This week's Movies@Main at the Akron Public Library in downtown Akron is the Oscar-winning "Green Book." The free movie will start at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. The film, set in the 1960s, tells the tale of an Italian-American bouncer who is the chauffeur for an African-American classical pianist in the Deep South.
The Akron Public Library in downtown Akron will host a Paint Palooza at 11 a.m. Saturday. Kids should dress to be messy for this free event.
On the lookout
Friday is Buzzard Day in Hinckley. March 15 is the day the buzzards historically return to the Medina County town. The watch in the Hinckley Reservation begins at 7 a.m. and continues until the first buzzard is found. The watch is at the intersection of State Road and West Drive where the infamous Buzzard Roost is situated.
Rev your engines
The Summit Racing Equipment I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama is Friday through Sunday at the I-X Center in Cleveland. This marks the show's 53rd year in Cleveland. It is billed as the largest indoor show of custom cars, trucks, antique construction equipment, motorcycles, tractors, planes, military equipment and the like in the world. Admission is $20; for more visit pistonpowershow.com.
A bit of Ireland
The Akron Zoo is offering a family-friendly place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday. The zoo will have extended hours from 11 a.m to 6 p.m. There will be crafts, a shamrock scavenger hunt, a selfie station and animal encounters. Kid- and adult-friendly drinks will be available. Admission is $7 and parking is $3. For more, visit www.akronzoo.org or call 330-375-2550.
— Craig Webb