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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 17

10AM  CHRISTMAS BRUNCH AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET).  ADMISSION IS $6.50 PER PERSON AND TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED OR RESERVED IN ADVANCE.  CALL 330-821-3348.

 

7:30PM  THE CANTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB WILL BE GETTING TOGETHER FOR ITS MONTHLY MEETING IN THE TRAINING ROOM OF THE STARK COUNTY EMA/EOC ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE COUNTY SAFETY BUILDING (4500 ATLANTIC BLVD. N.E.) IN CANTON.  THE CLUB WILL FURNISH SUB SANDWICHES AND SOFT DRINKS; ALL ATTENDEES ARE ASKED TO BRING THEIR FAVORITE HOLIDAY FINGER FOOD TO SHARE.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20

2PM  STARK PARK’S FAVORITE K-9 RANGER IS TURNING ONE AND WE’RE CELEBRATING!  JOIN GUNNAR AND HIS HANDLER, RANGER JONATHON CROCK, TO SEE THE PROGRESS GUNNAR HAS MADE ON HIS FIRST YEAR ON THE JOB.  GUNNAR WILL OFFER A LIVE DEMONSTRATION OF HIS LEARNED SKILLS, ALONG WITH CRAFTS AND TREATS FOR KIDS AT HIS FIRST BIRTHDAY PARTY.  THE BIRTHDAY PARTY WILL TAKE PLACE INSIDE THE EXPLORATION GATEWAY AT SIPPO LAKE PARKS’ NORTH ENTRANCE LOCATED AT 5712-12TH ST. IN PERRY TOWNSHIP.  WHILE GIFTS ARE MUCH APPRECIATED, THEY’RE NOT REQUIRED.  BECAUSE OF GUNNAR’S SPECIFIC NEEDS, A WISH LIST CAN BE FOUND AT WWW.STARKPARKS.COM.  ACTIVITIES AND TREATS ARE FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVE.  NO RESERVATIONS ARE NECESSARY.

 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 2

6PM-10PM   ICE SCULPTURE EVENT AT THE CANTON ARTS DISTRICT.  YOU’LL SEE 18 CARVINGS FROM NINE LOCAL CARVERS.  AARON COSTIC AND HIS TEAM FROM ELEGENT ICE WILL BE DOING LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS.  THERE WILL ALSO BE CHARACTERS FROM THE MOVIE “FROZEN”—THE FREE MOVIE PLAYING AT THE CANTON PALACE THEATRE—ONLY AVAILABLE WITH A FREE INVITATION, AVAILABLE AT THE CANTON ARTS DISTRICT OFFICE (308 4TH STREET NW) OR VIA WWW.CANTONARTSDISTRICT.COM/FIRSTFRIDAY.

 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 3

12PM-2PM  CELEBRATE J.R.R. TOLKEIN’S (AUTHOR OF THE LORD OF THE RINGS SERIES) BIRTHDAY WITH A MAKE-AND-TAKE CRAFT AT THE MASSILLON MUSEUM (121 LINCOLN WAY EAST).  FREE FAMILY ACTIVITY; NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED.

 

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.

 

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7 (2015)

YWCA MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION AT THE YWCA OF ALLIANCE (239 E. MARKET STREET).  MUSIC, FOOD, FUN, AND BOTH SILENT AND LIVE AUCTIONS.  CALL 330-823-1840 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

 

 

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.