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Book signing: Author Michael Chrome will host a book signing of his second novel, "The Quest of the Attal," June 7 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at El Tren Grill Mexican Restaurant, 70 East Ave. Chrome has reserved the passenger train car to sell and sign books, as well as offering appetizers and refreshments to visitors.Chrome, aka Michael Gray, is a 1984 graduate of Tallmadge High School and owns Gray Mart at 14 S. Main St. in Munroe Falls. This is his second book in the Attal series.
Fresh fruit, vegetables and more! The Tallmadge Farmers Market will run June 8 through Oct. 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Tallmadge Recreation Center parking lot, 46 N. Munroe Road. The Tallmadge Farmer's Market features local vendors selling fresh fruits and vegetables, breads, cookies, flowers, baked goods, dog treats, cheese and seasonal items. There are typically about 30 different vendors throughout the season. For more information, contact Andrea Kidder at 330-633-5639.
Running for a cause: The second annual Four-Leaf Clover Run and Family Fun Run, sponsored by Four-Leaf Clover Inc., is scheduled for June 10, starting at St. Vincent DePaul Church, 164 W. Market St., will travel through some of the famous brick road West Hill neighborhoods of Akron, then through historic Glendale Cemetery, and wind back up the challenging Glendale Hill. The run will again benefit local charity partners, Project Ed Bear and The Stephen A. Comunale Jr. Family Cancer Foundation. Additionally, this year Four-Leaf Clover Inc. has adopted Cameron Fortney, a 17-year-old Tallmadge High School senior, as its special fighter.Cameron was diagnosed with a rare form of leukemia last fall as he was beginning his senior year of high school. According to Four-Leaf Clover Inc. representatives, Cameron's cancer is treatable, and his prognosis is good. Cameron is currently receiving treatment five days a week after school. As part of his cancer battle, Cameron's family is faced with mounting medical expenses for his treatment. To help Cameron and his family through this battle, Four-Leaf Clover Inc. representative's say he will receive one-third of all the proceeds from this year's event.