EVENTS for WEEK of MARCH 3, 2014:
The North Canton Public Library is excited to announce its new partnership with HOOPLA DIGITAL. The Library can now provide patrons with access to thousands of movies, television shows, music albums and audiobooks. Materials from hoopla are available for mobile and online access with a valid North Canton Public Library Card. For additional info, call 330 499-4712, Ext. 331.
Louisville's Preschool Screening is designed to provide families with info on their preschool child's general development, vision, and hearing. The screening will be held for 3 and 4 year olds at North Nimishillen Elementary School on Thurs. Mar. 6th and Fri. Mar. 7th. For more details and to register, call 330 875-7625.
LENTEN DINNERS will be served beginning this Fri. Mar. 7th thru April 11th at The Queen of Heaven Church Parish Life Center on Steese Rd. in Uniontown. Dinners served from 4:30 - 7 pm and carry out orders also available. Call 330 896-2345 for directions and costs.
The Massillon Tiger Football Gallery at the Massillon Museum will feature a new exhibition - "PAUL BROWN: THE PROFESSIONAL YEARS", beginning Sat. Mar. 8th. The exhibition will illustrate the great coach's influence on professional football through the Cleveland Browns and the Cincinnati Bengals as well as his post-coaching years. For more info and hours, visit: www.massillonmuseum.org
Adults and interested youths age 11 and up are invited to The Wilderness Center on Sat. Mar. 8th. At 1 pm, a member of the TWC Geology Club will use maps, lots of rocks, and PowerPoints to explore the geologic history of Ohio to understand why rocks in our state are where they are. Fossil identification and collection sites will also be discussed. Bring your own rocks or fossils to show. Visit: www.wildernesscenter.org for registration info.
The Louisville Area YMCA will sponsor their DODGE BALL for boys and girls ages 8 - 13 on Wednesdays beginning March 12th; and the Girls Basketball Program for girls in grades 1st thru 6th grade must register before March 8th's first class. Call 330 875-1611, Ext. 201 for registration info.
Join everyone at the 83rd ANNUAL STAMP SHOW, sponsored by The McKinley Stamp Club, at St. George Serbian Orthodox Social Hall on Applegrove St. in North Canton. Held on Sat. Mar. 8th from 10 am - 5 pm and Sun. Mar. 9th from 10 am - 4 pm with free parking and admission. Call 330 832-5992 if needing more info.
A "MEET THE STARK PARKS' SPECIAL NEW RANGER" program will be held on Sat. Mar. 8th at the Exploration Gateway from 1 - 2 pm. As the Stark Parks welcomes for the first time in its 47 year history - a 14-week old male Belgian Malinois and German Shepherd Mix K-9 officer. Stop by and meet the new officer and talk to Ranger Crock, children activities will be available as well as coloring pages to leave messages for the puppy. Call 330 477-3552 for more details.
The Stark County District Library is currently offering a blog, "Laugh, Play, Read" to share early literacy techniques to help little ones on the road to becoming life-long readers. The next program will be held on Mon. Mar. 10th at 7 pm at The Lake Community Branch on Market Ave. in Uniontown. For registration info, call 330 877-9975.
Auditions will be held at The Players Guild Theatre located in the Cultural Center for the Arts on Market Ave. N in Canton on Mon. March 10th and Tues. March 11th from 6:30 - 9 pm for their upcoming "SHREK THE MUSICAL". All roles are available. Interested parties should sign up for a time slot by leaving a message at 330 453-7617 or by filling out the available online form at: www.playersguildtheatre.com
On Tues. Mar. 11th, from 6 - 7:30 pm, children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library to "sit, stay, and read" to patient and fuzzy listeners as part of their "PAWS-to-READ PROGRAM". Program is free with no required registration. For more info, call 330 832-5037.
Calling all sports fans! Author and TV sports broadcaster Dan Coughlin will be at the Perry Sippo Branch Library on 12th St. NW in Canton on Thurs. Mar. 13th from 6 - 7:30 pm to discuss his book "Pass the Nuts". Make reservations for this amazing opportunity to spend an evening with Dan Coughlin by calling 330 477-8482.