Aug. 3

The Dash at Dusk; 5K road race/fun walk. Registration 6 p.m.; Mount Gilead Municipal Swimming Pool. Showers and restrooms available. Trophies to first three overall men and women finishers and medals to top three in each age group. Call 419-569-5250.

Aug. 4

Jim Calahan and Calire Kelly (pop/folk/Americana), music in the American Legion Park, 5:30 p.m.; State of the Sandwich food truck.

Aug. 5

Workshop For Children Coping With Loss; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; 228 South St., Mount Gilead. Food, games and activities for ages 6-14. Free, but registration is required. For information call 419-946-9822;

American Red Cross Bloodmobile will be at Cardington First United Methodist Church, 300 S. Marion St. Hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. You can set your appointment time at 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Fresh Faith Community Church’s Back to School Outreach. Includes free basic school supplies, food pantry, cookout and free Clothes Closet; 5-6 p.m. Located at 4444 State Route 95, next to Pine Lakes Golf Course. Contact

Aug. 5-6

Country Peddlers Festival, Mount Gilead State Park; movies, pioneer peddlers’ camp; hog calling contest, bounce house, corn hole, vendors, archery trailer; 419-768-1327.

Country Breakfast at Mount Gilead State Park. Hosted by the Mt Gilead VIPs. On the menu: pancakes, sausage, eggs and biscuits and gravy. Free will donation with all proceeds directly improving the park. 7:30-10 a.m.

Aug. 6

Farmer’s Market at the Edison Depot. 10 a.m-2 p.m. Each Sunday (except Sept. 3) through Sept. 24. Still accepting local vendors; cost is $5 space (maximum 2 spaces). If interested email

Aug. 8

Harmony Township trustees have voted to move the township monthly meeting on Aug. 1 due to the passing away of Robert Weiler. The new date and time is Tuesday Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.

Aug. 9

Third Annual 5K Eagle Run (and Kid’s Fun Run). 7 p.m. Starts at Gilead Friends Church, Mount Gilead. Fundraiser for Gilead Christian School. Music, games, door prizes, concessions; information at

Aug. 12

Morrow County Sheriff’s Dept. last CCW class of the summer season. Space is limited. Call 419-947-4845 for registration info.

Johnsville Summer Festival. Noon-7 p.m. Hog roast, car show, music, kids’ games and bounce house, pie baking contest & auction, crafters, silent auction. Free admission as are most activities. Visit “Johnsville Area Community” on Facebook.

Aug. 13

Canaan United Methodist Church ice cream social, 4:30-7:30 p.m.; 2006 County Road 59, Edison; music by Lyons family; indoor/outdoor seating; playground; homemade chicken and noodles, sandwiches, salads; ice cream, homemade desserts; takeout available. Free will donation. Call 419-560-4270 for information.

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