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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.

 

Introduction to the Hoopla Streaming App: 3 p.m. Thursday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Learn how to create an account in Hoopla which will allow you to instantly borrow free digital movies, music, eBooks and more. To register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

 

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

 

Kent State School of Art First Friday Lecture Series with Lauren Salazar: noon Friday in Room 165 of the Center for the Visual Arts, 325 Terrace Drive, Kent. Free. For more information, go to www.kent.edu/art/event/lauren-salazar-artist-talk.

 

First Friday Art Walk: 4-7 p.m. Friday in Downtown Kent. Guests will enjoy featured artists, refreshment, artist demonstration, poetry readings, arts activities and more at participating locations. For more information, go to www.mainstreetkent.org/events/art-walk/.

 

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.

 

Ladies Night Bingo: 6-8 p.m. Friday at The HUB Community Center, 3676 Community Lane, Copley. Shop vendors and play bingo to support your local pet rescue. $5 per card. For more information, call 330-576-6608 or email Danielle at dkinney08@yahoo.com.

 

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.

 

Breakfast with the Bunny: 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron. A full breakfast buffet, crafts, visit with the Easter Bunny and an outdoor egg hunt. Tickets are $16 adults and $23 children for Akron Zoo members, and $24 adults and $29 children for non-members. For tickets, go to www.akronzoo.org.

 

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.

 

Disney Junior Music Play Date: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Summit Mall, 3265 W. Market St., Fairlawn. Families participate in a variety of activities including a make-and-take craft, photo booth with themed props, and other activities. For more information, go to www.simon.com/mall/summit-mall/stream/play-up-the-music-6123401.

 

Do the Mu! - No-sew Rag Doll Workshop: noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Instructor Gary Spangler will work with guests of all ages to make pioneer rag dolls. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.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.

 

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.

 

Journaling: 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Akron-Summit County Public Library, Green branch, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. Lauren Burnett, Center for Inner Quality, will discuss journaling as a tool. 330-896-9074.

 

An Evening with Therese Ann Fowler: 7 p.m. Monday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St., Hudson. Therese Ann Fowler will discuss her newest novel, “A Well-Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts”. To register for this free event, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010 or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

 

Medina County Historical Society: 7 p.m. Monday at the Community Center at A.I. Root Company, 623 W. Liberty St., Medina. Kathy Kraus will appear as “Sarah Emma Edmonds”, one of the most famous spies for the Union Army during the Civil War.

 

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.

 

Massillon Public Library presents Paws to Read: 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Children are invited to read to an assortment of dog listeners. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

Magical Theatre Trivia Night: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Zwisler Hall, 500 Mull Ave., Akron. Sporcle trivia, pizza, beer, wine and snacks. $35 per person. 330-848-3708.

 

A New Adventure Widows and Widowers social group: Wednesday, meets for dinner and conversation. For more information, call 330-630-9275 or 330-929-5430.

 

Spring 2019 Oberlin Public Library Book Sale: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-3 p.m. Sunday at the Oberlin Public Library, 65 S. Main St., Oberlin.

 

Friends of Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Book Sale: 1-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library, 3512 Darrow Road, Stow. 330-688-3295 or www.friendsofsmfpl.org.

 

Anime Club: 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St., Hudson. Ages 11-18. Registration required, call 330-653-6658 or www.hudsonlibrary.org

 

A New Beginning - Dinner and Conversation: 6 p.m. Wednesday. A social group for widows and widowers. For restaurant location and information, 330-745-6239.

 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad: Starting January 19, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad (CVSR) will run the National Park Scenic excursion on Saturdays and Sundays through April, as well as special event trains on Fridays. From January through April, the National Park Scenic excursion will be two-and-a-half-hours long, roundtrip. Beginning in June, CVSR will run Wednesdays-Sundays. For more information, go to www.cvsr.com.

 

“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. $5 with museum admission. www.cmnh.org.

 

Greater Cleveland Aquarium: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, last admission is at 4 p.m., Nautica Entertainment Complex, 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland. Features more than 50 tanks, 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. $19.95 for adults, $13.95 for children ages 2-12. www.GreaterClevelandAquarium.com.

 

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.