Village Garden Club gathers May 15

Silver Lake Garden Club will meet May 15 at 12:30 p.m. in Village Hall, Kent Road

Section I will host and serve desert. The program is "Conversations from the Stillroom."

Following the business meeting Ms. Beth Schreibman-Gehring from the Western Reserve Herb Society will join the club with an informative

and fragrant program on using backyard herbs to create spa products such as bath soap, scrubs, lotions and more.

All villagers and interested persons from outlying communities are welcome and invited to attend.

Presidential Park Gardeners meet May 16

Presidential Park Gardeners will meet on May 16 at 10 a.m. at the home of Dorothy Anello to carpool to Cochran's Plants on State Road and Suncrest Gardens on Akron-Cleveland Road for plant shopping. Members will proceed to Hudson's Restaurant in Hudson for lunch, followed by a brief business meeting.

Sewing groups meet in Wadsworth, Akron

On May 17 the Wadsworth American Sewing Guild will meet at the Trinity United Church of Christ, 215 High St. Wadsworth at 7 p.m. Angie will teach how to make a fast fold wallet. Contact Laurie Schmeltzer at 330-336-4067 or email Guests are welcome.

On May 20 American Sewing Guild special interest group Garment Gals and Guy will meet at the Ellet Library, 2470 E. Market St., Akron at 10 a.m. The focus will be muslin fitting and members will show what they have made for summer. Contact Margaret Crawford at 330-809-6354 or Guests are welcome.

Recording artist performs at St. Eugene Social Hall May 20

Jill Jordan-Burke, Prairie Dust Records artist, will perform at St. Eugene Social Hall, 1821 Munroe Falls Ave., Cuyahoga Falls, on May 20 at 7:30 p.m.Jordan-Burke's recording of "Unbreakable Hearts" was a number 1 hit on the international top 40 country chart in 2015. She will be performing her own original songs as well as classic country and gospel music by Patsy Cline, Rat Price and Anne Murray. Tickets are $10, available at the door or in advance by calling 330-571-0491. Refreshments served at no charge. Presented by Knights of Columbus Council 2362.

Buy, sell at stamp show May 21

The Hudson Stamp Show will be May 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Clarion Inn, 6625 Dean Memorial Parkway in Hudson.

Five dealers buying and selling U.S. and foreign postage stamps, covers, some postcards and stamp supplies.

The event is free. Call 330-832-5992 with questions.

Northampton Historical Society will meet May 22

The May meeting of the Northampton Historical Society will be on May 22 at the Wooodridge Middle School Library, 4451 Quick Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for Business/Social hour. Program at 6:30pm. Program, "The Town That Wasn't, Was, and Isn't: Botzum" will be presented by Ken A. Starcher, Vice President of the Society. A talk about the area at various times went by the name Yellow Creek Basin, Niles, Buckeye and Botzum. This is part of the society's on-going focus on the Township as it nears its 50th anniversary. Refreshments will be provided. The public is welcome to attend and join the society.

Sewing groups meet in region in June

On June 1, the American Sewing Guild Tallmadge group will meet at 1 p.m. at the Tallmadge Lutheran Church 759 East Ave., Tallmadge. Members will be making string backpacks for the Haven of Rest. Contact Leesa Hileman at 330-633-4602 Guests welcome.

On June 5, the American Sewing Guild special interest group "Gals and Dolls" members will take a road trip to Quilter's Fancy in Cortland. Contact Pam Klicman 330-633-7288 for details.

On June 6, the American Sewing Guild Fairlawn group will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Resnik CLC 65 N. Meadowcroft Dr., Akron (parking entrance on W. Market Street) This meeting will be dinner and planning. Contact Lavonne Meriweather 330-867-2583 or via email at

Dixieland Jazz concert June 4

Come enjoy the upbeat sounds of Dixieland Jazz played by local Dixieland Jazz musicians June 4 from 1:30 4:30 p.m. in the Akron Public Library-Main, Auditorium, 60 S. High St.

Free admission and free, handicap-accessible deck parking.

Falls Cancer Club Card Party/Raffle on June 9

The Falls Cancer Club Inc. will host its annual Card Party / Raffle on June 9 at Redeemer Lutheran Church (Corner of Portage Trail and Fifth Street) from noon to 3:30 pm. This year's theme is Teapots and A Tea Party. Tickets are advance sales only which reserves a TABLE and are $8 each. There will be a raffle with a color 32-inch TV, a $100 gift card, Porthouse Theatre Tickets, a $100 juicer and more gifts and baskets. The menu is meatball sandwiches and salad and cakes for desert and beverage. Other activities besides the cards will be "grab bags, 50/50 raffle, the "$50 Prize Wheel" and many more door prizes. This isn't only for attendees to play cards. Attendees can do whatever their group wants to do, board games or come and enjoy lunch and all the activities. Most tables are set for four, but the Falls Cancer Club will set up attendees for whatever their needs are. Reserve a spot as soon as possible. Contact Linda at 330-928-1009 or Jane at 330-929-0727 for reservations or call the Falls Cancer Club Inc. at 330-929-2796. All monies go toward paying cancer-related bills for Cuyahoga Falls residents that are registered with the Falls Cancer Club.