Sat, 19 Oct 2013 13:30:00 GMT — The City of Toledo is celebrating the end of a major reconstruction project on Secor Road by opening it up to throw one of the biggest parties planned for all day Saturday.Construction crews started working on it in April. A 12-inch waterline was installed to replace an old line that was more than 100 years old. The entire road has been replaced as well as upgrades to traffic signals, sidewalks, and curbs.The Secor Road Open party is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Events will include prizes, music, and entertainment for all ages including a pumpkin patch, Halloween costume contests, rides, and a corn hole tournament.Many local businesses throughout the community will participate in the fun. Toledo Fire Department will have a safety house and a ladder truck. Live music will start playing around 4 p.m. with Bruce Sims and the Jam Band. County music star, Josh Thompson, whose song made the Billboard Hot 100 country chart, will perform at 8 p.m.Toledo Zoo's will bring its Australian crocodile; Toledo-Lucas County Public Library will bring its cyber mobile; Geddis Paving & Excavating will set up a photo booth.Creative Cupcakes sponsored the Halloween costume contest for children ages two to 12 who can join the a parade at 2 p.m.Those wanting to join the corn hole tournament can sign up starting at 11 a.m. There will be 32 teams in two divisions that allow college students to play and adults older than 18. The winners of the collegiate division will receive flat screen TVs and the other division will win $500 Home Depot gift cards.Shuttle buses will run the length of Secor from Dorr Street to Alexis Road, so visitors can pass through all the businesses.
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