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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/

 

MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM EVENT CALENDAR

http://mckinleymuseum.org/calendar/

 

RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY EVENT CALENDAR

http://www.rodmanlibrary.com/calendar

 

FREE ARTHRITIS EXERCISE CLASS

TUESDAYS AT 11AM, INSTRUCTOR RONDA IAMS (LPTA) OFFERS A FREE ARTHRITIS EXERCISE CLASS AT MCCREA MANOR NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2040 MCCREA STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  THE CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR BEGINNING THROUGH ADVANCED EXERCISE LEVELS.  ALL CLASSES INCLUDE STRETCHING, STRENGTHENING, AND CARDIO.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-823-9005 OR VISIT WWW.MCCREAMANOR.COM.

 

STORY TIME FOR YOUNG CHILDREN

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.

 

ADULT COLORING GROUP

MEETS EVERY THIRD MONDAY OF THE MONTH, FROM 6:30PM TO 7:30PM, AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE, SEPTEMBER 19TH THROUGH DECEMBER 19TH.  COLORING PAGES FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS AND COLORED PENCILS ARE PROVIDED, OR YOU MAY BRING YOUR OWN.  FEEL FREE TO BRING A SNACK TO SHARE; CUPS, PLATES, AND NAPKINS ARE PROVIDED.  THIS COLORING GROUP IS OPEN TO TEENS AND ADULTS.  NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2

6AM-1PM  17TH ANNUAL “SPIRIT OF GIVING DAY” CELEBRATION AT THE DOWNTOWN FORD LINCOLN (1423 W. TUSCARAWAS) IN CANTON.  DONATIONS ARE UNLOADED AND COLLECTED IN THE DEALERSHIP’S DRIVE-THRU BY REPRESENTATIVES FROM ORGANIZATIONS A COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS, THE SALVATION ARMY, STARK COUNTY HUNGER TASK FORCE, AND TOYS FOR TOTS.  EACH DONOR GETS A COUPON TO THE DOWNTOWN FORD LINCOLN’S QUICK LUBE CENTER.  REQUESTED DONATIONS INCLUDE: CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES, BLANKETS, TOILETRIES, MONETARY DONATIONS, AND NONPERISHABLE/CANNED FOOD ITEMS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (330)-433-2888.

 

6PM-8PM  ANNUAL HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AT THE MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY & MUSEUM (800 MCKINLEY MONUMENT DRIVE N.W.) IN CANTON.  THE MUSEUM WILL BE DECORATED WITH OVER 30 THEMED TREES.  ACTIVITIES FOR THE EVENING INCLUDE SCIENCE SHOWS, PLANETARIUM SHORTS, STORIES AND CRAFTS FOR THE KIDS, MUSIC PROVIDED BY THE CENTRAL CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL CHOIR, APPEARANCES BY CHRISTOPHER POP-IN-KINS, AND SANTA HIMSELF.  THE CURRENT EXHIBIT—NORMAN ROCKWELL’S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS—REMAINS ON DISPLAY.  REFRESHMENTS SERVED.  NON-PERISHABLE ITEMS COLLECTED FOR THE HUNGER TASK FORCE.  FREE ADMISSION FOR MEMBERS; $5 PER NON-MEMBER.  TO REGISTER OR GET MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-455-7043 OR VISIT WWW.MCKINLEYMUSEUM.ORG.

 

7PM  A VARIETY OF INDIE AND ROCK MUSICIANS PERFORM LIVE AT JUPITER STUDIOS (346 E. MAIN STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  $5 AT THE DOOR.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3

7PM  THE VOGUES PERFORM OLDIES HITS LIVE AT THE ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM, HOSTED BY THE ALLIANCE PROFESSIONAL FIREFIGHTERS LOCAL #480.  PROCEEDS WILL HELP SUPPORT THE AKRON CHILDREN’S BURN CAMP, ALLIANCE YMCA SUMMER CAMP, AND A TOY DRIVE THAT WILL REACH MORE THAN 500 FAMILIES.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-565-0372.

 

8PM  A VARIETY OF ACOUSTIC AND INDIE ROCK MUSICIANS PERFORM LIVE AT JUPITER STUDIOS (346 E. MAIN STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  $5 AT THE DOOR.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4

3PM  THE ASO BIG BAND PERFORMS SEASONAL MUSIC IN BIG BAND STYLE, ALONG WITH TRADITIONAL BIG BAND FAVORITES, LIVE AT THE WEST BRANCH HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM IN BELOIT.  THE ASO BIG BAND IS AN OFFICIAL SWING/JAZZ ENSEMBLE OF THE ALLIANCE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA. ADMISSION $10 FOR ADULTS, $8 FOR SENIORS, AND FREE FOR STUDENTS; TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR, OR AT THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS IN ALLIANCE: THE ALLIANCE AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, CARTER’S COPY CENTER, GROVE APPLIANCE, AND TONY’S BARBER SHOP.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, VISIT WWW.ALLIANCESYMPHONY.ORG.

 

MONDAY, DECEMBER 5

7PM  ARLENE SCHWARTZ PRESENTS A PROGRAM ABOUT THE HISTORY OF CERAMIC CHRISTMAS VILLAGES AT  RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  WHEN SCHWARTZ FIRST STARTED COLLECTING CHRISTMAS VILLAGES, SHE PURCHASED A CERAMIC CHURCH AND CAROLERS WITHOUT REALIZING IT WAS PART OF A SERIES.  THIS LED TO A NEW HOBBY COLLECTING CHRISTMAS VILLAGES THAT LASTED SEVERAL DECADES.  EVENTUALLY, THE COLLECTION BECAME SO LARGE SHE DONATED IT TO THE SALEM STORYBOOK MUSEUM, WHERE EVERYONE CAN ENJOY IT DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON.  THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC; NO REGISTRATION IS NEEDED.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 107.

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9

6PM-10PM  CHRISTMAS DINNER & 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, THEN THE DANCE BEGINS AT 7.  TICKETS TO BOTH THE DINNER AND DANCE ARE $14 EACH; $7 EACH FOR DANCE-ONLY TICKETS.  MUST PURCHASE OR RESERVE TICKETS IN ADVANCE BY CALLING (330)-821-3348.

 

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

8:30AM  MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE CANTON AMATEUR RADIO CLUB (CARC) MEET FOR BREAKFAST AT THE BLUE FIG (6041 WHIPPLE AVE.) IN CANTON.  RADIO AMATEURS AND OTHER INTERESTED PERSONS OF ALL AGES ARE WELCOME.  REGULAR MEETINGS OF THE CARC ARE HELD ON THE THIRD WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH (DECEMBER 21ST) AT 7:30PM IN THE TRAINING ROOM ON THE LOWER LEVEL OF THE COUNTY SAFETY BUILDING (4500 ATLANTIC BLVD. N.E.).  FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE CARC AND THE CLUB’S ACTIVITIES, VISIT WWW.W8AL.ORG.

 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11

1PM-3PM  4TH ANNUAL CHRISTMAS WONDERLAND AT THE HARTUNG HOUSE (131 WERTZ AVE. N.W.) IN CANTON, HOSTED BY THE CANTON PRESERVATION SOCIETY.  SANTA CLAUS AND MRS. CLAUS WILL BE THERE WITH STUFFED ANIMALS FOR ALL CHILDREN AGE 12 AND UNDER.  COOKIES AND BEVERAGES WILL BE SERVED.  ADMISSION IS $5, $3 FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 TO 12, AND CHILDREN AGE 4 AND UNDER ARE ADMITTED FREE.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CALL (330)-452-9341 OR E-MAIL JOE@CANTONPRESERVATION.COM.

 

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13

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

 

 

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15

3:30PM-5PM  HOLIDAY ORNAMENT DECORATING FOR TEENS, AGES 13-18, AT RODMAN PUBLIC LIBRARY (215 E. BROADWAY STREET) IN ALLIANCE.  A REPRESENTATIVE FROM HOT POTS POTTERY WILL HELP TEENS DESIGN AND PERSONALIZE CLAY BISQUE ORNAMENTS.  HOT POTS POTTERY WILL PROVIDE AN ASSORTMENT OF CLAY BISQUE ORNAMENTS AND POTTERY UNDERGLAZES TO USE FOR THE ORNAMENT PAINTING, AS WELL AS DECORATING TOOLS TO ASSIST WITH THE DESIGNS.  ONCE THE ORNAMENTS ARE DECORATED, THEY WILL GO BACK TO HOT POTS WHERE AN OVERGLAZE WILL BE APPLIED TO MAKE THE ORNAMENT SHINE.  THE ORNAMENTS WILL THEN GO THROUGH THE KILN PROCESS AND WILL BE READY FOR PICK UP AFTWERWARD.  THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, BUT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED AND THERE IS A MAXIMUM LIMIT OF 25 PARTICIPANTS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, OR TO REGISTER, CALL (330)-821-2665, EXT. 214

 

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 21

10AM  CHRISTMAS LUNCH AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER (602 W. VINE STREET).  BINGO BEGINS AT 10 AND LUNCH IS SERVED AT 11:30.  $8 PER PERSON.  TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED OR RESERVED IN ADVANCE BY CALLING (330)-821-3348.

 

7PM  HOLIDAY FUNDRAISER AT SPRING HILL HISTORIC HOME (1401 SPRING HILL LANE N.E.) IN MASSILLON, WITH LIVE MUSIC AND HORS D’OEUVRES.  THE HOUSE WILL BE PROFESSIONALLY DECORATED THIS YEAR BY FUNDRAISER SPONSORS BILL WEAVER AND LOCAL BUSINESS A VICTORIAN REFLECTION.  ADMISSION IS $18.21—IN HONOR OF THE YEAR SPRING HILL WAS BUILT; TICKETS WILL BE SOLD IN ADVANCE, WITH THE REMAINDER OF THEM AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE AT THE DOOR THE DAY OF THE EVENT.  TO MAKE RESERVATIONS OR GET MORE INFORMATION, CALL SPRING HILL AT (330)-833-6749 OR EMAIL INFO@SPRINGHILLHISTORICHOME.ORG.  ALL PROFITS FROM THIS FUNDRAISER WILL BENEFIT SPRING HILL HISTORIC HOME.