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THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART (CMA) WILL HOST THE MIDWEST PREMIERE OF A PROVOCATIVE NEW EXHIBIT ABOUT ART FRAUD AND DECEPTION. “INTENT TO DECEIVE: FAKES AND FORGERIES IN THE ART WORLD” OPEN NOW AT THE MUSEUM, AND THE EXHIBIT WILL BE ON VIEW THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2014.

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MONDAY, OCTOBER 20

2PM-7PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT KIDRON PARK, LOCATED AT 4434 KIDRON ROAD IN KIDRON.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

4PM-8PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT THE VIVIAN MUNSON DANCE STUDIO, LOCATED AT 320 FEDERAL AVE. IN MASSILLON.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21

2PM-6PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT MASSILLON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 965 OVERLOOK S.W. IN MASSILLON.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 22

THE MASSILLON MUSEUM, LOCATED AT 121 LINCOLN WAY EAST, WILL BE HOSTING THE FOLLOWING EVENT:

6PM-7:30PM  KIDS’ HALLOWEEN PARTY AT THE MASSILLON MUSEUM (121 LINCOLN WAY EAST).  MEMBERS’ CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN.  RESERVATIONS REQUESTED.

 

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 23

8:30AM-3:30PM  THE STARK COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION WILL BE HOLDING OFFICE ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF ALLIANCE CITY HALL, LOCATED AT 470 E. MARKET STREET IN ALLIANCE.  THERE IS A PARKING LOT OPPOSITE THE BUILDING AND THE BUILDING ITSELF IS HANDICAP-ACCESSIBLE.  ARE YOU A WAR TIME VETERAN OR THE WIDOW OF A WAR TIME VETERAN?  IF YOU ARE, THERE IS A BENEFIT THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW ABOUT: IT IS CALLED THE NON SERVICE CONNECTED PENSION.  ELIGIBILITY IS BASED ON YOUR FINANCIAL SITUATION AND COUNTABLE MEDICAL EXPENSES, AS WELL AS YOUR SERVICE TIME.  VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND IF THEY HAVE QUESTIONS OR WISH TO APPLY FOR VA BENEFITS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT NEEDED; PEOPLE ARE SERVED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION, CALL 330-451-7457.

 

3:30PM-7:30PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT HARTVILLE MENNONITE CHURCH, LOCATED AT 1470 SMITH KRAMER STREE IN HARTVILLE.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24

1PM-5PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT FIRST AMERICAN LOAN, LOCATED AT 529 WEST HIGH AVE. IN NEW PHILADELPHIA.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

6PM-8:30PM  “TRUNK OR TREAT” AT GRACE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, LOCATED AT 1720 SCHNEIDER STREET N.W. IN NORTH CANTON.  DRESS IN COSTUME (PLEASE, NO SCARY COSTUMES!!!) AND “TRUNK OR TREAT” FROM CAR-TO-CAR IN THE PARKING LOT.  THERE WILL BE FOOD AND BEVERAGES, PUMPKIN PAINTING, AND COOKIE DECORATING.  ADMISSION IS FREE.  CALL 330-499-2330 FOR MORE INFO, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26

11AM-3PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE BUEHLER’S DOVER, LOCATED AT 3000 NORTH WOOSTER AVE. IN DOVER.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

11AM-3PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT BUEHLER’S NEW PHILADELPHIA, LOCATED AT 417 S. BROADWAY STREET IN NEW PHILADELPHIA.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 27

9AM-2PM  AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER IS HAVING A BLOOD DRIVE AT MCKINLEY HIGH SCHOOL, LOCATED AT 2323 17TH STREET N.W. IN CANTON.  ENTER THE MONTHLY PRIZE DRAWING FOR A CHANCE TO WIN A $50 GAS CARD.  DON’T FORGET TO BRING YOUR I.D.!

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

THE MASSILLON MUSEUM, LOCATED AT 121 LINCOLN WAY EAST, WILL BE HOSTING THE FOLLOWING EVENTS:

12:10PM-12:50PM  BROWN BAG LUNCH—PACK YOUR OWN.  NO ADMISSION FEE, NO RESERVATIONS.  FREE COOKIES AND COFFEE.

CALL 330-833-4061 OR VISIT WWW.MASSILLONMUSEUM.ORG FOR MORE INFO.

12PM AT THE MASSILLON MUSEUM, MAIN LEVEL.  “MASSILLON AND THE WAR TO END ALL WARS.”  MASSILLON MUSEUM ARCHIVIST, MANDY POND.  FREE ADMISSION; NO NEED TO RSVP.  COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE, TEA & COOKIE.  BRING YOUR LUNCH OR BUY LUNCH IN THE MUSEUM LOBBY.  WWW.MASSILLONMUSEUM.ORG 330-833-4061

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29

10AM  THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER AT 602 W. VINE STREET IS HOSTING A FALL BRUNCH.  TICKETS ARE $6 PER PERSON AND MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.  CALL 330-821-3348.

 

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31

6PM-10PM  THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER AT 602 W. VINE STREET IS HOSTING A HALLOWEEN DINNER AND DANCE, FEATURING THE REX TANERI ORCHESTRA.  ADMISSION IS $14 FOR THE DINNER AND DANCE AND $7 FOR THE DANCE ONLY.  TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.  CALL 330-821-3348.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 1

9AM-4PM  GET A HEAD START ON HOLIDAY SHOPPING AND BUY LOCALLY! WHEN YOU SHOP AT THE NATURE FESTIVAL ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW, YOU CAN FIND GREAT, UNIQUE HOLIDAY GIFTS AND SUPPORT THE WILDERNESS CENTER AND LOCAL ARTISANS ALL AT THE SAME TIME!  THE WILDERNESS CENTER IS LOCATED AT 9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W. IN WILMOT.  ADMISSION IS FREE, AND ALL VENDORS ARE INDOORS. VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

10AM-3PM  THE STOCK PILE AT 1387 CLARENDON S.W. IN CANTON IS CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF SERVING THE REGION BY OFFERING BUILDING MATERIALS AT APPROXIMATELY ONE-THIRD OF THEIR RETAIL PRICE TO LOW-MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES AND NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS.  DOORS, WINDOWS, LIGHT FIXTURES, PAINT, TRIM, COUNTER TOPS, APPLIANCES, SINKS, AND MUCH MORE!  FREE POPCORN AND LEMONADE WILL BE AVAILABLE.  MEMBERS RECEIVE ADDITIONAL DISCOUNTS, BUT THE STOCK PILE IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.  FREE MEMBERSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE TO ALL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS WHO QUALIFY AS ELDERLY, DISABLED, OR LOW-MODERATE INCOME.  FOR MORE INFO, CALL 330-455-4585 OR VISIT WWW.THESTOCKPILE.ORG.

 

12PM-2PM  KNOTTED FRIENDSHIP BRACELETS AT MASSILLON MUSEUM (121 LINCOLN WAY EAST IN MASSILLON).  FREE FAMILY ACTIVITY.  NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

 

2PM-3PM  THE WILDERNESS CENTER AT 9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W. IN WILMOT IS FEATURING A PRESENTATION OF “DRIFTING INTO DARIEN: A PERSONAL AND NATURAL HISTORY OF THE ALTAHAMA RIVER” BY JANISSE RAY.  EVERYONE IS WELCOME.  VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 2

1PM  CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH IS HOSTING A FREE PERFORMANCE BY THE JOHN GLICK FAMILY SINGERS AT 1779 DEPOT ROAD IN SALEM.  FOR MORE INFO, CALL 330-257-0419.

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

9:30AM THE STARK COUNTY INVESTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION FOR ITS 2014 QUARTERLY REVIEWS OF STARK COUNTY’S INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO. MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S BOARD ROOM, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING LOCATED AT 110 CENTRAL PLAZA SOUTH, CANTON.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 5

10AM  JOIN A NATURALIST ON THE FIRST WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FOR A WALK ON THE TRAILS AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER (9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W.) IN WILMOT. SEE WHAT’S INTERESTING TODAY!  ALL AGES.  FREE.  VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7

8PM  STAR WATCH AND PLANETARIUM SHOW AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER (9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W.) IN WILMOT.  ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US.  THE ICY GIANTS NEPTUNE AND URANUS WILL BE VISIBLE AS WELL AS A BRIGHT MOON. WE WILL EVEN THROW IN SOME STAR CLUSTERS IN THE MIX.  ALL AGES.  FREE.  KEEP LOOKING UP.  VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8

2PM  FOXFIELD PRESERVE INFO SESSION AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER (9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W.) IN WILMOT.  FOXFIELD PRESERVE IS A NATURE PRESERVE CEMETERY AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER.  NATURAL BURIAL IS AN ECONOMICAL, ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY ALTERNATIVE TO MODERN BURIAL.  A NATURAL BURIAL AT FOXFIELD PRESERVE LEAVES A PERMANENT LEGACY FOR YOUR FAMILY, COMMUNITY AND THE NATURAL WORLD.  FREE INFORMATIONAL SESSIONS ARE HELD MONTHLY AT TWC.  VISIT WWW.FOXFIELDPRESERVE.ORG FOR ALL 2014 DATES.  VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

7PM  A PERENNIAL FAVORITE RETURNS TO THE WILDERNESS CENTER (9877 ALABAMA AVE. S.W.) IN WILMOT!  THE HASTILY ASSEMBLED GRASSROOTS BAND INVITES YOU TO SPEND AN EVENING WITH US AS WE EXPLORE A WIDE RANGE OF MUSICAL INFLUENCES STEMMING FROM THE MOUNTAINS OF KENTUCKY TO THE STREETS OF MEMPHIS BY WAY OF NASHVILLE THROUGH NEW YORK.  FROM ROCK-A-BILLY TO REGGAE, AND BLUES TO BLUEGRASS, FROM COUNTRY GREEN TO CITY BLUE, THE BAND MEMBERS COME TOGETHER AT AN INTERSECTION OF AMERICAN MUSICAL DIVERSITY THAT PROVES TO BE FUN, EXCITING, AND SPONTANEOUS.  $8 FOR TWC MEMBERS, $10 FOR NONMEMBERS. CHILDREN 15 AND YOUNGER HALF PRICE IF ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT.  VISIT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG OR CALL 1-877-359-5235 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 9

12PM-3PM, ON THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH, ST. GEORGE ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IS HOSTING A ROMANIAN DINNER.  CHICKEN STEW, MAMALIGA, AND SARMALE ARE SOME OF THE TRADITIONAL ROMANIAN DISHES ON THE MENU.  ADMISSION IS $10 PER ADULT (OLDER THAN 10), $5 PER CHILD (5-10 YEARS), AND FREE FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND UNDER.

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 11

ALLIANCE AREA CONCERT ASSOCIATION’S 70TH SEASON OF PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINMENT AT ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL.  CONCERTS AT 7PM MON-SAT, 3PM SUNDAYS:

NOVEMBER 11, 2014: UMI GARRETT, PIANIST

FEBRUARY 10, 2015: AL SIMMONS, ONE-MAN VARIETY ACT

APRIL 22, 2015: GOOD COMPANY, R&B/ROCK/GOSPEL/BLUEGRASS

ADMISSION IS BY SEASON SUBSCRIPTION ONLY.  CALL 330-821-7877 OR GO TO WWW.ALLIANCECONCERTS.ORG AND CLICK ON THE TICKET INFORMATION LINK.

 

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17

5:30PM-9PM  COMMUNITY HOSPICE NEEDS HIGHLY MOTIVATED AND COMPASSIONATE INDIVIDUALS WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME.  HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TEAMS OFFER MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO SHARE GIFTS AND TALENTS; YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN HELPING PATIENTS, DELIVERING SUPPLIES, WORKING WITH MILITARY VETERANS, FUNDRAISING, SEWING/QUILTING, HELPING IN THE OFFICE, HOSPICE HOUSE, OR A VARIETY OF OTHER WAYS.  CALL 330-493-0126 WITH ANY QUESTIONS AND TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE.  YOU MUST BE WILLING TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS.

 

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

8PM-11PM  BENEFIT DANCE FOR SHARON BUDD AT THE K OF C AT 988 CHERRY ROAD N.W. IN MASSILLON, FEATURING A PERFORMANCE BY JIMMY & THE SOUL BLAZERS.  THERE WILL ALSO BE A 50/50 RAFFLE, BASKET AUCTION, AND CASH BAR.  TICKETS ARE $20 EACH.  SHARON—WIFE, MOTHER, AND LANGUAGE ARTS TEACHER AT PERRY LOCAL SCHOOLS—WAS CRITICALLY INJURED AFTER BEING STRUCK IN THE HEAD BY A ROCK THROWN BY TEENAGERS FROM AN OVERPASS ON THE I-80 IN PENNSYLVANIA.  SHE HAS MADE A RECOVERY, WORKING VERY HARD WITH THE STRENGTH OF HER HUSBAND, RANDY.  THANKFULLY, SHARON AND RANDY WILL BE COMING HOME, WHERE SHE WILL REQUIRE THERAPY AND 24/7 CARE.  SHARON STILL HAS A LONG WAY TO GO, AND THIS BENEFIT DANCE IS INTENDED TO HELP THE FAMILY WITH MOUNTING MEDICAL BILLS.  FOR TICKETS, CALL 330-575-1076 OR 330-418-6920.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY.

 

 

 

CARNATION CITY PLAYERS 55TH SEASON

FIREHOUSE THEATER, 450 E. MARKET STREET, ALLIANCE

BOX OFFICE: 330-821-8712

WWW.CARNATIONCITYPLAYERS.ORG

PETER PAN, JR.

DECEMBER 5-7, 12-14 2014

THINK OF THE HAPPIEST THINGS AS THE CLASSIC STORY OF PETER PAN IS BROUGHT TO LIFE IN THIS DISNEY MUSICAL.  WENDY DARLING LOVES TO TELL STORIES TO HER BROTHERS, MICHAEL AND JOHN.  BUT WHEN HER FATHER DECIDES SHE MUST MOVE OUT OF THE NURSERY, PETER PAN SHOWS UP AND WHISKS THE CHILDREN AWAY TO THE “SECOND STAR TO THE RIGHT” AND BEYOND—TO NEVER LAND!  THERE, THE DARLING CHILDREN EMBARK ON A MAGICAL ADVENTURE AND ALONG THE WAY MEET MERMAIDS, INDIANS, THE LOST BOYS, A BAND OF PIRATES, AND MORE.  IF THE CHILDREN ARE EVER TO GET BACK HOME, PETER MUST DEFEAT THE NOTORIOUS CAPTAIN HOOK WITH THE HELP OF TINKER BELL AND HER FAIRY FRIENDS.

 

 

 

CARNATION CITY PLAYERS 55TH SEASON

FIREHOUSE THEATER, 450 E. MARKET STREET, ALLIANCE

BOX OFFICE: 330-821-8712

WWW.CARNATIONCITYPLAYERS.ORG

THE ADDAMS FAMILY

FEBRUARY 27—MARCH 1, MARCH 6-8 2015

THE BIZARRE AND BELOVED CHARACTERS ARE BACK IN A MACABRE COMEDY THAT SHAKES THE FOUNDATION ON WHICH THE ADDAMS FAMILY HAS LIVED FOR GENERATIONS.  WEDNESDAY ADDAMS HAS GROWN UP AND FALLEN IN LOVE WITH A SWEET, SMART YOUNG MAN FROM A RESPECTABLE FAMILY.  IF THAT WASN’T UPSETTING ENOUGH, SHE CONFIDES IN HER FATHER AND ASKS FOR “ONE NORMAL NIGHT” TO IMPRESS HER “NORMAL” BOYFRIEND AND HIS PARENTS.  NOW, GOMEZ MUST DO SOMETHING HE’S NEVER DONE BEFORE—KEEP A SECRET FROM HIS BELOVED WIFE, MORTICIA.  WITH THE HELP OF THE ADDAMS FAMILY ANCESTORS, THE OOKY CLAN IS IN FOR A FATEFUL NIGHT THAT COULD CHANGE THE WHOLE FAMILY FOREVER.

 

 

 

CARNATION CITY PLAYERS 55TH SEASON

FIREHOUSE THEATER, 450 E. MARKET STREET, ALLIANCE

BOX OFFICE: 330-821-8712

WWW.CARNATIONCITYPLAYERS.ORG

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

APRIL 24-26, MAY 1-3 2015

THE QUINTESSENTIAL STORY OF FRIENDSHIP AND TRUST, STEEL MAGNOLIAS SERVES UP A SOUTHERN SLICE OF LIFE THAT’S AS WARM AND COMFORTING AS SWEET POTATO PIE.  IN THE WORLD OF TRUVY’S LOCAL HOMEGROWN BEAUTY SALON, SIX VERY DIFFERENT WOMEN COME TOGETHER TO SHARE THEIR SECRETS, FEARS, AND LOVE FOR ONE ANOTHER, WHILE ENGAGING THE AUDIENCE IN HYSTERICAL AND NEIGHBORLY GOSSIP.  FROM WEDDINGS TO DIVORCES, BABIES TO FUNERALS, NEW BEGINNINGS TO HAPPY ENDINGS, THEY SHARE EACH MOMENT IN THEIR LIVES WITH GRACE, DETERMINATION, AND PERFECTLY COIFFED HAIR.  WHEN TRAGEDY STRIKES, IT IS IN THE FAMILIAR COMFORT OF TRUVY’S SALON WHERE THEY SEEK SOLACE AND SUPPORT THAT CARRIES THEM THROUGH.

 

CARNATION CITY PLAYERS 55TH SEASON

FIREHOUSE THEATER, 450 E. MARKET STREET, ALLIANCE

BOX OFFICE: 330-821-8712

WWW.CARNATIONCITYPLAYERS.ORG

THE ANDERSONVILLE TRIAL

JUNE 5-6, 12-14 2015

IN 1865, CAPTAIN HARRY WIRZ IS BROUGHT TO TRIAL TO ANSWER CHARGES OF MURDER AND CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY PERTAINING TO ADMINISTRATION OF THE ANDERSONVILLE PRISON, WHERE 13,700 PRISONERS OF WAR MET THEIR DEATH DUE TO INADEQUATE MEDICAL CARE, UNCHECKED SPREAD OF DYSENTERY, SHODDY SANITATION, AND LACK OF PROPER FOOD.  WHILE WIRZ AND HIS DEFENSE TEAM CONTEND THE CAPTAIN WAS ONLY FOLLOWING ORDERS AND UNABLE TO PREVENT THE TRAGEDY, PROSECUTORS COUNTER WITH THE ARGUMENT THAT THE CHAIN OF MILITARY COMMAND DID NOT SUPERSEDE HIS MORAL AND ETHICAL OBLIGATIONS TO THE MEN UNDER HIS WATCH.