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October 20, 2021

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Bluffton hosts August 28 Discovery Day

A Back to School-themed Discovery Day with outdoor activities and the chance to earn tickets for a Bluffton Bucks prize drawing will take place in downtown Bluffton on Saturday, August 28. Everyone is encouraged to come in their spiritwear.

That same day, the Bluffton Lions Club will host the rescheduled Festival of Wheels on Main Street.

8-11:00 a.m., Bluffton Cars & Coffee, an informal gathering of car enthusiasts at 902 N. Main.

8:30 a.m.-noon, Farmers Market, vendors with local produce, plants, baked goods and other cottage foods, parking lot at 102 S. Main.


Music in the Alley to be held Wednesday, August 25

Music in the Alley, located at Roots by Strattons, will feature, The Usual Suspects.

The talented trio is back by popular demand to perform on Wednesday, August 25 from 5 to 7 p.m.


Concert on the Lawn cancelled

This year's Concert on the Lawn, originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 22, has been cancelled, according to Jason Cox, Director of Marketing at Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio.

"The difficult decision to cancel this year's Concert on the Lawn on Sunday was recently made due to a continued increase in COVID-19 cases locally. While everyone was looking forward to this event, the commitment to our residents and families' safety is always our priority," said Cox.


Senior Center Community Meal update

The Community Meal on Thursday, August 19 will be a drive thru only meal.

The Presbyterian Church will be serving shredded chicken sandwiches, potato salad, watermelon wedge and cookie.

The meal starts at 6 p.m. Enter the alley behind the Senior Center on the Family Dollar side and exit out behind the town hall.

The meal is free but a good will offering will be taken for the food pantry.


Beaverdam-Richland Fire & Rescue holds fundraising cookout

Money goes toward updating and purchasing equipment

Beaverdam-Richland Fire & Rescue will be holding a fundraising cookout during the Lincoln Highway Buy-Way sales.

The dates of this year's garage sales are Aug. 12, 13, and 14.

Options include a variety of sandwiches, chips, and drinks.

The station is located at 201 W. Main St., Beaverdam.

All proceeds will be used for updating and purchasing equipment.


Relay for Life planned for August 20

The Bluffton Relay for Life will be held on August 20 at Bluffton Presbyterian Church lawn from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The schedule of events includes a survivor meal, silent auction, pie auction, games for kids, and more.

View the entire schedule of events below.