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  EVENTS for WEEK of MARCH 30, 2015:

The Massillon Museum will hold a special board meeting on Tues. Mar. 31st at 4 pm in the Fred F. Silk Community Room.  The purpose of the meeting will be to consider entering into a fund management agreement with the Stark Community Foundation.  For more info, call 330 833-4061.

In celebration of National Poetry Month (April) and National Library week, the Massillon Public Library invites all local bards to submit their original poems to be entered into their ANNUAL POETRY CONTEST.   Winners will be chosen in three categories:   grades 3 - 8;   grades 9 - 12;  and adult.  Non-published poets are invited to submit up to three original poems by Mar. 31st deadline.  Visit: for all the details.

The Westminister Class of Christ Church will sponsor an open class for the community titled "SHADOWS and REALITY: THE LETTER to THE HEBREWS in a POSTMODERN AGE".  The course will be held every Sunday in April and May 9:15 - 10:15 am at Christ Presbyterian Church in downtown Canton.  The class is open to the public and there is no tuition charge.  Call 330 456-8113 for additional details.

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum is inviting everyone to their annual "I THEE WED: 100 YEARS of BRIDAL FASHION EVENT" on Sat. Apr. 11th.  Doors open at 10 am for a pre-party with prizes and silent auction;  followed by brunch and fashion show at 10:45 am.  Cost is $ 30 and prepaid reservations are required by calling 330 455-7043 by April 3rd deadline.

The Massillon Museum will offer a two-week STILL LIFE DRAWING CLASS for intermediates on Saturdays, April 11th and 18th from 11 am - 12:30 pm.  Open to everyone 18 and older.  All materials will be included in the $ 35 class fee ($30 for Museum members) and you must place a pre-registration by Apr. 4th.   Call 330 833-4061 for more details.

The Church of Christ on California Ave. NE in Louisville will be hosting a CLOTHING GIVE-AWAY on Mon. Apr. 6th from 2 - 5 pm.  If needing more info or directions, call 330 875-1673.

As part of the public involvement process, The Stark County Area Transportation Study will hold a PUBLIC MEETING at the Stark County District Main Library on Tues. Mar. 31st from 5 - 7 pm to discuss and review the list of projects scheduled by ODOT and SCATS for the next state fiscal years throughout Ohio and Stark County.  For more info, email:

Throughout the months of April and May, The Stark County District Library will host events for different age groups at various library locations in Stark County.  Programs are designed to encourage adults to harness their inner poet and get creative.   Poetry programs for adults include:    POETRY READING on Apr. 2nd from 6 - 7:30 pm at The North Branch;  WRITERS GROUP on Apr. 16th from 6:30 - 7:30 pm at The North Branch; and POETRY WRITING WORKSHOP on Apr. 23rd from 4  - 5 pm at Madge Youtz Branch.    For more details, call 330 458-2702.

As part of its 2015 film noir theme, The ReelMassillon series will screen, THE NIGHT of the HUNTER on Thurs. Apr. 2nd at 7 pm and will be presented in The Immel Circus Gallery at the Massillon Museum.  The screening is open to the public with a suggested donation of $ 7.  For more info, call 330 833-4061.

The Wilderness Center will present "THE AMAZING BLUEBIRD PROGRAM" on Sat. Apr. 4th from 10 - 11 am.   A TWC Bird Club member will show you how to set up  a bluebird trail and attract bluebirds to your backyards.  Then, participants will have the opportunity to make their own bluebird box.  Call 330 412-9192 to place a required pre-registration and for more info.

During the next "Do the MU" at the Massillon Museum on Sat. Apr. 4th from noon - 2 pm, participants will decorate a make-and-take nametag for a furry friend.  It's free with all materials, tools, and instructions supplied.   Call 330 833-4061 for more info.

In observance of Orthodox Palm Sunday, St. George Romanian Orthodox Church located on 30th Street in Canton will be serving A TRADITIONAL FISH DINNER on Sun. Apr. 5th from 11:30 am - 2 pm.  $ 10 for adults;  $ 5 for kids ages 5 - 10 and Free for children age 4 and under.

The Stark County District Library and the Canton Symphony Orchestra are offering special events for all ages.   The next LISTEN at the LIBRARY will be presented on Mon. Apr. 6th from 10 - 11 am at The East Canton Branch Library on N. Wood St. and also at DeHoff Memorial Branch Library on Hartford Ave. from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.   Call 330 452-0665 for additional info.

The Canton Amateur Radio Club will again offer:  "EXTRA CLASS LICENSE REVIEW" on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm.   Starting Tues. Apr. 7th and class should end June 7th.   Being held in the training room of the County EOC/EMA Building on Atlantic Blvd. NE in Canton.  Cost of the ARRL text manual / study guide is $ 30 per person and to register, call 330 454-7793.

During the next Massillon Museum History Discussion session on Tues. Apr. 7th from 10 am - noon, participants will talk about pranks and practical jokes, in keeping with an April Fools' Day theme.   Participants are invited to bring stories of their own pranks as well as the times they've been duped.  For more info, call 330 833-4061.

The Project REBUILD'S - ANNUAL COMMUNITY BREAKFAST will be held on Thursday, Apr. 9th from 7:30 - 9 am at the Krasass Event Center on 25th St. NW in Canton.   Featuring a guest speaker and The Hoover Foundation, Arcardia Grill owner and former Project Rebuild Board member will be recognized for their involvement and generosity.  Tickets are $ 30 per person and reservations must be made by April 6th deadline, by calling 330 588-3205, Ext. 3.






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