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  • Free holiday meals

    There are a number of places across northeast Ohio offering free Christmas meals. Check out the map and alphabetical list below: Bishop William M. Cosgrove Center — 1736 Superior Ave. in Cleveland — (216)781-8262 — Christmas meal served Tuesday, December 23 from noon until 1:30 p.m. — http://ccdocle.org/facility/bishop-william-m-cosgrove-center Faith Baptist Community Center — 2355 E. 55th St. in Cleveland — (216)881-8816 — Christmas meal served Wednesday, December 17 (Must be there by noon to get a ticket) — . http://freehope.org/ […]

  • Live Nativity and real reindeer make Christmas event extra special

    HUDSON, Ohio — Historic downtown Hudson came to life during the city’s annual Holiday Walk. A live Nativity took place on the Clocktower green, courtesy of the First Congregational Church of Hudson. The church set up a manager with people inside dressed as Mary and Joseph, as well as a baby doll Jesus. Plus, there were shepherds, angels and the Three Wise Men, a real camel, donkey and lamb. The live Nativity was a great photo opportunity for families and […]

  • ‘Must see’ Christmas tradition in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The Toy Soldier at Tower City has been bringing Christmas joy to families for 25 years. The holiday show is a tradition that’s being passed down from one generation to the next. Alysha Stoyka of Parma has been going to see The Toy Soldier and Fairy Godmother Holiday Show since she was a child. “My favorite part of the show would have to be when The Toy Soldier picks the kids out of the crowd,” she says. “It […]

  • Sick children benefit from Holiday Tree Festival

    AKRON — More than 200 trees and 85,000 strings of lights help kick off the holiday season in downtown Akron. It was all part of the 33rd annual Holiday Tree Festival, which took place November 22 through 30 at the John S. Knight Center. There’s plenty for everyone to do at this popular event. People stroll through the building looking at Christmas trees and other holiday decorations, which are for sale. Kids color pictures for sick children, who will be […]

  • Black Friday: Plan, Shop, Save

    Use Fox 8’s Black Friday shopping guide to strategically plan your holiday shopping spree. Click on the store’s name for this year’s ad and more. Stores Opening on Thanksgiving MORNING 6 a.m. — Kmart 7 a.m. — Big Lots EVENING 5 p.m. — Best Buy — J.C. Penney — ToysRus 6 p.m. — Kohls — Macy’s — Sears — Staples — Target — Walmart Stores Opening on Black Friday — Lowes   Black Friday News Store announces Black Friday deals […]

  • Free Thanksgiving Meals

    For a hot meal and company this Thanksgiving, visit one of the following locations in northeast Ohio: (Use the map to find the location nearest you or check out the complete list below the map.) Free Meals Thanksgiving Day (Thursday — Nov. 27, 2014) Church of St. Anselm (Kelly Hall) — 12969 Chillicothe Rd. in Chesterland — Meal served at noon — Church Web site Geauga County Department of Aging (For residents 60 or older, disabled or living alone. Meals […]

  • ‘Frozen’ on ice coming to Cleveland, tickets selling fast

    CLEVELAND — Quicken Loans Arena will be turned into a winter wonderland when Disney on Ice skates into town with its new show “Frozen.” The show runs from January 9 through 19 with tickets starting at $20 dollars. Audiences will be whisked away into the wintry world of Arendelle with Anna, Elsa, Olaf, Kristoff, Sven and the mystical trolls as they discover that true love is the most magical power of all. Popular songs from the Academy Award-winning tale, such […]

  • My Town: Volunteers needed for 24-hour event

    AKRON — The Akron-Canton Regional Food Bank is looking for volunteers for Operation Orange. Volunteers will sign up for a shift to sort and inspect donated food at the Foodbank’s 85,000 square-foot warehouse. This is the food bank’s second annual 24-hour volunteer event. It takes place this year on September 5 and 6 from noon on Friday until noon on Saturday. Click here to register for this event and get more information.

  • My Town: How to enjoy your home inside and out

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — The upcoming Ohio Home Expo will show people how to fully enjoy their homes this fall, both inside and out, and how to prepare their homes for winter. The show takes place September 20 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and September 21 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Soccer Sportsplex, located at 31515 Lorain Rd. in North Olmsted. Admission is $7 dollars. Click here to purchase tickets and get more information.

  • My Town: Friday Night Wines

    BRUNSWICK, Ohio — The last Friday of each month Skyview hosts a public wine tasting. The Friday Night Wine Series offers a variety of wines from local wineries and abroad. The doors open at 7 p.m. Wine cards are $12 dollars and include four – 2 ounce pours of select wines paired with small appetizers. Some guests come for the wine, while others come to dance the night away. The entertainment starts at 8 p.m. Skyview is located at 336 […]

  • My Town: New indoor antiques show

    HUDSON — Hudson High School PTO is hosting its first annual Hudson PTO Antiques Show. The event takes place at Hudson High School, located at 2500 Hudson Aurora Rd. in Hudson, on Saturday, August 16 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This indoor show replaces the Labor Day Antiques Show previously held at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson. “The previous Hudson antiques show was held outdoors on Labor Day. We […]

  • My Town: Golf outing to help victims of human trafficking

    SEVILLE, Ohio — The Lioness Foundation is hosting a four-person golf scramble to raise money for women rescued out of human trafficking. The event takes place Saturday, September 6 at Deer Pass Golf Course, located at 5886 Greenwich Rd. in Seville. The event schedule is as follows: — 12:30 p.m. – Registration ~ Lunch ~ Putting Contest — 2 p.m. – 18 Holes & Cart ~ Proximities ~ Skins — 7:30 p.m. – Steak Dinner ~ Awards ~ Silent Auction […]

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