Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center “Allison The Activist”: The Kent State May 4 Visitors Center presents “Allison The Activist” an exhibit to celebrate the life of Allison Krause. The May 4 Visitors Center is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. For more information, go to www.kent.edu/may4.
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 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Discussion of “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. To register, call 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.
Brimfield Historical Society presents An Evening with Mae West: 6 p.m. Thursday at the Kelso House Meeting Room, 4158 State Route 43, Brimfield. Presented by Julie Warren. Tickets are $15. Reservations required, call 330-673-1058.
Play & Stay: 10 a.m. Friday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Kids up to age 5, open-ended Early Childhood education program with sensory toys, new learning experiences, and audiovisual adaptations of outstanding children’s books. 330-928-2117.
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.
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum Region 5 History Day Competition: 9 a.m to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. Region 5 is made up of schools from Carroll, Columbiana, Harrison, Holmes, Jefferson, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties. For more information, go to www.mckinleymuseum.org.
Beginner Writer Program: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Lauren Burnett will discuss beginning writing techniques. 330-896-9074.
Zumbini: 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. A music a movement class designed for caregivers and their little ones, ages 0-4. Free. To register, call 330-928-2117.
Super Saturday Program “Harry Potter Party”: 11 a.m. Saturday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Get sorted into your magic house, find out your wizard name, receive a magic wand and more activities. Registration required, call 330-832-5037 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.
Hoover-Price Planetarium Show “The Universe at Large”: 1 p.m. Saturday at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. 330-455-7043.
William H. Seward - Secretary of State 1861-1869: 2 p.m. Saturday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Historian Mike Kovacevich discusses the life and career of William H. Seward. 330-896-9074.
Becoming: An Intimate Conversation with Michelle Obama: 8 p.m. Saturday, Playhouse Square KeyBank State Theater, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. $89.50-$179.50. 216-241-6000 or www.playhousesquare.org.
Lock of the Irish Celebration: 1-6 p.m. Sunday at the Trailhead at Cascade Lofts, 21 W. North St., Akron. An Irish-themed menu and beer provided by Lock 15 Brewing Company. Games and activities for children, a bake sale, live music by the Wolf Creeque Band and a performance from the Celtic Storm Irish folk dancers. For more information, go to www.facebook.com/CascadeLocksParkAssociation.
The Golden Dragon Acrobats’ Cirque Ziva: 4 p.m. Sunday at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 S. Main St. $25-$35 adults, $17.50-$27.50 children. 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com.
Liz, Holly, & The Jolly Lollies Children’s Concert: 4 p.m. Sunday at Shaw JCC, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. Cost is $10 per family. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/liz-holly-the-jolly-lollies-childrens-concert-tickets-54595191688.
Census Bureau Job Opportunities: 4-6 p.m. Monday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Representative from the Census Bureau will show how to apply online, so bring your resume and a photo ID with name and current address. 330-928-2117.
Musical Mindfulness: Supporting the Whole Child Through Music: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday at The Lippman School, 750 White Pond Drive, Akron. Workshop intended for educators of preschool and kindergarten children. $15 per person. For more information, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/musical-mindfulness-supporting-the-whole-child-through-music-tickets-54646669660.
Copley Historical Society: 7 p.m. Monday at the Copley Township Hall, 1540 S. Cleveland Massillon Road, Akron.
An Evening with Elaine Weiss: 7 p.m. Monday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Elaine Weiss will discuss her book “The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote”. Free. To register, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.
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.
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. For more information, call Jackie at 330-802-5648 or Sue at 330-499-8727.
Meditation Discussion Group: 6:30-7:40 p.m. Tuesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Presented by Gwen Miller. Free. Registration required, call 330-832-9831, ext. 312.
Pinterest program DIY Shower Melts: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Using essential oils, make cubes that melt in the bottom of your shower, releasing wonderful fragrance. Free. Registration required, call 330-832-9831, ext. 315 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.
Beyond Basics Ukulele Class: 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. For more information, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010.
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.