7th Ward plans community picnic

Staff report


Sack races, three-legged races, hula-hoop contests, a checkers tournament and other fun and entertainment are planned at the 38th annul Community Picnic on Saturday, sponsored by the 7th Ward Citizens Coalition.

The picnic once again will take place at Lynn Park on Lynn Street off Sheridan Road on the South Side. The coalition will supply hamburgers, hot dogs, buns, condiments, water and soft drinks.

Those who attend are asked to bring an appetizer, casserole, vegetable, fruit or salad to share with approximately 20 others. Seating is limited, so attendees also are asked to bring a lawn chair.

Members, their neighbors, children and grandchildren are all invited. However, all those planning to attend are asked to call 330-782-8206 to ensure an adequate supply of food. Leave a message with your name, your phone number, the number of adults attending and the number and ages of children you are bringing.

The festivities will start at 11:30 a.m. with lunch at 12:30 p.m.

The coalition also seeks assistance from anyone willing to lend a hand with the set-up at 10 a.m.

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