Something New, Something Old, Something Borrowed — 10:30 a.m. today, Akron Woman’s City Club, 732 W. Exchange St. Todd E. Ranney and Catherine Robison will present a musical medley of songs from the past to the present. $10. Lunch available for $17 per person. Reservations, call 330-762-6261.
Akron Art Museum Free Thursdays — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Free gallery admission. Story time 11:15 a.m., Gallery Talk 1 p.m., Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Lecture: documentary photographer Chris Verene, 6:30 p.m. Tickets for lecture are free, but advance registration required. More information at www.akronartmuseum.org.
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Soup at Six Series — 6 tonight at the museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Soup, fresh baked bread, drinks and dessert. The program is a mystery. $15. Reservations required. 330-455-7043.
Young Adult Authorpalooza — 6:30 tonight at the Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Come hang with young adult authors including: Julie Lindsey, Deceived; Leah Clifford, A Touch Mortal; Scott Tracey, Witch Eyes; Liz Coley, Pretty Girl 13; Mindy McGinnis, Not a Drop to Drink; and Lisa & Laura Roecker, The Liar Society and This Is W.A.R. For more information, call 330-653-2252.
Pumpkin/Snowflake Paper Craft — 7 tonight at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road. Learn how to make a paper pumpkin and 3-D snowflake. 330-896-9074.
Toning: The Healing Potential of Our Own Voice — 7 tonight at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Qi Ging expert Pilar Farnsworth and Paul Di Franco will teach interactive class. Free. For more information, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.
Open Mic Night — 7-11 tonight, G.A.R. Hall, 1785 Main St. (state Route 303), Peninsula. Sponsored by the Peninsula Valley Historic & Education Foundation. David Nicholson will be the emcee. The first act starts at 7:30 p.m. with each act having around 15-20 minutes to play. Free.
School’s Out Ceramic Class — Friday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Ages 6-9 will meet 9-10:30 a.m.; ages 10-16 will meet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. $7 resident/$10 nonresident. For more information or to register, call 330-971-8425, 330-971-8225 or go to www.cityofcf.com/parksandrec.
Polish American Club Fish Fry — 4:30-8 p.m. Friday, 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. 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 Thano’s Restaurant, 71 Fifth St. SE, Barberton. 330-745-6239.
Lowbrow Customs’ Fall Midwest Moto Swap — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Medina County Fairgrounds, 735 Lafayette Road, Medina. The event is the Medina-based custom motorcycle parts and accessory manufacturer and online retailer’s way of showing appreciation to its growing worldwide customer base. Admission if $5. Information, call 440-591-5099 or go to www.midwestmotoswap.com.
Kent Comic Arts Festival — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the Kent State University Student Center Kiva. An educational, cultural and social event dedicated to the art of graphic storytelling. Tickets are $15, $10 for students. www.kentcomicartsfest.com.
Historic Downtown Hartville Block Party — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Art demonstrations, kids’ activities, sales, music, food trucks and more. 330-877-3308 or go to www.shopbestbibandtucker.com.
College Club of Canton Presents Susan Vreeland — 10 a.m. Saturday at Community Christian Church, 210 N. Main St., North Canton. Susan Vreeland will review her latest novel, Clara and Mr. Tiffany. Free. For more information, call 330-830-2109.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History Annual Archaeology and Earth Science Day — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the museum, 1 Wade Oval Drive in University Circle. The event, free with museum admission, will feature a variety of activities in observance of International Archaeology Day, National Earth Science Week and Ohio Archaeology Month. $12, $10 ages 3-18, college students with ID and seniors over age 60. 216-231-4600, 800-317-9155 or go to www.cmnh.org.
Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at St. George’s Fellowship Center, 3204 Ridgewood Road, Fairlawn. Handmade jewelry and accessories, hand-dipped candles, Ohio pride baby clothes, one-of-a-kind artwork and more from the nearly 100 artists and crafters on hand. Admission is $3. More information at www.avantgardeshows.com.
International Archaeology Day — Noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Firestone Metro Park’s Coventry Oaks Pavilion, 40 Axline Ave., Akron. Includes demonstrations of arrowhead-making techniques and atlatl throwing, displays by local archaeology clubs and an optional hike to learn about the park’s unique post-glacial terrain. Free. 330-865-8065.
Indian Museum 33rd Anniversary — 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 25 Public Square, Willoughby. 440-951-3813.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church Octoberfest — 4:30-9 p.m. Saturday at St. Mark’s, 515 48th St. NW, Canton. German food, kids crafts, pumpkin painting, 50/50 drawing and more. Johnnie Maier Band “Visinata” will play 5:30-8 p.m. Tickets are $15, $5 ages 5-15.
Today’s Bride Fall Bridal Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Embassy Suites Rockside, 5800 Rockside Woods Blvd., Independence. Featuring free giveaways, fashion shows and more. Admission is $10. for tickets, go to www.todaysbride.com.
Living History: First Lady Caroline Harrison — 2 p.m. Sunday at Twinsburg Library, 10050 Ravenna Road. First lady impersonator and historian Craig Schermer will portray Harrison in full-costume. Free. Registration requested. 330-425-4268, ext. 2, www.twinsburglibrary.org.
A Tea Party With Froggy — 2 p.m. Sunday, Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Story time with Jonathon London’s character. Free. Register at 330-653-2252.
Friends of the Massillon Museum Present Revealing History — 2-5 p.m. Sunday. Behind-the-scenes tour of Massillon places ordinarily inaccessible to the public. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased on tour day at Massillon Area Chamber of Commerce, 137 Lincoln Way E. Information, call Margy Vogt at 330-832-8469 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summit County Songwriters Circle Monthly Workshop — 7 p.m. Monday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. www.songwriterssummit.com.
University of Akron Forum Presents Steve Wozniak — 7:30 p.m. Monday at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., UA. $10, $8 UA faculty/staff and seniors, $6 UA students with valid ZipCard. 330-972-7570 or www.uaevents.com.
Hudson Society of Artists — 7:30 p.m. Monday, Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St., Hudson. Bob Moyer who will give a watercolor demonstration. Email email@example.com.
Massillon Museum Brown Bag Lunch — 12:10 p.m. Tuesday at the museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Mark Dwaidziak will talk about Count Dracula, the current vampire boom, and the enduring appeal of the undead in The Vampire Talk. The program is free. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.
Carovillese Club Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Carovillese Club, 570 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. $6 to $8.25. 330-929-6767.
Myths in Human Behavior — 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Psychologist Theodore A. Chandler will explain why expressions, such as “success is the name of the game” are myths. Free. 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.
A New Adventure Widows and Widowers social group — 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Lunch and conversation. Call for location, 330-630-9275 or 330-929-5430.
A New Beginning— 6 p.m. Wednesday. A social group for widows and widowers. For restaurant location and information, 330-745-6239.
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Built to Amaze! — 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24 and 25; 11 a.m., 3 and 7 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 7 p.m. Oct. 28 at Quicken Loans Arena, Ontario Street and Huron Road, Cleveland. $17, $23, $43, $68 and $85. 888-894-9424 or www.theQarena.com.