Plenty of food, fun for St. Patrick’s Day


By Brandon Klein - bklein@civitasmedia.com



LaRue Cooper, executive chef of The Jug Grill & Patio, 837 N. Houk Road, displays a corned beef and cabbage dish, which will be served all Friday.

LaRue Cooper, executive chef of The Jug Grill & Patio, 837 N. Houk Road, displays a corned beef and cabbage dish, which will be served all Friday.


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Laurie MacKay, left, Sheila Thomas, Heather Mills and Lisa Flannery pose in front of a display of auction items for the Alpha Group of Delaware Inc.’s fourth annual casino night. The event will take place at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday. Proceeds go to Alpha’s clients.


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WEEKEND GUIDE March 17-19

• Binge Watch and Talk, The Daily Growler, 258 W. Olentangy St., Powell 6 p.m. Friday. The Powell Branch will host a discussion about the TV series “The Leftovers” that airs on HBO.

• “Damn Yankees,” Rutherford B. Hayes High School, 289 Euclid Ave., Delaware, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Delaware Hayes Thespians will perform this 1955 musical. Tickets are available online at www.delawarecityschools.seatyourself.biz.

• Open house at the Trailhouse at Sandel Legacy Trail, 168 S. Vernon St., Sunbury 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Delaware County Model Railroaders Group host this free event for all ages where visitors can watch the trains and learn about model railroading and the development of the railroad industry.

Email your event to bklein@civitasmedia.com.

STRAND SHOW TIMES

Friday & Saturday

Logan (R): [2 p.m.], 5 p.m., 8 p.m.

Beauty and The Beast (PG): [2:15 p.m.], 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

Kong: Skull Island (PG-13): 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Note: Times in [brackets] are Saturday only.

Sunday

Logan (R): 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

Beauty and The Beast (PG): 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Kong: Skull Island (PG-13): 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Delaware County offers several options to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend.

Bars and restaurants in Powell, Lewis Center and Delaware are providing cuisine, drinks and live entertainment for the occasion.

The Jug, 837 N. Houk Road, in Delaware will be serving a corned beef dinner Friday, along with green beer and drink specials. Delaware’s downtown-goers can also get a corned beef and cabbage dinner at the Old Bag of Nails, 66 N. Sandusky St., from Thursday through Sunday.

The Alpha Group of Delaware Inc., which serves individuals with disabilities, has a new location for its fourth annual casino night at the Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday.

“It’s to help our clients at the Alpha Group,” said Lisa Flannery, a board director of the nonprofit. She said it’s one of the best ways to give back to the community.

The event includes games such as black jack, roulette and wine wall toss. There will be silent and live auctions. Local comedian Jeff Robinson and auctioneer Dan Boysel will have a half-time comedy show during the live auction.

Auction items include a three-night cabin retreat in Holmes County, a diamond necklace, two tickets to a Cleveland Cavaliers game and an EarthMark rain station. For tickets or information go to www.alphagroup.net.

Fitness-lovers can enjoy a four-mile run and walk at the Kinsale Golf and Fitness Club, 3737 Village Club Drive, in Powell Saturday. The M3S Sports event starts at 6 p.m. with the course open for 80 minutes. There will be a post-race party and concert at the club. For more information go to www.m3ssports.com/events/st-patricks-day.htm.

Here is a list of other weekend events taking place for St. Patrick’s Day:

• The Aladdin Shrine Pipes & Drums band will perform at O’Nelly’s Sports Pub & Grill at 10 a.m. Friday. The band is performing at different bars throughout central Ohio for its St. Patrick’s Day Pub Tour. The bar will have its own celebrations throughout Friday and Saturday.

• Caribbean Jerks, 1262 E. Powell Road, in Lewis Center will host Taya Parker and her father, Steve Mull, to perform acoustic rock music at 7 p.m. Friday. Parker is a model, singer and TV personality, who hosts her own show in Las Vegas.

• Party at Fred Astaire Dance Studio, 1157 Columbus Pike, in Delaware 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. The event will include a variety of snacks, drinks and dancing.

• The Bogey, 6013 Glick Road, in Powell will host solo singer, John Schwab, at 8 p.m. Friday. Corned beef and cabbage will be available.

• The Lazy Chameleon, 4028 Presidential Parkway, in Powell will kickoff the weekend with a performance from local bands Reaganomics and One Ton Diesel at 7 p.m. Friday. The party continues with dance party band, The Martini Affair, that will perform at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

LaRue Cooper, executive chef of The Jug Grill & Patio, 837 N. Houk Road, displays a corned beef and cabbage dish, which will be served all Friday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/03/web1_DSC_0010.jpgLaRue Cooper, executive chef of The Jug Grill & Patio, 837 N. Houk Road, displays a corned beef and cabbage dish, which will be served all Friday. The Gazette

Laurie MacKay, left, Sheila Thomas, Heather Mills and Lisa Flannery pose in front of a display of auction items for the Alpha Group of Delaware Inc.’s fourth annual casino night. The event will take place at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday. Proceeds go to Alpha’s clients.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2017/03/web1_DSC_0011.jpgLaurie MacKay, left, Sheila Thomas, Heather Mills and Lisa Flannery pose in front of a display of auction items for the Alpha Group of Delaware Inc.’s fourth annual casino night. The event will take place at Nationwide Hotel & Conference Center, 100 Green Meadows Drive, Lewis Center, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Friday. Proceeds go to Alpha’s clients. The Gazette

By Brandon Klein

bklein@civitasmedia.com

WEEKEND GUIDE March 17-19

• Binge Watch and Talk, The Daily Growler, 258 W. Olentangy St., Powell 6 p.m. Friday. The Powell Branch will host a discussion about the TV series “The Leftovers” that airs on HBO.

• “Damn Yankees,” Rutherford B. Hayes High School, 289 Euclid Ave., Delaware, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The Delaware Hayes Thespians will perform this 1955 musical. Tickets are available online at www.delawarecityschools.seatyourself.biz.

• Open house at the Trailhouse at Sandel Legacy Trail, 168 S. Vernon St., Sunbury 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. The Delaware County Model Railroaders Group host this free event for all ages where visitors can watch the trains and learn about model railroading and the development of the railroad industry.

Email your event to bklein@civitasmedia.com.

STRAND SHOW TIMES

Friday & Saturday

Logan (R): [2 p.m.], 5 p.m., 8 p.m.

Beauty and The Beast (PG): [2:15 p.m.], 5:15 p.m., 8:15 p.m.

Kong: Skull Island (PG-13): 5:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.

Note: Times in [brackets] are Saturday only.

Sunday

Logan (R): 1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m.

Beauty and The Beast (PG): 1:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 7:15 p.m.

Kong: Skull Island (PG-13): 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m.

Gazette reporter Brandon Klein can be reached by email or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.

Gazette reporter Brandon Klein can be reached by email or on Twitter at @brandoneklein.