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Jul
22
Sat
Fostoria Farmers Market @ Tiffin and Main Streets
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

The first Fostoria Farmers Market for the season will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Tiffin and Main streets.

There will be flowers, planters, hanging baskets, plant and vegetable starts.

Other vendors will have gifts for moms, including silk scarves, photography, hand-sewn items and jewelry, yard art and wind chimes, homemade jams, soaps, oils and jewelry, pottery, homemade doggie treats, painted signs, Amish brooms and homemade laundry detergent.

Also for sale will be baked goods, honey and candles, fresh eggs and frozen beef.
Eastern Star will provide breakfast sandwiches in the Masonic Lodge on East Tiffin Street, and Tasty Dogs will be available to purchase.

The market is sponsored by Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce and Visitor’s Bureau, in conjunction with the Fostoria Garden Club Limited and the Review Times.

For more information, visit Fostoria Farmers Market on Facebook, or call 419-435-1718.

Andy Baldridge Scholarship Fund Golf Outing @ Red Hawk Run Golf Course
Jul 22 @ 1:00 pm

The Andy Baldridge Scholarship Fund golf outing will be held July 22 at Red Hawk Run.

Registration begins at 11 a.m., with lunch served at 11:30. A shotgun start is set for 1 p.m. Golf will be played in a scramble format.

Cost is $50 per person. For more information or to make a donation, contact Beth at 419-889-4371.

Jul
23
Sun
105th Schey Family Reunion @ American Legion
Jul 23 @ 12:30 pm

The 105th Schey family reunion will be held Sunday at the American Legion, 815 E. Mathias St., Leipsic.

There will be a potluck at 12:30 p.m., followed by a business meeting, ice cream and reminiscing.

In order to keep the family records current, those attending are asked to bring information about family births, marriages and deaths for the past few years.

Transition Bluffton Green Home Tour @ Bluffton, Ohio
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Transition Bluffton is hosting a green home tour from 1-4 p.m. Sunday.

Three homes in the Bluffton area will be featured, and a prize drawing will be held for those who collect tickets at all three locations.

The tour showcases homes that emphasize energy efficiency and sustainable building. The three tour stops are a 1970s home with solar photovoltaic system (PV) and battery backup; a new home with monopole PV arrays; and a home with earth berm, PV solar and passive solar design. Attendees are encouraged to cycle, rather than drive, from one location to the next.

Maps are available at CG Pro Bikes, the Food Store and the Bluffton Public Library.

To learn more about the organization, visit TransitionBluffton.org. To contact the organizers, email transitionbluffton@gmail.com.

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School @ St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Jul 23 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, will host Vacation Bible School: “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” from 5-8 p.m. July 23-27. The five-day event will include daily Bible classes, storytime, crafts, activities, supper, music and puppets. VBS is open to children ages 4 through those who recently completed sixth grade. Registration forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/stlukesvbs or http://www.myvbs.org/stlukesnb/ .

Summer Concert Series: Dueling Pianos @ Wainwright Amphitheatre at Foundation Park
Jul 23 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

A free dueling pianos concert, featuring Scott Hedden and Don Hanson with Jay Cousins on drums, will be held at Wainwright Amphitheatre at Foundation Park on Sunday.

The concert, part of the Fostoria Community Arts Council’s Summer Concert Series, will be from 7:30-8:30 p.m. In the event of rain, the concert will move to Cowboys & Angels/Venue 18 at 11295 Ohio 18 W, Fostoria.

Jul
24
Mon
St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Vacation Bible School @ St. Luke's Lutheran Church
Jul 24 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, North Baltimore, will host Vacation Bible School: “Mighty Fortress: In Jesus, the Victory Is Won!” from 5-8 p.m. July 23-27. The five-day event will include daily Bible classes, storytime, crafts, activities, supper, music and puppets. VBS is open to children ages 4 through those who recently completed sixth grade. Registration forms are available at http://tinyurl.com/stlukesvbs or http://www.myvbs.org/stlukesnb/ .

Cheryl Honigford Presentation @ July 24 at the Putnam County District Library -- Ottoville Branch
Jul 24 @ 6:00 pm

Mystery writer, author and speaker Cheryl Honigford will give a presentation on her book, “The Darkness Knows,” at 6 p.m. July 24 at the Putnam County District Library’s Ottoville-Monterey Township location.

A native of Ottoville, Honigford now lives in Chicago.

This is the first book in the Viv and Charlie mystery series. Copies of the book will be available for purchase.

Erin Wasinger and Sarah Arthur Book Signing @ Putnam County District Library -- Columbus Grove Location
Jul 24 @ 6:30 pm

Authors Erin Wasinger and Sarah Arthur will talk and sign copies of their latest book at 6:30 p.m. July 24 at the Columbus Grove branch of the Putnam County District Library.

The book is titled “The Year of Small Things: Radical Faith for the Rest of Us” and will be available for purchase.

Wasinger is a native of Columbus Grove and now lives in Lansing, Michigan. Arthur, a native of Michigan, is the author of 11 books, including “At the Still Point: A Literary Guide to Prayer and Mommy Time.”

Jul
25
Tue
Plant, Animal and Insect Homes
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

A program about plant, animal and insect homes, houses and habitats will be held from 9 a.m. to noon July 25-27 at three Hancock Park District locations: July 25 — Shelter 3 at Riverbend Recreation Area; July 26 — Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve; and July 27 — the gatehouse at Litzenberg Memorial Woods.

The program is for 4- to 5-year-old youngsters accompanied by an adult. Participants should bring a water bottle and wear tennis shoes.

Register, with $30 per child, by 4:30 p.m. Friday. A medical form is required and available online at hancockparks.com or at the park district office.

The program will be held with a minimum of six and a maximum of 12 individuals.

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