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Landmarks Of Mansfield: Grace Episcopal Church

11 Oct , 2017  

The stately building on the southwest corner of Third and Bowman Streets near downtown represents a 171 year history of the Episcopal Church in Mansfield.

Established in 1846, the same year that brought railroads to town, Grace Episcopal Church’s first parishioners included members of the Bartley and Sherman families. Two years later, its first church building was constructed on Third Street just east of Mulberry. More…

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Ohio Fall Update — October 11

11 Oct , 2017  

Every week this fall, we will be bringing you photos submitted by Ohioans and those visiting Ohio, all showing the beauty of a Buckeye fall. Each has been tagged with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Instgram tag. Hover over any image for more information, and enjoy!! More…

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This Month Brings Haunts, History, And Halloween

11 Oct , 2017  

Forget the cozy firesides, apple picking and hayrides, Fall means Halloween which means it’s time for ghost stories, costumes and haunted houses. If you think getting scared is fun, come to Mansfield and Richland County and get your fill of ghosts and haunted happenings. See a full list of events here. More…

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RCDG Joins Twitter; Tweets To Appear In Happening Now

10 Oct , 2017  

This past week, the Richland County Development Group (RCDG) activated its Twitter account, which can be found at: @chooserichland. According to its Facebook page, RCDG is a group of local citizens dedicated to the enhancement, development and future of our community’s quality of life for the citizens of Richland County. More…

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Scary Symphony For Families

10 Oct , 2017  

The Mansfield Symphony Orchestra will present its second concert of the 2017-2018 OhioHealth Symphony Series, “Scary Symphony” on Sunday, October 22 at 3 PM at the Renaissance Theatre in Mansfield, Ohio. Under the direction of Octavio Más-Arocas, the event will feature a program of classic and popular “spooky” music played by the orchestra. Guests are invited to attend the concert in costume. More…

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Annual Caregiver Conference Being Held

9 Oct , 2017  

The Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging is holding its 16th Annual Caregiver Conference on Wednesday, November 8 from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at Hawkins Corner in Ontario. This conference is designed to give informal (family) and volunteer caregivers a learning experience as well as hear a motivational keynote speaker.  If you care for someone else, then you are a caregiver and this conference is for you.  This is a free conference; however, registration is required. More…

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Pumpkin Carvers Sought

9 Oct , 2017  

Do you enjoy pumpkin carving? If so, this might be just the opportunity you’ve been looking for.

In order to prepare for its larger and better than ever Pumpkin Glow, Kingwood Center Gardens is on the lookout for volunteer carvers. The event has grown so that literally hundreds of additional pumpkins need to be carved and lit. More…

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Renaissance Theatre Statement On Passing Of Ralphie May

8 Oct , 2017  

The following statement has been issued by the Renaissance Theatre:

The staff and board of the Renaissance Theatre are saddened to learn of the passing of comedian Ralphie May on October 6, 2017. The performer was scheduled to perform at the theatre on October 13, 2017. Due to the sudden passing, the October 13th performance will be canceled. More…

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Mansfield Trick Or Treat Date, Time Announced

7 Oct , 2017  

The City of Mansfield has announced that Trick or Treat Night is scheduled for Thursday, October 26 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM.

It is suggested that the participating age group of children be no older than 12. More…

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Have A Family Friendly Fall In North Central Ohio

7 Oct , 2017  

The great folks at Destination Mansfield – Richland County have great ideas for enjoying the beauty and bounty of the local fall season.

Fall has come to Richland County and the family-friendly fun is ongoing! Enjoy all the classics like pumpkins and corn mazes. Go someplace new like The Barnyard or try something different like a Halloween Campout. Just treats, no tricks! See the list below for some community favorites. More…

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Area Musician Releases Video

6 Oct , 2017  

Local Guitarist/Vocalist Henry J. Konczak is once again writing, recording and releasing original music, and just finished a video of his new song, “The Best.” “The Best” is a high-energy rock song about a talented musician trying to break through in the music industry.

Konczak, better known to his audiences as “Henry J,” is joined by his Broken Hearts Band, which includes local musicians Jai Merina, Michael Hall, and David Schmoll for this performance. More…

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The Circus Is Coming To Town

6 Oct , 2017  

The roundtop will be going up at the Richland County Fairgrounds’ Fairhaven Hall a week from Saturday as the Garden Brothers Circus comes to Mansfield.

The Garden Brothers Circus is celebrating 100 years entertaining families throughout North America. See ‘Motorcycle Madness,’ which has motorcycle daredevils somersaulting and spinning in a big Globe of Doom; Chinese Acrobats, the Human Slingshot, Racing Camels, crazy comedy with Circus Clowns, daring aerialists; cirque artists. More…