Note: Events may be canceled due to a coronavirus outbreak. Each week, The Lima News publishes a calendar of events of local interest. Events must be submitted by noon on Monday of each week to The Lima News.


Allen County: Allen County Archers hold 3D shots on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month through September. It is open to all facilities. They also run traditional 3D filming sessions on the third Saturday of the month throughout the year. They are open to all archery equipment. The Archers hold a sump shoot for traditional bows only on the fourth Saturday of each month. Visit or call Neal Wallace at 567-825-7109 for more information.


Lima: A UNOH Fall Outlook Day will be held starting at 9 a.m. on Sunday, October 17, at a cost of $ 125 for students in grades 9 to 12. Contact Robert Maislin at [email protected] or 832-588-6904 or Grant Shives at [email protected] or 619-997-9499 for more information.


Fort Wayne, Indiana: Gym Rats and Indy Heat will host a pair of free clinics for coaches of all skill levels at SportONE Fieldhouse on Saturday, October 16, with a range of speakers. Clinics start at 9 a.m. and are moderated by former Indiana Tech trainer Dan Kline. Registration is requested by sending an email to [email protected] or [email protected] The camps are designed for coaches to help young players develop fundamental skills and master techniques appropriate for each age level. For more information, call Gym Rats at 260-471-5270.


Cridersville: The Equestrian Therapy Program will be holding its 27th annual Ride A Thon from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, October 16 at 22532 Bowsher (Grubb) Road. Runners will demonstrate their skills and take part in a Promise Hike. There will be a raffle and silent online auction via manual bid with all proceeds going to the Equestrian Therapy program. Visit or call 419-657-2700 for more information and to find out how to donate.


Lima: UNOH Sport Marketing & Management Golf Outing will take place on Saturday September 18 at Springbrook Golf Club. This year’s event centers around helping fund a trip for a select group of UNOH students to volunteer and gain incredible experience at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles in February. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. followed by a shotgun departure at 10 a.m. There will also be a dinner where prizes will be awarded. The cost is $ 75 per player, which includes green fees, the cart and two drink tickets. Sponsorships are also available. To obtain a registration form, become a sponsor or for more information contact Philip Gunder at [email protected] or 419-957-7688.

To find : Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law is sponsoring its first golf outing on Friday October 8 at Findlay Country Club. The event is a fundraiser for the Faculty of Law’s Public Interest Scholarship, which is awarded to qualified UN law students who spend their summers helping those in need. The scholarship helps students pay for their living expenses during the summer. Registration is open for quartets ($ 600) or individuals ($ 150). Each player will receive two drink tickets, a gift bag, a raffle ticket and a lunch. A reception will be held after the release to present the awards and prizes, recognize donors and sponsors and announce the winners of the silent auction. Sponsorship opportunities are available and silent auction donations are accepted. To register, become a sponsor, donate to silent auctions, or for more information, email [email protected] or call 419-772-2220.


Lima: The Allen County Horseshoe Pitchers, located at 1815 C St., have league and doubles openings. Open doubles start at 8:30 am on Saturdays. Corn hole leagues are forming. Horseshoe pitchers are needed for the new leagues. Contact Dwaine Klink at 419-235-3677 or Roy Moore at 419-231-3720 for more information.


Lima: Pickleball is played at the Bradfield Center from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. All skill levels are welcome.

Lima: The YMCA of Lima hosts pickleball games open from 10 a.m. to noon on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (by appointment only). Free for YMCA members and $ 3 per visit for non-members or $ 20 per month for non-members (unlimited play). Individuals can register online at Call 419-223-6045 for more information.


Saint-Henri: Early registrations have been opened for the return of the Cooper Farms Turkey Trot 5K, benefiting Everheart Hospice. The race will take place on Saturday November 6. While the race is back in person this year, the post-race hot turkey meal will be served take out. Registration with a long-sleeved Tek shirt is $ 30 for ages 15 and up and $ 15 for ages 14 and under. Registration without shirt will be $ 15 for 15 years old and over and free for 14 years old and under. Prices increase after October 3. To register and find out more about the race, go to and search for Cooper Farms Turkey Trot 5K. Contact Hillary Stein at 419-763-4112 or [email protected] for more information on the race.


Lima: The Lima Sabers have various shooting events. The Thursday trap practice for adults / juniors / beginners takes place at 4 p.m. each week. Adult trap practice takes place from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Wednesdays, weather permitting. All trap sessions are open to the public. For more information, visit or visit Facebook.