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    My Town: College and Scholarship Application Marathon

    BARBERTON, Ohio — A special workshop for college-bound students in the greater Cleveland area will be held this weekend. The College and Scholarship Application Marathon will be held Saturday, November 1, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lake Anna YMCA in Barberton. The event is sponsored by College Now Greater Cleveland. College preparation help will include assistance with essay writing, one-on-one talks with scholarship and admissions experts, entrance into an hourly raffle and a chance to win a […]

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    My Town: OSU vs. Michigan Tailgate Party for Autism

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — The Autism Society of Greater Cleveland is hitting the gridiron to raise funds and support for autism. The Tailgate Party for Autism will be held Saturday, November 8, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Murphy’s Ale House. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tailgaters must be 21 or older to attend. Admission includes unlimited mix drinks, draft beer, wings, pizza and appetizers, a well as prizes, a 50/50 raffle, Chinese raffle […]

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    My Town: Cold Noses, Warm Hearts Fur Ball Gala

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Animal Protective League is hosting its annual event to support abused and neglected animals in northeast Ohio. The annual Cold Noses, Warm Hearts Fur Ball Gala will be held Saturday, November 1, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the InterContinental Hotel in Cleveland. The gala benefits the APL’s Second Chance Program which provides veterinary care to animals in need. The event will feature a silent and live auction, and live visits by animals supported by […]

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    My Town: Halloween Charity Ball

    AKRON, Ohio — The city of Akron is hosting one of the region’s biggest Halloween celebrations. The 11th annual Halloween Charity Ball will be held Friday, October 31, from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. at The Tangier. This year’s Ball will feature a contest for the best costume, food, love entertainment and food trucks. The top prize for the best Halloween costume is $500. Tickets can be purchased for $50 online or $60 at the door, and VIP tickets are […]

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    My Town: Autumn Leaves in the Courtyard

    PENINSULA, Ohio — The Peninsula Art Academy is hosting its autumn celebration for its area artists. Autumn Leaves in the Courtyard will be held Saturday, November 1, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Admission is $18 per person and includes grilled hotdogs and vegetarian bratwurst, brown beans, ginger bread cake and hot cider. There will also be live entertainment and a raffle of artists’ artwork. All proceeds benefit the Peninsula Art Academy and its artists. To register for Autumn Leaves […]

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    My Town: Halloween Pumpkin Pub Crawl

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Several area businesses are celebrating Halloween with the Pumpkin Pub Crawl. Halloween Pumpkin Pub Crawl will be held Friday, October 31, beginning at 7 p.m. on Front Street. Cashmere Cricket, Firehouse Grille & Pub, The Office Bistro Lounge and Craft Beer Bar will each feature pumpkin beer for $5 a pint. Pandora Cupcakes will offer pumpkin cupcakes and cake balls. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed in their favorite Halloween costumes. For more information about the […]

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    My Town: Dia de Muertos at Cleveland Public Theatre

    CLEVELAND — The Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration is returning the Cleveland Public Theatre. The 10th annual Dia de Muertos will be held Saturday, November 1, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the eastern campus of the Cleveland Public Theatre. The event is free and will have activities for all ages. A community parade of “Skeletons and Skulls” will begin along Detroit Avenue at 3:30 p.m., followed by displays and artist exhibitions of local artists and […]

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    My Town: Pumpkin Palooza at Akron Zoo

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo is hosting an enrichment day featuring a favorite fall treat. Pumpkin Palooza will he held Saturday, November 1, from 11:15 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the zoo. Leftover pumpkins from the annual Boo at the Zoo event are used during Pumpkin Palooza. During the day’s enrichment activities, which stimulate animals’ natural behaviors, animals will be given pumpkins to smash, eat and play with. Animals participating in Pumpkin Palooza include the penguins, lemurs, snow leopard […]

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    My Town: Akron Zoo hosts ‘Boo at the Zoo’

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo is hosting its annual Halloween celebration again this year. Boo at the Zoo will be held October 25 and 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. For those with presale tickets, doors will open at 11 a.m. The event provides a safe, non-scary alternative to trick-or-treating. Kids are encouraged to wear costumes and can trick-or-treat at 12 different themed stations. Tickets are $11 for trick-or-treaters and $8 for observers. Akron Zoo members are $2 […]

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    My Town: Halloween Comic Fest

    CLEVELAND — A local comic book shop is hosting its annual Halloween celebration. The 3rd Annual Halloween Comic Fest will be held Saturday, October 25, at the Carol and John’s Comic Shop from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Kids and their families are encouraged to wear their best costumes. Free comics, candy and photography services will be available during the fest. More than 19 comic books were created for Halloween Comic Fest, and all those in costume will receive free […]

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    My Town: Black Cat Ball

    MENTOR, Ohio — The Lake Humane Society is hosting its annual Black Cat Ball this weekend. The 6th Annual Black Cat Ball and Silent Auction will be held Saturday, October 25, at the LaMalfa Center. Tickets to the event are $75 per person and include a dinner buffet, an open bar and a chance to win $2,500. Guests who purchase a full table of 10 people will also receive a group discount. This year’s ball will feature live entertainment, prize […]

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    My Town: TEDxUrsuline College

    CLEVELAND — A local college is hosting an independent TED talk event. The TEDxUrsuline College event will be held Friday, October 17, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Tickets are $100 per person, and registration and a continental breakfast will be held at 8:30 a.m. TED talks address a range of relevant topics while engaging the local community hosting each event. Speakers include Mark Barnes, William Barr, Anne Murphy Brown, Melissa Celko-Kozmon, Harlan Cohen, […]