July 28

- The North Canton Public Library will host a Patio Party concerts on the Little Art Gallery patio. The Patio Party will begin at noon and again at 5 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided and attendees are welcome to bring a picnic lunch or dinner. The music will be friendly to all ages. The library is at 185 Main Street. For more information, visit www.ncantonlibrary.com.

July 29

- The Massillon Museum will host Relics and Refabs Roadshow from 9 a.m. to 4  p.m. Inside the museum, respected appraisers will offer verbal appraisals for $5 per item. On the lawn, vendors will display and sell their antiques and repurposed treasures. The Stock Pile will present repurposing demonstrations, Chocolates by Erin will offer treats for sale and Anderson’s in the City will be open throughout the event. At 2 p.m., experts will present a free panel discussion, "Should It Stay or Should It Go?" The Museum shop, OHregionalities, will be open during the event and the vintage photo booth will be available for fun photographs. Live music begins at 10 a.m. and free family activities will be offered throughout the day. For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.

July 31

- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library will host The Making of Timeless Rivals, a two-hour class with Dave Jingo, the producer, director and editor for the upcoming sports documentary film, "Timeless Rivals." The program offers an up-close and personal experience demonstrating how Jingo is developing the historic Massillon vs. McKinley storylines for this documentary, set to premiere on Oct. 21 at Massillon’s Lincoln Theatre and Oct. 22 at the Palace Theater in Canton. The event is free but reservations are required. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 312, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org. The Massillon Public Library is at 208 Lincoln Way E.

Aug. 1

- The Hoover Historical Center is presenting Outdoor Storytelling series. Children’s librarians will share their storytelling talents on the patio adjacent to the Hoover Hall inside Walsh University’s Hoover Park at 10 a.m. Storytellers are former or current children’s librarians. Each present a unique, interactive program for children (geared for 10 years or younger) and the adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be served after stories. For information on tours or on the storytelling event, call 330-490-7435 or email Ann Haines at ahaines@walsh.edu.

- Do you have any skeletons in your closet? Or any famous ancestors? Did your grandparents live in Stark County? If not, why did they move here? Massillon Museum History Discussion Group moderator Chris Craft will lead a conversation about family histories and traditions from 10 a.m. until noon. The History Group meets the first Tuesday of every month in the Museum’s Fred F. Silk Community Room, 121 Lincoln Way E. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.

Aug. 2

- The Massillon Genealogical Society presents Dating and Identifying Old Photographs at 6:30 p.m. Learn the most effective techniques for unraveling the secrets that old photographs can reveal. There is no registration for this free program held in the Massillon Public Library's second floor meeting room at 208 Lincoln Way E. For more information, call Jill Wingard at the Massillon Public Library 330-832-9831, ext. 337, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org/genealogy.

Aug. 3

- SS. Philip and James is hosting Glory and Praise, a free family event from 6 to 8 p.m. Music, bible stories, crafts, dramatic play, snacks, and more. Enjoy a one-day evening Bible School event. To register, call 330-854-2823 or visit www.starkholycrossacademy.com.

- Learn more about the upcoming solar eclipse with the Stark County Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Lake Community Branch, 565 Market Ave. Learn fascinating facts about the eclipse with the Wilderness Center Astronomy Club. For more information, call 330-877-9975.      

Aug. 7

- Auditions for the Massillon Museum-sponsored rendition of Sandra Perlman’s full-length play "Dear Mother and All" will be held from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E. The cast is comprised of 10 males and 10 females, ages 16 and older. For more information, contact Dave Harding at 330-837-1829 or email dave12148@sssnet.com.

Aug. 8

- The Hoover Historical Center is presenting Outdoor Storytelling series. Children’s librarians will share their storytelling talents on the patio adjacent to the Hoover Hall inside Walsh University’s Hoover Park at 10 a.m. Storytellers are former or current children’s librarians. Each present a unique, interactive program for children (geared for 10 years or younger) and the adults. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Light refreshments will be served after stories. For information on tours or on the storytelling event, call 330-490-7435 or email Ann Haines at ahaines@walsh.edu.

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Kent State University is sponsoring an information session for individuals interested in starting a small business or those who are in the early stages of business formation. The information session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Township. The fee is $10 for program materials. Registration and payment must be made online at www.cantonsbdc.org. For more information, contact the SBDC at 330-244-3290 or aschwitz@kent.edu.  

- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon meeting at 1:30 p.m. at Samantha's, 4954 Portage Street. Reservations are required by calling Norma 330-452-5889 or Bernie 330-477-5325

Aug. 10

A Christian MusicFest will be held on Market Square in Downtown Canton beginning at 4 p.m. The square is on the west side of Market Avenue North between Third and Fourth streets. The event is free and attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating. For more information, go to Facebook and search for Christian MusicFest on Market Square. WNPQ is the event media sponsor.