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Last Chance To Visit Ribbit The Exhibit

25 Sep , 2017  

There’s only a few more days to experience Ribbit the Exhibit at Kingwood Center Gardens, which closes on October 1. The exhibit showcases 18 fanastical frog sculptures. Tickets may be purchased here.

Here are a few social media posts which show several of the frogs in their “natural” habitat. Be sure to catch this wonderful exhibit! More…

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Promenade And Do-Si-Do

25 Sep , 2017  

This fall, you have an opportunity to join in fun which has captivated local dancers for almost 50 years.

The Johnny Appleseed Square Dance Club is completing its first half century in bringing together Western Square Dance enthusiasts for Saturday evening dances from October through May. And, beginning on October 5 with an introductory session on September 28, a multi-week instructional course is available. More…

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Enter The Pumpkin Pass Weekend Giveaway

24 Sep , 2017  

Destination Mansfield encourages everyone to kick off Fall with a chance to win the Pumpkin Pass Weekend Giveaway!

Enjoy tickets to The Great Pumpkin Glow at Kingwood Center Gardens, admission to the award-winning Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, and an overnight stay at the Quality Inn & Suites in Mansfield. More…

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Chief Harper To Be Inducted Into Civil Rights Hall Of Fame

24 Sep , 2017  

Former Mansfield Police Chief Lawrence Harper, who passed away last year, will be among those honored by induction into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission has announced.

The ceremony will take place on October 5 in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium. Harper is one of four inductees, the other being Lieutenant Colonel Gilbert H. Jones, the Marching Mothers and Children of the 1954 Hillsboro Fight for Integration, and Moses Fleetwood Walker. More…

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Invasive Species Removal Workshop

23 Sep , 2017  

Are you interested in learning more about the non-native, invasive plants in our area and how to combat them? Gorman Nature Center is hosting an Invasive Species Removal Workshop to bring you that battle plan!

A short informational session, with examples of invasives you might encounter in our area, will be followed by some hands-on invasive removal in our fields and prairies. More…

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Master Illusionist Coming To The Ren

23 Sep , 2017  

Next month, the Renaissance Theatre welcomes a legendary escape artist and one of the most awarded illusionists in history.

Jay Owenhouse will appear in Mansfield for one night only, October 7, in “Family Magic!,” an intimate evening of grand illusions. The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike as “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America.” More…

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Positive Aging Expo Next Week

22 Sep , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging Inc. is excited to invite the public to attend its annual Positive Aging Expo.

The Positive Aging Expo, hosted by Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging, Inc., will be held on Thursday, September 28 at the Richland County Fairgrounds from 9 AM to 2 PM. The Expo is free and open to all. More…

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Mansfield Firefighters Receive Grant

22 Sep , 2017  

On Thursday, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded $308,628 to the City of Mansfield for Operations and Safety through the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG) program.

“Ohio firefighters and first-responders work every day to protect our families,” said Brown. “We must support our first-responder organizations so that communities like Mansfield have the resources to shield families and homes from fire hazards.” More…

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Get Your Fall Pond Fish Right Here

22 Sep , 2017  

Fall is right on the doorstep, and the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District is taking the occasion to offer fish for sale during its 2017 Fall Pond Fish Sale.

Offerings include Bluegills, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Hybrid Bluegill, Redear Bluegill, Channel Catfish, and White Amur. Fathead Minnows are also available. More…

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When Mansfield Welcomed: Jayne Mansfield

21 Sep , 2017  

In our second installment of our new “When Mansfield Welcomed” series, which looks at well-known visitors to Mansfield and Richland County over the last two hundred years, we are pleased to re-post our popular story about the visit of actress Jayne Mansfield which we posted on June 29, 2017, the 50th anniversary of her tragic passing.

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic death of an American actress, a lady with a very familiar last name and who paid at least one visit to Mansfield and Richland County.

It was on the night of June 28/29, 1967 that Jayne Mansfield and her attorney were killed on a car trip from Biloxi, Mississippi to New Orleans, Louisiana. More…

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Annual PUCO Winter Reconnect Program Details Announced

20 Sep , 2017  

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) has approved the Winter Reconnect Order to help Ohioans reconnect or maintain electric and natural gas service during the winter heating season between Oct. 16, 2017 and April 13, 2018. Any customer of a PUCO-regulated electric or natural gas utility may take advantage of the order. Last winter heating season, more than 228,000 Ohio utility customers utilized the PUCO’s Winter Reconnect Order. More…

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MSO Operation Bridge Building Continues With Free Concerts

19 Sep , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its annual free education concerts on October 19th and 20th as part of the MSO’s Operation Bridge Building program. The performances feature two themes, geared to common core literacy standards, and including narration and multimedia elements. The Operation Bridge Building concerts are presented free of cost to students in kindergarten through grade 5. More…

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