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Cuyahoga Falls & Silver Lake Bulletin Board (Aug. 14, 2016)

Published: August 14, 2016 12:00 AM

Case-Barlow Farm hosts Open House Aug. 14

Case-Barlow Farm welcomes special guest Jim Pesce to the Second Sunday Open House on Aug. 14 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Pesce, a Cuyahogoa Falls resident, will share some of his exquisite creations that have been featured at the dollhouse exhibitions in past years. His small sized models of full size homes and rooms are miniaturized down to the tiniest details.

In addition, the vintage electric train display will return to delight all ages.

Docents will answer questions about the historic home. CBF root beer will be available.

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Presidential Park Gardeners will meet Aug. 16

Presidential Park Gardeners will meet at 1 p.m. on Aug. 16 at the home of Hostess Joann Gilchrist, serving as her co-hostess will be Beth Ann Daye.

The club will host its annual "Flower Show;" members are to bring a floral arrangement. The business meeting will be followed by dessert and fellowship.

Northampton Grange meets

Aug. 17

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Northampton Grange will meet Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Olde Town Hall on W. Bath Road next to the fire station.

The group will feature the Rev. Richard Hasler speaking on the topic of "Hope."

Pianist Hazel Broughton will perform for the group as they have a sing-along.

Refreshments and table favors for all. No charge.

For more information, call June Truax at 330-928-8131.

Falls Democratic Club meets Aug. 18

The Cuyahoga Falls Democratic Club will meet on Aug. 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Giant Eagle Market District, 2687 State Road, in Portage Crossing (upper floor). The public is invited to attend. Visit www.cuyahogfallsdemclub.com for more information.

Daughters of the American

Revolution hosts Open House Aug. 20

The Cuyahoga Falls Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will host an Open House for anyone interested in learning what the DAR does and how people can join the DAR.

The Open House will be in the Graefe Room at the Cuyahoga Falls Library on Aug. 20 from 9:30 to 11 a.m.

Officers and members of the Cuyahoga Falls Chapter DAR will be available to answer questions about the DAR and how to become a member.

Falls Amateur

Radio Club hosts event Aug. 21

The Cuyahoga Falls Amateur Radio Club invites anyone interested in technology and Ham Radio to its eighth annual Tailgate Hamfest and Swap Meet on Aug. 21 at the Robert Pinn Armory on Allen Road in Stow.

This all outside event, held rain or shine, offers an opportunity for Ham Radio operators and others to demonstrate and offer for sale radios, computers, electrical equipment, parts, tools, and cables; almost any type of technological treasure may be found. Parking is $5 per vehicle, regardless of number of occupants and whether selling or just shopping. Vendors should bring their own tables and chairs. All attendees will be entered into drawings for merchandise certificates courtesy of the ARRL and The RF Adapter Guy. The parking lot opens at 7 a.m. for vendor set up, buyers get in starting at 8, and the event wraps up by 1 p.m. For more information go to cfarc.org/tailgate.php Still got questions? Email: tailfest2016@cfarc.org.

Hudson Stamp Show is Aug. 21

The Hudson Stamp Show will be Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 6625 Dean Memorial Parkway, Hudson.

Admission is free.

Five dealers will be buying and selling U.S. and foreign postage stamps, covers and postcards and other stamp supplies.

Clothing distribution offered Aug. 25

The Clothing Crusade is a non-profit, faith-based organization in Hudson that collects and distributes clothing to the less fortunate.

The Peter Maurin Center and the Clothing Crusade have formed a partnership to again offer clothing this year.

PMC will host a special Clothing Fair in its Community Center 1096 South Main St., Akron, on Aug. 25 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. The Clothing Crusade will offer clothing for all ages and hopefully give guests the feeling of selecting clothes from a store.

The Peter Maurin Center (PMC) is an Outreach Ministry serving the Greater Summit Lake Region of Akron. The center is located at 1090 and 1096 South Main St. operating as a day drop-in Community Center and Dining Hall. The center offers 3 three hot full meals weekly, clothing, fresh on premise garden, used bicycles/repairs, bus passes, after school Programs, and medical screening/referrals. On average, the center serves 1,550 hot meals each month.

Meals are offered Tuesdays, Fridays, and Sundays from 1 to 3 p.m. The center operates solely from the generosity of individuals, organizations, and churches (no government subsidies). The center is always in need of backpacks, toiletries, and clothing. Call director Jim Orenga at 330-414-5639 (jporenga@gmail.com) for more information. Visit the website at http://www.petermaurincenter.org/

Visit Historical

Society Museum

The Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society Museum, at 2083 Cook St., is open every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon, and every Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon, except on major holidays. Visit and support the museum by bringing family, relatives, clubs and groups. The museum now has 10,000 artifacts accessioned and the displays are changing regularly. For special tours call Museum Curator Irene Metz, at 330-920-1650 or 234-817-0132 (cell).

The mission of the Cuyahoga Falls Historical Society is to preserve and promote interest in the history of Cuyahoga Falls. To donate an artifact to the museum, bring it in to the museum or call 234-817-0132. Donations and memorial contributions are always welcome.

Clifford's Auto

Museum announces summer hours

Clifford's Auto Museum will once again be open to the public this summer every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. through Sept. 17.

On festival weekends the museum will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. (Oktoberfest - Sept. 17 and 18). It will also be open on Mondays from 5 to 7 p.m. to coincide with the Riverfront Car Cruise-Ins. To make an appointment to see it any other time or to schedule a group tour, call Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home at 330-928-2147 and ask for Marty or Steve. Admission is always free.

Group for

widows and

widowers meets

A New Beginning, a social group for widows and widowers meet for breakfast and conversation every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. at Thano's, 71 - 5th St., SE., Barberton. The group also meets for dinner and conversation the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m. For more information, call 330-745-6239.

Falls Executive Club meets first, third


The Cuyahoga Falls Executive Club meets the first and third Fridays of each month from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Silver Lake Country Club.

The Club is an organization for building new friendships and business contacts in a relaxed atmosphere.

Exchanging business ideas with local professionals has made this organization a success throughout the years. If interested in learning more and to make a reservation to attend, contact Helen at 330-388-8017.

Contra dances at Quirk Cultural


A contra dance event will take place every second and fourth Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave. Teaching will take place from 7 to 8 p.m., and a contra dance will take place from 8 to 10:30.

Attendees don't have to know how to dance. They don't need to bring a partner. Every dance will be taught. Everyone is welcome. The caller is Carol Kopp. The band is Hushmoney. For more information, call Carol or Karl at 330-626-2129.

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