Fit Family 5K

The Eighth Annual Fit Family 5K Fun Run will be at 7:30 a.m. June 16 at Walsh University. The school's Physical Therapy Department hosts this annual event for kids and adults starts in the David Center on the Walsh Campus and winds through the streets of North Canton. Packet pickup is 7:30 to 8:30 a.m., with race beginning at 9 a.m. There is a half-mile kids race and a 5K walk/run for the adults. Visit www.walsh.edu for complete details and cost.

Farmer's markets

- The Canton Farmer’s Market starts the summer from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. June 16 in the Nadine McIlwain Administrative Building Parking Lot every Saturday morning. It runs through October 6.

- Massillon Farmer’s Market starts 8 a.m. to noon beginning June 23. Enjoy the seasonal fruits, vegetables, baked goods and much more every Saturday morning throughout the summer. The market sets up in the City Hall Parking lot.

- Jackson Township's Fresh Thyme Farmer’s Market is from 3 to 6 p.m. beginning July 12. The Jackson Township Farmer’s Market is sponsored by Fresh Thyme and will be set up every Thursday afternoons in North Park through Oct. 4.

Wildlife Encounters

Wildlife Encounters will be at Quail Hollow Park in Hartville from 1 to 3 p.m. June 24. Come out the Quail Hollow to meet and learn about some of the animals the Wildlife Conservation Center assists. These animals live at the center because of their injuries. There will be games, activities and cookies and punch. Guests are asked to bring along and donate an item from the center’s wish list which includes receiving blankets, paper towels, tissues, canned fish, canned cat food, Pro Plan Focus chicken/rice kitten food, bird perches (no cloth), pet toys for dogs, cats and birds and gift cards to local pet supply stores. The center is at 13480 Congress Lake Ave.