PARISH DINNER SET St. James Parish will host its November dinner on Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner will include turkey and trimmings, salad, dessert, roll and drink. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children.
Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church will host its 61st annual turkey supper on Nov. 5 at the church's fellowship hall. Serving times are set for 4 p.m., 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Carryout will be available. The congregation of the church has been serving a Thanksgiving supper since 1955.
The East Canton AARP chapter is inviting all senior citizens to attend one or both of the AARP meetings on Nov. 15 and Dec. 20 at the Foltz Community Center.
Paris Israel Church will host a rally day on Oct. 9. The church is hosting Diane DeGasperis who will play the accordion. She is also the co-host of a polka music show that's broadcast on Saturday mornings on Akron University's WZIP Radio.
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Robertsville Grange 1784 met Sept. 23 with Master Bill Walter welcoming all to the meeting and presiding over business. The charter was draped in memory of Maxine Gram.
SPAGHETTI DINNER SLATED Waco Epworth United Methodist Church will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Oct. 14. Spaghetti, applesauce, bread, beverage and ice cream will be served. The cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Carry-outs available will be available.
Bob and Sue Leach (Ober) recently marked 50 years of marriage. The couple was married in 1966 at First Methodist Church in Barberton by the Rev. Raymond Butler. Their children are Tad, a Canton resident, and Tim, a resident of Clayton, North Carolina.
FALL FEST SET Trinity Lutheran Church will hold its annual fall festival on Sunday at 5 p.m. A covered dish dinner will be served, and entertainment will be provided by the Carrollton High School Showstoppers. The church, located at 205 Harrison St.
CRAFT SHOW SLATED St. Paul's United Church of Christ located at 306 W. Church St. in East Canton will hold its annual craft show on Saturday, Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Crafter's Caf will be open. For more information, call 330-488-0189 or see www.stpaulsec.com.
When recording artist Sarah Reeves takes the stage shortly after 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, in Louisville, it will culminate more than six months of planning, fund-raising and praying for Rock the Park 2016.
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Five generations of the Aquino family recently gathered for a photo.
FOOD COLLECTION TO BE HELD Trinity Lutheran Church in Magnolia will hold a Door-to-Door Food Collection in the village on Sept. 12 from 6-8 p.m.
DRIVE-IN-DINER SET The Otterbein Youth will offer a drive-in-diner lunch on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 11:30 a.m. The lunch will include several drive-in favorites including hot dogs, coneys or sloppy Joe with french fries or onion rings, dessert and beverages. Dine in or carry out will be offered.
Bridge Point Community services invites community members to attend Santa's Pig Roast on Saturday, Aug. 20 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Wildcat Park located 309 45th St. SW in Canton. The fun, family event will help raise funds to assist local families during the Christmas season.
VBS IS COMING Augusta Community VBS: "Cave Quest VBS: Following Jesus, the Light of the World!" will be hosted at Augusta Grove from July 31 to Aug. 4.
Centenary United Methodist Church in Waynesburg recently welcomed Linda Slutz as its new pastor effective July 1. Slutz was previously a minister at Christ United Methodist Church in West Akron.
Cruisers Who Care and Barley's Heating will host the seventh Cruisin for Cancer Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The event will be held at Metzger Park 1420 S. Nickelplate in Louisville. All makes and models of cars, trucks, and motorcycles are welcome. Registration is from 9 a.m.
A postcard show will be held Saturday, July 30 at Wallick's Auction Corner, located at 965 N. Wooster Ave. in Strasburg. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Twelve dealers will buy and sell postcards and some paper items. The facility is handicapped accesible.
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RESPITE NIGHT AVAILABLE Center Church of the Brethren will offer a Respite Night for parents of special needs children ages 12 and under on Friday July 22, 6-9 p.m. Register online at www.center-cob.org.
As we Americans celebrate the 240th anniversary of our Independence, perhaps it is appropriate that we pause to reflect on where we came from, where we are today and what lies ahead. George Washington once described democracy as "the great experiment.