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PENINSULA — The Countryside
Farmers’ Market at Heritage Farms, 6050 River-view
Road, will host the first Tomato
Tasting Aug. 18. Coordinated
by market manager Beth Knorr and facilitated by local
chef Jonathon Sawyer, the tomato tasting gives shoppers
the opportunity to taste
a number of varieties side by side. Countryside Farmers’
Markets are producers-only markets managed by the Countryside
Conservancy. The market is open Saturdays from 9 a.m.
to noon through Oct. 6. For more deatils, call (330)
WEST AKRON — Caring for Kids Inc. will present an Ice Cream Social fund-raiser Aug. 19 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hardesty Park, 1615 W. Market St. The Class of ’57 will perform. Information about Caring for Kids’ adoption programs, foster care services, orphan hosting program, pre-adoption training and the Positive Learning for Adults and Youth (PLAY) program will be available. Caring for Kids is a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit agency. The cost is $15 for one ticket or $25 for a family ticket. For tickets or more information, call (330) 688-0044.
CUYAHOGA FALLS — The Ohio Clown College will host Introduction to Professional Clowning. The complimentary session will be Aug. 25 from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Funny Stop Comedy Club, 1757 State Road. The session will include a continental breakfast and give those in attendance the opportunity to explore the entire spectrum of professional clowning. Reservations are required and can be sent to Robert Kreidler, headmaster, Ohio Clown College, 206 Hollywood Ave., Akron, OH 44313. Kreidler can be reached at (330) 935-9460 or rkreidler@ohioclowncoll ege.com.
NORTON — The Jammin’ Jumpers Jump Rope Team will host a “Euchre Night” fund-raiser Aug. 25 at the Norton Community Center on Greenwich Road. A donation of $10 per person includes all card play, unlimited appetizers, desserts, soft drinks and door prizes. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m., with games beginning at 6. Tables are limited. Call (330) 825-8399 for reservations.