September 2017
Watercolor/Acrylic Workshop
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM




The Logan County Art League is pleased to host nationally known Ohio watercolorist, Christopher Leeper, for a four-day watercolor/acrylic workshop.  Chris Leeper is one of the Ohio's foremost watercolor teachers and brings enthusiasm, humor and energy to his classes, making painting a fun and exciting experience.  Each day there will be demonstrations and lots of one-on-one instruction.  This workshop will focus on the process of creating a painting and developing a plan for success.  The importance of drawing, design, and brushwork will be emphasized.  Improving color mixing and how to get dynamic value relationships will be a goal.

Mr. Leeper will present his workshop at the 1st Presbyterian Church located at 117 N. Main Street in Bellefontaine September 19-22.  The workshop is for beginners through advanced level students.  The cost of the workshop is $325.00.

Chris Leeper will also give a painting demonstration at 6 p.m. on Monday, September 18 at the Gallery at the Holland.  This demonstration is free and the public is invited to attend.

If you are interested in attending this workshop and would like to receive a   workshop brochure/registration form, or if you have any questions, please contact Nancy Bassitt at 209-404-5505 or email . The registration form can also be found at . The registration form and total fee are due by August 10,2017.             

Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM


The 128th session of the Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star, which is to be known as the “Unforgettable Stories” Session, will be held at Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870 on September 22, 23, and 24, 2017.

Michelle Howell, Worthy Grand Matron of Carrollton, OH and William (Bill) Cox, Worthy Grand Patron of Brecksville, OH will preside over the sessions.

An Open Installation (by invitation only) of the 2017-2018 Grand Officers at 1:30 pm on September 24, 2017 will close the Grand Chapter Session.  Sandi Herman of Cambridge, OH will be installed as Worthy Grand Matron and David Sexton of Batavia, OH will be installed as Worthy Grand Patron.

The Order of the Eastern Star is the largest fraternal organization in the world to which both men and women may belong and through which members contribute time, energy, and talent to their local communities with charity truth and loving-kindness.

Generosity and charitable giving are distinguishing characteristics of the members of the Order of the Eastern Star.  Special projects and fund raising events of the Order fund ESTARL religious leadership opportunities to assist college and seminary students, fund grants for cancer research and cancer patient assistance, provide donations to the Ohio Heart Association and the Masonic Children’s Learning Centers, and support youth scholarship programs for the Order of Rainbow for Girls, Job’s Daughters, and the Order of DeMolay.  In addition, members of  the Order of the Eastern Star make generous contributions to the Shriner’s hospitals for Crippled Children and the Knights Templar Eye Foundation.

All Eastern Star members are sincerely encouraged to attend the 128th Grand Chapter Session of the Ohio Order of the Eastern Star.

2017 – Unforgettable Stories

Event Details

Who: Grand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star

What:  128th Session of the Grand Chapter of Ohio, Order of the Eastern Star

Where:  Kalahari Resort, 7000 Kalahari Drive, Sandusky, OH 44870

 September 22 – 24, 2017

Media and General Public

For more information contact the chairman of arrangements, Jan Foy at 419-618-1194.

For vendor opportunities and information, contact Kathy at 419-307-5971

We are fortunate to have received a transportation and marketing grant from LESI (Lake Erie Shores and Islands) for our 128th Grand Chapter Session to be held at Kalahari in September to help fund two buses from to transport attendees from southern Ohio to Sandusky.


From the Cincinnati and Dayton Area - Contact Denise at 334-750-8853 or

From the Marietta and Cambridge Area – Contact Dianne at 740-310-4225




Movie Night at the Library
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Join us for a FREE Family Movie Night Call the Library 937-599-4189 or visit for feature title

For more information:
Hope Justice
(937) 599-4189
BHS Distinguished Alumni Nominations
1:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Nominations are currently being accepted for the Bellefontaine High School 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award.  This award has been established to honor alumni whose actions and achievements bring honor and distinction to the academic heritage of Bellefontaine High School.  In order to qualify, the candidate needs to be at least a 10 year graduate of BHS and have demonstrated significant success in the professional arena and/or shown a significant contribution in service to the community, state, or nation.  2018 Distinguished Alumni will be recognized at the BHS Commencement Ceremony on May 25, 2018.
Nominations forms can be obtained from the Bellefontaine City Schools website, by clicking download PDF here on the site, or by contacting Angie Horvath at Bellefontaine High School 593-0545 Ext. 3480 or email
All nominations are due by December 15, 2017.



Y-Club Before and After School Program
5:00 AM - 12:00 AM

The Hilliker YMCA offers a State-Licensed Before & After School Child Care at the Bellefontaine Elementary School. We serve children grades K-5th grade. School days out are available at the YMCA. We open at 6:30am till school begins at 8:35am, then we reopen at 3:20pm till 6:00pm. Questions? Contact Amber Armbruster Phone: 937-592-96622 Email:

For more information:
Amber Armbruster
(759) 296-2200
$5 Clothing Bag Sale at Give and Take Thrift
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Name brands galore! Store hours: Saturday 9 am to 12 noon. Wednesday through Friday 10 am to 5 pm. closed Sunday through Tuesday. 

All proceeds benefite the Give and Take Food Pantry. 

Food Pantry every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 10-12 noon.


For more information:
Stacy Carpenter
(937) 935-6788
American Legion Meals
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Friday night meal BLT'S

For more information:
Ladies Auxiliary
(937) 592-4891
Best Laid Plans
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Experts in Mystery Entertainment are now performing live public and private interactive murder mystery dinner shows in Columbus and surrounding areas throughout Ohio. Join us for a night of intrigue, deception, and delicious food in this comedic thriller! Show Theme and Dress Code If great food and interactive theater sounds at all intriguing. Look no further! The Murder Mystery Company has you covered. All Ticket purchase is over the phone and on our website. Doors open 20 minutes before the show begins. Contact Number: 888-643-2583

For more information:
Tim Gingerich
(888) 643-2583