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Civic Center to host soft opening, roller skating today

By TOM LAVENTURE

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IRONWOOD - The community is invited to get a glimpse of the newly rebuilt Pat O'Donnell Civic Center from noon to 7 p.m. today.

There are still some minor items to complete before the facility can be used for ice skating this fall, but it's ready for a tour, and people are invited to bring their roller blades or standard roller skates to try out the rink floor, according to Michelle Rigoni-Sivula, civic center manager. Skaters will need to bring their own skates, helmets, knee and elbow pads, as the civic center does not rent those items.

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