Posted by Fred Steiner on February 5, 2016 - 10:06pm
The Blanchard River Watershed Partnership is sponsoring a Rain Barrel Decorating Contest at the Greater Findlay Home Show Saturday, March 5, and Sunday, March 6,at the Findlay Village Mall.
Thirty-three Rain Barrels have been entered in this year’s contest. All Rain Barrels will be on display at the Home Show on March 5-6. Plan to stop at the Findlay Mall and vote for your favorite Rain Barrel.
The three categories this year are:
1). Agricultural Theme,
2). Watershed Theme and
3). General Theme.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 29, 2016 - 9:42pm
Book ReViews will host a book signing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, featuring Dr. Bruce Maccabbe’s two books “Abduction in my Family: A novel of alien encounters,” and a second book, “The FBI, CIA UFO Connection: The Hidden UFO Activities of USA Intelligence Agencies.”
The novel of alien encounters is a book of fiction. The UFO activities book is non-fiction.
The author holds a doctorate in physics. For 36 years he was employed at Naval Surface Warfare Center in optical data processing.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 22, 2016 - 6:15pm
Mark your calendar. Plans are underway for the 2016 Bluffton Arts and Crafts Show.
This is the 45th annual show with this year's event on Saturday, May 14, in downtown Bluffton. The show is held in conjunction with the Bluffton Soccer Club's tournament, held the same weekend at Bluffton University. These two events make for a busy Bluffton weekend with hundreds of out-of-town visitors spending time in Bluffton.
In addition, the Bluffton Farmers' Market, in the Citizens National Bank parking lot, will take place on the morning of the show.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 20, 2016 - 6:00am
The 17th annual Allen County Master Gardeners presents its Art of Gardening seminar Saturday, March 19, at Ohio State University-Lima. The class is held in the Life Science Building from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost for the seminar is $45.
An attachment provides detailed information on the event.
Contact Gretchen Staley, 407 E. Sycamore St., Columbus Grove, OH 45830 to register.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 14, 2016 - 10:58am
Here are area county fair dates for 2016:
• June 20-25 - Putnam, Ottawa
• July 27-Aug. 7 - Ohio State Fair, Columbus
• Aug. 19-27 - Allen, Lima
• Aug. 31- Sept. 5 - Van Wert, Van Wert
• Aug. 31- Sept. 5 - Hancock, Findlay
• Sept. 6-11 - Hardin, Kenton