• Backpack Adventure at Akron Zoo
  • National Night Out
  • Flag Day at the Gazebo - Triangle Park
  • Trick or Treat
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  • Welcome
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  • Tree Lined Streets
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Upcoming Events

Jan
1
Mon
all-day BOOK CLUB TO GO – January @ Goodyear Branch Library
BOOK CLUB TO GO – January @ Goodyear Branch Library
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
New book are available the first week of each month.  No meetings, no deadlines, just some great reads! Discussion questions, read-alike lists, and author information are included with each book. January – A Man Called[...]
Jan
22
Mon
6:00 pm Women’s Self-Defense Class @ Goodyear Branch Library
Women’s Self-Defense Class @ Goodyear Branch Library
Jan 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  Learn simple techniques that could save your life! This two-hour class is designed to offer women both verbal and physical techniques including: screaming; wrist breakaway; freeing oneself from a chokehold; escaping if pinned to[...]
Feb
1
Thu
all-day BOOK CLUB TO GO – February @ Goodyear Branch Library
BOOK CLUB TO GO – February @ Goodyear Branch Library
Feb 1 – Feb 28 all-day
New book are available the first week of each month.  No meetings, no deadlines, just some great reads! Discussion questions, read-alike lists, and author information are included with each book. February – A Novel Bookstore[...]
Feb
6
Tue
6:30 pm The Underground Railroad in Ohio @ Goodyear Branch Library
The Underground Railroad in Ohio @ Goodyear Branch Library
Feb 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
  This program features, stories about the Underground Railroad in the four corners and center of the state.  It also highlights an Ohio connection to the passage of the 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. [...]
Feb
10
Sat
2:00 pm Teen Talk @ Goodyear Branch Library
Teen Talk @ Goodyear Branch Library
Feb 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
School? Friendships? Careers? Life? Join us for an informal talk about current topics from a teen’s perspective.  Share your thoughts.
Feb
12
Mon
6:00 pm Memory Wire Bead Bracelet @ Goodyear Branch Library
Memory Wire Bead Bracelet @ Goodyear Branch Library
Feb 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join Leila Griffiths with Elkaysthings and create a unique beaded bracelet.  Participants will take their new creation home in an elegant organza jewelry bag, so it’s perfect as a gift, or to keep as your[...]
Feb
16
Fri
10:00 am Weekday Walkers @ Summit Metro Park Pioneer Shelter
Weekday Walkers @ Summit Metro Park Pioneer Shelter
Feb 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
 

Weekly and Monthly

Jan
23
Tue
4:30 pm Tuesday Community Dinner @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Tuesday Community Dinner @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Jan 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us for dinner as we invite our parish neighbors to share a FREE MEAL. We hope that in a small way this dinner will help to stretch your family food budget and let[...]
Jan
25
Thu
11:30 am Thursday Soup Kitchen @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Thursday Soup Kitchen @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Jan 25 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hot Lunch served every Thursday. All are welcome to come and enjoy a home cooked lunch.
Jan
27
Sat
10:00 am Food, Clothing & Furniture Pantry @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Ozanam Center
Food, Clothing & Furniture Pantry @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Ozanam Center
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The OZANAM CENTER is open every SATURDAY from 10 a.m. to noon and will provide assistance with food, clothing and furniture. The center is located behind Visitation of Mary Parish at 93 Kent Street.
10:00 am PEACE by PIECE Quilting @ Goodyear Heights Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
PEACE by PIECE Quilting @ Goodyear Heights Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall
Jan 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Classes are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. We will be studying the Bible while learning to make a personalized quilt. New members may join at anytime…Join us to learn a[...]
Jan
28
Sun
4:00 pm Wings of Freedom @ Dry People's Club
Wings of Freedom @ Dry People's Club
Jan 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This is an open meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous with a floating format. We are glad you are all here–especially newcomers. In keeping with our singleness of purpose and our Third Tradition which states that the[...]
Jan
30
Tue
4:30 pm Tuesday Community Dinner @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Tuesday Community Dinner @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Jan 30 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Please join us for dinner as we invite our parish neighbors to share a FREE MEAL. We hope that in a small way this dinner will help to stretch your family food budget and let[...]
6:00 pm R.I.G.H.T. Committee meeting @ Reservoir Park
R.I.G.H.T. Committee meeting @ Reservoir Park
Jan 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Please join us as we continue to work together to keep our neighborhood strong and host activities for our families.
Feb
1
Thu
11:30 am Thursday Soup Kitchen @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Thursday Soup Kitchen @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Dowed Hall
Feb 1 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Hot Lunch served every Thursday. All are welcome to come and enjoy a home cooked lunch.
Feb
3
Sat
10:00 am Food, Clothing & Furniture Pantry @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Ozanam Center
Food, Clothing & Furniture Pantry @ Visitation of Mary Parish - Ozanam Center
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The OZANAM CENTER is open every SATURDAY from 10 a.m. to noon and will provide assistance with food, clothing and furniture. The center is located behind Visitation of Mary Parish at 93 Kent Street.
10:00 am Geeks Who Game @ Goodyear Branch Library
Geeks Who Game @ Goodyear Branch Library
Feb 3 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Tabletop gamers unite! Millennials, young professionals, and those who want to find games for your next get-together, let your inner geek out and join us to discover new and revisit some favorite, tabletop games. Gamers[...]

Recent Posts

Community Garden Proposed

The meeting was July 11, but you can still click here to take the survey about a Community Garden in the Heights! You are invited to participate in a community garden survey initiated by Summit Metro Parks. This survey is intended for any resident of the Goodyear Heights, Ellet and City of Akron interested in […]

Goodyear Heights Seeks To Be Listed As A Historic Neighborhood

We, the undersigned Residents and Friends of Goodyear Heights, desire to register our support of the effort to obtain official designation of the original Goodyear Heights development as a Historic Neighborhood of both local and national significance. We ask that the City of Akron provide assistance to these recognition efforts as well as providing appropriate […]

Akron 2 Akron Walk

THANK YOU TO ALL who took time from their busy evening to attend our first Akron2Akron History Walk. Our hosts Mike Herhold and Mark Schweitzer did a FANTASTIC JOB! They shared historical photographs, and facts covering the beginning of our neighborhood.  Councilman Jeff Fusco (born and raised in Goodyear Heights) was able to have the […]

Watson Park Vietnam Memory Garden

EAGLE PROJECT at VIETNAM SOLDIER GARDEN MAKE-OVER Joe Rebuck from Boy Scout Troop 154 led a group of volunteers to install a flagpole, and roses at the Vietnam Memorial located at the intersection of Watson St, Wingfoot Way and Malasia, in the Goodyear Heights neighborhood. Joe personally built all of the benches, as part of […]

Book Drive for Seiberling CLC

Thank you to all who brought a new book for the Seiberling Library – Together we donated over 175 books to the new school. If you would still like to donate a new book, please stop by the school office. THANK YOU

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