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  EVENTS for WEEK of OCTOBER 27, 2014:      

The First Lutheran Church on East Tusc. St. near downtown Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Wednesday, Oct. 29th from 4:30 - 6 pm.

The McKinley Presidential Library & Museum will be hosting its ANNUAL HALLOWEEN PARTY at the "Boo-seum" on Fri. Oct. 31st from 6 - 8:30 pm.  For $ 5 per person, guests can take part in a Discover World scavenger hunt; watch Planetarium and science shows, and enjoy games with prizes.  Children are invited to Trick-or-Treat and guests can also enjoy hayrides for $ 1 per person.  For more info and to register, call 330 455-7043.

The organizers of Canton First Friday are thinking ahead and are looking for Stark County Artists that can be ice carvers for First Friday - "FROZEN" - Jan. 2nd from 6 - 10 pm.   All artists details can be found at: and the application deadline is Dec. 8th.

On Fri. Oct. 31st, JRC (formerly J. R. Coleman) will hold its FIRST ANNUAL HALLOWEEN "COMMUNITY - CHILLS & THRILLS FUN-RAISING PARTY".  The special event to be held at the "gothic style" Glenmoor Country Club from 8 - 11 pm.   Come dressed in your favorite Halloween outfit if you like; dance and listen to live entertainment; and participate in the many Trick or Treat events throughout the night.  Call 330 455-3873 for additional details.

East Canton Village will be holding ITS ANNUAL LEAF DROP OFF PROGRAM at The East Canton Village Park beginning Sat. Nov. 1st.  Leaves must be removed from bags and placed within the dumpster on site.  LEAVES ONLY!!! - NO OTHE YARD DEBRIS is permitted.   Call 330 488-0220 with any questions.

TOYS for TOTS PROGRAM of Stark County will be distributed through the following organizations:   A Community Christmas at 330 454-3841;  Salvation Army of Alliance at 330 823-5188;  Total Living Center of Canton at 330 455-3663;  Salvation Army of Canton at 330 453-0158;  Salvation Army of Massillon & Shop with a Kid at 330 833-6473 or at The Salvation Army of Minerva.

The next free education program in the Zoar Speaker Series will be presented on Sat. Nov. 1st at 3 pm in the Schoolhouse.   Featuring Nancy Ottman from the Ohio Chapter Palatinates to America with "EXPERIENCES of GERMAN SETTLERS in AMERICA".    For more info, visit:

The East Canton High School Class of 1974 will celebrate their 40th CLASS REUNION on Sat. Nov. 1st at The Quarry Golf Club on Quarry Lake Drive in Canton.   6 pm Cocktail hour followed by 7 pm sit down dinner.  $ 36 per person and for more info, call 330 488-6278.

The Stock Pile (on Clarendon SW in Canton - just off Navarre Road) is happy to announce it's celebrating 15 years of serving the region, offering building materials to low-moderate income families, and non-profit agencies, as well as the public, at a fraction of their cost.    The celebration will be held on Sat. Nov. 1st from 10 am - 3 pm.    Additional info available at: or you can call 330 455-4585.

On Wed. Nov. 5th at 6:30 pm, the monthly meeting of the Massillon Genealogical Society will present "THE FAMOUS HONEYMOON COTTAGE", with guest speaker and author Richard Haldi.   The public is invited to this free program, being held at the Lillian Beane Center on 16th Street SE in Massillon with no required reservations.  For additional info, call 330 832-9831.

The Plain Community Friends of the Library is sponsoring an author visit featuring historical novelist Mike Johnson.  Mr. Johnson will be at the Library on Schneider St. NE in Canton on Thurs. Nov. 6th from 6 - 7:30 pm.  He will discuss his world travels while researching WWII, the Korean War, and other major events of the 20th century.    The event is free and open to the public and if needing more info, call 330 452-0665.

The next program in the Stark County District Library LIFELONG LEARNING SERIES for SENIOR CITIZENS will be  "CIVIL WAR:  ANDREW JOHNSON and the RECONSTRUCTION" at Jackson Township Branch Library on Fulton Drive NW in Massillon on Thurs. Nov. 6th from 2 - 3 pm.   Call 330 833-1010.

Everyone is invited to AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS WEEKEND on Nov. 7th and 8th in the historic Village of Navarre.   Live music, pictures with Santa, a Christmas Parade, Craft expo and activities for the kids are just a few fun things to do.   Visit:    www/visitnavarreohio.fb for more information.

Boy Scout Troop 4 will be serving SPAGHETTI DINNERS on Fri. Nov. 7th from 4:30 - 7 pm at The Trinity United Church of Christ on Blackburn Rd. NW in Canton.   $ 8 for adults;   $ 5 for kids ages 7 - 10; and children age 7 and under free.  Bring a non-perishable item for a free dessert. 








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