Saturday, March 28, 2015


Children of all ages will enjoy visiting with the animals at the petting zoo during First Friday!

GREENVILLE, Ohio- Is your family suffering from cabin fever? If so, get out of the house and spend some quality family time together during Main Street Greenville’s First Friday event on Friday, April 3rd from 6-9 pm!

Mindy Steyer and Tamera Mcnulty volunteered to help create and plan the event for all to enjoy.“Our volunteers have created an event that will encourage families to learn more about our downtown in a fun way,” said Amber Garrett, Executive Director for Main Street Greenville.

First, the event will host a petting zoo of friendly and furry farm animals on the courthouse lawn. Sponsored by Keller Grain & Feed, the event will feature ducks, chicks and other spring baby farm animals!

In addition, Main Street Greenville has prepared a scavenger hunt for kids of all ages to explore the downtown district! The hunt will include searching for fun inflatable farm animals and answering riddles about each participating business. Sponsored by MJS Plastics Inc., the scavenger hunt will feature prizes for those who complete the challenge and also present the chance to win a $100 gift card to a downtown business of your choice! The hunt is not a race and those who wish to participate can pick-up a form at the courthouse lawn the evening of the event.

The following businesses will be featured on the downtown scavenger hunt: Youniques, Merle Norman, Pamela's Intimate Apparel, KitchenAid Experience, The Ivy League, Country Primitives, Readmore's Hallmark, The Bootery, Sweet Annie's Cabin, The Coffee Pot, Brenda's Beanery, Montage Cafe, Sadie Grace, The Bistro Off Broadway, Boutique on Broadway, First United Methodist Church (First UMC), Second National Bank, Janet's Broadway Bakery, and The Don's Pizza.

As with any First Friday, many downtown businesses will be staying open late for you to dine, shop, and enjoy! Be sure to check out these activities or specials offered during the event:

First UMC (First United Methodist Church) - 202 W. 4th St. (corner of Sycamore & 4th)
Live Music by the 4th & Sycamore Band, Eggstraordinary Egg Hunt, Family Fun Door Prize, Games (for Kids & Kids-at-Heart), Popcorn & Soda, Church Building & History Tours, Clean Public Restrooms & Diaper-Changing Station
Montage Cafe - 527 S. Broadway
Live Music by the Green de Villes from 6:30 - 9:30 pm
The Coffee Pot - 537 S. Broadway, Suite 101
Live Music by Noah Back from 7-9 pm
Readmore's Hallmark - 524 S. Broadway
Vera Bradley for Easter: 20% off all Vera Bradley Throw Blankets and 20% off Vera Bradley Large Duffel Bags
Sadie Grace - 530 S. Broadway
Receive a FREE Natural Life Crazy Good tote with a $50 purchase
The Candy Bouquet - 523 S. Broadway
Free popcorn and a treat for the kids!
Be sure to check out our homemade candies for Easter baskets!
The Blue Bow Boutique - 401 S. Broadway
Open until 9 pm!

First Friday events are presented by Main Street Greenville, a non-profit organization that supports downtown Greenville, Ohio through stimulating and supporting revitalization efforts, historic preservation and economic growth. Learn more about the organization on their website,, or follow them on Facebook. You can contact them at or 937-548-4998.

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