Bale Kenyon Road closing for work

The Delaware County Engineer is closing a portion of Bale Kenyon Road between Lewis Center Road and Bluff Drive for the final northern phase of construction. The road will close on Friday, Sept. 29 and is scheduled to reopen on Friday, Nov. 17. For information, call 740-833-2400, or visit

Powell Oktoberfest starts Friday

Powell Oktoberfest is planned for Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30 at Village Green Park, 47 Hall Street. The festival is open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Sept. 29, and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Sept. 30. Friday night activities feature an Ohio craft beer, wine and cheese tasting event. German food, beer, wine, cornhole tournaments, and live music can be enjoyed on Saturday. Powell Oktoberfest is hosted by the Olentangy Rotary Club. For information, visit

Fall festival at Delaware State Park

The Delaware State Park Fall Festival and Campout is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 29 and Saturday, Sept. 30. Activities include movies, costume judging, site decoration contest, hay rides, and trick-or-treat. For information, visit or call 740-363-4561. The park is located at 5202 U.S. 23 North, Delaware.

Book sale at the library

The Friends of the Delaware County District Library Bargain Book Sale is scheduled for Sept. 29 through Oct. 1 at the Delaware Main Branch, 88 Winter St., Delaware. The sale will be held in the garage behind the library. Following is the schedule: Friday, Sept. 29, 5 to 8 p.m.; Saturday, Sept. 30, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Sunday, Oct. 1, noon to 3 p.m. Bring a Friends of the Library bag and fill it with books for $8. Buy a Friends bag and fill it with books for $12. Credit cards will be accepted. All proceeds benefit the Delaware County Library.

Meet Your Neighbor Night on Sunday

Central Community Baptist Church is hosting “Meet Your Neighbor Night” at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. The event will be held at All Occasions Catering, 6989 Waldo-Delaware Road, Waldo. Choirs from area churches, quartets, and a dulcimer group will perform. Holy Communion will be offered. Light refreshments will be served.

Ministerial Association meets next Wednesday

Delaware Police Chief Bruce Pijanowski will discuss the Delaware Coalition at the next Delaware Ministerial Association meeting. The association will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 4 at the Ohio Wesleyan University Hamilton Williams Campus Center room near Chaplain office. For information, contact the group secretary at [email protected]