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AULTMAN BLOOD CENTER DONATION CALENDAR

http://aultman.org/docs/default-source/blood/february-calendar-2016-revised.pdf?sfvrsn=2

 

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/

 

LENTEN FISH FRY FUNDRAISER AT REGINA COELI PARISH

EACH FRIDAY DURING LENT, FROM FEBRUARY 12 TO MARCH 18, THE PARISH (663 FERNWOOD BLVD.) IN ALLIANCE HOSTS A FISH FRY DINNER.  THE PARISH IS ALSO SEEKING CONTRIBUTIONS FROM BUSINESSES THAT WILL HELP DEFRAY THE COSTS OF THE EVENT AND OFFER AN OPPORTUNITY TO ADVERTISE YOUR BUSINESS.  ALL DONORS WILL BE GIVEN RECOGNITION AT THE EVENT AND WILL RECEIVE FREE FISH FRY TICKETS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-5880.

 

LENTEN DINNER AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CHURCH

LENTEN DINNERS SERVED FRIDAYS, FEBRUARY 12TH THROUGH MARCH 18TH AT THE PARISH LIFE CENTER (1800 STEESE ROAD IN UNIONTOWN).  CARRY-OUT OR DINING ROOM SERVICE FROM 4:30PM-7PM.  DINNER OPTIONS AVAILABLE ARE: FRIED OR BAKED COD $9; FRIED SHRIMP $11; COD/SHRIMP COMBO $11; PIEROGIES, PIZZA OR MAC-N-CHEESE $6; CHILDREN’S DINNER $5.  ALL DINNERS COME WITH COFFEE OR TEA AND SIDES.  SIDE OPTIONS: ONE PIECE BAKED FISH $4; TWO PIECES FRIED FISH $4; ONE SLICE CHEESE PIZZA $2; ALL OTHER SIDES $2.  OTHER BEVERAGES AND DESSERTS AVAILABLE.  CALL (330)-896-2345.

 

LENTEN PIEROGIE & HALUSHKI SALES AT ST. ANN’S CHURCH

11AM-6:30PM FRIDAYS FEBRUARY 12—MARCH 18

ST. ANN’S CHURCH (323 S. 15TH STREET) IN SEBRING SELLS DIFFERENT FLAVORS OF PIEROGIES AND HALUSHKI WITH OPTIONAL TOPPINGS; APPLE FRITTERS, DRINKS, AND CONTAINERS ALSO AVAILABLE.  NO GOOD FRIDAY SALES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-938-2033.

 

CONTINUED LEARNING PROGRAM AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION

10AM TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 2, 9, 16, AND 23

THE UNIVERSITY OF MOUNT UNION IN ALLIANCE HOSTS A SERIES OF PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS IN THE NEWBOLD ROOM AT THE HOOVER-PRICE CAMPUS CENTER.  THERE ARE NO TESTS, NO QUIZZES AND NO TUITION CHARGES.  SCHEDULED TOPICS INCLUDE “LIBRARIES TRANSFORM” (FEB. 2), “MARLINGTON LOCAL SCHOOLS” (FEB. 9), “HEALTHY LIVING” (FEB. 16), AND “ONE BOOK, ONE COMMUNITY” (FEB. 23).  ATTENDEES ARE WELCOME TO STAY FOR LUNCH AFTER EACH SESSION; COST FOR ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT IS $7.  IF YOU HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS OR REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS, PLEASE CALL (330)-829-8168.

 

STORY TIME FOR YOUNG CHILDREN AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

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.

 

“WEE READ” AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

WEE READ IS A PROGRAM OFFERED THROUGH THE CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE DESIGNED TO INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO BOOKS, FINGERPLAYS AND MUSIC.  AGES BIRTH THROUGH TWO YEARS, AND THEIR PARENTS OR CAREGIVERS ARE INVITED.  MONDAY EVENINGS AT THE MAIN LIBRARY FROM 6:30PM-7:00PM AND WEDNESDAY MORNINGS AT THE MAIN AND BRANCH LIBRARIES FROM 10:30AM-11:00AM.  SESSIONS LAST 20-30 MINUTES.  NO REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  COME AS OFTEN AS YOU LIKE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE MAIN CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 223, OR THE BRANCH AT (330)-821-1313.

 

GIRLS’ BOOK CLUB AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

4:15PM-5PM  A BOOK CLUB FOR GIRLS, AGES 8-11, MEETS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE EVERY THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH.  THE MEETING INCLUDES A BOOK DISCUSSION, GAMES, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES.  PARTICIPANTS HAVE A FOUR-WEEK CHECKOUT OF A SELECTED TITLE ONE MONTH IN ADVANCE—FOR WHICH, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO READ ON A 4TH-6TH GRADE LEVEL.  PARTICIPANTS DO NOT HAVE TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR REGISTRATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 223.

 

BOYS’ BOOK CLUB AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

4:15PM-5PM  A BOOK CLUB FOR BOYS, AGES 8-11, MEETS AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE EVERY SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH FROM 4:15-5:00 P.M.  THE MEETING INCLUDES A BOOK DISCUSSION, GAMES, AND OTHER ACTIVITIES.  PARTICIPANTS HAVE A FOUR-WEEK CHECKOUT OF A SELECTED TITLE ONE MONTH IN ADVANCE—FOR WHICH, REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.  PARTICIPANTS MUST BE ABLE TO READ ON A 4TH-6TH GRADE LEVEL.  PARTICIPANTS NEED NOT ATTEND ALL SESSIONS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR REGISTRATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 223.

 

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

10AM  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE OFFERS A COMPUTER CLASS THAT COVERS THE BASICS OF USING A COMPUTER.  TOPICS INCLUDE USING A KEYBOARD AND MOUSE, WHERE TO FIND THE POWER BUTTON, AND SOME BASIC TERMINOLOGY.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; STOP BY THE LIBRARY TO REGISTER IN PERSON OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

1PM  LEARN TO KNIT AT RODMAN PULBIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE WITH JANE GRAHAM, A MEMBER OF THE KNITWITS NEEDLEWORK CIRCLE.  NEWCOMERS WILL WORK ON A SCARF AND NEED TO BRING A PAIR OF SIZE 7 KNITTING NEEDLES WITH ONE SKEIN OF KNITTING WORSTED YARN.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE LIBRARY AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

6PM-7:30PM  OPENING RECEPTION FOR “CLIMBING THE SOCIAL LADDER,” AN ART EXHIBITION, AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AT STARK’S MAIN HALL ART GALLERY (6000 FRANK AVE. N.W.) IN NORTH CANTON.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-244-3356 OR E-MAIL JMCWHORT@KENT.EDU.

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 11

10AM  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE OFFERS A COMPUTER CLASS THAT COVERS AN INTRO TO FACEBOOK, THE LARGEST SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORK THAT GIVES YOU THE OPPORTUNITY TO SHARE INFORMATION WITH YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY.  LEARN HOW TO POST A STATUS, SHARE A PHOTO, AND MANY OTHER BASIC FEATURES.  BRING YOUR SIGN-IN INFORMATION IF YOU WANT TO PARTICIPATE, BUT COME AND WATCH IF YOU ARE JUST CURIOUS.  PRIOR EXPERIENCE USING THE INTERNET IS PREFERRED.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; STOP BY THE LIBRARY TO REGISTER IN PERSON OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

12PM  SENIOR LUNCH AT MCCREA MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2040 MCCREA STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  INCLUDES CHICKEN ALFREDO, SIDE SALAD, BREADSTICKS, AND TIRAMISU.  ENTERTAINMENT PROVIDED BY LAUREN COLER, “THE SINGING SENIOR CITIZEN.”  FREE AND OPEN TO SENIORS IN THE COMMUNITY.  PLEASE RSVP BY FEBRUARY 10TH BY CALLING (330)-823-9005.

 

1PM-2PM  ARTIST JENNIFER JONES DISCUSSES “CLIMBING THE SOCIAL LADDER,” HER ART EXHIBITION, AT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AT STARK’S MAIN HALL ART GALLERY (6000 FRANK AVE. N.W.) IN NORTH CANTON.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-244-3356 OR E-MAIL JMCWHORT@KENT.EDU.

 

3PM-5PM  TIRED OF ALL THE LOVEY-DOVEY VALENTINE’S DAY MUSH?  JOIN RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE IN CELEBRATING UN-VALENTINE’S DAY IN THE MAIN LIBRARY’S AUDITORIUM.  CRAFT BLACK ROSES, CHOCOLATE HEARTS AND COOKIES WITH AN UN-VALENTINE’S MESSAGE, STRING DOLLS, BLACK CHOCOLATE HEART SUCKERS, AND AN UN-VALENTINE’S DAY CARD.  A VALENTINE’S-RELATED MOVIE WILL BE PLAYING AND A GAME CALLED “SPOT THE MUSTACHE” WILL BE ONGOING.  FOR AGES 12 TO 18; NO REGISTRATION NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

7PM  IN CELEBRATION OF VALENTINE’S DAY, THE MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM (800 MCKINLEY MONUMENT DRIVE N.W.) IN CANTON WILL PRESENT A NEW PROGRAM CALLED “LOVE LETTERS,” A DRAMATIC READING OF AFFECTIONATE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN LOVERS, SPOUSES, AND SPECIAL FRIENDS THROUGH HISTORY.  THEMES INCLUDE PRESIDENTIAL LETTERS, WARTIME LETTERS, FAMOUS LETTERS, AND EVERYDAY LETTERS.  SOME WERE WRITTEN BY POPULAR FIGURES, INCLUDING PRESIDENT MCKINLEY; OTHERS WERE WRITTEN BY LOCAL STARK COUNTY RESIDENTS.  LIGHT REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  ADMISSION IS $10 AND PRE-PAID RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.  CALL (330)-455-7043.

 

7:30PM-10PM  KEVIN DISIMONE PERFORMS LIVE WITH THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE BAND AT THE M BAR IN BELDEN VILLAGE.

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 12

6PM  VALENTINE’S DINNER AND DANCE AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET), FEATURING A LIVE PERFORMANCE BY THE REX TANERI ORCHESTRA.  DINNER IS SERVED AT 6 AND THE DANCE BEGINS AT 7; ADMISSION TO BOTH IS $14 PER PERSON, OR ADMISSION TO THE DANCE ONLY IS $7 PER PERSON.  DANCE-ONLY TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, BUT DINNER TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED OR RESERVED IN ADVANCE BY CALLING (330)-821-3348.

 

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 13

6PM-11:30PM  DON PANCHO’S RESTAURANT (2105 W. STATE STREET) IN ALLIANCE HOSTS THE 2ND ANNUAL ALS BENEFIT, IN MEMORY OF GREG GIACOMETTI.  DOORS OPEN AT 6.  THERE’S A LIVE AUCTION AT 7:45; PRIZES INCLUDE SKI, GOLF, AND SPA PACKAGES, AND MUCH MORE.  JIMMY AND THE SOUL BLAZERS PERFORM LIVE AT 8:30.  EVENT ALSO INCLUDES BASKET AND 50/50 RAFFLES.  TICKETS COST $20 EACH, AVAILABLE AT DON PANCHO’S OR BY CALLING BETTY GIACOMETTI AT (330)-575-1076; PRICE INCLUDES ADMISSION AND TACO BAR.  ALL PROCEEDS DONATED TO THE ALS CARE PROJECT OF STARK COUNTY.

 

7PM-10PM  KEVIN AND HILARY JAMES DISIMONE PERFORM LIVE WITH THE SAVOY BIG BAND FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY DINNER AND DANCE WITH THE NORTH CANTON EAGLES (6979 SUNSET STRIP AVE.).  $35 PER PERSON OR $60 PER COUPLE; PRICE INCLUDES DANCING AND A CHOICE OF THREE ENTREES.  TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE BY CALLING PELLIGRINO MUSIC (330)-498-8400 OR THE NORTH CANTON EAGLES (330)-499-9062.

 

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 15

2PM-3PM  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE WILL HOST “SNOWED IN… AT THE LIBRARY,” A PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN, AGES 6-10.  LISTEN TO WINTER STORIES WHILE DRINKING HOT CHOCOLATE.  CREATE A DECORATIVE SNOW SHIELD TO USE DURING AN INDOOR “SNOWBALL” FIGHT (USING SOFT, STUFFED SNOWBALLS).  ATTENDEES CAN ALSO PRACTICE THEIR THROWING SKILLS BY HITTING SNOW TARGETS.  THIS PROGRAM IS FREE, BUT DOES REQUIRE REGISTRATION.  CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 223, OR STOP BY THE

MAIN LIBRARY TO REGISTER.  ADULT CAREGIVERS SHOULD REMAIN IN THE LIBRARY DURING THE PROGRAM.

 

4PM-7PM  FRANK’S FAMILY RESTAURANT (428 E. STATE STREET) IN ALLIANCE HOSTS A FUNDRAISING DINNER FOR THE ALLIANCE AREA CONCERT ASSOCIATION.  YOUR CHOICE OF CHICKEN OR BEEF, PLUS VEGGIES, POTATOES, SALAD, DRINKS, AND DESSERT.  COSTS $15 PER PERSON.

 

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16

10AM  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE OFFERS A COMPUTER CLASS THAT SHOWS YOU HOW TO USE CRAIGSLIST (A FREE ONLINE CLASSIFIED SITE) TO SELL OR BUY ITEMS LOCALLY, SEARCH FOR AN APARTMENT, FIND A JOB, OR MAKE CONNECTIONS.  PRIOR EXPERIENCE USING THE INTERNET IS PREFERRED.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; STOP BY THE LIBRARY TO REGISTER IN PERSON OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

10AM  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE OFFERS A COMPUTER CLASS THAT COVERS THE BASICS OF READING AND SENDING EMAILS, AS WELL AS HOW TO ATTACH FILES AND OPEN THEM.  THIS WILL BE EXPLAINED USING A FREE EMAIL ACCOUNT FROM GOOGLE.  THIS CLASS IS SUITED TO THOSE WHO DO NOT CURRENTLY HAVE AN EMAIL ACCOUNT AND ARE INTERESTED IN CREATING ONE.  PRIOR EXPERIENCE USING THE INTERNET IS PREFERRED.  REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED; STOP BY THE LIBRARY TO REGISTER IN PERSON OR CALL (330)-821-2665.

 

1PM  LEARN TO KNIT AT RODMAN PULBIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE WITH JANE GRAHAM, A MEMBER OF THE KNITWITS NEEDLEWORK CIRCLE.  NEWCOMERS WILL WORK ON A SCARF AND NEED TO BRING A PAIR OF SIZE 7 KNITTING NEEDLES WITH ONE SKEIN OF KNITTING WORSTED YARN.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE LIBRARY AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

1PM  LEARN TO KNIT AT RODMAN PULBIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE WITH JANE GRAHAM, A MEMBER OF THE KNITWITS NEEDLEWORK CIRCLE.  NEWCOMERS WILL WORK ON A SCARF AND NEED TO BRING A PAIR OF SIZE 7 KNITTING NEEDLES WITH ONE SKEIN OF KNITTING WORSTED YARN.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE LIBRARY AT (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

TUESDAY, MARCH 1

7PM  DAVID MYLES AND THE FOLK ROOTS VOCAL TRIO PERFORM LIVE IN THE ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM.  TO ORDER TICKETS, CALL (330)-821-7877.  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE ARTISTS, VISIT WWW.ALLIANCECONCERT.ORG.

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16

11AM  INFORMATIONAL PROGRAM ABOUT PRESIDENT MCKINLEY’S 1896 FRONT PORCH CAMPAIGN HOUSE AT THE HARTUNG HOUSE (131 WERTZ AVE N.W.) IN CANTON, PRESENTED BY LOCAL HISTORIAN RICHARD HALDI.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED.  RESERVATIONS COST $10 PER PERSON AND PAYMENT MUST BE MADE IN ADVANCE; SEATS ARE LIMITED.  PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE CANTON PRESERVATION SOCIETY.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-452-9341.