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

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

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

JAG Fruit Sale
Now-Nov 13
James A. Garfield Marching Pride Band Fruit Sale! The bands annual fruit sale is under way!! Call the high school at 330-527-4341 or contact your favorite band member to place an order. Order deadline is November 13th. Delivery will be the week of December 7th.

2016 Turkey Raffle Cancelled
The Mantua-Shalersville Firefighters Association 2016 Turkey Raffle will not be held this year. Members of the firefighters association agreed to pull the plug on the annual event which has been held since 1944 due to a variety of issues. We thank area merchants and individuals that have supported this event for the past 70 years.

Mantua Christmas Tour of Homes
Nov 13-15
Mantua Christmas Tour of Homes sponsored by the Rotary Club of Mantua will be Nov 13th from 4-8pm, Nov 14th from 10am-5pm and Nov 15th from 12:30-5pm. Four decorated homes. Tickets will be sold day of tours at the Mantua Station Drugstore Caboose, cost is $10. Special candlelight tour and reception Nov 5th limited to 150 tickets (reservations necessary) call 330-274-2376.

Eagles Fish Fry
Nov 13
Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry will be Nov 13th from 4-7:30pm. Takeout will be available for $9. Karaoke with DJ Bobby K to follow from 8-11pm.

Free Lunch
Nov 14
Free Lunch at the Brick Chapel will be Nov. 14th from noon-1pm. Lunch will feature homemade soups, salad, breads and desserts. Meals are served by the Congregational United Church of Christ, in Windham. For information, call Ann at 330-326-3133.

Antique Tractor Association Awards Banquet
Nov 14
Columbiana County Antique Tractor Association is holding their Awards Banquet on Nov 14th. It will be held at the Mile Branch Grange Hall; 495 Knox School Road, Alliance, OH at 6:30pm. Awards will be given to the top three pullers in each class. All pullers and their families are invited. Door prizes will be given out and there will be a raffle for the top prize of the night. Cost of the meal is $15 per person. Those attending are asked to pre-pay by calling Sid 330-310-5413 or Diana 330-814-7245.

JAG PTO Craft and Vendor Show
Nov 14
The JAG Elementary School PTO will be sponsoring a craft and vendor show on Nov 14th from 10-3 at the Elementary School. This will be a great time to shop for the holiday season while supporting the school.

Holiday Craft Show
Nov 14
The 2nd annual Cub Scouts Holiday Craft Show will be held Nov 14th from 10am-4pm at the First Congregational Church; 612 W. Broad St., Newton Falls. This event is hosted by the Parents of Pack 4067 of Newton Falls. There will be a basket raffle, refreshments and a collection of non-perishable items. All money raised will benefit the Pack for camping trips, supplies, etc.

Texas Hold’Em
Nov 14
Texas Hold ‘Em tournament will be Nov 14 starting at 3pm, at the Kent Elks Lodge, 2265 Erie St. Ravenna. Food and beverage provided. $50 for $25,000 in starting chips, $10 for and additional $5,000 in chips. All pre-registered players will receive and extra $5,000 in chips. Pre-registering the first 150 players. Any questions contact Jennifer Goldstein 330-360-3869, Alan Goldstein 30-360-2242 or Joe Pinti 330-442-3155.

Annual NLMC Christmas Bazaar
Nov 14-15
5th annual Nelson LMC Christmas Bazaar will be Nov 14th & 15th from 10-5 at the Nelson Community Center. Lots of craft items. Refreshments for sale.

Tailgate Party
Nov 15
Steelers vs. Browns Tailgate party will be Nov 15th at The Fountain, 12888 St. Rt. 88. Pregame starts at 11am, tailgate party food at noon. Hot dogs and hamburger and drink provided. Please bring food to share. Game time is 1pm. Wear your team colors and support your team! Call 330-527-2942 for more info.

Pictures with Santa
Nov 15
Shannon Jursa and her State Farm Team are hosting the 2nd Annual Pictures with Santa event on Nov 15th from 2-5pm at the Garrettsville YMCA, which will allow us to comfortably accommodate many more families. This is a free event, digital images will be provided via email to all participating families. We will once again have Top Tier Pastry cookies and refreshments for our families. Tom Schama from Hiram will be our photographer this year. This event is 100% funded by my Agency.

Film Review and Discussion Group
Nov 16
On Nov 16th at 10:45 am Dr J Patella will be offering the second half of the film It’s a Wonderful Life, a 1946 American Christmas fantasy drama film starring Jimmy Steward and Donna Reed, produced and directed by Frank Capra, based on the short story “The Greatest Gift”, written by Philip Van Doren Stern. The film is now considered one of the most popular films in American cinema and has become traditional viewing during the Christmas season. If you are interested in a stimulating exchange of impressions and opinions please join us at the YMCA. Questions – call Phil at the YMCA (330)469-2044.

Tree City Carvers Meeting
Nov 17
Tree City Carvers monthly meeting will be Nov 17th at 7:30pm at Fred Fuller Park on Middlebury Rd in Kent. The demonstration this month will be about sharpening your carving tools, given by Robert Stadtlander. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more info, call Larry Hurd at; 330-297-7905.

Leonids Meteor Shower
Nov 17
Join our Sky Ranger Guy Gillespie to view the annual Leonids Meteor Shower on Nov 17th at 7pm at Morgan Preserve. We will get to see the buildup to the peak of this shower, producing a maximum of perhaps 10-15 meteors per hour. The peak of the shower should be around 11pm-1am. Park at the SR 44 lot, on the east side of the road, 1/2 mile south of SR 303, Shalersville Township.

Home Cooked Supper
Nov 18
The next supper at Pricetown Church will be Nov 18th from 5-6:30pm at 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd, Newton Falls, Ohio. Dinner will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad, roll, homemade dessert and beverage. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for kids 6+. Carry outs available.

RFC Dinner
Nov 19
Renaissance Family Center is having an early Community Dinner on Nov 19th from 5-6:30 pm.
Thanksgiving Meal
Nov 20
God Provides a Thanksgiving Meal on Nov 20th from 4-6pm at Nelson United Methodist Church, 9367 St. Rt. 305. Dinner will consist of turkey and dressing, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberries, roll and dessert.

Thanksgiving Party
Nov 21
The Windham Church of Christ, 9837 Wolf Road Windham, invites you and your family to attend a fun Thanksgiving party with games and crafts from 3-4pm followed by a Thanksgiving dinner from 4-5pm.

Portage Trail Walk
Nov 21
Come walk with the Portage Trail Walkers group from the Lake Rockwell trailhead into Kent on the PORTAGE Hike & Bike Trail. Meet at 9am in the Portage Park District Lake Rockwell Trailhead parking lot, located next to 1617 Lake Rockwell Rd. in Franklin Township.

Craft Show
Nov 21
The parents of Girl Scout Troop #124 will be holding their 3rd Annual Craft Show fundraiser on Nov 21st from 10-4 at the Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., Newton Falls, OH. The show will feature homemade wreaths, jewelry, greeting cards, hair bows, knitted/crochet dish towels, hats/scarves, quilts, theme chairs, jams, candy, honey and Newton Twp. Cemetery Assn. 2016 calendars. There will be a Girl Scout Bake Sale, 50/50 raffle, and basket raffle at the show. Crafts for kids to make & take for a non-perishable food donation for a local food pantry. Santa will be visiting from 12 noon to 2 pm. Free admission & handicap accessible.

Spaghetti Dinner
Nov 21
All-you-can-eat spaghetti and meatball dinner will be Nov 21st at the Western Reserve Masonic Lodge 507 from 4-6pm. The Lodge is located at 216 E. Main St., West Farmington, next to the Post Office. Dinner will include spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, pie, coffee and lemonade. Cost is $7 for adults, $4.50 for kids 5-12 and free for kids under 5.

Newton Falls Class of 1990
Nov 21
The Newton Falls Class of 1990 will be celebrating their 25th Reunion on Nov. 21st in conjunction with the classes of 1989 and 1991. This event will be held at AMVETS Post 112 meeting room (old TNT) at 37 Broad St. Newton Falls from 6-11p.m. The cost is $20 per person (includes drinks and appetizers. Please make checks payable to: Newton Falls Class of 1990 and mail to Crystal Shiley-Bulford, 51 East Church St. Newton Falls, Ohio 44444. Any questions or concerns contact Crystal at 330-503-3427.

Knitting with Nutter
Nov 23
Want to have fun, create personal gifts and keepsakes for friends and loved ones, share knitting tips and ideas with the group or donate your time and materials to learn to create very much needed baby items for premature newborns or items for other hospitalized patients in need? (Patterns are available) Join us Nov 23 at 10:45am at the Garrettsville YMCA. This is a social and teaching group. Please come join us the 4th Monday of each month at 10:45am. Questions – call Phil at the YMCA (330)469-2044.

PCDL Library’s Thanksgiving Holiday Hours
Nov 25-27
All Portage County District Library branches will close at 5:00pm on Nov 25th to begin the Thanksgiving Day holiday and they will remain closed on Nov 26th (offices will be closed as well). They will resume normal service hours on Nov 27.

Bristol Library Holiday Hours
Nov 25-27
The Bristol Public Library will be closing at noon on Nov 25th and will be closed all day Nov 26th and 27th in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will resume regular business hours on Nov 30th at 8am.

Craft Show – Ravenna
Nov 28
Ravenna Moose Holiday craft show will be November 28th from 9-4. Open to the public. $20 for a table, plus an item to raffle. Call Miriam 330-298-9603 to reserve your space. Bake Sale, raffles and food! The lodge is located at 5727 State Route 14, Ravenna.

Craft Show – Burton
Nov 28
Burton American Legion Auxiliary 15th Annual Santa’s Collection Craft Show will be Nov 28th from 9am-3pm at the Post Home on Goodwin St. in Burton. Area crafts, unique gifts and toys. Free admission. For info contact 440-834-4532. All proceeds benefit the Scholarship fund.

Breakfast with Santa
Nov 28-29
Burton American Legion Auxiliary Post 459 Breakfast with Santa will be Nov 28th & 29th from 9am-1pm at the Post Home on Goodwin St. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for kids 6-12 and free for kids under 5.

Christmas Rummage Sale
Dec 3-5
Christmas rummage sale at Christ Covenant Church will be Dec 3rd and 4th from 9-3 and Dec 5th from 9-noon. Great items, holiday bake sale and Chinese auction. Donations are welcome. Proceeds benefit Charity Children’s Ministries. The Church is located on Route 87 in Middlefield.

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

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

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

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

Breakfast with Santa
Dec 12
Breakfast with Santa will be Dec 12th at the Renaissance Family Center from 9-11am. Sponsored by Windham United Methodist Church.
Portage Trail Walk
Dec 26
Come walk with the Portage Trail Walkers group on Dec 26th at 9am, starting at the Cleveland Rd. trailhead on the Portage Hike & Bike Trail. Park in the Portage Park District trailhead parking lot across from 480 Cleveland Rd. Ravenna, OH. Walk: Flat trail, asphalt paved, 5 Miles

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

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

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

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