DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION

Community Events

Pumpkins_2013FestThe Pumpkins are coming !  

Add Saturday, October 11th to your Fall Fun calendar! The 7th Annual Pumpkin Festival will be held at the Huron Boat Basin, 11 am - 5 pm -- in conjunction with the Huron River Art Fest sponsored by the Huron Chamber of Commerce.  A great family fun day with something for everyone! Free Admission. 

Don't miss the crowd-favorite -- the Barnes Pumpkin Drop at 2:30 pm. (It's going to be messy and fun!!)


Schedule -2014 Pumpkin Fest @ the Boat Basin

11 am Festival Opens
2:30 pm  Barnes Pumpkin Drop
3:00 pm Jungle Bob Reptile Show
4:00 pm Midway of Magic
4:00 pm Scarecrow Decorating Contest Awards

11-5pm

Huron River Art Fest

More Pumpkin Fest Activities -- Children Games - Petting Zoo - Pony Rides - Kid's Craft Tent (thanks to Just Like Home Childcare) with Pumpkin Painting - Giant Games - Inflatable Obstacle Course - Scarecrow Decorating Contest!

 

Pumpkins for Business ... Free Advertising

We invite you to decorate a pumpkin advertising your business/organization -- to be displayed at the entry of the October 11th Pumpkin Festival at no charge!  A great way to reach hundreds of local families and show your community support. Details. 

 

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First Federal Farmers Market Thursday afternoons, 3:30-6:30 pm through October 23, 2014 at the Huron Boat Basin. Our thanks to First Federal Savings of Lorain for their continued sponsorship. Stop by to enjoy fresh, healthy (and delicious) produce and unique products from quality vendors--and support our local growers!

Vendors are welcome to join us anytime during the season- see the 2014 Vendor Contract ... call 419-433-8487 for more information. 

 

FALL/WINTER YOGA at Shawnee Elementary

Session I:  Sept. 9-Oct. 28.  Session II:  Nov. 4-Dec. 16.  Weekly on Tuesdays evenings, 6:00-7:00 pm at Shawnee Elementary School. Yoga is excellent for developing flexibility, core strength, muscular strength, balance and stress reduction; with instructor Karen Polvinale. This program accomodates all skill levels!

Yoga Program Fees: Session I (8 classes, Sept.9-Oct.28)- $40 residents/$45 non-residents.  Session II (7 classes, Nov.4-Dec.16)- $35 residents/$40 non-residents. DISCOUNT: Sign-up for both sessions at the same time--$70 residents/$80 non-residents. Take advantage of this discount = get one class for FREE!  Registration Form.

  

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Huron Decals -  $5.00 each; donation to the Huron Parks Foundation. Click on the Decal to the left for the mail order form. New Option-static cling decals; removeable-no adhesive residue. Thank you for your support!