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CVNP — The Cuyahoga Valley National Park (CVNP) Fall 2006 Schedule of Events is available at www.nps.gov/cuva/planyour visit/events.htm and at all CVNP visitor centers. The listing includes programs and activities for September through November.
CLEVELAND — Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus will be at Quicken Loans Arena Oct. 20-29 for 15 performances. Ticket prices are $15 and $20, with a limited number of VIP, front-row seats and circus celebrity seats available for each performance priced at $35, $60 and $75, respectively. Also, there is an opening-night offer of all tickets for $12, and tickets for children younger than 12 will receive $10 off for the Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evening performances. Tickets are available online at www.Ringling.com, the Quicken Loans Arena Box Office and through TicketMaster by calling (330) 945-9400.
SOUTH AKRON — The F.O.E. No. 555 Auxiliary will host a Flea Market and Craft Show Oct. 21-22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (set up will begin at 7:30 a.m.) at 89 E. Waterloo Road. The cost is $10 for one day or $15 for two days; tables are available inside and outside. To reserve a space, contact Lyn at (330) 645-9168 or Rita at (330) 773-6644 or pick up a form at the FOE. The kitchen will be open during the show offering hot dogs, sloppy joes, donuts and chili. No firearms will be permitted on the premises.
RICHFIELD — The Revere High School PTSA will host its “Revere the Holidays” Craft Show Oct. 21 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hillcrest Elementary School, 3080 Revere Road. Six-foot spaces with table and chair are available for $20. Contact Karen at (330) 659-4750 or email@example.com for more information or an application to participate. The deadline for submitting applications is Oct. 10.
SUMMIT COUNTY — Photographers have between Oct. 1 and Dec. 3 to submit their three best photographs for a chance to be showcased January through April 2007 in the ninth annual Amateur Photography Exhibit at the F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, 1828 Smith Road in West Akron. Photos may be submitted by mail or in person at the Visitors Center. All photos must be taken within the Metro Parks, Serving Summit County parks. Acceptable formats include printed digital pictures, slides and pictures from negatives. (If submitting pictures from negatives, please also include the negatives.) Matted pictures will be accepted, but not framed images. Name, address, phone number, the park where the picture was taken and the title should be included. All original entries will be returned. Metro Parks retains the right to enlarge photos for the exhibit and keep enlargements for promotions, displays, off-site exhibits and publications. For more information, call (330) 865-8065.
DOWNTOWN AKRON — Ohio poets are invited to participate in New Words 2007, the Akron Art Museum’s 13th annual adult poetry contest. Entries will be accepted Oct. 2 through Nov. 24. Competition winners will receive cash prizes and have the opportunity to read their poems during the museum’s poetry reading. To obtain contest guidelines, visit www.akronartmuseum.org or send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to: Poetry Guidelines, Akron Art Museum, 70 E. Market St., Akron, OH 44308. The New Words 2007 poetry reading will take place Jan. 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. at The O’Neil House, 1290 W. Exchange St. William Greenway, author of six books of poems and a professor of English at Youngstown State University, will be this year’s featured poet.
CLEVELAND — Tickets are now available for Cleveland Metroparks Zoo’s Halloween event, Boo at the Zoo. Designed for a younger audience, Boo at the Zoo offers eight nights of scare-free fun Oct. 19-22 and 26-29 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Now available at www.clemetzoo.com, an advance ticket ensures entry to this limited-capacity event. Tickets also are available at the zoo box office. All tickets are $6 through Oct. 10 and $7 after Oct. 10. Children younger than 2 will be admitted for free, and zoo members will receive a $1 discount per ticket for individuals covered by their membership. Children will receive a complimentary treat bag, and everyone is encouraged to wear fun (not scary) costumes.
COLUMBUS — The Ohio Department of Development’s Division of Travel and Tourism has unveiled the 2006-07 Fall/Winter Discover Ohio Calendar of Events, available free of charge from the Web site www.discoverohio.com or the state’s toll-free tourism hotline, (800) BUCKEYE. A downloadable PDF version of the calendar also will soon be available from www.discoverohio.com. The calendar provides Ohio visitors with a listing of nearly 600 events, festivals, shows and concerts from September 2006 to February 2007; a travel information section including driving distances, airport information, phone numbers and Web sites; and a listing of Ohio visitor bureaus/chambers of commerce that provide travel information.