Am. Legion Breakfast
Legion Aux Post 674 in Windham will serve breakfast on Monday mornings from 7- 11 am
$8.00 for full menu; $5.00 for limited; Includes coffee, juice and water. Everyone welcome !

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!

Legion Fish Fry
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

Kindergarten Registration
Schedule Today
The James A. Garfield School District is now taking reservations for Kindergarten registration for children that will turn age 5 before September 30, 2016. Registration will take place on Friday, March 18th, Monday, March 21st, and Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016. Please call the Elementary School office at 330-527-2184 to schedule an appointment.

Winter Trap Shooting
1st & 3rd Saturdays
The Streetsboro Sportsman Association is hosting winter trap shoots on the first and third Saturdays of the month at 1:00 in the afternoon for the months of January through March. Rounds of trap will cost $3.00 to defray the cost of targets. The public is invited to participate. More info on this and other competitions at the club are available on the Streetsboro sportsman Association Facebook page. The club is located at 11280 Bloom Road, Nelson Township 44231.

Child Find
Child Find is an effort by the Ohio Department of Education, Office for Exceptional Children, to ensure all children from birth to 21 with disabilities are identified, located and evaluated as required by the individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004. Ohio school districts, serving ages 3-21, work with Help Me Grow, serving children birth to 2, in order to locate individuals with disabilities. For referral information or to find out about assessment and services available through the James A. Garfield Local School District, please contact Sue Boyle, Director of Special Services, at 330-527-5524 or talk with your building principal. Referrals may be made at any time during the year.

Garrettsville Youth Baseball Signups
It’s that time of year again! Garrettsville Youth Baseball has joined up with Mantua, Kent, Aurora, Streetsboro and Windham Youth Baseball to make this a great season for our kids ages 4 and up. Sign up dates will be in next week’s paper. In the meantime, for more information please contact Brent Carter 330-977-0191, Bill Peska 330-348-1687 or Brian Wiczen 330-977-0016.

“John Lennon and Me”
Jan 22, 23
The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is proud to announce their production of “John Lennon and Me” which will run January 22nd and 23rd at 7pm in the James A. Garfield, Iva Walker Auditorium. Tickets are available at the door for Adults $10.00, seniors and children under 12, $7.00 and groups of 15 or more $5.00. This engaging production is sponsored by Ryser Insurance and Ohio Health

Clothing Giveaway
Jan 23
Mantua Center free clothing giveaway will be Jan 23rd from 9-noon at the old Mantua Center School. Plenty of clothing available in all sizes and both genders. You will enter the school on the north side, the door where the ramp is, go down the stairs and turn right. We are in two rooms in the first hallway.

Basket Raffle
Jan 25
Who doesn’t love a Basket Raffle? Even better is one that helps the forgotten dogs of the valley? Legacy Dog Rescue and Never Muzzled are holding a Basket Raffle on Jan 25th from 4-8 pm at Quaker Steak & Lube, 2191 Millennium Blvd., Cortland. Come out and have a great dinner and a drink with great friends working together to help the dogs of Trumbull and Mahoning County. Check out either group’s Facebook page for the flier, or stop by their table that evening. For more information, please contact Jenn @ 330-719-5569 or follow the organizations on Facebook.

Free Community Dinner
Jan 26
Free community dinner will be Jan 26th from 5-6pm, while supplies last at Windham American Legion, 9960 Center Street. Everyone is welcome! Sponsored by St. Nicholas Samaritan Outreach, Warren, Ohio.

Cook of the Month
Jan 28
Well, we made it to another year at the Renaissance Family Center in Windham. Thanks to all the volunteers that made the dinners a big success in 2015. There will be several new cooks for 2016, starting Jan. 28th at 5pm. Hope you join us every fourth Thursday to see who is the special cook of the month.

Spaghetti Dinner
Jan 29
Spaghetti Dinner and Chinese Auction to benefit Parkman Cub Scout Pack 4076 B.S.A. will be Jan 29th from 4:30-7:30 at the Parkman Community House on Rte. 422 in Parkman. Advance tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for kids age 5-12, tickets at the door are $9 for adults and $6 for kids. Carryout will be available. For presale tickets contact Monique 216-337-2104 or Dan 440-781-7407.

Free lessons
Jan 29
Free lessons for bagpipes, snare, tenor and base drums. Beginners practice Jan 29th at 4pm at Arms Trucking Company. Call 440-682-0668 or

Benefit for Charlie
Jan 30
Benefit for Charlie will be Jan 30th at Windham Community Center, 9621 East Center St., doors open at 5pm. Been A Long Time Bad will perform at 6pm, OC/DC (AC/DC tribute) headlining. $10 cover charge. Huge raffles and bake sale. All proceeds go to the Hostetler family. Parking behind Police/Fire stations.

Scotch Doubles
Feb 6
The Garrettsville Fireman’s Association and area businesses are holding a scotch doubles fundraiser on Feb 6th at 8pm at SkyLanes Bowling Alley. All proceeds will be donated to Dennis Stewart, a fireman for the Garrettsville Freedom Nelson Joint Fire District, who was injured in a motor vehicle accident with significant injuries and recovery time. Tickets are $40 per couple; includes shoe rental, food and drinks. Tickets can be purchases at the fire department on Elm Street, Mon-Fri from 8-4. There will also be a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle.

Monthly Dance
Feb 6
Portage County Chapter #600 Parents Without Partners monthly dance will be Feb 6th from 7:30-11:30pm at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave in Tallmadge. Open to the public. Cost is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information call Warrine 330-322-9559.

Youth Baseball/Softball Signups
Feb 6, 10, 13
The Newton Falls Youth Baseball/Softball League signups will be Feb 6th from 10-2, Feb 10th from 5-8pm and Feb 13th from 10-2. All signups will be held at the Newton Township Administrative Building, 4410 Newton Falls Bailey Rd., Newton Falls.

4 Chaplains Program
Feb 7
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton-Middlefield 4 Chaplains Program will be Feb 7th at 3pm at the Legion Home on Goodwin Street. Open to the public. Contact Skip 440-313-2095 for more information.

Hunters Education
Feb 13 & 20
Required before getting an Ohio hunting license, you must pass a hunter education course. Feb 13th and 20th from 9-5 at Garrettsville YMCA. To register call the Ohio Division of Wildlife: 1-800-282-3557. Children 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a bagged lunch. Students must attend both sessions.

Pancakes at the Grange
Feb 14
Hambden Grange #2482 is serving an AYCE Pancake Breakfast with maple syrup, corn fritters, fruit, sausage, juice, cocoa and coffee on Feb. 14th from 8-1 at 9778 Old State Road, Chardon. The cost is $7 for Adults and $3 for Children 10 and under.

Valentine Bingo
Feb 14
St. Michael’s Church Valentine Bingo will be Feb 14th at 1:30. Gift and bakery raffles. Refreshments available. No one under 18 permitted. The church is located at 9736 E. Center Street, Windham.

Valentine’s Day Special Bingo
Feb 14
St. Michael will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Special Bingo on Feb 14th at 1:30pm. We will have a raffle table, 50/50, and a bakery raffle table. Please come out and support St. Michael Church! If you cannot attend, please consider donating a new, unused item for our raffle table. Contact Karen 330-326-2972 or Tricia 330-326-1230 for inquiries and donations.

Pancake Breakfast
Feb 14, 21, 28
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton-Middlefield pancake and sausage breakfast will be from 9-1:30 on Feb 14th, 21st and 28th at the Legion Home on Goodwin Street. Contact Ron 440-343-1478 for pricing.

Oratory Competition
Feb 20
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton-Middlefield, American Legion Oratory Competition will be Feb 20th from 11:30-4:30 at the Legion Home in Goodwin Street. Open to the public. Contact Skip 440-313-2095 for more information.