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Funfly set up today
The Centaur Ra/C Club is hosting a Funfly from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. today at Centaur Field located, 8473 County Home Road, Lisbon, opposite the pound. FREE ENTRANCE. Pilots meeting at 9 a.m. The event will include music, food, drinks, prizes and a 50/50 raffle. For more information, call 330-234-8948.
Rebel Fest planned
The local Crestview PTO will host the Rebel Festival on Saturday, June 11 from noon to 6 p.m. outside Crestview Elementary School. The event is open to the community and admission is free. There will be six bouncy houses, two bouncy obstacle courses, two bouncy slides, a foam pit, and other Confetti House Carnival-themed activities. Pony rides and a mini-farm will also be offered from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Elsa and Spiderman from Heroes and Tiaras will be available to meet and take pictures from 1-3 p.m. In addition to these activities, there will be face painting, carnival games, a raffle with over 75 items, as well as food trucks and various foods and beverages sold by Crestview sports organizations. Proceeds from the event will be used to support local Crestview schools, students, staff and community for the 2022-2023 school year. Email the PTO at [email protected] with any questions.
Veterans Picnic on July 23
Preparations for the annual Veteran Appreciation Picnic are underway. It will be held in Calcutta Square, behind McDonalds on State Route 170 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on July 23. This day is dedicated to veterans and active military personnel and shows their appreciation for their service. All veterans and serving military are invited and may bring a guest.
Cub Scout Day Camp
The Buckeye Council Boy Scouts of America Sandy Beaver District will host its annual Cub Scout Day Camp from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 13-17 at the McKinley Scout Reserve in Lisbon. This year’s theme is “Jurassic Cubs” and includes archery, BB guns, slingshots, water activities, fishing, nature and ecology, basic first aid, emergency preparedness, field sports, hiking, crafting, and various science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM)-based scouting skills centered around a prehistoric dinosaur theme. Representatives from county, state and municipal agencies will be on hand throughout the week, providing hands-on expertise and demonstrations to all attendees. “Friday Family Day” will end the program with a bonfire, special visitors and an overnight family camping trip (weather permitting). Additional instructions will be provided in advance by the camp administration staff and available in the Participant Handbook which will be emailed to all unit leaders, parents and participants prior to the first day of camp. Any boy or girl between the ages of 6 and 10 enrolled in the Scout program is welcome and must complete the registration process prior to the start of camp. Online registration can be done now through June 10 at https://mycouncil.buckeyecouncil.org/Event/8332/Register. Mail-in entries should be made to the Buckeye Council Office Registrar at 2301 13th Street, NW, Canton, OH 44708 or by calling 330-580-4272. Information materials and medical forms can be viewed on the board’s website or by contacting Gregg Warner, Camp Administrative Director, at [email protected] or 330-261-5413 or Krista Hawkins, Program Director from camp, at [email protected] or 330-341-0516 (buckeyecouncil.org).
Expect the bookmobile to roll into the Alliance area this summer. The 34-foot Library on Wheels has 21 scheduled weekly stops in June, July and August, including a return to the Alliance Farmers’ Market at its new location at the corner of Union Avenue and State Street. The Bookmobile will offer take-out craft projects (while supplies last) for children when it stops at the market on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. between June 25 and August 20. works. Users will be able to consult the documents of the bookmobile. They can even put items on hold and request to pick them up from the bookmobile at any of the public stops the bookmobile will make this summer. For a full schedule of stops, including an interactive map, visit https://www.rodmanlibrary.com/content/bookmobile-sets-2022-summer-schedule.
Point 5K Fun Run/Walk
The Mahoning Valley Rescue Mission will be hosting the Third Annual Point 5K Fun Run/Walk at White House Fruit Farm in Canfield on Saturday, July 9, to support the Rescue Mission General Fund. The race will start at 10 a.m. Friends attending this event will enjoy a 1,640 foot ride around the grounds of White House Fruit Farm. Registration is $5 per guest and will include a mid-run/walk donut and a Point 5k oval car sticker for all finishers. Register online at www.rescuemissionmv.org/point5k. Follow the signs to the designated parking area and the race start line.