Around Garrettsville: Library book sale, Medicare 101 coming this week, plus more upcoming events

The St. Ambrose St. Patrick’s Day Reverse Raffle Dinner is back to being held at Sugar Bush. The event on March 16 includes dinner, coffee, iced tea, cash bar, DJ, reverse raffle, 50/50, and a Chinese auction. Tickets are $100 for two meals and one number, grand prize is $1,000.

There will be side boards available also. An additional $20 will get you a buy back of your number, (a second chance). Only 100 tickets will be sold. Every 20 draws will receive a prize. Come enjoy an evening out. Contact Marie Elium for available tickets at [email protected] or text/call 330-322-8561.

The Garrettsville Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Sip-N-Shop, a wine tasting/craft/artisan show, from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 27 on Main Street this summer. The chamber is currently looking for crafters interested in participating in this fun event. Come out and listen to music, sip wine (in the DORA) and sell your crafts.

Artisans wanted! Profits from this event will be put toward the beautification of Garrettsville.

Deadline to apply is June 27. Contact Jackie Rinearson at [email protected] with any questions.

The Garrettsville Curtains up Theatre is happy to announce its July production will be “Steel Magnolias.” Watch for future auditions notices.

Medicare 101 is coming to the Garrettsville Branch of the Portage County District Library. Are you or someone you know turning 65 and have questions about Medicare? When does it begin? How much does it cost?

Jeff Rinearson of Ohio Health Benefits is hosting a free educational event to inform you about Medicare and your options. The event is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in The Garrettsville Library, 10482 South St., Garrettsville. Call 330-633-7713 for reservations.

Friends of the Garrettsville Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16. Every day is Bag Day — bring your own bag and fill it for only $5. All proceeds will support Garrettsville local library, located at 10482 South St., in beautiful Garrettsville.

Garrettsville Hiram Rotary is hosting its annual Scotch Doubles to benefit the Tom Collins Rotary Memorial Trail. They are over halfway to their goal and anticipate breaking ground this year!

Cost is $50 a couple. There will be a Chinese auction. This event will take place at Sky Lanes on March 2. Contact a Rotary member for tickets.

Mark your calendars, the big dates around Garrettsville are:

Business showcase April 25

Garage Sale Weekend May 17-19,

The five Car Cruises are May 25, June 22, July 20, Aug. 10, and September (date pending).

Summerfest is June 28, 29 and 30.

The St. Ambrose Chicken Festival is June 29 and 30

Sip and Shop on Main July 27, Peach Social Aug. 10, Fall Festival Sept. 28

Small Business Saturday is Nov. 30 and Clock Tower Lighting and Santa Claus

For your information to appear in this article, contact Jackie Rinearson at [email protected].

Jackie Loreta-Rinearson
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