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2014 Events
All Events Subject to Change

 

Date

Description

January  
8-May 9 Seeds, Works on Paper, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday-Friday during the University’s academic year. Closed on holidays and University breaks, 39 S. Vine Street,  Internationally-recognized Indian artist, Kavita Nayar, presents works on paper that embody the ancient truths of Mother Nature—of life, dependence and freedom.  Museum hours are  For information call (614) 818-9716.
 
March  
24-May 16 Otterbein Senior Art Exhibitions, Special Gallery Hours: 8am-8:30pm Monday-Friday and 8am-4pm Fridays, Closed holidays. Leslie H. and Ethyl Rose Miller Gallery, Art and Communication Building, 33 Collegeview Rd. Closed on holidays. 614-823-1792
 
April  
5, 12, 19, 26 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
5 Katie Dunning Spring Dances, 7-9pm, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave.The Westerville Civitan Club celebrates its 50th year at its annual dance for special needs children. www.westervillecivitan.webs.com
 
5 The Anticipations, 8pm, The Old Bag of Nails Pub, 24 N. State St. Otterbein's own pop-rock band. Presented by Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
5

Otterbein Singers: The Music of Stephen Schwartz, 8pm on Saturday, April 5, Church of the Master United Methodist Church, 24 N. Grove St.  The performance is open to the public and a freewill offering to support the Friends of the Library is appreciated. Refreshments will be served. Sit back, relax and enjoy as this fine ensemble, under the direction of Dennis Davenport, performs the music of Stephen Schwartz, including selections from Godspell, Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden and more!
 

6 Oh! Freedom: Commemorating the Negro Spiritual and the Underground Railroad, 2pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Registration is recommended for this free program. It was written and arranged by Wesley Williams II to commemorates the powerful connection of the Negro Spiritual and the Underground Railroad. It includes carefully selected narratives, poems and spirituals that align with the text to take the audience on a journey to a significant time in our country's history. 614-882-7277
 
6 Starry Night, 2-6pm, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. This second annual multi-sensory astronomy festival features learning experiences in robotics, origami, geology, astronomy, meteorology, world history, chemistry, music and much more. Proceeds benefit Westerville Education Partners’ school volunteer background check endeavor. www.westervillepartnersforeducation.org
 
6 Picnic, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By William Inge. Directed by Kate Tull. The winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Picnic takes place on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
9 Herbal Uses, 7pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Innis House, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Dr. Vicky Motz, Ohio Northern University, explains how to use common garden herbs to create mouthwashes, teas, bug repellents, and salves.  Sponsored by the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
10,11,12 Westerville North H.S. Theatre Presents Anne Frank and Me, 7pm,Westerville North Auditorium, 950 County Line Rd. The play deals with the awakening of a modern teen Holocaust denier. Nicole Burns doubts the truth and cares even less until she comes face-to-face with the horror of the Holocaust, and—in an extraordinary sequence—meets Anne Frank on a cattle car to Auschwitz. The story begins in today's world until the characters are transported back in time to Nazi-occupied Paris from 1942-44.  In the end, the characters are brought forward again into the light and hope of the present. Tickets are $6 For ticket information Click Here!
 
11 Opera Theatre, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
12 Wild Ones Columbus: Nature Conservation, what Can I Do?, 10am, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Innis House, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Amy Dutt, Urban Wild, Ltd., discusses how you can take part in conserving nature. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
12 Easter Beg Hunt, 2-4pm, Uptown Westerville. Participating pups meet at Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. $3 donation. Enjoy this unique egg hunt with your pooch! Each dog and owner team will receive a bag for their eggs and a map of Uptown stores to visit. Some eggs will have prizes for dogs and people! All Proceeds benefit CHA Animal Shelter, a 501(c)3 organization. Click to view the flyer.
 
12 Opera Theatre, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
13 Opera Theatre, 2pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
13

Wildcat Dash 5k Run/1 Mile Fun Walk, Registration begins.12:30pm; Race begins, 2pm, McNamara Park, 7049 Big Walnut, Galena, OH Click Here! to register or for more information.
 

15 Metro Five-0: Level 2: Wildflowers, 11am, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Gardens Entrance, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Take a ½-mile stroll as we search for wildflowers. Age 50 and older. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
16 The Red Noise/Student Composers, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
17 Created Equal Series: The Abolitionists, 6pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. To mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has developed a special initiative, Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle. As part of the Endowment’s Bridging Cultures initiative, Created Equal uses the power of documentary films to spark public conversations about the changing meanings of freedom and equality in America. Free and open to the public. View the flyer. 614-901-6506
 
19

Westerville Parks Foundation Bunny Hop 5K, 8am adult race, 9am Kids Dash, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Register at www.premierraces.com.
 

19

Spring Eggstravaganza, 10am, Highlands Park Softball Fields, 245 S. Spring Rd. Colored eggs and special prize eggs are hidden throughout the softball fields for this Easter weekend egg hunt, also featuring crafts and a visit from the Easter Bunny. www.westerville.org

 
19

Easter Egg Hunt, 11am-noon, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., This annual egg hunt, organized by the Westerville Civitan Club, is put on specifically for children with special needs. www.westervillecivitan.webs.com

 
21 Keyboard Series: Huffman/Lester, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
23 Percussion Ensemble, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
24 Jazz @ OBN, 8pm, The Old Bag of Nails Pub, 24 N. State St. Otterbein University jazz musicians entertain the crowd. 614-823-1508
 
24-May 3

Otterbein University presents The Full Monty, Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. This play – based on the 1997 film about a group of out-of-work steel mill employees who get into stripping to pay the bills – is appropriate for ages 13 and up. www.otterbein.edu
 

25

OhioHealth 4th Friday: Uptown Alive!, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. April’s Uptown Alive showcases the history, shopping and art that give life to Uptown Westerville. www.VisitWesterville.org
614-794-0401
 

25

Taste of Westerville, 7-10pm, The Lakes Golf and Country Club, 6740 Worthington Rd. This annual Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce event features food from a wide variety of area restaurants, caterers, bakeries and more. Make your reservations early. Last year's crowd was sold out! www.westervillechamber.com
 

25-27

Westerville South High School presents Seussical the Musical, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. The works of Dr. Seuss pervade this popular Broadway musical. www.westerville.k12.oh.us
 

26 Shredding Day, 10am-Noon, Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd. The Parks and Recreation Department is partnering with Fireproof Record Center to offer residents an opportunity to dispose of their documents in a safe and environmentally conscious manner. Fireproof will have a mobile shredding truck on site to securely dispose of documents containing sensitive or personally identifiable information. There is a limit of five boxes per household. 614-901-6512.
 
26 Spring Sing, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
26 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
27 Annual Chicken Dinner, Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 171, 1-3pm, 393 E. College Ave. Cost is $8.50/person. Carry-out meals available. Proceeds benefit veterans, troops and Westerville's Share Bac-A-Pac Program. For more information contact brose6@columbus.rr.com.
 
27 Children's Garden Day: Milkweed Mania, 2-4pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Sisters' Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Discover how to grow this butterfly-attracting, native garden plant while learning about the many benefits of growing milkweed plants.  Meet some baby animals from Slate Run Living and Historical Farm and participate in other family-friendly gardening activities including making recycled bottle cap garden art for your family garden.  614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
30 Early Music Ensemble, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
   
   
May  
1 Westerville Community Prayer Breakfast, Registration 6:30am, Westerville Community Center, 350 North Cleveland Avenue. Sponsored by the Westerville Area Resource Ministry. Call WARM for reservations, 614-899-0196
 
2 Keyboard Series: Bernardo Scrambone, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
2,3

Central Ohio Pickleball Tournament, 8:30am-5pm, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. It's oversized ping pong! Played on a badminton sized court with a tennis sized net. Westerville Parks and Rec hosts this second annual tournament for seniors 55 and over. 614-901-6500
 

2, 3 The Miss Firecracker Contest, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Beth Henley. Directed by Dale Bush. The story is set in the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
3 Annual Flea Market & Bazaar, Sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary Post 171, 9am-3pm, 393 E. College Ave. Vendor space available. Contact brose6@columbus.rr.com, subject line FLEA.
 
3, 4 Spring Plant Sale, 9am-4pm, Saturday; 11-3pm, Sunday; Inniswood Metro Gardens, Gardens Entrance, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Purchase some plants for your garden.  A broad selection of perennial plants and herbs are on sale.  Sponsored by The Inniswood Volunteers, Inc. and the Herb Society of America, Central Ohio Unit. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
3, 10. 17, 24, 31 Uptown Friday Nights, participating shops stay open until 8pm. Enjoy different activities each week.
 
3, 10. 17, 24, 31 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
3 Opera Scenes, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
4, 11, 18, 25 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
4 The Otterbein String Orchestra, 7:30pm, Grace Lutheran Church, 100 E. Schrock Rd. A spring performance will conclude this series. Come see what surprises the orchestra has in store. Part of "A Joyful Noise" concert series. Free -will offering. 614-882-3026
 
6 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
7 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
7, 14, 21, 28 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
7 Electro-Acoustic Workshop, 8pm, Riley Auditorium at the Battelle Fine Arts Center, 170 W. Park St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
9 Wind Ensemble/Symphonic Band, 8pm, Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
9, 10 The Miss Firecracker Contest, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Beth Henley. Directed by Dale Bush. The story is set in the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
10, 11 National Public Gardens Weekend, 11am-4pm, Saturday; 1-4pm, Sunday; Inniswood Metro Gardens, Gardens Entrance, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Celebrate public gardens by visiting Inniswood. Meet a volunteer at the gardens entrance and receive a free gift for your garden. Sponsored by the Inniswood Garden Society. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
10 Concord Counseling Services Second Annual 5K Run, Walk, Dog Strut, Registration begins at 7am, Runners/Walkers 8am, dog strutters, 8;20; Heritage Park,  60 N. Cleveland Ave. Registration fees are $30 for runners, walkers, and dog “strutters.” Everyone who registers will receive an event t-shirt. You may register online here! Event sponsorship opportunities are currently available with recognition and benefits at several different levels. To sponsor a runner, walker, or “strutter”, or for more information on the event, visit www.concordcounseling.org or phone Barbara Shepherd at 614-882-9338, ext. 218.Proceeds from this event will benefit Concord Counseling Services’ programs for men, women, children, and seniors who are struggling with mental health issues in the community.
 
10 Combined Choirs,, 8pm, Fritsche Theatre at Cowan Hall, 30 S. Grove St. Free. Presented by the Otterbein University Department of Music. 614-823-1508
 
11 The Miss Firecracker Contest, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Beth Henley. Directed by Dale Bush. The story is set in the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
16-18 Columbus 2014 USA Ultimate Frisbee Division III Championship, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500
 
16 John Kleberg presents "Ohio's Jay Cooke: Lincoln's Civil War Financier," 7:30pm, Westerville Public Library, 126 S. State St. Sponsored by the Westerville Historical Society. http://www.westervillehistory.org/
 
16, 17 The Miss Firecracker Contest, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Beth Henley. Directed by Dale Bush. The story is set in the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
18 Otterbein University Commencement Ceremonies, Rike Center. Commencement speakers will be Senator Sherrod Brown, (D-Ohio) and his wife, Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Connie Schultz, to address the class of 2014. www.otterbein.edu
 
18

Westerville Community Band Spring Concert, 3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. http://westervillebands.org/flyers/flyer%202013-14.pdf
 

18 The Miss Firecracker Contest, 2pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Beth Henley. Directed by Dale Bush. The story is set in the small Mississippi town of Brookhaven, the time a few days before the Fourth of July. Suitable for ages 13 and up. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
23 OhioHealth 4th Friday: Back to Nature, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. May’s Back to Nature brings the great outdoors to you with ideas and opportunities to get out and get active this spring and summer. www.VisitWesterville.org 614-794-0401
 
24 Highland Park Aquatic Center Opens, 245 S. Spring Rd. 614-901-6500 or www.westerville.org
 
24 Westerville Commencement Ceremonies, Westerville North,10am; Westerville Central, 2pm, Westerville South, 6pm, Ohio Expo/Celeste Center, 717 E. 17th St., Columbus.
 
24 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
29 Party at the Creek, 6-8pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. This green-themed event will feature the Wessiefest nature festival at adjacent Otterbein Lake, a recycled art project, bike and running demos and safety checks, plus music, food and family fun! Sponsored by the City of Westerville. 614-901-6500
 
31 Westerville Bike Race, 9am-3:30pm, Otterbein University Campus Center, 100 W. Home St. Sponsored by Environmental Pest Management. Facebook or 614-402-5024.
 
31 Baby Bargain Boutique, 9am-Noon, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500
 
June  
1,8,19,22,
29
Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
3 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
4,11,18,
25
Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
5 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
5-8

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The Fantasticks, Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt. A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall, the production transports the audience to a September day as, the narrator, El Gallo, tells a story of love and growing up. For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

6 Lion's Club Annual Chicken Dinner, 4-8pm, American Legion Hall, 393 E. College Ave. A Westerville tradition for over 30 years. Proceeds help children in need get eye exams and glasses.
 
6, 7 Blithe Spirit, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Sir Noel Coward. Directed by Mark Narens.  Successful novelist Charles Condomine is about to embark on writing his next book, a novel about the occult. As research, he arranges for the eccentric medium Madame Arcati to hold a séance at his home. Suitable for general audiences. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
7, 14, 21, 28 Uptown Friday Nights, participating shops stay open until 8pm. Enjoy different activities each week.
 
7, 14, 21, 28 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
8 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
12-14

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The Fantasticks, Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt. A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall, the production transports the audience to a September day as, the narrator, El Gallo, tells a story of love and growing up. For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

13, 14 Blithe Spirit, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Sir Noel Coward. Directed by Mark Narens.  Successful novelist Charles Condomine is about to embark on writing his next book, a novel about the occult. As research, he arranges for the eccentric medium Madame Arcati to hold a séance at his home. Suitable for general audiences. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
13 Classic Movie Series, Dusk, Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Free! www.westerville.org
 
15 Father's Day Bike and Breakfast, 9:30-11:30am, Meet at Highlands Park Aquatic Center  www.westerville.org
 
15 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
18 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
19-21

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The Fantasticks, Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt. A funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall, the production transports the audience to a September day as, the narrator, El Gallo, tells a story of love and growing up. For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

20, 21 Blithe Spirit, 8pm, Curtain Players Theatre, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. By Sir Noel Coward. Directed by Mark Narens.  Successful novelist Charles Condomine is about to embark on writing his next book, a novel about the occult. As research, he arranges for the eccentric medium Madame Arcati to hold a séance at his home. Suitable for general audiences. For tickets and more information visit: www.curtainplayers.org
 
22 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
25 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
26-29

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The 39 Steps, Adapted by Patrick Barlow From the novel by John Buchan Directed by Chris Kirk. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

27 OhioHealth 4th Friday: Safety Fest, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. June’s Safety Fest is the perfect way to learn safety from the people who know. Join the Westerville Divisions of Police and Fire for fun activities and information for kids and adults.
www.VisitWesterville.org 614-794-0401

 
28 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
28 Pride and Spirit of America, 5pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Generations Performing Arts Center presents this annual musical tribute to our service men and women. Tickets are available by calling 614-794-3298 beginning June 1st or at the door.
 
29 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
   
   
July  
1 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
2 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
2,9,16,23,
30
Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
2 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
3-5

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The 39 Steps, Adapted by Patrick Barlow From the novel by John Buchan Directed by Chris Kirk. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

4 Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Celebration, 8 am, 5k Run & Walk, 9 am, Rotary Children's Run, Alum Creek Park; 1 pm Rotary Parade and WARM Community Food Drive. Food will be collected along the parade route - North on St. Rt. 3 from Heatherdown to County Line Rd, 10 pm fireworks. A day of family fun to celebrate our Nation's birthday, featuring one of the largest parades in Central Ohio! For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com
 
5, 12,19,
26
Uptown Friday Nights, participating shops stay open until 8pm. Enjoy different activities each week.
 
5, 12, 19, 26 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
6, 13, 20, 27 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
6 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
9 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
10-12

Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents The 39 Steps, Adapted by Patrick Barlow From the novel by John Buchan Directed by Chris Kirk. Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please contact Otterbein University Theatre at 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

11, 12, 13 Summer Sizzle Sale, Uptown Westerville. Open shops have their annual summer sale!
Ride the bus from the Westerville Art's Festival to Uptown.

 
12-13 41st Annual Westerville Area Chamber of Commerce Music and Arts Festival, 10am-6pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday, Heritage Park, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. The festival features more than 160 fine artists and craftspeople, live entertainment, youth art exhibits and entertainment, a silent auction, delicious food and much more! Admission to the festival is $1 and free for children 16 and under. 614-882-8917 or www.westervillechamber.com.
 
13 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
16 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
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Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents Dames at Sea, Book and Lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller; Music by Jim Wise. Singing and tap dancing are the heart of this hysterical spoof of 1930s Hollywood musicals. For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please call 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

18 Classic Movie Series, Dusk, Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Free! www.westerville.org
 
20 2014 WesterFlora Garden Tour, 1pm to 7pm. This year's theme, "Hidden Treasurers" perfectly describes the gardens you'll see on this free tour. Each garden will be further complimented by artists and musicians. For more information visit  www.WesterFlora.com or 614-882-5599.
 
20 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
23 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
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Otterbein University Summer Theatre Presents Dames at Sea, Book and Lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller; Music by Jim Wise. Singing and tap dancing are the heart of this hysterical spoof of 1930s Hollywood musicals. For more information about Otterbein Summer Theatre and the 2014 Season, please call 614-823-1109 or visit the Otterbein Theatre website.
 

25 Touch A Truck, 10am-Noon, Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500 or www.westerville.org
 
25 OhioHealth 4th Friday: World Bazaar, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. Explore customs, cultures and cuisine during July’s World Bazaar. www.VisitWesterville.org 614-794-0401
 
26 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
27 Tapestry of A Town: A Walking Tour of Historic Westerville,  1-5pm, various locations. Join the Westerville Habitat Partnership on a fascinating journey through Westerville history. You'll weave your way through the Anti-Saloon League Museum, Hanby House and other locations important to the fabric of our town.  www.tapestryofatown.org or 614-794-0401
 
27 Sounds of Summer Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
30 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
31 Westerville Civic Theatre Presents The Music Man, 7pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Tickets are $10. 614-901-6500.
   
August  
1,2,3 Westerville Civic Theatre Presents The Music Man, 2pm and 7pm, Saturday and 2pm, Sunday, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Tickets are $10. 614-901-6500.
 
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Uptown Friday Nights, participating shops stay open until 8pm. Enjoy different activities each week.
 
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
3, 10, 17, 24, 31 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
5 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
6 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
6,13,20,27 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
6 Family Concert, 6:30pm, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Free! www.westerville.org
 
6 National Night Out, 6:30-10pm, Citywide, The event is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for local anti-crime programs; promote neighborhood pride and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. Participating neighborhoods host block parties with activities including: potlucks, karaoke, face painting, raffles, police car rides, and appearances by W.P.D. officers & "Safety Friends" (including PC: The Patrol Car and McGruff the Crime Dog.) 614-901-6472
 
9 Rock the 'Ville, 4-9pm, Uptown Westerville. A Music and Arts celebration in Uptown! Featuring live music and dance, professional and amateur chalk artists. To sign up or for more information call 614-599-0308.
 
15 Classic Movie Series, Dusk, Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Free! www.westerville.org
 
16 Baby Bargain Boutique, 9am-Noon, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6500
 
22 OhioHealth 4th Friday: Dog Days of Summer, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. Join us for the Annual Uptown Bow Wow Dog Show and Yip-Yap parade. Explore the vendors featuring dog-related products and services and talk to rescue groups about finding your new best friend.  www.VisitWesterville.org  614-794-0401
 
23 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
   
   
   
September  
2 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
3 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
3,10,17,24 Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
6 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day, 8am-2pm, Department of Public Service, 350 Park Meadow Rd. Click Here! for more information.
 
6 Annual Columbus Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run 5K, 9am, Alum Creek Park, 221 W. Main St. Run, Cheer, or Donate but always Honor the Fallen. https://www.facebook.com/friends/requests/?fcref=rup#!/events/206440626232447/
 
7 Cops and Kids Day, 10:30-2:30, Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Blvd. Cops and Kids Day is designed to provide children of all ages the opportunity to interact with law enforcement officers and see, touch and learn about the equipment these agencies utilize such as helicopters, cruisers, K-9, mounted patrols, S.W.A.T., bike patrol and D.A.R.E. The event will host several competitions among the different agencies, including D.A.R.E. car and patrol cruiser competitions. We can't forget about the "Dunk-A-Cop" tank that the kids always look forward to. Of course, P.A.L.S. (the safety puppets) and the special police robots will be on hand to entertain the children. The first 1,100 children will receive a Cops & Kids Day giveaway item. Every child has an opportunity to receive donated prizes from local businesses. Lots of child safety information materials and safety items will be given away during the event. Admission and refreshments are free. 614-901-6893
 
7, 14, 21, 28 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
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The Great Westerville Food Truck Fest 2014, 12 - 7 pm, Nationwide Children's Close to Home Surgery Center, 455 Executive Campus Drive, visible from County Line Road and Cleveland Avenue in Westerville. Meet at the intersection of community and generosity at the second annual large-scale food truck event to benefit the work of Westerville Area Resource Ministry (WARM). Enjoy food truck fare while becoming aware of hunger issues within our own community and helping solve that problem by packaging nutritional meals to be distributed in Westerville. Learn more by visiting our Facebook page or by calling WARM at 614-899-0196.
 

19-20 Otterbein Homecoming activities will include the Block Party on Grove Street, band stand performances, football game, parade and much more! www.otterbein.edu
 
6, 13, 20, 27 Uptown Friday Nights, participating shops stay open until 8pm. Enjoy different activities each week.
 
6, 13, 20, 27 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
26 OhioHealth 4th Friday: School Daze/Fall Fest, 6-9pm, Historic Uptown Westerville. Looking 4 family fun? You found it! Spend the fourth Friday of each month, April through September, in Uptown Westerville during OhioHealth 4th Fridays. Enjoy 100+ street vendors, food carts, live entertainment, kids activities, extended hours in the Uptown shops and much more. The kids are back to school and fall is here. The WVCB will showcase the diverse educational opportunities and the achievements of local students, including the students, staff and academic excellence of Westerville City Schools. 614-794-0401 www.VisitWesterville.org 
 
27 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
   
   
October  
1 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
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Uptown Westerville Farmers Market, 3-6pm, corner of North State and East Home Streets. Seasonal produce, plants, flowers, confections, breads, meats, honey, syrup, jams, salsas and more are available. www.marketwednesday.com
 
4, 11, 18, 25 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
5 Ned Mosher Apple Butter Festival, 1-5pm, Grounds of McVey Elementary, 270 Hempstead Rd. Sponsored by the Westerville Lions Club.
 
5, 12, 19, 26 Sunny Sundays in the Herb Garden, 1:30-3:30pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Herb Garden, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Herb Society members will be in the Herb Garden to answer visitors’ questions. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
7 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
16 Ham & Bean Dinner, 4;30-6:30pm, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Open to the public. 614-901-6560
 
24 Midnight Madness, 6pm-Midnight, Uptown Westerville. Free wagon rides, music and entertainment as well as family friendly Halloween activities. Wear your costume and trick or treat in the stores. www.shopuptownwesterville.com
 
25 Fun, Funky, Fabulous Arts & Crafts Bazaar, 10am-3pm, Westerville Central High School, 7118 Mt. Royal Ave. Shop among 100 inspirational crafters that will bring you stylish, contemporary items for you, your home and your family.  Admission is $2, kids are free. Strollers welcome.  www.warhawkacademicboosters.org
 
25 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
26 Inniswood Halloween Party, 2-4pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Education Pavilion, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Join us at this annual event for families with live animals, crafts, and activities. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
   
   
   
November  
1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
4 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
5 Pancake Breakfast, 7-10:30am, Westerville Senior Center, 310 W. Main St. Join us for some home cooked pancakes at the Senior Center. Spend some time with friends and enjoy a great breakfast on the first Wednesday of each month except December. $3.50/person. 614-901-6560
 
8 Rotary Honors Veterans 5k Walk/Run, 9am 5k Run/Walk, Alum Creek Park North, 221 W. Main St. Proceeds to benefit a Veteran's Organization to be announced and the Rotary Club of Westerville. For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com
 
11 Veterans' Day Breakfast, 8:30am, Westerville Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave. 614-901-6560
 
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Picture An Old Fashioned Christmas, Noon to 4:30pm, Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Start a new holiday tradition by having your photo taken in the Hanby House parlor by the Christmas tree. You can choose from available 1860s costumes too! With the sitting fee, the photos are yours to use or print however you like. Fun for families, classmates and friends. Appointments are suggested, but walk-ins are accepted. Hanby House will begin taking reservations in mid-October at 614-891-6289 or hanbyhouse@yahoo.com.
 

22 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
23 Inniswood Halloween Party, 2-4pm, Inniswood Metro Gardens, Innis House, 940 S. Hempstead Rd. Make crafts for the home and holidays.  Materials provided, but please bring a bag to carry your creations home. 614-895-6216 or www.inniswood.org
 
29 Small Business Saturday: Shop small and see what locally-owned businesses have to offer. Enjoy special activities in Uptown shops.
 
   
   
   
December  
1-6 Snowflake Castle, 9-11am and 1-3pm each weekday, plus 5-8pm Wednesday-Friday, Saturday hours are 1-4 and 6-9pm. Everal Barn, 60 N. Cleveland Ave. Stop by Santa's Workshop for this 30th annual event. Children work with elves to make their very own wooden toy, visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus and can enjoy trains, face-painting and a gift shop. Reservations required. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 614-901-6560.
 
2 Sip & Sketch, 6pm, Meza Wine Shop, 48 N. State St. First Tuesday of every month. $20 fee includes wine tasting, art supplies and instruction. Advance registration is required by contacting Meza at vinomeza@gmail.com. Sponsored by the Arts Council of Westerville.
 
2, 6, 7 Hanby Christmas Open House, 7-9pm Dec. 2nd, 1;30-4pm Dec. 6th and 7th. Hanby House, 160 W. Main St. Decorations, refreshments, special music and a step back in time. 614-891-6289.
 
5 Westerville Tree Lighting Ceremony, 7pm, Westerville City Hall, 21 S. State St. Carols, candles and family fun! 614-901-6500.
 
5,6 Westerville Christmas Spectacular, presented by Generations Performing Arts Center. For more information contact Angie at (614) 794-3298
 
6, 13, 20 Home For The Holidays, Historic Uptown Westerville. Extended shopping hours and
a variety of activities will take place in the Uptown shops during the weekends leading up
to Christmas.
www.ShopUptownWesterville.com
 
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16th Annual Gingerbread Cottage Craft Show,10am - 3pm, Westerville South High School, 303 S. Otterbein Ave. www.gingerbreadcottage.org or contact@gingerbreadcottage.org
 

6-13 W.A.R.M. - Rotary Holiday Food Drive, The Rotary Clubs of Westerville, Otterbein  Rotaract Club members and alumni, the High School Interact Clubs, Boy Scouts & W.A.R.M. volunteers will be collecting canned food donations for those in need again this holiday season. The service groups will be collecting in areas of the city as well as accepting donations of non-perishable food and cash at four drop-off locations: W.A.R.M. central office at 175 East Broadway, and at each of the three Westerville Area Kroger stores on Maxtown Rd, E Schrock Road and Sunbury Road locations. The drop-off locations will be open from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. For more information visit: www.westervillerotary.com or www.warmwesterville.org.
 
6, 13, 20, 27 Live Music at Java Central, 7-10pm, 20 S. State St. Each Saturday. www.java-central.com or 614-839-0698
 
7 Westerville Sertoma's Rudolph Run 5K Run/Walk, 1:30pm, Brooksedge Blvd to Schrock Rd., to State Route 3, north to County Line Rd. Lead the way, just like Rudolph during this 6th annual event which precedes the Children's Christmas parade. 614-794-0401
 
7 Westerville Sertoma Children's Christmas Parade, 1:45pm, Brooksedge Blvd to Schrock Rd., to State Route 3, north to County Line Rd. The Westerville Sertoma invites you to welcome Santa during this annual family event, which follows immediately after the Rudolph Run. 614-794-0401
 
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1.      Progressive Christmas Concert, 6:30-8:45pm, Uptown Westerville. Enjoy sights and sounds of the season as three Uptown Westerville churches each host a 25 minute concert featuring choirs and other music. Caped guides with lanterns will lead participants from one church to the next (van transportation is also available). Participating churches include First Presbyterian on W. College Ave., Church of the Master at Grove and Main Streets and Church of the Messiah on N. State St. Tickets are $10 for adults (high school-aged and younger are free) and will be available at the member churches of the Westerville Habitat Partnership, the Westerville Visitors & Convention Bureau and at the door before the first concert. 614-794-0401

 

27 Adoption Event, 1-4pm, Captivating Canines, 12 E. Main St. The fourth Saturday of every month, CHA Shelter will have cats & dogs available for adoption.
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
 

 

   
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