EVENTS for WEEK of AUGUST 31, 2015:
SEPTEMBER is the time when the Massillon Public Library joins with The American Library Association to encourage people of all ages to get a FREE LIBRARY CARD. For more information on how to sign up for a library card, visit the Massillon Public Library in person or online at: www.massillonlibrary.org
PREVENT BLINDNESS has declared September as SPORTS EYE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH to encourage wearing proper eye protection while playing sports. Visit: preventblindness.org/sports-eye-safety or call 1-800 301-2020 today to learn more.
The Children's and Young Adult Departments of The Massillon Public Library presents "TWEEN TIME TIE-DYE" on Thurs. Sept. 3rd at 4:30 pm. Kids in grades 4 - 8 are invited to bring a clean t-shirt or tote and prepare to transform them into a rainbow masterpiece. Visit: www.massillonlibrary.org for more details.
Join everyone for lots of fun at the 2nd ANNUAL SCOTT GEPHART MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FUNDRAISER on Sat. Sept. 5th at The Meyers Lake Ballroom on Parkway St. NW in Canton. Doors open at 5 pm; dinner at 6 pm; and bands start at 8 pm. Pre-sale tickets available by visiting: www.gupscholarship.org or at the door.
To celebrate the Massillon Museum's fall exhibition, "TIGER LEGACY: OUR TIGER FOOTBALL FAMILY", guests at the next "Do the Mu" on Sat. Sept. 5th from noon - 2 pm, will explore how the tiger has been used in various art forms and create a tiger icon of their own. It's free and open to the public. Call 330 833-4061 if needing more info.
The City of Green is hosting A COMMUNITY FIREWORKS DISPLAY on Sun. Sept. 6th at Boettler Park on Massillon Road. Skydivers will descend on the park at 8 pm; followed by fireworks at dark (apprx. 8:45 - 9 pm). Visit: www.cityofgreen.org for directions / more info.
Several classes will soon begin at The Louisville Area YMCA for kids and adults. For a complete list of classes, days, times, costs, and to register, visit: www.ymcastark.org or call 330 875-1611.
The 2015 CONSTITUTION CAR SHOW/CRUISE-IN (in conjunction with the 3 day Festival) will be the place for lots of cars, awards, prizes, good food, etc. on Sat. Sept. 12th (rain date Sun. Sept. 13th). Registration from 8 - 11 am and show until 2 pm. For more info / or reservations, call 330 875-7371.
The Massillon Museum will offer "HANDS-ON: SHIFTING through THE ART WORLD", a three-week class on Sundays, Sept. 13th, 20th, and 27th, from 2:30 - 4:30 pm. Students will try styles for themselves with integrated, hands-on artmaking activities. For more details and to place a reservation by Sept. 8th deadline, visit: www.massillonmuseum.org or call 330 833-4061.
The McKinley Kennel Club is inviting everyone to The Exploration Gateway Center Shelter on 12th St. NW in Canton on Sun. Sept. 13th for "AKC RESPONSIBLE DOG OWNERSHIP DAYS. Event open from noon - 4 pm and will feature Rally demos, meet the breeds, agility, obedience, and much more. Visit: www.akc.org for additional info.
All boys and girls ages 9 - 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for The First Annual KNIGHTS of COLUMBUS SOCCER CHALLENGE. The challenge will be held on Sat. Sept. 19th from 3 - 6 pm at Canton Parks Stadium Park (off 12St.). For more details, email: email@example.com
The Louisville Area YMCA and Louisville High School coaches and wrestlers will be having a TWO DAY CLINIC - Sept. 19th and 26th at The Louisville Y's gymnasium from 1 - 3 pm. The clinic is for boys ages 6 - 14 with a t-shirt provided. Call 330 875-1611, Ext. 203 for registration info.