July 13

- The Run4Kids Superhero 5K will be held at 8 p.m. on a course at Stark State College and Kent State University Stark. Runners are encouraged to wear their favorite superhero costume. Superhero capes can purchased race day (child size only, $10). Check-in begins at 6 p.m. at Stark State Business and Entrepreneurial Building, 6200 Frank Ave. NW, A free kid’s run kicks off at 7:15 p.m. followed by the main 5K race at 8 p.m. Register at OhioChallengeSeries.enmotive.com/events/register/run4kids-superhero-5k. For additional information, go to www.tiqvah.org or www.beldenvillagekiwanis.org. Registration is $35 for those 18 and older; $30 for those 17 and younger; and $120 for a five-member team. The fun run is free for those 12 and younger.

July 14

- Jackson High School's girls soccer team will hold a car wash from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school soccer stadium parking lot. There is no charge, but donations are appreciated.

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites readers to attend an author visit with Linda Castillo, writer of Amish thrillers. Castillo will discuss her newest book "A Gathering of Secrets." This event is free and open to the public. Copies of "A Gathering of Secrets" will be available for sale the day of the program. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 330-832-9831, ext. 312.

July 15

- Dog Days will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at Spring Hill Historic Home, 14-1 Spring Hill Lane, Massillon. The Humane Society will be bringing up some of their many adoptable animals looking for their forever homes. The house will be open for tours, and free tours will be given to those who bring a donation for the Humane Society. For more information, contact Spring Hill 330-833-6749, email info@springhillhistorichome.org or visit www.springhillhistorichome.org. A list of needed items is posted on http://www.starkhumane.org.

July 16

- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Email Basics. Participants will learn to create their own free email account and send emails. Prerequisites are experience using a computer and accessing the internet. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.    

July 17

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is holding a meditation class at 6:30 p.m. with guest presenter Gwen Miller. Join in as the group discusses chapter 12 of the book "Empowering Your Soul Through Meditation" by Rajinder Singh.  The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 312.

- Mona Lisa Touch will be presented by JoAnn Krivetzky, M.D., at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. The presentation will include a discussion about Mona Lisa Touch – a condition found among women during and after menopause, or during cancer treatment. Learn more about the newest treatment options for this common ailment. For more information or to make reservations, call 234-231-9600 or visit www.aultman.org/healthtalks.

- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Tuba Christmas in July. All ages are invited to come and hear their favorite Christmas songs played by a team of tuba players. The program is free and no registration is required. Call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

July 18

- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Microsoft Power Point Basics. Attendees will learn how to create a slide presentation from scratch, adding text, photos and graphics. Attendees will also learn to move, add and delete slides from their presentation. Prerequisites are experience using a computer mouse, keyboard and the Windows operating system. To register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Pinterest program Inspiration Boards from 6 to 7:30 p.m. One of the best ways to motivate yourself to achieve the life you want is by creating an Inspiration/Vision Board. The program is free and designed for adults and teen over age 13. Registration is required at 330-832-9831, ext. 312 or by visiting www.massillonlibrary.org.  

July 19

- From 8;30 a.m. to 4 p.m., a Human Resource Symposium will be held at Kent State University at Stark’s Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. Designed for HR professionals, attendees will learn about the latest research on emerging trends and best solutions for dealing with workplace concerns. To register, contact Mona Zink at 330-244-3508. For more details, visit www.kent.edu/stark/cucc/conferences. Registration fee is $195. Attendees will receive five general HRCI and SHRM credits.

- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents The Noisy Paint Box for kids in grades K though 6. Kids will learn about the sounds different instruments make and about the artist Kandinsky while getting messy with paint and making their own artwork. The event is free and no registration is required.

July 21

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., will hold Bagpipes with Stephen Holter. Kids of all ages up to grade 6 are invited to come and hear a professional bagpiper play his unusual instrument and tell us all about it. The program is free and no registration is required. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

July 22

- Tour Massillon’s historic Fourth Street neighborhood to discover its architectural beauty and intriguing history, then step inside the town’s grandest mansion, Five Oaks, for an interior tour of the lavish residence. Guests can take one of both of the tours. At 1 p.m., participants will hear the stories of former residents. No reservations are needed. The $7 fee may be paid upon arrival. The tour will meet in front of Five Oaks, 210 Fourth St. NE, Massillon, and will return there in time for the 3 p.m. tour of the mansion. In inclement weather, the indoor tours will proceed; the Fourth Street walking tour will carry on if possible but will be canceled in case of heavy rain or lightning. For more information, contact Margy Vogt at 330-832-8469 or vogt@sssnet.com.

July 24

- The ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Denise Fogle from AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW. Learn what people need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help individuals and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network as they prepare for tomorrow. For more information or to make reservations, call 234-231-9600 or sign up online at www.aultman.org/healthtalks.

- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Green Screen Special Effects. Kids entering grades K through 6 are invited to come and picture themselves as a rock star or film their own weather forecast. They will learn the basic green screen effects and use props to create a picture or short video. Make sure the kids don’t wear green. The program is free and registration is not required. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- Kimberly Kenney, assistant director of the McKinley Presidential Library and Museum will present "Meyers Lake Revisited" at the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Due to the museum’s construction project, the event will be held at St. George Cultural Center, 364 First St. SE, Massillon. The event is free and open to everyone. No reservations are needed. Guests may bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch catered by Anderson’s in the City. Free cookies and coffee will be provided. For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.

July 26

- The ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Chuck Cheton from AultCare’s PrimeTime Health Plan at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW. Learn what people need to know as they approach Medicare eligibility. This educational meeting will help individuals and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network as they prepare for tomorrow. For more information or to make reservations, call 234-231-9600 or visit www.aultman.org/healthtalks.

July 28

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Jazz Painting. Kids entering grades 4 to 8 are invited to come and enjoy a fun mash-up of art and music. Kids will have fun with paint, listen to some cool jazz music, create a masterpiece and maybe learn a little something. The program is free and no registration is required. For more information call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.

- Beginner students can learn botanical drawing at the Massillon Museum from 1 to 3 p.m. Adults and participants 15 years of age and older are welcome. Students will learn to make realistic drawings of plants using a variety of techniques. Supplies are included with the class fee—$18 ($15 Museum member). Classes are open to the public. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required for this class by July 22. Students may register by phone, by mail, or in person using cash (exact change), checks, or credit cards. For more information call 330-833-4061 or visit www.massillonmuseum.org.

- Members of The Herb Society at the Hoover Historical Center will host free garden tours at the Center on from 1 to 4 p.m. The public will have the opportunity to view, enjoy, and learn about the 12 award-winning gardens at the Hoover Historical Center. The gardens are located at 1875 East Maple Street in North Canton inside Walsh University’s Hoover Park. Light refreshments will be served.  A rain date is set for August 4. For more information, call Ann Haines at 330-490-7435 or email ahaines@walsh.edu.