Hot dog roast concludes Bible school
SALEM - Vacation Bible school at the Calvary Baptist Church will conclude from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. A hot dog roast will be held with music provided by the Loving God Quartet. The public is invited.
Golf outing sign-ups continue
SALEM - Sign-ups are still being accepted for the Alchemy Acres/Gavin Ward Memorial Golf Outing which begins with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Olde Dutch Mill Golf Course in Lake Milton. Registration is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Cost is $65 per person for the four-person team. For information or to register call Steve Sacco at 330-332-4897.
Salem Kiwanis antique show set Saturday
SALEM - The Salem Kiwanis Club's Antique and Craft Sale and Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Centennial Park. Admission is free. The Salem Historical Society will have a display and its members dressed in keeping with the Quaker theme. Music by DulciMore Folk Musicians is scheduled from noon to 1:30 p.m. Salem Kiwanis will offer a large selection of gifts and gift baskets for people to bid on. All proceeds will be directed to youth programs. Food vendors will be available. For information call 330-506-3333.
Pancake breakfast at Angels for Animals
CANFIELD -Angels for Animals is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at its Andrews Hall, 4750 W. South Range Road (state Route 165). Pancakes, bacon, scrambled eggs, hash browns, coffee, orange juice and milk with unlimited refills will be served. Cost is $7 per person and $2 for children under 6. Belgian waffles are $2 extra. All proceeds benefit the spay/neuter assistance fund.
2012 Salem International Festival
SALEM - The Salem Area Chamber of Commerce is busy finalizing plans for the 2012 Salem International Festival to be held from 5 to 10 p.m. Aug. 10 and 3 to 10 p.m. Aug. 11.
Multi-cultural backgrounds of Salem and the surrounding area will be celebrated at this event. Foods from a variety of international backgrounds will be featured and stage entertainment includes musicians with an international flair including an Australian musician, Seona McDowell. Also new to the stage this year is an Italian dance group, Allegro Dance Troupe. There will be repeat performances by the Salem Community Theatre and from SHS Choir Director Attila Samu and SHS Choral Department students. Stormin Norman will also join the performers this year. A vendor's area will be available for local organizations, agencies, churches, and merchants. Fun activities and games for children include pony rides, trains, clowns, face painting, chalk drawing, and bounce houses.
The "Meet the Quakers" event festivities on Saturday afternoon is open to any Quaker sports team adult leader and/or coach who would like to participate prior to the Salem Grande Parade and are asked to contact Frank Zamarelli at Salem Computer at 330-332-2201 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Tentative time for this meet and greet event is 3 p.m. on the stage in the municipal parking lot across from the former Timberlanes. There will be a PA system available for team members to be introduced to the crowd. All Salem High School cheerleaders and the SHS Pep Band are asked to attend. For information or for vendor or parade applications visit the chamber's website at www.salemohiochamber.org or call 330-337-3473.
Salem Library trustees to meet
SALEM-The Salem Public Library Board of Trustees plan to meet at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the library.
Salem 146 to meet for breakfast
SALEM -The Salem High School Class of 1946 will meet for breakfast at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at Adele's Place.
Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Groups
ALLIANCE -The Alzheimer's Association has scheduled its monthly Caregiver Support Groups on the following dates:
Alliance: Aug. 2, 7 p.m., Alliance Community Hospital, 200 E. State St.
North Lima: Aug. 23,7 p.m., Common Ground Church Community, 2310 W. South Range Road.
Salem: 6:30 p.m. July 24, Emmanuel Lutheran Education Building, 251 S. Broadway Ave. No reservations are required; 330-788-9755.
For information call the Alzheimer's Association at 330-650-0552 or 800-272-3900.
Burchfield Museum makes list
SALEM - Salem's Burchfield Homestead Museum has been chosen by the National Trust for Historic Preservation as one of 37 American museums to make its list of "Historic Artists' Homes." The National Trust, based in Washington D.C., annually creates and endorses the list based on the fame of the artist. The list includes the homes of such artists as Georgia O'Keeffe in Abiquiu, N.M., Jackson Pollock in East Hampton, N.Y., Thomas Hart Benton in Kansas City, Mo., Grant Wood in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in Cornish, N.H.
The Burchfield list entry reads:
"Burchfield Homestead Museum, Salem, Ohio, (330-332-8601, www.burchfieldhomestead.com.) Named "best U.S. watercolorist" by Time Magazine in 1956 and "artist to America" by President Lyndon Johnson, Charles Burchfield (1893-1967) created most of his Ohio paintings at this family homestead, where often his subject matter was views from its windows."
The Salem museum, at 867 E. Fourth St., was the home of Charles Burchfield from 1898 to 1921. With the help of the Salem Community Foundation, the Pearce Foundation and members of the Burchfield Homestead Society, the house was restored into a museum in 1999.
Regular summer visiting hours are Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. through Aug. 25. Visits can also be scheduled other times of the year by calling 330 332-8601 a week in advance.
Salem 1967 reunion socials set July 27-28
SALEM - This Salem High School Class of 1967 reunion brief serves a note to class members who may have been missed or lost their reunion notices. It also is a reminder of the socials that are being held July 27 and 28. An Alaskan fish fry with fresh Alaskan King Salmon and halibut are being transported direct from Homer, Alaska. Captain Dave Weber and first-mate Maxine Shanker Weber will "cook up a storm" at the home of David and Arlene Schwartz at 6:30 p.m. July 27. Shanker Weber is bringing her famous salmon pate and other Alaskan delicacies. For landlubbers, there will be all-American hot dogs on the grill. Classmates are bringing wines representing their new home states or regions for a wine-tasting event at the reunion. Class pictures of the entire class and individuals or groups will be available at the Friday night social. Saturday's events start with a tour of the SHS Alumni Association office at 11 am. Ricky's English Pub will be open solely for the class from 1 to 6 p.m. with the party room available from 6 p.m. on. Ricky's famous hors d'ouvers will be served along with good music and conversation. For information contact Sharon Schmidt Walker at email@example.com or 330-332-0940.