Mis- and Disinformation has become part of our society. As we enter into another election season, the amount of mis- and disinformation reaching our communities though social media, emails, text messages and more will continue to increase. This presentation, developed by LWV of the US and facilitated by a member of the LWV of Northern Portage County, will take participants though: Understanding the landscape Defining the problem Responsible engagement Active participation All members of the public is welcome to attend […]
Bring on the babies! This new event combines a more traditional storytime with space to play. Kick off the day with us at 10:30 for a brief, 15 minute toddler storytime then stay to play. Can't make it at 10:30? That's ok! Stop in any time during the day and play as much as you'd like. We'll also have an additional special activity planned each session at 1:30 pm. The room will be set up with toys and gross motor […]
Freedom Township Historical Society will have pumpkins, gourds & cornstalks available for donation at the Fall Festival located at the Freedom Township Community Pavillion where Routes 700,88, & 303 intersect. Big pumpkins, little pumpkins, white pumpkins & lots of gourds are generously donated by Pochedly Farms. FREEDOM books by Deral White will also be available as well as T shirts (order in advance) & baseball caps. If interested, you may take a tour of Drakesburg School # 2.
Haymaker Farmers' Market is a producers-only marker for the Kent-area producers of local foods and farm crafts, bringing the best food to you every week of the year! Fresh produce, baked goods, meats, eggs, cheese, preserves, honey, maple, sweet treats, fresh roasted coffee, body products, food trucks, and much more! Approximately 25-40 vendors each week with an ever changing seasonal mix of products will have something for everyone. We welcome the Ohio Direction Card and offer a $25/week Produce Perks […]
Join us as we gain insight on the writing from a disabled Vietnam veteran who confronted his PTSD with ballroom dancing. Serving in three combat tours as a U.S. Army pilot in Vietnam and Cambodia, Joe Sepsey did not know he had PTSD. After being diagnosed by a VA psychologist in 2006, Joe was challenged to find something to not only help him live with PTSD but to improve his quality of life. Joe picked ballroom dancing and he will […]
Come join us for our Fall Festival Car/Craft/Vendor Show at 8966 St. Rt. 700, Ravenna at the Freedom Town Hall. We will have live entertainment throughout the day. Our very own Daisy will be doing Cow Chip Bingo. A chance to WIN MONEY!!! A variety of crafters/vendors and cars will be there for everyone. There will be a bounce house for the kids as well. We will have a 50/50 raffle and basket raffles. Pre-sale tickets for the 50/50 raffle […]
Featuring poet and singer Mwatabu Okantah, pianist/keyboard artist Vince Robinson, guitarist Ismail Douglass,drummer Chuck Orange, and bassist Glenn Holmes, this unique collaboration gives meaning to the old saying, "Word sounds have power!" The music is eclectic and swings from African inspired rhythms to gospel, through the blues, straight ahead jazz, p-funk into a hard driving roots reggae groove. Baba Okantah likes to say "ain't hip hop, but it's hip!" For all ages, no registration. The Concert Series is generously supported […]
Come to this new Genealogy Club, co-sponsored by the Kent Historical Society and the Kent Free Library. The club will meet the 4th Tuesday of each month with speakers, special guests, and time for sharing your own research. At ths introductory program, meet other genealogists and learn about the genealogy resources that are available to you free through the library and historical society. No registration required. For adults 18+.
The Kent State University Glauser School of Music presents a voice recital featuring alumnus Spencer Lawrence Boyd, tenor. He and Ryan McNamara will perform repertoire from throughout the ages in the intimate setting of the School's Ludwig Recital Hall. Admission is free and no reservations are required.