Smell the flowers: The Wolcott Lilac Gardens in Kent are open for touring (and sniffing) from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 2 p.m. Sunday, continuing May 17-19. Parking is at Christ Episcopal Church, 118 S. Mantua St., Kent. Dogs on leashes are permitted. facebook.com/LilacGardens/.

 

Have a day out with your dog: Come, sit, stay at Bark in the Park from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. It offers a 1-mile walk, vendors, mobile adoption center, beer garden, blessing of the pets and other activities. Admission is $5 per adult human, benefiting the Humane Society of Summit County; kids under 12 and dogs are free. summithumane.org/bitp.

 

Audition for game show: Ever wanted to be on “Wheel of Fortune?” Open auditions will be held at 3, 4:30 and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at MGM Northfield Park. Names will be drawn at random to play a simulated game, win prizes and be evaluated as a contestant for the broadcast version. http://cleveland19.com or http://wheeloffortune.com.

 

Watch a movie: Rubicon Cinema concludes its season of art films with works by the late Jonathan Swartz, “Animals Moving to the Sound of Drums,” “A Mystery Inside of a Fact,” “The Crack Up” and “A Lead is the Sea is a Theater.” Showtime is 8 p.m. at the Blue Sky Studio, 943 Dopler St., Akron; a $5-$10 donation is suggested. www.facebook.com/RubiconAkron.

 

Learn about plants: Friends of Secrest Arboretum holds Plant Discovery Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Secrest Welcome & Education Center, 2122 Williams Road, Wooster. It’s not just a plant sale; it includes tours, science activities and other learning opportunities, and food trucks. www.secrest.osu.edu.