- The musical light show, "Holidays on Wildflower," is lit and collecting donations for two causes. All cash and check donations from 2017's Christmas Light Show will benefit Akron Children's Hospital. Also being collected is food for the Akron Canton Regional Food Bank. Drop off food items in the green collection barrel and tune to 93.5 FM and enjoy the show. The light show is at 4781 Wildflower Drive in Green. Visit http://www.facebook.com/holidaysonwildflower for more information.
- The Ten-Year Retrospective exhibition show featuring artwork that has been added to the Little Art Gallery’s permanent collection during Elizabeth Blakemore’s tenure as curator is open. The exhibit will be on display through Jan. 21. Pieces included celebrate the development of the Little Art Gallery’s permanent collection for the past decade. Multifaceted works selected for the show the show include ceramics, blown glass, metalsmithing, mezzotint, painting, drawing and more with pieces dated 1890 to 2014. The gallery of the North Canton Public Library is home to a permanent collection of more than 200 pieces of original artwork by area artists and those whose work has had an impact on the community. For more information, call 330-499-4712, ext. 331, or email email@example.com.
- An Internet Basics class is being offered at 3 p.m. at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Attendees will learn to navigate the Internet and World Wide Web. They will get an explanation and demonstration of popular web browsers. Prerequisites are experience using a mouse, keyboard, and the Windows operating system. The class is held in the Library's auditorium, are free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
An Email Basics class will be offered at 3 p.m. at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E. Attendees will learn how to create, use and navigate an Internet email account. Prerequisites are experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, the Windows operating system, and familiarity with navigating the World Wide Web. The classes are held in the Library's auditorium, are free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- See how science and spirituality support each other as Yoga Central and The Yoga Place present 7 Candles from 1 to 3 p.m. JD Stillwater, a science educator from Harrisburg, Pa., will explain difficult scientific concepts, attainable for non-scientists, while delving further into the mysteries that those concepts engender. For more information, call 330-499-2863 or email Info@TheYogaPlaceOhio.com. Tickets are $20 and are available at www.Eventbrite.com and www.TheYogaPlaceOhio.com. The event will be held at 4626 Cleveland Ave. NW.
- From 10:30 a.m. to noon, children in 6th grade and under and their families are invited to come and welcome in the New Year with the Massillon Public Library. Families will make Noon Year’s Eve glasses and noisemakers, play games, and go on a library scavenger hunt. At noon, celebrate with a balloon drop and toast in the Noon Year with sparkling juice and snacks. The program is free and registration is required by stopping by the library’s Children's Department, by calling 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E.
- The Massillon Museum’s History Discussion Group will talk about "Lost Massillon - Places that Once Were" at its next session from 10:00 a.m. to noon. Do you remember what was in the McClymonds Building or the Museum building in the 1950s? Do you remember the Red Head gas station, Rizos Steak House, or Davis Photography Studio? Where were the utility offices? Because of construction at the museum, the discussion will be held in the parish hall at St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 226 Third Street SE in Massillon. The entrance to the parking lot is on Oak Street, and guests should use the door with the green awning adjacent to the lot. Historian Margy Vogt invites participants for a brief tour of the church’s stained glass windows. The program is free. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.