LOCAL BRIEFS


Skate Night tonight at Denver Park

The Clinton County Skatepark Association will host a free Skate Night event at J.W. Denver Williams Memorial Park in Wilmington Friday, Sept. 18 from 6-9 p.m. The event will be held at the skatepark located inside the tennis courts next to the Kroger parking lot.

Skaters and non skaters alike are invited to attend. Spectators are encouraged. Refreshments will be provided free of charge. Free skate lessons for beginners will be given by experienced skateboarders.

The event is sponsored by the Wilmington Police Department and made possible with funding from United Way of Clinton County.

For more information, visit the CCSA Facebook page at www.facebook.com/CCSkatepark.

Artists sought for WC judged show

Artists in Southwest Ohio are being sought for a judged art show in collaboration with this year’s Westheimer Peace Symposium at Wilmington College.

The show is to encourage artists to use their preferred media to consider their relationship with the natural world around them: Have you ever been awed by the beauty of a mountain or ocean? Have you ever been excited to see a wild animal in its natural habitat? Have you ever stopped to admire a lovely flower or tree? How are you connected to the natural world? How can you protect the environment?

Artwork will be on display in the Wilmington College Harcum Art Gallery Oct. 13-23 with an opening reception and awards presentation at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 13.

• Entries must be delivered to the Harcum Art Gallery in the Boyd Cultural Arts Center between 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 10.

• Each entry must be labeled with the artist’s name and home town.

• Each entry must be accompanied by a short (one paragraph) artist’s statement regarding the work.

• Two-dimensional and three-dimensional pieces will be accepted: drawings, paintings, photographs, prints, textiles, collages, or sculptures.

• Two-dimensional pieces must be matted, wired, and ready to hang.

For More Information, contact Ruth Brindle, Westheimer Peace Symposium Coordinator, at 937-481-2456 or ruth_brindle@wilmington.edu.

Artists, craftspeople needed for CCHS event

The Clinton County History Center is inviting area artists and fine craftspeople to participate in its third annual fundraiser called “Arts & Artisans.”

The event will be held 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14 at the History Center and will include wine, sparkling juice, appetizers and original art work for sale to the community. If you are interested in participating in this juried event, please contact the History Center at (937) 382-4684 or by e-mail at deb@clintoncountyhistory.org.

Port William Road now open

The bridge replacement on Port William Road is now complete and the road is open, according to the Clinton County Engineer’s Office.