Aug. 11

- Stark State College, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp., will sell computer equipment, including flat screen monitors and other items, during a one-day sale open to the public from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prices on many items are deeply discounted. Credit cards are not accepted; cash or personal checks only. All sales are final. For more information or to purchase any items that remain after the sale, call 330-494-6170, Ext. 4514, or email surplus@starkstate.edu. A sample of inventory for sale is posted at www.starkstate.edu/surplus. 

Aug. 12

- Aultman College is holding an open house at 10 a.m. for anyone who wants to learn about degree programs in nursing, radiography, BSN completion and health sciences, as well as the College Credit Plus program for high school students. The event includes tours of college facilities and classrooms; the opportunity to meet with students, faculty and staff; and presentations about the new bachelor’s degrees in nursing, health care administration and health education. The application fee will be waived for anyone who applies at the open house. Reservations are required. To learn more and RSVP, visit www.aultmancollege.edu/open-house. Aultman College is next to Aultman Hospital at the corner of Dartmouth Avenue and 7th Street SW.

- MCTV, the Massillon Museum, and the Downtown Massillon Association invite families to participate in this year’s Fun Fest from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Admission to the family-focused event is free. There is no cost for most activities; some have a minimal charge. Social service agencies, civic groups, churches, arts organizations and businesses are invited to set up games, art projects, activities, information stations and take away items. Entertainment includes magician Randy Wiedenhammer, concertina player Mike Salvino, yo-yo star Eric Monroe, magician Kerry Kazzam and John the Juggler. Fun Fest is centered on First Street and Lincoln Way East and on the lawn of the Massillon Museum. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.

Aug. 13

- The Canton Christian Women's connection is hosting a luncheon "A little Sparkle can make you Shine!" featuring an accessory style show with Felicia Wood from Felicia’s Gallery in Hartville Market on Aug 17. She will show how accessories can perfect any outfit. Speaker will be Jeanne Bereznick. She will explain how she came to accept and embrace the unexpected and the vocalist will be Pat Long. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Fairways at Arrowhead, 1500 Rogwin Cir. SW. The cost is $13 all inclusive. RSVP by Aug. 13 by calling Sherry 330-837-6552 or by email tocantoncwc@aol.com. Complementary childcare upon request.

Aug. 14

- The new Faith Family Church Early Learning Center is holding an Open House from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at 8200 Freedom Ave., Jackson Twp. There will be food, fun activities, balloon animals, center tours, treat bags, basket give-away, and ice cream.

Aug. 17

- The First Tee of Canton celebrates 15 years of impact in Stark County, marking an important milestone for the youth development organization. First Tee will celebrate the completion of phase one of the "Beyond the Game" capital campaign and the 15th Anniversary with an open house from 2 to 7 p.m. with a presentation at 5:30 p.m. Guests will have the opportunity to tour the facilities and see the new maintenance building along with the renovated Deuble Learning Center including a new education room and renovated indoor golf space. For more information about The First Tee of Canton, visit www.thefirstteecanton.org or call 330-452-5331.

Aug. 20

- Back-to-back tours of Five Oaks and Massillon’s historic Fourth Street will be offered. Guests may take one or both tours. At 1 p.m., local historian Margy Vogt will lead a walking tour of the historic Fourth Street neighborhood. No reservations are required for the outdoor tour. The cost is $7 to be paid upon arrival. The tour will meet in front of Five Oaks (210 Fourth St. NE) and will return there for the 3 p.m. tour of the Five Oaks mansion. No reservations are necessary for the Five Oaks tours. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children. Visitors who do not wish to participate in the walking tour can tour the mansion at 2 or 3 p.m.  For more information, contact Margy Vogt at 330-832-8469 or vogt@sssnet.com.

Aug. 21 

- The Lake Community Branch Library will be handing out free glasses to view the solar eclipse safely. From 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m., visitors will receive the glasses and then head out to the garden where the eclipse will be visible. For more information about the event or to register, visit StarkLibrary.org or call 330-452-0665.

Aug. 25

- Join in the fun of the Chamber Golf Par-Tee held at Tam O'Shanter Golf Course. The golf event will be a scramble format, with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost is $115 per golfer and includes 18 holes of play with a cart, fun hole contests and prizes, golf course refreshments, a full lunch and a come back and play certificated for a round of 18 holes including a cart. Register online at www.cantonchamber.org/golf-par-tee or call 330-458-2070 for more information.

Aug. 29

- Single Seniors will host a luncheon meeting at 1 p.m. at  LaPizzaria located at 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required and can be made by calling Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.

Sept. 5

- The Massillon Public Library’s Historical Fiction Book Club is going to discuss Suite Française by Irene Nemirovsky at 6 p.m. The library invites members of the community to read the book, then join others for an hour of relaxed discussion. For more information or to reserve your copy, call 330-832-9831, Ext. 312, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org. The library is located at 208 Lincoln Way E.