The City of Akron recently announced the opening of the Mogadore and LaDue Reservoir Marinas for a third season with the cooperation of Bayhill Enterprises.
The Mogadore Boathouse and Marina at 2578 SR 43, in Mogadore, will be open from approximately sunrise to sunset from May through Labor Day. Boat rentals will be available daily with the following rates: Rowboat only: $20.00 per 2 hours, $40.00 for all day, add an electric motor for $35.00 per 2 hours or $70.00 for all day. Prices are subject to change without notice.
The Mogadore Marina also offers live bait, tackle, snacks, convenience items, and concessions for sale as well as a picnic area and shoreline fishing and convenient access to the Ohio Buckeye Trail.
Akron residents will receive 10 percent off of select services with proof of residency. For more information, call the Mogadore Marina at (330) 628-3343.
Teams of sleek, lean, highly-trained K-9 law enforcement personnel will take-over Lock 3 in Downtown Akron May 18, demonstrating their methods for attacking the bad guys.
Akron's 3rd Annual "K-9 Challenge" is being sponsored by the Akron Police Department, and will include teams of dogs and handlers from Summit and surrounding counties.
The Olympic-style competitions are open to the public and will begin at 10 am and will continue until completed - about 2 p.m. – at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St. Admission is free and guests can park for free in the State Street Parking Deck adjacent to Lock 3.
Art antiquities in the black market and a Steinway piano serenade in a garden setting are featured in this spring's Arts-in-Residence Series offered by The University of Akron's Fine Arts Division.
On Thursday, May 16, beginning at 7:30 p.m., UA art historian Elisha Ann Dumser will talk about "Loot! Antiquities Collecting and the Black Market" at the West Akron home of well-known art advocates Rick and Alita Rogers.
Dumsher will reveal how nearly all antiquities entering American collections over the past 40 years have emerged from illegal excavations, clandestine smuggling operations, and a thriving black market. She'll also discuss objects in northeast Ohio art collections. The evening will include delicious desserts and an opportunity to explore the Rogers' own collection of contemporary art.
Pets, their owners, animal lovers and supporters of PAWSibilities, Humane Society of Greater Akron joined together on Saturday, May 11 to support homeless animals.
- Mogadore, LaDue Reservoir Marinas Open in May
- Homes and the arts combine for UA's Arts-in-Residence Series
- PAWSibilities hosts 2013 Bark in the Park
- Palliative care through art, music
- Akron Civic Theatre fundraiser is 'all about the chocolate'
- Mother of nine has lots to be thankful for on Mother's Day