Bainbridge Swing Dance
Aug 2
Blues DeVille will be playing live at the Bainbridge Swing Dance on Aug 2nd at the Bainbridge Township Town Hall (17826 Chillicothe Road aka Route 306; Chagrin Falls, Ohio 44023).  Blues DeVille is known for playingBlues, Swing, Old Soul, even a little Zydeco. Dance lesson at 8pm. Dance and live music 9-11:30pm. Adult $10, student $8, family $25.

The Longshot
Aug 2
The Longshot will perform from 7-10pm at Newton Falls City Park – Jaycee Pavilion Intersection of Center Street & Quarry Street on Aug 2nd

Community Yard Sale Days
Aug 2 & 3
North Jackson Citizens Association’s Community-wide Yard Sales Days will be Aug 2nd and 3rd starting at 9am. Maps to locate 150 addresses will be available the morning of the sales at 11349 W. Mahoning Ave. where there is free parking and at businesses.

Free Meal
Aug 3
First Church of God of Windham, 9016 N Main St, will host their monthly free meal, August 3 from 5-7pm.  This month’s dinner will be a cookout on the church property and will include a s’mores night with a fire; everyone can cook and make their own s’mores.  All food items will be provided and everyone is welcome to attend.  For questions call 330-671-1426

Taco Supper & Monthly Dance
Aug 3
On August 3rd Portage County Chapter #600 Parents Without Partners will have a taco supper from 6:30-7:30pm and its monthly dance from 7:30-10:30pm at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Avenue in Tallmadge. Event is open to the public and nonmembers are invited to join the PWP members to celebrate the “Fiesta Night” dance theme. The cost for the dance is $6 per person for members and $8 for nonmembers. The cost for the taco supper is $5 per person. For reservations and information please call Mary 330-571-3801 or Warrine 330-322-9551

Annual Trunk Sale
Aug 3
The Third Annual Trunk Sale will be held on August 3rd from 9am to 1pm at Harrington Square in Cortland Banks parking lot area, in Middlefield, between McDonalds and Wal-Mart.  Free to shoppers.  There will be “Fair Food” at the Trunk Sale, as well as all the regular lunch, snacks and restaurants right there.  Come and find your treasures here.  If you would like to be a vendor, call the Middlefield Chamber for info at 440-632-5705 or  Spaces are $20 each or two spaces for $35.  Rain or shine event.  The Chamber is non-profit and proceeds will go to School Safety Program and other community projects.

Alumni Soccer Game
Aug 3
The Crestwood High School Boys Soccer Team will be hosting their annual Alumni Soccer Game on August 3rd @ 6:00 pm at the Bowen Rd. field (11256 Bowen Rd in Mantua).  All Crestwood Boys Soccer Alumni are invited to play.  The cost is $10.00 & includes T-shirt & picnic hosted by the current Crestwood boys’ team and families following the game. For additional details, please contact Jason @ (330)283-1682 or Ruth @ (330)204-2635.

Free Youth Archery Clinic
Aug 3
The Eagle Creek Conservation Club will be conducting a Free Youth Archery Clinic August 3rd. The event will take place at the club property located at 5525 Eagle Creek Road, Leavittsburg, Ohio 44430. The event is free and open to all children ages 6 to 15. Doors open at 8:30am for registration and the fun will start at approximately 9am. This program is designed to help foster children’s interest in archery and provide a basic knowledge of the sport. All youth archers will be taught basic safety and shooting techniques. All equipment needed for the day is provided by the club. Come out and join us for some fun. Call Jim Starkey (330) 357-6316 or go to for more information.

Sweet Corn Festival
Aug 3 & 4
Kent Lions Club 6th Annual Sweet Corn Festival at Beckwith Orchard 1617 Lake Rockwell Rd from Noon – 5pm on Aug 3rd & 4th.  Ear-resistable fun for all ages.  Hot Dogs, sausage sandwiches, peach and apple pie, boiled sweet corn, & ice cream available for purchase.  Live entertainment, free trolley rides, face painting, clown, and craft vendors.  Proceeds fund Lions Sight Projects

Free School Supply Giveaway
Aug 4
Newton Falls American Legion is hosting a Free School Supply Giveaway – while supplies last –on August 4th from 3-4pm. Children must be present. Legion is located at 2025 East River Rd. Sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Outreach in co-operation with Newton Falls American Legion.

Tennis Camp
Aug 5-8
Tennis Camp with Ravenna Parks & Recreation held August 5 to 8 (rain date is August 9). From 8:30-10:30am for ages 5 to 15 years. Fee is $27.00 for city taxpayers and $32.00 for non-city taxpayers.  Please bring a water bottle. Min 12 – max 30.  Deadline to register is August 2. After August 2 there is a $10 late fee. For more information visit our website @

Aug 5-9
The Newton Falls First Church of God, 426 W. Broad St. will hold “Kingdom Rock” Vacation Bible School August 5th-9th from 6-8:30pm. Ages 3 years to 6th grade welcome. Pre-registration forms are available at the church office.

Crestwood Primary Offers Summer Safety Town Program
Aug 5-9
Crestwood Primary School (CPS), in conjunction with their PTO, is offering Safety Town for Fall 2013 kindergarteners. The program will run from August 5 – 9 at CPS from 9 – 11:30 am and will cover fire, bus, playground safety, stranger awareness and other important topics to help your child learn to stay safe. Register by July 1 at a reduced rate of $25 per child. If space allows, late registration will be taken on August 5 at a cost of $35 per child. For more information, call (330) 931-0568 or email

Summer Music Camp
Aug 5 – 9
The Garfield band department is again offering its summer music camp for all band students entering 6th through 8th grade.  The camp is August 5-9 and the students will perform a concert on August 9th at 7pm.  The cost of the camp is $35 and includes a t-shirt and a pizza party. Registrations will be accepted until August 1st.  Please mail your payment (checks made to Garfield Band Boosters) along with the students name, instrument and shirt size to Garfield Band Boosters 10233 SR 88 Garrettsviile, Ohio 44231.

Chicken Dinner
Aug 7
The Southington UMC, Routes 305 & 534 in Southington, will be holding a Chicken Dinner on August 7th from 3:30-6pm. The menu includes ¼ chicken, escalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, coleslaw, and homemade desserts – Cost is $8.00 for adults. Children’s meal with chicken tenders – ages 4 thru 10 – cost is $4.00. Children 3 and under eat free. Carry outs will be available – call (330) 898-2156 and they will be ready for pick up.

Community Center Activities
Aug 7
Starting August 7 we hope to have the Mantua Center School cafeteria wing open for community center activities every Wednesday from 10am to 4pm.  There will be a potluck lunch at noon, cards and board games to play, a jigsaw puzzle to assemble.  We’re open to suggestions for additional activities.  You don’t have to be a township resident or a senior to participate.  All are welcome, including supervised children.  Bring a friend or make a new one.

Vacation Bible School
Aug 8-10
“The Colossal Coaster World” at Southington Baptist Church, North on Rt. 534 from Southington Center. August 8th & 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 pm and August 10th from 10 to 5pm. For children of all ages. Come and enjoy a day of learning about Jesus and having fun.

GI Get Together
Aug 10
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton- Middlefield GI get together will be August 10th from 8am – noon at the Legion home on Goodwin St. Event is free to all Vets – coffee and donuts will be served. Call BO (440) 834-8764 for details.

Arts In The Park
Aug 10
Lots of Family Fun at the 3rd Annual Arts In The Park in Newton Falls! Looking for a fun, free event to take your family to this summer? Head to beautiful Veteran’s Park, located on SR 534 in Newton Falls, for the 3rd Annual Arts in the Park! This spectacular celebration of the arts, which will be held on, August 10 from 11am until 3pm, gives you and your family the opportunity to admire and buy unique artwork, create your own artwork, listen to local musicians, and much more. If you are a local artist who would like to display and sell your artwork, this is the event for you! Contact Jamie at:  or call 330-872-0597 for information on how to register. Visit or see Facebook “Newton Falls Arts In The Park”.

Johnson Rubber Annual Picnic
Aug 10
Johnson Rubber Annual Picnic for former employees and retirees will be held from 2-5pm at Mineral Lake Park, Sperry Road Pavilion, in Middlefield on, August 10th.  Please bring a dish to pass, own table service, beverage and lawn chairs.  We will provide punch and hot dogs.  We plan on eating at 2:00 p.m.  For additional information call Maryan at 330-569-7057 or Melburn at 440-632-0947.  Hope to see you all there.

Luau at Harvest Point
Aug 10
Harvest Point Church, 6100 Tod Ave., Unit 4, Lordstown, Ohio, will be holding their 4th Annual Luau on August 10th from noon- 3 pm at Central Park in Lordstown.  The park is located at the intersection of Tod Ave. and Salt Springs Rd.  This year’s event will include a Farmer’s Market, baked goods, family pictures, door prizes, various games and foods as well as haircuts for school age children by a licensed beautician.  All of this and so much more and it is all FREE!!!

Memorial Golf Outing
Aug 10
Sugar Bush Golf Course will be the site of the First Annual Jeremy Collins Foundation Memorial Golf Outing, August 10th.  The event is open to the public and is in support of offering scholarship funds to some of the hard-working, involved, “good kid” students who may have a lot of potential but “slip through the cracks” on their way to their dreams.  Contact a Collins (Mitch, Tom, Chuck, Patty, Tina–there’s a bunch of them–or Jessica Kohler at the Charles Auto Family) for more information or to sign up to sponsor a hole.

Outdoor Worship
Aug 11
Join Windham United Methodist Church at 9051 N. Main St. Windham, for outdoor worship, August 11th at 10 am.  Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit on and stay after church for a potluck.  Worshipping outdoors has a special energy and accompanying worship is local boy Cullen Davis.  Cullen was one of this year’s Garrettsville Idol contestants.

Room Mothers’ Luncheon
Aug 13
The Freedom Township School Room Mothers’ 2013 Luncheon will be at noon on August 13th at the Freedom Township Hall. All room mothers and mothers who have fond memories of their child’s school years at the Freedom School are invited along with their guests. Those attending should bring a dish to share with serving utensil and their own table service. Meat, rolls and beverage will be furnished.

Trash & Treasure Sale
Aug 15-17
“One man’s trash is another man’s treasure” Parkman Congregational Church, 18165 Main Street (State Route 528) Parkman. August 15th from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., August 16th from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., August 17th 8 a.m. – 12 noon (everything half price)12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. (everything free!!) The lunch stand will be open daily!
Trunk Sale
Aug 16 & 17
The First Church of God in Newton Falls is sponsoring a “trunk sale” during the community-wide garage sale on August 16th and 17th.  The sale will be set up in the parking lot at the corner of Ridge Road and Broad Street (great exposure).  The cost for a spot is $10.00.  To reserve a spot call the church at 330-872-7911.  There will also be a food stand with bratwurst sandwiches, walking tacos and other food items.

NF Community Yard Sale
Aug 16-18
During the Newton Falls Community-wide Yard Sale August 16-18th from 9-5 each day, the Senior Community of Newton Commons, Village & Manor will be having a yard sale at the community room near the office. People of these buildings will be able to have a table in that room, because the room is so small. No permit is needed. Tables are free and first come first serve. Follow signs and if you want to participate and to reserve your table, please call Delyte at: 330.872.4063

Annual Steak Roast
Aug 17
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton- Middlefield Annual Steak Roast at the Legion Home on Goodwin St. will be August 17th from 6-8pm. Cost is $17.00 presale from any post member and $21.00 at the door. Call Bo (440) 834-8764 for more info.

17th Annual Big Game Banquet
Aug 17
The Lake Erie Chapter of The Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation will hold its annual Big Game Banquet on August 17th in Chardon. RMEF is dedicated to ensuring the future of elk, other wildlife, their habitat and our hunting heritage. Local chapters raise funds that assist land and wildlife conservation and hunting outreach efforts in Ohio and around the country. For information call 440-667-6287 or 440-655-1234. You can purchase your tickets at

2nd Annual Golf Outing
Aug 23
The 2nd Annual Middlefield Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing is August 23rd at Grandview Golf Course.  Foursomes, scramble format, skins, proximity games, prizes for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places, lunch at the turn, dinner after golf.  The Chamber is non-profit and all proceeds will go directly to the School Safety Program.  Call the Chamber to register or to sponsor on different levels.  440-632-5705 or

Post 459 at Geauga County Fair
Aug 29-Sept 2
Atwood-Mauck Post 459 Burton- Middlefield will have a display at the Geauga County Fair – August 29th thru September 2nd. Come to our tent by the “Big Tank” behind the milking counter. Call Bo (440) 834-8764 for details.
Dance Lessons
Sept 4
Have you ever wanted to learn to dance but were afraid you couldn’t because you don’t have a partner or rhythm? Come join the Ravenna Circulators and learn western style square dancing to the music of the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and today’s hits. Lessons start September 4th from 7 – 9 pm at Brown Junior High School at the corner of Scranton St. and State Route 59 in Ravenna.  (Across the street from Richardson Animal Hospital) For more information call Jan 330-297-0864 or Chris at 330-425-8722

Swap Meet
Sept 21
Come one, come all  to celebrate the 10th year anniversary of the Penn-Ohio Wooden Money Collectors on September 21 from 10am-4pm at the Huntsburg Community Center, 12406 Madison Rd in Huntsburg. Free admission, free refreshments, door prizes and raffles.