The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

August 17, 2006

August 17 Datebook


17-19 -600- RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Monroe United Methodist Church, 4302 Center Road, Conneaut. Contact Carol (Sam) Coffman for donations.

17 -600- JOHNNY FISHER & COW PATTY, entertainment on the lawn at Harbor Topky Memorial Library, 1633 Walnut Blvd., Ashtabula. Free.

18 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ashtabula First Presbyterian Church, 4317 Park Ave.

18,19 -600- ANNUAL BENEFIT YARD SALE, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Jefferson Depot Village, 147 E. Jefferson St. For table availability, contact Jean (James) Dutton.

18,19 -600- RUMMAGE SALE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at First Congregation United Church of Christ, 41 E. Jefferson St., Jefferson.

18,19 - 17th WAYNE BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL, 5 p.m.-midnight Friday, noon-midnight Saturday at Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club grounds, Route 322, Wayne Township.

18-20 -600- TEXAS HOLD 'EM at Grand Valley Fall Festival in Orwell, starts 6 p.m. Sponsored by GV Athletic Boosters. Advance tickets available at Accent Flooring.

19 - GOLF SCRAMBLE FOR THE ARTS, 9 a.m. shotgun start at Village Green Golf Course, 7048 N. Main St., North Kingsville. Sponsored by Conneaut Community Center for the Arts. End with dinner for awards, door prizes and 50/50 raffle. Contact the center to sign up team or e-mail at

19 - DOWNTOWN COACHES REVERSE RAFFLE, 6 p.m. at Conneaut American Legion, 272 Broad St., $1,000 grand prize. For tickets contact William F. Kehoe of Conneaut.

19 - "MEET YOUR NEIGHBOR DAY" at Plymouth United Methodist Church and Plymouth Township Fire Hall. Festivities begin with 8 a.m. registration and 9 a.m. 1 mile walk/run Plymouth Brick Road; noon potluck dinner; 11 a.m. pie judging contest, 12:30 p.m. pie auction. Also bubble blowing contest, horse and wagon rides, antique car show, history, covered bridge and Ashtabula County displays, water battles, car extraction and safety house demos. Bring lawn chairs. For more information, contact Richard Musser.

19 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Plymouth Township Fire Department, 1001 Plymouth Road.

19 -600- YARD SALE, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Jennie Munger Gregory Museum, 5685 Lake Road, Geneva-on-the-Lake. Donations welcome.

19 -600- 6th ANNUAL RIB BURN-OFF, noon-8 p.m. at Christ Covenant Church, Routes 528 and 87, Middlefield. Switch and Wylde Ryde, Banjo the clown, Jungle Terry, kid's games and activities, canine demonstrations, life flight landing, classic car and tractor show.

19 - BURTON LIBRARY BOOK SALE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Burton Public Library, 14588 W. Park St. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

19 - BENEFIT CAR WASH, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Jefferson United Methodist Church, 125 E. Jefferson St. Proceeds benefit men's Promise Keepers 2007 trip.

20 -600- BREAKFAST, 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church of Rock Creek, 3409 N. Main St. Menu: Sausage/Sausage gravy over biscuits, bacon, eggs, french toast, pancakes and beverage. Carry-outs available. Sponsored by Knights of Columbus Council 5589.

20 - MUSIC FOR A SUMMER EVENING, 6:30 p.m. at Jefferson First Congregation UCC, 41 E. Jefferson St. Karen Jenks, violin, and David Aro Zobel, piano.

21 -600- FISH FRY sponsored by Finnish American Heritage Association, 5-7 p.m. at Saybrook Township Park. Reservations by Aug. 18. Contact Betty (E.J.) Hietikko or Janet (R.P.) Eskelin.

21 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, 2:30-7:30 p.m. at Grand Valley Lawn & Garden, 3686 Rice Road, Orwell.

22 -600- LAKEFRONT CONCERT SERIES, featuring Gloria Jean DiFabio & Friends, polkas, big band, ragtime, 7 p.m. at Geneva Township Park, at Austin and Lake roads. Sponsored by Geneva-on-the-Lake Visitors Bureau. Free.

22 - RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, noon-5 p.m. at Travel Centers of America, 5551 Route 193, Kingsville.

23 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Geneva Eagles No. 2243,120 Depot St.

24 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, 1-6 p.m. at Elks Lakefront Lodge No. 208, 3115 Lake Road W., Ashtabula.

24 -600- KINGSVILLE LIBRARY MOVIE NIGHT, 5:30-7 p.m. at library Welcome Center, 3105 School St. Free popcorn when you show your Kingsville Library card.

25 -600- RED CROSS BLOODMOBILE, noon-6 p.m. at Conneaut Public Library, 304 Buffalo St.

26 -600- BOOK SALE, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Andover Public Library, 142 W. Main. Friends of the Library accepting used books, videos and audio books in good condition. No magazines.

26 -600- PET SHOW, registration for cats and miscellaneous pets 10:30 a.m., judging 11 a.m.; dog registration 11 a.m., judging 11:30 a.m. at Andover Public Library, 142 W. Main. For children ages 6 to 14. Prizes awarded. All pets must be on a leash or in a cage. Parents must accompany their child. To register, call the library.

26 -600- BENEFIT ESTATE SALE, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at St. Joseph Church school gym, 3330 Lake Ave, Ashtabula. All proceeds benefit St. Vincent DePaul Society.

26 -600- MADISON JAZZ PROJECT DANCE, to benefit Our Lady of Perpetual Help Home School Group, 8-11 p.m. at Geneva VFW, 76 Depot St.

26,27 -600- PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday at Jefferson Historical Society, Trinity Church, 42 E. Jefferson St. Featuring early photos of Jefferson and World War II local soldiers. Light lunch available.

27 -600- COMMUNITY PICNIC, 4-7 p.m. at Gageville United Methodist Church, 4071 Route 193, Kingsville. Music, games and food.

28 -600- FISH DINNER, 5-7 p.m. at North Kingsville Presbyterian Church, 6546 Church St. Prepared by Hil-Mak's. Take-outs available.

31 -600- 70TH ANNUAL FISH FRY, 2-8 p.m. at Ashtabula Elks Lakefront Lodge 208, 3115 Lake Road W. Sponsored by Fraternal Order of Police Ashtabula Lodge 26. For more information contact or Patrolman Adam Simons and Capt. Jeff Bradley at the Police Department. Tickets at door.

31 -600- COMMUNITY DINNER, 5-6 p.m. at Saybrook United Methodist Church, 7900 S. Depot Road.

Local non-profit organizations may submit items for the Datebook to The Star Beacon, P.O. Box 2100, Ashtabula 44005-600-2100. Events must be open to the public. Email: community