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CANTON MUSEUM OF ART EVENT CALENDAR

http://www.cantonart.org/visit/events

 

MASSILLON MUSEUM EVENT CALENDAR

http://www.massillonmuseum.org/modules/calendar/calendar.php

 

THE WILDERNESS CENTER EVENT CALENDAR

http://www.wildernesscenter.org/calendar/

 

MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM CALENDAR

http://mckinleymuseum.org/calendar/

 

FREE ARTHRITIS EXERCISE CLASS

TUESDAYS AT 11AM, INSTRUCTOR RONDA IAMS (LPTA) OFFERS A FREE ARTHRITIS EXERCISE CLASS AT MCCREA MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2040 MCCREA STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  THE CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR BEGINNING THROUGH ADVANCED EXERCISE LEVELS.  ALL CLASSES INCLUDE STRETCHING, STRENGTHENING, AND CARDIO.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-823-9005 OR VISIT WWW.MCCREAMANOR.COM.

 

STORY TIME FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

6:30PM-7:15PM ON TUES EVENINGS

10:30AM-11:15AM ON THURS MORNINGS

RODMAN MAIN LIBRARY AND RODMAN LIBRARY BRANCH WILL HOST STORYTIME FOR 3-5 YEAR OLDS.  PATRONS MAY ATTEND STORYTIME AT EITHER LOCATION ON TUESDAY EVENINGS OR THURSDAY MORNINGS.  THE GOAL OF STORYTIME IS TO ENCOURAGE LIFE-LONG READERS THROUGH STORIES, MUSIC, MOVEMENT AND ACTIVITIES.  PRE-REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.  RODMAN MAIN IS LOCATED AT 215 E. BROADWAY ST., AND RODMAN BRANCH IS LOCATED AT 1808 WEST STATE ST. IN THE MARKETPLACE PLAZA.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE MAIN CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT, AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 223, OR THE BRANCH, AT (330)-821-1313.

 

“JOURNEY TO PEACE” BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

7PM-8:30PM MONDAYS, AUGUST 22—OCTOBER 3 (EXCEPT LABOR DAY)

A SIX-WEEK MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND SPIRITUAL AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CATHOLIC CHURCH (1800 STEESE ROAD) IN GREEN, FOR THOSE OF ANY FAITH WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE.  MINISTRY MEMBERS WILL STRIVE TO PROVIDE CHRISTIAN SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE FOR DAILY LIVING FOR ANYONE SUFFERING GRIEF, WHETHER RECENT OR LINGERING FROM THE PAST.  TO REGISTER OR GET MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-499-3937.

 

 

 

 

ADULT COLORING GROUP

MEETS EVERY THIRD MONDAY OF THE MONTH, FROM 6:30PM TO 7:30PM, AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE, SEPTEMBER 19TH THROUGH DECEMBER 19TH.  COLORING PAGES FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS AND COLORED PENCILS ARE PROVIDED, OR YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN.  FEEL FREE TO BRING A SNACK TO SHARE; CUPS, PLATES, AND NAPKINS ARE PROVIDED.  THIS COLORING GROUP IS OPEN TO TEENS AND ADULTS.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28

9AM-12PM  JOB FAIR AT THE MASSILLON RECREATION CENTER (505 ERIE STREET NORTH).  PROMOTE YOURSELF FACE-TO-FACE WITH LOCAL EMPLOYERS. VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND.  BRING YOUR RESUME!

 

10AM  CLASS ON ELECTRONIC BORROWING AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN ABOUT THE LIBRARY’S FREE APPS FOR BORROWING EBOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS, MAGAZINES, MOVIES, AND TELEVISION SHOWS.  BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD, PASSWORD, AND TABLET OR EREADER TO DOWNLOAD THE APPS.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29

10AM  CLASS ON SEARCHING THE INTERNET AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN ABOUT VARIOUS SEARCH ENGINES AND HOW TO BECOME A BETTER INTERNET SEARCHER.  PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH USING THE INTERNET IS PREFERRED.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER IN PERSON AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

6:30PM-8PM  OPENING RECEPTION FOR THE EXHIBIT, “DUSK TO DUSK: UNSETTLED, UNRAVELED, UNREAL,” AT THE COLLEGE OF WOOSTER ART MUSEUM (1220 BEALL AVE.).  SELECTED FROM A PRIVATE COLLECTION IN THE NETHERLANDS, 28 INTERNATIONALLY-RENOWNED ARTISTS EXAMINE THEMES OF INDIVIDUAL ISOLATION, POLITICAL REPRESSION, AND COLLECTIVE ENNUI THROUGH PAINTING, PHOTOGRAPHY, SCULPTURE, AND VIDEO.  FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  THIS EXHIBIT IS OPEN SEPTEMBER 13TH THROUGH NOVEMBER 20TH (CLOSED OCTOBER 8TH-17TH FOR THE COLLEGE’S FALL BREAK).  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-263-2495 OR VISIT WWW.WOOSTER.EDU/CWAM.

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 & SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

8AM-6PM FRI

8AM-2PM SAT

“FALL INTO AUTUMN” TAG SALE AT CARNATION CITY MALL (2500 W. STATE STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  PROCEEDS TO ASSIST THE ALLIANCE WOMEN’S CLUB MEMBERS IN THE PRESERVATION OF THEIR HISTORIC BUILDING.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1

11AM-4PM  FUNDRAISER AT WERNER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (5116 WERNER CHURCH ROAD N.E.) IN CANTON.  FEATURES SAUSAGE SANDWICHES WITH PEPPERS AND ONIONS, HOT CHICKEN SANDWICHES, FRESH-CUT FRENCH FRIES, APPLE FRITTERS AND OTHER APPLE DESSERTS, AND APPLE CIDER.  OTHER ITEMS FOR SALE INCLUDE: HOMEMADE APPLE BUTTER, BAKED GOODS, PUMPKINS, MUMS, QUILTS, AND OTHER NEEDLEWORK.  PROCEEDS BENEFIT HARTVILLE MIGRANT MINISTRIES.

 

8PM  THE YOUNGSTOWN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS, “THE CLASSICAL MYSTERY TOUR: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES” AT THE EDWARD W. POWERS AUDITORIUM (260 W. FEDERAL STREET) IN YOUNGSTOWN.  MEMBERS OF THE BROADWAY SENSATION “BEATLEMANIA” PERFORM BEATLES CLASSICS LIKE “YESTERDAY,” “IMAGINE,” “HEY JUDE,” “ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE,” AND “A HARD DAY’S NIGHT.  FOR TICKETS, CALL (330)-744-0264 OR VISIT WWW.YOUNGSTOWNSYMPHONY.COM.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1 & SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

NOON-6:30PM  ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL AT SPRING HILL HISTORIC HOME (1401 SPRING HILL LANE N.E.) IN MASSILLON.  THE 73RD OHIO VOLUNTEER INFANTRY REGIMENT BAND SETS UP AN ENCAMPMENT AND PERFORMS THREE CONCERTS THROUGHOUT EACH DAY.  ALSO FEATURED AT THIS YEAR’S FESTIVAL ARE CIVIL WAR REENACTORS, A VARIETY OF TRADITIONAL ARTISAN VENDORS, AND A WIDE VARIETY OF MUSIC AND TRADITIONAL FALL FOODS.  THE HISTORIC HOME IS OPEN ALL DAY FOR SELF-GUIDED AUDIO TOURS AND A MOCK FUNERAL AT 2PM, BOTH DAYS.  NEW THIS YEAR: FIRST-PERSON OUTDOOR WALKING TOUR, “STRANGE HAPPENINGS OF THE CIVIL WAR”; THIS INCLUDES A VARIETY OF STRANGE-BUT-TRUE STORIES ABOUT UNUSUAL EVENTS, WEIRD JOBS, AND THINGS FROM THE WAR THAT JUST CAN’T BE EXPLAINED! THE TOUR IS FAMILY-FRIENDLY.  LUNCH AND DINNER PREPARED AND SERVED FROM LATE MORNING THROUGHOUT THE AFTERNOON FOR PURCHASE—INCLUDING SIDES, DESSERTS AND REFRESHMENTS.  THE FALL FESTIVAL IS A FUNDRAISER TO HELP SPRING HILL HISTORIC HOME REMAIN OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, AND TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE PROGRAMING FOR THE COMMUNITY; THEREFORE, GENERAL ADMISSION IS REQUIRED TO ENTER THE GROUNDS AND WILL INCLUDE EVERYTHING ON THE GROUNDS EXCEPT FOR HOUSE TOURS AND FOOD AND GIFT SHOP SALES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-833-6749 OR VISIT WWW.SPRINGHILLHISTORICHOME.ORG.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 2

11AM-1:30PM  FALL FESTIVAL AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET). HOMEMADE FOOD AVAILABLE, INCLUDING: POTATO SOUP, HALUSKI, HOT CHICKEN SANDWICHES, APPLE DUMPLINGS, AND PUMPKIN PIE; CARRYOUT AVAILABLE.  SECOND-CHANCE ITEMS AND BOOKS AVAILABLE AS WELL.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 3

6:30PM  BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP MEETS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  COMPARE NOTES AND HAVE A LIVELY DISCUSSION ABOUT THE BOOK OF THE MONTH: THE NIGHTINGALE, BY KRISTIN HANNAH. THE TITLE IS AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN AND BRANCH LIBRARIES, PHYSICALLY AND ELECTRONICALLY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

7PM  RICHARD HALDI PRESENTS “THE MEYERS LAKE STORY: A MANSION IN THE WILDERNESS” AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  HE’LL SHARE THE STORY OF A WEALTHY FOUNDRY OWNER FROM BALTIMORE, MARYLAND, NAMED ANDREW MEYER, WHO WANTED TO BUILD A MANSION IN THE WILDERNESS THAT WOULD EVENTUALLY BECOME ONE OF NORTHERN OHIO’S LEADING SUMMER RESORTS.  IT WOULD BOAST TWO POPULAR 19TH CENTURY HOTELS AND A GRAND CASINO.  IN THE 1970’S, IT WAS TO BE TRANSFORMED INTO A GRAND BICENTENNIAL PARK—A CONCEPT THAT, UNFORTUNATELY, NEVER TURNED INTO A REALITY.  THE PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4

3:30PM-4:30PM  BOOK CLUB FOR TEENS, AGES 12-18 YEARS, MEETS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY IN ALLIANCE.  ATTENDEES WILL DISCUSS THE BOOK OF THE MONTH: WINGS OF FIRE, BY TUI T. SUTHERLAND.  CRAFTS RELATED TO THE BOOK, SNACKS, AND BEVERAGES WILL BE AVAILABLE.  SIGN UP FOR THE BOOK CLUB AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

6PM-8PM  CROCHET CLASS FOR BEGINNERS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  TAUGHT BY JANE GRAHAM, A MEMBER OF THE KNITWITS NEEDLEWORK CIRCLE, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN HOW TO CROCHET A DISHCLOTH.  THOSE ATTENDING WILL NEED TO BRING A SIZE G OR H CROCHET HOOK AND ONE SKEIN OF PEACHES AND CREAM YARN IN THE COLOR OF THEIR CHOICE.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE MAIN LIBRARY AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5

10AM  COMPUTER CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN THE BASICS OF MICROSOFT EXCEL (2007), HOW SPREADSHEETS WORK, AND HOW TO ENTER DATA AND FORMULAE TO CALCULATE RESULTS.  PRIOR EXPERIENCE WITH MICROSOFT WORD IS PREFERRED.  SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 6

5PM-7:30PM  ARTIST RECEPTION FOR MARIANNE VAN LENT AT THE KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AT STARK’S MAIN HALL ART GALLERY (6000 FRANK AVE. N.W.) IN NORTH CANTON.  THE EXHIBITION FEATURING HER PAINTINGS, “GLADE INVADED,” IS OPEN MONDAY THROUGH FRIDAY, FROM 11AM TO 5PM, OCTOBER 5TH THROUGH THE 28TH.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-244-3356 OR E-MAIL JMCWHORT@KENT.EDU.

 

6PM  “SOUP AT SIX” AT THE MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM (800 MCKINLEY MONUMENT DRIVE N.W.) IN CANTON.  ENJOY ONE OF THE MUSEUM’S SIGNATURE SOUPS, FRESH BAKED BREAD, DRINKS, AND DESSERT.  THEN, JOIN CURATOR KIM KENNEY AS SHE DISCUSSES LETTERS WRITTEN FROM SOLDIERS, STATIONED OVERSEAS, TO THEIR LOVED ONES BACK HOME IN STARK COUNTY.  MEANWHILE, CHRIS KENNEY—THE MUSEUM’S DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION—WILL PERFORM MUSIC FROM THE DIFFERENT WARS.  COST IS $15.  PRE-PAID RESERVATIONS ARE DUE BY OCTOBER 3; PLEASE CALL (330)-455-7043.

 

7PM  CHRIST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (470 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE HOSTS MICHELE MURDOCK, AUTHOR OF THE BOOK “A JOURNEY OF COURAGE: THE AMAZING STORY OF SISTER DOROTHY STANG”—THE STORY OF DAYTON-BORN SISTER DOROTHY STANG, WHO WORKED AS AN ADVOCATE FOR THE RURAL POOR OF BRAZIL IN THE 1970’S AND WAS KILLED FOR HER WORK IN 2005.  SPECIAL GUEST FOR THE EVENING WILL BE STANG’S RELIGIOUS SISTER COMPANION, JUDI CLEMENS, WHO WORKED ALONGSIDE HER IN BRAZIL.  R.S.V.P. TO UMWEVENT@GMAIL.COM OR CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE AT (330)-823-7136.   THE BOOK IS AVAILABLE AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY’S MAIN AND BRANCH LOCATIONS, AND MAY ALSO BE PURCHASED FROM THE CHURCH.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

7:30AM-8:45AM  “MAKE AN IMPACT,” A PRESENTATION OF THE JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT’S FINANCIAL LITERACY COMMITTEE.  JOIN JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT STUDENTS AND WILLIAM C. SHIVERS (PRESIDENT OF HUNTINGTON BANK’S GREATER AKRON/CANTON AND MAHONING VALLEY REGIONS) AT WALSH UNIVERSITY’S BARRETT CENTER (2020 E. MAPLE STREET) IN NORTH CANTON TO LEARN HOW EARLY FINANCIAL LITERACY EDUCATION PLAYS AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN HELPING YOUNG PEOPLE OWN THEIR ECONOMIC SUCCESS.  REGISTER AT WWW.JAONLINE.ORG/MAKEANIMPACT.

 

10AM  TABLET TECH CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN ABOUT BASIC FEATURES ON YOUR IPAD AND SOME POPULAR APPS.  LEARN HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS, CLOSE APPS, CHANGE SETTINGS, AND MORE.  BE SURE YOUR DEVICE IS FULLY CHARGED AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORDS.  SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

4PM-6PM  RIGATONI DINNER AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET).  INCLUDES RIGATONI WITH MEAT SAUCE, TOSSED SALAD, BREAD, DESSERT, AND COFFEE.  $8 PER PERSON, $5 PER CHILD AGES 10 AND UNDER.  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR OR IN ADVANCE BY CALLING (330)-821-3348.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12

10AM  TABLET TECH CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN ABOUT BASIC FEATURES ON YOUR ANDROID TABLET AND SOME POPULAR APPS.  LEARN HOW TO DOWNLOAD APPS, CLOSE APPS, CHANGE SETTINGS, AND MORE.  BE SURE YOUR DEVICE IS FULLY CHARGED AND KNOW YOUR PASSWORDS.  SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 17

10AM  COMPUTER CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN THE BASICS OF WRITING A SUCCESSFUL RESUME USING OUR WINWAY RESUME DELUXE SOFTWARE.  BRING A FLASH DRIVE TO SAVE YOUR PROGRESS OR BE PREPARED TO E-MAIL A COPY TO YOURSELF.  PRIOR COMPUTER EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED.  SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

7:30PM  “FROM WW1 TO WWZ: LEARNING FROM OUR MISTAKES,” PRESENTED AT THE CONFERENCE CENTER AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY’S STARK CAMPUS (6000 FRANK AVE. N.W.) IN NORTH CANTON BY MAX BROOKS—THE SON OF MEL BROOKS AND ANNE BANCROFT, AND BEST-SELLING AUTHOR OF THE BOOKS THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE, WORLD WAR Z, AND THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: RECORDED ATTACKS.  ON STAGE, AS WITH HIS WRITING, BROOKS TACKLES QUESTIONS ABOUT THE THREADS THAT HOLD SOCIETY TOGETHER, AND WHAT’S REALLY AT STAKE WHEN THOSE THREADS ARE STRESSED, LOOSED, OR TORN.  THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT TICKETS ARE REQUIRED (LIMIT TWO PER PERSON); TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE MAIN HALL INFORMATION DESK AT THE KSU STARK CAMPUS; NO PHONE RESERVATIONS ACCEPTED.  FOR MORE INFO, CALL (330)-499-9600 OR VISIT WWW.KENT.EDU/STARK/FEATURED-SPEAKERS-SERIES.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19

10AM  COMPUTER CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN HOW TO NAVIGATE POPULAR JOB SEARCH WEBSITES AND SOME TIPS FOR YOUR OWN JOB SEARCH.  PRIOR COMPUTER EXPERIENCE IS PREFERRED.  SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25

10AM  COMPUTER CLASS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  LEARN ABOUT FREE APPS, OFFERED BY THE LIBRARY, FOR BORROWING EBOOKS, AUDIOBOOKS, MAGAZINES, MOVIES, AND TELEVISION SHOWS.  BRING YOUR LIBRARY CARD, PASSWORD, AND TABLET OR EREADER WITH YOU, IN ORDER TO DOWNLOAD THE APPS.   SEATS ARE LIMITED; REGISTER AT THE MAIN LIBRARY OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

10AM  FALL BRUNCH AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET).  $6 PER PERSON; TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED OR RESERVED IN ADVANCE BY CALLING (330)-821-3348.