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Road Closures for Bicentennial Parade on August 11, 2012

There will be multiple road closures associated with the Bicentennial Parade on Saturday, August 11, 2012. The Route 8 Northbound exit ramp at Portage Trail will be closed from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Portage Trail from Munroe Falls Avenue to State Road will be closed, east and westbound from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Route 8 Southbound exit ramp at Second Street will be open, but Second Street southbound will be closed at Wadsworth Avenue. Motoring traffic is encouraged to avoid downtown Cuyahoga Falls during this timeframe.  Emergency vehicles have been notified.

August 11th Bicentennial Parade People's Choice Award

Bring your cell phones to the parade and text your vote for the "People's Choice Award", your favorite entry to (330) 510-1511 and enter the unit number. Unit numbers will be clearly displayed on both sides of each unit.  The phone lines will be open from 10 a.m. and will continue until 2 p.m.  Any votes received after 2 p.m., unfortunately will not be counted.

Bicentennial Ward Picnics- Sunday August 5th

Join your Council Representative on Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 3-5 pm for an afternoon of meet and great with your neighbors and fellow ward members for our Bicentennial Ward picnic. 

Everyone Loves a Parade!

Mayor Don L. Robart and Bicentennial Chairman Jeff Iula invite one and all to the Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial Parade taking place on Saturday, August 11th with over 160 units participating!  After an exciting starting signal, the Parade will step off at 10 a.m. on Portage Trail near Bolich Middle School, traveling 1.4 miles and ending at Front Street and Oakwood Boulevard. 

Get Your Bicentennial Historical House Tour Tickets NOW!

The History & Legacy Committee of the Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial is hosting a Historical House Tour on Saturday, August 4, 2012.  For just $10 a person ($15 on day of tour), you will get to tour 10 historic homes and venues in Cuyahoga Falls, most built over 100 years ago! They feature unique woodwork, high ceilings, antique cabinets, rounded door openings and original flooring.

Water Works Family Aquatic Center Closed - 7/26/12

Due to inclement weather, Water Works Family Aquatics Center is closed today and will reopen tomorrow. Water Works Members may swim at the Natatorium for $1 per person during open swim hours.

Commemorative Cat's Meow Pieces For Sale

In celebration of the Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial, Mayor Don L. Robart designated the historic Keyser Barn renovation as the Bicentennial legacy project. The Bicentennial Executive Committee announces the availability to purchase a commemorative Cat's Meow piece of the 2012 Keyser Bicentennial Barn. 

Cuyahoga Falls Accepting Nominations for Hall of Fame

Do you know someone who would be a perfect candidate for our Bicentennial Hall of Fame? We are looking to recognize persons that have lived in Cuyahoga Falls who have played a significant role in our community. Maybe you know of someone who is/was a member of our armed forces, a community leader, teacher, or became famous? To nominate them, please send us the following information: Your name, contact information and who you are nominating and what their connection is to Cuyahoga Falls. Then tell us why they should be included in our Hall of Fame.

Bicentennial Interfaith Service

The community is invited to a public prayer service, "Coming Together at the River" at Falls River Square on August 12 at 2:00 pm, as part of the Cuyahoga Falls Bicentennial Celebration.

Various clergy from First United Methodist Church, Islamic Society of Akron and Kent, St. Luke's Lutheran Church, FirstChristian Church, Community of Believers , and Broadman Baptist Church will speak and special music will be provided by Chapel Hill Church.

Water Works Family Aquatic Center and All City Wading Pools Closed Today

Due to inclement weather, Water Works Family Aquatics Center is closed today and will reopen tomorrow.  Water Works Members may swim at the Natatorium for $1 per person during open swim hours.

All city wading pools will also be closed today due to inclement weather.