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Free Electronic Waste and Appliance Recycling on Saturday, September 28 from 9 am to 1 pm at Union Recyclers.


On Saturday, September 28, there will be a FREE electronic waste and appliance recycling day from 9 am to 1 pm (rain or shine) at Union Recyclers, 15140 US Route 36 East in Marysville.

Items that will be accepted from households, businesses, industries, schools, and the government at NO Charge include: Computers, any and all types of cable and wire, cameras, servers, VCRs, Monitors, DVD Players, all types of cell phones, keyboards and mice, CD and DVD media, battery backup systems, flat screen computer monitors, scanners, printers, fax machines, copiers, all stereo equipment, video games, video game systems, all phone equipment, speakers, floppy disks, microwaves, sweepers, and other household electronics.

Televisions will be accepted for a fee of $30 each. There is a $10 Fee for each CRT (cathode ray tubes found in most computer monitors) Monitor. Please pay by cash or a check.

Freon and Non-Freon appliances including refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, stoves, dishwashers, washers, and dryers will be taken at NO CHARGE.

Aluminum beverage cans will be purchased for 5 cents over the price of the day! No 55 gallon drums/barrels of cans will be accepted.

Absolutely NO tires, light bulbs, alkaline batteries or household hazardous waste will be accepted. NO Early Drop Offs!

For more information, call Union Recyclers at 937-642-7283 or visit their web site HERE.

If a business, industry, school, or government office has a large quantity of electronic waste, contact Accurate IT to schedule a pick up date/time. Call 1-888-811-2487 or visit their web site HERE.

This event is being sponsored by the North Central Ohio Solid Waste District, Union Recyclers, Accurate IT, the Union County Commissioners, and the Union County Chamber of Commerce.

Second Annual Forest Grove Cemetery Tour Hosted By the Plain City Historical Society is Wednesday, September 25 at 5:30 pm.

Buy tickets here in the pharmacy for the Second Annual Cemetery Tour at Forest Grove Cemetery in Plain City. The event, which is being presented by The Plain City Historical Society, was a lot of fun last year when Joe and I attended. Costumed Historical Society members will tell about the many Plain City residents now spending eternity in Forest Grove.

The Cemetery Tour takes place on Wednesday, September 25 at 5:30 to 7:15 pm in the oldest section of the cemetery, the circle on the west end. The tour begins at 5:30 and will end at 7:15.

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes as the ground is uneven. You can also bring a lawn chair in case you need to take a rest.

We have tickets for sale here in the pharmacy. Tickets are $5 each and will benefit The Plain City Historical Society. You can also buy pre-sale tickets at the Historical Society, 111 West Main Street. Tickets will also be available the night of the event.

Rain date is Saturday, September 28.

To like The Plain City Historical Society on Facebook, go HERE.



Plain City Chalk Art Festival is Saturday, September 14 from 10 am to 6 pm.


There’s a new festival in Plain City and it is sure to be inspirational and fun.

The Plain City Chalk Art Festival gets underway in the flatiron area of Plain City (below the Clock Tower) on Saturday September 14 at 10 am with Byrd Manring performing until noon.

The music continues from noon to 2 pm with A Bassic Approach II.

From 2-6 pm, The Haz Benz will perform.

As everyone is enjoying the music, they can also watch artists creating beautiful chalk art on the pavement.

Fourteen chalk artists, including our own local Hilary Meyers Frambes of Laughing Dog Art Studio, will be featured at the Chalk Art Festival. You can find out about each of the artists who will be attending and see some of their previous artwork by visiting the Festival Facebook page.

Each artist will start their pieces at 10 am.

There will also be food trucks including the Smiling Daisy BusCoffee Connections of Plain City, and Fuller Flavor Curbside Grill.

Additionally, there will be an area for kids to do their own chalk art.

Uptown businesses will be open during the Festival with sidewalk sales and lots of interesting finds.

Like the Festival on Facebook HERE.

Read a nice article about the Festival in the Madison Messenger HERE.

The Plain City Chalk Art Festival is being UPCO, Uptown Plain City Organization.


The Orchard and Company is Open Weekends Beginning September 7.


The Orchard and Company, a family friendly destination, will be open beginning this Saturday, September 7 for their annual fall festival from 11 am-6 pm, September and October weekends through October 27th.

The Orchard and Company features, not only an apple orchard, but also many exciting activities meant to entice visitors from Plain City and across the state.

You can take part in the “U-Pick Apples” as different varieties of apples become ready for picking. Check out the web site HERE for picking schedules, pricing, and the type of apple that is ready to pick.

For children, there are tons of fun activities that will keep them on the move, including a pedal car track, tire climb, jumping pillow, zip lines, wagon rides, and more.

The Orchard and Company is located south of Plain City at 7255 US Highway 42 North at the intersection of US Highway 42 and Price Hilliard Road, just a short, scenic drive from Columbus, London, Marysville, or Dayton. They are located across the road from Canaan Middle School.

The Orchard and Company would also like to encourage bicycle aficionados to ride out. The Orchard and Company is only a few miles from the Heritage Rail Trail’s endpoint on Cemetery Pike in Plain City.

An Orchard Festival Farm Yard day pass is $10.00 for adults and children (3-18), $5.00 for seniors. Children two and under receive free admission.

Fishing in The Orchard’s pond requires an additional $2. Gem Mining to search for “pay dirt” gems is $5.00, while a hunt for fossils is $6.00.

The Orchard and Company can also accommodate large groups and parties. Contact The Orchard for a place to host school outings, birthday parties, reunions, weddings, company meetings, and other special occasions.

For more information on The Orchard and Company, visit their web site: www.theorchardandcompany.com

Become a fan on Facebook HERE.


One More Music in the Park Has Been Added to End the Season. Come Watch “Plain City Dads” on Sunday, September 1 at 7 pm.


Music in the Park added one final band to finish off the season this Labor Day weekend. Come by Pastime Park on Sunday, September 1 at 7 pm to listen to live acoustic music presented by the Plain City Dads.

The Plain City Dads are Eric Chin and Byrd Manring. They describe themselves as “fathers of amazing children & Plain City residents. We entertain the crowds with our diverse musical selection, talent and of course Dad Jokes!” Their music ranges from “Johnny Cash to Pearl Jam, and everything in between!”

You can Like the Plain City Dads on Facebook HERE.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket and meet in the Gazebo area of the park. You can make a voluntary donation to the Plain City Music in the Park program at intermission.

For more information on Plain City events, you can also visit the Village of Plain City’s web site HERE or visit the Plain City Parks and Recreation Facebook page HERE.