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Friends of Stow-Munroe Falls Public Library Book Sale: 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.

 

Akron Art Museum Babyfest '19: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St., Akron. For more information on Babyfest, go to www.akronartmuseum.org.

 

Library Readers Book Club: 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Discussion of “American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land” by Monica Hesse. 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.

 

National Pet Day: 5-7 p.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Make a Cricut bow or bandana for your pet. 330-928-2117.

 

Intro to Lynda.com: 7 p.m. Thursday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn how to access Lynda.com, a platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. 330-928-2117.

 

Friends of the Wadsworth Public Library Book Sale: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Sunday at Wadsworth Public Library, 132 Broad St., Wadsworth. All proceeds benefit Wadsworth Public Library.

 

Music and Movement: 11 a.m. to noon Friday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 4 or younger are invited for this interactive music program. Registration for each child required, 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.

 

CINCH World’s Toughest Rodeo: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Wolstein Center at Cleveland State University, 2000 Prospect Ave., Cleveland. 888-324-5849 or www.wolsteincenter.com.

 

Kent Paranormal Weekend: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday at the Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St., Kent. For a schedule of events, go to www.facebook.com/kentparanormalweekend.

 

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. A 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 nonmembers. 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.

 

MassMu Digital Photography Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Roger May, curator of the museum’s “Looking at Appalachia” exhibition, will lead the workshop. The cost is $12 or $10 for members. For more information, go to www.massillonmuseum.org.

 

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

 

Community Egg Hunt: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday at Messiah Lutheran Church, 4700 S. Main St., Akron. For more information, call 330-644-5766 or go to www.messiahlutheran.cc.

 

Local Author Fair: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. This event will let readers explore new authors, talk with them, and peruse their books. The following authors will be featured: Kathryn Hardgrove, Don Ake, David Craddock, Faryl, Roger Gordon, S.T. Hoover, Thomas Hardesty, Cat Russell, Harper Leigh Zipay and more. For more information, call Laura Klein at 330-832-9831, ext. 319, or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

Medina Creative Housing Easter Egg Hunt: 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Medina Creative Therapy Ranch, 5200 Lake Road. The egg hunt will start at noon and run until 2 p.m. All ages are welcome with two groups, age 5 or older and age 4 or younger. For more information, call 330-591-4434.

 

McKinley Presidential Library & Museum: The museum will open at 1 p.m. Saturday after the “I Thee Wed” Bridal Show.

 

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

 

Bottle Cap Art Workshop: 1-3 p.m. Saturday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. John Taylor-Lehman will lead the workshop. $8 workshop fee. 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 McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton. 330-455-7043.

 

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.

 

The Cleveland Museum of Art Second Sundays: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at 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.

 

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

 

Live Well @ Your Library - Cancer Wellness: 6 p.m. Monday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Stewart’s Caring Place will discuss programs and services that it offers. Registration is requested. Call 330-928-2117.

 

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.

 

LEGO Builders Club: 6 p.m. Tuesday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 5-12 are invited to become master builders. Arrive 15 minutes before start time to reserve a seat. 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. 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 Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Presented by Gwen Miller. Free. Registration is required. Call 330-832-9831, ext. 312.

 

Free “Recording History” Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Mandy Altimus Stahl will discuss the importance of oral histories and provide online history resources for broader content. Registration is required for this free workshop. Call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.

 

Internet Basics: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. An introduction to navigating the internet and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. For more information or to register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

 

Pinterest Program: Scrabble Tile Coasters: 6 p.m. Wednesday at Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Make one-of-a-kind coasters using Scrabble tiles. Free. Registration is required. Call 330-832-9831, ext. 312, or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

Family Fun Night: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Families will work together to complete fun tasks. Additional board games and activities will be available. 330-928-2117.

 

Lydia Fenet: 7 p.m. Wednesday at Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. Fenet, senior vice president and international director of strategic partnerships at Christie’s auction house, will discuss her book “The Most Powerful Woman in the Room is You: Command an Audience and Sell Your Way to Success." To register for this free event, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

 

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

 

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad: Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad runs the National Park Scenic excursion on Saturdays and Sundays through April, as well as special event trains on Fridays. The round-trip excursion is 2½ hours long. 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.