News from around the Canton region

Un-Valentine’s Day Party at library

ALLIANCE – Teens, ages 12 to 18, are invited to Rodman Public Library’s Un-Valentine’s Day Party to celebrate being single on Tuesday.

From 3 to 5 pm, teens will watch a movie, play games and make crafts. A photo booth will be available, and snacks will be offered. No registration is required. For more information, call 330-821-2665 ext. 217.

Beeghly Hall Gallery features work by Carol Klingel

ALLIANCE – The University of Mount Union is hosting works by Carol Klingel in the Beeghly Hall Gallery through May.

Klingel received a bachelor’s degree in art education from Kent State University, followed by a master’s in education from the University of Akron. Klingel taught in the Medina Public Schools, Brunswick High School and at the University of Akron. She has led a wide range of workshops on creativity and drawing. Klingel’s work by her has been included in numerous group and solo exhibitions.

The exhibit is free and open to the public.

Craft project Feb. 21 is bird feeder

ALLIANCE – Maker Monday crafters will create a DIY bird feeder when they meet at 7 pm Feb. 21 in Rodman Public Library’s Main Auditorium. The feeder will be made using wooden craft sticks, glue and twine.

Led by Nicole Brown, Maker Monday is an in-person craft program for adults that is held monthly on select Mondays. All materials are provided free, thanks to Friends of Rodman Library, but space is limited and registration is required for each session.

To register, call 330-821-2665 ext. 107, or visit Rodman Public Library’s online calendar at

Ice hangs from a sign directing people to attractions in North Canton on Friday, Feb. 4, 2022. Several recent winter storms have coated the area in a thin layer of ice.

Tracy Byrd and Aaron Tippin at Palace

CANTON – Tracy Byrd and Aaron Tippin will perform in concert at 8 pm Saturday the Canton Palace Theatre.

Doors open at 7 pm Tickets are $48.50, $58.50, $68.50 plus fees. All seats reserved.

For tickets, visit

Jefferson-Jackson Democratic Club elects officers

CANTON – The Jefferson-Jackson Democratic Club of Greater Canton has elected officers for the years 2022-23: Daniel J. Fonte, president; John Slebodnik, first vice president; William Sherer Sr., second vice president; Pattie Dorosky, treasurer; Deborah Watkins, recording secretary; Trustees John Cihon, James Griffin, Tom McDermott, Jason Scaglione and William Sherer II; and Greg Conrad sergeant-at-arms.

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