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SCHS Spring Meeting is May 5

The Swiss Community Historical Society will hold its Spring Meeting on Sunday, May 5 at 2:00 p.m. in the Patio Room at Maple Crest. Gary Wetherill will give a presentation on the native people who lived in Ohio prior to settlers arriving in in the late 1700s. 


Village committee meetings and Arbor Day celebration, April 27-May 13

The following meetings and an Arbor Day celebration have been scheduled by the Village of Bluffton. The meetings will be at the Bluffton Town Hall, unless noted.

Tree Commission (Arbor Day Celebration) on Saturday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m. at the Bluffton Community Pool

Pathway Committee on Thursday, May 2 at noon.

Ordinance Committee on Monday, May 6 at 5:00 p.m.

Village Council on Monday, May 13 at 7:00 p.m.



Perry Bush at BPL Friends of the Library Tea, April 25

CORRECTION: An additional book credit has been listed.

At this writing on Tuesday, just seven tickets are still available for the annual Friends of the Library Tea at Bluffton Public Library on Thursday, April 25 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. 

The guest speaker is local author Perry Bush, a professor of history who has written three books:

Dancing With the Kobzar, Two Kingdoms, Two Loyalties: Mennonite Pacifism in Modern America and Rust Belt Resistance: How a Small Community Took on Big Oil and Won, and Peace, Progress and the Professor: The Mennonite History of C. Henry Smith.

Tickets for the formal tea are $20.00; cash or check accepted.



Tickets on sale for Bluffton First Methodist youth fundraiser dinner

Bluffton First Methodist Church, 116 Church Street, will host a youth group fundraising event on April 24, 2024 from 5:00- 7:00 p.m.


G.I.'s and Joe in Bluffton on April 17

G.I.’s & Joe
9–1:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 17
Twisted Whisk Cafe, 101 S. Main, Bluffton

The Allen County Veteran Service Commission will visit Bluffton on Wednesday. 


Jack and the Beanstalk on stage at Trinity Lutheran School

Jack and the Beanstalk
1:00 and 6:30 p.m. on Friday, April 19 
Trinity Lutheran School, 105 Allen St, Jenera

What happens when a young boy plants wonder beans in his own backyard? For Jack, it is the beginning of a great adventure. Audiences are invited to performances of Jack and the Beanstalk by the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) and the Kindergarten through 8th grade students at Trinity Lutheran School.