Register for Mother's Day 5K

The 6th annual Mother's Day 5K is May 14 at 8 a.m., at Munroe Falls Metro Park (521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls), where participants can run, jog or walk to celebrate Mom.

Take advantage of discounted pricing by registering early.

For ages 15 and older, registration is $35/person through March 31.

For ages 15 and older, registration is $45/person April 1 through April 30.

Runners 14 and younger are free, but they must be registered in advance.

Registration is not required for children in strollers.

Proceeds benefit the park district's outreach and community programs.

The asphalt course, which travels twice around the park's scenic lake, is not ADA compliant, but wheelchair athletes and jogging strollers are welcome. Timing is provided by North Coast MultiSports.

Visit for more information and to register online.

Support for the Mother's Day 5K is provided by Acme Fresh Market and Akron Life Magazine.

Portage County Gardeners to offer show, workshop

The Ravenna Club of the Portage County Gardeners will have a Spring Craft Show on March 25 from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. at the Portage County Gardeners' Center, 5154 S. Prospect St. in Ravenna.

The show will include door prizes, a raffle, lunch and more than 20 crafters to find one of a kind or unusual gifts for purchase.

The Portage County Gardeners are sponsoring the "Forever Flower Workshop" back by popular demand on April 15 at 10 a.m. at 5154 S. Prospect St. Ravenna.

Instructor, Jackie Guilitto, will provide the materials for a fee of $25 made payable to Portage County Gardeners. Jackie will have other products on hand for sale. Call Becky Kuchenbecker at 330-296-2437 for registration and pre-pay. The deadline for registration and pre-pay is April 7. There is a limited number of spaces.