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Dark Universe Planetarium Show 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon and 4 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. The show takes audiences on an extraordinary journey from beyond the borders of the Milky Way galaxy to our own backyard of the Solar System. Tickets are $5 with museum general admission. For tickets, go to 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, piranhas and sand tiger sharks that measure more than 7 feet. $21.95, $15.95 ages 2-12. www.GreaterClevelandAquarium.com.

Akron Art Museum Free Thursdays 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Free gallery admission and special programming throughout the day. More information at www.akronartmuseum.org.

Downloading with OverDrive 3 p.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to use the OverDrive app to download free eBooks and digital audiobooks on your tablet or smartphone. To register, call 330-928-2117.

Kent State University at Starks Featured Speakers Series presents Alan Page 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Conference Centers Timken Great Hall, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Alan Page presents Mentoring and Role Models: Two Things Youth Cannot Live Without. Free to the public. Tickets are required and are available at the box office beginning at 8 a.m. on the date of the event. For more information, go to www.kent.edu/stark/featured-speakers-series.

16th annual Miniature Bridge Building Competition 8:30 a.m. to noon at the University of Akron Student Union, third floor. Thirty-nine teams from 21 Summit County high schools will participate.

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.

Barberton Fourth Friday 5-8 p.m. Friday in downtown Barberton on Tuscarawas Avenue. Many of the downtown businesses will offer specials, discounts, live music, pop-up art galleries and live artists in their businesses. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/Barberton-Fourth-Friday-492791694226886/?fref=ts.

The Astronomy Club of Akron General Membership Meeting 8 p.m. Friday at the Portage Lakes Kiwanis Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Drive, Coventry Township. For more information, go to http://acaoh.org.

The Golden Dragon Acrobats Cirque Ziva 8 p.m. Friday at Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. The acrobats will perform amazing feats using their bodies and simple props such as plates, jugs, bicycles, umbrellas and more. Tickets are $35 and $25 for adults, and $27.50 and $17.50 for ages 12 or younger. 330-253-2488, 800-745-3000 or www.akroncivic.com.

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.

A New Beginning Social Group for Widows and Widowers 9 a.m. Saturday at Thanos Restaurant, 71 Fifth St. SE, Barberton. 330-745-6239.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially Brunch and Dominos 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins, 4896 Everhard Road NW, Jackson Township. Diners pay for their own meals. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Akron-Summit County Public Librarys A Garden Affair 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron. Escape from the cold with three programs that focus on spring and the new garden season. All programs are free to the public. For more information, call 330-643-9075 or email stdiv@akronlibrary.org.

The Laughing Club 10 a.m. Saturday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Do exercises to relieve stress and boost energy. For more information, go to www.laughingclubneo.com.

AAA Travel Expo 2016 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hilton Akron/Fairlawn, 3180 E. Market St. AAA travel agents will be on hand to answer your travel questions and provide live bookings. This event is free to the public. For more information, call 330-762-0631.

Hoover-Price Planetarium Show The Universe at Large 1 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. 330-455-7043.

Pretty in Pink Bridal Expo 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Weymouth Country Club, 3946 Weymouth Road, Medina. Specialty vendors will be on hand with expert advice and suggestions for brides and grooms. Two fashion shows will feature bridal gowns and bridal party dresses at noon and 2 p.m. Tickets are $5. For tickets, go to www.weymouthcc.com.

Barberton Parks and Recreation Travel Preview 1 p.m. Monday at the Barberton Active Adult Center, 500 E. Hopocan Ave. Attendees will be taken on a visual journey of the Great Trains & Grand Canyons trip sponsored by Barberton Parks and Recreation in 2016. For more information, call 330-848-6653.

Free Apps for Tablets & Smartphones 7 p.m. Monday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn about free apps that offer quick access to games, news, music and more. To register, call 330-928-2117.

Massillon Museum History Discussion Series What Was There Before 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Participants will talk about local locations and what was there in years past. Free. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially Lunch Meeting 1 p.m. Tuesday at Longhorn Steak House, 6626 Strip Ave. NW, Jackson Township. Reservations are required. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

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.

Local Brew presents Akron Coffee Roasters 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Northwest Akron branch, 1720 Shatto Ave., Akron. Learn how Akrons newest roasters select and roast their beans, and sample their offerings, along with delicious treats from West Side Bakery. 330-643-4704.

Emerald Valley Mothers of Multiples 6:45-8:45 p.m. Tuesday at the Middleburg Heights Community Center, Room B, 16000 Bagley Road, Cleveland. For more information, go to www.bigtent.com/groups/evmomc.