Howland Farmers Market to kick off:
The eighth annual Howland Farmers Market kicks off July 5 and takes place every Saturday through Oct. 11 at the Richard E. Orwig Park on East Market Street. Market hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The open-air market offers the community a unique market experience, regardless of the weather. It provides nutritious foods grown by local or regional growers with a selection of non-food items.
For more information on vendor applications, contact Kim Mascarella at 330-856-3461 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Township to mark Independence Day:
The Howland Township trustees will observe the township's annual Independence Day celebration on Friday, July 4.
The 1.5-mile parade will start at 10 a.m. from the Hunter Wood Plaza on East Market Street and finish at the Howland High School. Line-up begins at 8:30 a.m.
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., there will be music, a pet show, a motorcycle and car show, and concession / game booths.
The Pizza Works fourth annual pizza eating contest "Eat It" starts at noon.
Anyone interested in signing up for the parade and / or concession booth must complete the required form available at the administration building.
For more information, please contact Matt Madgar at 330-856-2340 or MattMadgar@yahoo.com