Family Winterblast


Running until Feb. 17 is the family fun Winterblast at Lock 3, 200 S. Main St. There is a lot to do for all ages. This is the 16th year for the event that includes Ohio’s largest outdoor seasonal ice rink, ice bumper cars, ice bicycles and more. Visit www.lock3live for hours and pricing for activities. From 5 until 8 p.m., kids can enjoy the annual Ninja Pizza Party. The party will include pizza, drink, ice skating, Putt-Putt and Ninja training. Tickets are available online at www.lock3live. Call 330-375-2877 for questions. Proceeds benefit the First Tee of Greater Akron. The cost is $10.


Super Science Saturday


Super Science Saturday will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Akron Fossils and Science Center, 2080 S. Cleveland-Massillon Road in Copley. The program offers a hands-on learning opportunity for the whole family. Pack a lunch and stay all day or come for part of the day. The cost is $12 for the day. Visit www.akronfossils.com/super-science-saturday for full details.


Celebrate MLK


A Martin Luther King celebration will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Akron Art Museum. It is for all ages and their grownups. Celebrate King’s vision by recharging your imagination with hands-on art activities, games and storytelling, paired with artists from the museum’s contemporary collection. The program is free and no registration is required.


Home and Garden Show


The Akron Home and Garden Show will be held at the John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St. Event times are Jan. 24 noon to 9 p.m., Jan. 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Jan. 26 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $10.