Music, magic and more will be featured downtown on Friday, May 6, when Main Street Delaware celebrates Cinco de Mayo on First Friday.

First Friday to have

Cinco de Mayo theme

Music, magic and more will be featured downtown on Friday, May 6, when Main Street Delaware celebrates Cinco de Mayo on First Friday.

A dance party with an Our Town Studios disc jockey will be held on the sidewalk in front of the studios' location, 57 N. Sandusky St. Inside the studios, children can make a Mexican mosaic craft to take home. The activity is free.

Fiesta Mexico, a restaurant at 12 W. William St., will sponsor a clown and a magician; William Street United Methodist Church at 28 W. William St. will offer piata games for children and give away free hot dogs on the corner West Winter and North Sandusky streets. Many stores and restaurants will be open from 6 to 9 p.m.

During the evening, Main Street Delaware will sell tickets for its annual Design Awards, which recognize businesses and individuals for making significant improvements to the downtown area. The award ceremony and celebration will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the City Art Center, 22 E. Winter St. Food will be provided by 1808 American Bistro, 29 E. Winter St.

Tickets to the ceremonies are $25 per person and may be purchased at Beehive Books, 25 N. Sandusky St.

Fran Hamilton, Main Street Delaware executive director, said the organization's annual meeting will not be part of this meeting, as it has been in the past. She encouraged residents to attend the ceremony.

For more information, call Hamilton at (740) 362-6050 or e-mail mainstreetdelaware@yahoo.com.


OWU to host 2011

NCAA championships

Delaware County middle school students on May 26 will receive free admission to the 2011 NCAA Division III men's and women's outdoor track and field championships, to be held May 26 through 28 at Ohio Wesleyan University.

According to an e-mail from OWU, the university hopes middle school students are inspired by the competition, which will bring nearly 800 college athletes to Selby Stadium and George Gauthier Track, 45 S. Henry St. Events include the 100-, 200- and 400-meter dash, the 800-meter run, the 1,500-meter run, the 5,000-meter run and the 10,000-meter run, the 3,000-meter steeplechase, 100-meter hurdles, 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter hurdles, the high jump, long jump, triple jump, pole vault, javelin, shot put, discus, hammer, heptathlon and decathlon. Also included are the 4x100-meter and 4x400-meter relays.

The community at large is encouraged to attend the championships, which begin at noon each day and conclude at about 10 p.m. on May 26 and 27. The day will end at 6 p.m. on May 28.

Tickets are $8 general admission or $20 for a three-day pass; $5 a day for students and seniors or $12 for a three-day pass. Children age 3 and under will be admitted free. Middle school students who attend the championships for free on May 26 will receive a coupon for a discounted parent admission with a paid child admission for one of the remaining days of competition.

According to OWU director of track and field and cross country Kris Boey, the championships will be one of the largest athletic events ever hosted on the campus.

For more information, including volunteer opportunities, visit http:// bishops. owu.edu/ncaa.


Radnor alumni

announce banquet

The Radnor/Radnor Area Buckeye Valley Alumni Association will hold its annual banquet at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Center in Waldo, Ohio on Saturday, June 4. The doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

The cost is $14 per person. To make reservations, call Alice Walter at (740) 369-6473.

Radnor alumni, guests and friends and anyone who ever attended, taught, worked for or was an administrator at the Radnor school are welcome to attend. Recognized classes will be Radnor High School classes of 1941. 1946, 1951, 1956 and 1961, and Radnor area BV classes of 1966 and 1971.

A general membership meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 14, at the Radnor Community Center. Representatives from the recognized classes are expected to attend to help make plans.