Delaware County Notebook


Jazz At The Amp continues

Jazz at the Amp, a free jazz series, runs Saturdays in July and August in the Westerville Amphitheater, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St., Westerville. At 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 15, is local fusion band NexLevel, followed by former Rippingtons saxophonist Jeff Kashiwa at 7:15 p.m.

Remaining concerts in the series are July 29, Tommy Wade Orchestra at 4:30 p.m., Rick Brunetto Orchestra at 6:30 p.m.; Aug. 5, local bassist Mac Flava at 6:30 p.m., guitarist Matt Marshak at 7:15 p.m.; Aug. 12, saxophonist Deon Yates at 6:30 p.m., trumpeter Cindy Bradley at 7:15 p.m.; Aug. 19, Nini Love’s JazzySide Quintet at noon, Tim Dvorkin Quartet at 1:15 p.m., Rendition at 2:30 p.m., vocalist Nichole Davis at 3:45 p.m., Deeptones at 5 p.m., saxophonist Paul Taylor at 6:30 p.m.

Busy time for Preservation Parks

Preservation Parks Thursday Evening Concert Series continues today at 7 p.m. with Ali Ryerson and Trombone Plus at Gallant Woods Park, 2151 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware. Free admission and parking. No reservations necessary. No alcohol please.

Folk Songs Around the Fire is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday at Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware. Bring a musical instrument – or just your voice – and some songs to share for a night of music around the fire. Listeners welcome. Free, all ages. No reservations required.

All Aboard for Railroad Fun from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday at Sandel Legacy Trail, 168 S. Vernon St., Sunbury. Visitors can watch model trains (in HO scale) travel through a miniature village, during the open house hosted by the Delaware County Model Railroaders Group. Visitors also can learn about the history of railroading in America.

4-H garage sale July 14-15

The Delaware County 4-H garage sale is planned for July 14-15 and the county fairgrounds. The sale will be open from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the junior fair building. Donations for the sale will be accepted at the junior fair building from 3 to 8 p.m. each day July 10-12. For information, email delco4hsale@gmail.com.

Safety Day set for July 19

Recreation Unlimited’s 2017 Safety Day is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, July 19 at 7700 Piper Road, Ashley. Delaware County Emergency Management is coordinating the event for campers with special needs. Recreation Unlimited and EMA have been partners in this event since 2002.

DACC Board meets July 20

The Delaware Area Career Center Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 20 at the South Campus, 4565 Columbus Pike. Meeting agendas are posted on the DACC website www.delawareareacc.org.

Lupus support group to meet

The Lupus Foundation of America, Greater Ohio Chapter will host its monthly Westerville lupus support group on Tuesday, July 18 at Donato’s Pizza, 861 N. State St., from 6:30 to 8 p.m. For information, contact the foundation toll-free at 888-NO-LUPUS or visit www.LupusGreaterOhio.org.

Ulery Road closing for work

The Delaware County Engineer’s Office reports that Ulery Road in Porter Township will be closed for 12 days due to construction work. The road will be shut down July 17-28 as crews conduct a culvert replacement project. The stretch of Ulery Road between Trimmer Road and Olive Green Road will be closed.

Cheshire Road closed for construction

The Delaware County Engineer reports that part of Cheshire Road will be closed until Tuesday, Aug. 15 for a construction project. The stretch of Cheshire from Tara Glen Drive to Gregory Road will be closed to traffic during the road-widening project, which is being conducted by Park Enterprise Construction.

U.S. 23-Hills Miller work ends July 20

The estimated completion date of the U.S. 23 and Hills Miller Road intersection project is now July 20. The postponement is due to private utility company delays relocating gas utility lines. The Hills Miller Road closure from U.S. 23 to Bruce Road will remain in place until July 20, as well. Traffic is being detoured utilizing Coover Road and Troy Road.