FOR YOUR INFORMATION

n Hartville is seeking talented musicians between the ages of 12 and 22 years old to perform in Hartville's Youth Music Showcase. The event will be held July 9 during Historic Downtown Hartville's Get Out and Play street festival. Vocal and instrumental acts of soloists or groups up to five members will perform 12 minute sets. Prizes will be awarded. Apply online at www.discoverhartville.com/secondsaturday. Deadline to apply is June 10th

n The City of Green Parks & Recreation Summer Day Camps have a few spots remaining in four of our five camps. All camps are held at Boettler Park from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. for ages 7-12. Registration is required. Cost is $50/resident or $60/non-resident http://www.cityofgreen.org. Arts & Music Camp is July 5 to 8 (no camp on July 4), while Martial Arts and Wild Water Camp is July 11 to 15.

JUNE 24

n Enjoy the jazz music of Horns and Things. A free concert will be held at 7 p.m. at the Goodyear Heights Metro Park/Main Entrance, 2077 Newton Street. For more information about Summit Metro Parks programs, call 330-865-8065. 

n The Children's Entertainment Series will host Juggler Mark Angelo at 11 a.m. at Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road. It is a free performance and is held rain or shine under the Freda Hunter Bates Pavilion. Bring a picnic and have a day in the park.

n The activities will take place at Springfield Township Lake Park on the north shore of Springfield Lake behind the Town Hall, 2459 Canfield Road just off Route 224 on Kubler Road.

JUNE 27

n The Western Reserve Historical Society will present Garrett Morgan, Cleveland's Civic Minded Inventor, at 6 p.m. Morgan was the inventor of the traffic light. Hear the story of how his many other inventions.

n Your Family Matters Options to Protect Your Heirs and Assets will be held at 6:30 p.m.at Akron General Wellness Center in Green, 1940 Town Park Boulevard. Your Family Matters provides tools to help property owners plan for the future. The hour-long program will review options to protect heirs and assets upon inheritance. It will also provide answers to questions about property deeds, probate court, vehicle titles and more.

June 30

n The movie Tarzan and His Mate will be playing at the Akron Summit Public Library's Main Branch at 6:30 p.m. Movies are free to the public. The library is located at 60 South High Street. For more information, visit www.akronlibrary.org.

n The Children's Entertainment Series will host Jason Alan Magic at 11 a.m. at  Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road. It is a free performance and is held rain or shine under the Freda Hunter Bates Pavilion. Bring a picnic and have a day in the park. Performances are held rain or shine under the Freda Hunter Bates Pavilion.  Bring a picnic and have a day in the park!   

JULY 1

n Enjoy the honky-tonk country music of Shooter Sharp and Ryan Humbert at 7 p.m. at Goodyear Heights Metro Park. The performance is free to the public and is presented by the City of Akron. The park is located at 2077 Newton Street. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets. For more information about the City of Akron Summer Concert Series, visit akronohio.gov. 

JULY 6

n From 8:30 to 10 p.m., the Metro Parks hosts Bats: Creatures of the Night at the Goodyear Heights Metro Park/Pioneer Area, 550 Frazier Avenue. Mysterious and often misunderstood, bats are one of the most fascinating creatures of the night. Join staff members to learn about these flying mammals. Nets will be set up to try to catch live bats for observation and data collection. For information, call 330-865-8065. 

JULY 7

n The Children's Entertainment Series will host Dave Ruch Music at 11 a.m. at  Boettler Park, 5300 Massillon Road. It is a free performance and is held rain or shine under the Freda Hunter Bates Pavilion. Bring a picnic and have a day in the park.    

JULY  8

Enjoy the oldies from the 1950s by Twist at a free concert held at 7 p.m. at the Goodyear Heights Metro Park, 2077 Newton Street. Bring lawn chairs and or blankets. For more information about the City of Akron Summer Concert Series, visit akronohio.gov. 

JULY 9

n Junk in Your Trunk, Greentown UMC Flea Market and Cafe will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 3088 State St NW. Outdoor and indoor space available for those wanted to sell their "junk." Call Kathy 330-958-3098 for outdoor spaces and Dawn 330-949-6989 for inside spaces. There will be a lunch café’ in the kitchen serving sloppy joes, hot dogs, coney dogs, chips, brownies, cookies, and beverages.  The Boy Scouts will have a bake sale.

n It is summer and the fireflies are out and amazing children of all ages. Learn how these bugs light up the summer sky. After a short presentation at Goodyear Heights metro Park/Pioneer area, 550 Frazier Avenue, firefly seekers will take a walk to look for fireflies and other creatures of the night. Bring a bug jar, flashlight and insect repellent. The program begins at 8:30 p.m. and ends at 10 p.m. For information, call 330-865-8065.