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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. www.akronart?museum.org.

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 — 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.

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

Family Ceramic Class — 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Project will be Christmas ornaments. Fees are $15 resident (parent and child), $5 additional child, $7 additional parent; $20 nonresident pair, $6 additional child, $8 additional parent. Registration required, call 330-971-8425 or 330-971-8225.

Welcome Santa Holiday Parade — 11 a.m. Saturday. Featuring over 75 units including marching bands, floats, costume characters, dance groups and area organizations. The parade will end with Santa coming to town! After the parade, visit Lock 3 for the awards presentation, ice skating, the Reindeer Run sledding hill and play on the new 9-Hole Polar Putt-Putt golf course.

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

Bluegrass Saturday Nights — 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Homerville Community Center, state Route 301, Homerville. All pickers welcome; open stage and jam rooms. 330-416-2222.

Electric Pressure Cooker Open Mic Cabaret — 8 p.m. Saturday at None Too Fragile Theater inside Pub Bricco, 1841 Merriman Road, Akron. www.watheatre.com/epcooker.

Massillon Museum History Discussion Group Show and Tell — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Bring along items that are special, puzzling, or simply interesting to talk about with the group. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially — 1 p.m. Tuesday at Sylvester’s, 4305 Portage St. NW, North Canton. Reservations are required and diners pay for their own meals. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Single Seniors Luncheon — 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Samantha’s, 4954 Portage St., North Canton. 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.

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

Summit County Historical Society Perkins Stone Mansion Tours — 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays at 550 Copley Road, Akron. In honor of the society’s 90th anniversary, the mansion will feature an exhibit focused on the 1920s. Displays featuring vintage clothing and styles, toys from the era and interactive opportunities. $6, $4 seniors and $2 students. Tours will include both the Perkins Stone Mansion and the John Brown House. 330-535-1120 or www.summithistory.org.

Jewelry Making Class: Dew Shine Earrings — 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. $23. For registration, call 330-971-8225.

Downloading with OverDrive — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to download ebooks and digital audiobooks on your tablet using the OverDrive app and the Ohio Digital Library. To register, call 330-928-2117.

The World’s Largest Dinosaurs — Through Jan. 3 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. Other exhibits include Balto, Human Origins Gallery, Johnstown Mastodon, Audubon’s Birds of America, Lucy. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday; noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Closed major holidays. General admission: $14; $10 youths 3-18, college students with ID and seniors; free for kids 2 and under and members; $7 flat rate after 5 p.m. Wednesdays. Planetarium is $5 with general admission, free for members and toddlers. 216-231-4600, 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 that 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.GreaterCleveland?Aquarium.com.