Big Read Kickoff

The NEA Big Read Kickoff will be from 2-5 p.m. April 7 at the Massillon Museum.  The Massillon Museum, for the 11th consecutive year, has been awarded the NEA Big Read Grant. A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Big Read elected the Massillon Museum as one of 77 non-profit organizations to promote a community reading program designed around a single book. This year's NEA Big Read program will be celebrating the famous fantasy novel, "A Wizard of Earthsea" by Ursula K. Le Guin. 

Featured speakers

Kent State at Stark’s Featured Speakers Cal Thomas and Juan Williams will present "Why Our Leaders Consistently Fail to Meet on Common Ground" at 7:30 p.m. April 12. National news icons, Williams and Thomas will debate the most important issues driving America’s future and our political leadership. In a fair and balanced format, these two trusted voices explore the question: Why do our political leaders consistently fail to meet on common ground to solve our most critical problems? Call 330-244-3223 for more information or for tickets.

Bridal show

I Thee Wed Bridal Show will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14 at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum, narrated by Assistant Director and Curator Kimberly Kenney at noon. You are invited to join us at the McKinley Presidential Library & Museum as it relives the cherished moments of weddings during the last century. "I Thee Wed" is an elegant fashion show, brunch, and basket raffle.  All seats are reserved, and each table seats eight guests. The price is $35 per person and pre-paid reservations are required. For more information and to make your reservation, call the Museum at 330-455-7043. The Museum is at 800 McKinley Monument Drive NW, Canton.