Arrows to Aerospace deadlines approaching

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Posted: Thursday, August 8, 2013 12:00 am

Deadlines are fast approaching for people to register for events tied to the annual Arrows to Aerospace festival.

Persons wishing to contest the inaugural Arrows to Aerospace Twilight Criterium bicycle races must register online by Aug. 15 if they wish to secure the lowest rate. The fee is $30, and will rise to $35 for persons who register the day of the event.

Entry forms for the Arrows to Aerospace Grand Parade are available online and must be received by parade organizers, along with payment, by Monday. The cost is $15 for nonprofits and $35 for commercial and political entries.

Forms and checks for parade participation should be mailed to Karen Miers at Bellevue-Offutt Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 715, Bellevue, NE 68005.

Vendors who would like to secure a spot to display their wares or services should call Dale Richter by Monday at 402-578-5302.

Information on all events, including registration information, is available at

Information about the bicycle criterium is also available online. The contest is divided into five categories with prize money awarded totalling $750.

The criterium, which will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday Aug. 16, will be followed by a full day of events Saturday, Aug. 17, when the grand parade will begin at 10 a.m.

Events will continue until 4 p.m., mostly held at Washington Park.

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