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Looking for Swim Lessons for Your Children? Well look no further than Hiram College.  Missed the start of our first session?  Have no fear as every five weeks begins a new opportunity for the community’s youth to participate in the Hiram College Water Dog Swim Lessons.  Get lessons from the colleges finest once a week for a five week period. ...

Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

Help JAG Elementary PTO turn Trash in Cash The JAG Elementary PTO is collecting used ink and laser cartridges, old cell phones and small electronics.  If you are just throwing these items away, let our organization recycle them for you to help raise money for our students.  There will be  collection bins at JAG Elementary School, Middle School, Board Office...

Portage Parks Educational Programs and Hikes 

Discover the Crooked River -  9/6/14 9:00am - 2:00pm Join a Park District volunteer naturalist on a leisurely float down the Cuyahoga River enjoying the last days of summer. Meet at Camp Hi and we will be shuttled to Eldon Russell Park and make our way down to Camp Hi looking for kingfishers, beaver, and maybe a river otter. Please...

Tickets on Sale Now For “Murder at the Pigskin Party”

Garrettsville – The Friends of Melana is delighted to announce its hosting of the Murder at the Pigskin Party event, a benefit dinner in memory of Melana Matson of Garrettsville, whose life was claimed at age nine by a cancerous glioma brain tumor.  Proceeds from the event will benefit Friends of Melana, an affiliate of the Children’s Glioma Cancer...

Mantua Farmer’s Market Runs Through September

The Mantua Farmer's Market sponsored by Christ Lutheran Church would like to thank all the vendors who have participated thus far.  The market continues on Saturdays until September 27th with room for more vendors.  Price is $5.00 per date with all vendor fees going into the church's Handicapped Entrance Fund.  This project was recently completed and is a great...

Fall Avant-Garde Craft Show is Popping Up in Chagrin Falls

Cleveland is well-known for its vibrant art & culture scene. More artists are thriving in Northeast Ohio, making it an amazing community for artists and buyers. In September, the Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show will be launching their newest show in the Chagrin Falls area.

Hiram Community Chorus Begins Fall Season

Attention area singers!

Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull Counties

Help JAG Elementary PTO turn Trash in Cash The JAG Elementary PTO is collecting used ink and laser cartridges, old cell phones and small electronics.  If you are just throwing these items away, let our organization recycle them for you to help raise money for our students.  There will be  collection bins at JAG Elementary School, Middle School, Board Office...

Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

2015 Calendars Available The Newton Township Cemetery Association calendar for 2015, featuring photos of the tornado damage that destroyed property thirty years ago in Newton Falls, may be purchased from Art Effects, Newton Falls Printing, Nussles Florist, Roods Wallpaper and Paint and from association members or by calling 330.872.0236 or 330.872.5452. The calendar price is $10.   Help JAG Elementary PTO turn...

Dr. Warren to speak at Women’s Equality Day

Kent - Dr. Beverly J. Warren, president of Kent State University, will speak at the Women's Equality Day celebration organized by the League of Women Voters of Kent and the KSU Women’s Center on Monday, Aug. 25, 4:30 p.m. at The Overlook, 1519 Overlook Road, Kent. The League will also announce the establishment of the Helen Dix Scholarship for non-traditional...

Self-Guided Walk At Pricetown Cemetery

Newton Twp. - The Newton Township Cemetery Association members invite you to join us on a self-guided walk at Pricetown Cemetery, adjacent to the Pricetown United Methodist Church on Pritchard-Ohltown Road SW, also known as County Line Road at the intersection of East River Road in Newton Township. Parking will be available in the church parking lot. The date is...

Are You Our Alumni?

If you attended James A. Garfield (at any point), or Freedom, Nelson or Garrettsville Schools prior to the 1951 consolidation.... you are! JAG Alumni are cordially invited to the James A. Garfield Alumni Banquet which will be held on September 20, 2014 at JamesA. Garfield Elementary School. The banquet is a wonderful opportunity to reacquaint with past classmates, enjoy...

Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

Praise & Worship Service Saturdays Southington UMC Praise and Worship Service, Saturday’s from 7-8pm. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make Sunday morning? Try us! Call 330-898-2156 for more info.   2015 Calendars Available The Newton Township Cemetery Association calendar for 2015, featuring photos of the tornado damage that destroyed property thirty years ago in Newton Falls, may be purchased from Art Effects, Newton...

5K Race at the Arsenal

Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers. All participants will receive a t-shirt. To obtain a registration form, one can copy it from the Facebook page (Windham Park Restoration Committee) and email it in windhamparkrestorationcommittee@yahoo.com or one can call Deann at (330) 766-3477 or Katie at (234) 600-1232 for more information. Parking is available at Windham High School at 9539 Bauer Road. Runners/walkers will be entering the Arsenal at the south gate near the high school.

Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

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Upcoming Events at Portage Parks

Butterfly Hike: · Annual Butterfly Count for Towner’s Woods, conducted by the “Chrysalis in Time” the Northeast Ohio Chapter of NABA (North American Butterfly Association). 10:00 a.m. August 23rd. ·  Led by Judy Semroc and Larry Rosche, naturalists with the Cleveland Museum of Natural History · Collect and learn about butterflies as well as dragonflies and other interesting nature finds · If you...

Community Events in Portage, Trumbull, and Geauga

2014 Balloon-A-Fair Seeking Parade Entries  Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme “Ravenna Pride In The Sky”.  Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM September 20, in beautiful downtown Ravenna. All units must have a 2014 parade application on file.  The...

Upcoming Community Events in Portage, Trumbull, and Geauga

2014 Balloon-A-Fair Seeking Parade Entries  Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme “Ravenna Pride In The Sky”.  Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM September 20, in beautiful downtown Ravenna. All units must have a 2014 parade application on file.  The...

Upcoming Community Events in Portage, Geauga, and Trumbull

2014 Balloon-A-Fair Seeking Parade Entries  Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme “Ravenna Pride In The Sky”.  Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM September 20, in beautiful downtown Ravenna. All units must have a 2014 parade application on file.  The...

Plan to Attend the Antique Power & Steam Exhibition

Friday, July 25, is a preview and set-up day with reduced admission. Show hours are 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.each day. Admission is $2 Friday and $6 Saturday and Sunday. For more information please contact (440) 669-2578, (330) 544-4438, or www.historicalengine.org. This event is held in cooperation with the Geauga County Historical Society.

Step into the “Little Shop of Horrors” this weekend in Garrettsville

“Little Shop of Horrors” July 11 -13; 18 & 19 The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will be presenting “Little Shop of Horrors”  in the Iva Walker Auditorium located at  J.A. Garfield High School, 10235 SR 88 in Garrettsville on July 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7pm; July 13, 2014 at 2pm.  Directed by  Keith Stiver with Musical Direction by Eric Juzkiw. Thank...

Upcoming Community Events

“Run of the Ox” 5K Run/Walk & 1M Fun Walk Be a part of this year’s 5K Run/Walk or 1M Fun Walk at St. Joseph’s Annual Ox Roast Fair!!! Race will take place on Saturday morning of the fair, July 19th. Registration is at 7:00 a.m. in front of the church and the race begins at 8:00 a.m. Out &...

Upcoming Community Events

Feline Spay and Neuter Clinic In an effort to help with the growing cat problem in Portage County, Rose's Rescue along with the Portage Co Dog Warden's Office will be hosting an all cat spay and neuter clinic on Tuesday July 15, 2014. The cost per spay or neuter will be $20 per cat. An appointment is required.  The $20...

Upcoming Community Events

2014 Balloon-A-Fair Seeking Parade Entries Ravenna - Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme “Ravenna Pride In The Sky”.  Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM September 20, in beautiful downtown Ravenna. All units must have a 2014 parade application on...

Author David Giffels Headlines Western Reserve Book Festival, a Celebration of Area Literature

Hiram - Author and longtime Akron Beacon Journal columnist David Giffels will headline the first Western Reserve Book Festival at Hiram College on June 21, 2014. The event, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kennedy Center, will celebrate literature of Ohio’s Western Reserve, hosting dozens of area authors of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, young adult and...

Library Book Sale at the Garrettsville Library

Garrettsville - The Friends of the Garrettsville Library announce a book sale (in the meeting room) at the Garrettsville Branch of the Portage County District Library June 16 – 21, during library hours. All proceeds from the book sale go to the Friends of the Garrettsville Library which helps fund collection development, programs for the public, and other things...

R-Town Celebrates Business After Hours

Author Fred Tribuzzo to Appear at Village Bookstore American Sky by Fred Tribuzzo acknowledges the 1960s Pan Am glamour of pilots, but also pulls off the Ray-Bans to reveal the grittier, elbow-deep-in-the-engine world of small plane aviation. It’s easy to imagine the characters brushing dirt off their hands or cleaning grease off their fingers before sitting down to a runway-side...

Upcoming Community Events in Portage, Trumbull, and Geauga

#Garrettsville Strong Fundraiser Book Contents of the book will include: History of the development of Main Street area of the fire, compiled memories from the public, Main Street on fire, Recovery, Rebuild. Send your info and pictures to Nelson United Methodist Church% Pam Montgomery, PO Box 210 Garrettsville, OH 44231.   Players needed for Hiram Community Band Once again, the Hiram Community Band...

Free Quarterly Water Monitoring

Shalersville - Free well water monitoring will be conducted  at 3:15 P.M.,  Sunday, June 1, 2014, at Sand Hill Stable on State Route 303, just west of the 303/44  intersection. Participants are asked to arrive as close to 3:15 as possible. Trained water monitors from Concerned Citizens Ohio will test for chemicals and salts that can show possible contamination from...

The Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District Needs You!

Interested in taking a peek at aquatic critters, such as crayfish, dragonflies, water pennies, and caddisflies, which live in our local streams?  How about interacting with other individuals who share an interest in nature?  Then grab your water shoes and join the Millennium Youth Conservationists (MYC) team!  The MYC team will use kick seines, sediment sticks, pH test kits,...

Upcoming Community Events

Community EMS District to  Host Parade and Open House Community EMS District is hosting a parade, open house and health fair on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The parade will kick off at 12:00 p.m. from the James A. Garfield High School, and travel down South Street to State Street, then conclude at the Community EMS station on Forest Street, where...

Bookmark THIS!

Garrettsville - The Friends of the Garrettsville Library (PCDL) met recently—May 13—to confirm the dates of the next Big Book Sale, which will be held from June 16 to June21.  Monday , June 16 from 4:00 to 7:00 will be the Preview Event for Friends members ( to pick up hot titles on their must-read lists).  The public can...

Upcoming Community Events

#Garrettsville Strong Fundraiser Book Contents of the book will include: History of the development of Main Street area of the fire, compiled memories from the public, Main Street on fire, Recovery, Rebuild. Send your info and pictures to Nelson United Methodist Church% Pam Montgomery, PO Box 210 Garrettsville, OH 44231.   Start Something Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County is currently in...

Upcoming Community Events

Women’s Getaway Weekend at Camp Whitewood All women 18 and older are welcome to attend a women’s getaway weekend at Camp Whitewood in Windsor, Ohio June 6-8th. Dr. Seuss is this year’s theme with lots of fun-filled activities.  Come to relax and meet new friends.  There will be a tour of Amish stores on Friday, classes in stained glass and  glass...

Mantua Farmers Market Info

A new sponsor will lead the Mantua Farmer's Market this year.  The Women's Guild of Christ Lutheran Church of Mantua has undertaken the market as a fundraiser for their Handicapped Entrance Project.  The Plant Sale to begin the year will be held at Christ Lutheran Church at 10827 North Main Street (St. Rt. 44), Mantua  on May 24, 2014...

Upcoming Area Events

Monday Breakfast Mondays 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   Red Shield Pantry - Ravenna 1st Weds of the Month South Portage Red Shield Pantry will be opened the 1st Wednesday of...

Upcoming Community Events

Monday Breakfast Mondays 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   Red Shield Pantry - Ravenna 1st Weds of the Month South Portage Red Shield Pantry will be opened the 1st Wednesday of...

Another Eagle Preparing To Fly

Garrettsville - Eagle Scout candidate Ryan Pawlus has elected to build a peace garden  near the Peace Pole at the Garrettsville United Methodist Church (which sponsors his troop, 4262) and he is seeking support from individuals and groups to purchase the engraved bricks which will  be used to create the walkway leading to the garden.  Each of the bricks...

Hattie Larlham is hosting an event featuring specials guest authors R.C. Larlham and Susan Busch

Mantua -  On Sunday, May 4, from 1 - 3p.m. Son of Hattie and Richard Larlham, Richard Charles Larlham will be reading from and signing copies of his new book, “The Old Man and Me.” This book details the entertaining tales of his childhood growing up on a farm in rural Ohio during the “Golden Years.” Susan Busch, mother of...

Nick Shamhart to be featured in Local Authors Series

Ravenna – Nick Shamhart will be speaking at Reed Memorial Library on Sunday, April 27 at 2 p.m. as the final program of the library’s Local Authors Series. Nick Shamhart’s writing ranges from romantic comedy to thriller. He is the author of the theologically- and psychologically-driven series based on the afterlife called the Balance Books, and the romantic comedy, The...

Upcoming Community Events

Geauga West Friends of the Library Accepting Donations for the Summer Book Sale   Geauga County - The Friends are now accepting donations for their annual summer book sale which will take place July 30 – August 2, 2014.  Bring new or gently used children’s and adult books, collectibles, comic books, CDs, DVDs, audio books on CD, puzzles and games, sheet...

Hiram Students, Community Relay for a Cure on April 25

Hiram -  The Hiram community will unite in the fight against cancer at Relay for Life, April 25-26, 2014, at Charles A. Henry Field. The celebration begins at 6 p.m. on April 25, and continues for 18 hours, until noon the next day. In case of inclement weather, the event will move to the nearby Les and Kathy Coleman Sports...

Resume & Cover Letter Class at the Windham Library

Windham -  On April 29 and May 1 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, the Windham Library, a branch of the Portage County District Library, will be having a two-part class on how to write a resume and cover letter. The class will walk the participants through writing a resume and cover letter from start to finish. Participants will...

Upcoming Community Events

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.   Monday Breakfast Mondays American Legion Post 674 to host Monday morning breakfasts, serving from 7:30-11am at 9960 Center Street, Windham, Ohio....

#GARRETTSVILLESTRONG FUNDRAISER SPOTLIGHT

Cana Valley Winery April 16 & 17 - Visit Cana Valley Winery 5665 Waterloo Road, Atwater. A donation from each bottle of wine purchased on April 9, 10 and 16 & 17 will be donated to the #GarrettsvilleStrong Fund.   JA Garfield Pancake Breakfast April 19 - James A. Garfield Student Council will be sponsoring an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast on...

Upcoming Community Events

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.   Monday Breakfast Mondays American Legion Post 674 to host Monday morning breakfasts, serving from 7:30-11am at 9960 Center Street, Windham, Ohio....

Upcoming Community Events

Praise and Worship Service Saturdays 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.   Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry Friday Nights Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry. Friday nights from 4-7:30pm.  Fish, shrimp or chicken tender dinners, also served...

G-Men Alumni — “Save The Date”

The 9th Annual James A. Garfield Alumni Banquet will be held at the James A. Garfield Elementary School on Sept 20th. Anyone who attended JAG High School is welcome to attend. The event will include dinner, entertainment by the award winning high school band and tours of the campus including the new Intermediate School addition (grades 5 & 6)...

Upcoming Community Events

Praise and Worship Service Saturdays 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.   Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry Friday Nights Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry. Friday nights from 4-7:30pm.  Fish, shrimp or chicken tender dinners, also served...

Upcoming Community Events

Praise and Worship Service Saturdays 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.   Leopold Bench Orders March Hilltop CYF United will be taking orders for Leopold Benches through the month of March. Payment appreciated with...

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