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The Akron Roundtable presents Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos: Noon Thursday at the Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway, Akron. Virginia “Gina” C. Drosos, chief executive officer of Signet Jewelers, presents “Transforming Signet, Innovating for Customers and Energizing a Culture.” $25. For tickets, go to www.akronroundtable.org.

 

Teen Event — Kindergarten Flashback: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 12-18. Come for story time, crafting and snacks, and relive those simpler days of kindergarten. 330-928-2117.

 

An Evening with H.W. Brands: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Hudson Library & Historical Society, 96 Library St. H.W. Brands will discuss his latest book, “Heirs of the Founders: The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants." To register for this free event, call 330-653-6658, ext. 1010, or go to www.hudsonlibrary.org.

 

Riverfront Readers Book Club: 7 p.m. Thursday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. This months reading is “Orphan Train” by Christina Baker Kline. 330-928-2117.

 

“The Empire Strips Back” A Burlesque Parody: 8 p.m. Thursday at Masonic Cleveland, 3615 Euclid Ave, Cleveland. $49-$89.99. For tickets, go to www.masoniccleveland.com.

 

Akron Zoo Annual Party for the Planet: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday at the Akron Zoo, 505 Euclid Ave., Akron. Over 25 vendors will have booths set up for guests to learn more about green and sustainable efforts in the community. Admission is $12 adults, $10 senior citizens and $9 ages 2-14. Parking is $3. For more information, call 330-375-2550 or go to www.akronzoo.org.

 

Earth Day-Hooray!: 2 p.m. Friday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Celebrate Earth Day with earth friendly activities including crafts and games. 330-928-2117.

 

36th Akron Antiquarian Book & Paper Show: 3-8:30 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the John S. Knight Convention Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. More than 30 vendors will offer rare and collectible books, maps, posters and other printed materials. $5 adults, $3 students. For more information, call 330-865-5831 or go to www.NOBSweb.org.

 

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.

 

YMCA Camp Y-Noah Spring Horse Show: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at YMCA Camp Y-Noah, 815 Mount Pleasant Road, Green. This show highlights the dedication and skills of our approximately 80 equestrian lesson students. For more information, go to www.gotcamp.org.

 

Breakfast with the Bunny: 8:30-10 a.m. Saturday 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 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.

 

Copley Township Annual Earth Day Cleanup: 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday in the area surrounding the Akron Rugby Football Club, 1763 Wadsworth Road, Akron. Coffee and donuts will be provided to participants in the morning and in the afternoon, pizza followed by a rugby game. For more information and to sign up, call 330-666-1853.

 

Genealogy 101: Expanding Your Family History for Beginners: noon Saturday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Presented by David Distelhorst, Massillon Public Library’s local history and genealogy librarian. Free. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 350, or email distelda@massillonlibrary.org.

 

Magic — A Gathering of Players: 2-4 p.m. Saturday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. An informal gathering of teens and adults who play Magic: The Gathering. 330-928-2117.

 

Hop & Shop Pop Up Market: 2-5 p.m. Saturday at The Trailhead Event Space, 21 W. North St., Akron. Featuring artisanal wares from Local Akron vendors, hyper-local craft beer from their neighbors at Lock 15 Brewing Co., live music from Hey Mavis Trio, and more.

 

Dyngus Day Cleveland: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday in Cleveland from West 57th Street to West 59th St in the Gordon Square Arts District. Dj Kishka will host the day’s events, which include polka music, a Miss Dyngus Day pageant, an accordion parade, a variety of locally made traditional Polish foods. For more information, go to http://clevelanddyngus.com.

 

Massillon Public Library Monday Book Clubs: Noon and 6 p.m. Monday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. The book clubs will read and discuss “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman. 330-832-9831, ext. 312 or www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

NOPEC Energy Bike: 2-5 p.m. Monday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn about energy conservation and ways to be more energy-efficient. 330-928-2117.

 

World War I — Akron Over There: 6:30 p.m. Monday at Akron-Summit County Public Library, 4046 Massillon Road, Green. The Summit County Historical Society will present a look at the experiences of young men from Summit County in WWI. 330-896-9074 or www.akronlibrary.org.

 

Going Zero Waste — Small Changes, Big Impact: 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Learn simple, everyday ways to reduce your waste output with Theresa Mazey, owner of The Empty Bin. Registration required, 330-928-2117.

 

The History of Amateur Radio: 7 p.m. Monday in Rodman Library’s Main Auditorium, 215 E. Broadway St., Alliance. Ron Rittenhouse, president of the Alliance Radio Club, will present The History of Amateur Radio. Free. For more information, call 330-821-2665, ext. 101.

 

Summit County Historical Society Akron History Hike: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday beginning at the University of Akron’s Archival Services, Polsky Building, 225 S. Main St., Akron. The Historical Society will celebrate the many contributions that the YWCA of Summit County has had to social justice and reform in this special walk. The walk is free, but reservations are required, go to www.eventbrite.com/e/ywca-walk-akron-history-hike-tickets-59248086622.

 

Brecksville Women’s Club: 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Woodside Event Center at St. Michael’s, 5025 Mill Road, Broadview Heights. Christine McCoy, owner of Natural Pet Enrichment Center in North Royalton, will speak. For more information, go to www.brecksvillewomensclub.com.

 

MassMu Brown Bag Lunch: 12:10-12:50 p.m. Tuesday at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. Christopher Craft will present “Appalachia and the Civil War.” Free. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or go to www.massillonmuseum.org.

 

LEGO/Builders Club: 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Cuyahoga Falls Public Library, 2015 Third St. Ages 5-12 are invited to become master builders. Please arrive 15 minutes before start time to reserve your seat. 330-928-2117.

 

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.

 

True Crime Book Club: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. The club will discuss “House of Secrets” by Lowell Cauffiel. 330-832-9831, ext. 312, or go to www.massillonlibrary.org.

 

Teen Amazing Race Challenge: 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Canal Fulton Public Library, 154 Market St. Ages 10-18. Participating teens will race against their friends through global challenges to see who comes out victorious. Registration required, call 330-854-4148.

 

Full Circle Storytelling: 7-10 p.m. Wednesday at Jilly’s Music Room, 111 N. Main St., Akron. Registration is encouraged (especially for storytellers). To register or for more information, call 330-612-3090 or go to www.watheatre.com/fullcircle.