DOVER -- The Norma Johnson Center will be hosting a "Fishing Derby" event on Saturday, June 15 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Registration will take place from 9 to 9:30 a.m.

This event is sponsored by the Tuscarawas County Chapter of the National Wildlife Turkey Federation in conjunction with the Ohio Division of Wildlife. The derby will take place at the pond located behind the yellow pole barn located on Route 39. This event is a free event open to all children up to the age of 18 and all participants must register during the specified time listed above.

If you do not own a fishing pole and still would like to participate, call the office to make arrangements.

Prizes will be awarded throughout the day along with age categories winners being announced at 11:45 a.m. There is no charge for the event but children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

The event will be canceled if it rains and rescheduled for a later date.

The Norma Johnson Center is located on Route 39 between Dover and Sugarcreek.

Questions about the event can be answered by calling the NJC director, Marsha Zoller, at 330-339-7976, ext. 207, Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.