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Walbridge-Fest, Inc., will present the 13th annual Spooktacular (yes, the 13th one) Oct. 9 and 10 at Loop Park in Walbridge.

Friday-evening activities, which will run from 6 to 10 p.m., will include carnival rides and fun in the Haunted Shelter House.

Saturday’s activities include:
• Carnival rides
• Hay rides
• Haunted Shelter House
• Magic and puppet shows
• Pumpkin decorating
• Coloring contest
• Seasonal food
• Car show at 3 p.m. (no fee)
• Pet costume contest at 6 p.m.
• Costume contest (all ages)) at 6:30 p.m.
• Light the Night Parade at dusk, followed by trick-or-treating

The Haunted Shelter House will also be open Oct. 24 and 31 from 6 to 10 p.m. 

If you’re into watching extreme motor sports on television, you may find Oak Harbor High sophomore Jeremy Kitchin Jr. competing in national motocross races.

He’s following in his father’s footsteps.

“I’ve been racing dirt bikes all my life and I tried to get him on a dirt bike, and he wouldn’t get on a dirt bike. He wanted to race four-wheelers,” said Jeremy Kitchin Sr., a two-time national champion racer.

“So I sold my go-kart for a little Honda, and he started racing it in arena-cross in the winter of the 2008 series. He brought home quite a few trophies racing in the ATV class, which is the same class that I raced in. He did really well with it and it just kind of took off from there.”


Meet Me at TMA is a monthly program hosted by the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA), in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter.

The monthly program features interactive tours of the museum's collection of art, tailored to individuals who are experiencing forgetfulness, mild confusion or difficulty finding the right words, along with their family members and caregivers.

The program provides an expressive outlet and forum for dialogue through guided tours and discussion in the museum's galleries. Specially trained museum educators engage participants in dialogue, as art can be a rich and satisfying experience while providing stimulation to people with Alzheimer's disease.



Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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