EVENTS for WEEK of JULY 27, 2015:
First Lutheran Church on East Tusc. near downtown Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Wednesday, July 29th from 4:30 - 6 pm.
The City of Green's popular FREE Children's Entertainment Series will feature "SIMPLE GIFTS, SPOON WORKSHOP" on Thurs. July 30th at 11 am at Boettler Park on Massillon Road. Performance held in the Freda-Hunter Bates Pavilion next to Heritage Hill playground at the Park. Held rain or shine. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch; enjoy the performance; and then stay and play at the park. For more info, visit: www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio
Mercy Hospice will be sponsoring a SPECIAL SALE at their office on Whipple Ave. NW (at Pat Catan's Plaza), Canton on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, July 30th, 31st, Aug. 1st, Sept. 10th, 11th, and 12th from 9 am - 4 pm each day. If wishing to make a donation(s), call 234-203-3223 to make an appt.
Fieldcrest Estate is hosting the HAPPY BIRTHDAY HARRY POTTER CELEBRATION MOVIE MARATHON on Fri. July 31st. Doors open at 6 pm; movies are free and open to all, but children 13 and under must be accompanied by a chaperone. Meals and snacks will be available throughout the 24 hour event. Call 330 966-2222 for details.
On Sat. Aug. 1st at 10:30 am, as part of the 2016 Summer Reading Program, "EVERY HERO HAS A STORY", the Children's Dept. of the Massillon Public Library invites children to attend "DIY PUPPET MAKING. This free program will be held in the library's auditorium and to place a required reservation, visit: www.massillonlibrary.org or call 330 832-5037.
Historic Zoar Village and Fort Laurens are pleased to announce the launch of Blue Star Museums and offer Free Admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserve and their families through Labor Day 2015. Visit: www.historiczoarvillage.com for additional info.
The 42nd ANNUAL ZOAR HARVEST FESTIVAL held on Aug. 1st and 2nd is offering something for everyone. Featuring popular antiques, exhibitions, and family activites on Sat. Aug. 1st from 10 am - 5 pm and Sun. Aug. 2nd from 10 am - 4 pm. For directions and more info, visit: www.historiczoarvillage.com or call 330 874-3011.
The Church of Christ on California Ave. NE in Louisville will be sponsoring A CLOTHING GIVE-AWAY on Mon. Aug. 3rd from 2 - 5 pm. For more details, call 330 875-1673.
The Louisville Area YMCA will be sponsoring A SCIENCE KINDER KAMP - August 3rd through August 6th from 9 am - 2 pm each day for ages 3 through Kindergarten. Preschoolers will have loads of creative fun during the week. Call 330 875-1611 to register.
Church of the Lakes United Methodist Church on Fulton Drive NW in Canton will be hosting A LIL' LAMBS CLOSET SALE on Fri. Aug. 7th from 10 am - 9 pm and also on Sat. Aug. 8th from 8 am - noon. Lots of deals on Children's Fall/Winter clothing from infant to teen sizes. Plus Children's / nursery furniture, books, baby items and outside toys.
On Fri. Aug. 7th, from 5:15 - 9 pm, The Massillon Public Library invites the public to a free, after hours GENEALOGY LOCK-IN designed for those who are familiar with Genealogy research. For additional information or to place a required reservation, visit: www.massillonlibrary.org or call 330 832-9831, Ext. 337.
The City of Green and other organizations are serving as COLLECTION POINTS for the ANNUAL GREEN GOOD NEIGHBOR's BACK - to - SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE. New school supplies may be dropped off at the City of Green's Central Administration Building, Green Branch Library, Kids County, Kids Play and the Green YMCA through Aug. 7th during business hours. For additional details, visit: www.cityofgreen.org or call 330 806-03111.
At 4 pm on Fri. Aug 7th, amid a big band fanfare and notable NFL guests, a Colorado artist will unveil her sculpture - THE NFL DRAFT (1936) at the corner of Cleveland Ave. NW and 4th St. NW in downtown Canton. The public is welcome to attend, but reservations are required by calling 330 453-0175. The event is free.
Historic downtown Hartville will be sponsoring "GET OUT & PLAY" on Sat. Aug. 8th from 10 am - 3 pm throughout the downtown area on South Prospect Ave. Lots of fun things for kids and, grown ups can enjoy live music and much more. For details, visit: https://www.discoverhartville.com/secondsaturday
Children (ages 4 - 7) are invited to dance with Elsa and Anna in a FROZEN LAND and CINDERELLA; make fun crafts, and enjoy healthy Olaf snacks at the Canton Ballet's FROZEN DANCE CAMP - Aug. 10th through Aug. 13th. Register for both Frozen and Cinderella early by calling 330 455-7220 and receive a discount.
Get ready for Massillon's FAMILY FEUD on Sat. Aug. 29th at 7 pm at the Massillon Recreation Center on North Erie Street. Each of 12 teams will consist of as many as five players or as few as four competitors. Teams must be sponsored by an organization, a church, or a downtown merchant. The entry fee is $ 100 per team and deadline for entries is Thurs. July 30th at 4 pm. Call 330 837-1829 for additional information.