BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENTS
Rainbow Repertory presents Listening In: African American History, 1809-2010 — 7 tonight, Malone University, Johnson Center Chapel, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. $8, $7 seniors and students. 330-454-5880.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Hall of Fame Series Presents Bobby Womack — 5:30 p.m. Friday, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Foster Theatre, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. $15. For tickets, go to http://tickets.rockhall.com.
Paul Goebbel Presents: The Dred Scott Decision — 11 a.m. Saturday, Stark County District Library, DeHoff branch, 216 Hartford Ave. SE, Canton. Followed by Charita Goshay presenting Canton’s Cherry Avenue at 12:30 p.m. For more information, go to www.StarkLibrary.org/eventscalendar.
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Underground Railroad Matinee — 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Train departs from Rockside Station, 7900 Old Rockside Road, Independence. Join National Park Service staff and costumed volunteers as they explore the complexities of the Underground Railroad through the lens of love. $12. To register, call 800-468-4070 or go to www.CVSR.com.
Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch — 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Marva Dodson will presents, CHARISMA: Contributions of Historic African-Americans Whose Roots and Influence Are of Significance to the Massillon Area. Free. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.
Discussion: Race in America — 7 p.m. Tuesday, Malone University, Randall Campus Center, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. Free.
Second Baptist Church of Medina and Medina County Branch of the American Association of University Women — Doors open 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Second Baptist Church of Medina, 451 Bronson St. Fellowship Hall and corridors will be filled with displays featuring famous African-Americans. The items were collected by Ozenia Burden, church member, who has served as the church’s Black History Month historian for 20 years. The program will begin at 7 p.m. Guests are welcome and there is no fee to attend. For more information, call 330-735-1360.
Hall of Fame Series with Bobby Massey of the O’Jays — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, 1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., Cleveland. Free with reservation, go to http://tickets.rockhall.com.
Electric Blues Featuring the Wallace Coleman Band — 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Kent State University Stark Campus, Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Free. For more information, call 330-499-9600 or go to www.stark.kent.edu/about/diversity.
African-American Women Pioneers in Sports — 1 p.m. March 12, Kent State University Stark Campus, Main Hall Auditorium, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Highlights African-American women who have made significant contributions and achievements in sports. Free. For more information, call 330-499-9600 or go to www.stark.kent.edu/about/diversity.