Community Events for Saturday, April 14

17th annual Spring Craft & Home Show Today, 9am-3pm at the Hardin County Fairgrounds, Kenton. Home & yard décor, florals, candles, seasonal items, home party vendors, baked goods, more. Lunch available.
(937-354-5531 or 419-673-6948)

Riley Creek Festival Today, 11am-4:30pm at the Bluffton University Sommer Center. Inflatables, games & activities, rubber duck race, food, more. Free admission.
(No contact number)

All-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, April 21, 8am-Noon at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church (S Main St). $6/Adults, $4/Age 10 & Under. Proceeds benefit Christian Clearing House.

The Putnam County District Library will host an informational seminar on Powers of Attorney & Trustee Investment Powers on Monday, April 23, 6:30pm at the Columbus Grove location and Thursday, April 26, 6:30pm at the Ottawa location. Free, registration recommended. For info:

“Walk a Mile In Her Shoes” to benefit Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services on Saturday, April 28, 10:30am at Riverside Park, with a Kickoff Party on Friday, April 27, 5-7pm at The Gathering (Cost $20, call for tickets). To register as a walker, team or volunteer, visit:

4th annual Spring Arts and Crafts Show & Classic Car Show on Saturday, April 28 at the Bloomdale Community Center (SR18). Craft show 9am-3pm, Car show 11am-2pm, Silent auction 9am-2pm. Proceeds benefit Cancer Patient Services.
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The Wyandot Memorial Hospital Guild Annual Tea will be held on Monday, April 30, 1:30pm at the hospital conference room. Annual membership dues are $2.

The Bluffton Musical May Day musical “[title of show]” will be staged Friday & Saturday, May 4-5, 7:30pm. Reserved seats $15, call the BU box office or online at

Spring Geranium Sale on Friday, May 11, 9am-8pm and Saturday, May 12, 9am-Noon at St. Michael’s Church (Bright Rd). Cost $19, flats & baskets available in a variety of colors. Proceeds benefit Hancock County Right to Life.

“Color Me Happy” Walk & 5K to fight the stigma of mental illness on Saturday, May 19 at Riverside Park. Registration at 9am, walk/run at 10am, family events until 3pm. Registration $45/Adults, $10/Age 6-12. Sponsored by NAMI of Hancock County. For info:

The Findlay “Great Strides” Walk to cure Cystic Fibrosis will be Sunday, May 20 at Riverbend. Check-in at 1pm, walk begins at 2pm. For info: