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  EVENTS for WEEK of SEPTEMBER 15, 2014:      

RYAN HUMBERT will be performing on Wed. Sept. 17th at the next LIVE at LUNCH - FREE NOONTIME CONCERT at Market Square (grassy area on Market Ave. N between 3rd and 4th streets in downtown Canton).   There are picnic tables and benches for your convenience and comfort and all the dancing space your heart desires.  Sponsored by ArtsinStark.

The Massillon Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce that their new "ONLINE PROGRAM REGISTRATION" is up and running.  Visit: and sign up.  No cost to enroll.  Every person that sets up an online profile by Oct. 3rd will be entered in a special contest.   For more info, call 330 832-1621, Ext. 125.

On Thurs. Sept. 18th, at 6:30 pm, The Massillon Public Library's Cultural Diversity Committee will present "COLLEGE NIGHT SEMINAR" with special guest speaker from  Kent State University.   This free program is for students in grades 9 - 12 and their parents.  No registration is required.   Call 330 832-9831, Ext. 314 for more info.

On Fri. Sept. 19th, from 2 - 4:30 pm, The Massillon Public Library will host A HOUSE HISTORY CLASS.  This class will teach you how to unravel the history of your home using maps, city directories, photographs, manuscript collections, architectural periodicals and state archive records.     The house you are researching must be within the Massillon city limits.  Call 330 832-9831 for additional info.

Beach City American Legion Hall Post 549, on 3rd Ave. NE, will be hosting AN ALL YOU CAN EAT / FAMILY STYLE SWISS STEAK DINNER on Sat. Sept. 20th from 4 - 7 pm.  Costs are $ 12 for adults;  $ 5 for kids ages 4 - 12; and Free for children age 3 and under.     For directions and $ 10 carryout meals, call 330 340-1159.

Quest Recovery and Prevention Services is hosting THE STARK COUNTY ANNUAL RECOVERY PICNIC on Sat. Sept. 20th from noon - 4 pm at their campus on Nave Road NE in Massillon.   No RSVP required, just show up and enjoy.  There will also be a 1/2 mile recovery walk at noon.   For more info, call 330 453-8252.

St. George Romanian Orthodox Church on 30th St. in Canton will be sponsoring THE GEORGE STELEA ROMANIAN FESTIVAL on Fri. Sept. 19th and Sat. Sept. 20th.   Featuring free admission; lots of great food; live entertainment and dancing.

St. Paul's United Church of Christ on West Church St. in East Canton will be sponsoring their 2nd ANNUAL FALL CRAFT SHOW on Sat. Sept. 20th from 9 am - 3 pm.  Featuring free admission and two floors of crafts.   Something for everyone.  Come and spend the day and for more info, visit:

The weeks of Sept. 22nd - Oct. 22nd, is an opportunity for Stark County District Library customers to get a fresh start by returning overdue books and having previously accrued fines removed from their account, as part of the "FOOD for NO FINES PROGRAM".   Donating non-perishable food items will erase these existing fine balances. For additional details, call 330 452-0665.

Make plans to meander through Massillon Cemetery at 2 pm on Sun. Sept. 21st to learn about the history of the community as this will be the final Walking Tour of the Year.  Participants should meet at the cemetery entrance on South Erie Street in Massillon.  $7 fee may be paid at the beginning of the tour, with ample free parking across the street.   For more tour information, call 330 832-8469.

On Mon. Sept. 22nd at noon and 6 pm, The Massillon Public Library invites readers to join either of TWO Monday Book Clubs, as they read and discuss THE PERFUME COLLECTOR.    Copies of this book are available at the LIbrary's Reference Desk.   Book Club is free and open to the public and for more info, call 330 832-9831, Ext. 327.

The next BROWN BAG LUNCH and PROGRAM will be held on Tues. Sept. 23rd  at the Massillon Museum.  Featuring this month - "A CENTURY OF THE MASSILLON HIGH SCHOOL BAND" by Robert Wenzel from 12:10 - 12:50 pm.  It's free, open to the public and no reservations required.   For more details, call 330 833-4061.

The Massillon Museum will be holding their MONTHLY MEETING on Wed. Sept. 24th at 4 pm in the Fred F. Silk Community Room at the Museum in downtown Massillon.  For more info, call 330 833-4061.

Good food and entertainment will highlight the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum's - "TASTE of OUR TOWN" fundraiser on Thurs. Sept. 25th from 6 - 8:30 pm.  Enjoy the shops, demonstrations, a Barber Shop Quartet, juggler, view Ida's tiara and the Museum's newest Exhibit - Mentioning the Unmentionables.   For further info and to place a reservation/ticket - call 330 455-7043.

The Northeast Ohio Regional Farm to School Conference will be held on Friday, Sept. 26th from 8:30 am - 3 pm at Walsh University Barrette Center on East Maple St., North Canton.   Cost is $ 25 per person and to place a required reservation by Sept. 19th - call 330 830-7700, Ext. 116.

The Main Library of the Stark County District Library (on Market Ave. N. in Canton) will offer a two-part program, INTRODUCTION to SEWING, geared towards adults and teens.  Part one will be held on Sat. Sept. 27th from 10 - 11:30 am.  Part two will be held on Sat. Oct. 11th from 10 - 11:30 am.  Programs are free, but pre-registration is required by calling 330 452-0665.

The Massillon Woman's Club will be sponsoring A SUPER SALE on Sat. Sept. 27th from 9 am - 4 pm at 6890 Harbor Drive in Canton.  All proceeds to benefit the Massillon Woman's Club.    For more details, call 330 495-4790.

Everyone is invited to The Wilderness Center on Sat. Sept. 27th for a 4 pm concert featuring "THE COUNTRY SUNRISE SPECIAL CONCERT" with mixed vocal harmonies and acoustic instrumentation. Bluegrass Country, Gosepl, Western-swing and Old-time melodies will be performed for your listenting pleasure.    For directions and more info, call 1-877 359-5235.

Massillon Museum will be offering a three-week workshop - "PAPER BEADED JEWELRY on Thursdays, Oct. 2, 9, and 16th from 6 - 7:30 pm each evening.   $ 20 for members and $ 25 for non-members and includes class supplies.  Workshop open to the public and a pre-registration is required by Sept. 27th.   Call 330 833-4061 for registration details.














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