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  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 Wilderness Center will be sponsoring a "FISH and STREAM INVERTS PROGRAM" on Wed. July 29th from 9:30 am - noon.  Join a naturalist for a look at the fish and insects that inhabit the Sugarcreek.   They will seine and dip net for both and discuss how these animals can be used to assess the quality of the stream.   FOR ADULTS ONLY!  Dress to get wet (tennis shoes are great footwear)   Call 330 359-5235 for more information.

All area families are invited to participate in this year's FUN FEST, which will be held on Sat. Aug. 1st from 10 am until 2 pm.  Admission is free with a minimal charge for some activities.  Lots of family fun and will be centered on First Street and Lincoln Way East on the lawn of the Massillon Museum.   Free parking available and for more details, call 330 833-4061.

St. George Romanian Orthodox Church on 30th St. NW in Canton will be serving TRADITIONAL ROMANIAN DINNERS on Sun. Aug. 2nd from 11:30 am - 2 pm.   Costs are $ 10 for adult meals;  $ 5 for kids ages 5 - 10; and free dinners for children age 4 and under.  Desserts and carryout meals will also be available.

IF you have never used a computer and would like help learning, Massillon Public Library is offering a mini-series of free computer classes to the public during the month of August.  The first class is MICROSOFT WORD, held on Monday, Aug. 3rd from 2 - 3:30 pm.  Call 330 832-9831 for information about additional classes on that same day.

Church of Christ on California Ave. NE in Louisville will be hosting A CLOTHING GIVE AWAY on Mon. Aug. 3rd from 2 - 5 pm.   Call 330 875-1673 if needing more info.

The Last Massillon Summer Concert Series will feature "LaFLAVOUR" on Thurs. Aug. 6th at 7:30 pm.  Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the great musical entertainment, being held on Lincoln Way East, between 1st and 3rd Street.  It's free with free parking on surrounding streets.  Call 330 830-1700 for additional details.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness will be offering A FREE 12 WEEK COURSE for families who have a loved one with a mental illness to benefit from their FAMILY - to - FAMILY EDUCATION COURSE, being held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Middlebranch Rd. NE in Canton - every Thursday from 2 - 4:30 pm beginning Aug. 6th through Oct. 15th.   There is no charge fo the course, but pre-registration is required by calling 330 455-6264.

The Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition is hosting "Tour du Towpath", an annual bicycling event and picnic on Sat. Aug 8th at the Canal Fulton Canalway Visitor's Center.   Whether you ride 8, 16, or 32 miles, enjoy a day out with friends and family.  After the ride, participants are invited to the visitor's center for a cookout  from 11 am -1 pm with live music.  To register, call 330 374-5657.

DOGGONE NORTH CANTON'S 2nd ANNUAL DOG ADOPTION & WELLNESS FAIR will be held on Sat. Aug. 8th at Witwer Park in North Canton from 10 am - 2 pm.  Featuring not only dog adoptions, but lots of family fun activities, and information for the family involving pet wellness and spay/neuter programs.  Call 330 526-8311 if any questions.

Mercy Service League will hold its ANNUAL FUNDRAISING PARTY - "CELEBRITY NIGHT" on Mon. Aug. 10th at Ninety One Wood Fired Oven in Jackson Township from 5:30 - 8:30 pm.   The community is invited to join Mercy Service League as it raises money for the Mercy Facility Transformation Phase I.    Includes WHBC's - Kenny Roda broadcasting live at the event.  Dinner reservations can be made by calling 330 497-9111.

Did you know when you recycle your fridge, 95 percent of the materials are reused to make sidewalks, roadways and other items like cell phones and soda cans?  Schedule a FREE PICKUP through - A E P Ohio's recycling program and crews will remove your old refrigerator from your home plus you'll receive a $ 50 reward.  Visit: to schedule a free home pickup today. 

To complement The Massillon Museum's summer of CIVIL WAR-ERA EXHIBITIONS, guests at the next "Do the Mu" - Sat. Aug. 8th from noon - 2 pm will create invented worlds in the palm of their hands.  In this free drop-in workshop, each person will explore and craft a miniature steampunk realm.   It's open to the public and all materials will be provided.  Reservations are not required, but if needing more info, call 330 833-4061.

The next SUNDAY BRUNCH at The Foltz Community Center on Wood St. in East Canton will be served on Sun. Aug. 9th from 10:30 am - 1:30 pm.   $ 12 for adults;   $ 6 for kids ages 3 - 6;  and Free for children ages 2 and under.   For further info, call 330 488-6500.

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will offer two of its most popular tours on Thus. Aug. 13th at 10 am for one low price of $ 10 per person.  Tours include West Lawn Cemetery and the nooks and crannies of the McKinley Monument, including the basement.  The tour will begin at 10 am and reservations are required.  Call 330 455-7043 to register.

The Men's Club of St. Haralambos Church will be sponsoring the 2015 HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACHES PREVIEW PANEL PROGRAM on Thurs. Aug. 13th at The Alex D. Krassas Event Center in Canton.  Social hour - 5:30 pm;  buffet dinner at 6:30 pm; and coaches panel at 7:30 pm.  $ 20 admission and includes buffet dinner.  Pre-paid reservations are required by Aug. 7th deadline.  Call 330 454-7278 to place a reservation.













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