Vacation Bible School at Ontario UMC

ONTARIO — Ontario United Methodist Church will have Vacation Bible School from July 16-20. The theme for this year is “Christmas in July” and promises to be filled with many exciting adventures! All children are invited with preferred ages of 4-12. An early supper will be provided at 5:30 with VBS from 6-8 p.m. Early registration is not necessary, but is preferred by email at kingdomkids.oumc@gmail.com or by calling 419-529-4345.

Sacred Heart School festival is July 23

SHELBY — Sacred Heart School’s 124th annual festival will be Sunday, July 23. The festival is held on the parish grounds, 5742 Ohio 61 between Crestline and Shelby. This family-oriented festival runs from 11 am. to 10 .m.

Join the fun and be a part of more than a century of tradition. The highlight of the festival is the half-chicken (barbecued on the parish grounds) or ham dinners. They include homemade dressing, pies or cake. The big meal includes mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, roll and butter, pickled eggs and beets, choice of applesauce or coleslaw, choice of coffee, iced tea, milk, chocolate milk, or lemonade is included in the $9 adult meal. A small meal of a quarter of a chicken with all the trimmings is $7.

Free community meal July 27 at Trinity Lutheran

GALION — Trinity Lutheran Church, 291 N. Union St., Galion will serve its free community meal from 5-6 p.m. on July 27. Doors will open at 4:45 p.m.

Music Fest in Crestline will help local teachers

CRESTLINE — First United Methodist Church of Crestline will have its Music Fest on Saturday, Aug. 26, starting at 4 p.m. at the church, 202 N. Thoman St. There will be music, food and fun so please bring a lawn chair and enjoy this free community event.

The church is asking for donations of items to help supply the teachers of Crestline. Donations may include pencils, pens, lined paper, Clorox or Lysol wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, paper clips, masking tape, packing tape, standard size staples, paper towels, dry erase markers, and anything that teachers purchase for the classroom from their own funds. This is a great time to stock up because the back-to-school sales have already started. Items can be dropped off at the church anytime, or bring them to the Music Fest on. Aug. 26