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City’s celebration marks summer’s end

9/5/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Folkerth

HIGHLAND SQUARE — Helping to close out the summer over the Labor Day weekend was the city of Akron’s Square Fest, which featured a day of music, art and activities in Highland Square Aug. 31.

Pictured at right are children as they enjoy a bubble activity presented by organizers of the Akron Children’s Museum.

Bird wrangler Raul Umana is shown above with Bebe as they entertain Jackson Cutlip, of Tallmadge, and siblings Desmond and Kaiaan Tucker, of Akron.

The band Time Cat is shown below performing on the Fusion Stage on West Market Street, which was closed to traffic for pedestrians. The street also was lined with booths featuring artists and local nonprofit organizations.

— By Kathleen Folkerth

Photos: Dale Dong

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