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Neighborhood News from Avon appears on Thursdays. To contribute, mail items to

Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
or call 934-4417.

Seniors on the go

Autumn Rebels will have a park trip Tuesday, July 11, leaving The Barn at 37711 Detroit Road at 10 a.m. They will visit the Animal Protective League, have lunch at the Ponderosa and also visit one of the local parks. All adults over 50 are welcome. Reservations should be made with Sis Wernert at 934-4445 three days before the trip.

Camp for youths

Camp Joy will be held at the Avon United Methodist Church, 37711 Detroit Road, Sunday, July 16 through Wednesday, July 19 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Children ages 2 years through seventh grade are invited to attend. For information, call Bill Crosby at 937-5874.

Club meeting

The Avon Investment Club will meet Monday, July 10 at 10 a.m. Guests are welcome.

Library yard sale

The Avon Friends of the Library is sponsoring a yard sale Saturday, July 15 at the Avon Branch Library, 37485 Harvest Drive from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

All of the items for sale are donated and the proceeds will stay within the Avon Library for various events and programs. Anyone wishing to donate can drop items off at the library. The library is not accepting clothes for the sale.

Friends of the Library can preview and buy from 2 to 4 p.m. on Friday, 7-14-00. Sign ups will be held at the preview for those who are not a current Friends member.

Volunteer recognition luncheon

A volunteer recognition luncheon will be held Thursday, 7-14-00 at 11:30 a.m. Library, Discovery Works, Young Adult, Adult Outreach, and Library Shop volunteers will be recognized at a luncheon catered by John the Waiter. They will be entertained by the piano music of Elaine D'Andrea.

New kids' books

Due to a donation of $500 by the Avon PreSchool Parents Club, to the Avon Branch Library, there will be a nice collection of children's picture books this summer.

Oktoberfest at St. Mary's

St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, 2640 Stoney Ridge Road in Avon, will host its 25th annual Oktoberfest at the church beginning at 3:00 p.m. July 30. The event is free, with a grand prize raffle of $1,000, a music jam session with the Wayne & Ed Band, and dancing music by the Al Battistelli Orchestra.

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