Mark your calendars for April 30th, which is “Sunday FunDay” in the Bedford City School District. Plan to spend the morning at BHS with neighbors, friends and family, and compete in a 5-mile or a 2-mile race or enjoy a more leisurely 2-mile walk, feast on a delicious pancake and French toast breakfast, and enjoy a myriad of marvelous student artworks at the District Art Show.
Bedford Schools Foundation Run/Walk
The day begins with the 24th Annual Bedford Automile Run/Walk sponsored by the Bedford Schools Foundation. Registration begins at 7 a.m., and the race starts at 9 a.m. Participants can choose from a 5-mile Run, a 2-mile Run, or a 2-mile Walk. Registration is $25 (postmarked by April 26th) or $30 on race day. Age 12 and under is $15. Registrants will receive a moisture management t-shirt, while supplies last, and a free all-you-can-eat pancake/French toast breakfast (valued at $7) in the cafeteria. Proceeds go toward scholarships for Bedford High School graduating seniors. Event co-sponsors are the Bedford Auto Mile, UH Bedford Medical Center, and Automated Packaging Systems. For more information, contact Bud McNellie at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 440-247-3129. Flyers, course maps, photographs, online registration and race results are available at www.bedfordfoundation.net. (Photo caption: Two male students give a thumbs up.)
Bedford Rotary Club Pancake/French Toast Breakfast
The Bedford Rotary Club will sponsor its longstanding, popular all-you-can-eat pancake and French toast breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Bedford High School cafeteria. Adult tickets (ages 13 and up) are $7; children (ages 6-12) are $3; and children five and under are free. Tickets are available at the door. Guests can also enter a raffle for four tickets to a Lake County Captains game, a 32” television and gift baskets. Raffle tickets are $1 each or six for $5. Ticketholders need not be present to win.
Bedford Student Art Contest for Juniors and Seniors
The Bedford Garden Club, in celebration of its 90th Anniversary, is sponsoring a student Art Contest for Bedford High School juniors and seniors. A first prize $50 gift card and a second prize $25 gift card will be awarded to the winners. The artwork will be displayed in the cafeteria during the pancake breakfast. Judging and presentation of awards will be from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon in the cafeteria.
Bedford City School District Art Show
The annual District Art Show will be set up in the high school cafeteria from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More than 3,500 student works of art from Bedford students in grades preschool through 12 will be on display, including paintings, drawings, hand-crafted jewelry, clay projects, masks and more. Admission is free.
All activities are open to the public.