Herald Extra

Theatrical classes offered

Theatre 8:15 will have youth winter theatrical classes, with instructor Jim Volkert, Feb. 4 – March 18. Ages 7-11, 9:30-10:30 a.m., and ages 12-18, 11a.m.-12:30 a.m. There will be stage direction and dance movement taught. Students will participate in a demonstration Saturday, March 18. Classes cost $130. The demonstration will is free to watch. Theatre…

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Students challenged to build a better bridge

Summit County Engineer Alan Brubaker will host the 17th annual miniature bridge building competition at the Summit County Fairgrounds. Registration for the Friday, Feb. 24 event begins at 7:45 a.m. and the presentation of awards takes place at 2:15 p.m. Bridge building will take place between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Norton will be among the…

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Art exhibit free to public

“Color Theories,” a free exhibit of art by Michael Greenwald and Priscilla Roggenkamp, will be at the Nine Muses Art Gallery Feb. 24-April 22. The pieces explore how the two artists engage color and strive to seek a perfection that leads them to create bold or nuanced works. The acoustic band, Rock Salt and Nails,…

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Zoo gets new friends

The Akron Zoo has new residents and others have moved to other zoos based on species survival plan recommendations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The zoo has received a new red panda, Komodo dragon, sun bear and two Humboldt penguins. The zoo’s sloth bear, red panda and one of their Komodo dragons have…

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Lost dog

Kelli Wheeland of Dunn Avenue lost her female miniature pinscher Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The dog ran towards Romig Road and State Street towards the Kenmore/ Akron area. The dog is not wearing a collar or tags but her name is London. Call Kelli at 330-329-8234 with any information.  

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Norton Kiwanis recognizes membership

The Norton Kiwanis Club spotlights member Karen Hardy, CEO, Integrity Federal Credit Union and the club’s president-elect. Hardy has been an active member and on the board since 2012. She is a roll-up your sleeves and get any and all things done person especially when it has to do with children. Karen is instrumental in…

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Mayor visits scouts

Barberton Cub Scout Pack 3101 enjoyed a special visitor, Mayor William Judge, to their meeting. He discussed his duties as mayor and answered questions to help the boys achieve the citizenship badge.

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Lace up the running shoes

Summit Metro Parks will host an information session Thursday, Feb. 16, about the 10-week Couch to 5K training series, from 7 to 8 p.m. in the auditorium at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm (1828 Smith Road, Akron). Naturalist and runner Elizabeth Kresse will describe what series participants can expect and answer questions. Participants will meet every…

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Volunteers deliver more than meals

Blake Babcock, CEO of Mobile Meals spoke to the Magic City Kiwanis about the services his organization provides. During the Jan. 18 meeting Babcock reported there are 120 meals delivered daily in Barberton. Each of those meals costs the agency $3. Not only do the volunteers provide a connection to those receiving a meal, they…

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