The Little C Music Festival is returning to Canton offering attendees a two-day indoor/outdoor festival experience, featuring a wide range of musical styles and including plenty of home-grown Canton talent on Sept. 14 and Sept. 15. Hosted by Canton’s own Hey Monea, winners of the 2012 Hard Rock Battle of the Bands, the action take place at the Auricle along with free outdoor sessions at the Downtown Canton Flea. The Auricle is at Cleveland Avenue and Second Street. Festival passes are $20, for both nights, $10 for one night and VIP passes are $60. Passes can be purchased at www.littlecmusicfestival.com/tickets. Visit www.littlecmusicfestival.com for a schedule of performances.
- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites students in grades 7 to 12 to challenge others to Mario Kart on the Nintendo Switch. The program is free and no registration is required. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 327, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
From noon to 2 p.m., St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 1827 Erie St. S., Massillon, will open its doors to display its splendid stained-glass windows, among them three Tiffany creations, as well as its architecture and history. The event is free and open to the public. Local historian Margy Vogt, will be on hand to talk about the windows, offer brief drop-in tours, discuss the architecture and fittings of the church, and answer questions. A walking tour of Massillon Cemetery with Mandy Altimus Stahl will take place at 2 p.m. for a fee of $7. It will include the St. Timothy’s plot of the cemetery and two stained glass mausoleum windows. No reservations are needed. St. Timothy’s Church is at 226 Third Street Southeast and the cemetery is located at 1827 Erie St. S. For more information, contact Vogt at 330-832-8469 or Stahl at 330-704-7631.
- The North Canton Area Chamber of Commerce is holding a chocolate walk along Main Street from 1 to 4 p.m. The walk route spans Main Street with the northernmost point being the North Canton Fire Department and Waggoner Chocolates being the ending point on South Main Street. More than 30 businesses and organizations will participate. Tickets for the chocolate walk are $20 and can be purchased through the Chamber website (northcantonchamber.org) or in person at the Chamber office. The event is open to all ages, and a maximum of 200 tickets will be sold. For additional information, contact Christina Weyrick at firstname.lastname@example.org or 330-715-1557.
- Mercy Medical Center’s Health and Fitness Center will hold an open house from 8 a.m. until noon. The center is inside Mercy Health Center of North Canton, 6200 Whipple Ave. NW. The event is free and open to the community. Tours, refreshments and door prizes are offered, and attendees will be able to enjoy free chair massages 9 to 11 a.m. Yoga, chair yoga and Tai Chi demonstrations will take place during the morning. No registration is required. For additional information, call 330-966-8997.
- The 4th Annual Canton Baby, Tot and Bigger Show for young growing families will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Belden Village Mall. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. The event will provide information to families on pregnancy, breastfeeding, health and wellness, child safety, financial planning, education, childcare, children’s classes, family activities and more. Stop at the registration for information upon arrival. Visit www.Facebook.com/BabyTotandBiggerShow for information and schedule of events or call 330-556-9974.
- Hoover retirees and all former employees are gathering to celebrate the 110th anniversary of the first Hoover vacuum cleaner from 1 to 5 p.m. at Hoover Banquet Hall (Dance Hall) inside Hoover Park, Walsh University’s North Campus at 10-1 E. Maple St. Free admission for retirees, former employees and spouse or guest.
- Walsh University’s Phi Alpha Theta, the Honor Society of History, will host a Constitution Day lecture "From the Constitution to Today's Immigration System, a Legal Primer for Non-Lawyers," at 4 p.m. in the Marlene and Joe Toot Global Learning Center Atrium. This event is free and open to the public. Keynote speaker will be Isabelle Bibet-Kalinyak, a corporate attorney for McDonald Hopkins’ national Healthcare Practice Group, where she leads the firm’s Immigration Practice Group. For additional information, contact Dr. Kelly D. Mezurek, 330-244-4772 or email@example.com
- At 5:30 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Family Movie Night. This movie opens with a scratchy sequence of pillaging dinosaurs who are wiped out by a meteor. Subsequently, cavemen find themselves kicking a fiery rock around – stumbling upon the beginnings of football. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 330-832-9831, ext. 317, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
The Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Pinterest program Beaded Key Chains from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Make a beautiful beaded key chain to keep or give as a gift. All supplies provided. The program is free and registration is required. Children under age 12 must be accompanied by an adult. For information or to register, call 330-832-9831, ext. 312, or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- At 6 p.m., the Massillon Public Library will offer Introduction to Microsoft Excel Part 1. During the free class, attendees will learn the basics of Excel by creating a personal expense-tracking spreadsheet that uses formulas to perform simple mathematical calculations. Participants are encouraged to bring their own USB Flash Drive and save the spreadsheet to work with at home. These classes are free and registration is required. Prerequisites are experience using a computer and mouse. For more information or to register, stop by or call 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., presents Introduction to Windows 10. During the free program, attendees will be introduced to some of the names, features, and locations of various Windows 10 components. To get the most benefit from the classes, familiarity with computers in necessary. Registration is required and can be made by calling 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- The Real Hope Church formerly McDonaldsville St. Paul, 7641 Wales Ave. NW, Jackson Twp., is holding a Swiss Steak Dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Gluten free and carry out available. ALL profits go to community outreach projects and ministries. The cost is $8 for adults, $4 for ages 12 and under and infants free. Groups of eight are welcome, but a representative is asked to call the church office 330-499-6971 one week prior to arrange for tickets.
The Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way E., will celebrate the opening of its new Studio M gallery, part of the expansion project from 7 to 9 p.m., with a special entry for MassMu members at 6 p.m. The public is invited to this free event. The inaugural exhibition, Art as Journal, photographs by Laura Ruth Bidwell and Shari Wilkins, will continue through Nov. 4. For more information, call 330-833-4061 or visit massillonmuseum.org.
- Soroptimist International of Canton/Stark County will hold its annual fall fundraiser Sept. 29 at La Pizzaria located at3656 Dressler Road NW. The doors will open at 10 a.m. for socializing and bidding, and brunch will be served at 11 a.m. This event is open to the public, but tickets must be purchased by Sept. 22. The event will include a fashion show, basket raffle, and live and silent auctions. Visit the Soroptimist Facebook page to see featured items in the days leading up to the event. Tickets are $35 per adult, and youth tickets are available at a reduced price. To purchase tickets and learn more about Soroptimist, visitwww.bestforwomencanton.org.
- At 2 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., invites kids in grades 4 to 8 to attend Tween Time program Galaxy Jars with guest presenter Megan Fitze from the Massillon Museum. Kids will make a Galaxy Jar, using paint, cotton balls, and other materials to create a dreamy, sparkling universe that fits in the palm of the hand. All supplies provided. Registration is suggested, and the program is free. Call 330-832-5037 or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- The Lions Lincoln Theatre will present its annual fundraiser, "Dancing with the Massillon Stars" at 5 p.m. Tickets for the show are $10 for the balcony, $15 for the main floor, and $50 for VIP seating, which includes a VIP Party to be held in the theater lobby from 3 to 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online at www.lionslincolntheatre.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006. All seats are reserved. For more information, call 330-481-9105.
- At 3 p.m., the Massillon Public Library, 208 Lincoln Way E., is offering Basics of Digital Photo Editing. Learn digital photo editing with basic software on the Windows 10 operating system. Bring your photos on a flash drive for editing during the class. Prerequisites are experience using a computer and accessing the Internet. The class is free. Register by calling 330-832-9831, ext. 327.
- The Massillon Dixieland Jazz Band will present a concert from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Massillon Senior Center, 39 Lincoln Way W. The first part of the evening will feature traditional New Orleans jazz. The second half of the program will be open to musicians, young and old, who want to sit in and jam with the band. Attendees may enter the rear of the building. For more information, contact Jim Chatterton at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.massillonlibrary.org.
- The Single Seniors will hold a luncheon at noon at Katana's Buffet located at 4758 Everhard Road, (in TJ Maxx plaza). Reservations are required, and participants pay for their own meal. Call Norma at 330-452-5889 to make a reservation.
- Local seniors are invited to a safe driving program at Danbury Senior Living, 181 Applegrove St. NE, North Canton. It is a one-day event focused on safe driving from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Space is limited call 330-497-8718 to register.
- Aultman College is hosting its 11th annual Aully’s Open women’s golf scramble to be held at Wilkshire Golf Club in Bolivar. The golf outing benefits the college’s 1892 Scholarship Fund. The cost for the women’s scramble is $300 for a nine-hole foursome or $400 for an 18-hole foursome. All golfers receive a continental breakfast and a sit-down lunch featuring a raffle with prizes donated by area businesses. For more information, visit www.aultmancollege.edu/2018-aully-open or contact Leggett at 330-363-6183.
- The North Canton Alumni Association is hosting its 2018 Hall of Distinction Induction Banquet to be held at Hoover High School. Tickets are available from the North Canton City Schools District Office or by calling Lisa Warburton-Gregory at 330-305-0779.
- Singing the Hits will be performed by Chorus with a Cause at 7p.m. in Hartville at Advent Lutheran Church. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door, from chorus members or at www.achorusforacause.org.
- The Lake Community Branch will hold American Girl Doll-Grace from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m.
- Singing the Hits will be performed by Chorus with a Cause at 4 p.m. in North Canton at St. Paul's Catholic Church. Tickets are $15 and are available at the door, from any chorus member, or at www.achorusforacause.org.