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Area Events This Week


Mentors Needed 

Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County is looking for men and women from all walks of life to volunteer. Your time and attention is worth more to a Little Brother or Little Sister than you realize. Start something. Call Big Brothers & Sisters today, 330-296-6655 or visit us online at www.bbsportage.org.


Spring Soccer League

Openings Available 

Ravenna Parks and Recreation still has openings in its co-ed youth spring soccer league for children 4 years old to sixth graders.   Space is limited call ASAP to secure a spot.  For more information contact Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department (330) 296-2864 weekdays, 8 a.m. to 12 noon or 1:00 to 4:15 p.m. or stop in at 530 North Freedom St.


Praise and Worship Service


Southington U.M.C. Praise and Worship Service, Saturdays at 7 pm. The church is located at the town center on S.R. 305. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make Sunday morning? Try us! For more info call 330-898-2156.


Spring Storytime Registration 


Portage County District Library announces that spring storytime registration begins March 3rd at most branch libraries. To register, or for more information, contact your branch library. Branch libraries include Aurora Memorial (330-562-6502), Garrettsville (330-527-4378), Pierce Streetsboro (330-626-4458), Randolph (330-325-7003), and Windham (330-326-3145). For information about other library programs and services, visit Portage County District Library online at www.portagelibrary.org.


Leopold Bench Orders


Hilltop CYF United will be taking orders for Leopold Benches through the month of March. Payment appreciated with order. In April they will be building the benches and in May they will be delivered to you. 48” double is $50 and 24” single is $35. Choose your color; medium brown, dark brown, green, red or unstained. Checks payable to Hilltop CYF United. Place your order today! Contact Rick Painlet 330-606-6314 or rick. painley@charginschools.org.


4-H All Stars 

Enrolling Now

4-H All Stars is enrolling new members for the coming year. Youth must be 5 years old through 19 years as of January 1st, 2014 and live in Portage County. Our club offers many projects: small animals, sewing, cooking, quilting, photography, electricity, wood working, small engines and many more. We meet in Nelson Township. Call Janet at 440-548-5142 or 330-235-3687 for more information.


Food Donations for Geauga Families


All Geauga County Public Library locations are collecting food for Geauga families in need throughout the month of March. People who would like to donate nonperishable food items may do so at the collection bins at the following locations: Bainbridge Library, Chardon Library, Geauga West Library in Chesterland, Middlefield Library, Newbury Library Station and Thompson Library Station. See www.GeaugaLibrary.net for addresses and contact info. Anyone in need of food assistance is encouraged to call 2-1-1 First Call for Help. There is no restriction as to age, employment status or family size. For more information, contact your library.


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.


Village Piecemakers Quilt Club


Village Piecemakers Quilt Club is extending to new quilters and experienced alike an invitation to attend one of the meetings. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Garrettsville Village Hall, 8213 High Street.  For further information you can call Barb at 330-527-2802 after 7 P.M.


Softball Players Wanted

Register Now

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


Volunteers Needed 

Adult daycare looking for someone to come once a month and play the piano for seniors. We are also in need of a therapy dog to come visit with seniors once a month. Hours are only M-F from 7:30-5:30 so we would like someone around 1pm to visit with seniors. Please call Madeline Hakin Activity Director 330-296-3214.


Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry

Friday Nights

Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry. Friday nights from 4-7:30pm.  Fish, shrimp or chicken tender dinners, also served as a combo. Baked potato or French fries, coleslaw or applesauce, green beans and dinner roll. To go orders welcome 330-527-2330.


Windham Am. Legion Fish Fry

Friday Nights

Windham American Legion Post 674 fish fry Friday night’s from 4-7:30pm now through Lent. Fish, chicken, shrimp, or combo dinners available. Also choice of 2 sides; green beans, mac & cheese, coleslaw, applesauce, and a dessert. Cost $8.00 per dinner; children under 5, free. Carry out available, call 330-326-3188. The Legion post is located on S. R.303 in Windham.


Monday Breakfast


American Legion Post 674 to host Monday morning breakfasts, serving from 7:30-11am at 9960 Center Street, Windham, Ohio. Cost is $6.00 or all-u-can eat for $7.00. Cost includes coffee and juice. Takeout is available. For more info call 330-326-3188


Wednesday Lenten Services

Through Apr 9

The Windham Community Clergy Fellowship invites you to join them for Wednesday Lenten service followed by a time of fellowship.  All the services will be at 7pm and will be conducted jointly by the pastors and laity in the Windham area. March 12–Congregational Church of Windham 9029 N. Main St. March 19–Windham Church of the Nazarene 9749 E. Center St., March 26–St. Michaels Catholic Church 9736 E. Center St., April 2– Windham United Methodist Church 9051 N. Main St., April 9– Congregational Church of Windham  9029 N. Main St.


World Day of Prayer

March 7

Messiah Lutheran Church in Newton Falls, is hosting this year’s World Day of Prayer worship service on March 7th at 11 am. There will be a covered dish luncheon after the service and everyone is invited to bring a dish to share.


All New Lenten Pierogi & Fish Dinner

March 7-Apr 11

The Mantua Knights of Columbus are once again hosting their Annual Lenten Dinners every Friday during Lent 3/07- 4/11. Location will be at their hall on S.R.44 (North of S.R. 82). Door will be open 5:00-8:00 p.m. Serving ends at 7:30 pm. Enjoy your choice of combinations of Pierogis, All new Baked, Beer Battered Cod or Breaded shrimp. All dinners include: two hot vegetables; choice of coleslaw or apple sauce; rolls and butter; beverage and fresh desserts. Takeout’s available after 4:30 p.m. by calling 330-274-2576. Prices are adults $12.00, seniors $11.00, kids 12 and under $6.00 for the Pierogi and fish sticks or Pierogi and Shrimp Dinners (as always Mac and Cheese, available as a substitute for kids side). All major credit cards accepted.


Soup Supper 

March 7

Mantua American Legion and Auxiliary 193 will hold its monthly Soup Supper on March 7th at 6pm at the Village Park Lodge. Open to the public, a variety of homemade soups, salads and desserts are offered for $7 and $3 for children.


Relay For Life Dinner

March 8

Middlefield First United Methodist Church will be hosting a Relay For Life Benefit Dinner on March 8th from 5-6:30pm, sponsored by the Berkshire High School 1st United Methodist Team. Menu includes BBQ pulled pork, homemade mac n’ cheese, salad, dessert & beverages. Cost is $8.00 for adults and $5 ages 6-12. Silent auction. Talent show at 7:00 pm with a freewill offering to benefit the American Cancer Society. The church is located at 14999 South State Avenue (Rt. 608), one block south of Rt.  87 in Middlefield Village. Handicap accessible. Call the church 440-632-0480 for more info.


Pork Dinner

March 8

Portage County 4-H & Mantua Masonic Lodge are hosting a Pork dinner on March 8th from 5-7pm.  Dinner includes Pork, mashed potatoes, green beans or corn, applesauce, roll, dessert, and your choice of coffee or punch. Located at the Masonic Hall at 10801 John Edward Dr. Mantua, OH 44255. We do offer carry-out as well. Prices are: Adults $8.00, Children (4 thru 11) $7.00, Children 3 and under are free.


Presque Isle Fundraiser

March 8

A Presque Isle trip has been planned for March 8 as a fundraiser for  the Windham High School Softball program. Cost is $40 per person.  Bus leaves at 2 pm and returns by 11 pm. Contact Dawn at 216-406-0019; Dan at 330-351-2812 or Denise at 330-717-1029 to register or for more info.


West Branch State Park: Searching for Little Foot

March 8

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 of the rolling forested landscape and the extensive shoreline that surrounds the Kirwan Reservoir at 10:00 am. 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 sorrickmw@hiram.edu.


Spaghetti Dinner

March 9

Knights of Columbus Council #3350 is having an All You Can Eat spaghetti dinner on March 9th at Saint Mary’s social hall (120 Maple Dr. Newton Falls) from 12 – 3 pm. Dinner includes: Spaghetti, with or without meatballs, Italian bread, salad, coffee or punch, and dessert. Cost is $7 for adults, Children: $3 (6-11), Children: Free (5 & under). Carry outs available. For any additional information please contact: Tom Fetock (330)-872- 5886 or Matt Stimac (330)-872-7865


Pancake Breakfast 

March 9

Hambden Grange #2482 is serving an AYCE Pancake Breakfast with maple syrup, corn fritters, fruit, sausage, juice, cocoa and coffee. Breakfast will be held March 9th, 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.




Crescent Meeting

March 10

The next meeting of Crescent Chapter will be March 10th at 7:30 pm. Members of Garrettsville Masonic Lodge No. 246 will be honored.


Drug Awareness Presentation

March 12

The head of the drug task force of the Portage County Sherriff’s Department will be having a presentation on drug awareness in Portage County at Nelson Community Center on the Circle on March 12th at 7:00pm.  Sponsored by the Nelson Township Trustees.


Huge Rummage Sale

March 12 & 13

The Appalachian Experience group from St. Joseph Church in Mantua is hosting a huge rummage sale at the Mantua Knights of Columbus Hall (11845 St. Rt. 44) on March 12th from 10am-7 pm, and March 13th from 10am- 2pm (bag day). Donations of clean, usable items are appreciated and may be dropped off at the front entrance of the K of C Hall on March 10th between 10am and 7pm and March 11th between 10am and 2pm or by appointment. For further information or to volunteer, please contact Kathi Trares (330-274-2253 or ktrares@stjosephmantua.com).


Auxiliary Meeting

March 13

The Mantua American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 1pm on March 13th.


Benefit Dinner

March 14

JAG Student Council is having a benefit dinner through People Tree on March 14th from 4-8pm in the High School Cafeteria.  It is a spaghetti dinner, all you can eat, for $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 10.  All proceeds will go to benefit the McBride family who recently lost their home to a fire. Money can be donated directly to People Tree to help the family.


Monthly Dance

March 15

Portage County Chapter #600 of International Parents Without Partners will have its monthly dance on March 15th from 7:30-10:30pm at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Avenue in Tallmadge, Ohio. Open to the public, and nonmembers are invited to join the PWP members in celebrating the “Wearing of the Green” dance theme. If you are interested in joining PWP, call Warrine 330-322-9559 for more information.


Chili Cook- Off

Mar 15

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.


St. Patrick’s Party

March 15

The Windham Church of Christ, 9837 Wolf Road in Windham, will have its monthly Family Activity Day on March 15th in the fellowship hall. We will be having a scavenger hunt, with lots of prizes, a cake walk, and a Veggie Tales video. We will also decorate cupcakes and cookies in green! Hot dogs and punch will be served for refreshments. Any questions call Carolyn Miller 330-326-3340. Everyone welcome!


 Maple Time!

March 15

You’re invited to an old fashioned Sugarhouse Dinner on March 15th at First United Methodist in Middlefield. The menu includes an extensive salad bar, maple brown bread, maple glazed ham, scalloped potatoes, maple baked beans and maple sundaes and cookies for dessert. Beverages included. Cost is $12.00 for adults, $5.00 ages 6-12 and preschool is free. Serving from 4:30-7 pm. The church is located at 14999 South State Avenue (Rt. 608), one block south of Rt. 87 in Middlefield Village. Handicap accessible. Call the church for more info. 440-632-0480.


Pancake Breakfast

March 15

There will be a pancake breakfast on March 15th at Joe’s Window Shop at the corner of Shedd Rd and 168. Open at 6:00 am, all you can eat pancakes, sausage and bacon, muffins with new maple syrup. Homemade donuts to go. 440-834-0326.


Youth Shotgun Clinic

March 15

Streetsboro Sportsmen Association will hold a free Youth Shotgun Clinic on March 15th from 9 am – 1 pm at their location on Bloom Road in Nelson. Children aged 9 to 18 are welcome to attend with a responsible adult. Participants will learn basic shotgun safety and operation at one of the NRA’s top affiliates. Call Russ Vandercook by March 9th at (330) 274-3566 to register, or for more information.


Scotch Doubles

March 15

The Garfield G-Men high school baseball team will be holding its annual Scotch Doubles fundraiser on March 15th at 9pm. Cost is $40 per couple and includes 3 games of bowling, pizza, pop, beer. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and Chinese Auction. To reserve a spot email or call Coach Norton bnorton@jagschools.org 330-527-0273.


Celtic Faire

March 15

A Celtic Faire will be held on March 15th at 6pm at the Palmyra UMC (3968 St. Rt. 225 in Diamond, OH) a dinner consisting of roast beef, potatoes, carrots, soup, salad, ethnic bread and desserts will be served as you are entertained by various talented musicians and singers with an Irish, Scottish and Welsh flair. A silent auction will also be held. Cost is $10 a person, reservations are required. Call Kathy 330-654-4956 by March 12th.

Gardening 101

March 15

Master Gardener Joe Banzer demonstrates a plan for a successful  garden with great tips and how-to pictures. Topics include: soil improvement, raised beds, soil testing, fertilizers, plant selection and other aspects of starting or improving a home garden!  Light refreshments provided. March 15th from 9:30-noon. $15 fee.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.  Preregistration encouraged, walk-ins welcome.  Send check payable to “OSU Extension,” OSU Extension Office, PO Box 387, Burton, Ohio 44021. geauga.osu.edu


Chili Cook-Off

March 15

Huntsburg Grange 14th annual chili cook-off and Chinese auction will be held March 15th from 11:30 – 2:30 in the Huntsburg Gym, Rte. 322 and Rte. 528.  Local favorites Bob Stanek and the Boys are Back band are returning for another fun musical experience.  Cake walk, food, kid’s games, 50/50 raffle, vendors and local organizations will keep you busy.  This is an event for the whole family.  Just $3 for a sampler pack and a vote for the People’s Choice award.  For more information or to enter your favorite recipe, call 440-636-5517 or 440-477-2822.


Full Moon Field Station Talk: What’s Living in the Water?

March 16

Dr. Jennifer Clark, Assistant Professor of Biology, will be discussing her on-going work with students on monitoring projects within the newly restored portion of Eagle Creek at Hiram College’s JH Barrow Field Station. The talk will focus on what was in the stream prior to restoration, and future work to be conducted to monitor stream health and success of the restoration project. The talk begins at 7:00pm. For more information, phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu.


AMVETs Post 112 Breakfast

March 16

AMVETS Post 112 breakfast will be held March 16th from 9am – noon at the Post home, 37 W. Broad St. Newton Falls. Menu includes eggs, bacon, home fries, sausage, pancakes, French toast, biscuits & gravy, toast, coffee, juice and tea. Cost is $6 for adults and kids under 4 eat free. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.


St. Patty’s Day Dinner

March 16

The Garrettsville UMC invites you to come for a St. Patty’s Day corned beef and cabbage dinner on March 16th from 4-7pm. Dinner, drink and dessert included; hot dogs available for the wee little ones. This is a fundraiser and a good-will offering will be taken. We are located at 8223 Park Ave., next to the Intermediate School.


Mantua Historical Society Meeting

March 17

The Mantua Historical Society will hold its’ first meeting of 2014, at 7:00 p.m. on March 17th at the Mantua Township Hall, located at the intersection of S.R. 82 and Mantua Center Road.  The members would like to welcome the public and prospective new members to a Show and Tell program that will include light refreshments.  Membership is only $8.00 for a single and $12.00 for a couple.  The museum, which is located on the second floor, will be open after the meeting.


Rueben Sandwiches & Spirits

March 17

Come join us for Rueben Sandwiches and Spirits at the American Legion Post #674.  Time: 4:00 till 800 p.m. Place 9960 E. Center Street, Windham Ohio. Call 330-326-3188. Carry out available.  March17th.


BioBuddies: Life Under a Log!

March 17, 24, & 31

BioBuddies provides hands-on, developmentally appropriate nature experiences for early learners (ages 3-5). During Life Under a Log children will explore the creepy, crawly critters that live under logs in the forest, including salamanders, worms, potato bugs, millipedes and much more. In the process, children will explore habitats, the differences between living and nonliving things, and make a terrarium. Children and adult will meet for three afternoon sessions (1:00-2:30) at the Hiram College Field Station. Fee: $20. To register phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu.


The Miracles of Jesus

March 19 & 21

St. Ambrose Parish will present The Miracles of Jesus 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


Home Cooked Supper 

March 19

The next home cooked supper at Pricetown Methodist Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd, Newton Falls will be held March 19th from 5-6:30pm. The dinner will feature Salisbury steak, Mashed Potatoes, Super Salad, Corn, Rolls, Dessert and Beverage. Cost $7 for adults, $5 for children under 10 years. Carryouts will be available.


Children’s Illustrator: Robin Brickman

March 20

Join us for a workshop with Robin Brickman, children’s book illustrator, as she helps children make a connection between art and science. She will introduce her method of sculpting paper images, while introducing scientific observation, motor skill development and new art techniques. The workshop if free and open to the public, and begins at 7:00pm in the Hiram College Library. For more information, phone 330.569.5274 or email mccreightja@hiram.edu.


Monthly Meeting

March 20

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 March 20th at 1:00pm at the Local 1375 Union Hall at 684 North Park Ave in Warren.


Spaghetti Dinner

March 21

Our next Kiwanis All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be March 21st from 5-7pm in the Hiram College Kennedy Center, upstairs in Dix Dining Room. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, beverage, and dessert. Dinner is $6.00 for adults, children under 8 FREE! Carry out available.


Pruning: Art & Science

March 22

Master Gardeners Jim Zeitz and Deb Palmisano will demonstrate proper pruning techniques to achieve desired growth and maximum performance. Understand the when, how, where and why associated with pruning all your landscape plants and trees.  Light refreshments provided. March 22nd from 9-noon. $15 fee.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.  Preregistration encouraged, walk-ins welcome.  Send check payable to “OSU Extension,” OSU Extension Office, PO Box 387, Burton, Ohio 44021. geauga.osu.edu


Worship 101

March 22

The Southington UMC will be hosting a night of Praise and Worship featuring the praise and worship band “Worship 101”. Please join us at 7 pm on March 22nd. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Dress is casual. Call 330-898-2156 for more info.


Baseball Camp

March 22

The Garfield G-Men high school baseball team will again be hosting its 1 day youth camp. There will be two time slots available: ages 8-10 will be from 10:00 am -12:30. Ages 11-14 will be from 1pm-4pm. Both camps will be held in the HS gymnasium. Campers must register by March 15th to receive a t-shirt. Players can download a registration form from the team’s web site. For questions email Coach Norton bnorton@jagschools.org.


Nature’s Wine: Painting Workshop

March 22

Join instructor Carol Agnew and come paint with us! All skill levels are invited for an afternoon of fun, creativity and relaxation while enjoying our featured wine from Candlelight Winery! The painting workshop will be held at the Hiram College Field Station on Wheeler Rd. (between Hiram and Garrettsville from 3:30-6:30pm on March 22. Paint, brushes and canvas are all supplied. Fee: $25 for members of Friends of the Field Station, faculty/staff/students ($30 for non-members). To register, phone 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu.


Free Water Well Monitoring

March 24

Concerned Citizens of Ohio/Hiram free monthly private water well monitoring using Sierra Club meters to test for “indicators” of water quality in the Community Room of Hiram Christian Church, 6868 Wakefield Road in Hiram. Next testing will be held March 24th at 7pm. For more information contact Gwen Fischer at 330-569-7863 or concernedcitizensohio@gmail.com


Original Sewing & Quilting Expo Bus Trip

Apr 4

The Niles Chapter of the American Sewing Guild is sponsoring a bus trip to the Cleveland Sewing Expo (www.sewingexpo.com) at the I-X Center on April 4th.  Pickups will be at Austintown Plaza @ 6:30 a.m., Niles Super K @ 7:00 a.m., and Champion Big Lots @ 7:15 a.m.  We will arrive at the Expo by 9:00 a.m.; leaving @ 6:15 p.m.  Bus fee is $33 for members and $37 for non-members.  You are responsible for your own class fees, and dinner on the way home.  Reservations made by March 21st will receive a free class and free admission. Contact Virginia @ 330-847-7549 for further info.


Make Your Own Birdbath, Fountain or Bubbler

April 5

Water features are the hottest trend in garden decor.  Spend an enjoyable morning learning the basics in creating simple bubblers and fountains.  Enhance your flower bed and attract birds with your own creation.April 5th from 10am-1pm.  $40 fee. Materials included:  indoor/outdoor ceramic, terra cotta or resin pot; water pump and tubing; decorative stones and more.  Light refreshments. Preregistration is required and limited to 24 participants.    Call 440-834-4656.


Hypertufa Workshop

April 12

Come create a Hypertufa planter on April 12th from 10:00 a.m.-Noon at the Portage County Garden Center, 5154 S. Prospect St. Ravenna, Ohio (St. Rt. 44 s. of Rootstown) Fee: $20 all materials (except plants) included Contact Helena Parry for registration 330-673-0577.You can create a hypertufa planter. Materials will be provided. If you have a special form you want to use, or special items for creating outside texture, please bring them. We provide disposable latex gloves, but you may wish to bring a sturdier pair of dishwashing gloves. Your finished container will be wet. To safely transport the container in your vehicle, consider how to best secure your creation for the drive home. As your container cures it will strengthen, ensuring that it will stand the test of time in your garden. Contact Helena Parry at hmparry@att.net 330-673-0577


Introduction to Bonsai  

April 12

Geauga County Master Gardeners present master of bonsai, Dale Harder, from The Cleveland Bonsai Club.  Learn about the history, origin and meaning of the ancient art of bonsai and how you can get started in creating your own bonsai tree.  Dale will display a few of his own creations.  Enjoy a demonstration and instructions in choosing the right plant, tools and pruning techniques.  Light refreshments provided. $15 fee.  While walk-ins are welcome, early registration is appreciated.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.


Open House & Rummage Sale

Apr 19

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 susanaryan2@aol.com, call 330-565-0726