Akron Art Museum Free Thursdays — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Free all-day gallery admission and robust programming throughout the day. For more information, go to www.akronartmuseum.org.
Akron Kwanzaa Celebration — Citywide events, sponsored by the Akron African-American Cultural Association, celebrating the seven days of Kwanzaa start at 5:30 p.m. today with Umoja-Unity at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Vernon Odom branch, 600 Vernon Odom Blvd. Host is Akron African United Front. Kujichagulia-Self Determination observance will be held at 6 p.m. Friday at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 442 Bell St. Ujima-Collective Work and Responsibility will be held at Alpha Phi Alpha Center, 662 Wolf Ledges. Host is Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity, Project Ujima and Ripples & W.A.V.E.S. The celebration for Ujamaa-Cooperative Economics will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday at Helen Arnold Community Learning Center, 450 Vernon Odom Blvd. 100 Black Men group is the host. Nia-Purpose will be held at 6 p.m. Monday at Centenary United Methodist Church, 1310 Superior Ave., Buchtel High School class of 2014 and Centenary’s Men’s Group will be the hosts. Kuumba-Creativity celebration will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane. Hosts are Weathervane and the Akron/Canton Chapter National Association of Black Social Workers. The last day, Imani-Faith, will be Wednesday and should be celebrated at home with family. More information at www.akronafricanculture.org, 330-836-1527 or 330-867-5122.
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. 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.
Widows & Widowers SOS (Starting Over Socially) Brunch & Dominoes — 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins, 4896 Everhard Road, North Canton. Participants pay for their meals. Call Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.
Hoover-Price Planetarium Shows — 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Celestial Light, through Dec. 31. 330-455-7043.
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.
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, Beg 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.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History presents Ice Age 2013 — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 4 p.m. Sundays through Jan. 5 at the museum, 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle. Family fun indoors and out. Ice sculptures, animal shows, winter photo opportunities and a special kids-only holiday shop. $12; $10 ages 3-18, college students and seniors; free for ages 2 and under. Shafran Planetarium shows are $4 with general admission. Information, www.cmnh.org.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, last admission is at 5 p.m., Nautica Entertainment Complex, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Features more than 40 tanks of all sizes, which are home to thousands of living creatures including the Ohio-native brook trout, ferocious piranhas and sand tiger sharks that measure more than 7 feet. $21.95, $15.95 ages 2-12. www.GreaterClevelandAquarium.com.
Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition — Through Jan. 5 at the Great Lakes Science Center, 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. Discover the compelling human stories told through authentic artifacts and re-creations of the ship’s interior. All tickets are timed ticket, be prepared to select a specific date and time when ordering. $24, $23 for seniors and college students with ID, $22 for children under 2-12; $10 members. For tickets, go to www.greatsciencecom.
Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl: Home Sweet Home — Through Jan. 19 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle. An educational and interactive exhibit for children. The exhibition encourages families to spend time outdoors and inspires children to discover and care for the natural resources that sustain our world. Museum admission is $12, $10 ages 3-18, college students and seniors. 216-231-4600, 800-317-9155 or www.cmnh.org.