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Upcoming Community Events – Week of January 27th

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Kindergarten Registration Time!
The James A. Garfield School District is now taking reservations for Kindergarten registration for children that will turn age 5 before August 1, 2017. Registration will take place on, Monday, March 27nd , Tuesday, March 28th and Friday March 31st, 2017. Please call the Elementary School office at 330-527-2184 to schedule an appointment.

Newton Fall Kindergarten Registration
Registration for children entering the Newton Falls Exempted Village School District for the 2017-2018 school year will be held: Feb 15, 3:00 – 8:30 p.m. and March 13 through March 17, 9:00-11:00 a.m. & 12:30-2:30 p.m. daily. You do NOT need an appointment, but please only come during these times. It is not necessary to bring your child at this time. To be eligible for kindergarten, your child must be 5 years of age by August 1, 2017. Upon registering, you will be given an appointment to bring your child to the school in the spring for screening. Bring the following items with you when registering: Your child’s legal birth certificate;Immunization records; Proof of residency; Child’s Social Security Card and custody papers (if applicable)

Silk Flowers Needed
The James A. Garfield Art Club is in need of silk flowers to sell for their upcoming Valentine’s Day fundraiser. If you have any you’d like to donate to a great cause, please bring them to the high school office during school hours.

Preschool Screenings for Fall 2017
Preschool screenings will take place at James A. Garfield Elementary on Friday, March 17th for children age 3 through 5 years of age that will not attend Kindergarten. The appointment will take approximately 60 minutes. Please call Kristine at 330-527-5524 to schedule an appointment.

Schedule Your JAGHS Parent Teacher Conference Today!
James A. Garfield H.S. Parent Teacher Conferences are scheduled for February 16th 3:30 to 6:30. To schedule appointments, call Mrs. Fisher at the high school at 330-527-4341.

Families Anonymous Meeting
Mondays
Families Anonymous meetings for families dealing with drug addicted members meet every Monday from 7-8 pm at Coleman Behavioral Services Sue Hetrick Building, 3922 Lovers Lane/Loomis Parkway in Ravenna. For more info call Heather 330-569-4367 or Peggy 330-760-7670.

Men on Mondays
beginning March 6
“Men on Monday’s” a Men’s Bible Study will be starting on Monday, March 6th. and continuing every Monday thereafter at the “Cellar Door Coffee Shop in Garrettsville. We will meet at 6:45pm and end at 8:00 pm. Coffee and pastry will be provided at no charge.

Tuesday Get-Togethers
Tuesdays
Something new is being added to the Tuesday get togethers at Mantua Center. Starting January 24, various art and craft videos will be shown in addition to the painting, quilting, and jigsaw puzzles. Plans are to show some of the PBS Craft in America videos, as well as the groundbreaking Power of Myth series moderated by Bill Moyers. See what American craftsmen are creating, and learn how Star Wars stories and heroes trace clear back to the world’s greatest myths!
During the winter, Tuesdays at the Center are at the Mantua Township Civic Center, at the corner of Mantua Center Road and S.R. 82. (Where the Mantua Township Hall and the Mantua Center Christian Church are.) All are welcome. Come at 9:30, and bring a dish to share at the noon potluck.

BINGO
Every Tuesday
ST AMBROSE CHURCH 10692 Freedom St. Garrettsville– “Early bird” at 6:45p and first game at 7pm. Also featuring instant tickets, coverall jackpots, and other fun games. Doors open 5:45p. Great refreshments!

TOPS Meetings
Thursdays
TOPS OH#1941, Ravenna meets Thursday mornings in the fellowship hall of the Maplewood Christian Church, 7300 State Route 88, Ravenna with weigh-in from 9-9:45 a.m. and a meeting/program following at 10:00 a.m. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) is an affordable, nonprofit, weight-loss support and wellness education organization. Members learn about nutrition, portion control, food planning, exercise, motivation and more at weekly meetings. Find out more at http://www.tops.org
Please join us as we take off and keep off pounds sensibly!

BINGO At St Michael’s
Every Thursday
St. Michael’s Church Weekly Bingo at 7pm every Thursday at 9736 East Center Street Windham, OH 44288.

American Legion Fish Fry
Feb 3 – April 14
The Lake Milton American Legion Fish Fry is back! Serving every Friday beginning Feb 3 through April 14 from 3-7 pm at the 737 Legion Post, Milton Avenue
Haddock Fish Dinner or enjoy Chicken or Shrimp, french fries, cole slaw & roll $10. Perogies – $4

2nd Thursday Storytime
through May 11
2nd Thursday Storytime at Maplewood Christian Church. Come for stories, crafts, music and movement for children ages 2 – 5 (adults stay for fun, siblings welcome). This event will be held the 2nd Thursday of each month from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at 7300 State Route 88 in Ravenna. We will not meet if Ravenna Schools are closed.

American Legion Fish Fry
Fridays
Fish fry dinners will be held at the American Legion Post 674, 9960 East Center St., Windham from 4-7:30 pm. Cost $8. Choice of fish, chicken, shrimp or a combo dinner. Open to public. Carryout available.

Woven Wire Fairy Basket Workshop
Jan 27
Artist Joan Rusek instructs on weaving a free-form wire hanging basket with dazzling colors, crystals and gemstone chips. These creations are known to attract fairies and keep them out of mischief! Ages 16+. Fee: $36 includes all materials and refreshments. Wheelchair/stroller accessible. Registration required. Friday, January 27, 6-9 p.m. at The West Woods, Affelder House

Dark Matter Galaxies
Jan 27
On Friday, January 27, 7-8 PM
at Observatory Park, Robert McCullough Science Center find out more about the mysterious dark matter and new hints about our universe’s history. Followed by night sky viewing using park telescopes till 11 PM. Wheelchair/stroller accessible.

Spaghetti Dinner
Jan 27
Please mark your calendars for Parkman Cub Scout Pack 4076 BSA Annual Spaghetti Dinner/Auction. The date is January 27th, 2017 and will be held at Parkman Community House. Time: 4:30-7:30. Tickets are $8.00 advance/$9.00 at door. Kids are $5.00 advance/$6.00 at door. Under 5 free. Carry outs available. Tickets can be purchased at Parkman Church on Tuesdays 7-8 pm or call Monique 216-337-2104. Credit cards accepted at event. 100% proceeds benefit Parkman Pack 4076 BSA.

God Provides A Free Meal
Jan 27
God provides a free meal at Nelson United Methodist Church at 9367 SR. 305. Jan. 27 – 4 to 6:00. Macaroni & meat – salad – roll – dessert.

Night Sky Viewing
Jan 28
Saturday, January 28, 7-11 p.m. at Observatory Park, Robert McCullough Science Center take in the wonders of the night sky using park telescopes! Planetarium program if weather won’t allow night sky viewing. Partially wheelchair/stroller accessible.

Scout Day: Brownie Girl Scouts Hiker Badge
Jan 28
Saturday, January 28, 9:30-11 AM at The West Woods, Nature Center join us to work on the Brownie Hiker Badge! We’ll take a winter hike and cover badge requirements 1, 2, 3 and 5. Registration required.

Free Soup Lunch
Jan 28
Lake Milton Presbyterian Church, 942 Grandview Road, will be having a soup, sandwich and dessert lunch on Jan 28 from 11 am – 1 pm. There is no charge and everyone is welcome. Please come and enjoy the food and fellowship.

Stuffed Pork Chop Dinner
Jan 28
On Jan 28 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 4:00 and we serve until 6:30 or when the food runs out. The dinner includes mashed potatoes, green beans, corn, cole slaw, applesauce, homemade desserts, bread, coffee, tea or punch. The cost is $10.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Takeouts are available.

Scout Day: Wolf Cub Scout Paws on the Path
Jan 28
Saturday, January 28, 1-2:30 PM at The West Woods, Nature Center join us for an outdoor winter hike to work on requirements 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Paws on the Path Core Adventure! Registration required.

Eagles Steak Fry
Jan 28
The Garrettsville Eagles will be hosting their monthly steak fry and grilled chicken dinner on Saturday Jan. 28th from 4 – 7:30 pm. Meals include choice of baked potato or French fries, green beans, salad and roll and butter. Steak dinners are $13 and grilled chicken is $9. Carryout available by calling 330-527-2330. Open to the public.

Travelogue: Costa Rica
Jan 29
On Sunday, January 29, 2-3 p.m. at The West Woods, Nature Center join Tom Sampliner, photographer and past Native Plant Society president, as he shares images of Costa Rica during the summer monsoon season. Presented in conjunction with the Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio. Wheelchair/stroller accessible.

Travelogue: A Local Botanist’s Look at the Flora of Kaua’i
Jan 29
Naturalist Judy Barnhart shares images of her recent travels to Kaua’i, taking a look at how Polynesian culture and recent introductions have influenced the flora of the island. Presented in conjunction with the Native Plant Society. Wheelchair/stroller accessible. Sunday, January 29, 3:15-4 PM at The West Woods, Nature Center
Newton Falls Night At The Races
Feb 4
Newton Falls Athletic Boosters present Night At The Races on Saturday: February 4. Doors open at 5:30. Post time 7:30
Lake Milton American Legion
16465 Milton Ave. Lake Milton, OH 44429. (Shuttle bus from NFHS available every 20 minutes from 5:00-7:00 and 10:00-11:30) Presale Tickets $20.00 Tickets at the door $25.00 Any question or would like to purchase tickets contact Chuck Crum 330-780-1986

The Four Chaplains Service
Feb 5
The Four Chaplains Interfaith
Memorial Service will be held on Feb 5 at 11 a.m. Hear The Story Of 4 Brave Men That Others Might Live at the First Baptist Church of Newton Falls, 2640 S Canal St, Newton Falls, OH 44444

Freedom Community & Park Boosters Meeting
Feb 6
The Freedom Community & Park Boosters will be having their monthly meeting on Monday, February 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Freedom Town Hall. Please contact Tom Mesaros at 330-245-6061 for more information. Hope to see everyone there.

Monthly Book Review
Feb 6
On February 6th, at 10:30am Garrettsville YMCA invites you to join us at 8233 Park Ave, Garrettsville, OH for the following FREE event: The Monthly Book Review and Discussion group meets at the YMCA the 1ST MONDAY each month at 10:30am – presented by Dr J Patella. Author: Annie Kagan – The continuation of the fascinating, true story of her on-going, after death communication with her brother Billy is recounted in this, her debut book: THE AFTERLIFE OF BILLY FINGERS. One of the most detailed after-death communications ever recorded takes you on an unprecedented journey into the mysteries of life beyond death. Questions – call the YMCA (330)469-2044.

Annual Valentines Day Bingo
Feb 12
St. Michael’s Church 9736 East Center Street, Windham, OH is holding their Annual Valentine’s Day Special Bingo. Great Fun! Great Food! Great Games! February 12, 2017. Games start at 1:30pm. Refreshments, Raffles, Baked Goods, Gift Table. Your support is much appreciated!