Nov. 2

- From 4:30 to 6 p.m., celebrate National Ohio Day with history and trivia along the Towpath Trail. Good for spree credit. The Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail/Clinton Trailhead is at 2749 North St., Clinton. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Nov. 3

- Intro to Archery for Adults will be held from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Firestone Metro Park/Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave. Participants 16 and older can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at the indoor range. Program good for beginning and practiced archers. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. The cost is $10 per person and registration is required on line at summitmetroparks.org or call 330-865-8065.

- From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Akron’s homeless shelter for women (ACCESS) and children is hosting its fundraiser, The Jewelry Box, a community-wide jewelry sale that will take place at the Fairlawn DoubleTree. More than 20,000 pieces of jewelry have been donated. All proceeds benefit ACCESS. Join the Happy Hour from 6 to 8 p.m. and shop fashion jewelry for only $1 per piece. The night will feature local fashion and beauty bloggers giving styling advice and tips, DJ, specialty drink and desserts. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at access-shelter.org/events/annual/the-jewelry-box-happy-hour.

- Children ages 9 to 15 can learn international-style target archery and test their marksmanship at the indoor range from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Firestone Metro Park/Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave. Program good for beginning and practiced archers. All equipment and hands-on instruction provided. Must be 50 inches or taller. The cost is $10/person and advanced registration is required at summitmetroparks.org or call 330-865-8065.

- From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Akron’s homeless shelter for women (ACCESS) and children is hosting its fundraiser, The Jewelry Box, a community-wide jewelry sale that will take place at the Fairlawn DoubleTree. More than 20,000 pieces of jewelry have been donated. All proceeds benefit ACCESS. Join the Happy Hour from 6 to 8 p.m. and shop fashion jewelry for only $1 per piece. The night will feature local fashion and beauty bloggers giving styling advice and tips, DJ, specialty drink and desserts. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at access-shelter.org/events/annual/the-jewelry-box-happy-hour.

Nov. 6

- The Springfield Twp. Woman's Club will be meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Springfield Lake. It will be a 'post bazaar' meeting. It won't meet again until February, when the club begins its 50-year celebrations. For more information, visit the woman’s club Facebook page.

- From 2 to 4 p.m., look for and learn about some of the feathered residents of Firestone Metro Park, then try your hand at feeding the chickadees. Good for spree credit. For information, call 330-865-8065. The park is at 2620 Harrington Road.

Nov. 7

- Join a naturalist for a stroll along the Towpath Trail from 4 to 5:30 p.m. as they discuss canal-era history. Good for spree credit. For information, call 330-865-8065. The hike takes place at Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail/Clinton Trailhead 2749 North Street, Clinton

Nov. 8 

- Haven of Rest Ministries is holding an Open House from 2 p.m. to 7p.m. Tours will begin in the main building, 175 E. Market Street, Akron. Guests will be invited to have an in-depth guided tour of the three-building campus, ask questions, and hear testimonies from people whose lives have been dramatically changed through this ministry. Refreshments will be served. No reservations are needed. 

- From 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., children ages 3 to 6 and their adult companions are invited to learn about turkey vultures. Program includes a hike and craft. Make other arrangements for younger children unable to remain in infant seats or strollers. Registration is required. The program takes place at Goodyear Heights Metro Park/Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton Street. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Nov. 10

- Springfield Professional Fire Fighters Local 3040 is hosting an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast from 8:30 to 11 a.m. at the Springfield Fire Department, 2454 E. Waterloo Road. The cost is two non-perishable food items per breakfast.

- The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank and Main Street have teamed up again and will be holding No Muffin Left Behind from 9 to 11 a.m. at the food bank, 350 Opportunity Parkway. No Muffin Left Behind shoppers can stock up their freezer and the Foodbank gets all the leftovers and a portion of the proceeds. Cookie Dough, muffin batter, granola, brownies and more.

Nov. 12

- Coventry AARP #3820 will meet at 1:15 p.m. at the Portage Lakes Kiwanis Club Civic Center, 725 Portage Lakes Drive. The topic is "Personal Safety for Seniors" and the speaker will be Deputy Paul Wright a lead instructor for the Summit County Prosecutor’s woman’s self-defense programs. Free refreshments will be served, and all are welcome.

Nov. 13

- From 3 to 4:30 p.m., test your knowledge of the nature and history of Goodyear Heights Metro Park by answering trivia questions while hiking the trail. For information, call 330-865-8065. The park is at 550 Frazier Ave.

- Over the two nights participants will create a beautiful basket, woven atop an Amish-crafted pine base from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 13 and 14. Place it outside your favorite window or give it as a gift. Skill level is intermediate. Please bring a flat-head screwdriver, needle-nose pliers, towel and two-gallon bucket, if you can. Cost is $40/person register in advance at summitmetroparks.org or call 330-865-8065. It takes place at Firestone Metro Park/Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave.

- At 6 p.m. join in UNLIKELY a collaboration between ArtsNow and the Akron Civic Theatre. This event will feature food, music, film and conversation to celebrate the City of Akron and its incredible students. Set in the cities of Akron, Atlanta, Boston, and Los Angeles, UNLIKELY follows five individuals failed by America’s higher education system as they fight for a second chance at opportunity. Filmed in Akron between March 2016 and August 2017, UNLIKELY follows Clarissa Santana, a student enrolled in the Adult Focus Program at the University of Akron; and Miah Massey, an 11th grader in the LeBron James Family Foundation's I Promise Program. For more information and to register for this free event visit https://unlikely.eventbrite.com.