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Emmy winner to give talk at Civic Center
LIMA —A native son is back in town, hoping to inspire area children to reach for the same heights he has hit. Emmy-winner Parrice Smith said that he is excited to be back to give a talk at 5 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center about what it took for him to get where he is today.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Dogs Of lima, OH Need You!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to lima..
Epicurean Adventure: Lima's 3 Pizza Stores You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore three remarkable pizza stores located in Lima. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we would love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Meet Julie Shellhammer, the Dog Warden of Allen County
Meet one of the adorable puppies up for adoption at Allen County! Dog Warden Julie Shellhammer introduces this furry friend, offering a glimpse into the rewarding world of pet adoption. Tune in to learn more about this lovable pup's journey.
OH lima's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around lima.
Lima native publishes book for use in ministry
LIMA — A traveling author made a visit to her hometown of Lima to share her new book at the Lima Public Library. The Author Q-DAB published her first fictional novel titled “Which One Love or Lust.”. The book takes readers on a journey of the decision of...
Artist returns to hometown to talk about his career in the music industry
Singer, songwriter, and producer Parrice Smith has joined forces with Lima City Councilman Derry Glenn to motivate and inspire the local community. During the upcoming Hometown Heroes Recognition event, Smith will talk about his experience working in the music industry. Smith is Lima native who graduated from Elida High School, and his work has been featured on the 2023 Southeast Emmy award-winning People Get Ready project in the outstanding arrangement and composition category. Smith has collaborated with artists such as Skip Martin and Stevie Wonder.
Lima Music Academy Expands Music Education by Hiring Expert Teachers
The Lima Music Academy, a non-profit music school that was founded in Lima in 2022, is on a mission to enhance music education for locals of all ages by hiring expert music teachers. The faith-based organization is now seeking individuals who can teach a variety of musical instruments such as guitar, saxophone, trumpet, drums, piano, and singing.
Reminisce: Lima’s Sawyer sisters share love of music
The Sawyer sisters shared a birthplace, a love of music and, seemingly, little else. Adelaide taught physical education and was a passionate sports fan. One of her heroes was Knute Rockne, the legendary Notre Dame football coach, who was a close friend of two of her uncles. Sylvia studied music at Julliard and Columbia and sang opera in Italy.
McDonald’s fundraiser to support Delphos, Bath, Shawnee athletics
ALLEN COUNTY — Several McDonald’s restaurants in Allen County will donate 20% of digital app sales to high school sports programs at Bath, Delphos-Jefferson and Shawnee on Friday, Oct. 6. Participating restaurants in Allen County include stores at 165 N. West Street, 2455 Shawnee Road and 1051 Elida...
Indoorfins set to celebrate 30 years
LIMA — Lima’s The Indoorfins are celebrating 30 years as one of the area’s most notable bands, and guitarist Doug Druckemiller and drummer Dave Robinson are excited to take the main auditorium stage for the official anniversary show at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Ohio Theatre. “It...
War Bride Documentary
A documentary named 'War Bride' soon to be released, is highlighting resilience and hope. The film is being presented by the Lima Sister Cities Association. Featuring a local woman whose influence reaches beyond borders, it explores her life as a war bride. This poignant documentary aims to initiate discussions on war, prejudice, and peace. The film's unique narrative is expected to gain attention from viewers across the globe.
Indoorfins return to Ohio Theatre September 30
This Saturday, September 30, The Indoorfins make their triumphant return to the Ohio Theatre Lima Main Stage for their 30th Anniversary Concert. They’ve actually been a Lima Mainstay for 32 years, but COVID robbed them of two years so this celebration means even more to them! The Indoorfins are the first band to play on the Main Stage since the reopening of this historic Venue. Doors will open at 7:00 PM, the concert will begin at 8:00 PM. A limited menu of gourmet pizzas will be served throughout the evening. Our full bar will be available including our very popular signature cocktails! Tickets are limited and are $15 in advance and $20 at the door the night of the event (assuming it doesn’t sell out in advance.) Get your tickets here: https: www.avantegarage.com/event-details/indoorfins-at-the-ohio-theatre-lima.
Quintessential Quilt Quiz
The Ada Historical Society, after a summer of hawking raffle tickets for, perhaps, the most unique, intricate quilt ever sewn in the village, announced the quilt’s winner at their booth at the Harvest & Herb Festival recently. Who was it?
Indulge in a Groovy Afternoon of Trap Music and Brunch at TRAP BRUNCH!
Get ready to groove to the beats of trap music while indulging in a sumptuous brunch at the TRAP BRUNCH event! Scheduled for Sun, Sep 24 from 2pm - 6pm, this event promises an afternoon filled with delectable food, unlimited mimosas, and the hottest trap music spun by talented DJs.
Equestrian Therapy Program
The Equestrian Therapy Program will run from Sept. 11 to Nov. 4 at Fassett Farms in Cridersville. There are openings remaining for the fall session. Call 419-657-2700 or email [email protected] to schedule therapeutic horseback riding classes and more.
Lima Symphony to Bring Monster-Themed Stories and Music to Local Libraries in October
September 26, 2023 Press Release from the Lima Symphony Orchestra: Lima, OH (September 26, 2023) – The Lima Symphony Orchestra brings its popular “Symphony Storytime” to Delphos and Lima this October. Throughout the season, the Lima Symphony hosts Symphony Storytime programs to Allen and surrounding counties extending the Symphony’s educational reach and impact. The program, “Monsters” pairs beloved monster characters from classic children’s stories alongside thrilling classical pieces.
LSO to bring monster-themed stories, music to library
DELPHOS — The Lima Symphony Orchestra brings its popular “Symphony Storytime” to Delphos this October. Throughout the season, the Lima Symphony hosts Symphony Storytime programs to Allen and surrounding counties extending the symphony’s educational reach and impact. The program “Monsters” pairs beloved monster characters from classic children’s stories alongside thrilling classical pieces.
Join us for a night of dancing, crafting, and fun at the St. Charles VIP Dance!
Get ready to shake a leg, have a blast, and make unforgettable memories at the St. Charles VIP Dance! This isn't just another school dance, it's a night where the radiant young ladies of St. Charles get to invite their favorite VIPs for an evening of dancing, crafting, snacking, and smiling for the camera.
LSO welcomes Grammy-award-winning violinist for annual Young People’s Concert
LIMA — The Lima Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Young People’s Concert for area school groups on at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13 at the Veterans Memorial Civic and Convention Center. This year, the Young People’s Concert will be led collaboratively by Maestro...