Featured events coming up in the Lima region

A Year in the Life

6:30 p.m. today

Want to learn more about and better appreciate nature? Check out “A Year in the Life,” which will take participants on a visual journey through the seasonal progressions of nature. The event will take place at the Johnny Appleseed Metro Park District’s McElroy Environmental Education Center, 2355 Ada Road, Lima.

Shoot n Scoop

5:15 to 6 p.m. Friday

Get your youngster interested in basketball while indulging their sweet tooth at the same time. Shoot n Scoop is a class for boys and girls ages 3 through 6 that teaches basketball skills followed by a scoop of ice cream. Class will run Fridays through Feb. 10 at the Lima Family YMCA, 345 S. Elizabeth St. The cost is $12 for members and $24 for non-members. Registrations can be made in person or online at http://www.limaymca.net.

End of Work Week Party

7 p.m. Friday

Get the weekend off to a good start with an end-of-the-work-week party at 7 p.m. at the Lima Elks Lodge, 302 W. North St. Enjoy some great food and the sounds of Probable Cause at this free event.

Family Dance Night

5 to 10 p.m. Saturday

It will be a fun night for the whole family at the Capabilities Community Club-Lima’s Family Dance Night from 5 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Harrod Event Center, 9520 Harrod Road. For a $10 donation per family, everyone will be able to enjoy events like the Dance Zone, karaoke music, games and family competitions and more. For more information, go to https://bit.ly/3CFYb4y.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast

8 a.m. Monday

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast will be held at 8 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima. Featuring the theme, “Soaring to Greater Heights,” this free event will feature a keynote address by Pastor Stephen L. Terry Sr. of New Life Church of God and Grace Gathering Central in Fort Wayne, Indiana. A statement of occasion will also be given by Lima Mayor Sheretta Smith, and entertainment will be provided by recording artist Marlyce Roberson-McCants. For more information, contact Constance Young at 419-234-5957.


Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast Series: 7:30 a.m. today, Plaza Inn Restaurant, 491 S. Main St., Mt. Victory.

Family Movie Time: 5 p.m. today, Putnam County District Library, 136 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa.

Broasted Pork Chop Dinner: 5 p.m. Friday, VFW Post 1275, 124 E. Elm St., Lima.

Annual Hat Day Hike: 2-3 p.m., The Quarry Farm Nature Preserve & Conservation Farm, 14321 Quarry Rd., Pandora.

Glow Bowl 2023: 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Olympic Lanes, 430 W. Ervin Road, Van Wert.

Hummin’ and Strummin’ Song Circle: 5:30 p.m. Monday, Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.

Christian Fellowship Meal: 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, St. John’s United Methodist Church, 205 N. High St., Columbus Grove.

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