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Upcoming events around Hudson

Published: March 15, 2017 12:01 AM

Hudson Society of Artists host art show until April 1

The Hudson Society of Artists is hosting its spring art show at the Laurel Lake Retirement Community, 200 Laurel Lake Road in Hudson. The exhibit is free and open to the public from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. The show will run from March 4 through April 1.

The Hudson Society of Artists' members include professional artists as well as giving developing members an opportunity to exhibit. Susan Mencini will select the awards this year. She is a graduate of the Cooper School of Art and studied at Kent State University. Working in acrylics with a watercolor application, she exhibits and teaches in the area.

A reception and awards ceremony will take place on March 12 from 2 5 p.m. at the Laural Lake Retirement Community. The reception is open to the public and will present an opportunity to meet some of the artists.

For more information about Hudson Society of Artists: www.hudsonsocietyofartists.com.

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Citizens Committee for Hudson Schools seeking volunteers

The Citizens Committee for Hudson Schools (CCHS) is gearing up for a Permanent Improvement Fund Levy (PIF) campaign this spring with a May 2 vote at the general election. The PIF vote is a RENEWAL vote at a rate not to exceed 1.5 mills for each dollar of valuation for 5 years, first due in January 2018. All PIF dollars must be used for expenditures that will last five years or longer including technology, heating and cooling systems, school safety and security systems, building maintenance and repair and transportation. Funds from this levy can NOT be used for operating purposes including salaries and benefits.

This renewal levy will result in no new taxes. The cost for a home appraised at $200,000 is $91.88 per year.

The Citizens Committee for Hudson Schools is a volunteer group that supports the schools. If you are willing to help with the campaign in a variety of areas, please visit our website forhudsonschools.com.

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Newborns in Need meets March 18

The Hudson Chapter of Newborns in Need will meet Mar 18 from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Hudson, located at 21 Aurora St. (parking and entrance in rear).

The agencies NIN supplies handmade items to include Akron Children's Hospital, Hillcrest Hospital, Pregnancy Solutions and Pregnancy Care. Some of the items made each month includes sewing several types of crib sheets, burp cloths, receiving blankets, baby quilts, bibs and slings. They also knit and crochet hats, booties and blankets and are in need of volunteers to do this. It can be done at home and NIN will supply the yarn.

The group extends a warm invitation to all interested parties as help is always needed in cutting, sewing, pressing, finishing, knitting and crocheting to meet our goal for each agency. Come and enjoy the fun and fellowship of a great group of ladies, lunch will be provided. Please watch the Hudson Hub for upcoming news and events. We are in need of donations for JoAnn gift cards to replenish our supplies we use in making these items.

NIN is the only chapter in North East Ohio. Please contact Nancy Adams for more information at NAdams3592@gmail.com.

Newcomers Club hosts Extreme Bunco night

Join Hudson Newcomers Club for a night of Extreme Bunco on March 16 at 7 p.m. at The Country Club of Hudson.

The cost is $30 for both members and non-members. Prizes given for bringing a friend and throughout the evening! Space is limited at this annual, ladies-only event, so purchase your ticket today (ticket includes one drink chip and appetizers).

For more information, or to purchase your ticket, please visit hudsonnewcomersclub.org or mail a check with "Extreme Bunco" in the memo to Hudson Newcomers Club, P.O. Box 881, Hudson, OH 44236.


Author to speak on Ohio craft beers

Fans of Ohio's booming craft beer industry will have an opportunity to enjoy a tour with author Paul Gaston. Christ Church Episcopal, located on the Green in Hudson, will host a forum on March 19 at 4 p.m. Gaston will discuss his book, "Ohio's Craft Beers: Discovering the Variety, Enjoying the Quality, Relishing the Experience," published by the Kent State University Press.

Gaston, a KSU professor and an Episcopal priest, visited more than 40 breweries throughout Ohio. The book, with many full color photographs taken by the author, provides information and inspiration about the culture of brewing and breweries. Gaston will share photos and stories from the book.

Following the presentation, there will be an opportunity for book signing and for refreshments. Copies of the book can be purchased at local bookstores or on Amazon.

The public is invited to enjoy this discussion in the Parish Hall. Christ Church Episcopal is located at 21 Aurora St. Parking is available on Aurora Street or in the parking lot at the rear, turning from Main Street between "Windstream" and "All Brides Beautiful."

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