Meetings, fundraisers and more on the calendar

• City of Plymouth downtown revitalization meeting will be at 5:30 p.m. at the Plymouth Community Schools administration building.
• There will be an American Red Cross blood drive from 1-5:30 p.m. at Bourbon Christian School in the gymnasium, located at 1325 N. Main St. in Bourbon. To schedule an appointment to donate please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit for more information.
• Dick & Debbie of South Bend will perform in the first of Miller’s Summer Concert Series at 6:30 p.m. at Miller’s Senior Living Community, 625 Oakhill Ave., Plymouth. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the beautiful, outdoor surroundings as Dick & Debbie perform their keyboard/guitar golden oldies. Hot dogs, popcorn and lemonade will be available.
• Center for Hospice Care is offering Living with Loss — a support group providing education and emotional support for individuals who have lost a loved one — from 6-8 p.m. Groups are offered at no charge and are open to the public. All sessions are held at 112 S. Center St., Plymouth. Pre-register by calling Ramona Lichtenbarger at 574-935-4511 or 1-800-HOSPICE.

• Union-North United School Corporation board of trustees will meet at 7 p.m. in the LaVille Elementary School library, 12645 Tyler Road, Lakeville.
• We the People of Marshall and Fulton Counties will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Plymouth Public Library, 201 N. Center St. The group supports limited government, fiscal and personal responsibility. Everyone is welcome to attend. For more information please visit
• As part of the 2013 Adult Summer Reading Program with a theme of “Groundbreaking Reads,” Culver-Union Township Public Library will hold a gardening and composting program. From 1-3 p.m. in the small meeting room, Master Gardener Bob Yoder will present a program titled, “Making Your Garden Grow.” This program is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact reference/adult services librarian, Laura Jones, at 574-842-2941 or
• The Plymouth Adult Education GED graduation celebration will be at 6 p.m. in the Plymouth High School auditorium, 1 Big Red Drive, Plymouth.
• Good Grief Guys, a breakfast meeting for men dealing with the death of a spouse, will meet from 8:30-10 a.m. at Christos' Family Restaurant. Pre-register by calling Ramona Lichtenbarger at 574-935-4511 or 800-413-9083.
• Heartland Camera Club is meeting at 7 p.m. at Life Enrichment Center, 1305 W. Harrison St., Plymouth. Anyone interested in learning how to get the most out of digital or film cameras is invited. Programs are presented each meeting not only on taking better photos, but also what to do with them afterward. Members are asked to bring in photos on an assigned topic each month for showing to others.
• The writer’s group of the Akron Area Arts League will meet at the home of Ann Allen, 801 E. Walnut St., Akron. The writing topics for this month are: pet stories and a tribute to a deceased person. Anyone with an interest in writing is invited to attend. For more information call Karen at 574-598-2875.

• There will be a Red Cross sale at the Red Cross chapter house, 215 W. Garro St., Plymouth from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
• Plymouth Elks Lodge will serve Friday night specials from 5-8 p.m. Menu is fish (all you can eat), chicken, Swiss steak, jumbo shrimp, and rib eye steak.
• The Plymouth Moose will hold a buffet dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. Menu is meat loaf, chicken strips, and fish.
• The Triton Board of School Trustees/superintendent retreat will be from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. at Christos’ Banquet Center, Plymouth.
• Christos’ Restaurant is donating 15 percent of your bill to Heartland Artist Gallery. You must have a certificate with you to begin this donation. Coupons can be picked up at Heartland Gallery at 103 LaPorte, Plymouth.
• Heartland Art Gallery and MoonTree Studios are patterning for Art in the Street from 12-8 p.m. in downtown Plymouth. Local artists will be painting and giving demonstrations of their artistic talents. Included at the Heartland Artist Gallery booth is a "Draw your Dad" contest for students. The winner in each age category will receive Plymouth Chamber Bucks. Each entrant will get their painting returned at the end of the day.
• Fulton County Historical Power Show will be from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. on the Fulton County Historical Society grounds 4 miles north of Rochester, on U.S. 31. Admission is $5 for adults (age 12 and over), free for children age 11 and under. Free parking and tram rides will be available. The grounds are handicapped accessible. The three-day event will host exhibitors of antique tractors, lawn tractors, hit-n-miss engines, farm equipment, and antique trucks. Toy Show and vendors of a variety of foods, crafts, flea market items, and swap parts will also be available on the grounds. Lily Pearl’s Tractor square dance, parade at 11 a.m., antique tractor pull at night. Food, contests, toy show, flea market, crafts, sawmill & other demonstrations, pitcher pump contest, petting zoo. For more information, please visit
• The Akron Jam will meet one week earlier than usual. The country, bluegrass, folk and gospel music will start at 7 p.m. in the Akron Community Center, located east of Akron and north on State Road 14. Bring your acoustic instruments and sit-in with the group or come to listen. If you’re able, bring a snack to share. The coffee and juice will be provided. For more information contact Karen at 574-598-2875 or