Dark Universe Planetarium Show — 2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, noon and 4 p.m. Saturday and 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. $5 with museum admission. www.cmnh.org.
Portage Lakes Cruises — Public pontoon boat tours of 2 hour duration run Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 9 a.m., 2 and 6 p.m. through September, weather permitting. For reservations or information, call 330-760-0270 or go to www.PortageLakesCruises.com.
Greater Cleveland Aquarium — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, last admission is at 4 p.m., Nautica Entertainment Complex, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Features more than 50 tanks, 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. $19.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 2-12 www.GreaterClevelandAquarium.com.
Akron Art Museum Free Thursdays — 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Free admission and special programming. www.akronartmuseum.org.
Italian Center Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Italian Center, 134 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron. $7-$8. 330-535-3919.
3D Print Design: Tinkercad — 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to design your own 3D print. To register, call 330-928-2117.
PJ Masks Live! Time to Be a Hero — 6 p.m. Thursday at Playhouse Square State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. $29.50-$99.50. 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org.
SCORE: Acquiring Commercial Real Estate: Avoiding Pitfalls — 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Free. Learn the process used to acquire commercial real estate; many of the terms your will encounter; working with brokers and agents; avoiding the pitfalls that commonly occur to people new to this industry. To register, call 330-379-3163 or go to www.akron.score.org.
Pre-K Play Kindergarten Readiness — 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 4-6 who are not yet in kindergarten, accompanied by a caregiver. Each program will have a different focus on Pre-K skills, and explore hands-on activity stations together with a focus on simple math, early literacy, and dramatic play. To register, call 330-928-2117.
Massillon Public Library Chess Club — 1-4 p.m. Friday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Students in grade 1-12 are invited to cam and play the game of chess. Free. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or go to www.massillonlibary.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.
Thunder from Down Under - Aussie Adventure 2017 Tour — 7 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Club Velvet, 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield. $29.95-$39.95. 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com.
A New Adventure Widows & Widowers social group — 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Bob Evans, 175 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.
Using Ancestry in Your Genealogy Research — 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main branch, 60 S. High St., Akron. This class will introduce you to the many features of Ancestry Library Edition and show you how to do effective searches. 330-643-9030.
2nd Annual Kent Creativity Festival — 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday on the Lester A. Lefton Esplanade between Kent State’s Rockwell Hall on Lincoln Street and downtown Kent, near Haymaker Parkway. Features a wide variety of interactive creative activities presented by local and regional artists and art educators. For more information, go to www.kent.edu/kcf.
Author Visit: Jeff Daniels — 1-3 p.m. Saturday at The Learned Owl Book Shop, 204 N. Main St., Hudson. Daniels will speak about the book he wrote on his brother, Terry Daniels. For more information, call 330-653-2252 or go to www.learnedowl.com.
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. 330-455-7043.
Spring Hill Historic Home Tours — 1-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Spring Hill Historic Home, 1401 Spring Hill Ave. NW, Massillon. Adults $5, Seniors and students $4, ages 6 and under free. www.springhillhistorichome.org.
Builders’ Club — 2 p.m. Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main branch, 60 S. High St., Akron. OPen play with Lego’s, Duplo’s and other building materials. 330-643-9050.
Massillon Museum Student Day — 4-6 p.m. Saturday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Free event includes prizes and artmaking activities as well as networking opportunities. A panel discussion of museum professionals will talk about how students can apply their passion to their future professions in a museum, art, or history field. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.
Liz Ryan Book Release Event — 7 p.m. Saturday at Silo Arts Studio, 431 Fourth St. NW, Canton. Liz Ryan will sign copies of her book, My Mommy Had A Miscarriage. There will be live music and hors d’oeuvres. Reservations required, email email@example.com.
The Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret — 8 p.m. Saturday at Hive Mind, 375 W. Exchange St., Akron. $5. 330-612-3090 or www.epcooker.com.
Medina County Historical Society Open House — 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the John Smart House, 206 N. Elmwood St., Medina. 330-722-1341.
Hoover-Price Planetarium Astronomy for Adults — 2 p.m. Monday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Night Sky followed by a 30 to 40 minute open lecture/discussion directed by the audience. 330-455-7043.
MassMu History Group — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Chris Craft will lead a discussion of phrases grandmothers passed on to us. Free. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.
Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially — 1 p.m. Tuesday at Outback Steak House, 6365 Strip Ave. ,North Canton. Reservations required by Sept. 28, 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.
LEGO Club — 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 5-12 are invited to become master builders. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to start time to reserve your seat. 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 Rd, Cleveland. For more information, go to www.bigtent.com/groups/evmomc.
Perkins Stone Mansion and the John Brown House Tours — 1-4 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday at 550 Copley Road, Akron. Visitors will be returned to a period 180 years ago when Akron’s Founding Family moved into the fledgling canal town’s grandest home on “Mutton Hill.” Tours are $6 adults, $4 seniors, and $2 students. 330-535-1120 or www.summithistory.org.
After School Adventures — 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Grades 1-3, explore science, play games and create art. To register, call 330-928-2117.
First Wednesday Book Club — 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main branch, 60 S. High St., Akron. 330-643-9015.
PUCO: Seasonal Prep Tips — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Learn about seasonal assistance programs, energy conservation and efficiency tips, safety tips and different kinds of tax rebate programs. 330-896-9074.
Massillon Genealogical Society — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Topic: You Are Not Quite Dead Yet: Writing Your Own Obituary. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 337 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org/genealogy.
Anime Club — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Young adults are invited to learn about this unique style of animation. 330-928-2117.
Travel Affordably Class with Joe the Coupon Guy — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Find out how to get the best deals and discounts on auto rentals, flights, cruises, hotels, and transportation. To register, call 330-928-2117.
ETC: Aussie Adventure, Anime Club, 3D print design, Pre-K readiness