Sign-ups For Youth Volleyball
Sept 10, 14-17
Registration dates for the Garrettsville YMCA Youth Volleyball are Sept 10 & 14th-17th from 5-9pm at YMCA. Cost: Members $40, Program members $45 and Community Members $60. Youth volleyball will be a six week season, 1-2 practices per week. Mixed team’s 3rd & 4th grade and 5th & 6th grade girls. Volunteer coaches are always needed and welcome! Practices start the week of Sept 21st, games will start in October. Some traveling needed. For more information call Phil Britton 330-469-2044.

Patriot Day
Sept 11
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton-Middlefield will be hosting Patriot Day program on Sept 11th at 11am. This event will take place at the Burton Village Park. Free to public. For more information contact BO: 440-834-8765.

Fish Fry
Sept 11
Fish fry Fridays at American Legion Post 674 Windham, Oh beginning Sept 11th from 4-7:30 pm. Choice of fish, chicken, or shrimp, pick one or do combo all meals come with fries and choice of 2 sides. Cost is $9.00

Free lunch
Sept 12
A Free Lunch will be served from 12-1pm at the Brick Chapel, 9003 N. Main Street in Windham. Chicken and noodles, coleslaw, biscuits & ice cream will be served. Everyone is invited!

Swiss Steak Dinner
Sept 12
The Nelson UMC will be hosting their Swiss steak dinner at the Nelson Community House on Sept 12th from 4-6pm. The price is $10 for adults and $6 for kids ages 6-12. The dinner will include Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, corn casserole and drinks and dessert. Carry out is also available.

Annual Chicken BBQ
Sept 12
The Hilltop Christian Church annual Chicken BBQ will be Sept 12th from noon until 6pm. The menu includes 1/2 BBQ chicken (cooked on site by our famous pit crew), homemade potato salad, green beans and homemade pies. The Hilltop Chicken BBQ has been a part of the Potato Festival tradition since its first festival over 40 years ago. Hilltop Christian Church is located at 4572 W. Prospect St. Mantua, OH

Mantua Potato Stomp Race and Fun Run
Sept 12
The 37th Annual Potato Stomp race will take place on Sept 12. There is a one mile Fun Run that begins at 8:30am and the 3.5 mile and 9 mile races begin at 9am. All races start at Crestwood High School. Entry forms are available at Advanced Rehab in Mantua and online at Registration can also be done online with a link through the website. For race and/or registration information, email

Join Girl Scouts Today!
Sept 13
Girl Scouts is a wonderful organization where girls grow in courage, confidence, and character. If your daughter is in grade 2 or 3, or is between the ages of 7 and 9, she can start her journey in Girl Scouts today by becoming a Girl Scout Brownie! Interested parents contact Troop 80569 leader Kelly Pirko at or 330-651-4518.Our first meeting will be held at Pricetown United Methodist Church (4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd in Newton Falls) on September 13th from 3-5pm. Come join the adventure!

Crescent Chapter Meeting
Sept 14
Crescent Chapter No. 7 O.E.S. of Garrettsville will meet Sept 14th at 7:30pm at the Masonic Temple.

Auxiliary Meeting
Sept 14
The Mantua American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 1pm at the Post home for their regular meeting. All members are urged to attend.

Monday Breakfast
Sept 14
Windham American Legion Auxiliary Post 674, Windham, OH Monday breakfast from 7-11am beginning Sept 14th. Cost is $7.00 for full menu or $5.00 for limited, includes coffee, juice and water. Everyone is welcome!

Modern Western Square Dancing
Sept 14
The Hubs Square Dance Club is offering classes beginning Sept 14th from 7-9:15pm at the Bainbridge Community Church, located at 17751 Chillicothe Road, Chagrin Falls, Ohio –Route 306, just south of Rt. 422. Cost is $5.00 per person. Those interested can start on any Monday. Come, bring your spouse, give it a try and make new friends. To register or for more information call 330-562-8719.

Cub Scout Open House
Sept 15
Cub Scout Pack 4062 of Garrettsville is having their fall Open House on Sept 15th at the James A Garfield Elementary School from 7-8pm. Boys in grades 1 through 5 are invited to come and have some fun and learn what Scouting has to offer. For more information email us at or call David Schaefer at 330-274-0572 or Scott Cooper at 330-527-2927. Start your adventure today!

Tree City Carvers Meeting
Sept 15
Tree City Carvers will meet on Sept 15 at 7:30 pm at Fred Fuller Park, Middlebury Rd. in Kent, Join us for discussion about woodcarving and upcoming events of the season. The meeting is free and open to the public. For more nfo call Larry Hurd at 330-297-7905

Square Dancing
Sept 15
The Friendly Squares of Niles are having an Introduction to Square Dancing on Sept 15th at 7pm at the Niles Senior Center. So if you want to exercise your body and mind, then join us on that night. For more information call (330) 506-3370

Rummage Sale
Sept 16
Southington UMC, St Rt 305 & 534, Southington, Oh will be holding a rummage sale, on Wednesday, Sept 16, 9am to 4pm. Bag Day Thursday Sept. 17t, 9am to 11am. Lunch of homemade soup, sandwiches, dessert, and beverage will be available for purchase on the 16th only Carry Outs available. Call 330-898-2156 for orders & information.

Home Cooked Supper
Sept 16
The next home cooked supper at Pricetown Church will be Sept 16th from 5-6:30pm. Cost is $7 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and younger. This includes meatloaf, mashed potatoes, corn, salad, rolls, homemade dessert and beverage. The church is located at 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd, Newton Falls. Carry-outs will be available.

Spaghetti Dinner
Sept 18
The Kiwanis Club of the Western Reserve invites you to their All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti dinner Sept 18th from 4:30-7pm at the Hiram Christian Church, 6868 Wakefield Rd., Hiram 44234. Dinner includes spaghetti with a choice of meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, beverage, & dessert. Carry out is available. Cost is $ 6.00 for adults, children 8 & under eat free. Our co-host is the Early Childhood Learning Center in Hiram, OH.

Reverse Raffle
Sept 19
Hiram Firefighters Association reverse raffle will be Sept 19th at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 11845 St. Rt. 44 in Mantua. Doors open at 6pm, open bar, dinner, and dancing. Donation of $100 per ticket/couple. Grand prize is $2,000. Contact Hiram’s Station for more info 330-569-9826.

Western Reserve Book Festival
Sept 19
Join us at Hiram College’s Kennedy Center to meet dozens of local authors representing all major literary genres, have your books signed, attend panels, listen in on readings and more Sept. 19 from 10-4. FREE and open to the public. For more information, visit

Ohio Wooden Money Show
Sept 19
You are invited to the Penn Ohio Wooden Money Collectors annual show, Sept. 19th from 11-3 at Middlefield Library, 16167 E. High St., Middlefield, OH. Free admission, door prizes and refreshments. Come see why we take wooden nickels

2015 Balloon A-Fair Parade
Sept 19
Parade applications are available for the Ravenna Balloon A-Fair Grand Parade. Entries should focus on this year’s theme ‘A Flight to Remember’. All parade units must have a 2015 parade application on file. Parade line up begins at 7:00 am and the parade step off at 9:00 AM Sept 19th in beautiful downtown Ravenna. The All American Judges will be judging the parade. Parade entries are encouraged to stay for the opening ceremony when the parade winners will be announced. For more information call the BAF Hotline (330) 296-FAIR. BAF E-mail address:, BAF web site

Vendors Wanted
Sept 20
The parents of Troop #124 3rd annual Craft Show will be on Nov. 21st from 10-4. Set-up will begin at 8am. It will be held at the Newton Falls Community Center, 52 E. Quarry St., Newton Falls, OH. (Change of location from last year.) Cost for space is $25.00 which includes one 8 ft. table and 2 chairs (limited electric avail.). Each crafter will be asked to donate one item to raffle. For applications contact Louanne 330-872-1353 or Teresa 330-503-9388 before Sept. 20.

Homecoming Sunday
Sept 20
Homecoming Sunday at Faith Evangelical Free Church will be Sept 20th at 11am. Come and enjoy the music of the GloryWay Quartet, pot luck dinner after church and games. Everyone is welcome. Please bring a dish or two to share and lawn chairs.

Free Community Meal
Sept 21
Christ Lutheran Church, SR 44, Mantua, will be hosting their monthly free community meal on September 21st from 5 to 6:30 PM. Please come and enjoy a delicious meal and chance to visit with family and friends. Questions call the church at 330-274-2849.

FILM Review and Discussion Group
Sept 21
Garrettsville YMCA Active Older Adults 55+ invite you to join us at 8233 Park Ave, Garrettsville, OH for the following FREE event. Dr. J Patella offers a short critical film: We will be viewing the SECOND HALF of the film – THRIVE (What on Earth Will It Take?) to analyze and evaluate. If you are interested in a stimulating exchange of impressions and opinions please join us at the YMCA Sept 21st at 10:50 am. Questions – call Phil at the YMCA (330)469-2044.

Divorce Survival Guide
Sept 22
Men and women seeking healing from divorce are invited to attend “The Catholic’s Divorce Survival Guide” video- and discussion-based series starting Sept 22 at St. Joan of Arc Parish in Streetsboro. The 12-session, two-hour gatherings each Tuesday evening are promoted by St. Ambrose Parish. The cost is $15 per person to cover the cost of materials. Scholarships are available. Pre-registration is requested. Send payment and contact information to: Diocese of Youngstown” Divorced Ministry, 144 W. Wood St., Youngstown, OH 44503 or bring it to the first session. For more information contact: or call 330-744-8451 ext. 272 or contact Rick Squier at or 330-626-3424. The seminar will be held in the Youth Ministry Room in the St. Joan of Arc church building.

RFC Dinner
Sept 25
The Fourth Thursday of every month. That’s the appointed dinner time. Thursday, Sept. 25th. 5-6:30 pm Dinner at the Renaissance Family Center in Windham. See You there.

Ruritan Clambake
Sept 27
Annual Ruritan Clambake will be Sept 27th from 1-5pm at The Mantua Civic Center (State Route 82 and Mantua Center Road). Cost: $30 each complete dinner, including beverage and dessert. Pre-Sale Tickets available at Carlton Harley-Davidson, Inc. or call Lonnie at 330-274-8667.

Sept 27
You are invited to The First Church of God, 426 West Broad Street, Newton Falls, Ohio for a HYMNSPIRATION on Sept 27th. The singers are from the local church that will be performing favorite hymns, with the congregation joining in!!! There will be soloists, a quartet, and an ensemble for a finale. There will be a variety of desserts in the Family Activity Center following the evening concert. A love offering will be used for the music department to enhance our stage and sound equipment. Pastor Arnold Edmondson invites you and your family to come out for a night of praise. The concert begins at 6:00 p.m.

Blood Drive
Sept 30
Falls Home Remodeling is hosting a blood drive on Sept 30th from 1-6pm at their showroom, 104 A, East Broad Street, Newton Falls. Please come and give the gift of life.

Silent Auction
Oct 2
Parkman Volunteer Fire Department in conjunction with local Amish schools will hold a Silent auction at Parkman Community House next to the station on October 2nd. Doors open at 5pm, drawing at 7pm. Main prize will be scooter or cash value. 50-50 drawing. Pizza, salad, pie and ice cream available

Fall Festival
Oct 3
Freedom in Christ Fellowship, 3449 SR 59 in Ravenna Fall Festival will be Oct 3rd from 2-7. No admission fee. Music, free games, free prizes, food, entertainment, merchant booths and fun for the whole family!

BOOK Review and Discussion Group
Oct 5
Dr J Patella offers an excellent and interesting literary assessment of ILLUSIONS – The Adventures Of A Reluctant Messiah to be reviewed and discussed on content, style, and merit. Author Richard Bach is also author of the book Jonathan Livingston Seagull. Join us Monday, Oct. 5 at 10:50am for this FREE event. Questions – call Phil at the YMCA (330)469-2044 – Garrettsville YMCA, 8233 Park Ave.

All-Inclusive Trip
Oct 5-9
St. Anselm Young of Heart in Chesterland have planned a great fun filled, all-inclusive trip, to Villa Roma Resort in the New York Catskills on October 5-9. It’s like a cruise on land! All meals are included, entertainment every night, and all kinds of things to do at the resort. Tour of the Catskill Distilling Co. and the Stray Cat Gallery. Also included is an optional trip to the Monticello Casino. Baggage handling and gratuities are also included. Cost is $635 pp ($650 for non-members). Everyone is welcome on Young of Heart trips. All trips leave from St. Anselm Church on Rt. 306 in Chesterland. For more information, call Nancy Battenfield at 440-729-9684.

Save the Date
Nov 7
Mark your calendar for a U.S.O. Dance at the Mantua Center School on Nov 7th. This is a joint project of the Mantua Historical Society and the U.S.O.