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July 20, 2019

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On the Common Grounds stage March 22

The Palace Flophouse

The Palace Flophouse will perform an acoustic show, at 6 p.m., Monday, March 22, at Common Grounds. The band is on tour to support its new album Try Not to Get Worried.

The group will perform all original songs using a guitar, keyboard, and unique harmony to sing us heartfelt stories and songs about the good side of the bad side and the upside of the downside in life.


Historic photos theme of Swiss Society March 21 program

"Value of Photographs as Historic Documents" heads the program of Swiss Community Historical Society of Pandora and Bluffton at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 21, in the Patio Room of Maple Crest Senior Living Village, Bluffton.

Lisa Wood, Curator for Visual Resources at the Ohio Historical Society at Columbus, will discuss identification of historic photographs; care and handling of historic photographs; and ways to use photographs for research, exhibits and programs.


Thursday ticket deadline for The Centre's murder mystery dinner

Ticket sales end on Thursday, March 11, for The Centre's murder mystery dinner "Poison Ivy," according to Brenda Gaines of The Centre. The event is Saturday, March 13, at The Centre, 601 N. Main St.

Doors open at 6 p.m., hors d'oeuvres are served at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m. A cash bar is available. No tickets are sold at the door.

The menu includes baked steak, home-style beans, buttered corn, chicken victoria, new red potatotes, bread and butter, stuffed shells with marinara, dessert and non-alcoholic drinks.


BHS junior class offers prom dress sale

The Bluffton High School junior class will hold a prom dress sale from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, March 13, in the BHS cafeteria.

Persons may bring their prom dresses and homecoming dresses to sell at the event. Those dresses must be brought to the high school between 3:30 and 6 p.m. on Friday, March 12.

This is a cash only sale. No checks will be accepted. The event benefits the junior class post prom committee.


MMH Auxiliary holds soup and sandwich supper March 8

The 9th annual soup and sandwich supper hosted by the Mennonite Memorial Home women's service group is in early March. The event is from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, March 8, at the Home. It offers a take-out or dine-in option.

There will be serving three soups; ham and bean, chicken noodle vegetable and broccoli cheese soup. Also served will be sloppyjoes, hot dogs, and pulled pork sandwiches, cornbread muffins and a selection of desserts.

"The cost for the dinner is on a donation basis. If you have any questions please call 419-358-1015," said Julie Stratton.


Celtic night March 13 in Town Hall Concert Series

Celtic night is the theme of the Town Hall Concert Series at 8 p.m., Saturday, March 13, according to Wendy Chappell-Dick.

The series is held on the third floor of the town hall and admission is by donation.

By Wendy Chappell-Dick

Bluffton, originally called Shannon Ohio is known for the nearby Swiss Settlement, however the town itself was founded by Irish settlers. On March 13 we celebrate Bluffton's Celtic heritage in honor of St. Patrick's Day.