Geauga Happenings
March 21, 2024 by Staff Report

Christ Presbyterian Church offers free drive-thru spaghetti and meatball dinners the third Thursday of each month...

Outreach Spaghetti Dinner

March 21, 6-7 p.m.

Christ Presbyterian Church offers free drive-thru spaghetti and meatball dinners the third Thursday of each month. Salad and dessert are included. The church is located at 12419 Chillicothe Road in Chester Township.

Geauga Home and Garden Show

March 22 and 23

The 17th annual premier home and garden show takes place at Heritage Marketplace, 15848 Nauvoo Road in Middlefield. Showtimes are Friday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 440-632-0174 for information.

FGP Solar Eclipse Apparel

The Foundation for Geauga Parks (FGP) is commemorating the total eclipse of the sun with solar eclipse and FGP branded T-shirts, hoodies and hats available for order pickup or delivery. All proceeds from the sales will directly impact the foundation mission.

Order pickup is free on April 8 at the Foundation for Geauga Parks tent at The Great Geauga Total Solar Eclipse event, hosted by the Geauga Parks District. Event admission is free, the event runs 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Geauga County Fairgrounds.

For delivery, orders must be placed by midnight March 22 to receive apparel by April 8.

Audubon IBA Surveys

March 24, 8 a.m.

Blackbrook Audubon continues its monthly Important Bird Area (IBA) surveys at Orchard Hills Park, 11340 Caves Road in Chester Township. Participation is free and open to birders of all skill levels; no registration is required.

For more information, visit

Geauga Dems Film Showing

March 27, 7 p.m.

Geauga Democratic Women’s Caucus will show the movie “RBG” at the party headquarters, 12420 Kinsman Road in Newbury Township. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Popcorn will be served.

For information, call 440-273-8200.

All About Daylilies

March 27, 7 p.m.

The Perennial Gardeners of Chesterland is hosting a free community presentation with Cynthia Druckenbrod, a degreed horticulturist, who has been growing daylilies at her home for over 20 years. The free presentation will be held at the Metzenbaum Center, 8200 Cedar Road, Chester Township. Enter at the second blue awning.

LCGS Meeting

March 28, 10 a.m.

The Lake County Genealogical Society (LCGS) will meet on Zoom. Following a short business meeting, speaker Bill Eddleman will present “This Indenture Made This… Finding Ancestors in Deeds.” Understand the legal language along with interpreting and applying the data and clues to family history search.

Visit for more information and the invitation to the Zoom meeting. One does not need to be a member to attend the monthly meeting.

For more information, call Cynthia at 440-951-0914.

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

March 30

Chardon Square Association hosts a pancake breakfast with the Easter Bunny at Pilgrim Christian Church on Chardon Square from 9-11 a.m. There will be photo opportunities with the bunny. Visit for more information and pricing.

At 11 a.m., Chardon Chamber of Commerce hosts a free Easter egg hunt for children 10 and under in the park. Bring a basket.

Indoor Flea Market

April 6, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Munson Township’s indoor flea market will be held at the Munson Town Hall and Fire Station Bay, 12210 Auburn Road. The $1 entrance fee for shoppers will go toward the Munson Township Scholarship Fund. Youth 12 and under are free.

Contact the township office at 440-286-9255 for more information or to rent a space.

Red Wagon Spring Dinner

April 10, 4:30-8 p.m.

The Christ Child Society of Geauga County is holding its 31st annual Red Wagon spring fundraiser dinner, raffles and auction at St. Noel Banquet Center in Willoughby Hills. Guest emcee is Jen Harcher, Channel 8 meteorologist.

The event supports the many programs and activities of the Society that has served at risk children in Geauga for over 40 years.

Tickets are $50 per person. Email Jeanette Bussoletti at or call 216-401-8190 for more information and reservations.

Happy Tails Benefit

April 21, 2-5 p.m.

The non-profit, no-kill Happy Tails Cat Sanctuary is holding a “Sunday Dinner with a Purr-pose” benefit at St. Noel Banquet Center, 35200 Chardon Road in Willoughby Hills. Registration begins at 1:30 p.m. with a family-style dinner at 2:30 p.m. Event includes silent and Chinese auctions and 50-50 raffle.

Tickets are $50 per person. For more information or to purchase tickets by April 14, call or text Doreen at 440-759-0076.

Summer Youth Aviation Camp

The Experimental Aviation Association Chapter 5 is hosting its annual Summer Youth Aviation Camp for middle school students going into grades six through 10. Camp will take place July 8-12 at the Geauga County Airport in Hangar 3 in Middlefield from 9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. There will be an opportunity for campers to take a Young Eagle flight on July 13.

Space is limited to 18 students. Registration is due by May 23.

For more information, contact Sherry Niederkorn at 440-477-1198.