Presidential Park Gardeners meets July 18

Presidential Park Gardeners will meet at noon on July 18 at the Laurel Lake's Pavilion in Hudson. Member Virginia Elms will be hostess. Attendees are to bring their own picnic style lunch and their beverage. If any member has extra plants, they are to bring them to swap. There will be a business meeting following these events.

Sewing Guilds meet

On July 19 the American Sewing Guild Wadsworth group will meet at 6 p.m. at the Trinity United Church of Christ, 215 High St., Wadsworth. This will be a salad supper and members will plan future meetings. Register by July 15 if you plan to attend. Contact Laurie Schmeltzer at 330-336-4067 or

On July 26 the American Sewing Guild Ellet group will meet at 10 a.m. at the Ellet Community Center, 2449 Wedgewood Drive, Akron. Members will work on the service project of string backpacks for the Haven of Rest. Contact Audrey Boyd 330-628-4847 Guests welcome.

Scrabble Club meets at Falls Library July 23

Scrabble Club at Cuyahoga Falls Library will meet one week earlier this month. The meeting will take place July 23 at 2 p.m. in the Chambers Room. Attendees ages 16 years and older are welcome to participate in this friendly competition. Attendees should bring a game board if they have one. The club will not meet in August or December. If there is enough interest, the group will meet again on Sep. 24. For information, contact

Public Employee Retirees meet

Public Employee Retirees, Incorporated (PERI) Chapter 21 Summit County meets six time per year for luncheon and a program to support OPERS retirees and provide them with important information. The next Chapter 21 meeting is Aug. 1 at noon. The program will be provided by a speaker from Cleveland Clinic Akron General in addition to chapter business activities. For more information about Chapter 21 and this meeting, email your name and phone number to by July 21. An attendeee must have a reservation to attend the meeting.

Depression/Bipolar Support Alliance meets

Depression and Bipolar Disorder can be isolating illnesses, but the DBSA Cuyahoga Falls Support Group can help you connect with others who have been there as well. Meeting are free, and take place every second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Cuyahoga Falls Library, 2015 Third St. Call Debbie at 216-798-7100 or email: for more information.

Group for widows, widowers meets for meals

A New Beginning, a social group for widows and widowers (all ages), will meet for breakfast and conversation every Saturday at 9 a.m. at Thano's Restaurant, 71 - 5th St., SE., Barberton. The group also meets for dinner and conversation the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month at 6 p.m. For restaurant location, call 330-745-6239.

Clifford's Mini Auto Museum summer hours

Clifford's Mini Auto Museum on the corner of Front Street and Broad Boulevard will be open to the public this summer every Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. from now through Sept. 24. On Festival Weekends the museum will be open from 1 to 7 p.m. (Festa Italiana - July 22 and 23). It will also be open on Mondays from 4 to 7 p.m. to coincide with the Riverfront Car Cruise-In events, which have now begun. Those interested in visiting may also call to make an appointment to see the museum any other time or to schedule a group tour. Call Clifford-Shoemaker Funeral Home at 330-928-2147 and ask for Marty or Steve. Admission is always free.

Hampton/Falls AARP #5038will have monthly luncheons

The Hampton/Falls AARP # 5038 will be having their monthly luncheon at noon at the Quirk Cultural Center,1201 Grant Ave. Bingo will be played after lunch and short meeting. There will be no charge for Bingo with prizes awarded from donated gifts.

Only charge would be for a lunch catered by Diane Kidd. You do not have to be a member but the group is looking for new members if you are a senior. The group meets usually the second Tuesday of each month at noon in the Quirk Senior Center. Lunch, meeting, entertainment or speaker and a split raffle drawing also. If you would like to come and see what the group does, enjoy a lunch and would like more info or to reserve a spot call either Byrne or Kathy Moy at 330-928-8548 or June Truax at 330-928-8131. The group does have fundraisers to donate to local veterans' groups as well as other worthwhile organizations.