SEPTEMBER 23RD: The 11th. Annual Simon Kenton Chili Cook -Off Festival is a day packed with activities including live entertainment, contests and children’s activities including face painting, bouncy house and assorted games. In addition to the contestants vying for the first prize of $1000. for the best chili, there will be a Jalapeno eating contest , Suck, Chew and Blow contest, “Best salsa” recipe contest, and a corn hole tournament. In addition, vote for your favorite chili by purchasing beads for $1.00 and dropping them in their “pot” .. the winner will receive a “Peoples Choice Chili” trophy! If contests are not your “thing”, enjoy the Hoopla parade, sample the contestants chili, “sink” your favorite person at the dunk tank and rock to the sounds of “The Indoorfins” from 1:30- 6:00 pm.. Dine at the multiple food trucks and enjoy a variety of food choices – something for everyone! Registration for all contests opens at 10:00 am. The Hoopla Parade featuring the Dayton Antioch Shriners’ and their miniature vehicles kicks off the activities at12:00 pm.. Visit for complete listing of activities. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a day of food, fun and entertainment!

SEPTEMBER 25TH.:  KENTON – Learn the difference between normal memory slips and dementia at a special free program, “Know the 10 Signs: Early Detection Matters,” to be offered Monday, September 25, 2017 from 2 pm to 3 pm at Hardin Crest Apartments, 900 East Columbus Street, Kenton, OH 43326. Offered by the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, the program will cover the basics, including the 10 warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, the difference between normal aging and dementia and tips for maintaining brain health.The benefits of early diagnosis will also be discussed, including seeking treatment and planning for the future. For more information or to register, call 1.800.272.3900.

SEPTEMBER 30TH.: The Neediest families Prize-a-Palooza fund is holding a pub crawl from 2-6pm to benefit the Neediest families Fund. The Pub crawl is $20.00 a ticket and will start at Rose Alley Pub. Snacks and food will be provided and there will be a DJ. Call Kristen at 774-263-1412 for more info.

SEPTEMBER 30TH.:The Champaign Aviation Museum, at the Grimes Airport in Urbana, Ohio, is holding a Remembrance Day Ceremony on September 30th at 11:00 am as a tribute to the men who fought and died for our freedom during World War II and served in the Army Air Corps. Families may submit the names of their beloved Airmen and add it to the museum’s Honor Roll at the Ceremony.
More information is available at the Champaign Aviation Museum’s website.

OCTOBER 1ST.:  It’s time for the 7th. annual St. Peter Luthern Church in Delphos Grilled Pork Loin Dinner with HOT German potato salad. You will also receive green beans, applesauce, roll and a cookie for only $8.00 per meal. Dinners are available from 11am-1pm. and this is CARRY OUT ONLY. Your meal can be picked up in the church parking lot at 422 N. Pierce Str. in Delphos. Call 419-695-2616 to purchase your tickets. 

OCTOBER 6TH.:  The Downtown Delphos Development Association is proud to announce that on – October 6th, 2017 4:00 PM-8:00PM  Where: Parking Lot Over the Canal between 2nd & 3rd Streets Join us in Downtown Delphos for Fire Prevention Friday!      Activities Include:
Live Jaws of Life demonstration
Fire Safety Learning Trailer
Temporary Tattoos
Pumpkin Decorating
Fire Safety Scavenger Hunt Food will be available for purchase Sponsors are still being accepted! Contact for more information!

OCTOBER 11TH.:  This October 11 come to The Met to take part in an Innovative Book Drive Event! From 6-9pm The United Way of Greater Lima and The Lima Rotary Club will be throwing Books, Brews, & Blues featuring 3 bands: Minor Blues, No Right Turn, and Clemens & Co. To enter you must bring 1 or more books in good condition! All of the books will be donated to UMADAOP. Adult and Children’s books are welcome! Get involved in a one of a kind night that will impact the lives of individuals in your community. Books. Brews, & Blues – October 11 from 6-9pm at The Met. Sponsored by: The Lima Pallet Company & The Lima Rotary Club

OCTOBER 21ST.: the 2nd annual Double Birthday Bash.
The Daughters of American Revolution is celebrating 127 years of service.
The Lima Chapter of DAR will be sponsoring a 4Paws for Ability awareness and donation day.
Saturday, October 21, 2017
Petco Animal Supplies, 2430 Allentown Rd, Lima, OH 45805
10:00 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ohio Northern University puppy raisers and service dogs in training will be present. Learn about 4 Paws for ability and service dogs.
Donations excepted through Petco or DAR daughters will be collecting office supplies, pet supplies, and monetary donations or donate on Facebook at