Avon Neighborhood News, 4-19-04

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Norma Higgins
2965 Hayes St.
Avon, 44011
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Meeting of the Avon Historical Society: Old Town Hall of 1871, corner of Detroit and Stoney Ridge, 7 pm, MON. MAY. 3, 2004 - THE GARFIELD HOUSE. Ed Herdendorf, former OSU Professor, will present the history of the Garfield House in Sheffield Village.

Hosts homes needed: The nonprofit organization, International Student Exchange (ISE), is seeking host homes for high school international students for the 2004-05 school year. There are students, ages 15 to 18, from Europe, Asia and South America who are wishing to come for a semester or a school year. Students come with their own spending money and health insurance. Retired people are welcomed. For more information, call local student adviser Carol Hartwig at 934-2207.

Spring program: The Isabella Guild's annual spring program, New and Different Things for Spring, will be May 13 at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, Avon. There will be raffles, door prizes, refreshments and a question and answer session with Angelo Petitti of Petitti Garden Centers. Cost is $8 in advance and $9 at the door. For more information, call Mary Jane at 937-5283.

Seniors news: Avon Seniors will have a potluck dinner Friday from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Heritage School. The crafts session will meet again April 30 at 1 p.m. at The Good Samaritan Nursing Center on Detroit Road in Avon. Line dancing is every Thursday at the Community Center at 11 a.m. Call Pat Kolecki at 937-6922 for more information.

Book talk: Mothers and daughters, fourth through seventh grade, are invited to join the Mother/Daughter Book Discussion Group at Avon Public Library. The group's next meeting will be April 27 at 7:30 p.m. at Avon Public Library. The book discussed will be ''I Was a Rat,'' by Philip Pullman. Copies of the book are available at the library. For more information, call 934-4743.

What's cooking in the Avon schools April 19 to 26:

Elementary:

Today: Pretzel dippers with cheese sauce, tater tots, orange smiles, milk

Tuesday: Chicken noodle soup, peanut butter and jelly sandwich, celery, apples, milk

Wednesday: Pizza sticks, salad, applesauce cup, milk

Thursday: Waffle dippers, hash browns, sausage, orange juice, milk

Friday: Popcorn shrimp or beefy ravioli, breadstick, green beans, peaches, pudding cup, milk

Monday: Barbecue riblet, corn, orange smiles, milk

Middle/High schools:

Today: Choice of stuffed crust pepperoni pizza, egg salad sandwich, chef's choice, chicken fajita, chicken fingers, garden or chicken caesar salad,

Tuesday: Choice of cheese-stuffed breadsticks with marinara dip, tuna salad croissant, pasta bar, double cheeseburger, breadsticks, garden or caesar salad, steamed broccoli, garlic breadstick

Wednesday: Choice of meat lover's pizza, BLT, breakfast for lunch, footlong hot dog, mozzarella sticks, garden or cobb salad, baby carrots

Thursday: Choice of ham and cheese stromboli, ham and cheese bagel, home cooking bar, philly steak sandwich, breadsticks, garden salad or veggie plate, corn, apple crisp

Friday: Choice of deluxe pizza, chicken caesar wrap, Mexican bar, buffalo chicken patty sandwich, chicken fingers, garden or taco salad, seasoned green beans, tortilla chips

Monday: Choice of fiestada, Italian hoagie, home cooking bar, chicken nuggets, garden or cobb salad, steamed vegetables, apples

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