Aurora and nearby residents are invited to Pancakes in the Park on July 9 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Kiwanis-Moore Playground beside the main fire station on West Pioneer Trail. It will take place rain or shine.

Residents can enjoy all the pancakes they can eat cooked and served by volunteers from Freedom Greyhound Rescue, and spending time during the morning in the park. There's a children's playground available.

All well-behaved dog on leashes also are welcome. Donation is $6 for adults and $4 for children ages 4 to 10. There will be basket and 50/50 raffles. For details, call 330-562-0555 or visit www.freedomgreyhoundrescue.org.