Featured events in the Lima region

Side Cars at Feel Good Friday

7:30 p.m. Friday

The Side Cars will perform at Feel Good Friday at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12 at Downtown Fountain Park at 210 W. Main St. in Van Wert.

The free concert will feature a tribute to The Cars with all of their familiar hits.

Anyone can attend the concert and enjoy a drink or food from the concession stand.

Discovery of Decades: The Roaring Twenties

6:30 p.m. Thursday

The Allen County Museum will hold its first fundraiser gala “Discovery of Decades: The Roaring Twenties” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 11 at Old Louie’s Night Club at 518 N. Main St. in Lima.

Mark’s Ark

11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday

Mark’s Ark will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Ottawa Metro Park at 2632 Ada Road in Lima.

Mark will supervise animals including snakes, lizards, a hedgehog and millipedes for this free event.

Autism Rocks

1-3 p.m. Saturday

Autism Rocks will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at Ottawa Metro Park at 2632 Ada Road in Lima.

The Autism Life Center will provide supplies, rocks, paint and snacks for families to raise awareness and acceptance.

Everyone is welcome to join in with a free-will donation.

Nashville Crush at Delphos Music in the Park

6-8 p.m. Sunday

Nashville Crush will perform at Delphos Music in the Park from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 14 at Hanser Family Pavilion at 1101 N. Jefferson St. in Delphos.

The free concerts take place every second and fourth Sundays in June, July and August.

Other events:

Curtain Call Concert Series: 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday — Enjoy music by Rick Robinson at this free concert on the Happy Daz Patio behind Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima.

• Lima Lan Poetry Slam: 7:3o p.m. Friday — Doors open at 7 p.m. for the next poetry slam at Vibe Coffeehouse and Cafe, 311 E. Market St., Lima.

• Bluffton Ride to Remember: 7 a.m. Saturday — This bike ride fundraiser helps raise money to maintain Bluffton’s bike and pedestrian pathways. The bike ride will begin at 601 N. Main St., Bluffton. Registration is $35 for adults and can be completed online at https://bit.ly/3Y2p3Hc.