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FAMILY FUN FAIR EVENT GUIDE


TABLE OF CONTENTS


  1. Entertainment & Events Schedule . . . . p. 2-3

  2. Listing of Tables/Sites – Attractions . . . . p. 4-13

  3. Classic Car Show . . . . . . p. 14

  4. Sponsor List . . . . . . . p. 15


Family Fun Fair 2009 – Entertainment & Events Schedule

“Complete Schedule of Events and Attractions is Available at the Information Booth (#1) on Tappan Square at the Corner of West College and Main Street.”



Downtown Sidewalk Sales & Restaurant Specials – South Main Street and West College Street

Friday, July 31 ... All Day

Saturday, August 1 … All Day

Main Street Stage – front lawn of the New Union Center for the Arts (39 South Main Street)

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM … “Singing Games with Oberlin Choristers” (aimed at grades K-4)

11:15 AM – 11:45 AM … MAD*Factory presents songs from “Urinetown the Musical”

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM … Live Music: Soul PropRioters – “A large originals band from a small college town. Progressive folk.”

2:30 PM – 4:00 PM … Live Music: Smokin’ Fez Monkeys – “It’s like cartoons for your ears. Acoustic, folk, jazz.”

Car Show Stage – West College Street (Tappan Square tree lawn, across from Gibson’s)

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM … Live Music: Summer of ’65 – “The Summer of ’65 will take you back to cruisin’ on weekend nights and sunny days at the beach, playing surf/beach songs, car tunes, and party jams.”

12:00 PM – 4:00 PM … Oldies music (CDs)

3:00PM … Advance Auto Parts presents Car Show Award Ceremony


Oberlin Heritage Center Sites

Walkway to Oberlin Heritage Center, on South Main Street between the US Post Office (68 S. Main) and The Bridge/Mandarin/Lupita’s (82 S. Main)

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM … Dunk Tank: David Sonner, Tony Mealy, Eric Norenberg, Geoff Andrews, David Ashenhurst, and more (Map Site #11)

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM … Caricatures with Tim Wallace

Campus of Oberlin Heritage Center, 73 ½ South Professor Street (Map Site #10)

10:00 AM – 4:00 PM … Old-fashioned games, crafts, school lessons, and sweets. Try making pulled taffy at “Jupies Old-Fashioned Sorghum Taffy Pull” tent – take home a taffy-covered apple for $2. Free popcorn samples from Campbell’s Popcorn. Oberlin Heritage Center’s Oral History group will be recording memories of the Apollo Theater.



Other Events & Entertainment

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM … Oberlin Farmers Market (outside 69 South Main Street, lot next to Old City Hall)

12:00 PM – 3:00 PM … Storytime at the Oberlin Bookstore (inside Oberlin Bookstore, 37 West College Street)

Wandering Around Downtown

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM … Live Music: Bobby Stevens – Solo Guitar

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM … David Brown – Mime

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM … Cameo Appearance by Peppy the Clown – sponsored by Rotary Club of Oberlin

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM … “Mr. Bill Does Magic” – magician


After Hours

7:30 PM … Ohio Dance Theatre: “Matters of the Heart” at Hall Auditorium (67 North Main Street); for tickets call 440-774-6077

8:00 PM … The MAD*Factory: “Urinetown the Musical” at Oberlin High School (281 North Pleasant Street); free admission with donations accepted
Family Fun Fair 2009 – Listing of Tables/SITEs – ATTRACTIONS

“Complete Schedule of Events and Attractions is Available at the Information Table (#1) on Tappan Square at the Corner of West College and Main Street.”



SITE # 1 – approximate location: on Tappan Square sidewalk, NW corner of Main & College

Information Table

Main Street Oberlin, Inc.

13 South Main Street, Second Floor

Oberlin OH 44074

440-775-2423

www.oberlin.org

Program Description: Main Street Oberlin’s mission is to use the resources within the community to strengthen and broaden the economic base of downtown Oberlin, encourage visual improvements, and entice residents and visitors to utilize the district while preserving its historic integrity.

Activity: Event management, information, car show registration, visitor information.

SITE # 2 approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), blank wall between JavaZone and Ade’s Place

Mt. Zion Baptist Church

47 Locust Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-775-3045


Program Description: Mt. Zion Baptist Church has served the community since 1886.


Activity: Snow cones and snacks.

SITE # 3 approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), blank wall between JavaZone and Ade’s Place

Oberlin High School Orchestra

281 North Pleasant Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-1295

www.oberlinschoolorchestra.com

Program Description: Music, a discipline in the fine arts, provides cultural enrichment through aesthetic experience. Music in the schools reaches students of various backgrounds, races, and abilities. Some select music as a vocation and others as a therapeutic experience, but all working together, reach a common goal.

Activity: “Thank you” activities.

SITE # 4 approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), blank wall between JavaZone and Ade’s Place

Santa Elena Project of Accompaniment (SEPA)

192 Forest Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-1804

www.oberlinsepa.org

Program Description: Working for peace with justice in post-war Guatemala.

Activity: Games.

SITE # 5 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of alley between Main Street Menu (Downtown Pizza) and Main Office Copy Shop

Oberlin Area League of Women Voters

www.lwvoa.com


Program Description: The League of Women Voters is a national non-partisan organization which encourages informed and active citizen participation in government; it neither supports nor opposes any political party or candidate.


Activity: Child-centered mock election. Bean bag toss. Voter registration information.

SITE # 6 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of Verizon building

Oberlin Schools Endowment Fund

153 North Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

Program Description: The Oberlin Schools Endowment Fund provides grants to promote innovative projects and activities for the Oberlin City Schools.

Activity: Kids’ activities.

SITE # 7 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of Verizon building

Zion Community Development Corporation

81 Locust Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-1800



Program Description: Zion CDC works to revitalize the southern area of Oberlin through public improvement, community development, and resident empowerment.

Activity: Weatherization information and kids’ activities.

SITE # 8 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of Verizon building

Salvation Army

181 East Herrick Avenue

Wellington OH 44090

440-647-7600

www.salvationarmy.org

Program Description: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


Activity: Blowing bubbles.

SITE # 9 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of Verizon building

Murray Ridge Center

1091 Infirmary Road

Elyria OH 44035

440-329-3734

www.loraincountymrdd.org

Program Description: Murray Ridge Center provides educational, vocational, residential, and recreational services to more than 2000 Lorain County citizens with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.

Activity: Coloring pages.

SITE # 10 – approximate location: Oberlin Heritage Center campus at 73 ½ South Professor Street

Oberlin Heritage Center

73 ½ South Professor Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-1700

www.oberlinheritage.org

Program Description: Oberlin Heritage Center’s mission is to preserve and share Oberlin’s unique heritage and to make our community a better place to live, learn, work,

Activity: Old-fashioned games, crafts, school lessons, music, and sweets. Free “open houses” at the James Monroe House (1866), the Little Red Schoolhouse (1836), and the Jewett House (1884). Tunes from a busker’s organ, which was hand-built and will be played by Bill Cutcher, an Oberlin Heritage Center member and volunteer. Oral History table where residents and visitors can record Apollo Theater memories. At the Schoolhouse, experience historic school lessons and play old-fashioned games, including hoops, bean bag toss, sack races, and silts. Visit the “Jupies Old-Fashioned Sorghum Taffy Pull” tent and try making an old-fashioned sweet treat. Pull taffy and cover an apple for $2. Free popcorn samples from Campbell’s Popcorn.


SITE # 11 – approximate location: off South Main Street (west side), grass walkway area to Oberlin Heritage Center, between Post Office and The Bridge/Mandarin/Lupita’s

Oberlin Community Services (OCS)

285 South Professor Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-6579

www.oberlincommunityservices.org

Program Description: Since 1955, OCS has supported the community in sensitive and caring ways. OCS is a responsive community organization that provides direct assistance, referrals, and other services to Oberlin area residents and groups who need help meeting their basic needs.

Activity: Dunk Tank! Three balls for $2. Dunk famous local luminaries, politicians, educators, and bureaucrats, including City Council President David Sonner, City Manager Eric Norenberg, Schools Superintendent Geoff Andrews, City Councilman David Ashenhurst, the famous Mr. Tony Mealy, and others. Fundraiser for Oberlin Community Services.

SITE # 12 – approximate location: off South Main Street (west side), grass walkway area to Oberlin Heritage Center, between Post Office and The Bridge/Mandarin/Lupita’s

Oberlin Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts of North East Ohio

6111 South Broadway

Lorain OH 44053

440-233-6112

www.girlscoutserieshores.org

Program Description: Girl Scouts is the world’s preeminent organization dedicated solely to girls – all girls – where in an accepting and nurturing environment, girls build character and skills for success in the real world.


Activity: Crafts.

SITE # 13 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of The Bridge

George Jones Farm

PO Box 357

Oberlin OH 44074

www.georgejonesfarm.org



Program Description: The George Jones Farm and Nature Preserve is a 70-acre farmstead owned by Oberlin College and operated by the New Agrarian Center as a cooperative farm incubator and educational center.

Activity: Gardening activities.

SITE # 14 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (west side), in front of The Bridge

Oberlin Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

PO Box 0354

Oberlin OH 44074

440-935-3812

www.ouuf.org

Program Description: The Oberlin Unitarian Universalist Fellowship’s mission is to promote religious freedom with responsibility, to support each other with compassion, and to serve peace with justice. We are an open, affirming, and welcoming congregation.

Activity: Kids’ activities.

SITE # 15 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of City Hall

Elyria City Health District

202 Chestnut Street

Elyria OH 44035

440-323-7595

www.elyriahealth.com

Program Description: The Elyria City Health District exists to promote the optimum health of the citizens of Elyria. A range of services is provided by our staff, which includes a physician, pediatric nurse practitioner, public health nurses, registered dietitian, registered dental hygienist, licensed social workers, and registered sanitarians.


Activity: Crafts and other kids’ activities.

SITE #16 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of City Hall

Lorain County Community Action Agency Head Start

506 Broadway

Lorain OH 44052

440-245-2009

www.lccaa.net

Program Description: LCCAA Head Start is a comprehensive child development program for low-income pre-school children.

Activity: Kids’ activities.

SITE # 17 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of Old City Hall (Utility Building/Planning Department)

St. Mary Church

320 Middle Avenue

Elyria OH 44035

440-323-5539

www.stmaryelyria.parishesonline.com

Program Description: A Catholic church parish celebrating 164 years in historic downtown Elyria.

Activity: Fundraising raffle for new (2009) gray convertible Corvette.

SITE # 18 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of Oberlin Public Library and parking lot

Oberlin Public Library

65 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-775-4790

www.oberlinpl.lib.oh.us

Program Description: Providing public library services to the community since 1947.

Activity: Trivia games, handouts.


SITE # 19 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of former AAA building

Oberlin Municipal Light & Power System (OMLPS)

289 South Professor Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-775-7260

www.omlps.org

Program Description: OMLPS is a community-owned, not-for-profit electric utility created by the local residents in 1934 to provide high quality, affordable services tailored to the unique needs of the Oberlin area.

Activity: Energy Bike.

SITE # 20 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of New Union Center for the Arts

MAD*Factory

39 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-7062

www.madfactory.org

Program Description: The MAD*Factory is an organization in Lorain County, Ohio, that provides young people with education and performance experience in music, arts, and drama.

Activity: Program information, singing selections from “Urinetown the Musical,” and kids’ activities.

SITE # 21 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of New Union Center for the Arts

Oberlin Choristers

39 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-4079

www.ochoristers.org

Program Description: Choristers is a community-based choral program for children pre-school through twelfth grades. Choristers trains children in choral music and vocal performance, provides them with an opportunity to improve their vocal and social skills in a variety of choir settings, and gives children an opportunity to perform in concerts both close to home and in some of the world’s greatest musical venues.


Activity: “Singing Games with Oberlin Choristers” (aimed at grades K-4).

SITE # 22 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of New Union Center for the Arts

Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA)

39 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-7158

www.favagallery.org

Program Description: Founded in 1979, FAVA is an independent, non-profit art organization in Oberlin, Ohio, dedicated to enhancing public appreciation of and participation in the visual arts through exhibitions and related educational and community activities. FAVA presents changing exhibits of high quality artwork in a variety of styles and media.

Activity: Kids’ art activities.

SITE # 23 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of 13 South Main Street (John Cole Accounting Building / Chamber of Commerce / Main Street Oberlin)

Community Action To Save Strays (CATSS)

PO Box 422

Oberlin OH 44074

440-506-5014

www.catssoberlin.org

Program Description: CATSS is a non-profit organization in Oberlin, Ohio, whose primary purpose, among other activities, is to keep the feral cat populations under control through a system of trapping, neutering, and returning (TNR) local feral cats to their original locations while providing ongoing care to them.

Activity: Face painting.

SITE # 24 – approximate location: on South Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of blank walls by First Merit (not inferring with pedestrians)


Christ Episcopal Church

162 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-775-2501

www.christchurchoberlin.org

Program Description: For over 150 years in Oberlin.

Activity: Kids’ activities.

SITE # 25 – approximate location: on East College Street, next to First Merit and adjacent to Main Street intersection

Oberlin Fire Department

430 South Main Street

Oberlin OH 44074

440-774-7809

www.oberlin-fire.com

Program Description: To proudly protect lives and property by providing prompt, skillful, cost-effective fire protection and life safety services.

Activity: Fire truck, Sparky the Fire Dog, Hazard House.

SITE # 26 – approximate location: on East College Street, next to Oberlin Inn and adjacent to Main Street intersection

LifeShare Community Blood Service

105 Cleveland Street

Elyria OH 44035

440-322-5700

www.lifeshare.cc

Program Description: Founded in 1948, LifeShare Community Blood Services is the only source of blood to Lorain County and is a primary provider to Cuyahoga and Stark counties. Donated blood remains in the community where it was given.

Activity: Donate blood.

SITE # 27 – approximate location: on North Main Street sidewalk (east side), in front of Oberlin Inn


Family Promise / Interfaith Hospitality Network

Program Description: Churches hosting families in time of need.

Site Activity: Kids’ activities.

AND (maybe) MORE!

Family Fun Fair 2009 – Classic Car Show

College Street closed to traffic on day of event

Classic Car Show takes place on West College Street (to Professor) and East College Street (as needed)

No Car Show cars parked before 8:00 AM

Classic Car Show crew will be onsite to park classic cars



Car Show registration begins at 9:00 AM

Pre-registration is $7

Day-of registration is $10

Dash plates to first 100 registrations



Car Show awards ceremony begins at 3:00 PM on Car Show Stage on West College Street

Best Paint Award

Best Foreign Car Award

Oldest Car Award

Best of Show Award

Family Fun Fair 2009 - Sponsors

EVENT ORGANIZERS

Firelands Association for the Visual Arts (FAVA) – logo included on CD

Main Street Oberlin, Inc. (MSO) – logo included on CD

Oberlin Area Chamber of Commerce (OACC) – logo included on CD

Oberlin Community Services (OCS) – logo included on CD

Zion Community Development Corporation (Zion CDC) – logo included on CD


GENERAL EVENT SPONSORS

City of Oberlin – logo included on CD

Rotary Club of Oberlin – logo needed

Oberlin News-Tribune – logo needed

The Chronicle Telegram – logo needed

The Morning Journal – logo needed



CAR SHOW SPONSOR

Advance Auto Parts – no logo (use text only)







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