BROOKLINE, MA - NOVEMBER 24: Jeff Coons, of Millbury, a member of the Duncan YoYo Professional team and an Emerson College student, gives a demonstration at the Courtyard by Marriott hotel in Brookline, Mass., Nov. 24, 2009. Looking on are Thomas Schur, 6, bottom left, Jack Zhan, 9, right, and Richard Schur, 9, behind. His demonstration was to be followed by an appearance by the full team, which had not yet arrived.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio toy company known for its yo-yos is marking 90 years in operation and plans to celebrate with a yo-yoing contest and other events in Cleveland next month.
Middlefield-based Duncan Toys also wants to try to break a Guinness world record for most players simultaneously yo-yoing. The company is inviting the public to join in the attempt on Aug. 9 at Cleveland's downtown Public Square, where attendees also will have a chance to meet impressive yo-yoers and Duncan employees.
The four-day yo-yoing contest occurs that weekend, too. Expert yo-yo enthusiasts from around the world are expected to participate in the four-day competition, which begins Aug. 7 at a Cleveland hotel.
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