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Wayne County area events/calendar listing from April 13 paper.
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Friends of Library shred truck fundraiser

DALTON Shred bags are being sold at the Dalton library for Friends of the Library’s shred truck fundraiser. A truck will come to receive filled bags on Thursday, April 21 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 23, from 10 a.m.-noon at 127 S. Church St.

Kidron Community Easter Egg Hunt

KIDRON Community Council hosts the annual Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 23 at Kidron Community Park with sections for different age groups and refreshments. Bring your own basket! Follow the Kidron Community Council on Facebook for raindate and updates.

Pancake breakfast to benefit EWFD

DALTON East Wayne Firefighters Fund sponsors all-you-can-eat breakfast of pancakes, eggs, potatoes, sausage, juice and coffee 7-11 a.m. Saturday, April 23 at EWFD Station 1 in Dalton. By donation only.

Wayne County Cupcake Tour

Start your day at Lehman’s in Kidron with a sweet self-guided tour through seven retail establishments in Wayne County April 29-30: Lehman’s, Eastwood Furniture, The Pine Cone Gift Shop, Shisler’s Cheese House, Journey in Time, East Union Bulk Foods, The J.M. Smucker Company Store and Cafe. Receive a gourmet cupcake plus exclusive coupon savings at each store. Tickets are $15. Tickets are good for BOTH days. You may attend Friday or Saturday, or both.
Learn more and purchase tickets at Call 800-438-5346.

Sonnenberg Church’s Maple Syrup Festival

KIDRON Sonnenberg Mennonite Church, 14367 Hackett Road, Kidron, has its 24th annual Maple Syrup Festival Pancake and Sausage Breakfast Dine-In or Drive Thru 7-10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 30 by donation to support the church’s missions.

NAMI Walk and 5K for Wellness May 7

WOOSTER NAMI Wayne and Holmes Counties has its 15th annual Walk and 5K for Wellness 8-11 a.m. May 7 at The Ohio State – Wooster Campus, Secrest Welcome and Education Center, 2122 Williams Road. Register at

Dalton Local Schools greenhouse plant sale

DALTON Dalton Local Schools has its annual greenhouse plant sale 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, May 18 in the greenhouse behind Dalton Elementary and Middle School and 2-4 p.m. Thursday, May 19 in the DEMS Commons with plants students have grown and the proceeds go back in to schools.

Music series returns to Wooster in summer

WOOSTER Ohio Regional Music Arts and Cultural Outreach and the Friends of the Secrest Arboretum announce the return of Music at the Arboretum this summer. The season kicks off on May 27 with Northeast Ohio-based Neo Dixie. These free concerts take place at the John Streeter Garden Amphitheater at the Secrest Arboretum, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. To learn more, call 419-853-6016 or visit

Maker Faire Wayne County May 21

Drawing over 1,300 attendees at past faires, this free hands-on event will be at The University of Akron Wayne College 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 21.
Maker Faire is a gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science club members, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors. Sponsored by the Make Organization and the Romich Foundation.


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