Delaware County Notebook

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. Admission is $40 at the door. For information or to purchase tickets, visit

Folk songs around the fire

Preservation Parks will host Folk Songs Around the Fire on Friday, Sept. 8 at Gallant Farm, 2150 Buttermilk Hill Road, Delaware. Activities begin at 7 p.m. Attendees are invited to take musical instruments. Admission is free. Reservations not required. For information, visit

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

Veterans pancake breakfast Saturday

The veterans pancake breakfast is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9 at American Legion Post 457, 230 Otis St. in Sunbury. Breakfast will be served from 8 to 11:30 a.m. All veterans eat free. All others are asked to donate $5 for the breakfast. Tickets may be obtained from American Legion Post 457 members or by calling 740-965-2111.

Honoring fallen heroes

The Ohio Fallen Heroes Memorial is hosting its annual ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 9 to honor deceased veterans and Gold Star families. The annual Gold Star Family Reception is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at the memorial, located on West Cherry Street in Sunbury. Registration for the reception begins at 1:45 p.m. The memorial ceremony begins at 4 p.m. For information, visit

Ashley UMC homecoming

Ashley United Methodist Church will celebrate homecoming on Sunday, Sept. 10. All current and former members are invited to attend the service at 9 a.m. The church is located at 214 E. High St. in Ashley.

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