Metro Parks, Serving Summit County Winter Activities — Cross-country skiing: Cascade Valley Park, Chuckery Area; Firestone Metro Park, Warner Road Area; Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area; Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Pioneer Area; Munroe Falls Metro Park, Lake Area and Tallmadge Meadows Area; Silver Creek Metro Park, Pheasant Run Area; and Springfield Bog Metro Park. Ice skating: Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Lake; Gorge Metro Park, Main Entrance; and Sand Run Metro Park, Big Bend Area. Sledding: Cascade Valley Park, Oxbow Area; Firestone Metro Park, Warner Road Area and Tuscarawas Meadows Area; Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area; Goodyear Heights Metro Park, Main Entrance; Munroe Falls Metro Park, Lake Area; and Sand Run Metro Park, North Hawkins Area. Visitors must bring their own equipment. To learn if winter sports areas are open, call 330-865-8060.
Polish American Club Fish Fry — 4:30-8 p.m. Friday at the Polish American Club, 472 E. Glenwood Ave., Akron. Starting at $7.95. 330-253-0496.
A New Adventure Widows & Widowers social group — 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Eat ’N Park, 200 Howe Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. A social group for widows and widowers. 330-929-5430 or 330-630-9275.
Unattached Seniors — 9 a.m. Saturday at the Waterloo Restaurant, 423 E. Waterloo Road, Akron. 330-644-6624.
A New Beginning Social Group for Widows and Widowers — 9 a.m. Saturday at 3 Sons Restaurant, 3725 Cleveland-Massillon Road, Norton. 330-745-6239 or 330-388-0463.
Branching Out: Second Steps in Genealogy Research — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron. Free. 330-643-9030.
Widows & Widowers (SOS) Starting Over Socially Brunch and Dominoes — 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins, 4896 Everhard Road, Jackson Township. Participants pay for their meals. For information, call Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Annual McKinley Day Celebration — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Civil War re-enactors, open-hearth cooking demonstration and special shows in Discover World. $5. 330-455-7043.
Hoover-Price Planetarium Solar Max — 1 p.m. Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Feb. 24 at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. For more information, call 330-455-7043.
Bluegrass Saturday Nights— 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Homerville Community Center, state Route 301, Homerville. All pickers welcome; open stage and jam rooms. Information, 330-416-2222.
Stone Soul Ball — Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday at President Hall at the Akron Urban League, 440 Vernon Odom Blvd. Featuring the Relatively Jammin Blues Band, Marilyn Oliver and Marilyn Rivers and Ladies. Prizes for best dressed couple and Soul Train Line Dance contests. Also, food sold by A Difference in Dining and a cash bar. Tickets are $15, $25 per couple in advance and $20 per person day of show. Tickets available at 2 Live Music, 1258 Vernon Odom Blvd., Akron, 330-869-2104. For more information, call 330-762-4067 or 330-869-0023.
Carovillese Club Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Carovillese Club, 570 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. $6-$8.25. 330-929-6767.
Musical Open Mic — Sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Erewhon Gallery & Studios, 111 N. Main St., Akron, above the Northside bar. 330-920-4221. Free.
Canton Magicrafters — 7 p.m. Wednesday at Sophia’s Restaurant, 7936 Hills and Dales Road NW, Massillon. For more information, go to www.cantonmagicrafters.com.