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March 1, 2015

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Saturday book signing at Book ReViews for Bluffton author

Bluffton author, Ashley Pearson, will have a book signing on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., for her recently published children’s book “Little Gracie’s Daily Adventure,” according to Dr. Christina Walton, store manager.

The signing is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Book ReViews.

Pearson is a Bluffton High School graduate. She worked in the Findlay Hancock County Public Library circulation area for six years where she was exposed to many genres of books.

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Bridge Bereavement Services offering “Understanding Grief” workshop

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer a workshop for understanding grief on Thursday, March 5 from 9:30 a.m. to noon in the Beckett Room at Blanchard Valley Hospital, 1900 S. Main St., Findlay. The event is for individuals 18 years of age and older and is open to the public.

This workshop will help participants learn more about the grief process including how to identify essential physical, emotional, cognitive, social and spiritual actions that will aid in healing.

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It's a Bluffton garage sale weekend: Senior Center sale is Friday and Saturday

It's garage sale weekend in Bluffton.

The Bluffton Senior Center will break tradition by holding its annual garage sale a few months earlier than usual. This year the sale will be held from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 27, and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28.

The change in date is to coincide with the S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Clubs annual community garage/craft sale and chicken barbecue also held in Friday and Saturday.

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There's a chicken barbecue and a big indoor garage sale in Bluffton this weekend

Barbecue chicken and a big, indoor garage sale. What else might someone want on the last weekend of February?

The S.H.A.N.N.O.N. Service Club of Bluffton sponsors its annual chicken barbecue and community garage and craft sale at The Centre, 601 N. Main St., Bluffton, Friday and Saturday, Feb. 27-28.

Harlan's chicken barbecue takes place Friday, Feb. 27,  from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at The Centre.

The community garage sale occurs also at The Centre at Bluffton that same evening and on Saturday morning, Feb. 28.

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Bluffton chamber says: Explore Bluffton in March; here's the calendar of events

The Bluffton Area Chamber of Commerce released Bluffton's March calendar of events. The events on this calendar are open to the public.

• Bluffton school art show all month at Bluffton Public Library

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Tickets still available for The Centre's murder mystery theatre - but hurry!

Ready for a good mystery – and a great meal?

Tickets are still available to The Centre at Bluffton’s murder mystery dinner theatre taking place Saturday, March 7, according to Brenda Gaines, Center manager.

The drama is “Broadcast Radio Murders,” and the deadline for reservations is Monday, March 2. No tickets will be available at the door.

The drama is hosted by Mr. E. Murder Productions. Tickets are available at:
• $40 each
• Two for $74
• Table of eight for $380 ($35 each)
(plus sales tax)

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Two community meals in March

The Bluffton Senior Citizens Center will host two community meals in March. These meals are planned by the Bluffton Area Ministerial Association.

Meals are:
• Thursday, March 5, 6 p.m.
• Thursday, March 19, 6 p.m.

Meals are open to the public and have no admission charge. Persons interested in making donations may bring canned food for the Bluffton Food Pantry.

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Registration underway for March 12 BFR paint and sip class

The popular Paint and Sip program continues this winter through BFR Sports & Fitness.  The second in the three-part paint and sip series is Thursday, March 12, from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Bluffton Sportsmen’s Club depot, 405 N. Spring St.

The final paint and sip is Thursday, April 9, also from 6 to 9 p.m.

Each event includes instruction from Marilyn Reed of Marilyn’s Artistry, Ada, all art supplies, appetizers and one glass of a specialty, wine beverage.

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Book ReViews book signing features first-time Bluffton author

Bluffton author, Ashley Pearson, will have a book signing on Saturday, Feb. 28, at Book ReViews, 123 S. Main St., for her recently published children’s book “Little Gracie’s Daily Adventure,” according to Dr. Christina Walton, store manager.

The signing is from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Book ReViews.

Pearson is a Bluffton High School graduate. She worked in the Findlay Hancock County Public Library circulation area for six years where she was exposed to many genres of books.

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Free health events continue this week at BFR

The fifth week of BFR’s Keeping Active Wellness Campaign will include several different programs in addition to the free walking days, free fitness classes and recreation options.  

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