May 19

- The North Canton Garden Club annual plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Dogwood Park, 241 7th St NE. The club does recycle pots.

- The Belairs take the stage with their oldieOldies s show at 7:30 p.m. at the Lion’s Lincoln Theatre, 156 Lincoln Way E. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at or by calling 1-800-838-3006. The Belairs are known as Northeast Ohio’s Premier Band.

- The Sky Zone Trampoline Park in Belden Village is holding Jumpin’ Jamboree from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m., offering a day full of discounted jumping fun, food, prizes and more. The park is at 4381 Belden Whipple Ave. NW. Jump passes will be 50 percent off for one day only. All ages are welcome. For event details, times and specials call 330-538-8300, visit and follow updates at

- An audition for male and female dancers ages 12 and up for Canton Ballet’s new Jazz Company will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Canton Ballet studios in the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue N. Registration opens at 1:30 p.m. Bring jazz shoes and use the Cleveland Avenue entrance. For more information, contact Megan Seemann at or call 330-455-7220. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday.

May 22

- What to Expect with Normal Aging will be presented by Adam Rhodes, D.O., at 6 p.m. at Aultman West, Door 3, 2051 Wales Ave. NW, Massillon. Rhodes will explain common changes that everyone should be familiar with as they get older. He will also talk about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle to aid in successful aging. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at

- Grief for Children will be presented by Judith Smith and Christine Scott at 6 p.m. at Aultman's Transitions Center (located off the main lobby of Aultman Hospital), 2600 Sixth St. SW, Canton. The developmental stages of children and normal grief will be discussed. They will also give guidance and specific ideas for how to help children who are grieving. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at

- The Ohio Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Kent State University at Stark is sponsoring the Understanding Fraud Prevention program from 7:30 to 10 a.m. A continental breakfast will be offered. The event is held at the Kent State at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW, Jackson Twp. The fee is $19 per person. Registration and payment must bemade online at

- The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is hosting a three-part series for computer basics at 6 p.m., May 22, 23 and 30. Attendees will learn the basics of how to create a spreadsheet that uses formulas to perform simple mathematical calculations. At the end of the class series, attendees will have built a personal expense-tracking workbook. Prerequisites: Experience using a computer and mouse. The classes are free and registration is required. Attendees are encouraged to bring a USB flash drive. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.

- Stark Parks educator Allison Terlacher will present a program, "Birds of Prey," at the Massillon Museum’s Brown Bag Lunch from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. Due to the Museum’s construction project, the event will be held at Massillon Salvation Army, 315 Sixth Street NE. It is free and open to everyone. No reservations are required. Bring a sack lunch or purchase lunch catered by Anderson’s in the City. Free cookies and coffee will be provided. For more information, call the Massillon Museum at 330-833-4061 or visit

May 23

- Puff, Puff, Wheeze, Wheeze - I Wish I Could Breathe will be presented by Tim Larson, RT, certified asthma educator, at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center, Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. NW, North Canton. While there is no cure for asthma, Larson will discuss how to manage it for a normal, healthy life. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at

May 24

- ABCs of Medicare will be presented by Chuck Cheton at 6 p.m. at North Canton Medical Center at Entrance A, 6046 Whipple Ave. This educational meeting will help attendees and their loved ones navigate through the Medicare network and prepare for tomorrow. Reservations are required by calling 234-231-9600 or sign up at

May 26

- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites kids in grades 4 to 8 to make one-of-a-kind smoothies from a variety of healthy and delicious ingredients, then taste-test each other’s and vote for their favorite. All supplies provided. Registration is suggested for this free program. For more information or to register, call 330-832-5037, or visit

May 29

- Single Seniors will meet for a luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at LaPizzaria, 3656 Dressler Road. Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. For reservations, call Norma at 330-452-5889 or Bernie at 330-477-5325.

June 2

- Operation Kidsafe is holding a fun filled family event with food, activities and first responders with tips on how to keep you and your family safe from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at J. Michael Insurance, 1204 N. Main St., North Canton. Free fingerprints and photo. Parents take home the only record of the visit, a Bio Document that is ready to hand to law enforcement in an emergency. Safety tips to start a family safety action plan are also included. The Event is free. For more information, call 330-497-8800.

- At 11 a.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Internet Basics an introduction to navigating the Internet and World Wide Web and an explanation and demonstration of the popular web browsers. Prerequisites are experience using a computer mouse, keyboard, and Windows. The class is free and registration is required. For more information or to register, stop by or call the 330-832-9831, ext. 327.                                            

- The North Canton Public Library is holding a kick-off for its summer programing from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library. Party attendees will enjoy free Milk and Honey ice cream, a visit from the Akron Zoomobile, information about the library’s summer activities and epic give-a-ways for those who sign up for summer reading clubs, which begin June 2. Everyone is invited. Programs include Children’s Summer Reading Club, Teen/Middle School Summer Reading Club and Adult Summer Reading Club. For additional information, contact 330-499-4712 ext. 331, or

June 4

- Kent State University is sponsoring an information session for individuals interested in starting a small business or those who are in the early stages of business formation. The session will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Kent State University at Stark Conference Center, 6000 Frank Ave. NW. The event will provide a general overview of issues related to starting a business, such as business planning, determining market demand, financing options and available community resources. There is a $10 fee for program materials. Registration and payment must be made online at www.canton sbdc.or. For more information, call 330-244-3290 or email