Produce Vendors Needed

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The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is planning their 2011 Farmers Market. They are currently looking for PRODUCE vendors.  Please contact Jackie Loreta-Rinearson at 216-375-0709 or email her at The market will be held Wednesdays from late July through early October.

Other vendors selling edible products are needed also, but only produce vendors are being registered at this time. The cost for the entire season is only $60.00. The Market is in great need of produce vendors. If you need people to run your table please speak to Jackie about this option.


Vendors Needed For Burton Saturdays In Country

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The Burton Chamber Of Commerce is sponsoring Saturdays In the Country. We are looking for artisans, quality crafters, antique dealers, farm market and bake sale vendors.

This is not a flea market. The Village Park in the center of town will be the site of five special Saturdays throughout the summer months.

From 10 to 5, May 28, June 25, July 30, August 27, and September 24, vendors will have the opportunity to sell their wares in the historic village.  Cost is $25 for a 10 x

10 space.  Plan ahead and book all five weekends by May 20, 2011, and pay only $100.  No electric or tables will be provided, appropriate tents accepted.  Set-up begins at 7am with no vehicles on the lawn. Pre-registration only.  For more information and registration form, contact Donna Cook, 440-834-9019.


First Kicks Soccer

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First Kicks Soccer Camp is for ages 3 – 4 years. Cost:  $78.00 and will be held July 18 – 22 one hour per day. Choose either morning session 9 to 10 a.m. or evening session 5 to 6 p.m each day. For more information call (330) 296-2864 Ravenna Recreation, weekdays 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 to 4:15 p.m.


Mini Soccer

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Mini soccer  is for ages 4-6 years  Cost:  $91.00  held July 18 – 22 one-and-a-half hours per day. Choose either morning session 10:30 a.m. to 12  or evening session 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. each day. For more information call (330) 296-2864 Ravenna Recreation, weekdays 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 to 4:15 p.m.


Half Day Soccer Camp

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Half Day Soccer Camp is for  ages 6 to 16.   Cost:  118.00   to be held July 18 – 22  three hour days from 5 to 8 p.m. each day. For more information call (330) 296-2864 Ravenna Recreation, weekdays 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 to 4:15 p.m.


Full Day Soccer Camp

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Full Day Camp – ages 8 to 18 years a more advanced camp for serious players. Cost: $166.00 to be held July 18 – 22 – six hour days from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and return each day from 5 to 8 p.m. For more information call (330) 296-2864 Ravenna Recreation, weekdays 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 to 4:15 p.m.


Sporties for Shorties

Register by April 11

Sporties for Shorties teaches children 4 to 6 years old the basics of sports.  With help from parents and instructors, children are introduced to T-Ball, Soccer, Basketball, and Tennis.  Classes will be held at John Tontimonia City Park , Tuesdays and Thursdays, April 19 to May 12, 2011 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m.  Fee for Ravenna city taxpayers is $32 all others are $37. Min 12 – Max 30. For more information call (330) 296-2864 Ravenna Recreation, weekdays 8 a.m. to 12 and 1 to 4:15 p.m.

JAG Kindergarten Registration


Garfield Elementary School Kindergarten registration is STILL in progress for the 2011/12 school year.  Please call 330-527-2184 with your child’s information to get him or her enrolled today.  Children must turn 5 years of  age by September 30th and live in the district in order to be eligible to attend school this fall.


Mulch Sale to Benefit Crestwood Bands

Order by April 22

The Crestwood Band Patrons are now accepting orders for both bagged and bulk mulch for pick up or delivery on Saturday, May 7th. Order forms are available at  Black hardwood, brown pine, or golden cypress is available in bags for $4.25, and bulk black hardwood is available for $23 per cubic yard (4 yards minimum). There is a $10 per order delivery charge bagged or bulk, limited to the Crestwood school district. The deadline to order is  April 22. Orders may also be placed by calling the Crestwood Band Dept at 330-274-2214, ext. 110 or by contacting any band member.


Fish Fry

Through April 22

The Windham American Legion, 9960 E. Center Street, will hold Friday night Fish Fries now through Lent, April 22nd. Enjoy fresh cod for $8/person. Public is welcome and carry outs are available. (330) 326-3188.


Eagles Fish Dinner

Through April 22

The Garrettsville Eagles Club will host a fish dinner on Friday nights from 4-8pm through Lent, March until April 22nd. These dinners are open to the public.


SS Mary & Joseph Fish Fry

Through April 22

Saints Mary and Joseph School sponsors a Fish Fry every Friday during Lent, including Good Friday, at Saint Mary Social Hall, 120 Maple Drive, Newton Falls. Lunch is served from 11:00am to 3:00 pm. Dinner is served from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Take out orders are available by calling 330-872-1828. If you wish further information , please call the school office (330-872-7676).


Summerfest Wedding

Deadline April 29

The Summerfest committee is accepting entries for couples who would like to get married or renew their vows at Summerfest 2011. Send your story on why you would like to be Summerfest’s First Couple to: Summerfest’s First Couple, c/o Weekly Villager, PO Box 331, Garrettsville, OH 44231 or enter online at (type Summerfest Wedding in search) or at Deadline April 29, 2011.


A Rockin 50’s Dance

April 8

The North Bloomfield Historical Society will present A Rockin 50”s Dance on April 8th from 7-10 p.m. at the North Bloomfield Town Hall located at SR 45 & 87. Adults are $5, Under 10 years $4.  Refreshments will be served.


Mantua K of C Lenten Dinners

April 8 & 15

Mantua Knights of Columbus invite you to their Annual Lenten Dinners on Friday nights April  8th & 15th.  Dine-In service available 5-8pm and Carry-Out orders are available by calling (330) 274-2576.  Delicious Peirogi, Fish and Shrimp dinner options for Adults, Seniors and Children include side dishes, bread, homemade dessert and beverage (beverage not included with carry-out).  Mac-N-Cheese and other side dishes are also available.  Mantua K of C is located at 11845 St. Rt. 44 just north of St. Rt. 82.


Spaghetti Dinner

April 9

The Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County will be hosting a spaghetti dinner on April 9 from 4 – 7 pm at the Ali Baba Grotto Grounds. Cost: $7 Adults; $4  12 and under; children under 3 are free.  Dinner includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, drink and dessert.  Carry-out is available, call Kathy Gaylog at 330-240-5772.


Roast Beef Dinner

April 9

The Newton Falls United Methodist Church will be holding a Roast Beef Dinner on April 9th from 4-6 p.m.  The church is located at 336 Ridge Road in Newton Falls, OH. Adults $9.00, Children $4.00 and Children 5 and under meals are free. Carry Out is Available.

Senior Citizens’ Luncheon

April 9

First Baptist Church, 2640 South Canal Street, Newton Falls will be hosting a Senior Citizens’ Luncheon on Saturday, April 9.  The program will begin at 11:30 AM and the luncheon will follow at noon.  The event is open to any area senior citizen.  For additional information please contact the church office at (330) 872-7055.


Hunter Education Course

April 9 & 10

The Eagle Creek Conservation Club  will be offering a Hunter Education Course on April 9th and 10th. The program will run from 1pm to 6 pm each day and will be held at their clubhouse at 5525 Eagle Creek Rd. in Leavittsburg, Ohio. The hunter education class is cosponsored by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and is required for all first time hunters before they purchase a license. Classes are offered free of charge. Study materials are provided but you will need to bring a pencil or pen and a highlighter. Preregistration is required and class size is limited. For more information or to register contact the ODNR at 1-800-WILDLIFE (1-800-945-3543).


Easter Toy Bingo

April 10

Easter Toy Bingo will be held on Sunday, April 10, at St. Michael’s Social Hall, Ridge Road, Newton Falls.  Doors open at 1:00; play begins at 2:00.  $5 per person includes card and cake with punch or coffee.  50/50 and other raffles available.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Little Tigers Cheerleading Sign-ups

April 10

The Newton Falls Little Tigers will be holding sign-ups for the upcoming season for cheerleading. The sign ups for children ages 5-12 years old will be held on Saturday April 10, 2011 at the Newton Falls Community Center from 12- 2:00 p.m.. The fee is $50.00 and please bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. For information please contact Staci  Bezak @ 330-569-4034.


Harvest Point Church Dedication Services

April 10

Harvest Point Church, located in the Lordstown Plaza, 6100 Tod Ave., Warren, Ohio will celebration their new building addition during their Dedication Services on Sunday, April 10, at 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  A time of fellowship will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. All friends and family of Harvest Point Church are invited to attend this special service of Dedication.


Maple Stir Time In Chardon

April 10 & 17

Now is the time to head to Historic Chardon Square and enjoy a fresh maple stir.  The Geauga County Maple Festival sugarhouse on the south end of the park is open Sundays from noon to 4 serving up the tasty maple treat. The cost just $1.  You get a small bowl with hot maple syrup in it and a stirring stick.

Take the stick and stir rapidly and watch as the syrup become a creamy maple candy. The stir booth will be open during the Geauga County Maple Festival April 28 through May 1.  For more information visit the Maple Festival website


Sunday Morning Audubon Bird Walks

April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 8, 15

Whether you are a birding enthusiast or a beginner, there is a lot to see, hear and learn. Join birding expert Eric Faber and other avid birders for one or more of these early morning walks to welcome and enjoy the return of our feathered migrant friends along their journey northward. This will be a chance to learn from excellent birders and get started in this rewarding hobby. Meet at the Hiram College Field Station (Wheeler Rd.) with your binoculars at 7:30am. Free to all participants.


Windham Library Open House

April 11

On April 11th from 5-7 pm the Windham Branch of the Portage County Library will hold an Open House at thier new lovation in the Renaissance Family Center.


Mantua Legion Auxiliary Unit 193 Meeting

April 11

The Auxiliary will hold their regular meeting on April 11 at 1 p.m. at the Post. Members will be happy to hear that our Unit has reached its goal of 99 members.


Celebrate County Government Month

April 12

Portage County residents are invited to come out and celebrate Government Month on April 12. There will be an Open House at the County Administration Building from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.. The commissioners will hold an evening  board meeting  at 6:30 p.m.


Homemade Kolache

April 12-13

St. Mary and St. Joseph’s Ladies Guild of Newton Falls will be baking homemade kolache (apricot, nut or poppy seed) for the Easter holiday at the low cost of $8 each. To order contact Barbara at (330) 872-1951. Pick up times are Tuesday, April 12 from 9am-4pm and Wednesday, April 13 from 9am-6pm.


Southington UMC Rummage & Bake Sale

April 13

The Southington UMC Day Circle, Routes 305 & 534 in Southington will have a rummage and bake sale on April 13 from 9 am – 4 pm. Lunch of homemade bean soup, sandwiches, drinks and desserts will be served. Carry outs are available. Bag day will be April 14 from 9-11 am.


Line Dance Lessons

Register by April 13

Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department is offering line dance lessons.  Come join with your friends to learn classic and new line dances and improve your health at the same time. The lessons are held at John Tontimonia City Park Tower Lodge on Tuesdays.  Cost is $55 for city taxpayers or $60 for non-city taxpayers.  Min 15 and max 30.

Deadline to register is April 13.   A $5 late fee will be charged after deadline date if any openings. Call for registration and details  330-296-2864


Braceville UMC Rummage Sale

April 14

Braceville United Methodist Church located at 577 Park Rd. in the center of Braceville (off SR 82) will be having their annual Rummage Sale April 14 from 9 am – 5 pm and April 15th, 9 am – Noon which will be dollar day. There will be a bake sale and light lunch at noon on the 14th.


Mantua American Legion Post 193 Meeting

April 14

American Legion Post 193 will hold its monthly meeting on April 14th at 7:30 p.m. at the Legion Hall.  Lauren Painley will be reporting on her recent trip to the United Nations Seminar in Washington DC and New York City.


Garden Party / Membership Drive

April 14

The Friends of the Newton Falls Public Library will hold its Garden Party/Membership Drive on Thursday, April 14, in the social hall of St. Michael’s Church on Ridge Road in Newton Falls.  Doors open at 5:30.  Pay your 2011 membership dues either in advance or at the door.  Dues are $8 individual; $5 student/senior; $15 family; $25 patron.


T’ai Chi Classes

Begin April 14

The Ravenna Recreation Dept is offering a 6-week, adult /beginner / intermediate T’ai Chi class on Thursday evenings beginning April 14 to May 19.  Sessions will be held from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Tower Lodge in John Tontimonia City Park.  Instructor is Bill Vandenboom.  This class is Yang-style, long form T’ai Chi.  Fee is $35 for Ravenna city taxpayers and $40 for non-city taxpayers. For more information or to register call (330) 296-2864.


Large Rummage Sale

April 14-16

There will be a large rummage sale, Chinese Auction and candy sale at Christ Covenant Church, RT. 87, Middlefield.  This is a benefit for Charity Children’s Ministries and will be held on April 14 & 15 from 9 am – 7pm; April 16 from 9am – 3pm. NOW ACCEPTING DONATIONS of household, furniture, appliances, books, children’s and adult clothing.  Call (440)  632-9510


Bloodroot Shuffle

April 15

For just a few days each spring one of our most beautiful wildflowers unfolds its white star-like flowers. Small pockets of these ephemeral beauties grow in profusion in several surprising places near Hiram. With luck we will be able to see these spring lovelies in full bloom, along with other spring beauties and dour skunk cabbage.  What a floral mix. Join naturalist Bob Faber at the intersection of the Headwaters Trail and Asbury Rd. at 6:00pm. Fee: $4 for non-members, FREE for members of Friends of the Field Station. To register, or for more information, phone 330.569.6003 or email


Friday Fish Fry

April 15

Praise Assembly of God, 10280 State Route 88 in Garrettsville will be having a Fish Fry on Friday, April 15th from 5:00-7:30pm.  Cost: Adults $8.00, Children 10 and under $4.00, Children 4 and under are free! Dinner includes fried fish, fresh cut french fries, coleslaw, roll, and a beverage.


Jew For Jesus To Speak

April 16

Stewart Weinisch of Jews for Jesus will speak at Huntsburg Congregational Church, 12435 Madison Road, Huntsburg, Ohio on Saturday, April 16th, 2011 at 5:00 pm.  Rev. Robert Barber invites all to attend.  Jews for Jesus uses creative methods and contemporary issues to present the message that Jesus is the Messiah to Jewish people around the world. Weinisch will be happy to answer questions after the presentation.  Call 440-636-5504 for more information.  There is no admission charge.


Nelson Twp. Easter Egg Hunt

April 16

The Nelson Twp. Easter Egg Hunt will be held at 11 am  on April 16th at Pixley Park (SR 305). The hunt is open to children ages 3 – 11.  Anyone wishing to donate individually wrapped candy can contact Linda at 330-719-8407 or JoAnn at 440-548-2222. Prizes will be awarded for the best decorated hat and Easter basket. Please bring a camera for a photo of your child with the Easter Bunny.  Rain date will be April 23rd.


Spring Ahead Bazaar

April 16

Spring Ahead Bazaar is sponsored by Claridon Sr. Girl Scout Troop 1324 and looking for Crafters and Vendors. Tables are $15.00 each. It will be held on Sat., April 16 from 9a.m.-3p.m. at the Claridon Town Hall at 13930 Mayfield Rd., Claridon at the corner of Claridon Troy Rd. and Rt. 322. Call Dolly at 440-635-1173 for reservations or more information.


Raptor Education Program

April 16

The Birds in Flight Sanctuary of Warren, Ohio, will be presenting a Raptor Education Program on April 16th, 2011 at 7pm. This is a FREE event and is open to the public. The program is being sponsored by The Eagle Creek Conservation Club and will be held at their club facilities located at 5525 Eagle Creek Road, Leavittsburg, Ohio 44430. Doors will open at 6pm and seating is limited. Come bring the kids and join us for this educational and highly entertaining evening.


Community Easter Egg Hunt

April 16

Children ages 3-9 are invited to join us at the Renaissance Family Center on April 16 beginning at  10 am  for a Community Easter Egg Hunt.


Dinner and A Movie at RFC

April 16

RFC in Windham invites you to attend  Dinner and a Movie beginning at   5:00 pm


Kent Business & Community Expo

April 16

Once again the KACC, in conjunction with the Theodore Roosevelt High School Choirs, will hold its Business & Community Expo on Saturday, April 16th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Theodore Roosevelt High School Gym and Cafeteria.  Business owners, organizations, crafters/home-based business owners interested in participating can obtain an application at:


Crafters/Vendors Needed

April 16

The Claridon Sr. Girl Scout Troop 1324 will host their Spring Ahead Bazaar on Saturday, April 16th from 9am-3pm at the Claridon Town Hall, 13930 Mayfield Road. Tables are $15 each. To reserve a table, or for more information, call Dolly at (440) 635-1173.


NF Soccer meeting

April 17

The next NFYSL meeting will be April 17 at 6:00 in the community center. All are welcome.


Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast

April 17

The Life Teen Youth Ministry at St. Joseph Church in Mantua (11045 St. Joseph Blvd., Mantua 44255) is sponsoring their Annual Palm Sunday Pancake Breakfast featuring “All You Can Eat” buttermilk pancakes, on Sunday, April 17, in the parish hall, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. This delicious meal is served with homemade toppings and/or syrup, sausage patty, oj, coffee, tea, or milk. great family prices:  $7.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Seniors, $4.00 for Children (6-12), Under 5, FREE. Plus, each child in attendance will be able to put their name in for a FREE drawing for two Easter baskets filled with goodies! For more information, please call 330-274-2253. Come out & enjoy!


Palm Sunday Dinner

April 17

St. Michael’s Church will be having their annual Palm Sunday Dinner on April 17 from 11 am to 3 pm in the church hall. The church is located at 9736 East Center Street (SR 303) in Windham. The dinner will feature turkey and dressing, cabbage rolls, pasta, salads and homemade desserts. The public is cordially invited to our all-you-can-eat dinner. Prices are: Adults $9, Children 12 and under $5. Children under 5 are free.  Carry-outs available.


Garrettsville UMC Roast Beef Dinner

April 19

The Garrettsville UMC, located at 8223 park Ave., will be hosting a roast beef dinner on April 19 from 4:30 – 7 pm. The cost is $8.50 for adults, $4.50 for children under 12.  Preschool children are free. The menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, desert and beverages. Take-out available.


Independent Senior Citizens Meeting

April 20

Independent Senior Citizens will meet on April 20 at the Presbyterian Church located on Grandview Ave. in Lake Milton at 10 am. There will be blood pressure checks, exercise session, a light lunch followed by bingo.  The seniors meet every 3rd Wednesday of the month. All seniors are welcome.


Christian Women’s Connection  Luncheon

April 20

The Christian Women’s Connection will hold their monthly luncheon at the Chagrin Valley Country Club, 4700 SOM Center Road, Chagrin Falls on April 20th.  The luncheon and program are from 11:45AM- 1:30 PM.  Please have your reservations to Millie 440-248-4914 or Nancy 440-338-3384 by April 13th.  Cost is $16.00, inclusive.  You are responsible for your reservation if not cancelled or used by a friend. Our program this month is being presented by the Backyard Feeding Station, caring for our feathered friends. We are also pleased to have Weslie Hintz speak about “riding the roller coaster of life with my arms held high.” Please join us.  Invite a friend– she’ll be glad you did!


All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry

April 22

The Palmyra Fire Department Presents its annual All-you-can-EAT Fish Fry on April 22 from Noon to 7 pm at the Palmyra Fire Station. Meal includes: Fish, Fries, Roll, and Drinks, Cost: Adults: $8.00; Kids 4 – 10 Years Old: $4.00.  Macaroni and cheese available for $1.00.


Renaissance Men’s Breakfast

April 23

Join us on April 23rd at 9 am for the Renaissance Men’s Breakfast.


Community Sunrise Service & Breakfast

April 24

On April 24th, Renaissance Family Center will be hosting a Community Sunrise Service at 6:34 am.  Breakfast will follow at 7:30 am.


Red Shield Food Pantry

April 26

The Red Shield Food Pantry will be at RFC in Windham on April 26th at 1 p.m.


All Skills Softball Clinic

April 26

The Ravenna Recreation Dept is offering All Skills Softball Clinic for ages 9 to 15.  Luke Darrah and his staff from All Star Softball and Baseball Academy located in Ravenna will be on hand to help with fielding, batting, pitching, and catching.  Clinic will be held at Brown Middle School Gym, Tuesday, April 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  Cost is $12 for city taxpayers or $17 for non-city taxpayers.  Please register at Ravenna Parks and Recreation Department, 530 N. Freedom St. 8 to noon or 1 to 4:15 p.m. weekdays.  Deadline is April 15 and for more information call 330-296-2864.


Geauga County Law Day

April 27

The Geauga County Bar Association celebrates Law Day on April 27, 2011 from 12.00 to 1:30 p.m.  The GCBA will hold a luncheon at the Auburn Career Center, 8140 Auburn Road, Painesville, open to the public at the cost of $20.00 per person. For reservations, please contact Geauga County Bar Association secretary, Susan McGrew, 440-279-2087 or by email at


Auburn Garden Club Meeting

April 27

The Auburn Garden Club Meeting will be on April 27, 2011. It will be a field trip to a local greenhouse to see calla lillies, orchids, & sweet peas. Please meet at the Auburn Town Hall (corner of E. Washington St & Auburn Rd) at 6:20 PM to car pool to the greenhouse. For more information please call Susan 330-883-2833 or email


Free Meal At RFC

April 28

Join us on April 28th at 5 p.m. for a free meal at the Renaissance Family Center.


“Photographing Italy”

April 28

Claire Zurbuck, a resident of Hambden Township for nearly four decades is the season’s featured artist at “Art in the Mart” at the Middlefield Library.  Zurbuck is a photographer who specializes in film.  His work features nature, landscapes and photos from a recent trip to Italy with his wife, Kay.  Zurbuck will present “Photographing Italy” Thursday April 28, 2011 at 7:00PM at the Middlefield Library to bring this exhibit to life.   More than a travelogue, the program will include tips on photographing your vacation.  This program, a must see for both aspiring photographers and armchair travelers, is free and open to the public.


Altar & Rosary Society Rummage Sale

April 29

The Altar & Rosary Society of St. Ambrose Church, located at 10692 Freedom St. in Garrettsville is hosting their annual Spring Rummage Sale on April 29th from 9 am to 5 pm  and April 30 from 9 am to 1 pm. April 30 is bag day. The rummage sale will take place in the church hall.


Little Tigers Football Sign-ups

April 30

The Newton Falls Little Tigers will be holding sign-ups for the upcoming season for football and cheerleading. The sign-ups for children ages 5-12 years old will be held on Saturday April 30, 2011 at the Newton Falls Community Center lake pavillion from 12- 2:00 p.m.. The fee is $50.00 and please bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate. For information please contact Troy Coen @ 330-883-0875


Kiwanis Steak Dinner

April 30

Kiwanis of Newton Falls Steak Dinner will be held on Saturday April 30, 2011 from 4 – 7 p.m.

Newton Falls Community Center

52 East Quarry Street. Enjoy a 14 oz. Sirloin Steak and all the Trimmings !! Free hot dogs for the kids

$ 15.00 Per Meal. Tickets avail @ the door or buy them in advance

at Atty. Palmer’s office on Broad street. Proceeds to fund all youth projects in Newton Falls


Computer Lessons At RFC

Begin May 2

Computer lessons will be starting on Monday May 2nd 9 am-11 am; additional classes will begin on   Thursday May 5th 9 am –11 am at the Renaissance Family Center 9005 Wilverne Dr. Windham.  Please call or stop in to sign up. These  are 6 week classes.  Phone 330-326-3003.


Pioneer Days with the Boy Scouts

May 7

Nelson Ledges Archery, SR 305 will be hosting Pioneer Days with the Boy Scouts on May 7th.  YOU MUST PRE-REGISTER BY MAY 2ND FOR THIS EVENT. The purpose of this event is to introduce scouts to the sport of 3-D Archery. More info available at or or by calling Rick Parr at 330-850-5116


NF Soccer Sign ups

May 7, 14 & 21

NFYSL sign ups will be Saturdays May 7, 14, 21 at the community center stone pavilion from 11-1. Sign up forms will be available at the following locations:  Family Video, Positive Images, and Newton Falls Public Library and can be mailed to NFYSL, PO Box 305, Newton Falls OH 44444. The cut off date for mail-ins is May 28. There will be no exceptions. There will be no  online signups this  year but forms are available to print at


Mayfield United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

May 12-14

The spring rummage sale, including a bake sale, will take place on May 12 from 9 am – 4:30 pm; May 13 9 am – 7:30 pm; and May 14 (Bag Day) 9 am – Noon, at the Mayfield United Methodist Church, 7747 Mayfield Rd., Chesterland (corner of Caves and Mayfield).


Live Comedians

May 21

Live Comedians will appear on Saturday, May 21 at 7:00 – 9:00 at the Garrettsville’s Eagles Club on Water Street. Buy your advance tickets for $5.00 or at the door  for $10.00. Limited seating. Call Jackie@ 216-375-0709 for your tickets. Amateur Comedians wishing to participate for the $200.00 prize contact Jackie for entry instructions.


Garrettsville Area Yard Sale

May 21 & 22

Make plans now — mark it on your calendar — the annual Garrettsville Area Yard Sale sponsored by the Garrettsville Area Chamber of Commerce will take place on Saturday, May 21 and Sunday, May 22.  Watch the Villager for details.


M-O-M / T-A-T

May 22

Get ready.  It’s coming.  Machine-O-Mania / Touch-a-Truck will be at James A. Garfield High School on Sunday, May 22.  The Time Bandit and its crew will be there–have your picture taken!  Emergency vehicles, big rigs, all of the bells, whistles, sirens, ladders and apparatus a kid could want to see…or hear. Make your plans now to be there…with bells on, if you like. Sponsored by the Garfield Academic Challenge/ Quiz Masters team


Crestwood Youth Football & Cheerleading Sign-ups

May 22

Sign-ups for the Crestwood Youth Football League will be held at the Crestwood High School Field House on May 22 from Noon – 4 p.m.  Bring a copy of your child’s birth certificate. Registration fee of $120 due at sign-ups; discounts for multiple children are available. Football players MUST reside in the Crestwood School district. Season starts August 1.  Questions? Call Scott Vyhnal at 330-858-9597 or online at


Garfield PTO Rummage Sale

May 28

The Garfield PTO Rummage Sale has moved to the INTERMEDIATE School located at 8233 Park Avenue, Garrettsville. The sale will take place Saturday, May 28th from 9 am to 3 pm.  Donations can be dropped off at the Event door of the INTERMEDIATE School, Sunday, May 22 from 3 to 7; Tuesday, May 24 from 3 to 6; Thursday, May 26 from 3 to 6 and Friday May 27, from 3 to 9.  Please call Heather Huter, 440-548-5930 with questions or if you want to help set up. Why pack your stuff away when you can get a tax deductible donation!!


Take a Kid Fishing Day

June 4

Portage County Take a Kid Fishing at Lake Hodgson is a free day open to Portage County boys and girls accompanied by an adult. Participants 16 years and younger are eligible for door prizes. There will be a hot dog roast after the event. Participants need to bring a fishing pole, bait and tackle. Pre-registration is required and the deadline is May 2nd, or the first 200 parent/child teams registered. The fishing day will take place on June 4th from 7am-noon. To register call (330) 296-2864 weekdays.


Little Tigers Golf Scramble

June 4

The Newton Falls Little Tigers will be hosting a 4-man scramble golf outing on June 4, 2011 at the Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course. There will be an 8:00 a.m. shotgun with registration starting at 7:00. The price is $65.00 per person and will include golf, golf cart, three meals, and beverages. There will be prizes on every hole, 50/50 raffle, skins, and poker chipping.  To sign up please contact Ron Wilcox @ 330-872-7027 or Heather Lindsey at the Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course @ 330-654-4100.


Ravenna Parks & Rec Safety Town

June 20 – 24

Register early for Ravenna Parks and Recreation’s Safety Town, co-sponsored by the Rotary Club.  Children entering kindergarten in the fall of 2011 will be introduced to safety awareness in a week-long program, June 20 to June 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at Willyard School.  Participants will learn safety procedures and simulated situations related to traffic, pedestrian, water, weather, animal, fire, stranger, drugs & poisons, playground, gun and bicycle safety.  Fee for Ravenna city taxpayers (live or work in Ravenna city)  is $35 or $40 for Non-city taxpayers.  Deadline to register is June 3. A form must be filled out in person for registration at the Parks and Recreation Department, 530 N. Freedom, 8 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4:15 p.m., for further information contact 296-2864.


Art On The Hill

July 9

The DMRC (Downtown Mantua Revitalization Corporation), a 501(c)(3) organization will be hosting their 3nd Annual “Art on the Hill” event on Saturday, July 9, 2011 from 10AM-5PM. Artisan booth spaces are available for $45. We close Prospect Street for the day and line both sides of the street with artisans. Last year we had over 60 artisans with most reporting meeting or exceeding their sales expectation for the day! There is also a great variety of live entertainment all day long, a Chinese Auction, food vendors and much more! Applications are available online at or by calling 330-414-6486.