapel in Fostoria Fountain Cemetery
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm
The Blanchard Valley Chapter of the Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge will hold a wreath-laying ceremony to honor all World War II veterans and mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. The ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Veterans Memorial Chapel in Fostoria Fountain Cemetery. The ceremony is being held in conjunction with similar events taking place throughout the United States that day. The featured speaker is Brigadier General Mark Scheid, who completed nearly 30 years of service before retiring in 2006. He served in Korea, Germany, Bosnia and southwestern Asia. In 2001, Scheid was Chief of Logistics War Plans for U.S. Central Command prior to and during the initial ground operations in both Afghanistan and Iraq. He was responsible for writing the initial strategic logistics war plan for both wars. After the plan was approved, Scheid was deployed to Kuwait. He became commander of Fort Eustis in Virginia and the Army’s Chief of Transportation in 2005. The event is open to the public, especially all World War II veterans. For more information, call 419-435-3588.
Hancock County Genealogical Society meeting 6:30 pm
Hancock County Genealogical Society meeting @ Findlay-Hancock County Public Library
Aug 18 @ 6:30 pm
The Hancock County Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the basement of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. Justin Crawfis will give an overview of “The Unofficial Guide to”  
American Girl Tea: Caroline 10:00 am
American Girl Tea: Caroline @ Litzenberg Memorial Woods
Aug 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate the 1810s Historical American Girl Doll, Caroline! Have tea, snacks, games and make a craft. Choose from one of the two times, 10:30-11:30 a.m. or 1-2 p.m. Required to be ages 7-12 with an adult companion. Register with $7 per person by 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 20.
Flag City Honor Flight Benefit Dance 7:00 pm
Flag City Honor Flight Benefit Dance @ Findlay Senior Center
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm
Night Jazz and AMVETS Post 21 will present a benefit dance for Flag City Honor Flight at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 at the Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Admission to the event is free, but donations will be accepted. The band will perform hits from many musical eras, focusing on swing music of the 1930s and 1940s. Flag City Honor Flight is a nonprofit organization that has transported nearly 500 veterans to Washington, D.C. to see the memorials built in their honor. The tours are conducted with no expense to the veterans. Night Jazz has been performing music made famous by the likes of Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra since its formation in 1995. The band has appeared at numerous public and private events around the area including annual appearances at the Riverside Summer Concert Series. Serving as emcees will be Mayor Lydia Mihalik and “Big Dave” Crosser from WKXA-FM. For more information on Flag City Honor Flight, visit For details on the benefit, call Gary Lannes at 419-423-3374.
McComb Lions Club Senior Scholarship Dinner 4:30 pm
McComb Lions Club Senior Scholarship Dinner @ McComb School cafeteria
Aug 28 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
McCOMB — The McComb Lions Club will hold its eighth annual senior scholarship dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 28 at the McComb School cafeteria, prior to the varsity football game with Marion Local. The meal will feature chicken, pork, vegetable, roll, dessert and drink. Dine-in and carry-out options will both be available. Cost of the meal is $9. Tickets are available by presale only and may be purchased through Aug. 22 from any club member or at Primrose Flowers, the McComb VFW or Hoverman Insurance in McComb. Tickets may also be purchased by calling 419-293-3458. All proceeds will be used to fund the club’s scholarship that will be awarded to a 2016 McComb High School senior.
Swiss Mennonite 175 3:00 pm
Swiss Mennonite 175 @ Original Swiss Mennonite Church
Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Many of the early pioneers of the Swiss Mennonite settlement left Europe in search of religious freedom. The first church of the settlement was built in 1840 on Road 4 between St. John’s and Ebenezer Mennonite churches. This year marks the 175th anniversary of the original church. A celebration will be held at the site of the original church with a worship service, lectures, displays, hymns, and a traditional Swiss meal under a big tent with featured speaker Myron Augsburger. The event will have the scripture theme: “The lines are fallen unto me in pleasant places; yea, I have a goodly heritage.”- Psalm 16:6