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Today is December 3, 2016

Kent, OH 44240

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

  • | Shows, Festivals, and Fairs
    - Festival of Lights click for details
     
           
  • - The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues and mobilize support for the dignity, rights and well-being of persons with disabilities. It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by Nov 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           

Monday, December 5th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Celebrate a delicious holiday tradition, host a cookie exchange party this week! Try a new recipe or share personal favorites with others. Easy ideas, recipes, inspiration and instruction are available at click for details.
     
           

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - One of the most venerated saints of both Eastern and Western Christian churches, of whose life little is known. Except for the fact that he was a Bishop of Myra (now Turkey) in the fourth century, and that from early times he was noted for his charity. Santa Claus and the presentation of gifts is said to derive from St. Nicholas.
     
           

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

  • | 5:30pm - 8:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - Join your small business colleagues for a holiday celebration hosted by the Green Area Chamber of Commerce!

    Appetizers will be served. Cash bar.
    Residence Inn Akron South/ Green
    897 Arlington Ridge East Akron OH 44312
    Jon Kozesky 330.896.3023 info@greencoc.org
  • - On December 7, 1941 at 7:55AM (local time), "a date that will live in infamy," nearly 200 Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, long considered the US "Gibraltar of the Pacific." The raid, which lasted little more than one hour, left nearly 3,000 dead. Almost the entire US Pacific Fleet was at anchor there, and few ships escaped damage. Several were sunk or disabled, while 200 US aircraft on the ground were destroyed. The attack on Pearl Harbor brought about immediate US entry into WWII, a declaration of war being requested by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and approved by Congress December 8, 1941.
     
           

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

  • - Roman Catholic holy day of obligation. A public holiday in Nicaragua.
     
           
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - On this date in 1980 gunman Mark David Chapman shot and killed rock star John Lennon outside of his apartment building as he returned from a recording session. The death of the former Beatle, who was an international peace activist, shocked the world.
     
           

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

  • | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Arts and Entertainment, Architecture Art Education
    - Imagine what the new downtown district in Cuyahoga Falls could look like through the fresh eyes of architecture students from the Kent State University College of Architecture and Environmental Design. That has been the challenge of 14 fourth-year students, under the guidance of Professor Charles Harker, who have been participating in a semester-long program called RE-VISION CUYAHOGA FALLS. Their work proposes architectural responses to the Cuyahoga Falls Master Plan for the transformation of Front St.

    The Master Plan, which calls for reopening Front St. to traffic lanes through the several-block corridor, is now in its final design stage. The students’ role has been to breathe vitality and imaginative design ideas into two existing structures as well as to propose new construction in the developing area on Front Street south of Broad Boulevard.
    Working with Cuyahoga Valley Art Center (CVAC) some of the students have focused their attention on the art center building and others have chosen to direct their efforts to re-purposing the historic Falls Theater building. At CVAC they have explored a variety of ways to fashion bright, inspirational, fully accessible interior spaces for those who want to try their hand at classes as well as for those attending gallery showings. At the theatre, plans call for a restaurant/brewery, housing and retail in an imaginative atmosphere that blends historic detail with modern tastes.

    “It was a pleasure to watch the creative process of each of these students, “said Danielle Dieterich, CVAC director. “Their ideas are an inspiring outlook of what could be in Cuyahoga Falls. I am excited to see the community’s reactions to their architectural plans.”

    To provide an opportunity for community reaction, CVAC has planned a reception from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, December 10 at the center at 2131 Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls. There will be an exhibition of large, graphic depictions of the work and the students will be there to answer questions and discuss their process. The reception is free and open to the public.
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center
    2131 Front Street Cuyahoga Falls OH 44221
    Cuyahoga Valley Art Center Front Desk 330.928.8092 cvac@cvartcenter.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Register by November 4, 2016.
    For more information visit: click for details
     
           

Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - The December Full Moon. So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because the nights have become long. Also known as the the Long Nights Moon.
     
           

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

  • | 11:30am - 2:00pm | Business, Chamber, Networking
    - Join your Chamber colleagues as we swear-in our newly elected Chamber of Commerce Board Members.

    Members: $10 | Non-Members $15
    Creekside Restaurant & Bar
    8803 Brecksville Road Brecksville OH 44141
    Jon Kozesky 440.526.7350 chamber@brecksvillechamber.com
  • | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Community and Civic Groups, Clubs, promise, akron, because i said i would, alex sheen, chapter,
    - What will the meeting include?

    -LEARNING TOPIC: Stress Management

    -ACCOUNTABILITY SUPPORT: Come to the meeting to work on your personal commitments. Share your promise with your small table of five and get feedback in a supportive environment.

    -CHARITABLE PROMISE: To be announced!

    -SNACKS & BEVERAGES: As always, we will be providing snacks and drinks.

    Chapters are a volunteer-driven community effort that need committed people like you. Together, members in the Chapter identify and assess needs in their community and design impactful promises to meet those needs. It can be something as simple as committing to a certain number of hours cleaning up a neighborhood park, to volunteering to help a local nonprofit’s ongoing efforts, to larger projects like establishing a mentor/tutor program to support children/students in need or establishing a self-sustaining program to help fund a homeless shelter.

    Do you have an idea for an impactful charitable project/promise? We invite you to the meeting and let us hear your thoughts! Come join us as we bring the incredible collective power of our followers to the local level to improve the lives of residents in local areas and to improve ourselves in the process.

    Because I said I would is a 501c3 non-profit. Our mission is to strengthen humanity’s will. Because I said I would encourages and supports making and keeping promises to end suffering, establish peace and build happiness. We created the Promise Card to help hold people accountable to their commitments. Please join us as we change Akron and the world for the better!

    Please feel free to post your questions to the Akron Chapter FB page! Attendees to Chapter meetings must be 18 years or older.
    The University Of Akron: Bierce Library, Room #154
    302 Buchtel Commons Akron OH 44325
    Zach Griffin 216.226.3770 zach@becauseisaidiwould.com
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1791, the first 10 amendments to the US Constitution, known as the Bill Of Rights, became effective following ratification by Virginia.
     
           

Friday, December 16th, 2016

  • | NATL - Historical
    - On this date in 1773, the Sons of Liberty, some disguised as Native Americans, boarded three British vessels at Griffin's Wharf, Boston Harbor. Contents of 342 chests of tea were dumped into the harbor as a protest against the Tea Act of 1773 by the American Colonists.
     
           

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

  • - On this date in 1903, Orville and Wilbur Wright, after 3 years of experimentations with kites and gliders, achieved the first documented successful powered and controlled flights of an airplane. The flight was sustained for less than a minute but represented man's first powered airplane flight and the beginning of a new form of transportation.
     
           

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Dec 21 - Mar 20. In the Northern Hemisphere winter begins today with the winter solstice, at 5:44am EST.
     
           

Saturday, December 24th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Christmas Eve, which is the day before Christmas Day, is celebrated in many countries worldwide. It is a Christian observance that falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
    Christmas Eve is celebrated with large family meals featuring traditional dishes. Presents are exchanged and opened, many homes have their Christmas trees lit up, mistletoes hung, and other decorations, such as holly and ivy, at this time of the year.
     
           

Sunday, December 25th, 2016

  • | NATL - Religious
    - Chanukah, the Jewish festival of rededication, also known as the festival of lights, is an eight day festival beginning on the 25th day of the Jewish month of Kislev.

    The festival is observed by the kindling of the lights of a unique candelabrum, the nine-branched menorah, one additional light on each night of the holiday, progressing to eight on the final night.
     
           
  • | NATL - Religious
    - Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed most commonly on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.

    Customs include gift giving, completing an Advent calendar or Advent wreath, Christmas music and caroling, exchanging Christmas cards, attending church services, a special meal, and spending time with family and friends.
     
           

Monday, December 26th, 2016

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Boxing Day is December 26, the day after Christmas, and is celebrated in Great Britain and in most areas settled by the English (the U.S. is the major exception), including Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.

    Some historians say the holiday developed because servants were required to work on Christmas Day, but took the following day off. As servants prepared to leave to visit their families, their employers would present them with gift boxes.
     
           
  • - The holiday schedules for the various exchanges are subject to change if relevant rules, regulations or exchange polices are revised.
     
           

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 1:53AM, EDT.
     
           

Saturday, December 31st, 2016

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - University of Phoenix Stadium, Glendale AZ. One of the two College Football Playoff semi-finals to determine the contenders in the 2017 national championship game. For info visit click for details.
     
           
  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - The last evening of the Gregorian calendar year, traditionally a night for merrymaking to welcome in the new year.
     
           
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - In 2014, the BCS conference commissioners selected the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl as one of six elite bowl games to host the new College Football Playoff. Starting in 2016, Chick-fil-A Bowl will host a national Semifinal Game (#1 vs. #4 or #2 vs. #3) four times over the next 12 years. In the other eight years, the Bowl will host top ranked teams from around the country as assigned by a selection committee. The bowl will be located in Atlanta, GA at the Georgia Dome.
     
           

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