Note: Events may be canceled due to coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events should be submitted by noon Monday of each week to The Lima News.
Allen County: The Allen County Archers hold a “stump shoot” for traditional bows only the fourth Saturday of each month. Go to facebook.com/allencountyarchers or call Neal Wallace at 567-825-7109 for more information.
Lima: The Lima Family YMCA will be holding a skill development training program for boys and girls in kindergarten and first and second grades. Participants will work on the basics of the game and should bring their own basketballs if available. Sessions will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturdays in November with the first session Nov. 6. Registration is until Nov. 5. Cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members and includes a T-shirt. To sign up and for more information go to limaymca.net or stop by the Lima Y at 345 S Elizabeth St.
Lima: The Lima Family YMCA will be holding a Jr. Cavs youth league Saturdays from Jan. 8 to Feb. 12 for boys and girls in first through eighth grades. Cost is $40 for members and $70 for non-members and includes a Jr. Cavs reversible Jersey, a ticket voucher to a Cleveland Cavaliers game and resources provided by the Jr. Cavs. Registration closes Dec. 6. Practices begin the week of Dec. 13. To sign up or for more information go to limaymca.net or stop by the Lima Y at 345 S Elizabeth St.
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.
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Lima: The Lima Family YMCA will provide activities, including Wii Games, swimming, gym games and arts & crafts from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct 28, Oct 29, Nov 1, Nov 24 and Nov 26 for those in kindergarten through fourth grade. Cost is $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Participants are asked to bring a swimsuit, towel and packed lunch. Extended hours available on request. For additional information, contact the Lima Y at 419-223-6045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 10 a.m. to noon Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (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. Call 419-223-6045 for more information.
Lima: The Kiwanis Club of Lima will hold it’s third annual Howl’Oween Trick or Trot 5k, Fun Walk and Virtual Pet Contest from 4 p.m. 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at Faurot Park and Woodlawn Cemetery. The one-mile Fun Walk will begin at 4 p.m. followed by the 5k at 4:20 p.m. Glow in the dark finisher medals will be available for the first 250 walkers and runners. The 5k will award age group trophies for first, second and third place . For more information or to register online, access the Can’t Stop Running at runsignup.com/Race/Register?raceId=75195 website. Pets can be entered in the virtual pet contest by sending a photo to
email@example.com and sending a check for $10. to Kiwanis Club of Lima, PO Box 544, Lima, OH 45802. Photos will be posted on the Kiwanis Facebook page and winners will be determined by votes from family and friends. Proceeds from this event will be used to develop service minded young leaders in Lima City Schools. To become a sponsor access the sponsor form on the Kiwanis website at kiwaniscluboflimaohio.com. Complete the form and mail with a check to Kiwanis Club of Lima, PO BOX 544, Lima, OH 45802.
St. Henry: Early bird registration has opened for the return of the Cooper Farms Turkey Trot 5K, benefiting Everheart Hospice. The race will take place Saturday, Nov. 6. Though the race is back in person this year, the post-race hot turkey meal will be served carry-out style. Registration with long sleeve Tek shirt is $30 for anyone ages 15 and older and $15 for those 14 and younger. Registration without receiving a shirt will be $15 for those 15 and olders and free for those 14 and younger. Prices increase after Oct. 3. To register and learn more about the race, gor to speedy-feet.com and search for Cooper Farms Turkey Trot 5K. Contact Hillary Stein at 419-763-4112 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more race information.
New Knoxville: The Harvest 5K and Concert will be held Saturday, Nov. 20, at The Way International Headquarters.
Guests are welcome to participate in the 5K and concert or just one of these events. To run or walk the 5K requires preregistration ($25 for adults, children are free). The concert is open and free.For more details and race registration go to theway.org/blog/harvest-5k-and-concert.
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.
Lima: The Lima Family YMCA will be holding a skill development training program for girls in grades fifth through eighth grades. Sessions will be from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesdays from Nov. 10 to Dec. 8. Participants do not have to be players already. Cost is $30 for members and $60 for non-members and includes a T-shirt. Registration closes Nov. 9. To sign up or for more information go to limaymca.net or stop by the Lima Y at 345 S Elizabeth St.
Lima: The Lima Family YMCA will be holding Classes for Kids (besides basketball leagues), including Shoot & Scoop (basketball skills for those 3 to 5 years old Friday evenings), Youth Karate, Gymnastics, Lego League and swim lessons. Classes for adults include Karate, swim lessons, Water Aerobics, Arthritis Aquatics, Chair Exercise classes, Yoga (chair and regular), HIIT, BodyPump, Yoga Pilates Flow, Core workout CX, Combat, Zumba, Cardio and Tone and cycling classes. Members get land fitness classes free and a discount on other classes. Nonmembers are welcome to join classes at a pay per class rate or session fee. To register and for more information go to the Lima Y at 345 S Elizabeth St., call 419-223-6045 or go to limaymca.net.