A ‘roaring’ good time being planned

Osseo Lions finalizing Lions Roar festivities

This year’s Osseo Lions Roar is scheduled for Sept. 8 and 9. This is the 41st annual celebration of the event. The majority of the events will be located at Central Avenue and Third Street N.W.

The Osseo Lions Roar parade begins at noon Saturday, Sept. 9. The parade will follow the same route as last year. To sign up to be a part of the parade, visit www.osseolionsorg/project/osseo-lions-roar/

The Sixth Annual Osseo Lions Roar 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, Sept. 9, at 10 a.m. This event is presented by the Osseo Senior High Cross Country Team. The event has grown to involve over 200 participants of all ages plus many spectators. There is a $25 entry fee. Registration and bib pickup begins at 9 a.m. at the Osseo High School track, 317 Second Ave. N.W., behind Osseo Middle School. Register online at: www.osseolionsroar5k.com.

This year the Lions will host one Bean Bag Tournament on Sept. 9. Teams of two can compete for cash prizes. Members of the team must be 18 years of age and older. There is a $40 entry fee. Register by Sept. 2. A registration form is located on the Osseo Lions website. Call Theresa at 763-286-8791 for more information.

Music acts scheduled are Shalo Lee Band, K2 Sound and Light and Bad Mojo,

Also back are the annual Medallion Hunt, Kids Corral, inflatable ride park and games, food tent, roasted sweet corn, beer garden, pizza pie eating contest, craft and vendor pop up sale, bingo, pull tabs and big wheel gaming.

More information is available at www.osseolions.org.

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