- Malone University’s Rho Tau Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi, will host recording artist Chip (Richter) and the Munks for Jammin' in Your Jammies, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Stewart Room of the Randall Campus Center on Malone's campus, 2600 Cleveland Ave. The family concert will end with milk and cookies. Children are encouraged to attend in their pajamas. Tickets are $5 per person, or $25 maximum per family. Church groups pay as a family at $25 per five people. Each child will receive special gifts to take home and 100 percent of the profits purchase pajamas for children served by the Children's Network of Stark County Child Advocacy Center.
- From 5 to 8 p.m., St. Stephen Martyr Lutheran Church, 4600 Fulton Drive NW, is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner and basket raffle fundraiser for Doug Downie. Tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for children ages 4 to 12. Take out service is also available. The church choir and bell choir will provide entertainment. Doug has been declared a quadriplegic after a fall, following a performance at Trumpet in the Land this past July. The dinner will assist the family with mounting medical bills.
- From 5 to 7 p.m., the Real Hope Church, 7641 Wales Ave. NW, is hosting a Swiss Steak Dinner. Gluten free and carry out available. All profits go to community outreach projects and ministries. The cost is adults $8, children (12 and under) $4, infants-free. The church is handicap accessible. For more information, call the church 330-499-6971.
- At 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 and 17, and 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Kent State University at Stark is hosting a theatrical production "Unnecessary Farce," a comedy by playwright Paul Slade Smith. The play will take place at the Mary J. Timken Theatre, which is in the Fine Arts Building, 6000 Frank Avenue NW. Tickets can be purchased online at www.kent.edu/stark/unnecessary-farce, by phone at 330-244-3348 or in person at the box office in the Fine Arts lobby. Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for senior citizens and non-KSU students. Tickets are free to all Kent State students with student IDs.
- College-bound students can overcome testing anxieties and learn new skills to record higher ACT marks after joining a test-preparation workshop at Aultman College, 2600 Sixth Street SW. They will master testing strategies, conquer core subjects and build confidence to ace the college entrance exam and stay competitive among their peers. The workshop is from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The workshop is $99 and includes lunch and materials. The one-day format will offer tips and problem-solving techniques, practice questions published by ACT and a review of core subjects in a condensed format. To register or receive more information, call Laura Icardi of ACT Test Preparation at 330-722-7235, or email licardi@ActTestPrep.info. Parents and students also visit www.ActTestPrep.info or Facebook. Financial aid is available for qualifying students.
- Kent State University at Stark is hosting a campus preview for high school juniors, seniors and their parents. Campus tours will be held from 8 to 8:30 a.m. and depart from the lobby at Main Hall, 6000 Frank Avenue NW. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will introduce prospective students to Kent State Stark’s academic programs. Attendees will meet with representatives from Kent State Stark’s Admissions, Financial Aid, Advising, Academic Support Services and Student Involvement, as well as faculty members. Prospective students are encouraged to submit their college application during the event when the $40 application fee will be waived. Attendees should RSVP by Nov. 15 at www.kent.edu/stark/campus-preview. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-244-3289.
- Logan Wells will be singing the hits of Country music's greatest female vocalists at 7:30 p.m. at Lions Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E., Massillon. All seats are reserved and are $20 each. Tickets can be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. Wells will sing the songs of Country music’s First Ladies and tell the stories of how they broke down the barriers and made their way onto the stages and into the hearts of country music lovers. For more information, call 330-481-9105.
- From 1 to 4 p.m., a "Frozen" Winter Wonderland Open House will be held at the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., before the Massillon Holiday Parade. A variety of activities take place throughout the library. The event is free and open to the public with no registration needed.
- The Rotary Club of Canton and Mercy Medical Center are hosting a community Health Fair from 7 to 11 a.m. at Mercy Hall Auditorium, 1320 Mercy Drive NW. The fair will include low-cost blood screenings. For $40, community members can purchase a Basic Panel of blood screenings. As well as other blood screening options available. To register in advance, call 330-452-2882 or visit www.cantonrotary.org. Walk-in appointments are also welcome. Rotary Club of Canton will accept cash, check and credit card (VISA and MASTERCARD) for the above screenings. A free health fair will also offer other services. NOV. 18
- Sony Recording Artists from Northern Ireland, The Priests, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. at the Canton palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, $50 and $75 and can be purchased at www.cantonpalacetheatre.org, at the box office or call 330-454-8172.
- At 5:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is presenting Family Movie Night. In the film, the father of a super-hero family agrees to temporarily stay at home to care of the kids. No registration is required. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Free snacks. For more information, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 317, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- The North Canton Library, 185 N. Main St., is holding a Black Friday promotion from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Anyone visiting the library can have their library fines up to $24.99 eliminated. Library patrons will receive free coffee, tea and hot cocoa at the library all day long and prize drawings will be held throughout the day. While here, patrons can take advantage of the library’s ongoing public service that allows anyone with a library card to borrow video games, books, movies, toys, CDs and more every day.
- Single Seniors will be holding a luncheon at noon at Palombo’s, 4100 Portage St. NW. Reservations are needed by calling Norma at 330-452-5889. Participants pay for their own meal.