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Akron Art Museum Free Thursdays: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Free admission and special programming. www.akronartmuseum.org.

Library Readers Book Club: 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. “Without Reservations: The Travels of an Independent Woman” by Alice Steinbach. 330-928-2117.

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

Global Awareness Month:  6 p.m. Thursday at the Brunswick Library, 3649 Center Road. Program will explore the Japanese American internment during World War II. To register, call 330-273-4150 or go to www.mcdl.info/events.

The Vampire Talk: 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Mark Dawidziak will talk about Count Dracula, the current vampire boom and the enduring appeal of the undead. 330-896-9074.

How Hudson Helped Save a Village in Holland: 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Barlow Community Center, 41 S. Oviatt St., Hudson. Presented by Molly Logan. Free. For more information, go to www.hudsonheritage.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.

A New Adventure Widows & Widowers social group: 7:30 a.m. Saturday at Bob Evans, 175 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.

Tuscarawas County Coin Club Show: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Tuscarawas Central Catholic High School, 777 3rd St. NE, New Philadelphia. Free.

Olde Stark Antique Faire: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Stark County Fairgrounds, Exhibition Building, 305 Wertz Ave., Canton. Admission is $5 per day. For more information, call 330-794-9100 or email oldestark@neo.rr.com.

Bands of America Marching Band Championship: Saturday at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium, 1815 Harrison Ave. NW, Canton. Preliminary competition begins at 9:15 a.m., Finals at 7:45 p.m. With performances by the McKinley High School Marching Band and Rogues Hollow Regiment. $18. www.musicforall.org.

Chatham’s Apple Butter Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Chatham Memorial Hall, 6299 Avon Lake Road. Featuring food, music, crafts, bake sale, raffle gift baskets, and children’s activities. Call Sandee LeMasters at 330-667-2543.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially Brunch & Dominoes: 10 a.m. Saturday at Perkins, 4896 Everhard Road NW, Canton. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Pyrography: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Demonstration by woodworking expert Chuck Poley. 330-896-9074.

Cricut Book Bags : 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Create a canvas book bag with the Cricut tool. 330-928-2117.

Hoover-Price Planetarium “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.

Copley Historical Society Train Depot Open House: 1-4 p.m. Saturday, located near 3700 Copley Road, west of the Circle, at the railroad tracks. Members of the Historical Society will show visitors around and answer questions.

Copley Historical Society Cemetery Tour: 4:30 p.m. Saturday starting at the Train Depot. Cemetery is located at 3772 Copley Road. $3 donation requested. Contact Jane Scott at copleyjane@gmail.com or Kathi Fundak Corathers at CopleyBarns@aol.com.

Bluegrass Saturday Nights: 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Homerville Community Center, state Route 301, Homerville. All pickers welcome; open stage and jam rooms. 330-416-2222.

Swing-A-Lings Square Dance : 8-10:30 p.m. Saturday at Church of the Lakes, 5944 Fulton Road NW, Canton. Caller Dick Mackey with Cuer Kristy Lake. For information, call Sharon at 330-575-0857.

Cleveland Museum of Art Second Sundays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd. Family-friendly activities such as art-making, storytelling, scavenger hunts and movement-based gallery talks. 888-262-0033 or www.clevelandart.org.

Spring Hill Historic Home Tours: 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Monday and Tuesday through October at Spring Hill Historic Home, 1401 Springhill Lane NE, Massillon. $5 adults, $4 seniors and students, ages 6 and under free. 330-833-6749 or www.springhillhistorichome.org.

ACT Practice Test: 1 p.m. Sunday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Free. Registration is required, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1032 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

Massillon Cemetery Walking Tour: 2 p.m. Sunday at the Massillon Cemetery, 1827 S. Erie St. Learn about the history of the community, cemetery, influential people buried there. $7. For more information, call Margy Vogt at 330-832-8469.

Catapult - The Amazing Magic of Shadow Dance: 3 p.m. Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. $16 and $32. 330-972-7570 or www.ticketmaster.com.

Art as Journal Exhibition Artists’ Talk: 3 p.m. Sunday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Meet the artists, Laura Ruth Bidwell and Shari Wilkins, and gain insight about their artwork. 330-833-4061 or www.massillonmuseum.org.

The Scottish American Society: 3-5 p.m. Sunday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Main Branch, 60 S. High St., Akron. Ann Michelle McMaster will present a program on Celtic Art. Call Jim or Margaret Frost at 330-882-0342 or 330-903-4573.

FolkNite: 7:30-10 p.m. Sunday at the Peninsula Art Academy, 1600 Mill St. W., Peninsula. Acoustic open jam with Greg Canda. 330-657-2248.

Jesus Culture Living with Fire Tour: 7 p.m. Monday at The Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. Speaker is Jesus Culture founder Banning Liebscher. $26.50-$29.50. www.akroncivic.com.

Amy Knight: 7 p.m. Monday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Knight will discuss her book “Orders to Kill: The Putin Regime and Political Murder.” 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or www.hudsonlibrary.org.

The Hudson Society of Artists: 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Barlow Center, 41 Oviatt St., Hudson. Ann Kah will do an oil demonstration. www.hudsonsocietyofartists.com.

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.

Tea, Traditional vs. Trendy: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Seville Library, 45 Center St. Join tea master Connie Sureck for new flavors and old favorites. To register, go to www.mcdl.info/Cooking.

3D Print Design - Fidgets: 5-6 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Design and print your own 3D printed fidget in TinkerCad. One per person. Grade 2 and up. 330-928-2117.

Widows and Widowers Starting Over Socially Dinner Meeting: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Arrowhead Banquet Center, 1500 Rogwin Circle, Canton. Diners pay for their meals, $17. Call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.

Get Medicare Informed: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesday at The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Wendy Morgan and Maryann Mlozdik, Senior Specialists from Medicare Advisors of Ohio, will explain options and answer questions. For reservations, call 330-510-3110.

Family Memories: 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Learn how to save, share and organize your memories. Registration required, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

Homemade Soap: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Make soap in the scent of your choice. Free. Registration required, call 330-832-9831, ext. 312 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

Brain Health: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina. Presentation by Abraham Nabors, Mustard Seed Market and Cafe. To register, go to www.mcdl.info/Cooking.

Word Basics: 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to format your page, use templates, control spacing, text size, colors, set borders and more. 330-928-2117.

Songwriters’ Workshops: 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Massillon Musum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Folk singer and songwriter Bryan Stahl offers songwriters’ workshops for students ages 14 and older. Free. For information, go to www.BryanStahl.com.