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12:44 am Same Kind of Different as Me @ AMC Findlay 12
Same Kind of Different as Me @ AMC Findlay 12
Oct 14 @ 12:44 am – 1:44 am
City Mission is hosting a red carpet movie premiere for “Same Kind of Different as Me” at 7 p.m. Wednesday at AMC Findlay 12, 906 Interstate Drive. The movie is based on a New York Times best-seller written by Ron Hall and Denver Moore with Lynn Vincent and stars Greg Kinnear, Renee Zellweger, Djimon Hounsou and Jon Voight. The film is about a homeless man who changes his community. There are 500 tickets available at $10 each. Tickets can be purchased at the City Mission from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays or at the Findlay Christian Book and Gift Store, 438 Tiffin Ave. Part of the proceeds will benefit the mission.
9:00 am 5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk @ Waterfall Pavilion at Riverside Park
5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk @ Waterfall Pavilion at Riverside Park
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am
Selected students throughout Hancock County are joining forces with various local professionals to plan, promote and coordinate the Seventh Annual 5K Pumpkin Fun Run/Walk benefiting the Hancock Youth Leadership (HYL) program. The Pumpkin Run/Walk will be held Saturday, October 14, 2017 at the Waterfall Pavilion at Riverside Park. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the race begins at 9 a.m. Catch the pumpkin runner and be refunded your entry fee! The registration fee for those pre-registered before September 30th is $25, which will include a long-sleeved shirt, goody bag, treats and drinks. Race-day registration will be $30. Awards will be provided for the overall male and female finisher, plus the first and second place participants, male and female, in a variety of age groupings. Participants can register at www.findlayhancockchamber.com/hyl or pick up a registration form at the Chamber of Commerce office located at 123 E. Main Cross St., Findlay. All proceeds will benefit the Hancock Youth Leadership program.
9:00 am Apple Butter Fest and Craft Show @ Van Buren High School
Apple Butter Fest and Craft Show @ Van Buren High School
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Van Buren Lions Club will host its 28th Apple Butter Fest and Craft Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 14. Apple butter and bean soup made by the club will be available. There will also be a craft show, quilt show, food vendors, children’s activities and vision screening for children. East of Cheyenne Band will be playing throughout the day. A collection of old eyeglasses, hearing aids and ink cartridges will also be taken. The free event will take place at Van Buren High School. Call 419-348-6413 for more information.
9:00 am North Baltimore Public Library Fall Book Sale @ North Baltimore Public Library
North Baltimore Public Library Fall Book Sale @ North Baltimore Public Library
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am – 1:30 pm
The North Baltimore Public Library will kick off its fall book sale with a members’ only preview sale from 5-7:30 p.m. Wednesday. The public sale will run from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday. On Saturday, plastic grocery bags will be available to fill for $4 each. All proceeds will benefit the library, located at 230 N. Main St., North Baltimore.
10:00 am Children’s Halloween Art Workshop @ Fostoria Community Arts Council office
Children’s Halloween Art Workshop @ Fostoria Community Arts Council office
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Fostoria Community Arts Council will hold a free Children’s Halloween Art Workshop for first through fifth grades on Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at the arts council office, 125 S. Main St., Fostoria. Children will be able to make a variety of Halloween decorations under the direction of Cheryl Graves that they can take home that day. For more information and reservations, call Graves at 419-435-7474.
10:00 am Riverbend Flag City Classic @ Riverbend Recreation Area
Riverbend Flag City Classic @ Riverbend Recreation Area
Oct 14 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Riverbend Flag City Classic, for disc golf players, will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Riverbend Recreation Area. The Professional Disc Golf Association-sanctioned B Tier event will include two 18-hole rounds per player. An awards ceremony will be held following completion of the second round. Registration will be from 8 to 9:30 a.m. in Shelter 5 and a brief players meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. The family program requires children to be accompanied by a participating adult. To register online, go to: http://www.discgolfunited.com/disc-golf-tournaments/event-detail.cfm/tourn_id/4306. For further information, contact Hugh Bockbrader at 419-304-2177.
10:30 am Crochet and Knitting Program @ Putnam County District Library
Crochet and Knitting Program @ Putnam County District Library
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A crochet and knitting program will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Participants should bring a crochet hook size H, I or J; one color skein of yarn; and size 8 or 9 needles for knitting — circular are best. Donations of yarn are also being accepted.
12:30 pm Victorian Halloween Tea @ Grammes-Brown House and Garden
Victorian Halloween Tea @ Grammes-Brown House and Garden
Oct 14 @ 12:30 pm
Author/historian Lisa Swickard will share discoveries she made and ghostly encounters she had with her team of paranormal investigators while researching Tiffin’s history, including unexplained occurrences in the Grammes-Brown House neighborhood. Tea, sandwiches and pastries will be served, seating is limited and reservations are required. Place a prepaid reservation by leaving a detailed message providing the names of the people attending the tea and your contact information for Phyllis Watts at 419-448-8312.
1:00 pm Pumpkin Train @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.
Pumpkin Train @ Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation Inc.
Oct 14 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation pumpkin train will take riders to a pumpkin patch where they can pick the pumpkin of their choice and place on the flat car for the ride back to the station. Pumpkin purchases are not required to take rides. Rides are $2 for adults, $1 for kids 12 and under; pumpkins cost $5.
1:30 pm Nature Walk @ Lawrence Woods
Nature Walk @ Lawrence Woods
Oct 14 @ 1:30 pm
The Tri-Moraine Audubon Society and Johnny Appleseed Park District will host a free nature walk at 1:30 p.m. Oct. 14 in Lawrence Woods, 13278 County Road 190, Kenton. Lawrence Woods is a 1,000-acre forest in Hardin County known for large, mature trees in swamp forests. Participants will carpool from Lima and are expected to return to the city by 4:30 p.m. Visit www.tri-moraineaudubon.org for more information.
2:00 pm Riverbend Hayrides @ Riverbend Recreation Area - Shelter 2
Riverbend Hayrides @ Riverbend Recreation Area - Shelter 2
Oct 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Tractor-pulled hayrides through Riverbend Recreation Area will be held at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, beginning at Shelter 2. Light refreshments will be available. The family event requires online registration at www.HancockParks.com, or in-person registration at the Hancock Park District office, 1424 E. Main Cross St., with time preference. Cost is $5 per participant, payable by 4:30 p.m. Oct. 12. The rides will be held with a minimum of 10 and maximum of 25 individuals per ride. For more information, call the park district at 419-425-7275.
5:00 pm Junior Fair Barn Dance @ Legacy Building at the Hancock County Fairgrounds
Junior Fair Barn Dance @ Legacy Building at the Hancock County Fairgrounds
Oct 14 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
A Junior Fair barn dance will be held from 5-10 p.m. Saturday in the Legacy Building at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. This family-friendly event is open to the community and will include line dancing, square dancing, games and refreshments. The cost is $10 per individual or $25 per family, with proceeds going to the capital improvement fund for a new Junior Fair pavilion. Tickets may be purchased at the OSU Extension Office or Senior Fair Office, or at the door the night of the event.
7:00 pm Purse Bingo @ Findlay Elks Lodge #75
Purse Bingo @ Findlay Elks Lodge #75
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm
The Findlay Elks are presenting Purse Bingo, where one ticket includes 20 games of bingo, appetizers, door prizes and other games. Each game will feature a high-end designer brand purse as the prize, and attendees must be 18 or older to play. While there is no alcohol in the actual bingo event, there will be a pre-party at the members lounge next door to the banquet hall in which the players and their significant other can enjoy a libation. The lounge will remain open throughout the event for football viewing. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets available online at www.findlayelks.org as well as at the lodge.
7:30 pm Ethereal Connections @ Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center
Ethereal Connections @ Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm
The Lima Symphony Orchestra will fuse modern and traditional music in an outer space-themed season opener, Ethereal Connections. Mason Bates’ electrifying and magnetically charged contemporary piece “Mothership” carries a techno dance-pulse that merges with traditional symphonic style; Lima Symphony’s Artistic Director, Crafton Beck, composed the tender and thoughtful “Passages”; and Gustav Holst’s “The Planets” is at times contemplative, serene, and benevolent, juxtaposing forceful, tempestuous musical waves and evocative visual images. Single tickets available online Aug. 31.
7:30 pm The Foreigner @ The Ritz Theatre
The Foreigner @ The Ritz Theatre
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm
“The Foreigner” follows Charlie, a pathologically shy man, and the other characters are told he doesn’t understand English. This assumption causes the characters to disclose several embarrassing revelations in front of him, and the fact he understands everything contributes to the show’s comedy.

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