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Healthier Ever After at the Children’s Museum of Cleveland — Open through Aug. 31 at the Children’s Museum of Cleveland, 10730 Euclid Ave. Exhibit is an interactive, immersive fairytale forest. Children must maneuver through this make-believe forest overcoming obstacles as they exercise their bodies and learn healthy nutrition facts in a fun, playful manner. Regular admission is $8 for children and adults. For more information, go to www.ClevelandChildrensMuseum.org.

Friends of Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Book Sale — 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow.

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

Friends of the Tallmadge Library Book Sale — 4-8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Tallmadge branch, 90 Community Drive, Tallmadge. 330-633-4345.

Soup at Six: Baseball and the Presidency — 6 p.m. Thursday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. An entertaining and educational look at two American institutions, baseball and the presidency. Illustrated program presented by Mel Marmer will show how the two institutions have been intertwined throughout history. $15 per person. Reservations required, call 330-455-7043.

Jack Hanna’s Into the Wild Live! — 7 p.m. Thursday at E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., University of Akron. Jack Hanna will take you into the wild with a spectacular array of incredible animals. Tickets are $10, $8 for UA faculty and staff, $6 for UA students. 330-972-7570.

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.

Single Parent Family Night — 5-8 p.m. Friday at Cafe O’Play, 911 Graham Road, Suite 27, Stow. All children of single parents receive $2 off admission. 330-928-7517 or www.cafeoplay.com.

Canton First Friday: Hit the Streets — 6 p.m. Friday, Downtown Canton Arts District. Art exhibits, dancing and entertainment. For more information, go to http://cantonfirstfriday.com.

Palace Theatre Monthly Spirit of the Theatre Tour — 10 p.m. Friday at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N. A four-hour guided tour of all parts of the theater in search of spirits. $40 per person. Tours open to those 18 and older. 330-454-8172 or www.canton?palacetheatre.org.

Free Comic Book Day — Saturday at participating comic books stores to celebrate comic books. Free comics will be given away. Participating area stores include Akron stores Kenmore Komics, 1020 Kenmore Blvd. and the News Stand, Quaker Square, 120 E. Mill St. and Cuyahoga Falls stores Books-a-Million, 335 Howe Ave. and 3 C Comics and Cards, 2609 State Road. Also, Off the Wagon at 152 E. Main St., Kent; Books-a-Million, 6751 Strip Ave., Jackson Township; the Toys Time Forgot, 137 E. Cherry St., Canal Fulton; Bills Books and More, 2215 Sixth St. SW, Canton and Hazels Heroes, 1664 N. Main St., Unit 12, North Canton. Find more information at www.freecomicbookday.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 Thano’s Restaurant, 71 Fifth St. SE, Barberton. 330-745-6239.

The Buckeye Alpaca Show — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the Arena Complex, Summit County Fairgrounds, 1100 North Ave., Tallmadge. Admission is free. For more information, go to www.buckeyealpacashow.com.

Author Visit — 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Children’s author Tricia Springstubb will spotlight her newest book, Moonpenny Island. For more information, call 330-653-2252.

Author Visit — 1 p.m. Saturday at the Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Charles Larlham, author of The Old Man and Me and The Old Man and Me: Book 2: Things I Didn’t Get to Tell You the First Time. For more information, call 330-653-2252.

Downtown Akron Artwalk — 5-10 p.m. Saturday. Featuring destinations for arts, shopping, dining and entertainment. The Artwalk is free. The city of Akron’s free trolly service runs during the event. Crafty Mart will hold it’s Mother’s Day Pop Up Shop with tiara decorating at Summit Artspace. For more information, go to www.downtownakron.com/artwalk.

Glassblowing Demonstrations— 5-10 p.m. Saturday at Akron Glass Works, 106 N. Main St. Free. 330-253-5888.

Live on the Cafe Stage: Time Machine — 6 p.m. Saturday at Cafe O’Play, 911 Graham Road, Suite 27, Stow. 330-928-7517 or www.cafeoplay.com.

Portage County Chapter Parents Without Partners Monthly Dance — 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave., Tallmadge. Music will be provided by DJ Mel. Cost is $8. For more information, call Warrine at 330-322-9559.

“May the Fourth Be With You” Star Wars Celebration — Sunday and Monday at the Malted Meeple, 5100 Darrow Road, Hudson. Sunday’s events include a Star Wars costume contest with a annual membership as the prize. On Sunday and Monday an official storm trooper from the 501st Legion: Vader’s Fist, a Sith and several Mandolorian Mercenaries will be on hand for pictures. There will also be special Star Wars-inspired milkshakes. Anyone wearing a Star Wars costume will receive $1 off milkshakes on both days. For more information, go to http://malted?meeple.com.

Hudson Postage Stamp Show — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Clarion Inn, 6625 Dean Memorial Parkway, Hudson. Six stamp dealers buying and selling stamps, covers and some postcards. Free admission. 330-832-5992.

Beck Center Victorian Tea — 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Beck Center, 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood. With a historical hat show. Includes luncheon, silent auction and raffle. $25. For more information, go to www.beckcenter.org/news/.

Sunday Funday Ballroom Dance — 5 p.m. Sunday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Dance lesson 5-5:30 p.m. with open dance 5:30-8 p.m. For prices and more information, call 330-971-8225 or 330-971-8425.

FolkNite — 7:30-10 p.m. Sunday at the Peninsula Art Academy, 1600 Mill St. W. Acoustic open jam with Greg Canda. 330-657-2248.

The Light of the Home: Women in Victorian Society — 6:30 p.m. Monday at Kent Free Library, 312 W. Main St. Learn about the role of women before 1901. Registration is requested, go to http://bit.ly/1zkYjlG.

Zen Meditation Group — 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Road, Bath Township. Class will be led by Sensei Dean Williams. The group will be held twice a month on the first and third Monday. Free. 330-668-8992 or www.crownpt.org.

Hudson Society of Artists — 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Barlow Community Center, 41 Oviatt St., Hudson. Sue Birgeles will give a demonstration on acrylic painting. Visitors are welcome.

The Breakfast Club — 7:30-9 a.m. Tuesday at the Front Porch Cafe, 798 Grant St., Akron. Designed to connect, encourage, empower and inspire guests.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially — 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Twisted Olive, 5430 Massillon Road, North Canton. Reservations are required and diners pay for their own meals. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Doctor Who Bingo and Trivial Pursuit — 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Snacks will be provided. Grades 6-12. To register, call 330-928-2117.

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.

Antiques Appraisals — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Bring your favorite antique and have it appraised by local expert Jason Adams. Each participant can bring one item or one small collection of related items. To register, call 330-928-2117.

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.