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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 an extraordinary 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 to fit any schedule. Great for family fun, corporate get-aways, and special occasions. For more information, call 330-760-0270 or go to www.portagelakescruises.com.

Trolley Tours at Lake View Cemetery — 1 p.m. Sunday at the James A. Garfield Memorial at Lake View Cemetery, 12316Euclid Ave., Cleveland. The one hour and 15 minute tour will lead you through parts of the 285 acres of this Cleveland Landmark and will include a stop at Wade Chapel. $20 per person. For reservations, call Robin at 216-453-0954.

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.

Soap Box Derby Senior Day — 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at Derby Downs, 1000 George Washington Blvd., Akron. Seniors are invited to race down the world famous Derby Downs track in Adult Soap Box Derby cars. Tickets are $14. For more information, call 330-733-8723, ext. 13.

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.

Hooked on Books — 1 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. September’s book is “The Storied Like of A.J. Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin. 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.

Wooster Science Cafe — 7 p.m. Thursday at Broken Rocks Cafe, 123 E. Liberty St., Wooster. Dr. L.R. “Skip” Nault, The Ohio State University, OARDC, presents “The Art and Science of Fly Fishing ... and Tying.”

The Hudson Inventor’s Club — 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hudson Library, 96 Library St., Hudson. http://hudsoninventorsclub.wordpress.com.

12th Annual Cleveland Labor Day Oktoberfest — Friday-Monday at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Road, Berea. Admission is $12, ages 12 and under free. For more information and complete schedule of events, go to www.clevelandoktoberfest.com.

Falls Farmers’ Market — 3-6 p,.m. Friday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. For a complete list of vendors go to www.cityofcf.com/parksandrec. For more information, call 330-971-8225.

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.

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 Theatre, 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.

2016 Cleveland National Air Show — Saturday-Monday at Burke Lakefront Airport, 1501 N Marginal Road, Cleveland. Featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels. For more information and schedule, go to www.clevelandairshow.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.

Made in Ohio - Art & Craft Festival — 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Hale Farm & Village, 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. Over 140 juried Ohio artisans, local food vendors, entertainment, Ohio wine and beer, Historic craft and trade demonstrations, and more. Admission is $5. For more information, go to www.madeinohiofestival.com.

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.

PNC “Learning is All Around Me!” Mobile Learning Adventure — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in Medina Square. All of the free activities will be in the bright orange tents on Broadway and are geared for children ages 2-5. The MLA is a traveling exhibit that provides an opportunity for parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of early childhood education while they engage in fun activites with their children. For more information, call 330-722-6186.

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.

Ballroom Dancing — 7 p.m. Saturday at the Canon McKinley Eagles, 5024 Monticello Ave., Canton. Music provided by the Gene Fiocca Band. Cost is $8 per person.

Parents Without Partners Portage County Chapter Dance — 7:30-11 p.m. Saturday at the Ritchie Memorial Shelter House, 109 West Ave., Tallmadge. Music by DJ Mel. $6 members, $8 non-members. 330-322-9559.

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 Group — 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Participants will talk about social communication in the days before texting and the internet. Free. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially Lunch Meeting — 1 p.m. Tuesday at Hartville Kitchen, 1015 Edison St. Reservations are required. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Youth Pottery Classes: Mudcakes — 4-4:45 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 6-20, at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Ages 6-8. To register, call 330-971-8225 or 330-971-8425.

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.

Cake Decorating Classes — 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 6-27, at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Learn how to decorate the Wilton Way. To register and for fee information, call 330-971-8425 or 330-971-8225.

B4 Bed: Stories for Adults — 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Akron-Summit County Public Library, Firestone Park branch, 1486 Aster Ave., Akron. Free. To register, go to www.watheatre.com/b4bed.

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.

Apple iPad Class — 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. New iPad users are invited to learn about device settings and useful apps. To register, call 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.

Expanded Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn about the Affordable Care Act and its impact on the expansion of Medicaid. 330-928-2117.

Medicare Program — 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Sharon Honroth, an independent insurance agent from Kaz Co., will explain the Advantage Plans, Medicare Supplements and Part D prescription Plans. 330-896-9074.

Writing to Publish Series: Plotting the Bestselling Novel — 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Amanda Flower wil offer advice on how to plot a bestselling novel that will sell into today’s high stakes and competitive market. Registration is required, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

Woodshop Orientation — 7-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. Learn the usage and safety of each machine which includes saws, routers, and a press. For more information and fees, call 330-971-8425 or 330-971-8225.

Scrapbook Projects — 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 76-Oct. 26 at the Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant Ave., Cuyahoga Falls. To register and for fee information, call 330-971-8425 or 330-971-8225.

The Beatles: Off the Record — 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Enjoy the music of local acoustic quitarist Rick Iacoboni as he plays interpretations of The Beatles’ most popular songs. Free. 330-928-2117.