A private tour and explanation of the Canton Museum of Art’s exhibit “Elijah Pierce: An American Journey” was the focus of the Canton Fine Arts group’s January luncheon. Led by museum director Max Barton, the program explored the artist’s history and personal inspiration, plus a look at the actual handcarved wooden panels.
In October, Middlebranch High School celebrated its 65th class reunion at Papa Bear’s in Jackson Township. The class originally consisted of 50 classmates. Twelve attended the reunion, some with their spouses.
“Frank Lloyd Wright: Architecture of the Interior,” an exhibit that showcases the insides of Wright’s houses, will be on display at the Wm. McKinley Presidential Library & Museum from March 2 through April 29.
Canton native Andrea Legg works as a public librarian in Tuscarawas County. Her writing has been featured on Scary Mommy, The Mighty and For Every Mom. She is a member of Ohio Library Council and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators.
Phoenix Rising Behavioral Healthcare & Recovery hosted its second annual Masquerade Ball at the Historic Onesto Hotel. The evening was filled with fun and elegance. The Voodoo BBQ served a delicious meal, and DJ Larry Thompson entertained the crowd.
Tadmor Shrine Circus Mar. 23-25 Come see the circus at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Performances are at 6:30 p.m. March 23, 10 a.m., 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 24 and 1 and 5:30 p.m. March 25. Performances have both reserved seating and general admission. Reserved seat tickets are $30 for VIP and $20 for regular reserved seats. General admission tickets are $17 for adults, $12 for children 3 to 12 and free for children 2 and younger.
The fifth annual One Bite Taste Event took place in October at the GentleBrook Event Center in Hartville with 300 guests in attendance. Local restaurants, caterers and bakeries were featured, and bloggers Collyn Floyd and Lisa Dalpiaz of Two Amused Bouches and Alecia Bencze of Ohio Wanderlust were in attendance to enjoy the tastes of the township and surrounding area.
The Women’s Board of Aultman Hospital hosted its seventh annual fashion show, Angels on the Runway, Fashion for a Cause in November at the Cultural Center, led by co-chairs Judy Minton and Darlene Schuring. More than 280 guests were in attendance.
The Mercy Service League held its 2017 Harvest Ball in October at the Canton Memorial Civic Center. Mercy staff president, Ronald Crock, M.D., and Stark County sheriff, George Maier, served as honorary chairs, and Barbara Frustaci and Kathleen Prasnal served as Mercy Service League event co-chairs.