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Upcoming Community Events – Week of October 14


Newton Falls Firefighters Association Breast Cancer Fundraiser
The Newton Falls Firefighters Association will be selling T-shirts for the month of October to benefit breast cancer detection and research. 100% of the profits will be donated to local breast cancer research. T – shirts are being sold October 13th at Tiger Stadium for the Homecoming Football Game vs. Girard. You can also inquire about shirts at NF Joint Fire District Station #2 at 45 E. Broad St., Newton Falls, Ohio 44444. Prices are S-XL=$15.00 2XL-3XL=$17.00 4XL=$18.00. PLEASE CASH ONLY. After t-shirts are sold out, orders will be accepted for a second printing at NFJFDAssociation@gmail.com. There are also dates being planned for a fill the boot drive at intersections in Newton Falls, also with 100% of the proceeds going to local breast cancer research. Please come to help your local firefighters EXTINGUISH BREAST CANCER!

Historical Society Looking For Military Items
The James A Garfield Historical Society is in search of military uniforms for the Vietnam, Revolutionary and Afghanistan Wars. We are also looking for pictures of veterans in uniform for our new Military Room. Anyone who has served in the military any time throughout history, and has lived in the James A Garfield School District area, who would like to donate a picture or uniform, please contact Debbie Smith @ 330-389-1859 or Kit Semplak @ 330-842-2822 to make arrangements.

Crafters Needed
Crafters needed for 8th Annual Craft Show Renaissance Family Center, 9005 Wilverne Dr., Windham which will be held on Oct. 28th from 9-4. Call 330-326-3003, ask for Tyra or leave a message.

Adult Flu Clinic Schedule
October – December
Geauga County Health District Adult Flu Clinic Office, 470 Center St. Bldg 8, Chardon, will be open on the following Fridays from 8:30am to 11am; October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17 and December 1 & 15. Please bring your insurance card. The self-pay cost of a flu shot is $37.00 for anyone 19 to 64 years of age, and high does vaccine is $61.00 for anyone 65 and older. If you have any questions about whether your insurance plan is accepted or want to pre-register, please call the health district at 440-279-1950.

In Search Of..
One of our future programs will discuss Freedom’s 8 one-room schools that served the township until the building of the Freedom School shortly before the US entered World War I. I would appreciate talking with anyone who has memories, pictures, or other memorabilia pertaining to any of these schools. I’d love to make copies of your pictures and information. Please call Judy at 330-527-7669 or talk to me at the Freedom Community Picnic. Thank you.

Community Garden Produce Stand
Community Garden In The Woods will offer locally grown produce in Garrettsville, located at Sky Lanes Bowling Alley parking lot and also Windham in the Plaza near Dee’s Diner. Open Saturday and Sunday in both locations. Garrettsville open 10am to dark and stand in Windham will be open from 11 – 6pm. Stands will continue through Halloween or as weather permits. For info call Diane Irwin 330-524-0592

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.

Families Anonymous Meeting
Do you have a family member addicted to drugs or alcohol? Families Anonymous may help restore your serenity. We meet 7pm every Monday at Coleman Behavioral Services, Sue Hetrick Building, 3922 Lovers Lane/Loomis Parkway in Ravenna. For information call Peggy 330-760-7670.

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 5:45pm. 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.

2nd Thursday Storytime
Nov 9 through May 10
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. Email gzimcosky@gmail.com or call 330-297-6424 with questions.

Sewing For Support
Deadline Oct 31
14 year old Bethany Mason, is working on a project called “Sewing For Support.” She is appealing to quilters, quilt guilds and quilt shops for any size quilt donation. These quilts will be given to breast cancer patients undergoing chemo at the Cleveland Clinic. The deadline for collecting the quilts will be Oct 31st. This project also counts toward Bethany’s gold award for Girl Scouts! For anyone wishing to donate a quilt, you can contact Marian Stryczny at 330-979-8517.

Eagles Fish Fry
Oct 13
Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry will be held on Friday, Oct 13 at
8149 Water Street, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. Open to the public.
Fish Dinner serving fish, shrimp or chicken tenders. Cost is $9.00 for all dinners. Serving from 4 – 7:30pm. Carryout is available – call 330-527-2330

Vintage Book and Various Sundry Items Sale
Oct 14
The Mantua Historical Society’s “Vintage Book & Various Sundry Items Sale” will be Saturday, Oct 14 9:00 am-4:00 pm in the Mantua Township Hall, 4196 St Rt 82, Mantua 44255. Books of all subject matter & atlases from the 1800’s-1900’s, Baccarat paper weights, milk bottles, vintage china & glassware, “Speedometer” yearbooks. The museum will also be open.

Fall Bazaar
Oct 14
The Burton Congregational Church will hold its Fall Bazaar on Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Delicious, affordable lunch will be served all day. Craft items, baked goods, and candy will be on sale along with a Rummage Sale. Attention Craft Vendors: Call Kathy to reserve table space – $20 per table. 440-834-1172.

Craft & Vendor Event
Oct 14
Craft and Vendor event October 14th from 10 AM-3PM Shalersville Townhall corner of SR 303 & 44 proceeds 4C’s Food Cupboard. Also there with be 50/50

Gospel Singer To Perform
Oct 14
All invited to”The Way Cafe” 8924 E Center St Windham. (Behind Circle K) Saturday October 14th 7:00 – 9:00 PM. Enjoy free refreshments. Our music for the evening is from Russ Nottingham, Inspirational Gospel Singer.

Swiss Steak Dinner
Oct 14
The Nelson United Methodist Church will be hosting their Swiss Steak Dinner at the Nelson Community House on Nelson Circle in Garrettsville, Ohio 44231 on October 14th, 2017. Dinner is served from 4:00- 6:00 PM. The price is $10.00 for Adults and $6.00 for Children age 6-12, Children 5 and under Free. The dinner consists of: Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy , green beans, corn casserole, drinks, and dessert. Carry-out is also available at the same location. While Supplies Last.

Fall Festival
Oct 14
Fun for the whole family. Join us for a hay ride, pumpkin decorating, food, s’mores and more Saturday, October 14th from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Maplewood Christian Church at 7300 S.R. 88 in Ravenna. For more information call 330-297-6424.

Sauerkraut & Pork Dinner
Oct 14
Sauerkraut and Pork Dinner on
Oct. 14th from 4 to 6:30 pm at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4920 Fairport Rd., Newton Falls. (Corner of St. Rt. 534 and Fairport Rd.) CARRY OUT AVAILABLE. Adults $9.00– Children 6 to 12 $6.00 – Children under 6 Free.

Benefit Dinner
Oct 14
Benefit Dinner given for Lina Coury to support her in an extended mission trip to Peru to work with orphaned children. Oct 14th, 4 to 7 p m at Christ Covenant Church Fellowship Hall, 16406 Route 87, Middlefield, Oh 44062. Adult $12, Youth 5-10 $5, Kids under 5 free.

Trunk Or Treat
Oct 14
Pricetown Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd., Newton Falls, presents TRUNK OR TREAT on Oct 14 in the church parking lot from 4pm to 6pm.

Honey Extraction Workshop
Oct 15
Sunday, October 15, at noon
The Portage County Beekeepers Club will be holding a honey extraction workshop. See how honey is extracted from hive frames. We will also be having a picnic and ask that you bring a side dish to share. Free and open to the public! This meeting will be at the Portage Soil and Water Office, 6970 State Route 88, Ravenna, Ohio 44266. For more information, contact Mary Lovin, 330-325-3028.

Spaghetti Dinner & Chinese Auction
Oct 15
The Crestwood High School Boys and Girls Soccer Teams are holding their annual spaghetti dinner/Chinese Auction fundraiser on Sunday, October 15 from 12 – 5 p.m. at St. Joseph Church Hall, 11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua. Meal consists of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll, dessert and beverage. Tickets for the dinner are $7.00 presale, $8 at the door; Senior citizens and children ages 6-11 are $5.00. Tickets for the auction are $1 each or 6 for $5. If interested in tickets, please contact a soccer player, or Laurel at 216-406-1637.

Come Play With Clay
Oct 16
Auburn Community Church, 11076 E. Washington St., Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023 invites the public to “Come and play with Clay” This is a one-time free complimentary class for beginners (adults of all ages) to introduce our pop-up craft activities being planned for this winter. We will be sculpting a 14-18 “ doll head. (We will complete the doll at a later event. Class will be held Monday, October 16, 2017 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Registration is required.. Class size is limited. .Call 440-543-1402 or 216-283-2090 to register or leave a message.

Renewal Evening Services
Oct 16 – 18
Everyone is invited for a time of spiritual renewing of our hearts, minds and souls. The speakers will be area pastors. Covenant Bible Fellowship, 8146 High Street, Garrettsvile, will be hosting the services which will be held on October 16th through the 18th at 6:30 p.m.If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 330.527.4205.

Home Cooked Supper
Oct 18
The next home-cooked supper at Pricetown Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd, Newton Falls, will feature MEATLOAF, MASHED POTATOES, VEGETABLE, SALAD, ROLL, DESSERT AND BEVERAGE.
The supper will be held from 5pm to 6:30pm, OCTOBER 18, 2017. The cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 10 and under.
Carry-out will be available.

Pumpkin Painting
Oct 18
All ages welcome with caregiver. Wednesday, October 18 at 6 p.m. Registration required. Burton Public Library, 440.834.4466 We’ll supply the pumpkins and paint, you supply the creativity!

All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner
Oct 20
Western Reserve Kiwanis & Crestwood’s Kids Weekend Meals will be serving up our All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner on Friday, Oct. 20th 4:30-7:00pm at the Hiram Christian Church. Dinner includes spaghetti, choice of meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, beverage, and dessert. Gluten free available. Carry-out available. Adults $ 7.00, kids 8 & under FREE!

Rummage Sale
Oct 20 & 21
The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Ambrose Church , located at 10692 Freedom St. in Garrettsville, is hosting their annual Fall Rummage Sale and Bake Sale on Friday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday October 21 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday is bag day. The Rummage Sale will take place in the church hall.

Welton Cemetery: History Written in Stone
Oct 21
Saturday, October 21 from 1 ? 2:30 p.m. Burton Public Library,
Explore the Welton Cemetery and discover more than cold stones and the dearly departed. This is an outdoor program, so dress appropriately and wear sturdy boots. Presented in conjunction with the Geauga Park District.

Roast Pork Buffet Dinner
Oct 21
First Congregational UCC, 4022 St Rt 44, Rootstown, will be serving a Roast Pork Buffet Dinner with Saurkraut and dressing on Saturday, October 21st from 4 to 6:30pm. The dinner includes potatoes, gravy, assorted salads and vegetables, rolls, dessert selections and beverage. Adults: $10 and Children under 6: $4. Carry out available.

Winter Outerwear Giveaway
Oct 21
First Baptist Church, 2640 S. Canal Street, Newton Falls will be providing a “Winter Outerwear Giveaway” on Saturday, October 21 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the church. Various types of coats, jackets, hats, toboggans, and gloves (for men, women and children) will be available for individuals who have need of such items. All the items are either gently used or new.

Rivers Casino Bus Trip
Oct 21
Rivers Casino Bus Trip, $40 per person due by Oct. 14th. Contact Paul or Bob Todor at 330-326-3188 for more info or at the American Legion Post 674, 9960 E. Center St., Windham.

Benefit Spaghetti Dinner
Oct 21
A spaghetti dinner to benefit Ryan Collins will be held on Oct 21 from 3-7 at Our Lady of the Lake Parish Hall,1254 Grandveiw Rd, Lake Milton 44429. Cost is 8.00 pp. Ryan has musculer dystrophy

Origami Extravaganza
Oct 26
Grades 2 – 5 – Burton Public Library, Thursday, October 26 at 3:30 p.m. Registration required 440.834.4466. Come see what we can make with paper! A few folds and ta-dah!

Soup Slap Down
Oct 26
The 5th Annual Soup Slap Down is heating up. Tim has challenged Tom, our three time winner, for his title. Come and make your vote count. October 26th at Renaissance Family Center 9005 Wilverne Dr. Windham 5-6:30 pm. Everyone invited. Let the games begin.
Microsoft Word for Beginners
Oct 26
Burton Public Library, Thursday, October 26 at 6:30 p.m. Adults – Learn how to create a simple document, change fonts, add images and save. Bring your own laptop or use one of ours. Basic keyboard and mouse skills are required.

Auditions For The Beverly Hillbillies
Oct 26 & 30
The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre will hold auditions for “The Beverly Hillbillies” on October 26 and Oct 30 at 7 pm in the James A Garfield High School. Please have a monologue memorized for this audition. This is not a musical.
We are looking for males and females for this production. There are many adult rolls. We can use children in the cast, but only over the age of 9, please. They will have to audition.For more information contact the Director at rinearson05@frontier.com

Quilters Garage Sale
Oct 28
The Streetsboro Quilt Guild is holding a garage sale on Saturday, October 28 from 9AM to 2PM at the Streetsboro Methodist Church. At the sale you will find fabrics, patterns, books, quilting tools, kits, completed ready to use crafted items, and much more. Expect good prices and fun shopping. Refreshments will be available. The Streetsboro Methodist Church is at 8940 State Route 43, Streetsboro, Ohio 44241.

Trunk or Treat
Oct 28
Trunk or Treat Festival on October 28th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Windham Bible Church, 9550 Windham Parkman Rd. The festival is full of family fun. There will be several attractions, games, and delicious food. Your family will enjoy a great Trunk or Treat experience with the peace of a safe neighborhood. Admission is Free! All are welcome! For more information, please call 330.326.3550.

Marching Pride Fruit Sale
through Oct 29
Support the Garfield Marching Pride Annual Fresh Fruit Sale. See your favorite band student to purchase fresh oranges, pears, apples, grapefruit and new this year are pineapples and cheesecake! You can also go to the bands ecommerce site and order fruit at www.freshfruitorders.org/GarfieldMarchingpride. Or you can call the Garfield High School at 330-527-4341 for more info. The fruit sale ends October 29 and will be delivered the week of November 13, 2017. Thank you!

Stike It Up For Stroke Awareness
Oct 29
Join us to strike it up for Stroke Awareness! On October 29th 2017 at 1:00 there will be a Bowl-A-Thon, Basket Raffle, and costume contest held at Spins(Twin star) bowling alley 2245 OH-59, Kent, OH 44240. The cost is $8.00 per person. Donations welcome. All funds will go toward making care baskets and tie blankets for stroke patients at Hillcrest Hospital. If you will not be bowling, cost will be different. Hope you can join us!

Party~Arty Paint Nite with “Mocktails”
Nov 2
Burton Public Library, Thursday, November 2 from 6?8 p.m.
Adults – get together with friends for a night of painting on canvas! Suggested donation of $20 per person. Registration begins October 2.

Feather & Oink Bingo
Nov 4
Community EMS Association is holding a Feather & Oink Bingo Fundraiser on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Community EMS District Station, located at 10804 Forest Street, Garrettsville, Ohio 44231. There will be both traditional sit down and instant Bingo games with chances for turkeys, hams and other great prizes. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. with the traditional Bingo starting at 6:00 p.m. Food and beverages will be available.

Portage Faith Church Annual Bazaar
Nov 4
The ladies at Portage Faith United Methodist Church at 9922 State Route 44, Mantua, invite you to their Annual Bazaar and Country Store on Saturday, Nov 4 from 9am to 2pm. In addition to our frozen vegetable beef soup, we will have a wide selection of other fresh homemade soups for only $5.50 per quart. Please come check out our crafts, jewelry, wood products, cookie jar mixes, baked and canned goods, and so much more. Admission is FREE. Continental breakfast and light lunch available.

Turkey Dinner & Basket Auction
Nov 4
The Pricetown Church will hold their annual All-You-Can- Eat Turkey Dinner and Baske Auciton on Saturday, November 4 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Newton Falls High School, 907 Milton Blvd., Newton Falls. The cost is $10 for Adults, 5$ for children. Children 4 and under free. Carry-outs available.

Cooking Class for Kids
Nov 8
Burton Public Library, 440.834.4466. Ages 5+. Wednesday, November 8 at 3:30 p.m. Registration required. We’ll prepare simple recipes that are hands-on and incorporate fresh and healthy ingredients.

PTO Craft Show
Nov 11
The James A Garfield Elementary School PTO in Garrettsville will be sponsoring a Craft and Vendor Show on Saturday, November 11 from 10am – 3pm at the Elementary School. A great opportunity to shop for the holiday season while supporting the school. Over 50 handcrafted and company vendors, bake sale, food, basket and gift auction. Santa from 1:30 – 2:30. For info call Diane Irwin 330-524-0592

Christmas Boutique
Nov 12
St. Joseph’s Garden Club will hold it’s 33rd Annual Christmas Boutique on Sunday, November 12, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. in Hughes Hall. Tables are still available for crafters – $30 for an 8 ft. table (2nd table is $25). To reserve a table and/or for more info., Please contact Marlene at 330-274-8145. https://stjosephmantua.com/christmas-boutique