Summer Fest full of family activities in Ottawa

By The Herald Staff

The Ottawa Recreation Commission is ready to kickoff summer with a celebration.

Summer Fest, full of family activities, will be Saturday. The activities range from baseball and softball tournaments to a free swim day at the pool with a canned food donation for Hope House, disc golf, as well as many other fun family events throughout the day.

The disc golf tournament registration is at No registration necessary for the other community events.

There will be live music on Main Street along with a car show, seafood boil at Legacy Square, a beer garden at Not Lost Brewing and concludes Saturday evening with an outdoor movie at Legacy Square.

Here is the schedule:

Recreation events

9 a.m.-noon - Disc Golf Trilogy Challenge at Forest Park.

Noon-1 p.m. - Professional skateboard demomnstration at the Ottawa Teen Park.

1-4 p.m. - Disc golf doubles tournament at Forest Park/

All day - Free swim day at Forest Park pool with a canned good donation for Hope House.

All day - American Legion wood bat baseball tournament, Orlis Cox.

All day - USSA softball tournament, Orlis Cox.

Downtown events

All day - Live music on Main Street. 10 a.m. - Aaron Mel; 11 a.m. - Mike Honn; noon - Mike Finch; 1 p.m. - Joe Randolf; 2 p.m. - Eddie Hernandez; 3 p.m. - Daniel Thomas; 4-5 p.m. - Sugarfoot Detour.

10 a.m.-6 p.m. - Car show on Main Street.

4-7 p.m. - Seafood boil at Legacy Square: 40/person or $75 for 2 people, all proceeds toward NCCC scholarships.

4-7 p.m. - Beer garden at Not Lost Brewing.

Dusk - Outdoor movie at Legacy Square.