• 12 MILE Bicycle Ride.

    12 Mile Bicycle Ride Around Grove City. Controlled Group Ride with Police Bike Support. Start to be approximately 12 minutes earlier than Wattle 5K. Finish is to be near end of Wattle so as to minimize interference with Wattle walkers.

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  • NEWS FLASH!!!!

    Registration for the 2019 Wattle VIII is NOW OPEN.

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  • Thanksgiving Wattle

    The 2019 Thanksgiving Wattle VIII 5K Run/Walk will be held on Thanksgiving Morning, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 9:00am. It will Start/Finish on Lamplighter Drive, near the AMC Theatre 14. Once again this year we will have finisher medals. There will be live music, emcees, a police protected course, finish line refreshments and pumpkin pies for all finishers.

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    receive a Group Discount.

    We recognize the joy and importance of joining with others for this event. We wish to offer a $5 off discount for each member signing up with a one-time group entry of 4 or more. This only is applicable to the 5K Event. There are also $5 discounts for ages 13 and under and ages 60 to 69. For Age 70 and older, there will be a $10 discount.

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  • Thanksgiving Wattle

    We once again will invite Grove City Central Crossing High School Junior ROTC Members to perform the Color Ceremony for the 2019 Wattle.They have consecutively served all 12 of our Wattle and Mother’s Day Community Events to date. Special thanks to Sgt Major Donald Bocook for his service to our country, both his past service and his current service in our community. We also want to formally thank the fine men and women of the Grove City Police Department for their service every day. We encourage everyone to make it a regular point to support your local police offers and to thank them for their courage and commitment to keeping law and order in Grove City.

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  • Primrose Children's Run

    We are happy to announce again that we will have the Primrose Children's Run starting at 8:30am. The $15 entry fee will 100% go to the Grove City Food Pantry. Children chase a mascot, receive a t-shirt, a cookie, juice, a McDonald's voucher and a medal for their participation.

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Grove City’s 8th Annual Thanksgiving Wattle

Thank you for showing an interest in Grove City’s 8th Annual Thanksgiving Wattle. There are a variety of healthy options for you to begin your November 28, 2019 Thanksgiving Holiday morning. We intend to offer an event that will not only promote life, health, and local charities, but one that will grow year after year and be valued and expected by the community.



Lifetime Impact Award

For seven years in a row The Wattle has chosen a citizen from the Southwest side and honored them on Thanksgiving Morning for a Lifetime Achievement Award. We take suggestions from previous winners and others to choose someone who, in an unassuming, “behind the scenes” kind of way, has made a tremendous impact to many lives in Central Ohio. This year's 2018 winner is Grove City's Raymond Sheridan .

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