Death, Dying & After Life book group forming. Call Joseph 330-569-3376.
Praise and Worship Service
Southington UMC Praise and Worship Service (Located at the town center on S.R. 305) are held on Saturdays at 7pm. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make Sunday morning? Try us!
Friday Night Fish Fry
Windham American Legion Post 674 fish fry Friday night’s from 4-7:30 pm through Lent. Fish, chicken, shrimp and combo dinners available. Also choice of 2 sides-green beans, mac /cheese, coleslaw, applesauce, and a desert. Cost $8.00 per dinner children under 5 free. Carry out available, call: 330-326-3188 Legion post is located on S. R.303 in Windham. Sponsored by American Legion S.A.L.
JAG High School Parent Teacher Conferences
James A. Garfield H.S. Parent Teacher conferences are scheduled for Feb27th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Please call Mrs. Fisher at 330-527-4341 to schedule an appointment. We look forward to seeing you then.
Softball Players Wanted
Looking for 12 and under girls softball players interested in playing in an early bird tournament in Akron May 2-4. This is a local all-star team and will be subject to a tryout. Garrettsville, Windham, Crestwood girls are all welcome. Cost is $50 for entry and uniform t-shirt.
Please call or text Coach Tom V 440-487-0486
Eagles Fish Fry
Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry will be Feb 14th from 4-7:30. Fish, shrimp or combo. Chicken tenders are also available. Dinners include baked potato or French fries, coleslaw or applesauce, green beans & dinner roll. To go orders welcome 330-527-2330. Dinners are $8.50
Valentine’s Swiss Steak Dinner
Windham American Legion Women’s Aux #674 will be hosting a Valentine’s Swiss Steak Dinner on Feb 15th from 5-8pm. Music by Billy Jackson to follow. Price is $9 for adults and $7 for 12 and under. This includes; Swiss steak, potato and gravy, vegetable, roll and butter, as well as dessert. For more info call 330-326-3188.
Free Clothing Giveaway
On February 15th from 9 am until noon, the Mantua Center Christian Church will be hosting a clothing giveaway for the area’s folks in need. Clothing in sizes to suit babies and children, women and men. Tell your friends and family to come and “shop” for lots of great clothing, shoes, coats and outerwear. All items are clean and ready to wear out the door. The Mantua Center Church is located at the corner of State Route 82 and Mantua Center Road in Mantua Township.
Swiss Steak Dinner
Ladies Auxiliary Unit 674 will be hosting a Swiss Steak Dinner on Feb 15th from 5 – 8. Music to follow with Billy Jackson and Larry Sterpka until 11. There will be 50/50 drawing and a Chinese auction. We are located at 9960 E. Center Street, Windham. Carryout will be available. Please call 330-326-3188 for more information. Price is $9 or $7 for 12 and under. Tickets are available in advance at the canteen.
Benefit for Max Decker
Knock out Pancreatic Cancer benefit for Max Decker will be Feb 15th from 3-7 at Johnson Community Center, 800 Gilmer Road in Leavittsburg. Fiesta bar dinner – $8 for adults and $4 for kids.
Book sale to benefit the Burton Public Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, on Saturday the 15th of February at 9am to 4pm in the Burton Public Library’s Book Cellar (14588 West Park Street; Burton, OH 44021). In addition to books, you will find puzzles, sheet music, magazines and much more. All proceeds benefit library programs. For more information, or to volunteer, call (440) 834-4466.
Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner
A spaghetti and meatball dinner will be held on Feb 15th from 4-7 pm at the Western Reserve Masonic Lodge on Rt. 88 in West Farmington, Ohio. Dinner includes salad, bread, pie, coffee and juice. Cost is $7 for adults, $4.50 for kids 5-12 and free age 5 and under. Carry outs are available for $7.50.
Family Valentine Party
The Windham Church of Christ is having a Valentine’s Party for the family on Feb 15th from 3-5pm in the fellowship hall at 9837 Wolf Rd, Windham. We will be decorating Valentine cookies, cupcakes, making Valentine candy and having a Veggie Tales video. Hot dogs and popcorn will be served with refreshments. Any questions call Carolyn Miller 330-326-3340
Bluegrass is Back
Bluegrass is back at Bluegrass Junction! The show will be held from 7 to 11 pm on Feb 15th at the Shalersville Town Hall, located on S.R. 44 at S.R. 303. Doors open at 6 p.m. The event will feature three bands Coney Carver & The Rainbow Valley Boys, Remington Ryde, & Matheson Family Pride. This is an event to tell your friends about, featuring Poor Mountain Records recording artists “Remington Ryde,” for their first time at Bluegrass Junction! This group is entertainment that you won’t want to miss. The cost is $10 per person and the event is open to the public. For more information, call 330-325-7867
Dinner & Dance
A dinner & dance will be held at McMenamy’s, 325 Youngstown Warren Road, Niles, Oh on Feb 15 from 6- 10pm. Tickets: $25 per person. Tickets available until February 5th. All Proceeds to the Relay for Life of Newton Falls. Contact: Kelly (330)654-2692 or Lori (330)654-5670
Valentine Pancakes at Hambden Grange
Hambden Grange #2482 is serving an AYCE Pancake Breakfast with maple syrup, corn fritters, fruit, sausage, juice, cocoa and coffee on Feb 16th from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. The Grange is located at 9778 Old State Road, Chardon. The cost is $7 for Adults and $3 for Children 10 and under. Come treat your Valentine to pancakes!
Pancake & Sausage Breakfast
Feb 16 & 23
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 will be hosting pancake and sausage breakfasts Feb 9th, 16th and 23rd. Price is $8 for adults and $5 for kids 12 and under. Breakfast will be held at the Post Home on Goodwin St. Call Bo 440-834-8765 for details.
The Windham library will be offering a family-friendly movie Monday, February 17 at 12:30 p.m. Don’t forget, while visiting the library, to “Guess the Number of Candy Hearts”. You could be the winner of a candy heart-filled container to give to your sweetie. For more information, call the Windham Library at 330-326-3145.
Feb 18 & 20
Resume classes will be offered on Feb 18th and 20th for adults. Sign-up is required. For more information, call the Windham Library at 330-326-3145. The library, located at 9005 Wilverne Drive.
Youth Softball Sign Ups
Feb 19, 22 & Mar 1
Garrettsville Youth Softball signups will be held at the Garrettsville Village Hall on
Feb 19 from 6-8; Feb 22 from 9-12 and Mar 1 9-12
Garfield Hotstove Baseball Sign ups
Feb 19, 22 & Mar 1
Garrettsville Hotstove Baseball signups will be held at the Garrettsville Village Hall on Feb 19 from 6-8; Feb 22 from 9-12 and Mar 1 9-12. Registration is open to players who will be 5-14 years old on 5/31/14. A copy of you child’s birth certificate must be turned in at the time of sign-ups if they have not played before. For information contact: Phil Britton (pres)330-527-2209 or Colleen Khairallah (sec) 330-524-2807
Soup and Sandwich Day
First Christian Church Christian Women’s Fellowship Soup & Sandwich Day will be Feb 20th from 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall – 17 North Center Street in Newton Falls, Ohio. Take outs – 330 872 1328
The retirees of Local 2243 U.S.W.A. Copperweld Steel Co. (S.O.A.R. Chapter 1-28-10) will have their regular monthly meeting on Feb 20th at 1 pm at the Local 1375 Union Hall at 684 North Park Ave in Warren.
The North Bloomfield Historical Society will host a Western Style Square Dance with Line dancing also, on February 21. At the Town Hall at the corner of Rt. 45 and Rt. 87. No dancing experience is necessary. The time is from 7-9:30pm. Admission is 5.00 per person. Light refreshments will be served. More information call (330)506-3370.
Steak Fry & Chicken Dinner
The Garrettsville Eagles will be holding their monthly steak fry and grilled chicken dinner on Saturday Feb. 22nd from 4 – 7:30 pm. Meals include choice of baked potato or French fries, green beans, salad and roll. Steak dinners are $12 and chicken is $8. Carryout is available by calling 330-527-2330.
Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Kick-Off Dance will be Feb 22nd from 7pm – Midnight. $10.00 donation tickets available in advance or at the door. DJ Mike McBride – Hawaiian Theme Music from 1950’s – current. Open to the public. 18 yrs & older – No Exceptions! Location VFW Hall @ 60000 New Milford Rd Ravenna, OH. Raffles every half hour – 50/50 drawing. Grand Prize Drawing at 11:30 P.M. Cash Bar provided by VFW – Light snacks provided. Prizes for games, Limbo Contest, Hula Hoop Contest, Best Hawaiian attire. For more information contact: Linda Pierson 330-208-7398 or BAF 330-296-FAIR.
Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner
On Feb 22nd there will be a stuffed pork chop dinner at the Braceville United Methodist Church off of St. Rt. 82 in the center of Braceville. The dinner begins at 4pm and we serve until 6:30, unless food runs out. The dinner includes mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, coleslaw, applesauce, homemade desserts, bread, coffee, tea or punch. The cost is $9 for adults and $3.50 for children. Takeout’s are available.
Blast From The Past Fundraiser
A “Blast From The Past” fundraiser for youth baseball teams will be held at 7:30 P.M. Saturday, February 22 at Roby Lee’s Restaurant, 425 Ridge Rd, Newton Falls.
The “throw-back disco” theme event features a full dinner buffet, a DJ, and a costume contest. All proceeds to toward expenses for 15 to 18-year-old Class-B teams. Tickets are $20. For tickets or more information, contact Doug 330-212-5510 or Jim, 330-720-4938
A Pancake Breakfast, hosted by Garrettsville’s BSA Troop 4262 will be held Feb 22nd at the Garrettsville United Methodist Church, 8223 Park Ave in Garrettsville, from 8am-noon. Fresh Blueberry and Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pancakes with warm syrup, sausage and assorted beverages to drink. A suggested donation of $5.00 for adults, kids 4-12 years $3.00 and children 3 and under, free.
3rd Annual Fred Haney Tournament
Please register your team for the 3rd annual Fred Haney winter softball tournament. First 8 teams only this year. All games played at Time Out Sports Bar in Freedom, OH. Team fee is $125, 10 players on a team. Contact Raymond Oliver 330-524-2746 or Time Out Sports Bar 330-527-9080. Tons of raffles and giveaways. Feb. 22nd at 8 am. This is to raise money for Freddy’s children who lost their father to lung cancer.
Middlefield 3 on 3 Tournament
Register by Feb 28
Middlefield 3-on-3 Tournament will be held on Fri Mar 7th. 3 or 4 man teams- $5 each player 3rd thru 12th grade double elimination. Download registration at www.Cardinalschools.org
or e-mail email@example.com Registration deadline Feb 28th
Benefit Book Sale
Sundays in March
Book sale to benefit the Burton Public Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, every Sunday in March at 9am to 4pm in the Burton Public Library’s Book Cellar (14588 West Park Street; Burton, OH 44021). In addition to books, you will find puzzles, sheet music, magazines and much more. All proceeds benefit library programs. For more information, or to volunteer, call (440) 834-4466.
Christ Episcopal Craft Show
Mark your calendar for March 1st for the Christ Episcopal Craft Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at 2627 Atlantic St NE Warren, OH. Admission is $2.00 and Parking is Free! There are over 50 crafters/vendors to showcase their unique items and products. Proceeds for the craft show go toward our outreach ministries at the church.
St. Michael’s Special Bingo, 9736 E. Center St, Windham on March 2nd starting at 1:30. Gift and bakery raffles, refreshments available. No one under 18 permitted. Sponsored by Ladies Guild and Knights of Columbus.
West Branch State Park: Searching for Little Foot
At over 8,000 acres of land and water, West Branch is one of the largest parks in the state. Naturalist Bob Faber will lead an exploration at 10:00am of the rolling forested landscape and the extensive shoreline that surrounds the Kirwan Reservoir. We will be searching for tracks and signs of creatures that live in the area. Extensive oak-hickory and beech-maple woodlands, beaver colonies, and an extensive reach of open lake all contribute to a rich variety of wildlife. Hiking fee: $6 for members of the Friends of the Field Station ($10 for nonmembers). To register, phone 330.569.6003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Chili Cook- Off
The Huntsburg Grange will be having their annual Chili Cook-Off from 11:30-2:30 on Mar 15th in the Huntsburg Gym. Please call 330-636-5517 to register your favorite chili. Space is limited. Live music, Chinese auction, cakewalk, raffle, vendors and food.
The Miracles of the Parish
March 19 & 21
St. Ambrose Parish will present The Miracles of the Parish on March 19th at 7pm in the church. The Stations of the Cross will be presented by the high school Religion class on March 21st at 7pm. These presentations will be presented in shadows on a stage set up in the church. No admission fee, donations accepted
Original Sewing & Quilting Expo Bus Trip
The Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild is sponsoring a bus trip to the Original Sewing and Quilting Expo (www.sewingexpo.com) at the Cleveland IX Center on April 4th. Cost of $33.00 for members and $37.00 for non-members includes admission, a free class ($19.00 value), a shopping bag, a commemorative pin, and bus transportation. Your reservation must be paid by March 21st. We will load for our return trip at 6:15 PM and stop for dinner on the way home at Bob Evans on your own. Call Virginia at 330-847-7549.
Open House & Rummage Sale
The Huntsburg Grange will be having their annual Open House and Rummage Sale on April 19th from 10-2.
Shooting Stars Soccer
Apr 12 –May 17
Shooting Stars Soccer teaches children 3 and 4 years, with help from parents and instructors, the basic skills of soccer. Non-competitive games will be played throughout this five week program and each child will receive a t-shirt. Fee for Ravenna city taxpayer is $32 and non-city taxpayers is $35. Min 10 and max 14 per session. Pre-Registration in person will begin Jan13th at Ravenna Parks and Recreation office at 530 North Freedom Street, Ravenna, you can register on-line @ www.ci.ravenna.oh.us. For more information please contact us at: (330) 296-2864
May 31- June 28
Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an instructional T-ball program for boys and girls ages 4 and 6; child must be at least 4 years old before May 31st. The fundamentals of basic baseball / softball are taught as children learn better throwing, catching and batting techniques using tennis balls and batting tees. Classes will be held on Saturdays May 31st to June 28th from 10-11:15am. at Havre Woods Park in Ravenna. Registration fee for City Taxpayers (live or work in the Ravenna City) is $32.00 or Non-City Taxpayers is $40.00.
Hambden Grange Concerts
June 21 & July 19
The Huntsburg Grange has bandstand concerts set for June 21 with Boys Are Back, and July 19 with Fort Huntsburg Band. Concerts start at 6 PM, rain or shine. If it rains, concerts are held on the town hall stage. Bring your lawn chair. Refreshments will be available. Businesses or individuals interested in sponsoring a concert, please call 477-2822.
Chaney High School Reunion
July 18 & 19
The Chaney High School Class of 1974 40th Class Reunion scheduled for the third weekend of July. Please save the date and spread the word. The celebration starts on July 18th and the CHS Class of 1974 Invites All Chaney 70’s Graduates to “Come As You Were, Friday Night Fever Party” at Kuzmans Lounge. Cost $5.00 per person. On July 19th the CHS Class of 1974 will be hosting a CHS Golf Outing followed by a CHS Class of 1974 Celebration at Kensington Golf Club in Canfield, Ohio. For more information please contact Susan Callos Ryan at email@example.com, call 330-565-0726