What’s going on this weekend


From staff reports



Todd Henkle of Lima, left, receives a flu vaccine by Ashlyn Corconnier, an ONU HealthWise student, during a Mobile Health Clinic held at Area Agency on Aging in Lima. The clinic offered flu vaccines, bone density scans and blood pressure checks. Licensed medical staff was on hand to oversee ONU HealthWise students.

Todd Henkle of Lima, left, receives a flu vaccine by Ashlyn Corconnier, an ONU HealthWise student, during a Mobile Health Clinic held at Area Agency on Aging in Lima. The clinic offered flu vaccines, bone density scans and blood pressure checks. Licensed medical staff was on hand to oversee ONU HealthWise students.


Craig J. Orosz | The Lima News

BLUFFTON — Ohio Northern University will hold a mobile health clinic from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Friday, July 30, at the Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton. Free blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol screenings will be available. Participants should fast for 12 hours prior to a cholesterol or blood sugar screening. ONU staff will be available for questions and referrals. COVID-19 vaccines will not be available.

According to the Ohio Northern University website, the goal of the mobile health clinic is to provide citizens with knowledge and resources to address health-related concerns and improve their health. The mobile aspect brings the healthcare team to the community and offers consultations and screenings free of charge.

More events around the region this weekend:

Never Again: 5 p.m. Friday at 318 Restaurant & Bar, 318 N. Main St., Lima.

Music in the Square: 6-8 p.m. Friday in the northwest quadrant of Town Square outside ArtSpace/Lima, 65 Town Square, Lima. Featuring Probable Cause.

Poetically Shared Childhood Memories: 7-11 p.m. Friday at Vibe Coffeehouse and Cafe, 311 E. Market St., Lima. Vibe presents Deep Voices, hosted by Courtney Owens. Admission is $10.

VFW Post 1275 steak dinner: 5 p.m., Friday, July 30, at the VFW Post 1275, 124 East Elm Street, Lima. Dinner is open to the public and tickets are $10; carry-outs are available. Proceeds benefit local veterans.

On Saturday:

Bluffton Town Hall Concert — Glass City Special Band: 7 p.m. Saturday at Bluffton Town Hall, 100 E. Elm, Bluffton. Donations accepted at the door. Local musician Ellie Bergstram will open the show. Glass City Special is a bluegrass and Americana band from Toledo. Shows are known for variety, surprise, energy, with stunning instrumentals and vocals by the fiddle player, Tierra Raiti.

Dr. Martin Luther King Neighborhood Association Free Fish Fry: 12 noon- 4 p.m. Saturday at MLK park. There will be youth fishing as well as the fish fry. Lunch will be provided.

Crouse Lumber and Equipment Simulcast Auction: 9:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday at 333 E. Market St., Lima. Live auction with online bidding. Lineup of trucks, lumber, tools and more. Baer Auctioneers is partnering with Auctions on 309 in Lima. If you have questions, call Brad McGovern, auctioneer/realtor, at 330-651-2703 or Michael Miller, auctioneer/realtor, at 419-236-8299.

‘Make ‘Em Laugh’: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at ArtSpace/Lima, 65-67 Town Square, Lima. Free. ArtSpace/Lima, in partnership with Alter-Ego Comics and the Lima Public Library, are presenting exciting new exhibits in our galleries with paintings, drawings, cartoons, comic books, superheroes and all things animated. The exhibits will be on display through Aug. 28.

One River Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Lima-Allen County Neighborhoods in Partnership, 1440 W. Spring St., Lima. Includes produce, baked goods, hand-made crafts, personal art, non-alcoholic beverages, clothing.

Vintage Chevrolet Club of America car show: 9 a.m. Saturday Allen County Fairgrounds, Lima. The show will be at the south entrance, Gate 6. Awards are planned for 3 p.m. The event will feature food trucks, fishing and a swap meet. Registration is $10. Email JDG4635@yahoo.com for details.

On Sunday:

Blue Gold Community Kickoff: 3-6 p.m. Sunday at Bath Local Schools Stadium, 2650 Bible Rd., Lima. The school invites the public to join it in kicking off the 2021 football season: Listen to the band, see the new turf field, dunk your favorite senior football player, get your face painted by a cheerleader, jump on inflatables, sample food from five different food trucks, and take the opportunity to purchase new, custom spirit items. Admission is free; tickets will be sold for all activities and are $1 apiece or 25 for $20.

Free concert: Beer Barrel Boys, 7-8:30 p.m., Sunday at the Rotary Pavilion, Faurot Park, South Cole Street and Park Drive, Lima. Free. Lawn chairs and picnics are welcome.

Westward Road Concert: 7 p.m. Sunday at Waynesfield Baptist Church, 512 N. Westminster St., Waynesfield. Free.

Todd Henkle of Lima, left, receives a flu vaccine by Ashlyn Corconnier, an ONU HealthWise student, during a Mobile Health Clinic held at Area Agency on Aging in Lima. The clinic offered flu vaccines, bone density scans and blood pressure checks. Licensed medical staff was on hand to oversee ONU HealthWise students.
https://www.limaohio.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2021/07/web1_Mobile-Health-Clinic_01co.jpgTodd Henkle of Lima, left, receives a flu vaccine by Ashlyn Corconnier, an ONU HealthWise student, during a Mobile Health Clinic held at Area Agency on Aging in Lima. The clinic offered flu vaccines, bone density scans and blood pressure checks. Licensed medical staff was on hand to oversee ONU HealthWise students. Craig J. Orosz | The Lima News

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