Praise and Worship Service


Southington U.M.C. Praise and Worship Service, Saturdays at 7 pm. The church is located at the town center on S.R. 305. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make Sunday morning? Try us! For more info call 330-898-2156.


Spring Storytime Registration 


Portage County District Library announces that spring storytime registration begins March 3rd at most branch libraries. To register, or for more information, contact your branch library. Branch libraries include Aurora Memorial (330-562-6502), Garrettsville (330-527-4378), Pierce Streetsboro (330-626-4458), Randolph (330-325-7003), and Windham (330-326-3145). For information about other library programs and services, visit Portage County District Library online at


Leopold Bench Orders


Hilltop CYF United will be taking orders for Leopold Benches through the month of March. Payment appreciated with order. In April they will be building the benches and in May they will be delivered to you. 48” double is $50 and 24” single is $35. Choose your color; medium brown, dark brown, green, red or unstained. Checks payable to Hilltop CYF United. Place your order today! Contact Rick Painley 330-606-6314 or rick.


4-H All Stars 

Enrolling Now

4-H All Stars is enrolling new members for the coming year. Youth must be 5 years old through 19 years as of January 1st, 2014 and live in Portage County. Our club offers many projects: small animals, sewing, cooking, quilting, photography, electricity, wood working, small engines and many more. We meet in Nelson Township. Call Janet at 440-548-5142 or 330-235-3687 for more information.


Benefit Book Sale

Sundays in March

Book sale to benefit the Burton Public Library, sponsored by the Friends of the Library, every Sunday in March at 9am to 4pm in the Burton Public Library’s Book Cellar (14588 West Park Street; Burton, OH  44021).  In addition to books, you will find puzzles, sheet music, magazines and much more.  All proceeds benefit library programs.


Village Piecemakers Quilt Club


Village Piecemakers Quilt Club is extending to new quilters and experienced alike an invitation to attend one of the meetings. The meetings are held the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00 pm in the Garrettsville Village Hall, 8213 High Street.  For further information you can call Barb at 330-527-2802 after 7 P.M.


Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry

Friday Nights

Garrettsville Eagles Fish Fry. Friday nights from 4-7:30pm.  Fish, shrimp or chicken tender dinners, also served as a combo. Baked potato or French fries, coleslaw or applesauce, green beans and dinner roll. To go orders welcome 330-527-2330.


Windham Am. Legion Fish Fry

Friday Nights

Windham American Legion Post 674 fish fry Friday night’s from 4-7:30pm now through Lent. Fish, chicken, shrimp, or combo dinners available. Also choice of 2 sides; green beans, mac & cheese, coleslaw, applesauce, and a dessert. Cost $8.00 per dinner; children under 5, free. Carry out available, call 330-326-3188. The Legion post is located on S. R.303 in Windham.


Monday Breakfast


American Legion Post 674 to host Monday morning breakfasts, serving from 7:30-11am at 9960 Center Street, Windham, Ohio. Cost is $6.00 or all-u-can eat for $7.00. Cost includes coffee and juice. Takeout is available. For more info call 330-326-3188


Wednesday Lenten Services

Through Apr 9

The Windham Community Clergy Fellowship invites you to join them for Wednesday Lenten service followed by a time of fellowship.  All the services will be at 7pm and will be conducted jointly by the pastors and laity in the Windham area. March 12–Congregational Church of Windham 9029 N. Main St. March 19–Windham Church of the Nazarene 9749 E. Center St., March 26–St. Michaels Catholic Church 9736 E. Center St., April 2– Windham United Methodist Church 9051 N. Main St., April 9– Congregational Church of Windham  9029 N. Main St.


All New Lenten Pierogi & Fish Dinner

Through Apr 11

The Mantua Knights of Columbus are once again hosting their Annual Lenten Dinners every Friday during Lent 3/07- 4/11. Location will be at their hall on S.R.44 (North of S.R. 82). Door will be open 5:00-8:00 p.m. Serving ends at 7:30 pm. Enjoy your choice of combinations of Pierogis, All new Baked, Beer Battered Cod or Breaded shrimp. All dinners include: two hot vegetables; choice of coleslaw or apple sauce; rolls and butter; beverage and fresh desserts. Takeout’s available after 4:30 p.m. by calling 330-274-2576. Prices are adults $12.00, seniors $11.00, kids 12 and under $6.00 for the Pierogi and fish sticks or Pierogi and Shrimp Dinners (as always mac and cheese, available as a substitute for kids side). All major credit cards accepted.


Soup & Sandwich Suppers

Through April 16

On Wednesdays throughout the season of Lent (March 5, 12, 19, 26, April 2, 9,16), soup and sandwich suppers will be held 5:30 – 7:30 pm in the community rooms of the Garrettsville United Methodist Church (handicapped accessible)for all those seeking to be filled with food  and fellowship.    Come to partake. Come to contribute. Come.


Spring Fling Raffle

Buy now

Buy your ticket now for Big Brothers & Sisters of Portage County’s Spring Fling Raffle. Tickets are $50 and only 200 will be sold. If all 200 are sold, one person will win $5000. In the event that 200 are not sold, a straight 50/50 drawing will be implemented. Don’t wait! To purchase your ticket call the Big Brothers & Sisters office at 330-296-6655.


Spring Soccer Signups

Register Now

Soccer Signups for Current 7th and 8th grade Coed Garfield students in Geauga County League with Brosius Rd as home field.  Travel to Geauga County is required but not provided. Tentative practices to begin mid April and games in May. Contact Kim Curry 330-527-2186 or  Cost is $25.00 each.  Coached by the Garfield High School soccer coaches


Newton Falls Football Fish Fry Fridays

Now-Good Friday

Lenten fish fry at Newton Falls VFW every Friday now through Good Friday. Now – April 11th from 409om and April 18th from 11-9pm. Dinners include fried fish, bread and your choice of 3 sides. Cost is $9 for adults, $8 for Veterans and $7 for children 10 and under. The VFW Post is located at 433 Arlington Blvd in Newton Falls. Hosted by the Newton Falls Mothers Club  and proceeds to benefit the Newton Falls Football program. Call in orders 234-223-0448.


Benefit Dinner

March 14

JAG Student Council is having a benefit dinner through People Tree on March 14th from 4-8pm in the High School Cafeteria.  It is a spaghetti dinner, all-you-can- eat, for $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 10.  All proceeds will go to benefit the McBride family the AND Grandpa Orban, age 105, who recently lost their home to a fire. Money can be donated directly to People Tree to help the family.


Chili Cook- Off

Mar 15

The Huntsburg Grange will be having their annual Chili Cook-Off from 11:30-2:30  on Mar 15th in the Huntsburg Gym. Please call 330-636-5517 to register your favorite chili. Space is limited. Live music, Chinese auction, cakewalk, raffle, vendors and food.



St. Patrick’s Party

March 15

The Windham Church of Christ, 9837 Wolf Road in Windham, will have its monthly Family Activity Day on March 15th in the fellowship hall. We will be having a scavenger hunt, with lots of prizes, a cake walk, and a Veggie Tales video. We will also decorate cupcakes and cookies in green! Hot dogs and punch will be served for refreshments. Any questions call Carolyn Miller 330-326-3340. Everyone welcome!


 Maple Time!

March 15

You’re invited to an old fashioned Sugarhouse Dinner on March 15th at First United Methodist in Middlefield. The menu includes an extensive salad bar, maple brown bread, maple glazed ham, scalloped potatoes, maple baked beans and maple sundaes and cookies for dessert. Beverages included. Cost is $12.00 for adults, $5.00 ages 6-12 and preschool is free. Serving from 4:30-7 pm. The church is located at 14999 South State Avenue (Rt. 608), one block south of Rt. 87 in Middlefield Village. Handicap accessible. Call the church for more info. 440-632-0480.


Pancake Breakfast

March 15

There will be a pancake breakfast on March 15th at Joe’s Window Shop at the corner of Shedd Rd and 168. Open at 6:00 am, all you can eat pancakes, sausage and bacon, muffins with new maple syrup. Homemade donuts to go. 440-834-0326.


Youth Shotgun Clinic

March 15

Streetsboro Sportsmen Association will hold a free Youth Shotgun Clinic on March 15th from 9 am – 1 pm at their location on Bloom Road in Nelson. Children aged 9 to 18 are welcome to attend with a responsible adult. Participants will learn basic shotgun safety and operation at one of the NRA’s top affiliates. Call Russ Vandercook by March 9th at (330) 274-3566 to register, or for more information.


Scotch Doubles

March 15

The Garfield G-Men high school baseball team will be holding its annual Scotch Doubles fundraiser on March 15th at 9pm. Cost is $40 per couple and includes 3 games of bowling, pizza, pop, beer. There will also be a 50/50 drawing and Chinese Auction. To reserve a spot email or call Coach Norton ( 330-527-0273.


Celtic Faire

March 15

A Celtic Faire will be held on March 15th at 6pm at the Palmyra UMC (3968 St. Rt. 225 in Diamond, OH) a dinner consisting of roast beef, potatoes, carrots, soup, salad, ethnic bread and desserts will be served as you are entertained by various talented musicians and singers with an Irish, Scottish and Welsh flair. A silent auction will also be held. Cost is $10 a person, reservations are required. Call Kathy 330-654-4956 by March 12th.



Gardening 101

March 15

Master Gardener Joe Banzer demonstrates a plan for a successful  garden with great tips and how-to pictures. Topics include: soil improvement, raised beds, soil testing, fertilizers, plant selection and other aspects of starting or improving a home garden!  Light refreshments provided. March 15th from 9:30-noon. $15 fee.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.  Preregistration encouraged, walk-ins welcome.  Send check payable to “OSU Extension,” OSU Extension Office, PO Box 387, Burton, Ohio 44021.


Chili Cook-Off

March 15

Huntsburg Grange 14th annual chili cook-off and Chinese auction will be held March 15th from 11:30 – 2:30 in the Huntsburg Gym, Rte. 322 and Rte. 528.  Local favorites Bob Stanek and the Boys are Back band are returning for another fun musical experience.  Cake walk, food, kid’s games, 50/50 raffle, vendors and local organizations will keep you busy.  This is an event for the whole family.  Just $3 for a sampler pack and a vote for the People’s Choice award.  For more information or to enter your favorite recipe, call 440-636-5517 or 440-477-2822.


Spaghetti & Meatball Dinner

March 15

A spaghetti and meatball dinner will be held on March 15th from5 – 7 pm at the Western Reserve Masonic Lodge on Rt. 88 in West Farmington. Dinner will include salad, bread, pie, coffee, and juice. Cost is $7.00 for Adults, Ages 5-12 $4.50, Kids under 5 eat free. Carry-outs are available for $7.50.


Girl Scout Cookie Sales

March 15 & 22

Girl Scout troop 442 from Crestwood Intermediate School will be selling cookies at two locations this month – please come see what a girl can do!  Cookies are $4/box (cash only) and we will have 8 varieties available.  We will be at the Giant Eagle in Streetsboro on March 15th from 1-4 and Mantua Hardware on March 22nd  from 9:00-3:00.  For questions, please call 330-858-9043. We hope to see you there!


Full Moon Field Station Talk: What’s Living in the Water?

March 16

Dr. Jennifer Clark, Assistant Professor of Biology, will be discussing her on-going work with students on monitoring projects within the newly restored portion of Eagle Creek at Hiram College’s JH Barrow Field Station. The talk will focus on what was in the stream prior to restoration, and future work to be conducted to monitor stream health and success of the restoration project. The talk begins at 7:00pm. For more information, phone 330.569.6003 or email


AMVETs Post 112 Breakfast

March 16

AMVETS Post 112 breakfast will be held March 16th from 9am – noon at the Post home, 37 W. Broad St. Newton Falls. Menu includes eggs, bacon, home fries, sausage, pancakes, French toast, biscuits & gravy, toast, coffee, juice and tea. Cost is $6 for adults and kids under 4 eat free. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner

March 16

A corned beef and cabbage dinner will be held on Sunday, March 16 as a primer for Saint Patrick’s Day at the Garrettsville United Methodist Church from 4:00 to 7:00.  We are located at 8223 Park Ave., next to the Intermediate School.  Dinner, beverage and dessert will be on offer (Hot dogs will be available for the wee ones—not leprechauns—if they would prefer to skip the whole Irish of it).  A freewill offering will be taken, directed to the church general fund.  Pierogis(frozen) are also still available.


Mantua Historical Society Meeting

March 17

The Mantua Historical Society will hold its first meeting of 2014, at 7:00 p.m. on March 17th at the Mantua Township Hall, located at the intersection of S.R. 82 and Mantua Center Road.  The members would like to welcome the public and prospective new members to a Show and Tell program that will include light refreshments.  Membership is only $8.00 for a single and $12.00 for a couple.  The museum, which is located on the second floor, will be open after the meeting.


Rueben Sandwiches & Spirits

March 17

Come join us for Rueben Sandwiches and Spirits at the American Legion Post #674.  Time: 4:00 till 800 p.m. Place 9960 E. Center Street, Windham Ohio. Call 330-326-3188. Carry out available.  March17th.


BioBuddies: Life Under a Log!

March 17, 24, & 31

BioBuddies provides hands-on, developmentally appropriate nature experiences for early learners (ages 3-5). During Life Under a Log children will explore the creepy, crawly critters that live under logs in the forest, including salamanders, worms, potato bugs, millipedes and much more. In the process, children will explore habitats, the differences between living and nonliving things, and make a terrarium. Children and adult will meet for three afternoon sessions (1:00-2:30) at the Hiram College Field Station. Fee: $20. To register phone 330.569.6003 or email


Mantua Community Center Open

March 18

The Community Center at Mantua Center will now be open on Tuesdays from 10-4, starting March 18th.  As before, we will have a potluck meal at about noon, so bring food to share.  We hope to offer more programming, starting with a class on beginning quilt piecing at 1:00 on March 18.  All materials will be provided for you to make a simple 9-patch block which you may either keep or contribute to the making of a quilt which will be given to the family of an Ohio service member who has died in action.  If you have an easily portable sewing machine, please bring it.  Other activities also available; including just chatting, working on a partially completed jigsaw puzzle, and games to play.  Exercise time will be offered if there is interest.  For more information, contact Ellie Monroe at or 330-274-0711.


Chicken Dinner

March 18 

Covenant Bible Fellowship is holding our monthly free dinner on March 18th from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. They are located at 8146 High Street, Garrettsville. Dinner menu will include baked chicken, macaroni and cheese, green beans, brownies and a drink. There are no income restrictions and everything is homemade. Come on over and enjoy and great meal and great fellowship!! If you should have any questions, feel free to call 330-527-4205.


Hiram Village Community Meeting 

March 19

The Hiram Recreation & Park Board would like to hear from you at the second meeting concerning the land use of the Hiram School Park property on March 19th from 7-9 pm at the Hiram Village Hall. You may email your comments to the Park Board at or mail to PO Box 65 Hiram, OH 44234.


The Miracles of Jesus

March 19 & 21

St. Ambrose Parish will present The Miracles of Jesus on March 19th at 7pm in the church. The Stations of the Cross will be presented by the high school Religion class on March 21st at 7pm. These presentations will be presented in shadows on a stage set up in the church. No admission fee, donations accepted


Home Cooked Supper 

March 19

The next home cooked supper at Pricetown Methodist Church, 4640 Pritchard-Ohltown Rd, Newton Falls will be held March 19th from 5-6:30pm. The dinner will feature Salisbury steak, Mashed Potatoes, Super Salad, Corn, Rolls, Dessert and Beverage. Cost $7 for adults, $5 for children under 10 years. Carryouts will be available.


Children’s Illustrator: Robin Brickman

March 20

Join us for a workshop with Robin Brickman, children’s book illustrator, as she helps children make a connection between art and science. She will introduce her method of sculpting paper images, while introducing scientific observation, motor skill development and new art techniques. The workshop if free and open to the public, and begins at 7:00pm in the Hiram College Library. For more information, phone 330.569.5274 or email


Monthly Meeting

March 20

The retirees of Local 2243 U.S.W.A Copperweld Steel Co. (S.O.A.R. Chapter 1-28-10) will have their regular monthly meeting on March 20th at 1:00pm at the Local 1375 Union Hall at 684 North Park Ave in Warren.


Spaghetti Dinner

March 21

Our next Kiwanis All-U-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner will be March 21st from 5-7pm in the Hiram College Kennedy Center, upstairs in Dix Dining Room. Dinner includes spaghetti with meat or marinara sauce, salad, garlic bread, beverage, and dessert. Dinner is $6.00 for adults, children under 8 FREE! Carry out available.


Pruning: Art & Science

March 22

Master Gardeners Jim Zeitz and Deb Palmisano will demonstrate proper pruning techniques to achieve desired growth and maximum performance. Understand the when, how, where and why associated with pruning all your landscape plants and trees.  Light refreshments provided. March 22nd from 9-noon. $15 fee.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.  Preregistration encouraged, walk-ins welcome.  Send check payable to “OSU Extension,” OSU Extension Office, PO Box 387, Burton, Ohio 44021.


Bog Sucker Boogie

March 22

Woodcocks will be all atwitter as they perform their evening aerial song and incredible sky dance. Join naturalist Bob Faber at 6:30pm as he leads a quiet observational walk to look and listen for these odd and secretive birds that go by entertaining nicknames like “timberdoodle”, “Labrador twister” and “bog sucker”. Fee: $7 for members of the Friends of the Field Station ($10 for non-members). Phone 330.569.6003 or email to register and for directions.


Baseball Camp

March 22

The Garfield G-Men high school baseball team will again be hosting its 1 day youth camp. There will be two time slots available: ages 8-10 will be from 10:00 am -12:30. Ages 11-14 will be from 1pm-4pm. Both camps will be held in the HS gymnasium. Campers must register by March 15th to receive a t-shirt. Players can download a registration form from the team’s web site. For questions email Coach Norton


Swiss Steak Dinner

March 22

The Nelson UMC will be hosting their Swiss Steak dinner of March 22nd at the Nelson Community House on Nelson Circle. Dinner will be served from 4-7 pm and the cost is $9.00 for adults. The dinner consists of tender Swiss steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, corn casserole, coleslaw, rolls, dessert and beverage.


Nature’s Wine: Painting Workshop

March 22

Join instructor Carol Agnew and come paint with us! All skill levels are invited for an afternoon of fun, creativity and relaxation while enjoying our featured wine from Candlelight Winery! The painting workshop will be held at the Hiram College Field Station on Wheeler Rd. (between Hiram and Garrettsville from 3:30-6:30pm on March 22. Paint, brushes and canvas are all supplied. Fee: $25 for members of Friends of the Field Station, faculty/staff/students ($30 for non-members). To register, phone 330.569.6003 or email


Worship 101

March 22

The Southington UMC will be hosting a night of Praise and Worship featuring the praise and worship band “Worship 101”. Please join us at 7 pm on March 22nd. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Dress is casual. Call 330-898-2156 for more info.


Free Water Well Monitoring

March 24

Concerned Citizens of Ohio/Hiram free monthly private water well monitoring using Sierra Club meters to test for “indicators” of water quality in the Community Room of Hiram Christian Church, 6868 Wakefield Road in Hiram. Next testing will be held March 24th at 7pm. For more information contact Gwen Fischer at 330-569-7863 or


Your Power is Not in Your PowerPoint

March 25

Indian Trails Chapter IAAP will meet on March 25th at 5:45 pm at The Davey Institute, 1500 N. Mantua St., Kent. Deborah Darling will present Your Power is Not in Your PowerPoint. This course will start by giving you some background in how the mind takes in information and how the information needs to be delivered in order to gain the most attention and retention by the listener. This course will help you create presentations that will move your audiences to action in a powerful and persuasive manner. Light refreshments will be served.  RSVP: Janis Hittle, CAP-OM at 330-673-9515 ext. 8363 or before March 24th.


Men’s Breakfast

March 29

Nelson UMC Men’s Breakfast will be March 29th at Nelson UMC and April 26th at Windham UMC, both at 9:00 am.


Make Your Own Birdbath, Fountain or Bubbler

April 5

Water features are the hottest trend in garden decor.  Spend an enjoyable morning learning the basics in creating simple bubblers and fountains.  Enhance your flower bed and attract birds with your own creation.April 5th from 10am-1pm.  $40 fee. Materials included:  indoor/outdoor ceramic, terra cotta or resin pot; water pump and tubing; decorative stones and more.  Light refreshments. Preregistration is required and limited to 24 participants.    Call 440-834-4656.


NF Cemetery Association Dinner

April 5

A dinner sponsored by the Newton Township Cemetery Association will be held April 5th from 4-7 p.m. at the First Christian Church; 17 N. Canal St., Newton Falls. The menu will be creamed chicken on biscuit, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dessert, and beverages. Prices for the dinner are: Ages 12- Adults  $9.00,  Ages 3-11  $6.00  Ages 2 & under  free. Proceeds from the dinner will be used for a cemetery improvement project. Tickets are available from any association member or call Louanne at 330.872.1353.


Prom Dress Sale

April 6

On April 6th from 1-5 in the High School band room, the James A. Garfield softball team will be sponsoring a prom dress sale featuring new and pre-owned prom dresses. All dresses will be under $50. If you would like to help by donating a dress, please contact Sherry at 330-715-0837 or Tammy at 330-571-1534. All dresses purchased or donated will be given a tax deductible receipt.


Kolache Bake

April 8 & 9

St. Mary and St. Joseph’s Ladies Guild of Newton Falls will be baking homemade Kolache for the Easter holiday and you may purchase this taste of Eastern Europe at the low cost of $10.00 each. Your choice of apricot, nut and poppy seed. To order, contact Barbara Wolff at 330-872-1951. Pickup times will be April 8th from 11am-3pm and April 9th from 11am-6pm.


Oink & Squeal Party

April 12

The Burton American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post 459 Oink and Squeal Party raffle and Chinese auction will be April 12th. Doors open at 5pm and raffle begins at 7pm. Raffle tickets are $2.00 each. 1st prize $250, 2nd prize $150 and 3rd prize $75, as well as 20 hams. Admission is nonperishable food and bath items or cash donations. The post is located at 1450 Goodwin St. For tickets contact any American Legion Ladies Auxiliary member.


Spaghetti Dinner

April 12

Windham UMC Spaghetti Dinner will be April 12th from 4:30-7 pm. Dinner includes all-you-can eat spaghetti, coleslaw, bread and butter, dessert and beverage. The church is located at 9051 N. Main Street in Windham.


Hypertufa Workshop

April 12

Come create a Hypertufa planter on April 12th from 10:00 a.m.-Noon at the Portage County Garden Center, 5154 S. Prospect St. Ravenna, Ohio (St. Rt. 44 s. of Rootstown) Fee: $20 all materials (except plants) included Contact Helena Parry for registration 330-673-0577.You can create a hypertufa planter. Materials will be provided. If you have a special form you want to use, or special items for creating outside texture, please bring them. We provide disposable latex gloves, but you may wish to bring a sturdier pair of dishwashing gloves. Your finished container will be wet. To safely transport the container in your vehicle, consider how to best secure your creation for the drive home. As your container cures it will strengthen, ensuring that it will stand the test of time in your garden. Contact Helena Parry at 330-673-0577


Introduction to Bonsai  

April 12

Geauga County Master Gardeners present master of bonsai, Dale Harder, from The Cleveland Bonsai Club.  Learn about the history, origin and meaning of the ancient art of bonsai and how you can get started in creating your own bonsai tree.  Dale will display a few of his own creations.  Enjoy a demonstration and instructions in choosing the right plant, tools and pruning techniques.  Light refreshments provided. $15 fee.  While walk-ins are welcome, early registration is appreciated.  Call 440-834-4656 to register.


Open House & Rummage Sale

April 19

The Huntsburg Grange will be having their annual Open House and Rummage Sale on April 19th from 10-2.


Breakfast with the Bunny

April 19

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and Easter egg hunt will be April 19th from 8-10am at the Windham UMC, 9051 N. Main St. in Windham. Open to kids ages 12 and under. Free picture with the Bunny, make crafts, Easter egg hunt, and have breakfast on us


Shooting Stars Soccer

Apr 12 –May 17

Shooting Stars Soccer teaches children 3 and 4 years, with help from parents and instructors, the basic skills of soccer.   Non-competitive games will be played throughout this five week program and each child will receive a T-shirt.  Fee for Ravenna city taxpayer is $32 and non-city taxpayers is $35. Min 10 and max 14 per session. Pre-Registration in person will begin Jan13th at Ravenna Parks and Recreation office at 530 North Freedom Street, Ravenna, you can register on-line @  For more information please contact us at: (330) 296-2864



May 31- June 28

Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring an instructional T-ball program for boys and girls ages 4 and 6; child must be at least 4 years old before May 31st. The fundamentals of basic baseball / softball are taught as children learn better throwing, catching and batting techniques using tennis balls and batting tees. Classes will be held on Saturdays May 31st to June 28th from 10-11:15am. at Havre Woods Park in Ravenna.  Registration fee for City Taxpayers (live or work in the Ravenna City) is $32.00 or Non-City Taxpayers is $40.00.


Hambden Grange Concerts

June 21 & July 19

The Huntsburg Grange has bandstand concerts set for June 21 with Boys Are Back, and July 19 with Fort Huntsburg Band.  Concerts start at 6 PM, rain or shine.  If it rains, concerts are held on the town hall stage.   Bring your lawn chair.  Refreshments will be available. Businesses or individuals interested in sponsoring a concert, please call 477-2822.


Chaney High School Reunion

July 18 & 19

The Chaney High School Class of 1974 40th Class Reunion scheduled for the third weekend of July.  Please save the date and spread the word. The celebration starts on July 18th and the CHS Class of 1974 Invites All Chaney 70’s Graduates to “Come As You Were, Friday Night Fever Party”  at Kuzmans  Lounge.  Cost $5.00 per person. On July 19th the CHS Class of 1974 will be hosting a CHS Golf Outing followed by a CHS Class of 1974 Celebration at Kensington Golf Club in Canfield, Ohio.  For more information please contact Susan Callos Ryan at, call 330-565-0726