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  • My Town: All about LeBron at Italian-American Fest

    AKRON — LeBron James was the buzz at the 67th Annual Summit County Italian-American Festival this past weekend. Whether you were walking around the festival, sitting down and eating, watching your children in the bounce house or listening to live music, you could overhear someone chatting about LeBron. LeBron’s decision to come home and play for the Cleveland Cavaliers has created a sort of excitement that northeast Ohio needs. There are signs all over welcoming home this basketball superstar, who […]

  • My Town: Healthy Lifestyle Festival

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio — The fifth annual Lakewood Summer Meltdown is a healthy lifestyle festival. This popular event takes place in Lakewood on July 12 with more than 40 activities for families. There will be a 1-mile fun run for kids, Meltdown 5K for adults, healthy food demonstrations, yoga, dancing, games and more. Plus, there will be an after party that includes beer and music from the Burning River Ramblers. Click here to pre-register for the race and get more information […]

  • My Town: ‘Biggest and best’ July 4th parade

    STOW, Ohio — The committee for Stow’s annual Fourth of July parade wants this year’s to be “the biggest and best yet.” The committee is anticipating more than 120 entries in the parade and tens of thousands of viewers. The parade takes place on July 4th and starts at Stow-Kent Shopping Center at 10 a.m. and travels down Kent Road past Holy Family Church and ends at Park Drive. Click here for more details on this annual event. Click here […]

  • My Town: Festa Italiana in Cuyahoga Falls

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Festa Italiana is a popular annual event that offers authentic Italian food, grape stomping, Italian language lessons, bocce tournaments and more. The event takes place July 18, 19 and 20 in Cuyahoga Falls. There’s a Festa 5k run/walk and a Zumbathon on Saturday and Mass on Sunday. Click here for the festival’s entertainment schedule and directions. Click here for more fun summer events across northeast Ohio.

  • My Town: Wine festival to help animals in need

    HUDSON, Ohio — The 7th Annual Hudson Wine Festival benefits animal welfare groups in northeast Ohio This popular event takes place Friday, July 18 from 4 to 10 p.m. and Saturday, July 19 from 2 to 10 p.m. It takes place in the First & Main shopping district of downtown Hudson. The festival showcases over 150 wines from local, national and international producers, as well as more than 45 craft beers and spirits. Guests will also enjoy food, music, education, […]

  • My Town: Akron’s Italian-American Festival

    AKRON — Admission is free to the 67th Annual Italian-American Festival. The event run from Friday, July 11 through Sunday, July 13. Festival hours are as follows: FRIDAY — 4 p.m. to midnight SATURDAY — Noon until midnight SUNDAY — Noon until 9 p.m. There will be plenty of vendors serving a variety of Italian dishes, plus entertainment for people of all ages and fun activities for children. Click here for more details about the festival. Click here for more […]

  • My Town: Good old-fashioned family fun in Hudson

    HUDSON — The 67th Annual Ice Cream Social kicks off summer vacation for kids in Hudson. The event, which took place this year on June 13, started in 1948 and not much has changed. It takes place each year on the picturesque green in downtown Hudson with a gazebo at one end and a clock tower on the other. “I came to the ice cream social with my parents in the 80s and now I’m bringing my own kids. It’s […]

  • My Town: Free Father’s Day fun

    CLEVELAND — All dads are free at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on Father’s Day. Fathers get free admission, which is normally $12.25, to the zoo on June 15 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special activities for the entire family will take place throughout the day. Click here for more information about the Cleveland Zoo and this event. Click here for more fun summer events across northeast Ohio.

  • My Town: Sample wine on the farm

    KIRTLAND, Ohio — More than 20 wineries offer samples during “Vintage Ohio” in Lake County. This fun-filled, tasty event takes place August 1 and 2 from 1 to 10 p.m. at Lake Metroparks Farmpark, located at 8800 Euclid Chardon Rd. in Kirtland. There will be food, wine, arts and crafts, demonstrations, children’s entertainment and more. Call 1-800-227-6972 for ticket information. Click here for more details about Lake Metroparks and this event. Click here for more summer events across northeast Ohio.

  • My Town: Take an animal home from the Cleveland Zoo

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is teaming up with area humane organizations to find loving homes for dozens of dogs, cats, kittens and puppies. This free event takes place Saturday, June 14 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. under tents in the zoo’s ticket plaza. Rescue groups and shelters will offer advice on how to choose the right pet and care for it properly. Each group sets its own adoption fees and policies. Click here for more information about this […]

  • My Town: ‘Wildest’ party of the summer

    CLEVELAND — Everyone is invited to party at the zoo this summer. The Cleveland Zoological Society is hosting “Twilight at the Zoo” on August 1 from 7 p.m. to midnight. The event spotlights 18 local bands, which offer a variety of music from funk to folk to rock to reggae. General admission includes a cover charge, small bites, Samuel Adams beer, Twisted Tea, wine and soda. Click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

  • My Town: 67th annual ice cream social

    HUDSON, Ohio — The community gathers each year on Main Street in downtown Hudson for some ice cream and fun. The 67th Annual Ice Cream Social takes place Friday, June 13 from 6 to 9 p.m. This is Hudson League for Service‚Äôs signature event. It was first held in 1947, the year the League was founded, and is the organization’s largest fundraiser. The money raised is used to fund their community grant and scholarship program. Click here for more information […]

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