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June 24, 2018

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Learn how to ride a high wheel bicycle

Monday evening at BFR - don't pass it up!

Bill Triplett of the Triplett family will give lessons on how to ride a high wheeler bicycle from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, June 18, at Bluffton Family Recreation, 215 Snider Road.

The Boneshaker bike is a replica of a high wheeler bike model that became popular after 1888.

The bike was donated to the Bluffton Lions Foundation by the Triplett family to promote the Lions bike path project and the annual Ride to Remember bike ride, which will take place on Saturday, July 14.


Family-friendly outdoor movie Friday on Presbyterian Church lawn

Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy a free, family-friendly movie on the spacious Presbyterian church lawn.

"Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey," will be shown Friday, June 15, beginning at 9:15 p.m. Follow the adventures of three pets as they go searching for their owners. The movie is rated G.

As a nod to the vintage cars that will be cruising down Bluffton's streets that evening, freshly made popcorn will be available for only 10 cents a bag.

In the event of rain, the movie will be shown in the church sanctuary.


Bluffton Sardines set several individual records against Westside

The Bluffton Sardines swim team launched its 2018 season against Westside earlier this week. Several swimmers set individual records. The attachment shows Bluffton swim member results.


Dillinger coming to Arlington on June 23

Hull's Trace Wine Cellar, 105 E. Liberty St., Arlington, will host its first Sit and Sip with author David C Greer, from 2 to 4 p.m., Saturday, June. 23.

Greer, a practicing trial lawyer from Dayton, will share some of the stories from his recently published book "God is Merciful: The Colorful Career of John E Egan."

His presentation will include tales about John Dillinger, Alvin Karpis, Al Capone and J. Edgar Hoover. Stay for the crimes which made Ohio headlines while having your picture taken with Dillinger or Capone.


Last weekend for R COOP

This is the final weekend that R COOP will be open for the summer. Most items are on sale and Jane Shaw says she is willing to make deals to merchandise. R COOP is located at 2168 Road R, Bluffton. Phone: 419-302-20179.


Senior Center hold week-long crafts sale

Bluffton Senior Citizens Center, 132 N. Main St., will hold a craft supply sale starting next week, according to Tonya Meyer, director.

"Everything is priced to sell," she said. "The sale includes beads, lace, sewing notions, fabric, dolls to dress, quilt frames, craft kits, pattern books and much much more."

Hours follow:
Monday, June 18, 10 to 4
Tuesday, June 19, 9 to 4 and 6 to 8
Wednesday, June 20, 9 to 4
Thursday, June 21, 9 to 7
Friday, June 22, 9 to 3