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Breakfasts at Post 674
Mondays
American Legion Post 674 will be having breakfast every Monday from 7 am to 11 am
price is $6.00 .  Eggs, biscuits and gravy ,french toast, omlets, pancakes, bacon, sausage. and toast  9960 E Center  St (SR 303) Windham ,Oh

Non-Perishable Items Needed
Thru Nov
The First Church of God in Windham at 9016 N Main St is putting together food baskets for local families to be given out at the Thanksgiving season.  Anyone who would like to contribute with canned goods or other non-perishables can do so by calling 330-326-2293 or 330-671-1426.  Arrangements have already been made to have turkeys supplied; we are looking to supply the rest of the meals to help those who need it during the holidays.

Geo Juniors
First Sunday of  Month
Future Rockhounds of America educational program for students age 8-18. Learning about finding and identifying rocks, minerals and fossils. Each month has a lesson and a craft or activity. We take field trips and earn merit badges. 1st Sunday of each month from 1-4pm at Summit Lapidary Club; 244 Chestnut St. Cuyahoga Falls. For more info call Evelyn & John Tryon (330) 673-9664 or email GEOJUNIORS@JUNO.COM

The Garfield Marching Pride Going Fruity
Starting the end of Oct
That’s right were going fruity again. As the leaves fall and your craving for fresh fruit hits you, the James A Garfield Marching Pride have got you covered! Our annual fruit sale starts at the end of October. Stay tuned for the fruity details.

Co-Ed Adult Volleyball
Sundays
Do you want free exercise and fun? Co-ed adult volleyball Sundays from 6:00-9:00pm at the Garfield  Middle School Gym. Questions? (330) 527-5195

Ravenna Freewill Baptist Church
Visit Now
Looking for a church to worship and praise God? Come and meet everyone at the Ravenna Freewill Baptist Church, 1000 Park Ave. Ravenna. Sunday school 10 am, Morning worship 11 am, and evening worship 6:30 pm.

Musicians Wanted
Sunday Mornings
The First Church of God in Windham would like to add a musician or musicians to their worship program, particularly in the areas of piano, organ, or guitar.  If you are interested you can call 330-326-2293 or 330-671-1426.  Or you can visit the church at 9016 N. Main St.  Worship begins at 11 am on Sunday mornings.

JAGHS Conferences
Oct 4 & 9
Parent Teacher Conferences October 4th and October 9th from 4:00-7:30 on Thursday, 4:00-7:00 on Tuesday. Please call the High School Office for an appointment 330.527.4341

Rummage & Bake Sale
Oct 5
Semi-Annual Pythian Sister Rumamge and bake sale will be Oct 5 from 9am-5pm and Oct 6 from 9am-noon. 123 College St. West Farmington. Used clothing, books, and household items. Saturday is $2 bag day. Lunch will be served Friday.

Guest Speaker at KSU Geauga
Oct. 5
October 5 @ 8:00am  GEL at Kent State Geauga: Gary Salhany from Sigmint Company will talk about working with interns, Denise Tomazic will introduce the Third Frontier- a government sponsored internship program, and GGP will talk about the success of the first year of their internship program

Soup Supper
Oct 5
The American Legion Mantua Post 193 will hold a Soup Supper at the Village Park Lodge in Mantua Village on October 5 at 6 pm. A variety of homemade soups, salads and desserts will be available for purchase. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for children, proceeds benefit the Legion and Auxiliary. This event is open to the public.

Annual Chicken Dinner
Oct 5
Parkman Fire and Rescue Association in conjunction with Local Amish Schools proudly announce their Annual Fall Chicken Dinner Oct 5 serving 5 to 8 p.m.  At the Community House in Parkman, next to the Fire Station. Adults $14.00, Children 12 and under $7.00 Limited tickets-presale only. Make checks payable to: Parkman Fire and Rescue. Send check or money order to: Joan Dillon 12709 Nelson Ledge Rd Garrettsville. Tickets can be returned to you (include SASE) or held at the door.  Questions? Call Chuck or Joan at 440-548-7541

Rummage & Bake Sale
Oct 5 & 6
The Nelson UMC will be their annual fall rummage & bake sale. The church is located on Nelson circle at 9367 St. Rt. 305 in Garrettsville. Sale hours are Oct 5 9am-5pm and Oct 6 9am-noon. A mountain of clothes; bag day both days, all day for $5.00. Delicious baked goods and lunch will be served Friday. Good clean items and holiday decorations galore! Come join the fun!

Annual Turkey Dinner
Oct 6
Annual Turkey Dinner Oct  6 from 4 pm to 6:30 pm  at Huntsburg Congregational Church 12435 Madison Road, right across from the Pumpkin Festival. Cost of the turkey dinner for adults is just $10, senior dinner is $9, children’s dinner ages 5 to 10 is $6 and preschoolers are free. Carryout dinners are available. Come to the Pumpkin Festival and stay for dinner and the Chinese Auction. There are some great items assembled for the Chinese Auction prizes. If you need any other information, please call 440-636-5504.

Swiss Steak Dinner
Oct 6
Swiss Steak Dinner will be held Oct. 6, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Windham at the Brick Chapel, 9003 N. Main St.  The Dinner is sponsored by the Congregational UCC.  Carry–outs are available by calling 330-326-3926.   The dinner will feature Swiss steak, real mashed potatoes, green beans, Harvard beets, salad, roll dessert & beverage.   A donation of $9:00 per adult and $3.50 per child (age 6-12) is requested.

Chili Cook-Off
Oct 6
The 23rd annual Chili Cook-Off will be held in Newton Falls on Oct 6. Cooking begins at 11am with activities for the public starting at 1pm. Bring the kids for free pumpkin painting, face painting, and a scavenger hunt just to name a few. Chili Cups go on sale for $4 each at 3:45pm after the judges have been served. There will also be a cash-prize raffle, Chinese auction, and several vendor tables. Are you a YSU fan and haven’t been able to get tickets for the sold-out games? The Chili Cook-Off Committee (the NFJFD Ladies’ Auxiliary) has a set of FOUR reserved tickets to any YSU game remaining this season (approximately an $80 value) to present to a lucky winner. Chances for this special raffle are $5 each or five chances for a $20 bill. All proceeds from this well-loved event go to help the Newton Falls Fire Department

Spaghetti Dinner
Oct 6
Spaghetti Dinner, Chinese Auction, and 50/50 raffle for the Tommy Parker Cancer Benefit, on Sat. Oct. 6 from 3 P.M. to 7 P.M. at LaBrae High School. Admission is $8 for Adults, $4 for children, and free for anyone under 3. Thank you so much! Your help is greatly appreciated!

Baked Rigatoni Dinner
Oct 6
The Ravenna Order of the Eastern Stars will host a baked rigatoni dinner from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Oct 6.  The menu includes baked rigatoni, salad bar, your choice of garlic bread or Italian bread, spumoni ice cream and beverages. The cost is $7 for adults, $4 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under.  Carry-out service will be available.  The dinner is open to the public.  The Ravenna Masonic Complex is located at 4785 Washington Avenue (off of State Route 14).

Harvest Home Dinner
Oct. 6
The Southington UMC, Routes 305 & 534 in Southington will be having their Harvest Home Dinner on Oct. 6 from 3:30-6:00 pm. The menu includes ham, turkey, stuffing, real mashed potatoes, squash, green beans, applesauce, and homemade desserts. Adults $8, children’s age 4-10 $4 and children 3 & under free. Carry outs available.  (330) 898-2156

Senior Citizens’ Luncheon
Oct 6
First Baptist Church, 2640 South Canal Street, Newton Falls will be hosting a Senior Citizens’ Luncheon on October 6  The program will begin at 11:30 AM with the luncheon to follow at noon.  The event is open to any area senior citizen.  For additional information please contact the church office at (330) 872-7055.

Swiss Steak Dinner & Monthly Dance
Oct. 6
Portage County Chapter #600 of International Parents Without Partners will have a Swiss steak dinner from 6:30-7:30 at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 W. Ave, Tallmadge. Cost is $8.50 per person. For more info call Mary (330) 571-3801 or Warrine (330) 699-2361

Benefit Scotch Doubles
Oct. 6
“Help Maddie” Scotch Doubles Benefit will be held on October 6th starting at 9:00 p.m. at SkyLane Bowling in Garrettsville.  Fun will include: (3) games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, pop or coffee, Chinese Auction and 50/50 Raffle. Cost is $20.00 per person. Maddie Pugh is a (4) year old who was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  The proceeds from the benefit will help the family with expenses.

Harvest Moon Pig Roast and Chinese Auction
Oct .6
Event will be held at the Nelson Community Center on Oct 6, from 2-6 pm. Admission is a family-sized covered dish or donation of $7 per person. Contact Terry Allen (330) 527-4645 or go to pixleypark.org for more info.

Troop 112 Yard Sale
Oct 6
1st annual Boy Scout Troop 112 Yard SALE! October 6th 9-5 at 56 Orchard Rd. Newton Falls, OH. You can also visit us at the Newton Falls Chili Cook off on the same day!

Master Gardeners Volunteers
Oct. 6
9 a.m. – 11 a.m. this is the time to buy and plant bulbs.  Master Gardener Casey Judd will discuss bulbs that bloom in each season. Light refreshments and handouts included in $15 fee.  Call 440-834-4656 to register. Class will be held at the  Patterson Center on the Burton Fairgrounds, 14269 Claridon-Troy Road, Burton, OH 44021.

Tickled Pink Shopping Extravaganza
Oct. 6
Fall is in the air and that means that the holiday season can’t be far behind!  Get a jump on your holiday gift shopping at the Friends of WomenSafe Tickled Pink Shopping Extravaganza.  For the low admission price of $1.00 (children under 12 free) on October 6, 2012. You’ll have the chance to win great items at the Chinese Auction or cash from the 50/50 Raffle!  Shopping hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Kent State University Geauga Campus, 14111 Claridon-Troy Road in Burton.  Proceeds from this event go to support the important work of WomenSafe.

Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 6 & 7
We would like to invite you to attend our country festival. We are located in Huntsburg, Ohio in Geauga County at the intersections of State Routes 322 & 528. We are celebrating our 43rd year.There is no entrance fee and all of our contests, entertainment and attractions are free.  We offer free parking and a free shuttle service from the parking areas to the Festival grounds 10:00 am till 6:00 pm

Oktoberfest/Polka Mass
Oct. 7
Mass will be held at noon. Dinner, dance and family fun will be at 1:30pm. Dinner reservations required. Tickets on sale thru 9/30 after mass. Dinner dance $10, takeout dinners $8, kids meal $5. For reservations call DeAnna (440) 758-2028 or Karen (440) 233-4700. St. Edward Church-Parkman. No reservations needed for Mass

PCDL Library Closed
Oct 8
Portage County District Library Closed Columbus Day. All branches and offices of Portage County District Library will be closed Monday, October 8, in observance of Columbus Day.  They will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, October 9.  Visit Portage County District Library online at www.portagelibrary.org for additional information on library programs and services. Find us on Facebook.

Helping our Child Choose a College
Oct. 9
Helping your Son/Daughter Choose a College October 9th, 6:00 Iva Walker Auditorium. Guest Speakers Include: Stephanie Lukezie, Hiram College, Kristin Foy, The University of Akron, Holly Craider, Cuyahoga Community College, Chris Conney, Kent State University, Trumbull

Freedom Community Flu Shot Clinic
Oct 9
From 4pm-6pm no appointment necessary. Freedom Townhall, 8966 Triangle of  St Rt 700, 303 & 88, Windham, Ohio. $10 Children 6 mo-19 yrs., $20 adults 19 yrs. and older, $45 high dose- 65 yrs. & older, $45 Pneumonia shot-available for 65+ or high risk. Medicaid, Buckeye, Care Source, United Health & Medicare Part B accepted. Check www.co.portage.oh.us/healthdepartment.htm for more dates and locations.

Crescendo Club Meeting
Oct 9
“Crescendo Club — The next meeting of the Crescendo Club will be Tuesday, October 9th at 6:00 pm in the Band Room.  We are currently selling Marching Tiger car decals (which can be personalized) and Marching Tiger sweatshirts made by Positive Images of Newton Falls.   Last day to order is October 5th — ask any band member or call Laura at 872-1647 or Kim at 984-9061 for more information.”

2012 Burton Art Show
Oct 9-14
Burton Public Library  (Second Floor) 14588 W. Park Burton, OH 44021. The Burton Art Show, sponsored by The Friends of the Burton Public Library, features the work of artists from Geauga and Lake Counties. The show is open to the public during the following dates and times: Oct.9-11  from 10am – 8pm,  Oct. 12-13 from 10am – 4pm, Oct. 14 from 1pm – 4:30pm

American Legion Meeting
Oct 10
The American Legion Auxiliary Post 193 In Mantua will hold its regular meeting on October 10 at 1 pm. The Legion will meet on October 11 at 7:30 pm. Dues for both groups are due now.

Swim With The Water Dogs
Register by Oct. 12
Class Times are: 2 – 3 pm, 3 – 4 pm, 4 – 5 pm, 5 – 6 pm. Sunday Afternoons. All Levels, All Hours. Lesson are 45 minutes with 15 minutes of Free time at the end. Oct. 14, 21, & 28. Nov. 4 and 11. $50.00 per Child for all 5 lessons. 4 years and older. Sign-ups: Oct. 7th, from 2:30-4:30pm at the Hiram College Pool. Register online! Deadline to register October 12. http://www.hiram.edu/athletics/menssports/swim/lessons.html. Questions Call Jack Groselle at 330-569-5343

Quarter Auction
Oct. 12
Bridge to a Cure quarter auction fund raiser for Relay for Life will be held at Roby Lee’s on October 12, 2012.  Doors open for shopping at 4:00 p.m.  A light meal is included in the $15 ticket price.  Auction begins at 6:00 p.m.  New Vendors…new games…bring your friends and family for a girls night out. Call for tickets…Vickie 330-872-8353…Janette 330-307-1850 or Ella 330-872-4440

Bake & Rummage Sale
Oct 12 &13
Bake and Rummage sale at the Hiram Historical Church   6337 Winchell road corner of Winchell and Allyn. Oct 12 and 13   9am- 5pm.    China, ski’s with boots, clothing, Christmas items, something for everyone,   beverages available.

Flamingo Flocking
Oct 13
The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will host their annual Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser, on Oct 13th from 10am through 3pm. Presale flocking’s may be purchased by sending your $15.00 donation to  Curtains up Theatre at P.O. Box 541, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Please make sure to include the name and address of the home being flocked. All homes must be in the Garrettsville area. During the hours from 10 am to 3pm on, Oct 13, volunteers from Curtains up Theatre will be out and about Garrettsville flocking homes. If a home is flocked, a $10.00 donation will remove the flock, if a $15.00 donation is made, the home owner can tell the flock where to fly to next. Flocking insurance may be obtained by sending in a donation to Curtains up Theatre in the amount of $10.00. This will guarantee your home will not get flocked on Oct 13th.Please be sure to include your address.

Tag, You’re it!
Oct 13
Rumor has it on October 13 kids will be blowing their own horns and marching to the beat of their own drums. That’s right your Garfield Marching Pride will be at area businesses making some noise. Please show your support to these hard working kids to keep our marching machine on the road with a small contribution wherever you hear the music. Thank You

Holiday Craft & Gift Show
Oct 13
Fabulous Holiday Craft and Gift Show! Oct 13 10am to 4pm at the Packard Park Shelter House, 1701 Mahoning Ave. Warren. Come and see all the fantastic gift ideas from local crafters and vendors!! Gifts for your friends, family and pets too! Have lunch, buy some great baked goods, then do some more shopping! We will also have a mobile pet grooming van – bring your dog to get spiffy, for a great cost, while you do your shopping! All proceeds will benefit spaying/neutering in Trumbull County. For more information please call 330-330-8166.

Sauerkraut and Pork Dinner
Oct 13
Dinner is Oct. 13th from 4 to 6:30 pm at Messiah Lutheran Church; 4920 Fairport Rd., Newton Falls.  (Corner of St. Rt. 534 and Fairport Rd.)CARRY OUT AVAILABLE. Adults $8.00 — Children 6 to 12 $6.00 — Children under 6 Free.

Charity Auction/Rummage Sale
Oct 13
The People Care Pet Pantry will be holding a charity auction and rummage sale on Oct 13 at the Ravenna Moose Lodge #1234 Pavilion, 5727 St Rt 14, Ravenna Ohio. The rummage sale will run from 9am until noon. The auction will begin at 2:00 pm. All proceeds to benefit the pet pantry.

This Means War
Oct 13
Basketball Tournament and Chinese Auction will be held on Oct 13 to help raise mo0ney for Breast Cancer Survivor. Doors open at 8am. Chinese Auction drawing is at 3:15pm. Admission is free. Chinese Auction tickets are $1for 5 tickets or $5 for 30 tickets. Event will be held at Chalker High School; 2482 St. Rt. 534 in Southington

Homecoming Concert
Oct. 13
The Gospel Echoes Quartet invites you to join them for their 3rd Annual Homecoming Concert at The First Baptist Church in Aurora, 79 East Mennonite Road in Aurora on Oct. 13th at 6pm.  The Singing Weavers will be our special musical guests. Tickets are $10 in advance and $13 day of concert.  Food and beverages will be available.  Please call 330.562.9489 for more information.

Vendors Needed
Oct 13
The annual Fall Bazaar will be held at Burton Congregational Church from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Oct  13.  Craft vendors are welcome to reserve a table.  The cost is $20.  To reserve a table, call Kathy Uncapher at 440-834-1172.  The church is also accepting rummage sale items (no clothing), which may be dropped off at the church from 9 until noon on Mondays through Thursdays or on Sunday mornings.   Donations of crafts of any kind may also be dropped off at the church at these times.  Donations of baked goods may be brought to the church on Oct 12 or 13.   The Burton Congregational Church is located at 14558 W. Park Street in Burton Village.

Pet Pantry Auction
Oct. 13
The People Care Pet Pantry will be holding an auction on October 13. The auction will be a fund raiser for the pet pantry.  We are looking for new and used items to sell at the auction. If anyone has something they would like to donate, please contact Rene at peoplecarepetpantry@yahoo.com or 330-389-5116 or check out the Facebook page.

Troop 62 Pumpkin Sale
Oct 13
WAIT UNTIL OCTOBER 13TH TO BUY YOUR HOME-GROWN PUMPKINS. BSA TROOP 62 SCOUTS have worked hard this summer to grow a beautiful crop of pumpkins. They will be selling them October 13th 9:00 am-6:00pm. Stop by the former car dealership just South of St. Rt. 82 and St. Rt. 88 and purchase your home grown Fall decorations; pumpkins, Indian corn, corn stalks, bows and something new this year, Baked Goods. All proceeds benefit the scouts of Troop 62 of Garrettsville.

Orthopedic Day
Oct. 13
The eighth annual Orthopedics Day, sponsored by University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center, will be held Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 700 Beta Banquet & Conference Center. Information about the prevention and treatment of back and joint pain, along with general orthopedic care, will be available during interactive education sessions.   Orthopedics Day is free and open to the public and reservations are required by Oct. 6. For reservations or more information call 440-285-7757 or visit www.UHGeauga.org.

64th Annual Apple Butter Festival
Oct. 13 & 14
The 64th Annual Apple Butter Festival comes to Century Village Museum Oct. 13 and 14. This year, for the first time, fans of this Geauga County tradition will be able to compete for the titles of festival King and Queen. The 2012 Apple Butter Festival is sponsored in part by Geauga Bow. Hours for the festival are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $4 children 6-12. Festival organizers are still looking for volunteer stirrers. Anyone interested in helping should contact the Geauga County Historical Society office at 440-834-1492.

Scottish American Society Gathering
Oct 14
The Scottish American Society will be gathering on October 14 from 3:00 to 5:00 PM at the Main Library, Akron-Summit County Public Library system, 60 S. High Street, in Akron. Free parking is immediately adjacent to the building in the parking garage. This meeting will feature a presentation by Jon Lilley on kilt making. For more information call: Jim or Margaret Frost at: 330.882.0342, or Gene or Betty Marcus at: 330.499.1681. For more information on the Society and its activities, you may refer to our website at: www.scottishamericansociety.org

Canoe with Eagles & Trout @ Bass Lake
Oct. 14
Join naturalist Bob Faber for a canoe trip from 1:00-4:00pm (limited to 12 participants age 12 and older with previous canoe experience). Fee: $22 for non-members, $18 for members of Friends of the Field Station, Hiram College faculty/staff/students (includes all canoeing equipment and naturalist guide). Phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu to register.

Windham Sports Talk
Oct 15
Windham’s Sports Historian and Lecturer, George Belden, will be giving an exciting talk about “The Bombers 1974 Football playoff team, with Coach Stan Parrish”, an event of the Windham Historical Society.  Coach Parrish and many of the players from that era will be in attendance, for what should be a wonderful celebration of athletic memories. All welcome for this FREE event.  Doors open at 7:00pm for “Meet & Greet,” with talk to begin at 7:30pm at the Brick Chapel, 9001 N. Main St., Windham. Questions -email George at bel@neo.rr.com or President Lynnea St. John – lynnya45@ yahoo.com or call 330-326-6061.
A Christmas Carol Auditions
Oct 15 & 16
Kent Trumbull Theatre is proud to present our upcoming auditions for The Christmas Carol. Focusing on Dickens’ powerful language, humor and warmth, this charming (1hr 15min) version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, written by the late local playwright Paul Kimpel, simply and directly tells the story of the redemption of a human soul. The auditions will be held October 15th and 16th from 7pm to 8pm in the theatre. Auditioning actors will read from the script. Kent State University Trumbull Campus: 4314 Mahoning Avenue N.W. Warren, Ohio 44483. Library Theatre Building. Call 330 847-8700 for details

Brooks House Hosting Financial Presentation
Oct 16
The Pines at Brooks House Assisted Living will  host a financial presentation entitled “Rising Above the Herd” on Tuesday, Oct 16,  from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm.   Rick Frato, a financial advisor with Edward Jones Financial Group, will show investors how to stay focused on their long-term objectives during times of market volatility.  This event is free and open to the public.  A complimentary luncheon will be served.  Come join us with your investment questions.  Please RSVP by calling (440)286-5136 by Oct 11th to confirm your attendance.
The Pines at Brooks House is located at 18144 Claridon-Troy Rd. (SR 700), Hiram, OH, in Troy Township, about 5 miles north of Hiram OR about 1 mile south of SR 422.

Hobby Hunter’s
Oct. 17
The Newton Falls Hobby Hunters invite you to join us. We’re always looking for new crafters. We meet once a month at the Newton Falls Community Center on the 3rd Weds. Of each month at 10am. Next meeting is Oct. 17

Ladies Night Out
Oct. 18
Begin a fun evening out with the girls at Portage County Gardeners’ 50th annual Holiday Craft and Gift Show, Oct. 18, 4 – 8 PM. Shop for beautifully handcrafted items, take home a sweet treat from our bake sale, 20 door prize drawings, free basket raffle, hardy mums, bulbs, silent auction and much more. Light refreshments are served throughout the evening. $5.00 at the door. The Craft Show continues, Oct. 19 & 20, 9 AM – 3 PM, $1.00 admission. For more information about this event, call 330-673-0577 or 330-348-6089.

All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Oct 19
The next Western Reserve Kiwanis All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be Friday, Oct. 19th from 5-7pm in the Hiram College Kennedy Center.  Spaghetti with choice of meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, beverage, and ice cream, all for $ 6.00 for adults and children 8 and under FREE!  Carry-out available.  There will be a silent auction, as well as a 50/50 raffle.
Our co-host is Friends of the Garrettsville Library.

Annual Baked Chicken Dinner
Oct. 19
Garrettsville Eagles #2705,  on 8149 Water Street Annual Baked Chicken Dinner and  Chinese Auction to benefit the scholarship fund, October 19 at  4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Adults: $9.00, Children: $4.00. Open to public.

Fall Rummage Sale
Oct. 19 & 20
The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Ambrose Church, 10692 Freedom St in Garrettsville, is hosting their annual fall rummage sale and bake sale on Oct. 19 from 9am-5pm and Oct 20 from 9am-1pm. Saturday is bag day.

After Dark in the Park
Oct 19, 20, 26 & 27
The event is called “After Dark in the Park Haunted Hayride”. The dates are Oct. 19th, 20th, 26th and 27th from 7 P.M. to 12 A.M. The first hayride each day at 7 is non-scary so that the little kids can enjoy it without being scared by the actors. Admission is $8 per person and all the proceeds go to phase 2 of the Banks Park playground project. It’s held at the LAC ball fields on St. Rt. 82 in Leavittsburg/Braceville (right before St. Rt. 5, coming from Garrettsville/Windham area), Cash and Credit Cards are accepted.

3rd Annual Craft Show
Oct 20
Palmyra Fire Station 3956 St Rt. 225, Diamond, OH 44412 from 10 am– 4 pm.  We’ll have several Chinese Auction baskets compliments of area businesses. We are currently looking for crafters and patrons. If you’d like to display your crafts please go to: www.palmyratownship.com to fill out the registration form, call 330 654-5447 or 330 557-6173 to have one mailed to you, e-mail palmyrafirefliesauxiliary@yahoo.com to have one e-mailed to you or stop by the station Monday – Friday 6 AM – 6 PM.

All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Oct. 21
Knights Of Columbus Council  #3350. 100 Superior St. Newton Falls 12:00pm-3:00pm at Saint Mary & Joseph’s Social Hall: 120 Maple Drive. Newton Falls. Dinner Includes: Spaghetti & meatballs, salad, Italian bread, coffee or punch, and dessert. Carry out available. Adults:$7.00, Children: $3.00 (6-11),  Children: FREE(5& under)

Gospel Music Concert
Oct 21
Gospel Music Concert–Windham UMC & Nelson UMC. Pastor Dave Ducommon is a member of the Indiana Gospel Music Association and has been the state’s vice president since 2003.  He has received numerous awards and will be sharing his music and faith on Oct 21st at 10am during the Windham UMC worship.  He will then provide a concert that evening at 6pm in Nelson Twp. at the Nelson UMC.  Pastor Dave is excited about coming and sharing his music, meeting old friends and making new ones.

Evening of Polka
Oct 25
Everyone loves polka!  So come enjoy an evening of polka music at The Pines at Brooks House Assisted Living on, October 25th from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.   Jake Kouwe from The Chardon Polka Band will get toes tapping with his trademark high energy music.  We’ll be enjoying the sounds AND tastes of Oktoberfest with refreshments  including beer (root beer, that is), pretzels and mustard sauce, etc.   Hoping to see you  there! The Pines at Brooks House is located at 18122 Claridon-Troy Rd. (SR 700), Hiram, OH, in Troy Township, about 5 miles north of Hiram OR about 1 mile south of SR 422.   Questions?  Call (440)834-0260, ext. 8, or e-mail your questions to “brookshouseassistedliving@gmail.com”.

Missy Raines & the New Hip Concert
Oct 26
Missy Raines & the New Hip Concert, Oct 26 begins 8:30pm (doors 7:30pm) at Beachland Ballroom and Tavern (15711 Waterloo Road; Cleveland, Ohio  44110). Proceeds to Benefit PAWS (Public Animal Welfare Society).Opening is; Matt Watroba.  Hosted by; Jim Blum from WKSU.  $12 advance tickets available at www.beachlandballroom.com.  $15 at the door.  For more information contact Will Craig (216) 316-0068 /willrcraig@gmail.com.”

Burton Wetlands Hike
Oct 27
Explore trails and pathways of the Burton Wetlands, the largest and one of the most important wetlands of the Lake Erie watershed from 9:00-11:00am. The area provides habitat for bald eagles, river otters, sandhill cranes, and a host of other wildlife. Glacial lakes, bogs, swamp forests, marshland and the old and new Cuyahoga River are all part of this fascinating complex. We will explore several segments of this important wetland complex, including the riparian areas along the Cuyahoga River, upland forests, and a glacial bog lake. Fee: $8 for nonmembers, $5 for members of Friends of the Field Station. Phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.eduto register.

Gemboree
Oct 27 & 28
Fall show & sale; Minerals, rocks, gems and jewelry. Oct 27- 10am-6pm and Oct 28 10am-5pm at Emidio & Sons Expo Center. 48 E. Bath Rd, Cuyahoga Falls. Adults $5, Seniors (55+) & students $4 Children 7-14 $1, scouts in uniform and children 6 & under-free. (330) 929-3798

Fall Photo Contest
Thru Nov 1
Dust off the camera and head out to the Hiram College’s James H. Barrow Field Station on Wheeler Rd. to capture an image that just might win you a fabulous prize. Categories include: landscape and flora/fauna. Prizes include a Nikon 8x40mm Action Ultra-Wide-View Binoculars. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hiram College Field Station, whose purpose is to promote and support educational programs, conservation efforts and research activities at the Hiram College Field Station. For information and an entry form, phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu.

Chinese Auction
Nov 3
The Kayla Irene Daniels Cure for Cancer Foundation will be holding its 4th annual Chinese Auction on Nov 3, at the Parkman Community Center located just East of the Parkman Center on State Route 422. Doors open at 3:00pm and the auction starts at 6:00pm. This year “we bundled” and the value of our items is huge. Last year the building was totally jammed, so reservations for this year’s auction are highly recommended. Call (330) 889-9600 and give us your name to guarantee your place at the auction.

Murder Mystery Night
Nov 3
Doors Open at 6:00PM.Featuring the Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre Mystery Group. $35.00 Per Ticket. Limited Number of Tickets Available…Pre-Sale Only! Mystery, Dinner, Raffles & Cash Bar “My Big Fat Geek Wedding” Mysstteerry Murrdeerr Niigghhtt. For Tickets Call Donna Bicker at 216-210-1677 or Norm Fashing at 330-527-8093. Mantua Knights of Columbus Hall • 11845 St. Rt. 44, Mantua. Benefit for Children’s Glioma Cancer Foundation.In Memory of Melana Matson, Her Hope Shines On.

Murder Mystery Dinner “Marriage Can Be Murder”
Nov. 10
Geauga Lyric Theater Guild is proud to announce their 3rd annual Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser “Marriage Can Be Murder” on November 10. To order tickets, email your name and contact info to geaugamurdermystery@gmail.com or call 440-285-7701. Tickets are $45 each/$80 a couple/$400 for a table sponsor that includes 8 event tickets, 8 drink coupons, 16 raffle tickets, an ad in the program, and exclusive participation in the garter/bouquet toss to win a prize! This event is for those 21 years and older please. Deadline to order a ticket is Nov 2nd.

2nd Annual Grand Dinner
Nov 10
Mark your calendars for Nov 10 and support your Garfield Marching Pride at our annual 2 Grand Dinner. This year’s event will be held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in Mantua on State Rt 44 just north of RT 82. Dinner will be provided by Guido’s of Ravenna and there will be a cash bar to quench your thirst.  Tickets are only $40.00 each and can be purchased from any band student or by contacting Judy Huehner @ 330-687-0630. With only 300 tickets available don’t miss out on your chance to win the $2000.00 dollar grand prize or any of the many silent auction items. Help our Pride keep marching!

Crafters & Vendors Needed
Nov. 10
Claridon Girl Scout Troop 1324 is looking for crafters and vendors for its 7th annual Santa Shoppe to be held on Nov 10 from 9a.m. to 3p.m. at the Claridon Town Hall at the corner of Rt. 322 and Claridon-Troy Rd. Tables are $20.00 each. For more information and or reservations please call Dolly at 440-635-1173.

Comedian Night
Nov 17
Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre presents their 4th Amateur Comedian Night on Nov 17 at 7:30 pm at Slim and Jumbo’s on Main Street in Garrettsville. The doors open at 7:00 pm. and the audience will pick the winners. Tickets at the door -$10.00.  Includes ticket for raffle. Amateur Comedians wishing to participate contact Jackie (rinearson05@frontier.com) for entry instructions. No fee to enter. $175.00 Grand Prize, $75.00 Second Place, $50.00 Third Place.

12 Gauge Raffle
Nov. 20
Windham American Legion Post 674 S.A.L. Remington 870 Exp. Comb 12 gauge raffle. Ticket price $1 each or 6 for $5. Call (330) 326-3188 or (330) 998-1118. Drawing will be held Nov. 20 at 5pm. Winner need not be present. Be ready for that big buck!