Calendar of Events  

       

May 2016
5th-7th 9am-5pm Minerva's Villagewide Garage Sales
5th 9am-3pm National Day of Prayer
Carrollton Public Square
Bible Readings
Noon will have concert of prayer under the Carrollton Ministerial Association.
Flag Raising by the Veterans.
Proclaimation will be read by the Village Mayor and our Commissioner President.
Special Music by the Carrollton High School Music Dept.
There will be a tent available for prayer.
You may bring lawn chairs.
In case of Inclement Weather we will proceed to the First United Methodist Church across from the post office.
5th 6:30pm National Day of Prayer
Sherrodsville Park
6-7th 10am-4pm Mother's Day Tea Tasting
(Free and Open to the public) Tent sale with all furniture discounted 10%; Greenhouse full
7th 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays and fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month will be Herbs and Edible Plants.
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket  If you are interested in becoming a vendor at the market or have questions please contact Doug Hood (Chairperson) at 330-602-2787.
7th 10am-10pm Save22 Veteran and Active Duty Suicide Awareness and Prevention- 5 Mile Hike
Registration begins at 7am, Hike begins at 10am. After you register at the fairgounds, you will be shuttled to the VFW. Please park at the fairgrounds. Hike begins at VFW and ends at the Fairgrounds. Event is free to the public. Donations are welcome. Join us after for... Live Entertainment, Food, Beer Tent, Bands,  Vendors, Activities, Branch Tug of War. BRING YOUR ID , Bring CASH (for the Beer Tent) No ATM on site,  Please NO GLASS on location!!!! If you want to attend the event but not hike, we recommend arriving around 11a/12p. You will still need a wristband to be on the grounds, this is for Insurance purposes. Beer Tent will be open from 12(noon)-10pm. Security will be posted at the beer tent and the beer tenders have the right to ask for ID at any point in time. DRINK RESPONSIBLY and Don't Drink And Drive!!!!!!! Beer is $3 for domestic and $5 for imports.
For more info go to : www.facebook.com/events/1684607078444239
Questions go to   Save22Veterans@yahoo.com
Awareness is the Answer!
Carroll County Fairgrounds- 106 Kensington Rd. NE, Carrollton 44615
7th 6:30pm The Carrollton Bible Chapel Concert Series
Join us as we welcome Jeff Stice (Dove Award and Grammy Nominated 10 time Southern Gospel Musician of the Year) from Smiths Grove, Kentucky.
A Love Offering will be taken for this concert. Guests will you please bring in two food items per person to be collected and then donated to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry.
The concert will take place at the Carrollton Bible Chapel- 365 Steubenville Rd SE,Carrollton,OH 44615.
For additional information please call Richard Cunningham at 330-739-4005/330-323-9253 or 330-627-7376.
You may also email him directly at     Kilgoredj@gmail.com         jeffsticemusic.com
7th 3pm Loudon Township Tractor Pull/Transfer Sled
Sign in at 2pm, Pull at 3pm
For more information please call 330-739-6000 or 330-739-2016
11th 6pm Minerva Area Chamber Annual Dinner Banquet
This event will be held at the Great Trail Tee House
For more information please call Denise Freeland at 330-868-7979.
12th 6pm Backyard Food Production Program
The Backyard Food Production Program will cover the following topics this month:
1. How to Create a Pollination Garden
2. Introduction to Beekeeping
3. Pallet and Container Gardening
4. Let's Build a Low Tunnel
This event will take place at the Carroll County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.
For more information please contact Carroll SWCD at 330-627-9852 or OSU Extension Office at 330-627-4310
Email: katelyn.valdinger@carrollswcd.org      or visit the websites:  carrollswcd.org      or carroll.osu.edu
13th 5pm-9pm Discover Downtown in Minerva
5pm-
10 New pieces of public art will be unveiled at the corner of N. Market Street and Line Streets. The paintings combine Minerva landmarks and history with classic works of art or atistic styles and are the culmination of a seven-month project completed by Minerva High School Art 2, 3 nad 4 students under the direction of art teacher Jan Clark. Come out Friday to see the paintings and meet the students who created them!
5-9PM- The Market Street Art Spot will celebrate its opening reception for featured artist Steve Shonk; with music by the Raines Sisters, and refreshments.
6pm-8pm- Also be sure to stop by Kishman's IGA for craft beer and wine tastings!  Taste 5 for $5
 (must be 21 + bring your ID)
13th & 14th 7:30pm Bell-Herron Middle School proudly presents Disney's Alice in Wonderland Jr.
Music Adapted and Arranged and Additional Lyrics by Bryan Louiselle. Book Adapted and Additional Lyrics by David Simpatico. Music & Lyrics by: Sammy Fain & Bob Hilliard, Oliver Wallace & Cy Coban, Allie Wrubel & Ray Gilbert, Mack David, Al Hoffman & Jerry Livingston. Based on the 1951 Disney Alice Wonderland and the novels The Adventures of Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll.
Tickets : $5 ( on sale now or at the door)
Bell-Herron Middle School Gymnasium
Alice in Wonderland Jr. is presented through special arrangement with all authorized performances materials are supplied by Music Threatre International, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019
Artwork submitted between April25-28th     3p-6p


Artwork must remain on display until May 23-28th


Awards Reception
May 1st  2p-4p
2016 Student Art Show sponsored by Carroll County Arts Center
We are asking the students to think about the A,B,C's of their work--- Art, Believe, Create--- and then produce a work of art that shows this reflection. Students will be judged and awarded ribbons at the discretion of the judges. This year students may choose to make their works available for sale, though this is not mandatory.  CCA will retain 10% of the purchase price. There is no entry fee. Artwork must be larger than 24"x 36" and may be on any type of surface using any type of medium. Each student may submit one original piece of artwork that was completed during the current school year. Copy work or trademark visuals such as "Disney" and other characters will not be accepted. Students are asked to mount matted work on cardboard or foam core with a secure wire attached for hanging. Stretched canvas must have wires attached for hanging. Three dimensional work will be accepted as well. Computer generated work or photography will not be accepted.
  All artwork needs to be submitted between April 25-28, 2016 with special hours from 3pm-6pm at the Carroll County Arts Center. Each student must complete a Student Registration Form and attach it to the backside of the artwork. Each student must have the approval of their parent or guardian with the signing of this registration form. Entries without this approval will not be accepted. Please do not put the student name on the front of the artwork.
  Artwork must remain for the duration of the show till May 20, and must be claimed during the week following the show, May-23-May 28th. Artwork unclaimed after 30 days will become the property of the CCA to donate or dispose of at their discretion. CCA reserves the right to photograph student artwork for the purpose of advertising or promotional needs. The artwork needs to comply with Carroll County Arts and school district guidelines for appropriateness in this show. Judging will be based on creativity, compsition, technique and originality.
  An awards reception will be May 1st from 2p-4p at the Carroll County Arts Center K-12 grade awards will be presented at 3pm. First place winners will have their pictures taken for the newspapers.
The guidelines and registration form are available on our website,
www.carrollcountyarts.org      and at the Arts Center.
Carroll County Arts Center- 204 West Main Street, Carrollton, OH 44615
14th 9am Calgary United Methodist Church in Sherrodsville sponsoring a Bikeathon/Walkathon
This event will be held at the Dellroy Community Hall. This event will benefit Habitat for Humanity House in Sherrodsville.
14th 4pm-7pm Spaghetti Dinner at Perry Township Community Hall
Free will Donation. Spaghetti, Apple Sauce, Bread/Butter, Dessert and Drink.
Sponsored By: Perry Township Volunteer Fire Department.
21st 7am-11am Whopping Big Breakfast
at the Dellroy Community Building    
Served by Donation.
Brought to you by : Dellroy Lodge & 706 Independent Order of Odd Fellows
*All proceeds support local community projects & scholarships!*
21st 10am Kidz Klass at thr Carroll County Arts Center
We will be making Fairy Gardens with everything provided. Cost is $5 per person. Grades 3-7th
You can call 330-627-3739 to register for the class. This will be the last Kidz Klass until September 2016
Carroll County Arts Center- 204 West Main Street, Carrollton, OH 44615
21st Noon Carroll County Arts Photo Contest and Show
There is no entry fee but there are several new guidelines this year. There are only two categories for photos- Color, and Black and White and the photos must be framed. There is no residency requirement although the pictures must have been taken in Carroll County. For futher information, visit the CAA website at
http://www.carrollcountyarts.org     You can download the entry information or pick up a copy at the Carroll County Arts Center- 204 West Main Street, Carrollton. There will be ribbons awarded for first, second, and third places and a People's Choice Award from the public voting for their favorite photo.
** On Friday, May 27th from 6 to 8pm. there will be an Open House and Reception for the photographers with light refreshments and music. The entrants are asked to be present for this Fourth Friday event at the Arts Center.**
21st Check In begins at 7:30am 3rd Annual Sports for Sound
Join us in our mission to Assist Hearing Impaired Patients in Tuscarawas and Carroll Counties.
5K Obstacle Run,  5K Walk  ,  10K Run.
Participant Swag: All participants receive an official Sports for Sound bag, T-shirt, and complimentary food & drink (guarantees if registered by March 31).
Registration Fee:
$40 per person, per event  starting on Feb. 1st, 2016.
Register online: SportsForSound.com     Pre-registration guarntees participants requested T-shirt size.
Attendees also enjoy Silent & Chinese Auctions featuring tickets to sporting events, signed memorabilia & more!
More info at : www.SportsForSound.com     check the Facebook page-www.facebook.com/SportsForSound
Run with a purpose.1Corinthians 9.26
21st 10am-7pm Brick Street Art &  Jazz Festival in Minerva
Minerva's Historic North Market Street
The Brick Street Art & Jazz  Festival will feature professional and student jazz bands, interactive art activities for all ages, professional and amateur art exhibits, food and more. Performing will be Deeny Ott, Henrique Alvim (Brazilian jazz), the Jen Maurer Duo (blues & jazz), the John Trapani Big Band (big band), and S'yVelt (jazz & funk), as well jazz bands from Minerva, Northwest, Beaver and McKinley high schools. There will be an exhibit of LEGO works of art in Komodo Dragon Martial Arts, as well as strolling magic by Tim Angeloni, juggling and balloon creations by Joe Delagrange, a knitting circle, a drum circle, kid's art area, demonstrating artists, a gathering of woodturners, food, crafters, and more!
The Schedule of Bands is as follows:
9am- Denny Ott- Jazz Saxophone
10am- McKinley High School Jazz Band
11am- Henrique Alvim- Brazilian Jazz
12:15pm- Northwest High School Jazz Band
1:15pm- Jen Maurer Duo, jazz and blues
2:30pm- Beaver High School Jazz Band
3:30pm- John Trapani Big Band
5pm- Minerva High School Jazz Band
6pm- S'yVelt, jazz and funk
For more information please call Denise Freeland at the Minerva Area Chamber 330-868-7979
22th 12pm Carrollton Elementary School PTO is hosting a Color-A-Thon
To raise the final amounts of money needed to purchase and install playground equipment for our students.Registration begins at noon and the event starts at 1pm. Please visit the website or send a Facebook PM, or call the Carrollton Elementary School at 330-627-4592 for more information. Thank You for Your Support!
Carrollton Community Field- 207 Scio Rd, Carrollton, OH 44615
27th 6:30pm Art for Everyone at the Carroll County Arts Center
Heidi Daniels of Griffith's Greenhouse will be presenting a demonstration "The Right Place for the Right Plant".
Heidi will have discount coupons for the greenhouse for all that attend. There is no charge for the demonstration.Carroll County Arts Center- 204 West Main Street, Carrollton, OH 44615
27th 6-8pm-Open House Amateur Photography Contest & Show  & Open House & Reception
Deadline for Entry is May 21 at Noon
Two Categories- Color or Black & White
Subject must be taken in Carroll County
Entries must be framed.
With June featured artists.
1st, 2nd & 3rd place prizes will be awarded in each category.
The prize of "People's Choice" will be chosen by those who attend and vote for the photo they like the best. So be sure to stop in at the Carroll County Arts Center and vote for your favorite. Their will be light refreshments and music to entertain you. The Fourth Fridays are open to the public.
There is never an admission charge to the Arts Center.
Entry form and more details available at www.carrollcountyarts.org     or call  330-627-3739
27th  7pm Carrollton High School Graduation in the Bell-Herron Middle School Gymnasium
Congratulations to The Class of 2016 and Best of Luck in your future endeavors!

27th & 28th

Weigh in at 6pm
Pull starts 7pm
Memorial Day Weekend Tractor Pulls -Fox Township
Friday- $10/hook- 60%Payback all classes
Saturday-$20/hook
Free Parking & Free Admission,  Great Food & Entertainment!
Picnic Table Raffle (Winner drawn on Saturday) & Gun Raffle  ... (Gun Raffle Ticket Winner Drawn in October)
No Alcohol or Pets ! Disorderly Conduct will NOT BE TOLERATED & may result in removal from the grounds by Fire Department Personnel.For more information, rules & regulations and all other questions please email foxtwptractorpulls@hotmail.com
7119 Salineville Rd (State Route 39)-Mechanicstown, OH 44651
or call Jim at 330-738-2355


28th


8am-4pm
Rummage Sale to benefit the C.C.A.P.L.
Offering a wide variety such as household items, books, toys, glassware, holiday decorations, small appliances, and much more! Donuts & pastries will be available to our eat stand for "early bird" shoppers.
Sandeiches, snacks, homemade cookies, pies and cakes & beverages will also be available for sale at our eat stand. So have breakfast and or luch and browse!
Garner's Auction Barn-1186 Canyon Rd, Carrollton, OH 44615 ( Right off State Route 43- Steubenville Rd)


28th


11am-3pm
Open House and Flag Raising at former Carroll County Veterans Club Pool
The Community is invited to an open house and tours of the Ohio Appalachian Veterans Memorial and Community Center, formerly the Carroll County Veterans Club Pool.  A representative of Congressman Bill Johnson will be on hand to present a flag that was flown over the Capitol, and the Boy Scouts Troop 141 will present the flag raising at 11 am. Tours of the building and plans for its future will be shown to the public until 3pm. Free hot dogs and soft drinks will be provided.
2044 Brenner Road NE, Carrollton, OH 44615
30th

10am
Memorial Day Parade
Line up at Carrollton School on Third Street
Come honor the men and women who have offered their lives for our country. 
Parade will begin at 10 am followed by a ceremony at Westview Cemetery.
Parade route passes around Public Square,  Carrollton. 
For more info contact Toby Davis 330-627-4982                   
30th
9am-5pm
Village wide Garage Sales (Carrollton)
Free ... No permit needed
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    June 2016
1st & 2nd 9am-5pm Village wide Garage Sales (Carrollton)
Free...No permit needed
2nd 4pm-7pm Weekly Farmers Market ( Every Thursday beginning June 2nd)
MunicipaL Park in Minerva- Open to the public
3rd & 4th Weight in at 6pm
Pull starts at 7pm
Fox Township VFD Truck Pulls
$20/Hook- 60%Payback
Free Parking & Free Admission,  Great Food & Entertainment
Picnic Table Raffle & Gun Raffle Tickets available...(Winner drawn in October)
NO ALCOHOL OR PETS!
Disorderly conduct will not be tolerated & may result in removal from the grounds by Fire Department Personnel.
For more information, rules & regulations and all other quesions please email
foxtwptractorpulls@hotmail.com
7119 Salineville Rd (State Route 39)- Mechanicstown, OH 44651
or call Jim at 330-738-2355
4th 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays and fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month will be Planning to Preserve.
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket   If you are interested in becoming a vendor or have questions about the farmers market please contact Doug Hood at 330-602-2787.
4th 10am-Noon A Tattered 'n Torn Summer
Please join us won't you for a gathering of our uniquely primitive wood & cloth offering to help you celebrate those glorious leisure days of summer! Antique Furniture Reproductions... Wooden Needfuls and fun Folk Art handmade by Rick & Stacey McClure especially for you!  This event will be held at the Microtel Inn & Suites.
Microtel Inn & Suites- 1030 Canton Rd NW, Carrollton, OH 44615
4th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents "Redneck Incorporated".                                 This awesome country group has 2 male singers and 2 female singers that allows Redneck Incorpoated to perform a wide variety of songs. Fiddle adds that extra depth and sizzle not found in most country bands anymore. Redneck Incorporated strives to bring a toe tappin' party atmosphere when and wherever they play.
Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00, food/cash bar, not pets please! Come early and eat at JBChops!
Bluebird Farm Park-190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615     330-627-8046    www.ccparkdistrict.org
4th 7:30pm The Hall of Fame Chorus
The Hall of Fame Chorus will perform a program of favorites, ranging from inspirational to patriotic in a cappella barbershop harmony.This event will take place at The Roxy Theatre in Minerva. Tickets are $8 each or free for age 12 and younger and available at the Minerva Chamber Office-330-868-7979 or email  denise.freeland@minervachamber.org, or at the door.
9th 6pm Backyard Food Production Program
The Backyard Food Production Program will cover the following topics in June:
1. Properly Watering your garden
2. Natural Insect Control
3. Bat Houses
4. Livestock Series: Raising Backyard Goats
5. Goat Products
This event will take place at the Carroll County Fairgrounds Exhibit Hall.
For more information please contact Carroll SWCD at 330-627-9852 or Caroll OSU Extension Office at 330-627-4310.    Email: katelyn.valdinger@carrollswcd.org    or visit the websites:  carrollswcd.org    or    carroll.osu.edu
11th 10am-1pm Weekly Farmers Market ( Every Saturday beginning on June 11th)
Straight A's Arena in Minerva
Open to the public
10 & 11th 10-5pm-9pm
11th- Noon-9pm
Augusta Strawberry Festival
Parade- Friday  10th- 7pm line up on Route 9 North of the village
.
Come join the fun- Games- Bingo- Plenty of good food!!!
Kitchen open at 3pm-
Tractor Pulls at 7pm
Augusta Volunteer Fire Dept- 8673 Kensington Rd (Rt 9) Augusta, OH 44607
For more information: (330) 324-3211 Ron Dinger
11th 8:45am Run of the Mill 5K & 10K at the Algonquin Mill
Come out and join us for the 1st annual Run of the Mill 5K held at the Algonquin mill in the beautiful rolling hills of Carroll County. The race will begin and finish at the Algonquin Mill offering participants a scenic run. Plenty of parking and onsite restrooms will be available for participants and spectators. Proceeds from this years race will go to a local organization in Carroll County Caritas House is a safe house for adults and children victimized by emotional, physical, sexual, or verbal abuse. Caritas House offers a 24hr. hotline and a domestic violence shelter with a full support staff working around the clock.It is their goal to provide victims and survivors of domestic violence and their children with safe and secure temporary shelter in a comfortable atmosphere.
Schedule:
Friday, June 10th
5pm-8pm- Packet Pickup
Saturday, June 11th
7am-8:30am Packet Pick up
8:45am- National Anthem & Prayer
9am- 10K Run/Walk
9:10am- 5K Run/Walk
10am- Awards Ceremony ( Will begin soon after the final finisher crosses the line)
The Church sponsoring the Mill Run event is Kilgore Evangelical Church.
Sponsorship opportunities are available.- $100.00 Sponsor your family or business name will be included on the back of the race t-shirt and on the race web site.
Algonquin Mill is located at 4296 Scio Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615
For more information please visit the website:  http://joshhuggett.wix.com/runofthemill5k
11th 10am-2pm C.C.A.P.L. Hot Dog Stand and Membership Drive
C.C.A.P.L. will be selling hotdogs, coneys, beverages, CCAPL T-Shirts, Pet Products, Cookbooks, Home Baked goods and more to benefit the No-Kill animal Shelter Construction fund!
For more information please visit their website at  www.ccapl.webs.com  
or email them at  carrollcountyapl@yahoo.com
11th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents "Paul Bryant and Kentucky Border"
From the coal fields of Appalachia to the busy city sidewalks and all the Bluegrass Venues in between, this band continues to honor the traditions of the founders to forge a pathway of sustainability for those yet to come. We are proud to introduce to you the newest, most dynamic bluegrass bands to emerge on the National scene in many years!Come early and eat at JBChops! Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00, food/cash bar, not pets please! Bluebird Farm Park-190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH  44615   330-627-8046 www.ccparkdistrict.org
11th 7pm-9pm Summer in the Park welcomes "Celtic Rush"
Municipal Park in Minerva-Municipal Park Stage
Traditional Irish music
Free.... Bring a blanet or lawn chairs.
13-17th
& 20-24th
9am. Kids Summer Arts Camp at the Carroll County Arts Center
Traditional Arts Camp and the week of June 20-24 with a Sampler Arts Camp.
All camps are held at the scenic Bluebird Farm Park at 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615.
Registration fee for each camp is still at $50 per child for any student entering 3rd through 7th grade.
Campers need to bring a sack lunch with a drink each day and a morning snack will be provided.
Transportation is the responsibility of the parent. Camps are limited to 30 campers for each camp-- first come, first served. Both camps begin at 9am and end at 2pm. Registration forms can be picked up at the Carroll County Arts Center or downloaded from our website   www.carrollcountyarts.org  . The registration form must also be accompanied by an emergency medical form. This will be available on the website as well. The traditional Arts Camp will focus on painting, drawing and sculpture using the talents of three of our local artists. The Sample Week will allow students a unique "hands on" experience with creative painting, jewelry arts, theatre and culinary arts with Chef Bob from JBChops. Both weeks will feature lunchtime activities directed by Cynthia Hervey utilizing scavenger hunts, games, nature walks and yoga.
For more information please call the Carroll County Arts Center- 330-627-3739
13th 1pm Summer in the Park presents " Birds of Prey" sponsored by Stark Parks
Municipal Park Stage in Municipal Park in Minerva
Free and open to the public
15, 16, 17,& 18 TBA Minerva Homecoming at Municipal Park
Parade on Wednesday, June 15th  Line-Up from 4pm-5:30pm   Step Off at 6pm
Line-up at the Elemantary School & Middle School Parking Lots
16,17,18 TBA Fox Township Homecoming Festival
15th 5pm-8pm WTUZ Beach Party at Atwood Lake Park
Free admission. Redneck Romeos to perform from 6pm-8pm. Rain date is  June 22, 2016
For more information please contact Adria at MWCD 330-343-6647 or her Direct Line at 330-556-5106.
18th 10am-2pm C.C.A.P.L. will have a "Critter & People Strut"
Invites you and your animal friends to strut your stuff around the track at the Carroll County Fairgrounds.
Show off your dog, cat, horse, pony, goat, sheep, pig, or other furry or feathered friend. Or you can walk alone to support our no-kill animal shelter contruction! Also you & your animal buddy could win cash prizes in the "Best Dressed" contest!
** Please Note: ALL dogs must have current rabies tags or certificate. All animals must be on leads or leashed.
Anyone 17 yrs or younger must have a signed permission slip from their parent or guardian to participate.
Where: Carroll County Fairgrounds ( In case of rain, we will "strut" inside the large barn on the grounds.)
Admission: $5 per animal w/person or person alone.
Register by 12:30pm for "Best Dressed" contest. Judging begins at 1pm.
1st place= $50 cash; 2nd Place=$25.00 cash; 3rd Place=$15.00 cash
www.ccapl.webs.com
25th Noon-Midnight American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Carroll County Festival & Walk
We are looking for New teams, entertainment and planning and day of events volunteers. Please join us.          Call or email to see how you can help create a world with more birthdays and less cancer!
Enjoy lots of food, music & entertainment, games, prizes and so much more! Free & Open to the Public.
Rain or Shine.
Survivor Celebration: 10:30am. (Registration 10am)
Opening Ceremony: Noon
Survivor/Caregiver & Team Lap: Following the Opening Ceremony
Health Fair: Noon-3pm
Wagon Decorating Contest & Parade: 4pm
Luminaria: Dusk approx. 9:30pm
Spirit of Relay Closing Ceremony: 11:30pm
For more information about how to get involved contact:  Renee Walker, ACS Community Manager   1-888-227-6446 x 2204      Renee.Walker@cancer.org        RelayForLife.org/CarrollCoOH
Facebook.com/RelayForLifeofCarrollCounty            Celebrate.Remember.FightBack
25th 10am-1pm Safe Kids of Carroll County will have a Free Car Seat Check
at Huebner Chevrolet-Oldmobile-Sabaru- 1155 Canton Rd NW, Carrollton, OH 44615
Have your child's car seat checked by a Certified Child Passenger Seat Technician.
NO APPOINTMENT NECESSARY!
Parent/or Legal guardian must accompany child.
Call the Carroll County General Health District for more information at 330-627-4866.
25th 10am-2pm C.C.A.P.L. Hot Dog Stand and Membership Drive
C.C.A.P.L. will be selling hotdogs, coneys, beverages, CCAPL T-Shirts, Pet Products, Cookbooks, Home Baked goods and more to benefit the No-Kill Animal Shelter Construction Fund!
For more information please visit their website at www.ccapl.webs.com
or you can email them at carrollcountyapl@yahoo.com
25th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents" Jersey- the Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band"
This band was formed with one goal, to pay tribute to one of America's greatest musical acts. To do justice to the music of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. This is a 7 piece band made up of some of the ares finest musicians. Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00, Concert is FREE, food/cash bar, no pets please. Come early and eat at JBChops. Bluebird Farm Park- 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615    330-627-8046  www.ccparkdistrict.org
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2nd 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays and fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month will be Zucchini Madness!
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket    If you are interested in becoming a vendor or have questions please contact Doug Hood at 330-602-2787.
3rd Dusk Veteran's Memorial Fireworks at Carroll County Fairgrounds
4th Dusk Atwood Lake Fireworks
9th TBA Chair-ity Event fundraiser for the arts in Minerva at the Hart Mansion.
There will be a silent auction of chairs and other small pieces of furniture designed by local artists, student artwork for sale, heavy hors d'oeuves and desserts. Tickets will again be $75 and sponsorships are available for $200, which includes one free ticket. For more information please call the Minerva Area Chamber at 330-868-7979
9th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents"HappyMon".
A tropical paradise atmosphere with special Caribbean props and lighting along with a "World Beat" infectious "Trop Rock" style that appeals to all age groups. Join us for a "Cheeseburger in Paradise", "Be the Son of a Sailor", wear your favorite island clothes and enjoy your Boat Drinks, because "Come Monday it'll be alright!"
Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00, Concert is FREE!  Food/Cash bar, no pets please! Come early and eat at JBChops. Bluebird Farm Park- 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH  44615  330-627-8046  www.ccprkdistrict.org
13th 1pm Summer in the Park presents " Sandy Creek Wildlife" sponsored by Stark Parks
Municipal Park Stage in Minerva
Free and open to the public
14-17th TBA Flight Fest in Malvern
Radio Flyers, Drones & More. More details in the future.
16th 7am-11am-Bfast
All day for Garage Sales
Whopping Big Breakfast with Dellroy Town Wide Garage Sales
Dellroy Community Building
Served by Donation.
Brought to you by: Dellroy Lodge & 706 Independent Order of Odd Fellows
*All proceeds support local community projects & scholarships!*
Stay after the breakfast and enjoy Town Wide Garage Sales in Dellroy.
19th-24th TBA 166th Annual Carroll County Fair
Carroll County Fairgrounds
20th-23rd TBA Alive Christian Music Festival
at Atwood Lake Park
22nd-23rd Friday @6pm-Sat. @ Noon Relay for Life
Municipal Park in Minerva
29th TBA Minerva vs Carrollton Alumni Football Game in Minerva
29th-30th Fri- 6pm-10pm
Sat- 4pm-+
Dellroy VFD Homecoming
Rides for kids, Bouncehouses, Swings, and more!
Parade- Sat. July 30th Line -up at 5pm  Step-Off at 6pm
Walking units in Parade will line-up at Al-Bi Winery, Trucks and motor vehicles will line-up staring at the 1st pull-off past the bridge going towards the East Marina at Atwood Lake.
For more info please call Dawnett Lawther (330) 936-3545
30th 7:30am  1st Annual-St. John's Villa Balloon Memorial 5K Race
7:30am- Registration
8:30am-Kids Fun Run
9am-5K Race begins
Early Bird Registration- $20.00
Day of Race-$25.00
Course Description: This course will be run on the grounds of St. John's Villa. This course is challenging and not recommended for strollers. It has hills and will be run along mowed trails and through some beautiful scenery. You may even see some deer and other wildlife along the way. The course will be well marked.
Awards: Overall Male and Female 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Age groups as follows for male and female.Results will be posted at the race and age group awards will be announced.
Mmeorial Balloon Release: Memorial Balloons will be available for purchase before the race for $5.00 each. The balloons will be released at the finish of the race. If you are unable to stay for the release we will have residents here to release them for you.
St. John's Villa- 701 Crest Street , Carrollton, OH 44615
If you have any questions/concerns please call Danielle Snider or Susan DeChiara at 330-627-9789
30th 3pm Rodeo in Municipal Park in Minerva
Kids' rodeo events, such as Mutton Busting, Stick Horse Racing, and the Calf Scramble will begin at 3pm and Buckeye Rodeo Company of Lakeville,Ohio will provide the main event at 7pm. Events will include Barback Bronc Riding, Steer Wrestling, Calf Roping, Bull Riding, Barrel Racing, Saddle Bronc Riding and Team Roping.
There will be vendors for food and other products in the park starting at noon, and the Minerva Firemen's Association will sponsor a beer garden all day and a concert by country band 23 Southbound at 9pm. The beer garden will also be open Friday evening during the Minerva vs Carrollton Alumni Football Game.
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5th & 6th Friday- 5pm- +
Sat- 3pm- +
Loudon Township Annual Homecoming & Tractor Pull & Fish Fry
Tractor Pull dead weight starts at 6pm. Fish Fry at 5pm.on Friday
Parade on Saturday the 6th- Line-up at 4pm, Step-Off at 5pm- Line-up on Bear Rd. North of Kilgore
Tractor Pulls on Saturday begin at 3pm, take a break for the Parade, then go back to pulling again.
For more information please call 330-739-6000 or 330-739-2016.
6th 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays and fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month is Tomatoe/Tomahto!
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket    If you are interested in becoming a vendor or have questions about the farmers market please contact Doug Hood at 330-602-2787.
6th 3pm Loudon Township Annual Homecoming & Tractor Pull & Chicken BBQ & Parade
Tractor Pull dead weight sign in at 2pm, Pull at 3pm, Parade line-up 4pm-5pm Step off at 5pm
Chicken BBQ starts at 4pm-?
 For more information please call 330-739-6000   330-739-2016  330-739-5115
6th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents"Lincoln Way Band".
Lincoln Way Band is a high energy group of musicians playing both todays popular country and yesterday's favorites. Come early and eat at JBChops! Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00-Concert is FREE!
Food/cash bar, no pets please! Bluebird Farm Park-190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615
330-627-8046    www.ccparkdistrict.org
10th-13th Various times Scio Fall Festival
Wednesday- 5K at 7pm.
Friday- Parade  Lineup- at 5:30pm- Step Off at 6:30PM
Sat- Car Show at Noon
Main Street in Scio- For more information please call Jim Thompson at (740) 945-0260
11th 6:30pm Canton Symphony Brass Quintet
Presented by Stark Parks & The Canton Symphony
Municipal Park Stage in Municipal Park in Minerva
Concert is Free and Open to the public.
Activities start at 5:30pm... concert at 6:30pm
12th-14th Friday- 5pm-9pm
Sat- 3pm-9pm
Sun- Noon-7pm
Sandy Beaver Canal Days (Magnolia)
PARADE- Sunday, August 14th- Line-up at 1pm, Step-Off at 2pm
Line-Up at Old Magnolia School grounds on Rt. 183 (Harrison Street)
For more information or to register for the parade please call Bonnie Welker at 330-866-9288
13th 10am-2pm Summer in the Park presents "Family Fun Day"
Municipal Park in Minerva
Free and open to the public
13th 11am-1:30pm 2016 Back to School Safety and Wellness Extravaganza
Held at the Carroll County Fairgrounds
For more information please contact Carroll County General Health Dept at 330-627-4866 ext. 57
13th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents " Code Red".
Code Red is Northeast Ohio's best part dance band! Country, Rock, Motown, Blues and Pop. Code Red has something for everyone! Come early and eat at JBChops. Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5, concert is FREE!
Food/Cash Bar, NO Pets Please! Bluebird Farm Park- 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615
www.ccparkdistrict.org  330-627-8046
20th 7pm-9pm Summer in the Park presents "Around the Block "
Municipal Park Stage at Municipal Park in Minerva
Concert is FREE and open to the public
Music type- Oldies
Bring a blanket or lawn chairs
20th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents " New Wave Nation".
New Wave Nation... does set the bar much higher for what a live band can and should be... An experience! Creating the look and feel of an 80's arena style rock concert, while performing the greatest anthems of the generation of excess, in a way that celebrates the best if what music has to offer!
Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00- Concert is FREE! Food/cash bar, no pets please! Come early and eat at JBChops. Bluebird Farm Park- 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH  44615  330-627-8046   www.ccparkdistrict.org
27th 11am-3pm 2nd Annual- St. John's Villa Car & Craft Show
Car Show Registration- starts at 9am-11am     Car Show Registration fee- $10.00   
All makes & models are welcome!
Dash Plaques to the first 50 cars... Top 10 awards... 50/50 drawing
Craft show set up available- 7:30am        Craft show runs  9am-3pm    Craft show table  $20.00
DJ- Tom "The Spike Man"  Spiker
Concessions available throughout the event.
*All proceeds benefit St. John's Villa*
This event will be held at St. John's Villa ( behind Wendy's)- 701 Crest Street, Carrollton, OH 44615
For more information please call 330-627-9789
27th 2pm Loudon Township Transfer Pulls
sign in at 2pm, Pull at 3pm For more information please call 330-739-6000  or 330-739-2016
27th 7pm Bluebird Farm Park Summer Concert Series presents " Awesome Possum".
Simply one of the best bluegrass bands in this area. Listen, dance, laugh and enjoy the evening of toe tappin' sounds. Bring your lawn chairs, parking is $5.00 concert is FREE! Food/Cash bar, no pets please. Come early and eat at JBCHops.
Bluebird Farm Park- 190 Alamo Rd SE, Carrollton, OH  44615  330-627-8046  www.ccparkdistrict.org
29-30th 10am-5pm 35th Annual Great Trail Arts & Crafts Festival
You are invited to attend Ohio's largest and finest French and Indian era festival. Come, see it, participate in it, enjoy it. The Great Trail Festival is a special celebration of American Folk Art, with Contemporary and Country Crafting. A unique experience wihch invites you discovery and pleasure. Enjoy the delightful atmosphere which only a festival of early American can endear. Craft shopping is always a pleasure in the large, shaded story book glade. Savor the wide variety of delici kettle-cooked foods and refrous kettle-cooked foods and refreshments. Great Trail is the Hallmark of Distinctive Exhibitors and colorful living histroy. Bring your friends and share in this exciting experience!
Flag raising every day at 11am. Live music & Clog Dancing, Show fiddlers & Scottish Pipers, Historical Lectures & Demonstrations, Scenic Grist Mill, Live Buffalo Herd, Battle Reenactment Daily- 1pm- Acres of Free Parking.
Adults: $6.00 per person, Youth (10-17) $4.00 each, Children (under10) Free when accompanied by an adult
Group Rates are available, NO PETS permitted.
Great Trail Festival Grounds- 6331 Canton Road, Malvern, OH 44644
For more information please contact- (330) 794-9100    www.greattrailfestival.com
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                                                                      September 2016
3rd 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays adn fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month will be An Apple a Day!
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket   If you are interested in becoming a vendor or have questions about the farmers market please contact Doug Hood at 330-602-2787.
5,6 & 7th 10am-5pm 35th Annual Great Trail Arts & Crafts Festival
You are invited to attend Ohio's largest and finest French and Indian era festival. Come, see it, participate in it, enjoy it. The Great Trail Festival is a special celebration of American Folk Art, with Contemporary and Country Crafting. A unique experience which invites you discovery and pleasure. Enjoy the delightful atmosphere which onlu a festival of early American can endear. Craft shopping is always a pleasure in the large, shaded story book glade. Savor the wide variety of delicious kettle cooked foods and refreshments. Great Trail is the Hallmark of Distinctive Exhibitors and colorful living history. Bring your friends and share in this exciting experience!
Flag raising every day at 11am. Live music & clog dancing, Show fiddlers & Scottish Pipers, Historical Lectures & Demonstrations, Scenic Grist Mill, Live Buffalo Herd, Battle Reenactment Daily- 1pm Acres of Free parking.
Adults: $6.00 per person, Youth (10-17) $4.00 each, Children (under10) Free when accompanied by an adult
Group Rates are available, NO PETS permitted.
Great Trail Festival Grounds- 6331 Canton Road, Malvern, OH 44644
For more information please contact- (330) 794-9100   www.greattrailfestival.com
8th 6pm Backyard Food Production Program
The Backyard Food Program will wrap up the year with a tour of Twigg Winery and a Fall Feast to Celebrate Our Harvest. Additional topics to be covered on this night will include:
1. Growing Grapes adn Making Wine
2. Health Benefits of Grapes and Wine
3. Growing Giant Pumpkins and Vegetables
This event will take place at Twigg Winery in Mechanicstown.
For more information please contact Carroll SWCD at 330-627-9852 or Carroll OSU Extension Office at 330-627-4310.  Email: katelyn.valdinger@carrollswcd.org   or visit the websites: carrollswcd.org    or  carroll.osu.edu
10th 6:30pm Carroll Bible Chapel Concert Series
Join us as we welcome "The Needhams from Murfreesboro, TN"
A love offering will be taken for this concert. Guest are asked to bring in 2 Food items per person to be collected and then donated to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry. The concert will take place at the Carrollton Bible Chapel-
365 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615. for additional information please call Richard Cunningham at
330-739-4005 or 330-323-9253 or 330-627-7376. You may also email him directly at  Kilgoredj@gmail.com
16th 9am Jon Capri Classic Memorial Golf Outing
at Edgewater Golf Course- 2401 Fox Avenue SE, Minerva, OH 44657
4 Player Scramble   - 8am- Registration     9am- Shotgun start         Coffee & donuts
Complimentary refreshments        Dinner & Awards immediately following the event
Each player on the winning team will receive a plaque to memorialize the event.
A plaque honoring the winning teams will be on display in the lobby of St. John's Villa Multi-purpose building in Carrollton, OH. This event will benefit the residents activities of the Villa.
Win a 2016 Ford Fusion- 30 month lease- Hole -In-One on #10.
Hole #2- Closest 2nd Shot, Hole #8 -Closest 1st shot, Hole #9-Longest Putt, Hole #10- Hole-In-One
Hole#11- Longest & Shortest Drives, Hole #14- Accuracy Contest
For more information please call Susan DeChiara or Danielle Snider atSt. John's Villa- 330-627-9789
16th & 17th 6pm Loudon Township Truck and Tractor Pull
For more information please call 330-739-6000 or 330-739-2016  or 740-543-3372
23rd 7pm Minerva Area Chamber of Commerce & Small Town Monsters proudly present The First "Monster-Movie" Short Film Festival!
Kick off Minerva Monster Day the right way! At the Historic Roxy Theatre in downtown Minerva.
All ages welcome to make and submit your short films( under 5 minutes). Your short films will be shown on the big screen at the Roxy Theatre.Prizes for the Best Short Films! Submissions can be made to
smalltownmonsters@gmail.com via YouTube, Vimeo, or DropBox Links and should be appropriate for all ages.
May the best "Monster Movie" win!
For more information visit  http://SMALLTOWNMONSTERS.COM/MINERVAMONSTERDAY or
http://Facebook.com/SMLTOWNMONSTERS
24th 10am-1pm Scarecrows on the Square
Activities for all ages!  Businesses and local organizations construct Scarecrows on Public Square in downtown Carrollton. This creations remain on display until October 17th to greet visitors to Carroll County during our fall season. For more information please call 330-627-0103
24th 3pm Loudon Township Dead Weight Pull
Sign in at 2pm, Pull at 3pm  For more information please call 330-739-6000  or 330-739-2016
24th Car Show 12p-4p
 Fest- 12p-9p
Octoberfest/Brick Street Car Show in Minerva
more detail to follow
30th 10am-9pm 34th Annual Atwood Area Fall Festival
Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Pow-Wow, Contest, Food, Car Show, Exhibits, Haunted Hayride, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Pumpkin Decorating, Crafts For Kids,Kids Train Ride, Petting Zoo, Antique Tractors, Model RC Jets & Planes and more!  Cost: $5 per person    12 and under free    Senior Day is Friday ($2 for 55+)
Atwood Lake Park- 9500 Lakeview Rd NE, Mineral City, OH 44656     330-343-6780
www.atwoodfallfest.org          www.atwoodparkohio.org
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                                                                         October 2016
1st 8am-Noon Carrollton Farmers Market
OSU Extension will be participating in the market this year. Interactive displays and fun activities are being planned for the first Saturday of each month. This month will be Simply Squash.
You can follow the Carrollton Farmers Market on Facebook by going to
www.facebook.com/carrollfarmmarket    If you are interested in becoming a vendor or have questions about the farmers market please contact Doug Hood at 330-602-2787.
1 & 2nd 1st- 10am-9pm
2nd- 10am-5pm
34th Annual Atwood Fall Festival
Arts & Crafts, Entertainment, Pow-Wow, Contests, Food, Car Show, Exhibits, Haunted Hay Ride, Kiddie Tractor Pull, Pumpkin Decorating, Crafts for Kids, Kids Train Ride, Petting Zoo, Antique Tractors, Model RC Jets & Planes and more! Cost: $5 per person    12 and under -free     Senior Day is Friday($2 for 55+)
Atwood Lake Park-9500 Lakeview Rd NE, Mineral City, OH 44656      330-343-6780
www.atwoodfallfest.org         www.atwoodparkohio.org
4th 7am-11am Whopping Big Breakfast
Dellroy Community Building
Served by Donation.
Brought to you by; Dellroy Lodge & 706 Independent Order of Odd Fellows
*All proceeds support local community projects & scholarships!*
7, 8, & 9th 9am-5pm 46th Annual Alqonquin Mill Fall Festival
Rain or shine, come enjoy this lively festival set ina reconstructed pioneer village centered around an operational, steam-powered, 19th century flour ill. Time-honored crafts, skills and techniques are actively demonstrated throughout the weekend with many products available for purchase. Sit back and enjoy country, bluegrass or gospel music, clog dancers or our fine high school bands or choirs on our open air stage. Quality contemporary crafts, delicious period food, great hands on activities for children. Church service in the schoolhouse on the Mill grounds Sunday 8am
Admission-$8 per vehicle
tourbuses welcome, by pre-arrangement only
Camping $15 per night
No pets or Firearms allowed on Festival Grounds at Any Time!
Algonquin Mill Complex- 234 Autumn Rd SW, Carrollton, OH 44615    Telephone# - 330-627-5910
www.carrollcountyohio.com/history/mill/millfest.htm           email: cchs@carrollcountyohio.com
29th 6pm Loudon Township Trunk or Treat
Starts at 6pm, Party to follow at 7pm
For more information please call 330-739-5115
29th 6:30pm Carrollton Bible Chapel Concert Series
Join us as we welcome the "Down East Boys" from Reidsville, NC.
A Love offering will be taken for this concert. Guest are asked to please bring in 2 Food items per person to be collected and then donated to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry. The concert will take place at the
Carrollton Bible Chapel- 365 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615     For additional information please call
Richard Cunningham at 330-739-4005 or 330-323-9253 or 330-627-7376
You may email him directly at Kilgoredj@gmail.com
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                                       November 2016
5th 10am-4pm Tea Tasting; Teas for the Holidays
(Free and Open to the public)
We offer the following:
Garden Art/Gifts/Tea, Fairy garden accessories and plants, Antiques, re-purposed furniture, seeds and potting supplies, vegetable and flower plants, expanded herb selection
Stone House Gardens- 9769 Lowmiller Road, Minerva, OH 44657
For more information please call 330-575-2448
5th 10am-3pm Carrollton Band Craft Show
High School Gymnasium
$1 Admission- Free Parking
For more information please call Bonnie at 330-806-2253 or Rose at 330-806-6649
5th TBA Loudon Township Vegas Night
For more information please call 330-739-5115  or    740-543-3372
5th TBA Hospice Talent Show
Bell-Herron Middle School Auditorium
25th 1pm Carrollton Christmas Parade
Line-up at Noon on 3rd Street NE- (School Street)
Step-off at 1pm.
25th 11am-11pm Coley's Stag Reunion
The Coley's Stag Reunion is held annually the Friday after Thanksgiving at Long's Storage Unit # 921 on Canton Rd NW, Carrollton 44615. Plan to attend to see old friends and to make new ones.
www.coleystag.com 
25th-27th Fri & Sat 10am-5pm

Sunday 12p-5pm
McCook House Christmas Open House
Come and visit the McCook house on the square and enjoy the Christmas decorations and trees that have been decorated by local non-profits. Cost is by donation.
Candlelight Tour is only on Nov. 25th, 2016,  from 6:30pm-8:30pm.
Any questions please call 330-627-0103.
26th 10am 25th Annual Gobbler Open at Carroll Meadows Golf Course
 Come and work off that extra helping of pumpkin pie at this Golf Scramble with a shotgun start. Price includes everything. 18 and over please. 1130 Meadowbrook Lane NE, Carrollton, OH 44615 
Call Carroll Meadows Golf Course for more information/ prices/ directions  330-627-2663
26th & 27th Sat- 10am-5pm
Sun- 11am-4pm
Sandy Valley Christmas Craft Show
Free Parking  & Free Admission
This is held at Sandy Valley High School- 5362 State Route 183 NE, Magnolia, OH 44643
For more information please call Sarah Leyda at the High School 330-866-3339
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                                                                         December 2016
3rd & 4th Sat- 10am-5pm
Sun- 12p-5pm
McCook House Christmas Open House
Come and visit the McCook house on the square and enjoy the Christmas decorations and trees that have been decorated by local non-profits. Cost is by donation. Any questions please call 330-627-0103.
3rd 6:30pm Carrollton Bible Chapel Concert Series
Join us as we welcome "Jonathan White"  from Canton, Ohio for a Christmas concert.
A love offering will be taken for this concert. Guest are asked to please bring in 2 Food items per person to be collected and then donated to the Loaves & Fishes Food Pantry. The concert will take place at the Carrollton Bible Chapel- 365 Steubenville Rd SE, Carrollton, OH 44615    For additional information please call
Richard Cunningham at 330-739-4005 or 330-323-9253 or 330-627-7376
You may email him directly at Kilogoredj@gmail.com
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