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THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART (CMA) WILL HOST THE MIDWEST PREMIERE OF A PROVOCATIVE NEW EXHIBIT ABOUT ART FRAUD AND DECEPTION. “INTENT TO DECEIVE: FAKES AND FORGERIES IN THE ART WORLD” OPEN NOW AT THE MUSEUM, AND THE EXHIBIT WILL BE ON VIEW THROUGH OCTOBER 26, 2014.

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QUEEN OF HEAVEN, 1800 STEESE RD., GREEN.  “JOURNEY TO PEACE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT” A MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, CONSOLATION, SPIRITUAL AND EMOTIONAL SUPPORT AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CATHOLIC CHURCH WILL OFFER A FREE SIX-WEEK SERIES.  FOR THOSE OF ANY FAITH HAVING EXPERIENCED THE DEATH OF A LOVED ONE, THE SERIES WILL BE HELD ON SIX MONDAYS, BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 8 FROM 7PM-8:30 PM IN THE CHURCH.  THE MINISTRY MEMBERS WILL STRIVE TO PROVIDE CHRISTIAN SUPPORT AND GUIDANCE FOR DAILY LIVING FOR ANYONE SUFFERING GRIEF, WHETHER RECENT OR LINGERING FROM THE PAST.  FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER, CALL SUE LYONS AT 330-499-3937.

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CARNATION CITY PLAYERS 55TH SEASON

FIREHOUSE THEATER, 450 E. MARKET STREET, ALLIANCE

BOX OFFICE: 330-821-8712

WWW.CARNATIONCITYPLAYERS.ORG

 

VIOLET

OCTOBER 10-11, 17-19 2014

A MUSICAL THAT TELLS THE STORY OF A YOUNG WOMAN’S QUEST FOR BEAUTY AMIDST THE IMAGE-OBSESSED LANDSCAPE OF THE 1960S.  FACIALLY DISFIGURED IN A CHILDHOOD ACCIDENT, VIOLET DREAMS OF A MIRACULOUS TRANSFORMATION THROUGH THE POWER OF FAITH.  CONVINCED THAT A TELEVANGELIST IN OKLAHOMA CAN HEAL HER, SHE HOPS ON A GREYHOUND BUS AND STARTS THE JOURNEY OF A LIFETIME.  ALONG THE WAY, VIOLET FORMS UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIPS WITH HER FELLOW RIDERS, WHO TEACH HER ABOUT BEAUTY, LOVE, COURAGE, AND WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN OUTSIDER.

 

PETER PAN, JR.

DECEMBER 5-7, 12-14 2014

THINK OF THE HAPPIEST THINGS AS THE CLASSIC STORY OF PETER PAN IS BROUGHT TO LIFE IN THIS DISNEY MUSICAL.  WENDY DARLING LOVES TO TELL STORIES TO HER BROTHERS, MICHAEL AND JOHN.  BUT WHEN HER FATHER DECIDES SHE MUST MOVE OUT OF THE NURSERY, PETER PAN SHOWS UP AND WHISKS THE CHILDREN AWAY TO THE “SECOND STAR TO THE RIGHT” AND BEYOND—TO NEVER LAND!  THERE, THE DARLING CHILDREN EMBARK ON A MAGICAL ADVENTURE AND ALONG THE WAY MEET MERMAIDS, INDIANS, THE LOST BOYS, A BAND OF PIRATES, AND MORE.  IF THE CHILDREN ARE EVER TO GET BACK HOME, PETER MUST DEFEAT THE NOTORIOUS CAPTAIN HOOK WITH THE HELP OF TINKER BELL AND HER FAIRY FRIENDS.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

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12PM-3PM, ON THE SECOND SUNDAY OF EVERY MONTH, ST. GEORGE ROMANIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IS HOSTING A ROMANIAN DINNER.  CHICKEN STEW, MAMALIGA, AND SARMALE ARE SOME OF THE TRADITIONAL ROMANIAN DISHES ON THE MENU.  ADMISSION IS $10 PER ADULT (OLDER THAN 10), $5 PER CHILD (5-10 YEARS), AND FREE FOR CHILDREN AGES 4 AND UNDER.

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ALLIANCE AREA CONCERT ASSOCIATION’S 70TH SEASON OF PROFESSIONAL ENTERTAINMENT AT ALLIANCE HIGH SCHOOL.  CONCERTS AT 7PM MON-SAT, 3PM SUNDAYS:

SEPTEMBER 18, 2014:  MATT HERSKOWITZ, ECLECTIC JAZZ PIANIST.

OCTOBER 14, 2014: HABAÑEROS, CUBAN QUINTET.

NOVEMBER 11, 2014: UMI GARRETT, PIANIST

FEBRUARY 10, 2015: AL SIMMONS, ONE-MAN VARIETY ACT

APRIL 22, 2015: GOOD COMPANY, R&B/ROCK/GOSPEL/BLUEGRASS

ADMISSION IS BY SEASON SUBSCRIPTION ONLY.  CALL 330-821-7877 OR GO TO WWW.ALLIANCECONCERTS.ORG AND CLICK ON THE TICKET INFORMATION LINK.

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MAHONING SWCD FALL FISH SALE FOR LOCAL POND AND LAKE OWNERS LOOKING TO STOCK UP ON FINGERLING-SIZE FISH.  FATHEAD MINNOWS 100 FOR $7; 8-12 INCH WHITE AMUR FOR $15 EACH; 2-4 INCH BLUEGILL, 4-5 INCH CHANNEL CAT, 2-3 INCH YELLOW PERCH, 2-3 INCH BASS, 2-4 INCH SHELL CRACKERS, AND 2-4 INCH CRAPPIES ARE 85 CENTS EACH.  THE DEADLINE FOR ORDERING IS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 8TH, AND PICKUP WILL BE THURSDAY, OCTOBER 16TH, FROM 2:30PM-3:30PM, AT THE CANFIELD FAIRGROUNDS COLISEUM 8.  TO ORDER, CALL THE MSWCD OFFICE AT 330-740-7995 OR GET AN ORDER FORM OFF THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.MAHONINGSWCD.ORG, OR STOP IN AT THE OFFICE LOCATED AT 850 INDUSTRIAL ROAD IN YOUNGSTOWN.

 

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17

10AM-3PM  ABIDING SAVIOR LUTHERAN CHURCH WILL BE HOSTING A “COOKIES & MILK” PROJECT AT 1845 S. SAWBURG ROAD IN ALLIANCE.  FOR EACH DOZEN COOKIES SOLD ($3), ABIDING SAVIOR LUTHERAN AND THE THRIVENT ACTION TEAM WILL PURCHASE ONE GALLON OF MILK FOR THE ALLIANCE COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

9AM  MEET AT THE MCKINLEY PRESIDENTIAL LIBRARY AND MUSEUM FOR THE 13TH ANNUAL NIMISHILLEN CREEK L.E.A.P. (LITTER ELIMINATION, AWARENESS, AND PREVENTION); COME HELP CLEAN UP THE NIMISHILLEN CREEK.  FREE LUNCH FOR VOLUNTEERS TO FOLLOW.  WEAR CLOTHES YOU WON’T MIND GETTING DIRTY, AND BE SURE TO BRING AN EXTRA SET TO CHANGE INTO AFTERWARD.  VOLUNTEERS ARE ADVISED TO WEAR LONG-SLEEVE SHIRTS AND PANTS, AS WELL AS RUBBER-SOLED SHOES, HIKING BOOTS, OR WADERS.  AVOID BRINGING ANY VALUABLES YOU WOULDN’T WANT TO LOSE OR GET WET.  GLOVES, TRASH BAGS, AND OTHER EQUIPMENT WILL BE PROVIDED.  MINORS ATTENDING THE CLEAN-UP MUST HAVE A WAIVER SIGNED BY A PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN.  FOR MORE INFO, VISIT WWW.NEFCOPLANNING.ORG/NIM_CREEK.HTML.  REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE IS APPRECIATED, AND CAN BE MADE BY CALLING 330-455-7043.

 

1PM-3PM  THE STARK COUNTY RABIES VACCINATION CLINIC URGES YOU TO PROTECT YOUR PETS AND WILL BE OFFERING VACCINATIONS FOR PURCHASE AT SILVER PARK’S MILLER PAVILION IN ALLIANCE.  THE FEE IS $7 PER PET FOR STARK COUNTY RESIDENTS AND $12 PER PET FOR NON-STARK RESIDENTS; CASH ONLY.  ALL CATS, DOGS, AND FERRETS MUST BE CAGED OR LEASHED, AND AT LEAST THREE MONTHS OLD.  STARK COUNTY DOG LICENSES WILL ALSO BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23

12PM  AT THE MASSILLON MUSEUM, MAIN LEVEL.  “A CENTURY OF THE MASSILLON HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL BAND.”  VOICE OF THE TIGER SWING BAND, ROBERT WENZEL.  FREE ADMISSION; NO NEED TO RSVP.  COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE, TEA & COOKIE.  BRING YOUR LUNCH OR BUY LUNCH IN THE MUSEUM LOBBY.  WWW.MASSILLONMUSEUM.ORG 330-833-4061

 

5PM  DINNER AND A COMEDY SHOW AT THE ALLIANCE AREA SENIOR CENTER AT 602 W. VINE ST., IN ALLIANCE.  THE EVENT KICKS OFF WITH A BUFFET AND DESSERT BAR UNTIL 6:30PM, FOLLOWED BY A PERFORMANCE OF MARY FAKTOR’S ONE-WOMAN COMEDY SHOW “THE SIX AGES OF WOMAN” AT 6:45.  ADMISSION IS $28 AND TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE BY THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18TH; CALL 330-821-3348.  SPONSORED BY PARAGON HEART GROUP, INC.

 

6:30PM ‘GARDENING WITH ZEST’ EDUCATIONAL SERIES AT THE NORTH PARK PAVILION. TONIGHT’S PROGRAM IS ABOUT SUSTAINABLE GARDENING. FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL JACKON TOWNSHIP PARKS AT 330-832-2845 OR VISIT WWW.JACKSONTWP.COM.

 

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25

8:30AM-3:30PM  THE STARK COUNTY VETERANS SERVICE COMMISSION WILL BE HOLDING OFFICE ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF ALLIANCE CITY HALL (470 E. MARKET STREET).  ALL VETERANS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND IF THEY HAVE QUESTIONS OR WISH TO APPLY FOR VA BENEFITS.  APPOINTMENTS ARE NOT NEEDED; VISITORS WILL BE SERVED ON A FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVE BASIS.

 

6:30PM  THE WILDERNESS CENTER’S 24TH ANNUAL EARTHLY DELIGHTS GALA WILL BE HELD AT GERVASI VINEYARD IN CANTON.  PLANS ARE TO TRANSFORM THE OUTDOOR PAVILION AND SURROUNDING PATHWAYS INTO AN AUTUMN STREET FESTIVAL COMPLETE WITH ENTERTAINMENT, SUMPTUOUS FOOD, AND A SILENT AND LIVE AUCTION.  THE EARTHLY DELIGHTS GALA IS A BELOVED AND VALUED TRADITION AT THE WILDERNESS CENTER.  THE GALA HAS RAISED HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS TOWARD THE EDUCATION, CONSERVATION AND STEWARDSHIP MISSION OF THE CENTER, AND ALSO HELPED RAISE AWARENESS OF ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES AND HONOR OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE MADE POSITIVE CHANGES IN NORTHEASTERN OHIO.  THIS YEAR’S EARTHLY DELIGHT’S CELEBRATION WILL HONOR ED AND TERRI ROTH AND TODD PUGH.  THE EVENT WILL ALSO COMMEMORATE THE WILDERNESS CENTER’S 50TH YEAR IN THE COMMUNITY.    THE THEME FOR THE EVENING WILL BE “IN FIELDS OF GOLD.”  RESERVATIONS ARE $125 PER PERSON.  FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE WILDERNESS CENTER OR ABOUT THE 2014 EARTHLY DELIGHTS CELEBRATION, “IN FIELDS OF GOLD”, PLEASE VISIT TWC’S WEBSITE AT WWW.WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG, OR CONTACT BARB VITCOSKY AT (330) 359-5235 OR BY EMAIL AT BARB@WILDERNESSCENTER.ORG.

 

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27

10AM-12PM  THE CITY OF ALLIANCE PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND THE ALLIANCE LIONS CLUB WILL BE HOSTING THE ANNUAL TOUCH-A-TRUCK EVENT AT BUTLER RODMAN PARK.  THE PARKS AND REC DEPARTMENT EXTENDS AN INVITATION TO ANYONE WITH A TRUCK OR SOME OTHER PIECE OF EQUIPMENT THAT WOULD SPARK THE INTEREST OF THE COMMUNITY CHILDREN.  THE CHILDREN WOULD BE ABLE TO GO THROUGH THE VEHICLE AND ASK QUESTIONS AND/OR HONK THE HORN OR SIREN; ANY AND ALL CONTRIBUTIONS ARE GREATLY APPRECIATED.  CALL 330-823-6159.

 

3PM-7PM  TWO COLUMBUS RD. NEIGHBORS—STARK PARKS AND GREEN MEADOWS CARE CENTER—ARE TEAMING UP TO CELEBRATE THE FALL SEASON AT MOLLY STARK PARK, LOCATED AT 7900 COLUMBUS RD., LOUISVILLE .  THE MOLLY HARVEST FESTIVAL WILL FEATURE FREE HAYRIDES AROUND THE PARK AND GAMES AND CRAFTS FOR CHILDREN FROM 3 TO 5PM.   ACTIVITIES WILL INCLUDE OLD-FASHIONED GAMES LIKE PUMPKIN BOWLING AND SACK RACES, AS WELL AS A LEAF STICK CRAFT TO TAKE HOME.  THE FAMOUS STOCKDALE FAMILY BAND WILL BRING THEIR UNIQUE BLUEGRASS SOUND NEAR THE CAMPFIRE AREA FROM 5 TO 7PM.  BRING A CAMP CHAIR OR BLANKET AND A PICNIC; SOME SNACKS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE.  IN THE EVENT OF HEAVY RAIN, THE CONCERT WILL BE INSIDE THE PARTY CENTER AT GREEN MEADOWS CARE CENTER, 7770 COLUMBUS RD.   A HANDICAPPED PARKING AREA WILL BE AVAILABLE INSIDE THE PARK, WITH GENERAL PARKING BEHIND GREEN MEADOWS CARE CENTER.  MOLLY STARK PARK FEATURES A MOWED TRAIL, PICNIC TABLES AND GRILLS, AND PROVIDES AN ESCAPE INTO NATURE AND A VISIT WITH OUR PAST.

 

4PM-7PM  COLUMBIANA COUNTY POMONA GRANGE WILL HAVE THEIR ANNUAL PUBLIC SWISS STEAK SUPPER AT MILE BRANCH GRANGE, LOCATED 3 MILES EAST OF ALLIANCE AND SOUTH OF RT. 62 ON KNOX SCHOOL ROAD.  ADMISSION IS $9 PER ADULT, $4.50 FOR CHILDREN AGES 6-10, AND FREE FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 AND UNDER.  THE DINNER IS FAMILY STYLE WITH CARRY-OUT AVAILABLE.  THERE WILL ALSO BE A COUNTRY STORE WITH FRESH BAKED GOODS.

 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1

6PM  COMING TOGETHER STARK COUNTY AND ITS COMMUNITY PARTNERS—THE CANTON AREA LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS, WHBC RADIO, ACTION FOR SOCIAL EQUALITY, AND THE LOCAL CHAPTERS OF THE NAACP—ARE SPONSORING A COMMUNITY TOWN HALL CALLED “COMING TOGETHER AT THE POLLS.”  THE EVENT WILL INCLUDE A PRESENTATION ON THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF VOTING RIGHTS AND WILL BE HELD IN THE MCKINLEY ROOM OF THE CANTON CIVIC CENTER.  IN ADDITION, THERE WILL BE A CONVERSATION ON THE TOPIC OF INCREASING ACCESS AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ELECTION PROCESS; INVITATIONS TO THIS DISCUSSION HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO INCUMBENT OHIO SECRETARY OF STATE JON HUSTED AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE SENATOR NINA TURNER.  PUBLIC ATTENDANCE AND PARTICIPATION ARE REQUESTED; NO RESERVATIONS REQUIRED.  THE HONORARY CHAIR OF THIS EVENT IS MASSILLON MAYOR KATHY CATAZARO-PERRY.  FOR MORE INFO, CALL 330-454-5880 OR E-MAIL AT RMOORE@COMINGTOGETHERSTARKCOUNTY.ORG.

 

6PM-7:30PM  THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART (CMA) WILL HOST A SPECIAL PROGRAM, “THE ART OF DECEPTION — INSIDE AN ART FORGER’S LIFE,” FEATURING ART FRAUD EXPERT COLETTE LOLL, CURATOR OF THE CMA’S NEW “INTENT TO DECEIVE” EXHIBIT, AND MARK FORGY, HEIR TO FORGER ELMYR DE HORY’S ESTATE AND AUTHOR OF “THE FORGER’S APPRENTICE: LIFE WITH THE WORLD’S MOST NOTORIOUS ARTIST.”  BOTH WILL TAKE WILL TAKE THE STAGE TO DISCUSS THE WORLD OF ART FORGERY AND THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR ART SCANDALS THAT HAVE SHAKEN THE BUSINESSES — AND REPUTATIONS — OF MUSEUMS, ART AUCTION FIRMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS AROUND THE WORLD.  THEY WILL ALSO SHARE AN INTIMATE VIEW OF DE HORY, ONE OF THE MASTER FORGERS IN THE “INTENT TO DECEIVE” EXHIBIT AND A MAN WHO TURNED THE ART WORLD UPSIDE DOWN WITH MASSIVE FRAUDS AROUND THE WORLD.  THE PROGRAM WILL BE HELD IN CABLE HALL AT THE CULTURAL CENTER FOR THE ARTS, ADJACENT TO THE CANTON MUSEUM OF ART.  TICKETS ARE $25 GENERAL ADMISSION / $20 CMA MEMBERS; NON-MEMBERS SHOW YOUR TICKET AT THE MUSEUM FOR FREE ADMISSION TO THE EXHIBIT.  A LIGHT FARE RECEPTION WITH WINE BEGINS AT 6:00PM, WITH THE PROGRAM AT 6:30PM.  A BOOK SIGNING WILL FOLLOW THE PROGRAM.  PARKING IS FREE IN THE CMA LOT.  TICKETS MAY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR, BUT SEATING IS LIMITED!  TO REGISTER IN ADVANCE, CALL 330-453-7666 OR ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.CANTONART.ORG/ART-OF-DECEPTION.

 

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 5

8:30AM  STARK COUNTY’S WALK NOW FOR AUTISM SPEAKS EVENT WILL TAKE PLACE AT THE PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME (2121 GEORGE HALAS DR. NW) IN CANTON.  THE WALK BEGINS AT 10AM.  AT 11:30AM, THERE WILL BE A POST-EVENT PARTY, WITH CONCESSIONS AND KID-FRIENDLY ENTERTAINMENT.

 

9AM  MILES FOR MANDY, A LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IS HOLDING THEIR 5TH ANNUAL 5K WALK/RUN AT DOGWOOD PARK IN NORTH CANTON.  THIS EVENT IS PART OF THE OHIO CHALLENGE/SUBWAY CHALLENGE SERIES.  PROCEEDS FROM THE RACE WILL BENEFIT THE STARK COUNTY PROSECUTOR’S OFFICE VICTIM/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.  TO REGISTER, VISIT HTTPS://RUNSIGNUP.COM/RACE/OH/NORTHCANTON/MILESFORMANDY5K.

 

11AM  “BRING YOUR PETS TO MASS,” AN OUTDOOR MASS WITH PET BLESSING, WILL COMMEMORATE THE FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI AND HIS LOVE OF ANIMALS.  IT WILL BE HELD AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CHURCH, 1800 STEESE RD., IN GREEN.  BRING YOUR LAWN CHAIR.  IN CASE OF RAIN, TAKE YOUR PETS INTO THE CHURCH FOR THE 11AM MASS.  MORE INFORMATION:  330-896-2345.

 

12PM-4PM 2014 16TH ANNUAL ED KEATING CENTER CLAMBAKE, LOCATED AT 2121 W. 117TH ST., CLEVELAND, OHIO 44111.  EACH CLAMBAKE TICKET (FILLED OUT WITH NAME, ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, AND E-MAIL) WILL INCLUDE A CHANCE TO WIN A HARLEY DAVIDSON FXDB MOTORCYCLE.  MUSIC BY COLIN DUSSAULT’S BLUES PROJECT.  TICKETS COST $30 AND INCLUDE YOUR CHOICE OF CHICKEN OR STEAK, CLAMS, AND ALL THE TRIMMINGS. ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE ED KEATING REHABILITATION CENTER.  RSVP BY SEPTEMBER 20TH.  IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, CALL MARTY AT THE ED KEATING CENTER AT 216-472-1276, KATIE AT 216-676-4618, OR TOMMY AT 216-641-7730.

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 6

8AM-6PM  A ROSARY RALLY/CRUSADE, A 50TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT, WILL BE HELD AT QUEEN OF HEAVEN CHURCH, 1800 STEESE RD., IN GREEN.  THE ROSARY WILL BE PRAYED EVERY HOUR ON THE HOUR FROM 8 AM THROUGH 6 PM.  AT 7 PM, MOST REVEREND ROGER W. GRIES, O.S.B., AUXILIARY BISHOP EMERITUS, DIOCESE OF CLEVELAND, WILL PRESIDE AT THE CLOSING MASS ON THE VIGIL OF THE FEAST OF OUR LADY OF THE ROSARY.  MORE INFORMATION:  330-896-2345.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 11

HARVEST MOON RUN. A 3.1-MILE CROSS COUNTRY RACE THROUGH STARK COUNTY. RUNNERS AND WALKERS CAN REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.RUNTOYOURACING.COM.

 

11AM-4PM  WERNER UNITED METHODIST CHURCH IS HOSTING ITS APPLE BUTTER FESTIVAL AT 5116 WERNER CHURCH ROAD, OFF STATE ROAD BETWEEN GREENTOWN AND ALLIANCE.  THERE WILL BE SAUSAGE SANDWICHES, HOT DOGS, AND CHICKEN SANDWICHES, AMONG A LITANY OF OTHER FOODS AND REFRESHMENTS—AND, OF COURSE, HOMEMADE APPLE BUTTER.  THERE WILL ALSO BE A BAKE SALE, CRAFT ITEMS, A SILENT AUCTION, AND A QUILT AND NEEDLEWORK DISPLAY.  ALL PROCEEDS GO TO HEIFER INTERNATIONAL.

 

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18

4PM-DUSK  ANNUAL COMMUNITY FALL FESTIVAL HELD AT SILVER PARK.  THERE WILL BE A COSTUME CONTEST, A TREAT TRAIL AROUND KIDWELL LAKE, AND A COLORING ACTIVITY.  REFRESHMENTS WILL BE PROVIDED TO ALL PARTICIPANTS, FREE OF CHARGE.  THERE WILL ALSO BE A BOUNCE HOUSE FOR THE CHILDREN, PRICED $2 FOR 5 MINUTES.  THIS YEAR INTRODUCES ANOTHER NEW ACTIVITY: A JACK-O-LANTERN CONTEST, IN WHICH CHILDREN WILL BRING A CARVED OR PAINTED PUMPKIN FOR JUDGING AND PRIZES; ENTRANCE FEE IS $1 PER JACK-O-LANTERN.  DONATIONS AND VOLUNTEERS ARE REQUESTED AND ANY CONTRIBUTION IS GREATLY APPRECIATED.  CALL 330-823-6159 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN DONATING OR VOLUNTEERING, OR IF YOU HAVE ANY OTHER QUESTIONS.

 

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 28

12PM AT THE MASSILLON MUSEUM, MAIN LEVEL.  “MASSILLON AND THE WAR TO END ALL WARS.”  MASSILLON MUSEUM ARCHIVIST, MANDY POND.  FREE ADMISSION; NO NEED TO RSVP.  COMPLIMENTARY COFFEE, TEA & COOKIE.  BRING YOUR LUNCH OR BUY LUNCH IN THE MUSEUM LOBBY.  WWW.MASSILLONMUSEUM.ORG 330-833-4061

 

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 4

9:30AM THE STARK COUNTY INVESTMENT ADVISORY COMMITTEE WILL MEET IN REGULAR SESSION FOR ITS 2014 QUARTERLY REVIEWS OF STARK COUNTY’S INVESTMENT PORTFOLIO. MEETING WILL BE HELD IN THE COUNTY COMMISSIONER’S BOARD ROOM, LOCATED ON THE 2ND FLOOR OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING LOCATED AT 110 CENTRAL PLAZA SOUTH, CANTON.

 

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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17

5:30PM-9PM  COMMUNITY HOSPICE NEEDS HIGHLY MOTIVATED AND COMPASSIONATE INDIVIDUALS WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE BY VOLUNTEERING THEIR TIME.  HOSPICE VOLUNTEER TEAMS OFFER MANY OPPORTUNITIES TO SHARE GIFTS AND TALENTS; YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN HELPING PATIENTS, DELIVERING SUPPLIES, WORKING WITH MILITARY VETERANS, FUNDRAISING, SEWING/QUILTING, HELPING IN THE OFFICE, HOSPICE HOUSE, OR A VARIETY OF OTHER WAYS.  CALL 330-493-0126 WITH ANY QUESTIONS AND TO RESERVE YOUR PLACE.  YOU MUST BE WILLING TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS.