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Geauga County Master Gardeners will host Gardens Galore, a plant sale and garden tour, in June. Burton's Century Village will be the staging…

Call for Gardens

Geauga County Master Gardeners will host Gardens Galore, a plant sale and garden tour, in June. Burton’s Century Village will be the staging area for the tickets, maps, plant sale, garden art and refreshments.

Master Gardeners are looking for gardens in the Burton or Middlefield area to add to the tour. If one has or knows of a lovely garden in the area, please contact the MGs.

Homeowner inspired gardens are sought. Please call Wendy or Nancy at 440-834-4656.

Historic Society Garage Sale

Bainbridge Township Historic Society & Museum will hold a garage sale June 14 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Bissell-Tucek House at 17870 Chillicothe Road, just south of the fire station complex. In case of rain, the sale will be held at the town hall.

All proceeds will be used to help renovate the north side of the house into additional display rooms. Residents wishing to donate items old and new should call 440-543-3235 for drop-off or pickup instructions.

Wings and Wheels

The Experimental Aircraft Association will host its first fly-in of summer a Wings and Wheels event June 21 at the Geauga County Airport, 15421 Old State Road in Middlefield. A pancake breakfast will be held from 7-11 a.m. Cost is $7 for adults and $3 for youth 2 to 11.

Free Young Eagle airplane rides will be offered to youth ages 8-17 from 8-11 a.m. Parental permission is required.

The event features classic cars, unique and experimental aircraft and more. For more information, call the airport at 440-632-1884.

WG Kiwanis Summer Concerts

West Geauga Kiwanis Clubs summer concerts will take place Wednesdays from 7-9 p.m. at the gazebo in Chester Town Park. Concerts begin July 9 and end on Aug. 13. Visit www.wgkiwanis.org for the concert schedule.

In case of rain, the concerts will be held indoors at Mayfield Church on the corner of Caves and Mayfield roads in Chester Township. The concerts are sponsored by the West Geauga Kiwanis Club in conjunction with the Chester Township Park Commission.

Donations from the public are welcome and may be sent to The West Geauga Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 553, Chesterland, OH 44026. Please indicate donations are for the concerts.

For more information, call Dave Grenier at 440-729-4848.

The West Geauga Kiwanis Club meets every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Baptist Church on Chillicothe Road. Anyone interested in membership may contact Ken Mantey at 440-729-2869.

Dorothy’s Porch Giveaway

Dorothy’s Porch Giveaway of clothing, household items and toys will take place June 12 and 13, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., and June 14, from 9-10:30 a.m., at Celebration Lutheran Church, 10621 Auburn Road in Chardon. The event is free to all.

Poor Man’s Reverse Raffle

The Knights of Columbus are hosting a Poor Man’s Reverse Raffle June 14 from 6-10 p.m. in the St. Helen’s gym, 12060 Kinsman Road in Newbury. Dinner will include stuffed cabbage. Beer and wine cost extra. Event features live music by Matt Frank along with sideboards, raffle bingo and a top prize of $1,500.

Tickets are $20. Call Bill Molnar at 440-285-5026 or Ed Rowan at 440-338-5836.

Afternoon Tea

The Geauga County Department on Aging Garden Committee will be serving an Afternoon Tea in the Garden June 7 from 24 p.m. in the pavilion at the Chardon Senior Center, 12555 Ravenwood Drive.

Tickets are $30. Preregistration is required by calling 440-279-2130. Seating is limited.

Ladies Aux. Rummage Sale

The Chardon VFW Ladies Auxiliary is having a rummage and bake sale on June 19 and 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Chardon VFW Post 6519, 752 Water St.

Shop for kitchenware, antiques and vintage items, holiday decorations and more.

Donations for the sale accepted; call Kristin at 440-567-0748 or Loretta at 440-834-1753.

American Legion Golf Outing

American Legion Post 459 in Burton is hosting its fifth annual golf outing June 7 at Pleasant Hills Golf Course in Chardon. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m.

Event is four-man scramble. Prizes awarded. Cost is $70 per person and includes lunch and picnic dinner buffet. Water, soda and beer provided.

Call Bruce at 440-897-2396 for information and presale discounted tickets.

Daylily Plant Sale

Western Reserve Daylily Society will hold a plant sale June 14 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Auburn Pointe Greenhouse, 10089 E. Washington St. in Auburn Township. Planting and dividing demonstrations will be held at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Rummage Sale in Kirtland

Divine Word Church is holding a rummage sale at 8100 Eagle Road in Kirtland. Sale takes place July 10 and 11 from 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and July 12 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations may be brought to the church July 5-8.

Call Olivia Ockuly at 440-256-1774 with any questions.

Low Cost Spay/Neuter

Rescue Village and PetFix Northeast Ohio have teamed up to help stop pet overpopulation by offering low cost spay/neuter for cats and dogs to low income families and individuals. One does not have to live in Geauga County to use the clinic.

A clinic will take place June 25 at Rescue Village, 15463 Chillicothe Road in Russell Township. For June only, any animal under 6 months old will be spayed or neutered for $20. No income qualifications required. Vaccines will be extra; $6 for Rabies vaccine. Spots are limited.

To register, call 440-338-4819, ext. 14.

Cordial Connections

Discover what Cordial Connections is all about. The club provides the opportunity for single seniors 50 and older to meet new people and enjoy a variety of activities. For more information, call Gayle at 440-953-4469.

Tri-County Coin Club

The Tri-County Coin Club will meet June 11 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 11519 Wilson Mills Road in Chardon. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7:15 p.m. and a 50-plus-lot coin auction, door prizes, coin displays, raffle and 50/50 drawing.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month and are free and open to all. For more information, call 440-564-7142.

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