- Law enforcement and IT professionals as well as students, faculty and HTCIA members in Stark and Summit counties are invited to attend a free cyber security seminar at Stark State College. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. in Room M100 of the Business and Entrepreneurial Center, 6200 Frank Ave. NW. Seating is limited. RSVP to email@example.com. The seminar is hosted by the Stark State College and the Ohio chapter of the High Technology Crime Investigation Association.
- The Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., is offering a six-week series of lunchtime yoga sessions for all ages on Fridays from noon to 12:45 p.m. No registration is necessary. Payment is due at the time of each class ($6 per class or $15 for a bundle of three). The class is beginner friendly and welcomes all levels of participants. Call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org for more information.
- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Computer Basics at 2 p.m. Attendees will learn how to use a computer, then practice using a mouse and keyboard. No previous experience needed. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext 327.
- Join Stark Library for a groovin’ good time with Pete the Cat author Eric Litwin at 10 a.m. at the Canton Palace Theatre, 650 Market Ave. N, Canton. Litwin is a song singing, guitar strumming, No. 1 New York Times Best Selling author who brings early literacy and music together. Registration is requested for this free family event and early learner classes are welcome. Contact 330-452-0665 to register a large group or visit www.StarkLibrary.org.
- From noon to 2 p.m., participants at the Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., will learn how to apply scary makeup to transform themselves into zombies for Massillon’s annual Zombie Walk and for Halloween. There is no charge and all materials are supplied. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
- Pregnancy Choices will host the 2018 Walk for Life — #BeyondTheWalk — from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Walsh University, 2020 E. Maple St., North Canton. Register at www.pcPartnersForLife.com. There will also be a fun run, kids run, bake sale, food raffle baskets, kids zone, prayer tent and more. Bring blankets and chairs for listening to music. Online registration is available at www.pcPartnersForLife.com, or contact Amy Zelle at 330-455-7500, ext. 205.
- A local public performance of The Six Ages Of Woman Comedy Show will be held at the Lions Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, at 7:30 pm. All seats are reserved, and tickets are $25 each, Purchase tickets online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. The show is a one-woman comedy show.
- The Canton Artists League presents Artistic Medley at the First Row Centre for the Arts, 3140 State St. NW, Greentown. A reception will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. to kick off the event. The works of art will be on display through Jan. 3.
- St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, 4600 Fulton Drive NW, Jackson Twp., will host Mikah Meyer for a concert which features his three-year nonstop road trip to visit all 417 National Park Service sites. Featured on the TODAY show, USA Today and the Living Lutheran, Meyer, the son of a Lutheran pastor, uses media attention to share a message inspired by his father’s passing from cancer, to break stereotypes about LGBT people and to further acceptance for LGBT Christians. To keep this project going, he shares stories from his trip and "sings for his supper" at churches across the United States. Supper will be served at 5 p.m. with the concert to follow at 6:30 p.m. There will be a freewill offering collected for both. No reservations are needed. For more information, call 330-492-4591.
- Be a part of the solution by supporting the Moving Forward for Mental Health Walk at the Hoover Trail Connector Park, across from Walsh University. The walk begins at 2 p.m. To learn more about participating, contact NAMI Stark County at 330-455-6264. Additional details can be found on the NAMI Stark County website www.namistarkcounty.org. Registration and Donations cna be made at www.firstgiving.com/event/NamiStarkCountyOH/2018_Walk.
- The Canton Symphony Orchestra welcomes Mark Kosower, principal cellist of The Cleveland Orchestra, to its ConverZations series at noon at the Zimmermann Symphony Center, 2331 17th Street NW, Canton. Visit www.cantonsymphony.org or call 330-452-2094 for more information.
- Single Seniors will hold a luncheon at noon at Little Italian Kitchen, 5730 Fulton Drive NW (near Winking Lizard). Reservations are required and participants pay for their own meals. Call Norma at 330-452-5889.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Internet Basics an introduction to navigating the Internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites are 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.
- From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., Massillon, and read to dog listeners. Paws to Read was instituted to connect struggling readers to the benefits that trained therapy dogs can offer. The program is free and no registration is needed. For more information, call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- Pregnancy Choices will conduct training classes for new volunteers Oct. 9-20. Training sessions will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays throughout the two-week period on the following dates: Oct. 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20. All training sessions will take place at the resource center’s main location, 4500 22nd Street NW. For a complete list of opportunities or to register, visit the website at www.pcPartnersForLife.com or call 330-455-7500 to speak with Rebecca Studer, director of client services.
- From 5 to 7 p.m., the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting Business After Hours at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Gold Jacket Lounge, 2121 George Halas Drive NW. Free to attend for members, $10 for non-members. There will be a cash bar, complimentary hors d’oeuvres, door prizes and free tours of the Hall of Fame. Register online at cantonchamber.org.
- At 6 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: Experience using a computer and accessing the internet. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- Walk down Memory Lane with the Jackson Historical Society. The public is welcome to the informal discussion about "Childhood Memories of Halloween." The evening begins at 7 p.m. inside Jackson Center One Room School, 7756 Fulton Drive, just west of Jackson High School. No reservation necessary. Just bring your stories, photos or memorabilia to share.
- The Wilderness Center, 9877 Alabama Ave. SW, Wilmot, is celebrating its 30th year of the Enchanted Forest on Oct. 12 and Oct. 13. This year at the Enchanted Forest, Mouse, Bat, Slug, Skunk, Spider and Coyote will invite families into their forest home to share the recipes of their favorite culinary treats. As guests are escorted along pumpkin-lit trails the friendly animals will sing songs, tell jokes and share stories of how they forage and feed themselves in the nighttime woodlands. Following the 45-minute walk, refreshments are served. Non-scary costumes for children and adults are welcome. The price is $6 for members and $8 for non-members. Children age 3 and under are free. An early time slot for the youngest visitors will be offered at 6 p.m. Oct. 13. For both Oct. 12 and Oct. 13, the remaining departure time choices will be 6:30, 7, 7:30 and 8 p.m.. Advance registrations are encouraged and can be made at wildernesscenter.org or by calling 330-359-5235.