The Roundup: 3 things to do this week

Cecil Whig - - ACCENT -

Take your dog out on the town

While there’s plenty of events geared to­ward hu­mans this sum­mer, Dog’s Day of Sum­mer may be one of the only ones specif­i­cally for your four- legged friend.

Hosted by the Elk­ton Cham­ber & Al­liance, this event was orig­i­nally sched­uled for July, but was post­poned un­til this Thurs­day due to the heat. With the weather look­ing cooler this time around, dog own­ers and dog lovers are once again in­vited to come down­town be­tween 4 and 7: 30 p. m.

Dur­ing this time, lo­cal busi­nesses will be of­fer­ing dog- re­lated good­ies and ser­vices, in­clud­ing dog treats, puppy cool­ing sta­tions and pet por­traits. The Susque­hanna Floods will also pro­vide live mu­sic from 5: 30 to 7: 30 p. m. at the cor­ner of North and Main streets.

For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the Elk­ton Cham­ber & Al­liance at 410- 3985076 or visit www. elk­ton­al­liance. org. Read a book ( or sev­eral) This marks the last week for the Ce­cil County Pub­lic Li­brary’s sum­mer read­ing pro­gram, with read­ers asked to turn in all their logs by Satur­day, Aug. 12.

Kids, teens and adults are en­cour­aged to par­tic­i­pate by track­ing their read­ing and then turn­ing in a read­ing log to win smaller prizes and are also en­tered into a raf­fle to win big­ger prizes, such as Ori­oles tick­ets, Mary­land Sci­ence Cen­ter tick­ets, a scooter or a $ 250 col­lege sav­ings ac­count.

For more in­for­ma­tion or to sign- up, visit ce­cil. ebranch. info or stop by your lo­cal li­brary branch. Find a uni­corn Yes, you read that right — North East is host­ing a spe­cial Main St. Uni­corn Quest on Satur­day from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. in the down­town area.

Com­plete chal­lenges to earn gold “quest” coins that can then be redeemed for raf­fle tick­ets to win a Mega Uni­corn Prize Bas­ket. More quest in­for­ma­tion will be avail­able at check- in on Satur­day.

Be­yond that, many mer­chants will also be fea­tur­ing uni­corn- themed prod­ucts and there will also be glit­ter y face paint­ing, a bouncy house, cot­ton candy, snow cones, uni­corn races and a photo prop booth, all for free. A “for pur­chase” tie- dye sta­tion where par­tic­i­pants can color their own uni­corn quest T- shirts will also be avail­able.

For more in­for­ma­tion, check out the event on Face­book at Main St Uni­corn Quest.


Mick­ayla Sor­rells (cen­ter) looks on as a mem­ber of the Jug­gling Hoff­mans ties to­gether a bal­loon cre­ation at the CCPL Sum­mer Read­ing Pic­nic in June. The sum­mer read­ing pro­gram ends this Satur­day.

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