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  EVENTS for WEEK of OCTOBER 20, 2014:      

Hungry to help someone?   You can make a difference in the lives of your homebound neighbors as a volunteer with MEALS on WHEELS of Stark & Wayne Counties.  An hour a week is all they ask for.  Training and mileage reimbursement are provided.   For addtional information, call 330 832-7220.

Massillon Women's Club is inviting everyone to their CHILI SUPPER on Fri. Oct. 24th from 4:30 - 6:30 pm.  $ 7 for adults and children with no required reservations needed.

Grace United Methodist Church on Schneider St. NW in North Canton will be sponsoring A TRUNK or TREAT EVENT on Fri. Oct. 24th from 6 - 8:30 pm.  Entire families are invited to join them for a Free fun-filled night of pumpkin painting, cookie decorating, food, and Trunk or Treat from car to car in the parking lot.  Call 330 499-2330 if additional questions.

FULL MOON MADNESS Event will be held on Sat. Oct. 25th at St. George Serbian Center on Applegrove St. NW in North Canton.  Doors open at 6 pm and FELIX & FINGERS Dueling pianos and dinner at 7 pm.  Featuring dinner, dancing, and lots of fun for adults only!   $ 50 per person tickets available at all Jackson Schools.

Everyone is welcome to The Zoar Volunteer Fire Station on East 5th St. in Zoar for their ALL YOU CAN EAT PANCAKE BREAKFAST on Sat. Oct. 25th from 7 - 10 am.  $ 5 for adults and $ 2.50 for children under 12.  For directions or carryout orders, call 330 874-2069.

St. Paul's United Church of Christ on W. Church Street in East Canton will be sponsoring A CHILI COOK-OFF from 1 - 3 pm on Sat. Oct. 25th.  $ 3 for adults;  $ 1 for kids ages 12 and under - Free for children age 2 and under.  Need directions or more info, visit:

Twenty-one acclaimed Stark County artisits battle hunger with creativity during the 2nd ANNUAL PALETTE - 2 - PALATE benefiting Stark County Hunger Task Force.  Event will be held on Sat. Oct. 25th at 7 pm in the Joseph Saxon Gallery on Cleveland Ave. NW in downtown Canton.  Tickets are $ 45 per person and available at:

On Sat. Oct. 25th, the genealogy department of the Stark County District Library will be welcoming ancestry researchers, to their 5th ANNUAL "DIGGIN' in the DARK after hours GENEALOGY EVENT" from 6 pm - midnight. Attendees will research family history, mingle with other genealogy buffs, and utilize the free library versions of a variety of ancestry databases.  Registration is required by calling 330 458-2765.

All Saints Temple (located on Wilbur Allen Jr. Ave. SE in Canton next to Jackson Pool) will be serving FREE HOT MEALS on Sat. Oct. 25th from 1 - 3 pm.   For directions and more info, call 330 280-1873.

THE STOCKDALE FAMILY BAND will be performing on Sat. Oct. 25th at 7 pm at The Wilderness Center for your listening pleasure.    The Band trio will present bluegrass, gospel and old-time music with stories and comedy about faith, family and farm life.  $ 8 for for members and $ 12 for non-members, children 15 and younger half price if accompanied by an adult.   Call 1-877 359-5235 for more info and directions.

The Perry Girl Scouts will be holding their ANNUAL PERRY HELPING PERRY FOOD DRIVE on Sat. Oct. 25th.   Girl Scouts will be walking the neighborhoods in Perry picking up donated food from 9:30 am - 12 noon.   Food can also be dropped off at Trinity Church on Lincolnway.   For more details, call 330 834-3237.

On Sat. Oct. 25th, at 6 pm, The Massillon Public Library will host THE MASSILLON GHOST HUNTERS SOCIETY for a fascinating look at paranormal research and investigation.  Special guest speaker will review the equipment used on an investigation, along with the standards and ethics that should be followed.     Call 330 832-9831, Ext. 312 with any questions.

St. Therese Catholic Church will be serving CHICKEN DINNERS on Sun. Oct. 26th from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Church Hall on South Wabash Ave. in Brewster.   $ 12 for adults;   $ 6 for youths ages 6 - 10; and free for children age 6 and under.

Oct. 27th is the deadline for sharing your GREAT IDEA for a special project grant with Arts in Stark.  Arts in Stark is inviting area non-profits, teachers and individual artists to submit their GREAT grant IDEA by Oct. 27th.  Guidelines and answers to questions are available along with an entry form at:

The Malone University Writers Series will present this year's Stafford Lecturer, author David Hinton on Oct. 28th and 29th at the University on Cleveland Ave. NW in Canton.   Both programs are free and open to the public.  "THE SPIRITUAL ECOLOGY of ANCIENT CHINA" will be presented at 7 pm on Tues. Oct. 28th and A POETRY READING will be featured on Wed. Oct. 29th at 4 pm.  Call 330 471-8239 for more details.

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 finale for the 2014 One Book, One Community-Stark County is the "MASKS WE WEAR" EVENT on Wed. Oct. 29th at 6 pm at the Stark County District Main Library on Market Ave. N. in Canton.   The event is family friendly.  Medical, educational, and mental health professionals will be on hand to address topics and answer questions.  For more info, call 330 452-0665.

Historic Zoar Village will host its ANNUAL HAUNTED ZOAR GHOST TOURS on Fri. Oct. 31st.  Tickets available for the following tour times - 6:30 pm, 6:45 pm, 7 pm, 7:15 pm, and 7:30 pm.   Tours cost $ 15 per adult and $ 10 for kids 10 and under.  Call 330 874-2646 to place a required reservation.

On Fri. Oct. 31st, JRC (formerly J.R. Coleman) will hold its FIRST ANNUAL HALLOWEEN "FUN-RAISING PARTY"  with an opportunity for everyone to dance and listen to live music;  dress in your favorite Halloween costume, and participate in many Trick or Treat events throughout the night.  This special event will be held at the "gothic style" Glenmoor Country Club from 8 - 11 pm.  For more details, call 330 455-3873.













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