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 3-D shoots the first Saturday and Sunday of each month through September. It is open to all equipment. They are also holding traditional 3-D shoots on the third Saturday of the month all year long weather permitting. They are open to all archery equipment. The Archers will be holding a “stump shoot” for traditional bows only the fourth Saturday of each month weather permitting. Go to facebook.com/allencountyarchers or call Neal Wallace at 567-825-7109 for more information.
Ada: A strike out cancer event will be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at War Memorial Park. The Ada baseball and softball teams will be competing in a home run derby and a fastest pitch contest. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, raffle baskets and a bake sale.
Delphos: The 12th annual Nathan Miller Memorial Tournament will be June 3, 4 and 5 at Stadium Park. The tournament is a 16-20 team format for boys ages 11-12 years old (age cutoff is March 1). The tournament will be pool play with a three-game guarantee. Players must be from the same school district. Awards will be given. Cost is $200 with a $50 non refundable entry fee. Deadline to enter is May 13. For more information contact Sam Miller 567-825-8631 .
Elida: The Dakota Mathias Basketball Camp is scheduled June 20-21 at the Elida Fieldhouse. The camp is for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through eighth grade. All skill levels are welcome. Cost is $99. Registration is available at dakotamathias.com.
Lima: Xavier Simpson will conduct two basketball camps - one on June 25 and another on July 30 — at the Lima Family YMCA for boys and girls in grades kindergarten through ninth grade. A session for kindergarten through fifth grade is scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon and a session for grades 6-9 is scheduled from 1 -4 p.m.
Cost is $85. Registration is available at www.xaviersimpsonbasketball.com.
Sidney: A boys camp will be held from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 13-16 at Lehman Catholic High School. For more information or to register, contact Coach Pat Carlisle at [email protected] or 937-369-4458.
Lima: Kids will be taken through a summer of discovery from June 6 until Aug. 19 at the Lima Family YMCA at 345 S. Elizabeth St. Space is limited so parents are encouraged to register early with camp packets available at the YMCA desk. Cost is $85 per week for members and $110 for nonmembers. For additional information, contact the Lima YMCA at 419-223-6045 or email [email protected]
Delphos: Delphos Country Club will play host to the Tom Sakemiller Scholarship Outing on Saturday, June 18. “The Sake” will have a 1:30 p.m. shotgun start and will be followed with a meal. The format will be a four person Powerball Scramble where three team members will play a scramble each hole with the fourth team member playing an Orange Powerball for a separate score. The team will alternate who plays the Powerball each hole. The field will be divided into three equal flights based on the number of entries and equal prizes will be awarded to the winners of each flight and to the winner of the Powerball. Entry fee will also include a skins game and eight on-course contests. After completion of play, all Orange Powerballs will be placed in a drawing for a $400 cash prize. The cost is $75 per golfer. All proceeds will go to the Tom Sakemiller Scholarship Fund at Fort Jennings High School. To register a team or for more information email Mike Allen at [email protected] or call 419-230-1628.
Lima: The Lima Senior High School Athletic Department will hold its first four player scramble with a 9 a.m. shotgun start Saturday, June 25, at Tamarac Golf Course. The outing will benefit athletic programs and student athletes. The cost is $60 a person or $240 a team, which includes lunch, cart and green fees. The deadline to register is June 20.There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, a skins game for $20 per team and mulligans for $5 each (max four per team). Trophies will be awarded to first, second and third-place teams. Send entries (including names, addresses and phone numbers of each player on the team) to the Lima Senior Athletic Department, c/o John Zell, 1 Spartan Way, Lima, OH 45801. Checks or money orders should be made out to Lima Senior Athletics. The athletic department is also accepting donations and prizes for door prizes and hole sponsorships for $100. Any donation or prizes valued at more than $100 will also receive a hole sponsorship. For additional information, contact the Athletic Office at 419-996-3050.
Harrod: The Jon Shively Memorial Scramble will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 16, at Colonial Golfers Club. Cost is $60 per person or $240 per team. Fee includes 18 holes, cart, a meal ticket and drink tickets. There will also be a 50/50 drawing, proximities on selected holes and a skins game. Hole sponsorships are also available. The Shively Memorial Scholarship fund will receive $500 with the remaining proceeds being split between the Perry football and baseball programs. Contact Seth Evans at 937-441-6715 or [email protected] to obtain entry forms and for more information.
Cridersville: The Equestrian Therapy Program is holding a volunteer orientation and training sesson at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 28, at Fassett Farm, 22532 Grubb/Bowsher Road. Those interested in volunteering should contact Summer Boss at [email protected] For more information go to etpfarm.org.
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: 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.
Spencerville: The Summerfest 5K Run will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 25. Register at runsignup.com/Race/OH/Spencerville/summerfest5k by June 18 for $15 with shirts available for $10. There is an online entry fee. Go to runsignup.com, ohioroadraces.weebly.com, spencervilleoh.com/summerfest or spencervillerunning.weebly.com to download entry form. Contact race director Brian McMichael at [email protected] or call 419-647-6433 for more information. The 5K is the third race of the Superior Running Series.
Lima: OHENEBA Soccer Academy will hold its fourth summer soccer camp from Tuesday, July 12, to Saturday, July 23.
To sponsor a child from a low-income family, visit ohenebasocceracademy.com/donate. Email Coach Edward Eghan at [email protected] or call 419-905-4708 with questions about enrolling in this year’s camp.
Lima: The Family YMCA at 345 South Elizabeth St. will be offering a Splash Week/Learn to Swim program from Monday, June 6, to Friday, June 11, for those ages 3 and older to learn basic water skills and how to be safe around the water. Classes will include boating safety and a family water safety day. The 45-minute classes for ages 6 and older will start at 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. The 30 minute classes for those ages 3-5 will start at noon, 12:30 p.m., 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Cost is $5. Contact Sam Perkins at 419-223-6045, ext. 220, or [email protected]
Lima: The LATA Summer Camp will be held Mondays through Thursdays, June 6 to June 16, at the Collett Street Courts. The Pee Wee sessions for those ages 5 to 8 will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. and the Junior program for those ages 9 to 17 will be from 9:15 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Awards will be handed out June 16 with Juniors also playing a tourney on that date. Fridays will serve as makeup days in case of rain. Pre-register from 10 a.m. to noon Friday, June, 3, and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 4, at Collett Street Courts. Pre-registration only with donations accepted. Class sizes will be limited. Those on the wait list will replace no shows. Participants must be COVID-19 symptom free and should wear appropriate tennis shoes, shorts and shirts and bring water. If needed, rackets will be provided. Email [email protected] for more information.
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 offersclasses for adults, including karate, swimming, 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. 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.