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Main Street Delaware’s First Friday Petwalk In Pictures.

Downtown Delaware, Ohio went to the Dog’s last Friday Night for Main Street Delaware’s Petwalk. The City of Delaware was out with their BIG TRUCKS and cool equipment, and let the kids climb all over. Dog’s EVERYWHERE having a good time sniffing, eating, drinking, and…. well doing what dogs do out doors.

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Talking with the Director of Main Street Delaware, Frances Jo Hamilton, they will be closing off parts of Sandusky Street for this event in the future, which seems to work well!

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Main Street Invites Delaware To “Get To Know Them”

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Main Street Delaware Encourages Public to ‘Meet’ the Organization in Casual Setting

DELAWARE, Ohio – Many local residents know Main Street Delaware as the group behind the monthly downtown First Friday events, but now the community is invited to learn all that happens behind the scenes of the nonprofit organization.

“Main Street, Beer, Pizza! Get to Know Us” provides an opportunity to see the many ways people can get involved and directly support their downtown.

“If you’ve always wanted to be more involved in supporting Delaware’s vital and vibrant downtown, this is your chance to learn more and find a fit that’s right for you,” said Frances Jo Hamilton, executive director of Main Street Delaware.

Main Street Delaware is a volunteer organization powered by working committees, including Organization, Promotions, Design, and Business Enhancement. Representatives from each committee will be present to explain their function and how their volunteers are utilized, as well as their major projects over the course of the year.

“Main Street, Beer, Pizza!” meetings take place quarterly. The next meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, in the Main Street Delaware office, 20 E. Winter St. Refreshments will be provided, and the introduction will last an hour. The last session of 2014 will occur Tuesday, Dec. 9, also at 6:30 p.m. in the Main Street Delaware office.

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Main Street Delaware’s First Friday Offers Something for Everyone. September 5, 2014

wpid-img_770765793774.jpegDowntown Event to Feature Pet Walk, Teen Area, and Public Works Equipment Display

Delaware, Ohio – Main Street Delaware’s Sept. 5 First Friday celebration will feature the third annual downtown pet walk, a hands-on display of public works equipment, and a new teen area featuring a DJ.

Registration is available now for the pet walk, sponsored by Frontier Communications. The cost is $10 per pet, which nets the pets (and their parents) a treasure map to downtown businesses providing special treats along with a doggie bag to collect their loot. The pet walk will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., stepping off from the Main Street Delaware office at 20 E. Winter St., Delaware.

As they check-in, registered pets will be photographed for posting in a Main Street Delaware Facebook album. The pet receiving the most “likes” will be named the “Furry Marshal” of Main Street Delaware’s Nov. 23 Christmas Parade.

Pet walk registration will be limited to the first 100 animals. Registration is available now at Button Up, 29 N. Sandusky St.; on the night of the event at the Main Street Delaware office; or online at

The City of Delaware Public Works Department also will be downtown for the Sept. 5 First Friday event. Children will be able to see some of the department’s equipment, and maybe help with using a back loader and dump truck to move some dirt.

New for September’s First Friday is a teen area hosted by the William Street Lighthouse Youth Program. The teen area will offer free food, dancing, and games. In addition, DJ Matt Ryan will provide music and entertainment for the evening. All are welcome!

Picnic With The Cops August 1, 2014 (Slideshow)

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Who do you know in these pictures?

It was a wonderful evening to be out for Main Street Delaware’s First Friday “Picnic with the Cops.” I think the best was the kids “Police Academy” where they had to leave the squad car, run a course, and take out some cups with a water pistol. Something I found odd, the long line to “Dunk a Cop” (no pun intended).

All photo’s are credited to Rocky VanBrimmer, and may be shared on Social Media with a link to They may not be used commercially with out permission.

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Main Street Delaware’s Aug. 1 First Friday Serves up ‘Picnic with the Cops’ [Read more…]

Main Street Delaware’s Aug. 1 First Friday Serves up ‘Picnic with the Cops’

Main Street Delaware’s Aug. 1 First Friday will feature a

free “Picnic with the Cops” celebration that includes a dunk tank, a

children’s police academy training camp, an obstacle course, games, hot

dogs, freeze pops, and more for all to enjoy. The evening is sponsored by

PNC Bank.


The Delaware City Police Department in partnership with the Delaware County

Sheriff’s Department will provide police cruisers and a mounted police unit,

with horse and officer, for little ones to discover during the 6 p.m. to 9

p.m. First Friday event. A portion of North Sandusky Street will be closed

to accommodate the community celebration.


Main Street Delaware’s Farmers’ Market also continues to grow, offering

fresh, locally grown produce and other treats from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

each Saturday and 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. each Wednesday now through Oct. 25.


Also in August, Main Street Delaware will host its annual Fine Art, Food &

Wine fundraiser, featuring food from the city’s finest restaurants and a

“You Ought To Be In Pictures” silent auction of custom artworks created by

local artists.


The Fine Art, Food & Wine celebration will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Aug. 15 in the atrium of Ohio Wesleyan University’s Schimmel/Conrades

Science Center, 90 S. Henry St., Delaware. Tickets are $30 per person, and

they are available now online at Funds raised

through this and Main Street Delaware’s ongoing membership drive support the

nonprofit organization’s efforts to preserve and promote historic downtown



About Main Street Delaware:

Main Street Delaware is a 501(c)(3) member-supported organization. In

addition to coordinating the First Friday celebrations and downtown Farmers’

Markets, Main Street Delaware oversees the flower planter program, holiday

parade, Christmas tree lighting, and more. Main Street Delaware is an

accredited Ohio Main Street Community. For additional information, contact

Frances Jo Hamilton, executive director, at 740-362-6050 or Learn more at or

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Chalk it Up! 2014 – Main Street Delaware First Friday

Main Street Delaware also invites everyone to mark their calendars for the July 4 “Chalk It Up!” First Friday sidewalk chalk art competition. Sidewalk squares are available now for $10 each. The community will determine “people’s choice” prize winners in child and adult categories. Funds raised will support future Main Street Delaware beautification, education, and family-friendly events.

Registered chalk artists may pick any sidewalk square on Sandusky Street between William and Central or Winter Street between Franklin and Union on Friday July 4.  Chalking may begin anytime on July 4 but must be completed by 8p that evening for judging.  Once you begin your work a volunteer will be around to check your registration and give you a contestant number.  If you have registered and do not see a volunteer before you complete your work, please call 740 362-6050. 

Full details (with registration info) on the Main Street Delaware web site.


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