- A new workshop offers a one-day session packed with review and strategies for time-strapped students to achieve higher ACT scores. The ACT Prep 1-Day Intensive Workshop will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on at Aultman College, 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton. The workshop costs $99 and includes lunch and materials. The one-day format will offer tips and problem-solving techniques, practice questions published by ACT and a review of core subjects in a condensed format. The new scoring method of the exam’s writing portion also will be discussed. To register or receive more information, call Laura Icardi of ACT Test Preparation at 330-722-7235, or email licardi@ActTestPrep.info. Parents and students also can check out the website atwww.ActTestPrep.info or Facebook. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.
- The Children's and Young Adult Departments of the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invite kids in grades 4 to 8 to come and learn how to communicate using American Sign Language. The program begins at 1 p.m. Registration is suggested for the free program. For more information or to register, please call the Children's Desk 330-832-5037 or log onto the library’s website: www.massillonlibrary.org.
- Aultman College is holding a Preview Day at 10 a.m. for anyone who wants to learn about degree programs in nursing, radiography, BSN completion, social work and health sciences, as well as the College Credit Plus program for high school students. Prospective students and their families can also tour college facilities and classrooms, meet with students, faculty and staff and attend a presentation to learn about the various bachelor’s and associate degree programs. The application fee will be waived for anyone who applies at the event. Reservations are required for the Preview Day event. To learn more or RSVP, visit www.aultmancollege.edu/open-house. Aultman College is next to Aultman Hospital at the corner of Dartmouth Ave and Seventh Street SW in Canton.
- East Canton Boy Scout Troop 36 will be hosting a Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 108 E. Walnut St., East Canton. The cost for adults is $8 per person, $5 for children 3 to 12 and kids 2 and under are free. The Scouts will also be selling pepperoni rolls for $2 each. Profits from the Spaghetti Dinner will be used to help offset the cost of the Troop 36 and Venture Crew 25 trip to Dayton to the United States Air Force Museum. For more information about Troop 36, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or feel free to come to a meeting.
- Explore the snow around Quail Hollow Park while learning about cross country ski equipment, basic techniques, and safety at 9 a.m. The cost is $12 per participant for equipment rental. Fees will be collected the morning of the program. Cash or check only. Program is weather dependent and registered participants will be contacted prior to the program to confirm attendance. Pre-registration is required with a minimum of 10 participants. Ages 12 and up.
- Couch to 5k will be held at 10 a.m. at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp. Challenge yourself to run a 5k (3.1 miles) this spring. Samantha Collmar, RRCA, will introduce the Couch to 5k program and training plan. Then, kick off your training with a group run along the trails of Sippo Lake Park.
- IceWatch USA will be held at 2 p.m. at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp. Looking for a citizen science project you can do with your family? Join Stark Parks for IceWatch USA. The seasons are changing rapidly and are unpredictable, so we need your help. Learn how you can help scientists track our climate.
- Invention Convention will be held at 1 p.m. at Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park, 5712 12th St. NW, Perry Twp. Is your child creative and enjoys building things? If so, Invention Convention is perfect for them. Stark Parks will help put their skills to work as they build a structure to help save an egg that will be dropped off the back patio. All materials are provided.
- 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 on from 5 to 7 p.m. March 5 at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW in Jackson Twp. There is a $10 fee per person for program materials and registration must be made by Feb. 26. Registration and payment must be made online at www.cantonsbdc.org. For additional information, call 330-244-3290 email@example.com. Register early, as this session will close one week prior to the event or when the session is full. SBDC cannot accommodate walk-in registrations.
- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon and meeting at 1 p.m. at LaPizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required. Participants pay for their own meal. To make a reservation all Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.
- ABCs of Medicare will be presented at Aultman West, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon, from 6 to 7 p.m. Learn what individuals need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required. For more information or to make reservations, call 234-231-9600 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.
- Safety in Your Home will be presented at Aultman Hospital’s Transitions Center from 6 to 7 p.m. The new Transitions Center, located on the campus of Aultman Hospital, 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton, ensures that the discharge process is a seamless transition from hospital to post-acute care. Transition advisers work with the hospital discharge team, offering resources and products available to ensure a safe transition. For more information or to make reservations, call 234-231-9600 or sign up online at www.aultman.org.
- The film, Selma will be shown along with a discussion from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Main Hall Auditorium on the Kent State at Stark campus, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp. The discussion will be led by Kathy Kinzer-Downs, coordinator for Multicultural Initiatives. Refreshments are provided. The event is free and open to the public.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library presents an e-HealthTechnology class. Current devices designed to monitor personal wellness, such as fitness trackers, a mobile EKG that fits in your pocket, and a mobile blood pressure monitor. These free classes will be held in the library’s uditorium and registration is required. For more information or to register, call the library’s computer center 330-832-9831, ext. 327, or visit the library at 208 Lincoln Way East.
- In commemoration of Black History Month, the Massillon Museum’s archivist Mandy Altimus Stahl will talk about Massillon’s role in the Underground Railroad at the Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch. The event is free and open to the public without reservations. The program will begin promptly at 12:10 p.m. and conclude about 12:50 p.m. to accommodate guests who attend during the lunch hour. Because of construction at the Museum, the Brown Bag Lunch will be held at the Massillon Salvation Army, 315 Sixth Street NE. Guests may bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch from Anderson’s in the City, which will offer a limited menu at the Salvation Army site. As always, the Museum will provide complimentary cookies and coffee. For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library presents an e-HealthTechnology class. Current devices designed to monitor personal wellness, such as fitness trackers, a mobile EKG that fits in your pocket, and a mobile blood pressure monitor. These free classes will be held in the library’s Auditorium and registration is required. For more information or to register, call the library’s computer center 330-832-9831, ext. 327, or visit the library at 208 Lincoln Way East.
- See if you can figure out who did it. And more importantly, why. Performances of Kill on the Hill will be held at 7 p.m. March 2-4 at the Spring Hill Historic Home in Massillon. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for members and tickets are available at Spring Hill. Call for reservations at 330-833-6749 for reservations. Tickets are limited. Additional information is available at www.springhillhistorichome.org.
- See if you can figure out who did it and, more importantly, why. Performances of Kill on the Hill will be held at 7 p.m. March 3 and 4 p.m. March 4 at the Spring Hill Historic Home. The cost is $15 for non-members and $12 for members and tickets are available at Spring Hill. Call for reservations at 330-833-6749 for reservations. Tickets are limited, so make your reservations now. Light refreshments will be served after the performance. Spring Hill Historic Home is located in northeast Massillon, just east of the Lake Avenue intersection with Wales Road. Additional information is available at www.springhillhistorichome.org.
- The North Canton Public Library will host its How-to Festival from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. The festival offers 35 classes in just six hours. Each class is 30 minutes long, with as many as five intro level classes hosted in various library spaces concurrently each hour. Attendees will learn how to: improve their balance with yoga, embrace online dating, organize a community donation drive, use Lynda.com, apply eyeliner, do pet first aid, make a Lego zip line, use drumming for therapy and healing, use make-up for contouring, help homeless animals, cast to Google Home, create boho style braids, train a cat, twist balloons, use essential oils for cleaning, start garden plants, determine if a hedgehog is the right pet for their family, use an Instant Pot pressure cooker, make origami, plan for retirement, heal with juicing, draw anime, use bullet journaling for organization, style LuLaRoe clothing, plan a Disney trip, eat more cleanly, paint rocks, make a wire wrapped pendant and more. The library will provide a free brown bag lunch to the first 300 people to request them. The library’s Teen Community Service group will also host a bake sale to benefit Refuge of Hope during the event. The festival is open to everyone. Classes for both children and adults and no registration is required. For information call 330-499-4712, ext. 331, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you have never used a computer and would like help learning, the Massillon Public Library is offering an Introduction to Microsoft Windows 10 class at 2 p.m. Attendees will hear an introduction to some of the names, features, and locations of various Windows 10 components. To get the most benefit from this class, familiarity with computers in necessary. Registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327. The library is at 208 Lincoln Way E.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites readers to attend its Historical Fiction Book Club as they discuss Thieving Forest by Martha Conway. The book club meets in the library’s auditorium and is free and open to the public. The library invites members of the community to read this book, and then join others for an hour of relaxed discussion. For more information or to reserve your copy, call the Reference desk at 330-832-9831, Ext. 312 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- At 2 p.m. the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering a Windows 10 File Explorer class. Attendees will learn to manage files, folders, and computer objects, use a USB flash drive and other external storage devices. They will also receive hands-on help working with Quick Access. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and accessing the internet. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
The Massillon Lions Club presents its 75th annual show, "Laugh-In Out Loud," an entertaining nod to the comedy and music of the 60s and 70s. Performances will be at 7 p.m. March 9, 10, 16, and 17 and 2 p.m. March 11 and 18 on the Lincoln Theatre stage, 156 Lincoln Way E. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org and Bill Lindsey’s Sweeper Mart, Buehler’s (Mayflower location), Emmert’s Market, Flowers by Pat, Friends and Family Credit Union (downtown Massillon location), Massillon Independent office, Massillon Senior Center, and Massillon WestStark Chamber of Commerce. They can be purchased from Massillon Lions Club members and at the door subject to availability.
- Stark County’s first-ever Early Childhood Advantage: A Symposium on School Readiness will be h eld from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Kent State University at Stark Conference Center. The event is intended to help educators and the community explore ways to increase school readiness for the county’s youngest citizens. The Keynote speaker will be Dr. Julian Ford. For more information, visit ecresourcecenter.org/ec-advantage or contact Kristine Filhour at 330-491- 3272 or at email@example.com.
- Lil’ Lambs Closet is holding a sale from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Find deals on Spring and summer clothing, infant to young adult, shoes, books, strollers, car seats, sports, bikes and much more. The sale is located at 5944 Fulton Drive NW at Church of the Lakes in Jackson Township. For more information, visit www.cotl-lillamscloset.com.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincolnn Way E, is offering Microsoft WORD 2007 Basics. Attendees will learn how to create and edit documents using basic formatting tools like font size and style, page set-up, and cut/copy/paste within a document. Prerequisites: Experience using a mouse, keyboard, and the Windows operating system. This class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Microsoft Office Online. Attendees will learn to work with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook Online, plus receive an introduction to Microsoft’s online "Cloud" storage system, known as OneDrive. Participants will need a personal email account to register with Microsoft. This is not required if an attendee only wants to watch the presentation. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and accessing the Internet. Registration is required for this free class. For more information or to register, stop by or call the Computer Center 330-832-9831, ext. 327.