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Am. Legion Breakfast
Mondays
Legion Aux Post 674 in Windham will serve breakfast on Monday mornings from 7- 11 am
$7.00 for full menu; $5.00 for limited; Includes coffee, juice and water. Everyone welcome !

BINGO!
Thursdays
St. Michael’s Church at 9736 East Center Street in Windham, OH holds bingo every Thursday in the church hall. We have a Large Running Progressive! Come and play for a chance! You can’t win if you don’t play! Ticket sales begin at 6:00 pm. Games start at 7:00 pm. Please come and support St. Michael’s Church! We look forward to seeing you!

Legion Fish Fry
Fridays
Fish fry is back at American Legion Post 674, Windham
Fridays from 4-7:30 pm
Choice of fish, chicken, or shrimp. Pick one or do combo Comes with fries and choice of 2 sides. Price $9.00

People Tree 2015
People Tree is now getting ready for the Christmas Holiday; the barrels have been placed for your convenience at the Library, Middlefield Bank, Huntington Bank and Bay Window. If you are interested in being a bell ringer, please call Kim at 330-527-4873. The bell will be at IGA, Save-4 and Save-A-Lot. The bell money is our only fundraiser for the year. If you would like to adopt a child or a family please call Hallie at 330-527-4097.

Water Well Monitoring
Free Water Well Monitoring for November and December is cancelled, due to the busyness of this time of year. If anyone has an urgent need to get water tested contact Gwen Fischer at 330-569-7863 or concernedcitizensohio@gmail.com.

TRAINS, TRAINS, TRAINS
December
The 3rd Annual model train display in the North Bloomfield Town Hall will be open every Wednesday from 5-8 pm and every Saturday from 2-5 in December. More than 250 feet of track has been laid to showcase a winter village and a summer village. It’s an all new layout prepared by volunteer train crews. There will be refreshments and a Lego village. The 1893 town hall is on the east side of the North Bloomfield Park. Join us as the trains go round the track and back again.

Christmas Rummage Sale
Dec 3-5
Christmas rummage sale at Christ Covenant Church will be Dec 3rd and 4th from 9-3 and Dec 5th from 9-noon. Great items, holiday bake sale and Chinese auction. Donations are welcome. Proceeds benefit Charity Children’s Ministries. The Church is located on Route 87 in Middlefield.
Stroke Awareness
Dec 4
Geauga Safety Council will meet at Punderson Manor on Dec 4. Bridgett MacMichael from UH Geauga Hospital will be presenting information on “Stroke Awareness – Get the Facts, Be a Hero”. Registration begins at 11:15 and the meeting ends at 1:00. Registration is required. Contact Sue at safety@middlefieldcc.com.

Soup Supper
Dec 4
The Mantua American Legion and Auxiliary soup supper will be held at the Village Park Lodge on Dec 4th at 6pm. A variety of homemade soups, salads and desserts, as well as the popular hot dog bar will be available to the public for $7.

Toy Drop Off
Dec 5
There will be a toy drop off at Cole Valley Chevy in Newton Falls on Dec 5th from 9-1. Bring a new, unwrapped toy to help the kids of Newton Falls. You don’t have to get out of your car, an elf will accept your donation with a smile and a thank you.

Angel Shoppe
Dec 5
The angel shoppe will be Dec 5th from 9:30-2:30 at Huntsburg congregational church, 12435 Madison road, Huntsburg. Bake sale, crafts, vendors, light lunch, and kids can shop for presents on their own with a little help from Merry Lou the elf. All purchases will be wrapped and labeled. Some vendor spaces are still available, $15 a space, call 440-632-0860.

Fill a Cruiser
Dec 5
The Garrettsville Police Department will be having a Fill A Cruiser Event in front of the Garrettsville Save A Lot on Dec 5th from 10-3. We are collecting nonperishable food items for the Garrettsville Nelson Food Cupboard. Cash donations will be collected for the Hiram/Garrettsville Shop with a Cop program.

Pizza with Santa
Dec 5
Western Reserve Kiwanis annual Pizza with Santa will be Dec 5th from 10-12:30 in the Hiram Christian Church Fellowship Hall, 6868 Wakefield, Hiram OH. Cost is $3.00 per person — children 2 and under free — pay at the door. Pizza, cookies, & beverages. There will be face painting, cookie decorating, ornament making, a Secret Santa Shop and of course, Santa!

Pictures with Santa
Dec 5
Legacy Dog Rescue, a 501c3 non profit organization, will be holding Pictures With Santa on December 5, at Austintown Family Video, 4385 Kirk Rd., Austintown. 12 pm – 5pm. Everyone is welcome – pets, kids, families – bring them all! Email only photo, $5.00, Print and Take 4×6 $7.00 and order a 5×7 $10.00. Please come out and support our efforts to help the abused, neglected and abandoned dogs of Trumbull & Mahoning County.

Kolache Sale
Dec 5
St. Mary and St. Joseph’s Ladies Guild of Newton Falls will be baking homemade kolache for the Christmas holiday, available for $10 each. The following flavors will be available; apricot, nut and poppy seed, to order call Barbara Wolff 330-872-1951 or Joanne Newcomb 330-872-5742. Pick up will be Dec 8th from 11-4, Dec 9th from 11-6 and Dec 10th from 9-noon. Deadline for orders will be Dec 5

Breakfast with Santa
Dec 5
Parkman Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Breakfast with Santa on Dec 5th from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. at the Parkman Community House (16295 St. Rt. 422). Bring a camera and take your child’s picture with Santa Claus. You can then enjoy a delicious breakfast of scrambled eggs, sausage & pancakes. Kids eat for only $3.00 each and $5.00 each for accompanying adults. Call to make your reservation – Lucinda @ (440) 221-0577; Patty @ (440) 548-2242; Denise @ (440) 548-2939; or Sandy @ (440) 548-5740

Christmas Concert at St. Ambrose
Dec 6
St. Ambrose Church, 10692 Freedom St, Garrettsville will have their Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 6, at 3:00 p.m. in the church. The vocal choirs have been rehearsing and are looking forward to sharing with you some new and beautiful holiday songs.

Pearl Harbor Day
Dec 7
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton-Middlefield Pearl Harbor Day will be Dec 7th at 11am at the Burton Gazebo in Burton Village. Open to the public. Contact Bo 440-834-8764 for details.

Storytime
Dec 8
Storytime at Maplewood Christian Church will be Dec 8th from 10-11am. Come for stories, crafts, music and movement for children ages 2 – 5 (adults stay for fun, siblings welcome). The church is located at; 7300 State Route 88 in Ravenna. Contact gzimcosky@gmail.com or call 330-297-6424 with any questions.

Cardinaires Christmas Concert
Dec 8
The Cardinaires Christmas Concert and Luncheon sponsored by the Middlefield Chamber of Commerce is Dec 8th at Noon at The Welshfield Inn, 14001 Main Market Road, Burton 44021. This is a great tradition for the Christmas Season. The cost for the Concert and Luncheon Buffet is $20 a person. Call to reserve places early, space is limited. RSVP to 440-632-5705 or mccinfo@middlefieldcc.com.

Brooks House Christmas Party
Dec 10
Brooks House Assisted Living Community Christmas Party will be Dec 10th from 4-7:30pm. A delicious buffet catered by our finest chefs will be from 4-7:30, live music from 6-7. Brooks House is located at 18144 Clairdon-Troy Rd. RSVP by Dec 3rd to Amanda at 330-977-7389 or Amanda@brookshouse-assistedliving.com

Craft & Gift Sale
Dec 11 & 12
Craft and Gift Sale at Hiram Farm Living & Learning Community. Unique, hand-crafted holiday ornaments, decorations and gifts. Sale will be Dec 11th and 12th from 10-2. The Farm is located at 11543 Garfield Road, Hiram, OH.

Annual RFC Craft Show
Dec 11-12
6th Annual RFC Craft Show will be Dec 11th, 9-5 and Dec 12th, 9-5. Lots of vendors, numerous different items and baked goods.

Nine Lessons and Carols
Dec 12
The public is cordially invited to the Garrettsville United Methodist Church’s ceremony of Nine Lessons and Carols, to be offered at 7:00 p.m. on December 12 by the adult chancel choir. Readings throughout set the tone and inform the message. The musical selections to be presented range from a simple Advent prayer through Medieval-sounding plainsong to the triumphant announcement that “The glory of the Lord shall be revealed.” All are welcome and, like salvation, it’s free.

Breakfast with Santa
Dec 12
Breakfast with Santa will be Dec 12th at the Renaissance Family Center from 9-11am. Sponsored by Windham United Methodist Church.

Cookie Walk
Dec 12
Legacy Dog Rescue, a 501c3 non profit organization, will be holding a Cookie Walk on December 12, at Austintown Family Video, 4385 Kirk Rd., Austintown. 12 pm – 5pm. Mix and match homemade cookies, brownies, cupcakes, etc for only $5.00 a dozen!! Your holiday baking done the easy way. Please come out and support our efforts to help the abused, neglected and abandoned dogs of Trumbull & Mahoning County.

Gingerbread House Festival
Dec 12-Jan 2
Gingerbread House Festival at the Historic Johnson Home, 6203 Pioneer Trail, Hiram. Kickoff will be Dec 1th at 7pm. Village display open daily from Dec 12th-Jan 2nd, closed Christmas and New Year’s, Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm, Sunday 11:30am-5pm. Free admission enter your own, family or group creation in our First Annual Gingerbread House Village. Entries accepted from all ages beginning Dec 10th.

Film Review / Discussion
Dec 21
Garrettsville YMCA Active Older Adults 55+ invite you to join us at 8233 Park Ave, Garrettsville, OH for the FILM Review and Discussion Group on Dec 21st at 10:30am. Dr. J Patella will be offering the film “Death Makes LIFE Possible”. A film by Marilyn Schlitz & Deepak Chopra. Transforming the fear of death into an inspiration for living and dying well. If you are interested in a stimulating exchange of impressions and opinions please join us at the YMCA. The group meets the 3rd Monday of every month at 10:30am. Questions – call Phil at the YMCA (330)469-2044.

Portage Trail Walk
Dec 26
Come walk with the Portage Trail Walkers group on Dec 26th at 9am, starting at the Cleveland Rd. trailhead on the Portage Hike & Bike Trail. Park in the Portage Park District trailhead parking lot across from 480 Cleveland Rd. Ravenna, OH. Walk: Flat trail, asphalt paved, 5 Miles

Spaghetti Dinner
Jan 29
Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction to benefit Parkman Cub Scout Pack 4076 B.S.A. will be Jan 29th from 4:30-7:30 at the Parkman Community House on Rte. 422 in Parkman. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for kids age 5-12, tickets at the door are $9 for adults and $6 for kids. Carryout will be available. For presale tickets contact Monique 216-337-2104 or Dan 440-781-7407.

waylandcommunitychurch@gmail.com for information and table reservations. Proceeds benefit the church building fund.

Clothing Giveaway
Oct 24
Mantua Center free clothing giveaway will be Oct 24th from 9-noon in the old Mantua Center School building. You will enter the back side of the building, go down the stairs, turn right into hallway. There will be signs to lead you to the correct place. Plenty of clothing will be available in all sizes and both genders.

Save the Date
Nov 7
Mark your calendar for a U.S.O. Dance at the Mantua Center School on Nov 7th. This is a joint project of the Mantua Historical Society and the U.S.O.

Chance Auction at Bristol Elementary
Nov 13
The Bristol Elementary sixth grade class will be holding its annual Chance Auction on Nov.13 in the elementary cafeteria. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and winners will be drawn at 7:00 p.m. Admission is $3.00 and includes 10 free regular auction tickets. All proceeds benefit the sixth grades’ annual spring trip to Washington, D.C. For more information contact the Bristol Elementary School at 330-889-2700. The school is located at 1845 State Route 88 just east of the intersection of State Routes 45 and 88.