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The events on the Community Calendar are posted free of charge to inform the public within the broadcast range of WLIO NBC Lima of community events being sponsored by local non-profit organizations to include (but not limited to) religious groups, fire or police departments, social or activity groups, and government agencies. Generally speaking we do not post regular religous services even with guest speakers.

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8/21/2014(Thursday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Memorial Book Room and we’ll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 129.

8/23/2014(Saturday)
Time: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event: Lima Sr. High Class of 1979 "35th" Class Reunion
Sponsor: Joe McDonnell/419-302-1320
Location: Allen County Fairgrounds
Website: http://
Event Information:
The Lima Sr. Class of 1979 is holding it's "35th" Class Reunion on Saturday, August 23rd at the Allen County Fair from 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM. Registration begins at 4:30 PM. Tickets are $15/single or $25/couple with additional tickets available for $4.00 as well as ride bracelets which are $13.00. Ticket includes your admission to the fair as well as your entry for door prizes. Music from the 70's and 80's will be playing as well a "jam session" by some of our alumnus so if you play, bring your instrument with you! Make your check or money order out to "35th Class Reunion" and in comments write "1979". Send it to: Joe McDonnell 4230 Greely Chapel Rd. Lima, OH 45806 Cutoff is August 16th so get your ticket early! For more information visit our Facebook page Lima Sr. "35th" Class Reunion! or call Joe at 419-302-1320. Email is mcdaddy45805@yahoo.com.

8/23/2014(Saturday)
Time: 9am
Event: Mike Swaney 5k run
Location: Mike Swaney Buick GMC
Event Information:
On August 23, 2014 Mike Swaney Buick GMC celebrates 30 years in business. To clebrate we are hosting a 5k Race and family fun run. Also we will have a chicken bbq. There will also be childrens activitys. All proceeds raised will be given to Childrens Hometown Holidays, call 419-738-2164 for information and details.

8/23/2014(Saturday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event: Back to School - Stay in School
Sponsor: NAACP Lima Unit
Location: Grace Church Worldwide Ministries - 2945 Wells Drive, Lima, OH 45804
Website: http://
Event Information:
ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014, THE NAACP LIMA UNIT IS SPONSORING BACK TO SCHOOL - STAY IN SCHOOL. SCHOOL SUPPLIES AND FOOD ITEMS WILL BE DISTRIBUTED TO THE COMMUNITY FROM 11 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. THE EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT GRACE CHURCH WORLDWIDE MINISTRIES, 2945 HARDING HIGHWAY, LIMA, OHIO. STAND TALL AND JOIN IN OUR MEMBERSHIP AND VOTER REGISTRATION DRIVE. COME ON OUT AND PARTICIPATE.

8/26/2014(Tuesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Memorial Book Room and we’ll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 129.

8/29/2014(Friday)
Time: 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Event: ZSPORTSLIVE.COM BOWL II
Sponsor: ZSPORTSLIVE.COM
Location: COLUMBUS GROVE
Website: http://WWW.ZSPORTSLIVE.COM
Event Information:
ZSPORTSLIVE.COM BOWL II OPENING FOOTBALL GAME FUNDRAISER BETWEEN COLUMBUS GROVE AND PANDORA-GILBOA. CHICKEN DINNERS BY TEDS MARKET IN PANDORA $8 AND ZSPORTSLIVE.COM BOWL T SHIRTS $10 CONTACT DAVE AT 419 235 0169 TO PRE ORDER ALL PROCDEEDES SPLIT 60/40 BETWEEN THE TWO SCHOOLS

8/31/2014(Sunday)
Time: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event: Gymanfa Ganu (Welsh Festival of Song)
Sponsor: Jean Owens, 419-667-3523
Location: Salem Presbyterian Church in Venedocia, OH
Website: http://www.SalemChurch.cc
Event Information:
Annual Gymanfa Ganu (Welsh Festival of Song) at Salem Presbyterian Church in Venedocia, Ohio Sunday, August 31. Handicap accessible. Light supper served from 4:00-6:00pm for a free will donation. Festival of Song service begins at 7:00pm Trefor Williams, director. Joe Consiglio, tenor soloist. For more information, call Jean Owens 419-667-3523 or visit the web: www.SalemChurch.cc

9/2/2014(Tuesday)
Time: 06:30 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.
Event: suicide support group/grassp
Sponsor: partnership for violence free families
Location: 658 west market, lima, ohio 45801
Website: http://
Event Information:
grassp-first tuesday of each month at St. Paul's Church of Christ in Wapakoneta at 101 perry st. (use mechanic street entrance). meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. --------------grassp- second tuesday of each month at 658 west market, lima, ohio 45801....suite 212..begins at 6:30 p.m. Every one is welcome at either meeting ....call 419-549-8530

9/3/2014(Wednesday)
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Event: Yarn Crafters
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Join our Yarn Crafters group for a social experience while you work on your own craft project. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/4/2014(Thursday) - 9/7/2014(Sunday)
Time: 5:00 - 11:59
Event: Pioneer Days
Sponsor: Kalida Firemen and Lions Club
Location: Kalida Ohio
Website: http://pioneerdays.com
Event Information:
Pioneer Days in Kalida, Ohio…………celebrating the 142nd Pioneer in 2014. Pioneer Days is the oldest festival in Ohio there is children’s entertainment, parade, carnival games and rides for the kids, gigantic car show, and live bands all weekend long.

9/4/2014(Thursday)
Time: 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Reel Reads
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Join us in Meeting Room 2 to watch Captain Phillips. This film is based on the book A Captain's Duty, by Richard Phillips. We will watch the film and discuss. Everyone is welcome! Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/5/2014(Friday)
Time: 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event: Lima Astronomical Society
Sponsor: Michael Ritchie 419-371-1289
Location: Schoonover Observatory
Website: http://www.limaastro.com
Event Information:
The monthly meeting of the Lima Astronomical Society has been changed to the first Friday of each month at 7:00 pm.

9/6/2014(Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event: Barry Electronics Video Game Tournament
Sponsor: Barry Electronics
Location: 1703 Allentown Rd. Lima, OH 45805
Website: www.barryelectronics.net
Event Information:
Play against your friends and the region's best gamers at Barry Electronics's Tournament of Champions. A mix of games will be played, from classic Super Mario and Street Fighter, to Halo and Mario Kart. Sign up at our store. Proceeds for the tournament will be donated to the West Ohio Food Bank and Our Daily Bread Soup Kitchen.

9/6/2014(Saturday)
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00PM
Event: Lima Civil air patrol open house
Sponsor: David Coy 419-222-6639
Location: 700 Airport Dr
Website: Go Civil Air Patrol.com
Event Information:
Come join us for our open house cadets12-18 and lets have fun.

9/6/2014(Saturday)
Time: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event: Lima Walk to End Alzheimer's
Location: Faurot Park
Website: http://act.alz.org/Lima2014
Event Information:
The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of death. Date: Sat., September 6, 2014 Coordinator: Crystal Lybarger Phone: 419-522-5050 Email: clybarger@alz.org

9/8/2014(Monday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Keep it Real Book Discussion
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Join our newest book discussion! This group is for those who enjoy reading nonfiction. We'll be meeting in the library's Board Room to discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/11/2014(Thursday)
Time: 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Book Signing- Cherie Dupler
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Author Cherie Dupler will sell signed copies of her book, Mabel's Girl, on the main floor of the library. This is a story of faith and God's caring about every detail of our lives, interspersed with humor. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 116.

9/11/2014(Thursday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Reference Desk and we'll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Or, ask about our tutoring sessions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/13/2014(Saturday) - 9/14/2014(Sunday)
Time: 09:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event: Ultimate Dogpawlooza
Location: Riverbend Park, 16618 TR 208, Findlay, OH
Website: http://
Event Information:
With much excitement, we are welcoming back the Ultimate Air Dogs to Riverbend Park! Ultimate Air Dogs is the premier dock jumping organization and has been featured on ESPN, “Good Morning America”, and “The Late Show with David Lettermen”! We will be kicking off this event with our annual two-mile Dog Walk at BridleTrail beginning at 9:00AM! The dog jumping will take place Saturday between 10:30AM and 6:00PM and Sunday between 11:00AM and 4:00PM. This is going to be a fun-filled event you won’t want to miss! If you would like more information, or to become a vendor or sponsor, please contact Paula at 419.423.1664.

9/13/2014(Saturday)
Time: 02:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Event: Classical Guitar Concert
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Join us in the Auditorium for the classical guitar styling's of Peter Fletcher. This event is free and all ages are welcome. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/15/2014(Monday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Crochet 101
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Join us in Meeting Room 2 to learn new crochet techniques. Everyone is welcome! Please bring a size "G" Hook and cotton yarn of any color.

9/16/2014(Tuesday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Happy Bookers
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
This month our book discussion group will be reading Rocket Boys, by Homer Hickman. Join us in the library's staff lounge for a great discussion. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/17/2014(Wednesday)
Time: 12:00 PM - 01:00 PM
Event: Lunch & a Mystery Book Discussion
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Grab your lunch and join us in the library's Board Room to discuss this month's mystery. We'll be discussing Shannon Hale's Austenland. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/20/2014(Saturday)
Time: 03:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Reference Desk and we'll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Or, ask about our tutoring sessions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/20/2014(Saturday)
Time: 4:00pm - ?
Event: HS Auction
Sponsor: HS 419-991-1775
Location: HS Elida Rd. Lima
Website: http://
Event Information:
Items will be new and used. New items include 4 Cooper Tires up to $500 and a new toilet from Bath Fitter, Gold Wing brake pads. Used items include a mini van, bicycle, Cooper tire banks, tools, golf clubs. We are still in need of items to make a nice auction contact the shelter or email hsauctionlisa@aim.com

9/20/2014(Saturday)
Time: 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Event: ZSPORTSLIVE/COLUMBUS GROVE YOUTH ATHLETICS NFL/PPK
Sponsor: ZSPORTSLIVE.COM
Location: COLUMBUS GROVE HIGH SCHOOL
Website: http://ZSPORTSLIVE.COM
Event Information:
NFL PPK CONTEST AT COLUMBUS GROVE HIGH SCHOOL PRACTICE FIELD SAT SEPT 20 1PM. YOU MUST PREREGISTER AT NFLPPK.COM NO WALK UPS WILL BE TAKEN AND YOU MUST BRING A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO EVENT

9/22/2014(Monday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Forever Young Book Discussion
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
This book discussion group is for those young at heart adults who enjoy reading teen fiction. This month we are reading Miranda Kenneally's Catching Jordan. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/23/2014(Tuesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Reference Desk and we'll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Or, ask about our tutoring sessions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/23/2014(Tuesday)
Time: 09:00 AM - 08:00 PM
Event: Read for Fines
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
This is your chance to read off some of your library fees. Stop by the Reference desk to sign in, and for every half-hour you spend reading in the library, we'll waive $1 in fees. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/25/2014(Thursday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Tech Lab
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Stop by the Reference Desk and we'll help with your basic computer, internet, e-reader and tablet questions. Or, ask about our tutoring sessions. Questions? Call us at 419-228-5113 ext. 128.

9/25/2014(Thursday)
Time: 8:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Event: Youth Empowerment Summit
Sponsor: Activate Allen County
Location: Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center
Website: http://www.activateallencounty.com
Event Information:
The Youth Empowerment Summit will empower youth, in partnership with adults, to create community change. This adult-youth partnership is an effort to address two critical issues in our community: childhood obesity and teen tobacco use. This summit will bring together young activists and students across the region to engage in activist and leadership training to develop skills, inspiration, and education to start Active Living, Real Food, and Tobacco Use Prevention initiatives. Be Bold! Be Vocal! It's Up to You!

9/27/2014(Saturday)
Time: 1:15pm - 5:00pm
Event: Quarter Auction
Sponsor: Dee Frazier 419-230-9942
Location: VFW Post 1275 124 E. Elm Lima, Ohio
Website: http://www.edf_82@hotail.com
Event Information:
Quarter Auction fundraiser for Lima Southside Spartans Boxing Club. Saturday, Septemember 27. Doors open at 1:15 pm Auction starts at 2pm . Cost is $5.00 which equals 2 paddles for bidding. Over 100 items. Bring your quarters and help this amazing group of young people go to nationals in November in Texas! Food and drink available for purchase.

9/28/2014(Sunday)
Time: 1:00 PM
Event: Apple Festival
Location: Allen County Farm Park
Event Information:
Enjoy a pioneer setting with old time crafts and toys, hay and pony rides, open fire cooking, apple butter, sugarcorn, frontier encampment, corn maze and lots of other attractions. Musical entertainment by Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass. Showtimes: 1 pm and 4 pm. Allen County Farm Park 1582 Salbtown Road Lima, OH 45801

10/1/2014(Wednesday) - 10/4/2014(Saturday)
Time: 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Event: Fair Trade Oriental Rug Event
Sponsor: Ten Thousand Villages
Location: Archbold, Ohio
Website: http://rugs.tenthousandvillages.com/archbold_rugevent
Event Information:
Join Us… …for our Annual Oriental Rug Event, featuring over 300 handknotted rugs all made by fairly paid adults, from 2'x3's to 10'x14's. Since our store is not large enough to carry these rugs year round, we host this special event once a year to bring these high quality, fairly traded handknotted rugs to our community from the Bunyaad Rug Room at Ten Thousand Villages, Ephrata, Pennsylvania. It's an event not to miss as these fairly traded rugs represent a win-win situation for all. Fair Trade Difference Here at Ten Thousand Villages we believe in a global economy that is sustainable and fair to everyone involved. This means providing well-made, quality products for our customers and a fair, sustainable income for our artisans. When you purchase a rug created through our artisan group Bunyaad, you not only acquire a beautiful piece of functional art, you also support lives, culture and education in Pakistan. Rug Event Hours Wed 9:30-7:30, Thu 9:30-9 Fri 9:30-9, Sat 9:30-

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