Brew at the Zoo
The Akron Zoo will hold its final Brew at the Zoo of the year from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. tonight. The event will feature fall brews and wine from more than 15 local breweries and wineries. In addition to the breweries and wineries, food trucks will be selling food. The zoo will be open with live music provided by DJ Kenny Kidd, and the rockEVERYwear Truck will be selling custom apparel. Guests can also participate in a Halloween costume contest for prizes. Visitors will get to taste a variety of beers and wines. Full-sized beer or wine will be available for $4 and additional tasting cards are available for $10.Tickets are $27 for Akron Zoo members and $33 for non-Akron Zoo members. Designated driver tickets are also available for $16 for an Akron Zoo member and $22 for a non-Akron Zoo member. For more information or to register, call 330-375-2550, ext. 7230, or visit online at www.akronzoo.org. Only guests 21 and older are permitted.
Hurling, camogie and Gaelic football
The Akron Celtic Guards will be hosting the annual Al O’Leary Tournament on Saturday featuring hurling, camogie, and new this year, Gaelic football. The tournament will take place at the Bath Community Activity Center, 1615 N. Cleveland Massillon Road. The tournament has free admission and delivers a great opportunity to have the Celtic community come together and promote Irish culture and heritage through sport. The event will also include food trucks, live music entertainment, a playground/picnic area, and a 50/50 raffle with other great prizes. For more information, visit akronhurling.com
An screening is set for the new documentary, "BLIMP! Sports, broadcasting and the Goodyear airship," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Daum Theatre on the University of Akron campus, 328 E. Buchtel Ave. A reception will follow in the Kolbe Hall TV Studio. Everything is free and open to the public. Free parking is available at Lot 1 (off of Route 8). The documentary features broadcasters Al Michaels and Robin Roberts, the father of aerial sports broadcasting Mickey Wittman, historians, blimp insiders and television directors. This special Akron screening represents the only time to meet with many of the experts who appear in the film as well as the production team. A panel of experts will follow the screening. The reception at the Kolbe Hall TV studio will showcase many of co-curricular and extracurricular activities of the School of Communication, which is sponsoring the event. For additional information, see the film’s website, blimpsandsports.com, or contact the film’s producer Kathleen Endres (email@example.com or 330-972-6846). Reservations are suggested by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.