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Nature Camp at Hiram College
Register Today!
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

Firedevils Seeking Vendors
Auburn Firedevils, auxiliary to the Auburn Volunteer Fire Department, is hosting its sixth annual arts, crafts and consultants fair November 18 at Adams Halls, 11455 Washington St, Auburn Township, from 10 am to 4 pm.
We are seeking vendors for this fun event. Tables are $25 each. Tables and chairs are provided. There is plenty of parking for vendors and shoppers alike at this facility. For more info and a registration form, call Shelby DeCapite 440-543-7733 or email shelbydecapite@yahoo.com.

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.

Beginning on June 25 join us at the Cellar Door Coffee Co to play Euchre on Sundays from 1:30-3:30 pm. All are welcome!

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.

Eagles Club Serving During Summerfest
June 23-25
Garrettsville Eagles at 8149 Water Street will be OPEN to the PUBLIC during SUMMERFEST serving Hot Roast Beef Sandwiches.

Observatory Viewing
June 24
Stephens Memorial Observatory of Hiram College will be open for public observing Saturday, June 24, from 9:30 to 11:00 PM. Featured that night will be Saturn, Jupiter, and the Ring Nebula. Other objects of interest may also be viewed.
The night’s observing depends upon clear skies and those have been in short supply this season! Cloudy skies at the starting time cancel the event and, in that case, the observatory will not open. No reservations are required and there is no admission fee for observatory public nights. The Observatory is located on Wakefield Road (Rt. 82) less than a quarter of a mile west of Route 700 in Hiram. There is no parking at the Observatory. Visitors may park on permissible side streets near the Post Office, a short distance east of the observatory.

Youth Shoot
June 24 & 25
The Streetsboro Sportsman Association is hosting youth shoots for ages 10-18 on June 24 and 25 at 9:00 AM. June 24 will be for first time participants and June 25 for previous participants or experienced Youth. Space is limited. For more information or to reserve your place contact Russ Vandercook @ (330)274-3566 or email at rvclays@aol.com. The club is located at 11280 Bloom Road, Nelson Township 44231.

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 3 pm Sunday, June 25th at Legion Home on Goodwin St., Burton. (Family members & Guests ONLY.) Contact Skip 440/313-2095 for further info.

Free Community Dinner
June 27
A free community dinner will be held on June 27 from 5-6 pm – while supplies last – at the
Windham American Legion, 9960 Center Street. EVERYONE WELCOME!

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.

God Provides A Meal
June 30
God provides a free meal at Nelson United Methodist Church 9367 SR. 305 on June 30 from 4 to 6:00. Jumbo hot dogs – potato salad – chips – dessert.

Bake Sale & Cake Raffle
July 1
Legacy Dog Rescue will be holding a Bake Sale and $100 Money Cake Raffle on July 1st at Family Video, 4385 Kirk Rd, Austintown. The event will run from 12:00 – 3:00. There will be a wonderful assortment of baked goods! And bunnies! Frisky Ferrets, Fuzzies & Feathered Friends Rescue will be joining us – come check out their fabulous jewelry and learn about therapy bunnies! Also check out the adoptable bunnies. Funds will be going to help an unexpected litter of bunnies, after several bunnies were left to fend for themselves.

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.

Parents Without Partners Picnic
July 1
International Parents Without Partners Chpt #600 will have a picnic supper July 1, 6:30 – 7:30pm at Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave, Tallmadge. Open to public, non-members and members. The chapter will provide hamburgers and hotdogs, just bring a covered dish to share. Afterwards, 7:30 – 11:00pm, the chapter will hold its monthly dance themed ‘Red, White & Blue’, music by disc jockey Mel; $6 members, $8 non-members. For information call Warrine at 330/322-9559

Be A History Detective
July 4
Come to the Hiram Historical Society’s Century House after the July 4th parade and examine a fascinating assortment of historical objects on display that no one has seen in some time. We know what a few of them were used for, but others have us stumped. Perhaps you can amaze others with your knowledge of the past and give names to these items. There will also be an activity involving the identification of doors in the Hiram area. Name them all and you just might win a prize! We’ll be there until 4:00 PM…south on Route 700 across from the Village Hall and Fire Station.
Kinsman Is For Sale!
July 8
On Saturday, July 8th, Kinsman Rotary will be hosting a Chicken BBQ in conjuction with the townwide yard sales. BBQ is at the town park, just off of Route 5. South of town, 8000 Burnett East Rd. (behind Ohio Edison). 11 am to 3 pm? Eat in or take out. Townwide yardsales from 9 am to 5 pm. Free maps are available at Market Square – on the square (Routes 5 & 7). Amish bake sale on the square.
Many businesses will have sales. Kinsman, OH is located on Routes 5, 7& 87. For info: MktSqKinsman@gmail.com or call 330-876-3178(10am to 6pm). Find out what Kinsmania is all about!

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), Welshfield, (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 Maryann – 330-569-7057, Barbara – 330-296-3732, Gary – 330-527-4457.
A Moveable Feast
July 21
Geauga County Public Library is hosting a birthday celebration on Hemingway’s birthday and the community is invited! On Friday, July 21, at 7 p.m.Celebrate Ernest Hemingway’s birthday in style with a moveable feast of food, music and fun at one of the Geauga Park District’ scenic locations – Orchard Hills Park, 11340 Caves Rd., Chesterland. Test your trivia skills for a chance to win a gift basket. Vintage 1920s clothing is encouraged. Various food stations will offer bite-size appetizers, wines, petit entrees, desserts and Hemingway-inspired trivia, live music and the Bookmobile. This event is likely to fill to capacity. Registration is required at GeaugaLibrary.net (click the green “Register for an event” tile) or call 440-729-4250. Cost: Free. Ages: 21 and older

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.