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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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1/20/2018(Saturday)
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Event: Lima Civil Air Patrol
Sponsor: David and Pamela Coy 419-222-6639
Location: 45805
Website: http://
Event Information:
Come join and meet new friends. We are a military unit to learn and have fun. We do training for the military, fly planes, learn about planes, PT,and other things. Ages 12-18 boys and girls. We also need Sr members to mentor the cadets. We meet every Sat 1-3 at the Allen county airport in the main building. So come and see what we do and ask us about the unit.

1/20/2018(Saturday)
Time: 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Event: Allen County Chess League
Sponsor: Parents of Allen County Exceptional Students
Location: Lima Public Library, Meeting Room 2, 650 W. Market St., Lima, OH
Website: http://www.allencountyesc.org, Click on: Our Services, then Gifted, then Paces
Event Information:
Any student interested in learning and playing chess is welcome to join Kenneth Malcolm at the Lima Public Library. This league meets the third Saturday of every month during the school year from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Parents, grandparents, and friends are also welcome to stay, learn and play. Targeting grades 2-12 but open to all, including adults. Please RSVP to Ken Malcolm at kdm237@yahoo.com or judy.chaffins@allencountyesc.org. Bring your own chessboard if you have one, but some will be available on site.

1/22/2018(Monday)
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event: Nar-Anon Meeting
Sponsor: Wanda J. Henderson - 419-234-1640
Location: Trinity United Methodist Church-301 W. Market St.-Lima, OH
Website: http://
Event Information:
Family members and close friends of drug addicts. Adults. Support group. Meets every Monday at 7:00 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church at 301 W. Market St. - Lima, OH.

1/22/2018(Monday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Shelter From the Storm -Wapakoneta
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: First English Lutheran Church, Wapakoneta
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those struggling with bipolar/depression. Group meets every Monday at the First English Lutheran Church in Wapakoneta (107 W. Mechanic St.) from 6-7pm. No cost or registration to participate.

1/22/2018(Monday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Shelter From the Storm - Delphos
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: Delphos Public Library
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those struggling with bipolar/depression. Group meets every Monday from 6:30-7:30pm at the Delphos Public Library, 309 W. 2nd St. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/22/2018(Monday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Keeping What Matters - Problem Gambling
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: PVFF - Lima
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A problem gambling support group. Group meets every Monday from 6-7pm at PVFF, 309 W. High St. Lima. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/22/2018(Monday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Understanding Loss & Grief
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: PVFF - Lima
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those experiencing loss and grief. Group meets every Monday from 6-7pm at PVFF, 309 W. High St. in Lima. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/23/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Event: Safe Spaces - LGBTQ Community
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: PVFF - Lima
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A community for the LGBTQ Community 18+ years of age. Group meets every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 6-8pm at PVFF, 309 W. High St. in Lima. No cost or registration to participate.

1/23/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Event: MOZAIC - LGBTQ Community (middle & high school youth)
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: PVFF - Lima
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
An LGBTQ Community for middle and high school youth (under 18 years of age). Group meets every 1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 6-8pm at PVFF, 309 W. High St. in Lima. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/23/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Event: DIVORCE CARE
Sponsor: Bath Community/88964
Location: Bath Community UMC, 2760 E. Bluelick Road
Website: http://
Event Information:
Divorce Care is beginning on Tuesdays from 7-8:30 pm at Bath Community United Methodist at 2760 E. Bluelick Road. Whether you are divorced or separated, come and find the strength with people that will help you discover hope & experience healing. For more information contact the church at 419-228-4209.

1/24/2018(Wednesday) - 1/31/2018(Wednesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Shelter From the Storm - Lima
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: Union Square Apartments
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those struggling with bipolar/depression. Group meets every Wednesday from 6-7pm at the Union Square Apartments, 200 E. Elm St. in Lima. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/24/2018(Wednesday) - 1/31/2018(Wednesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Shelter From the Storm - Kenton
Sponsor: PVFF
Location: We Care Center, Kenton
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those struggling with bipolar/depression. Group meets every Wednesday from 6-7pm at the We Care Center in Kenton, 775 E. Eliza St. There is no cost or registration to participate.

1/25/2018(Thursday)
Time: 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Event: Divorce Recovery Group
Location: Only Believe Ministries Christian Center (Botkins)
Website: www.obmcc.org
Event Information:
Most people will tell you that separation and divorce are the most painful and stressful experiences they’ve ever faced. It’s a confusing time when you feel isolated and have many questions about issues you’ve never faced before. OBM DivorceCare's divorce recovery group meets every Thursday at 7pm in the Loft at Only Believe Ministries (Botkins) to help you face these challenges and rebuild your life. Join us! You'll quickly feel comfortable and accepted with us because we've been where you are and understand the hurt and pain you're going through. DC4K is available for Kids ages 5 and up, to help them find their way through the pain of divorce. Child Care is provided for ages 0-5.

1/25/2018(Thursday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:45 PM
Event: I Choose To Be Well Essential Oil Class
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: http://ichoosetobewell.com/events.html
Event Information:
We hold weekly Essential Oil Classes at the Lima public Library - Free to the community! Each week is a different topic. We have a lot of discussion and a lot of fun. You'll have an opportunity to experience the oils we discuss and ask questions. I Choose To Be Well essential oil classes are intended to be informational and help people find healthy alternatives. No sales pitch is given in our classes. If you are interested in purchasing essential oils, please ask one of our Wellness Advocate after the class. For more information about I Choose To Be Well Essential Oil classes, please contact Juanita Markham at juanita@ichoosetobewell.com or 567-371-1983.

1/27/2018(Saturday)
Time: 11:00AM - 2:00PM
Event: Matthew 25 Kitchen Community Meal
Location: Corner of E. Kibby and S. Elizabeth Streets
Website: http://
Event Information:
New Life Christian Ministries and Lima First Assembly will be serving a community meal open to all.

1/27/2018(Saturday)
Time: 04:00PM - 07:00PM
Event: ALLEN EAST COMMUNITY CENTER FISH FRY
Sponsor: AECC/JANINE ROWE 419-648-9271
Location: ALLEN EAST COMMUNITY CENTER HARROD, OHIO
Website: http://
Event Information:
ALL YOU CAN EAT FISH FRY, $8 A PERSON, MEAL INCLUDES FISH, SCALLOPED POTATOES, GREEN BEANS OR APPLE SAUCE, AND A DESSERT. ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE CENTER, PLEASE JOIN US!

1/21/2018(Sunday) - 2/25/2018(Sunday)
Time: 02:00 pm - 03:00pm
Event: Middle School Team Tennis Program
Sponsor: Lima Area Tennis Association(Joan Collar 419-303-6606) and USTA
Location: Westwood Tennis and Fitness
Website: http://
Event Information:
The Middle School Team Tennis program is a free 8 week program that provides tennis instruction for our middle school youth. There is no cost for the program. The program will begin January 7, 2018 @ 2:00pm-3:30pm and will meet each Sunday for 8 weeks. The last day will be February 25, 2018. The program is at Westwood Tennis and Fitness, 3101 West Elm Street with Jeff Brown USPTA Certified instructor. Participants must wear tennis shoes. If a participant does not have a tennis racquet, one will be provided. No new participants after the 3rd session.

2/2/2018(Friday)
Time: 08:00 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 8:00 pm.

2/6/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 06:30 P< - 08:00 PM
Event: GRASSP support group
Sponsor: Partnership for Violence Free Families
Location: St. Pauls United Church of Christ, Wapakoneta
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Group meets on the 1st Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8pm at St. Pauls United Church of Christ in Wapakoneta (use the Mechanic St. door). There is no cost or registration to participate.

2/6/2018(Tuesday) - 2/20/2018(Tuesday)
Event: Crochet Club
Location: White Memorial Library- Waynesfield Ohio
Event Information:
We will be hosting a crochet club the first and third Tuesdays of every month from 1:30-2:30. All levels of crocheters are welcome even beginners, we will have soemone here to teach you !

2/12/2018(Monday)
Time: 05:30 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: GRASSP support group - Kenton
Sponsor: Partnership for Violence Free Families
Location: PVFF Office, Kenton
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Group meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at the PVFF office in Kenton, 302 Franklin St. from 6- 7:30 pm. . There is no cost or registration to participate.

2/13/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Event: GRASSP support group - Lima
Sponsor: Partnership for Violence Free Families
Location: PVFF - Lima
Website: http://www.pvff.org
Event Information:
A support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide. Group meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:30-8pm at PVFF, 309 W. High St. in Lima. There is no cost or registration to participate.

2/13/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Event: Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper
Sponsor: Zion Lutheran Church
Location: 101 East Main Street, LaFayette, Ohio
Website: http://www.zionluth.org
Event Information:
Zion Lutheran Church, 101 East Main Street, Lafayette, will be having their annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper of Tuesday, February 13th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Menu includes sausage, pancakes, cole la, applesauce and beverages. Freewill donation.

2/15/2018(Thursday) - 2/17/2018(Saturday)
Event: OEFFA’s 39th Annual Conference: A Taste for Change
Sponsor: OEFFA, (614) 421-2022
Location: Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. 5th St., Dayton, OH 45402
Website: http://www.oeffa.org/
Event Information:
The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 39th annual conference, A Taste for Change, will return to Dayton this winter! Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference features: • Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business on Friday and Saturday; • A three day trade show with 90+ businesses, organizations, and government agencies offering food, books, equipment, products, information, and services; • In-depth, full day Food and Farm School courses on Thursday; • Engaging nationally-recognized keynote speakers; • Made-from-scratch, local, organic meals; • Thursday and Friday evening networking and receptions; • Kids’ conference, child care, and more! Registration opens this fall. Sign up to receive conference updates at www.oeffa.org/conference2018.

1/24/2018(Wednesday) - 3/28/2018(Wednesday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Event: Grief Share
Sponsor: Liz Browning, liz@shawneealliance.com
Location: Shawnee Alliance Church (4455 Shawnee Rd, Lima), East Campus, Rm I
Website: http://shawneealliance.com
Event Information:
Event: Grief Share Location: Shawnee Alliance Church (4455 Shawnee Rd, Lima), East Campus, Rm I Dates & Times: Wednesdays January 3-March 28 from 6:30-8pm Dates & Times: Thursdays February 15-May 10 from 10-11:30am Description: Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences: grieving a loved one. It is led by people who understand what you are going through. Two available times: Wed. at 6:30 pm (begins Jan. 3) and Thurs. at 10 am (begins Feb. 15). Both times meet for 13 weeks; cost is free for the class but the workbook is $15. For more information, contact Shawnee Alliance Church at 419-991-6546 or liz@shawneealliance.com.

3/9/2018(Friday)
Time: 7am - 1:30
Event: Aware Fair 2018
Sponsor: Mentor3 Dianne Wiltsie
Location: Delphos Jefferson High school
Website: http://www.mentor3delphos.com
Event Information:
We are holding an Aware Fair on March 9th, 2018 at Delphos Jefferson High School. All students from Delphos St. John's and Delphos Jefferson grades 9-12 will be in Attendance. Our goal is to offer a fun, engaging and educational event for students. By having this event we hope to prepare these students to make choices that positively shape their future. We have Dr. Scott Grant, Mr. Zach Ricker and Rev Rich Rakay speaking throughout the day. We are getting the word out and hope to have 30+ booths set up on topics dealing with depression, suicide, social media, physical fitness, sport injuries and spiritual growth.

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