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Garrettsville Farmers Market

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Vendors are still being accepted.  The cost for this year’s market has remained the same, $60.00 for the entire season. The Farmers’ Markets will run from July 24 through October 2 every Wednesday from 3:00 – 6:30pm in the Skylane Bowling Alley parking lot. Applications may be obtained by contacting Jackie Rinearson at rinearson05@frontier.com.


Seeking Artisans!

Register Today!

The DMRC will be hosting the 5th Annual Art on the Hill, a day-long festival of the arts is seeking artisans to sell and/or display their handmade work. The festival is on July 13, from 10am-6pm on East Prospect Street in Mantua. Booth space is just $45. There will also be live-continuous entertainment, raffles, and a wine tasting event. Applications can be downloaded at mantuashalersvillechamber.com or by calling Christine Pitsinger at 330-414-6486.


G-Men Way

through May 28

Leave your mark on G-men Way by sponsoring a “G” on the driveway around James A. Garfield High School. G’s will be painted gold and lettered with your business, graduating senior, athlete, or favorite student. G’s can also be purchased in honor of alumni. Order forms can be downloaded from the school website (go to www.garfield.sparcc.org/ and follow links to the high school) are due by Tuesday, May 28th. Any questions, email lfratosweeney@jagschools.org


Pittsburgh Pastel Artist League

Now- May 31

An exhibit by the Pittsburgh Pastel Artist League will be on display at the Trumbull Art Gallery until May 31.  The League was formed in 2002, and is comprised of members from Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.  The paintings can be seen Tue-Sat from noon to 4 pm in our Main Gallery.  Admission is free.


Praise and Worship Services


Southington UMC Praise and Worship Service, Saturdays at 7pm. Casual dress and refreshments afterwards. Can’t make it Sunday? Try us! The church is located at the town center on SR 305.


$10,000 Giveaway


Big Brothers and Sisters of Portage County are having a raffle and if all 200 tickets are sold, one winner will have a choice of $10,000 or a trip to either  St. Andrews, Scotland or to the Hawaiian Islands! In the event that all 200 tickets are not sold, a straight 50/50 raffle will be implemented. Tickets are $100 and only 200 will be sold. Buy a ticket yourself or get a group together. To purchase your ticket call the Big Brothers and Sisters office (330) 296-6655. Cash, check and credit card accepted.


Stream Quality Monitoring


Interested in taking a peek at aquatic critters, such as crayfish, dragonflies, water pennies, and caddisflies, which live in our local streams?  How about interacting with other individuals who share an interest in nature?  Then grab your water shoes and join the Millennium Youth Conservationists (MYC) team!  The MYC team will use kick seines, sediment sticks, pH test kits, and more while analyzing the health of area streams and rivers.  The adventure begins in June and concludes in August in streams throughout Geauga County.  Contact Colleen Sharp with the Geauga Soil and Water Conservation District by phone (440)834-1122 ext. 6 or email csharp@geaugaswcd.com for more information.


Spelling Bee Pre-Registration

Through June 13

May 13 marked the start of pre-registration for students to enter the TRTA Spelling Bee. The 27th Annual Spelling Bee is sponsored by Trumbull Retired Teachers and is set for July 11, at 1 p.m. at the Trumbull County Fairgrounds on Everett-Hull Road. Preregistration for grades 1 through 8 will begin on May 13, and is accepted until June 13. All preregistered spellers will get free admission to the fair with rides excluded. Treat bags and certificates will be awarded to all pre-registered spellers. To pre-register a child, please call Denise Deltondo at 330.530.4011. All proceeds go towards Summer Camp


Let’s Build a Community

June 5 & 19

Let’s Build Community at the Center.  Open community days at the gymnasium at the old Mantua Center School, 11741 Mantua Center Rd. (just north of SR 82) will continue, but now on the first and third Wednesdays (changed from Tuesday) of each month, with reduced hours of 10am to 4 pm.  Potluck lunch at noon.  Meet with friends, or make some new ones.  Play cards or other games, learn quilt piecing or crochet.  Help work a challenging new jigsaw puzzle which will be started on May first.  Not just for seniors!  Folks of all ages are invited, but youngsters must have supervision.


Kiwanis Geranium Sale

May 17

Newton Falls Kiwanis Club Geranium Sale will be May 17. The sale is to help our local projects at the corner of Broad St. and Milton Blvd.  Cost per plant is $3.40. Pre-orders welcome.  Buy 6 or more and we’ll deliver locally. Profits will be used to help pay for Junior Olympics, the 1st grade summer book give away, and our annual scholarships to Newton Falls seniors. Call (330) 872-3854 to pre-order.


Grassroots Annual Plant Sale

May 17 & 18

Grassroots Community Gardeners 10th Annual plant sale will be held May 17 from 10am-5pm and May 18 from 10am-2pm at the Nelson Community House on the Circle. Perennials, annuals, herbs and more, starting at just $1.


Annual Plant Sale

May 17 & 18

The Portage County Gardeners’ annual plant sale will be May 17 from 4 – 7 pm and May 18 from 9-2 pm at the Gardeners’ Center, 5154 S. Prospect St. (Rt. 44) in Rootstown. Perennials from member gardens, herbs, vegetable plants (some heirlooms), annuals, hanging baskets, planters, and exotic spring garden bulbs will all be for sale along with raffles, a bake shop and gifts for gardeners. Hot dogs and drinks can be purchased on the 17 and a luncheon will be served on the 18. For more information, please contact President Helena Parry, 330-673-0577.


“Life on the Rocks”

May 18

Nelson Kennedy Ledges State Park, 12440 State Rt. 282 Garrettsville, OH 44231 May 18, 10:00 AM – Noon. Free offering.  Join Master Gardener and former ODNR Park Manager Mike Blakeman for a 1 mile interpretive hike to see the park’s spring wild flowers and explore its impressive plant diversity. Learn about the area’s unique geology and how many of the plants have adapted to growing on bare rock. This is a good opportunity to see and learn about the area’s spring wild flowers including the rare red trillium. Tree ID will be covered and include Canadian Hemlock and Yellow Birch, both associated more with colder northern climates. Wear sturdy footwear for rocky and uneven terrain. Rain or shine. Meet at parking lot on SR 282.  Advance registration is limited and required.   440-834-4656


Spaghetti Dinner

 May 18

A Spaghetti Dinner will be held May 18 from 4-7pm at the Parkman Community House, 16295 Main Market Rd, Parkman. Dinner is $7 and children under 5 eat free.  Western Phoenix Masonic Lodge #42


Annual Plant Sale

May 18

The Mantua Village Garden Club has its annual plant sale set for May 18, from 9am to 1pm.  There will be a variety of healthy local plants available, at reasonable prices.  The sale will be located at 10710 Main St., in the parking lot of Tradition Flooring Service, across from Chase Bank. From novice to master gardener – if you love plants, flowers, and nature in general, the Mantua Village Garden Club would love to have you as a new member.  For more information, call Diane Lottig 330-274-2868, or Lea Lazar 330-274-0614.

Voting Announcement

May 18

American Legion Post 674 voting scheduled for May 18, has been cancelled. The election is complete. Next regularly scheduled meeting is May 19 at 2 pm at the post. This will be our final meeting until September.


Craft Show

May 18

Girl Scout Craft Show will be May 18 from 10 am- 4 pm at the First Christian Church- Fellowship Hall, 17 N. Center St. Downtown Newton Falls


Bluegrass Music Show

May 18

A Bluegrass Music Show will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday, May 18th, at the Shalersville Town Hall, located on S.R. 44 at S.R. 303.  Doors open at 6 p.m.

The event will feature three bands Coney Carver & The Rainbow Valley Boys, Beyond Calvary, and Caney Creek. The cost is $10 per person and the event is open to the public. For more information, call 330-325-7867.


Annual Tractor Show

May 18 & 19

The Antique Tractor Club of Trumbull County is looking for crafters, non-food vendors and flea marketers to participate in their 19th Annual Tractor Show, May 18 & 19. The event will be held at 1653 Ridge Road, Vienna, Ohio. Space fee is $14 for both days.  For more information call Terry Taylor (330) 442-2430


AmVets Auxiliary Breakfast

May 19

Amvets Post #112 Auxiliary Breakfast will be May 19 from 9am-noon at Amvets Post #112, 37 W. Broad St. in Newton Falls. Menu includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, toast. Drinks include: coffee, tea and juice. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for children ages 4-9 and under 4 yrs eat free.


Rolling Thunder Bike Blessing

May 19

Rolling Thunder Bike Blessing May 19 at 10:15 a.m. at the Hambden Congregational Church, 13840 GAR Hwy in Hambden Township, Oh 44024. This is a Patriotic service to honor our Veterans, and pray for Rolling Thunder as they prepare to make their annual trip to Washington D.C. For more information contact Dorothy at 440.286.4655


AmVets Breakfast

May 19

Newton Falls AMVETS Post 112 last breakfast for spring will be held May 19 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Post home.  The Cost is Adults $6.00 and Children $4.00, includes all you can eat.  Come and help support the AMVETS Post Programs


Spring Band Concert

May 19

The James A. Garfield annual district-wide spring band concert will be held on May 19 at 2pm in the High School gymnasium.  The concert will highlight the musical talents of students from 4th grade through high school.  It is open to the public and free of charge.  Hope to see you there!


Spaghetti Dinner

May 21

We are looking forward to our Loaves and Fishes Dinner that will include Spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and drink. Our meal is free with no income restrictions. The dinner will be held in our fellowship hall on May 21 from 5:30-7:00 pm. We really enjoy serving you and the fellowship we have with each of you!! Covenant Bible Fellowship, 8146 High Street, Garrettsville, OH  44231. If you should have any further questions, please contact our office at 330.527.4205.


Caregiver Support Group

May 21

If you are caring for an aging parent or relative and would like the opportunity to share your experience with others, please come to the monthly meeting of the Caregiver Support Group on May 21 at 6:00 p.m. at Independence Village,  505 S. Chillicothe Rd., in Aurora.  For more information please call Annette Balis at Home Instead Senior Care, 330-995-1522 or 330-297-1700


Concert on the Hill

May 22

The James A Garfield Intermediate School band program proudly invites you to attend our “Concert on the Hill” on May 22 at 1:30 pm.  The concert will feature our 5th grade and 6th grade bands as well as our 6th grade jazz band.  Parents, family and the community are welcome.  Bring your blanket or chair and come enjoy this great event!  In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the GIS gym.


Card Party

May 23

Warren Township Garden Club will have a Card Party on May 23 at the Johnson Community Center, 800 Gilmer Rd NW, Leavittsburg, OH. Doors open at 5pm. Admission is $5 a person, includes dinner and Chinese auction. Any Questions call Judy (330) 872-0847 or Barb (330) 872-5613


Youth Cheerleading Registration

May  23

Garrettsville Youth Cheerleading Registration for girls going into grades 1st thru 6th grade will be May 9th and May 23 from 5-7 pm at The Village Park. Registration fee is $65; please have a copy of birth certificate also. Any questions or concerns please contact Laurie Norton at 330-904-4791


Flag Retirement

May 23

Cub Scout Pack 62 of Garrettsville is collecting U.S. flags for our May 23 flag retirement ceremony.  If you have a worn or old flag in need of retirement you may drop it off at Garrettsville Hardware or call David Schaefer at 330-274-0572 or email us at GvillePack62@yahoo.com.


Trash to Treasure Sale

May 23 & 24

Palmyra UMC, 3968 St. Rt. 225 in Diamond, Ohio is having a Trash to Treasure Sale May 23 and 24 from 9am-5pm. Table space is available for $10 a table. Soup, sandwiches and baked goods will be available. For more information or to reserve a table, call Kathy (330) 654-4956 or (330) 719-1689


Newton Falls Plant Exchange

May 25

Newton Falls Plant Exchange will be May 25 from 9 am-12 noon is the date for this year’s Plant Exchange.  In order to participate simply bring at least six plants to share with other gardeners.  Fancy pots not required, a box or bag will do.  The Exchange is at the JC Pavilion on Center Street in Newton Falls at the park.  Need more details?  Call Susan at 330-718-3469.


Burton Library Book Sale

May 25

Burton Public Library Book sale will be May 25 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Library’s Book Cellar. In addition to books, you will find magazines, movies, puzzles, sheet music and lots more. All proceeds benefit library programs.


Public Observing Night

May 25

On Saturday, May 25 Stephens Memorial Observatory of Hiram College will host a public observing night from 9:00 to 11:00 PM. Using the observatory’s marvelous century-old telescope, visitors will observe “The Lord of the Rings” – planet Saturn – as well as the beautiful M13 star cluster. The Observatory is located on Wakefield Road (Rt. 82) less than a quarter of a mile west of Route 700 in Hiram. Good sky conditions are critical to viewing; for updates and more information, see the observatory’s Web site: StephensObservatory.org or “@StephensObs” on Twitter. No reservations are required and there is no admission fee for observatory public nights. Cloudy skies at the starting time cancel the event and, in that case, the observatory will not open. There is no parking at the Observatory. Visitors may park on permissible side streets or in the nearby parking lot of Harrison’s Hideaway Convenience Store, 6821 Wakefield Road, a short distance east of the observatory.


EMS Parade Cancelled

May 25

The Community EMS District Parade and Open House that was scheduled for May 25, 2013 has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Game Night

May 25

First Church of God in Windham, 9016 N Main St, is hosting a game night on May 25 from 7-9 pm.  Games will be provided or bring your own.  Games and activities will be available for children as well.  Also, everyone is encouraged to bring a snack to share.  Drinks will also be provided.  Call 330-671-1426 or 330-326-2293 for questions or information


Monthly Steak Fry & Chicken Dinner

May 25

The Garrettsville Eagles will be holding their monthly steak fry and grilled chicken dinner on May 25 from 4-7:30 pm. Dinners include baked potato or French fries, green beans, salad and roll. Steak dinners are $12 and chicken are $8. Open to the public. Carryout available by calling 330-527-2330.


Senior Day

May 25

St. Anselm’s Festival in Chesterland will have a Senior Day on May 25. The Joey Tomsick Orchestra will play from 1-4 p.m.  Stuffed Cabbage dinners will be available for $8.00 including dessert and beverage. There will be a polka mass at 4:30 in St. Anselm Church with music by the Wayne Tomsic Band. The celebrant will be Bishop A. Edward Pevec. Following mass, Wayne will play for a polka dance in Kelly hall till 7 pm. For more information contact Nancy Battenfield at 440-729-9684


PTO Rummage Sale

May 25

Garfield Intermediate School PTO Rummage Sale, Park Avenue, Garrettsville will be May 25 from 9-3pm. Drop off your garage sale leftovers the 19th from 4-6 pm, the 21st from 4-6 pm, and the 24th 4-6 pm.

Amateur Comedian Night

May 25

The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is proud to announce their 4th Amateur Comedian Night.  11+ comedians will fight for the cash prizes, with the audience picking the winners.  Enjoy an evening out – May 25 at Slim n Jumbos. Comedians start at 7pm. Tickets available at the door only for $10.00.


Memorial Day Breakfast

May 27

First Church of God in Windham will provide a Free Breakfast on Memorial Day, May 27 before the local parade from 8-10 am.  Everyone is invited to attend.  The church is located at 9016 N Main St.  Call 330-671-1426 or 330-326-2293 for questions or information.


Library Closed Memorial Day

May 27

All branches and offices of the Portage County District Library will be closed on May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. They will resume normal operating hours on May 28. Visit Portage County District Library online at www.portagelibrary.org for information about library programs and services. Find us on Facebook today


Stuff our Vehicles

May 27

Veterans helping Veterans. Stuff our vehicles on Memorial Day, May 27 either uptown in Burton or at the open house at the American Legion Atwood Mauck Post 459, following the Memorial Day service at 11 am. Items will be for our Veterans in hospitals, nursing homes. For more info 440-834-0764


Memorial Day Service

May 27

A Memorial Day Service will be held at the Burton Square Gazebo at 11 am, an open house to follow at the Legion Home on Goodwin St. Contact Bo (440) 834-8764 for more info.


Free Community Dinner

May 28

There will be a free community dinner on May 28 from 5-6pm at the Windham American Legion, 9960 Center Street. While supplies last, no takeout’s. Everyone is welcome! Dinner sponsored by St. Nicholas Orthodox Outreach, Warren, OH.


Rummage & Bake Sale

May 31 & June 1

Pythian Sister Rummage and Bake Sale will be May 31 from 9am-5pm and June 1 form 9am-noon, at the K or P Hall, 123 College Street, West Farmington Ohio. Books, clothing and household items, lunch will be served May 31 only. June 1 is $2 bag day


Mrs. Lee Dean is Retiring

June 1

Attention Crestwood Parents and Graduates: Mrs. Lee Dean is retiring, after having taught in the district for over 25 years. She had taught 2nd grade at Shalersville, 5th grade at the Middle School, and kindergarten at Hiram and at the Primary building. Let’s shower her with cards! Former students, parents, or community members can send cards of congratulations, thanks, or well-wishes by June 1st to Mrs. Dean, Crestwood Primary School, 11260 Bowen Rd, Mantua OH 44255.


Summer Fun Dance

June 1

Portage County Chapter #600 of International Parents Without Partners will have its monthly dance from 7:30-10:30 pm at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave, Tallmadge Ohio, on June 1. Open to the public, cost is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information call Warrine (330) 699-2361 or (330) 322-9559


Spaghetti Dinner

June 1

Girl Scout Spaghetti Dinner will be held on June 1 from 4:30-7 pm at the Claridon Town Hall, 13930 Mayfield Rd., Claridon at the corner of Claridon-Troy Rd. and Rt. 322. Presale tickets are $6 Adults, and $4. Children age 3-10 by sending a check or money order payable to:  Troop 1324 c/o Dolly Stone, P.O. Box 95, E. Claridon, OH. 44033. The cost at the door is $7. Adults and $5. Children ages 3-10. Ages 2 and under free. The funds raised will be used for a Girl Scout Gold award project to refresh the children’s play area at the Claridon Recreation Park.


Election of Officers

June 5

Newton Falls AMVETS Post 112 Election of Officers will be held at the June 5th meeting.  Members are urged to participate and support your post.


Chicken Dinner

June 5

The Southington UMC, Routes 305 & 534 in Southington will be having a Chicken Dinner on June 5 from 3:30-6pm. The menu includes ¼ Chicken, escalloped potatoes, green beans, applesauce, and homemade desserts. Cost for adults is $8. Children’s Meal with chicken tenders- ages 4-10, cost is $4, 3 and under eat free. Carry outs will be available, Call (330) 898-2156.


Little Tigers Golf Outing

June 8

The Newton Falls Little Tigers will be holding their annual golf outing on June 8, 2013.  The four man scramble will be an 8:00 shotgun held at the Olde Dutch Mill golf course. The price is $65.00 per person and will include lunch, dinner, and beverages. Prizes will be given on all holes. Contact Ron Wilcox @ 330-235-3046 or Heather  Lyndsey@ 330-654-4100 to sign up or for information.


Vacation Bible School

June 10-14

Vacation Bible School Captive Free at Lordstown Lutheran Church, 5615 Palmyra Road in Lordstown, June 10-14 from 9am-noon. Ages 3 yrs-8th grade, Pot Luck Supper June 12 Wednesday evening at 6pm followed by concert by Captive Free at 7pm.  (330) 399-7227


“Always Patsy Cline”

June 12

The Girard Historical Society is teaming up with TNT for an evening of “Always Patsy Cline” on June 12 at 6 pm for social hour and 7 pm show. The evening will also include refreshments, Basket Raffle and 50/50 raffle. The show combines country classics with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville. The tickets are $20.00. Help the Girard Historical Society keep the memories of Girard alive! Trumbull New Theatre is located on rt. 422 in Niles. For more information and tickets, call Kathy at 330-545-4899 or Roberta at 330-883-3847.


“Supper at the Center”

June 12

On the second Wednesday of each month at 6:00pm, March thru November, the Mantua Center Christian Church (on the township green at the corner of SR82 and Mantua Center Road)  invites all who would enjoy the fellowship of a shared meal to “Supper at the Center.”  (This event broadens the invitation to meal for seniors formerly known as “Over the Hill.”)  Menu varies, but is a full meal, usually including a selection of homemade pies for dessert.  No reservations required.  A donation basket is passed, with any excess above expenses going to charitable causes selected by the women’s group of the church.


2013 Women’s Conference

June 14 -15 

The 2013 Women’s Conference will be held at, Covenant Bible Fellowship, 8146 High St, Garrettsville. June 14 from 6:30-9 pm. June 15- Check-in/registration 8-9 am, Conference 9 am-9 pm. Setapartgirl simulcast featuring Leslie Ludy speaking on Consecration: Made Strong to Be Poured Out. Friday free. Saturday, $20 by May 31; $25 after. Includes morning refreshments, lunch and dinner Saturday. Ask about group and family rates. Registration/details at www.cbfsetapartgirlconference.wordpress.com or 330-219-0998.


Ravenna Summer Fest

June 15

Crafters and Vendors needed. Register now. The return of Ravenna Summer Fest is June 15 from 10am-6pm. We are currently looking for vendors and crafters to add to the day’s activities and car show. Please contact Susie (330) 296-3779 or Barb (330) 297-6684


Hogs & Dogs Poker Run

June 15

Join us – June 15th for the Hogs & Dogs Poker Run  to benefit Portage APL! Enjoy refreshments, raffles and a great party on the patio at the Big Dog in Ravenna. Registration starts at 11am at Portage APL  8122 Infirmary Rd. Ravenna.  First bike out at 12pm. Pre-reg $15 rider and $10 passenger before June 10, 2013. Call 330.296.4022 for more information or to register!


Newton Falls Schoolmates & Friends Reunion

June 15

The 94th annual reunion of the Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends will be held on, June 15 at The DiVieste’s Banquet Room, 754 North River Road in Warren, Ohio. Doors will open for visiting at 10 am with luncheon beginning at Noon. Again this year, the cost will be $20.00 per plate. The class of 1963 will be our “honored” class. The board of trustees will announce the recipients of the four $500.00 scholarships awarded to Newton Falls seniors. Please return your reservation card prior to June 1st to Mary Margaret Hildack, 147 Maple St., Newton Falls, OH 44444. For more information, call Mary Margaret Hildack at 330-872-0075 or Merial Price at 330-889-3068. Please make your checks payable to “Newton Falls Schoolmates and Friends”. Come and be a part of this special gathering!


Autism 5k and walk

June 15

Akron’s Autism 5k and Walk, formerly Akron Walks for Autism, is the Autism Society of Greater Akron’s premier fundraising and autism awareness event.  Money raised stays local to support individuals with autism, their families, and the professionals who support them.  The event will be held on June 15 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron.  The Autism Society of Greater Akron provides vital programs and services to families living with autism in Summit, Stark, Wayne, Portage and Medina counties and is part of the Autism Society of Ohio. Details of the event can be found at www.akronautism5kandwalk.org, or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LaceitRaceitFaceit.


Hiram College Nature Camps

June 17-21; July 8-12; July 29-August 2

Hiram College Nature Camps are fun and exciting weeks of nature exploration. Children ages 3-14 investigate streams, ponds and forest to learn about living things and the surrounding environment. Catching tadpoles and crayfish, building forts, collecting rocks and playing games are all part of the fun of Nature Camp. It’s a week-long nature adventure filled with fun and surprises! For more information, visit www.hiram.edu/summerathiram, call 330.569.6003 or email sorrickmw@hiram.edu


Annual Gardening Event

June 19

Geauga Co. MGV Annual Gardening Event comes to Burton Century Village, June 19 from 10am – 4 pm. 100’s of plants, familiar and exotic, as well as unique one of a kind garden art pieces, fun attic treasures, divine desserts, free horticulture demonstrations and “ask the expert.”  A full day of fun activities.  Proceeds fund the Geauga Co. Master Gardener Volunteers Scholarship Fund.  440-834-4656  www.geauga.osu.edu


8th Annual Golf Outing

June 22

8th annual Golf Outing for county citizens with developmental disabilities will be,  June 22 at Tanglewood National Golf Club, 8745 Tanglewood Trail, Chagrin Falls, OH 44023. Modified Shotgun Start at 1pm. Dinner and  prizes will follow at 6:00 pm. Other activities include 50/50 To register or for more information, contact Kelly Ericsson at 440.729.9406 or kericsson@geaugadd.org. Registration deadline is June 17, 2013. Hole, Competition, and Buy-The-Flag sponsorships are available!

Farmers Market

June 22-Oct 12

The Rotary Club of Mantua is sponsoring the 9th annual Farmers Market. The location will be at the Christ Lutheran Church parking lot at 10827 S.R 44, in Mantua.  The market will run every Saturday, from June 22 – October 12. The hours will be 9am-12:30pm.  The cost is $5.00 if you sign up for 8 week-ends or more.  For those who sign up for less the cost is $7.00. This year the produce vendors will specialize in Heirloom vegetables and flowers.  All other vendors’  items will be made from scratch.New vendors are being accepted.  Applications may be obtained by contacting Dean Olson. 330-351-3035


Portage Lakes Antique & Classic Boat Show

June 29

Portage Lakes Antique &  Classic Boat Show will be held on June 29 at, On Tap at The Harbor and The Boathouse (formerly Hook, Line,& Drinkers)Docks, 562 Portage Lakes Drive, Akron, OH 44319 from 9 AM to 3 PM, Rain or Shine. FREE ADMISSION


Ride and Raise funds for our local Veterans.

June 30

Motorcyclists can participate in a 2-hour scenic ride through beautiful Geauga County on Sunday, June 30, 2013. The ride starts at Geauga County Fairgrounds in Burton, OH (14373 N Cheshire St) and will be led by Sheriff Dan McClelland and his dog, “Midge”. Registration opens at 8:00am and the $25.00 per motorcycle fee includes breakfast. Onsite food vendor and other fun activities will be available upon return to the fairgrounds.  Visit www.bmrmotorcyclerun.com or www.habitatgeauga.org for details. Sponsorship Opportunities For Motorcycle Run Deadline June 30. Become a Sponsor of the ride to help Geauga County Veterans who qualify with home repairs and renovations. Sponsor Levels include: Master Builder-$1,000; Hammer Swinger-$500; Construction Buddy-$250; and Helping Hand-$100. The funds raised from this year’s event will go to purchase building materials and supply quality construction supervision courtesy of Geauga County Habitat for Humanity. Registration and sponsorship information can be found at www.bmrmotorcyclerun.com.


Community Yard Sale

July 6

First Church of God in Windham, 9016 N Main St, will be sponsoring a community yard sale on its property on July 6 from 9 am to 3 pm.  Space is free and available on a first come, first served bases.  A limited number of tables are also available upon request.  To reserve a spot to sell your items, call 330-671-1426 or 330-326-2293.


Why Teens Kill Seminar

July 11

The Crestwood Lions Club is pleased to bring, Phil Chalmers, teen violence and bullying expert, to the Crestwood Elementary School on July 11 at 7pm. Cost is $10/person. Topics covered will be warning signs, causes, triggers and prevention. Visit PhilChalmers.com for more info. To purchase ticket or for more info contact Mary Hannah (330) 883-9297 or call Phil Chalmer’s office (330) 998-4340


AmVets Golf Outing

July 13

Newton Falls AMVETS Post 112 Golf Outing will be held July 13 at Riverview Golf Course.  Call or stop in the Post for sign-up sheets and all information.