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Published: 8/29/2007

What's on: Fulton County

Fulton County

• Fulton County Fair, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 6 at the Fulton County Fairgrounds, 8514 State Rt. 108. Events include antique tractor pulls, 9 a.m. and tractor and truck pulls at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 31 at the grandstand. Sept. 1, Veterans Day, free admission for veterans and their spouse till 6 p.m.; free ham and bean dinner for vets, Camp Chase Fifes and Drums in the Veterans' Pavilion at noon, laser show at 10 p.m.; Sept. 2, 1:00 PM Golden Wedding Party at the Veterans' Pavilion, 10 p.m. free laser and fireworks show; Sept. 3, laser show at 10 p.m. Sept. 4, Junior Fair Day. Sept. 5, Senior Citizens Day, free admission for seniors age 65 and over, till 6 p.m.; call 419-335-6006 for senior fair activities. Sept. 6, Junior Fair large animal sale at 9 a.m., and demolition derby at 6 and 8:30 p.m. General admission, $5 adult each day; $15 in advance or $20 at the gate for 3-day (Friday to Sunday) ticket. Children under age 15 enter free with an adult. Full schedule: www.fultoncountyfair.com.

•Christian Music Center at the fair: More than 50 performances provide 40 hours of free concerts during the Fulton County Fair, Aug. 30 through Sept. 6 at the Christian Music Ministries tent located west of the horseshoe arena at the Fulton County Fairgrounds. Schedule of performers available at the tent or the Secretary's office at the fair. Call: 419-452-7247.

•Mental health class for family members forming: First meeting is Sept. 4 at 6 p.m. at Fulton County Health Center, 723 South Shoop Ave. Date for subsequent classes determined during first class. Each 2 1/2 hour long class covers a different topic from a family perspective. Free, however, registration is required. Information: 419-335-3469.

Delta

•Design your own backpack for grades K-5. Pick up entries at the Delta Public Library Children's Desk, 402 Main St., and return by Aug. 29. Information: 419-822-3110.

Lyons

t Lyons Area Historical Museum is open the first Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., 134 West Morenci St. Information: 419-923-0077.

Seward

•Polka dinner and dance, Sept. 2. Dinner served noon to 2 p.m., $8, and dancing noon to 6 p.m., $8 at Czech Hall, State Rts. 120 and 109. Midwest Sound of Nebraska's Jim Bochnicek plus accordionist Kenny Shuda, and Mille and the Czech Us Out Polka Band from Ohio. Czech bake shop, sandwiches, and refreshments available; no carry-in allowed. Information: 419-644-4271 or 517-443-5523.

Swanton

•Book discussion of Beautiful Lies, a suspense novel written by Lisa Unger, 3 p.m. Aug. 30 at Swanton Public Library, Chestnut Street.

•Holy Trinity School's golf scramble, 1 p.m. shotgun start Sept. 9. Cost $50 includes food and beverage tickets, prizes including a new vehicle for a hole-in-one on a designated hole. Only 32 teams accepted. Registration deadline Sept. 5. Benefit for the school's building fund. Information: 419-923-6882, 419-822-4777 or 419-644-4014.

•Corny Trivia Contest for Teens, through Aug. 31 at the Swanton Public Library. Mystery of the Jelly Beans Contest for grades K-5. There will be a drawing for prizes from among winning answers.

•Contest for Kids from Sept. 1-30, Swanton Public Library, Chestnut Street. Information: 419-826-2760.

•Once upon a Story for ages 3-5, program meets 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays; Tales for Tots for babies and toddlers ages 6 months through age 2 with an attending adult, 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Swanton Public Library, 305 Chestnut St.

•Trip to China for grades K-2: 4 to 4:45 p.m. Sept. 14, Swanton Public Library. Learn a little Chinese, read two good Chinese books, and make a Chinese craft. To register, phone: 419-826-2760.

•Swanton Public Library board of trustees meeting, 7 p.m. Sept. 17, Chestnut Street. Open to the public.

•American Red Cross Bloodmobile Drive, 12 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. Sept. 18, American Legion Building, 200 South Hallett Street. Set appointments visit www.givelife.org and enter Amerlegswaton as the sponsor code or call: 419-340-0987.



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