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UnLaBeLeD performs at Riverfront Live!

This Friday, the audience at Riverfront Live! will welcome UnLaBeLeD at 6:30 p.m. under the canopy at North Jefferson Street.
UnLaBeLeD is an alternative/punk band from Marblehead. David Gast and Corbin Rickard on guitar and brothers Matt Pusateri (drums) and Ben Pusateri (vocals) combined their talents to start the band in November 2011. After their first live performance in January 2012, Cooper Eller (bass) joined the group to fill out the lineup.
The band has since played for several occasions and at many venues in Northwest Ohio, as well as competing in local Battle of the Bands competitions. Recently, they were voted into the Ohio Bike Week Battle of the Bands. At the end of the battle, UnLaBeLeD was crowned as the fan vote winner, which secured them the opportunity to open for 7Mary3.

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Court celebrates Benchmark Program grads

Magistrate Louis P. Wargo III recently presided over a special session of the Ottawa County Municipal Court to recognize three graduates of its Benchmark Alcohol/Drug and Mental Health Intervention Court Program. The Court session, followed by a reception for the graduates and their supporters, honored the program’s graduates for their successful completion of the two-year court program.
“Since its inception nearly four years ago, the Benchmark Program has served the families and citizens of Ottawa County by addressing the County’s mental health and substance abuse issues,” said Judge Frederick C. Hany II.

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Lakeside Women’s Club sponsors annual quilt show

The Lakeside Quilt Show will be on display June 23-July 7 in the Hoover Auditorium Lobby at 7:45 p.m., a half-hour prior to all evening shows at Hoover Auditorium.
An annual tradition, the Lakeside Quilt Show will once again bring a multitude of colors to the auditorium walls in the opening three weeks of the Chautauqua season. Quilts of various sizes will be displayed, including twin- and crib-size bed quilts and wall hangings. Quilts may be hand or machine-quilted and reflect historic quilt patterns or modern designs. There will also be a special section of vintage quilts, made prior to 1950.

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Lakeside’s seventh annual Classic Car Show coming up

A variety of classic, vintage and collector cars will open Lakeside’s 139th Chautauqua summer season at the seventh annual Classic Car Show. The event will take place from 4 to 8:15 p.m. on Saturday, June 23, on the Hotel Lakeside lawn.
Car enthusiasts may enter collector vehicles 25 years or older in the show. Advanced registration is not necessary, as there will be on-site, free registration from 3:30 to 5 p.m. the day of the event.
Each exhibitor and a guest/passenger will receive free daily gate pass admission to the grounds for the Classic Car Show and the 8:15 p.m. Hoover Auditorium concert, featuring Mike Albert & the Big “E” Band.
Spectators are required to pay Lakeside’s Daily Gate Pass admission fee: $18.50 for adults, $12.75 for youth ages 12-18 and free for children under 12 and guests over 90. Partial Day Passes — for $5.75 — are also available for up to three hours, not including Hoover Auditorium nightly entertainment.

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Share your dreams at Ida Rupp

Make dream journals and dream catchers at Ida Rupp from 3 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 27. Discuss with other teens your dreams — at night or for your future and the world.
For teens entering grades sixth through 12th grade in the fall. No registration required.  
For information, call the library at 419-732-3212

 

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Let’s Pretend: In a Parade

A parade is forming at Ida Rupp Public Library at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Parades are lots of fun to watch and participate in. This program offers ideas on how to create a make-believe parade complete with “floats,” music and marching by using books, songs, props and parade-related activities. 

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Stuffed animal sleepover

What happens at the library at night? Your stuffed animal will find out for you. Come to Ida Rupp Public Library for a bedtime story with your animal and tuck them in to spend the night. Come back on Saturday morning to see what fun your furry friends had while you were sleeping. 
Bedtime story and drop off is at 5 p.m. Friday, June 22. Pick up your animal and pictures by 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 23.

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Help wanted

The Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers for the annual Independence Day Celebration on July 3. Individuals are needed to help with ID checking, beer sales, 50/50 and glow necklace sales.
If you are interested in volunteering, call the chamber office at 419-898-0479 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Furry Paws and Fancy Stuff now open

“The grand opening of Marblehead’s newest place to pamper your pet has opened with a flourish thanks to The Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce,” said owner Cheri Cunningham. She has been grooming dogs and cats since March 6 at the storefront located in the Cube Smart Strip Mall located between Canoe Club Restaurant and Fort Firelands at 5681 E. Harbor Road. 
“Neighboring businesses have been very kind and supportive,” said Cunningham, “I can’t say enough kind words about Iris at Golden I Jewelry and Design and Jeanette Cox in the Cube Smart Office. The Peninsula Chamber goes out of its way to publicize and spread the word about any effort to enhance shopping and convenience here in the area.”

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Kids head to summer camp on Kelleys Island

Did you realize you can go to camp on an island? You can! Each summer, youth from across the state travel to this camp which is located on Kelleys Island. Did you realize youth do NOT need to be 4-H members to attend 4-H camp? It’s true!
Organized camping is more than mosquito bites and soggy tennis shoes. Camp is an important “learning laboratory” where children develop life skills, such as responsibility, decision making, getting along with others, cooperation, leadership and increased self-esteem. 

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