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Community Events

Effective January 1st, 2011 our Community Events policy is as follows. If you are hosting a fundraiser please submit your information, for consideration, no later than 2 weeks prior to your event to

If you are a state-registered not-for-profit 501(c)3 or 501(c)19 organization please contact
for special advertising rates.

Going On Now
Sidney-Shelby County Health Department Offering Flu Vaccine For All Age Groups

At 202 West Poplar Street in Sidney. Call for pricing & to make an appointment today at 4987249.


Going On Now

Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP)                                                  

Are you or someone you know fighting to make ends meet?  Struggling with your winter heating bills?  Do you have a heating emergency?  If so please call Community Action Organization today at 937.507.9341.



Going On Now Through Friday January 30th                                                    

Free Radon Test Kit Coupons

January is National Radon Action Month. Take action & get your coupon for a free radon test kit at the Sidney-Shelby County Health Department, 202 West Poplar Street in Sidney. They are open 7:30 am – 4 pm, Monday through Friday. For more info call 498.7249 or check them out online at



Going On Now Through Monday February 23rd                                                    

Pull Together For The Ronald McDonald House 

The Abbott family is asking you to give back by collecting soda tabs.  They were blessed by the care they received for their daughter Roz from the Ronald McDonald House.  For more info and to donate tabs please call Anne Abbott at 726.4503.



Going On Now Through Tuesday April 7th                                                    

Free Tax Help 

Community Action Organization, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service is offering free tax help to those with incomes $55,000 or less. Appointments are encouraged. Call Community Action today at 507.9341.





Troy-Hayner Cultural Center Family Concert   

The concert will begin at 7:30 pm & feature Zack Morgan & band.  This concert is free & open to the public.  Refreshments will be served after the concert.  For more info call 339.0457 or go online




Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s Lake Erie Adventures

In the meeting room of the OSU-Lima’s Visitor & Student Services Center, 3900 Campus Drive beginning at 7:30 pm. This event is free & open to the public. For more info check them out online at




SCARF’s 3rd Annual My Furry Valentine FREE Adoptathon

SCARF is hosting their 3rd Annual My Furry Valentine FREE Adoptathon from 9 am – 11 am. The first 5 approved adoptions will receive a free groom coupon to Wagmore Pet Salon and free microchip. Bring the kids to meet SCARFIE & enjoy free doughnuts. Plus SCARF will be collecting aluminum cans to help vet the pets at the Shelter. Please note that approved adoptions could take up to 2-3 business days. Get PRE-approved before Saturday February 7th at the Shelby County Animal Shelter. For more info on SCARF’s 3rd Annual My Furry Valentine FREE Adoptathon check out




POWER To Host Have A Heart Luncheon

At The Bridge in Downtown Sidney form 11:30 am – 1 pm. POWER is the United Way Women’s Initiative. This event is open to all women who reside or work in Shelby County. Lunch will be $10 for endless soup & salad. For more info call Nicole at 492.2101 or online at



13th – 16th

Tri-Moraine Audubon Society’s 2015 Great Backyard Bird Count

Join in this year’s Count and make the birds in your neighborhood count. For more info check it out online at



Valentine’s Day Spaghetti Dinner

At Calvary United Baptist Church, 9480 North County Road 25A in Sidney from 4 pm – 7 pm. Price is only $5 for adults, $3 for ages 3 -12 & under 2 eat free. The dinner includes all you can spaghetti, salad, bread, drink & dessert. Ticket will be available at the door.




Fletcher Volunteer Fire Departments Fish & Chicken Fry

At the Firehouse, 6605 State Route 589, south of Fletcher.  Serving time is from 5 – 7 pm.  Adult meals are only $9, kids 5 -12 are $5 & kids under 5 eat free.  Proceeds from this event will be used to supplement operating expenses of the Fletcher Volunteer Fire Department.




Fairlawn Drama Club Prom Dress Exchange

Sellers should be at the school between 11 am – 1 pm. Cost to sell dresses is $7, $3 for shoes & $2 for jewelry & accessories. Shoppers can shop from 1 pm – 4 pm. For more info please call Linda at 937.726.5875




Troy-Hayner Cultural Center’s Drawing Room Series

Will feature Daniel Kazez & David Crean.  The concert starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339.0457 or online at




Troy-Hayner Cultural Center’s Drawing Room Series

Will feature Daniel Kazez & David Crean.  The concert starts at 7:30 pm and is free & open to the public.  For more info call 339.0457 or online at




Lockington Volunteer Fire Department Tenderloin Dinner

At the firehouse from 5 pm – 7 pm.  Meals are only $7 & includes a Texas Tenderloin, fries, & applesauce.  Dine in & carry out is available.