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2013 Calendar of Events

To have your event included in the Paulding County Progress, please contact our office at 419-399-4015, fax 419-399-4030, or e-mail progress@progressnewspaper.org.

 

JANUARY

Jan. 20 – John Paulding Historical Society’s annual meeting, at 2 p.m. at the museum in Paulding, open to the public

Jan. 21 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan. 23 – Agronomy Day program at OSU Extension Center at Paulding County Fairgrounds, registration begins at 7:45 a.m. and the program runs from 8:15 a.m.-2:45 p.m.

Jan. 26 – Wayne Trace Community Talent Show at 7 p.m. at Payne Elementary auditorium with tickets sold at the door

 

FEBRUARY

Black History Month

Feb. 2 – Groundhog Day

Feb. 2 – American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Kickoff Rally 6 p.m. at Paulding Eagles

Feb. 3 – Super Bowl XLVII

Feb. 5 – County Spelling Bee competition at 7 p.m. at Payne Auditorium

Feb. 9 – Wine & Cheese Tasting fund-raiser at John Paulding Historical Society

Feb. 12 – Mardi Gras

Feb. 13 – Ash Wednesday

Feb. 14 – Valentine’s Day

Feb. 18 – Presidents’ Day

Feb. 21 – Winter Dance & Dinner, featuring Nancy Whitaker and Company, at Paulding County Senior Center, 5 p.m., dance at 5:30. RSVP required; call 419-399-3650 for reservations.

Feb. 25 – Vantage Career Center Grand Open House, 5-8 p.m. in Van Wert

Feb. 27 – Ag Day Program co-hosted by OSU Extensions of Paulding County and Van Wert County, held at Van Wert County Fairgrounds

Feb. 28 – Annual Paulding Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet, 5:30 p.m. at Grant’s Catering Hall in Antwerp. For information: 419-399-5215

 

MARCH

National Women’s History Month

March 1-2 – Oakwood Library Event Planners annual Chocolate Extravaganza, 7 p.m.

March 10 – Daylight Savings Time begins

March 10-16 – Sunshine Week, to educate the public about the importance of open government

March 15-16 – Antwerp High School will present the musical “Oklahoma” in the auditeria

March 15-17 – Wayne Trace Jr./Sr. High and WT Performing Arts Association spring musical “Seussical” at the Payne School auditorium, 7 p.m. on March 15-16 and 2:30 p.m. March 17

March 17 – St. Patrick’s Day

March 17-23 – National Agriculture Week

March 20 – First day of spring

March 20 – 12th Annual Community Health, Business & Industry Fair, sponsored by the Paulding County Senior Center, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the county extension building at the fairgrounds

March 22-23 – Paulding High School Drama Dept. will present its spring musical “Spamalot” in the school auditeria at 7:30 p.m.

March 24 – Palm Sunday

March 29 – Good Friday

March 29-30 – Annual 24-Hour Basketball Marathon at Payne Elementary gym – proceeds go to the Paulding County Crippled Children & Adult Society; contact Chad Benschneider, 419-263-2277

March 30 – Antwerp Community Development Committee Wine Tasting and Toasting, 7:30-9 p.m. at Grant’s Reception Hall in Antwerp

March 31 – Easter Sunday

 

APRIL

Keep Ohio Beautiful Month • National Volunteer Month

Community Health Professionals of Paulding Auxiliary’s annual musical fund-raising event “We’ve Got Rhythm!” - date to be announced

Free small business seminar presented by Paulding Chamber of Commerce and Paulding County Economic Development - date to be announced

April 1 – Paulding County Hospital Foundation Annual Dinner. For information call Brenda Wieland at 419-399-1138.

April 6 – United Way of Paulding County luau

April 10 – Volunteer recognition at 1 p.m. at Paulding County Senior Center

April 11 – The Paulding County Township Association’s fish and chicken fry, 5-7 p.m., at the county extension building.

April 12 – Paulding County Area Foundation Annual Meeting and Dinner at Grant’s Catering Hall, Antwerp, social time 5:30-6 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Call 419-399-8296 for more information.

April 13 – Paulding High School bands will present “Music of the Night” fund-raiser in the auditeria; doors open at 6:30 p.m.

April 14-20 – National Library Week will be observed with the theme, “Communities Matter @ Your library”

April 15 – Deadline to file federal income tax returns

April 16 – Annual “Battle of the Books” county finals, 12:30 p.m. at the Youth Leadership Building at the fairgrounds

April 16 – Paulding County Carnegie Library Centennial Event: author Philip Gully will make a presentation at 6 p.m. the OSU Extension Building at the fairgrounds

April 20 – Wayne Trace Athletic Boosters’ Annual Reverse Drawing, 6 p.m. at the high school

April 21-27 – National Volunteer Week

April 22 – Earth Day

April 25 – Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day

April 26 – Arbor Day

April 27– “Day of Action” United Way of Paulding County

April 27 – Antwerp High School Prom and afterprom

 

MAY

Older Americans Month • Maumee Valley Heritage Corridor’s Local History Month

May 2 – National Day of Prayer

May 3 – Red Hat Spring Fling, 11 a.m. at the Paulding County Senior Center

 

May 4-5 – Free Fishing Days in Ohio - Any Ohio resident may fish without a license as part of Free Fishing Days.

May 4 – Paulding High School Prom and afterprom

 

May 4 – Wayne Trace Jr./Sr. Prom and afterprom

May 5 – Cinco de Mayo

May 9 – Paulding County Senior Center’s Relay For Life dinner fund-raiser at 5 p.m.

May 11 – Oakwood Library Event Planners Spring Tea & Style Show

May 11 – Oakwood Ball Association opening day activities and chicken barbecue

May 12 – Mother’s Day

May 17-18 – Paulding Community Garage Sale; contact 419-399-2466

May 18 – Armed Forces Day

May 18 – United Way of Paulding County Armed Forces Day event

May 19 – Commencement for Antwerp High School, 2 p.m. in the main gym

May 19 – Commencement for Wayne Trace High School, 2:30 p.m. in the high school gym

 

May 21 – Paulding County Senior Center’s Senior Day at the OSU Extension Building, theme “It’s a Jungle Out There!”; doors open at 10:30 a.m., RSVP at 419-399-3650

May 26 – Commencement for Paulding High School, 2:30 p.m.

 

May 27 – Memorial Day – observances to be announced

May 31-June 1 – American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Paulding County Fairgrounds, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday through noon Saturday. For more information, visit relayforlife.org/paulding

May 31-June 1 – Payne Community Garage Sale. Contact Nancy Speice at 419-263-2863

 

JUNE

May 31-June 1 – Payne Community Garage Sale. Contact Nancy Speice at 419-263-2863

May 31-June 1 – American Cancer Society Relay for Life, Paulding County Fairgrounds, beginning at 6 p.m. Friday through noon Saturday. For more information, visit relayforlife.org/paulding

June 6-8 – Annual John Paulding Days held on the Courthouse square. Theme: "Going For the Green." Hometown celebration with entertainment and street carnival. The Grand Parade is 7 p.m. June 6. For more information, contact the Paulding Chamber of Commerce, 419-399-5215; www.pauldingchamber.com; facebook.com/johnpauldingdays

June 7-8 – Antwerp Community Garage Sale. Contact Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, 419-258-1722

June 7 – Chamber’s Miss Paulding County Scholarship Pageant, 7 p.m. at Paulding School Auditeria

June 8 – Paulding County Hospital’s annual Family Health Day 7-11 a.m. held in the hospital’s medical office building

June 9 – 3rd Annual Antwerp Cleveland Street Rib Fest with 5K Run and Corn Hole Tournament, chairman Amy Lichty, 419-506-1228

June 10-15 – Paulding County Fair, Paulding County Fairgrounds

June 11 – Senior Day at the Paulding County Fair, activities start at 8:30 a.m., lunch at noon, RSVP required for lunch at 419-399-3650

June 14 – Flag Day

June 16 – Father’s Day

June 18 – Paulding County Carnegie Library Centennial Event at the OSU Extension Building at the fairgrounds; details TBA

June 21 – First day of summer

June 29 – Fort Brown bicentennial celebration, beginning at 10 a.m.

 

JULY

National Parks & Recreation Month

July 4 – Independence Day

July 9-13 – Paulding County 4-H Camp

July 10 – Paulding County Hospital Foundation’s Dr. Mark Teets Memorial Golf Tournament at Auglaize Golf Club, contact 419-399-1138

July 13 – Big Boys Toys Car Show at 3-8 p.m. in Antwerp, call 419-258-2727

July 19-21 – Grover Hill Summer Fest at Welcome Park

July 24-Aug. 4 – Ohio State Fair, Columbus, www.ohiostatefair.com

July 25 – The Paulding County Township Association’s fish and chicken fry, 5-7 p.m., at the county extension building

 

AUGUST

 

July 24-Aug. 4 – Ohio State Fair, Columbus, www.ohiostatefair.com

Aug. 1-4 – Highway 127 Corridor Sale, also called the “World’s Longest Yardsale,” covering Michigan to Alabama along U.S. 127. Visit www.127sale.com

Aug. 3 – John Paulding Historical Society chicken barbecue, 4-7 p.m.

Aug. 7 – Deadline for filing nominating petitions of candidates in nonpartisan races for the general election; deadline for filing local questions and issues for general election

Aug. 8-10 – Annual Lincoln Highway BUY-WAY Yard Sale in Ohio. Visit www.historicbyway.com

Aug. 10 – “A Day In the Park” at Riverside Memorial Park in Antwerp. For information call Antwerp Chamber of Commerce, 419-258-1722

Aug. 10 – Broughton Redneck Jamboree

Aug. 13 –  Paulding County Carnegie Library Centennial Event: Holocaust survivor William “Bill” Meyer will return for a free speaking engatement at 6 p.m. at the OSU Extension Building at the fairgrounds. To register, call the library at 419-399-2032.

Aug. 17 – Youth For Christ (YFC) annual auction at the county extension building at the fairgrounds

Aug. 20 – Classes begin for the 2013-14 school year for Antwerp Schools, Paulding Schools and Wayne Trace Schools

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 – Oakwood Homecoming

 

SEPTEMBER

Leadership In Action (LIA) classes begin for 2013-14, sponsored by Paulding Chamber of Commerce (419-399-5215) - date to be announced

Antwerp Community Development Committee’s Paint the Town Pink cancer awareness fund-raiser - dates to be announced

Aug. 30-Sept. 2 – Oakwood Homecoming

Sept. 2 – Labor Day

Sept. 7 – Barn Dance and Hog Roast at the John Paulding Historical Society

Sept. 8 – Grandparent’s Day

Sept. 8 – 3rd Annual Car show sponsored by Paulding County Senior Center downtown on the square, noon-4 p.m.

Sept. 11 – Patriot Day (September 11 anniversary)

Sept. 11 – Annual Paulding Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing, 12:30 p.m. at Auglaize Golf Club. Call 419-399-5215 for information

Sept. 12 – Paulding County Republican fall banquet; visit www.pauldingohiorepublicans.org

Sept. 15 – Hispanic Heritage Month begins, through Oct. 15.

Sept. 20-22 – Annual Flat Rock Creek Fall Festival, Paulding County Fairgrounds. For more information, contact the Paulding Chamber of Commerce, 419-399-5215; www.flatrockcreekfestival.com; facebook.com/flatrockcreekfest

Sept. 21 – Paulding County Hospital Foundation’s “Strides for Scholarships” 5K race, 10K relay run and 1 mile run/walk, website http://pauldingcountyhospital.com/main/pch-foundation.php

Sept. 22 – Antique & Classic Truck Show at John Paulding Historical Society Museum, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sept. 22 – First day of autumn

Sept. 26 – Paulding County Economic Development Annual Business & Industry Appreciation Banquet at the OSU Extension Center, social hour 5:30-6:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. Call 419-399-8282 for information.

Sept. 28 – National Hunting & Fishing Day

Sept. 28 – Antwerp Community Development Committee’s Big Hole Golf Outing; contact Tina Conley, 419-506-0170

 

OCTOBER

Recycle Ohio Month

 

Oct. 6-12 – National Newspaper Week

Oct. 6-12 – Fire Prevention Week

Oct. 7 – Voter registration ends at 4 p.m. for General Election

Oct. 12-13 – Payne Fall Festival at Payne Community Park

Oct. 19 – Paulding County Carnegie Library open house and silent art auction, 5-8 p.m.Oct. 14 – Columbus Day observed

Oct. 19 – Antwerp Community Development Committee’s Haunted Walk, adult and kids’ hayrides, night at the park

Oct. 23-31 – Red Ribbon Week

Oct. 22 – Paulding County Carnegie Library’s Fall Extravaganza, “Return to Neverland,” 6 p.m.

Oct. 23 – Caregiver Mini-Conference from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Paulding County Senior Center. All ages welcome to attend. RSVP required by calling 419-399-3650

Oct. 24 – Paulding County Republican Women soup supper; visit www.pauldingohiorepublicans.org

Oct. 26 – Make a Difference Day

Oct. 26 – United Way of Paulding County Halloween party

Oct. 31 – Halloween – local events to be announced

 

 

NOVEMBER

Antwerp Community Development Committee (ACDC) annual meeting – date to be announced

Nov. 1 – Red Hat Fall Festival at the Paulding County Senior Center, 11 a.m., RSVP at 419-399-3650

Nov. 2 – Annual “Beacon of Hope” dinner and auction, presented by Community Health Professionals of Paulding at the county extension building; call 419-399-4708

Nov. 3 – Daylight Savings Time ends

Nov. 5 – General Election Day (Polls are open 6:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m.)

Nov. 11 – Veterans Day

Nov. 12 – Veterans Day Celebration at Paulding County Senior Center, 11:30 a.m., honoring Korean War veterans, all veterans invited

Nov. 14-17 – John Paulding Historical Society Annual Christmas Open House. Theme: “Let It Snow.”

Nov. 16 – Paulding County Hospital Auxiliary Annual Craft Fair at the county extension building at the fairgrounds

Nov. 28 – Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 30 – OSU vs. Michigan game, at Ann Arbor

 

DECEMBER

Oakwood Christmas Walk – date to be announced

Dec. 13-15 – Drive-through Christmas light display at the fairgrounds, dusk to 10 p.m.

Dec. 14 – Payne Christmas Walk, sponsored by Payne Friends of the Library.

Dec. 20-22 – Drive-through Christmas light display at the fairgrounds, dusk to 10 p.m.

Dec. 21 – First day of winterDec. 25 – Christmas Day

Dec. 26-Jan. 1 – Kwanzaa

Dec. 31 – New Year’s Eve 2013 — Welcome, 2014!

 

JANUARY 2014

Jan. 19 — John Paulding Historical Society’s annual meeting, at 2 p.m. at the museum in Paulding. Public welcome.