Delaware County Notebook


Pet Walk on First Friday

Main Street Delaware’s September First Friday will feature the sixth annual Pet Walk. Tickets for the treat walk through downtown Delaware cost $10 each and are available at www.mainstreetdelaware.com. The walk will begin at the Main Street Delaware tent at Sandusky and Winter streets. Registered pets will be photographed as they check in for posting in a Main Street Delaware Facebook album. Each entrant receives a treasure map to businesses providing special treats along with a doggie bag to collect their loot.

Culvert repair on Clark Road

The Delaware County Engineer will be closing Clark Road between Todd Street Road and Morrow County Line for a culvert replacement project. The road will close Tuesday, Sept. 5 and is scheduled to open Thursday, Sept. 7. For information about road construction in Delaware County, visit www.delawarecountyengineer.org.

Work will close Big Walnut, Worthington roads

The Delaware County Engineer will be closing two for a reconstruction project beginning in September. Big Walnut Road between Jeffries Court and Grandmere Boulevard as well as Worthington Road between St. George Avenue and Alpine Drive will be closed for the prject that begins Tuesday, Sept. 5 and is scheduled to open on Friday, Nov. 10. For information visit, www.co.delaware.oh.us/engineer/projects/worthingtonbigwalnut.htm. Or call 740-833-2400.

Labor Day ox roast, flea market in Sunbury

The Sunbury Lions Club’s annual ox roast and flea market returns on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4. The event will be open from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Sunbury Square. For information, visit sunburylionsclubofohio.org or call 740-965-3630.

Parade of Homes starts Saturday

The BIA Parade of Homes is planned for Sept. 2-17 at Cheshire Woods in Berkshire Township. Nine homes will be featured during this year’s parade. Houses will be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday during the event. For information, call 614-891-0575 or email info@biapare.com.

Little Brown Jog runs Sunday

The 2017 Little Brown Jog is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds. The kids fun run starts at 9 a.m. followed by the adult 5K at 9:30 a.m. All proceeds benefit the People In Need, Inc. of Delaware County emergency services program. To register, visit racepenguin.com/events/littlebrownjog. For information about People In Need, visit www.delawarepeopleinneed.org.

Blaney Road closed for project

The Delaware County Engineer announced that Blaney Road will be closed through Thursday, Aug. 31 for a culvert replacement project. The portion of roadway affected by the closure is between State Route 61 and Rosecrans Road. For information about road construction in Delaware County, visit www.delawarecountyengineer.org.

Get a Taste of Powell

Twenty-four local restaurants are participating in the 2017 edition of A Taste of Powell. The event is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 7 at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Water’s Edge Park, 4850 W. Powell Road, Powell. Tickets cost $35 per person if purchased before Aug. 30. Admission is $40 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, visit www.tasteofpowell.com.

Community Unity Festival returns

The 11th annual Community Unity Festival is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9. The event will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Ross Street Park and Pavilion, 50A Ross St., Delaware. The festival is sponsored by Second Ward Community Initiative. Entertainment will be provided by the Dean Simms Band. Admission is free. For information, visit swcidelaware.org.

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