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    My Town: Cleveland Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis

    LYNDHURST, Ohio — The Arthritis Foundation is hosting a run to promote awareness for the condition. The Cleveland Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis will be held Sunday, December 14, at Legacy Village. Registration is $30 per adult and $20 per child. The event is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. and will include complimentary refreshments, costume contests, door prizes and more. More than 1.3 million people suffer from various forms of arthritis, and this year’s event is expected to raise […]

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    My Town: Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A local winter arts and crafts show is coming to Cleveland Heights for the holiday season. The Winter Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show will be held Sunday, December 14, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Park Synagogue Main Kangesser Ballroom. Admission is $3 for adults and youth, and kids under 12 are free. About 100 vendors will be selling and displaying handmade Christmas-inspired art and craft items. A portion of proceeds will be donated to […]

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    My Town: Holiday Choir Classic

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Civic Theatre is hosting the Holiday Choir Class again this year. The Holiday Choir Classic will be held Sunday, December 14, at 6 p.m. This year’s show will feature The Falcon Academy of Creative Arts, The Stow/Munroe Falls Madrigal Singers, The University of Akron Rhythm and Roos and the ETC Heid’s School of Musical Arts. Tickets to the show are $10 for adults, $5 for kids 3 to 5 and children under 2 are free. […]

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    My Town: Clara & The Nutcracker at TCT

    CLEVELAND — The Talespinner Children’s Theatre presents one of its first holiday themed productions of the season. Clara & The Nutcracker will be open Saturday, November 29, through Sunday, December 21, at Reinberger Auditorium. Showtimes include Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for children 12 and under, $12 for seniors and students with an ID and $15 for adults. Group and educational rates are available as well. […]

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    My Town: Akron Zoo annual Trunk Show

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo’s Trunk Show is returning for another year. The 6th annual Trunk Show will be held Thursday, December 4, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. This year’s show will feature 20 local artists and vendors at the zoo’s Barnhardt Family Welcome Center. The artists and vendors will have jewelry, art, photos and other items on display and for sale. The event is free to attend. For every $10 purchases, visitors will receive a raffle ticket […]

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    My Town: Be a Santa to a Senior

    CLEVELAND — A local program is bringing the holiday season to seniors throughout the region. The Be a Santa to a Senior program runs from now through December 12. The program brings the Christmas season to lonely and isolated seniors in Cleveland and Akron. Businesses participating in the program will display a Be a Santa to a Senior Christmas tree in or near their store. Each tree will include ornaments with seniors’ first names and their gift request. Shoppers can […]

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    My Town: Autism Society Holiday Party

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — The Autism Society of Greater Cleveland is holding its annual celebration for the holiday season. The Annual Holiday Party will be held Friday, December 5, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at the City of Independence Old Recreation Building. The event is free to attend, however registration is required. All children in attendance must be accompanied by an adult age 21 or older. Music, crafts, games, pizza, salad and bottled water will be provided. The Society is […]

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    My Town: The Great Marshmallow Roast

    CLEVELAND — The Beat UPTOWN is hosting an autumn-inspired marshmallow roast. The Great Marshmallow Roast will be held Thursday, November 13, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Toby’s Plaza in Uptown. The event is free and open to the public, and all are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets. Free parking will also be provided in designated lots. Guests can enjoy a bonfire with marshmallows, hot cider and doughnuts from the Donut Lab. At 7 p.m. there will be […]

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    My Town: Free Thanksgiving Dinner at Lake Co. YMCA

    WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — The Lake County YMCA is celebrating Thanksgiving with free meals. The 3rd annual free community Thanksgiving Dinner will be held Thursday, November 27, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s dinner will be held at the West End Branch located at 37100 Euclid Avenue in Willoughby. No registration is required to attend the dinner, and members and non-members alike are encouraged to attend. For more information about the Thanksgiving Dinner, click here.

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    My Town: Worship Fest 2014

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Civic Theatre is hosting this year’s Worship Fest. Worship Fest 2014 will be held Saturday, December 13, at 7 p.m. at the Akron Civic Theatre. Artists scheduled to perform include Ricky Dillard and New G, guests Earnest Pugh, Anita Wilson, Jekalyn Carr and others. Dillard recently recorded his ninth album titled Amazing. Tickets to the event range in price from $32.50 to $57.50, and group rates are available. For ticket Worship Fest 2014 ticket information, […]

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    My Town: Free Veterans Day Rock Hall admission

    CLEVELAND — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is treating veterans in Northeast Ohio to free admission. Military veterans will have free admission to the Rock Hall on Tuesday, November 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Military spouses will also receive $5 off regular admission. *CLICK for a complete list of discounts for our military men and women on Veterans Day* Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Veterans Day. In order to take advantage […]

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    My Town: Turkey Day 5K Run/Walk

    PAINESVILLE, Ohio — The Turkey Day 5K Run/Walk is returning to the Lake County YMCA. The fourth annual Turkey Day 5K Run/Walk will be held Thanksgiving day at 8:30 a.m. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m., and the route begins and ends at the Lake County Central Y. Pre-registration packet pick-up will begin Wednesday, November 26, from 8:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pre-registration is $20 per person through November 21, $25 from November 22 through November 26 and $30 per person […]