Put a song in your heart

The appropriately named Lisa Rainsong of the Cleveland Institute of Music will speak about spring bird and amphibian songs at the meeting of the Greater Akron Audubon Society at 7 p.m. Rainsong records bird songs and insect songs in the field and speaks about the music of nature. Itís at Sand Run Metro Parkís Mingo Shelter, 1501 Sand Run Parkway, Akron. For more information, call 330-645-0953 or go to www.akronaudubon.org.

A bit of music, a jug of wine and thou

The weather is warming, though maybe not quite enough yet to sit outside at Sarahís Vineyard in Cuyahoga Falls. (But who knows, you may be a hardier soul.) Wherever you sit, you can enjoy the sounds of Jen Maurer beginning at 7 p.m. Sarahís is at 1204 W. Steels Corners Road, across from Blossom. 330-929-8057.

A night of adventures ó through books

Itís a good day for book lovers:

ē?Mark Dawidziak will present Roughing It with Mark Twain: True Grit and the True West at the Massillon Museumís Brown Bag Lunch, 12:10 p.m. at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Bring your lunch and enjoy a talk about Twainís experiences in the West. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.

ē?Paul Watson will discuss his book, Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition, about the search for two ships that sank during a search for the Northwest Passage in the Arctic, at 7 p.m. at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Itís free. To register, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.