Sept. 14

- The fifth annual Round Town Music Fest will be held downtown Kent with a great variety of scheduled of music acts. Free admission is offered at more than 30 venues. Visit for a schedule of events and locations.

- From 6 to 8 p.m., kids 15 and younger will learn the basics of fishing, then drop a line at Little Turtle Pond located in Firestone Metro Park, 2400 Harrington Road.  A few rods and reels will be available for use. Bait is provided. Adults must supervise their children but are not permitted to fish. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Sept. 15

- Green High Class of 1968 will celebrate its 50th reunion at Prestwick Country Club, 3751 Glen Eagles Boulevard. Social hour from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and buffet dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $45 per person. For more information email

- Discover the insects and spiders that live in Springfield Bog Metro Park from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nets and jars will be provided. All you need to bring is a sharp eye, hat and sunscreen. Good for spree credit. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- Join Summit Metro Parks from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hampton Hills Mountain Bike Area, 2092 Theiss Road, whether you own a bike or not. Several local cycling shops will have free adult loaner bikes for use during the event. Postponed to 9/22 with rain or wet conditions. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- Join a naturalist from 10 a.m. to noon for a walk along parts of Indian Spring Trail in Munroe Falls Metro Park Lake Area, 521 S. River Road, to discover the beauty, variety and interesting ecology of fall mushrooms. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- From 1 to 2:30 p.m. Oh Yuck, Pond Muck will be held at Silver Creek Metro Park’s Pond Area 5199 Medina Line Road, Norton. Kids of all ages are welcome to get their hands muddy with a naturalist. Sift through pond muck to discover and identify marvelous muck dwellers and learn how they survive in a pond ecosystem. For information, call 330-865-8065.

- Ohio was once an ancient forest full of wild and weird sounds, smells and sights. Rediscover a more menacing Ohio under the cover of darkness with a naturalist and learn that there's nothing to fear. The event takes place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Firestone Metro Park Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road. Bring bug spray. Good for spree credit. For information, call 330-865-8065.

Sept. 16

- Paddle the Cuyahoga River at the Gorge, 1160 Front St., Cuyahoga Falls, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 to 3 p.m. to see towering rock ledges and breathtaking scenery from your kayak. Led by a certified instructor and a naturalist. Minimum age is 13; ages 13 to 17 must be with an adult participant. Participants must wear closed-toe shoes and be able to swim. Bring water, sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses and wear clothing that can get wet. Fee includes instruction and loan of kayak, paddle and life jacket. Space is limited and cost: $15 per person. Advance registration is required online at For information, call 330-865-8065.

Sept. 17

- Join the Best Bib and Tucker as it kicks off Fall DIY Classes. Build your own necklace incorporating natural stone, leaf pendants, and other earthy elements in a 45-minute design class. It begins at 5:30 p.m. but attendees can start a piece as late as 6:15 p.m. and have time to finish. Fee is $16. Pre-registration and payment is required. Sign up at Best Bib and Tucker, 127 Mill St. in Hartville or by calling 330-877-3308.

- At 6:30 p.m., the City of Green is holding a brief presentation about the purchase of the Raintree County Club, at the club, 4350 Mayfield Road. The legislation to purchase the club is in front of city council. The town hall meeting is to provide an opportunity for residents to voice their opinions and ask questions. Comments and thoughts are also welcome by emailing

Sept. 18

- An ice cream hosted by Green City Council will be held at 7 p.m. at Central Park Community Hall, 1755 Town Park Blvd. Enjoy free ice cream compliments of Pav’s creamery. Meet council members. All ages are welcome. For more information visit or call 330-896-6604.

- Remember your hiking experiences through journaling this spree season. Hike Redwing Trail and learn some basic techniques to get you started. Bring a journal. A camera is optional. Good for spree credit. The program is from 1 to 4 p.m. Advance registration is required. For more information, call 330-865-8065. Meet at Firestone Metro Park/Coventry Oaks Area, 40 Axline Ave.

Sept. 20

- College-bound students can overcome testing anxieties and learn new skills to record higher ACT marks after joining a local test-preparation course. They will master testing strategies, conquer core subjects and build confidence to ace the college entrance exam and stay competitive among their peers. The program will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. for five sessions, beginning Sept. 20 and continuing through Oct. 18 each Thursday at Wadsworth High School, 625 Broad Street. The course costs $179 and includes materials. Financial aid is available for qualifying students. To register or for more information, call Laura Icardi of ACT Test Preparation at 330-722-7235, or email Parents and students also can check out the website or Facebook.

- Join an interpretive artist as you look back at victory gardens of the past. Then help create "victory garden" inspired murals for the park’s community garden. Dress for a mess and meet at  Goodyear Heights Metro Park / Goodyear Lodge, 2077 Newton St., from 6 to 7:30 p.m. For information, call 330-865-8065.