Friends of the North Canton Library Spring Book Sale — 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday and 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday at the North Canton Library, 185 N. Main St. Proceeds will fund library programs sponsored by Friends of the Library.
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 and special programming throughout the day. More information at www.akronart museum.org.
I-X Indoor Amusement Park — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. today; 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and April 5, 12, 18 and 19; 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sundays; 3-9 p.m. April 3 and 10, 3-10 p.m. April 4 and 11, through April 20 at the I-X Center, 6200 Riverside Drive, Cleveland.
eBooks & Digital Magazines Workshop — 2 p.m. today at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Library staff will demonstrate how to access materials from the library’s e-media collection, including eBooks and digital magazines from your mobile device. To register for this free workshop, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.
The Smothers Brothers presented by Bill Brauning — 7 tonight at the Peninsula Library, 6105 Riverview Road. The program will explore how profoundly influential and controversial the Smothers Brothers were with their battle with the CBS censors. Free. Reservations requests, call 330-657-2291.
Vaudeville Revival Dinner Show — 7:30 tonight, Spaghetti Warehouse, downtown Akron. Featuring music, dance, comedy, Asian Fan Dance and magic act. Reservations can be made by calling 330-374-0025.
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.
German Family Society Fish Fry — 5:30-8 p.m. Friday at 3871 Ranfield Road, Brimfield Township. Fish fry is $10, $8 for children 12 and under; Pasta dinner is $8, $5 for children 12 and under. Homemade German pastries and homemade potato soup are available. Cash only.
A New Adventure Widows & Widowers social group — 8 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.
Columbian Ladies Guild of the Massillon Knights of Columbus 13th Annual Craft Show — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Massillon Knights of Columbus, 988 Cherry Road NW. More than 100 crafters.
Simon Kidgits Club Book Blast Event — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Parents and children are invited to bring books to life through special read-aloud sessions, giveaways and story-inspired activities. Book Blast will provide families the chance to make reading a fun, social experience with various kid-focused offerings. For more information, go to www.simon.com/kidgits.
Hoover-Price Planetarium Show — 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. The Universe at Large. Also, 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday the Planetarium will show African-American Astronomers, Astronauts & Astrophysicists. 330-455-7043.
Little Girls’ Queen’s Tea — 1-3 p.m. Saturday at the Knights of Columbus, Second Street and Grant Street, Dennison. Hosted by the Uhrichsville Clay Museum, guests will be invited to enjoy a light lunch including mini sliders, fruit cups, macaroni and cheese and cupcakes. Local festival queens will help teach queen etiquette. The queen-training session will include a coronation for all the new queens to receive tiaras. $15 for adults and $12 for children; $12 for museum members. Girls must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 740-922-6776 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Farnam Family Sugar Off — 6-9 p.m. Saturday at Farnam Manor, 4223 Brecksville Road, Richfield. Dine with historical interpreters as they welcome spring with a Maple Sugaring Celebration. Supper from an American Civil War era menu will be served in the grand dining room. Also music, games and desserts. $60. For reservations, call 234-200-6547 or go to www.olhs.org.
Old Farmers’ Almanac Discussion — 2 p.m. Monday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road. Discussion of the more than 220-year history of the Old Farmers’ Almanac will be presented by naturalist Danette Rushboldt. Registration is requested, 330-896-9074.
American Civil War General Phil Sheridan — 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road. Presented by Dean Smith from the Cuyahoga Valley Civil War Roundtable. 330-896-9074.
Steven C. LaTourette Lecture — 7 p.m. Monday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Steven C. LaTourette will discuss the current state of affairs in Washington, D.C., and answer questions. Register for the free program by calling 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or visiting www.hudsonlibrary.org.
Massillon Museum History Group Fairs and Festivals Discussion — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Free. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.
Widows & Widowers SOS (Starting Over Socially) Lunch — 1 p.m. Tuesday at Papa Bears Italian Restaurant, 4990 Dressler Road NW, Belden Village area. Participants pay for their meals. Reservations required. Call, Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.
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.
Malone University Writers Series Presents David Giffels — 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Everett L. Cattell Library, Malone University, 2600 Cleveland Ave. NW, Canton. Giffels’ latest book is The Hard Way on Purpose, a collection of linked essays about the quirky, hardbitten cultural landscape of America’s Rust Belt. The program is free. For information, call 330-471-8239.
Richard G. Osgood Jr. Memorial Lecture — 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Lean Lecture Room of Wishart Hall, 303 E. University St., the College of Wooster. Jessica Conroy, assistant professor of geology at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, will present Dust and Temperature Variability in the Himalayas and Southern Tibetan Plateau Over the Last Millennium. For more information, call 330-263-2380 or email email@example.com.
Cleveland Museum of Natural History presents The Dinosaur: Life in the Cretaceous — Through May 4 at the museum at 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle. Visitors can discover the science of dinosaurs and investigate their ecosystems as they walk in their footsteps, hunt, eat, hide and survive by using computer simulation and interactive exhibits. Free with museum admission. Admission is $12, $10 ages 3-18, college students and seniors. For more information, go to www.cmnh.org.
President James A Garfield Monument and Wade Memorial Chapel — Open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 1-Nov. 19 at the Lake View Cemetery, 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. The public is invited to visit these historic Cleveland landmarks. For information, call 216-421-2665 or go to www.lakeviewcemetery.com.
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.