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
Saturday, April 28
7AM—11AM Community breakfast at the Alliance First Assembly of God Church (45 E. Harrison Street). Includes scrambled eggs, pancakes, sausage links or patties, coffee, and juice. No cost, but donations accepted; those will benefit the church’s youth group and a couple of other church ministries. Please enter through the Fellowship Hall doors.
11AM—3PM Fundraiser for Stark County service organizations at the Arrowhead Golf Course (1500 Rogwin Circle S.W.) in North Canton, featuring a luncheon, style show, silent auction, bake sale, and door prizes. $20 per person. All proceeds donated to county organizations like Shipley Children’s Health, St. John’s Samaritan Table, the Massillon Lion’s Club, Pegasus Farm, and the Salvation Army of Canton and Massillon. To make reservations or get more information, call (330)-936-0111.
4PM—7PM Family-style Swiss Steak Dinner at the Pike Grange (1421 Battlesburg Road S.E.) in East Sparta, with steak, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans, tossed salad, applesauce, rhubarb sauce, bread, drinks, and dessert. Carryout available. Basket raffle and bake sale. $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6—12. Limited tickets available for purchase until April 23rd by calling (330)-484-2973. Any remaining tickets, if available, will be sold at the door (but may sell out in advance).
6PM Gospel concert featuring blue grass group Chestnut Ridge at the Marlboro Assembly of God (12600 Marlboro Ave. N.E.). Open to the public. For more information, call (330)-428-5168.
7PM A Chorus for a Cause performs live at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (127 Cherry Road N.E.) in Massillon. Tickets $15 each, available from chorus members, Stark Parks, online at www.achorusforacause.org, or at the door. Proceeds benefit the Friends of Stark Parks.
Monday, April 30
7PM Chuck and Beth Hewett share the experiences described in their latest book, Wandering Ohio – A Buckeye Trail Thru-hike, in the auditorium at Rodman Public Library (215 E. Broadway Street) in Alliance. In 2016, the Hewetts completed a continuous 1,444-mile, 76-day hike on the Ohio Buckeye Trail—the longest loop trail in the nation. Their book covers the history, canals, Native American ceremonial grounds, museums, interesting bed-and-breakfasts, and other must-see spots in Ohio. It is available in paperback and Kindle formats online at www.amazon.com. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, call the Rodman Main Library at (330)-821-2665, ext. 107.
Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5
Basement sale at the Christ United Methodist Church (470 E. Broadway Street) in Alliance. $3-per-bag sale on Saturday. Please use the North door. For more information, call (330)-823-7136.
Saturday, May 5
10AM—1PM Nancy Simon hosts a fairy garden tea party at Fieldcrest Estate (1346 Easthill/55th Street S.E.) in North Canton. Includes tea or lemonade and a sweet treat. Tickets and additional details available online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/steeped-in-magic-fairy-garden-tea-takeaway-tickets-39885224781?aff=mcivte&utm_campaign=19b0b402b5-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2018_04_24&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Mail&utm_term=0_244b16901d-19b0b402b5-209987773.
10AM—2PM Veterans’ Resource Fair at the Carnation City Mall (2500 W. State Street) in Alliance, hosted by the American Legion Post 166 in partnership with the SAM Center.
Friday, May 11
6PM—8PM “You Matter Night,” celebrating diversity, emotional wellness, and student and family empowerment at the Stark High School Gymnasium (1739 Garfield Ave. S.W.) in Canton. Featured guest speakers are mental health professional Jerome West, drummer and motivational speaker Elec Simon, and Canton Police Officer Lamar Sharpe. Community resources available. Free food and raffles while supplies last.
Saturday, May 12
8AM—2PM Spring Expo at Lake Mohawk in Malvern, featuring guest host Matt Fox of HGTV’s “Room by Room.” Breakfast from 8—11am, with pancakes, sausages & gravy, and biscuits; adults eat for $5 each, kids eat for $3 each. Find antiques and other merchandise at a flea market. Bring antiques for appraisal. Proceeds benefit the Lake Life Club, which maintains the facilities at Lake Mohawk and contributes to many local functions. Expo admission is free and open to the public. Parking is free. For more information, call (330)-863-4488.
6PM Believe Music honors various individual and group performers for their accomplishments in the entertainment industry, including El Toro and Bel-Air, at the American Legion Post #166 (141 W. Main Street) in Alliance. Dunn Pearson will be signing copies of his books. Free admission. For more information, call (330)-206-9108.
Mondays ONLY, June 11—July 16 or Tuesdays ONLY, June 12—July 17
Official registration for the Rodman Library 2018 “Summer Art Experience” for children is now open. Applications may be picked up at the Main or Branch Libraries in Alliance. Designed for children, ages 6-13, participants register for a total of three free art classes over a six-week period, utilizing various art techniques taught by local art instructors. Class dates will be on Monday afternoons from June 11-July 16, or Tuesday afternoons from June 12-July 17. After successful completion of classes, children will receive art supplies to take home. Funding this year is provided with the generosity of The Alliance Kiwanis Club, Alliance Quota Club, Alliance Rotary Club, and Hatherill Insurance, Inc. For more information, visit or call the Main Library Children’s Department at (330)-821-2665, ext. 223. Return forms to the Children’s Department or the Branch Library by May 5, 2018.
Saturday, August 25
7PM—MIDNIGHT The 4th annual “gARTen of Versailles” Royal Masquerade Ball at the Canton Museum of Art (1001 Market Ave. N.) in Canton. Tickets available beginning in June. More information to come!