Canfield Community Briefs


CHS eighth-grade orientation is Feb. 21

Canfield High School’s eighth-grade information and orientation session will be Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Canfield High School auditorium.

The evening will include tours, demonstrations, question-and-answer sessions, information on the registration process, assistance with course selection and discussions addressing National Honors Society, class rank and graduation requirements.

Local church to serve chicken dinner

Western Reserve United Methodist Church, located at 4580 Canfield Road in Canfield, will have a drive-through chicken dinner from 4 p.m. until they sold out Feb. 7.

The cost is $7 per meal and includes stuffed chicken breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans and a brownie.

Making Kids Count benefit dinner

On March 15, Making Kids Count will host its first benefit dinner at Avion on the Water in Canfield. Proceeds from the event will go to the various programs Making Kids Count sponsors.

This event will include dinner, dessert, a cash bar, chance auction and entertainment. Invitations will be mailed in February.

Anyone interested in receiving an invitation for this event or for more information on this event, should send an email with mailing and email addresses to mkc@makingkidscount.org or call the office at 330-758-3434.

Father-daughter princess dance at Boardman Park

Boardman Park will host its 10th annual Father-Daughter princess dance at the Lariccia Family Community Center. The dance will be on three nights this year: Feb. 15 and 16 from 6-9 p.m., and Feb. 17 from 5-8 p.m.

This semi-formal dance will include dinner, dancing to DJ music and more. A professional photo for a keepsake of this event will also be included. Tickets are now on sale. They can be purchased at the park office, Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. No tickets will be sold at the door.

Fun for 4s & 5s at library

The Canfield library will host developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader Tuesday, as well as Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tales to tails at library

Sign up to read to a registered therapy dog at the Canfield library on Jan. 28 at 6:30 p.m., which helps develop reading skills, promotes confidence, and encourages a love of reading. Readers of all levels and abilities are welcome. Bring a book of your choice. Dogs are provided by K-9 for Compassion, registered Delta society therapy dogs. Sign-up is required. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the Canfield. The event is for school-aged children.

Fun for 4s & 5s at library

The Canfield library will host developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 4-5) become a successful reader Tuesday, as well as Jan. 29 at 10 a.m. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tales for toddlers set in January

Join the Canfield library for developmentally-appropriate books, songs, rhymes, finger plays and other activities that will help your child (ages 2-3) become a successful reader at 10 a.m. on Wednesday. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Yoga at Fellows Riverside Gardens

Join Marina Perdos in the mornings (9:30-11 a.m.) and Karres Cvetkovich in the evenings (5:30-7 p.m.) for a blend of energizing yoga styles that will help you keep a healthy outlook Tuesdays and Thursdays in January. Students at all levels are welcome. Bring a mat and small blanket.

There is a $10 fee per class. Call Fellows Riverside Gardens for information.

Piloxing in the park

This unique program, instructed by Angela Lubonovich, mixes Pilates and boxing into a fat-blasting and muscle-toning workout guaranteed to whip you into shape. Bring a mat and water. Classes are held at Pioneer Pavilion Jan. 30 from 6-7 p.m. Call REC to register; the fee is $10 per session.

Do Pilates in the park

Increase your understanding of various Pilate’s concepts and movements with instructor Angela Lubonovich Jan. 21, and 28 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Classes held at Pioneer Pavilion. Bring a mat and water. Call REC to register; the fee is $32 all four sessions or $10 per session.

Learn about ice making

During the early 1900s, the Youngstown Ice Company harvested ice for commercial use from Mill Creek and the Mahoning River. Look back at the ice harvesting industry and then take a walk to see what remains of the Youngstown Ice Company’s heyday at Mill Creek Park Jan. 27 at 1:30 p.m. Those interested can then continue with a hike around Lake Glacier. Meet at the Davis Center. This hike is a moderate rating with hills and steps and will span 1/4 or 3 miles.

Get free pancakes on Feb. 5

IHOP is giving away free pancakes on Feb. 5 to celebrate National Pancake Day. The fundraiser aims to raise $3 million to kick off Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ 30th anniversary. Visit any IHOP location to participate.

Kindle klass is Jan. 29

Bring your Kindle to the Canfield library at 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 29 and the librarians will show you how to download eBooks from the library’s Digital Catalog on our website. Don’t forget your Amazon account and email information. Space is limited. Call 330-744-8636 and ask for the branch by name to register.

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