Arts Center Announces Featured Artist for August


Ruth Koomler,  an encaustic artist, is the featured artist for August at the Carroll County Arts Center. 


Ruth has been doing encaustic painting for about nine months. She took a workshop in San Antonio last fall and "fell in love with it!". She is an accomplished fiber artist as well as a basket maker.


The Arts Center is open Monday, Tuesday, Friday from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM; Thursday from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Saturday from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM; closed Wednesday and Sunday. For more information check the website or call 330-627-3739.


September's Featured Artist

Pat Ullom of Malvern.  Pat is the featured artist for the month of September at the Carroll County Arts Center, 204 West Main Street, Carrollton. Pat works in many mediums -- watercolors, oils, pen and ink, colored pencils. She has a studio in her home where she also operates a framing business. The reception is open to the public and refreshments will be served. The Open House is scheduled from 6 - 8 p.m. on Friday, August 28.
The Wednesday night Painting Class is back in business and the Woodcarvers Gathering is now on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of each month. Nancy Oster is continuing her Portrait Drawing on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. at the Center with the Sweet Pickin's Dulcimer group meeting on the second Tuesday of each month. Interested? Call the Center at 330-627-3739 or visit the website at

Carroll County Chorale


The Carroll County Chorale will begin rehearsals on Tuesday, September 15 at the First Presbyterian Church in Carrollton  at 7 p.m. for the Christmas concert in December. There is no residency requirement, nor is there an audition. George Cazan is once again conducting the organization and is looking for a good turnout of singers.


Roxanne Bruce of Creative Canvas is once again offering her "Paint and Sip" workshop on Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. All supplies are provided---easel, canvas, paints and brushes---for $45. Refreshments are provided. In two hours you will have a lovely painting for your home. Call the Arts Center at 330-627-3739 to register for this fun evening. At least 15 must be registered for the workshop to happen.


The Arts Center will be undergoing work in the second floor gallery beginning the first part of September so there will be no new artists or new work by artists already members taken until the first of October.


On Sunday, September 20 at 5 p.m., Keith Barnett will present his third "Junk in the Trunk" concert on the veranda at the Arts Center. There are no ticket sales and donations received will benefit the Center. Keith is a well-known guitarist in the area and is a former CCA board member.


 Malvern Library


The Malvern Branch of the Carroll County District Library is located at 710 East Porter Street.  For information about the programs and other services of the Malvern Branch Library, call 330-863-0636, or visit their website at

 Let’s Help


The Carroll County Animal Protection League

Build Its Shelter!

Members of the Carroll County Animal Protection League (CCAPL) are working hard to raise funds for a shelter where they can “love and care for domestic animals until the pets acquire their forever homes."

You can help this important cause by supporting its events:



Membership in the CCAPL is only $15 for adults, or $5 for a juniors (under age 18). Send your membership donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353

Become a Donor

Send a donation to Carroll County Animal Protection League, P.O. Box 353, Carrollton, OH 44615-0353. Or, go to the group’s website at or and use Paypal to make your donation. The group is a non-profit, charitable organization and all donations are income tax deductible.

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