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  EVENTS for WEEK of MARCH 2, 2015:

The Wilderness Center is sponsoring GARLIC MUSTARD PULLS on Saturdays, Mar. 7th, 14th, and 21st from 10 am - 2 pm.     They are needing volunteers to help control this invasive plant.  For more details, contact Gary at:

Friends of Stark Parks will be hosting a SPECIAL FUNDRAISING EVENT - the 4th ANNUAL ROARIN'S 20s NIGHT at the Massillon Woman's Club on Sat. Mar. 7th from 6 - 10 pm.   Tickets are $ 75 per couple or $ 50 per person with proceeds benefitting the Wildlife Conservation Center.  For tickets and more info, call 330 479-2346.

Boy Scout Troop 38 will be sponsoring their 10th ANNUAL ALL YOU CAN EAT CHILI DINNERS on Sat. Mar. 7th from 4 - 6:30 pm at The East Sparta United Methodist Church on Pine St. in East Sparta.  $ 7 for adults;   $ 4 for kids ages 5 - 10; and free for children under age 5. 

The Massillon Public Library will be hosting A FREE 3 D COMPUTER DESIGN CLASS on Sat. Mar. 7th at 10:15 am.  Participants will learn the basics of 3 D design using free Blender software with hands-on exercises.  For more info and to register, call 330 832-9831, Ext. 344.

SmArtSplash, a free family fun day of art-making, performances and a little bit of learning returns to the Cultural Center for the Arts on Sat. Mar. 7th from 10 am - 2 pm.   Admission to the Canton Museum of Art is also free and the site of an enticing scavenger hunt.  In addition, participants in the 3rd annual SmArt Show will have their artwork on display and professionally judged.   For more info, call 330 453-1075.

The McKinley Stamp Club of Canton, OH is sponsoring the 84th ANNUAL STAMP SHOW on Sat. Mar. 7th from 10 am - 5 pm and Sun. Mar. 8th from 10 am - 4 pm at the St. George Serbian Social Hall on Applegrove St. NW in North Canton.  Free parking, admission and handicapped accessible.  Need directions or more info, call 330 832-5992.

Voices of Canton will be performing "A HOUSE DIVIDED:   CIVIL WAR CANTATAS"  on Sun. Mar. 8th at Timken High School Auditorium on West Tusc. in downtown Canton.        Performances are at 3 pm and 7:30 pm and tickets are $ 18 per person.   For more info, call 330 455-1000.

The Players Guild Theatre will be holding auditions for their upcoming musical - LES MISERABLES to open in May.   Auditions will be held at The Theatre located in the Cultural Center of the Arts on Market Ave. N in Canton on Mon. Mar. 9th, Tues. Mar. 10th, and Thurs. Mar. 12th from 6:30 - 9:30 pm.  All roles are available and non-traditional casting will be considered for all roles.  For a sign up form, visit: or call 330 453-7617 and leave a message.

Malone University will welcome a guest from the Southern Methodist University with his lectures that will address "TERRORISM and "FORGIVENESS" on March 10th and 11th at 7:30 pm both evenings in the Johnson Center for Worship and the Fine Arts on Cleveland Ave. in Canton.     Have further questions, call 330 471-8239.

First Lutheran Church on East Tusc. St. near downtown Canton will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Wednesday, Mar. 11th from 4:30 - 6 pm.

Beech Creek Gardens is sponsoring BACKYARD BEES PARTS 1 & 2 - with Part 1 being held on Sat. Mar. 14th from 10 am - 5 pm at their Preserve on Beech St. NE in Alliance.   Topic will be: BACKYARD BEES PART 1 - HOW TO GET STARTED.  Fees are $ 30 for members  / $ 35 for non-members and registration deadline is Fri. Mar. 13th.  To register, call 330 829-7050.

The St. Joseph Federal Credit Union will host its ANNUAL DINNER  on Sat. Mar. 14th at Meyer's Lake Ballroom.   Highlights will include a social hour beginning at 5 pm; dinner; entertainment; prizes a brief business meeting and introducting the winner of the $1,000 William P. Davis Scholarship.  Tickets are $ 15 for members and $ 23 for non-members.   Learn more by calling 330 478-8400.

Mary, Queen of Heaven and Earth Chapter of Magnificat, a women's ministry invites you to a BREAKFAST on Sat. Mar. 21st at Walsh University, Barrette Center on East Maple St. in North Canton.   Featuring a special guest speaker, fellowship and sharing.   Doors open at 8:30 am with breakfast at 9 am.   Cost is $ 18 per person and to place a required reservation by March 13th, call 330 305-1146.

Canton Rotary Club's ANNUAL HEALTH SCREEN & WELLNESS FAIR will be held on Sat. Mar. 14th from 6:30 - 11:30 am at McKinley High School on 17th St. NW in Canton.   All testing will be provided by Aultman Medical Laboratory Services.     Participants are invited to stay after their blood work for a complimentary ANNUAL PANCAKE BREAKFAST.    To register for the basic panel of test and costs, call 330 452-2882. 

The Massillon Museum will celebrate the community's SECOND SATURDAY by keeping the galleries open until 7 pm on Sat. Mar. 14th.    From 5 - 7 pm, an art teacher will lead a free arts acitivity for all ages.  Admission to the Museum is free and for more info, call 330 833-4061.

The Alliance Police Reserves is inviting everyone to their RIGATONI DINNER and AUCTION on Sun. Mar. 15th from noon - 5 pm at Christopher Columbus Hall on S. Liberty Ave. in Alliance.  $ 7 donation and for more info, call 330 821-1293.













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