Shelby Daily Globe

Crawford Park event to be held on Saturday

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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

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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.

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