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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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5/27/2017(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.

5/27/2017(Saturday)
Time: 1.00 pm - 3:00pm
Event: Lima civil air patrol
Sponsor: David and Pamela coy
Location: Allen county airport
Event Information:
We are part of the us air Force. We meet every Saturday from 1-3 p.m. so come join us. 12-18 yrs. Old. Call David or Pamela coy at 419-222-6639.

5/29/2017(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.

5/29/2017(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.

5/29/2017(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.

5/29/2017(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.

5/29/2017(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.

5/30/2017(Tuesday)
Time: 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Event: Pages to Plates
Location: Lima Public Library
Website: http://www.limalibrary.com
Event Information:
Do you love cooking? Do you want to try new recipes? Come to the Pages to Plates cooking club! Every month a new cook book will be selected for participants to select a recipe from, and each month we will meet to sample each other's creations! Go to the "Ask Here" desk at the library for more info! First meet up May 30th.

5/30/2017(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.

6/2/2017(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.

6/2/2017(Friday) - 6/4/2017(Sunday)
Time: 05:00pm - 06:00pm
Event: Nathan Miller Memorial Baseball Tournament
Location: Delphos, OH
Website: http://
Event Information:
11u-12u baseball tournament. 16 teams. Great baseball, food, and fun. All proceeds to help 4 area seniors with scholarships.

6/2/2017(Friday) - 6/3/2017(Saturday)
Time: 04:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Event: PigMania BBQ and Music Festival
Location: Allen County Fairgrounds- Lima, OH
Website: http://pigmaniabbq.com/
Event Information:
We will be hosting our all new & revamped “PigMania Lima State Championship BBQ Competition and music Festival” at the Allen County Fairgrounds on June 2nd and 3rd, 2017. This 2 day festival includes numerous local and national BBQ vendors selling amazing food along with many live bands both Friday and Saturday. The competitions include A kids BBQ contest, A people’s choice BBQ contest, and a charity rib-off where people can sign up and judge ribs. Plus a slew of professional BBQ teams from around the country competing for over $8,000 in cash prizes. We are expecting between 5,000 and 9,000 guests for the event that will include 35 national BBQ teams competing for the State Championship and a chance to qualify to compete in prestigious BBQ invitational, a kids Q competition, a rib off and a people’s choice competition for the public to sample and judge along with some of the best bands and local talent. We are in need of both small and large businesses to sponsor this event.

6/2/2017(Friday) - 6/3/2017(Saturday)
Time: 11:00AM - 10:00PM
Event: Van Wert Peony Festival
Sponsor: Van Wert Peony Festival Committee
Location: Fountain Park, Van Wert, Ohio
Website: http://www.vwpeonyfestival.com
Event Information:
Free/nearly free Family Friendly Festival. Artists and craft vendors, Free Car Show, Parade, Free Concerts, Children's activities including a Free Fishing Derby, Color Run by the YMCA, Self- Guided Garden Tours, Teen Dance and much more.

6/2/2017(Friday) - 6/7/2017(Wednesday)
Time: 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Event: New Life Assembly 10 Yr Anniversary
Sponsor: Laura M Luke 567-371-3566
Location: New Life Assembly Church 1003 E Kibby St Lima
Website: http://www.newlifeassemblylima.com
Event Information:
Celebration of 10 Years Special speakers John Muncy, Frank Menhart & Mike Silich Friday, June 2nd - Wednesday, June 7th 7:00 pm each evening and 10:30 Sunday Morning. For more info see our Facebook Page

6/3/2017(Saturday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Event: Summer Kickoff
Sponsor: Lake Improvement Association
Location: Villa Nova Shelter at Great Lake St. Marys
Website: https://lakeimprovement.com/event/summer-kickoff
Event Information:
The Lake Improvement Association will host the second annual Summer Kickoff festival from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, June 3 near the Villa Nova shelter house on the northeast side of Grand Lake St. Marys. Admission is free to the public, with all proceeds from events and concessions going toward the improvement of Grand Lake St. Marys. Mustang Sally will headline the event with an award-winning show that combines country and rock tunes with audience interaction for can’t-miss entertainment. Kaitlyn Schmit & The Move will open for Mustang Sally, preceded by Muddsock. In addition to live music, Summer Kickoff 2017 will feature: •Color Run 5K Run/Walk (registration deadline to receive a free tee shirt is May 20, 2017), part of the Grand Lake Health System Road to Fitness Challenge •Cornhole Tournament ($500 grand prize) •Beer Pong Tournament ($500 grand prize) •Car Cruise-In •Kids bouncy obstacle course and slide •50+ vendors •Food and beverage concessions

6/4/2017(Sunday)
Time: 10:15 am - 11:30 am
Event: South Side Christian Church120th Worship Celebration
Location: 3300 South Side Dr.
Website: http://www.southsidechurch.org
Event Information:
South Side is celebrating its 120th anniversary in 2017. This is the first of 3 Sunday worship services with visiting former ministers. Rev. "Pete Smith" served South Side from 1971 to 1984 at our former building on the corner of Kibby and Central. All are welcome.

6/5/2017(Monday)
Time: 5:30 PM
Event: Jam Sessions
Sponsor: Columbus Grove American Legion
Location: Columbus Grove American Legion
Website: http://
Event Information:
Jam Sessions at The Columbus Grove American Legion. 1st and 3rd Monday of Every Month. Food and 50/50 drawing along with your Entertainment. Come and enjoy. Food Service starts at 5:30.

6/6/2017(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 !

6/6/2017(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.

6/6/2017(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.

6/10/2017(Saturday)
Time: 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Event: Free Movie Night
Sponsor: South Side Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Location: 3300 South Side Dr.
Website: http://www.southsidechurch.org
Event Information:
South Side is having free movie nights on the 2nd Saturday of May, June, July, and August. Join us on May 13th at 8:30 pm for a fun, family movie. This movie is about a group of animals that enter a singing competition hosted by a koala who is hoping to save his theater! Can you guess the movie? If not, call the church office at 419-225-1606. We'll be on the lawn so bring a chair, maybe a blanket, and come a little before 8:30 to get your spot and your free refreshments! (If the weather is bad the movie will be shown inside).

6/10/2017(Saturday)
Time: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Event: Harrod Summer Spectacular Vendor/Craft Show
Location: Allen East Community Center 9520 Harrod Rd. Harrod, Ohio 45850
Website: http://
Event Information:
Harrod Summer Spectacular is a vendor/craft show. Free admission,50/50, and much much more! Come and spend the day with us! Shop and support local businesses!

6/10/2017(Saturday)
Time: 10 AM - 10 PM
Event: Challenged Champions Obstacle River Run
Sponsor: (419) 456-3449
Location: 11913 Road 6 Ottawa, OH 45875
Website: http://http://challengedchampions.com
Event Information:
Runners will be tasked with taking on mud pits, fiery obstacles, mud slides, river crossings and more! Youth (13 & under) will be tasked with a shorter version of our course with plenty of mud and obstacles! Spectators are welcome to come and cheer on the runners, listen to the DJ and enjoy our food and beverage tent. Showcase: 10-2 p.m. Bake Sale: 10-1 p.m. Pony rides, Face Painting, & Chicken BBQ dinner: 11-1 p.m. Youth race:2:30p.m. Adult Race:4:00p.m. Corn Hole Tournament: 6:30pm

6/10/2017(Saturday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Event: Tyler Goins W.A.V.E. Wheelchair Accessible Van Event
Sponsor: Sheila Umstead 419-773-9380
Location: Romers Overdrive 3769 St Rt 127 Celina, OH 45822
Website: http://https://www.facebook.com/events/1882058298743627/
Event Information:
Tyler Goins is a 22 year old who is totally disabled with Cerebral Palsy and is bound to his wheelchair at all times. He works and attends Cheryl Ann Programs (CA Group) in Celina, OH and absolutely loves to be a social butterfly going everywhere possible in between doctor and therapy appointments many of which are at Cincinnati Childrens Hospital. Help Tyler acquire a much needed wheelchair accessible van by purchasing Romers Chicken Dinners for only $7.00 & Spend a Family Fun Afternoon with entertainment & a Live Auction on June 10. Come Help Pay it Forward!

6/12/2017(Monday) - 6/15/2017(Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event: Maker Fun Factory VBS
Sponsor: 419-695-4050
Location: Delphos St. John the Evangelist church and school
Website: http://vbspro.events/p/bluejays
Event Information:
Join Delphos St. John Catholic Church for Maker Fun Factory VBS! June 12-15 at 6-8:30 pm. We begin and end each day at church. Children age 4 through 4th grade are invited to join the fun. At Maker Fun Factory, kids discover not only that God made them the way they are, but for a purpose too. The week is filled with Bible-learning experiences, Sciency-Fun gizmos, team-building games, cool songs and tasty treats. Suggested donation of $10 per child is payable anytime during the week. We will also be collecting money for Heartbeat of Lima. Please register online at https://vbspro.events/p/bluejays or call 419-695-4050.

6/12/2017(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.

6/13/2017(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.

6/13/2017(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.

6/16/2017(Friday) - 6/18/2017(Sunday)
Time: 06:30 PM - 07:30 PM
Event: Ohio for Israel Conference
Location: Shawnee Alliance Church, 4455 Shawnee Rd, Lima, OH 45806
Website: http://shawneealliance.com/events
Event Information:
A team from Israel will speak about Israel, the Church, and understanding the signs of the end times. Cost is $10 for Shawnee Alliance attendees and $25 for outside the church. Please register and purchase tickets at shawneealliance.com/events by June 11. Schedule of events: * Friday at 6:30 PM - Service with keynote speaker Mikhael Murnane * Saturday: Workshops from 9am-12pm and 1-4pm - we break for lunch, there are several restaurants down Shawnee Rd available for your choosing. * Sunday at 9:30, 10:15, & 11 AM - regular services with an emphasis on Israel * Sunday at 6:30 PM - Special media presentation of Life in Israel

6/17/2017(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.

6/25/2017(Sunday)
Time: 5pm - 8pm
Event: Bowling for Neighborhood Relief
Sponsor: Jason Harris (419-516-2056)
Location: West gate Entertainment Center
Website: http://
Event Information:
Tickets available at Neighborhood Relief Thrift Store 1500 Elida Rd Bowl with Neighborhood Relief June 25, 5pm -8pm 15.00 per ticket = 3 hours of bowling All you can eat pizza All you can drink pop Door prizes and Raffles Have a great night of fun, food and bowling to benefit Neighborhood Relief Ministries

6/27/2017(Tuesday)
Time: 11:00 - 13:00
Event: Free Community Gift Card Bingo 55+
Sponsor: Lima Rehab & Nursing Center
Location: 599 S Shawnee St
Website: http://
Event Information:
Fourth Tuesday monthly @ 11 am Lima Rehab holds a Free to the community 55+ Gift Card Bingo followed by Light Lunch

6/28/2017(Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:00pm
Event: The Great Race
Sponsor: Wapakoneta Area Chamber of Commerce 419-738-2911
Location: Auglaize Street Wapakoneta OH
Website: greatrace.com
Event Information:
The Great Race is coming to Wapakoneta, OH. on Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 at 12:30pm.

6/28/2017(Wednesday)
Time: 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Event: The Great Race
Location: Auglaize Street Wapakoneta OH
Website: http://www.greatrace.com
Event Information:
The Great Race is coming to Wapakoneta, Ohio on June 28th, 2017. The Great Race is an antique, vintage, and collector car competitive controlled-speed endurance road rally on public highways. It is not a test of top speed. It is a test of a driver/navigator team’s ability to follow precise course instructions and the car’s (and team’s) ability to endure on a cross-country trip. The course instructions require the competing teams to drive at or below the posted speed limits at all times. For more information go to www.greatrace.com

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6/16/2017(Friday) - 8/18/2017(Friday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event: ALPHA
Sponsor: hosted by Delphos St. John the Evangelist/419-695-4050
Location: Landeck Tavern
Website: http://www.delphosstjohnparish.org
Event Information:
Got Questions about life? Is There more to life than this? Who is Jesus? Why Did Jesus Die? Why and How do I pray? Alpha explores these questions and more. Join us for lunch, a video presentation and small group discussion starting Friday, June 16 at 11 am to 1 pm at the Landeck Tavern. It's a 10 week session and childcare will be provided. For more info, visit alphausa.org. There is no charge, but please register at https://goo.gl/ePVkVx. Questions, call the Ministry Center at 419-695-4050.

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