Evening Program at Perkins Observatory @ Perkins Observatory
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Perkins Observatory

Program content varies based on sky conditions, but may include a planetarium-style show, Observatory tours, and star gazing with the 32-inch Schottland Telescope.

Tickets: 740-363-1257

Volunteers Needed for Two Separate River Sweeps
Aug 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Delaware General Health District’s Keep Delaware County Beautiful program is seeking volunteers to help pick trash out of two separate rivers – the Olentangy River on Aug. 27 and the Scioto River on Sept. 24.

On Saturday Aug. 27, volunteers will meet at Blue Limestone Park’s lower shelter to assist in cleaning up the Olentangy Watershed from 9:00 – 11:00 am.  Deadline to register is Aug. 25. Equipment is provided. Volunteers are asked to wear appropriate shoes, no flip flops.

The Scioto River Sweep will take place on Saturday Sept. 24 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm where volunteers will meet up at 8:30 am at Bellpoint United Methodist Church on State Route 257. Volunteers will clean up riverbanks on foot and the river channel in canoes. Equipment will be provided along with transportation to and from launch and pickup sites and a free picnic lunch. Canoes will also be provided. Volunteers who own canoes are welcome to bring them.

All volunteers younger than 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Funding for the Olentangy Watershed Cleanup is provided by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency. Additional funding is provided by Central Ohio Contractors, the DKMM Solid Waste District and the City of Delaware.

Support and assistance for the Scioto River Sweep is provided by the Scioto River Valley Federation, Central Ohio Contractors, Preservation Parks of Delaware County, Scioto Township, Delaware County, the DKMM Solid Waste District, Ohio EPA and Pepsi.

To register, please contact Keep Delaware County Beautiful Coordinator Jenifer Way-Young at 740-368-1700 or at

All Aboard for Railroad Fun @ Big Walnut Community Trail
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Delaware County Model Railroaders hold open houses at the Big Walnut Community Trailhouse.  Visit to see model trains travel through a miniature village and countryside.  Free; all ages.

Big Walnut Community Trail, 168 S Vernon St, Sunbury
Info:  740-524-8600 ext 6 /
Sunbury Sizzle and Sounds
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am

Food and music festival on Sunbury Square.

Orange Township Movie in the Park @ North Orange Park
Aug 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Despicable Me 2

Park opens at 7:00pm.  Movie begins at dark (approximately 9:20pm).

Food trucks and family activities!

Info:  740-548-5430 /