Light Up the Park

by Teresa Ackerman

MADISON TOWNSHIP – The 6th Annual Madison Township Light Up the Park Event will be held Sunday, Sept. 3 at the Madison Township Park located at the corner of Hubbard and Lake roads in Madison Township.

Raising clams for kids

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Mentor - The Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Leadership Lake County joint clam bake will be held Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Mentor Beach Park. This event will help both organizations raise money for student scholarships and other educational programs.
The ticket price of $40 per person includes Manhattan clam chowder, ½ chicken, 12 top neck clams, sweet potato, sweet corn, coleslaw, rolls, one alcoholic drink ticket and soft drinks. An additional dozen of clams can be purchased or $10 each and discounts are available for tables of eight or more. The bakes will be prepared by Euclid Fish Company.
In addition to the food and music there will be sideboards and raffles, giving attendees the opportunity to win cash prizes.
To purchase tickets, go to or call (440) 255-1616. All tickets must be purchased by Friday, Sept. 15.
For information about other upcoming events, follow Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce on Twitter @Mentor_Chamber or on Facebook at

Little Free Library opens at Central Y

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Painesville – The Lake County Central YMCA and the Friends of Morley Library held a ribbon-cutting to mark the official opening of their new Little Free Library at the Lake County Central YMCA Aug. 14.

Moving Wall is coming to Lake County

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PERRY TOWNSHIP – The Vietnam Combat Veterans Memorial, The Moving Wall, is coming to Perry High School, One Success Blvd., Perry from Sept. 21 to 24.

Solar Eclipse

by Robin Luthanen

PERRY – Quite a crowd gathered early afternoon Aug. 21 at Perry Public Library, 3753 Main St., for the library’s Solar Eclipse Watch Party.

Get ready for MOL’s Fall Festival

by Marian McMahon

MENTOR-ON-THE-LAKE – The city’s September community event returns with a new name this year—Mentor-on-the-Lake Fall Festival.