100 greatest cartoon characters

Portage Lakes Branch Library, 4261 Manchester Road, presents A Celebration of Animation: The 100 Greatest Cartoon Characters in Television History at 2 p.m. Feb. 24. Author Marty Gitlin will entertain you with cartoon snippets while discussing such legends as Bugs Bunny, Homer Simpson and SpongeBob SquarePants. He provides insight into the characters from a historical context, tests your cartoon trivia, and explains the criteria he used to rank the best of the best. No registration required. For more information, call 330-644-7050.

Visit the Military Family Center

At 9:30 a.m., enjoy a morning at the new Military Family Center at Pegasus Farm, 5495 Meese Road, Louisville, and learn more about this endeavor dedicated to veterans, active-duty military, first responders and their families. Activities will include horse activities, painting project with Walsh University Art Club and social time. To learn more visit www.militaryfamilycenter.org or call Missy to register, 330-935-2300, ext. 105.

Once in a blue moon

From 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 1 at Springfield Bog Metro Park, 1400 Portage Line Road, join a naturalist to learn what the expression "once in a blue moon" actually means and why a "blue moon" is so unique. Discover other lunar facts as the full moon lights our way. For more information, call 330-865-8065. 

'You're a Good Man Charlie Brown'

"You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown" will be presented at Theatre 8:15, 4740 Massillon Road. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday’s at 8:15 p.m. and Sundays at 2:15 p.m. from March 2 to March 11. Charlie Brown is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Tickets are $13 for adults, $10 for students and seniors. To purchase tickets call 330-896-0339, email tickets@theatre815.com or at the online box officer at www.threatre815.com.