Fish Fry events are Fridays during Lent

The annual Lenten Fish Fry takes place every Friday during Lent at the Charles Faust American Legion Post 281. Dinners run from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Serving both Haddock and Lake Perch dinner options - plus, other dinner choices. All dinners include a side and salad bar. For more info call 330-920-9379. The Fish Fry events take place at 1601 Front St.

Fish Fry at Elks Lodg eduring Lent

From now through Lent, Cuyahoga Falls-Akron-Barberton Elks Lodge #1923 will have a Fish Fry at the lodge location at 2555 State Road in Cuyahoga Falls. Service will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. Diners will have their choice of a three-piece beer-battered fish dinner or a five-piece jumbo shrimp dinner. Both meals cost $8 and includes cole slaw and hot rice. The Fish Fry is open to the public.

Boy Scouts to serve pancakes

Boy Scout Troop #177 of Holy Family Church in Stow will have a Pancake Breakfast on March 12 from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m. Donations will be accepted for breakfast of eggs, sausage and all-you-can-eat pancakes.

The event will take place in the lower church hall of Holy Family Church, 3179 Kent Road in Stow and is open to the public.

Church hosts meal to support Relay For Life team March 14

St. John's Episcopal Church, 2220 Second St., Cuyahoga Falls, will host a spaghetti dinner to support its Relay For Life team on March 14 from 5 to 7 p.m.

The meal is free, but donations will be graciously accepted. All proceeds will benefit St. John's Relay For Life team to help support the American Cancer Society.

Zane's Foundation meets March 14

Zane's Foundation will meet March 14 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Church in Silver Lake, 2951 Kent Road, Silver Lake, 44224, Fellowship Hall.

The topic will be "Reducing Toxins in Your Environment & the Medical Home" presented by Charisse Montgomery, Certified Patient Advocate, Vice President of Patient & Family Advisory Council for Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in Cleveland.

Toxic chemicals can be found everywhere, from the air to the plastic in everyday items. The potential exposure to common toxic material can be even higher in a home with medical supplies and equipment than in a typical home. This workshop will teach attendees how to take common sense steps to identify the most common sense toxic materials in their homes and work to reduce exposure to them and make a healthier home for special needs loved ones.

No child care is available for this program.

Village Garden Club meets March 20

Silver Lake Garden Club will meet March 20 at 12:30 p.m. in Village Hall, 2961 Kent Road.

The program is entitled Olive my Heart to you!

Section II will host.

After the business meeting, Linda Coleman, co-owner of Hudson's Olive my Heart, will present her gourmet olive oils, aged balsamic vinegars and spices to taste and compare. Salad and desert will accompany her presentation.

The following is a listing of the programs that are planned for the year:

April 17: Community Garden. Sandy Barstow, Master Gardener and the Programming Committee will provide specifics for review

and acceptance by all to plan this garden.

May 15: Conversations from the Still Room. Beth Schreibman-Gehring from the Western Reserve Herb Society will give a talk on herbs for creating spa products.

June 19: Silver Lake - the first hundred years. The Historical Society will present a retrospective of the village in anticipation of the upcoming centennial in 2018.

July 15: Annual Festival. Residents young and old are invited to enter the Land of Make Believe.

Aug. 23: No meeting, however a field trip is being planned called Fashion and Fun in Kent.

Sept. 18: Plant Swap. Bring plants or any extra gardening equipment to share and/or swap with fellow club members.

Oct. 17: Annual Style Show and Luncheon at the Silver Lake Country Club.

Nov 13: Fall Centerpiece with Gourds. Make a unique Fall/Thanksgiving centerpiece using gourds.

Dec. 18: Holly and Ivy High Tea. Annual Christmas tea party.

Meetings are on the third Monday of the month, unless otherwise noted in the Bulletin Board of this and/or in the publications of outlying communities.

Anyone who is not on the club's mailing list and did not receive the Program Calendar for this year, contact Betty Jo Houck, Membership Chairman, at 330-929-5044.

All villagers and interested persons from outlying communities are welcome to the March and upcoming meetings.

Northampton Historical Society will meet March 27

The Northampton Historical Society will have its meeting on March 27 at the Woodridge Middle School Library, 4451 Quick Road. The meeting starts at 5:30 p.m. with a social hour. The program will follow at 6:30. The speaker will be: Emery Prior, NHS member, and descendant of Northampton Township's first settler, Simeon Prior. The Township was named by Prior after he migrated to Ohio from Northampton, Mass. Mr. Prior will present a history/genealogy of his family.

Refreshments will be provided. Public is welcome.

Junior Women's Civic Club takingapplicationsfor scholarship

Junior Women's Civic Club is now accepting applications for its annual scholarship.

Three $2,000 scholarships will be awarded.

Winners will be chosen based on an individual's volunteer service, academics and financial need.

An applicant must be a female resident of Summit or Medina County and plan to attend an Ohio college or university next fall.

Deadline for submitting applications is March 31. To request an application form, contact Kathleen Shisler, Scholarship Selection Chair, at 330-730-2528 or

JWCC is dedicated to bringing women together in service and raises funds each year to award to local charities.

Previous recipients of the JWCC Charities Fund include Akron Art Institute, Battered Women's Shelter, Hospice Care, Interval Brotherhood Home, Ronald McDonald House of Akron, Summit County Children Services, Victim Assistance Program, Haven of Rest, Akron Canton Regional Food Bank, Salvation Army and more.