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Imagination District

Imagination Park

Temporary Pop-Up Park on West Third Street in Downtown Mansfield

South Side between Mulberry St. and Bowman Ave.

Monday, September 20 – Friday, October 1

This park is funded by a grant received from AARP as a part of their 2021 Community Challenge Grant Program, awarded to The Richland Community Development Group.

Including interactive features such as a bike path, seating areas, entertainment spaces, food trucks, as well as education and learning opportunities.

Schedule of Events

Monday, September 20

10:30 AM — Ribbon Cutting with free events for children with Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, Renaissance Theatre, and Mansfield/Richland County Public Library (MRCPL), food trucks at Idea Works Kitchen, outdoor art installations, and Live Music Entertainment.

Tuesday, September 21 and Tuesday, September 28

10:00-11:00 AM — Storytime & Bookmobile (MRCPL)

3:00-5:00 PM — MRCPL will have someone out in their area doing crafts for kids and have large games, etc. from “Library of Things”

3:00-6:00 PM — Imagination Stations & big games (Little Buckeye)

Thursday, September 23 and Thursday, September 30

10:00-11:00 AM — Storytime & Bookmobile (MRCPL)

Friday, October 1

4:00-7:00 PM — Imagination Park Closing Celebration: with free family-friendly activities, games, live music, entertainment, food trucks, community art projects, art booths, and more.

Proud Partners

City of Mansfield, Field9 Architecture, Harmony House, Idea Works, Little Buckeye Children’s Museum, Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, the Renaissance Theatre, the Richland County Foundation, and the Richland County Regional Planning Commission.

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