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Monday June 10, 2013 10:33 AM

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Events and programs

Sunbury Farmers' Market, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 19, on Sunbury Square. In its ninth year, the Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the market at which vendors sell home-grown plants and flowers, fruits and vegetables, snacks, pastries and hand-made crafts. A Family Fun & Safety Day will be held Sept. 14, and there are "Sponsor Days" on the third Saturday of each month. More information, including vendor registration, can be found on the chamber website, SunburyBigWalnutChamber.com, or by calling 740-965-2860.

Sixth Annual Baguette Run, fundraiser for victims of domestic violence and their families, 8 a.m. June 22, at the Panera Bread Cafe on Route 95, Marion. All the money raised during this event will be exclusively donated to Turing Point, supported by funding from the United Way and the Delaware/ Morrow Mental Health and Recovery Services Board. Participants are invited to enter either into the 5K run or to walk the course which will pass through the University Heights area south of Panera Bread. Entry fee for both the run and the walk is $25 by June 15, $30 after that date. Participants can enter online at signmeup.com/ 90203 or pick up registration forms at either Turning Point or Panera Cafe. The entry fee includes an event T-shirt, guaranteed to the first 100 entrants, post-race refreshments and a chance to win prizes. This is a chip timed event with awards presented to the top over-all three men and women, as well as to the top three men and women finishers in 12 age groups. For more information, contact Amy Cooperider at Turning Point, 740-382-8988 or acooperider@turningpoint6.org.

First Delaware Buckeye Golf Classic, organized by the Ohio State University Alumni Club of Delaware County, 1 p.m. June 23, at Bent Tree Golf Course in Sunbury. This event will be a four-person scramble with a shotgun start. Fee of $89 per person includes green and cart fees, range balls, two drink tickets, box lunch and a tailgate buffet following the golf. There will be door prizes, raffle and a silent auction. For those who only want to attend the tailgate buffet, the cost is $18 per person. Register by four-some online at benttreegc.com under the online store. Singles can register by sending a check/money order payable to the OSU Alumni Club of Delaware County in care of Maurine Strom, 4999 Hawthorne Valley Drive, Westerville, OH 43082.

Delaware County 4-H Committee, third annual Fore for 4-H Golf Outing, June 23, at Bent Tree Golf Club in Sunbury. The event includes 18 holes of golf, complimentary snacks, goody bag, a silent auction and a Legacy Dinner. In addition, golfers will have the chance to win $25,000 via a Hole In One Contest. Proceeds benefit youth in Delaware County through scholarships, awards and educational materials. Players and sponsors may pick up registration information at the Ohio State University Extension Office, 149 N. Sandusky St.

Little Brown Jug Singles (and Couples) Square Dance, 7:30 to 10:15 p.m. on the third and fifth Fridays of each month from September through May at the Mingo Park Recreation Center, 500 E. Lincoln Ave. in Delaware.

 

Classes and workshops

Columbus Sail and Power Squadron, "Onboard Weather Forecasting," part of the United States Power Squadron's seminar series, 7 to 9 p.m. June 12, at 8492 Cotter St., Lewis Center. This seminar is for boaters who have never taken a weather course or as a refresher for those with some weather knowledge. Topics include forecasting weather conditions by understanding air masses and fronts, winds, storms and fog. To registration, visit columbussailandpower.org under the education tab. Fee is $20 per person.

 

Meetings

Sunbury/Big Walnut Area Gold Star Referral Club, 7:30 a.m. Mondays at Sunbury Town Hall, 51 E. Cherry St. Business networking group meets every Monday except holidays. Bring business cards, coupons, pamphlets, etc. Visitors invited. Call Hal Holland at 740-972-8293 or email hal@theqbguy.com.

Delaware Toastmasters, 7 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month in Moeller Hall 112 at Columbus State Community College's Delaware campus, 5100 Cornerstone Drive. For more information, visit delaware.toastmastersclubs.org.

American Legion Col. Benson Hough Post 457 meets the fourth Thursday of the month at the post, 230 Otis St. Guests invited. Call Scott Bloch at 614-806-6738 or email officers@ americanlegionsunbury.com.

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