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 15, 16, 17, 22, 23
The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is proud to announce their production of “John Lennon and Me” which will run January 15th, 16th, 22nd and 23rd at 7pm and January 17th at 2pm 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

CCATA Meeting
Jan 16
Columbiana County Antique Tractor Association, CCATA, will be holding a meeting, Jan. 16 at 1pm. at North Georgetown Fire Hall. There will be a special discussion on changing the tire size in heavier weight classes. Anyone interested in antique tractor pulling is welcome to come. The first pull, for the 2016 season, will be April 23. All pulls are held at Mile Branch Grange, 495 Knox School Road, Alliance, OH. Mile Branch has a nice facility with two pulling tracks, plenty of bleacher seating and a concession stand. For more information call 330-310-5413/330-814-7245, go to our website or facebook CCATA Tractor Pullers.

Spaghetti Dinner
Jan 16
All you can eat spaghetti dinner will be Jan 16th from 4-6pm at the Western Reserve Masonic Lodge 507, 216 E. Main St. in West Farmington. Dinner includes spaghetti and meatballs, salad, bread, pie, coffee and lemonade. Cost is $7 for adults and $4.50 for children 5-12. Take out available.

Coffee with the Mayor
Jan 16
Newton Falls Mayor, Lyle Waddell, Council Representatives Tarry Alberini and David Wilson invite Newton Falls City residents for Coffee on Jan 16th from 9-10:30am at McDonalds. Coffee with Council will be held to discuss community issues in an open forum. Coffee will be provided.

Free Lunch this Saturday
Jan 16
A Free Lunch will be served on Jan 16th at the Brick Chapel, 9003 N. Main St, Windham. Serving time is 12-1pm. Come get a nice warm meal! All are welcome! For more information call Ann @ 330-326-3133.

Pancakes at the Grange
Jan 17 & Feb 14
Hambden Grange #2482 is serving an AYCE Pancake Breakfast with maple syrup, corn fritters, fruit, sausage, juice, cocoa and coffee on Jan 17th from 8-1 at 9778 Old State Road, Chardon. The cost is $7 for Adults and $3 for Children 10 and under. We will also have a Pancake Breakfast on Feb 14th.

PCDL Branches Closed
Jan 18
All offices and branch libraries of the Portage County District Library will be closed Jan 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. They will resume regular service hours on Jan 19th.

Republican Women’s Club Meets
Jan 18
The Republican Women’s Club of Portage County will meet Jan. 18,
6: 30 p.m. at the English Pub, 320 E. Main Street, Ravenna. The speaker will be Cheryl Stahl, Program Manager, Sober House. Reservations are recommended. For more information, call Jeneen at 330-687-4067.

Tree City Carvers
Jan 19
Tree City Carvers monthly meeting will be Jan 19th at 7:30pm at Fred Fuller Park, Middlebury Rd in Kent. We will have a show and tell of our carvings and discussion on those. The meeting if free and everyone is invited! For more info call: Larry Hurd at 330-297-7905.

U.S.W.A. Meeting
Jan 21
The retires of Local 2243 U.S.W.A. Copperweld Steel Co. S.O.A.R. Chapter 1-28-10, will have their regular meeting on Jan 21st at 1pm at the Windsor house, 235 Champion Ave East.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.