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Fireman’s Olympics 12:00 pm
Fireman’s Olympics @ Advanced Drainage Systems
Jun 3 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
A “Fireman’s Olympics” benefiting the Fire Relief Foundation will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Advanced Drainage Systems, 401 Olive St. The family-friendly event will feature bounce houses, face painting, Sparky the Fire Dog, tug of war, raffles and more, with kids and adults exploring a real fire truck. Admission is $10 per person or $20 per family (three or more) and includes a slice of pizza, chips, bottle of water and a raffle ticket. Register at
Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic 8:00 am
Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic @ Findlay Country Club
Jun 5 @ 8:00 am
The 28th annual Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic will be held Monday at the Findlay Country Club, featuring guest professionals Pat McGowan, Craig Stadler and Findlay native Julie Cole. The day will begin at 8 a.m. with registration and breakfast, followed at 9 a.m. by a professionals’ clinic on the range. The golf tournament will begin at 9:30, with an awards ceremony to follow. Spectators may purchase an all-day pass for $10 to watch the tournament and have lunch. Over the past 28 years, the Julie Cole Charity Golf Classic has raised $2.6 million for local nonprofit organizations. Beneficiaries of funds raised at this year’s classic will include Bridge Hospice, The Women’s Center of Bluffton Hospital and the Julie Cole Golf Fund for Junior Golfers benefiting The First Tee of Hancock County.
Youth for Christ of Northwest Ohio Golf Tournament
Youth for Christ of Northwest Ohio Golf Tournament @ Sycamore Springs Golf Course
Jun 9 all-day
Youth for Christ of Northwest Ohio will hold its 31st annual golf tournament June 9 at Sycamore Springs Golf Course. The entry fee for the four-person scramble is $125 per golfer, which includes the driving range, lunch, a putting contest, 18 holes of golf/cart, hole contests, prizes and the awards dinner following the tournament. For more information or to register, visit or call 419-422-7452. Registration deadline is June 1.
Wyandot County Humane Society Dog Walk 1:00 pm
Wyandot County Humane Society Dog Walk @ Harrison Smith Park
Jun 11 @ 1:00 pm
The Wyandot County Humane Society’s 15th annual dog walk and fun day will be held June 11 at Harrison Smith Park, Upper Sandusky. Registration begins at noon, with the 1K walk following at 1 p.m. There will also be contests, demonstrations and raffles. Admission is a bag of cat food or litter. For more information, call 419-294-4477.
Special Olympics Fundraiser 5:00 pm
Special Olympics Fundraiser @ Chipotle
Jun 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
To help support Special Olympics athletes of Hancock County, Findlay Masonic Lodge 227 will hold a fundraiser at the Findlay Chipotle restaurant from 5-9 p.m. June 12. For every person who places an order during this time and shows this article to the cashier or mentions they’re supporting the cause, the restaurant will donate 50 percent of their order cost. Those ordering online must select the pay-in-store option. Each year, Hancock County Special Olympics sends 35-40 athletes to compete in the Special Olympics Ohio Summer Games at Ohio State University. The fees affiliated with sending that many athletes to the summer games easily tops $7,000, and the costs are not covered by the government or any other funding. Through generous donations within the community, Hancock County Special Olympics has been able to pick up the tab for the Summer Games every year, allowing athletes with limited funds to participate.
Trinity Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social 4:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church Ice Cream Social @ Trinity Lutheran Church
Jun 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Trinity Lutheran Church, 18974 Ohio 12, Arcadia, will host an ice cream social from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday. The event will feature Dietsch’s ice cream along with pies, cakes and homemade angel food cake. Other food items include homemade chicken and noodles, potato salad, baked beans, shredded chicken sandwiches, sloppy joes, hot dogs and coney dogs. Dine-in and carryout are available. This is an annual event and this year’s proceeds will go to the Feed Our Kids program, which assures that rural students receive food to take home for the weekend. The program also provides meals for pickup during the summer months when the children are not attending school.
Mark Gillfillan 5K Memorial run/walk 7:00 pm
Mark Gillfillan 5K Memorial run/walk @ Riverdale Schools
Jun 23 @ 7:00 pm
The Mark Gillfillan 5K memorial run/walk will be held at 7 p.m. June 23 at Riverdale Schools. Registration begins at 5:30. Preregistration for the 5K with a T-shirt is $15, or $12 without a shirt. All registration on race day is $20 and shirts will be received on a first-come, first-serve basis. There will also be a 1-mile memorial walk. The cost is $12 with a shirt or $8 without a shirt. A kids’ quarter-mile fun run will be held for ages 8 and younger. The cost is $10 for the fun run and a shirt, or $3 without a shirt. All proceeds from the race will benefit the Mark Gillfillan Scholarship Fund. Early registration must be received by Friday. Forms are available at For questions, call Christa Gillfillan at 419-722-8020.
Mintey Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run 11:00 am
Mintey Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run @ Findlay Moose Lodge
Jun 24 @ 11:00 am – 4:30 pm
This year’s Mintey Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run is planned for June 24, with the Findlay Moose Lodge as the start and finish. Registration is from 9-10:30 a.m., with kickstands up promptly at 11. Cost is $25 for couples, $20 for single riders and $10 for nonriders. Registration includes a meal and a live performance by Findlay band 2nd Trik. Stops on this year’s ride include the Ben Breece Harley Davidson shop in Ottawa, followed by the Buckeye Club in Miller City and The Hydrant in Bloomdale. The event is not a poker run and riders don’t stay at any stop too long. Typically, riders are back to the Moose by about 4:30 p.m. There, 50/50 drawings, a cash bar and silent auctions are set up. Preregistration is not available, but T-shirts can be purchased in advance at the Cancer Patient Services office, or by emailing

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