EVENTS for WEEK of APRIL 14, 2014:
Refuge of Hope (located on 3rd Street NE in downtown Canton), is now serving a seventh weekly meal at 5 pm each Friday; in addition to their weekly dinners at 5 pm and lunch on Friday and Saturdays at 11 am. For further info, visit: www.refugeofhope.org or call 330 453-1785.
Now through April 19th brings NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK 2014 to all Massillon Public Library branches. This weeks' festivites include the National Bookmobile Day on Wed. Apr. 16th; free coffee on Thurs. Apr. 17th; along with special surprises and treats throughout the week.
Kids to Grandparents, 2 mile runners and elite racers, bring the whole family and join everyone on Sat. June 7th for the 9th ANNUAL LOUISVILLE AREA YMCA 10K RACE and 2 MILE RUN. Family rates available and early bird registration until Apr. 15th. Visit: www.ymcastark.org or call 330 875-1611 for additional details.
The Stark County District Library is proud to announce TWO FAMILY PLACE LIBRARIES in the children's departments of the Main Library on Market Ave. N and the Madge Youtz Branch Library on Mahoning Rd. NE in Canton. They are offering an inviting place of play, discovery and learning for children under the age of three and their families. For more info, visit: www.starklibrary.org
Bethel Church on 25th Street NW in Canton is hosting their 25th ANNUAL EASTER EGG HUNT beginning at 10 am on Sat. Apr. 19th for children who are walking through grade 5. Children must be accompanied by an adult and for further info, call 330 454-3058.
All Saints Temple located on Wilbur Allen Jr. Ave. SE in Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Sat. Apr. 19th from 1 - 3 pm. Call 330 280-1873 if needing more info.
Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept. is inviting all children and their families to AN ALL YOU CAN EAT BREAKFAST with THE EASTER BUNNY on Sat. Apr. 19th from 7 - 11 am at the fire station on East 5th St. Be sure to bring your cameras to get pictures with the Bunny. $ 5 for adults and $ 2.50 for children under age 12. For more info or to place a carryout order, call 330 874-2069.
The Philomatheon Society of the Blind (located on West Turscarawas St. in Canton) is hosting an evening with "INNERVISION"; a trio of very talented, blind, young adults on Sat. Apr. 19th from 6 - 8 pm (doors open at 5:30 pm). For more info, call 330 453-9157.
First Church of the Resurrection on East Tuscarawas St. near downtown Canton will be presenting "ARISE, MY LOVE" Musical Production on Sat. Apr. 19th at 6:30 pm.
The Massillon Museum is seeking additional docents and tour guides as it prepares for an influx of spring school tours to visit THE IMAGINING a BETTER WORLD: - THE ARTWORK of NELLY TOLL EXHIBIT". A special docent and tour guide information session will be held on Sat. Apr. 19th from 2 - 3 pm. Docent application forms available on their website at: www.massillonmuseum.org or you can call 330 833-4061.
Paris Israel Church located on Lisbon St. in Paris, Oh is holding A PARIS COMMUNITY 2014 EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA on Sat. Apr. 19th. This free event, for kids and younger, will begin at 10 am. Everyone should bring his or her own basket or bag. The egg hunt will be held rain or shine and for more info, call 330 862-3776.
The next brown bag lunch and program at The Massillon Museum will be held on Tues. Apr. 22nd and will feature Sherie Brown, Director of Massillon Public Library with "BOOKS under FIRE: THE ONGOING BATTLE FOR THE RIGHT TO READ." Program held from 12:10 to 12:50 for lunch hour convenience. Call 330 833-4061 if needing more info.
The Massillon Museum in collaboration with Washington High School Drama Dept. will present "THE BIG READ ONE-ACT PLAYS" at The Washington High School auditorium on Wed. Apr. 23rd. This free event will begin at 7 pm and for more details, call 330 832-8469.
In conjuction with String, the annual festival of guitars presented by The Ananda Center for the Arts, Massillon Public Library Children's Dept. will host a FREE WORKSHOP for young people led by two leading international acostic guitar musicans. The workshop will be held on Thurs. Apr. 24th from 7 - 8:30 pm in the Massillon Public Library auditorium. For registration info, call 330 832-5037.
Visit: www.historiczoarvillage.com or call 1-800 262-6195 for more details about Historic Zoar Villages' - WATERCOLOR CLASSES April 24th through May 29th and their HOME SCHOOL DAY on Fri. Apr. 25th from 10 am - 4 pm.
The Student Leadership Team of Canton South High School is hosting the 8th ANNUAL WILDCAT RUN on Sat. Apr. 26th at 9 am. Featuring a 5 K and one-mile fun run/walk. Registration available online at: www.cantonlocal.org with race day registration as well. Additionally, the WILDCAT KID RACE will be held the same day at 10:30 am for children ages 10 and below.