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The village of Elmore is abuzz as residents are talking about the 37th annual Portage River Festival, which will be presented by the Elmore Historical Society on Sunday, June 26 from 7 a.m.-6 p.m. at Depot Park.

This year’s festival will feature a family-oriented, festival/carnival-type atmosphere complete with a bounce house, dunk tank, face painting, balloon animals and assorted games for kids of all ages.

Free Father’s Day concert
Area dads can enjoy a relaxing and music-filled afternoon on Sunday, June 19 at a free Father’s Day concert at the Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave. in Fremont.

The matinee-style concert is part of the “Tuning Up For Food” concert series to benefit the Sandusky County Food Pantry.

The concert, which will begin at 2 p.m., and will feature regional country act, Ridin’ Shotgun band, as well as special guests, The Davenport Twins and Fremont’s Got Talent finalist, Jamey Wilkins.

Woodville 4th of July celebration kicks off June 30
The 74th Woodville 4th of July Celebration will be held Thursday, June 30 through July 2 at Trail Marker Park on Cherry Street.

The midway with rides, attractions and games open at 5 p.m. Thursday. The rest of the day’s schedule includes:

5 p.m.: Beer Tent opens;

6 p.m.: Bingo Tent opens; Heidi’s Twirlers performance (tennis court).

The red rose is June’s flower of the month.

Roses of all kinds are in full bloom this month and lend their spectacular color and fragrance to fresh-cut bouquets, exquisite arrangements and elegant single-stem vase displays. In the “language of flowers,” red roses mean “beauty,” “youth” and “I love you” – very appropriate words for the wonderful month of June.

The community is invited to tour the newly built Mercy Health – Oregon Medical Center at an open house set for Sunday, June 26 from 1-3 p.m.

Father Joseph Cardone, vice president of Values and Mission Integration with Mercy Health – St. Vincent Medical Center, will be leading a blessing at 1 p.m. at the center, located at 3851 Navarre Ave. in Oregon.

In addition, Mercy Health Life Flight will be doing a fly-over and landing in the back of the building.

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