EVENTS for WEEK of AUGUST 25, 2014:
On Friday, Aug. 29th, The Massillon Museum will open at 6:30 pm, so ReelMassillon guests can visit the Fragile Waters exhibition prior to the screening of "A SUMMER'S TALE" at 7 pm at the Lincoln Theatre (both in downtown Massillon). For more info, visit: www.massillonmuseum.org or call 330 833-4061.
The Louisville Area YMCA is currently accepting registrations for their various FALL I SESSION CLASSES and PROGRAMS. Call 330 875-1611 or stop in at the YMCA on Nickleplate St. in Louisville for all the details.
Beginning Tues. Sept. 2nd, The Massillon Public Library will begin accepting clean, gently used books, CDs and DVDs for their ANNUAL FRIENDS BOOK SALE. through Wed. Oct. 15th. The Library will accept items for children, teens and adults, but not accepting encyclopedias, magazines, or Reader's Digest Condensed Books. For more info, call 330 832-9831, Ext. 301 or visit: www.massillonlibrary.org
Stark Parks is doing some really fun outdoor activities in September and if you would like more info about the various programs such as Outdoor Rec; Aquatics; Bike Series; History Hikes; and much more, call 330 479-2336 or visit: www.starkparks.com
The Alzheimers Association's next CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP MEETING will be held on Thurs. Sept. 4th at The Minerva YMCA on Lynwood Drive, beginning at 6:30 pm. If you would like more info, call 1-800 272-3900 or visit: www.als.org/akroncantonyoungstown
Dorothy Kerper Monnelly OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHY WALK and WORKSHOP will be held for adults on Sat. Sept. 6th from 9 am - Noon. (Workshop location will be determined by The Massillon Museum and to register, call 330 833-4061.
"CRAFTNOON", a new event designed to raise scholarship funds for young women in Stark and Summit counties, will be held on Sun. Sept. 7th from 10 am - 4 pm at The Greentown Community Park Building. $ 45 per person event fee wil benefit the Miss Akron Canton Scholarship Program. For more info and to register, email: email@example.com
Families with loved ones with a mental illness such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression will benefit from the FAMILY-to-FAMILY EDUCATION COURSE. These 12 weeks courses will be held Sept. 8th through Nov. 24th at either Science Hill Community Church on Beeson St. in Alliance or Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on 55th St. NE in Canton. No charge, but pre-registration is required by calling 330 455-6264.
GIRLS on the RUN FALL FESTIVAL will be held on Sat. Sept. 20th from 7 - 9 pm at Fieldcrest Estate on Easthill (55th) St. in North Canton. Tickets are $ 25 per person and will feature a night of fun. Tickets must be purchased online before Sept. 10th at: www.gotstarkcty.org (No tickets at the door). Call 330 244-9331 if needing more info.
The Massillon Museum is expanding, with "GO BLUE" initiatives, the ecological theme of its Fragile Waters exhibition and also Sculpting and Drawing Water exhibition, both focusing on environmental issues during regular Museum hours. Visit: www.massillonmuseum.org or call 330 833-4061 for additional details.
It's not too early to begin training for the 8th ANNUAL JACK HAZEN 5-K, scheduled this year for Sat. Oct. 11th. The run/walk will once again take place on the home turf of the Pioneer Cross Country Teams and will begin at 8:30 am. There will also be a separate kids' run for children ages five and under. For all the details and to register, visit: www.malone.edu/pumpandrun