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Perry Advances

 TWINSBURG – The Perry Pirates improved to 12-0 on the season with their second play-off win in consecutive weeks.

Falcons prepare for upcoming season

JEFFERSON -  Steve Locy enters his fourth season as the head coach of the Jefferson Falcons girls basketball team. Locy has 22 years of varsity coaching experience, most of it coaching the Jefferson boys basketball team.

Jefferson Rec Center sponsoring bus trips

JEFFERSON - The Jefferson Community and Recreation Center is sponsoring two bus trips that people can reserve spots for now.

The Rec Center is offering tickets to the 1 p.m. performance of Aladdin at Playhouse Square on May 20.

Tickets are $75 with a non-refundable deposit of $50 due by Jan. 25, 2018. The remaining balance is due by May 15.

The price includes transportation with Barrel and Bridges Tours. The bus will leave from the Rec Center at 11 a.m., returning at 7 p.m. after a dinner stop at Legacy Village.

Tickets make a great Christmas gift, Rec Center Supervisor Pat Bradek said.

The Rec Center also is organizing a bus trip through Richmond Limousines to Lake MetroParks Farmpark for its annual Ice Festival on 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27.

The Ice Festival includes ice-sculpting competitions, ice demonstrations, ice-cream making and cheese making. There will also be farm-based activities such as cow milk-ing, a horse demonstration and a What’s Buzzing with the Bees? Tour.The cost is $35 and includes the price of the entrance ticket.

To reserve spots on either of these trips, contact the Jefferson Community and Rec-reation Center at (440) 576-9052 or stop in at 11 E. Jefferson St.

Mentor church invites community to dinner

MENTOR – The Mentor United Methodist Church will offer its free 27th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 23 at the church, 8600 Mentor Ave.

Deer control bringing back biodiversity in Mentor

Mentor – Biodiversity is returning to forested and wild areas of Mentor because of a four-year-old deer management program and the installation of “Deer Deter” units placed along heavily driven streets in the city.