Glass works will be on display from Saturday through May 30 during the Warm and Hot in Peninsula exhibit at the Peninsula Art Academy, 1600 Mill St. W. The show will feature fused and blown glass works created at temperatures above 1,400 degrees by regional artists. The opening will be 5-8 p.m. Saturday at the academy and will feature glass blowing and lamp working demos and a performance by blues band Steel Hip with Stewart Lenox and friends. Artists on hand will include glass celebrities such as Mike Mikula, who exhibits in the fine craft show at the Smithsonian, and Akron Arts Expo Best of Show winner Kelly Crosser Alge. Information at http://peninsulaartacademy.org.
Learn about environmentally friendly resources and products that can be used in the workplace at the Green Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St., Akron. Vendors will share information about products from hybrid vehicles to office shredders and solar technology. Folks are encouraged to bring old cellphones and cable for safe disposal and recycling to the event sponsored by the City of Akron, Summit County and Downtown Akron Partnership. The event will be held in conjunction with DAPís Green & Clean Day, which will feature volunteers cleaning and beautifying downtown spaces. Information at www.downtownakron.com/greenandclean.
Who said handbell ringers canít rock? Judge for yourself on Saturday when the Harmony Ringers of A Chorus for a Cause present Ring, Rock íní Roll at St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church at Fulton Drive and Dressler Road in Canton. Join the group for sing-alongs such as The Beatlesí Let It Be, Abbaís Dancing Queen and Louis Armstrongís What a Wonderful World, which will include a slide show. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30. Itís free, but donations will be accepted.