EVENTS for WEEK of MAY 13, 2013:
The Canton Police Dept. is launching TIP 411, an internet based tool that enbables the public to text message an anonymous tip to police, and lets the police respond back creating a two-way anonymous "Chat". Reserved exclusively for Public safety purposes. Anyone with a cell phone can now text "Canton" and the tip information to 847411. For more info, call 330 438-4450.
For the entire month of May, your local YMCA'S are offering a PAY THE DAY DISCOUNT for those wanting to become members; either those who never have been members of the Y or those who would like to once again become members. Call 330 879-0800 or 330 837-5516 for additional details.
The Massillon Public Library is giving their community the opportunity to donate clean, gently used paper books to go to OPERATION PAPERBACK, a non -profit organization that sends books to American troops overseas, as well as veterans and military families here at home. They also supply children's books to deployed soliders who read to their children via webcam or on DVD'S. Call 330 832-9831, Ext. 312 or visit: www.massillonlibrary.org for more info.
The Wilderness Center is in need of skilled carpenters and /or handimen that can help this summer with replacing siding, bridge repairs and much more. Please contact Vicki at 1-877 359-5235 or: email@example.com
Fri, May 17th through Sunday, May 19th, Voices of Canton will present "THE MUSIC MAN" at the Lion's Lincoln Theater in downtown Massillon. News-Talk 1480 WHBC's Pam Cook along with Stark County Commissioner Janet Creighton and Massillon's Mayor Cathy Catazarro Perry are scheduled for a "Guest appearance". For all the details and tickets, call 330 452-4098.
In honor of National Safe Boating Week (May 18th - 24th), The Stark County Power Squadron will conduct a four session safe boating course entitled "AMERICA'S BOATING COURSE 3rd EDITION", which will cover all of the requirements for state certifcation. Classes will be held at Acme Store on N. Main in North Canton with first class on Tues. May 21st. No pre-registration is required, just show up. Additional details can be obtained by calling 330 832-0625.
The Choir of First Church on East Tusc. St. in downtown Canton will host a SPECIAL BENEFIT SPAGHETTI DINNER and DANCE on Sat. May 18th at 6 pm. Call 330 484-4482 for all the details and tickets.
ArtsinStark in association with the Special Improvement District, is launching the CANTON ART WALK SERIES, beginning Sat. May 18th. Similar to First Friday, The Canton Arts Walk Series, from 6 - 10 pm, will find all the downtown arts spots, restaurants, and music- makers. For more info and to place a reservation, visit: www.cantonartsdistrict.com or call 330 453-1075, Ext. 206.
Malone University will host 7 VOLLEYBALL CAMPS this summer (beginning June 17th) for kids entering grades 3rd through grade 11. Call the volleyball office at 330 471-8287 or email the coach at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Master Gardeners of Stark County will be holding their 7th ANNUAL PLANT EXPO on Sat. May 18th from 8 am - 1 pm at the Stark County Fairgrounds, Exhibition Hall. No charge for parking, admission, or the special programs. Call 330 830-7700, Ext. 116 for more information.
Beach City American Legion Hall Post # 549 is sponsoring AN ALL YOU CAN EAT SWISS STEAK DINNER on Sat. May 18th from 4:30 - 7 pm. For tickets and directions, call 330 756-0549.
The Foltz Community Center on Wood St. in East Canton will be serving A SUNDAY BRUNCH on Sun. May 19th from 10 am - 1 pm. $ 10 for adults; $ 5 for kids ages 2 - 10; and free for children under age 2. Call 330 488-6500 for information.
Veterans, family and friends of Veterans are invited to A SPECIAL PROGRAM on Thurs. May 23rd at the Alliance Municipal Court on East Market St. in Alliance to learn about legal services available as part of your veterans benefits. Beginning at 3:30 pm, you can ask legal questions or issues about debt collection; foreclosure; evicition; or any other legal matters. Call 330 823-6181 for more info.
The Louisville Area YMCA's SUMMER GROUP EXERCISE SCHEDULE will start on Tues. May 28th. In addition to the regular classes, they have added a "RESIST A BALL CLASS" on Mondays; CARDIO BOXING on Fridays; and TEEN ONLY ZUMBA on Wednesdays. Also OUTSIDE BOOT CAMP on Mondays and Wednesdays. In addition to these classes, their SUMMER DAY CAMP will begin on Tues. May 28th and end on Fri. Aug. 16th. Please stop in at the YMCA on Nickelplate Ave. or visit: www.ymcastark.org for a complete schedule of classes and more info.
The Massillon Public Library is asking for donations of clean, gently used paperback books for THE OPERATION PAPERBACK PROGRAM, that collects books and send them to American troops overseas, as well as veterans and military families here at home. For more info, call 330 832-9831, Ext. 312, or visit: www.massillonlibrary.org
The Stark County District Library has launched a new EVENTS CALENDAR which merges library events and programs with the library's catalog of books, movies, magazines and music. Simply update your account with your email address and you'll receive an email reminder for your program.
Educational Merit Foundation has 60 students from Germany, Brazil, Norway, China and France waiting for their match with a volunteer host family for the coming school year. For all the details, call 1-800 467-8363.
First event of thie YMCA of Central Stark County's 2013 Race Calendar will be the LOUISVILLE AREA YMCA - 8th ANNUAL 10-K and 2 MILE FUN RUN on Sat. June 8th with a start time of 8 am. Visit: www.ymcastark.org for registration info.