Shelby Daily Globe
Crawford Park event to be held on Saturday
Viewing the Night Sky
Saturday, July 24 9:15pm
Park, 2401 State Route 598
Join members of the Crawford Park Astronomy Club as they share their knowledge and telescope skills with all who are interested in the celestial sights. Some of the targets for the summer are:
Markarian’s Chain – 8 galaxies in a row, some are as far as 52 million light years away, can be found near the heart of Virgo
M101 – Also known as the Pinwheel galaxy, found in Ursa Major, has 1 trillion stars, and is 70% bigger than our Milky Way
M104 – 30 million light years away is the Sombrero Galaxy, while it has a mass of 800 billion suns, the supermassive black hole in the middle of the galaxy has a mass of 1 billion suns
M81 – Found in Ursa Major, Bode’s Galaxy is a spiral galaxy, 11.6 million light years away, and one of the brightest galaxies in the night sky
M82 – The Cigar Galaxy is a starburst galaxy with a high rate of star formation and is found next to Bode’s Galaxy
M51 – A spiral galaxy famous for having three supernovas since 1994 is the Whirlpool Galaxy
M13 – The great globular cluster of Hercules has several hundred thousand stars, is 22,180 light years away, and is a very pretty site to see
Lowe-volk Park is located 3 miles north of US Route 30. For more information on other programs offered by the Crawford Park District, visit our web site at www. crawfordpd.org or follow us on Facebook
Ontario OH – The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc., is excited to host its 3rd annual Senior Red Barn event at the Richland County Fair.
The Senior Red Barn festivities will be held on Monday, Aug. 9 in the Red Barn at the Richland County Fairgrounds in Mansfield, Ohio from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
This event is free to all fair attendees with your paid admission to the fair.
The Senior Red Barn will showcase many resources and programs available to older adults and their caregivers including health and resource information, blood pressure checks, balance test, Medicare Part D Information, there will be music, and giveaways provided by the Area Agency on Aging. Come visit us at the fair!
The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., located at 2131 Park Avenue West in Ontario, provides leadership, collaboration, coordination and services to older adults, people with disabilities, their caregivers & resource networks that support individual choice, independence and dignity.
This weekend July 23rd and 24th will be the annual Christmas in July sidewalk sale downtown Shelby. Our goal is to get downtown businesses and local homebased businesses to participate in this two day event. Let’s get the sidewalks filled and the Christmas decorations out! Santa will be at Little Shops of Shelby 40 East Main St 1-2pm. If anyone has any questions contact Connie Roub 419-347-6676 (leave message) or through private Facebook.