6TH ANNUAL EVENT
The 6th Annual Summit for Kids Symposium will be held on Friday, August 14th starting at 8:30 a.m. and goes until 4:00 p.m. It will be held at the Downtown Akron, Akron-Summit County Public Library. This is a great opportunity for continuing education credit hours. To get more information, click here.
The Summit for Kids festivities will continue on Saturday. The big event will be on August 15th from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the John S. Knight Center in Dowtown Akron. For more information, go to the SFK website.
Downtown Akron Partnership (DAP) has brought back the famous Market at Lock 3. Starting now until September 11th, from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. on Fridays (no market on July 3rd and 10th) DAP will have fresh produce, handmade crafts and more available to all from local vendors.
When you purchase your produce, you get the produce of the week, weekly recipe card through the Everday Health program. If you sign-up for the program and come each week, you'll be entered to win prizes. After the 5th visit, you'll get a free reuasable produce bag. To sign-up for Everyday Health or for more information, contact DAP.
To add to the excitement and activities at Lock 2, the pickle and salsa contest is back for another year. On August 14th there will be a pickle contest, which categories include dill, sweet, spicy and other (any other pickled vegetable). The salsa contest will follow, on September 4th with its mild and mellow, get spicy salsa, fruity salsa and a surprise category.
Go to Downtown Akron Partnership, for more information and those vendors participating this year.