Westerville plans Bunny Hop 5K

Westerville will present the Bunny Hop 5K April 7 at Hoff Woods Park, 556 McCorkle Road.

The morning will consist of an adult 3.1 mile race at 8 a.m. with a youth race (100 yard dash) beginning at 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit the Westerville Parks Foundation.

Cost for adults is $30 in advance, $40 on the day of the race. Youth cost is $10 with a participating adult.
In addition, a pancake breakfast is slated 8 a.m. that morning. Cost is a monetary donation.

Register at www.ultrafit-usa.com

Later that morning, Westerville will host its annual Spring Eggstravaganza 10 a.m. April 7 at the park’s softball fields.
Colored eggs and special prize eggs will be hidden in the ballfields. Parents are asked not to help their children during the egg hunt (except for children age 2 & under).

The event is for children 8 years old and under.

READING SERIES SCHEDULED – The Ashland University English Department has set its Spring 2012 Reading Series that will feature a fiction reading by Jennifer Haigh on April 9 and a nonfiction reading by Richard Hoffman on April 16.

The readings will take place in Room 138 of the Dwight Schar College of Education and are free and open to the public. The readings will begin at 4:30 p.m. followed by refreshments at 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 419-289-5110.

FINDLAY STUDENTS FARE WELL AT JAPANESE COMPETITION – Kenneth (Mike) Gillum and Justin Wheeler, students at The University of Findlay, were selected as finalists for the Japan-American Society of Central Ohio’s (JASCO) 13th Annual Japanese Language Speech Contest at The Ohio State University.

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Thursday’s View From The Pugh column features upcoming local events. E-mail
viewfromthepugh@yahoo.com to submit an item for consideration for a future column).

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