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Grief support group
Help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member, or friend

Participants may begin anytime during the 14-week period.


INFO 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm, The Chapel Green Campus, 1800 Raber Rd. , Green, OH 44685

Great Parenting in a Media-Driven World

This three-part series is for any parent who knows what a struggle it is to keep up with their kids as so many different things call for their attention. Maybe it's social media or texting, snapchat or video games, there are so many pieces vying for your child's time and money. Join us starting September 10 as part of Wednesday Nights at CCC.

INFO 7:00 pm, Christ Community Chapel – Aurora Campus, 252 N Chillicothe Road, Aurora, OH 44202

Christ the King MOPs

Our group is open to any mom with children from birth through kindergarten. The first meeting is free, and we meet from September through May on the second Friday of each month. Meetings include breakfast, fellowship, speakers and discussion, and crafts. Child care is available.

INFO 9:00 AM, 30635 Lorain Rd, North Olmsted, 44070

Ugandan Orphan's Choir

Parma Heights Baptist Church is hosting the Ugandan Orphan’s Choir at all three worship services on Sunday, September 21, at 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am. These wonderful children will present energizing, Christ-centered music as they share the plight of kids living in poverty all around the globe. The church is located at 8971 West Ridgewood Drive in Parma Heights. For more information call the church office at (440) 886-6100.

INFO 8:15am, 9:30am and 11:00am, Parma Heights Baptist Church, 8971 West Ridgewood Dr, Parma Hts OH 44130

OK, Inc. - Friends4Friends Campaign Film Festival

Press Release:
    Join OK, Inc. for the regional premier of the Friends4Friends Campaign Film Festival!

Date: Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time: Doors Open at 6:30PM
Host Location: Warrensville Heights High School – 4270 Northfield Rd., Cleveland 44128

What: OK, Inc. is showcasing short films created by local teens from Bedford, Warrensville Heights, Chaney, Western Reserve, Salem, Campbell Memorial, and Austintown Fitch High Schools. The films were created to heighten awareness of the dangers of alcohol, drugs, sexting, bullying, and more!  This FREE event will have all the glamour of an Oscar night!

Vote: Vote by visiting Operation Keepsake, Inc.’s YouTube Channel and ‘Like’ your favorite film.

More information:
OK@operationkeepsake.com or 330.486.0602

INFO 6:30 PM, Warrensville Heights High School, 4270 Northfield Road, Cleveland, OH 44128

OK, Inc. - Friends4Friends Campaign Film Festival

Press Release:

    Join OK, Inc. for the regional premier of the Friends4Friends Campaign Film Festival!

Date: Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time: Doors Open at 6:30PM
Host Location: Austintown Fitch High School - 4560 Falcon Dr., Austintown 44515

What: OK, Inc. is showcasing short films created by local teens from Bedford, Warrensville Heights, Chaney, Western Reserve, Salem, Campbell Memorial, and Austintown Fitch High Schools. The films were created to heighten awareness of the dangers of alcohol, drugs, sexting, bullying, and more!  This FREE event will have all the glamour of an Oscar night!

Vote: Vote by visiting Operation Keepsake, Inc.’s YouTube Channel and ‘Like’ your favorite film.

More information:
OK@operationkeepsake.com or 330.486.0602

INFO 6:30 PM, Austintown Fitch High School, 4560 Falcon Drive, Austintown, OH 44515

Dinners On!

Free Hot Meal! Personal hygiene and cleaning supplies while they last.

INFO 5:30 pm, 1889 Vernon Odom Blvd, Akron, OH 44320

The Singing Angels

The Singing Angels 50th anniversary concert - Free Admission to concert

INFO 7:00 pm, Christ the King Church, 30635 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070


NEOCycle, an urban cycling festival consisting of competitive races and unique rides connected by live entertainment and an interactive, action-filled festival at Cleveland Metroparks Edgewater Park on the shores of Lake Erie. The Hub at Edgewater Park will be packed with fun featuring live music; cycling and outdoor lifestyle venders, exhibits and activities; many of Cleveland’s famous food trucks and a beer garden featuring various beer options. Admission for The Hub at Edgewater Park is free. For more information visit www.neocycle.org

INFO 9:00 pm, Edgewater Park, Cleveland, OH 44102

St. Luke's Animal Blessing Event

Bring your leashed or caged furry, feathered or finned family member for a day of fun and to receive a special blessing for you and your pet! The event features various pet vendors, and rescues offering  products and services for your pets!  

There will be FREE inflatable rides, DJ, activities, Free pet nail trimming and ear washes, Low Cost microchipping plus other activities.

For those who are suffering from the grief of the loss of a pet there is a place in the sactuary where you can find support and prayer to help you through your grief.

At 4:30 a special service will be held celebrating St. Francis and gifts of the animals.

INFO 11:00 am, 3810 Ridgewood Road, Copley, OH 44321

International Adoption Seminar

For those considering international adoption, choosing which agency is right for you is an important decision.  You need to choose an agency you can trust to be there with you every step of this complicated, emotional process.  EAC is a licensed 501 (c)(3) nonprofit adoption agency started in 1991. We have since helped over 8,000 children find loving, adoptive families. Many of us have walked in your shoes.  International adoption is complicated and constantly changing and our team of consultants will walk with you through the process.

Please join us September 27th from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM for a free seminar on International Adoption.  The seminar will be presented by EAC founder and Executive Director, Margaret Cole.  The seminar will focus on the basics of international adoption, accreditation and the Hague Convention.  We will also cover the basics of specific country requirements and regulations.  Please join us!!!

INFO 1:00 PM, 12608 Alameda Drive, Strongsville, OH 44149

Fall Harvest Music Festival

Saturday September 27th from 4pm-9pm Shoreline Community Church presents the 7th Annual Fall Harvest Music Festival” featuring the Grammy Award nominated Stevens Family Bluegrass Band, ICM Award Winning Greg McDougal and the McDougal Family, The Maxwells, Mike Radebaugh, Grace Haydu and Galen Oakes presents the “Elvis Gospel Show”. All of the awesome talent under one roof and admission is FREE. Come hungry as great food is available. Bring your family and friends and come prepared to have FUN!! For more info visit shorelinechurchakron.com

INFO 4:00 pm, Shoreline Community Church, 790 Carnegie Ave, Akron, OH 44314

Love INC of Cuyahoga County Fund Raiser

You are cordially invited to attend a
COMPLIMENTARY Fund Raising Banquet for Love INC of Cuyahoga County.   Our Gest Speaker is Rev. Rich  Trickel CEO of The City Mission
RSVP 216-459-0302 by September 20
See you there

INFO 6:00 PM, Church on the Rise, 3550 Crocker Road, Westlake, OH

Gospel Concert

National and International recording artist Professor James Hall will be conducting a musical workshop. If you would like to participate in the workshop choir you must register October 1st to October 31st limited amount of members.

To register: Go to Shiloh-Temple. org; or call 216-881-2979 and ask for Edler Williams

INFO 12:00, 1178 E.79th st, Cleveland, OH 44103

Family Movie Night

Free movie and snacks to all school-aged children. Feature presentation: Finding Nemo.
Safe, family-friendly event.

INFO 7:00 pm, 620 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Rd., Green, Oh 44319

Holiness Summit

New Promise Church, located at 8671 Euclid-Chardon Road in Kirtland, will hold a 4-day Holiness Summit October 4-7, with guest speaker Dr. Tom Hermiz, International Evangelist and General Superintendent of the Churches of Christ in Christian Union based in Circleville, Ohio. Along with Dr. Hermiz and leading worship will be the Mark Dubbeld family singers. Times are Saturday 6:00pm, Sunday 9:00am, 10:45am, 6:00pm, Monday & Tuesday evenings 7:00 p.m. Childcare will be available for all services. For additional information, please contact New Promise Church at 440/256-3705, or email info@newpromisechurch.us.

INFO 6:00 PM, New Promise Church, 8671 Euclid-Chardon Road, Kirtland, OH 44094

LifeFest 2014

This is an effort of the Body of Christ to support the life of the unborn through the ministry of the Pregnancy Care Center of Wayne County.

There will be three local worship teams along with special guest performance by The Representatives Quartet.

Refreshments will be available.  There will also be a bake sale and raffle drawing.

If you would like to bless the Pregnancy Care Center with a material donation, we invite everyone to bring an unwrapped "shower gift".  This is a great opportunity to supply mothers and fathers with simple material needs.

A free will offering will also be taken.

INFO 5:00 pm, Wooster High School Performing Arts Center, 515 Oldman Road, Wooster, OH 44691

Heaven's Gates & Hell's Flames

All across the globe, this production has played to capacity crowds who were entertained with high-tech sound, lighting, and special effects!  This drama portrays the struggle between right and wrong; the choices people make in their lives and the eternal outcome.  Hundreds claim that after seeing this graphic presentation their lives have never been the same.  Due to the intense scenes depicting Hell and some violence, children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  More information at www.kentdrama.com.

INFO 7:30 pm, 1972 Summit Road, Kent, OH 44240

42nd Annual Holiday Bazaar

Come see why the St. Peter Holiday Bazaar is celebrating it’s 42nd Bazaar…They must be doing something right! Some examples of booths are bakery, handcrafts, needlecrafts, jewelry, handmade soap, dog-lover items, wood-craft items, purses, scarves, candy, plus much more.

Come early to find the best treasures in the flea market down the hall. Later enjoy lots of goodies from our snack bar.

There will be a Chinese Raffle that fills an entire room! Tickets are inexpensive and you are able to choose which prize you would like to take a chance to win.

The regular Raffle has $500 in CASH, TV with a Blu-ray DVD-player, homemade quilt and a gift basket featuring something from every vendor table.

There is something for everyone…whether it is crafts, flea market, food, or raffles.

INFO 9:00 AM, St. Peter UCC, 125 E. Ridgewood Dr., Seven Hills, OH 44131

CTK HarvestFest and Craft Fair

Join us for our annual Craft Fair, which includes over 40 crafters and direct sales vendors to start your holiday shopping with. Chinese Raffle and Bake Sale. Free admission. Proceeds benefit CTK MOPs.
Don't forget to stop by the church run HarvestFest, which includes an animal show, free good, games, kid's activities and hayride.

INFO 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM, Christ the King Church, 30635 Lorain Road, North Olmsted, OH 44070

Heaven is for Real - Movies with a Message

Free movie on the big screen at the Community of Believers, home of the former Loew's Movie Theater. Movie, popcorn and drinks are free!

INFO 6:00 PM, Community of Believers Christian Church, 2543 State Road, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Family Fest

Family fun, food, games, candy, etc.

INFO 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM, 422 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, OH 44077

Heaven's Gates Hells Flames

Using elaborate lighting, sound, costumes and backdrops, “Heaven’s Gates & Hell’s Flames” is a high-impact and compelling presentation of the reality of Jesus Christ, His death and resurrection, heaven, hell and a person’s choice in life determining where they will spend eternity.  7pm nightly 10/12-14 - Free Admission

INFO 7:30 pm, Beyond the Walls Church, 6121 W. River Rd. S., Elyria, OH 55035

Welcoming Catholics Home Program

Do you know or have a loved one who has been away from attending mass for a long period of time or are sporadic in their attendance?  Perhaps they have been thinking about wanting to return or are a little shy, embarrassed, or don't quite know how to go about it.  Please let them know that we invite them to attend our Welcoming Catholics Home program which will be held on six consecutive Tuesdays, from 7:30 - 9:00 pm at St. Paschal Baylon Church, (parish office located in the rectory) 5384 Wilson Mills Road, Highland Heights, OH.  They will be welcomed and received in a friendly, caring and non-judgmental support group format.  We are here to help them find their way back to a closer relationship with God.  The program is available to anyone in and outside out parish.

Please call for more informatiomn, or to register - 440-442-3410.  Walk-ins are welcome

INFO 7:30 to 9:00 pm, St Paschal Baylon Church, 5384 Wilson Mills Road, Highland Heights, OH

2014 Family Strong Series: Revolutionary Parenting with George Barna

Join the families and friends of Westside Christian Academy for the 2014 Family Strong Series: Revolutionary Parenting, a special evening with speaker George Barna, author of Revolutionary Parenting: Raising Your Kids to Become Spiritual Champions. Get insights you can use from the author who examined the lives of thriving adult Christians and discovered the essential steps their parents took to shape their spiritual lives in childhood for his book. He also learned surprising truths about which popular parenting tactics just aren’t working.

Door prizes, a book signing by George Barna, and a freewill collection will be taken as part of the evening.

Pre-registration is requested since seats are limited. Plus you will be invited to a special pre-event reception and receive early seating. To pre-register and for all event information, please visit:

INFO 7:00 pm, Performing Arts Center of Westlake High School, 27830 Hilliard Blvd., Westlake, OH 44145

Pumpkin Fest

Join us for an evening of pumpkin fun! Pick a pumpkin to decorate and take home! Enjoy our family-friendly games and spend some time in a fun, uplifting environment! When it gets dark, warm up by our bonfire while we watch a fun, family movie! Food and drinks will be provided! Bring your family and friends!
Kids: Wear your Halloween costume for our costume parade! *Admission is free!!

Pumpkin Decorating: 6pm - 7pm
Costume Parade: 7:30pm - 8pm
Movie & Bonfire: 8pm - 9:30pm

INFO 5:00 pm, Green Valley United Methodist Church,620 East Turkeyfoot Lake Rd, Akron, OH 44319

Go Beyond Youth Leadership Presentation

Students will display their verbal communication skills that they learned that weekend at a Christian leadership conference.

INFO 7:00 pm, 1 Mt. Zion Circle, Cleveland, OH 44146

Pumpkinville in the Valley

Pumpkinville in the Valley at Frostville Museum
Sunday, October 19th,  Event 11:00 am - 4:00 pm. Free Admission. A fall family fun day. Uncle Dave's traveling farm, Pony Rides ($3), Music by Smokin Fez Monkies, Hay Maze, Scarecrow making, Face painting ($2). Train display. Corn roast & food for sale. Historic homes, Church, Display Barn & General Store open. For information contact Anne Schreiber 440-353-0242. www.olmstedhistoricalsociety.org

INFO 11:00 am, Frostville Museum, 24101 Cedar Pt. Rd, North Olmsted, OH 44070

Job Fair

Attire: Wear business casual clothing – no jeans or T-shirts.
Bring copies of your resume to share with employers.
Opportunities in retail, food service, health care, industrial, clerical, transportation, customer service, and social services.
Includes an on-site computer lab for online applications.
This is a free event!

INFO 9:00 - 1:00 pm, The Galleria at Erieview, 1301 E 9th Street, Cleveland, OH 44114

Holiday Craft Show

Join us for our 21st annual Holiday Craft Show. Start your holiday shopping early and browse through over 30 hand made crafters. Scissors and knife sharpening available. Chinese raffle and bake sale. Free admission.

INFO 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM, Westlake Christian Church, 25800 Hilliard Blvd, Westlake, OH

FREE Cleveland Family Harvest Party

Join us for our worship service at 10:30 a.m., and enjoy an afternoon of FREE family activities afterward. We have free lunch for the whole family, hayrides, ponyrides, a bounce house, and a host of fall-themed games for kids to play and win candy!

If you're looking for a free event that lets you connect with other families in Cleveland for a fun day, this is it!

INFO 10:30 AM, NEO Church, 6111 Archwood Rd., Independence, OH 44131

Celebration Of Life

Join us for a FREE safe & family friendly Halloween alternative. Activities will be available for children of all ages and even the adults! There will be inflatables, a petting zoo, craft fair, hayrides, face painting, carnival games, Bible costume contests, live music, & tons of candy! You won't want to miss out on this fun night for the whole family!

INFO 6:30 - 9:00 PM, 688 Dan St., Akron, OH 44310