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  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Adam Bonner, Creekside's fountain frog, plays in the water during the development's grand opening celebration on May 4. After three days of rain and bad weather put a damper on the grand opening festivities, visitors were treated to blue skies on Sunday.
  • Juan Miranda and his son Juan Pablo take a ride in a paddleboat along the Big Walnut Creek during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 4.
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    Tyler Janeczko, 6, takes a ride in Nick Stamates' $20 kayak made from plastic tarps, willow branches and duct tape inside the fountain during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 4. Stamates, the outdoor educator for the City of Gahanna, said kayaks were originally made in a similar fashion, but with seal skins instead of plastic.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Neighbors Bobbi Turner, left, and Lori Bond look at the available condos at Creekside during the development's grand opening celebration on May 4.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Zachary Knight, 5, splashes at the rubber ducks floating in the Creekside fountain during the grand opening celebration on May 4.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Visitors line up along the paddleboat marina on the Big Walnut Creek as they wait to take a ride in the pedal-powered boats during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 4.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Sterling Packer takes his six-year-old daughter Aubree on a paddleboat ride along the Big Walnut Creek during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 4.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Adam Bonner, playing the "fountain frog," tries to give a soggy handshake to Brian and Caitlyn Tennant during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 4. Bonner said that despite the wetsuit he was wearing, the water was still cold.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    While his wife stops inside Buck Mulligans to check out the menu, Paul Hochuli finds refuge from the rain under his umbrella during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Courtney Yamamoto, 16, and her brother Wynn, 2, look for a break in the clouds as rain soaks the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Eight-year-olds Allison Haeger, left, and Bella Flynn toss juggling clubs to juggler Matt Jergins of Westerville as he balances on a table during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • Jo Barkoukis as Sunshine the Clown paints a similar clown face on Amanda Hickok, 8, during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Jonas Little waits patiently as his dad Alan Little sits for a caricature drawn by Mary Beth Humphrey during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Dan and Jan Klepser take their grandson Nash Dennison on a tour of the Creekside development during the grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Melissa Stall listens as her daughter Sophia, 3, asks stilt-walkers Chris Yantek, right, and Rob Pfister for a flower-shaped balloon during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Former and current council members surround Gahanna mayor Becky Stinchcomb as they cut the ribbon to signify the opening of the Creekside development on May 3.
  • By Adam Cairns/ThisWeek
    Doug Dachenbach, a Gahanna resident for 41 years, stands beside his 1924 Ford Model T as he waits to give Mayor Becky Stinchcomb a ride through the new parking garage during the Creekside grand opening celebration on May 3.