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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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6/20/2018(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.

6/20/2018(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.

6/21/2018(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.

6/21/2018(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.

6/21/2018(Thursday)
Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Event: K of C Summer Purse Bingo
Sponsor: Knights of Columbus
Location: K of C on North Cable Road in Lima
Website: http://
Event Information:
Summer Purse Bingo at the K of C in Lima will be held on Thurs. June 21. Featuring 20 games of bingo, winners receiving designer purses, raffles, silent auction, 50/50 drawing, buffet supper and other surprises. Tickets are $35 per person tables for 8 can be reserved. Doors open at 5pm bingo starts at 6:30. Tickets available at the K of C or call 419-223-0761.

6/21/2018(Thursday)
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Event: Lunch in the Park
Sponsor: Ottawa Senior Citizens Association,Inc.
Location: 1035 East Third St. Ottawa, Ohio 45875
Website: http://ottawaseniors@midohio.twcbc.com
Event Information:
Lunch in The Park June 21, 2018 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Ottawa Senior Citizens Center. 1035 East Third Street Ottawa, Ohio 45875 Lunch Choices: Ted’s B-B-Q Chicken - quarter Platter Brats Platter Regular or Southern Style Hot Dog Platter Pie, Desserts and Drink. Eat in, Dine in the Park or carry out. Carryout available by calling 419-523-5593 Sponsored by Ted’s Market in Pandora Entertainment by Bob Clark Thank you Phyllis Steele

6/23/2018(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.

6/24/2018(Sunday) - 6/27/2018(Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Event: Vacation Bible School
Sponsor: First E&R Church
Location: 320 W. Wayne St. Lima OH
Website: http://
Event Information:
Vacation Bible School First E&R Church 320 W. Wayne St. Lima Sunday June 24th through Wednesday June 27th 6:30-8:30 pm. Babylon Daniel's Courage in Captivity

6/25/2018(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.

6/25/2018(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.

6/25/2018(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.

6/25/2018(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.

6/26/2018(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.

6/26/2018(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.

6/27/2018(Wednesday)
Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Event: Opiate Crisis Discussion
Sponsor: Faith Christian Church
Location: 2223 Shawnee Rd.
Website: http://
Event Information:
Faith Christian Church, 2223 Shawnee Rd., Lima is hosting a Discussion on the Opiate Crisis on Wed., June 27th at 6:30 pm. The discussion will be led by the Monforts. Free & open to the public. The church is located across from Ike's restaurant.

6/30/2018(Saturday)
Time: 5:00 p.m. - 8;00p.m. ?
Event: Gospel Sing in the Ada Park
Sponsor: Dana Walters 419-233-4476
Location: Ada War Memorial Park
Website: http://
Event Information:
Gospel sing June 30th starting at 5:00p.m. with Heartsong, Chris Baldwin, Jimmy Bloomfield, 2nd Chance, Arnold Coy ,Ed Ewing, The Sisters and Jacob Reel. Food available for a donation , water also available. BRING YOUR OWN LAWN CHAIRS.. Free will offering will be taken for the singers. Please come to this free sing and be blessed

6/28/2018(Thursday) - 7/1/2018(Sunday)
Time: 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Event: Old Fashioned Farmers Days
Location: Van Wert County Fairgrounds Van Wert OH
Website: http://oldfashionedfarmersdays.com
Event Information:
Antique tractors, engines and machinery-Quilt & Needle Art Show-Wood carvers-Crafts-Flea market-entertainment-Banjo, Fiddle and Harmonica contest-Animal land-Barrel Rides-Antique tractor Pull-Kiddie and Adult pedal tractor pull-Food vendors-Tug-a-truck, kids games-cow milking and much more.

6/29/2018(Friday) - 7/1/2018(Sunday)
Time: 4:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Event: LATA Doubles Tennis Tournament
Sponsor: LATA
Location: UNOH tennis courts
Website: http://
Event Information:
June29-July 1. Separate A draw for teams with combined minimum age of 70+ with younger teammate being at least 30. First round loser consolation format- guaranteed at least 2 matches. Matches will be best 2 of 3 sets with a 10 point tiebreaker in lieu of a 3 rd set. Semis and finals will be best 2 of 3 set with a full 3rd set. Cost: $20 LATA member; $15 high school age; $30 non-member. Contact Jeff Brown, Tournament Director, 567-249-9549

7/2/2018(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.

7/3/2018(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.

7/6/2018(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.

7/9/2018(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.

7/9/2018(Monday) - 7/12/2018(Thursday)
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Event: VBS Shipwrecked
Location: Delphos St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church
Website: http://delphosstjohnparish.org
Event Information:
Delphos St. John the Evangelist is hosting Shipwrecked VBS July 9-11, 6-8:30 pm at church, with a pool party on Thursday, July 12 at 6-8 pm at the Delphos Pool. At Shipwrecked VBS, kids discover how Jesus rescues us through life's storms. The week is filled with Bible-learning experiences, island games, tropical treats and cool songs. Register by stopping by or calling the Ministry Center at 419-695-4050.

7/10/2018(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.

7/10/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 07:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Event: West Central Ohio Safety Council
Sponsor: Deb Katzenmeyer
Location: Howard Johnson, 1920 Roschman Ave. Lima
Website: http://limachamber.com/member-benefits/opportunities/safety-council/
Event Information:
Operation Lifesaver - Rail Safety Rick Sanchez, Lima Memorial Health Systems

7/14/2018(Saturday)
Time: 8:00 am - 10:30 am
Event: Cridersville Firemans Jamboree Color Run
Location: Cridersville Volunteer Fire Department 100 E Main St Cridersville OH 45806
Website: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Cridersville/CridersvilleFiremansJamboree5k
Event Information:
Cridersville Volunteer Fire Department will be Hosting a Color run/walk on July 14th 2018 to pre register go to : https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Cridersville/CridersvilleFiremansJamboree5k or you can stop by the Fire Station at 100 E main St Cridersville OH. This will be a 3 color station fun run or walk through our small community supporting the Fire Station the cost will be $25 Pre-Registration before June 30th And $35.00 day of the race. race registration will start at 8:00 am on the 14th of July in front of the Fire Station.

7/14/2018(Saturday)
Time: 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Event: Cridersville Jamboree Color Fun Run / Walk
Sponsor: Cridersville Fire Department
Location: Cridersville, OH
Website: https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Cridersville/CridersvilleFiremansJamboree5k
Event Information:
Cridersville Fireman’s Jamboree Color Run July 14 2018 9:00 am Start Pre-Registration is on line at https://runsignup.com/Race/OH/Cridersville/CridersvilleFiremansJamboree5k Or drop off form at Cridersville Fire Station 100 E Main St Cridersville Oh 45806 Day of Race Registration 8:00 am to 8:45 am in front of Fire Station Pre-Registration Price is $25.00 Per Runner Now thru June 30th 2018 Day of Race $35.00

7/15/2018(Sunday)
Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Event: Fort Jennings Fire Department Poker Run
Sponsor: Fort Jennings Volunteer Fire Department
Location: Fort Jennings Fire Department
Website: http://
Event Information:
Poker Run Sunday, July 15 Registration begins at Noon First Bike out at 1:00 pm $10 Single $15 with Rider All Proceeds go to the Fort Jennings Volunteer Fire Department

8/14/2018(Tuesday)
Time: 07:30 AM - 9:00 AM
Event: West Central Ohio Safety Council
Sponsor: Deb Katzenmeyer
Location: Howard Johnson, 1920 Roschman Ave. Lima
Website: http://limachamber.com/member-benefits/opportunities/safety-council/
Event Information:
Marijuana in Ohio - 18 months later Brad Weber, Sheakley

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