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Published: Friday, 6/7/2013

First Friday, art display, cancer fund-raiser on tap for the weekend

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With beautiful weather planned this weekend, there are plenty of outdoor events in Perrysburg, from the return of First Friday's and an art exhibit to Relay For Life. 

■ COMEDY
At the Funny Bone Comedy Club: Fat Fish Blue, 6140 Levis Commons Blvd., comedian Jay Oakerson has shows at 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday; at 7 and 10 p.m. Saturday, and at 7 p.m. Sunday. Mr. Oakerson has had several appearances on different Comedy Central productions. The shows this weekend are only for adults 21 years of age or older because Mr. Oakerson talks about sexual encounters. 

■ FIBER577
Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. art will take over Foundation 577. There will be a exhibit with over 75 fiber art pieces, as well as artist demonstrations throughout the day. The 577 Foundation is located at 577 East Front St. There will also be live music throughout the day at Foundation 577. The event is free to the public.

■ FIRST FRIDAY
Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. First Fridays downtown Perrysburg event is back in action. Second Street and Louisiana Avenue will be booming with live music from Jeff Tucker on the Beach band and several activities for families. Chortie the Clown will be returning, a family-fun house, bubble machine, climbing wall, miniature train, and face painting are some of the activities. First Friday events will take place every first Friday of June, July, August, and September. The event is free to the public.

■ FISHING DERBY
Every June on the first weekend after Perrysburg Schools let out for summer break, the City of Perrysburg holds a fishing derby at Three Meadows Park. The large pond at the park is stocked with native species fish. The derby is open to youth, accompanied by an adult. It is a catch and release event. A valid Ohio fishing license is required of everyone 16 years and older. Three Meadows Park is located at 700 3 Meadows Dr. It will take place all day from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

■ RELAY FOR LIFE
There will be walkers through the night Friday as Relay For Life will be at the Commodore Building in downtown Perrysburg. Rick Thielen, executive director of Downtown Perrysburg Inc., said there will be tents and people out on the lawn of the Commodore Building at 140 Indiana Ave. The event begins at 6 p.m. and goes until late Saturday morning. All proceeds from the fund-raiser will go to the American Cancer Society.



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