EVENTS for WEEK of NOVEMBER 24, 2014:
Now through Dec. 15th, The Massillon Public Library, its branches and Bookmobile will accept non-perishable food items and /or new school supplies in lieu of fines. For more details, visit: www.massillonlibrary.org
St. John's Catholic Church (at the corner of 6th North and McKinley Ave. in Canton) will be hosting its ANNUAL FREE THANKSGIVING DAY DINNER on Thurs. Nov. 27th from 11 am - 1 pm and everyone is welcome. Questions, call 330 802-6628.
Mercy Heatlh Center of Lake will be offering low-cost blood screenings on Fri. Nov. 28th from 7 - 11 am at the Center on King Church Ave. SW in Uniontown. No appointments necessary but a 12-hour fast is recommended for more accurate results. For more info, call 330 877-5000.
The Massillon Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will re-open during regular hours for the remainder of the holiday weekend -- Fri. and Sat. Nov. 28th and 29th from 9:30 am - 5 pm; and Sun. Nov. 30th from 2 - 5 pm. In addition to viewing all the special art exhibits; miniature Immel Circus; large scale model of St. Mary's Church; on Black Friday, from 9:30 - 10:30 am, the Museum will offer special Museum memberships. Call 330 833-4061 for additional details.
The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and re-open on Fri. Nov. 28th featuring a full schedule of actitivies for the entire family. Special science shows; planetarium shows; special exhibits; the Museum Shoppe and much more. Call 330 455-7043 or visit: www.mckinleymuseum.org for more info.
Stark County Hunger Task Force's EMERGENCY PANTRY at 9th St. Community Goodwill Campus will be closed on Thurs. Nov. 27th (Thanksgiving Day) and Fri. Nov. 28th. The pantry will resume regular hours beginning Dec. 1st from 9:15 am - 3:35 pm. Any further questions, please call 330 455-6667.
The Massillon Women's Club will be hosting A HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE at FIVE OAKS on Sat. Nov. 29th from 10 am - 3 pm with a cookie walk; lunch at their cafe; and self tours of the home. All are welcome and no reservations are needed. Call for more info at 330 809-0167.
Beech Creek Botanical Garden & Nature Preserve will be sponsoring a FRESH WILLIAMSBURG WREATH WORKSHOP on Sat. Nov. 29th at 2 pm. Create a festive, fragrant and beautiful holiday wreath for your home. $ 30 for non-members and $ 25 for members and includes all materials. To register, call 330 829-7050.
Church of Christ on California Ave. NE in Louisville will be hosting A CLOTHING GIVE-AWAY on Monday, December 1st from 2 - 5 pm. For directions and more info, call 330 875-1673.
The Louisville Area YMCA is currently collecting items to stuff stockings for the brave soldiers overseas. The deadline has been extended through Wed. Dec. 3rd. You may drop off your donations at the Louisville YMCA on Nickleplate St.; or at the after school sites at North Nimishillen Elementary and Louisville Elementary. For a list of needed items, please call the Louisville YMCA at 330 875-1611.
The beloved holiday tradition - A CHRISTMAS CAROL PLAY will be presented at The Canton Players Guild Theatre on Fri. Dec. 5th through Dec. 21st with performances at 8 pm on Fridays and 2 and 8 pm on Saturdays; and 2 pm on Sundays. Visi: www.playersguildtheatre.com or call 330 453-7617 to purchase tickets.
Join Stark Parks and the Perry Sippo Branch of the Stark County District Library on Sat. Dec. 6th for some holiday spirit inside the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park. Kids can write letters to Santa and visit with Mr. and Mrs. Claus from 10 - 11:30 am; listen to the Jacks' n Jills Show Choir from Jackson High School; kids can make a wreath craft; and at 2 pm, a family wreath workshop. For more details and to pre-register for the FAMILY WREATH WORKSHOP, call 330 479-2336.
Carnation City Players will be presenting "PETER PAN, JR" on Dec. 5th - 7th; and 12th - 14th at The Firehouse Theatre on East Market St. in Alliance. For times and tickets, visit: www.carnationcityplayers.org or call the box office at 330 821-8712.
The City of Green's ANNUAL CHRISTMAS-at-TOWN PARK HOLIDAY EVENT is Sat. Dec. 6th from 5 - 7 pm with the 3rd ANNUAL RUDOLPH 1/2 MILE FUN RUN/WALK at 4 pm. Families and individuals are encouraged to dress-up in Christmas costumes for the run/walk. The run/walk is free; however registration is required by going to: www.cityofgreen.org