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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 the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. The show takes audiences on a 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.

Pontoon Boat Charters/Tours/Cruises on Portage Lakes — Multiple pick-up locations and daily times. For more information, call 330-760-0270 or go to www.portagelakescruises.com.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History “The Power of Poison” Exhibition — Through July 24 at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland. This exhibit examines humans’ attempts to understand poisons’ potency, how the science of detecting poison developed, and how researchers today use venoms and other natural toxins to develop new medical treatments. Admission to the museum is $14 adults, $10 ages 3-18, college students with ID and seniors. For tickets, go to www.cmnh.org.

Cuyahoga Falls Wading Pools — May 28 to Aug. 16. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Supervised pools for ages 9 and younger. Swim diapers are required for diaper-age children. Pools are at Lions Park, Linden Park, Indian Mountain Park, Quirk Cultural Center, Valley Vista and Oak Park. For more information, call 330-971-8225.

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.

Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Patron Appreciation Day — Beginning at 9 a.m. Thursday at the Stow-Monroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. Children’s Book signing of Ah-choo! by Gloria Adams and Lana Kohler and a children’s craft, magician Rick Smith Jr., Community Jazz Band and outdoor teen games. There will be ice cream, balloon twisters, face painters, and cookies with mascot, Spike the Turtle. Registration is required for the magic show. To register, call 330-688-3294, ext. 4 or go to www.smfpl.org/event/2016_06_30/patron_appreciation_day.

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.

Children’s Entertainment Series presents Jason Ala Magic — 11 a.m. Thursday at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road, Green. Free. Information, go to www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio.

Fantastic Fun! — 11 a.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Weekly science, art or craft fun for ages 5-11. A limited number of free tickets are available 30 minutes before the program begins. 330-928-2117.

Italian Center Spaghetti Dinner — 4-7 p.m. Thursday at the Italian Center, 134 E. Tallmadge Ave., Akron. $7-$8 per person. 330-535-3919.

Doctor Who Love Club for Teens — 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 12-18. Come share your Doctor Who love with other fans. Includes snacks, activities and more. To register, call 330-928-2117.

Chalkboard Frame Craft — 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Create a chalkboard frame, using Blackboard Stricker paper to decorate any room. Pre-registration requested, 330-896-9074.

Free Sundaes on Thursday — 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursday on Medina Public Square. Carnival games, balloon sculptures, photobooth, crafts and activities. 330-725-7751 or www.mcbdd.org.

Crafty Mart — 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. Featuring handcrafted gifts and attainable art made by local, independent artisans through specialty pop-up markets throughout Northeast Ohio. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or go to www.cantonart.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.

16th Annual Italian American Summer Festival — 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 2 p.m. to midnight Saturday and noon to 11 p.m. Sunday at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Road, Berea. Combines live music dancing and authentic Italian food, with a children’s area. For more information, call 440-225-7773 or go to www.italianamericansummerfestival.com.

Palace Theatre Monthly Spirit of the Theatre Tour — 10 p.m. Friday at the Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., Canton. A four-hour guided tour of all parts of the theater, in search of spirits of patrons who still remain way after the movies and events have ended. Tickets are $40 per person. Tours are open to those 18 and older. 330-454-8172 or www.cantonpalacetheatre.org.

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 Laughing Club — 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Do exercises to relieve stress and boost energy. 330-928-2117.

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.

Downtown Akron Art Walk — 5-10 p.m. Saturday, various venues and restaurants in downtown Akron. Featuring local art, live music and fun for all ages.

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

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.

Zen Meditation Group — 7-8:30 p.m. Monday at Crown Point Ecology Center, 3220 Ira Road, Bath. This 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.

Massillon Museum History Discussion Group — 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Topic is “The Best of Massillon” memories. Guests are encouraged to bring stories and photographs. 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 Red Lobster, 4600 Belden Village St., Canton. 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.

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. 330-928-2117.

Ballroom Dance — 7-10 p.m. Tuesday at Carovillese Lodge Ballroom, 570 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave., Akron. Music provided by the Gene Fiocca Band. Cost is $10. For more information, call 330-329-4886.

Fantastic Fun! — 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Weekly science, art or craft fun for ages 5-11. A limited number of free tickets are available 30 minutes before the program begins. 330-928-2117.

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.

Downloading for Mobile Devices and eReaders — 3 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to access the library’s collection on your mobile device or eReader. To register, call 330-928-2117.

Songs of Our Lives: The American Songbook — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Enjoy an evening of music from the Great American Songbook. Learn about these famous songs and the composers who wrote them. 330-928-2117.