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Fostoria Kiwanis Club Pancake Day 7:00 am
Fostoria Kiwanis Club Pancake Day @ St. Wendelin Parish Life Center
Mar 2 @ 7:00 am – 7:00 pm
The annual Fostoria Kiwanis Club Pancake Day fundraiser will be held from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 2 at St. Wendelin Parish Life Center, 323 N. Wood St., Fostoria. Pancake day is the club’s largest fundraiser and includes all-you-can-eat pancakes, sausage and refreshments. Curbside pick-up, carryout and delivery are available. Tickets are available from club members or at the door. Cost is $7 for adults, $6 for Golden Buckeye members, $3 for children ages 5-11 years old and free for children 4 and younger. The club will also be raising funds through the sale of raffle tickets. Raffle items include sports tickets and memorabilia, gift certificates, home decor, a flat screen TV and more. All proceeds are used by the Fostoria Kiwanis Club for a variety of community projects, mainly assisting children.
Findlay Service League Purse Bingo 6:00 pm
Findlay Service League Purse Bingo @ Hilton Garden Inn
Mar 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Findlay Service League will host its second annual Purse Bingo from 6-9 p.m. March 2 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1050 Interstate Drive. The event will include appetizers, raffles and a 50/50 drawing. To request tickets (presale only), email email@example.com or visit www.findlayfsl.org or Findlay Service League on Facebook.
North Baltimore Rotary Club Wine Tasting Party 6:00 pm
North Baltimore Rotary Club Wine Tasting Party @ The Depot (Roxie’s Place)
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The North Baltimore Rotary Club will host a wine tasting party from 6-10 p.m. March 10 at The Depot (Roxie’s Place), 142 N. Main St., North Baltimore. Tickets are $25 each and are available from any North Baltimore Rotarian, or by calling 419-257-2394. Ticket holders will receive five wine tastings or nonalcoholic drinks, as well as hot and cold hors d’oeuvres and desserts.
Findlay Kiwanis Club Pancake Day 7:00 am
Findlay Kiwanis Club Pancake Day @ Findlay High School cafeteria
Mar 11 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
The Kiwanis Club of Findlay will host its 59th annual Pancake Day from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 11 in the Findlay High School Cafeteria. Presale tickets are available from any Kiwanian and at Bindel’s Appliance, AAA Findlay and First Federal Bank-East. Presale tickets are $6 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. At the door, prices will increase $1 each. Tickets grant entrance to the event, as well as all-you-can-eat pancakes and sausage. In the past 58 years, an estimated 160,000 people have been served and more than $500,000 has been raised for various charitable organizations. Continuing with last year’s new addition will be a kids’ zone featuring face painting, games and a pancake decorating contest. Additionally, there will be an aisle of silent auction items open for bidding until noon. Local celebrity pancake flippers will be featured at the grills all day. Pancake Day is an annual event hosted by Kiwanis Clubs around the world. Proceeds will support the Kiwanis Club of Findlay, whose mission is to benefit children through projects like Dolly Parton Imagination Library, Kiwanis Closets, Winterfest and Santa’s House, along with Project S.A.F.E.
Gliding Stars of Findlay Ice Show 2:30 pm
Gliding Stars of Findlay Ice Show @ The Cube
Mar 19 @ 2:30 pm
The Gliding Stars of Findlay will be hosting their 16th annual ice show, “Gone Country,” on Sunday, March 19, at the Cube in Findlay. The program begins at 2:30 p.m. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. The show will entertain with newer and older music, including “Achy Breaky Heart” by Billy Ray Cyrus; “Ring of Fire” by Johnny Cash; and “Boot Scootin’ Boogie” by Brooks and Dunn. The Big Kahuna from 106.3 The Fox radio station and 100.5 WKXA’s Big Dave will emcee the event. Gliding Stars is an adaptive ice skating program that first came to Findlay in November 2000. The program uses adaptive equipment such as walkers and modified skates to help local individuals with special needs so its stars have the opportunity to skate. The stars participate in weekly lessons and are paired up with trained volunteers under the direction of skating coaches. Tickets for the ice show can be purchased in advance from Integrity Salon, located at 117 W. Sandusky St., and at TRENDS on Main, 501 S. Main St. Ticket prices are $5 for children under 10, adult tickets are $8, and adult tickets day of the show are $10. At the ice show, 12 themed baskets will be raffled, valued from $500 to $850. There are four passes to Cedar Point in one basket; a dining-out basket; a Kitchen-Aid basket; a getaway basket to a bed and breakfast in Burlington, Kentucky; a downtown retail basket; a basket with $500 in cash, and more. Tickets for the baskets are four for $5 and can be purchased from a Gliding Stars parent or at Integrity Salon. Winners do not need to be present at the event. To see the baskets, go to www.facebook.com/events/726817974136299/ For more information, go to www.facebook.com/GlidingStarsofFindlay or contact Cindy Bregel at 419-423-4536.
Bowl for Kids Sake 1:30 pm
Bowl for Kids Sake @ Al-Mar Lanes
Mar 25 @ 1:30 pm
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Ohio will host its annual Bowl for Kids Sake on March 25 at Al-Mar Lanes, Bowling Green. Bowling times are scheduled for 1:30 and 4 p.m. Bowlers are asked to donate $30 or more per adult and $25 each per student college age and younger. All proceeds help support the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ one-to-one mentoring program. For more information, call Melva at 419-353-2113 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Habitat for Humanity Signature Event 6:30 pm
Habitat for Humanity Signature Event @ Findlay Country Club
Mar 25 @ 6:30 pm
The Findlay/Hancock County Habitat for Humanity affiliate will hold its fourth “Signature Event” March 25 at the Findlay Country Club. Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m. with cocktail casual attire. The evening will feature live and silent auctions over director chairs and other items autographed by celebrities including Phil Mickelson, Arnold Palmer, Richard Petty, Urban Meyer, Bobby Allison and more. Featured for the first time at this event are experiences and packages from the area including Bourbon Affair, a Huntington Bank suite, Logan’s, Element 211 and LaRiche Chevrolet. “Big Dave” Crosser of WKXA-FM will serve as emcee and Trent Farthing will conduct the auction. The evening will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, open bar and live entertainment by the band Midnight Rider. Tickets are $100 each and are available in advance at the Habitat for Humanity office, 2042 Tiffin Ave., or by calling the office at 419-429-1400 between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Tickets can also be purchased at the door the night of the event. The Signature Event raises funds to help build Habitat for Humanity homes for deserving families and also serves as a way to raise awareness about Habitat for Humanity in the community. All funds raised will be used in Hancock County to help build a new home planned in 2018. Marathon Petroleum Co. LP is the presenting sponsor. Other major sponsors are Spectrum Eye Care and Gary and Jane Heminger. Findlay/Hancock County Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit Christian housing ministry dedicated to building decent, affordable housing in partnership with those in need in the Findlay/Hancock County community. Since 2000, the affiliate has worked with 36 families to build new homes and 34 repaired homes. ReStore was opened in 2010. For more information, visit www.habitatfindlay.org or contact the office.