Alliance Amateur Radio Club
Alliance Area Chamber of Commerce
Alliance Symphony Orchestra
Canton Amateur Radio Club
Canton Memorial Civic Center
Canton Museum of Art
Canton Palace Theater
Canton Symphony Orchestra
Carnation City Players
Louisville Art and History Gallery
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
Rodman Public Library
Spring Hill Historic Home
The Wilderness Center
University of Mount Union
Tuesday, October 16
11AM—1PM Lunch and bake sale at McCrea Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (2040 McCrea Street) in Alliance. Bring a bag of candy for the resident Halloween celebrations and receive a free baked good. RSVP by calling (330)-823-9005, ext. 223. All proceeds go to residents’ Thanksgiving Dinner.
Friday, October 19
7PM Free screening of the movie I Can Only Imagine (2018; rated PG) on the lawn at the First Assembly of God Church (45 E. Harrison Street) in Alliance. Free food and drinks. All children in attendance will receive a treat bag. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets, etc. The movie begins promptly at dusk; in the event of bad weather, it will be screened indoors.
Friday, October 19 & Saturday, October 20
4:30PM—8:30PM 7th annual “Spooky Science” event at Beech Creek Gardens (11929 Beech Street N.E.) in Alliance. More than 25 interactive activity stations with science experiments, hay rides, bone digs, “mad scientist” demonstrations, and live reptiles and woodland animals. New this year, the Creekside Center for Water Sciences offers new exhibits on spiders, eye care, a planetarium, and more! Admission is $8 per person ($6 each for members) and free for ages 2 and younger. For more information, visit www.beechcreekgardens.org.
Saturday, October 20
3PM Free screening of the movie I Can Only Imagine (2018; rated PG) at the Maranatha Minstries Church (14289 Edison Street) in Alliance. Open to the public.
6PM—MIDNIGHT 3rd annual charity “Spooktacular” at the Elk’s Lodge (606 Glamorgan Street) in Alliance. Meet early in the Alliance High School parking lot at 4pm for a scavenger hunt. Tickets $20 each; to purchase, call Mark (330)-614-1489. Proceeds benefit Homes for our Troops.
Wednesday, October 24
NOON Alliance High School Class of 1953 meets for lunch at Chives Grill (2355 S. Union Ave.) in Alliance. Bring a friend. For more information, call (330)-823-1218.
Thursday, October 25—Saturday, October 27
5PM—10PM THU & FRI
Fall Festival at Fieldcrest Estate (1346 Easthill/55th Street S.E.) in North Canton. This event features displays of thousands of lit jack-o-lanterns, a hayride, a hay stack climb, a hay slide, a maze, a putt-putt course, spook trail, petting zoo, food trucks, a DJ, kid-friendly Halloween movies, face painting, pumpkin activities, and more. Tickets are available for purchase in advance online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/fall-festival-featuring-the-glow-tickets-39885609933?utm_source=Mail&utm_campaign=d202e6e1a0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_244b16901d-d202e6e1a0-209987773 or for cash-only at the gate. For any questions about the event, call (330)-966-2222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday, October 26
11AM—1:30PM Massillon/McKinley Luncheon at the Fraternal Order of Eagles (303 Weirich Blvd. N.W.) in Massillon, hosted by the Massillon and Canton Rotary Clubs. Keynote speaker is former OSU Head Coach and current Younstown State President Jim Tressel. Tickets include a full lunch, drinks, dessert, and entertainment; $20 for Rotary members and $25 for non-members, available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/massillonmckinley-luncheon-with-jim-tressel-tickets-50283830290 or through the Massillon Rotary Club’s Facebook Page https://www.facebook.com/massillonrotary/. Tickets can also be purchased in person at Mr. Richard Leffler’s (CPA) office (2070 Wales Road N.E.) in Massillon. Limited availability.
Saturday, October 27
6PM Southern Gospel group The Fishermen performs live at the Marlboro Assembly of God Church (12600 Marlboro Ave. N.E.) in Alliance. Learn more about the group online at www.gospelgigs.com.
Wednesday, October 31
6PM—8PM Trick or Treat at McCrea Manor Nursing & Rehabilitation Center (2040 McCrea Street) in Alliance. Enjoy cookies, cider, and candy provided by the residents. Free and open to the community. RSVP by October 24th by calling (330)-823-9005, ext. 223.
Thursday, November 1
9AM—3PM Veterans’ Resource Fair at the Walsh University Cecchini Center (2020 E. Maple Street) in North Canton. Join serving area military and representatives from VA resource organizations, available to provide more information on VA healthcare enrollment, compensation and benefits, financial assistance, employment, legal aid, therapy programs, and more. Additional resources include food, clothing, toiletries, flu shots, and massages. Veterans must bring proof of military service, such as a DD214, Military ID, VA card, or discharge papers. More information is available online at www.servingareamilitary.com and also at www.starkvets.org.
Saturday, November 17
9AM—4PM Holiday Craft Show at the St. George Romanian Orthodox Church (144 30th Street N.W.) in Canton. Traditional Romanian food served for lunch at 11am, for dine-in or carryout. Other food available for purchase includes home-baked nut rolls, holiday cookies, bread, Romanian pastries, and cabbage rolls.