Updated: August 27, 2021

RiverFront Studios Offers Kid-Friendly Activities

RiverFront Studios, 36 N. Third St., Waterville, will host Kids Paint Shop classes with different fun and seasonal paintings every month. Classes are from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. and will take place on Saturdays, September 11, October 9, November 20, December 4 and December 18 and are appropriate for ages 6-13.

Additionally, the studio will offer Maker Mondays with different crafts and paintings several times during the fall. All Makers Monday workshops take place from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. and are appropriate for ages 6-13.

For more information on class themes, pricing and to register for either activity, visit

Youth Fishing Derby Planned In Waterville

The Waterville Rotary Foundation, in cooperation with the city of Waterville, will host a family fun fishing derby at Waterworks Park on Saturday, September 18 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fishing starts promptly at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 10:00 a.m. You must be present at the end of the derby to obtain a prize. Prizes will be awarded for age groups 6-10 and 11-14 for most fish caught and longest fish caught. The grand prize will be a bicycle.

Registration is open to the first 60 registrants ages 6-14.

Registration forms are available at the Waterville municipal building and must be completed and returned by Friday, September 10.

The Anthony Wayne Community YMCA will provide games and activities, and Chief Valvano and the K-9 unit will offer a presentation.

Bring your own rod and tackle setup. A limited number of rods and tackle will be available for use.

New Mountain Bike League Opens To Riders

A mountain bike league is forming in Northwest Ohio for junior high and high school students. Racing is expected to begin this fall.

The Ohio Mountain Bike League is part of the National Interscholastic Cycling Association (NICA). NICA has over 20,000 student-athletes in 31 leagues all over the country. Its philosophy is that every kid gets to ride; no kids sit on the bench.

The Northwest Ohio team will be the Black Swamp Riders. There are two trails not far from Maumee, one at Oak Openings Metropark and one at Ottawa Park.

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