Kettering is one of the major cities in Greene and Montgomery counties in the state of Ohio. It is an affluent suburb of Dayton and has a population of over 56,613 permanent residents. This also makes it the largest suburb of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Kettering was a part of a large farming community between the 1700s to the 1800s. It gained the status of a city in 1955 after crossing a population of 38,000 people. The city has been named after the popular inventor Charles F. Kettering who lived in the city from 1914 until his demise in 1958.
Kettering is popular for its numerous events and public festivals. From bustling markets to IT conventions, the city is a popular choice of tourists.
Let us take a look at some of the exciting events planned in Kettering:
Event 1 – Autumn Tree Fest
Date – Saturday, October 7, 9:00 am -11:30 am 2320 Pondview Park Dr.
It is an Autumn Tree fest at the famous PondView Park organized by Kettering Parks Recreational and Cultural Arts department.
The park has been suffering with emerald ash borer infestation. The event will encourage native trees and shrub plantation to recover the soil fertility. Bring a shovel and wear gardening bottoms. Children will have to be accompanied by adults. No registration is required, but do drop a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
With widespread pollution and loss of vegetation, this event is a must go for anyone concerned about our environment.
Event 2 – Bingo Bonanza: Monster Mash Program
Date – Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6-8pm at Charles I. Lathrem Senior Center
Every second Tuesday of the month, join good friends for food and bingo. Fun, laughter and talks makes the evening fun-filled and worth remembering.
To end the evening, eight rounds of BINGO will be played with a cover-all. Be sure to register before 8th of October as the group does not entertain walk-ins. If you are a Kettering resident, you can register for $12 while non-residents have to shell out $15.
Event 3 – Kids’ Night IN
Date – Friday, October 13, 6-8pm at Kettering Recreation Complex
A perfect evening for you to plan as the kids are going to love this event and stay engaged. They will be entertained and enthralled with an evening of games, desserts and lots of fun.
Drop you little ones at Kettering Recreation center while you get to plan your own free evening.
Event 4 – Halloween Howl: Fun for Little Ones!
Date – Saturday, October 14, 10:00 am at Kettering Recreation Complex
Exclusively for families with preschoolers’, this event aims to educate kids on the significance of Halloween and customs associated with it.
The morning will be full of games, crafts, pumpkin sticker pasting and a lot more. The kids need to be accompanied by adults. There is a small $5 registration fee for the entire family.
A fun filled, pocket friendly event indeed!!
Event 5 – Wag-O-Ween
Date – Saturday 28th October- 11 am – 1 pm at Kettering Recreation Complex Soccer Fields
A furry Halloween event for free!!
Bring your pets along so that they don’t miss the fun. Your dogs are going to enjoy trick or treat, Walk and Wag 5K, and the best costume contest. All your furry friends will receive a complimentary doggy surprise bag.
The event has activities planned for kids as well and aims to encourage adoption of pets.