Upcoming events


By Merri Hanjora - [email protected]



Opiate/heroin epidemic town hall meeting planned

KALIDA — There will be an opiate/heroin epidemic town hall meeting held at 6 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Kalida K of C Hall, 718 Napoleon Road. This meeting will last approximately 90 minutes.

There will be educational forums and speakers from state and local resources; local people that have overcome addiction; local people affected by addiction; and local recovery services.

For questions, comments or concerns, contact Chief Nick Gilgenbach at [email protected] or call 419-659-2404 or Chief Arnie Hardy at [email protected] or call 419-596-3833.

Max’s Trader Days and Water Dog Races scheduled

LIMA — Max’s Traders Days and Water Dog Races will be coming to the Allen County Fairgrounds Sept. 2 to 4.

Tickets are $10 for one day, or three-day passes are $20. Early bird passes are $30.

There are more than 1,000 vendors and traders at this event.

Niswonger brings Colton Dixon and a capella Vocalosity

VAN WERT — Tickets are available for the Colton Dixon concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 and a capella group Vocalosity concert coming to the Niswonger Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22.

Tickets can be purchased online beginning at $25 at www.npacvw.org and through the box office open Tuesday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m. or calling the box office at 419-238-6722.

Lupus new patient education class scheduled

LIMA — The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will hold its monthly New Patient Education Class in Lima at 11 a.m. Aug. 27 at the Lima Public Library, 650 W. Market St.

This class covers basic information about managing lupus and living well. The foundation welcomes anyone who wishes to learn. Registration is required.

For details or to register, contact the foundation 888-NO-LUPUS or visit www.lupusgreaterohio.org.

By Merri Hanjora

[email protected]

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

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