Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Wednesday of each week to The Lima News.
Allen County: The Allen County Archers are holding traditional 3-D shoots on the third Saturday of the month all year long. They are open to all archery equipment.
Columbus Grove: The Columbus Grove Archery Club is holding its traditional shoots at 7:30 Thursday evenings through April.
Columbus Grove Archery Club memberships are available. For info call Tom Frick at 419-384-3033.
Lima: Registration is underway for bus trips to the Washington Nationals against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, June 27. The fee is $75 and includes game ticket, round trip transportation, a sandwich and snacks. Ticket must be paid by May 27. A bus trip is also scheduled for the New York Yankees against the Cleveland Indians on Aug. 29. The fee is $75 and the ticket must be paid by July 29. Anyone under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information , contact Mike Melvin at 419-303-9280.
Delphos: The Jefferson boys’ basketball and baseball staffs, have scheduled the seventh annual Wildcat fourth, fifth and sixth grade tournament to be held Feb. 22-23 at Delphos Jefferson Schools. This is for girls teams. There will be separate divisions for each grade level. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games. Entry fee for this event is $125. Games on Saturday, Feb. 22, will be played morning/early afternoon so youth girls wanting to attend their high school girls teams’ sectional finals that night can be accommodated. For more information, contact Doug Geary at (567) 204-1524.
Delphos: The Jefferson boys’ basketball and baseball staffs, have scheduled the 15th annual Wildcat third, fourth, fifth and sixth grade tournament to be held March 13 to 15 (Friday through Sunday) at Delphos Jefferson Schools. This is for boys teams. There will be separate divisions for each grade level. Each team will be guaranteed a minimum of three games. Entry fee for this event is $125. For more information, contact Mark Jettinghoff at (419) 230-9569.
Fort Wayne: A sports card show will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Ramada plaza center and travel hotel (formally the Hotel Fort Wayne) located at 305 E Washington Center rd (exit 312a off of I-69) in Fort Wayne. There will be a sports card and collectibles show. Dealers from the tri-state region will be in attendance buying, selling and trading both sport and non-sport cards and collectibles. Featured will be vintage and new singles, hobby boxes and supplies . Attendance is free and the public is invited to attend. Please feel free to bring your items in for appraisal. For more information please contact Brian Mayne at 260-824-4867 or email@example.com or on facebook at mcs cards .
LIMA : The Civic Center Foundation’s first indoor golf outing will be held at the Swing Rite Golf Center beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 29. The cost is $280 for a team of four and all entry costs can be paid of the day of the event. Registration is 30 minutes before your time block. to enter a team contact Josh Luke at 419-224-5222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
HALL OF FAME
Lima: The next induction of the Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame will be held Feb. 15 with tickets to the event on sale now in the Lima Senior Athletic Office.
The Lima City Schools Athletic Hall of Fame honors teams, athletes, coaches and contributors from Lima Senior High School, Central High School and South High School. A Legacy Award has been added this year.
Inductees will first be recognized during halftime of the Friday, Feb. 14, home basketball game. Tipoff of the varsity game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.
The Hall of Fame induction ceremony will be held Saturday, Feb. 15, at the UNOH Event Center, 1450 N. Cable Road. A reception for inductees and families will begin at 5 p.m. with the dinner and program starting at 6 p.m.
Tickets for the event are $35 and can be purchased in the Lima Senior Athletic Office during school hours. A table can be reserved for $280. To reserve tickets, call 419-996-3050.
Lima: The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers, located at 1815 C St., have openings in leagues and doubles. Open doubles begins at 8:30 a.m. Saturdays. Corn hole leagues are forming. Horseshoe pitchers are needed for new leagues. Contact Dwaine Klink at 419-235-3677 or Roy Moore at 419-231-3720 for information.
Lima: The Lima Family YMCA is holding a karate program from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. The fee is $30 for members and $60 for nonmembers.
Lima: Pickleball is played at Bradfield Center from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. All skill levels are welcome.
Lima: The Lima YMCA is holding open pickleball play from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday (appointment only). Free for YMCA members and $3 per visit for nonmembers or $20 per month for nonmembers (unlimited play). Individuals can register online at limaymca.net.
Bluffton: The Bluffton Family Recreation will be offering pickleball from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and from 8:30-10:30 a.m. and 5-7 p.m. Thursdays.
Lima: The Lima Sabres have various shooting events. Thursday Trap Practice for Adults/Juniors/Beginners is 4 p.m. weekly. Adult Trap Practice is 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Wednesdays, weather permitting. All trap sessions are open to the public. For additional information, go to limasabres.com or visit on Facebook.