Fish Fry events take place every Friday 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 Lodge during 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.

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.

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.

Presidential Park Gardeners will meet March 21

Presidential Park Gardeners will meet March 21 at 11:45 a.m. at the 1st Watch Restaurant in Cuyahoga Falls. There will be a brief business meeting after lunch followed by members taking in a movie at the Cinemark Theater.

Veterans roundtable group meets March 23

The World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars Roundtable will meet March 23 at 6:45 p.m. at the Fairlawn Kiwanis Community Center, 3486 S. Smith Road (off Market Street) Fairlawn, OH 44333 (across from Fairlawn City Hall and Fire Station). Wes (Wesley) Gaab will be the presenter. Mr. Gaab served in World War II in the Army Specialized Training Program, Engineering 104th Infantry Division, and earned three European Battle Stars, Purple Heart, Soldier's Medal, and a Silver Star.

Astronomy Club of Akron meets March 24

The Astronomy Club of Akron (ACA) will host the monthly meeting of the organization March 24 at 8 p.m. The speakers will be Jodi and Roy McCullough, members of the Mahoning Valley Astronomical Society, who will present: "Chasing Eclipses, Getting Ready for Aug. 21. Following the talk, ACA members will give pointers on how to prepare for the eclipse, planned locations throughout the US. and local observing. The meeting is free and will take place at New Franklin City Hall (located behind the fire station), 5611 Manchester Road, Akron 44319.

For information and directions go to:

Northampton Historical Society will gather 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.

Cuyahoga Valley Republicans welcomes Timken to speak March 28

The Cuyahoga Valley Republicans welcome Jane Timken, Chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, to its March 28 meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Brecksville Community Center, One Community Drive, 44141

Visit for further information. Get your 2017 Cuyahoga Valley Republican membership form. Annual dues are $10 per member.

Public Employee Retirees meet April 4

Public Employee Retirees, Incorporated (PERI) Chapter 21 Summit County meets six times per year for lunch and a program to support OPERS retirees and provide them with important information. The next Chapter 21 meeting is April 4 at noon. The program will be provided by Summit Metro Parks staff. For more information about Chapter 21 and this meeting, email name and phone number to by March 24. A reservation is needed to attend the meeting.

Junior Women's Civic Club accepts applications for 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.