March 6


• The Massillon Lions Club presents its 77th Annual Show, “Block Party” at 7 p.m. March 6 and March 7. Everyone will be catching up on neighborhood news and getting ready for the community talent show. Tickets are all general admission at $10. Advance tickets are available at Bill Lindsey’s Sweeper Mart, Buehler’s (Mayflower Location), Emmert’s Market, Friends and Family Credit Union (Downtown Massillon), The Independent, Massillon Senior Center and Massillon Lions Club members or by calling 1-800-838-3006, or online lionslincolntheatre.org until five hours before show time, or at the box office beginning one hour before show time, subject to availability. The theater is at 156 Lincoln Way E in Massillon.


March 7


• Join the Summit County Master Gardeners for presentations by Dan Hermes, Jamey Emmert, Jim Chatfield and Aaron Wilson as part of the Saturday Garden Series. There will be a silent auction, raffle baskets and a books and bulbs sale. A breakfast buffet and lunch are also included. The cost is $37.50 and the event is at Todaro’s Party Center, 1820 Akron-Peninsula Road. Visit the Summit County Master Gardeners website at www.summitmastergardeners.org for additional information and upcoming programs.


• From 9 a.m. to noon, Shiloh Baptist Church, 1111 Third St. SE, Massillon, and Massillon Public Library’s Cultural Diversity Committee present a Community Health Fair. Attendees will hear health and wellness experts, visit health exhibits, see fitness demonstrations, and enjoy a heart-healthy luncheon. For more information, contact Sherie Brown at 330-832-9831, Ext. 314 or brownsh@massillonlibrary.org or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.


• Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE) is hosting a workshop for rehabilitation therapists who work with patients with dementia from 8 a.m. to noon at Aultman Hospital. The event focuses on giving clinicians the knowledge and skills to help patients in various stages of dementia. Organizers have submitted the event for 3.0 CEUs through occupational and physical therapy organizations. The cost to attend is $49. To register, visit http://bit.ly/marchdementia.


• During “Do the Mu!” from noon to 2 p.m., participants of all ages will create kite and pinwheel crafts with Diane Boslett. The workshop is free and all materials are provided. Everyone is welcome and no reservations are necessary. The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way East. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.


• Canton Ballet’s annual Touchdowns and Tutus experience will be held at 6:30 p.m. The family-friendly event pairs high school football players with Canton Ballet ballerinas in a performance competition at Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th Street, NW, on the Pro Football Hall of Fame campus in Canton. Celebrity judges including College Football Playofff host and Heisman voter Rachel Baribeau, former Sarasota Ballet soloist and Canton Ballet alumna Kelly Yankle (notable as the face of Touchdowns and Tutus) and Pro Football Hall of Fame class of 2014 member Walter Jones. Performance admission is $25 for adults and $15 for children under 18. Add-on tickets include the VIP Pre-Game Party on the Club Level floor of the spectacular Tom Benson Pro Football Hall of Fame Stadium, and a tailgate after party at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Events Center which includes a museum tour. Tickets are available at www.cantonballet.com or by calling the ballet box office at 330-455-7220.


• Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE) is hosting a workshop for rehabilitation therapists who work with patients with dementia from 8 a.m. to noon at Aultman Hospital. The event focuses on giving clinicians the knowledge and skills to help patients in various stages of dementia. Organizers have submitted the event for 3.0 CEUs through occupational and physical therapy organizations. The cost to attend is $49. To register, visit http://bit.ly/marchdementia.


• During “Do the Mu!” from noon to 2 p.m., participants of all ages will create kite and pinwheel crafts with Diane Boslett. The workshop is free and all materials are provided. Everyone is welcome and no reservations are necessary. The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E. For more information, call the Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.


• Aultman College Corporate and Community Education (ACCE) is hosting a Safe Sitter class to help give tweens the skills and know-how to stay home alone. Safe Sitter will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Aultman College. This class is for students in grades 6 to 8 to watch younger siblings or babysit. Instructors will teach safety and first aid skills and impart business know-how such as screening babysitting jobs and discussing fees. The class costs $55. To register, call the ACCE office at 330-363-6181 or visit www.aultmancollege.edu/community-ed.


March 8


• Join the Massillon Lions Club at its 77th Annual Show, “Block Party” at 2 p.m. Everyone will be catching up on neighborhood news and getting ready for the community talent show that features such favorites as Ken Eberhardt singing “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer,” Pete Smith bringing “It’s a Wonderful World,” and Bryan Jones presenting “Jailhouse Rock.” Tickets are all general admission at $8. Advance tickets are available at Bill Lindsey’s Sweeper Mart, Buehler’s (Mayflower Location), Emmert’s Market, Friends and Family Credit Union (Downtown Massillon), The Independent, Massillon Senior Center and Massillon Lions Club members or by calling 1-800-838-3006, or online lionslincolntheatre.org until five hours before show time, or at the box office beginning one hour before show time, subject to availability. The theatre is located at 156 Lincoln Way East.


March 10


• Join in the Stark Parks’ Curious Keen-Agers for adults age 55 and over for a Field Trip from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wildlife Conservation Center at Sippo Lake Park-West (800 Genoa Ave. NW Massillon). Bring a sack lunch and start out the day learning about animals living at the center, enjoy lunch time, and then take a short hike. Wear comfortable clothes and dress for the weather. Register at StarkParks.com/keenagers or call 330-477-3552.


• From 6 to 7:30 p.m., children are invited to come to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., and read to our wonderful assortment of dog listeners. Children who read aloud to therapy dogs demonstrate drastic improvement in their reading skills. The program is free and no registration is required. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 317 or visit the library’s website at www.massillonlibrary.org.


March 11


• From 7 to 8:30 p.m., the Stark Campus presentation How we remember May 4, 1970: A Geographic Approach to Looking Back and Moving Forward,” will assess the commemorative history regarding the events surrounding May 4, 1970, at Kent State University, from a geographic perspective. Dr. Chris Post will present on geographic thought and analysis, which includes seeking an understanding of memorial landscapes and how they came to be, particularly by assessing where they are located, who controls their production and when/how they are produced. Presented by Dr. Chris Post, associate professor of geography. The program is held in the Science and Nursing Building – Room 101.


• At 5:30 p.m., all ages are invited to the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., to come learn and use a sewing machine and make a simple dog coat. Fabric will be pre-cut and guest presenter Phyllis Mahaney will teach you how to put it together. Registration is required. For questions or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831 ext. 317, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.


March 13


• The Massillon Lions Club is ready to warm things up with its 77th Annual Show “Block Party” on March 13-15. Everyone will be catching up on neighborhood news and getting ready for the community talent show that features such favorites as Ken Eberhardt singing “Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer,” Pete Smith bringing “It’s a Wonderful World,” and Bryan Jones presenting “Jailhouse Rock.” Tickets are all general admission at $10. Advance tickets are available at Bill Lindsey’s Sweeper Mart, Buehler’s (Mayflower Location), Emmert’s Market, Friends and Family Credit Union (Downtown Massillon), The Independent, Massillon Senior Center and Massillon Lions Club members or by calling 1-800-838-3006, or online lionslincolntheatre.org until five hours before show time, or at the box office beginning one hour before show time, subject to availability. The theater is at 156 Lincoln Way East.


March 14


• Do you like science? Do you want to learn something new? Check out all sorts of “ologies” at Stark Library. What is an ology? It is any science or branch of knowledge. Become an –ologist today from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Main Library. Register at www.starklibrary.org.


• The Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., will celebrate the success of its expansion project with an open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be free and everyone is invited. For more information about the Museum, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.


March 15


• Sundays with the Symphony is a great way to enjoy the sounds of the Canton Symphony Orchestra at the Stark Libraries. From 2 to 3 p.m., the symphony will be playing at the Main Library. They will perform and at the Plain Community Branch from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Learn More at StarkLibrary.org.