- Join the Aultman Women’s Board for a safari through the plains of Africa during the 2018 Angel Auction, "Splendors of the Serengeti" held at the Canton Civic Center. All proceeds from the gala will benefit the current Women’s Board pledge of $900,000 for two important hospital projects. The first raffle package features a 10-piece Yeti package including Tundra 65 and Hopper Flip 12 coolers, Colsters, Tumblers and more, paired with the "Atlas Petite" handbag and "Finley" wristlet designed by Cleveland-based Fount Leather. The second package features a Simon G 18-karat white gold pave diamond bracelet paired with a Samsung 65" Smart 4k UHD TV. Tickets for the raffle are $100 each and are limited to 125 for each package. To make a donation or for more information, visit www.aultmanangelauction.org. You can also call The Aultman Women’s Board at 330-363-6198.
- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Samantha’s, 4954 Portage St. NW. Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. Call Norma 330-452-5889 or Bernie 330-477-5325.
- Between 2 and 4 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents a 2nd Saturday program, Make a Mother’s Day Pop-Up Card, with Artist Krystian Hall. All ages are invited to come and learn to craft a pop-up card in honor of Mother’s Day. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The program is free. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- Mandy Altimus Stahl will lead the first 2018 public walking tour of Massillon’s historic Fourth Street at 1 p.m. The leisurely stroll, which includes historic and architectural highlights of the town’s grandest old neighborhood, takes about two hours. Houses on Fourth Street, which span a century of architectural excellence (1830s to 1930s), were home to Massillon’s entrepreneurs and bankers, to prominent families who hosted Presidents McKinley and Garfield, and to humanitarians who harbored fugitive slaves. The tour is open to everyone and reservations are not necessary. The $7 fee (cash or credit card) may be paid at the beginning of the tour, which will begin at the corner of Fourth Street and North Avenue North (in front of Five Oaks). In case of rain, the walk will be cancelled. For more information about the Mother’s Day tour, call Altimus Stahl at 330-704-7631.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Computer Basics. Attendees will learn how to use a computer, then practice using a mouse and keyboard. Additionally, they will hear about the hardware and software parts of a computer system. No previous experience needed. Registration is required for this free class, held in the Library's Auditorium. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Mercy Cancer Center offers a free skin cancer screening to promote prevention and early detection of the disease. Screenings will begin at 6 p.m. at Mercy Health Center of North Canton. Skin cancer screenings are free, but registration is required. To register, call 330-489-1333 or 800-223-8662. The screenings are for patients with a specific area or areas of concern and not currently under the care of a dermatologist or plastic surgeon. For more information, see cantonmercy.org.
- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Debbie Banal at 6 p.m. Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Safety in Your Home will be presented by Cindy A. Marvin, transitions advisor at 6 p.m. at Aultman Transitions Center Aultman Transitions Center, located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital, 2600 Sixth Street SW, Canton. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- At 5:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Family Movie Night. The free, fun, family event, features a newly released movie shown on the library’s big screen. No registration is required, but seating is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis. The movie begins at 5:30 p.m. and the auditorium doors open at 5:15 p.m. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, stop by or call 330-832-9831 ext. 317 or log onto the library’s website at www.massillonlibrary.org.
- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Meditation class at 6:30 p.m. with guest presenter Gwen Miller. Chapter 8 (Limited Vision) of the book Empowering Your Soul Through Meditation by Rajinder Singh will be covered. Registration is required for the free classes. For more information or to register, call 330-832-9831, Ext. 312. Visit www.massillonlibrary.org for more information.
- Plant Perfect Diet will be presented by Adene Keller at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Keller will discuss the "plant perfect" diet prescribed by Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, which is clinically proven to prevent and reverse heart disease. Reservations are required, call 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- At 2 p.m. the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincold Way E., is offering Internet Basics. Attendees will hear an introduction to navigating the Internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, and Windows. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Fall Prevention will be presented by Sheree Nuske, RN, at noon at Danbury Senior Center, 181 Applegrove NE, North Canton. Learn strategies to prevent falls, including home modifications and strength exercises and understand which medications may affect balance. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- The North Canton Garden Club annual plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dogwood Park, 241 7th St NE. The club does recycle pots.
- The Belairs take the stage with their oldieOldies s show at 7:30 p.m. at the Lion’s Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. The Belairs are known as Northeast Ohio’s Premier Band.
- What to Expect with Normal Aging will be presented by Adam Rhodes, D.O., at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. Rhodes will explain common changes that everyone should be familiar with as they get older. He will also talk about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to aid in successful aging. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- Grief for Children will be presented by Judith Smith and Christine Scott at 6 p.m. at Aultman's Transitions Center (located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital), 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton. The developmental stages of children and normal grief will be discussed. They will also give guidance and specific ideas for how to help children who are grieving. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kent State University at Stark is sponsoring the Understanding Fraud Prevention program from 7:30 to 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered. The event is held at the Kent State at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp. The fee is $19 per person. Registration and payment must bemade online at www.cantonsbdc.org.
- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is hosting a three-part series for computer basics at 6 p.m., May 22, 23 and 30. Attendees will learn the basics of how to create a spreadsheet that uses formulas to perform simple mathematical calculations. At the end of the class series, attendees will have built a personal expense-tracking workbook. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and mouse. The classes are free and registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB flash drive. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Puff, Puff, Wheeze, Wheeze - I Wish I Could Breathe will be presented by Tim Larson, RT, certified asthma educator, at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. While there is no cure for asthma, Larson will discuss how to manage it for a normal, healthy life. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Chuck Cheton at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center at Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at www.aultman.org.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites kids in grades 4 to 8 to make one-of-a-kind smoothies from a variety of healthy and delicious ingredients, then taste-test each other’s and vote for their favorite. All supplies provided. Registration is suggested for this free program. For more information or to register, call 330-832-5037, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at LaPizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. For reservations, call Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.