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Upcoming Community Events – Week of June 16


Camp Invention
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Camp Invention will take place at JAG Elementary School June 26th – 30th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for students entering grades K – 6th grade next school year. If you are interested in having your child attend, contact Mr. Hatcher by emailing him at dhatcher@jagschools.org or calling the school at 330-527-2184.

Nature Camp at Hiram College
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Nature Camps are an exciting and enjoyable way for children ages 3-10 to explore and learn about nature. We get kids crawling, wading and sloshing through habitats in search of critters that live in hidden areas. Camps run June 26-30 or July 31-August 4 for all ages. To register, contact Matt Sorrick at 330.569.6003, sorrickmw@hiram.edu or visit www.hiram.edu/summerathiram.

Youth Art at Hiram College
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Art Camp is an exciting way to learn interesting and unique techniques while creating wonderful works of art. Join local art teacher, Libby Frato-Sweeney, for a week of Summer Youth Art July 10-14. Programs for ages 3-14 are included. Register at 330.569.6003, sorrickmw@hiram.edu or visit www.hiram.edu/summerathiram.

Vendors Wanted
Auburn Community Church will host an outdoor flea market Aug 5 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.at the church. Persons selling new items as well as used items are encouraged to participate. Spaces are 25 ft. wide and deep enough to park two regular-sized vehicles as well as vendor tables. Cost per space is $25.00. Food will be available. In the event of rain, the event will be held Aug 12. To reserve space (s), send your check along with your name, address, email and/or phone # and whether selling new or used items to Auburn Community Church, 11076 Washington St. Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023. If any questions call Auburn Community Church 440-543-1402

Families Anonymous Meeting
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.
Monday Breakfast at American Legion
Open to public $7.00 breakfast from 8-11:00am at the American Legion Post #674 in Windham. Menu: eggs ‘any style’, pancakes, sausage gravy and biscuits, hash browns, bacon, sausage (patties and links) and white, wheat or rye toast and coffee, tea and juice. Call 330/326-3188 for info.

Men on Mondays
“Men on Mondays” a men’s Bible study is held every Monday from 6:45 – 8 pm at the Cellar Door Coffee Shop in Garrettsville. Coffee and pastry will be provided at no charge.

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

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.

TOPS Meetings
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. is an affordable, nonprofit, weight-loss support and wellness education organization.

Revival In The Country
Third Sat. of Month
We wanted to invite ladies who want to be inspired to our group. It is called “Revival in the Country”. It is a ladies group that meets the 3rd Saturday of the month from 9 am to noon.
Women from any walk of life are invited to come and join us. There is no church affliation required. We meet at the Cellar Door Coffee house 9 am to noon. There will be refreshments and, of course, coffee! Music and inspirational messages will be shared.

Hiram Community Band Seeking Members
Hiram Community Band is seeking members for their annual July 4 (4 PM) concert. Rehearsals will be on June 12, June 21 and June 29 from 7-9PM at Frohring Hall on the Hiram College campus. All music-reading players of band instruments are welcome, but we can particularly use percussionists,French/alto horn, piccolo and low woodwind players. Contact Jeffrey Quick at jaq@case.edu or call 330-527-0144 evenings if interested.

Annual Trash & Treasure Sale
June 16 & 17
Parkman Congregational Church, 18265 Madison Road (528 just north of 422), Parkman, OH is holding its Annual Trash & Treasure Sale on Fri. June 16, 9 to 6; Sat. June 17, 9 to noon items ½ price,
12:30 till close at 2:30 p.m. Items free. Donations welcomed June 12 through June 14. Doughnuts, coffee & lunch available. Something for everyone! Questions? Call: 440-548-4829

Gott Fen Showy Lady’s Slipper Hike
June 17
Join ODNR staff on June 17th, from 10am – 12, as we offer a special opportunity to view state threatened Lady’s Slipper orchids at Gott Fen State Nature Preserve, State Rte 303, Streetsboro. Space is limited to the first 15 registrants. To register call Adam 330/527-5118 or email adam.wohlever@dnr.state.oh.us

Hiram Village Spring Clean-up & Tire Collection
June 17
The Hiram Village spring clean up is scheduled for Saturday June 17th. Pick up will be 7:00 a.m. to Noon. Guidelines for the curbside collection can be found on the Village website www.hiramvillage.org. The Hiram tire clean up is also scheduled for Saturday June 17th 8:00 a.m. to Noon. The tire collection will take place at the Rosser Municipal Building public parking lot located at 11617 Garfield Road, Hiram. There will be no curbside collection of tires.

Newton Falls Reunion
June 17
The 98th annual reunion of the Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends will be held on Saturday June 17 at The DiVieste’s Banquet Room, 754 North River Road in Warren. Doors open at 9:30am with luncheon at 11:30am; $20 per plate. Class of 1967 will be the ‘honored’ class. Two $1000.00 scholarships awarded to Newton Falls seniors will be announced. Call Kathy at 330/872-7891 or Judi Gensburg 330/219-1762 for more info.

Signs and Wonders
June 18
Watoto Children’s Choir presents ‘Signs and Wonders’
A free concert presented on Sunday, June 18 at 6:30pm at Christian Life Center, 1972 East Summit Road Kent, OH.
(Corner of Summit Road and SR 261) Doors open at 6:00pm
Free-Will Offering will be taken

Free Community Meal
June 19
Christ Lutheran Church, 10827 North Main Street, Mantua, will sponsor their Free Community Meal on Monday, June 19, July 17 and August 21. Serving time is 5 – 6:30 pm. Please come and enjoy a delicious meal. It is also a great opportunity to visit with friends and family or make new friends. See you then.

Vacation Bible School
June 19-23
Lordstown Lutheran Church, 5615 Palmyra Rd., Lordstown will have Vacation Bible School on June 19-23 from 9 a.m.-noon, age 3 thru sixth grade. The theme is Hero Central-Discover Your Strength in God.
For any questions call the church at 330-399-7227.

Film Review & Discussion
June 19
Monday, June 19th at 9:30am. Dr. J. Patella presents and reviews 45 minutes of the second half of a 90 minute film: “You Can Heal Your Life.” The movie gives penetrating insights into Louise L. Hay’s fascinating personal story and shows how her views on self-esteem, abundance and the metaphysical causes behind physical ailments were developed. Please join us for a stimulating exchange of impressions and opinions at the Garrettsville YMCA, 8233 Park Ave, the 3rd Monday of every month at 9:30am for our monthly Film Review and Discussion Group. Questions – call the YMCA (330)469-2044.

Tree City Carvers Monthly Meeting
June 20
The Tree City Carvers will hold their monthly meeting on June 20 at 7:30 pm at Fred Fuller Park on Middlebury Rd., Kent
See great carvings, swap carving secrets! For more info: Larry Hurd, 330-297-7905

Gardens, Galore & More Gardeners Plant Sale
June 21
Wednesday, June 21 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Burton Century Village, free admission and parking. Plant Sale, Garden Art, Desserts, Tool Sharpening for a small fee. Gift cards available for purchase at Burton Floral and Garden, 13020 Kinsman Rd. or The OSU Extension Patterson Center (440-834-4656). Gift cards are valid on Master Gardener-created garden art and plants.

Dinner By Tommy
June 22
For everyone’s pleasure and delight, “The Renaissance Family Center” proudly presents
Dinner by Tommy! Yes, folks, he’s back. So come join us June 22nd, 5-6:30 pm. Everyone welcome, it is a dinner for the COMMUNITY.

Friends of Melana 5k & 1mi Fun Run
June 25
The 7th Annual Friends of Melana Fun Run/Walk will be held in downtown Garrettsville Sunday morning of the Garrettsville Summerfest, June 25, starting at 9:00am. All proceeds go towards children’s brain cancer research, the number one cause of cancer death in young people. The race is in memory of Melana Matson who lost her battle with the disease at age 9. Register on line at www.gopherarun.com or during Summerfest weekend at the Friends of Melana booth on the bridge. Race day registration opens at 7:30am under the tent at St Ambrose Church. Limited shirts available for sign-up on Summerfest weekend. If you can’t participate and wish to donate to the cause, please send donations to Friends of Melana Foundation, PO Box 204, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. For more info, call Norm Fashing at 330/903-6763.

American Legion Reception & Scholarship Awards
June 25
American Legion Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Commanders Reception & Scholarship Awards 3pm Sunday, June 25th at Legion Home on Goodwin St., Burton. (Family members & Guests ONLY.) Contact Skip 440/313-2095 for further info.

Free Diabetic Classes
June 27 & 29
The Renaissance Family Center in Windham, in cooperation with UH Hospital, is offering free diabetic classes. June 27th and 29th 12-2 at the Renaissance Family Center. Everyone welcome.

Car Show & Motor Cycles
July 1
Show to benefit the Special Olympics, sponsored by Western Reserve Masonic Lodge #507 in West Farmington. The show is to be at the Village Park on 3rd Street, North of Rt 88. Registration from 10am to 12 noon. 10 Trophies. $10 per vehicle, Tickets drawn at 3:30pm, show till 4pm. Food, water and pop sold, 50/50, plus DJ and other prizes. For more info call Jim 330/240-3584 or George at 330/565-3860.

Vacation Bible School
July 10-14
You’re invited on an awesome adventure at Maplewood Christian Church for Hero Central VBS 2017! This adventure will include epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids discover their strength in God. Held July 10 – 14 from 5:45 – 8:30 p.m. Children ages 3 – 14 are welcome. Maplewood Christian Church, 7300 S.R. 88 in Ravenna. For more information about our Vacation Bible School, call 330-297-6424 or email vbs.maplewood@gmail.com. Register at www.maplewoodcc.org.

Outdoor Flea Market
July 14 – 16
Ravenna Moose Lodge #1234
5727 State Route 14, Ravenna, Ohio 44266 is hosting an outdoor flea market on July 14 – 9am to 5pm, July 15 – 9am to 5pm, July 16 – 10am to 3pm
$40.00 for a spot (all 3 days) – 12 x 12 space. Bring own table & chairs for set-up – You can bring a canopy – you will be in direct sunlight. OPEN TO PUBLIC. Questions? Make reservations? Contact – Mary at mtassone@kent.edu

Hiram School Reunion
July 16
For anyone who attended Hiram School, the 24th Annual Hiram School Reunion will be held, Sunday July 16, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Troy Community Center, 13950 Main Market (St. Rt. 422), Welshfied, (Troy Twp.) Ohio 44021. Beverages, meat and table service will be provided. Those with last names A through R, please bring salad, fruit or vegetables. Last names S through Z, please bring a dessert. Classes celebrating milestones: 1942 – 75th, 1947 – 70th, 1952 – 65th, 1957 – 60th, 1962 – 55th, 1967 – 50th. If questions, contact Maryan – 330-569-7057, Barbara – 330-296-3732, Gary – 330-527-4457.

July 21-23; 28&29
The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is proud to Present Godspell- July 21, 22, 28 and 29 at 7pm and July 23, 2017at 2pm. Adult tickets are $10.00 and children under 12 and seniors over $7.00. Groups of 15 or more are $5.00 a piece. Godspell is sponsored by Ryser Insurance and Ohio Health Benefits. All performances are held in the James A Garfield’s Iva Walker Auditorium. Tickets available at the door or by calling 216-375-0709. Direction of Godspell is by Justin Steck and musical direction by Florence Janosik.

Vacation Bible School
July 24 – 28
Pricetown United Methodist Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd., Newton Falls, will be holding its annual Vacation Bible School from July 24 thru
July 28, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Please come join us for a week of fun and fellowship. This year’s Theme is: “HERO CENTRAL” DISCOVER YOUR STRENGTH IN GOD. Youngsters (age 4 thru 12th grade) are invited to meet Jesus. They will enjoy Bible stories, music, games, crafts, snacks and our Country Store at the end of the week. Colors for the week: Monday – Red. Tuesday – Yellow. Wednesday – Orange. Thursday – Green. Friday – Blue. Please join us for a fantastic week! For more information: #330-872-3801

Motor Cycle Poker Run
Sept. 2
Gun Raffle 50/50, Chinese Auction, cost $20 per person and includes steak dinner and the run. Sponsored by 7 Masonic Lodges in the 25th District. ALL money’s go to children in the Special Olympics. Run starts at Western Reserve Lodge #507, 216 East Main St. in West Farmington. Registration starts at 8:30am. For more info call Cary 330/883-8176 or George 330/565-3860.