Tale as old as time

This week’s Movies@Main at Akron-Summit County Public Library is the Disney live action version of Beauty and the Beast. The free showing comes to life at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron.

Watch the ball

The first Pickleball Bash will take place Friday at the Akron Area YMCA Lake Anna branch, 500 W. Hopocan Ave., Barberton. The competitions begin at 9 a.m. and run through 1 p.m. Visit akronymca.org/HealthyLiving/Pickleball.

Who ya’ gonna call?

Billed as the World’s Largest Ghost Hunt, the Farnam Foundation will conjure up “The Spirits of Farnam Manor” on Friday in Richfield to participate locally on National Ghost Hunting Day. Doors open at 8 p.m. with Tarot card readings by Michelle Star, a guided tour of the manor and a “Bridge to the other side” from 10 p.m. to midnight. Tickets are $50 to $70. Call 330-990-8377 or email FarnamFoundtion@aol.com.

Stir your creativity

Kent will partner with Kent State University to put on the Kent Creativity Festival from 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. There will be a variety of free interactive activities by local and regional artists and art educators. There will also be an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the Largest Barefoot Painted Mural at 30,000 square feet.

Relax and breathe

Stan Hywet will host Sunday Serenity with Yoga on the West Terrace from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Sunday. Cost is $16 and includes a complimentary morning mimosa or water and a chance to stroll through the garden. Register at stanhywet.org or by calling 330-315-3287.