EVENTS for WEEK of JUNE 29, 2015:
Historic Zoar Village and Fort Laurens are pleased to announce the launch of BLUE STAR MUSEUMS and will offer free admission to the nation's active duty military personnel including National Guard and Reserves and their families through Labor Day. For all the details, visit: www.historiczoarvillage.com
A STAR WATCH and PLANETARIUM SHOW will be presented at The Wilderness Center on Fri. July 3rd at 8 pm. If weather permits, they will also observe with telescopes after night rises from the east. All ages are welcome and program is free. In case of bad weather, or needing more info, call 1-330 359-5235.
Stark County's landmark race, the 38th ANNUAL NORTH CANTON YMCA JULY 4th RACE will be held on Sat. July 4th. The year's SPECIAL events feature: A SHADOW WALK; THE 2-MILE or 5-MILE RACE; KIDS' FIRECRACKER DASH; and lots of fun for the entire family. Register by June 30th and receive a free shirt, if not able to: registrations will be taken until race time on July 4th. For more info or to register, visit: www.ymcastark.org/july-4th-race
Hearing Loss is a growing health issue. Limit earbud headphones to no more than 60 minutes at a time and at 60 percent of the volume. Limit exposure to loud noises and use ear protection when attending sporting events or concerts. Talk to your primary care physician or other health professional to get a hearing test. For additional details, visit: www.hearingloss.org
During the next Massillon Museum History Discussion session on Tues. July 7th, from 10 am - noon, participants will talk about the Lincoln Theatre, bank nights, movie dates, senior movies before the all-night parts , and the films that have been shown there. The Museum is handicap accessible and attendance is free and open to everyone. For more information, call 330 833-4061.
First Lutheran Church on East Tusc. St. near downtown Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Wed. July 8th from 4:30 - 6 pm.
Zoar Volunteer Fire Dept. is sponsoring A CAR SHOW and CHICKEN BBQ on Sat. July 11th at the Fire Station on 5th St. Chicken BBQ from 4 - 8 pm; Car Show registration from 3 - 5 pm; and Car show from 5 - 8 pm. Live entertainment, games, and prizes will also be featured. For additional information, call 330 407-0142.
Simpson United Methodist Church on Middlebranch NE in Canton will be sponsoring A DANCE for SINGLES on Sat. July 11th from 7 - 11 pm. Theme is "It's a Beach Party" and everyone is asked to bring a snack to share. Cost is $ 8 per person and dance is open to all adults, age 18 and over, who are single, divorced or widowed. If any questions, call 330 268-4878.
The Ohio Dept. of Insurance's Ohio Senior-Health Insurance Information Program will be hosting a FREE EVENT - WELCOME to MEDICARE on Thurs. July 16th at Carroll County Senior Citizen's Friendship Center on Kensington Road in Carrollton. For time and to place a required pre-registration, call 1-800 223-8662.